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August 4, 2003 Volume 2, Number 15

Table of Contents
Ray Dolby Receives Emmy Engineering Award
NAMM Announces Potential 2005 Host Cities
Alesis Adds to ProLinear Family
TC Offers Restoration Suite for PowerCore
LinuxWorld Conference & Expo

Expand your studio with SONAR 2.2 XL
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Mix magazine is proud to revitalize our forums with extended topics to create a dialog among our readers. We know how helpful advice and information from fellow audiophiles can be, so we've decided to re-energize our forums page to better serve you.

Enjoy Mix Forums! We'll see you on the chat boards!

Get started at http://mixonline.com/mix_forums/index.htm.

Sound & Video Contractor's Product Source Guide
The Contractor's Product Source Guide contains product and manufacturer listings of key importance to contractors, consultants, distributors and S&VC customers of all kinds For more information, e-mail s&vc@primediabusiness.com. DEADLINE for all editorial materials is August 8, 2003.


Looking for an "extreme" makeover? Forget the reality TV shows. Now through August 30, 2003 we're offering a chance to win a FREE Mackie Makeover for your rehearsal space or recording studio-- worth up to $10,000. Click here for more details

Ray Dolby Receives Emmy Engineering Award
In recognition of Ray Dolby's career achievements, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will present him with the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2003 Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards on September 13. MORE

NAMM Announces Potential 2005 Host Cities
In addition to Nashville -- the show's home for the past 11 years -- the contending cities for the 2005 Summer Session include Austin, Texas; Indianapolis; and Washington, D.C. MORE

Jan Folkson, Sound on Sound Partner Up
MIDI programmer/mixer/Pro Tools engineer Jan Folkson (Tony Bennett, Natalie Cole, Bob Dylan, Elton John, Steely Dan and many others) has opened Studio E, a Digidesign Pro Tools|HD-based editing/mixing suite, in Sound on Sound (Manhattan). MORE

Shure Re-Orgs Sales, Marketing
Shure's sales and marketing functions have been reorganized into five distinct business units. MORE

Middle Atlantic New Product Catalog
Featuring more than 200 new sku's and an easy-to-read layout, Middle Atlantic Products began distributing its master product catalog. MORE


The Next Generation of Conditioned Power Distribution Management For Protection of Studio Gear, Software and Telecommunications Signals.
Click on New Product Power Protection in Blue Banner on ETA Home Page
E-mail ETA Requesting Your Nearest Dealer and Receive a $25.00 Rebate Certificate Toward the Purchase of Model PD11VABP.

Alesis Adds to ProLinear Family
Building on its ProLinear 720DSP, Alesis introduces its larger ProLinear 820DSP digital monitor. MORE

TC Offers Restoration Suite for PowerCore
Included with TC's Restoration Suite for the PowerCore platform is DeScratcher and three real-time plug-ins: Denoising, Declicking and Descratching. MORE

PreSonus, Studio Projects Special Offer
PreSonus offers this special package: its TubePRE, $100 worth of accessories (PreSonus gig bag, XLR cable, microphone shock-mount) and a Studio Projects B1 condenser mic for $199. MORE

Digigram Sound Cards
The new PCI bus-compliant sound cards include the PCX822v2, PCX442, LCM440v2 and VX822. The updated cards will replace the PCX822np, PCX440np, LCM440 and VX820, all of which will be discontinued as of September 1, 2003. MORE

DiscWelder STEEL V. 2
Building on the DVD-authoring feature set of Version 1, Minnetonka Audio Software offers Version 2 of discWelder STEEL, which adds gapless PCM track play, custom menu-image import, album image onscreen, additional fonts and styles, and menu-column selection. MORE

Digital Performer 4.1 is a free update for Version 4.0 users, adding support for the Digidesign Audio Engine (DAE) and running Audio Units plug-ins and virtual instruments. MORE

Cakewalk Project5 1.0.1
The Project5 update provides a new track bypass control, improved ReWire performance, automatic fading of GrooveClips and more. MORE

LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
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 next installment of the Los Angeles Pro Tools Users group is Thursday, August 7, 2003, at 7 p.m.

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.

The 77-city Max Air Broadcast Tour continues its trek across the country: August 18-22, Raleigh and Durham, N.C.; August 25-29, Charlotte, Va.; September 2-5, Ashville and Greenville; September 8-12, Charleston, Savannah and Columbia; September 15-19, Jacksonville and Orlando, Fla.; September 22-24, Tallahassee, Fla.; and September 25-26, Mobile, Miss.

The 115th AES Convention hits New York City from October 10-13, 2003, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Online registration will soon be available. Visit www.aes.org/events/115 for updates. Exhibitors can now download an application form at the same site.

Coinciding with AES, the Remix Hotel will be held October 10-12, 2003, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. nightly at the School of Audio Engineering at Herald Square and the Tribeca Grand Hotel. Remix magazine will host three days of technology master classes, workshops, seminars and clinics on music production and performance targeting electronic and urban music producers, engineers, musicians and DJs in the Tri-State area. Each evening, Remix will host a VIP cocktail reception and DJ event/party on the outdoor terrace at SAE.

Disc Makers is kicking off the latest installment of the Independent Music World Series (IMWS), a music showcase series for independent musicians in the country. The Northeast showcase finals will be held at The Lion's Den in New York City on October 30, 2003, and will feature performances by the top six acts selected by Billboard magazine. Bands and artists can log onto www.discmakers.com/imws to register for the Northeast showcase and find out more information about the IMWS. All registrants will receive a free copy of Remix magazine.

NAB2004 will be held April 17-22, 2004, at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Las Vegas Hilton.

More Events.

Talented performing, visual and literary artists entering their senior year of high school should apply to Arts Recognition and Talent Search (ARTS) by October 1, 2003, for the chance to share in an scholarship opportunities from arts colleges valued up to $900,000. The deadline for submission/audition materials is November 1, 2003.

What a wonderful world of vocals! Rickie Lee Jones speaks with Mix about recording her next release, tentatively titled, The Evening of My Best Day, at the Village. Also check out "The Engineer and the Vocalist." It's not easy capturing a great vocal sound, and these four top engineers offer up some great advice on how to make studio magic. Take the Mix challenge and try not adding to your mic closet after perusing our list of large-diaphragm studio mics. Also, cast your vote for the 2003 TEC Awards. MORE

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