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July 18, 2002

Table of Contents
Attention Manufacturers: 2002 AES New Products Guide
NEWS: Special Offers for Logic Windows Users
NEWS: IVL Technologies Discontinues Electrix Product Line
NEWS: Allen & Heath Creates New U.S. Distribution Company
FEATURE: Mackie to Ship Mackie Control for DAW Software
FEATURE: iZ Offers Free RADAR 24 Upgrade to Version 3.15
FEATURE: NAMM "Summer Session Dream Studio Giveaway"


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Attention Manufacturers: 2002 AES New Products Guide
Get your product into the Mix AES New Products Guide...
Mix magazine is accepting submissions for the 2002 AES New Products Guide until July 19. Click here or contact Sarah Benzuly for an application. (Products must have been released after June 2002, up through those that will debut at the October AES show.)

Mix magazine presents the 2003 Mix Master Directory
Be sure to include your products, facilities or services in this 16th annual edition. Now expanded to include musicians' resources with bonus newsstand distribution! Include your products for free. Get listed HERE. Ad close is September 12. Click here for more information on participating in this comprehensive annual resource!

From Mix's Daily News Service
NEWS: Special Offers for Logic Windows Users
In response to Apple's recent purchase of Emagic, Cakewalk (Boston) announced in early July that it will provide Logic users with a Web-based crossgrade offer to the company's Sonar 2.0 and Sonar 2.0 XL digital multitrack recording systems for Windows. MORE

NEWS: IVL Technologies Discontinues Electrix Product Line
IVL Technologies Ltd. announced that it is discontinuing the Electrix line of products. IVL Technologies will maintain a presence in the music industry through products marketed by TC-Helicon, the joint venture formed between IVL and TC Electronic. MORE

NEWS: Allen & Heath Creates New U.S. Distribution Company
A new company located in Agoura Hills, Calif., North American Pro Audio (NAPA), has formed to provide United States distribution for British audio mixing console manufacturer Allen & Heath. The new company will operate as Allen&Heath USA. MORE

Toy Specialists Plays Nicely with Scharff Weisberg
Toy Specialists, a New York City-based audio equipment rental company, announced that it will be entering into a joint venture with Schwarff Weisberg Inc., a company that specializes in audio, video and lighting technology. MORE

Midiman Creates New Corporate Identity as M-Audio
Midiman (Arcadia, Calif.) announced today that it has changed its corporate moniker to M-Audio -- the name it has been using for its Audio Division since 1999. MORE

Millennia Ships Number 10,000
Millennia (Placerville, Calif.) announced the shipment of the 10,000th HV-3 microphone preamplifier, which went out last week as part of a larger order to acclaimed tenor Andrea Bocelli. MORE

…more news

Feature Products
FEATURE: Mackie to Ship Mackie Control for DAW Software
Mackie Designs announced a new 9-fader master control surface, dubbed Mackie Control, that will support software integration for a growing family of DAWs, which currently includes Mackie's Soundscape 32, Steinberg's Nuendo and Cubase SX, and MOTU's Digital Performer. MORE

FEATURE: iZ Offers Free RADAR 24 Upgrade to Version 3.15
Hot on the heels of Version 3.0's release, iZ Technology announced that the release of RADAR 24 Version 3.15 is available as a free download from the company's Website. MORE

Bob Geldof Goes for Big Sound
Promoting Geldof's latest release, Sex, Age and Death, sound reinforcement company Big Sound brought along an Allen & Heath 40-channel ML5000, configured as a dedicated monitor console, which was used by Big Sound's technical director Duncan Wild. MORE

THX Certifies Dynaudio Acoustics' AIR Series
Responding to numerous THX-certified facilities that asked for a THX certification of Dynaudio Acoustics' AIR products, the AIR 6, AIR 15 and AIR Base-2 monitor systems are now authorized for use in pm3 rooms. MORE

Starlight, Star Bright, Meyer Line Array Tonight
Scandinavia-based P.A., staging and lighting company Starlight has recently purchased a large quantity of Meyer Sound M Series Line Array products to add to its rental inventory. MORE

QSC Sounds Off in Beantown
Boston Symphony Hall opened this year's Boston Pops summer season with a revitalized audio blueprint designed and implemented jointly by house sound guru Steve Colby and Greenfield, Mass.-based Klondike Sound. Employing a central L'Acoustics V-DOSC/dv-DOSC cluster, the new system is powered by QSC PowerLight amplifiers working off of a QSControl Ethernet-based network audio system. MORE


For 22 years, Wallmate has been the choice of studio owners and designers for acoustic wall covering. Currently used in the acclaimed Enterprise Studios and LA's Staples Center, Wallmate is a cost effective and aesthetically pleasing acoustic wall covering for any sized environment from small home theaters to large commercial facilities. The system is easy to install and service and can be reopened and reused for great flexibility. Sold direct. Please visit www.wallmate.net for more information.

Feature Events
FEATURE: NAMM "Summer Session Dream Studio Giveaway"
NAMM has teamed up with Mix, Electronic Musician and Remix to offer the "Summer Session Dream Studio Giveaway" at the upcoming Summer NAMM show in Nashville (July 19-21). Selected by the editors of Mix, EM and Remix, a personal "dream studio" was put together using products of the Summer Session exhibitors. Watch your issue of "NAMM Playback," the show directory and on-site at exhibitor/sponsor booths for details. Contest entry point will be at "The Hang" club in the Arena area of the convention hall, as well as at the Mix/EM/Remix booth #807.

Digidesign's DigiWorld hits Nashville on July 18 at Paragon Studios.

Syn-Aud-Con update: "System Optimization" and "System Design" seminar: July 29-August 2, San Francisco; September 16-20, Providence, R.I.; October 14-18, Chicago; and November 18-22, Seattle.

Atlantis Music Conference 2002, July 31-August 3 in Atlanta.

Inspiration 2002 Conference, August 5-9, at the Georgia International Convention Center (Atlanta). Sennheiser will conduct a wireless seminar/workshop on August 9, from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Cyprus Room at the convention center.

TI (Texas Instruments) Developer Conference, August 6-8, 2002, in Houston at the Westin Galleria Hotel.

West L.A. Music Seminar: Pro Tools Control Surfaces, August 8.

The Indie Sessions (sponsored by Mix sister publications Electronic Musician, Remix and Onstage): New York City at The Puck Building, August 17; Los Angeles at The Radisson Hotel, September 7; and Nashville at The Radisson Hotel Opryland, August 24.

DVD Entertainment 2002 Conference, August 21-22, in Universal City, Calif.

Replication Expo 2002 China on August 26-28, 2002 (Shanghai, China) E-mail: howell@howell.163.com.

IRMA Technology & Manufacturing Conference, September 25-27, 2002, at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

M3/Replitech dates: November 6-8, 2002 in Bangkok; and February 4-6, 2003 in San Jose, Calif.

Pro Production 2003, "The Live Event Marketplace," will take place January 10-12, 2003 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego.

Attn. Manufacturers! Mix magazine is accepting submissions for our annual AES New Products Guide. Log on to www.mixonline.com by July 19, 2002, and submit your new products! (Products must have been released after June 2002, up through those that will debut at the October AES show.)

Register now for SBCA 2002, August 6-10 (education seminars) and August 7-9 (exhibits) at the Las Vegas Hilton. Call 888/732-7117 and reserve your room at a special rate.

Bargain Bin
Retailers, manufacturers: Contact sbenzuly@primediabusiness.com to suggest an item for future "Bargain Bin" listings.


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We are a group of those misfit rebel types who are foolish enough to believe that our business is not about money, but really helping you. If we earn your respect and friendship, you will come back to us again for years to come. We are a Distributor of professional audio to the American market. We are a wholesale business to the "trade" (stores). We represent the following group of companies:
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