Mix Live Blog: Portland Rebels Against Live Nation
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by Steve La Cerra
3d ago
Resistance against Live Nation’s involvement is being led by MusicPortland, an independent organization run by volunteers who seek to maintain a stable indie music scene in Portland. Portland, Ore., has a vibrant indie music scene, not unlike what one might experience strolling through downtown Nashville: On most nights you can hear live music being performed in venues ranging in size from coffee houses to concert halls, with many of the local venues keeping ticket prices low for their audiences. The city’s venerable Crystal Ballroom and Roseland Theater, each with a capacity around 1,500, are ..read more
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Roland RE-201 Space Echo Plug-In—A Mix Product of the Week
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by Mike Levine
3d ago
New York, NY (July 11, 2024)—Although tape echo plug-ins inspired by the Roland Space Echo are common, Roland itself has never released a plug-in version of its classic processor—until now. Its new RE-201 Space Echo (VST 3.7, AU, AAX) is initially available only to Roland Cloud Ultimate subscribers under its Ultimate Early Access program, but it will be released more widely in about a month. Roland carefully analyzed several vintage RE-201 hardware units during the plug-in’s development to recreate the original unit’s multi-head tape echo and spring reverb effects. “Our engineers have fully r ..read more
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ATK Versacom Scales Up eSports Comms
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by Mix Staff
3d ago
ATK Versacom, a Clair Global brand, used a variety of Riedel solutions during a recent annual worldwide esports championship. Wuppertal, Germany (July 11, 2024)—ATK Versacom, a Clair Global brand, used a variety of Riedel solutions during a recent annual worldwide esports championship. By integrating Riedel’s Bolero 1.9 GHz and 2.4 GHz systems with the Artist-1024 matrix, ATK Versacom was reportedly able to tackle wireless communication in the dense environment, facilitating synchronous communication with local and international production teams, broadcasters and the event’s technical crew. “W ..read more
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Hotels Offer Musical Extras
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by Steve Harvey
4d ago
The hospitality industry has hit the studio with two brands recently announcing “recording studio experiences” and a global live music series. Los Angeles, CA (July 10, 2024)—Time was, the only live music you might hear in a hotel would be in the cocktail lounge. The hospitality industry has long since taken that to a whole new level, with two brands recently announcing “recording studio experiences” and a global live music series. In Tennessee, Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Nashville has partnered with APEX Entertainment Management to offer what it describes as “customizable and a ..read more
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Shure Nexadyne Dynamic Vocal Microphone — A Mix Product of the Week
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by Steve La Cerra
4d ago
New York, NY (July 10, 2024)—Shure has announced a new generation of vocal microphones, the Nexadyne Series of handheld dynamic vocal microphones. Available in cardioid and supercardioid patterns, Nexadyne microphones employ Shure’s patented Revonic Dual Transducer technology which is said to improve clarity and detail, increase off-axis rejection, and provide a high level of consistency in the polar patterns. Revonic Dual Transducer Technology employs two precision-matched transducers in a single housing, working together with acoustic signal processing to improve audio quality and reduce or ..read more
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AES Wraps European Convention
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by Mix Staff
4d ago
AES president Leslie Gaston-Bird at the European Convention. Madrid, Spain (July 10, 2024)—The Audio Engineering Society (AES) has released the numbers from its recent European Convention in Madrid, Spain, a three-day event that highlighted some of the latest advances in audio engineering technologies. During the 2024 European Convention at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Polytechnic University of Madrid) in Spain on June 15–17, 170 audio practitioners, researchers and technology specialists delivered presentations to nearly 400 attendees, including 102 students. Session topics over the ..read more
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Sean Paul Makes Waves with LV1 Mixers on Tour
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by Mix Staff
4d ago
Monitor engineer Dwight “Coolie” Bancey, pictured with his Waves eMotion LV1 Live Mixer setup, employing Waves Feedback Hunter plugin. Knoxville, TN (July 10, 2024)—Jamaican Grammy Award-winning singer and rapper Sean Paul is out on tour with Waves eMotion LV1 live mixers at FOH and monitors along with Waves Ionic 16 stageboxes on stage. “The decision to use the eMotion LV1 for this tour was driven by practical considerations and clear advantages,” comments FOH engineer Omatali Beckett. “The eMotion LV1 system offers excellent dynamic range and headroom, making it competitive with other leadin ..read more
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Mixing the US Olympic Swim Team Trials—in an NFL Stadium
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by Mix Staff
5d ago
Dodd Technologies deployed a DiGiCo SD12-96 console at the recent US Olympic Swimming Team Trials held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Photo: Robert Gough. Indianapolis, IN (July 9, 2024)—Swim facilities for Olympic-sized pools are known for their ultra-loud and reverberant qualities, but NFL stadiums aren’t exactly quiet places either. It’s no surprise then, that when the US Olympic Swimming Team Trials were held in mid-June inside Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis, home of the Colts football team, live sound provider Dodd Technologies had its work cut out for it. The stadium w ..read more
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Peek Inside Roni Size’s Home Studio
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by Mix Staff
5d ago
With his PMC monitor speakers, Roni Size can both go big and go home. Bristol, UK (July 9, 2024)—UK DJ and producer Roni Size has transformed the studio on the top floor of his house in Bristol, England, with a pair of PMC BB6 XBD-A monitors. “I wanted to recapture the vibe of the studio I used to have at Barton Hill, which had an SSL console and was a fabulous room with great energy,” explains Size, who worked with engineer Dave Amso on the recent transformation. “I now have two rooms, the main studio and a separate writing room, which gives me all the space I need to put out all the equipmen ..read more
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Solotech Opens New UK Facility
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by Mix Staff
5d ago
The opening ceremony for Solotech’s new facility in Manchester, UK. Manchester, UK (July 9, 2024)—Solotech has been on a tear over the last two years, creating new facilities in Nashville and Las Vegas in 2022, followed by a new UK headquarters at Blythe Valley in Birmingham last year. Now the audio provider has added on to its UK sites with the opening of a new operations facility in Manchester. Imperial 76, the new premises located in the Kingsway Business Park, will serve as a hub for Solotech’s Sales and Systems Integration Division, as well as support Live Productions operations. With 76 ..read more
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