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Monday November 13, 2017. 06:00 AM
DFL subsidiary Sportcast, which produces Germany’s Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 soccer matches, has launched a new audio production system that combines technology from Lawo and ChyronHego.
By Rob Tavaglione. I know that I’ve been asked no less than a hundred times, “Can you make it sound like it’s on a scratchy old record?” I’ve often skirted the somewhat clichéd or cheeky request by saying, “I can add some static, but it’s hard to make it sound ...
Thursday November 9, 2017. 07:39 PM
The Focusrite Plug-in Collective has teamed with plug-in company Applied Acoustics Systems to offer Session Bundle for free until December 8, 2017.
IK Multimedia has announced worldwide availability of the iRig Mic HD 2 ($129), reportedly the “only handheld digital microphone featuring high definition audio quality up to 24-bit/96 kHz, a low noise preamp, a gold-sputtered electret condenser capsule and onboard...
New Covenant Christian Ministries recently worked with dB Integrations of Gainesville, Georgia to update its audio system with a variety of new mixers from Allen & Heath covering FOH, broadcast and personal monitoring.
Joey McCloud, aka Joey Mack, and podcasting partner JDub have upped their game with new equipment from Tascam, including interfaces, mics and headphones.
Bittree, manufacturer of pro-grade audio, video and data patching systems, has announced the second product in its new ProStudio series of “premium-quality yet affordable” audio patchbays, touts the firm. Complementing the recently-introduced ProStudio 4825F compact...
By Steve Harvey. Next year will mark the fortieth anniversary of the first commercially produced 10-slot powered 500 series module rack. Commonly known as the “lunchbox,” the rack has spawned an industry, inspiring everyone from boutique operations working out of garages ...
NORTHBROOK, IL—Based in an affluent Chicago suburb, Artists of the Industry (AOFTHEI) is a burgeoning creative content agency and production studio with a variety of approaches to music and artist development up its sleeve.
At age 76, David Crosby’s work has spanned multiple generations—notably as a founding member of quintessential rock acts The Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young—whose music has permeated the very fabric of American culture.
Unveiled at the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, the TG 500 wireless system series is an affordable and flexible wireless collection from renowned German pro audio manufacturer beyerdynamic.
For those unfamiliar with the Bit-tree brand of patchbays, it is worth noting that the company’s founder, CEO Glenn Garrard, got his start in the music industry by building and maintaining speakers and tape machines for Detroit’s Motown Records alongside the illustrious...
Wednesday November 8, 2017. 01:03 PM
Noted Swedish engineer/producer Tobias Lindell (Europe, HammerFall) has joined forces with pro audio design legend Paul Wolff (API, Slate Pro Audio) on a “complete console channel strip” module for the 500 Series format, the WL-3 ($1,199).
By Strother Bullins. Twenty-five years ago, R.E.M.’s eighth studio album—the monumental Automatic For The People—was released. On November 10, Craft Recordings will reissue the classic 1992 album in a variety of remastered formats, the most elaborate of which—the...
The hit musical Hamilton remains one of the hottest theatrical properties on Broadway, and while it may detail Alexander Hamilton’s life during the Revolutionary War against the U.K., the show will debut in London next month.
By Rob Tavaglione. At first look, Blue’s Baby Bottle SL doesn’t look like much of a “baby”—that is, until you compare it to its behemoth predecessor, The Bottle. I’ve reviewed The Bottle, and it is indeed a testament to “no holds barred engineering.” It’s...
By Steve Harvey. The team behind New York’s Mercury Lounge and Bowery Ballroom opened a new music venue in downtown Los Angeles in September. The 275-capacity Moroccan Lounge features installed audio and lighting production packages that belie its small size, including a...
Tuesday November 7, 2017. 06:17 PM
The Texas Union Theater at University of Texas in Austin recently got an audio update, designed and installed by Ford Audio-Video Systems.
At this time of year, many cities with a bustling downtown area decorate for the holiday season, aiming to ensure shoppers have a great time. The City of Rochester in Michigan has done that too, but it upped the ante by having Grand Rapids Waves Solutions install a custom...
By Lowell Greenblatt. While most tours are booked so that a production has time to find its groove before playing a high-profile New York gig, Arcade Fire’s Infinite Content tour hit Madison Square Garden only four shows into its North American run. Nonetheless, the...
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