French high-end sound reinforcement manufacturer Amadeus has been chosen to design a custom set of reference monitoring speakers for the National Audiovisual Institute’s (INA) ‘Studio 116′ in Paris. Dedicated to the Groupe de Recherches Musicales (INA GRM), Studio 116 is one of the largest of the sixty-one recording studios included in the Maison de Radio France, which is located beside the River Seine in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. Founded in 1958 by French composer, writer, broadcaster, engineer, musicologist and acoustician Pierre SCHAEFFER, the Groupe de Recherches Musicales has focused on supporting research into electro-acoustic music and recorded sound, sponsoring major concerts and working with preeminent composers such as Pierre HENRY, Luc FERRARI, and Iannis XENAKIS, among many others. When INA wanted to acquire a first set of reference monitors for its GRM, they requested design ideas from almost every leading speaker manufacturers in the world, organizing a 6-month listening session at its Studio 116 in Paris. Members of the INA group slowly narrowed the selection down to 5 manufacturers, then to 2, and finally chose Amadeus to build them a custom pair of speakers. The new Amadeus reference speakers were installed in November 2013 in Studio 116 and are already being used for INA projects.
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Lightning Boy Audio (LBA) recently announced their return to building quality studio gear with the impending release of their new vacuum tube optical compressor named, the “Rectified Leveler”.
The Rectified Leveler is based on the electro-optical technology of the revered LA2A optical compressor. Through the use of paper in oil capacitors, low noise resistors, NOS tubes, and the addition of a selectable vacuum tube or solid state rectifier stage, this compressor takes this fabled technology to a whole new level of high fidelity and tonal flexibility.
Engineering And Recording Society of Chicago in partnership with SAE Institute Chicago is pleased to present a screening of Dave Grohl’s Sound City, a documentary the little-known recording studio which housed a unique recording console with a reputation for getting some of the best drum sounds ever recorded. The event wil be held on Tuesday, march 26th, at SAE Chicago theatre located at 820 North Orleans Street, Chicago, IL 60610.
Renowned engineer and producer Ken Scott (The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Elton John) talks about his work on the REDD desks in the Abbey Road studios in the 1960’s and 1970’s with engineer Jack Joseph Puig (Black Eyed Peas, John Mayer, Lady Gaga).
The Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is one of the largest programs of its kind in the world. Recently, MTSU control rooms D and E have been refurbished and acoustically redesigned by Carl Tatz Design. Garnering a Mix Magazine Class of 2012 Educational Facility Award, both rooms, which are mirror images of each other, feature the Carl Tatz Design (CTD) PhantomFocus™ System 4 monitor tuning protocols utilizing the school’s existing Genelec 1037C monitors. Along with a custom application of the Carl Tatz Signature Series™ family of control room acoustic modules by Auralex, the facilities were transformed from the least popular studios on campus into the most sought-after ones by the university’s students and teachers alike.
For countless music producers, audio engineers and musicians around the world Cubase 7 is an essential tool of their daily work. Now you can get a free and fully functional 30-day trial version of the latest incarnation of Cubase. You can also get the Cubase 7 Trial as a DVD from your local Steinberg dealer.
Audio Engineer Mobile App is a useful collection of studio calculators and reference materials for use in the Audio / Music Recording and Production Processes. Audio Engineer Mobile App by Refined Stochastic Technology can be used by seasoned acousticians, amateur music enthusiasts and audio engineering students. Technical consultation is provided by Michael Stavrou (author of the audio engineering book “Mixing With Your Mind” – MixingWithYourMind.Com) and James Englund (music producer at Crash Symphony Productions based in Sydney).
Rode Microphones has announced “Rode Rocks – Worldwide Band Competition” designed to locate and reveal the best in independent, unsigned talent around the world and reward them with an all expenses paid recording session in Hollywood with renowned producer Alain Johannes, as well as studio prize packs consisting of microphones and speakers.
Steinberg announces Nuendo Live, an advanced recording software dedicated to live engineers. Steinberg Nuendo Live makes recording sessions a whole lot easier by combining the usability, the stability and the audio quality of well known parent DAW. Steinberg Nuendo Live comes with a single window very intuitive user interface which keeps you focused on your recording session. Transport control, marker insertion, recording options – everything is close at hand and can be accessed with just one click. And the convenient Record Panel gives you an instant overview on all relevant parameters, even in hectic situations.
“Nuendo Live is your devoted recording software application for professionals in the live recording industry,” said Timo Wildenhain, product marketing manager for Nuendo. “Ushering in a new product era with Nuendo Live, we at Steinberg continue to pursue our goal to conceive and design tools and technologies tailored to the specific requirements of our customers.”
Waves Audio and AudioFanzine, an online magazine catering to musicians as well as sound engineers, home-studio recording enthusiasts, and audio engineers, have teamed up to present the CLA Song Competition. The contest comes with a chance to have their song mixed by Multi Grammy Award Winner Chris Lord-Alge (CLA), one of today’s most in-demand engineers. Lord-Alge’s credits include such acts as Green Day, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Dave Matthews Band and Daughtry, to name only a few. Participants can enter through the Waves website or Facebook page.