Audient Launches ARC Creative Hub
Audient has teamed up with several pro audio manufacturing peers—including Eventide, Steinberg, LANDR and Producertech—to launch its ARC Creative Hub, a comprehensive collection of free creative software for all Audient customers. Now available by simply registering an Audient product...
Montreux Jazz Festival Digitizes Archives
Forever ahead of the technological curve, the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival has recently been digitizing its entire archive in conjunction with the Claude Nobs Foundation, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and data specialist HGST.
RME OctaMic XTC Is Updated
RME’s OctaMic XTC, a microphone, line and instrument preamp, hi-end A/D converter, digital patchbay, monitoring device, and format converter, has gotten two new updates—new firmware and an updated MADIface driver—which now allow direct connection of the unit with Windows...
Stennett Goes End-to-End with Mackie
Multi-Grammy-winner Paul "Pablo" Stennett, who has worked with Ziggy Marley, Willie Nelson, Raphael Saadiq, Chaka Chan, Diana King, Pink and Jimmy Cliff, has switched from Mackie's 8*Bus analog mixer to the company’s DL32R 32-channel rack-mount digital desk.
Live Sound Showcase: Jump Jive An’ Jingle With The Brian Setzer Orchestra
Brian Setzer may be best known as a Stray Cat, but the man’s more like a chameleon.
The 139th AES Convention Anderton Awards
It was a cliff-hanger that had showgoers panicked—but literally minutes before the show opened, all lawsuits concerning the catered food at last year’s Anderton Awards ceremony were resolved (and to be fair, adult cockroaches do contain 23.8 mg of...
Mills College: Unique Collaborations and Amalgamated Techniques
Mills College is a century-old, all-women’s undergraduate and co-ed graduate liberal arts college with a unique approach to musical collaboration in its Center for Contemporary Music (CCM), a leader in experimental music creation.
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...
“View From The Top: Proving The Importance of Focus – Matt Ward, Chief Executive Officer, Plugin Alliance “
SANTA CRUZ, CA—Some of the most interesting developments in pro audio these days are happening in the world of plug-ins, so it’s only fitting that Plugin Alliance takes an equally interesting approach to making itself known in that corner...
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.
Yamaha, Harrison, Steinberg Team Up
Yamaha Corporation, its wholly owned subsidiary Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH, and Harrison Audio LLC. have announced a three-company strategic alliance. The effort is intended to provide fully integrated solutions for improving the productivity of the entire immersive film sound...
Linear Acoustic, Minnetonka Audio Merge
Lancaster, PA-based Linear Acoustic and Minnesota-based Minnetonka Audio Software have merged, under Linear Acoustic’s parent company The Telos Alliance. Primarily based in Cleveland, OH, the Telos Alliance focuses on research, development, and manufacturing of IP Audio, telephony, and high-performance...