Archive for August 1st, 2011
Toronto Mix Studio Features Analog Summing, Metering, Monitor Control, DAC & EQ all from Dangerous Music
Award-Winning Engineer George Seara in his Toronto studio
EDMESTON, NY – August 1, 2011 – Award-winning Canadian mix engineer George Seara has created a complete Dangerous Music equipped studio featuring Dangerous 2-Bus analog summing, Monitor ST/SR stereo and surround monitor control, DAC ST for playback of digital sources, and the new Dangerous BAX EQ for tone shaping on featured tracks or the mix buss. “Put it this way: Before the Dangerous Music gear, it would mean I would be doing everything in a large studio,” states Seara. “It’s only with the advent of the Dangerous 2-Bus and the Monitor ST/SR that I’ve finally felt that the level and quality, plus the speed and efficiency with all things surrounding my workflow have come to a point where I can say confidently that I’ve raised the bar, and the quality of my work has improved. Dangerous equipment, simply put, has stellar sound and build quality. I’ve been spoiled with this gear.” more
HOUSTON, TEXAS â€” Underscoring its commitment to the Houston-area music industry, Wire Road Studios recently expanded both its space and services by opening a brand new, 5,000-square-foot world-class studio in the historic Heights district of Houston, Texas. The company moved its operations from a smaller project-based studio to a vast state-of-the-art facility that boasts two recording studios, a video editing suite and an impressive production studio.
Wire Road Studios, which made its debut in 2009, emerged from the collaborative efforts of accomplished musician and engineer James Kelley and his father, Byron Kelley. The two serve as president/chief engineer and owner, respectively. â€œMusic is a hobby of mine, but it is Jamesâ€™ true passion,â€? explains Byron Kelley. â€œHe had the vision for Wire Road Studios, so a few years ago we put our more
WEBSTER, NEW YORK – AUGUST 2011: Namesake of famous statesman and orator Daniel Webster, the tranquil town of Webster, New York is the fastest growing suburb of nearby Rochester. The town lives up to its motto, “where life is worth living,” in part by supporting a top-tier school system. Recently, a voter-supported capital project to revitalize the aging components of the school system’s infrastructure provided the means to update the A/V systems in three area schools. Both high schools (Thomas and Schroeder) and one middle school (Spry) benefitted from state-of-the-art installations that center on Ashly Audio processors and amps. And because Ashly Audio is based in Webster, the new installations will directly benefit its employees’ children!
Led by principal Seth Waltz and audio designer Geoff Nichols, local firm AVL Designs designed all three systems. Local integrator Platinum Sound and Communications performed the installations. “The previous systems in these schools more
JESSUP, MARYLAND – AUGUST 2011: In keeping with API’s ongoing European success, the company has recently appointed Amptec Professional Sound Solutions as API’s distributor in Belgium.
“The API product line fits Amptec’s portfolio perfectly,” said Dany Meeuwissen, internal sales representative at Amptec, “as we are active in studios and broadcast, as well as live sound. Many live sound engineers already use API 2500s and the new API Channel Strip is quickly becoming equally as popular. The 500 Series is a real industry standard as well as the 1608, appealing to both those with larger recording facilities and those with at-home studios.”
Founded in 1990, Amptec prides itself on providing the sale, service and installation of professional audio equipment to customers in all facets of the industry, including recording studios, broadcast studios and theaters.
“API enjoys a fierce loyalty and more
Duality Used for Teaching Traditional Analogue Recording Techniques with DAW Capture and Control
LEIPZIG, GERMANY â€“ The Media Centre, a part of the Faculty of Media at HTWK Leipzig (Leipzig University of Applied Sciences), has installed a 48-channel Solid State Logic Duality console in its CampusStudios. Degree programs involve the integration of general media literacy all under one roof, offering a convergence of applied class work in the print media, publishing, film, television/radio, music production and new media disciplines. Duality allows the university to teach traditional, high-level analogue recording and routing techniques with DAW capture and control.
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