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Classic Country and Bluegrass Radio Stations Find Fans Online

RadioTime.com today released its Top 19 Country Music Stations rankings, a list of the most popular country music stations among RadioTime.com users.

Stations from all across the country are represented, as well as two Internet-only stations. Although many markets do not offer classic country and bluegrass formats, they are well-represented on the list as users search the RadioTime guide for their favorite music.

The list is below, and for more information visit: http://inside.radiotime.com
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Phil Ramone Featured as AES Heyser Lecturer

phil-ramone.jpgMulti-Grammy Winner’s Topic: Technology & Music Meet Again

NEW YORK: Multi-Grammy Award winning producer Phil Ramone will deliver The Richard C. Heyser Lecture at the 127th AES Convention on Sunday, October 11, 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm at the Special Events Hall in NY’s Javits Convention Center.

Entitled “Technology and Music Meet Again,” Ramone’s presentation will focus on the continuing partnership that technology and music have enjoyed throughout the years. In reviewing the evolution of the recording industry Ramone will illustrate how technological innovations have revolutionized the musical experience for the fan, and the production process for the producer, engineer and artist. Ramone will also address the issue of how the exponential pace of technology has lead to the industry’s current state of chaos. more

Ultrasone Inc. Debuts Headphone Listening Stations

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Leading headphone manufacturer to provide enhanced dealer support with in-store listening stations

Wildomar, Calif. – (October 6, 2009) – Ultrasone Inc., distributor for German headphone manufacturer Ultrasone AG, announces the debut of headphone listening stations for its network of dealers. Driven by Ultrasone’s commitment to support its retail partners, these new listening stations are intended to assist in the customer’s purchasing decision and ultimately increase retailer sales.

Designed to be displayed on either a store shelf or table top, the listening station can accommodate up to four Ultrasone headphones. Each listening station is equipped with a Presonis headphone amplifier and a MP3 player that is pre-loaded with a selection of CD quality tracks. The headphones rest on frosted black, acrylic tubes which are backlit and feature the Ultrasone logo. Adjacent to the headphones are complete headphone specs and insert holders to display point of purchase materials. more

Prodigy Engineering Develops Firts Remote Preamp for API 500 Series

bella_front.JPGBOWIE, MARYLAND – OCTOBER 2009: Prodigy Engineering has developed the first-ever, remote-controllable, microphone preamplifier for the API 500 Series format, called Bella.

Bella features relay stepped gain from 18 to 69dB in 1dB increments, switchable high-pass filter (-3dB @78Hz), phantom power (48V), polarity inversion (0/180Ëš), attenuation pad (-22dB), and mute functionality. Additionally, Bella can be remote controlled from professional standard Digital Audio Workstations like Apple’s Logic(r) software and Digidesign Pro Tools(r) | HD systems, as well as ICON(r) control surfaces.

Bella will be on display at the Prodigy Engineering booth #642 at the 127th Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York City, from October 9-12, 2009.

ABOUT PRODIGY ENGINEERING Headquartered in Bowie, Maryland, USA, Prodigy Engineering is a leading electronics design firm specializing in the development and manufacture of innovative audio signal processors. For more information, visit the Prodigy Engineering website at: www.prodigy-eng.com

Education Events a Mainstay at AES 127th Convention

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NEW YORK: An enduring commitment to education has earned Audio Engineering Conventions a reputation for being not just student friendly, but student indispensable. Scheduled for Oct. 9-12 at NY’s Javits Center, the 127th AES Convention will offer another outstanding program of Student Events. Convention Chair Dr. Agnieszka Roginska reports that, “Education Committee Chair, Alex Case; SDA Chair, North & Latin America, Teri Grossheim and our other Education Committee members have pooled their extensive resources to develop one of the most comprehensive programs in AES history. We and the next generation of audio professionals are deeply indebted to them.” more

ADAM Audio SX-Series Sets New Standard For Transparency

s3x-h.jpgNew York, NY––Slated for their official U.S. introduction at the AES Show, the new SX-Series reference monitors feature completely redesigned transducers, drivers and electronics to provide the most transparent reproduction possible.
All ADAM SX-Series monitors feature the new X-ART tweeter, which provides 4dB higher efficiency, increased maximum SPL of 3dB, and an expanded frequency response of up to 50 kHz.
Other new components include an ultra-low distortion broadband A/B amplifier with 1MHz internal bandwidth and new Hexaconeâ„¢ woofers with more linear excursion to optimize efficiency and accuracy. more

AES Set to Tweet 127th Convention Updates

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96K/24-Bit Quality News Compressed to 140 Characters

Literary Embodiment of MP3 – Calendar of Events iCalendar Accessible*

NEW YORK: 127th AES Convention Chair Agnieszka Roginska, has announced that AES Webmaster Steve Johnson and President Jim Anderson have arranged for the Convention’s comprehensive Calendar of Events to be available in digital format. “Attendees will be able to access the 127th Calendar using iCalendar technology, and then access it directly on their mobile phone or personal calendar using applications such as iCal or Google Calendar.” more

RFO Extends Netia Installation to Enhance Management, Archiving, and Distribution of Audio and Video

CLARET, France — Sept. 28, 2009 — NETIA today announced that Réseau France Outre-mer (French Overseas Network or RFO), a subsidiary of the Group France Television, is installing the company’s Manreoâ„¢ media asset management (MAM) solution to simplify file and archive management of content at the broadcaster’s Paris headquarters and nine regional production centers. Manreo is being integrated with RFO’s acquisition, production, automation, and storage applications to store and enrich audio, video, and still images and subsequently facilitate the publishing of content through various delivery platforms. more

127th AES Convention Serves Daily Lunchtime Keynotes

NEW YORK: “We have crystallized an ideal method for maximizing our educational and networking options,” remarks Audio Engineering Society 127th Convention Chair Agnieszka Roginska. In a continuation of a successful program inaugurated at the 2007 Convention, Dr. Roginska has announced that in addition to the October 9th Keynote address to be presented by Peabody award-winning broadcaster Bill McGlaughlin, at the opening ceremonies at NY’s Javits Center, the 127th Convention will present three daily Keynote programs.

“The wealth of intellectual and technical talent attracted to AES events is exemplified by our Lunchtime Keynote Program,” Dr. Roginska explains. “Beyond our Papers, Workshops, Tutorials and other events, these presentations provide a less formal but equally informative opportunity for attendees to benefit from the knowledge and experience of some of the most unique intellects in our field. These Daily Keynotes exemplify the intrinsic value of the AES.” The featured presentations are: more

25th Annaul TEC Awards Announces Presenters, Sponsors for October 10 Gala at AES

2009-tec-awards-host-chris-stone-lr.jpgChris Stone to Host Awards; Tribute to Les Paul; Hall-of-Famers: Massenburg, Ramone, Kramer and Hewitt Head All-Star Presenters Roster

Gibson Guitar, Gibson Foundation, GC Pro and AES Presenting Sponsors – 27 Companies Support Event’s Silver Anniversary

September 23, 2009 – New York, NY – The 25th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards has announced the presenters, sponsors and schedule of the show, to be held on Saturday, October 10 at the Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York. The festivities will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a cocktail reception outside the South Concourse Special Events Room followed by the awards ceremony at 6:00. A limited number of tickets remain available and may be purchased at http://www.mixfoundation.org/tec/tecawards.html more

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