From Mix Magazine | A PRIMEDIA Property    September 4, 2005  
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Get your school into our annual education directory. Click here. Deadline: September 9.

Sonic Bids Submissions Accepted Through Sep 10
The Remix Hotel has an exclusive partnership with Sonicbids to take online submissions for showcase opportunities at Remix Hotel Los Angeles. For more details on how it works and to submit online, please visit www.sonicbids.com/remixhotel.

Remix Magazine is returning to San Francisco for the Love Parade SF! On September 22 and 23, 2005, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Pyramind, the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Remix Magazine and partners will present two power-packed evenings of technology master classes, workshops, panels and clinics about music production and performance for electronic, dance and urban-music producers, engineers, musicians, fans and DJs. Stay tuned to www.pyramind.com for details!

New Products Guide, nightly e-mail newsletters, a survival guide to New York City, minute-by-minute show coverage via the Blog and much more. Keep visiting www.mixonline.com for pre-show coverage.


The New NT2-A, is a major technological advancement over the legend that started a revolution, the RØDE NT2: with hundreds of thousands in-use around the world, the NT2 is the 'Tone' behind countless recording hits. No other microphone delivers the same combination of flexibility, sound quality, engineering excellence and value for money. The RØDE NT2-A, recognized for TEChnical excellence; it's time to hear the truth for yourself. http://www.rodemic.com

Benchmark is now shipping the ADC1 2-channel 24-bit/192kHz A/D converter. The company has also made available a new front panel option for the Benchmark DAC1 without rackmount ears and with an aluminum finish. MORE

EzQuest Monsoon
EzQuest is now shipping Monsoon external drives, the company's latest high-speed, high-capacity hard drive and digital recorders (DVD+-RW and CD+-RW). MORE

Microboards DX-1
Microboards is shipping the DX-1, a disc-creation system with high-speed DVD/CD recorder and industrial printing technology from HP, along with custom label design and recording software. MORE

Soundfield ST350
LasVegasProAudio, the direct-sell division of TransAudio Group, has announced the availability of the portable, A/C- or battery-powered ST350 microphone system. MORE

Source Elements Source-Connect VPN
Source Elements has announced the release of Source-Connect VPN, an upgrade to the Source-Connect Pro Tools networking plug-in. MORE

TDL Technology Model 408
TDL Technology announced its Model 408 mains-powered stereo phono preamp, which is designed to drive a sound card's line input for restoring 33 1/3, 45 and 78 rpm records that were recorded using various equalizations. MORE


The SPL MixDream is the most elaborately featured analog summing system for DAW-based studios, providing high-grade 16:2 stereo mixdown and 16 relay-controlled inserts to integrate analog equipment. Processing features include peak limiting and stereo expansion. Class-A/60V rails ensure a noise floor of -97dBu (all channels active). Rediscover analog at www.spl-usa.com.

Adds All-Digital Recording Facility
Italy's national broadcaster, RAI, has opened an all-digital recording facility inside one of Milan's opera house, Teatro alla Scala. RAI is recording and broadcasting key opera and orchestral performances from this location using a Studer Vista 8 digital audio production console supplied by Analog & Digital Technology (A&DT) srl. MORE

SoundExchange Seeks Artists Seeking Digital Performance Royalties
SoundExchange is looking for artists of all genres whose music is played on satellite radio, Internet radio and cable/direct TV to give them a check for the royalties they are owed. MORE

Celemony's Melodyne Now Part of Pro Tools Ignition Bundle
Digidesign will be bundling Melodyne Essential for free with Pro Tools' Ignition bundle beginning this month. MORE

Mike Curb Foundation Returns Classic Mics to RCA Studio B
The Mike Curb Family Foundation recently purchased a collection of microphones previously housed in Bradley's Barn [HEATHER, PLEASE ADD LOCATION OF STUDIO], the historic studio owned by Owen Bradley, his brother Harold and son Jerry. MORE

MixLine Feature: Recording Academy S.F. Hosts Studio Training Session
The San Francisco Chapter of the Recording Academy and the P&E Wing recently held the latest of its quarterly Studio Training Sessions at Studio 880 in Oakland, Calif. Digidesign Pro Tools specialist Leff Lefferts led the session, educating the group to the myriad issues surrounding the Digidesign ICON environment and Pro Tools Version 6.9.3. MORE

Fairlight Partners With WITNESS for Charity Auction
Fairlight has announced its partnership with human rights nonprofit organization WITNESS. Fairlight and WITNESS will auction a one-of-a-kind vintage Fairlight CMI Series III keyboard signed by musicians and producers, such as Peter Gabriel and Hans Zimmer. MORE

Pyramind Offers New Electronic Music Producer Certificate
Pyramind: The Institute for Advanced Digital Audio Training has launched its new Electronic Music Producer (EMP) certificate program, which begins this month. MORE

Electric Lady Hires CRAS Grads
Electric Lady Studios in New York City has hired several graduates from Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences (Gilbert, Ariz.) as either interns or employees. The studio's current CRAS roster includes Emily Burgess, David Leaver, Jeremy Garrett, Heath Raymond and Jeffery Schultz. MORE


MW Audio is the one-stop for state-of-the-art hardware, technical assistance and knowledgeable staff with over a decade of experience designing systems for the Hollywood industry. Come where the pros shop for live sound, recording and post production equipment. Call and speak with one of our experts 1-888-98-AUDIO.

UK music business network MusicTank, CHARM (Centre for the History and Analysis of Recorded Music), University of Westminster and Thames Valley University have joined forces to host The Art of Record Production to be held September 17 to 18, 2005, at University of Westminster, Marylebone Campus and other London venues. Visit www.musictank.co.uk/events_arp_conference.htm for registration and more information.
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. Visit www.musikmesse.com for more information.

More than 500 entertainment, music, video, new-media and film industry professionals are expected to attend the 2005 Global Entertainment and Media Summit (GEMS) at Tripeg Studios in Hamden, Conn., from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on October 15 and 16, 2005. Productive seminars, workshops and clinics are planned. Visit www.gemsconnecticut.com for more info.

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." 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 McGee and many more. Submission deadline: September 12, 2005. Click here for more information.

dBE Music Publishing is currently seeking songs for placement in television programs, commercials and feature films. Particular interest is in metal instrumentals and R&B, though all genres are accepted. E-mail publishing@digitalbear.com for submission details.


Buy a FIREPOD and receive a FREE HP4 headphone Amplifier!

To celebrate PreSonus' two TEC Award nominations, PreSonus is offering a special rebate this summer. When you purchase a FIREPOD 10x10 FireWire recording system you receive a FREE HP4 four channel headphone amplifier ($129.95 value).
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