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AUDIO-TECHNICA CONTINUES ITS SUPPORT OF THE WORLD’S FINEST ATHLETES AT THE XXI WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES IN VANCOUVER

STOW, OH — Audio-Technica, a world leader in transducer technology, announces that over 3,000 of its microphones will be used at the XXI Winter Olympic Games, taking place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, this February. The use of Audio-Technica microphones for the broadcast of the 2010 Winter Games marks the continuation of A-T’s Olympic involvement, which has been consistent since the Summer Games in Atlanta in 1996. more

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MUSIC MIX MOBILE CHOOSES GENELEC DSP MONITORS FOR 2010 GRAMMY® AWARDS SHOW LIVE BROADCAST

MMM 2010 GRAMMY— With newly-expanded operations, Music Mix Mobile’s M3 and M3 West remote recording trucks handle the 5.1 surround audio broadcast, utilizing Genelec DSP Active Monitors —

NATICK, MA, February 2, 2010 — Music Mix Mobile, a New Jersey/California-based remote facilities company combining the talents of award-winning production professionals and state-of-the-art audio solutions, is a collective consisting of industry veterans John Harris, Jay Vicari, Joel Singer, Mitch Maketansky and newly added West Coast-based partners Bob Wartinbee and Mark Linett. On Sunday, January 31, 2010, Music Mix Mobile was commissioned to capture and mix the music audio for the 52nd annual GRAMMY® Awards, broadcast live in 5.1 on CBS-TV from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. more

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GRAMMY® AWARDS SHOW RELIES ON AUDIO-TECHNICA MICROPHONES FOR 13TH STRAIGHT YEAR

Taylor — Audio-Technica provides over 250 mics for the live broadcast of the GRAMMY® Awards, as A-T maintains its definitive presence at high-profile awards shows —

— A-T’s new AT4050ST Stereo Condenser Microphone and AT4081 Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone were selected as new additions to A-T’s GRAMMY backline complement —

STOW, OH, February 1, 2010 — For the 13th year in a row, Audio-Technica maintained its status as the hallmark of superior sound at the GRAMMY® Awards Show, known throughout the industry as Music’s Biggest Night®. This year at the 52nd Annual GRAMMYs, held January 31, 2010, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, a special emphasis was placed on live performances. For the live show and broadcast, Audio-Technica supplied over 250 of its acclaimed microphones, including an impressive array of hard-wired mics and Artist Elite® 5000 Series UHF Wireless Systems. more

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KORG USA PARTNERS WITH UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S THORNTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC FOR NEW PROGRAM

— Korg, Marshall and VOX products provide the infrastructure for Thornton School’s new degree in popular music performance —

Korg USA, exclusive U.S. distributor of the Korg, Marshall, LÂG and VOX brands, has recently partnered with the University of Southern California’s (USC) Thornton School of Music to help provide the integral tools for the school’s new Bachelor of Music degree program in Popular Music Performance. After several years of development, the school launched the new program in Fall 2009, and it is considered to be the first of its kind within a major U.S. university. The program’s launch coincided with the Thornton School’s 125th Anniversary, which reinforced its status as Los Angeles’ oldest cultural institution. As part of the partnership, Korg USA supplied a number of Korg Music Workstations, Arranger keyboards, Marshall and VOX amplifiers, and other products for the new course track. more

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CHICAGO’S ALA CARTE ENTERTAINMENT LOOKS TO GC PRO TO SOURCE ALL THE SOUND SYSTEM COMPONENTS FOR THEIR LATEST VENUE, PARK PLACE

— Sound system for Park Place, a new restaurant/guitar bar in Chicago, is the first for Ala Carte Entertainment that’s completely sourced through a single vendor, and GC Pro made sure that everything was right there and right on time —

Ala Carte Entertainment prides itself on being a locally owned entertainment venue enterprise, with 25 bars, clubs and restaurants in the Chicagoland area over the last 30 years. Their venues include the Lion Head Pub; several Moretti’s Ristorante locations; the Leg Room; Finn McCool’s; the Cadillac Ranch (the Midwest’s largest and most famous country music nightclub); and Vision, recently voted “Best Megaclub? by Urb magazine. more

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VOX AMPLIFICATION FEATURED IN THE BEATLES™: ROCK BAND™ VIDEO GAME

In the 1960s, VOX amplifiers gained international status as the guitar amplifier used by the Beatles. Now, VOX Amplification is pleased to be included in the best-selling new video game, The Beatles™: Rock Band™.

The Beatles: Rock Band represents the first time fans will be able to experience The Beatles‘ musical career for themselves. From the early touring days in 1963 Liverpool to the immortal, final performance on the Apple Corps rooftop, fans can follow in the band‘s footsteps as they traverse the globe during the height of Beatlemania. more

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WAVES AUDIO ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH DIGICO

— DiGiCo, a U.K.-based manufacturer of groundbreaking digital mixing consoles and FPGA designs, joins forces with Waves, a leading provider of audio DSP solutions, to develop breakthrough products for the live sound industry —

Waves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing software and hardware solutions, and DiGiCo, the renowned UK-based manufacturer of some of the world’s most popular, successful and groundbreaking digital mixing consoles, have announced a technology agreement. The joint announcement was made today at the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, by Mick Olesh, Waves Executive VP, Sales and Marketing, and DiGiCo Managing Director James Gordon and DiGiCo Marketing Director David Webster. more

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XANTECH PROVIDES FREE TRAINING SEMINARS AT INTEGRATED SYSTEMS EUROPE 2010

— Leader in A/V control offers attendees training seminars on its extensive product line as well as discuss the current and future direction of the industry —

INTEGRATED SYSTEMS EUROPE, AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, February 2, 2010 — Xantech Corporation, a leading provider of whole-house entertainment and automation systems, will be holding an extensive series of training seminars at Integrated Systems Europe 2010. Held during show hours on February 2, 3 and 4, the free seminars are open to all attendees of ISE 2010, and they can sign up for most sessions directly when they register for the show. more

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THE RECORDING ACADEMY® NEW YORK CHAPTER AND THE PRODUCERS & ENGINEERS WING® PRESENT UP CLOSE & PERSONAL WITH STEVE LILLYWHITE

Moderated by Noted Journalist Bill Flanagan, This Intimate Interactive Program Will Be Held on January 19 at the New York Chapter Office

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Jan. 15, 2010) — The Recording Academy® New York Chapter and the Producers & Engineers Wing® will host an intimate and exclusive event, Up Close & Personal with multi-GRAMMY®-winning producer Steve Lillywhite, on Tuesday, January 19, 2010, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Moderated by noted music journalist and Executive Vice President/Editorial Director of MTV Networks Bill Flanagan this intimate program provides music professionals the opportunity to gain insight and hear from this accomplished producer about his career path, and share stories about his ongoing journey through his long career. The evening’s interview is followed by an interactive and candid question-and-answer discussion. The event will take place at The Recording Academy New York Chapter headquarters, located at 11 West 42nd Street, 27th floor, and is more

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GC PRO PUTS TOGETHER THE PERFECT PACKAGE FOR STUDENTS AT THE PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF RECORDING ARTS & SCIENCES

PARAS— An Apple MacBook Pro laptop computer, Avid Digidesign Pro Tools LE recording software and an M-Audio MIDI controller get students off to a flying start —

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, January 11, 2010 — The Pennsylvania Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, the only privately licensed professional audio education facility in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, now supplies its students with a personal recording suite of advanced recording tools assembled and supplied by Guitar Center Professional, (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users. The toolset consists of an Apple MacBook Pro® laptop computer already loaded with Avid Digidesign Pro Tools LE recording software and an M-Audio MIDI controller/interface. more

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