From Mix Magazine | A Prism Business Media Publication    January 18, 2006  
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Is Your Drum Sound Driving You Nuts?

Relax - Drumagog will make those old, stale drums sound like a million bucks! It works by automatically replacing what it hears on your drums tracks with drum samples. Drumagog uses advanced multisample technology that sounds so real, you simply have to hear it to believe it. The industry choice for over 5 years, Drumagog is now available for both PC and Mac, in VST, RTAS, and AU plug-in formats. It comes complete with a drum sample library, or your own samples can easily be used. Download a demo today! For more information, visit www.drumagog.com.

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pcAudioLabs "Love Machine"
Tired of trying to figure out what to do for Valentine's Day? Here's a good idea: This year, spend your Valentine's Day winning some new gear! pcAudioLabs is giving away the "Love Machine," a custom AudioBOX (3.4GHz Pentium 4, 1GB RAM, 2x SATA hard drives) fully equipped with the M-Audio AudioPhile 24/96 audio interface and NI Essentials virtual instrument pack. Enter now and also receive three free issues of Mix, Remix and Electronic Musician! To enter, visit www.pcAudioLabs.com.

Check out the new Remix Hotel Website, www.remixhotel.com, which includes four Remix Hotels in 2006 (dates and cities announced), Remix Hotel Miami details and info, and registration and room block is now open for RHMIA.

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Apogee Ensemble, Maestro, Symphony
Apogee (booth 6428) revealed Ensemble, a multichannel digital audio interface designed specifically for use with a Mac and can be controlled natively within Apple's Logic Pro software. MORE

Klipsch Adds to Reference Series
Klipsch is launching 20 new Reference Series, including five floor-standing speakers (RF-83, RF-63, RF-82, RF-62 and RF-52), three bookshelf models (RB-81, RB-61 and RB-51), three center-channel speakers (RC-64, RC-62 and RC-52), three WDST™ surrounds (RS-62, RS-52 and RS-42) and six powered subwoofers (RT-12d, RT-10d, RSW-10d, RW-12d, RW-10d and RPW-10). MORE

NAMM: Lectrosonics UCR401
Lectrosonics' (booth #1206, Hall E) high-performance UCR401 Digital Hybrid Wireless compact diversity receiver is a UHF receiver that is compatible with the complete range of Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless and analog transmitters, as well as some analog transmitters from other manufacturers. The UCR401 receiver incorporates a host of proprietary features that ensure RF reception across 256 user-selectable UHF frequencies. MORE

NAMM: SM Pro Audio PR8E
The new PR8E ($199 MSRP) multichannel microphone preamplifier from SM Pro Audio (booth #6809, Hall A) is geared for use as a front-end device for many hard disk recording systems, as well as adding additional mic pre's to digital mixers and sound cards. MORE

NAMM: Symetrix Lucid 88192
At NAMM, Symetrix (Booth #6699, Hall A) will introduce the Lucid 88192 an audio converter that supports eight channels of A/D and eight channels of D/A conversion at sampling frequencies up to 192 kHz. MORE


A Studer for Sound 4
A 52-fader Studer Vista 8 digital audio console has been installed into BBC Radio & Music's new flagship outside broadcast vehicle, Sound 4. MORE

Glyph Now Shipping GT 050Q
Building on Glyph's original GT 050, which incorporated FireWire 400, the GT 050Q adds FireWire 800, eSATA and USB 2 ports. The GT 050Q tabletop hard drive is available with up to 500GB capacity, and is designed for high-speed access to audio and video content. MORE

Euphonix Hires Director European Operations
Euphonix has appointed Chris Hollebone as director of European operations. Hollebone will be based out of the Euphonix Europe office in London and will be responsible for managing all aspects of the company's operations in Europe, India, Middle East, Russia and Africa. Hollebone will also directly manage Euphonix distributors in mainland Europe and Russia. Euphonix sales manager Mark Hosking will continue to manage sales in the UK, India, Middle East and Africa. MORE

House Ear Institute Targets MP3 Generation
The House Ear Institute has launched an aggressive consumer awareness campaign aimed at teens and young adults. The campaign uses the theme, "It's How You Listen That Counts," to warn young adults of the potential dangers to hearing posed by listening to loud sound. This age group, previously known as "the MTV Generation," is now frequently referred to as the "MP3 Generation" due to the soaring popularity of digital portable music players. MORE

AUVITEC Adds Fairlight Dream Constellation XT
Paris-based AUVITEC Post Production has selected a DREAM Constellation XT as the foundation for its growing HD and 5.1 business. AUVITEC has six facilities throughout Paris, each a full-service post-production house. The DREAM Constellation XT will reside at the main facility, 14 rue des Acacias, where all HD projects are currently produced. MORE

MXL V67i Now Shipping
MXL Microphones' V67i ($199) incorporates dual, large 1-inch gold-sputtered capsules; the front capsule is the same 6-micron capsule used in MXL's V67g cardioid condenser microphone, while the back capsule employs a proprietary material that simulates some of the bright-sounding vintage capsules of early '60s-era tube microphones. MORE


Dustin Hoffman recently stopped by Cups 'N Strings Studios (Santa Monica, Calif.) to record the audio book of Crazy Hair Day, the popular children's book written and illustrated by Barney Saltzberg, who is also a singer/songwriter. MORE

Levels Audio Post Mixes 'The Bachelor: Paris'
Levels Audio Post (Hollywood) has once again been tapped by ABC-TV to provide audio post-production services for the returning series, The Bachelor: Paris, with mixing performed by Levels Audio Post's Conner Moore (pictured). MORE

Cherokee Brings in Horror Score
Halloween director John Carpenter's latest Masters of Horror (Showtime) featured an original music score by his son, Cody Carpenter. MORE

Right Track/Sound on Sound Bring in Top Motion Pictures
New York City's Right Track/Sound on Sound Studios has hosted a number of motion-picture projects, including The Producers. Studio A509 and production rooms at 509 West 38th St., as well as Studios A, B and C at the main 168 West 48th St. location have been busy with numerous feature films. MORE

'Guilty Pleasures' Done on SSL
Barbra Streisand's Guilty Pleasures, which debuted at Number 5 on the Billboard 200 album chart, paired Streisand with producer Barry Gibb. Engineer and producer John Merchant relied on an SSL AWS 900 Analogue Workstation System, especially during Streisand's vocal overdubs and mixing. MORE


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