Interview with Nadine Patry, CMO of the Mulann Group

July 3, 2016

I probably wasn’t the only reel to reel tape user who breathed a sigh of relief when it was announced in January 2015 that the Mulann Group had acquired the assets of PYRAL who had been manufacturing the RMGI branded reel to reel tape but had ceased operations in 2012.  So I was interested...
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Cakewalk® SONAR 2016.06 update released

June 23, 2016

Concentrates on Faster Workflow, Improved Amp Simulation, and Speed Optimizations Cakewalk announces the new SONAR 2016.06 release for SONAR Artist, Professional and Platinum versions. This month’s “Rolling Update” continues Cakewalk’s commitment to improving and optimizing SONAR’s core functionality, while delivering new world-class technology every month. Smart Swipe Track Controls let users instantly enable/disable buttons...
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Tool, Jess Glynne and Fun Lovin’ Criminals All Tour With DPA’s New VL Capsule

June 18, 2016

DPA’s new d:facto™ Linear Vocal Microphone, which was officially launched a Prolight + Sound 2016, has already made its on-stage debut with Tool, Jess Glynne and Fun Lovin’ Criminals. Front of House engineer Alan ‘Big Nobby’ Hopkinson works with all three acts and was one of the first live sound professionals to try out...
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Singer John Newman Chooses PMC For His New Studio In London

May 31, 2016

BRIT Award winner John Newman, who released his second album Revolve in October 2015, has chosen PMC twotwo.6 speakers and a PMC twotwo Sub2 Active Subwoofer to provide the main monitoring for his new studio in London. Based in London’s Tileyard Studios, which already acts as a hub for a number of artists and...
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The B-Side Project, Sponsored By Prism Sound, Announces Its 2016 Award Winners

April 20, 2016
B Side Awards 1

An original track by Mad Hearts, remixed by BoyMartel, took the top prize at BPM Live’s B-Side Project Awards which were held at Metropolis Studios in London on April 14th, 2015. Sponsored by internationally acclaimed manufacturer Prism Sound, the Awards marked the culmination of a year-long project to promote new artists, merge music genres...
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Lauten Audio Introduces “Series Black” Vacuum Tube Condenser Microphone

April 20, 2016

Lauten Audio announces the LA-320 professional large diaphragm vacuum tube studio condenser vocal microphone, its first microphone in a new line dubbed ”Series Black“. The LA-320 features a 1-inch pressure gradient true-condenser capsule, cardioid polar pattern, dual-triode vacuum tube, transformer balanced output, independent high and low cut filters, custom dedicated power supply, tube microphone cable, spider shock mount...
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DiGiCo teaches old dog new tricks

April 19, 2016
Andy Holmes (System Tech for Nordic Rentals) left, with John Turner

When John Turner, Front of House engineer for Celtic rock band Runrig, was asked what console he would like to use on the band’s recent sold out UK and European tour, his answer was instantaneous. A DiGiCo SD7. Tour sound requirements were supplied by Denmark’s Nordic Rentals, the company having worked with Runrig for...
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