The Wire

This section of Emusician.com, "The Wire," contains original press releases that reflect the views of the industry organizations issuing them. Releases are not reviewed or edited by Emusician.com editorial staff. Suppliers, The Wire is "A Virtual Press Conference." For access, email your name and email address to thewire@emusician.com.
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...

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    09/10/2014

DPA, Inc., the U.S. arm of DPA Microphones, is urging everyone to take advantage of its trade-up rebate program for its d:fine™ Headset Microphones, which concludes Friday, October 3, 2014. Participants will receive a $100 mail-in rebate for every purchase of select d:fine Headset Microphones, provided they additionally trade-in a competitor headset. The promotion is only valid on purchases made from an authorized U.S. dealer.

by    David Goggin    on    09/10/2014

 September 10, 2014 - Toronto International Film Festival:   Shakey Pictures is  proud to announce the World Premiere of Human Highway (Director's Cut) at the Toronto International Film Festival today.

by    Music Marcom    on    09/10/2014

Blend (http://blend.io), an online network where musicians share and collaborate on tracks, announces support for Propellerhead Reason music production software. Reason users can now share and collaborate on in-progress music projects, tutorials, and sample packs.

by    Music Marcom    on    09/09/2014

Westlake Pro and A-Designs are proud to announce this very special event. Tony Shepperd will be deconstructing his mix of Shelea’s “I’ll Never Let You Go” at Westlake Pro, and you are invited! This is a FREE event but space is limited so sign up today.

NEXT PAGE

Reader Poll

Do play more hardware or software synths?


See results without voting »