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Articles March-April 2021

Step Inside the All New Mondosonic Studio

The all new Mondosonic Studio, located in Ottapalam, Kerela, is a custom Music Production Facility and Studio. With Recording Equipment, Workflows..... read more

Bishwadeep Conceptualizes Sound Design in the Box

Having spent most of his career in Song and Music Recording, Bishwadeep Dipak Chatterjee was constantly toying with the idea of getting involved in designing sound for films..... read more

Celto Acoustique

Established in 2011, CELTO Acoustique is a premium manufacturer of professional audio products for the events and install industry. Founder, owner and CEO - Arthur Felix first displayed his entrepreneurial skills at the age of 14 when he built..... read more

Acoustically OdBle

With Vijay Benegal and Mujeeb Dadarkar

Vijay Benegal and Mujeeb Dadarkar have between them more than 4 decades of extensive experience in the audio industry in India. They have done it all, from recording and mixing for ad films, to doing live sound for renowned artistes..... read more

All About Music, the Marantz Story

In conversation with Joel Sietsem and Alankara Santhana

Marantz has established a strong foundation in the industry with their High fidelity audio systems since the 1970s. Marantz designs products that have intricate detail..... read more

Acoustic and Audio System Design for Small Rooms - PART 6

By - Rahul Sarma, CEO, Menura Acoustic Labs in collaboration with Sound Wizard

We started this series with the definition of a small room, and went on to discuss wave interactions. We continued onto sound isolation, absorption and diffusion in parts 2 and 3. Parts 4 and 5 covered system design goals and finally how to optimize a system..... read more

Studio Showcase

If you had a sign above every Studio door saying ‘This studio is a Musical Instrument’ it would make such a different approach to recording.” - Brian Eno..... read more

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Denon DJ Powers Up With New ENGINE

Denon DJ, a leading manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions has introduced the latest version of its exclusive and revolutionary Engine dynamic music management software. Engine Prime is Music Analysis and Management software for optimizing music library, file navigation and playback experience on Denon DJ’s SC5000 Prime media players.

Supporting both Mac and Windows operating systems, Engine Prime is power-packed for fast and easy database creation, full integration with iTunes and Serato DJ collections plus advanced track editing and performance customization. Full support as well for all popular compressed and lossless music file formats, including FLAC.

Import and Analyze

Once the tracks are imported, Engine Prime performs accurate beatgrid placement, calculating the song’s harmonic musical key -displayed in either Camelot or traditional style, plus it brings in track artwork, BPM and all other metadata. The tri-color and high-definition waveforms are accompanied by a full track overview, helping the user to easily add quantized hot-cues in addition to the manual and auto loop regions along the timeline.

Create and Organize

Engine Prime empowers the user with a fast, easy method of creating your own custom Playlists and Crates, to match your DJ style and performance workflow. Even if the digital music library is limitless, Engine Prime helps fine-tune and organize by genres, styles, dates, moods and tempo’s- putting user back in control to simply play and have fun!

iTunes and Serato Collections

With full iTunes and Serato DJ integration, user can choose to synchronize and continually update precious iTunes playlists, plus when adding the Serato DJ files, Engine Prime imports those all-important hot-cues user has labored long and hard over.

Edit and Customize

Engine Prime is a comprehensive offline editor for user’s digital tunes. Beatgrids can be edited or adjusted easily and with the ability to add custom names and colors to both hot-cues and loop regions, with any downtime spent productively prepping those memorable moments in their live gigs that follow. Once the custom collection has been created, export to either SD card or USB thumb drive, plug into the Denon DJ SC5000 and user is sonically armed and ready to rock the dancefloor!