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Blue releases Yeti X USB microphone for creators and streamers

Blue Microphones has announced the new Yeti X USB microphone for gaming, streaming and podcasting. Yeti X features Blue VO!CE technology, which enables content creators to dial up professional vocal effects and custom presets at the push of a button. The four capsule condenser microphone array is designed to deliver …

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The Science of Sound

Ivor Taylor, Technical and Finance Director at Grand Central Recording Studios (GCRS), offers his thoughts… — As someone who has a 49-year career in audio production, I’m not going to surprise anyone by saying that I believe sound to be of utmost importance – and some of my recent reading …

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Dynaudio expands Core studio monitor range

Dynaudio is adding two new models to its Core reference series, which was first introduced at the 2019 NAMM show. Core 47 is a compact three-way monitor with a 7in woofer, a dedicated 4in midrange driver and the new 28mm Esotar Pro tweeter. Core Sub is a powered subwoofer with …

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Audio-Technica appointed MotoGP mic solutions provider

Audio-Technica has been appointed as the official microphone services solution provider to MotoGP, the Grand Prix motorcycle racing Championship with 19 Grands Prix held at race circuits around the world every year. The appointment is made by Dorna Sport S.L., the commercial rights holder of MotoGP. Dorna’s Media Content and …

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Krotos Audio releases ‘Sound Design from the Sofa’ tutorial series

In Krotos Audio’s ‘Sound Design from the Sofa’ series, sound designer Dan Mellins-Cohen shows users how quickly and easily the company’s plugins and libraries can be used to design the sound for entire scenes, all from the comfort of his sofa. From Foley to sword impacts, footstep sound effects, vocalisations, …

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Genelec introduces newly expanded ‘The Ones’ family members

Genelec has expanded its ‘The Ones’ series of point source monitors with the addition of the new 8351B and 8361A coaxial three-way monitors alongside the complementary W371A Adaptive Woofer System. The new 8361A three-way coaxial monitor offers what the company describes as the most advanced acoustic performance of any studio …

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PMC launches ‘Sound For The Future’ scholarship with the AES

UK loudspeaker manufacturer PMC has established the Sound For The Future Scholarship, in association with the Audio Engineering Society Education Foundation. The $5,000 prize will be given annually to an audio engineering graduate who is also a member of the AES. Tim Ireland, CEO for PMC, said: “As a company, …

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Focusrite Pro adds new functionality to Red & RedNet interfaces

Focusrite has released RedNet Control 2.4, a free software update that adds Dante Domain Manager (DDM) and AES67/AES70 compatibility, as well as an AES3 Kill Switch function, background mode and other enhancements. RedNet Control 2.4 makes all Focusrite Red audio interfaces, plus RedNet devices with Audinate Brooklyn 2, Ultimo and …

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Flawless Victory: Crafting a cinematic soundtrack for Mortal Kombat 11

2019’s biggest fighting game, Mortal Kombat 11, combines carefully crafted music and dialogue to help define a truly cinematic audio experience for the player. Here, Director of Audio at developer NetherRealm Studios, Rich Carle, and the game’s Lead Composer, Wilbert Roget, talk to AMI about their efforts to make MK11 …

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Review: Rodecaster Pro and RØDE PodMic

Jerry Ibbotson tests out this dedicated podcasting combo from Australian manufacturer RØDE… — It’s a sad life I lead but occasionally I like to play a game where I list as many bits of hardware or software that were once cutting-edge but are now defunct. Remember the Netscape browser? Or …

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