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Road Test: Digico S21 Digital Mixing Console

By Bill Evans / May 22, 2017

By Rick Camp at Master Mix Live Las Vegas, NV. Dec. 20th, 2016 Digico has supplied Master Mix Live with their S21 mixing console for our evaluation. The console is fitted with a 64-channel DMI-Dante card and accompanied by the D-Rack stage rack with 32 input channels and 8 line outputs @ 96K. At first […]


Yamaha Pro Audio Celebrates 30 Years of Digital Mixers

By spladmin / January 17, 2017

@NAMM. At the 2017 NAMM Show, Yamaha is formally kickoff the 30th anniversary celebration of its pioneering work in digital mixers. In 1987, Yamaha unveiled the DMP7, a digital mixer featuring Channel Parametric EQ, 2 Internal Effect Processors, a Stereo Compressor, advanced scene memory that allowed instant recall of multiple mix setups and unique motorized […]


Road Test Gear Review: DiGiCo S21

By Neil McVey / August 12, 2016

Editor’s Note: This is one of those rare times when we are going to review a new product more than once. Over the past handful of years, we have seen the digital console world totally upended by the introduction of desks with more power than anyone could even imagine just a decade ago being available […]


Dave Rat’s 360 Bassnectar Lowdown

By Bill Evans / February 12, 2016

BY DAVE RAT   I met Dave Rat about 10 years ago the night before he got a Parnell award as top house mix engineer. We hung out in a bar in Orlando with Daniella Peters and Peggy Blaze who was the sales weasel at FOH at the time and who set the meeting up. […]


Speaker Shootout V.3

By Larry Hall / January 27, 2016

As any of you who have ben following along for a while know, the folks at HAS Productions in Las Vegas have been hosting a big speaker shootout at the Star of the Desert Arena in Primm on the Nevada/California Line for a few years now. It has taken an ungodly amount of time for […]


Waves eMotion Is (FINALLY) Here

By Bill Evans / January 25, 2016

One of the only things I missed and regretted about skipping NAMM this year was the chance to see a shipping version of the Waves eMotion mixing system. I have been after a totally computer based system for a long long time now. I bought one of Bob Lentini’s SAC rigs back in about 2010. […]


DiGiCo: Making ‘Em Last Longer

By Bill Evans / January 21, 2016

About 6 years ago, I was interviewing a well-known live sound figure at a shed in Cincinnati and–as it often happens (and is one of my favorite things about conversations with him)–we got way off track and into conjecture about where all this digital stuff is headed. I remember him saying something about what was then one […]



By Bill Evans / December 17, 2015

BY DARTH FADER If you look at it from the surface, the DiGiGrid IOX from Waves and DiGiCo is a 12-input, 6-output audio interface designed for use with your DAW. When you look closer you’ll learn that the IOX is a gateway into Waves’ SoundGrid audio network, which is capable of some awesome audio file […]


Yamaha Rivage PM10 Hits AES.. and the Road

By Bill Evans / October 28, 2015

The new flagship RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console will be shown at the Yamaha Professional Audio booth #319 and demonstrated in room #1A03 throughout the AES Show in New York October 30-November 1. The new console is also making a huge impact as it makes its way around North America for one-on-one and group demonstrations […]

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