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129th AES Convention Broadcast & Streaming Sessions Soar

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in News, newsletter

Expanded Focus on New Loudness Initiatives, Stream Formats & Facility Design

San Francisco, CA — In his 22nd consecutive turn as AES Convention Broadcast & Streaming Sessions Chair, David Bialik continues to develop significant, timely, and informative events. He sets the content bar higher and consistently exceeds his own standards,” states AES Executive Director Roger Furness. “Convention Co-Chairs Valerie Tyler, Jim McTigue and I are confident that our Broadcast and Streaming event attendees will find eminently useful information at each of these sessions,” Furness adds. More »

D.W. Fearn To Launch New 70dB VT-12 Vacuum Tube Mic Pre at AES 2010

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in News, newsletter

New York, NY — World renowned valve audio developer D.W. Fearn today announces the launch of a new unit to its famous range of outboard equipment – the 70dB VT-12 Vacuum Tube Mic Pre.

The unit will make its official debut at AES 2010, in San Francisco, California on November 5th thru 7th at the D.W. Fearn booth.The D.W.Fearn 70 dB VT-12 Vacuum Tube Microphone Pre-amp is designed to accommodate the low output level of ribbon and dynamic microphones. It can also be used with condenser microphones (D.W.Fearn’s existing VT-1 and VT-2 Vacuum Tube Mic Pre-Amps are optimized for condensers.) More »

Sound Devices New USBPre2 Interface is Now Shipping

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in News, newsletter

San Francisco, CA — Sound Devices USBPre 2, an all-new version of its popular USBPre computer audio interface, is now shipping just in time for AES 2010 (Booth 1031).  The two-channel USBPre 2 offers professionals a powerful, yet easy-to-use, portable interface to interconnect audio sources to Mac OS and Windows computers over USB. Featuring an entirely new electronic design, USBPre 2 uses the same extended-bandwidth, low-noise microphone preamplifiers and digital converters as Sound Devices award-winning 7-Series Digital Recorders. More »

Neyrinck Announces V-Control iPad Controllers for Pro Tools

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in News, newsletter

San Francisco, CA — Neyrinck (www.neyrinck.com) is pleased to introduce two new iPad apps, V-Control and V-Control Pro, which are multi-touch controllers for Pro Tools.  V-Control and V-Control Pro provide access to transport, editing, and mixing functions of any Pro Tools system connected to a WiFi network.  V-Control provides basic features for portable, mouse-free recording and mixing while V-Control Pro provides fully-featured, professional control comparable to expensive hardware control surfaces.  Both apps utilize the iPad surface and the iOS operating system to provide innovative features such as a big counter overlay, swipe gesturing to bank channels, and a popover plug-in editor.  In tandem with an iPad, V-Control and V-Control Pro’s portability, small footprint, and ease-of-use provide a powerful addition for any Pro Tools user.  Neyrinck will be debuting V-Control and V-Control Pro at the AES San Francisco exhibition Nov. 5-7, 2010. More »

Rupert Neve Designs Launches Portico 5024 Quad Mic Amp

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in News, newsletter

Wimberly, TX — At the upcoming 2010 AES Conference, Rupert Neve Designs, LLC is launching the new Portico 5024 Quad Mic Amp. Based around custom transformers and class-A topologies, the 5024 combines extraordinary purity with the sweet musical performance expected from a Rupert Neve Design. With four channels of renowned Portico Series preamplification, independent Silk controls, two channels of DI inputs, and an M-S decoder, the 5024 is a workhorse equipped to enhance the front-end performance of any digital or analogue recording system. More »

WhisperRoom™ Inc. to Exhibit Isolation Technology at 129th AES

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in News, newsletter

San Francisco, CA — Celebrating 20 years of providing superior and affordable sound isolation booths, WhisperRoom™, Inc. is exhibiting at the 129th AES Show in San Francisco for 2010. WhisperRoom, the leader in sound isolation technology, manufactures sound isolation booths for the recording, broadcasting and voiceover industries, as well as various pre and post production applications. WhisperRoom™, Inc. will be debuting an XLR Jack Panel prototype catered to audio engineering applications. More »

CEDAR AUDIO Shows New Forensic AudioStarter System in San Francisco

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in News, newsletter

San Francisco, CA — Cedar Audio will be showing their new Forensic AudioStarter System at AES. This new introduction complements CEDAR’s range of tools that are already used throughout the world by national police forces, security agencies, counter-terrorism units, drug enforcement agencies, and by many other legal and security professionals. More »

129th AES Convention Platinum Mastering Panel Update

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in News, newsletter

San Francisco, CA — Mastering legend and frequent AES Convention Platinum Mastering Panel moderator Bob Ludwig reports that renowned engineer and disc-cutting expert Doug Sax, will play selections from a variety of his state-of-the-art direct-to-disk recordings during the panel on Friday, Nov. 5, 2:00PM – 4:00PM (Room 134) at the 129 AES In San Francisco. Joining Ludwig and Sax is vinyl guru Michael Fremer, producer of 21st Century Vinyl: Michael Fremer’s Practical Guide to Turntable Set-Up DVD. Ludwig will screen archival videos of how lacquers are made and a rare clip revealing his process of cutting the vinyl master to the hit Genesis album “Invisible Touch.” More »

The Recording Academy® Producers & Engineers Wing® to Present GRAMMY® SoundTable at AES

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in News, newsletter

Santa Monica, CA —  Some songs are hits, some we just love, and some have changed our lives. For the GRAMMY® SoundTable titled “Sonic Imprints: Songs That Changed My Life,” on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 2:30PM in Room 134 at the Moscone Center at AES in San Francisco, a select group of producer/engineers will break down the DNA of their favorite tracks and explain what moved them, what grabbed them, and why these songs left a life-long impression. More »

TC Electronic Debuts LM2 Loudness Meter Stateside at AES in San Francisco

November 1st, 2010 | Posted in News, newsletter

San Francisco, CA — TC Electronic, a global leader in digital signal processing and loudness control technologies for the professional audio, broadcast and post production markets, is pleased to bring its LM2 stereo loudness and true-peak level meter to the U.S. market by debuting the advanced technology at this year’s AES 2010. The LM2 meter enables unprecedented levels of loudness precision and quality in audio applications, eliminating level jumps and other aural inconsistencies for truly polished sound. With this new product, TC Electronic is taking an important leadership role in the worldwide concern for loudness standardization. More »

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