Vix in the Mix
A personal production setup these days can be anything from a full-blown recording studio to rival high-end commercial facilities to something as simple as a laptop, an interface and headphones. But Jenn Vix’s production rig features something unusual: a...
Hires and Promotions in the Audio Industry for August 2019
Industry moves this month include promotions and hires at DAS Audio of America, Riedel Communications, 64 Audio, Sennheiser, Fishman, American Music and Sound, L-Acoustics, Martin Audio North America, Eastern Acoustic Works, Apex Audio and Pro Media Audio & Video.
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Full Sail Goes All-In on Esports
By Steve Harvey. Full Sail University’s new $6 million, 11,000-plus-square-foot esports arena, The Fortress, is the largest such facility on a college campus in the United States. It’s part of the media arts and technology college’s Dan Patrick School...
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Stitcher’s Flexible New Facility
By Steve Harvey. Podcast network Stitcher recently moved into its new headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, building out a 2,000-square-foot production complex comprising three studios, two edit rooms and two iso booths designed in concert with WSDG Walters-Storyk Design Group.
Sennheiser Launches XS Wireless Digital
The XSW-D Series, designed for use with DSLRs and video cameras, is configured to provide an easy entry into the world of wireless audio. Products in the line include vocal, lavalier, instrument base, XLR base and presentation base sets.
Seen on the Scene: NAMM 2019 Media Day
By Clive Young. Our giant gallery of pro-audio manufacturers (and a few guitar-slinging celebrities) getting an early start unveiling the cool stuff they brought to Anaheim.
Sam Smith Tours with ‘The Thrill of It All’
By Steve Harvey. British crooner Sam Smith is circling the globe behind his hit album "The Thrill of It All," with audio provided by UK-based Capital Sound. A massive d&b audiotechnik P.A., with multiple hands of 20 J8s each,...
How Pro Audio Trade Shows Rebounded
By Clive Young. After a few wilderness years, pro-audio trade show attendance has rebounded, and in some cases the conventions are bigger than ever. Exhibitors are aware of that more than anyone, so I spoke with a number of...