Archive for September 21st, 2010
New Spectrasonics Artist Videos Released
New videos feature Spectrasonicsâ€™ award-winning Trilian Total Bass software virtual instrument
BURBANK, CA – SEPTEMBER 21, 2010 – Spectrasonics posted new offerings in its online Artist Video Series with 3 videos featuring Larry Mitchell and Tony James performing together creating original music. In these videos, Grammy-winning Producer/Guitarist Larry Mitchell showcases the possibilities of triggering Spectrasonicsâ€™ Trilian virtual bass instrument from his MIDI guitar. Drummer Tony James jams live with Larry to create the three original tunes. Larry adds rhythm and lead guitar as well. Also for viewing is a fourth ‘Behind the Scenes’ video showing how the session was done. See the four new videos HERE. more
Halifax, Canada, September 2010: The Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology (L’Institut canadien des technologies scÃ©nographiques, CITT) is a national arts services organization that provides support for technicians, craftspeople, managers, designers, educators, students, architects, and manufacturers working within the Canadian live performance community. Every year, CITT honors members of that community who excel in their field. This year, CITT recognized Sennheiser Canada with the Supplier Achievement Award for Sennheiser’s superior wired and wireless audio products and, perhaps more importantly, for its commitment to educating the live theater community in best audio practices. Sennheiser received the award at Rendez-vous 2010 on August 14th at Pier 21, Kenneth C. Rowe Heritage Hall. more
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA – SEPTEMBER 2010: Holy Cross College in South Bend, Indiana delivers what many would consider the ideal undergraduate experience. Its deliberately small size, religious underpinnings, and focus on real-world, applied skills make Holy Cross alumni uniquely qualified to successfully navigate the challenges of modern life. As part of its effort to provide a well-rounded experience, the college recently completed a new recreation center, christened the Pfeil Center. As the largest meeting space on campus, the center not only provides modern amenities for Holy Cross’ indoor sports and student recreation, but also hosts large events, such as welcome and graduation ceremonies. By using a Symetrix Automix Matrix 780 signal processor with Symetrix ARC wall panels, northern Indiana A/V designer/installer Last Pew Sound Engineering delivered a tremendously flexible, intuitive and affordable sound reinforcement system for the Pfeil Center that elegantly accommodates its many functions. more
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 2010: Chameleon Labs, makers of value-conscious pro audio equipment, announces the release of the TS-1 MKII small diaphragm tube condenser mic. The TS-1 MKII is one of the few small diaphragm tube condensers on the market, unique in design and versatile in application. Driven by newly-designed vacuum tube electronics, the TS-1 MKII delivers an unmatched combination of sparkle and warmth. more
Los Angeles, CAâ€¦ With a string of highly-regarded recordings to his credit with acts such as Tool, Queens of the Stone Age, Bad Religion, The Melvins, Skunk Anansie, Turbonegro, and Weezer, producer/engineer Joe Barresi certainly knows how to capture the musical energy that defines his and his clientsâ€™ success. Part of that sonic magic comes from his choice of microphones and, for one of his recent recording endeavors; he found success with the new R-101 ribbon microphone from Royer Labs. more
Washington, DC â€“ September 2010â€¦ Lectrosonics wireless microphones, recognized the world over for their robust performance, were recently deployed as part of a facility upgrade at the NBC News networkâ€™s Washington, DC bureau. The facility is home to NBCâ€™s Meet the Press and also houses the networkâ€™s Washington area affiliate, WRC-TV. more
OCEAN GROVE, N.J.â€” The Forge Conference will take place Sept 30 â€“ October at Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association in Ocean Grove, New Jerseyâ€¨on September 29th beginning with a 9:00 PM meet and greet. Registration opens at 9:00 AM September 30 with the first session beginning at 10:00 AM. The final session will conclude onâ€¨October 2 at 4:15 PM. more
Utilizing an extensive assortment of JBL Controlï£¨ Contractor loudspeakers, leading A/V integration firm CCS Presentation Systems recently completed the audio system installation at Talking Stick Resort, located in Scottsdale, Arizona.
CCS was tasked with ensuring each sound â€œzoneâ€? of the 240,000 square feet of gaming, 50,000-square-foot, 22-room conference center and 13,000-square-foot spa, was perfectly equipped and able to overcome multiple surface types, ceiling heights and the noise of more than 800 slot machines and eager customers filling the areas. Concentrating mainly on the casino floor, conference center and other common areas, CSS concluded JBL offered the ideal solutions for the variety of challenging audio environments.
â€œWhen we initially examined the different rooms and surfaces, we thought we would have to go with several vendors to make it all come alive,â€? said Rod Andrewson, Manager of Engineering, CCS Presentation Systems. â€œHowever, during the design process, we realized more
Virginia Integrated Communications (VIcom), a leading systems integration corporation based in Virginia Beach, installed an expansive system of JBL loudspeakers in the newly constructed UDT-SEAL Associationâ€™s SEAL Heritage Center on the Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek in Norfolk, Virginia. The Center, which was financed through donations to the UDT-SEAL Association, is designed to honor those who have served in the elite naval organization with memorials and educational facilities, while serving as a retreat for soldiers and their families before, during and after deployments. more
The critically acclaimed sound of Hollywood Strings is now within the reach of any composer
Hollywood, CA (September 21, 2010) â€“ EASTWEST, the industry leader in virtual software instruments, follows their critically acclaimed Hollywood Strings Diamond Edition virtual instrument with the announcement of Hollywood Strings Gold Edition, bringing the best professional scoring tools within the reach of any composer. more
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