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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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BAE Audio announces R53 channel strip with new package deal

BAE Audio has announced the newest edition to its family of recording studio equipment: The R53 Channel Strip. The 19” rack unit holds three 500-series modules, allowing engineers with traditional rack systems to utilise these modules in their regular setup as well as link them in order to use all …

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Interview: Veteran recording engineer John Kurlander on working with The Beatles at Abbey Road

To coincide with the 50th anniversary celebration of The Beatles’ Abbey Road album, AMI spoke to veteran recording engineer John Kurlander about his experiences and memories working with the Fab Four, George Martin and Geoff Emerick… — When I was a kid, I lived around the corner from Abbey Road …

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RME Audio unveils Babyface Pro FS 24-channel audio interface

RME has announced the new RME Babyface Pro FS, a high-performance successor to the company’s original Babyface Pro with improvements across the board.  New technical specifications include the addition of SteadyClock FS, which uses the same digital clock technology found on RME’s ADI-2 Series of AD/DA converters and allows for …

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Dante helps streamline workflows at the University of Colorado Denver

Audinate has helped enable the University of Colorado, Denver to streamline audio production workflows, manage student projects, and advance the university’s curriculum thanks to a Dante audio network. Dante and Dante Domain Manager have become integral technologies within the school’s Music & Entertainment Industry Studies department (MEIS), which offers a …

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