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Zylia to Capture Bluegrass Festival

Old-school bluegrass to be captured with immersive recording technology.

La Roche-sur-Foron, France (July 8, 2019)—Zylia will showcase the company’s Zylia ZM-1 third-order Ambisonics microphone and Zylia Studio software at a pop-up recording studio and exhibition booth at the La Roche Bluegrass Festival, the largest European festival dedicated exclusively to bluegrass music, at the end of July.

During the free festival, which is being held July 31 – August 4 at La Roche-sur-Foron in France, Zylia will offer daily workshops on new 360 one-mic-recording techniques with the Zylia ZM-1. Attendees interested in trying the Zylia ZM-1 for themselves can book a 20-minute recording studio slot at the Zylia website.

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“We’re excited about bringing the ZM-1 to the La Roche Bluegrass Festival, because it is the perfect one-mic solution for capturing bluegrass music, practices, impromptu jam sessions, and scheduled performances,” said Tomasz Żernicki, Zylia co-founder and chief technology officer. “The unique recording capabilities of the ZM-1 microphone array and the processing capabilities of ZYLIA Studio allow musicians to obtain a great-quality recording, extract individual instruments into separate tracks, adjust the volume and panning of those instruments, or automix them.”

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The compact and lightweight spherical microphone comprises 19 microphone capsules and offers 360-degree sound capture (48-kHz/24-bit resolution) that can be configured and manipulated using Zylia Studio. With the Automix features, musicians can get a balanced recording, change the volume and panning of separated tracks of instruments, and mix them with just a few clicks. The system requires a USB connection to a Mac, PC or a Windows tablet for both data transfer and power supply.

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