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From Mix Magazine | A Prism Business Media Publication    December 19, 2006  
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Table Of Contents
Be Featured in Mix!
Mackie TT24 Add-On Options
Mix Bookshelf Live
Garritan Personal Orchestra Aids Los Angeles Ballet
Pet Shop Boys Tour With EV Gear
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Be Featured in Mix!
Attention, engineers: Mix is working on a feature on radical recording, and we want to hear from you! Our studio stories have covered the bizarre and unusual, from recording drummers whacking glass bottles instead of the kit (Bruce Swedien recording Michael Jackson) to dousing the vocal mic with lighter fluid and setting it on fire (Dave Sardy with Marilyn Manson), but we know there are plenty of "best kept secrets" out there...Send us your wildest recording technique! The most extreme (printable!) submissions will be featured in our February issue. E-mail mixeditorial@mixonline.com -- photos welcome!
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NEW PRODUCTS
Mackie TT24 Add-On Options
Mackie has announced final pricing and availability for two add-on options for the TT24 Digital Live Console: the DS3232 Digital Snake with U100 Networking Card and the LP48 Lake Processor Card. MORE

Turbosound Aspect TA-500, TSB-118
Turbosound has announced the TA-500 wide dispersion loudspeaker, a new addition to the Aspect series of modular point source sound-reinforcement enclosures. The UK manufacturer, distributed in North America by Sennheiser, has simultaneously introduced the TSB-118, a high-efficiency bandpass subwoofer designed for use with TA-500 Aspect enclosures, as well as larger QLight models. MORE

SLS 8290
SLS Loudspeakers will introduce its new 8290 multipurpose portable P.A. box at NAMM 2007 (Hall B, Booth #5222). Although its applications include multimedia installations, public speaking and speeches, as well as house and stage monitor use, the 8290's full-range passive high-quality dual 8-inch design incorporates a compact multiangled cabinet with maximum sound pressure levels. MORE

Carvin LS Series
Designed for musicians and mobile DJs alike, Carvin's new LS Series loudspeakers are designed for today's club scene. The LS Series delivers 16-gauge perforated steel grilles; recessed steel handles; high-order , low-loss crossovers; Neutrik Speakon and quarter-inch connectors; multilayered, cross-laminated plywood construction; and Duratuff coverings. MORE

Danley Sound Labs TH-215
The TH-215 subwoofer is the latest addition to Danley Sound Labs' TH line of compact subwoofers. The TH-215 ($3,335, nonpowered; $4,995, self-powered) uses Danley's patent-pending tapped-horn technology to deliver honest sub-30Hz performance in a lightweight, tour-friendly cabinet. It is intended for use in houses of worship, performing-arts centers and music venues ranging in capacity from clubs to arenas. MORE

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ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM MIX
Mix Bookshelf Live
Finally available, Mix Bookshelf offers educational books and DVDs focused on recording and production, sound-reinforcement and tips & techniques, as well as buyer's guides, directories and back issues. Great gifts for the holiday season! Check it out at www.mixbooks.com.

New 'Remix' Website
The newly redesigned Remix Website marks a massive leap forward in the Remix user experience. Highly interactive, visually rich and designed to change with our visitor's input on a daily basis, remixmag.com is a creative and technical explosion of must-have, easier-to-access information.

NEWS YOU CAN USE
Garritan Personal Orchestra Aids Los Angeles Ballet
The Los Angeles Ballet recently launched its inaugural season at the Beverly Hills Wilshire Theatre with an original production of The Nutcracker -- and 33 virtual orchestra musicians. In a landmark first, 22 live musicians played along side 33 virtual members, by way of Garritan Personal Orchestra, to round out the 55 musicians called for by the Tchaikovsky score. MORE

Syn-Aud-Con Announces Workshop Schedule
Synergetic Audio Concepts has released its workshop and seminar schedule for 2007, including two new workshop courses: "EQ 07" and "Hums, Buzzes and Things That Go ZAP!" -- both to be conducted in Salt Lake City this coming July. MORE

Soundcraft Delivers First Vi6 Console in U.S.
Corporate Image Audio of Coto de Caza, Calif., has received the first Soundcraft Vi6 digital live sound console available for sale in the United States. MORE

Stardraw Announces 2007 Applications
Software provider Stardraw.com has announced significant changes to its range of design and documentation products, namely Stardraw A/V, Stardraw A/V Lite, Stardraw Audio and Stardraw Lighting 2D. As of Jan. 1, 2007, current Stardraw products will be replaced by newly branded 2007 versions. MORE

Paul Bauman Joins JBL Professional
JBL Professional has appointed Paul Bauman to the position of Director, Tour Sound Product and Application Engineering. Bauman has more than 22 years of professional audio and global touring industry experience, including key positions at Adamson Systems Engineering and Maryland Sound International. MORE

TOURING NEWS
Pet Shop Boys Tour With EV Gear
British electronic pop act Pet Shop Boys are touring North America for the first time since 2002, performing to packed houses with a set featuring hits from their 20-year career and new material from their latest album Fundamental. Houston-based LD Systems deployed EV X-Line, X-Array and remote-control Precision Series amplifiers for the tour. MORE

Allen & Heath Helps Children in Need
The Eden Project hosted BBC coverage of the recent Children In Need fundraising event, employing Allen & Heath's new iLive digital mixing system to manage audio for two musical events that evening. Since opening in March 2001, the Eden Project has become one of the UK's most visited tourist attractions. Its location within 35 acres of a former clay-mining pit has made it a great proposition for large music events, including Live 8's Africa Calling concert. MORE

Sennheiser Hits the Road With Streisand
Barbra Streisand recently returned for a 20-date tour across North America with guests Il Divo, marking the singer's first live concert appearances since 1999. The vocal microphone of choice for the diva and Il Divo was the Sennheiser SKM 5200 wireless handheld outfitted with Neumann's KK 105 S capsule; Il Divo also made use of Sennheiser's 3000 Series RF personal monitors. MORE

Alan Pasqua Purchases JBL EON Loudspeakers
Pianist/composer Alan Pasqua has purchased two JBL Professional EON G2 powered 15-inch loudspeakers for use as his personal stage monitors. The pair was recently used on a two-week tour through the West Coast of the United States. MORE

Illegal Eagles Tour With Soundcraft Vi6
British touring band Illegal Eagles has been putting Soundcraft's Vi6 digital audio console to a grueling test. Concert Sound Limited of Luton, England, has been providing P.A. for the Illegal Eagles' 10-week tour, and according to FOH engineer Tim Peeling, the new Vi6 has easily handled life in the fast lane. MORE

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