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December 6, 2004

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SONAR Producer Edition has a well-earned reputation for delivering powerful production tools in a fast, streamlined user interface. With SONAR 4, Cakewalk has added powerful new recording, editing, comping and navigation tools that optimize workflow for today's professional. In addition, version 4 combines innovative surround and AV capabilities along with precise engineering tools. Learn more at www.SONAR4.com.

Audio Production Seminars on Demand are an exciting new medium for presenting new products, applications and techniques to those interested in audio and music production. Currently Live: Taylor Guitars/Rupert Neve Expression System and K4 Preamp, and Mix Presents Drum Miking Techniques. Find the Seminars on Demand at www.mixonline.com/sod, www.emusician.com/sod or www.remixmag.com/sod.

Mix eClassifieds, a user-friendly, affordable way to connect buyers, sellers, job seekers and employers is now live. Check it out!

Berkleemusic Certificate Programs and Online Courses Enrolling Now for the Winter Semester

Berkleemusic.com, the online extension school of Berklee College of Music, is enrolling now for the Winter semester's college-credit certificate programs and online courses. Enroll in a Master level certificate program for our winter semester by December 13th and get a free iPod. Financial Aid Available * Flexible Schedules * Study with Berklee Faculty. You can reserve your seat now by calling our student advisors at 866.BERKLEE (866.237.5533) or by visiting us: www.berkleemusic.com

BJ's Holiday Gift Hodgepodge
Lookin' for a cool holiday gift for a friend or significant other? Have some cash on hand to treat yourself to something special? Here are 12 fall releases-DVDs, CDs and music-oriented books-that jumped out at me from the piles of dreck that have accumulated in my office over the last couple of months. Think of it as a rockin' and groovin' "Twelve Days of Christmas," if you like, without all those leapin' lords and milkin' maids and the friggin' birds in the tree. Instead I give you leapin' Mick, a tank of nitrous oxide and salacious posters depicting big-busted devil dolls. In other words, a holiday from reality... MORE

Applied Acoustics has announced a free update for its Ultra Analog VA-1 plug-in. MORE

BIAS SoundSoap 2
BIAS Inc. is now shipping SoundSoap 2 ($99), an update to the company's one-click audio cleaning software plug-in and application for Mac OS X and Windows XP. MORE

Cycling '74, Octiv Octirama
Cycling '74 and Octiv have announced Octirama, a surround dynamics processor for Digidesign Pro Tools systems. MORE

M-Audio Ozonic, Keystation 88es
M-Audio is now shipping the Keystation 88es USB MIDI controller and has announced Ozonic, an integrated FireWire audio/MIDI production and performance tool. MORE

Mercury M72s
The newly revised Mercury M72s dual-channel studio microphone amplifier from Mercury Recording Equipment Co. is now shipping. MORE

Stedman Proscreen XL
Stedman Corporation has released the Proscreen XL pop filter. MORE

The National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) will launch its Las Vegas operations on January 20, 2005, at the Bellagio Hotel with a cocktail reception from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., which is open to all record industry professionals. MORE

San Francisco Recording Academy Celebrates the Big 3-0
On November 30, the San Francisco Chapter of the Recording Academy held its annual celebration of membership, the holidays, and-this year-its 30th anniversary. MORE

Euphonix, Steinberg Alliance Brings System 5-MC and Nuendo EuCon to Market
After two years of collaboration and development, Euphonix and Steinberg have announced two new Euphonix control surfaces that integrate directly with a special version of Steinberg's Nuendo 3 called Nuendo EuCon. MORE

Sean Hannity Builds Project Studio
Sean Hannity, host of the nationally syndicated ABC Radio Network program Sean Hannity Show, and the Fox News Channel's Hannity and Colmes, recently built a radio broadcast studio in his home, which would allow him to broadcast his programs even when the nasty East Coast weather prevented him from commuting to WABC's New York City studios. MORE

Gateway Mastering Acquires SSL XLogic Compressors
Mastering guru Bob Ludwig of Gateway Mastering Studios in Portland, Maine, recently took delivery of two Solid State Logic XLogic compressors from equipment sales, design and technical service company Professional Audio Design (PAD). MORE

SYPHA Launches DAW Buyers Guide Update
SYPHA has announced the all-new 2004/2005 edition of The DAW Buyers Guide, which can be accessed for free at http://SYPHAonline.com. MORE

SAE Becomes "Digidesign Certified Training Location"
SAE Institute has announced a new Digidesign Pro Tools curriculum and associated certification for students enrolled in its Audio Technology program. MORE


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Visit the GRAMMY Hope for the Holidays online auction benefiting The GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares, featuring music and entertainment memorabilia from Aerosmith, Annie Lennox, Beyoncé, Bonnie Raitt, Bono, Carlos Santana, Dave Matthews, Foo Fighters, Jessica Simpson, Lee Ann Womack, Madonna, Melissa Etheridge, P-Funk, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sheila E., Tim McGraw and more. Special "VIP experiences" also available. Hurry! Auction ends December 9, 2004. Place your bids at www.ebay.com/grammy.

Entry forms for the 52nd MPSE Golden Reel Awards, which acknowledge the year's best sound editing work in the areas of dialog, ADR, effects, Foley and music, are due by December 10, 2004, for submissions aired or released from January 1, 2004, to November 30, 2004. The Golden Reel Awards will take place February 26, 2005. Visit www.MPSE.org for more information.

Prospective vocalists for the Montreal International Musical Competition (May 9-20, 2005), formerly known as Jeunesses Musicales Montreal International Competition, have until January 21, 2005, to send in their application form, which can be found at www.jeunessesmusicales.com/en/concours/concours.asp.

From now until January 31, 2005, Korg USA is offering a $200 rebate on a new D16XD or D32XD digital recording studio purchased from an authorized Korg dealer in the U.S. Promotion details and dealer locations can be found at www.korg.com.

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