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From Mix Magazine | A PRIMEDIA Property    July 18, 2005  
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Table Of Contents
BARBERSHOP STUDIO BLOG
GENERATION MIX: CHRIS PETRO
DIGIDESIGN PRO TOOL METHOD ONE DVD
NEP STUDIOS INSTALLS SSL C100
METROPOLIS TO MIX "GREATEST GIG ON EARTH"
ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM MIX
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.

FARM AID ANNOUNCED
Today, in the middle of a City of Chicago vegetable garden that helps homeless food shelters, founders of Farm Aid Willie Nelson and John Cougar Mellencamp announced that the 20th Anniversary Farm Aid Concert will be held at the Tweeter Center in Tinley Park, Ill., on September 18, 2005. MORE

GENERATION MIX: CHRIS PETRO
Growing up in a mining town, rural Rock Springs, Wyo,, audio engineer Chris Petro was used to chasing the music he loved, driving for more than five hours to see shows in neighboring towns. MORE

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NEW PRODUCTS
DIGIDESIGN PRO TOOL METHOD ONE DVD
Digidesign has introduced the Pro Tools Method One™ training DVD, which is designed specifically to help Pro Tools users make the most of their Digidesign Pro Tools|HD, Pro Tools LE™ or Pro Tools M-Powered™ system. MORE

Summer NAMM: Focusrite TrakMaster Pro
Focusrite will launch TrakMaster Pro, a professional mic preamplifier and compressor and the latest in Focusrite's Platinum Pro series at NAMM Summer Session 2005 (Booth #1509). MORE

Harrison IKISdirect
Harrison released its IKIS Automation Platform this month, which offers direct control of Pro Tools, Nuendo and Pyramix from the console's control surface. The new software package, IKISdirect™, includes product-specific Ethernet interfaces for Nuendo and Pyamix and the latest HUI Ethernet interface for controlling Pro Tools and other DAWs. MORE

Music 2 Hues Heavy Rock, Electric Jazz CDs
Music 2 Hues has announced two new production music CDs for its Flagship Series, which now includes a total of 64 discs. MORE

Propellerheads Reason 3.0.3
Propellerhead Software has announced the immediate availability of Reason Version 3.0.3, a maintenance release that addresses several issues in Reason 3. MORE

Steinberg Cubase SX/SL 3.1
Steinberg Media Technologies has unveiled an upcoming update for its Cubase SX3 and Cubase SL3 music production systems. MORE

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NEWS YOU CAN USE
NEP STUDIOS INSTALLS SSL C100
NEP Studios in Pittsburgh has created a new production home for The Daily Show With Jon Stewart on Comedy Central's cable channel. MORE

Al Schmitt Leads Texas Recording Academy Workshop
The Producers & Engineers Wing, the Texas Chapter of The Recording Academy®, and Al Schmitt will host the final of three professional workshops in its Texas Studio Sessions series, to be held at Austin City Limits Studios on Friday, July 29, 2005 at 1 p.m. MORE

Stairway to Stardom To Host Annual Benefit Concert, Golf Tournament
Stairway to Stardom, an eight-week summer music program for young, non-professional musicians organized by Skip's Music in Sacramento, Calif., will host its annual Concert and Benefit Golf Tournament on August 14 and 15, 2005 at the Holiday Inn, 5323 Date Avenue (off of I-80), in Sacramento, Calif. MORE

Bionic Media Relocates, Adds Editing Talent, Technology
Bionic Media, the New York City-based editorial and audio post house founded by editors Steve Beal and Todd Feuer (formerly known as Keyframe Post), has added C. Scott Gorman and Andrew Malenda to its editorial team. MORE

Margarita Mix de Santa Monica Taps Paula Arnett as Executive Producer
The L.A. Studios Inc. has announced that its Westside facility, Margarita Mix de Santa Monica, has tapped Paula Arnett to serve as its executive producer. MORE

Omnia's Frank Foti to Head HD Radio Sessions
For the third consecutive year, Omnia president Frank Foti has been invited to The Conclave Learning Conference in Minneapolis, again teaming with radio programmer Don Kelly for a discussion called "Begin the Revolution: HD Radio For Fun & Profit." MORE

Aviom Unveils New Website
Aviom has unveiled a major revision to the company's Website, (www.aviom.com). Redesigned from the ground up, the site includes updated documents and new downloadable materials, as well as revamped graphics. MORE

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PROJECTS
METROPOLIS TO MIX "GREATEST GIG ON EARTH"
Following the recent worldwide Live 8 performances, London's Metropolis Studios is gearing up for the daunting task of mixing, mastering, compiling and authoring the audio from the concerts for DVD release. MORE

Carrie Underwood Retreats With Hit Songwriters at Karian
American Idol winner Carrie Underwood visited Karian Studios, a newly opened "resort" studio in Gallatin, Tenn., to meet with some of Nashville finest songwriters in preparation for her RCA debut. MORE

Hugh Masekela Records Live at Bernie Grundman's
Hugh Masekela recorded his new album, Almost Like Being in Jazz, in the lounges of Bernie Grundman Mastering Studios. The live album, produced by Stewart Levine, was simultaneously recorded to 2-track analog tape and high-resolution 24-bit 96k digital, modeling the direct-to-disk recordings of the past. MORE

High-Tech Inventor Doug Wyatt to Release New CD
Doug Wyatt, considered an innovator in the world of music technology design and programming, as well as a musician and composer, is in the midst of creating a new largely instrumental album by fusing high-tech and classic analog instruments and production techniques. MORE

Danetracks Team Edits Hustle & Flow, The Lost City
Richard Yawn, supervising sound editor for Danetracks Inc. in West Hollywood, Calif., recently completed work on The Lost City, teaming with actor/director Andy Garcia and executive producer Frank Mancuso Jr. for this story based on a trilogy of novels by the late Guillermo Cabrera Infante. MORE

Housewives Benefit From Lectrosonics Super-Mini
The women on Wisteria Lane are seemingly "desperate" for Lectrosonics' SM wireless transmitter, as Agamemnon Adrianos, production sound mixer for the hit TV series Desperate Housewives, uses the unit for each of the show's lead characters. MORE

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