The METAlliance Report: Make the Most of Your Room
By Frank Filipetti. These days, any space can suddenly become a recording studio. If you’re working in an up-and-coming facility also known as the Guest Bedroom, Grammy-winning producer/engineer Frank Filipetti has smart, inexpensive and easy-to-implement ideas that will improve...
What’s the Buzz? How to Knock Unwanted Noise Out of Your System
That hum in the system has got to go—here’s how to banish it to audio oblivion.
Software Tech: Will Podcasts Elevate the Small Studio?
By Craig Anderton. While podcasting started out with homegrown audio, listeners’ expectations are rising fast—creating a new opportunity for audio pros.
The METAlliance Report: Let’s Not Lose the Art in Engineering
By Chuck Ainlay. METAlliance co-founder and multiple Grammy-winning producer/engineer Chuck Ainlay discusses what the art in engineering is and can be, offering suggestions on how to develop one’s engineering chops while finding inspiration along the way.
Literally Unbelievable Pro Audio Products Announced
New audio gear comes out constantly, but every spring, there’s a select few items that upon reading about them, one says (and rightly so), “You gotta be kidding me.” This year's April 1st, in particular, saw a number of...
The Aha Moment: Growing Through Acquisition, Part One
Peter Janis looks at growing your pro audio business through acquisition.
The METAlliance Report: JBL 7 Series Studio Monitors
Producer/engineer Chuck Ainlay weighs in on how JBL LSR-708p monitors became the go-to speaker for his home studio.
Software Tech: 96 kHz vs. 44.1 kHz—Let’s Settle This
By Craig Anderton. Ever since we’ve had a choice of sample rates, there’s been controversy over whether higher sample rates sound better. Some claim higher sample rates add transparency to music, while others claim (with some justification) that no...
VMP Launches New ERVR Series of Vertical Equipment Racks
STEVENSVILLE, Md., March 1, 2018 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the Pro AV, security, commercial, and residential markets, is proud to announce the new ERVR Series of Vertical Equipment Racks. Available in...
EastWest Releases Hollywood Choirs
Hollywood, CA – EastWest has released Hollywood Choirs, a ground-breaking new vocal virtual instrument. Produced by Doug Rogers and Nick Phoenix, Hollywood Choirs is the epic follow-up to 1999’s Voices of the Apocalypse and 2005’s Symphonic Choirs, the best-selling...
Future CRAS Students & Pro Audio Engineers Begin Learning the Trade Early
AZ High Schools Have Recently Founded Pro A/V Classes & Forged Relationships with The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences to Combine Efforts in Educating the Next Generation of Pro A/V Engineers
Studio Technologies’ Dante-Enabled Products Are Now Compliant With Dante Domain Manager
Studio Technologies, manufacturer of high-quality audio, video, and fiber-optic solutions, has updated all of its Dante-enabled products to be compliant with Audinate's upcoming Dante Domain Manager (DDM) network management software. The server-based application applies IT best practices to audio...
Clair Brothers Highlights House of Worship Technologies at WFX 2017
MANHEIM, PENNSYLVANIA: While the natural tendency of attendees at a “shootout” would be to pick the winner, that was not the intent of the program organizers at this year’s loudspeaker demo for houses of worship at the 2017 WFX...
Fulcrum Acoustic Appoints Audio Source Regional Sales Representative
Fulcrum Acoustic, creators of high-performance professional loudspeaker technologies, has appointed Audio Source as their exclusive sales representative for Northern California and Northern Nevada. The appointment comes as Fulcrum is experiencing increased brand recognition and sales in key markets.
Marshall’s Pov Cameras Provide a New View into Harvard Sports
While Harvard University sports fans may not have noticed Marshall Electronics' POV cameras during its teams' last home game, they've certainly seen exciting footage that the subtly positioned cameras have captured of crucial layups and game-winning goals. Harvard Athletics...
Legendary Guitarist Steve Stevens Chooses Celestion Impulse Responses for Studio Recording
Los Angeles CA (December 2017) —Precious few hard rock guitarists are more accomplished than Steve Stevens. From his prolific work with punk-crossover pioneer Billy Idol, to his lead on Harold Faltermeyer’s instrumental anthem from the blockbuster movie Top Gun, to playing on...
SystemMax AVL Upgrades Church of the Saviour UMC With Martin Audio
Cincinnati’s Church of the Saviour United Methodist Church recently underwent an audio upgrade by SystemMax AVL with Martin Audio CDD speakers and CSX subs.
Multi-Platinum Award Winning Producer/Engineer Sylvia Massy Shares Her Thoughts on Genelec’s New 8351 Smart Active Monitors
Acclaimed multi-platinum producer/engineer Sylvia Massy spent years behind the glass in the world of music production and built her discography with such legendary acts as Tool, Johnny Cash, Prince, System of a Down, Tom Petty, the...
Iron Mountain Entertainment Services to Serve as Title Sponsor for Upcoming AMIA Conference in New Orleans
— Iron Mountain Entertainment Services will also be exhibiting in the conference’s “Vendor Café” display and networking area —