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From Mix Magazine | A PRIMEDIA Property    July 5, 2005  
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Table Of Contents
SUMMER NAMM NEW PRODUCTS GUIDE
BARBERSHOP STUDIO BLOG
SENNHEISER CDP-88
M-AUDIO iCONTROL AND JAMLAB
AXIA TEAMS WITH CSS
JAM CRUISE 4
ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM MIX
SUMMER NAMM NEW PRODUCTS GUIDE
Coinciding with the Summer NAMM convention in Indianapolis from July 22 to 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. MORE

BARBERSHOP STUDIO BLOG
Follow the daily trials and tribulations (and successes!) of running a world-class studio in 2005, as The Barber Shop Studios opens on beautiful Lake Hopatcong, N.J., 45 minutes west of Manhattan. Check it out here.

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NEW PRODUCTS
SENNHEISER CDP-88
Sennheiser introduced the new HHB CDP-88, an easy-to-use, 1U rackmounting CD player packed with an array of professional features, such as 24-bit Delta Sigma D/A converters, a full complement of analog and digital connectivity, and the ability to sync to word clock at any frequency from 32- to 96 kHz. MORE

M-AUDIO iCONTROL AND JAMLAB

M-Audio unveiled the iControl control surface, a dedicated hardware controller designed for Apple's GarageBand. Dedicated transport buttons (play, stop, record, fast-forward, rewind, rewind-to-start and project cycle on/off) are accompanied by a jog wheel and a master volume fader. MORE

Peterson StroboSoft
Peterson announces a software-based tuner called StroboSoft, which uses the same patented and trademarked Virtual Strobe readout that the Peterson VS Series hardware tuners use, but leverages the power of the computer and its display. MORE

Rain StormDrive and StormDrive Pocket
Rain Recording announced two external hard drives: the StormDrive and the StormDrive Pocket. Both drives include one USB 2 and two FireWire ports and an 8MB buffer, and boasts quiet operation with fanless cooling. MORE

TC-Helicon VoicePro
TC-Helicon announces VoicePro, a tool to enhance pitch and time-shift effects, special effects, correction, harmony and doubling, as well as any other application where getting the perfect voice is paramount. Integrating VoicePro in any studio setting is possible with 24/96 analog and multichannel AES/EBU digital I/O. VoicePro is shipping now at $3,495 MSRP. MORE

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NEWS YOU CAN USE
AXIA TEAMS WITH CSS
Axia Audio announces that Creative Studio Solutions is the newest authorized integrator of Axia broadcast products. As an Axia partner, CSS, the Colorado-based company founded by broadcast engineer Andrew Rosenberg, will provide systems integration services for Axia clients seeking end-to-end installed solutions. MORE

Merging Adds Tactile Remote Control and Jog Wheel Editing to Pyramix
Merging Technologies has added a new tactile remote-control system for its Pyramix DAW. MORE

Instant Quotes Now Available Through Quote-o-Matic
Disc Makers has launched its new Quote-o-Matic feature on its Website, giving replication customers access to instant custom quotes from the convenience of their home computer. Quote-o-Matic takes customers through the entire CD or DVD project from packaging options and quantity to graphic design, mastering and printing. Quotes can be saved, e-mailed and modified the next time a user comes back to the site. Quote-o-Matic also allows customers to easily compare various packaging and printing options. To try Disc Makers' Quote-o-Matic Website, go to http://quote.discmakers.com.

Sennheiser Electronic to Distribute Klein+Hummel in U.S., Latin America
Sennheiser will assume the distribution of the Klein+Hummel line of products in the U.S. and Latin America, effective August 1, 2005. With this addition, SEC is adding another professional audio brand to its growing line of distributed products and further strengthens its position as a full-line supplier. For more information about Sennheiser, visit www.sennheiserusa.com.

Steinberg Offers New Upgrade Programs
Steinberg Media Technologies announced a new upgrade program for Cubase LE, a new e-store for U.S. upgrades and special upgrade incentives for Yamaha customers. The new programs are part of a push by new parent company, Yamaha Corporation. MORE

Universal Audio Ships V. 3.9 UAD-1 Software
Universal Audio announced the Web launch of Version 3.9 software for the UAD-1 DSP Card and Powered Plug-Ins system. Version 3.9 includes a 14-day fully functional demo of the first of three announced emulations of vintage Roland effects units and the Boss CE-1 Chorus. MORE

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EVENTS
Starting July 11, 2005, in L.A., Euphonix will kick off the USA Break Free Tour (www.euphonix.com/breakfreetour), featuring the System 5-MC Integrated DAW Controller and the Euphonix-Hitachi Data Systems Audio Facility Network Server Solution.

The American Cinematheque and Motion Picture Sound Editors are pooling their resources to co-present a special show on Foley sound effects on July 13, 2005, at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.

Moog Music and the Orange Peel announce a three-day celebration, Ether Music 2005, to be held at Moog Music, Asheville, N.C., from Thursday, Aug. 4 through Sunday, Aug. 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 13th annual Cutting-Edge Music Business Conference, Aug. 18-21,2005, will be held at the Hotel Inter-Continental in New Orleans. The Cutting Edge workshops and seminars include general music business sessions, an entertainment law seminar, a Cutting Edge film workshop and much more. For a full schedule visit www.jass.com/cuttingedge.

The 2005 U.S. Indie Band and Film Expo (www.usindie.com) will take place in Fairpark Coliseum and Fairground in Beaumount, Texas, from Aug. 19-23, 2005. Independent bands will be performing on the four outdoor music stages running continuously from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Independent filmmakers will be showing their projects in film, video and animation on a large screen.

The fourth annual Music China international trade fair, held with Prolight + Sound Shanghai, takes place Oct. 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.

Music Player Network has opened online registration for this October's inaugural Music Player Live! (New York City, October 21-23, 2005) consumer music summit. Interested parties can log on to www.musicplayerlive.com to register.

The ShowBiz Expo (focusing on the evolving workflow process from production to post to the digital distribution of entertainment content) will be held on Nov. 4-5, 2005, at the Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Air Center (Santa Monica, Calif.). For more information, visit www.showbizexpo.com.

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EVENTS/DEADLINES
Starting July 11, 2005, in L.A., Euphonix will kick off the USA Break Free Tour (www.euphonix.com/breakfreetour), featuring the System 5-MC Integrated DAW Controller and the Euphonix-Hitachi Data Systems Audio Facility Network Server Solution. MORE

DEADLINES
JAM CRUISE 4
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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