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Solid State Logic Eight Input Module
Get Ready for GDC!
Sony Oxford Plug-Ins Go Native
Lucinda Williams Records 'West' at the Village Recorder

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Solid State Logic Eight Input Module
Solid State Logic announces the newest component in its X-Rack modular rack system, the Eight Input Module, a line-input module designed to accommodate larger quantities of stereo line-level inputs from studio sources such as submixers and synthesizers. MORE

Behringer Podcast USB Bundle
With the Podcast USB Bundle, Behringer seeks to provide everything users need for professional podcasting, music production and digital home recording. MORE

Ultimate Sound Bank PlugsoundPro, UVI Soundcards
Ultimate Sound Bank (USB) announces the availability of PlugsoundPro ($399), a software instrument that offers an 8GB core sound library, groove manipulation, preset management and universal compatibility. MORE

Roland MV-8800
The MV-8800 is Roland's new flagship music-production studio. It offers a fully equipped sampler and synthesizer with parameters that can be edited and automated with the assignable sliders or with an optional VGA monitor and mouse. MORE

Cube-Tec RepairFilter
Cube-Tec's RepairFilter for Digidesign Pro Tools combines an intuitive analytical tool with eight tracking notch filters and a highpass/lowpass filter set. MORE

Apogee Symphony Mobile
Apogee's Symphony Mobile is a native audio workstation designed specifically for Apple's MacBook Pro. MORE


Get Ready for GDC!
Want a piece of the $13 billion game industry? Network with the talent behind today's hottest titles and technology at the Game Developers Conference 2007 (, taking place in San Francisco March 5-9. GDC is the world's largest game creation event, and Mix will be on the scene, reporting up-to-the-minute news from the show! In addition to the special Game Audio supplement in our March issue, we'll bring you extended online coverage, including daily blogs, podcasts and a special show survival guide, with convention tips and editors' favorite San Francisco highlights. Coming soon to

St. Croix Studio Gear -- Finally Back on eBay!
The personal studio gear of late, great Mix magazine columnist Stephen St. Croix is back on sale on eBay! Serious buyers and window shoppers alike will want to visit the site often, as additional pieces of St. Croix's private collection are continually being added. Go to To preview an extensive list of items that will be sold, go to

2007 TEC Awards Dates Announced
The Mix Foundation for Excellence in Audio will present its fourth annual TECnology Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City on Friday, October 5, 2007, the first night of the 123rd AES Convention. The 23rd Annual Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) Awards will be held on Saturday, October 6 at the New York Marriott Marquis. Entries for projects or products to be considered for nominations for Creative and Technical Achievement will be accepted through Wednesday, February 28, 2007. For more information on submission procedures, visit 2007 TEC Awards Call for Entries.

Come Together -- New From Mixbooks!
Mick Garvey's Come Together: The Official John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Guide to Music and Video re-creates the experience of music and video creation aboard the mobile nonprofit recording and multimedia studio. With a foreword by Yoko Ono, Come Together includes songwriting tips; hardware and software production techniques; and interviews with artists such as Will.I.Am, John Legend, Bob Weir and others. The book features and accompanying DVD-ROM and is available now at

Junkie XL, BT and Others to Appear at RHMIA 2007!
The fifth annual Remix Hotel Miami, presented by Microsoft and Beatport, is just six weeks away -- have you registered yet? Premier Technology Partner Apple will host A-list VIPs such as King Britt, Junkie XL, BT, and others. For a full list of Apple special guests and info on this year's Technology Partners, surf over to the Miami Blog -- check back often for schedule updates, party info and more.



I have this theory that eventually almost everything that's been videotaped (or archived in any visual medium) is going to turn up on DVD (or, perhaps, streamed digitally for public consumption). A lot of it will be really lame -- like, can you believe some of the unspeakably bad TV series that have already made it to DVD? But with any luck there will also be a lot of releases like this excellent concert from October 2002, which probably wasn't intended for commercial distribution when it was shot, but which turns out to be a magnificent showcase for some really hot musicians a few years down the line. MORE

Sony Oxford Plug-Ins Go Native
Sony Oxford is extending its range of plug-ins to Apple's Audio Units platform. Already available for Digidesign Pro Tools, Oxford plug-ins are now available for Apple Logic Pro, MOTU Digital Performer, BIAS Peak and video applications such as Apple Final Cut Pro. MORE

Steinberg and Euphonix Update Nuendo EuCon to Version 3.2.2
Steinberg has announced an update to the Nuendo EuCon adapter module to Version 3.2.2. The new version adds full MIDI functionality as well as numerous other enhancements for audio post professionals using Euphonix hardware to control Nuendo. MORE

Harrison Sells MPC-4D to InterAudio Tonstudio, Delivers Trion to Post Group
Harrison Consoles has announced the sale of a fully automated Harrison MPC-4D digital film console to InterAudio Tonstudio in Berlin, Germany, as well as the delivery of a Trion digital post-production console to the Post Group post-production facility in Los Angeles. MORE

Producer/Mix Engineer Eric Shilling Installs Digidesign Icon
Fourteen-time Grammy-winning producer/engineer/mixer Eric Shilling recently installed a Digidesign Icon integrated console environment into Norfolk Music, his studio in Orlando, Fla. MORE

Cakewalk Launches YouTube Video Channel
Following the successful launch of the Cakewalk page, Cakewalk has created a YouTube channel to provide an educational resource for musicians interested in PC-based music production. MORE

Lucinda Williams Records 'West' at the Village Recorder
Lost Highway has released West, the new album from Grammy Award--winning singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams. The album was produced during lengthy sessions in Studio D at the Village Recorder in Los Angeles. MORE

Lawrence Manchester Uses JBL Monitors for Top Soundtracks
Recording engineer and producer Lawrence Manchester recently used a JBL LSR6300 Series 5.1 surround sound system to mix the soundtracks of two feature films. MORE

Rascal Flatts and Carrie Underwood Choose Gateway Mastering
Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering and DVD in Portland, Maine, mastered both Rascal Flatts and Carrie Underwood in 2006. MORE

Cups 'N Strings Saves 50 Record Plant Live Recordings
Chris Stone, founder of Record Plant Recording Studios, has contracted Bruce Maddocks of Cups 'N Strings Studios in Santa Monica, Calif. to restore and archive 50 live radio shows recorded at the Record Plant's Sausalito, Calif., studios in the 1970s. MORE

'Well Wishes and Blessings' Aims to Connect Kids in U.S. and Iraq
Award-winning composer and musician Ruth Mendelson spent much of 2006 traveling across America and interviewing kids ages 3 to 19 to record their well wishes for the people in Iraq as well as their thoughts about peace and life in general for a CD collection of words, songs and raps. MORE

Big Mo Records Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise
Big Mo Recording recorded for film producer Bob Mugge on the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise throughout the Caribbean. MORE

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