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CBC/Radio-Canada Montreal Aaudio Post Produciton Adds Sonnox Restore

jean-diamant-cbc-radio-canada.jpgMONTREAL: CBC/RADIO-CANADA Audio Postproduction has selected the Sonnox Restore suites for use on the full range of its multifaceted programming.

Jean Diamant, CBC Supervising Technician – TV Technical Production, reports, “We added Sonnox Restore Suites to the CBC/Radio-Canada Montreal audio postproduction software inventory because they have an intuitive interface, a wide range of parameters and the ability to process quickly as AudioSuite plug-ins. They also complement our other restoration products.”

Since much of CBC/Radio-Canada’s programming originates in location recording environments, it is often accompanied by extraneous noise from many sources including: air and ground traffic, indigenous wildlife and weather. It is critical that these recordings be as clear as possible both for interpreters translating the original material, and for enhanced listener comprehension. CBC/Radio-Canada also maintains an extensive library of pre-recorded and historical material, which requires repair for improved clarity. more

Michael W. Smith Uses Endless Analog’s Revolutionary CLASP System on Sessiosn for New Album

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— Legendary artist dusts off his tape machine, and with CLASP®, brings analog warmth and tone into his digital workstation —

— Award-winning producer/engineer Bryan Lenox works closely with Smith to achieve the very best tone —

NASHVILLE, TN, May 6, 2010 — Over the course of his career, legendary contemporary Christian recording artist Michael W. Smith has sold more than 13 million albums and has been the recipient of 40 Dove Awards and three GRAMMY®s, in addition to countless other accolades and achievements. Smith has a reputation for being particularly tuned-in to the details and textures of his records, leaving no stone unturned sonically. Working on material for his next album, Smith was introduced to the revolutionary CLASP® (Closed Loop Analog Signal Processor) system, the critically acclaimed product that finally brings the worlds of analog and digital audio together. CLASP was developed, manufactured, and is exclusively distributed by Nashville-based Endless Analog, and Smith has become an ardent fan of the system. GRAMMY-winning producer/engineer Bryan Lenox has also been floored by the system, and together Smith and Lenox are integrating CLASP into the way they track and mix, aiming to make Smith’s next album a landmark album sonically. more

Waves Audio Announces Discounted Students Pricing on Selected Bundles

— Waves continues to support aspiring engineers, producers and musicians with a 50% discount for some of the most popular and essential Waves plug-ins —

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, April 28, 2010 — Waves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, announces new discounted student pricing for selected plug-in bundles, as part of their ongoing support of aspiring audio engineers, producers and musicians, and their commitment to providing the highest quality tools. The discount pricing for qualified students is 50% off MSRP. Eligible bundles include: Musicians 1; Musicians 2; Native Power Pack; Renaissance Maxx Native; Silver; Gold Native; and four Waves Signature Series collections: The Tony Maserati Artist Signature Collection, The Eddie Kramer Artist Signature Collection, The Chris Lord-Alge Artist Signature Collection and The Jack Joseph Puig Artist Signature Collection.

To qualify for student pricing, the student and dealer are asked to provide the following:

1. A valid student ID from a recognized educational institution [a list of U.S. schools can be found here] or a Waves-certified institution [list found here]. If in doubt, users should consult orders@waves.com before completing the purchase.

2. Additional official identification (e.g. driver’s license or passport)

3. Completed Waves student discount application form, which can be downloaded at http://www.waves.com/Objects/pdf/general/student-discount-application.pdf.

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Suria FM Notices The Difference That Jünger Audio Makes

As part of its commitment to give listeners the best quality audio possible, Malaysian radio station Suria FM has installed a Jünger Audio D07 two-channel digital transmission processor at its main transmission site. The unit was supplied and installed by Jünger Audio’s Malaysian distributor, Salzbrenner Stagetec Mediagroup.

The Kuala Lumpur-based broadcaster is operated by Rimamakmur SDN BHD, a company owned by Star Publications. It broadcasts in Malay and offers listeners a wide selection of contemporary music on a 24 hours a day basis.

Technical Supervisor Shahariman Abdul Shah says: “We needed to improve the quality of our audio output from our transmitter site, which is equipped with an Eddystone Transmitter. The Jünger Audio D07 unit had proved to be the ideal solution. Since its installation our broadcasts sound much better and we are very happy with the results we are achieving.� more

iZotope ANR-B Setting New Standards for Dialog Quality

From the GRAMMY’s to Survivor, iZotope’s Adaptive Real-time Noise Reduction Unit is at home in the broadcast booth, remote truck, and live studio audience

NAB – Las Vegas – Since the introduction of ANR-B™, iZotope’s adaptive real-time noise reduction hardware, iZotope has been steadily setting new standards of audio quality in various broadcast applications and winning fans along the way.

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ANR-B automatically identifies and removes broadband and tonal noise from dialog in real-time, making it ideal for the demands of live broadcast, live to tape reality TV, and call–in programs, live sound reinforcement, forensics, among other challenging applications. With the choice of completely automatic operation or a lightning-fast “Learn” mode, mixers can deal with noise issues more quickly than ever before, leaving them free to focus on the task at hand. more

Omnia Reveals Clear and Loud Audio with New Omnia.11 at NAB 2010

LAS VEGAS, NV ― Omnia Audio is breaking through the cluttered sound barrier with its latest product introduction, Omnia.11. Debuting at this year’s NAB show (Telos Booth C146), Omnia.11 represents years of research and development yielding a redesigned firmware platform, GUI and adjustments to every algorithm in the system creating a completely re-thought approach to processing. The firmware in Omnia.11 takes advantage of software resources never before available for this caliber of product. The results are dynamic algorithms that were once a pipe dream of the processing enthusiast. omnia11-top-front.jpg

“Omnia.11 is on-air processing testosterone with no body fat,� says Omnia President and Founder Frank Foti. “It’s pure audio, lean on distortion, yet full of punch, power and girth, with no nasty side-effects whatsoever. New material, old material, hip-hop, urban, rap, rock, country, classical, talk, religious — you name it, this is HGH (human growth hormone) for processing – say hello to Omnia.11! Instead of us making all the clichéd claims about how much better it sounds than such-n-such box, we’ll just leave that for others to make after they hear Omnia.11 and how it’s simply more revealing…period!� more

Cats FM Irons Out Sound Irregularities With Jünger Audio

Cats FM, the first private radio station in Sarawak, Malaysia, has ordered six Jünger Audio D07 two-channel digital transmission processors to iron out audio level irregularities throughout it FM transmission chain. iskandar-terence-at-cats-fm-2.jpg

Specifically designed to optimise program signals for FM broadcast and TV transmission, Jünger Audio’s D07 units incorporate the company’s renowned LEVEL MAGICâ„¢ system. This series of automated Level and Loudness control devices adjusts the level from any source at any time, with no pumping, breathing or distortion. It works by simultaneously combining an AGC, a Transient Processor for fast changes and a “look ahead” Peak Limiter for continuous unattended control of any programme material, regardless of its original source.

Based in Kuching, Cats FM broadcasts in Malay and Iban to a wide ranging audience via a network of FM transmitters that are strategically located across the state of Sarawak. Although primarily a 24-hour music and entertainment radio station, it also covers news and local issues. Its reach is so widespread that it can even be heard in parts of neighbouring countries such as Brunei and Kalimantan-Indonesia. more

Waves Releases Vocal Rider, a Revolutionary Plug-in for Mixing

— Waves Vocal Rider intelligently raises or lowers vocal volume without coloring or compression —

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TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Waves Audio is now shipping Vocal Rider, the first of Waves’ pioneering series of innovative new Mixing tools. Vocal Rider is indispensable for mixers and recording engineers, automatically riding the levels of vocal tracks. Instead of manually riding a console fader, or tediously drawing in every level change on a DAW track, Vocal Rider does it automatically, making it a true timesaver.

First, the user sets the target range of the vocal level in relation to the rest of the mix. Vocal Rider then compensates for all deviations from the target, intelligently raising or lowering the vocal volume, instantly. Unlike compression, Vocal Rider adds absolutely no additional coloring to the track

The new Vocal Rider Live component includes an exclusive Spill control to differentiate the vocal from background instrumentation and noise, for better tracking and performance. more

Waves Audio Introduces YourWaves

— Online Waves store offers maximum flexibility for custom plug-in combinations and upgradeability —

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, February 10, 2010 — Waves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, unveils YourWaves, an interactive online Waves store offering three exciting new ways for users to get the Waves plug-ins of their choice, from different Waves bundles. At register.waves.com/yourwaves, users can sign up for “Artist Choice,� “Quick Choice� or “Custom Choice,� each providing different approaches and plug-in options for the user.

“Artist Choice� is ideal for users who are curious as to which plug-ins are employed on favorite recordings and by top award-winning engineers. With YourWaves Artist Choice, audio heavyweights Andrew Scheps, Gil Norton, Thom Russo, Ross Hogarth and Scott Martin Gershin have each hand-picked a selection of the Waves plug-ins they cannot live (or work) without, giving consumers access to these masters’ signature sounds. More artists will be added to the YourWaves Artist Choice roster in the future.

“Quick Choice� lets users choose any five plug-ins from selected groups to get the most cost-effective and specific combination. Also, if a user only has a certain budget, Quick Choice can build the perfect plug-in package to fit that user’s desired applications.

“Custom Choice� offers, for the very first time, the option to compile personalized collections of Waves plug-ins, and tailor their selections to precisely suit their production needs – the exact plug-ins they want; no more, no less. more

Waves Introduces Horizon

— New premium plug-in bundle aimed at music production professionals —

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TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Waves Audio, the world’s leader in digital signal processing solutions, introduces the Waves Horizon plug-in bundle, which gathers over 50 of Waves’ most popular and useful plug-ins. Waves Horizon serves as a significant step up for audio professionals specializing in music production, who require modeled vintage tools and high-end mastering processors as well as Waves essentials. Designed specifically with music production professionals in mind, Horizon includes all 30+ plug-ins from the Waves Platinum bundle, CLA Classic Compressors, JJP Analog Legends, Vocal Rider, L3-16 Multimaximizer, GTR3, UM225/226 and more. Horizon represents Waves’ ongoing commitment to providing users with the tools they need in versatile, comprehensive collections. It joins the ranks of Waves’ premium bundles, which include Gold, Platinum, Diamond and the all-inclusive Mercury.

Waves Horizon is now available with a U.S. MSRP of $5750.00 Native / $9500.00 TDM. For more details and descriptions of all 50+ Waves Horizon plug-ins, visit www.waves.com.

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