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July 4, 2003 Volume 2, Number 13

Table of Contents
ATTENTION MANUFACTURERS: 2003 AES PRODUCTS GUIDE!
INNOVATIONS!
NEWS YOU CAN USE
PRODUCTS
NOW SHIPPING
LOOKING AHEAD
IN MIX MAGAZINE THIS MONTH


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ATTENTION MANUFACTURERS
2003 AES New Products Guide!
Time is running out to place your new product announcement in Mix magazine's AES New Products Directory! The directory will focus on products that are launched during the four months before AES and new debuts to be introduced at AES. We have extended our deadline to Friday, July 11. Visit www.mixonline.com to submit your products now!


INNOVATIONS!
Coming in August, Mix pays tribute to the innovative products and companies that have shaped audio history over the past 20 years. Join us as we recognize the leaders of the industry when Mix spotlights breakthrough technologies in microphones, preamps, monitors, amplifiers, consoles, recorders, DAWs, outboard gear, software and other essential equipment.

Mix's George Petersen points out the milestones from the past two decades of technology innovations. We'll focus on the standard-bearers that have changed all of our lives, from high-end consoles to low-cost digital recorders and DAWs that fueled the project studio movement.

Don't miss this special Mix online supplement, which goes online in time for the annual TEC Awards voting issue this August.

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NEWS YOU CAN USE
Blue Microphones, Dr. Demento Want You to Get Silly
Blue Microphones has announced its "Silly Summer Songfest." To enter, simply incorporate 10 out of the 25 silly words that Blue's staff came up with into a song and send it in. The Top 10 finalists' entries will be judged by radio legend Dr. Demento. MORE

Switch It Up With Steinberg
Steinberg announced "The Steinberg Summer Switch Program," which provides special cross-grade discounts for customer currently using competitive products who want to use Nuendo 2.0, Cubase SX or HALion 2.0. MORE

Copyright Office Publishes Regulations for SoundExchange
The Copyright Office is announcing the final regulations that will govern SoundExchange, an unincorporated division of the Recording Industry Association of America Inc., when it functions as the designated agent for royalty payments and statements of accounts from nonexempt subscription digital -transmission services that make digital transmissions of sound recordings under a statutory license. MORE

Academy Calls for Sci-Tech Achievements for Academy Awards
All entries for the 76th Annual Academy Awards Scientific and Technical Awards must be submitted to the Academy by Friday, August 1. MORE

Driving a Sedan Should Be Its Own Reward
Fortunately, the newly redesigned 2004 Acura TL sedan will come equipped with a standard multichannel DVD-Audio 5.1 sound system. MORE


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PRODUCTS
Carvin Offers New Power Amp
New from Carvin is the DCM2500 power amp, which delivers 500/900/1,250 watts @ 8/4/2 ohms per channel and 2,500W bridged @ 4 ohms. MORE

SUMMER NAMM 2003: Sennheiser Launches 900 Evolution Mics
Comprised of three wired mics—the E 935 and E945 vocal mics, and the E 903 instrument mic—the new range is geared toward live performance environments. MORE 

NOW SHIPPING
Eventide has begun shipping its Reverb 2016 by Princeton Digital. Featuring dedicated controls and menu-free operation in a single-rackspace chassis, the Reverb 2016 re-creates original reverb algorithms of the Eventide SP2016. MORE

API Audio has begun shipping its 8200, an 8-channel mixer/module. Geared for use with Pro Tools or other DAWs, for live recording or to provide additional channels for submixing or playback, the API 8200 can be combined with one or more API 7600 Input Modules and the 7800 Master Module to create expandable and customized console configurations. MORE

Ultimate Sound Bank has released its Plugsound 1.8 family of sample libraries for both Mac and PC platforms. Version 1.8 offers six volumes: "Keyboards," "Fretted Instruments," "Drums & Percussion," "Hip Hop Toolkit," "Synth Collection" and "Global Plugsound." MORE

New Mic Kit From DPA
The DPA Instrument Microphone Kit (IMK4061) is designed to solve the problems of close-miking for a wide variety of musical instruments. MORE


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EVENTS
Summer Sessions: From Student to Studio will be held on July 19 at Soundstage Studios and the SAE Institute in Nashville. Studio demos (at Soundstage Studios) begin at noon, followed by seminars at SAE from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., a presentation of the P&E Wing Delivery Recommendations Document and a performance by a special guest at 8 p.m. The event is free; reserve your spot by calling 615/254-6955.

Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo (www.macworldexpo.com) taking place July 14-16, 2003, in New York City, is the premier meeting place for design, publishing, video and audio professionals who use a computer to create graphic designs, video and music. Check out the Level 1 Pro Audio Track, which covers hot topics designed especially for the professional sound engineer, audio editor and musician. Go inside the world of Mac audio products and learn how to get more from your favorite DAW, utilize the power of virtual instruments, restore and enhance your legacy audio archives and much more. For more session details go to www.macworldexpo.com/macworld2003/V40/index.cvn?id=10242&p_navID=22. Have other creative interests? Take a look at the design, photography and video topics, and sessions!

Summer NAMM 2003 will be held on July 18-20, 2003, at the Gaylord Arena in Nashville. Show dates and hours, registration, exhibitor listings and tips can be found at www.namm.org.

The 77-city Max Air Broadcast Tour continues its trek across the country. Visit www.euphonix.com/tour/index.htm to find a city near you.

Digital Video Expo East (for the pro broadcast and video communities) will be in New York City from July 8-11.

Sony DMX-R100 Digital Audio Mixer Operations Training: July 29, 2003 (San Jose, Calif.), and November 11, 2003 (Oradell, N.J.) Each one-day training session costs $400 per person. Call 408/955-4231 or e-mail training@am.sony.com.

Sony DMX-R100 Advanced Operations Training: July 30, 2003 (San Jose, Calif.), and November 12, 2003 (Oradell, N.J.). Each one-day training session costs $475 per person. Call 408/955-4231 or e-mail training@am.sony.com.

The Sixth Annual Atlantis Music Conference kicks off on July 30 and runs up to August 2. Held at the Sheraton Downtown Atlanta, the conference features educational panels, new-talent showcases, a job fair and networking parties.

LOOKING AHEAD
The LinuxWorld Conference & Expo is coming to San Francisco, August 4-7, 2003. Register at www.linuxworldexpo.com/linuxworldny03/V40/index.cvn?ID=10225.

The Cutting-Edge Music Business Conference, August 14-17, 2003, at the Hotel Inter-Continental (New Orleans), will feature business sessions, an entertainment law seminar, a roots-music gathering and a showcase of new artists, as well as the tradeshow and product expo.

"Critical Mass to Mass Market": The Sixth Annual DVD Entertainment Conference & Showcase returns to Universal City, Calif.'s Hilton Hotel on August 20-21.

Entertainment Packaging Summit is a two-day seminar and three-day showcase focusing on packaging issues for content holders, retailers, manufacturers and designers working with CD, DVD-V, DVD-A CD-ROM, video games and vinyl. Held August 19-21, at the Universal City (Calif.) Hilton & Towers. ]

The CEA's HDTV Update program has been expanded to these cities/dates: Denver (September 16), St. Louis (September 17), Orlando, Fla. (September 30), Cleveland (October 1), San Diego (October 15) and Sacramento, Calif. (October 16). Anyone interested should contact Bob Loder at bloder@goldenloder.com.

The third-annual PALM (Pro Audio-Light-Musician) Exhibition & Conference takes place from September 24-26, 2003, at the Nehru Centre in Mumbai, India. Visit www.palmshowinda.com for more.

Sys-Con's first international Linux event, Linux Edge 2003, will take place October 19-22, 2003, at the Santa Clara, Calif., Convention Center. For more information on this event and many others, visit www.sys-con.com.

LDI 2003 (November 21-23, 2003) will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Go to www.ets-ldi.com to see a full exhibitors list.

IN MIX MAGAZINE THIS MONTH
You've seen them spring up all over the CD racks: live-performance releases. But what you don't see is all of the behind-the-scenes work to get a quality performance down on tape (or MDM or disk) for either archival or upcoming release. Mix talks to sound reinforcement engineers to find out what's in their "recording" rig. Yes, it's true: Fleetwood Mac is back. Mix checks in with Lindsey Buckingham on recording the new Mac album. Go behind the growls in Ang Lee's latest, Hulk. Check out Field Tests on Cakewalk Project5, Eventide Clockworks and so much more. MORE

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