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TC ELECTRONIC TO HOST AUDIO SEMINAR OF THE YEAR IN ROME

ROME, APRIL 19, 2011 – TC Electronic, a global leader in digital signal processing and loudness control technologies for the professional audio, broadcast and post production markets, is pleased to host the TC Electronic Audio Seminar from June 9-10, 2011, at the Auditorium della Discoteca di Stato in Rome, Italy.

Audio is precious and deserves to be reproduced respectfully. TC Electronic has invited some of the most respected audio authorities in the industry – including George Massenburg and Bob Katz – to gather in Rome in early June, to share their thoughts and experiences regarding mixing, mastering and broadcasting during this technology-focused seminar.

For ages, sound was a natural phenomenon, only existing in the exact moment it was being produced, but technology allowing for the recording and reproduction of audio changed that once and for all. Now, beautiful audible moments can be captured and reproduced to enjoy at more

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LECTROSONICS DEPLOYED AT NEW WORLD CENTER

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The New World Center’s main concert hall.

Miami Beach, FL – April 2011… The New World Center is the new Frank Gehry-designed home of the New World Symphony, which being under the artistic direction of Michael Tilson Thomas, is a unique educational environment that prepares gifted graduates of distinguished music programs for leadership positions in orchestras and ensembles around the world. For sound reinforcement, this exceptional performing arts space recently invested in wireless microphone technology. Recognizing the importance of sound quality, the equipment deployed at the facility was selected from the catalog of Rio Rancho, NM-based Lectrosonics. more

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Richard X Picks TELEFUNKEN U47 for Will Young’s New Album

London’s KMR Audio Provides Mic Through UK Distributor Unity Audio

Richard X

Pictured is UK producer/engineer Richard X with his new large diaphragm U47 microphone from US-based TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik.

Producer/engineer and performer Richard Philips, best known by his stage name Richard X, has purchased a new U47 large diaphragm microphone from US manufacturer TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik. The new microphone houses a vintage vacuum tube and is being used for the new Richard X-produced album from Will Young. The new mic was purchased from KMR Audio through UK distributor Unity Audio.

“We hunted high and low for the right microphone for Will Young’s new album and after testing many high end mics from KMR Audio, new and old, we found the new U47 from TELEFUNKEN fitted the bill exactly,” remarked Richard X. “It lended a certain more

K-array KR400S Makes its U.S. Debut at Lincoln Center with Performance by New York Philharmonic and Guest Soloist Idina Menzel

scaled_e1303126511.jpgNew York, NY – April 18, 2011: In January, audio specialist Sennheiser announced the arrival of distributed brand K-array’s latest portable, high performance loudspeaker: the KR400S. Two months ago, owner of Lou Mannarino of NY-based L&M Sound & Light, used them for a special concert performance by The New York Philharmonic conducted by Marvin Hamlich at New York’s legendary Avery Fisher Hall more

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Genelec 2011 NAB Press Kit

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GENELEC DISPLAYS ITS 1238CF TRI-AMPLIFIED DSP MONITORING SYSTEM
Genelec (booth C1332), the world’s longstanding pioneer in active monitoring, is displaying its 1238CF Tri-Amplified DSP Monitoring System at NAB 2011. The 1238CF is a compact three-way DSP monitoring loudspeaker including a slim speaker enclosure, two eight-inch (210-mm) long-throw bass drivers, a five-inch (130-mm) proprietary Genelec midrange driver and a one-inch (25-mm) metal dome tweeter, multiple power amplifiers, digital signal processing (DSP) circuitry and active, low-level crossovers. Designed for medium-sized control rooms, this system is ideal for music recording studios, project studios, film and video postproduction and broadcast monitoring. The 1238CF is compatible with proprietary Genelec Loudspeaker Managerâ„¢ (GLMâ„¢) control software, Version 1.4.0, and can be combined with Genelec 8200/7200 Series products in the same control network. More…

GENELEC OFFERS ITS NEW BroadcastPak, FEATURING FIVE 8030A ACTIVE MONITORS AND 7050B ACTIVE SUBWOOFER
Genelec (booth C1332), more

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Audio-Technica 2011 NAB Press Kit

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AUDIO-TECHNICA HOLDS PRESENTATIONS BY INDUSTRY VETERANS AT NAB
Audio-Technica (booth C1717), a leading innovator in microphone and headphone technology, is holding a series of informative audio demonstration and instruction events during NAB 2011 at the company’s booth, C1717. More…

AUDIO-TECHNICA OFFERS THE AT2022 X/Y STEREO CONDENSER MICROPHONE
Audio-Technica (booth C1717) offers its AT2022 X/Y Stereo Condenser Microphone. A dual-element condenser microphone designed for stereo recording, the AT2022 features two unidirectional condenser capsules in an X/Y configuration pivot to allow for 90-degree (narrow) or 120-degree (wide) stereo operation for extremely versatile pickup. The capsules also fold flat for storage and transportation. It is designed for general stereo recording, as well as field sound capture. More…

AUDIO-TECHNICA DISPLAYS BP893 HEADWORN MicroEarset MICROPHONE
Audio-Technica (booth C1717) is displaying its BP893 MicroEarset Omnidirectional Condenser Headworn Microphone. With its ergonomically molded earpiece and unobtrusive one-inch more

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KORG IS NOW SHIPPING THE MICROPIANO

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— Korg’s new microPIANO is a fun, affordable, go-anywhere piano for players of all levels —

Korg is now shipping the microPIANO. Compact, convenient, and highly portable, the microPIANO is Korg’s “go-anywhere� piano solution. Featuring 61 keys, the microPIANO borrows many design elements from a grand piano, including an adjustable lid. The Korg microPIANO is available in Black, White and Red.

The microPIANO borrows its piano sound (and stereo piano samples) from Korg’s flagship digital pianos. In total, there are 61 vibrant and authentic sounds available. Keyboard sounds go beyond the traditional pianos to include electric pianos, harpsichords, accordion, celeste, organs, clavs, toy pianos and more. In addition, there are also flutes, strings, harps, bells and mallet percussion sounds – marimbas, vibes, steel drums, even kalimbas and music boxes.

Of these 61 sounds, 25 are “Short Phrase Sounds” that can automatically generate more

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Waves 2011 Spring News

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WAVES OFFERS SOUNDGRID COMPACT SYSTEM FOR YAMAHA CONSOLES
Waves, the industry leader in professional audio digital signal processing technologies and recipient of a 2011 Technical GRAMMY® Award, offers the new SoundGrid Compact System for Yamaha consoles. As a leading manufacturer of live and studio mixing consoles, Yamaha provides the perfect platform for this processing. The system includes everything Yamaha users need to process their live performances using Waves plugins, as well as the tools to capture their performances into a DAW. The SoundGrid Compact System represents the first time Waves has assembled all the components needed to run Waves plugins on a Yamaha console into a single, very affordable package, making the purchasing experience easier and more straightforward for users. More…

WAVES PROCESSING ALGORITHMS USED FOR SM PRO AUDIO’S NEW IN-EAR WIRELESS MONITORS
The CE Division of Waves, the industry leader in professional audio more

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PRODUCER FRASER T. SMITH BRIDGES NEW AND CLASSIC SOUNDS WITH ENDLESS ANALOG’S CLASP®

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— The first CLASP® purchaser in the U.K., Smith knows the importance of rich sound, even on the most contemporary pop and dance tracks, and CLASP is now one of his essential tools to get him there —

Endless Analog’s CLASP® (Closed Loop Analog Signal Processor) system, which uniquely integrates analog tape machines into the digital audio production workflow, has recently become an integral part of the studio setup of award-winning British producer, songwriter, mix engineer and multi-instrumentalist Fraser T. Smith. In fact, Smith has the distinction of being the first in the U.K. to purchase CLASP, and of being among CLASP’s highest-profile users to date. One of the hottest writer -producers in today’s pop music scene, Smith’s discography includes tracks on recent smash albums from Adele and Cee Lo Green and a track on Britney Spears’ new album, Femme Fatale, as well more

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VOX 2011 Musikmesse Press Kit

http://www.clynemedia.com/vox/Musikmesse_2011/index.html

VOX ANNOUNCES USA CUSTOM GUITARS
VOX Amplification (Halle 3.0, Stand B62 [Main Booth]/Stand A71 [Soundproof Demo Room]) announces new custom guitars. Starting in April of 2011, VOX Guitars’ G-Rok R&D facility in Novato, California, USA, will begin offering exquisitely handcrafted electric guitars on a limited production basis. Established in 2007 to focus on development of a new generation of VOX electric guitars, G-Rok R&D created the current award-winning lineup of solid and semi-hollow instruments, driven by innovation in design, ergonomics, pickups and hardware. More…

VOX VALVETRONIX LINE GOES PRO WITH VTX150 NEODYMIUM
VOX Amplification (Halle 3.0, Stand B62 [Main Booth]/Stand A71 [Soundproof Demo Room]) has expanded their popular Valvetronix series of modeling amplifiers with the new Valvetronix Pro VTX150 Neodymium. This combo amp features 150 Watts of power into a 12â€? Celestion VOX NeoDog speaker. More…

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