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|October 4, 2003||Volume 2, Number 19|
Table of Contents
Announcements from Mix
AES New Products
Avatar Studios Special GigAmerica Offer
ProToolsUsers Gets a Face Lift
Cakewalk's SONAR 2.2 XL is the industry standard for audio and MIDI production with proven performance and reliability. SONAR 2.2 makes a perfect enhancement to your studio through its seamless integration with any ASIO or WDM compatible hardware (including ProTools | HD), and its cross-platform compatibility with OMFI host applications such as Pro Tools, Avid and Logic. XL also includes over $450 in additional tools including superb mastering plug-ins from Sonic Timeworks, and FXpansion's DR-008 drum sampler/synth. You can now purchase version 2.2 XL at your local music retailer. Click below to learn more about SONAR 2.2 XL, and Cakewalk's competitive upgrade offers.
ANNOUNCEMENT FROM MIX
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. MORE
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MIX TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS
As the annual TEC Awards approaches, Mix looks back on the winning products and technologies that have shaped the pro audio industry during the past 20 years. MORE
Through the sponsorship support of the Audio Engineering Society (AES), the House Ear Institute (HEI) will offer free hearing screenings and hearing health information for attendees and exhibitors at the 115th AES Convention, October 10-13 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. The hearing screenings, offered as part of HEI's Sound Partners!" hearing-conservation program, will be available throughout the four-day convention, and same-day appointment times can be scheduled at the HEI information booth. MORE
Remix magazine brings the Remix Hotel to New York City, October 10-12,
2003, for three days of master classes, seminars, workshops and clinics
for DJs, music producers, engineers and anyone who's interested in using
the latest technologies to produce electronic and urban music. Coinciding
with the annual AES Convention and taking place at the new Herald Square
facility of the School of Audio Engineering, Remix Hotel NYC will feature
the latest gear from Cakewalk, Denon, Digidesign, Edirol, Emagic/Apple,
Guitar Center, Ilio, Korg, Roland, Serato, Sirius, Vestax and Yamaha.
Each evening, Sirius radio and Remix will host a VIP cocktail reception
and DJ event in the Remix Lounge, and you can't beat the price: Its free.
All you have to do is sign up here.
Keep an eye on the Website
for special guest appearance announcements.
NEW POWER PROTECTION SERIES
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.
AES NEW PRODUCTS
The 115th AES Convention hits New York City from October 10-13, 2003, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Here are a few products that will be making their AES debut:
ATC SCM12 Pro
Fairlight Upgrade for DREAM
Genex Accessories for GX Series
Pendulum Audio Quartet II Mercenary Edition
Soundfield Surround Zone Plug-In
SSL C100, C200
Adgil - Surround Monitor & EQ Systems
AGM ESsEX - Stereo to LCR Conversion
Cube - Tec AudioCube 5 - 24 / 192 Workstation
Cube - Tec QUADRIGA - Automated Audio Archival
Cube - Tec CubeDVD-A - DVD-Audio Authoring
Digital Audio Denmark - A/D, D/A, D/D Converters
8 Channel A/D, D/A, D/D
The ADDA 2408 - 96 kHz; Modular; 8/2 Monitor Mixer; 8 high-end mic. pre's; AES, TDIF, ADAT, ProTools Mix 24, and S/P DIF I/O.
NEWS YOU CAN USE
Avatar Studios Special GigAmerica Offer
New York City's legendary recording studio announced a special offer for new artists and members of GigAmerica based on room availability at the last minute. Stop by and make a demo on your stopover to New York. Check out Avatar at avatarstudios.net. For more details, call 212/765-7500 and ask for Tino or send him an e-mail at email@example.com.
ProToolsUsers Gets a Face Lift
ProToolsUsers now has a new look and its own jobs and discussion forums. Users can post their resume on the Jobs forum, as well as advertise for employees. The discussion forum is for general Pro Tools-related discussions, where you can seek advice, share tips and tricks, discuss ProToolsUsers meetings and make feature requests for the software, or comment on another users suggestions. Check it out at protoolsusers.org.
Auralex Acoustics and Terrasonde Form Audio Training Organization
New Site: Loopwise.com
New Site: synthjunkyard.com
Turn Your Patching Nightmare Into a Dream!
Z-SYS Opti-Patch+ Matrix Router
Patch any combination of Lightpipe and/or optical S/PIDF connections in and/or optical out to any of your mixers, recorders, processors or other boxes. Opti-Patch+ accommodates 15 sets of eight-channel ADAT or two-channel S/PDIF ports, for a total I/O capacity of 120 asynchronous digital channels that can be stored and recalled with a single button.
The 115th AES Convention hits New York City from October 10-13, 2003, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Online registration is now available. Visit aes.org/events/115 for updates. A calendar of events is available as a free download, either as an excel file or as a pdf.
Kick back with Cakewalk's Project5 at the 5-Spot at Remix Hotel NYC (October 10-12, 2003, at 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the new SAE School of Audio Engineering in Herald Square). Project5 will be providing the backdrop for prominent MCs to flow, including performances by DJ Diabolic (featured on Interscope's "The Next," airing December on Showtime), MC/hip hop producer Chris Craft, ID 4 WINDZ of the soulful hip hop trio Scienz of Life, and Wale Oyejide(aka, Science Fiction). Also, convention-goers are invited to attend in-depth presentations that cover the production and performance aspects of Project5, as well as test-drive Project5 at one of the dedicated workstations.LOOKING AHEAD
Beginning in November, Digidesign's Acceleration Tour, a series of free one-day events held in numerous cities worldwide, the new Pro Tools|HD Accel. Attendees will learn how to tap the speed, performance and precision of Pro Tools|HD Accel with a Windows or Macintosh computer. Tour dates and locations for the Acceleration Tour are available at Digidesign's Website, digidesign.com/tour.
On November 2, 2003, the Whiskeytown Natural Quiet Workshop/Lassen field recording trip is sponsored by NSS and the National Park Service (NPS) to learn about preservation of natural quiet in U.S. parks. On November 1, there will be a field exercise, where participants will learn basic recording techniques, monitoring and data gathering in the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, near Redding, Calif. To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
MORE NSS events
The Mobile Music Conference: Producing, Protecting and Monetizing Music for the Mobile Market, will be held on November 14 at The Beach House (Miami). MobileMusiCon provides for senior music industry executives to network, gain knowledge and find solutions for the development and execution of a long-term mobile business strategy. MOREDEADLINES
Save up to $100: The early-bird deadline for Streaming Media CA (October 14,16,2003, in Santa Clara, Calif.) has been extended to Wednesday, October 8, 2003. MORE
Disc Makers is kicking off its latest installment of the Independent Music World Series (IMWS), a music showcase series for independent musicians in the country. The Southwest showcase finals will be held at The Knitting Factory on January 15, 2004, and will feature the top six acts as selected by Billboard magazine performing for $35,000 in music gear and prizes. Bands and artists can log onto discmakers.com/imws to register for the Southwest showcase and find out more information about the IMWS. The competition is open to all musicians not currently signed to a major record label and to all styles and genres of music. To be eligible for the Southwest showcase at least one bandmember must reside in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Submissions must be postmarked by November 13, 2003. Each artist that submits an entry will receive a free copy of Billboard's Musician's Guide to Touring and Promotion and Electronic Musician and Remix magazines.
November 30, 2003: final contest deadline for songwriters entering the
4th Annual CMT/CMT.com NSAI Song Contest. For more, visit nashvillesongwriters.com.
He was the original engineer, an artist, a designer, a studio owner, a builder/acoustician and the list goes on. Spoken with true reverence in Part 1, author Jim Cogan takes us into the world of Bill Putnam. On the other side of the studio, Mix looks at the bigger corporate media picture as computer/video companies are buying up audio companies and what this means for our industry. Mix speaks candidly with TEC Hall of Fame inductee Eddie Kramer. Get a backstage pass to Metallica's Summer Sanitarium tour, Eminem's two-night return to Detroit and LeAnn Rimes. MORE
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