October 18, 2021
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Apple Launches Logic Pro 10.7, Adding Dolby Atmos Mixing, Producer Packs and Updated Plug-Ins
Apple has launched Logic Pro 10.7, a new update of its long-running DAW, offering a new set of spatial audio music tools for mixing and exporting in Dolby Atmos for Apple Music, updated onboard plug-ins and more.
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iZotope RX 9 and RX Post Production Suite 6 Debut
iZotope has released RX 9, the latest update for its audio repair and enhancement tool.
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Building 'Home in This World:' A Tribute to Woody Guthrie's Dust Bowl Ballads
By Barbara Schultz. How Randall Poster has produced Home In This World, a new track-by-track remake of Woody Guthrie's classic Dust Bowl Ballads collection.
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Event Safety Summit Moves to March 2022
The Event Safety Alliance has postponed its 2021 event to March 22-24, 2022 on the campus of Rock Lititz in Lititz, PA.
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Real-World Review: Baby Audio Smooth Operator
By Rob Tavaglione. Reviewer Rob Tavaglione says the Baby Audio Smooth Operator plug-in makes makes dramatic tonal variations easily possible.
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Enter Best of Show@InfoComm 2021 and Best of Market 2021
Enter Best of Show@InfoComm 2021 and Best of Market 2021
Future US proudly invites nominations for this year's special edition of InfoComm Best of Show Awards, presented by Sound & Video Contractor, AV Technology, Digital Signage, Installation, Mix, Pro Sound News, and Tech & Learning.
These awards are intended to honor outstanding products launching in 2021.
Winners will be covered online, on social, in print, in newsletters, and on other platforms at the discretion of each editor.
In addition, all submitted products will be covered with a full-page feature in the Awards Program Guide.
Entries close Thursday October 14th, 2021
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Recording in the News
Hill worked with Drake and Future to co-produce the hit, "Life is Good," which debuted at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 last year.
Full Story: Black Enterprise (10/18) 
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Say the words "Eddie Kramer" and people immediately think of the Beatles, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, the Kinks, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, John Mellencamp and Carlos Santana. Well, the man has a track record in metal as well, as this interview points out, exploring his work with Anthrax, Alcatrazz and Ace Frehley of Kiss.
Full Story: Ultimate Guitar (10/18) 
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The creative relationships between artists and producers are always unique, fascinating things, and season 2 of this NPR series highlights that as it looks at Freddie Gibbs + The Alchemist, Rico Nasty + Kenny Beats, Isaiah Rashad + Kal Banx, Tierra Whack + J. Melodic, and Westside Gunn + Conductor Williams.
Full Story: National Public Radio (10/18) 
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Live Sound in the News
Small music venues, with a capacity under 300, can apply for a $10,000 to $50,000 grant from the Live Music Society from now until Wednesday via the organization's website.
Full Story: Richmond Times-Dispatch (Va.) (10/18) 
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Set for an arena run next spring, the Weeknd has cancelled those shows with the aim of moving to a summer stadium tour instead.
Full Story: Yahoo (10/18) 
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Live Nation stock is surging forward on expectations for a bombastic 2022 tour year...despite the fact that the company's still going to post a loss for 2021.
Full Story: CNN (10/18) 
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Sound for Picture/Broadcast in the News
A massive strike in Hollywood was narrowly avoided this weekend with a tentative agreement between management and labor unions, but the pact still has to be voted on, and some feel that it won't pass.
Full Story: Variety (10/17) 
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Audio Elsewhere
Everyone knows live music makes you feel good, but new research suggests it might profoundly help seriously ill, hospitalized children.
Full Story: WCHS-TV (Charleston, W.Va.) (10/18) 
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That's all it took to solve problems -- just sense.
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1939-2021
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