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Omnia A/XE Slices Through Coded Audio Clutter

Omnia A/X Users Get Free Upgrade

Omnia A/XECLEVELAND OH – Omnia Audio is offering existing users of Omnia A/X an upgrade to the processing and encoding power of Omnia A/XE, at no cost.

Omnia A/XE elevates Windows-based audio processing, and now encoding, to a new level. “After speaking with our customers and listening to what additional features they were looking for, we developed A/XE,� says Denny Sanders, managing director of Omnia Audio. “Since our users range from major radio broadcasters to basically anyone looking to stream audio, A/XE is a terrific choice because it offers so much in one package.� more

RadioTime Launches New Program to Help Broadcasters Grow Online Audiences

RadioTime today launched its Traffic Builder Campaign to help terrestrial and Internet-only radio broadcasters attract new online listeners. The Traffic Builder Campaign enables broadcasters to sponsor the results of users’ searches on the RadioTime.com guide of more than 60,000 terrestrial and Internet radio stations, ensuring their stations and programs appear prominently in relevant search results.

“This is not a slow-to-build search engine optimization program, this is a way for broadcasters to quickly grow their online brands and audiences,� said RadioTime’s Dan Halyburton. “The Traffic Builder Campaign enables broadcasters to more effectively target listeners rather than by just hoping listeners discover them using only a standard Internet browser. Based on the feedback provided by our beta program participants, we believe broadcasters who participate in the Traffic Builder Campaign can grow their audiences by 150-400 percent.� more

NETIA Builds Momentum in Africa and Middle East

Implementations With Key Broadcasters and Media Organizations Illustrate Markets’ Continued and Growing Confidence in NETIA Solutions

CLARET, France — Feb. 1, 2010 — NETIA today announced that over the past 12 months, the company has increased its presence in Africa and the Middle East, where new and existing customers have demonstrated their confidence in the company’s solutions and contributed to its 16 percent growth over the course of 2009. NETIA’s success in Africa and the Middle East is reflected through a series of sizeable projects in Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, and Ethiopia. more

Music Mix Mobile Chooses Genelec DSP Monnitors for 2010 Grammy Awards Show Live Broadcast

— With newly-expanded operations, Music Mix Mobile’s M3 and M3 West remote recording trucks handle the 5.1 surround audio broadcast, utilizing Genelec DSP Active Monitors —

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NATICK, MA, February 2, 2010 — Music Mix Mobile, a New Jersey/California-based remote facilities company combining the talents of award-winning production professionals and state-of-the-art audio solutions, is a collective consisting of industry veterans John Harris, Jay Vicari, Joel Singer, Mitch Maketansky and newly added West Coast-based partners Bob Wartinbee and Mark Linett. On Sunday, January 31, 2010, Music Mix Mobile was commissioned to capture and mix the music audio for the 52nd annual GRAMMY® Awards, broadcast live in 5.1 on CBS-TV from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. In the company’s dual M3 trucks (now known as “M3� and “M3 West�), the GRAMMY Award Show Broadcast Music Mixers John Harris and Eric Schilling, along with Music Mix Mobile Engineer-in-Charge Joel Singer, were on site to ensure the audio would be of the highest quality, and they chose Genelec 8200 Series Active DSP Monitoring Systems. more

Korg Announces Nanokontrol Garageband Compatibility

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MELVILLE, NY, February 2, 2010 — Korg has announced a free software download that can be used to auto-map the slim-line nanoKONTROL to access numerous parameters in Apple’s popular GarageBand® and Logic Pro/Express® software. Part of the Korg nanoSERIES, the nanoKONTROL has become a popular mixing and control surface because of its extremely portable size, affordability and ease of use. Now nanoKONTROL becomes even more powerful with the release of this Control Surface plug-in.

In response to worldwide requests from many users of the nanoKONTROL and both GarageBand and Logic Pro/Express, the new plug-in dramatically improves nanoKONTROL’s integration with the software programs. It provides immediate access to Transport Controls; Volume, Pan, Mute, and Solo functions for each channel; and EQ, Effect and Track Instrument settings. more

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Middle Atlantic Appoints Craig Decker as New Director of Customer and Sales Resources

decker.jpgMiddle Atlantic Products sales veteran Craig Decker has been promoted to Director of Customer and Sales Resources, a new position created to emphasize the voice of the customer in day to day activities throughout every facet of the organization.

In his new position, Decker will increase the support of customers’ needs, ensuring the company delivers on its promise that they can “Expect More� from Middle Atlantic. “One of the reasons I came to Middle Atlantic was the company’s commitment to its customers,� he said. “We intend to bring that attention to a whole new level with unique products and programs to help them succeed in a fiercely competitive marketplace.� more

Grammy Awards Show Relies on Audio-Technica Microphones for 13th Straight Year

— Audio-Technica provides over 250 mics for the live broadcast of the GRAMMY® Awards, as A-T maintains its definitive presence at high-profile awards shows —

— A-T’s new AT4050ST Stereo Condenser Microphone and AT4081 Bidirectional Ribbon Microphone were selected as new additions to A-T’s GRAMMY backline complement —

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STOW, OH, February 1, 2010 — For the 13th year in a row, Audio-Technica maintained its status as the hallmark of superior sound at the GRAMMY® Awards Show, known throughout the industry as Music’s Biggest Night®. This year at the 52nd Annual GRAMMYs, held January 31, 2010, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, a special emphasis was placed on live performances. For the live show and broadcast, Audio-Technica supplied over 250 of its acclaimed microphones, including an impressive array of hard-wired mics and Artist Elite® 5000 Series UHF Wireless Systems. more

Audio Engineering Society Announces Nashville Recording Workshop + Expo 2010

george-massenburg-at-nrwe-09.jpgNashville, Tennessee, January 25, 2009 – Following on the success of the first annual Nashville Recording Workshop + Expo in 2009, The AES Nashville Section, in conjunction with Belmont University’s Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, is pleased to announce the dates for this year’s session to be held at Belmont’s Curb Event Center, just steps away from the heart of Nashville’s legendary Music Row. This two-day conference and trade show exposition will be held on March 5-6, 2010, and will once again feature top industry guest speakers and panelists, as well as exhibits by many of today’s leading audio gear manufacturers. Last year, over 300 attendees from 28 states and 5 different countries participated in this unique industry event which focuses on recording musicians and engineers working in wide variety of personal production spaces and studio environments. Students from some 20 audio technology schools were also part of that number.

“We are very pleased to announce this upcoming event, building on last year’s success, and the ability to hold it at such an esteemed venue,” stated Mike Porter, Chair, AES Nashville Section, “The Curb Event Center at Belmont holds many of Nashville’s high-profile events and conferences, and we a proud to partner with them as the annual NRW+E event grows to encompass all aspects of what the Audio Engineering Society, as well as the Nashville recording community, have come to represent.” more

Korg USA Partners with University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music for New Program

— Korg, Marshall and VOX products provide the infrastructure for Thornton School’s new degree in popular music performance —

Korg USA, exclusive U.S. distributor of the Korg, Marshall, LÂG and VOX brands, has recently partnered with the University of Southern California’s (USC) Thornton School of Music to help provide the integral tools for the school’s new Bachelor of Music degree program in Popular Music Performance. After several years of development, the school launched the new program in Fall 2009, and it is considered to be the first of its kind within a major U.S. university. The program’s launch coincided with the Thornton School’s 125th Anniversary, which reinforced its status as Los Angeles’ oldest cultural institution. As part of the partnership, Korg USA supplied a number of Korg Music Workstations, Arranger keyboards, Marshall and VOX amplifiers, and other products for the new course track.

The curriculum of the program focuses on developing the artistic skills required to be successful in the popular music industry, in addition to the business and technological savvy to successfully compete in the changing music marketplace. Particular emphasis is placed on practical, real-world experience and instruction from industry veterans. The program also leverages USC’s resources, by allowing students to collaborate with its School of Cinematic Arts, Annenberg School of Communication, the Creative Writing department and School of Theater, just to name a few. more

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Vox Amplification Featured in the Beatlesâ„¢: Rock Bandâ„¢ Video Game

In the 1960s, VOX amplifiers gained international status as the guitar amplifier used by the Beatles. Now, VOX Amplification is pleased to be included in the best-selling new video game, The Beatlesâ„¢: Rock Bandâ„¢.

The Beatles: Rock Band represents the first time fans will be able to experience The Beatles‘ musical career for themselves. From the early touring days in 1963 Liverpool to the immortal, final performance on the Apple Corps rooftop, fans can follow in the band‘s footsteps as they traverse the globe during the height of Beatlemania.

The Beatles’ studio years come to life in legendary Studio 2 at Abbey Road Studios. With a focus on historical accuracy, the Studio 2 in-game venue features custom-built models of the instruments the band itself played, including VOX AC30 guitar amplifiers. more

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