Tweet Nothings: Pro Sound News’ January 2011 Twitter Feed

2/8/2011 12:20:30 PM
By PSN Staff

2010-05-10-twitterBy Clive Young.

Every month, Pro Sound News gathers up its Twitter “tweets” from the previous calendar page and presents them on our blog for your reading pleasure. In January, we covered everything from NAMM factoids to the vintage mics used in The King’s Speech. Most of PSN's tweets are our daily headlines on this website, but this list collects everything else we posted. The best way to enjoy our Twitter feed, of course, is to follow us at

RT @nowhears: A fast way to ruin your hearing: Drive a convertible. @Telegraph (via @sepulchra)

On the PSN Blog: Five Fingers Vs. Pro Audio

Japan bassist Mick Karn dies - Sad news -Clive

How many songs do you "own"? ~ Size of the Average Music Library: 7,160 Songs (via @grownfolksmusic)

Today's Mac App Store intro seen as "the beginning of the death of packaged software" - MacWorld -Clive

Music Producers Guild Awards 2011 have changed venue, will be held at Café de Paris, London #ProAudio -Clive

USB 3.0 could soon get a big extension - Enterprise Infrastructure Possible #ProAudio -Clive

NPR interview on the story behind rescuing and restoring a lost Duke Ellington classic: #ProAudio #Recording -Clive

Nice run down of good, common-sense advice for attending Winter NAMM next week - Leave a Tip -Clive

RT @MusicHerstory Catch @IncredibleLAGO, guest speaker for WOMAN BEHIND THE CONSOLE: Inside the process, Jan. 14 at the NAMM show!

RT @AvidProTools Pro Tools 9.0.1 Now Available. For owners of PT9 & PT HD 9. Download, installation instructions on Avid Knowledge Base:

Nice profile of small New Jersey hip-hop studio IGM Recording - -Clive

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch beats cancer (via @spinmagazine)

Were cassette tapes the MP3s of their time? - CNET News -Clive

Repurposed wireless mic packaging; why recycle when you can reuse? -Clive

Relics Reborn - Truly gorgeous vintage ribbon mic photos! #ProAudio #Recording -Clive

We hit 3,000 followers today!

Sony closes CD plant - CNET News #ProAudio -Clive

Ribbon Mics: Audio Icon You Can Build in Your Garage - More of Wired's sudden infatuation #ProAudio -Clive

Legendary producer Steve Lillywhite to work on Spider-Man music, live mix, album - #ProAudio -Clive

Last day of NAMM--take a break at catch Pro Audio Review contributor Russ Long at Noon in the H.O.T. Zone talking about Mixing In The Box!

Going to NAMM today? Check out PSN contributor/3 Doors Down engineer Jason Spence in the H.O.T. Zone at 1:45 discussing live vocal miking!

Lisa Loeb playing at NAMM through a Fishman portable PA.

NAMM was excellent; saw lots of #ProAudio gear hitting this spring, our H.O.T. Zone events were great and the industry is looking up!

NAMM set a new attendance record: 90,114 visitors, up 3 percent over 2010. Also, it had 1,417 exhibitors, 247 of them brand new. -Clive

RT @Pollstar: Producer Nile Rodgers underwent radical surgery for cancer earlier this month.

Don Kirshner, songwriter and producer, dies - Variety -Clive

Set for METAlliance In Session in NYC yet? Register by 1/23, get a free JBL room calibration kit + more #ProAudio

Global 2010 recorded music sales fall about 9 percent - Yahoo! News -Clive

Profile of Max Mathews, first person to write music software--in 1957! - #ProAudio -Clive

BBC producing documentary on legendary Beatles producer George Martin -Clive

Is YouTube Bad for Music? -

RT @ratsoundsystems Rat just left on tour with Avenged Sevenfold with Midas Pro 6, @l_acoustics K1 and Kara and then @easternacoustic MW15's for support acts

From the PSN Blog: What Song is the "Freebird" of Pro Audio? /blog/34214 #ProAudio #LiveSound -Clive

Audiovox to buy Klipsch - CNET News -Clive

Paul Mac of PSN sister mag Audio Media wrote a mixing videogame, Fader Bash, enroute to NAMM! Try it: #ProAudio -Clive

Interesting piece for vocalists on how to work with live and studio engineers - TC Helicon #ProAudio #Recording -Clive

Our blog post on top songs for testing PAs was a hit--lots of reader reponse Share your faves! #ProAudio -Clive

Listening Room Lets You Share Music in Real-Time Across the Web Cool music hang or piracy in a new form? -Clive

Newport Festivals To Go Nonprofit - Pollstar -Clive

The @Dallas_Observer profiles 24-year-old female FOH engineer Katie Karch #ProAudio #LiveSound -Clive

Wolfgang's Vault buys Paste Magazine (via @milkmoney) -Clive

TEC Awards auctioning a Rick Turner Renaissance M1 Guitar signed by Lindsey Buckingman Wish I was rich... -Clive

Phil Spector Documentary Reveals his Agony and Ecstasy - Spinner Canada -Clive

RT @urbanaudiopro Using @yamahacommaudio m7cl with stagemix on ipad for tna wrestling. Awesome remote mixing right from the ring side!

Noted film composer John Barry dies - -Clive

Avant-garde composer/pioneer synthesizer developer Milton Babbitt dies at 94 - Yahoo! News -Clive

Secretly Recorded Roommate Rants Spawn Sundance Film Unsure if this is intriguing...or legal -Clive

The King's Speech used vintage royal microphones - Yahoo! News

FCC takes steps to free up wireless spectrum - CNET News

Hip hop/turntablist pioneer DJ Kool Herc 'very sick,' has no health insurance, can't afford surgery - NY Daily News

How are groundhogs going to tell us if there's 6 more weeks of winter if they have to dig up through 10 feet of ice first? -Clive

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