Eleven Goes to Focusrite
Two new mix bays, designed by Visioneering Design’s Ron Lagerlof, at Santa Monica boutique post-production studio Eleven include four Focusrite RedNet 5 Pro Tools HD Bridge interfaces—two per studio—and a RedNet 4 eight-channel mic preamp, shared between the new rooms.
MTSU Adds Five Carl Tatz Systems
Middle Tennessee State University's Department of Recording Industry studios recently added five new Carl Tatz Design PhantomFocus Systems. The installations were in studios used for MTSU’s B.S. in Audio Production and M.F.A in Recording Arts and Technologies programs in...
New Orleans Museum Mints New Music
The only building in the country to have produced both United States and Confederate money, the Old U.S. Mint, part of the Louisiana State Museum network of National Historic Landmarks and architecturally significant structures, is focused on music these...
Review: beyer MCE 86 II Electret Condenser Shotgun Microphone
A shotgun microphone is simply a tool worth having in any “workhorse” microphone collection, and the MCE 86 II is an ideal specimen.
Primacoustic VoxGuard VU Nearfield Absorber
I’ve long found Primacoustic—the acoustic materials firm birthed from Canada’s respected Radial Engineering—to be a rich source of absorptive and diffusive materials for improving the many lackluster environments we must often use in audio capture and monitoring.
Review: Blue Hummingbird Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
Blue's 180-degree pivoting capsule SDC "sounds fantastic, feels expensive."
Review: Radial Engineering Firefly Tube Direct Box
The Firefly starts with Class A electronics and a “zero negative feedback” design feeding a 12AX7 tube
Review: Aphex Microphone X USB Cardioid Condenser Microphone
At $199 street, it’s a useful, flexible USB sound capture tool.
Review: Sunburst Gear MM Series Monitor
By Strother Bullins. Elite Acoustics Designs’ Sunburst Gear M3BR8 could be the most useful multipurpose monitoring tool I’ve ever used. Is it a studio monitor, instrument monitor, sound reinforcement speaker, Bluetooth-ready portable DJ/KJ rig, remote-location battery powered portable PA,...
Review: JBL and M-Audio—Superb Studio Monitors for $500/Pair
M-Audio’s BX8 Carbons arrived as I reviewed JBL’s 3 Series LSR308s, both priced at $249 street. Here’s my take on both.
Review: Marshall IPTV Live Music Event Streaming System
by Russ Long. Marshall’s small, highly configurable IPTV system allows a band to incorporate a multi-camera shoot with high-quality audio at an introductory price of only a few thousand dollars. After using the system to broadcast a live show...
Review Preview: Fostex PX-6
The Editors of Pro Audio Review magazine proudly present “PAR-Tube,” a new initiative starring the Contributors of PAR in an ongoing video-based review, applications and new product presentation series. Our third installment, a Review Preview “unboxing” vid, is presented...
Review Preview: Fredenstein F200
The Editors of Pro Audio Review magazine proudly present “PAR-Tube,” a new initiative starring the Contributors of PAR in an ongoing video-based review, applications and new product presentation series. Our latest installment, a Review Preview “unboxing” vid, is presented...