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Man Made Music Upgrades Its Surround Monitoring With PMC Posted: 21/11/2019
Man Made Music Upgrades Its Surround Monitoring With PMC

Man Made Music, a Manhattan-based company specialising in sound design, sonic branding and music creation, has been working closely with loudspeaker manufacturer PMC to upgrade the stereo and surround monitoring in one of its two control rooms.

The company has installed a PMC IB2S XBD-A active system for both stereo and 5.1 monitoring and is using PMC Wafer2 passive speakers for Left and Right Rear Surround positions. These provide excellent dispersion and frequency response in a small, rectangular footprint, and because they can easily be mounted to any wall they allow for maximum flexibility in all types of custom-install situations.

Established by award-winning composer and producer Joel Beckerman, Man Made Music creates iconic music and sounds for companies such as Nissan, Disney, Citi, Alzheimer’s Association and HBO. Beckerman’s belief that sound matters was a key reason why the company chose PMC when it decided to upgrade its main Studio A control room.

“The PMCs are hands-down the most true and transparent monitors I've mixed with,” says Beckerman. “They're also so incredibly inspiring to track with, which just makes the music better all-around."

Chief Technician Darren Moore adds: “We do IMAX, immersive and other advanced audio formats, so we were looking for an upgrade to add to the speaker allotment in our main studio. PMC are leading the way for the new Dolby Atmos format and were already outfitting major facilities and schools with Dolby Atmos systems.”

The addition of PMC monitors is providing better full-room coverage and additional reference monitors for mixing in-studio. This, in turn, is allowing clients, guests and larger groups ato enjoy the full surround experience.

Tags: PMC Speakers | Man Made Music | Joel Beckerman | IB2S XBD-A Monitors | Atmos | Surround Sound | Post Production | Music for Picture
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NUGEN Delivers Deeper Workflow Control for Producer Mixer Alvin Wee Posted: 20/11/2019
NUGEN Delivers Deeper Workflow Control for Producer Mixer Alvin Wee

For as long as he could remember, Producer/mixer Alvin Wee loved music and film; and he was fortunate enough to cut his teeth working with composers and record producers in Los Angeles on film projects such as Kung Fu PandaKingsman and Eddie the Eagle. Having such a strong background in the industry, Wee takes pride in knowing that when someone hands a project off to him, it will be done correctly, and well. In order to achieve those results, Wee relies on NUGEN Audio’s Producer bundle and Halo Upmix solutions.

 

Wee’s introduction to NUGEN began as it often does, by word of mouth. “I was talking with industry friends and colleagues. I mentioned that I was looking for a specific product for a project I was working on, and one of them recommended NUGEN,” he says. “Then, I was at a GRAMMY® party and an engineer who is a monster in the business told me that NUGEN’s meters are incredible, so I decided to check them out. I started using the NUGEN plug-ins and, right off the bat, they did exactly what I needed. So, I just kept using them.”

 

Ideally suited for both mixing and mastering situations, NUGEN’s Producer software provides Wee with a collection of highly flexible award-winning cross-platform plug-ins designed to increase the quality and efficiency of his productions. “The Producer software has been incredibly useful for me,” he adds. “I love the Stereoizer; it’s my go to plug-in that I use on all my mixes and checks. It allows me to control all the low-end and make sure that a recording doesn’t get too wobbly or crazy. I can even make the high-end feel wider and more exciting. It works really well and is very intuitive.The Visualizer tool included in the bundle is also excellent as its meters are tremendous in helping me see what I’m doing.”

 

 

Tags: NUGEN Audio | audio-plug-ins | software | film | music | post-production | Alvin Wee | Producer Bundle | Halo UpMix
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PMC Brings High Quality Monitoring To Innovation in Music Conference Posted: 12/11/2019
PMC Brings High Quality Monitoring To Innovation in Music Conference

PMC Speakers is delighted to announce its support for the Innovation in Music conference, this year hosted by University of West London. It is an international bi-annual event that brings together researchers and professionals interested in the future of the music industry.

The event’s main playback system will utilise a pair of PMC IB2S XBD-A monitors, which will deliver high quality stereo sound. For a special session presenting an ambisonic guitar system, the monitoring will be extended using eight PMC result6 compact nearfield monitors, which are renowned for their high resolution and detail, accurate and extended bass, consistent tonal balance at all levels and wide dispersion and sweet spot.

“This is the third time PMC has supplied monitoring for our Innovation in Music conference and we are really pleased to have their ongoing support,” says Justin Paterson, Professor of Music production and chair of the event. “This conference is all about defining the cutting edge and future of music technology, performance and business, so having access to high grade, top-level monitoring is key to its success.”

This year’s conference takes place at the University in Ealing, London, and runs from December 5-7. Legendary producer, Trevor Horn, the man behind The Buggles and the chart topping 1979 hit Video Killed The Radio Star is one of the keynote speakers, while others include futurist performer and songwriter Bruce Woolley and interdisciplinary artist and entrepreneur Matan Berkowitz, whose award-winning musical inventions have been displayed at museums, galleries, events and stages worldwide.

Tags: PMC Speakers | Innovation in Music Conference | IB2S XBD-A Monitors | Trevor Horn
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Lee Byung Wook of South Korea Wins IMSTA FESTAs 2018 Songwriting Competition Posted: 30/08/2019
Lee Byung Wook of South Korea Wins IMSTA FESTAs 2018 Songwriting Competition

The International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA) today announced that 20-year-old Lee Byung Wook of Seoul, South Korea, has won the 2018 Songwriting Competition hosted by IMSTA, which holds music technology celebrations in cities around the world. Lee first won the Seoul regional finals of the 2018 edition of the IMSTA Songwriting Competition at IMSTA FESTA Seoul and then beat out regional finalists from cities including Los Angeles, Berlin, Chicago, Toronto, New York, and Miami to win the 2018 IMSTA Songwriting Competition and an all-expense-paid trip to Santorini, Greece, to be part of a songwriting camp at the prestigious Black Rock Studios.

Tags: Lee Byung Wook | IMSTA FESTA | Black Rock Studios | International Music Software Trade Association | 2018 IMSTA Songwriting Competition
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Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow Captures Festival Beauregard Posted: 19/08/2019
Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow Captures Festival Beauregard
Blackmagic Design today announced that a multicamera SMPTE fiber solution, featuring the Blackmagic URSA Broadcast with ATEM Camera Control Panel, was deployed across the main stage at this year's Festival Beauregard, and delivered live coverage of performances by Fatboy Slim, Interpol, Disclosure and more.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | BMD | Live Production | Fibre | SMPTE | URSA Broadcast | Music Festival | ATEM
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URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 Delivers Ultra HD Coverage for Defqon.1 Dance Festival Posted: 06/08/2019
URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 Delivers Ultra HD Coverage for Defqon.1 Dance Festival
Blackmagic Design today announced that Dutch hardstyle dance festival Defqon.1 relied on a live production workflow featuring the URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 and ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K for Ultra HD live production.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | BMD | Live Production | Ultra HD | Music Festival | NEP | URSA Mini Pro | ATEM | Switcher
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Insight TV produces series around Tomorrowland and world-renowned DJs Posted: 25/07/2019
Insight TV produces series around Tomorrowland and world-renowned DJs
Insight TV, the world’s leading 4K UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content, is going to create two music series with the world-famous music festival Tomorrowland as its backdrop. The stylish 4K HDR productions will focus on the crazy antics of the people who come back to this fairytale festival year after year, as well as the globally renowned DJs and musicians who make this one of the most exciting music events worldwide.
Tags: 4K | UHD | adventure TV | extreme sports | drones | music
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Ben Hausdorff Shoots Pentatonix and Kirstin Maldonado Music Videos with Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Posted: 18/07/2019
Ben Hausdorff Shoots Pentatonix and Kirstin Maldonado Music Videos with Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
Blackmagic Design today announced director and videographer Ben Hausdorff used the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K to shoot music videos for Pentatonix’s new Ariana Grande medley. Hausdorff also used the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K to shoot Kirstin Maldonado’s upcoming music video for her cover of Selena’s ‘I Could Fall in Love.’
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | BMD | Pocket 4K | BMPCC4K | Music Video | Filmmaking | Pentatonix | Kirstin Maldonado
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Diplos So Long Music Video Uses Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro and Blackmagic RAW Posted: 17/07/2019
Diplos So Long Music Video Uses Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro and Blackmagic RAW
Blackmagic Design announced today that “So Long,” Diplo’s latest music video featuring country artist Cam, was shot using the URSA Mini Pro 4.6K and utilized the Blackmagic RAW format.
Tags: Blackmagic Design | Blackmagic | BMD | Blackmagic RAW | RAW | Filmmaking | URSA Mini Pro | Diplo | Music Video
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IMSTA FESTA Atlanta to Feature Keynote by Dave Pensado and Herb Trawick of Pensados Place Posted: 03/07/2019
IMSTA FESTA Atlanta to Feature Keynote by Dave Pensado and Herb Trawick of Pensados Place

The International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA) today announced that Grammy® Award-winning mix engineer Dave Pensado and veteran manager/executive producer Herb Trawick, hosts of the weekly audio engineering-themed talk show "Pensado's Place," will present the keynote at IMSTA FESTA Atlanta. The celebration of music technology will take place July 27 at the SAE Institute Atlanta.

Tags: IMSTA | FESTA Atlanta | Pensado\'s Place | International Music Software Trade Association | audio engineering
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EasyBroadcast Announces Partnership and Investment in WAW MUSIC Streaming Service Posted: 06/06/2019
EasyBroadcast Announces Partnership and Investment in WAW MUSIC Streaming Service

EasyBroadcast, a leading provider of end-to-end streaming solutions for TV channels, OTT service providers, and enterprises, today announced that it has invested in WAW MUSIC, the next-generation digital music service set to launch in Africa. WAW MUSIC's new streaming platform, WAW MUZIK, has already signed 10 million songs with Universal Music and will have Orange as its leading distributor. Partnering with WAW MUSIC opens up a new revenue stream for EasyBroadcast and strengthens its position in Africa, a continent with an annual growth of 42 percent in the OTT market.

Tags: EasyBroadcast | WAW MUSIC | end-to-end streaming | OTT | WAW MUZIK
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PMC Helps MSM Studios Become First Certified Dolby Atmos Home Studio in Europe Posted: 06/06/2019
PMC Helps MSM Studios Become Europe and rsquo;s First Certified Dolby Atmos Home Studio
MSM Studio Group in Munich has chosen PMC monitoring for its brand new Dolby Atmos studio, which is now being used to mix and master projects in this exciting immersive audio format, primarily for release on Pure Audio Blu-ray.
Tags: PMC Speakers | MSM Studios | Dolby Atmos Music | Immersive Audio | Surround Sound | Pure Audio Blu-ray
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Henry VIII Wives Sing Their Heads Off With DPA Microphones Posted: 04/06/2019
Henry VIII and rsquo;s Wives Sing Their Heads Off With DPA Microphones
DPA’s d:facto 4018V Vocal Microphone plays a starring role in the staging of SIX the Musical - and not just because it conveys the crystal clear audio that sound designer Paul Gatehouse was looking for.
Tags: DPA Microphones | SIX The Musical | d:facto Vocal Microphone | Henry VIII | Queens
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HIGH END Munich Crowds Flock To Hear PMC Dolby Atmos Music Demos Posted: 20/05/2019
HIGH END Munich Crowds Flock To Hear PMC and rsquo;s Dolby Atmos Music Demos
UK loudspeaker manufacturer PMC was the toast of this year’s HIGH END Munich international hi-fi event thanks to its remarkable demonstrations of the Dolby Atmos music format, the leading immersive audio solution adopted by the audio and music mixing community.
 
Tags: PMC Speakers | High End Munich | Dolby Atmos Music | Miles Davis | Erin Davis | Maurice Patist
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The Kray Twinz Pack Extra Punch With PMC Monitoring On Board Posted: 16/05/2019
The Kray Twinz Pack Extra Punch With PMC Monitoring On Board
‘Something that packed a punch’ – that’s what Jaz Singh, one half of the award-winning DJ and production due The Kray Twinz, was looking for when he decided to upgrade the monitoring in his new project studio. Having always regarded PMC products as the Rolls Royce of studio monitors, he began his search there and after demo-ing a pair of IB1SA monitors he was convinced he’d found exactly what he wanted.
Tags: PMC Speakers | Kray Twinz | Project Studio | Bollywood | Film and TV Music
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