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Whitinsville, MA, USA, September 22, 2011 â€“ EAWÂ® announces the passing of Moray McMillin, a concert touring veteran and EAW Application Support Group Representative for the EMEA region. He passed away at age 58 after a long battle with cancer. McMillin was a strong presence in touring sound for several decades, and he flourished in his subsequent role at EAW. He is sorely missed by the EAW family and the professional audio industry as a whole.
â€œWe are all just devastated,â€? said EAW President Jeff Rocha. â€œMoray was one of the unforgettable characters that make up this industry and a consummate professional. He was a true friend, one of those people you canâ€™t help but want to spend time with. So full of lifeâ€¦ Iâ€™m heartbroken.â€?
Moray McMillin was born on July 20, 1953, in Hertfordshire, England. The mid-seventies saw Moray start his more
â€” Home Theater and Music Speakers Combine Wharfedaleâ€™s Latest Advances in Acoustic Technologies with Superb Craftsmanship â€”
Hopedale, MA, Sept 21, 2011 â€” Sound Import, LLC, exclusive U.S. distributor for the Wharfedale brand of dynamic loudspeakers, is introducing the Wharfedale Jade Series loudspeakers to the U.S. market. The Jade Series features a complete lineup of home theater and music loudspeakers that utilize the companyâ€™s latest acoustic engineering and materials technologies to deliver exceptional performance. Stunning in appearance with furniture-grade, meticulously crafted enclosures and finishes, the seven models include the Jade-1 and Jade-3 stand-mounted monitors, the Jade-5 and Jade-7 floorstanding towers, the Jade-C1 and Jade-C2 center-channel speakers and the Jade-SR wall-mountable surround speaker. Prices range from $1,199 to $4,199 per pair in matte finish.
â€œJade series loudspeakers are designed to offer more than just â€˜hi-fiâ€™ reproduction,â€? said Peter Comeau, Wharfedale more
â€” Alexandre Algranti and Mary Eisaman named to Sales and Marketing positions for Brazil (Algranti) and Latin America (Eisaman) â€”
STOW, OH, September 21, 2011 â€” Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, announces two appointments to its Latin American sales team, reflecting the companyâ€™s continued dedication to meeting the needs of multiple markets in Latin America. Mary Eisaman has been named Sales and Marketing Manager for Latin America. She will be responsible for all countries in Central and South America except for Brazil. Alexandre (Alex) Algranti has been named Sales and Marketing Director for Brazil. The announcement was made by Audio-Technica U.S. President and CEO Philip Cajka.
Mary Eisaman joined Audio-Technica in 2008, and has served the company since then in a variety of roles, most recently as Sales Support Manager. She has been directly involved in the sales and marketing efforts for more
â€” Together, these plugins recreate Kramerâ€™s golden audio chain â€”
KNOXVILLE, TN, September 19, 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 Tape, Tubes & Transistors, a new bundle of plugins recreating the audio chain of legendary producer/engineer Eddie Kramer (Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Kiss). Tape, Tubes & Transistors features three meticulously-modeled vintage plugins: Kramer Master Tape, HLS Channel, and PIE Compressor. All three of these plugins have been developed in association with Kramer as part of an ongoing series of collaborations. Together, they recreate Eddieâ€™s golden audio chain, which he used to record musical icons like Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, and The Beatles. Now, the legendary sound of the processing Kramer used at London’s Olympic Studios is available to users.
Over the course of a more
â€“American award-winning high fashion menswear designer, John Varvatos, features classic VOX
logo on new tee shirtâ€“
September 19, 2011, New York, NY â€“â€“ VOX Amplification is the new fashion â€” literally! An early iteration of the legendary VOX â€œcrownâ€? logo is the inspiration for an exclusive tee shirt design in the fall 2011 collection by John Varvatos – USA. The custom burn out tee is made from ultra-soft, super lightweight, sandblasted cotton, featuring a grey VOX logo on the front, with a printed slogan on the back.
The VOX â€œKing teeâ€? is available online at www.johnvarvatos.com and other select retail locations that carry the John Varvatos – USA collection. Tee shirt URL: http://www.johnvarvatos.com/Vox_King_Tee/pd/np/12/p/3237.html.
About John Varvatos – USA:
Launched in 2006 John Varvato – USA is a total lifestyle collection with a preppy meets rock aesthetic that more
â€” Guitarists can enter to win a VT20+ guitar amplifier in new photo contest â€”
VOX USA has announced the new â€œShow Us Your VOXâ€? consumer contest running September 16-30, 2011. U.S. residents over 18 years old can enter the contest by submitting an image of themselves with their VOX gear.
Entries will be judged on the following criteria: originality, VOX content, creativity and entertainment value. The winner will be awarded a VOX VT20+ guitar amplifier (retail value $280). Specific rules, restrictions and requirements can be found on the entry page.
Please visit http://www.voxamps.com/us/promos for more information and to enter.
Part of the VOX Valvetronix VT+ Series, the VT20+ guitar amp incorporates the acclaimed VOX Valve Reactor circuit for true tube sound. It delivers the perfect fusion of great tube amp tone and cutting-edge modeling technology. Players can call upon more
â€” Five new high-end audio post studios are a key part of the facilityâ€™s expansion, and GC Pro sourced most of the new hardware and software and provided consulting and guidance to integrate the new equipment seamlessly with Outpostâ€™s existing gear â€”
Outpost Digital, a leading New York City audio and video post production company whose clients include Dodge, Champion, ESPN, Cingular, IKEA and others, recently completed a significant expansion of its facilities on Manhattanâ€™s lower West Side. Thirteen new post suites were added in newly available space on the same floor as the companyâ€™s existing facility, five of which are full-service audio post studios. This substantial expansion required careful consideration of new technologies and products that would keep Outpost on the leading edge but also integrate easily and smoothly with existing equipment that the company more
â€” Company sponsors two leading youth music programs â€”
Korg USA recently partnered with two high-profile youth music programs â€“ School of Rock (SoR) and Camp Jam â€“ for kids and young adults. These new partnerships are the first of Korg USAâ€™s year-long campaign to support music-making and educational programs for young people.
Camp Jam is a rock and roll music program for children and adults. Korg USA was a gear sponsor for the programâ€™s songwriting contest. Acclaimed artists/teachers are also instructing students at Camp Jam 2011 using VOX and Blackstar amplifiers, Korg digital pianos and VOX guitars supplied by Korg USA. The contest winners, campers and instructors are all enjoying the new gear. â€œOur Camp Jam programs are designed to give kids insight and a head start on their music interests and potential careers,â€? said more
â€” Updates announced for free Korg software that enables playback/conversion/editing of high-resolution audio without proprietary hardware â€”
Korg announces the release of version 2.2.0 of its free AudioGate software, available for all content creators and listeners alike. AudioGate enables the real-time playback of DSD/SACD files on any computer system, with any audio hardware.
AudioGate provides powerful dithering algorithms, along with convenient editing tools such as divide, merge, normalize, fade-in/fade-out and DC cut. Users can convert from 5.6 MHz or 2.8 MHz 1-bit audio files to any other format, including 16- or 24-bit PCM (up to 192 kHz sample rates), Apple Lossless or AAC, FLAC, Broadcast WAV (up to 32-bit floating supported) and even MP3 formats. It can be used to burn audio CDs, and the newer DSD Disc format (2.8 MHz sample rate), which can be played back on a growing number of more
â€” Platinum-selling performer Clay Walker now uses the acclaimed Audio-Technica 5000 Series Wireless System with the T5400 handheld microphone, while his backup singers use A-Tâ€™s Artist EliteÂ® AE4100 wired dynamic microphones â€”
Award winning country music artist Clay Walker is now an official endorser of microphones from Audio-Technica, a leading manufacturer of wired and wireless microphones, headphones and accessory products. Since the beginning of this year, Walker and his backing vocalists have used A-T microphones during their touring performances across the U.S. and Canada. For Walker, who has won Radio & Records Best New Male Artist, Top New Male Vocalist from the Academy of Country Music and Country Song Roundupsâ€™ Best New Male Vocalist Awards, the A-T 5000 Series Frequency-agile True Diversity UHF Wireless system and AEW-T5400a handheld transmitter are the perfect combination of nuanced sound and reliable performance night after night. And more
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