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May 4, 2002

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Native Instruments To Distribute Own Products in U.S.


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Native Instruments To Distribute Own Products in U.S.
Steinberg North America and Native Instruments announced that beginning May 2, 2002, the U.S. distribution of all N.I. products will be handled directly by Native Instruments form their Los Angeles office. MORE

From Mix's Daily News Service
The TEC Awards: Site and Date Change MORE

Greene Tunes Out Grammy Gig MORE

IRMA: DVD To Surpass 1 Billion Mark MORE

Shure To Auction Autographed Mics To Support HEI MORE

For more news, check out mixonline.com .

Studio Spotlight
AIR Studios celebrates its tenth anniversary at Lyndhurst Hall with a new AMS Neve 88R console in their Studio One. Angel Studios, a state-of-the-art recording and mixing complex in central London, has also chosen an AMS Neve 88R analog console, fitted with the Neve VSP scoring panel for multichannel surround work, for its revamped Studio 1. San Francisco-based Dolby Laboratories has purchased a new 18-fader/88-input AMS Neve Logic MMC to be installed in its Presentation Studio in summer 2002.

Nashville-based Final Stage Mastering recently took delivery of a Sadie 24/96 turnkey system outfitted with Cedar Audio's De-Clicking, POW-r and Sadie's Mastering Plug-ins. Combined with Sonic Solutions USP Version 5.4 system, Final Stage is one of Nashville's mastering facilities supporting both platforms.

Audio Plus Video International (Northvale, N.J.) upgraded its facility with Fairlight's Prodigy2 48-track integrated digital audio production system.


Now Hear This!
Keep your ears tuned to the music...give them a sound check! The House Ear Institute invites you to join Sound Partners, which raises awareness of noise-induced hearing loss and hearing conservation among audio, recording and electronics industry professionals.
Listen longer... practice safe sound. For Hearing Conservation Information call (213) 483-4431 or visit www.hei.org.

In Mix Magazine this month
Product Hits from Musikmesse
If you couldn't make it to Frankfurt for this year's Musikmesse conference, you're definetely going to want to check out all the new pro audio news our editors brought back from the show floor. Our product coverage also includes a "Technology Spotlight" on Yamaha's 02R96 digital console. MORE

Elvis Rocks Again
In his 25 years of making albums, Elvis Costello has never failed to surprise his audience. A few years after his much-talked-about vocal/orchestral collaboration with Burt Bacharach, Costello has made a vigorous rock 'n' roll album that incorporates loops and samples. MORE

Recording Tip
Mickey Hart on recording Kodo's Mondo Head: "Our approach on this is real simple: You get the best-sounding instruments and mike them really well, make 'em sound like a million bucks. Then you get the right people who are simpatico with each other. When you've done that, then you've set the stage for magic and you get the good vibe going." MORE

FOH engineer Gregg Mann on mixing for Alicia Keys: "I tried [the Manley VoxBox] on Alicia, and it's perfect, because it has a mid cut, and I can cut right at that 1k/2k area for her, just knock off a dB or two in that range, and it smoothes her out really well." MORE

Steinberg Cubase SX on Tour at Guitar Centers throughout the country from May 1 to June 13. MORE

Avid Technology's eight-city tour: May 16, Washington, D.C.; May 21, Chicago; June 5, Atlanta; June 17, New York City; June 10, Miami; June 26, Dallas; July 10, San Francisco; July 16; Seattle. MORE

Apple Seminar on Final Cut Pro. Visit Apple for a location near you.

DVLine, Avid and Matrox Seminar: For show locations and additional information, click here

"Creating the Perfect Demo" at UCLA Dickson Art Center on May 11. MORE

Syn-Aud-Con update: "Sound System Optimization Seminars in Santiago, Chile, June 10-11, and Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 13-14; "Sound System Design Seminars" in Lima, Peru, June 17-18, and Monterey, Mexico, June 20-21. MORE

The Indie Sessions (sponsored by Mix sister publications Electronic Musician, Remix and Onstage): New York City at The Puck Building, August 17; Los Angeles at The Radisson Hotel, September 7; and Nashville at The Radisson Hotel Opryland, August 24. MORE

DVD Entertainment 2002 Conference, August 21-22 in Universal City, Calif. MORE

Music China, the China International Trade Fair for Musical Instruments & Services, October 16-19, 2002, in Shanghai, China. MORE

M3/Replitech Dates: June 24-26, 2002 in Amsterdam; November 6-8, 2002 in Bangkok; and February 4-6, 2003 in San Jose, Calif. MORE

Society of Professional Audio Recording Services SPARS is a non-profit trade organization serving the needs of the audio recording industry. Check out the website at spars.com for history, news, industry links and membership information.

Attn. Manufacturers! Electronic Musician's Personal Studio Buyer's Guide is now accepting submissions. Contact psbg2003@yahoo.com to update your listings.

Suite and event space request forms for Summer NAMM (July 19-21 in Nashville) are now due. Check your mailboxes! Summer NAMM exhibitor manuals will be mailed out on April 19.

The CEDAR Awards 2002 will be accepting nominees until June 30, 2002.

AES Europe in Munich is May 11-14.

Bargain Bin
Purchase a WAVES Y56K effects processor card for your Yamaha AW4416 or AW2816 and receive a $75 rebate, until August 31 MORE.

Retailers, manufacturers: Contact sbenzuly@primediabusiness.com to suggest an item for future "Bargain Bin" listings.

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