Archive for July, 2011
Students at Waxworks Music Initiative and Pedestrian Benefit from New Gear
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, JULY 26, 2011 – Stanton(r) Magnetics, a member of the Stanton Group of companies and an industry leader in the design and manufacture of professional audio products for DJs, is proud to support educational music programs for children both here in the Unites States and abroad. Most recently, the company donated a full complement of DJ equipment to two UK-based music education organizations-Waxworks Music Initiative and Pedestrian.
Waxworks Music Initiative is an award-winning social enterprise and urban music studio located just outside of Bradford, England. Local DJs Nick Camaro and Mista Ed founded Waxworks on the principal that music can be a powerful tool to create cohesion between communities, to tackle disadvantage and to raise the aspirations and attainment of youth. Stanton’s generous donation of DJ equipment, including mixers, media players and headphones, more
KUDO main arrays with KIVA-KILO sidefills at Miami’s American Airlines Arena for Marco Witt’s 25th anniversary concert and tour kickoff
Miami-based production company adds more L-ACOUSTICS systems to its equation
MIAMI — Two years after first investing in an L-ACOUSTICS KIVA system comprised of a dozen KIVA and four KILO enclosures, Audio Formula of Miami has now doubled its inventory of the ultra-compact array and low-frequency extension elements.
This purchase was accompanied by the addition of four more KUDO line source enclosures, four SB18 and four SB28 subs, six coaxial 115XT HiQ wedges and two LA-RAK touring racks. At the same time, Audio Formula upgraded all of its LA8 amplified controllers with new AES I/O cards. The L-ACOUSTICS gear is being shared between the company’s Miami, Florida and BogotÃ¡, Columbia locations. more
Waves Audio, the industry-leading developer of professional audio digital signal processing technologies and the recipient of a 2011 Technical GRAMMYÂ® Award, and DiGiCo, the renowned U.K.-based manufacturer of some of the world’s most popular, successful and groundbreaking digital mixing consoles, have teamed up to bring studio-quality sound to the world of live sound. Currently, Waves processing is being employed in DiGiCo consoles at the 45th Edition of the Montreux Jazz Festival, taking place July 1-16, 2011, in Montreux, Switzerland.
Since Waves and DiGiCo entered into a strategic alliance in 2010, award-winning Waves reverbs, equalizers, compressors, limiters, delays and more run directly from DiGiCo’s SD series consoles. Waves plugins that are famous for their use in leading recording studios, mixing rooms and mastering houses the world over are now being use in live sound reinforcement as well. This means that many lucky listeners at this yearâ€™s Montreux Festival will enjoy more
Guitar Center, Inc. announces that music industry veteran Glenn Noyes has been promoted to the position of Director of Category Management for Drums and Percussion. The announcement was made by Mark S. Nelson, Vice President, Drums and Percussion Division, and further underscores GCâ€™s ongoing commitment to the expansion of its drum and percussion division.
Since rejoining Guitar Center in 2007, Noyes has made a tremendous impact as Category Manager, overseeing drum sets, snare drums, cymbals and hand percussion. His understanding of the drum customer, through his impressive 24+ years of retail experience, has enabled GC to continue its growth and leadership within the industry. Glenn has received multiple awards while at GC, including its prestigious Outstanding Service Award. In his new role, Glenn will oversee category management of all drum and percussion products for Guitar Centerâ€™s 219 stores across the United States. He will more
â€” Genelecâ€™s acclaimed proprietary GLMâ„¢ and AutoCalâ„¢ technology are the key to success for Fullsoundâ€™s control rooms, which feature challenging physical dimensions â€”
Seattle, Washington-based Fullsound Recording studio owner Jeff Herrmann has been a Genelec fan for 25 years, all the way back before the glory days of Seattleâ€™s revolutionary grunge music scene, when he recorded artists including Dr. Grind, Sinister Minister and Grunt Truck. Today, Herrmann continues his tradition of Genelec monitoring with the installation of a new pair of Genelec 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP monitors in Fullsound Recordingâ€™s main control room. Flanking the studioâ€™s Avid C|24 Pro Tools HD3 controller and Neve summing mixer, the new 8260A monitors will take the studio into the next generation of Seattle music. Currently, jazz, adult contemporary rock and worship records make up much of Fullsound Recordingâ€™s and Herrmannâ€™s portfolio, including that of his wife, worship music more
â€” â€œThe PhantomFocusâ„¢ System is fantastic,â€? quotes multi-platinum GRAMMYÂ®-winning engineer/producer David Thoener, who has mixed albums for AC/DC, Aerosmith, John Waite, Faith Hill, John Mellencamp, Carlos Santana, Rob Thomas and more â€”
Nashville, TN: Dynaudio M1 and M3 professional monitors driven by Bryston amplification are featured in a Dual PhantomFocusâ„¢ System (PFS) at the Mix Magazine award-winning studio The Blue Grotto, where David Thoener opted to mix sides for Guatemalan superstar Ricardo Arjona’s new album.
â€œWhen Carl asked me over to a new studio he had just completed to experience the latest incarnation of his PhantomFocus System, I booked it right on the spot,â€? states Thoener. â€œI was about to mix sides for Ricardo Arjona, who is a huge international star, and I knew that the PhantomFocus System would not only give me an incomparable edge of accuracy, it would also be a more
Coinciding with its 10th anniversary and a record-breaking sales year reflecting ongoing growth and expansion, Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, announces the appointment of Rick Plushner to the position of Vice President, effective immediately.
Plushner joined the Guitar Center organization in September 2005 as General Manager of GC Pro. At that time, the GC Pro division employed 18 staff members. His directive was to grow GC Proâ€™s sales force and develop the infrastructure to enable GC Pro to work in tandem with Guitar Center stores. Rick was promoted to Director of Sales in 2006 and then Director of the division in 2008. Over the past six years, GC Pro has grown into a profitable division with four times the sales that it had in 2005, as well as a team of 75 employees.
New SBK Series Subwoofers are designed to complement EAWÂ®â€™s MK2300 or MK5300 Series Full-Range Loudspeakers, or serve as stand-alone units, in a wide range of applications
EAWÂ®, a world leader in audio system solutions for over 30 years, debuts its new SBK Series Subwoofers. The SBK subs are designed to perfectly complement EAWâ€™s MK Series Full-Range Loudspeakers in construction, size and sound, but they can also be used as stand-alone subwoofers in a system from any other manufacturer. The line includes three models: SBK150 (Single 15-inch), SBK180 (Single 18-inch) and SBK250 (Double 15-inch) Subwoofers. All three units operate in passive mode. Applications can include concert halls, houses of worship, arenas, large ballrooms, live theater products, gymnasiums and much more.
Premium components and optimally tuned ports match the performance associated with EAWâ€™s SB line of direct radiating subwoofers. The SBK more
â€” As part of its ongoing sweepstakes series, GC Pro highlights Sterlingâ€™s ST69 microphone, a $1199.00 value â€”
Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, has launched its latest online sweepstakes at www.gcpro.com. The new contest, featuring a Sterling ST69 Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser Microphone, is now live and will run through September 30, 2011, shortly after which a brand new contest will begin.
Several times a year, GC Pro management selects one particular product from a high-end gear manufacturer to feature on the website and give away as that sweepstakes prize. This latest contest features a Sterling ST69 microphone, a $1199.00 value. The ST69 is an excellent choice for recording engineers and musicians looking for a superior studio microphone. A combination of new and traditional technology, blended with Sterlingâ€™s Disk more
KNOXVILLE, TN, July 26, 2011 â€” Waves Audio, the industry-leading developer of professional audio digital signal processing technologies and the recipient of a 2011 Technical GRAMMYÂ® Award, announces updated SoundGrid capability for consoles from DiGiCo, the renowned U.K.-based manufacturer of some of the world’s most popular, successful and groundbreaking digital mixing consoles. The update, SoundGrid Version 2, features dual engine support for DiGiCo SD7 consoles running Waves V8 plugins.
Since Waves and DiGiCo formed a strategic alliance in 2010, DiGiCo users are able to run Wavesâ€™ award-winning reverbs, equalizers, compressors, limiters, delays and more, directly from their DiGiCo SD series consoles. Perfect for front-of-house, monitor, broadcast, and theater applications alike, SoundGrid gives users instant access to the industry’s leading audio processors, directly from the industry’s leading consoles. And to make things even simpler, Waves SoundGrid-compatible plugins come pre-loaded into DiGiCo consoles, eliminating the need more
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