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Reggae All Stars Have Sound Affair

Recently at Sound Affair Mastering in Orange County, CA reggae pioneer Fully Fullwood (Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Soul Syndicate) was in mastering his latest release Fully Loaded with owner and engineer Ron Leeper. Several tracks on the album feature guest musicians from Ziggy Marley, Bob Marley and the Reggae All Stars Band. Hailing from Kingston Jamaica George “Fully” Fullwood is one of the most popular and well-known reggae bass players in the world and has worked and recorded with every major artist out of Jamaica. His list of credits reads like a who’s-who of reggae’s most important musical artists. Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Michael Rose, Mikey Dread, The Mighty Diamonds, Black Uhuru, Joe Higgs, Dennis Brown, Gregory Isaacs, Frankie Paul, Big Youth, U-Roy, Sister Carol, John Holt, Judy Mowatt, Ken Boothe, Andrew Tosh, Delroy Wilson, and many more have utilized the outstanding talents of this composer, producer and musician. more

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EAW® Introduces the SB1001 Subwoofer

sb1001Ideal for sound reinforcement companies and contractors looking for non-flown version of EAW®’s SB1002 subwoofer

Whitinsville, MA, USA, March 11, 2010 – EAW®, a world leader in audio system solutions, today launched the SB1001 Large-Format Dual-18-Inch-Loaded Subwoofer. The successor to EAW’s legendary SB1000, the new SB1001 is essentially an SB1002 Large Format Flyable Subwoofer without the rigging hardware. The SB1001 is perfectly suited for a wide range of non-flying applications (with rigging hardware available as an optional separate product if desired), including concert touring, arenas, houses of worship, auditoriums/theaters, stage/drum fill monitoring, large dance clubs or any other application requiring articulate, powerful low end. While the dimensions of the SB1001’s vented enclosure and the fundamental acoustical philosophy remain true to the classic SB1000, the core components are significantly enhanced to include larger 4.5-inch (115-mm) voice coils, 20% higher BI and all neodymium magnet structures. more

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LECTROSONICS APPOINTS FARKUS CENTRAL U.S. REPRESENTATIVE

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Rio Rancho, NM – March 2010… Lectrosonics, recognized the world over as a leading manufacturer of wireless microphone systems and audio processing products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bernard Farkus as the company’s new Central U.S. Representative. With over twenty-four years of experience in all aspects of the broadcast and commercial audio-video industry, Farkus’ background makes him an ideal choice for his new position with Lectrosonics. He will eventually be stationed in the greater Dallas, TX area. more

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STUDIOS GRAVODISC UPGRADES WITH SOLID STATE LOGIC DUALITY CONSOLE

New and Existing Clients Excited by Duality

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Studios Gravodisc recently upgraded Studio A with a 48-channel Solid State Logic Duality console. As SSL’s flagship console, Duality brings the power, flexibility and signature SSL sound to the facility, establishing it as the premier studio in São Paulo. Duality is used to record some of Brazil’s top musical talent, specializing in Sertanejo (Brazilian country music), Samba and pop music. Recent recordings include Latin Grammy winner, Daniel, Rick e Renner for Warner Music and a greatest hits project with Roberto Carlos, Brazil’s “Elvis,� for Sony Music. more

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WAVES AUDIO INTRODUCES CHRIS LORD-ALGE ARTIST SIGNATURE COLLECTION

cla1— All six plug-ins were developed in association with legendary mixing engineer Chris Lord-Alge —

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, March 15, 2010 — Waves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, unveils the Chris Lord-Alge Artist Signature Collection, developed in collaboration with GRAMMY®-winning mixing engineer Chris Lord-Alge (CLA). For over 20 years, Lord-Alge has been the mixer of choice for rock and roll royalty, with credits including Green Day, U2, Nickelback, Foo Fighters, Bon Jovi, Pink, Alanis Morissette, Dave Matthews Band, All American Rejects and countless others. Created from CLA’s custom processing chains, the Waves Chris Lord-Alge Artist Signature Collection gives users an all-access pass to Lord-Alge’s hard-hitting, radio ready sound. Included are six application-specific plug-ins with dedicated tools for bass (CLA Bass), drums (CLA Drums), effects (CLA Effects), vocals (CLA Vocals) guitars (CLA Guitars), and acoustic instruments (CLA Unplugged). more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA PROVIDES MICROPHONES FOR NBC’S COVERAGE OF THE VANCOUVER WINTER GAMES

— Audio-Technica microphones enabled NBC to capture audio for the 5.1 surround sound broadcast during coverage of the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, February 12-28, 2010 —

STOW, OH, March 15, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a world leader for microphone solutions for over 45 years, was selected to provide microphones to NBC during the network’s coverage of the XXI Olympic Winter Games from Vancouver, February 12-28, 2010. The announcement was made by Bob Dixon, Director of Sound Design, NBC Olympics, and Greg Pinto, Audio-Technica Vice President of Marketing. more

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GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL HELPS BEACON STREET STUDIOS OUTFIT THEIR FACILITY WITH NEW COMPONENTS

beacon street— In the fast-paced world of broadcast commercials, Beacon Street Studios finds that time is its most precious commodity, and GC Pro’s full-service capability means Beacon Street can focus on the music while GC Pro finds the right gear —

Beacon Street Studios in Venice, California, is a unique kind of place, where major international advertising firms, including BBDO, Ogilvy & Mather and DDB, have their clients’ music created for broadcast spots, such as the five commercials for Career Builder, Hyundai, Bridgestone and Gatorade that they scored for the Super Bowl this year. more

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Soundcraft Vi1 – Smaller, Lower Priced, But Still With Vistonicstm, Lexicon FX, BSS EQ’s, And That Sound Quality

With the Soundcraft Vi Series now firmly established as a firm favourite digital desk on both the touring, broadcast and installed sound scenes, Soundcraft have taken this amazing platform to another, more affordable level with the release of the new Vi1 console. more

Network Connectivity, Configuration And Control Take Center Stage At Pro Light & Sound: Harman Professional Leads Panels And Educational Sessions At Frankfurt Summit

As networked audio and video transform every element of systems integration for touring, fixed installation, studio design and MI, Harman Professional reaffirms its commitment to universal connectivity with leadership of the AVnu Alliance for A/V Standards-Based Networking, and also its determination to provide audio professionals with a highly intuitive yet powerful configuration and control protocol with HiQnet System Architectâ„¢. Underscoring this dual commitment to make the network more useful and more usable, the company will sponsor or participate in two important events at Pro Light & Sound in Frankfurt next week: more

Aspen Custom Electronics Turns To AKG To Deliver An Unprecedented Level Of Clarity At The Payne County Courthouse

Designing sound systems for courtroom applications presents a host of challenges: acoustical, electrical and application-specific requirements make courtroom systems the most mission critical audio installations in the marketplace. After four subpar audio installations at the Payne County Courthouse in Oklahoma, Judge Worthington and the courthouse administration approached Aspen Custom Electronics with a special request to upgrade the courthouse audio system for good. Using an arsenal of AKG equipment which includes the WMS450 Wireless body pack, a DMM 4/2/2 Audio Mixer and two GN30 Goosenecks, Aspen Custom Electronics was able to do what four companies before it could not: install a clear and powerful audio system that exceeds everyone’s expectations. more

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