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New CEntrance MixerFace: Indiegogo

Company crowd-funds its new mobile recording interface for smartphones and tablets
MixerFace
CEntrance, a leader in Digital Audio, announced a crowd-funding effort to speed up the production of MixerFace(tm), its new mobile recording interface. MixerFace connects professional microphones with smartphones, tablets and laptops. The small, battery-powered mobile device includes two studio-grade microphone preamps and rich digital connectivity options, enabling professional-quality recording on the go.

The new product comes on the heels of CEntrance’s successful “HiFi-M8” (pronounced HiFi-Mate) portable DAC and headphone amp for the audiophile listening community. MixerFace integrates the smart phone into the audio production workflow, creating mobile recording capability for the modern, on-the-go musician, broadcaster and VO artist. The Indiegogo campaign starts January 5th, 2013 and can be found at: http://igg.me/at/mixerface

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Blackbird Academy Gets Dangerous

Famed studio opens recording and live schools, adds new studio based around Dangerous Music equipment: 2-Bus, Liaison, BAX EQ and Monitor ST

The 'Studio I' at the new Blackbird Academy in Nashville features the Dangerous Music 2-Bus, Monitor ST, Liaison and BAX EQ

The 'Studio I' at the new Blackbird Academy in Nashville features the Dangerous Music 2-Bus, Monitor ST, Liaison and BAX EQ

Blackbird Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, is one of the world’s best-equipped and favorite recording studio destinations for top musicians, producers and engineers. Artists such as Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, Jack White, Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow, and Tim McGraw have graced its live rooms. Studio owner John McBride brought in industry gear experts, musicians, and educators Kevin Becka and Mark Rubel to create a new studio and curriculum for McBride’s vision of The Blackbird Academy, Professional School of Audio. Becka chose Dangerous Music equipment for the new studio, including the company’s 2-Bus analog summing, the Liaison programmable analog router, the BAX EQ, and the Monitor ST monitor controller to complement and integrate with the AVID Pro Tools|HDX recording system. The new studio offers a hybrid analog and digital experience for the students, a reflection of today’s most popular direction for recording studio design.

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French “INA” Chooses Amadeus

Internationally acclaimed INA Groupe de Recherches Musicales (INA GRM) selects Amadeus to design and build customized reference speakers for its ‘Studio 116’ based in the Maison de Radio France.

Custom Amadeus reference speakers in 'Studio 116' at INA Groupe de Recherches Musicales (INA GRM) France

French high-end sound reinforcement manufacturer Amadeus has been chosen to design a custom set of reference monitoring speakers for the National Audiovisual Institute’s (INA) ‘Studio 116’ in Paris. Dedicated to the Groupe de Recherches Musicales (INA GRM), Studio 116 is one of the largest of the sixty-one recording studios included in the Maison de Radio France, which is located beside the River Seine in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. Founded in 1958 by French composer, writer, broadcaster, engineer, musicologist and acoustician Pierre SCHAEFFER, the Groupe de Recherches Musicales has focused on supporting research into electro-acoustic music and recorded sound, sponsoring major concerts and working with preeminent composers such as Pierre HENRY, Luc FERRARI, and Iannis XENAKIS, among many others. When INA wanted to acquire a first set of reference monitors for its GRM, they requested design ideas from almost every leading speaker manufacturers in the world, organizing a 6-month listening session at its Studio 116 in Paris. Members of the INA group slowly narrowed the selection down to 5 manufacturers, then to 2, and finally chose Amadeus to build them a custom pair of speakers. The new Amadeus reference speakers were installed in November 2013 in Studio 116 and are already being used for INA projects.

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PJ Hanke Scores With Dangerous

Composer/Producer believes in the analog advantages of Dangerous Music gear

Composer PJ Hanke in his studio with the Dangerous 2-Bus, Monitor and MQ

Composer PJ Hanke in his studio with the Dangerous 2-Bus, Monitor and MQ


Almost ten years ago, composer and producer PJ Hanke realized that ‘in-the-box’ mixes from his personal composing studio just didn’t have the quality of previous projects he had completed on large format analog consoles in his past work. His search for a solution led him to purchase the Dangerous 2-Bus analog summing mixer, the Dangerous Monitor and the Dangerous MQ to get him back to the sound he liked and remembered. “For nearly a decade, my studio setup of 2-Bus, MQ, and Monitor has allowed me to treat my Pro Tools HD rig like an analog setup with a proper mixing desk,” says Hanke. “The Dangerous Music gear is fantastic.”

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Amadeus Releases ML 28 Sub

Uniquely designed, powerful new subwoofer with dual 18-inch speakers now available in European and Asian markets

The new Amadeus "ML 28 Subwoofer" featuring dual 18" speakers

The new Amadeus "ML 28 Subwoofer" featuring dual 18" speakers

Amadeus, based in France, one of the premiere manufacturers of high-end sound reinforcement systems, has announced that their highly-anticipated ML 28 subwoofer is now shipping and available through dealers in Europe and Asia. The ML 28 subwoofer was premiered at the 2013 Musikmesse Prolight + Sound Frankfurt Expo. The new subwoofer, fitted with dual 18-inch speakers, combines a set of unique acoustical properties with high-timbral precision and extraordinary power handling capability. The ML 28 system is designed for use with conventional loudspeakers as well as line array systems manufactured by Amadeus, including the company’s PMX, UDX and DIVA Series, and includes standard presets that are compatible with all well-known digital crossovers. Pricing on the new ML 28 subwoofer for Europe is € 3999.00 (VAT excluded).

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