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Bock Audio Introduces New Cinema Mic

bock_50_small.jpgLAS VEGAS, NEVADA: TransAudio Group, the worldwide distributor for Bock Audio, is introducing the new BOCK 50 omni-tube microphone at the 127th AES Convention in New York. Focused on a tradition that stretches back to classical orchestral recording microphones of the 1950s, the Bock omni-directional Bock 50 is similarly intended to capture the natural ambience of groups of acoustic instruments, from small ensembles to large orchestras. It is particularly well-suited for use in a Decca Tree configuration. more

Hip Hop Fans Tuning to Europe, Africa

RadioTime, Inc.’s new ranking of the top hip hop radio stations among its users finds fans exploring well beyond the United States’ borders to find new music and on-air personalities. Stations airing in five different countries and broadcasting in five different languages are some of the most popular.

RadioTime has released its first-ever Top 19 Hip Hop Stations list, and New York’s Hot 97 takes the top spot. The list features stations across the U.S., Western Europe and even a couple in Africa. There are also a few Internet-only stations, such as sixth-ranked 181.FM The Beat. more

Netia Government Video Expo 2009 Show Preview

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Mix/Post Engineer Jeff Largent Relies on Genelec SE DSP Monitoring System for His Mixology Studio

— Mixology Studio owner and Berklee instructor Jeff Largent knows his mixes translate well from his personal studio space to the dub stage thanks to the SE DSP monitoring system —

— Genelec’s AutoCalâ„¢ room calibration software offers even the most compact mixing space highly accurate monitoring —

NATICK, MA, November 10, 2009 — The SE™ (Small Environments) DSP Monitoring System from Genelec, the world leader in Active Monitoring technology, is designed to solve many of the acoustic problems associated with small recording and mixing environments. And that’s just what it’s done for Mixology, the personal studio of Jeff Largent, a Boston-area audio post professional and an instructor at the famous Berklee College of Music. Largent needed a compact but highly accurate monitoring system for his studio, and Genelec’s SE DSP Monitoring System was the perfect solution. The system offers Genelec’s outstanding performance in a high-quality, affordable and easy-to-use package that is ideal for near field monitoring, mobile/location recording, digital audio workstations, broadcast and TV control rooms, surround sound systems, home studios and multimedia applications. more

39th AES International Conference Audio Forensics – Practices and Challenges

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Hillerød, Denmark: To be held from 17-19 June 2010 at the Pharmakon Conference Center, Hillerød, near Copenhagen, the AES 39th International Conference will be dedicated to the field of audio forensics, exploring its history, current practices, and future challenges. The conference will address issues such as audio recording, speech and signal processing and analysis, as well as the problems associated with perceptual encoding techniques and the widespread availability of inexpensive, easy-to-use editing and manipulation software.

Consequently, the organizing committee is now calling for papers in the fields of forensic processing and analysis of recordings, detection of forgeries and alterations, speech enhancement, and voice identification, proposals for which should be submitted to the AES website at www.aes.org/events/39 more

Audio-Technica Extends Warranty for All 40 Series Microphones

— New 5-year warranty now comes standard with all A-T 40 Series mics —

STOW, OH, November 5, 2009 — As part of its unparalleled dedication to its end users and confidence in its products, Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, is extending the warranty on its entire acclaimed line of 40 Series microphones. Effective immediately, all 40 Series microphones purchased through an authorized U.S. A-T dealer now come standard with a 5-year warranty. Recent purchases from authorized U.S. A-T dealers, going back to January 1, 2009, are also covered retroactively by this extended warranty.

Included in the warranty are the recently-unveiled AT4080 and AT4081 Bidirectional Active Ribbon Microphones, AT4050ST Stereo Condenser Microphone and AT4047MP Multi-pattern Condenser Microphone, which debuted to much excitement earlier this fall. Also covered are classic 40 Series models such as the more

Jampro Antennas Inc Receives 2009 Best of Sacramento Award

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JAMPRO ANTENNAS INC RECEIVES 2009 BEST OF SACRAMENTO AWARD

U.S. COMMERCE ASSOCIATION’S AWARD PLAQUE HONORS THE ACHIEVEMENT

WASHINGTON D.C., November 3, 2009 — Jampro Antennas Inc has been selected for the 2009 Best of Sacramento Award in the Radio & TV Communications Equipment category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA).

The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USCA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community. more

The Recording Academy Producers and Engineers Wing Grammy Soundtables Event “MWA! – Mixing with Attitude” Reveals Mixing Secrets of Industry Greats

Top Mixers Chuck Ainlay, Chris Lord-Alge and Tony Maserati Share Their Personal Approaches to Mixing at GRAMMY SoundTables® Event Moderated by Nile Rodgers at AES

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (October 27, 2009) — A full program of events, seminars and workshops captivated audiences at the 127th AES Convention in New York City, with no event more packed than the 21st Annual GRAMMY SoundTables®: “MWA! – Mixing with Attitude.” The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® brought together GRAMMY®-winning mixers Chuck Ainlay (Nashville), Chris Lord-Alge (L.A.) and Tony Maserati (NYC) on stage to discuss their mixing approach, with songwriter/producer Nile Rodgers as moderator. The conversation flowed from the mixers’ technical preferences to workflow to creative ownership, segueing into a listening session, with behind-the-scenes details provided by each mixer on a choice track.. Hit songs by Lee Ann Womack (“Solitary Thinking,” mixed by Ainlay), Green Day (“East Jesus Nowhere,” mixed by Lord-Alge) and Keri Hilson featuring Akon (“Change Me,” mixed by Maserati) showcased recent work by each mixer. The session ran from 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, and offered priceless mixing tips and tricks spanning musical genres, workflow styles and the current related technical and industry challenges. more

Action-Packed AES 127th Convention Still the World’s #1 Pro Audio Show

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Attendees and Exhibitors Look Forward To 129th In San Francisco

NEW YORK: If positive signs signal a welcome shift in uncertain times, the 127th Audio Engineering Society Convention may represent a harbinger to the return of a healthy, optimistic pro audio industry. AES Executive Director Roger Furness, Committee Chair Agnieszka Roginska, outgoing president Jim Anderson and the entire Committee cadre, report high marks from the 321 exhibitors and 18,162 attendees alike. more

Ultrasone Debuts its Flagship HFI Series Headphone with the Open-backed HFI-2400

Wildomar, Calif. – (October 13, 2009) – Ultrasone Inc., distributor for German headphone manufacturer Ultrasone AG, is proud to announce the release of its flagship HFI Series headphone – the HFI-2400. With the debut of the HFI-2400, Ultrasone has designed an eye-catching black and silver, open-backed headphone that satisfies the highest of listening demands.

The HFI-2400s are the flagship headphones in Ultrasone’s famed HFI Series. Distinguished by its airy tone and its modern and elegant design, the HFI-2200s 40mm gold-plated driver provides the finest of three-dimensional sound thanks to Ultrasone’s patented S-Logic™ technology. The HFI-2400 comes outfitted with MU Metal shielding, similar to all other Ultrasone headphones, which reduces the amount of magnetic radiation emitted from standard headphones, up to 98%. more

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