Episode #139 – VR And Live Music, Headphones Turned Into Mics, And Modeling Mic Developer Chris Townsend

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NEWS

  • Virtual Reality and live music – venues big and small are checking it out
  • Beware a security breach as your headphones may be turned into mics without you knowing

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  • Chris Townsend, developer of the Sphere L22 modeling microphone
  • Find out more at TownsendLabs.com

Episode #134 – Downloads Are Down, New Acoustic Materials, And ProMusicDB Founder Christy Crowl

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NEWS

  • Downloads are the lowest they’ve been in 10 years.
  • We’ll be living in a quieter world soon as new acoustic materials come to market

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  • Conductor, musical director, singer, songwriter and ProMusicDB founder Christy Crowl

Episode #133 – The 7 Year Rule, Evaluating Monitors, And Mastering Engineer Gene Grimaldi

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NEWS

  • Warner Music takes Avenged Sevenfold to court thanks to California’s arcane 7 Year Rule
  • Some thoughts on evaluating monitor speakers

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Episode #131 – Amazon’s New Streaming Service, Sound System In The Ceiling And Ultimate Ears’ Mike Dias

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NEWS

  • Amazon launched it’s Music Unlimited streaming service and it’s cheap – but there’s a catch.
  • Let’s think out of the box by putting the sound system in the ceiling instead of the sides of the stage.

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  • Ultimate Ears sales director Mike Dias tells us everything to know about in-ear monitors

Episode #130 – The Streaming Wars, Cheating With Plugins, And Crowdfunding Author Ariel Hyatt

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  • Are the streaming wars over? Spotify and Apple Music have 2/3rds of the business.
  • Is using the latest generation of plugins cheating when it comes to mixing?

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