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Shure donates microphones to local music venue following robbery

Shure has helped Halifax music venue, The Lantern, stay on the live music scene after a devastating incident last year. The Lantern is an independent live music venue and bar in Halifax, West Yorkshire, which opened its doors in November 2017. It is a venue that prides itself on its …

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Ben Howard moves into immersive sound with L-Acoustics L-ISA on tour

L-Acoustics was the top choice for the US leg of Ben Howard’s transatlantic tour, with Sound on Stage providing a left-right K2 system on all dates. Howard’s audio consultant and front of house engineer, Andy Magee noted that the K2 system was chosen for its “rock solid predictability.” When the tour …

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Interview: ADAM Audio’s CEO on the company’s 20th birthday

Colby Ramsey speaks to ADAM Audio’s CEO Christian Hellinger about the Berlin-based company’s two decades creating professional studio monitoring solutions… — Tell us about how you first got involved with the company. I’ve been at the company for two years now, so unfortunately was not here when it started 20 …

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DPA Microphones brings extra magic to Harry Potter in Melbourne

Multi-award-winning sound designer Gareth Fry recently found himself opening Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in Melbourne, Australia after its success in London and New York, using an array of DPA Microphones. In 2017, a year after the play opened in London, a second production was established on Broadway. By …

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Doing Science: What’s new with Sound Particles 2

Colby Ramsey catches up with Nuno Fonseca about what we can expect from Sound Particles 2.0… — For those who aren’t familiar, Sound Particles is an immersive CGI-like software application for film, TV, VR, music and game audio production. Introduced in 2016, it is designed to offer unique and efficient …

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‘The Studios That Became a Legend’: Abbey Road to offer rare studio tours

Abbey Road Studios is offering Beatles fans and studio enthusiasts a special opportunity to go inside the world famous recording facility this summer. ‘The Studios That Became a Legend’ tour will kick off on August 8-18, 50 years on from the release of The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ album and exactly …

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Engineer Profile: In the mix with Wes Maebe

Colby Ramsey speaks to award-winning mixing and mastering engineer Wes Maebe about his gear, workflow and the changes he’s seen in the music recording industry… — Born and raised in Belgium, Wes “Wesonator” Maebe moved to London to study audio technology in 1998, returning to live here in 2003. Initially …

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Olga FitzRoy and Rhiannon Mair Join the MPG’s Executive Board

The Music Producers Guild has announced the appointment of Olga FitzRoy and Rhiannon Mair to its Executive Board. Both women were elected by MPG Full Members at an Extraordinary General Meeting, which took place in London on April 2, 2019. Olga FitzRoy has been an assistant director of the MPG …

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RØDE launches “world’s smallest” digital wireless microphone system

RØDE Microphones has announced the launch and shipping of the Wireless GO digital wireless microphone system –  said to be the “world’s smallest” digital wireless mic/receiver combination. Wireless GO will be showcased at NAB 2019 in Las Vegas, USA, next week from April 8-11. Wireless GO is an ultra-compact digital …

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