London, UK — As influential as he is controversial, Phil Spector created an unrivaled legacy of innovative music production techniques and, a priceless treasure of unforgettable music performances. On Sunday, May 15, 14:30 — 16:15, the AES 130th Convention will host producer/musician Barry Marshall’s presentation: Phil Spector and The Legacy of The Svengali Producer. More »
London, UK — The 130th AES Convention will be highlighted by a Richard C. Heyser Lecture Series presentation by Karlheinz Brandenburg. A driving force behind such innovative digital audio technology as mp3 and MPEG audio standards, Mr. Brandenburg’s lecture is entitled, “How to Provide High Quality Audio Everywhere: The mp3 Story And More…” The presentation will be held Saturday, May 14, 18:30 – 20:00, at the Novotel London West Convention Center. More »
Nashville, TN— Endless Analog announces the appointment of KMR Audio as its U.K. dealer for its CLASP® (Closed Loop Analog Signal Processor), the critically acclaimed pro audio product that invisibly merges real analog tape with Pro Tools and other DAWs. The system has been on demonstration since mid-February in KMR’s dedicated listening room at the company’s London headquarters. CLASP’s inventor Chris Estes and his team will be in the U.K. this spring to help hold demonstrations at area recording studios. Interested studios should contact KMR as soon as possible, as demonstrations are limited and will be booked on a first-come-first-served basis. More »
London, UK — Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source of audio and multimedia technologies, today announced the expansion of the International Audio Laboratories Erlangen (AudioLabs), an international research center focusing on digital processing of audio and multimedia signals. To help drive the organization’s key initiatives for the next decade, three professors were newly appointed to the joint institution between More »
London, UK — In 2010 Neutrik AG celebrated its 35th anniversary and in 2011 Neutrik UK will celebrate its 25th anniversary. Neutrik’s success story started in 1975 in a farmhouse in Liechtenstein. Today more than 750 highly qualified employees, from over 30 nations, work for Neutrik worldwide.
At AES in London, Neutrik®, the leading manufacturer of professional audio, video, data and industrial connectors, presents its powerCON TRUE1 AC power connector. The lockable, extremely robust system of single-phase connectors is among the first of its kind to feature IEC 60320 breaking capacity, designed for 16 A, 250 V, making it ideal for concerts and similarly staged productions where the electrical equipment is often confined to a small area, making safety a top priority. More »
London, UK – Focusrite will be showing RedNet 5 at AES, the latest addition to the RedNet family of networked audio interfaces from Focusrite.
Connecting to your Pro Tools HD system via DigiLink, RedNet 5 allows you to use the low‐latency performance of your Pro Tools HD cards alongside RedNet’s audio interfaces to configure a powerful and flexible recording and mixing system, while maintaining your traditional workflow. RedNet boasts excellent sound quality with a dynamic range of 120dB throughout the system. Coupled with its scalable architecture— which communicates using super‐fast, rock‐solid Gigabit Ethernet technology — it enables studio users to add the full benefits of RedNet to their Pro Tools HD system. More »
Pasadena, CA – Audio Engineering Associates, (AEA), announces that its s new KU4 supercardioid ribbon microphone is now available through AEA dealers worldwide. The KU4 is a modern interpretation of the KU3A unidirectional microphone (also known by its manufacturing number MI-10001) designed by RCA for the Hollywood movie industry in the late 1940s. The KU4 combines the smooth ribbon sound of a 44 with a unidirectional pattern, a wide sweet spot and reduced proximity bass boost. Since RCA only built 600 of the KU3As, these microphones have become rare collector’s items admired by the few engineers who have had the chance to use them. Now AEA offers you the opportunity to use this unique microphone. More »