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Tweet Nothings: Pro Sound News’ January 2011 Twitter Feed

By 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 www.twitter.com/prosoundnews.
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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 www.twitter.com/prosoundnews.

RT @nowhears: A fast way to ruin your hearing: Drive a convertible. @Telegraphhttp://ow.ly/3yEAf (via @sepulchra)

On the PSN Blog: Five Fingers Vs. Pro Audio http://bit.ly/iitdqu

Japan bassist Mick Karn dies - NME.comhttp://bit.ly/hTZPPx Sad news -Clive

How many songs do you "own"? ~ Size of the Average Music Library: 7,160 Songs http://ht.ly/3ySLK (via @grownfolksmusic)

Today's Mac App Store intro seen as "the beginning of the death of packaged software" - MacWorldhttp://bit.ly/hyuUS9 -Clive

Music Producers Guild Awards 2011 have changed venue, will be held at Café de Paris, London http://bit.ly/brjIK2 #ProAudio -Clive

USB 3.0 could soon get a big extension - Enterprise Infrastructurehttp://bit.ly/hU8F7f Possible #ProAudio -Clive

NPR interview on the story behind rescuing and restoring a lost Duke Ellington classic: http://n.pr/ibH9fZ #ProAudio #Recording -Clive

Nice run down of good, common-sense advice for attending Winter NAMM next week - Leave a Tiphttp://bit.ly/eNxMcf -Clive

RT @MusicHerstory Catch @IncredibleLAGO, guest speaker for WOMAN BEHIND THE CONSOLE: Inside the process, Jan. 14 at the NAMM show! http://tinyurl.com/297b6n5

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

Nice profile of small New Jersey hip-hop studio IGM Recording - MyCentralJersey.comhttp://bit.ly/g0LYuC -Clive

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch beats cancer http://su.pr/2Ei8Di (via @spinmagazine)

Were cassette tapes the MP3s of their time? - CNET Newshttp://bit.ly/h13H8b -Clive

Repurposed wireless mic packaging; why recycle when you can reuse? -Clive http://twitpic.com/3oyif1

Relics Reborn - Wired.comhttp://bit.ly/dYt2xk Truly gorgeous vintage ribbon mic photos! #ProAudio #Recording -Clive

We hit 3,000 followers today!

Sony closes CD plant - CNET Newshttp://bit.ly/fM4h4c #ProAudio -Clive

Ribbon Mics: Audio Icon You Can Build in Your Garage - Wired.comhttp://bit.ly/feOQgS More of Wired's sudden infatuation #ProAudio -Clive

Legendary producer Steve Lillywhite to work on Spider-Man music, live mix, album - NYTimes.comhttp://nyti.ms/hTifs0 #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. http://yfrog.com/gy7xtej

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. http://tinyurl.com/4net8xz

Don Kirshner, songwriter and producer, dies - Varietyhttp://bit.ly/dPsnWg -Clive

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

Global 2010 recorded music sales fall about 9 percent - Yahoo! Newshttp://yhoo.it/ePSiSx -Clive

Profile of Max Mathews, first person to write music software--in 1957! - Wired.comhttp://bit.ly/dS0B1L #ProAudio -Clive

BBC producing documentary on legendary Beatles producer George Martin http://bit.ly/e5usCb -Clive

Is YouTube Bad for Music? - Wired.comhttp://bit.ly/h7X8lb

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 Newshttp://bit.ly/eyDUs2 -Clive

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

Interesting piece for vocalists on how to work with live and studio engineers - TC Heliconhttp://bit.ly/dMxmMH #ProAudio #Recording -Clive

Our blog post on top songs for testing PAs was a hit--lots of reader reponse http://bit.ly/fEb1aj Share your faves! #ProAudio -Clive

Listening Room Lets You Share Music in Real-Time Across the Web http://lifehac.kr/hETgJG Cool music hang or piracy in a new form? -Clive

Newport Festivals To Go Nonprofit - Pollstarhttp://bit.ly/fWoARd -Clive

The @Dallas_Observer profiles 24-year-old female FOH engineer Katie Karch http://bit.ly/hZIhd4 #ProAudio #LiveSound -Clive

Wolfgang's Vault buys Paste Magazinehttp://yhoo.it/ier6xZ (via @milkmoney) -Clive

TEC Awards auctioning a Rick Turner Renaissance M1 Guitar signed by Lindsey Buckingman http://bit.ly/f4LX4g Wish I was rich... -Clive

Phil Spector Documentary Reveals his Agony and Ecstasy - Spinner Canadahttp://aol.it/fMXie1 -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 - CNN.comhttp://bit.ly/eG5ga1 -Clive

Avant-garde composer/pioneer synthesizer developer Milton Babbitt dies at 94 - Yahoo! Newshttp://yhoo.it/fjjtWB -Clive

Secretly Recorded Roommate Rants Spawn Sundance Film http://bit.ly/hmPOqY Unsure if this is intriguing...or legal -Clive

The King's Speech used vintage royal microphones - Yahoo! Newshttp://yhoo.it/hVyodp

FCC takes steps to free up wireless spectrum - CNET Newshttp://bit.ly/dGN97k

Hip hop/turntablist pioneer DJ Kool Herc 'very sick,' has no health insurance, can't afford surgery - NY Daily Newshttp://nydn.us/eUPP8N

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