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Cool stuff from PSN's March Twitter Feed

By Clive Young. Here at PSN, we use Twitter, Facebook and our daily e-newsletter to share all the breaking news that appears on ProSoundNews.com. Our Twitter feed, however, provides a lot more than just headlines; we use it to share links to great stories at other sites, provide live coverage of events and conventions, offer the occasional audio insight, pass along some of the weird pro audio-related stuff that we come across on any given day, and more. If you visit ProSoundNews.com regularly, you've already read the stories and headlines, so here’s some PSN tweets from March 2010 that weren't headlines. Remember to follow us on Twitter at @ProSoundNews!
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By Clive Young.

Here at PSN, we use Twitter, Facebook and our daily e-newsletter to share all the breaking news that appears on ProSoundNews.com. Our Twitter feed, however, provides a lot more than just headlines; we use it to share links to great stories at other sites, provide live coverage of events and conventions, offer the occasional audio insight, pass along some of the weird pro audio-related stuff that we come across on any given day, and more. If you visit ProSoundNews.com regularly, you've already read the stories and headlines, so here’s some PSN tweets from March 2010 that weren't headlines. Remember to follow us on Twitter at @ProSoundNews!

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• Jazz Hip Hop pioneer Guru (Jazzmatazz 1-4) is in a coma following cardiac arrest. Dig his joyful classic, "No Time To Play" http://bit.ly/9TXTMP –Clive

• Baby video wins fair use battle against UMG: http://bit.ly/bOLw6H -Clive

• Cuyahoga Community College students to learn audio preservation in new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame archives http://bit.ly/aKwPBh #ProAudio

• EMI has sold Olympic Sound Studios (Stones/Led Zep stomping grounds) for £3.5m #ProAudio -Clive

• RT @AESorg #AES now taking exhibitor signups for #AES129 in San Francisco http://aes.org/events/129/exhibitors #ProAudio

• Today's the deadline for FCC Wireless legislation comments; get your views to them today! http://bit.ly/c8g9Lq #ProAudio

• Not audio, just cool: Time-lapse video of NYC, done in Tilt-Shift, so real places look like dioramas http://vimeo.com/9679622 -Clive

• Nice profile of Bill Chrysler, John Mayer's monitor engineer, in Grand Haven Tribunehttp://bit.ly/d1DEQ0 #ProAudio -Clive

• T-Bone Wolk, great bassist for Hall & Oates/SNL, passed away. Interview with him in PSN 11/09 issue: http://bit.ly/aEs7Wx #ProAudio -Clive

• Remember when rock was, you know, dangerous? Not anymore: Slash to design Dora the Explorer Backpack http://bit.ly/dBnh04 -Clive

• Gregory Trojan, President/COO of @GuitarCenter, named to Domino's Pizza board of directors http://bit.ly/bCsJBj #ProAudio -Clive

• Apparently it's National Procrastination Week: http://bit.ly/aeohBL I bet it was originally supposed to be last week... -Clive

• Irish Times op-ed piece on working as a female FOH engineer http://bit.ly/bg7gWV #ProAudio -Clive

• Getting ready to visit the guys from Skan PA at MSG and see what they have going on with the Muse tour -Clive

• Let's hear it for Oscar nominees for sound | CNET News http://bit.ly/aTwPTi

• Now THIS is COOL! Record grooves under an electron microscope http://bit.ly/aA17dK #ProAudio -Clive

• Here's a 2/19 NY Times story on why they felt The Hurt Locker should win Best Sound Oscars http://nyti.ms/bxMcBb #ProAudio -Clive

• RT @AESorg read about the history of digital audio in this #AES Journal article: http://tinyurl.com/aeshistdigaud #ProAudio

• Barclays Center, the Brooklyn arena opening in 2012, has new renderings, including a concert pic http://bit.ly/3a9xJl #ProAudio -Clive

• RT @shureinc: Shure, NHCA share results hearing tests from AES; engineers at greater risk of hearing loss http://bit.ly/dxrOC8 #ProAudio

• Not audio-related, just cool: an iPhone icon magnet set http://bit.ly/apMACr -Clive

• Lifehacker covers cleaning your earbuds for better sound and hygiene today http://bit.ly/au7AvN Any extra advice, #ProAudio pros? -Clive

• Interesting NY Times piece on the challenges of archiving the Grateful Dead's ephemera for posterity: http://nyti.ms/bhr1J8 -Clive

• Charlie Wicks, founder/owner/CEO of Pro Co Sound, has died due to complications from Cancer http://bit.ly/cmXGhg  -Clive #ProAudio

• British Put Teeth in Anti-Piracy Proposal - NYTimes.com http://nyti.ms/ba5dK5

• I've heard of getting speakers through the mail, but making them out of the mail is something else entirely: http://bit.ly/bLIqqo -Clive #ProAudio

• Digging the new Guitar Player issue (@guitarplayernow). The eyepoppin', info-drenched redesign is sweet -Clive

• @ProAudioReview (our sister magazine) is now on Facebook: Give 'em a visit at http://bit.ly/csHa44 -Clive #ProAudio

• FCC releases its National Broadband Plan, discusses spectrum reallocation; you can get the FCC summary at http://bit.ly/9VqmJt -Clive #ProAudio

• RT @bwerde Is it a metaphor that the whole tech biz is at SxSW Interactive, leaves and THEN the music biz arrives?

• RT @midasmixing New PRO6 training dates in Spain announced http://www.midasconsoles.com/pro6-training-courses-spain.php

• Alex Chilton of Big Star died yesterday at 59 due to heart problems: http://bit.ly/9ZvDFJ This is very sad news... -Clive

• Logic Pro, Express updated to 9.1.1 http://bit.ly/cnDQ8s #ProAudio -Clive

• Video of Guns n Roses' stage in Rio collapsing in a violent storm, shot backstage 3/14/10 by opener's drummer--yikes! http://bit.ly/dtjSwX -Clive

• Video: Vinyl record's cool packaging turns into instant cardboard turntable http://bit.ly/cULHXw Odd but cute. #ProAudio -Clive

• L.A. band tries to cash in with free monthly album - Yahoo! News http://bit.ly/cVpBxM#ProAudio -Clive

• Ottawa newspaper takes a local look at the comeback of vinyl records: Vinyl passé? Not anymore http://bit.ly/dckTeg#ProAudio -Clive

• RT @Pollstar Carrie Underwood tour gear truck crashed Sat. http://tinyurl.com/ygowlnm Scary how often this has happened recently #ProAudio -Clive

• RT @wax_fm: Record Story Day 2010 Special Releases http://bit.ly/doxDhZ (Huge list this year!) -Clive

• Gamble + Huff speak in court against man accused of torching their legendary studio http://bit.ly/ber3RJ#ProAudio -Clive

• Big news from Frankfurt ProLight & Sound is small, at least for consoles. New Soundcraft and DiGiCo desks were crowd draws -FW

• Where that FB link from PAR was headed: Tonelux is now a PMI Audio brand. Paul Wolff isn't going anywhere but back to the design bench. -FW

• RT @bearweaseldean I wonder how many music critics who harp on about analog gear work on typewriters?

• Fascinating video on the history of London Pirate Radio, visiting rusting WWII floating forts and more! http://bit.ly/ckJPrp