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BUY A BOCK 151 AND GET $300

bock_151.JPGLAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 2010: For a limited time (July 1 through August 31, 2010) all purchases of BOCK 151 large-diaphragm vocal condensers made from authorized U.S. dealers are eligible for a $300 rebate from TransAudio Group, BOCK Audio’s worldwide distributor. There has never been a better time to add the lush vocal capture of the BOCK 151 to your sonic repertoire. TransAudio’s substantial, limited-time rebate is an opportunity to be seized!

Built in the sonic image of the BOCK 251, the BOCK 151 uses a handmade German capsule, a hand-wound vintage-style transformer, a NOS tube, and a handmade power supply. It includes a brite/normal switch for added versatility. Most importantly, the BOCK 151 delivers that indescribable sound of the truly great vocal mics at a fraction of the cost. What was already one of the greatest values in high-end vocal mics is even better with this rebate! more

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API NERFS AGAIN

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Already known for designing some of the world’s most wonderful-sounding analog processors and consoles, API Audio is also building a reputation for serving up fantastic food at the Audio Masters Golf Tournament. “We supplied golfers and spectators at Hole 16 with fresh, jumbo, lump, Maryland crab cake slammers said API sales director (and amateur chef) Dan Zimbelman. API president Larry Droppa and API salesman Mark Seman (pictured) assisted. API also contributed to the event, held in Nashville in support of NERF (Nashville Engineers Relief Fund) May 27-28, with a raffle for two API 7600 channel strips won by Mark Miller and Andrew Mendelson.

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API DELIVERS THE 10,000th 512C MIC PRE

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JESSUP, MARYLAND – JUNE 2010: A direct descendent of Saul Walker’s original 1967 design, the API 512C modular mic preamp embodies the legendary API sound and has been a mainstay of engineers for over three decades. Coming on the heels of API’s 40th anniversary and the delivery of the 100th 1608 console, the company recently celebrated another milestone: delivery of the 10,000th 512C. To mark the event, API president Larry Droppa dropped a note inside the 10,000th box. Toronto-based guitarist and composer Brian Legere received the unit, the note, and – complements of API – API 512C number 10,001! more

HardWire® Adds To Lineup With New TR-7 Tremolo/Rotary Extreme Performance Pedal

HardWire®, a leading manufacturer of guitar pedals, is introducing the new TR-7 Tremolo/Rotary Pedal at the 2010 Summer NAMM® Show in Nashville, Tennessee. The TR-7 is a true stereo tremolo, rotary, and vibrato pedal, which offers effects ranging from traditional tremolo to a highly detailed rotary cabinet simulator. It also features true stereo I/O, allowing for complex connections and sounds with extreme flexibility. more

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DigiTech® Introduces New BP90 Bass Multi-Effects Processor

DigiTech, a leading manufacturer of guitar and bass processors, today introduced the new BP90 Bass Multi-Effects Processor at the 2010 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, Tennessee. The BDP90 is powered by the AudioDNA® 2 processor and gives players digital representation of their favorite vintage, modern, and boutique equipment including stompboxes, amplifiers, cabinets, modulation effects, delays, reverbs, and even special effects such as the legendary Whammy™. more

TV5’s Cable Viewers Reap The Benefits of Better Audio Thanks To Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ Technology

Philippines-based television network Associated Broadcasting Company (TV5) has installed Jünger Audio’s LEVEL MAGIC™ technology to balance the audio transmissions it is sending to various cable operators throughout the country.

Currently owned by MediaQuest Holdings Inc., a subsidiary of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, TV5 has recently undergone a complete re-branding which has resulted in a substantially increased audience share. It now has more than 11% of the market, making it the third largest station in the Philippines. more

TRANSAUDIO GROUP ADDS PRO AUDIO GURU MARK HORNSBY AS MARKETING AND PROJECT MANAGER

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JUNE 2010: TransAudio Group, boutique distributor of the recording industry’s best-of-the-best equipment, announces the addition of Mark Hornsby, a producer and engineer at the top of his field, to the position of marketing and project manager. Hornsby will help users understand what sets TransAudio Group’s manufacturers apart via multifarious routes, including in-the-field seminars, skilled trade show efforts, and product demonstrations, both live and online. Hornsby will remain in the pro audio hotbed of Nashville to continue his diversity of work as a producer, engineer, consultant, lecturer, and writer, based out of Java Jive Studio. more

DANLEY INTRODUCES THE JERICHO HORN ANOTHER SUPERIOR ALTERNATIVE TO LINE ARRAYS

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GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA – JUNE 2010: Spurred by the success of and accolades for its GH-60 Genesis Horn, which delivers on the promised benefits of the line array without the line array’s significant shortcomings, Danley Sound Labs will introduce the much higher output/full-range response – Jericho Horn – at InfoComm. The Jericho Horn is built upon the same three patent-pending technologies – Synergy Horn, Paraline, and Shaded Amplitude Lens – that marked a new beginning for the industry in the Genesis Horn. It uses six 18-inch low-frequency drivers, six 6-inch mid-frequency drivers, and two 4-inch two-way high-frequency drivers, making it a true four-way design of biblical dimensions. Users will have the option of adding 20,000 Watts of self-power and/or user-adjustable DSP. more

Point Source Audio™ Extends Power of the “Unbreakable Boom? for Only $49 More

CO-6 Earset Microphone

New CO-6 Speech Optimized Earset Microphone with Bendable Boom

Novato, Calif. — Point Source Audio, manufacturer of the unique bendable boom ear worn microphone—known as the “toughest? ear-worn microphone in the industry—is launching the CO-6 model earset microphone with the upgraded bendable boom feature for only $49 more. Like its sister CO-5 model, the new CO-6 version features equivalent speech optimized characteristics at maximum 125dB SPL, but now includes all the premium attributes that come with the celebrated “unbreakable boom.? InfoComm visitors are invited to test the “unbreakable boom? at the Point Source Audio Booth C6741 at Infocomm 2010 in Las Vegas. more

SEAN GOULD PLUGS INTO METRIC HALO CHANNELSTRIP WITH HEY MONDAY AND WE THE KINGS

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HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – MAY 2010: Prolific recording and mixing engineer and guitarist Sean Gould works with some of the greatest up-and-coming and established acts in the music industry through his close association with renowned production team S*A*M and Sluggo. His most recent projects have included We The Kings Smile Kid, Metro Station “Shake It,” Train Save Me, San Francisco, Boys Like Girls Love Drunk, and Uncle Kracker Happy Hour. The list would resonate loudly in any hipster’s soul – and it goes on and on and on! Gould relies heavily on Metric Halo ChannelStrip, a multi-platform plug-in that combines equalization, dynamics, and precision delay, to turn out stellar results on short deadlines. more

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