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Galaxy Audio Begins Shipping ERGOMIC – Unique Form Factor Dynamic or Condenser Mic

Get a handle on this innovation – one that seems long overdue. The new ERGOMIC... 

Fredenstein Launches Artistic FET Compressor, for 500 Series Value Line

500 can be affordable – so says Fredenstein Professional Audio. At $239, you can... 

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City Spotlight

The ABC’s of…EDM In The Studio: The Music Behind The Dance – The Chemical Brothers to Skrillex & Calvin Harris The ABC’s of…EDM In The Studio: The Music Behind The Dance – The Chemical Brothers to Skrillex & Calvin Harris

See where EDM came from, where it’s going, and how to mix it right in the studio.

New Studios: Spice House Sound – Philadelphia, PA New Studios: Spice House Sound – Philadelphia, PA

“The Gear Whisperer” brings us an audacious audio addition.

Ethan Johns’ “The Reckoning”: Why Ryan Adams Produced, and the Studio Instincts of Glyn Johns Ethan Johns’ “The Reckoning”: Why Ryan Adams Produced, and the Studio Instincts of Glyn Johns

How does audio royalty record his second solo album as an artist?

Making the Mix Room: Matt “Linny” Linesch – Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood Making the Mix Room: Matt “Linny” Linesch – Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood

See the suite of an emerging mixer (Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros) who will excite you about sound.

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Music Biz

Avoiding Pitfalls of Music Law, with Entertainment Lawyer Ron Skoler Avoiding Pitfalls of Music Law, with Entertainment Lawyer Ron Skoler

Protect your art and your career with a better understanding of common legal traps facing artists.

“The Distortion of Reality” “The Distortion of Reality”

The Harman film “Distortion of Sound” makes bold claims about sound quality that are drawing criticism from audio experts.

Music as Survival: A Marine’s Military-Spec Studio Checklist Music as Survival: A Marine’s Military-Spec Studio Checklist

What the armed forces taught one engineer about life and audio.

Level Up: The Evolution of Video Game Audio Level Up: The Evolution of Video Game Audio

Once an afterthought, video game audio now lives a second life outside of pixilated screens.

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Tech & Reviews

Review: Focusrite iTrack Dock, iPad Audio Interface — by Erin Barra Review: Focusrite iTrack Dock, iPad Audio Interface — by Erin Barra

How far can you take tracking with this recoding interface — designed from the ground up for iPad?

Review: Blue Cat Audio Patchwork 1.4 – By Bassy Bob Review: Blue Cat Audio Patchwork 1.4 – By Bassy Bob

An amazing plugin patchbay tool from Blue Cat Audio.

Mix with Maury: How and Why Distortion Can Replace the Need for EQ & Compression Mix with Maury: How and Why Distortion Can Replace the Need for EQ & Compression

Trade two of the tried and true — cook up your next mix with something different.

Using a Laptop Onstage: Do’s and Don’ts of Digital Integration for Live Shows Using a Laptop Onstage: Do’s and Don’ts of Digital Integration for Live Shows

Here’s what you really need to think about, to work a laptop into your stage show.

Review: Universal Audio Apollo Twin DUO — by Rich Crescenti Review: Universal Audio Apollo Twin DUO — by Rich Crescenti

Can UA’s small, portable interface be useful for professionals and hobbyists alike?

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Outside Scoop

createdigitalmusic: Yamaha to Acquire Line 6 createdigitalmusic: Yamaha to Acquire Line 6

This transaction comes as a surprise, but on closer examination may make solid sense.

BMI Names Michael O’Neill President & CEO BMI Names Michael O’Neill President & CEO

BMI has selected the next in-line to follow Del Bryant.

Primary Wave Music & BMG Enter Into $150 Million Strategic Alliance Primary Wave Music & BMG Enter Into $150 Million Strategic Alliance

A giant purchases publishing assets from an indie for artists including Hall & Oates, Nirvana, Aerosmith and more.

Deal Find of the Day: Up to 49% off PSP AudioWare MixPack2 Deal Find of the Day: Up to 49% off PSP AudioWare MixPack2

SonicScoop is looking out for special deals on audio hardware, software and services — here’s a limited time offer from PSP.

Downtown Records Names New Synch Licensing Team Downtown Records Names New Synch Licensing Team

Billboard.biz: Three new faces in NYC and LA reinforce the label’s commitment to music supervision.

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