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Dave Smith is a pioneering circuit designer and founder of Dave Smith Instruments. Responsible for developing the first polyphonic and microprocessor-controlled synthesizer, the Prophet 5, he has once again delighted synthesizer enthusiasts around the world with the... READ MORE
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I can hear you saying it. “Seriously? How do you reinvent something as utilitarian as a mic stand? It only needs to be sturdy and hold your mic in place. Why fix what’s not broken?” True―the mic stand, while incredibly important in the studio, on stage, and at rehearsals, is usually far from exciting. Even the most reliable stands found in world-class recording studios and on tour with platinum-... READ MORE
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It is always exciting whenever a new company adds its product line to B&H’s expansive catalog. It is especially exciting whenever a company is able to offer a customer professional tools at lower prices than were previously obtainable, so that the technology may be enjoyed by more end users worldwide. Not long ago, MADI―the Audio Engineering Society standard that stands for Multichannel... READ MORE
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Eventide is a name known throughout studios across the world, and the company’s reverbs and effects have been heard on countless records. Recently unveiled is a new channel strip plug-in, UltraChannel, which features a gate, compressor, O-Pressor (taken from their Omnipressor), a 5-band parametric EQ, micro pitch shift taken from their flagship H8000 effects processor, and a stereo delay. It is... READ MORE
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Expanding its lineup of USB microphones, RØDE has recently announced the NT-USB Studio USB Microphone. Unlike its broadcast-minded cousin, the... READ MORE
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In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, presents an overview of the new Bitwig Studio Music Creation System. Rives explores some of the software’s key features, including the dual side-by-side arrangement and clip launcher views, VST sandboxing, Hybrid... READ MORE

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In the following video, Rob Rives gets his hands on the Sony PCM-D100 High Resolution Audio Portable Recorder and demonstrates the sound quality it is capable of capturing with its built-in stereo microphones. Rives explores the functions and features of the PCM-D100, including its multiple... READ MORE

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In TV, film, and news production, the Sennheiser MKH-416 shotgun microphone is a good example of a product that has become so popular, that the name of the manufacturer was... READ MORE
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The RØDE Blimp Windshield has earned its way into the rigs of many audio professionals, and has a reputation for being a reliable solution to wind and handling noise for shotgun mics. RØDE has just announced an update that adds some attractive new features to the product. With this update, RØDE is clearly not looking to reinvent the wheel, but to simply make it more efficient at doing its job... READ MORE
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In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, demonstrates Sony’s new line of UWP-D digital wireless systems. Rives explores the UWP-D11 bodypack lavalier system, the UWP-D12 handheld transmitter systems, and the UWP-D16 bodypack lavalier, handheld, and plug-on transmitter systems. Rives highlights the key features of the... READ MORE

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A few weeks ago, I started using Bitwig Studio, a new music-production software from a team of developers based in Berlin, Germany. In this article, I will provide you with an overview of the program, highlight some of the features that make Bitwig special,... READ MORE
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Zoom sent shock waves through the pro audio world last year with the introduction of its flagship H6 recorder and its breakthrough modular microphone system. Although still very young, the H6 has already become an industry standard and a go-to piece for professional and enthusiast videographers, journalists, engineers, and musicians alike. Now, just a year later, Zoom brings yet another creation... READ MORE

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We discussed the history and recent resurgence of analog music synthesizers in Part One of this series, and briefly touched on some currently manufactured gear that offers basic facilities for pitch, parameter, and clocking control via control voltage. In this installment, we’ll... READ MORE
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Tips and Solutions
You don't need to have a deep understanding of computing in order to record, edit, mix, and master music on your computer. However, knowing some basics is definitely necessary. Often overlooked, but of high importance, is the role hard drives play in the process. Knowing what to choose for your specific applications, and the importance of backing up your work (which can never be over-stressed)... READ MORE
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Keith Emerson (right) looks on as Moog veteran Herb Deutsch (left) and the lead engineer unveil the new Emerson Moog Modular System. What does the most revered name in analog synthesizers do to commemorate half a century of innovation? If the name is Moog Music, it sets out to recreate one of the most iconic instruments of the 1970s progressive rock era: Keith Emerson’s Moog Modular System, the... READ MORE
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