Located in the Johanneshov district of Stockholm, the site now occupied by Baggpipe Studios can lay claim to a significant and varied musical history. Previously the home of Abbey Road/EMI Studios, the site has hosted sessions by artists including ABBA, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga and producer, Mutt Lange.
Amphion Loudspeakers has announced its new flagship BaseTwo25 Low-Frequency Extension System, a no-compromise, turnkey system that transforms any Amphion two-way studio monitor into a full range, perfectly integrated time and phase accurate, three-way tower.
Genelec’s 8331 and 8341 Compact Coaxial Monitors (known as “The Ones” along with the larger 8351) have received a NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in the “Studio Monitor Technology” category.
At the 2018 NAMM Show, Harman Professional Solutions introduced its next-generation JBL studio monitors, which retain the best qualities of the company’s original 3 Series, but now offer better performance in more production environments.
Trip-hop pioneer and record producer Andy Barlow and vocalist Lou Rhodes, his partner in electronic duo, Lamb, depend on Genelec audio monitors whereever they work. And that includes Barlow’s kitchen, where he has a pair of Genelec 8030s installed at home in Brighton, England.
Sound Devices has long specialized in portable mixers and recorders for location sound recording, but through the magic of software the company is introducing the MixPre-10M, a portable multitrack audio recorder for musicians.
Looking to help its customers address ease the complexities of making the transition to IP, at the 2018 NAB Show, TSL Products will showcase new updates to its range of audio monitoring products. Enhancements include SMPTE 2110 and Ember+ protocol support, as well as new additions to the company’s MPA1 range.
GatesAir will make further moves into fully compatible, networked audio with the launch of an AES67-compliant audio over IP (AoIP) codec at the 2018 NAB Show. The Intraplex IP Link 200A is designed to be fully interoperable between studio centres and remote transmitter sites.
Sonifex will release a new range of products called “Passive Packs” at NAB 2018. The small utility products rely on transformers to change audio input, output impedance and levels to distribute audio signals. Because the devices are passive no power supply is required.