Korean Woman Builds X32 – Completely from LEGOs!

Photo by Seon Mi Hwang of her X32 mixer made of LEGO bricks

Photo by Seon Mi Hwang of her X32 mixer made of LEGO bricks

Seon Mi Hwang of Incheon, South Korea (located 17 miles west of Seoul across the Han River), says she was intrigued by a tiny LEGO piece she thought looked a lot like the faders commonly found on audio mixers. Once struck by inspiration, she started searching online.

“Soon, I found an image that looked very cool!” she said via email. “Later, I found out — Read more

This Day in Music History: October 22

1969 Paul McCartney denies being dead in response to a storm of rumors about his demise.
The rumors, which were then concentrated in London, started when McCartney was involved in a paul is deadcar accident in 1967. The Beatles Book fanzine denied the story and it faded away.

However in September of 1969, a Drake University student newspaper published the headline story “Is Beatle Paul McCartney Dead?” The paper talked about a rumor going around the campus that McCartney had died in 1966, and had been replaced by a double. The paper cited various “clues” from recent Beatles albums, — Read more

This Day in Music History: October 21

1968  Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison is awarded Best Album at the Country Music Awards.
Johnny Cash first became interested in Folsom Prison in 1953, when his Air Force Security Service unit watched a movie called “Inside the Walls of Folsom Prison.” The movie inspired Cash to write Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison album coverhis hit song “Folsom Prison Blues,” which was his second single on Sun Records.

The song became a favorite of prisoners around the U.S. Many of them wrote Cash, asking if he would perform for them. His first prison show took place in 1957, at — Read more

1961 The movie version of the Broadway musical “West Side Story” is released. The movie is based on the 1957 musical, written by Arthur Laurents, with music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and choreography by Jerome Robbins. The story is based on William Shakespeare’s tragedy “Romeo and Juliet.”West Side Story poster

The film, starring Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer, becomes the second highest grossing movie of 1961. It goes on to win ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture. West Side Story won more Oscars than any other musical film to this day.

Some of the best-known — Read more

This Day in Music History: October 17th

1962 The Beatles make their television debut. Between their lunch and evening shows at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, the Beatles travel to Granada TV Centre in Manchester, where they beatles cavern clubmake a live appearance on a local program called “People and Places.” They play two songs: “Some Other Guy” and “Love Me Do”, which had been released just twelve days earlier. Beatles producer George Martin called that release day, Friday, October 5, 1962, “The day the world changed.”

Although they would appear on a number of — Read more

EUROCOM, King of the Jungle

It’s so distracting when your worship service is constantly interrupted by howler monkeys, parrots and cicadas – not to mention having to deal with significant road noise, rapidly changing weather conditions and less than ideal acoustic factors. These are just some of the challenges that Chad Luelluen and his team wrestle with during services in their Guanacaste, Costa Rica house of worship.

Working in an open space with concrete floors and a tin roof, it can be difficult to get accurate sound reproduction without feedback, achieve excellent audience — Read more

BEHRINGER X32 Honored with WFX “Best Digital Mixing Console” Award

X32 Digital Console praised as groundbreaking solution for house of worship applications

10/3/2013 Seattle — Worship Facilities Conference and Expo (WFX) has just announced that the BEHRINGER X32 is this year’s recipient of the highly coveted “Best Digital Mixing Console” award. This represents yet another milestone in the game-changing X32 console’s growing list of industry acknowledgements.

The editors of Worship Facilities, Worship Facilities Designer and Church Production magazines, along with members of the WFX Advisory Board and Management participated in the annual voting process. The prestigious award is — Read more

BEHRINGER X32 Now In Living Colour

Award-winning digital console hits the road with legendary band Living Colour

9/26/2013 Seattle, WA — Living Colour is on the road with the BEHRINGER X32 as they celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of their debut recording Vivid. To ensure consistent performances and great sound, they chose to deploy the X32 for both front-of-house (FOH) and monitor duties.

BEHRINGER’s X32 is designed to provide seamless integration for the performers and sound engineer, resulting in consistent, high-quality mixes at FOH — and the musician’s in-ear and floor-wedge monitors. With full recall, motorized faders and 8 Stereo FX — Read more

BEHRINGER CMD DJ Controllers Take Command at Decibel Festival

Modular MIDI controllers bridge the gap between Microsoft’s Surface* tablets and music production software

9/25/2013 Seattle, WA — BEHRINGER’s CMD line of MIDI controllers will be featured at each of the Windows laptop and Surface tablet demo stations in the Broadway Performance Hall at this year’s Decibel Festival from September 25 – 29, 2013.

CMD controllers are based on commonly used workflows and will be shown in a multitude of configurations to demonstrate the advantages of a modular system with its enhanced productivity and greater hands-on control within Ableton Live and Traktor software.

In the Microsoft sponsored — Read more

BEHRINGER ULTRAGAIN ADA8200 ADAT Audio Interface Now in Stores

8 In/8 Out Interface steps up to Cirrus Logic converters and MIDAS mic preamps

9/23/2013 Seattle, WA — Built on the legacy of their best-selling ADA8000, the new BEHRINGER ADA8200 ADAT Audio Interface features high-end MIDAS mic preamps and reference-class Cirrus Logic converters, making it the natural choice for recording musicians and audio engineers alike. Ideal for use with drums, keyboards, instruments and vocals, the ULTRAGAIN ADA8200 is the easy, affordable way to add 8 of MIDAS’ legendary mic preamps to any recording system — digital or analog.

Each of the ADA8200’s inputs includes balanced XLR / TRS and — Read more