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Read the December issue of AMI online now

The December issue of Audio Media International is now available to read online. In this issue, Colby Ramsey speaks to EAW president TJ Smith about the company’s recent activity following its acquisition by RCF. Meanwhile, we hear from The Aeronauts re-recording mixer Lee Walpole about creating an immersive mix for …

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DPA unveils 4560 CORE binaural headset microphone

DPA Microphones has launched its new 4560 CORE binaural headset microphone for YouTubers, sound designers, podcasters, vloggers and other content creators who want to capture authentic immersive audio for their projects. The professional quality of the microphones is designed to allow users to capture, in real time, exactly what each …

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Largest TiMax TrackerD4 system for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This year – and for the first time in its history – the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo trusted its audio control to an audio tracking system, implementing the largest TiMax TrackerD4 precision stagetracking system yet, controlling a pair of Out Board’s TiMax SoundHub-S64 spatial audio processors featuring new HARDCore FPGA …

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LIPA installs Calrec Brio 36 in new recording studio

The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts has chosen the Calrec Brio 36 broadcast audio console for its new campus TV and recording studio. Established by Sir Paul McCartney and Mark Featherstone-Witty (founder of the BRIT School) in Paul McCartney’s old school on Mount Street, LIPA produces huge numbers of highly …

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d&b Soundscape powers European leg of Björk’s Cornucopia Tour

On November 13, Björk kicked off the European portion of her critically-acclaimed Cornucopia tour, deploying a d&b Soundscape immersive sound system as the show scales up dramatically from its debut in New York’s new arts centre – The Shed – to a comprehensive run of large scale arena dates including …

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Genelec launches first Smart IP active installation loudspeaker

Genelec has announced the availability of its new 4430 two-way active installation loudspeaker, the first model to incorporate the company’s Smart IP technology. Smart IP provides scalable power, as well as audio and loudspeaker configuration, supervision and calibration features via a standard CAT cable – designed to offer integrators greater …

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Manhattan-based Man Made Music receives PMC upgrade

Man Made Music, a Manhattan-based company owned by award-winning composer and producer Joel Beckerman that specialises in sound design, sonic branding and music creation, has been working closely with UK loudspeaker manufacturer PMC to upgrade the stereo and surround monitoring in one of its two control rooms. The company has …

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New Horizons: behind the scenes at LEWITT ahead of its 10th anniversary

As part of its 10th anniversary, Austrian manufacturer LEWITT is soon to introduce what it describes as a truly unique, ‘revolutionary’ flagship microphone. Colby Ramsey recently took a trip to the company’s headquarters in the heart of Vienna, Austria, to get an exclusive first listen of the new model, which …

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Review: Zoom F6

Alistair McGhee tests out the Zoom F6, the first professional field recorder to feature both 32-bit float recording and dual AD converters for superior dynamic range… — As a middle aged man I have many hats. And this week I have taken most of them off to Zoom, having spent …

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Pressure Cooker Studios opts for full Genelec monitoring system

Pressure Cooker Studios, a respected music and sound design house specialising in music production for film, television and advertisements, has recently moved into a new purpose-built studio facility in the centre of Cape Town, designed by studio designer Martin Pilchner of Pilchner Schoustal International. Genelec is at the heart of …

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