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Kings of Leon Tour Profile

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

Tennessee-bred Kings of Leon enjoyed immediate popularity in the UK with their 2003 debut, Youth & Young Manhood. Since then, the band has released three...

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New Mid-Sized Venues Takes Centerstage

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

With the ongoing decline in physical music sales, the past couple of years have seen the spotlight shine on concert touring. Box-office numbers seem to...

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Handheld Wireless Systems

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

To say that 2009 has been an challenging year in the wireless audio industry is truly an understatement. Yet, it's barely a month after June 12, the second...

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Dave Rat Q&A

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

Dave Rat Interviewed in Mix magazine July 2009 issue Rat Sound Company and Mixing for Live Sound...

Tech

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Tech: New Products, July 2009

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 PM

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

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Cakewalk by Roland V-Studio 700 System Review

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Tony Nunes

Read the review of the Cakewalk by Roland V-Studio 700 System in Mix magazine. Tony Nunes reviews the Cakewalk by Roland V-Studio 700 System for the July 2009 issue of Mix Magazine...

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Solid State Logic VocalStrip Review

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

Read the review of the Solid State Logic VocalStrip Duende Plug-In in Mix magazine. Barry Rudolph reviews the Solid State Logic VocalStrip Duende Plug-In for the July 2009 issue of Mix Magazine...

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Brauner Valvet X Studio Microphone Review

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Matt Bishop

Read the review of the Brauner Valvet X Studio Microphone in Mix magazine. Matt Bishop reviews the Brauner Valvet X Studio Microphone for the July 2009 issue of Mix Magazine...

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SPL TwinTube Processor Review

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

SPL TwinTube Processor is reviewed in Mix magazine. Michael Cooper reviews the SPL TwinTube Processor in the July 2009 issue of Mix Magazine...

Live Mix

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Britney Spears Tour Profile

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

Welcome to Club Britney where the music and mix re-create a dance environment with the vibe of her latest release, Circus. The in-the-round world tour...

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India.Arie Tour Profile

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Carolyn Maniaci

Promoting her latest chart-topping album, Testimony: Vol. 2, Love and Politics, India.Arie keeps it real with powerful performances that are infused with...

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FixIt: Lars Brogaard, Lionel Richie FOH Engineer

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 PM

I use snapshots [on the DiGiCo SD7 console] to provide a basis for each night. With this band, there is no real need to be overly sophisticated, and I...

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Taking Back Sunday Tour Profile

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 PM

Four-piece rockers Taking Back Sunday (don't we all wish we could?!) are out on a nationwide headlining tour in support of New Again, which was released...

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All Access: The Faint

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

The bandmembers of electro-synth quartet The Faint are doing it on their own. Their latest CD, Fasciinatiion, was recorded in their private studio, Enamel,...

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Jack's Mannequin Tour Profile

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 PM

Jack's Mannequin is playing an assortment of venues, from large theaters to small clubs, so the tour is not carrying a system; the crew is relying on...

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Upgrade at Webster Hall

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 PM

Basement Gets Top-Floor Treatment New York City live sound landmark Webster Hall, which has been a showcase music venue for more than 120 years, has upgraded...

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Load In: Sound Reinforcement News, July 2009

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 PM

The Briere Production Group (Vancouver) provided A/V for the hard-metal No Fear Energy Music Tour's first Canadian date; system techs Rico Domirti and...

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

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 PM

Astatic 1600VP Variable Pattern Mic Designed for recording or live sound applications, the 1600VP from Astatic Commercial Audio Products is the first...

Music

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Music: Green Day

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

Following up a smash hit album is never easy. Expectations run high from fans, the record company, even the artists themselves. Green Day's epic 2004...

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Music: Elvis Costello

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

Elvis Costello's latest album, Secret, Profane and Sugarcane, was produced by T Bone Burnett, and it bears some resemblance to the 1985 King of America,...

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Classic Tracks: Big Brother & The Holding Company's "Piece of My Heart"

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

Like so many of the people who became part of the bedrock of San Francisco's colorful music scene in the mid- to late '60s, Janis Joplin got her start...

Post

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SFP: Public Enemies

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

Although director/writer/producer Michael Mann is perhaps best known for his gripping and stylish contemporary action films Heat, Miami Vice and, best...

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SFP: Woodstock (Re-)Generation

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Bryan Reesman

In June, the acclaimed film Woodstock was re-released in a 40th-anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition featuring the Director' Cut, a 5.1 surround sound...

Sessions

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Playback Recording

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

Playback (www.playbackrecording.com) has been the name of engineer Tucker Bodine's studio since he started flying solo in Manhattan four years ago. Building...

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Tarquin's 'Fretworx' Benefits Firefighters

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

Composer/engineer Brian Tarquin just received his sixth Daytime Emmy Award nomination for his guitar-based scoring of ABC soap opera All My Children,...

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Track Sheet, July 2009

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

Instrument tracks on Iggy Pop's jazz-influenced album Preliminaires were produced and recorded by producer/bassist Hal Cragin in his Pro Tools HD-based...

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New York Metro, July 2009

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

From sequencer to sync license. It's a tricky route, but smart producers and artists in New York City who ride the subway every day understand that there...

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Nashville Skyline, July 2009

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

Brent Maher sits in the control room of The Blue Room, his recording studio in Nashville's Berry Hill neighborhood. Lots of folks were sitting in lots...

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L.A. Grapevine, July 2009

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

During the past two decades, the words studio bau:ton have become synonymous with a readily identifiable style of recording studio design: airy, functional,...

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Project Studio: Terry Silverlight

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

From an early age, New York-based drummer/composer/producer Terry Silverlight (www.terrysilverlight.com) has maintained a self-taught, D.I.Y. ethic for...

Tech's Files

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Tech's Files: Mysteries of Old Tube Mics

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

Techs Files columnist Eddie Ciletti gives you tips and techniques on restoring and upgrading old tube microphones in Mix magazine July 2009...

From the Editor

From the Editor: Sound and Music, Live and Recorded

Jul 1, 2009 12:00 PM, By Tom Kenny, Editorial Director

Read Mix Editorial Director Tom Kenny Editors' Note, Where Tom Kenny Writes About the Excellent Sound Quality from Bonnarroo 2009...

Current/Industry News

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On the Move: Mike Adams

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

Mike AdamsSensaphonics director of touring sales Main responsibilities: provide service and support to the touring industry. Previous Lives: 1995-present:...

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Giving Back

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

To celebrate Independent Mastering's (Nashville, independentmastering.com) eight-year run, partners Eric Conn and Don Cobb are giving back to the community...

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Industry News, July 2009

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

Michel Marrano joins Blazing Music+Sound (Raleigh, NC) as a sound engineer, working primarily on mixing and sound design for broadcast TV workStuder's...

On the Cover

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On the Cover: High-End Recording at Charleston Sound

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

When longtime engineer/studio owner Jeff Hodges decided to move his family and business from Atlanta, Ga., to the Charleston, S.C., area, he did so with...