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October 20, 2003 Volume 2, Number 20

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The SoundShuttle Plugin is here!
SoundShuttle is the world's first internet based library of loops and sound effects available directly into your sequencer as a software plugin. Now you can listen to sounds within your arrangement before you buy them! Loop, search, buy, download and drag n drop right into your production!

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

The 2004 Mix Master Directory is now accepting submissions. The MMD is the complete information resource for businesses in the pro audio industry. Backed by 25 years of industry experience, this definitive guide includes comprehensive national listings of audio manufacturers, audio professionals, facilities and services. Listing deadline: October 22, 2003. MORE

Mackie Control Universal features all of the software support of the original Mackie Control, along with full implementation of Logic Control and Pro Tools control (via HUI), making it the most comprehensive control surface available. This nine-fader MIDI controller provides in-depth mixing, editing, automation, and navigational control for any supported digital audio workstation.

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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

Business Chops: Sunday, November 2, 2003, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The Knitting Factory (Hollywood)
Kick your business side into high gear with this one-of-a-kind training in the tools, techniques and awareness that you need to make your music business soar. Business Chops is an intensive, interactive business training from top educators and business gurus in the music industry.

Topics include: ""Aligning Your Creative, Financial and Personal Goals"; "Developing a Three-Year Business Plan for Success"; "Building a Marketing Plan That Rocks"; "Thriving in Today's Music Industry"; "Checklist for Creating a Win-Win Label Deal"; "The Artist Development Revolution"; and "Positioning Yourself as a Brand."

Executive coaches include John Stiernberg, principle business consultant of Stiernberg Consulting and author of Succeeding in Music; and Diane Rapaport, producer and co-publisher of The Musician's Business and Legal Guide. Special guests include: Andre Fischer, producer/musician/A&R (Lalah Hathaway, Tony Bennett, Natalie Cole); Scott Mathews, producer/musician (Beach Boys, Elvis Costello, Johnny Cash); Michael C. Ross, producer/mixer/engineer (Christina Aguilera, Vanessa Carlton, Mya); and John Wooler, producer/A&R (Siedah, Robben Ford, Eliades Ochoa).

The Knitting Factory is located at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.; parking is available. A light breakfast and lunch are included, as well as handouts and resource materials. Special prizes provided by leading music and audio industry sponsors such as GcPro, DPA, Audio-Technica, Mix, Electronic Musician, Remix, Music Connection and studioexpresso. Tickets: $75 advance purchase; $95 at the door (limited sitting) Register at succeedinginmusic.net/bcfti/register.html.


DACT -- leader in audio components
Stepped audio attenuators that greatly improves sound and reliability in the most demanding audio applications. Entire signal path gold plated. SMD resistor network. Versions with 1, 2, 4, 6 and 8 gangs available.
Also offering phono and line stage modules, balance controls and input selectors.

The 115th AES Convention just wrapped up in New York City. Here are a few products that made their AES debut. Also check out mixonline.com to find a complete show report from the Mix editors.

Ableton, M-Audio Live 3

AKG K 301 XTRA Headphones, K101 Headphones

Audio-Technica AT897 Shotgun Microphone, ATH-M20

Aurora Audio Mini-Mixer, GTQ2 Mic Pre Equalizer

Behringer B-5 Pro Condenser Microphone

Cakewalk SONAR 3 Producer Edition

Cycling ''74 Pluggo 3.1 for Mac OS X, Radial for Mac OS X

Euphonix EuCon Update, Max Air Version 1.2 Software

Genelec Triple Play Monitoring System

Gepco X-Band Cable

Grace Design m906, m904 Monitor Systems

Great River Electronics EQ-2NV

Mackie Designs dXb

MSR StudioPanel Turnkey System

Linn 328A Monitoring Loudspeaker, 318A Monitoring Loudspeaker

Native Instruments INTAKT, B4 Updates, KOMPAKT

Otari DR-100 Digital Audio Disk Recorder, DR-10N Disk Recorder/Editor, mLan and MADI Modules for FS-96

SADiE Version 5.2 Software, Retouch Version 2

Sanken HAD-48 Mic Preamp

Steinberg WaveLab 4.01, Nuendo 2.1, ID, DTS Encoder Plug-In

Trillium Lane Labs TL EveryPhase Plug-In

Universal Audio 2-1176, 2192 Master Audio Interface, Pultec EQP-1A Program Equalizer Plug-In

Waves Diamond Bundle, iLOK Smart Key Support, Audio Units/HD Accel/Digital Performer Support


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.

Yamaha Motif Loyalty Program
Yamaha Corporation of America, Digital Musical Instruments, announced the launch of Motif Loyalty, a sales program for U.S. customers who currently own a Motif synthesizer and are interested in purchasing a new Motif ES product. MORE

Superscope Celebrates 10 Years
On October 1, 2003, Superscope Technologies celebrated its tenth anniversary as the worldwide trademark owner and developer of Superscope brand products. In a few months, the company will also reach the brand's 50-year milestone. MORE

Digidesign Hardware Exchange Programs
Digidesign's two new hardware exchange programs grants owners of qualifying hardware systems the opportunity to upgrade to a Digi 002, Digi 002 Rack or Control|24. This offer is valid in North and South Americas and Canada. MORE

AKG Extends Warranty to More Models
AKG has now extended this 3-year parts and labor warranty to a selected number of its small-diaphragm condenser microphones, including: C 391B, C 451B, C 451B/ST, the C 480B and all Ultra-Linear Series capsules (CK 61, CK 62, CK 63, CK 69), SE 300B and Blue Line capsules (CK 91, CK 92, CK 93, CK 94, CK 98), C 2000 B and the new C 1000 S. MORE

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