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Table Of Contents
THE MIX 2005 SUMMER NAMM NEW PRODUCTS GUIDE
MIXLINE FEATURE: JUSTIN MELDAL-JOHNSEN
BLAIR'S BLOG: REQUIEM FOR SONICATE
BOSS BR-1200CD STUDIO
E3 2005: BIG EXCITEMENT AROUND "BIG THREE"
MARK THOSE CALENDARS!
ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM MIX
THE MIX 2005 SUMMER NAMM NEW PRODUCTS GUIDE
Coinciding with the Summer NAMM convention in Indianapolis from July 22-24, 2005, Mix will be publishing an online-only Summer NAMM New Products Guide filled with products being introduced at the show. There is no fee for participating in this guide. Go to www.mixonline.com to submit your products on June 13. Don't miss out!

10th Annual Mix L.A. Open will be held Monday, June 13, at the Malibu Country Club. For more info, visit mixfoundation.org/LAopen/LAopen.html.

MIXLINE FEATURE: JUSTIN MELDAL-JOHNSEN
Los Angeles-based bassist and songwriter Justin Meldal-Johnsen has worked and toured with top artists—Beck, Garbage (Bleed Like Me), Ima Robot (Ima Robot), Macy Gray (Trouble With Being Myself), Air (10,000Hz Legend)—composed original songs, contributed to movie scores (In Good Company, The Dukes of Hazzard, The Devil's Rejects) and more during his years as a musician. Twelve years ago, he and producer Tony Hoffer (Beck, Air, Supergrass, Fischerspooner) built a project studio to support Meldal-Johnsen's songwriting and to develop basic recording skills—a workplace that continues to evolve along with Meldal-Johnsen's projects. MORE

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The Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics
(CCRMA) at Stanford University Summer Workshops 2005.


Located on Stanford Campus June through August 2005 and open to the public.
Visit our website for more information and register today:
ccrma.stanford.edu/workshops/2005/

*Human Computer Interaction (HCI) 6/27/05- 7/8/05 (Including Monday, July 4)
*Digital Signal Processing: Spectral and Physical Models (DSP), 7/11/05-7/22/05
*Signal Processing Techniques for Digital Audio Effects (DAE), 7/25/05-8/5/05
*Perceptual Audio Coding (PAC), 8/8/05-8/12/05

CCRMA
660 Lomita Court,
Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305
650-723-4971 x320


BLAIR'S BLOG
BLAIR'S BLOG: REQUIEM FOR SONICATE
Last night, as I was tossing and turning in bed, unable to get to sleep, I figured out that I've probably seen between 1,500 to 2,000 concerts in the 30 years I've been writing professionally about music. (Okay, I wasn't getting paid in '75, but I did write a few things that got published.) MORE
NEW PRODUCTS
BOSS BR-1200CD STUDIO
Boss is now shipping the BR-1200CD digital recording studio, which is equipped with COSM effects and amp models derived from BOSS' GT-6 Series multi-effects processors, plus a bass and drum programmer. MORE

Cycling '74 Momentary Incursions
Cycling '74 has released Momentary Incursions, the fourth volume in the Cycles Series of audio source libraries. MORE

M-Audio WizooVerb W2
M-Audio is now shipping WizooVerb W2, a new reverb created by software developer Wizoo Sound Design GmbH. MORE

ModernBeats Brass Elementz 1
ModernBeats.com has debuted Brass Elementz 1, its first brass-themed sound library for software samplers covering urban, hip hop and crunk musical genres. MORE

Rain LiveBook
Rain Recording is now offering the LiveBook mobile audio workstation, offering low power-consumption components and quadruple-vented convection design to meet the demands of audio recording and mixing. MORE

The Sound Guy SFX Machine RT 1.05
The Sound Guy has released SFX Machine RT 1.05, a multi-effects plug-in for Mac and Windows. MORE

SurgeX Surge Protectors
SurgeX has re-engineered its one-rackspace surge protectors and power conditioners to feature new Advanced Series Mode surge suppression and proprietary power-conditioning technologies, such as impedance-tolerant EMI/RFI filtering, SurgeX ICE in-rush current elimination and COUVS catastrophic over/under-voltage shutdown. MORE

Tascam 3.10 Gigastudio
Tascam has announced Version 3.10, a free upgrade to the GigaStudio 3 sampling software, adding features and functions and increasing the functionality of the sampling package. MORE

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NEWS YOU CAN USE
E3 2005: BIG EXCITEMENT AROUND "BIG THREE"
The Electronic Entertainment Expo, aka E3, hit L.A. May 18 to 20, 2005, showcasing more than 1,000 new products, although the biggest excitement revolved around the "big three" game consoles. MORE

SSL/All Media Capital Host L.A. SPARS Event
More than 50 members of the Los Angeles recording community gathered at Hollywood's Acapulco Restaurant May 17 for a Society of Professional Recording Services (SPARS) meet-and-greet luncheon sponsored by Solid State Logic and All Media Capital. MORE

Allen & Heath Helps Deliver Tracks By E-Mail
Internet-based recording and production studio Tracks By Email.com has installed a 40-channel Allen & Heath GL4000 multipurpose console in its Lincolnshire facility. MORE

Masterpiece Sounding "Crystal Clear"
Dallas-based recording studio Crystal Clear Sound recently upgraded its Studio B Mastering Suite with the addition of a Digidesign Pro Tools|HD system, B&W 805S monitors and the new Masterpiece from Legendary Audio. MORE

Pinanson to Manufacture EtherSound-Enabled Connectivity Products
Pinanson, a Spanish manufacturer of audio and video connectivity products, has selected the open EtherSound standard as its digital audio platform technology. MORE

Margarita Mix Goes to 50 Cent's "Candy Shop"
The L.A. Studios recently announced that its Margarita Mix de Santa Monica facility was selected by production company Lotus Filmworks to perform the mix on the 50 Cent video "Candy Shop." To date, the song has spent nine weeks at Number One on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. MORE

PowerFX Offers Downloadable CD Purchases
PowerFX, a Stockholm-based provider and digital distributor of loops, sound effects and music samples, now offers downloadable CD purchases direct from www.powerfx.com. MORE

ShowBiz Expo '05 Sets Conference Sessions
ShowBiz Expo has set the session topics for its upcoming exhibit and conference on November 4 and 5, 2005, at the Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Air Center (Santa Monica, Calif.). MORE

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EVENTS THIS MONTH
MARK THOSE CALENDARS!
InfoComm International will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, June 4 to June 10, 2005. Those interested in attending can register at www.infocommshow.org.

The P&E Wing and the Nashville Chapter of the Recording Academy present "The Rebirth of the Record Business," a panel discussion featuring engineer Steve Albini, Gateway Mastering's Bob Ludwig, GML head/panel moderator George Massenburg, Vector Management president Ken Levitan, entertainment attorney Linda Edell Howard and echomusic managing partner Mark Montgomery. The event takes place Tuesday, June 7, 2005 at 5 p.m. Visit www.grammy.com/nashville.aspx to register and for more information.

Yamaha Corporation's 2005 Summer Technology Seminars will be presented at the University of Arizona in Tucson on June 15 to 17, 2005; Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, Calif. June 22 to 24; The University of Oklahoma in Norman July 19 to 21; Moravian College in Bethlehem, Penn., July 27 to 29; and Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis August 3 to 5. Discounts available for early enrollment. Visit www.yamaha.com for more information or go to www.yamaha.com/ics/sts102005.asp for a registration form.

Chicago film/music fans: Catch an advance screening of John Covert's film Shut Eye followed by music from the film by composer/pianist Sparrow and the Machine Band on Saturday, June 18, 2005 at Katerina's, 1920 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago. The film starts at 8 p.m.; music at 10 p.m. Call 773/348-7592 for more info.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Moog Music and the Orange Peel announce a three-day celebration of the theremin-Ether Music 2005, to be held at Moog Music, Asheville, N.C., from Thursday, August 4 through Sunday, August 7, 2005. The event will include workshops, speakers and performances by thereminists, a historical discussion from Bob Moog, a tour of the Moog Music factory and an original composition contest. Entries must be postmarked no later than June 17, 2005. For tickets and more information, visit ethermusic2005.com.

The fourth annual Music China international trade fair, held with Prolight + Sound Shanghai, takes place October 19 to 22, 2005, at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Pudong Area, Shanghai. To date, more than 200 companies from 13 countries have confirmed participation. Visit www.musikmesse.com for more information.

DEADLINES
The Disc Makers Independent Music World Series (IMWS) Southeast showcase will take place at Atlanta's Velvet Underground at the Hard Rock Café on Thursday, August 18, 2005. Submissions must be postmarked by June 10, 2005. Bands interested in competing can log on to www.discmakers.com/imws to register and for more information.

Jam Cruise 4 has teamed up with Remix magazine and American Songwriter in search of professional artists to join Sonicbids on the "musical adventure of a lifetime." DJs and solo performers are encouraged to enter the contest and take their career to the next level. (Four slots-two in each genre-reserved for Sonicbids members.) Selected artists will win a six-day cruise to the Caribbean from January 7 to 13, 2006, where they are given the opportunity to play a full set on a bill that includes Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, Les Claypool, Gomez, Digable Planets, Umphrey's McGee and many more. Submission deadline: September 12, 2005. Click here for more information.

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