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HOT HOLIDAY DEALS ON METRIC HALO +DSP

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HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 2010: While some folks hope for warm slippers this holiday season and others wish most ardently for the latest handheld electronics to beam joy into their pockets, the pro audio enthusiast dreams bigger. The good people at Metric Halo understand, and they have announced deep price cuts on a range of +DSP licenses for Metric Halo’s revered interfaces so that gift givers can give more freely. But the givers had best get on it – THE SALE ENDS ON JANUARY 7th, just in time for a long, cold winter. Won’t it be nice to warm up with a frothy cup of cinnamon swirl DSP?

But seriously, Metric Halo interfaces are cherished not only for their first-rate preamps and refreshingly transparent AD and DA conversion, but also for their powerful DSP capabilities. With the +DSP option, more

METRIC HALO RELEASES FREE UPGRADE (v5.4) FOR MIO CONSOLE SOFTWARE

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HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 2010: Metric Halo, maker of top-tier pro audio interfaces, announces a significant upgrade to its Mobile I/O software, which is freely available for download at the company’s website, www.mhlabs.com. The MIO Console software, which runs on a Macintosh computer, provides a virtual console that configures and controls all internal routing and DSP within Metric Halo’s family of FireWire hardware interfaces. Version 5.4 adds support for infrared remote control and demos of Metric Halo’s popular +DSP upgrade and plug-ins, along with a large number of smaller tweaks and improvements. Most importantly, however, version 5.4 takes MIO’s industry-leading reliability and makes it even more bulletproof.

MIO Console v5.4 breathes life into the infrared receiver on the front panel of the ULN-8 and LIO-8 hardware interfaces, allowing users to control input gains, listening levels, and more using a more

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PETER STENGAARD SELECTS ATC MONITORS AND BOCK MICROPHONES TO RECORD NEW DONNA SUMMER SONGS

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 2010: Beginning with a string of hits in the 1970s that earned her the title “Queen of Disco,” Donna Summer has earned seventeen Grammy nominations and five wins throughout her career. Her latest chart-topper, 2010′s “To Paris with Love” came on the heels of her performance at The Nobel Peace Prize Concert in honor of President Obama and marks her fifth decade in the limelight. Danish producer, engineer, and songwriter Peter Stengaard (Pussycat Dolls, Jojo, Diane Warren) produced the song using his ATC active monitors to ensure translation wherever the song is played, be it a giant club system or a tiny pair of ear buds. For his forthcoming work with Summer, Stengaard is using a BOCK 507 large diaphragm condenser microphone together with the ATC monitors to highlight the magic of Summer’s timeless voice.

Access to Stengaard’s private home studio comes with his more

Recording Industry Leaders Acknowledge ADAM SX Series Monitors

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Anaheim, CA––TEC award winning studio designer and architect John Storyk and multi-platinum record producer Michael Wagener recently hailed the most sophisticated expression of ADAM Audio’s technology, the SX Series.
Storyk, whose 40-year design career spans everything from Electric Lady Studios to the studios at Jazz At Lincoln Center and audio production facilities for many of the Art Institutes across the country said, “Clarity and accuracy are the words I’d use to describe ADAM and the SX Series. Plus there’s a family of speakers where the translation from smaller to larger models is comfortable and seamless.
“Customer support from ADAM has always been very good, as is their quality control,? he added. “When we specify their speakers, they always arrive as advertised, which is important for commercial style installs such as the Art Institutes.?
Michael Wagener, legendary producer of acts such as Dokken, Motley Crüe, Metallica, King’s X, Janet Jackson, more

HOSA TECHNOLOGY APPOINTS MARTINEZ EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

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Image of Mayumi Martinez.

Buena Park, CA – December 2010 … Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and distributor of Da-Cappo Micro Microphones throughout the Americas, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mayumi Martinez to the newly created position of Executive Vice President. Martinez’ appointment is intended to prepare the company for the next generation of leadership as founding President Sho Sato transitions to retirement. Her appointment took effect in December 2010. more

Rycote to design custom shock mounts for Milab Microphones

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Helsingborg, Sweden/Stroud, UK – Milab Microphones is proud to announce a collaboration with Rycote, the British manufacturer of industry-standard microphone windshields and suspensions. The first fruit of this closer working relationship is a custom version of the Rycote InVision USM (Universal Studio Mount) suspension for the Milab SRND 360 surround microphone, and further Milab-specific Rycote products are currently at the design stage.

To fit the large 60mm barrel of the Milab SRND 360, Rycote designed a modified version of the USM — the standard version accommodates any large-diaphragm microphone from 18 to 55mm in diameter.

At the heart of the USM, the microphone mounting ring is acoustically decoupled from the rest of the suspension by the use of Rycote’s patented vibration-resistant Lyre clips. Made from a non-elasticated thermoplastic which can be bent more

Galaxy Audio Continues to Grow Its Wireless

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Whether it’s one of the 3 Wireless Personal Monitors, or 4 Wireless Microphone Systems, Galaxy Audio has been growing in the wireless products category. In 2011, Galaxy Audio plans to continue this growth by adding new models in both categories. more

Studio 108 Collaborates With Burford Advertising On An Innovative Cross-Platform Campaign For Childsavers

The Four Spots Integrate a Seamless Bridge From A Tradition Broadcast Commercial
To A Web Spot That Delivers A Long-Form Documentary-Style Story

Recentlyh Studio 108, the full-service production, editorial, and audio company, joined forces with Burford Advertising to create an inventive series of two-part, cross-platform spots for Childsavers, a non-profit dedicated to helping children with developmental and emotional issues.

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The idea was very innovative,? notes Studio 108 director, Jack Hartmann. “The first component is a TV spot that sets up a story about a child facing a specific challenge – such as dealing with the loss of a parent, abuse, etc. Then, at the end of the TV spot the viewer is prompted to go to childsavers.org to see the rest of the story. The long-form website spot opens with the TV commercial, and then continues – in the same documentary style – following the child’s more

Audinate’s Dante on Peter Gabriel New Blood, Scratch My Back Tour

Portland, OR.- November 23, 2010

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-The Peter Gabriel “New Blood, Scratch My Back Tour? is nothing less than spectacular. For this tour it’s only Peter, and a 54 piece orchestra. No drums, no guitars. Peter and the New Blood Orchestra performed cover songs to sellouts at amphitheaters and arenas throughout Europe this spring and fall. It’s easy to understand why Peter and his artistic style keep gaining popularity over all these years. From a tour production standpoint, it’s also easy to see why Audinate’s popular digital media networking technology Dante™, was chosen by Brit Row Productions.

Because of the complexities of delivering an even orchestral sound to large arena audiences, a number of finely controlled zones were required. Richard Sharrat, FOH engineer for the tour, used 9 sends from the Digico SD-7 to Dante enable products. In order to more

FLYING DANLEY LOUDSPEAKERS HOOK FISHHAWK FELLOWSHIP CHURCH

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LITHIA, FLORIDA: Fishhawk Fellowship Church (FFC) brings a contemporary worship style to its 400-seat sanctuary and a welcoming attitude that has drawn together a devout community of worshipers from the Tampa suburb of Lithia, Florida. Like so many mid-sized churches, FFC went in for a “one size fits all” sound system many years ago that, predictably, would have been more truthfully described as a “doesn’t fit at all” sound system. FFC called on Christian Sound Installation (CSI), a Tampa-based AV design and installation firm to remedy their woes. CSI in turn called on a full complement of Danley Sound Labs loudspeakers, subwoofers, stage monitors, amplifiers, and DSP to deliver coverage that is uniform, audible-range fidelity that is musical, and bass that warms the soul.

“They were having all kinds of problems with the old system. It was a mess,” said Paul Garner, founder and president of more

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