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GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL’S FIRST GCPRO.COM SWEEPSTAKES WINNER IS LOVING HIS SSL XLOGIC ALPHA CHANNEL

Alpha Channel WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, November 17, 2009 — Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, recently announced the winner in its inaugural online sweepstakes at www.gcpro.com. Taylor Feldpausch of East Lansing, Michigan, was randomly selected among the entrant pool to receive a Solid State Logic XLogic Alpha Channel, a $995.00 value. This unit offers state-of-the-art analog channel processing for any audio workstation; professional mic preamp with line and instrument level switching; studio-class EQ, Filter and Limiter; Variable Harmonic Drive (in other words, a “time machine? of distortion characteristics); and analog or digital outputs direct to users’ workstations. more

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GENELEC CUSTOM INSTALLATION TURNS A RESIDENTIAL MEDIA ROOM INTO A SOUNDSTAGE

Laba1 — A combination of Genelec AIW25 Active In-Wall Loudspeakers, AIC25 Active In-Ceiling Loudspeakers and the 5041A Active In-Wall Subwoofer provides powerful sound in an aesthetically pleasing architectural design —

NATICK, MA, November 16, 2009 — Genelec Inc., the pioneer in Active Monitoring technology for three decades, is also a leader in high-quality, discreet, low-profile in-wall and in-ceiling loudspeaker design. This was illustrated by a recent installation for an upscale residential media room in the Los Angeles area that used three Genelec AIW25 Active In-Wall Loudspeakers as the LCR array, a pair of AIC25 Active In-Ceiling Loudspeakers as the surround channels and a 5041A Active In-Wall Subwoofer to complete a surround sound system that exceeds the standards of even a system using external components. more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA PROVIDES MICROPHONE SOLUTIONS FOR 2009 CMA AWARDS

2009 AT CMAs— Leading music mixers and award-winning performers again pick A-T for sound quality and reliability —

STOW, OH, November 13, 2009 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, is celebrating its 16th year of supporting the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards by providing an extensive selection of vocal and instrument microphones for its annual awards show. The 43rd Annual CMA Awards aired live in 5.1-channel surround sound Wednesday, November 11th, on the ABC Television Network from the Sommet Center in Nashville, and featured over 250 Audio-Technica microphones, including an impressive array of hard-wired mics and Artist Elite® 5000 Series UHF Wireless Systems. Audio-Technica was chosen to provide its clear and consistent quality for this star-studded live broadcast, for performers ranging from some of country music’s biggest stars to pop More…and rock acts on show-stopping collaborations. more

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MUSIC MIX MOBILE CHOOSES GENELEC DSP MONITORS FOR 2009 CMA AWARDS SHOW LIVE BROADCAST

2009 CMAs— With newly-expanded operations, Music Mix Mobile’s John Harris and Jay Vicari handle 5.1 surround audio broadcast, utilizing Genelec DSP Active Monitors —

NATICK, MA, November 12, 2009 — 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 Wednesday, November 11, 2009, Music Mix Mobile was charged with capturing and mixing the music audio for the 43rd annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, broadcast live in 5.1 on ABC-TV from the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee. more

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MIX/POST ENGINEER JEFF LARGENT RELIES ON GENELEC SE™ DSP MONITORING SYSTEM FOR HIS MIXOLOGY STUDIO

— Mixology Studio owner and Berklee instructor Jeff Largent knows his mixes translate well from his personal studio space to the dub stage thanks to the SE DSP monitoring system —

— Genelec’s AutoCal™ room calibration software offers even the most compact mixing space highly accurate monitoring —

NATICK, MA, November 10, 2009 — The SE™ (Small Environments) DSP Monitoring System from Genelec, the world leader in Active Monitoring technology, is designed to solve many of the acoustic problems associated with small recording and mixing environments. And that’s just what it’s done for Mixology, the personal studio of Jeff Largent, a Boston-area audio post professional and an instructor at the famous Berklee College of Music. Largent needed a compact but highly accurate monitoring system for his studio, and Genelec’s SE DSP Monitoring System was the perfect solution. more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA OFFERS WIRELESS REBATES

— Rebates are available for Audio-Technica’s 4000 Series, 3000 Series or 2000 Series Wireless Systems in the U.S. October 1, 2009, through December 31, 2009 —

STOW, OH, November 9, 2009 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, is offering the “Experience More Freedom Rebate? on the following professional wireless systems: 4000 Series, 3000 Series and 2000 Series Wireless Systems, through December 31, 2009. All end-users who purchase these products from an authorized U.S. A-T dealer between October 1 and December 31, 2009, will be eligible for either a $40.00 rebate on the 4000 Series, a $30.00 rebate on the 3000 Series, or a $20.00 rebate on the 2000 Series. more

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Audio-Technica Extends Warranty for All 40 Series Microphones

— New 5-year warranty now comes standard with all A-T 40 Series mics —

STOW, OH, November 5, 2009 — As part of its unparalleled dedication to its end users and confidence in its products, Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, is extending the warranty on its entire acclaimed line of 40 Series microphones. Effective immediately, all 40 Series microphones purchased through an authorized U.S. A-T dealer now come standard with a 5-year warranty. Recent purchases from authorized U.S. A-T dealers, going back to January 1, 2009, are also covered retroactively by this extended warranty. more

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Peavey Electronics Chooses Waves MaxxAudio Sound Enhancement Technology for Its IPR Series Power Amplifiers

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Pictured L-R: Fred Poole, Senior Manager of Product Development at Peavey Electronics, and Tomer Elbaz, General Manager of Waves Audio Semiconductor and Licensing Division

— Industry leader implements Waves pro audio algorithms for enhanced low-end frequency reproduction —

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, November 5, 2009 — The CE Division of Waves, the industry leader in professional audio digital signal processing technologies, heard on hit records, major motion pictures and popular video games the world over, and Peavey Electronics, one of the world’s largest audio equipment manufacturers, announce a new collaborative project resulting in the launch of the Peavey IPR Series of power amplifiers, which uses Waves’ acclaimed MX5010 semiconductor. MX5010 features such proprietary Waves technologies as MaxxBass® Bass Extension, MaxxTreble™ High Frequency Enhancement, 7-Band Paragraphic MaxxEQ™, MaxxStereo™, MaxxVolume™ Level Control and much more. more

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Carl Tatz Design Will Be On Site at the 127 AES Convention in NYC, Providing Information on Its Highly Praised PhantomFocus System™ Monitor Tuning Protocol

Nashville, TN – Critically acclaimed studio designer Carl Tatz of the Carl Tatz Design firm will be appearing at the 127th AES Convention in New York City, showcasing and answering inquires about the PhantomFocus System™ monitor tuning protocol. Quickly becoming the new standard for monitoring excellence in the Nashville pro audio scene with over 40 systems implemented and counting, the PhantomFocus System is a custom turnkey solution for studios desiring the highest level of monitoring accuracy in their control room environment.

The PhantomFocus System promise – any monitors in any room – best explains that the user is free to choose whatever monitors he or she prefers and that they will be optimized far beyond any DSP technology or method available now and in the distant future.

“Great speakers in a great room do not equal great monitoring.? Carl Tatz, who is responsible for some of the more

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GENELEC MONITORING LETS JEFFERY ALAN JONES COVER ALL THE BASES, FROM MUSIC TO MOVIES TO VIDEO GAMES

Jeffery Jones— Composer, sound designer and producer for high-profile projects says that Genelec speakers give him the consistency and reliably great sound that lets him cut easily across media and genres —

NATICK, MA, September 28, 2009 — If a music dictionary sought to define the word “eclectic,? it would do well to simply refer to Jeffery Alan Jones. The composer, arranger, pianist, producer and sound designer has enjoyed a successful and varied career. He has been involved with music and sound for feature films, including The Gold Retrievers, featuring Billy Zane and Steve Guttenberg, Man Woman Film starring Cameron Diaz and The Seamstress, featuring Lance Henrikson. more

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