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GRAMMY®-Nominated Producer John Schneider Relies On HARMAN’s AKG K240 Studio Headphones

VIENNA, Austria – Nominated for a GRAMMY® for Best Classical Compendium in 2013, producer, engineer, artist and internationally recognized performer John Schneider has relied on HARMAN’s AKG K240 headphones for the last five years in his studio when recording and mixing the unique music of Harry Partch with his band, PARTCH. The band’s most recent 3-disc album – Partch: Bitter Music – was produced by Schneider with AKG headphones as they offer the “most realistic sound” available.

Harry Partch was an innovator in the world of classical music, creating custom-made, unique instruments, including the Boo II, Quadrangularis Reversum and Harmonic Canons, among a vast list of others, which play notes scaling a 43-note octave.

Bitter Music was recorded and mixed at the Architecture studio in Los Angeles, utilizing the K240’s recommended to Schneider when he was a radio broadcast engineer. He adopted the K240 headphones for their true sound during recording and playback.

“I wanted the flattest, best and most realistic sound when I was in the studio,” Schneider said. “There is no other type of music like the sound of Harry Partch, so to understand the beauty of the scales and intricate instruments, the sound must be exactly as it was intended. AKG’s K240’s are honest, with no extra sound boosting. Other headphones are used for that experience, but the K240’s provide me with the true sound of a mix; everything I put into it – no more, no less.”

For more information about AKG, please visit http://www.akg.com and http://www.youtube.com/AKGacoustics. For more information or videos of PARTCH, please visit http://www.myspace.com/partchensemble/videos.

HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets — supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark Levinson®. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 13,400 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported net sales of $4.4 billion for year ended June 30, 2012.

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