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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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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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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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UK recording studio expands and relocates with help from public

A professional recording studio has relocated to a small village near Carnforth with help from the public. The studio has also “greatly extended its services” as part of its move to Tewitfield. Mark Gray, owner of King Sound Studio, said it outgrew its previous location near Halton, north of Lancaster, …

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Review: Quested V2104

Alistair McGhee gets his hands on the latest model in Quested’s V-Series range of active powered monitors… — The Quested V2104 monitor is the result of a builder’s cock up. It seems that the builder delivering a multi room complex mis-measured and the resulting monitor space was too small for …

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CEntrance ships MixerFace R4B field recorder

CEntrance has announced that their MixerFace R4B – a high-end recording solution for Mobile Broadcasting – is now shipping. The mobile recording interface comes with a pair of XY stereo microphones, PivotMics PM1, and a built-in 24-bit SD card recorder, creating a completely stand-alone recording device. It has been designed …

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Dr. Dre to be honoured at Producers & Engineers Wing GRAMMY Event

Revolutionary producer and recording artist Dr. Dre and the music industry’s most revered producers, engineers, and artistic professionals will gather on Wednesday January 22 at the iconic Village studios in West Los Angeles for the Recording Academy’s 13th annual Producers & Engineers Wing GRAMMY Week celebration. Known as the official …

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