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STUDIOS GRAVODISC UPGRADES WITH SOLID STATE LOGIC DUALITY CONSOLE

New and Existing Clients Excited by Duality

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Studios Gravodisc recently upgraded Studio A with a 48-channel Solid State Logic Duality console. As SSL’s flagship console, Duality brings the power, flexibility and signature SSL sound to the facility, establishing it as the premier studio in São Paulo. Duality is used to record some of Brazil’s top musical talent, specializing in Sertanejo (Brazilian country music), Samba and pop music. Recent recordings include Latin Grammy winner, Daniel, Rick e Renner for Warner Music and a greatest hits project with Roberto Carlos, Brazil’s “Elvis,? for Sony Music. more

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WAVES AUDIO INTRODUCES CHRIS LORD-ALGE ARTIST SIGNATURE COLLECTION

cla1 — All six plug-ins were developed in association with legendary mixing engineer Chris Lord-Alge —

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, March 15, 2010 — Waves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, unveils the Chris Lord-Alge Artist Signature Collection, developed in collaboration with GRAMMY®-winning mixing engineer Chris Lord-Alge (CLA). For over 20 years, Lord-Alge has been the mixer of choice for rock and roll royalty, with credits including Green Day, U2, Nickelback, Foo Fighters, Bon Jovi, Pink, Alanis Morissette, Dave Matthews Band, All American Rejects and countless others. more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA PROVIDES MICROPHONES FOR NBC’S COVERAGE OF THE VANCOUVER WINTER GAMES

— Audio-Technica microphones enabled NBC to capture audio for the 5.1 surround sound broadcast during coverage of the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, February 12-28, 2010 —

STOW, OH, March 15, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a world leader for microphone solutions for over 45 years, was selected to provide microphones to NBC during the network’s coverage of the XXI Olympic Winter Games from Vancouver, February 12-28, 2010. The announcement was made by Bob Dixon, Director of Sound Design, NBC Olympics, and Greg Pinto, Audio-Technica Vice President of Marketing. more

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GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL HELPS BEACON STREET STUDIOS OUTFIT THEIR FACILITY WITH NEW COMPONENTS

beacon street— In the fast-paced world of broadcast commercials, Beacon Street Studios finds that time is its most precious commodity, and GC Pro’s full-service capability means Beacon Street can focus on the music while GC Pro finds the right gear —

Beacon Street Studios in Venice, California, is a unique kind of place, where major international advertising firms, including BBDO, Ogilvy & Mather and DDB, have their clients’ music created for broadcast spots, such as the five commercials for Career Builder, Hyundai, Bridgestone and Gatorade that they scored for the Super Bowl this year. At the same time, music artists including Hootie & the Blowfish and April Hendrix, and noted music producers like Don Was and Ed Cherney, have also found Beacon Street Studios – a space once occupied by the legendary Joni Mitchell – to be a creative haven for their art. more

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Soundcraft Vi1 – Smaller, Lower Priced, But Still With Vistonicstm, Lexicon FX, BSS EQ’s, And That Sound Quality

With the Soundcraft Vi Series now firmly established as a firm favourite digital desk on both the touring, broadcast and installed sound scenes, Soundcraft have taken this amazing platform to another, more affordable level with the release of the new Vi1 console. more

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HG Lighting Design Lights London Gala for the Prestigious Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative

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Time proved to be a challenge to creating a warm and welcoming environment for a gala marking the completion of the latest Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative in London, as multi-award winning lighting designer Herrick Goldman discovered.

Asked by Bounce Event Management to light the December 6 ceremony at the Royal Opera House’s Paul Hamlyn Hall, Goldman confronted numerous challenges:

The prestigious, biennial Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative is an international philanthropic program that seeks out highly-talented young artists and brings them together with masters in the fields of dance, literature, film, music, visual arts and theater for a year-long, one-to-one mentoring relationship. Paul Hamlyn Hall is the newly refurbished atrium adjacent to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. more

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Network Connectivity, Configuration And Control Take Center Stage At Pro Light & Sound: Harman Professional Leads Panels And Educational Sessions At Frankfurt Summit

As networked audio and video transform every element of systems integration for touring, fixed installation, studio design and MI, Harman Professional reaffirms its commitment to universal connectivity with leadership of the AVnu Alliance for A/V Standards-Based Networking, and also its determination to provide audio professionals with a highly intuitive yet powerful configuration and control protocol with HiQnet System Architect™. Underscoring this dual commitment to make the network more useful and more usable, the company will sponsor or participate in two important events at Pro Light & Sound in Frankfurt next week: more

Aspen Custom Electronics Turns To AKG To Deliver An Unprecedented Level Of Clarity At The Payne County Courthouse

Designing sound systems for courtroom applications presents a host of challenges: acoustical, electrical and application-specific requirements make courtroom systems the most mission critical audio installations in the marketplace. After four subpar audio installations at the Payne County Courthouse in Oklahoma, Judge Worthington and the courthouse administration approached Aspen Custom Electronics with a special request to upgrade the courthouse audio system for good. Using an arsenal of AKG equipment which includes the WMS450 Wireless body pack, a DMM 4/2/2 Audio Mixer and two GN30 Goosenecks, Aspen Custom Electronics was able to do what four companies before it could not: install a clear and powerful audio system that exceeds everyone’s expectations. more

Hitachi Software Upgrades StarBoard Software For Mac With Snow Leopard Compatibility

– Hitachi Software Engineering America, Ltd. today announced that its StarBoard Software 9.0.1 for Mac will now support Apple’s Snow Leopard operating system. The upgrade will ensure that the greatest population of StarBoard users with Mac hardware are able to effectively and easily deploy the StarBoard software. more

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Oregon State University Deploys Hitachi Software StarBoards For New Interactive Learning Environment

Immediately positioning itself as a leader in higher education classroom technology, Oregon State University has chosen Hitachi Software StarBoard interactive whiteboards for its new interactive learning environment in Physics classrooms. Purchased through Troxell Communications, the University is deploying the Hitachi FXDUO-77 model StarBoards along with the award-winning Hitachi CP-A100 3LCD ultra-short-throw projector as part of the Hitachi Ultra Short Throw Bundle solution. more

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