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GOOD LORDE!

July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

In concert, all eyes are on the star. But it’s not all about Lorde. Story: Christopher Holder Performance Shots: Marty Philbey Untamed: That’s as best as I can describe Lorde in concert. In an industry...

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SONY UWP-D PORTABLE WIRELESS SYSTEM

July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sony has updated its UWP series with digital conversion, and added a bunch of professional features while it was at it. Review: Mark Davie Sony’s UWP line of camera-top wireless audio products has gone partly...

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Line 6 POD

June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Released: 1998 Price: $999 The Line 6 POD guitar amp modeller changed the way musicians and engineers looked at pulling guitar sounds. The idea of being able to re-create the sounds of all the classic...

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Aviom A-16 Personal Mixer

June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Released: 2002 Price: $1295 Providing individual monitor mixes for performers, especially in the recording studio, had long been a problem looking for an elegant solution. In the old analogue world it could only be achieved...

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Apple iPod

June 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Released: 2001 Price: $895 The Apple iPod was a game-changer that disrupted several industries at once. As a portable media player it replaced the much larger, Walkman-style analogue devices with its modern 5GB Toshiba hard-drive,...

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Remote recording? Remote control is the way to go. Review: Matt Dever The idea of having 64 channels of standalone recording in a 1U device is a relatively new and exciting one. So the idea...

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B&W’S ONE-OFF HI-FI FESTIVAL PA!

May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bowers & Wilkins, purveyors of high-pedigree hi-fi and studio reference monitors has gone all doof-doof! B&Ws draws upon all of its 50 years of acoustic experience to produce a brand new PA system that combines...

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GREEN DAY COMPRESSION

March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Green Day’s FOH engineer Kevin Lemoine pictured during the band’s recent Soundwave outings in Australia. image comes courtesy of Chandler Limited thanks to Lemoine’s reliance on its LTD-2 compressor/limiter — he has 10! “Prior to...

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NAMM 2014: JBL VTX F SERIES

January 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

The VTX F Series may share a name with JBL’s VTX line array brethren, but they’re a more conventional point and shoot range of passive, bi-amped, 1000W two-ways and sub. Not that there’s anything wrong...

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NAMM 2014: STUDER, TO INFINITY & BEYOND

January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Studer’s Vista consoles have been the choice of the production mixing elite for some time now. Studer figured out how to use touchscreens in a particularly intuitive manner – dubbed Vistonics and borrowed by some...

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