Lockdown is a time for collaboration

We may still be in the midst of the coronavirus lockdown but for many it is still business as usual. Many have seen 70% of workload disappear and those considering change to studio or premises have seen construction plans put on hold. One thing is for sure, when we emerge there is going to be…

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Point Source Audio Adds Extra Windshields into Microphones

Point Source Audio has added extra windshields into every microphone it sells. Standard mic packages that had typically included one windshield have been upgraded to six at no additional charge. Now more than ever, it is important to keep your microphone equipment clean and separate from other users. Point Source Audio knows that this isn’t…

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Silent London Captured Through A 360 Degree Binaural Headphone Experience

Will Cohen, sound designer, composer and one of the founders of String and Tins, has completed a series of rare binaural recordings of London. Documenting the sounds of the capital in these unprecedented times he tells the story of a silenced city. With an affinity for London, Cohen decided to document and share how the…

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TOBYMAC AND BLACKHAWK AUDIO HITS DEEP WITH EAW ADAPTIVE™

When Christian hip-hop recording artist and seven-time GRAMMY® winner TobyMac hit the road for his Hits Deep Tour, the production team knew that growing audiences and varying coverage demands would provide a challenge few loudspeaker systems could meet.  Eastern Acoustic Works’ (EAW) worked directly with BlackHawk Audio in implementing its ADAPTive System for the tour,…

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Brown Bear Audio Expands Roster Of Remote Sound Specialists

Brown Bear Audio has expanded its roster of remote sound specialists to meet the potential increase in demand due to the Coronavirus outbreak. As specialists in remote workflows for audio post-production they have seen a significant increase in demand as media companies respond to the potential need for locking down business premises and adopting remote…

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ORF Puts Austrian Audio Mics Through Their Paces

Austrian Audio OC818, OC18 microphones and OCR8 Bluetooth dongles were recently put through their paces by the Austrian Public Service Media Broadcaster, ORF. Austrian Audio OC818 and OC18 microphones were recently used by the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) on various orchestral instruments. Austrian Audio’s OC818 microphones with OCR8 Bluetooth dongles were used on various horns,…

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Skills Deficit – Do we have a ticking time bomb?

The creative industries contribute £87 billion every year to our country’s economy yet barely a week goes by without seeing or hearing a reference to skills shortages in the UK. There is always chatter about how the upcoming engineers are often missing vital skills so we asked The Birmingham Conservatoire, Wolverhampton, Winchester and London South…

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NUGEN Audio Announces SEQ-S Software Update

NUGEN Audio has announced the latest software release for its SEQ-S linear phase ‘spline match and morph’ EQ solution at the 2020 NAMM Show (Booth 14101). Now with a resizeable direct-draw interface and EQ matching presets, SEQ-S features a surround capability of up to 7.1, making it easy to fine-tune audio. Ideal for both corrective…

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MicroCom M Now Shipping

Pliant Technologies has announced its MicroCom M is now shipping. MicroCom M, available in 900MHz (where legal) and 2.4GHz frequency bands, offers a dependable communications solution where a small, yet robust intercom system needs to be deployed. MicroCom M provides single channel, full-duplex, multi-user intercom for applications where high-quality audio, excellent range, and low-cost are…

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Silent Disco King Powers The Biggest Silent Disco

Silent Disco King has taken 30,000 headphones to Lowlands festival for the world’s biggest silent disco. Lowlands festival is a multi-genre, alternative music festival, which is set in the Netherlands, only a one-hour drive from Amsterdam. Being one of the most established festivals in Europe, Lowlands really is on any music fans bucket list. Annually…

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