Apogee, Sennheiser Debut AMBEO Headset
Apogee and Sennheiser have co-developed the Sennheiser AMBEO Smart Headset, a consumer electronics product designed to both capture and play back 3D immersive audio via Sennheiser’s own Ambisonic software.
RØDE Debuts AI-1 Audio Interface
RØDE Microphones has released the AI-1, marking its first foray into the realm of USB audio interfaces, available on its own or as part of a new bundle, The Complete Studio Kit.
Carl Tatz Discounts for Cyber Monday
For today only, Carl Tatz Design (CTD) has discounted its Carl Tatz Edition Argosy Dual 15-800 line of workstations by $300, and its PhantomFocus eChair by $25. These discounts will show up in the shopping cart upon purchase at...
Review: iRig Acoustic Stage
By Rob Tavaglione. IK Multimedia makes a number of gadgets, accessories and forward-thinking tools that are geared towards the postmodern performing and self-recording musician. However, its new iRig Acoustic Stage is a must-have for both live and studio sound...
Gore Takes BAE to the Top
Nashville-based recording engineer and mixer Ryan Gore recently used BAE Audio’s 1073 to cut lead vocals on two hit country singles, Old Dominion’s “No Such Thing As A Broken Heart” and Jon Pardi’s “Heartache On The Dance Floor.”
Prism Converters Go To College
The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) in Manchester, England, has increased its inventory of Prism Sound ADA-8XR multichannel audio converters to nine with the recent addition of new three units.
Skyland Opts for myMix Monitoring
Skyland Studios near Minneapolis has chosen myMix for its artist monitoring needs, making it a staple for its artists, according to Darren Rust, who has owned the facility for 11 years.
Review: Hooke Audio Verse
Everyone is a content creator these days. But while we can capture HD video on our smart devices, says Anthony Mattana, “When it comes to audio on our phones, we throw a Hail Mary and say, ‘the mic’s open.’...
P&E Wing Takes On Preservation
The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing, in partnership with Iron Mountain Entertainment Services held an exclusive event at Third Man Records in Nashville during the Summer NAMM Show.
KMC Adds to Pro Audio Portfolio
KMC Pro Audio has added more brands to its roster, with the new additions of American DJ, AtlasIED and Quest. Within the last month, the distributor also added TASCAM and Mackie.
Radial Ships Cab-Link Solution
Vancouver, Canada (July 5, 2017)—Now shipping, Radial Engineering’s Cab-Link ($79 USD) is a compact solution for audio engineers and instrumentalists, particularly guitarists, to utilize an amplifier’s single speaker output to connect to two cabinets simultaneously. The passive Cab-Link combines...
BAE Gets Busy at GearFest
Sweetwater’s annual GearFest has become a pilgrimage for music fans and gear nuts alike. The 16th edition of the two-day festival took place this past weekend, serving up more than 400 manufacturers in the pro audio and musical instruments...
Review: Sennheiser TeamConnect Wireless System
Over seven decades, German pro audio manufacturer Sennheiser secured its legendary reputation by building world-class microphones, headphones and wireless systems, yet arguably some of its most interesting products have hit the market within the last few years.
Studio Showcase: Beach Road
By Strother Bullins. JUNO Award-winning producer, engineer, songwriter and mixer Siegfried Meier owns Beach Road Studios, a private recording, mixing and mastering facility overlooking lovely Lake Huron in Ontario, Canada on a sprawling farm. At the age of 5,...
Interacting with the Sounds of Simon
By Steve Harvey. Paul Simon: Words & Music, a traveling exhibition organized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, is currently making its only west coast stop at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, through...
25-Seven: Oh, My TVC-15
25-Seven Systems, part of the Telos Alliance, has launched a new product, the 25-Seven TVC-15 broadcast watermark analyzer and monitor.
Sound United Acquires Denon, Marantz
Sound United LLC. has completed its acquisition of D+M Group, which owns the Denon, HEOS by Denon, Marantz and Boston Acoustics brands. With the closing of the purchase, Sound United has been renamed, dropping the “LLC” as it adds...
S.I.R. Celebrates 50 Years
Studio Instrument Rentals (SIR) formed when founders Ken Berry and Dolph Rempp rented out a bass guitar for a recording session in Hollywood in 1967. Now the company is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout 2017.
At NAMM: Shure Adds to GLX-D Line
Shure added to its GLX-D digital wireless line with the release of a new suite of products collectively called GLX-D Advanced Digital Wireless, comprised of the GLX-D Advanced Frequency Manager, rack mount receiver system, remote antennas and accessories. The...
Regional and Local
Meyer Aids London’s ‘School of Rock’
London-based Autograph Sound has been providing Meyer Sound LEO Family reinforcement systems for numerous West End musicals, including Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock: The Musical. Based on the 2003 film of the same name, it features Lloyd Webber’s...
BAE to Bow 500 Series Offerings at NAMM
500 Series modules have become a staple of nearly every studio, and with that in mind, BAE Audio will use next week’s NAMM Show to debut two new products aimed at the category: the 500C FET lunchbox compressor and...
Oufitting a Rock ‘n’ Roll High School
Mount Olive High School (MOHS), rated among the top schools in the nation, made some major upgrades to its facilities over its summer recess, including the construction of a recording studio outfitted with an API Vision analog mixing console.
Post and Broadcast
Going Straight to the SourceAudio
SourceAudio cofounders Dan Korobkin and Geoffrey Grotz, veterans of the entertainment and media industry, are helping to streamline the discovery, distribution, licensing and tracking of production music with their company’s platform, which launched in 2010.
DPA Winner Faced Extremes
DPA Microphones received 700-plus stories in response to its recent Tell Us Your Story competition, which offered a range of prizes and asked customers to share stories about how they use microphones.
Average Joes Goes with ProCo
When Michael Zuehsow, studio manager and head of engineering at Keystone Studios in Nashville, was designing and building the new facility for Average Joes Entertainment, he looked to ProCo, an RHC Audio brand, for his custom cabling and panels.
Wohler Announces Ship Dates
Wohler Technologies’ new iAM-AUDIO-1 audio monitoring solution and iAM-VIDEO-2 multichannel audio and video monitoring and metering device will ship this fall.
Mackie Lands Backstage at Chesney Tour
Kenny Chesney is either rehearsing or on the road for six months of the year, so if his crew and band aren’t family at the start of it, they certainly are by the end—and then they come back and...
ProMusicDB.org Sets Launch
ProMusicDB.org, a new online platform allowing producers, engineers, songwriters and musicians to archive their credits, identity, metadata and more, will open its enrollment Wednesday, Sept. 28.
OU Teaches with Yamaha Nuage System
Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, School of Media Arts & Studies (MDIA) now houses a 32-fader Yamaha Nuage DAW audio post production system and 30-plus seats of Nuendo 7.1.