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On the Cover

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Metallica Mixes It Up

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Sarah Benzuly

Mix magazine interview with audio engineers and live sound crew on mixing audio for Metallica Death Magnetic tour. Tips, techniques and equipment applications from Metallica front of house engineer Big Mick and monitor mix engineer Paul Owen in Mix magazine January 2009...

Features

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Miking Rock Guitars Live

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Steve La Cerra

Mix magazine talks to live sound touring engineers about miking guitars onstage article in January 2009 Mix magazine...

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Compact Powerhouses | Live Sound Digital Consoles 2009

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By George Petersen

Mix magazine feature about Digital Consoles for live sound with what's new in mixing boards for professional pro sound reinforcement audio production. George Petersen writes about Digital Consoles for live sound for the January 2009 Mix issue....

Music

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Music: Raphael Saadiq

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By David John Farinella

Raphael Saadiq discusses the recording of his Motown homage album, The Way I See It...

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Music: Milton Nascimento

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Blair Jackson

Noted Brazilian singer Milton Nascimento teams up with The Jobim Trio for an album called Novas Bossas, honoring the legacy of Antonio Carlos (“Tom”) Jobim...

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Music: The Hold Steady

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Barbara Schultz

Read Mix profile on the recording of the Hold Steady 2009 Album Stay Positive...

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Classic Tracks: Prince and the Revolution's "Purple Rain"

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Dan Daley

Engineers David Z and David Leonard discuss the recording of Prince’s 1984 Number One hit “Purple Rain”...

Live

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Tour Profile: AC/DC

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Gaby Alter

Mix magazine interview with audio engineers and live sound crew on mixing audio for AC/DC 2008 tour. Tips, techniques and equipment applications from AC/DC’s front of house (FOH) and monitor mix engineers. Mix magazine January 2009...

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Tour Profile: Goldfrapp

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By David Weiss

Mix magazine interview with audio engineers and live sound crew on mixing audio for Goldfrapp 2008 tour. Tips, techniques and equipment applications from Goldfrapp’s front of house (FOH) and monitor mix engineers. Mix magazine January 2009...

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Tour Profile: Calexico

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Candice Horgan

Mix magazine interview with audio engineers and live sound crew on mixing audio for Calexico 2008 tour. Tips, techniques and equipment applications from Calexico’s front of house (FOH) and monitor mix engineers. Mix magazine January 2009...

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Club Nokia Rounds Out L.A. Live

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Bud Scoppa

Read about the professional sound system installed at the Los Angeles AEG Club Nokia Venue. L.A. editor Bud Scoppa reports from opening night, which featured a performance by Beck...

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Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom | Historic N.Y. Venue Upgrades

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Sarah Benzuly

Read Mix news profile on New York City Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom Updating Its Sound Reinforcement System...

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Tour Log: Amy Ray

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM

Read Mix Spotlight on Amy Ray 2008 Tour With Touring Engineer Brian Speider...

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FixIt: Mark Halberstadt, Funkiphino FOH Engineer

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM

Read front of house engineer Mark Halberstadt's Live Sound Tip on Keeping Stage Volume at a Decent Level during Funkiphino tour...

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CMA Awards Rock With ATK

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Sarah Benzuly

Read Mix Profiles Sound for the 2008 Country Music Awards...

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Load In: Sound Reinforcement News, January 2009

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM

Read Mix News For the Concert Touring Professional In the January 2009 Issue of Mix...

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Road-Worthy Gear: New Sound Reinforcement Products, January 2009

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM

Adamson M215 Monitor The M215 is a high-output/low-distortion speaker with dual weather-resistant 15-inch Kevlar cone neodymium woofers and a 1.5-inch...

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All Access: Chris Isaak

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Steve Jennings

Mix magazine interview with audio engineers and live sound crew on mixing audio for Chris Isaak 2008 tour. Tips, techniques and equipment applications from Chris Isaak's front of house (FOH) and monitor mix engineers. Mix magazine January 2009...

Tech

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Tech: New Products, January 2009

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM

Mix magazine January 2009 tools of the trade article features new pro audio products in January 2009 Mix magazine pro audio product section...

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Review: Klein+Hummel O410 Monitors

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Jason Blum

Klein+Hummel O410 mid-field monitor is a mid-field studio monitor for music production. Jason Blum reviews Klein+Hummel O410 mid-field monitor for the January 2009 issue...

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Review: SPL Phonitor Headphone Monitoring Amp

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Michael Cooper

SPL Phonitor Headphone Monitoring Amplifier is a headphone monitoring system that simulates a speaker’s soundfield for music production. Michael Cooper reviews SPL Phonitor Headphone Monitoring Amplifier for the December 2008 issue...

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Review: IK Multimedia StompIO

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Bobby Frasier

IK Multimedia StompIO is a floor controller and USB interface for Amplitube modeling software for music production. Bobby Frasier reviews IK Multimedia StompIO for the January 2009 issue...

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Review: McDSP FutzBox Plug-In

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Barry Rudolph

McDSP FutzBox is a lo-fi distortion effects plug-in for music production. Barry Rudolph reviews McDSP FutzBox for the January 2009 issue...

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Review: Arsenal Audio By API ET-R24

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Michael Cooper

Arsenal Audio EQR-24 is a stereo hardware EQ for music production. Michael Cooper reviews Arsenal Audio EQR-24 for the January 2009 issue...

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Tech's Files: Tape Echo Revisited

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Eddie Ciletti

Mix magazine's resident tech Eddie Ciletti talks about maintainance of Roland Space Echo and Echoplex tape echo devices in the January 2009 issue...

Sound for Picture

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SFP: "The Tale of Desperaux"

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Blair Jackson

Mix magazine profiles audio for the new film The Tale of Despereaux. Learn about sound production for the movie The Tale of Despereaux in Mix magazine January 2009...

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SFP: "Christmas on Mars"

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Blair Jackson

Sound for the Gus Van Sant film Milk is featured in Mix Magazine December 2008 feature. Read the Mix magazine article about audio production for the Gus Van Sant movie Milk...

Departments

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From the Editor: Let It Roll

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Sarah Jones, Editor

Read Mix Editor Sarah Jones Editors' Note, Where She Writes About the Current Financial State of the Touring Industry...

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TalkBack | Letters to Mix, January 2009

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM

Read Mix Readers Letters to the Editor, January 2009 issue...

Current

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Grammy Museum Opening!

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Bud Scoppa

Read Mix news article on Los Angeles Grammy Museum opening by Bud Scoppa...

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Book Review: Revolutions in Sound

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, Compiled by Sarah Benzuly

Read Mix review of the Warner Bros Records Revolutions in Sound book...

Survive the Wireless Transition

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, Compiled by Sarah Benzuly

Read Mix Story For Wireless Users With 10 Tips to Make the Digital Transition in February 2009 Easier...

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Hellboy in AstoundSurround

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, compiled by Sarah Benzuly

Read Mix News Story About Mastering Hellboy 2 DVD in Surround Using AstoundSurround...

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On the Move: David Gray

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, Compiled by Sarah Benzuly

Read Mix profile on Future Sonics Director of Client Services David Gray...

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Mixing Costello

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, Compiled by Sarah Benzuly

Read Mix news article about Creative Group Sue Pelino Mixing Sundance Channel Elvis Costello TV Series...

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Industry News, January 2009

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, Compiled by Sarah Benzuly

Read Mix January 2009 Coverage on New Hires, Promotions, Distribution Deals in Pro Audio...

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Bookshelf: Recording on the Go

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, Compiled by Sarah Benzuly

Read the Mix Review on the Recording on the Go: Definitive Guide to Live Recording Book by Gary Gottlieb and Paul Hennerich...

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In the Name of Art

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, Compiled by Sarah Benzuly

Read Mix News Article on Sweetwater President and Founder Accepting Business Committee for the Arts BCA Top Ten Award...

Sessions

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Flora | Mixing The Decemberists Under Ground

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Barbara Schultz

Read the Mix Profile on Flora Recording Studio That Recently Mixed the Decemberists Music in the January 2009 issue...

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Project Studio: Pan American Sound

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Barbara Schultz

Read Mix Profile on Paul Burch's Nashville Pan American Recording Studios...

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Paradise Studios | Restoring Tower of Power

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Matt Gallagher

Read Mix Profile on Paradise Studios That Recently Remastered and Restored Tower of Power Rehearsal and Gig Tapes...

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Track Sheet, January 2009

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, Compiled by Barbara Schultz

Read Mix Report on New Recording Sessions Across the United States...

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Custom Drum Tracks to Go

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Matt Gallagher

Read Mix Profile on Drummers Who Create Custom Tracks for Album Projects...

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New York Metro, January 2009

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By David Weiss

Downtown Music, in Manhattan’s SoHo District, offers clients an all-in-one recording studio, publishing company and licensing services...

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Nashville Skyline, January 2009

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Peter Cooper

Jimmy Nichols talks about converting Nashville hitmaker Ronnie Milsap’s Groundstar Studios into the new Ronnie’s Place...

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L.A. Grapevine, January 2009

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Bud Scoppa

In a tough economy, the recording truck run by Design FX Remote continues to land CD and DVD projects...

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Q&A: Roy Clair

Jan 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Sarah Benzuly

In this Mix magazine interview, Clair Bros co-founder Roy Clair talks about the past, present and future of live sound reinforcement industry...