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by    Music Marcom    on    09/19/2014

Project files for Moby’s single “The Last Day”, from his latest album Innocents, are now available exclusively on Blend in Ableton Live and Avid Pro Tools formats for music producers to re-interpret and remix the song on the online collaboration platform at http://blend.io. 

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    09/18/2014

Students at California Baptist University’s (CBU) Collinsworth School of Music are not only taught the art of making music, but the best possible way to enhance the performance aspect of their instrument or voice. That’s why their professors and mentors turn to DPA Microphones for on-stage amplification, which ensures that students gain first-hand experience with world-renowned professional equipment. With an audio locker that features a combination of the company’s d:vote 4099 Instrument Mics, d:fine™ Directional Headset Mic...

by    David Goggin    on    09/18/2014

 Future Youth Records, which has a long-term association with San Francisco's Studio Trilogy, has completed a preliminary chapter of the Mission Girls Remonstrance Project.  Spearheaded by FYR founder and producer Jason Wall, the project aims to create music that rallies against songs and videos that objectify and degrade women in the hip-hop music community.

by    Music Marcom    on    09/17/2014

Audiofile, a leading music technology company, today announced the availability of Loop Editor 2 on the Mac App Store. Loop Editor 2 is the perfect replacement for the now discontinued Apple Loops Utility and raises the bar with support for all loop types, beat detection, ACID files, and more.

by    David Goggin    on    09/16/2014

Academy Award-winning re-recording mixer Steve Pederson recently employed the new Penteo 4 Pro stereo-to-5.1 upmixer plug-in for the current film "Into the Storm" and upcoming, "The Equalizer."  Pederson used Penteo to create multichannel surround mixes from stereo recordings by Moby and Eminem.

by    David Goggin    on    09/15/2014

 Pictured in the Music Studios at Jazz at Lincoln Center is chief engineer Rob Macomber holding the Sanken CUW-180 stereo microphone.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    09/15/2014

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 2014: TransAudio Group, U.S. rep for ATC and other boutique professional audio companies, introduces the ATC SCM20ASL Pro MkII near-field reference monitor. The ATC SCM20ASL Pro MkII improves upon the ATC SCM20ASL Pro. Like its predecessor, the MkII is a high-performance two-way active loudspeaker that is ideally suited for critical near-field applications or as surround channels in larger systems. Its exceptionally neutral output extends across the audible spectrum and is now improved by a new amplifier design, a new ATC-made dual suspension tweeter, and a ...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    09/15/2014

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – SEPTEMBER 2014: Mix engineer Billy Decker scored his first #1 single in 2006 with Rodney Atkins' "If You're Going Through Hell," which is among the first (if not the first) #1 country song to be mixed entirely in Pro Tools and bounced to disc. He recently celebrated his eighth #1 single with Parmalee's "Carolina." An in-demand engineer stationed in Nashville, Decker gracefully negotiates the happy demands of a 22-year marriage and two children by maintaining a rigorous work schedule. "I come in at 8:30 in the morning and leave by 5:30 or 6:00," he said. "I mix...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    09/15/2014

JESSUP, MARYLAND – SEPTEMBER 2014: Since introduced at the 123rd AES Convention in New York City in October 2007, the API 1608 console continues to make its way into colleges and universities across the globe. In the past year alone, more 1608s have been placed in educational institutions compared to any other year since 2007. These full-featured consoles, each with various channels of recording and mixing capabilities, now grant students, ranging from high school to graduate school, the opportunity to learn on the analog technology used in professional studios all over the world.

by    David Goggin    on    09/12/2014

 "Before I got the Barefoots, I had 4 pairs of very high-definition monitors," says award-winning composer/producer Anthony Marinelli.  "I had 8 of them, because I rotate them into the 5.1 arrays I've had since I bought the first pair from Michael Jackson. They were his speakers and I just liked them and never could find any replacements. Then the Barefoots showed up and they were the first speakers that truly spoke to me and said I'm your new speakers."

by    Music Marcom    on    09/11/2014

New functionality makes RX 4 ideal for accelerating workflows in TV Broadcast, Film, Video, and Music iZotope, Inc., a leading audio technology company, has released the next generation of its industry-standard audio repair toolkit, RX. iZotope's award-winning software transforms flawed audio into pristine, usable material by removing noises, distortions, reverb, and other common audio problems. RX 4 and RX 4 Advanced incorporate significant new workflow-optimizing functionality, leaving more time for creativity in audio and video editing. For anyone in audio post production, broadcast, d...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    09/11/2014

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA: As the API BOX makes its way to recording studios around the world, it has now found its first home in Australia through world-renowned songwriter/producer, Stuart Crichton. Crichton has been a contributing factor in numerous top ten hits internationally, primarily in the U.K. He consulted Deb Sloss at Studio Connections Australia, API’s Australian distributor, when looking to make the addition to his home studio. In just a short period of time, the BOX has already made a difference for Stuart. “The API BOX has totally changed the quality of my mixes, adding...

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