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METRIC HALO SHIPS MOBILE I/O 2882 EXPANDED WITH INTEGRATED 2d PROCESSING AND CHARACTER

mio_2882_2d.JPGHOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – AUGUST 2008: Metric Halo announces the immediate availability of the new “future proof” 24-bit/96kHz Mobile I/O 2882 Expanded multi-channel processor and FireWire interface for recording and mixing in the studio or on the road. The portable 18-input/20-output 2882 Expanded incorporates the new 2d Card, which provides a nearly six-fold increase in the DSP power available for processing, routing and mixing in Metric Halo’s world-renowned FireWire audio interfaces. more

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ONCE YOU USE DANLEY YOU’LL NEVER GO BACK

ga_public_brdcast_1.JPGATLANTA, GEORGIA – AUGUST 2008: Despite the cliché of programs burdened by stodgy talking heads droning on about highfalutin subjects, the bulk of programs aired by PBS use engaging, colorful formats to educate and entertain about compelling subjects. Nevertheless, no previous program has approached the raw and visceral intensity of PBS’s ten part miniseries, “Carrier.” A documentary of life aboard the USS Nimitz, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the show balances the real life struggles and triumphs of the 5000-plus sailors who spend their every moment on the ship with enough roaring take-offs and high technology to have viewers with bona fide home theaters rumbling in their seats! As “Carrier” is the very first program produced by PBS in 5.1 surround sound, Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) revamped their soundstage with a full complement of musically accurate and high SPL Danley loudspeakers and subwoofers. This improved soundstage was used to preview the first two episodes of “Carrier” for the show’s producers, the upper management at PBS, and the station’s highest-tier donors. more

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SOLANGE FOLLOWS FAMILY TRADITIONS IN TOURING WITH SENNHEISER

solange.jpgHOUSTON, TEXAS – AUGUST 2008: Solange Knowles has hit the road for a six-week string of shows in theaters and club venues to promote her second album, “SoL-AngeL and the Hadley St. Dreams.” Opening for co-headliners Raheem DeVaughan and Chrisette Michele on the “Art of Love Tour,” Solange and her two background singers/dancers are equipped with Sennheiser RF microphones and wireless monitor systems, while her four-piece band relies almost exclusively on wired Sennheiser evolution 900 Series microphones. more

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ATC LOUDSPEAKERS MAKE 251 MUSIC

brett_cookingham.jpgLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 2008: Brett Cookingham and Matt Pavolaitis, founders, owners, and operators of 251 Music, are remarkably busy. In only a few short years, they have placed over 3,000 pieces of original, high-quality music, of every conceivable genre, on network television. On one day, they may be writing and recording a country tune and the next a blazing loud rock anthem, with some folk or jazz in the evening to break things up! They wear the many hats of producer, recording engineer, composer, musician, mix engineer, and mastering engineer – often simultaneously. Ardently opposed to using pre-recorded loops or samples, Cookingham and Pavolaitis record everything themselves in their well-appointed live room/control room/mastering suite. They recently received a significant leg up in that process with a pair of “relentlessly truthful” ATC SCM50ASL powered reference monitors. more

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API 1608 CONSOLE – A HIT AT ITALY’S FUNKY JUNK

1608_funkyjunk.JPGMILAN, ITALY – AUGUST 2008: After fewer than ten years in the pro audio retail game, Italy’s Funky Junk has risen to the top as Europe’s most respected dealer for consistently supplying the highest quality new and used gear. Founded and run by distribution-specialist Paolo Orizio and renowned sound tech Manlio Amorelli, with over fifty years combined pro audio experience, Funky Junk began distributing all-analog API gear almost from the start. API continues to be one of their most successful lines, a fact that inspired the purchase of an all-new API 1608 console as a demo unit for their Milan-based showroom. more

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SENNHEISER EMPLOYEES BAND TOGETHER FOR CHARITY

OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – AUGUST 2008: Even with the rising cost of gasoline, food, and other necessities, Sennheiser Electronic Corporation (SEC) employees created a smart charity program entitled “SECares,” allowing their fellow co-workers to continue supporting good causes. Sennheiser, a Germany-based manufacturer of high-quality microphone and headphone solutions, maintains U.S. headquarters in Old Lyme. This voluntary program provides an easy way for its approximately 130 employees to contribute any monetary amount, large or small, to two well-known charities throughout the year. more

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ARTISTS SING OUT CLEARLY FOR 46664, THANKS TO SENNHEISER

annie_lennox_46664.JPGLONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 2008: June 27th saw a wide range of high-profile artists such as Annie Lennox, Leona Lewis, the Sugababes and Will Smith assemble in London’s Hyde Park for a concert to mark the 90th birthday of the former president of South Africa – and global icon – Nelson Mandela. And with Sennheiser on hand to continue its tradition of supplying microphones, wireless monitoring systems and full technical support, both the artists and the huge audience were assured of enjoying every vocal nuance. more

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ALWAYS HAVE AT LEAST ONE… SYMETRIX ZONE MIX 760

bodyscapesfitness.JPGBOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – JULY 2008: The feasibility of meeting clients’ needs with sophisticated, but cost-effective solutions for small-scale sound installations in health clubs, bars, restaurants, and other such establishments has passed a critical threshold with the advent of the Symetrix Zone Mix 760 fixed-architecture DSP. With four mic inputs; eight stereo line-level inputs; six outputs with up to six zone assignments; all of the most-used signal processing blocks perfected in the SymNet brand of large-scale, open-architecture DSP systems; and a price point that harmonizes beautifully with the limited budgets of small-scale clients, the Zone Mix 760 is the modern solution to problems that used to be solved with easy-to-mess-up mixers, inelegant consumer gear, or chimerical assemblages held together by prayers and duct tape. more

API ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF THE FIRST VISIONARY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

visionary_scholarships_lg.jpgJESSUP, MARYLAND – JULY 2008: API, manufacturer of high-end analog processors and audio production consoles, is pleased to announce the three winners of their first annual Visionary Scholarship designed to foster creativity and excellence for the pro audio industry’s next generation of sound engineers. The scholarship is available to students enrolled at universities that have made the API Vision stereo/surround analog console a cornerstone of their students’ education. API awarded Myoung Nam, Andrei Duma, and Oresti Tsonopoulos each with $2,000 for a successful essay and the optional submission of recorded material. more

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ONE REPUBLIC LOADS UP WITH SENNHEISER

ryan_tedder.JPGLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 2008: With a performance of their hit single “Apologize” on American Idol, an extensive tour of North America and Europe to feed a growing worldwide mob of voracious fans, and the support of the music industry’s biggest players, Los Angeles five-piece OneRepublic are on fire. Apart from an obvious knack for writing catchy and emotionally-relevant songs, OneRepublic owe much of their success to an awe-inspiring live show that guarantees, not only that fans will return when the band comes through town for a second show but, that all of their friends and their friends’ friends will be in attendance too! more

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