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December 18, 2004

Table of Contents
AUDIO PRODUCTION SEMINARS ON DEMAND!
BLAIRS BLOG: ENHANCED CDS
FAIRLIGHT DREAM SUITE
STUDER ARRIVES TO FUJI TV
LOS LOBOS VISITS IMAGIVISION


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BLAIR'S BLOG
BLAIRS BLOG: ENHANCED CDS
The Multimedia Promise Fulfilled
With the plunge in compact disc sales over the past few years and the ongoing threat that the growth of DVDs, file sharing and piracy pose to the medium, is it any wonder that people are increasingly looking for new ways to make CDs seem "special" again? One significant growth area the last few years has been enhanced CDs (or ECDs), which offer a wide variety of multimedia options by adding a CD-ROM layer to a conventional compact disc. ECDs are definitely on the upswing in the music industry and also making waves in the corporate world...MORE


NEW PRODUCTS
FAIRLIGHT DREAM SUITE
Fairlight recently unveiled DREAM Suite, a fully featured 48-track DAW, StationPLUS fully automated 56-channel/24-bus surround sound mixing, Creamware plug-ins with 80 plug-in suite license, networking and Pyxis NLV video system. MORE

Minnetonka Audio discWelder Bronze
Minnetonka Audio Software is now shipping discWelder Bronze, its DVD-Audio authoring tool for the Macintosh OS X platform. MORE

Molex SMI Plastic Optical Fiber 1394 Connector
Molex Inc has announced the development and first samples of a new IEEE-1394 Small Multimedia Interface (SMI) Plastic Optical Fiber (POF) connector and transceiver system to help enable industrial networking applications between various electronic devices. MORE

Larry Seyer Acoustic Drums Library
Larry Seyer Acoustic Drums, a new drum library compatible with Tascam GigaStudio 3 software sampler, is now shipping. MORE

RealTraps GoboTraps
RealTraps has announced its new GoboTrap system, which comprises a lightweight carriage with wheels that accommodates either standard or "Gobo" MiniTraps. MORE

Sony Loops & Samples Series, Oxford Reverb Plug-In
Sony has restructured its Loops for ACID(tm) libraries into the new Sony Sound Series(tm): Loops & Samples line. MORE

QSC DCS Series Additions
QSC is now shipping five new three-way screen channel loudspeakers to its DCS Series, ranging from the compact SC-413 to the flagship SC-443. MORE



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NEWS YOU CAN USE
STUDER ARRIVES TO FUJI TV

Fuji TV Integrates Studer Vista 6
Japanese broadcaster Fuji TV recently integrated a Studer Vista 6 digital audio console into its Tokyo facility, which is now using the desk for program production and on-air broadcasting. MORE

Carrot Cottage Studios Launches MP3 Mastering Service
Carrot Cottage Studios, a recording and mastering facility recently established in Kent, UK, has launched an MP3 mastering service to cater to the growing community of unsigned artists who are releasing their own music via the Internet. MORE

Berklee Press, MOTU Release Digital Performer Book
Berklee Press (dist. By Hal Leonard Corp.), the publishing arm of Boston's Berklee College of music, has partnered with MOTU to release Producing Music With Digital Performer, a guide to MOTU's Digital Performer software. MORE

M-Audio Announces Three New Software Titles
M-Audio is now distributing three new software titles: Spectron, Ozone 3 and Trash, all developed by partner iZotope Inc. and all available exclusively through M-Audio. MORE

Orville Grene Named VP of Operations, Media City Sound
Orville Grene Jr. has been named VP of operations at Media City Sound, a full-service audio post facility based in Studio City, Calif. MORE



PROJECTS
LOS LOBOS VISITS IMAGIVISION

Los Lobos with Imagivision
studio manager/chief engineer
Brad Yost and executive
administrator Brooke Hoffman
Los Lobos recently visited Imagivision, the Minneapolis-based studio formerly known as Flyte Tyme, and previously owned by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Other recent visitors include Soul Asylum and Paul Westerburg. Look for further Imagivision updates next month on www.mixonline.com.

The New Eleven: Hugo Nicolson Mixes Ocean's Twelve
Mix engineer Hugo Nicolson handled the surround mix for the newly released Warner Bros. flick, Ocean's Twelve at Cherokee Studios in Los Angeles, using, among other items, a newly purchased SSL XLogic Multichannel Compressor purchased from Guitar Center Pro. MORE

Tom Lord-Alge Mixes Sarah McLachlan's Afterglow Live CD/DVD
Grammy-winner Tom Lord-Alge recently completed the 5.1 mix of singer/composer Sarah McLachlan's forthcoming CD/DVD release, Afterglow Live. MORE

Virtual Katy Streamlines Bridget Jones
Lee Herrick took a simple re-sync workflow approach in his role as senior sound editor for Bridget Jones Diary: The Edge of Reason. MORE

G&E Tackles Rutgers Football Promo
Composers and G&E Music founders Glenn Schloss and Erik Blicker "got in the game" to create original music and sound design for this season's Rutgers football promo, which is designed to speak to urban communities surrounding Rutgers. MORE

Hsr/ny Engineers Record Bill Clinton at Home
hsr/ny recording engineers Fernando Ascani and Jeff Hinton had a rare opportunity to record former President Bill Clinton in his own home in New York's Westchester County for a short orientation film that plays in a small theater at the Clinton Presidential Center, which opened in Little Rock, Ark., in mid-November. MORE



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