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SAE Institute presents FaderPro LIVE

Fader Pro

Back by popular demand!  In response to last year’s successful event, we are proud to announce yet again a FREE and even bigger lineup providing more educational experience for aspiring producers, DJs, artists and anyone interested in modern music production.

Building off the successful launch of FaderPro’s “The Art of the Remix“, a comprehensive remixing DVD course taught by multi-platinum producer Vincent di Pasquale, FaderPro will give aspiring producers, DJ’s, and recording engineers a taste of the new courses to be released in 2010. more

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Top Sennheiser and Neumann Artists Joined the Constellation of Stars Contributing to “Hope for Haiti Now“ Concert

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Old Lyme, Conn. – February 26, 2010: “Hope For Haiti Now,� a global benefit for earthquake relief, which aired live on Friday, January 22, was the most widely distributed telethon in history, and has so far raised over $58 million, 100% of which goes directly to aid organizations on the ground in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. Some 83 million U.S. viewers tuned in on the airdate, and over six million subsequent video streams continue to draw donations, which will be accepted for the next six months. The digital album, a compilation of the event’s most inspiring performances includes five outstanding Sennheiser/Neumann artists who contributed their talents to the effort. more

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LAKEWOOD THEATER CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS WITH WORXAUDIO TECHNOLOGIES

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Dallas, TX – February 2010… Let’s face it; the Holidays simply aren’t the Holidays without three critical elements: good friends, good food, and good music. For people throughout the greater Dallas area, the Lakewood Theater delivered all of the above in spades—particularly the good music part. With a varied calendar that included everything from big band performances to an assortment of other Holiday-themed entertainment, the Lakewood Theater was the place to be this past December. To ensure the sound was at it very best, the venerable theater deployed a potent sound system consisting of TrueLine loudspeaker systems from Greensboro, NC-based WorxAudio Technologies. more

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Spectrasonics Release ‘Omni Live’ iPhone App

“Omni Live� iPhone App

Free iPhone App for remote control of Omnisphere’s “Live Mode”

BURBANK, CA- FEBRUARY 24, 2010 – Spectrasonics today announced the release of a free iPhone app, Omni Live(tm) that turns an Apple iPhone(r) or iPod Touch(r) into a wireless remote control of the “Live Mode” of Spectrasonics’ software synthesizer Omnisphere. Omni Live uses the iPhone’s touch screen allowing multi-touch, wireless remote sound selection of the Omnisphere plug-in on the user’s computer. Users can download the free “Omni Live” App from Apple’s App store directly from their iPhone or iPod Touch. more

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Spectrasonics Release Trilian Version 1.2 with 64-Bit Support

Spectrasonics’ Trilian

Spectrasonics’ Trilian

Update includes new features & completes transition to 64-bit for Spectrasonics product line

BURBANK, CA- FEBRUARY 24, 2010 – Spectrasonics today announced the release of Trilian(r) version1.2 with full 64-bit cross-platform support for the award-winning bass virtual instrument. Version 1.2 includes new features and enhancements to the Spectrasonics STEAM Engine(tm) including improved browser features, new synthesizer filter algorithms and a new ‘Sample File Server’ function giving the software the ability to go beyond 32-bit memory limits on Mac OSX systems. With the new update Trilian joins Omnisphere and Stylus RMX as fully Mac and Windows native 64-bit plug-ins. The Trilian version 1.2 update is a free as download for all registered Trilian users. more

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Spectrasonics Release Omnisphere Version 1.2 with 64-Bit Support

Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere

Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere

New Version1.2 Update includes many new features and patches, and completes transition to 64-bit for the complete Spectrasonics product line

BURBANK, CA- FEBRUARY 24, 2010 – Spectrasonics today announced the release of Omnisphere(r) version1.2 with full 64-bit cross-platform support for the award-winning virtual instrument. The Omnisphere update features over 200 new Omnisphere patches for over 7,000 total sounds in the factory library. Version 1.2 includes new features and enhancements to the Spectrasonics STEAM Engine(tm) including improved browser features, new synthesizer filter algorithms and a new ‘Sample File Server’ function giving the software the ability to go beyond 32-bit memory limits on Mac OSX systems. With the new update Omnisphere joins Trilian and Stylus RMX(r) as fully Mac and Windows native 64-bit plug-ins. The Omnisphere version 1.2 update is a free as download for all registered Omnisphere users. more

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Songs To Your Eyes Signs Acclaimed French Indie Label, Noted Swedish Composer and Renowned Hip-Hop Producer

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Woodland Hills, CA, Feb 26, 2010– Renowned music library company Songs To Your Eyes (STYE) and its founder Opher Yisraeli, have signed an acclaimed French indie label, a noted Swedish composer, and a renowned hip-hop producer to its roster.

STYE has begun representing the music of top French indie label Roy Music. Among the bands signed to Roy Music include “Make The Girl Dance” (creators of cutting-edge electro pop), “Izaboâ€? (retro-60s rock), “Oniliâ€? (cutting-edge electro pop), “Jil Is Luckyâ€? (a cinematic singer-songwriter), and the “Hushpuppies” (creators of indie pop-rock). more

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MIKE CURB COLLEGE OF ART, MUSIC AND SCIENCE AT DAYTONA STATE COLLEGE DEBUTS NEW TEACHING STUDIO WITH EQUIPMENT SOURCED BY GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL

daytona state1— GC Pro found everything the new Music Production Technology associates degree program needed, from handmade microphones to the Genex eight-channel hard disk recorder, as well as one of the last Lexicon 960L’s in the world —

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, February 25, 2010 — The new Music Production Technology program at the Mike Curb College of Art, Music and Science at Daytona State College offers one of the most unique educational opportunities in the state of Florida. Two of the finest performance venues in the region are digitally linked to a new state-of-the-art recording studio featuring cutting-edge technology, including surround sound recording and mixing. more

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SYMNET KEEPS FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH CURRENT SEVEN YEARS LATER

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LODI, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 2010: The 1,100-seat sanctuary at First Baptist Church of Lodi, California (FBCL) is a breathtaking modern architecture that seems to translate its physical structure to the spiritual plain.

Seven years ago, it received a sound system renovation centered on the then-new technology of SymNet’s open architecture DSP solution, the modestly named 8×8 DSP. The SymNet system served it well then and has continued to operate flawlessly day in and day out in the years since. more

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SOUNDFIELD SPS200 GOES NATIVE IN SURROUND THANKS TO SEA • GERMAN SOUNDFIELD DISTRIBUTOR SUPPLIES MICROPHONE FOR CULTURAL AUDIO INSTALLATION

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 2010: A SoundField SPS200 software controlled microphone, supplied by German SoundField distributor SEA, has been used to capture audio for a unique sound installation at a Zurich cultural museum. NONAM, Switzerland’s North American Native Museum, is constructing a permanent exhibition representing five of the main geographical regions of North American Native culture. The new audio installation evokes the culture of the northwest coast of the continent, playing quadraphonic sounds and audio textures captured on the west coast of British Columbia on a permanent loop inside an acoustically treated chamber.

The engineer responsible for capturing the sounds was Hein Schoer, a German PhD researcher working at the Fontys School of Arts in the Netherlands, and accredited by the University of Maastricht. Schoer recorded the sounds and textures during a three-week trip to Canada’s west coast last autumn, in collaboration with the U’Mista Cultural Centre in more

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