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Articles May-June 2018

The ART of Touring

A.R. RAHMAN - the name says it all! 2017-2018 witnessed one of the most imposing live stage tours, when Rahman, set sail on a multi-city tour in India, reliving his musical renditions over the years...... read more on Page 26

SCALING HEIGHTS

Manish Mavani, the man of few words, talks about the SNL journey to becoming one of India’s biggest sound & light rental companies...... read more on Page 38

SETTING STANDARDS with the OVERTONE note

Meet Overtone Audio - a one-stop-shop offering end-to-end recording solutions for Film, TV and the Live events industries. It is not every day that you come across an audio products dealer who has extensive experience of using the products that they distribute....... read more on Page 56

GearHouse

Building stage business requires top level music song writers, big sound, big lighting and good musicians. A lot of musicians are required on stage performing live....... read more on Page 62

Audio & Acoustics for Video

PT invited industry leading Acoustics Designer Kapil Thirwani of Munro Acoustics, a leading acoustic consultancy, specialising in the design of high-end music, film and broadcast studio facilities to write a technical article for the magazine. In this feature article, Thirwani elucidates on Audio & Acoustics for Video...... read more on Page 68

High on OPIUM

PT met Cyrus Gorimar, the man behind milestone events like Dream Theatre and One Republic. Brahma to One Republic, Gorimar has come a long way. In this interview he talks about his love for music and his long-term vision of augmenting rock and heavy metal live concerts in India through O Live OPIUM’s new music IP...... read more on Page 78

The Bose Team full of Gung-Ho

PT interviewed Vibhor Khanna, Country Manager – SAARC at Bose Professional. Khanna is an experienced business leader with over 18 years of experience in sales and business development of Audio-Video products. Since 2012, he is instrumental in setting up new Dealer Channels for Bose Professional products...... read more on Page 90

Articles Mar-April 2018

Opera House Acoustics Nirvana for Munro

Recording music in the black box tape era meant sci-fi acoustics and studios which reminded you of Stanley Kubrick, imagination of space where every sound recorded was primeval, spiritual, pure, so acoustics meant curves and waves and slanted triangular ceilings, sound absorption, double glass partitions, heavy doors and curtains and other ideas..... read more on Page 28

THE MIX MAGICIAN

Shadab Rayeen is Bollywood’s current in-demand mix engineer, with a resume boasting of numerous A-list mix credits spanning 17 years in the music industry. Apart from mixing Bollywood songs, Rayeen has worked extensively in multiple regional languages.PT met up with him at his studio in suburban Andheri in Mumbai to talk about audio, plugins, mix, music and more...... read more on Page 40

Madame Tussauds - Sight & Sound to behold

Best described as one of the most popular tourist attractions across the globe, Madame Tussauds is home to wax figures of some of the most famous and historic international personalities in every field of life, from sports to politics, movies and film characters...... read more on Page 58

Entertainment Technology Convergence at PALM 2018

Pro Audio and lighting will take center stage, as PALM expo - India’s largest gathering of the entertainment technology and music production industry heads towards its 18th consecutive edition. Here’s a prevue of what will be on show in the Mumbai expo...... read more on Page 68

IRAA 2018 gears up for a grand 12th edition as nominations continue to pour in

Honouring excellence in the domain of music recording and production is the 12th Edition of the glorious Indian Recording Arts Academy Awards (IRAA)....... read more on Page 80

Recordings to Record

In this feature PALM technology has put down a list of good studio work done in Bollywood in 2017. In trying to define the paradigm in studio recording, mixing and mastering, we chose what was popular. We have enlisted as many popular tracks as possible from Bollywood selected from a variety of studios, that made it to the top of music charts........ read more on Page 91

Articles Jan-Feb 2018

FOH - What’s in my House

Rahul Samuel is an award-winning live sound engineer and founder of LiveEnd. With over 13 years of global experience in the professional audio industry as FOH, Monitor and System Engineer, he has the privilege of working with the best. He blogs about professional audio at www.rahulsamuel.com..... read more on Page 54

Ed Sheeran "The Shape of the Divide World Tour" in India

Trussing and rigging are more often than not, relegated to an unassuming corner position when it comes to live stage acts, while sound, light and visuals hog the limelight. However, on some occasions they have the power to take Centre stage as was witnessed during Ed Sheeran’s Divide World Tour in Mumbai last November..... read more on Page 56

ON TOUR with Pramod Chandorkar

Being an FOH special issue, and as is the custom to feature a live sound engineer in this issue, PT caught up with yet another of the country’s top live sound engineers this year. Our readers can be forgiven for considering FOH engineers and Studio engineers as two different species, but there are some engineers who simply do not want to be limited to either discipline; one such engineer being Pramod Chandorkar, a man who is equally at home behind an FOH console as he is in a recording studio, proving how varied a career as a sound engineer can be. PT caught up with the man who has been mixing live for one of the most versatile and celebrated playback singers in the country – Sonu Nigam, since the past 14 years...... read more on Page 59

FOHrecast

This being the FOH issue, PT approached and tapped the experience of some of India’s top live sound engineers to find out key challenges faced by them while working on the new age live sound consoles and features they would like to see on future consoles...... read more on Page 72

GOING BIG WITH SMALLER BOXES

Investment into quality sound equipment and a fresh business outlook is broadening NJSM’s horizon on the festival circuit in India. In a tête-à-tête with Nixon Johnny, Sachit Subramanian and Sancheth Suvarna, PT finds out what’s new and what’s next for the rental company..... read more on Page 76

Articles Nov-Dec 2017

BELIEVING IN THE MARKET - Bose Distribution Strategy

What is your perception of the Indian Market? MJ: I was in India in 94 and didn’t quite know what to expect, but it’s been really wonderful to be here. We have a global strategy we are trying to implement across all regions, so that we have a consistent way of building distribution and growing vertical markets.... read more on Page 32

Bose Interview

The FINCH - Live Music and More

Plutusone Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. unlocked a new side to Mumbai’s entertainment scene on June 29th when they launched a chic, elegant restaurant and bar - The Finch..... read more on Page 38

Sennheiser Chronicles: Interview with Vipin Pungalia

In an interview with PALM technology, VIPIN PUNGALIA, Director Professional Segment, Sennheiser India talks about the global launch of the wired XS 1 dynamic in India, his perception of the market for Sennheiser products in India and the growth achieved by Sennheiser in the country..... read more on Page 54

BUILDING DJ TALENT

With millions of DJs in the running, reaching the top can be a daunting task. The PALM DJ Championship has been instrumental in building, promoting and nurturing this bank of upcoming DJ Talent since 2011..... read more on Page 68

A journey to discover rebirth of Linear Topology

Part 2 of the article Will The Linear Make A Real Comeback? wherein LT COL JASBIR SINGH KABERWAL, (Retd) SC hints at a futuristic emerging trend which may see a comeback of linear audio with advancements in technology offering sonic quality and advancement in size and energy efficiency to the next level..... read more on Page 36

Articles Sep-Oct 2017

AUDIOVISUAL-PROJECTION INTEGRATION

In the last couple of years, jaw-dropping visual experiences at live entertainment events and venues, courtesy 3D projection mapping, motion graphics and augmented reality have made their presence felt in India. Tailor-made three-dimensional projection mappings have altered sound stages, building facades and architecture and even human figures in real time, creating interplay between real and virtual space with the help of cutting-edge technology. The PALM Conference and Seminar 2017 witnessed Technical Evangelist – VIJAY SABHLOK, touch upon the topic of Multi-Imaging using different technologies. Conference delegates got an opportunity to learn about the tools and techniques of creating Multi-Sensational Events and Installations, while also getting insight into new interactive technologies like Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. PALM technology presents highlights of this session. The PALM Conference & Seminar session can be viewed on the PALM expo YouTube channel.... read more on Page 42

Top end LASERS missing from Rental Portfolios

India has been witness to some astonishing laser light extravaganzas at EDM events in the recent past, however a survey done by PALM technology indicates that as a general rule, lasers are missing in action and top quality brands are not afforded by event and rental companies. Though lasers are missing in action in show business, there is a huge opportunity and potential for renting lasers given that laser use is still in its nascent stage. Smita Rai reports on the ground reality... read more on Page 40

Bringing Life through Lights

Highly experienced lighting designer Roosevelt D’Souza is rarely restricted in his art. Best known for his work on Music Concerts and festivals, Roosevelt is actually a full service special event lighting professional, also specializing in designing & executing light effects for theatre production, brand launches, music concerts & festivals, fashion shows, film shoots, award ceremonies & ambience lighting. In this interview, he talks to PALM technology about his journey to becoming the “Master of Special Event Lighting.”.... read more on Page 66

AMPLIFICATION TOPOLOGY

First proposed in 1958, Class D amplifiers started gaining increased popularity and acceptance in the early 21st century, with this technology ruling since over a decade, overriding the demand for bulky & energy inefficient linear amps. In this article LT COL JASBIR SINGH KABERWAL, (Retd) SC hints at a futuristic emerging trend which may see a comeback of linear audio with advancements in technology offering sonic quality and advancement in size and energy efficiency to the next level... read more on Page 24

Articles Jul-Aug 2017

AV Today’s Trend in Hospitality

As AV sets new standards beyond traditional applications, ICT-AV-Security-Consultant - Mr. A.R. Chandrashekhar, touches on the topic of the latest trends in AV installations for the Hospitality segment with LED screens, displays and interactive video now contributing to the overall interior design of the hotel... read more on Page 84

Playboy Delhi gets a taste of TW Audio

After a high magnitude success with its first superclub in Mumbai, the city of glamour, the Playboy club is now rocking the country’s capital, New Delhi. The city’s party animals got a major reason to rejoice with the opening.... read more on Page 88

Sumi Baptist Church integration scales heights

Painted in blue and white, the Sumi Baptist Church - Zuneheboto is situated in Nagaland, bordering onto China, and is 212km from Dimapur Airport. Situated on the highest point in...read more on Page 30

The Big Stage by AKhil Varma – Project Head, PALM Expo

More than 50% of India’s population is below the age of 25 and more than 65% below the age of 35. It is expected...read more on Page 84

Articles May-Jun 2017

Justin Bieber Sound Reinforcement

The Justin Bieber Concert motivated our editorial team to learn, how it is going to be done. The sheer capacity of deployment and state of the art delivery would mean the audio system engineering would have been ingenious and display of the classic Indian Jugaad, which in this instance would need to be disapproved. PALM technology met Warren D’Souza who presented with complete confidence planning, design, technique and expertise in setting up a world-class professional turnkey audio system. This issue being a LIVE Issue and stage sound being all about alignments and calibration, Warren’s role as a Systems Engineer, for the show has been highlighted. His acumen together with Co-Systems Engineer Sunil Karanjikar’s expertise has ensured smooth execution of the massive project. Somya Kedia reports.read more on Page 36

The TOP 10 EVENT COMPANIES

The Event Management industry has grown exponentially over the last decade with a host of varied events encompassing festivals, concerts, conference, corporate events and even marathons. This issue being the “Live” issue, we highlight the top 10 Event companies conceptualizing and executing the biggest live entertainment shows in the country. We have left out some of the bigger event companies whose focus is more into corporate or sports events and have highliighted only the ones organising the live entertainment and music events.read more on Page 50

The Fountainhead of superlative experiences

In a career spanning nearly 22 years, the quality of Neale’s wins have been exceptional. With the vision of building brands he creates delightful experiences with events. In an exclusive with PALM technology, Neale talks about his journey and work and truly believes that the core essence lies in valuing the right talent! Smita Rai and Somya Kedia report. read more on Page 60

Top 35 Rental Companies

PALM Technology has done a crucial exercise of surveying the market for identifying these top 35 audio/video/lighting rental companies who are investing into product and inventory and offering the latest technology thereby driving the market and rental business with sizable inventory. This is not an audited list and is intended as a guide. read more on Page 76

People at PALM

PALM 2017 engages expertise of eminent personalities who have accomplished knowledge in their field of activity. Their valuable involvement in PALM, act as a driving force towards PALM’s intellect and dynamism which leads Indian entertainment professional landscape to a higher paradigm. read more on Page 88

Articles Jan-Feb 2017

Top FOH Engineers in India

There are the mixing masters behind the audio console who strengthen the core essence of live performances. Showcasing aptitude to blend instruments with vocals and attain a flawlessly balance sound, Front of House engineers are effective and confident technical experts who know every inch of the gear. read more on Page 46...

Going Live with Sunil Karanjikar

Sunil Karanjikar has worn many a hats in his career as a Live Sound FOH engineer. He reveals his aces and talks about the secrets and tricks to his success, his journey, along with the key challenges he faces during the course. “Live sound does not have an ‘Undo’ Button” he shares in his insights with PALM Technology magazine.read more on Page 54...

Live Bands - Musical Escape

Commercial music in India has been mostly synonymous with film soundtracks. The fact however is that the music scene in India is constantly evolving and is only going to get bigger with more and more stage acts from independent music bands energizing the business, and by Indian music we also mean languages other than Hindi. In this feature we catch the action on stage from 10 Top live bands who have managed to post a huge-win. The bands have gained a lot of stage attention giving impetus to the entire business in India. read more on Page 64

Articles Nov-Dec 2016

GOING BIG WITH PLAYBOY

The Playboy Club founded by media baron Hugh Hefner, first opened its doors in the 1960s in downtown Chicago and instantly became successful as a read more on Page 22

DJs Scratching on Favourites

2017 is set to be another fun-filled action-packed year in clubland! Somya Kedia tracks the trend and highlights the toolkit of some of the top DJs in the country.read more on Page 32

Global Citizen Festival India

Looked up to as a beacon of hope, Global Citizen Festival India held in Mumbai on 19 November, 2016 proved to be a monumental day as India asserted its solidarity with the world in fighting extreme poverty. read more on Page 44

Electric Daisy Carnival debuts in India

Originating in Las Vegas Nevada, the Electric Daisy Carnival over the years has asserted itself as a hub for EDM fans across the globe, as a result of its fantastic on-stage music programming, enchanting stage designs, read more on Page 46

Product Specialists Driven by Passion

A professionally qualified sound engineer from SAE in Chennai, Tuhin is also a sought after DJ who has immense experience of playing at various clubs. A sharp understanding of the technical aspects behind sound production and immense knowledge of equipment, gained him the position of a product specialist for Pioneer DJ India and his areas of expertise lies in club equipment, samplers and remix stations. read more on Page 48

“Indian DJs are tech savvy” - Reji, Director, PALM DJ Championship

Growing DJ Industry

DJ industry is expanding exponentially and the growth rate has been phenomenal. Talking about the industry expansion, Reji observes that as the industry continues to evolve, the demands for technology, equipments, expertise and specific services have also witnessed a

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Articles Jul-Aug 2016

I-Kandy gets K-Rigged

I-Kandy nightclub at Le Meridian hotel in Gurgaon was recently in need of an upgrade for its indoor sound system. Located at the Sector 26, Le Meridian Gurgaon, I-Kandy oozes sophistication. The luxurious pool club and European styled designed lounge boasts 2 bars across a sparkling 85 feet swimming pool...

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Sound Design for Night Clubs and RestoBars

The focus of Milind’s presentation was ‘Sound Design for Nightclubs and Restobars: A field view’, wherein he spoke about the technicalities of sound engineering to formulate a great night club or a restaurant bar. Milind who is an Electronics Engineer from the CCSRR-Mumbai University, has invested years into sound engineering, setting up different clubs and bars. He has to his credit venues such as Triology - Mumbai, F Bar Mumbai & Chennai, Privy @ Le Meridian Delhi, Club Nyex, Goa, The Good Wife – Mumbai and many more...

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AG Acoustics strikes the right chord with KV2 Audio’s ES Series

Conveniently located in the Outer Circle, near KG Marg, New Delhi is a new café in town - FLYP@MTV. Viacom18 Consumer Products - the consumer products arm of Viacom18 has extended Viacom’s flagship property “MTV”, to an on-ground experience by introducing this unique ‘MTV-style’ hangout in association with Funbars Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.

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Audio & Music Production Product News

TC Electronic introduces TC2290-DT

Loopmasters has introduced Loopcloud, designed for easy browsing, streaming and importing samples...........

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Loopmasters Introduces Loopcloud 2.0 loop browser

Loopmasters has introduced Loopcloud, designed for easy browsing, streaming and importing samples...........

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TK Audio release BC1 Ltd compressor

TK Audio has unveiled the limited edition of their BC1Ltd compressor on their 10-year anniversary..........

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Adam Audio’s Launches Mounting Options for S2V, S3V AND S3H Studio Monitors

ADAM Audio has announced the availability of its new range of mounting options for its S2V, S3V and S3H speaker models..........

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PreSonus Updates Studio Magic Plug-in Suite

PreSonus has updated its popular Studio Magic Plug-in Suite for Mac and Windows...........

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Abstract Data ADE-33 Event Boss; Module for complex Pattern, Rhythm creation and Manipulation

Abstract Data has announced the debut of their rhythm and pattern creation and manipulation module - the ADE-33 Event Boss..........

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Grace Design Unveils m908 Surround Monitor Controller

Grace Design’s all new m908 is designed to provide a thoroughly comprehensive monitoring solution for audio professionals working in stereo, surround and immersive formats up to 22.2..........

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Acustica Audio’s New Pink2 plug-in collection

Acustica Audio has launched Pink2 - a VST/AAX/AU plugin bundle which is based around a collection of well-known late ‘60s American gear that enjoys a great deal of admiration among engineers.........

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PSI Audio Updates A21-M with Maximize SPL and Audible Range Bandwidth

In order to reach new level of excellence PSI Audio have updated their popular studio monitor........

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Tracktion Announces Waveform 9 Music Production Software

Tracktion Corporation has announced the Ninth Generation of their award winning DAW,........

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Jünger Audio’s New AIXpressor Platform & Optical Connection Called TieLight

Jünger Audio has unveiled its new AIXpressor audio processing platform that will give broadcasters the freedom and flexibility to choose exactly the right audio processing products for their facilities and projects.........

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Universal Audio launches the Neve Preamp Plug-In & Helios Type 69 Preamp and EQ Plug-In Collection

Universal Audio has announced the launch of its new Neve Preamp Plug-In along with Helios Type 69 Preamp and EQ Plug-In exclusively for UAD-2 hardware and UA Audio Interfaces........

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API Announces New 529 Stereo Compressor

API has announced their latest 500 series module, the 529 Stereo Compressor.......

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Krotos Releases Weaponiser- a Dynamic Sound Tool

Krotos Audio has announced the release of our latest product – Weaponiser. Reportedly, it is the all-in-one solution for weapon sound design;......

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Waves Audio Announces F6 Dynamic EQ Update: Now with Real-Time Frequency Spectrum Analyzer

Waves Audio, has announced an updated addition to the F6 Floating-Band Dynamic EQ: a real-time frequency spectrum analyzer......

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The Focusrite Clarett Sound - Now on USB

Focusrite has launched a new range of studio-quality USB audio interfaces under the Clarett line. .....

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SE Electronics and Rupert Neve Designs Unveils Flagship Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser

The RNT is a premium large-diaphragm multi-pattern tube condenser microphone created in collaboration between sE Electronics & Rupert Neve Designs.....

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API Unveils the New 529 Stereo Compressor

The latest 529 Stereo Compressor is carefully designed to deliver a wide range of compression options, warmth, clarity and punch, whether used for subtle adjustments or heavy compression effects.....

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Focal Shape Twin, a Weapon of Mass Production

One year after the launch of Shape monitors, Focal has expanded its monitoring range with the new product: Shape Twin....

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Antelope Audio Announces Breakthrough Bundle comprising Discrete Dual Ultra-Linear Microphone Preamp

Antelope Audio’s professional audio equipment manufacturer has announced its new EDGE Strip — a breakthrough bundle comprising its DISCRETE MP Discrete Dual Ultra-Linear Microphone Preamp....

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RME Audio Launches ADI-2 DAC, New Remote Controllable Headphone Amplifier and USB-DAC

RME Audio released the ADI-2 DAC, a 2-channel high-end digital/analogue converter in a 9.5”/1HE housing. With its outstanding audio quality and wide range of conversion....

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Aston Launch Pop Filters & Shockmounts

British manufacturers, Aston Microphones, have launched a new range of universal pop filters and shockmounts. Formed from solid stainless steel, precisely acid-etched to create....

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New iD44 audio interface For the Creatives by Audient

Audient raises the stakes with the release of its latest iD44 audio interface. This new audio interface has four Audient Class-A console mic pres. offering 60 db of gain....

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HARMAN Professional Solutions debuts JBL 3 Series MkII, powered Studio Monitors

The JBL 3 Series MkII contains three configurations, including the 305P MkII (5” woofer), 306P MkII (6.5” woofer) and 308P MkII (8” woofer) and reportedly offers stunning detail....

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ADAM Audio Introduces new range of nearfield Studio Monitors

ADAM Audio has announced the launch of T Series - a new range of nearfield studio monitors for audio recording and production professionals....

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OVERLOUD UNVEILS SCULPTUBE TUBE PROCESSOR

Italian audio software developers Overload have added Sculptube to its series of effects plug-ins....

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Sennheiser’s launches Hd 660 S Headphones for THE home studio

Sennheiser has launched a new open dynamic headphone for the passionate audiophile – the HD 660 S.....

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Chandler Limited and Abbey Road include EMI TG Opto and TG12345 MKIV to 500 Series

Chandler Limited, the only company in the world authorized to develop, manufacture and market the ‘Official Equipment’....

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Waves is now available With Cubasis 2.3 on Ios

Waves Audio, provider of digital signal processing solutions and digital music production tools, announces that Waves is now available for iOS....

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Antelope announces availability of DISCRETE 8 Thunderbolt & USB Interface and EDGE and VERGE modeling microphones

High-end professional audio equipment manufacturer Antelope Audio has announced the availability...

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Soundtoys Launches Little Plate Reverb plug-in

The Little Plate reverb plug-in is the latest emulation from the plug-in developers, Sountoys...

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Universal Audio introduces the Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Compressor plug-in

Universal Audio introduces the Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Compressor plug-in for UAD hardware and Apollo interfaces as part...

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Earthworks unveils flagship Studio Vocal Mic

Earthworks have unveiled a flagship model microphone– the SV33. Its front address cardioid condenser microphone,...

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Sonarworks releases fourth gen acoustic calibration software

Sonarworks has released its fourth generation acoustic calibration software, Reference 4 - which delivers reliable monitoring to even more sound engineers, producers and musicians.....

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QSC announces release of TouchMix-30 Pro

QSC has announced the release of the TouchMix-30 Pro Microsoft Windows Driver for the acclaimed TouchMix-30 Pro compact digital mixer, the powerful, 32-channel mixer with advanced professional features....

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Sony PREVIEWS High Resistance Studio Microphones

Sony Electronics’ Pro Audio Division has previewed the prototypes of its latest addition to the Hi-Resolution microphones. Designed for professional studio and home recording applications,....

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Focusrite and McDSP announce new bundle

Focusrite, international leader in audio interface design, and Emmy Award-winning plug-in developer McDSP have partnered to....

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iZotope Ushers in the Next Evolution of Mixing and Mastering with Ozone 8 and Neutron 2

Massachusetts based audio technology company iZotope, Inc., have announced the release of Ozone 8, Neutron 2, and Music Production Suite. The Advanced versions of Ozone 8 and Neutron 2 feature ground-breaking...

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FOCUSRITE’S NEW 2X2 DANTE INTERFACE & RED16LINE

In a move to make networked audio even more approachable for home studio recordists, Focusrite has launched the RedNet X2P. The new unit is a compact, robust...

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PMC Launches result6 Compact Nearfield Monitor at AES 2017

British loudspeaker manufacturer, The Professional Monitor Company Limited, better known as PMC unveiled result6, a brand new compact nearfield reference monitor, at the 143rd International AES convention in New York...

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Royer Labs announce New R-10 passive ribbon microphone

Burbank based microphone company, Royer Labs, one of the foremost manufacturers of ribbon microphones have announced a brand new ...

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Yamaha MMP1 Studio Monitor: A Level Up

Yamaha has announced the international release of its MMP1 studio Monitor Management System possess advanced audio routing...

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Rupert Neve Designs Introduces the 535 Diode Bridge Compressor for the 500-Series Format

Rupert Neve Designs has announced the 535: 500-Series Diode Bridge Compressor. Based on the dynamics circuit of the company’s acclaimed Shelford Channel, the punchy and versatile 535 captures the soul of Rupert Neve’s original 2254 compressor while providing...

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DPA introduces new d:vice MMA-A Digital Audio Interface

DPA Microphones introduces new d:vice MMA-A Digital Audio Interface which is a high-quality, two-channel microphone preamp and A/D converter offering mono, dual and stereo capabilities...

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M-Audio launches BX-D3 Series monitors

M-Audio have announced the introduction of two new studio reference monitors, the BX5-D3 and BX8-D3. Driving the low-end and...

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Arturia unveils AudioFuse

Arturia has unveiled AudioFuse, which fuses sound of high-end mixing consoles....

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Boss announces RV-500

RV-500 Reverb from BOSS is the latest addition to the company’s ‘500’ series of guitar effects pedals....

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SE Electronics Introduces sE8 Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Mackie has announced a complete refresh of its popular, powered studio monitors – MR Series Powered Studio Monitors. Designed for home studios, content creators and multimedia, the MR Series is available in the 5” MR524,...

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MACKIE ANNOUNCES NEW MR SERIES POWERED STUDIO MONITORS

Mackie has announced a complete refresh of its popular, powered studio monitors – MR Series Powered Studio Monitors. Designed for home studios, content creators and multimedia, the MR Series is available in the 5” MR524,...

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Antelope Audio Releases Powerful Refresh to Orion Studio Interface

Antelope Audio, one of the leading interface companies with advanced software control and real time FX technology, has announced a refresh of its popular Orion Studio that takes the audio conversion to the next level. In addition to a sleek new carbon grey faceplate, Orion...

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Celestion Introduces the G12H-150 Redback Guitar Speaker Impulse Responses

Celestion introduces G12H-150 Redback Guitar speaker tones as new additions to their celebrated line of Impulse Reponses. As one of the premier manufacturer of guitar and bass loudspeakers, Celestion created their line of IRs using state-of-the...

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Samson’s MixPad Series Mixer offers Smart Solutions for all Mixing situations

Samson MixPad MXP Mixers represents a whole new value in compact mixers.At the heart of the MixPad is Samson’s MDR (Maximum Dynamic Range) Mic Preamps, which provide wide frequency range, definitive channel separation and...

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HARMAN Professional Solutions Introduces New Soundcraft Notepad Mixers

HARMAN Professional Solutions has introduced three new Soundcraft Notepad mixers at Prolight + Sound in Frankfurt. The Notepad-5, -8FX and -12FX are desktop analog mixing surfaces that...

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Genelec introduces Ultimate Point Source monitoring - The Ones

Genelec, one of the leading companies in active monitoring technology for four decades, w Ultimate Point Source monitoring with The Ones. The award-winning...

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Sound Devices Launches New MixPre Series!

Sound Devices has launched its new product line, the MixPre Series of audio recorders with integrated USB audio interface. The lightweight, high-resolution MixPre-3 and MixPre-6 audio recorders with USB...

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Audio-Technica introduces AT5047 studio mic

The AT5047 is one of the premier studio microphones that is equally at home with vocals and instruments. ...

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QSC Introduces TouchMix DAW Utility Version 2.0 Software Application

QSC has announced the release of the TouchMix DAW Utility Version 2.0. The TouchMix Digital Audio Workstation...

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Antelope Audio launches Zen Studio+

Antelope Audio launched Zen Studio+ which is the newest addition to its Zen family of portable professional audio interfaces at Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2017 in Guangzhou, China...

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Samson announces QH4 - 4 channel Headphone Amplifier

Samson, one of the leading companies in professional live and studio audio products, has announced the QH4 4-Channel...

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Neumann launched the KH 80 DSP at the NAMM Show

Neumann.Berlin launched at NAMM 2017 the brand new KH 80 DSP monitor loudspeaker, which employs digital signal processing ...

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Dynaudio PRO Introduced LYD 48 3-Way Studio Monitor at NAMM 2017

Dynaudio redefined the game of personal reference monitoring with its LYD range in 2016 and now the range is expanded with a new 3-way monitor...

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Roland Rubix - USB Audio Interface for PC, MAC and I Pad

Roland’s Rubix series is a versatile line of USB audio interfaces that allows the user to record clean and clear audio, even in less-than-ideal environments. Rubix communicates via class-...

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BOSS INTRODUCES NEW KATANA AMP LINEUP

BOSS has introduced the Katana amp series, a new lineup of guitar amplifiers with refined rock tones and built-in BOSS effects. Gaining significance of the acclaimed Waza amplifier, the Katana series embodies....

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RTW UNVEILS MM3 MUSICMETER

RTW had introduced a new MM3 MusicMeter to the U.S. market at AES’ September Convention. It gave users the ability to implement loudness metering into music-based applications with flexibility and ease...

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Roland Aerophone AE-10 Digital Wind Instrument creates a Realistic Playing Experience

In the studio and on stage, your trusty acoustic sax is always by your side. But if you work across a range of musical genres, imagine how useful it would be to own a single wind instrument that delivers every sound ...

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Yamaha Launches NEW STUDIO MONITOR HEADPHONES - HPH-MT8 and MT5

Yamaha announces the upcoming release of the latest additions to the MT Series professional studio monitor headphones, the HPH-MT8 and MT5/MT5W. The new...

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Arturia announces MiniLab MkII

Arturia announces the release of MiniLab MkII which is a space-saving and high-quality controller well suited for musicians on ...

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Audio-Technica launches E-Series Professional IEM Headphones in india

Audio-Technica an innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, has launched in India the E-Series Professional In-Ear Monitor (IEM) Headphones. Debuted at NAMM 2016, early this year, the three...

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Mackie introduces XR series studio monitors

Mackie has announced a new series of studio monitors to its popular lineup - XR Series Studio Monitors. This series aimed at professional and project studios,...

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NEW FROM Zoom - U-44 Handy Audio Interface

In April, Zoom announced the availibility of the U-44 Handy Audio Interfacce. Whether you’re in the studio or out with your iPad,...

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Apogee Introduces Element Series

As a celebration of their 30th year of award-winning digital audio recording products, Apogee Electronics has announced The Element Series. This all-new product family includes three premium...

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Rupert Neve Designs Announces New Shelford Channel

Rupert Neve Designs has announced the Shelford Channel: the definitive evolution of Rupert Neve’s most prized classic console modules thoughtfully advanced and refined for the 21st century studio...

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Lewitt Introduces LCT 640 TS Condenser Microphone

Designed and engineered in Austria, Lewitt’s new LCT 640 TS multi-pattern studio condenser microphone (price TBA) introduces new capabilities that can alter the recording process. Set to Dual...

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SANKEN CHROMATIC LAUNCHES CU-51 DUAL-DIAPHRAGM CONDENSER MIC

Sanken has introduced the new CU-51 cardioid condenser microphone as part of the Sanken Chromatic range of professional studio microphones. The CU-51’s unique dual-capsule design provides an exacting cardioid ....

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PRESONUS RELEASES THE PRESENCE XT EDITOR FOR STUDIO ONE

PreSonus has released the Presence XT Editor, a powerful Add-on for Studio One that enables quick creation of expressive sound programs that offer deep control and realistic playability....

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AUDIFIED ANNOUNCES MIXCHECKER MIXING ASSISTANT PLUG-IN

Audified has announced the availability of MixChecker a mixing assistant plug-in that transforms studio monitors into classic reference monitors or one of several consumer devices to instantly improve mixes....

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PRESONUS STUDIOLIVE AR USB HYBRID MIXERS MAKE MIXING AND RECORDING EASY

Lightweight, versatile, and feature-rich, new PreSonus StudioLive AR USB hybrid mixers make it simple to mix and record. These are musician’s mixers, packed with analog connections and digital tools, yet easy to learn and use....

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ARX RELEASES NEW SUPERSPLITTER TRANSFORMER

ARX Systems, the Australian based designer and manufacturer of Professional Digital and Analogue Audio interface and signal processing products has announced the release of their new SuperSplitter transformer isolated one input to three outputs passive splitter. ....

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