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THE RECORDING ACADEMY® PRODUCERS & ENGINEERS WING® ANNOUNCES SPONSORS FOR “SHAKEN RATTLED & ROLLED” GRAMMY® WEEK EVENT HONORING LEGENDARY PRODUCER T BONE BURNETT

Audio Industry Leaders Support the Fourth Annual GRAMMY® Week Gala
at The Village Recording Studios in Los Angeles

The P&E Wing’s Annual Gathering Recognizes Achievements and Contributions
of the Music Industry’s Production Community

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2011) — The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with a GRAMMY® Week event titled “Shaken Rattled & Rolled” honoring legendary producer T Bone Burnett for his commitment to excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music. GRAMMY-winning artists Elton John and Leon Russell will serve as honorary event co-chairs at the event to be held on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, at The Village Recording Studios in Los Angeles. GRAMMY Week culminates with the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards® on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, airing live on the CBS Television Network, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

The event is being held with more

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GENELEC 8260A RECEIVES TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE & CREATIVITY (TEC) AWARD

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— Active monitor pioneer continues to earn accolades —

NATICK, MA, January 21, 2011 — Genelec, the pioneer in Active Monitoring technology for three decades, is proud to announce that its 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP Monitoring System has received a Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in the Studio Monitor Technology category. The 26th annual TEC Awards were presented Saturday, January 15, 2011, at the Winter NAMM Convention in Anaheim, California.

“It is a tremendous honor that our 8260A has been selected by industry professionals for outstanding technical achievement,? stated Will Eggleston, Genelec USA Marketing Director. “It is great to receive recognition from our peers for our hard work, dedication and innovation, and all at Genelec in Finland and here in the U.S.A. are very proud to accept this award.?

Founded in 1985, the Technical Excellence & more

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EAW® KF740 Loudspeakers Added to Peak Hire Ltd.’s EAW Inventory

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Cheltenham-based sound and lighting company adds 18 KF740 Three-Way Line Array Modules
as part of a strategic plan for expansion

Whitinsville, MA, USA, January 21, 2011 – Peak Hire Ltd., based in Cheltenham in Gloucester, England, continues to expand its EAW® inventory with the addition of 18 KF740 Three-Way Line Array Modules. The announcement was made by Peak Hire Managing Director Karl Ashman and signifies the first U.K. order of the critically acclaimed sound reinforcement module. Formally established in 2007, Peak Hire is one of the U.K.’s leading sound and lighting contractors, providing sound, lighting, rigging, power, set and stage equipment, as well as skilled technical support for productions, concerts, theaters, conferences, outdoor events, etc., The addition of KF740 modules from EAW, a world leader in audio system technology, was part of a strategic plan for Peak Hire’s expansion and more

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WAVES Q10 ENTERS TECnology HALL OF FAME

— Waves’ accolades continue as its groundbreaking product is acknowledged for its lasting legacy —

KNOXVILLE, TN, January 18, 2011 — Waves Audio is pleased to announce that its Q10 Paragraphic Equalizer was selected as an inductee into the TECnology Hall of Fame. The award was presented Saturday, January 15, 2011, at the Winter NAMM convention in Anaheim, California. The announcement comes on the heels of Waves, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, being informed that it will be presented with a prestigious Technical GRAMMY® Award during the GRAMMY Week celebration in February 2011.

The TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio established the TECnology Hall of Fame in 2004 to honor and recognize audio products and innovations that have made a significant contribution to the advancement of audio technology. Inductees to the TECnology Hall of Fame are chosen by a panel of more than 50 recognized more

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Nashville-Based Lehning Family Dynasty Trusts Their Carl Tatz Design Dual PhantomFocus™ System for Music and Film Production

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Legendary Producer/Engineer Kyle Lehning and Sons Jason, Jordan and Eric Greatly Enhance Both Dynaudio M3 Mains and ATC SCM 20 Near Fields with CTD’s Proprietary Monitor Tuning Protocol, the PhantomFocus™ System, at Their Personal Studio, The Compound

Nashville, TN: “Damn you Carl Tatz? was the subject line of the email from Kyle Lehning to Carl Tatz after he implemented Lehning’s Dynaudio M3 main monitors with his widely heralded PhantomFocus™ System (PFS) monitor tuning protocol. “You made the Dyns sound so amazing, the consensus here is that we need you to PhantomFocus the ATC near fields now!?

Lehning, a multiple GRAMMY® winner, has been producer and engineer for country music icon Randy Travis throughout his career, with multiple gold and platinum awards to his credit. The head of Asylum Records through the 90s, he has continued to produce and record many artists over the more

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M3 (MUSIC MIX MOBILE) SHARES ITS EMMY® AWARDS WITH MANUFACTURER PARTNER WAVES AUDIO

— M3 shows its gratitude to Waves Audio for their long-time product and technical support —

M3 (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, has recently presented manufacturer partner Waves Audio with two EMMY® certificates for their long-time support, and to acknowledge their contributions in helping M3 garner two EMMY’s for their work on the 52nd Annual GRAMMY® Awards and 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert. The announcement comes on the heels of Waves, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, being informed that it will be presented with a prestigious Technical GRAMMY® Award during the GRAMMY Week celebration in February 2011.

“Since the very beginning, Waves has been a long-time supporter of our company,? stated Joel Singer, M3 Chief Engineer. “We wanted to ‘give something back’ and acknowledge their more

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EAW® Speaker Systems Chosen To Reinforce Pope Benedict XVI

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Whitinsville, MA, USA, January 19, 2011 – Barcelona, Spain-based production sound company FOCUS, S.A. provided a massive EAW® speaker system for the tens of thousands of people who recently turned out to witness Pope Benedict XVI consecrate the city’s renowned La Sagrada Familia church. FOCUS deployed the system, which included nearly 150 KF730 Compact Line Array Modules plus dozens of other EAW speakers. The system was powered by Lab.gruppen amplification with speaker management by EAW UX8800 and Lake LM 26 digital signal processors, in the main Plaza Gaudí and throughout the streets in the surrounding area.

The EAW speakers deployed at the Plaza Gaudí included 24 KF760 Long-Throw Line Array Modules, eight KF730 Compact Line Array Modules, eight KF650 Compact Array Loudspeakers and four KF750 High Output Array Loudspeakers, all under the control of four UX8800 more

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WHARFEDALE LOUDSPEAKERS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH MUSIC DIRECT, INC.

— Sound Import continues to expand Wharfedale’s presence in the U.S. and appoints leading audio retailer Music Direct, Inc. as its exclusive online/catalog reseller for its complete range of dynamic loudspeakers —

Hopedale, MA, January 3, 2011 — Sound Import, LLC in Hopedale, Massachusetts, exclusive U.S. distributor for the Wharfedale loudspeaker brand, is pleased to announce that Chicago-based audiophile retailer Music Direct, Inc. has been appointed as the exclusive online/catalog reseller for the complete range of Wharfedale dynamic loudspeakers. The announcement was made by Walter Schofield (Vice President of Sales and Marketing with Sound Import) and further underscores the ongoing expansion of Wharfedale in the U.S. market.

One of the preeminent audio retailers in the U.S., Music Direct sells audiophile hardware, audiophile music and analog gear including turntables, vinyl records, SACD, import and domestic vinyl and more. Jim Davis, founder and President of Music Direct stated, “Taking more

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WAVES AUDIO TO OFFER ATTRACTIVE NEW PRICES

KNOXVILLE, TN, January 3, 2011 — As part of an ongoing strategy to make its products more accessible and reach an even wider audience, Waves is announcing that they have released new, attractive pricing across their entire product line. This latest move joins the company’s other promotional activities such as free live events and online webinars which bring leading producers and engineers directly to the audio community.

In an era when hit singles and award-winning recordings are being created anywhere and everywhere, beginning January 2011, Waves is announcing price changes that are at an average of 40% lower then the 2010 price list MSRP. The freedom offered by today’s technology opens up a new world of unlimited creative possibilities and Waves is proud to be part of that world.

“In a market where innovation and creativity are a top priority, Waves continues to develop progressive sales and marketing more

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GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL ANNOUNCES NEW APOGEE ENSEMBLE SWEEPSTAKES GIVEAWAY

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— As part of its ongoing sweepstakes series, GC Pro highlights Apogee’s Ensemble, the first all-digitally controlled professional audio interface designed specifically for Mac®, a $1995.00 value—

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, January 3, 2011 — Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, announces the latest in its ongoing series of online sweepstakes at www.gcpro.com. The new contest is now live and will run through March 31, 2011, shortly after which a brand new contest will begin.

Several times a year, GC Pro management selects one particular product from a high-end gear manufacturer to feature on the website and give away as that sweepstakes prize. This newly announced sixth contest features Apogee’s Ensemble, the first multi-channel digital audio interface designed specifically for use with Macintosh® computers, a $1995.00 value. Ensemble is more

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