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Weekly Roundup for December 20, 2013
Feature Story
  Dave Smith Instruments Debuts Prophet 12 Module

Have enough keys in your rig, but still want to add that great Prophet 12 sound? Dave Smith Instruments has the answer, the Prophet 12...
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This Week's Top News
  PreSonus and L’Angelus at Sweetwater 
Louisiana came to Fort Wayne when our friends at PreSonus took over the Sweetwater Performance Theatre for the Studio Thunder Roadshow Live — a workshop featuring the... Read More »
  Video » Visual Sound XS-XO Overdrive and Korg Pitchblack Pro Demo – Sweetwater Guitars and Gear, Vol. 60 
Get the Visual Sound XS-XO at Sweetwater here: Get the Korg Pitchblack Pro at Sweetwater here: Mitch tries out the XS-XO Dual Overdrive pedal with a Les Paul, and then goes on... Read More »
  Video » Ibanez TAM100 Tosin Abasi Signature 8-string Guitar Demo 
Learn more about the TAM100 Tosin Abasi Signature guitar at Sweetwater here: Tosin Abasi demonstrates his TAM100 signature model eight-string guitar by Ibanez. Enjoy the demo... Read More »
  Move-in Day! 
This morning, at 5:00 A.M. Sweetwater's new 54,200 square foot warehouse opened for delivery. These photos show the very first deliveries coming into the building, and the... Read More »
  Video » ScratchPad and BOSS Pedal Sketch App Demos – Sweetwater’s iOS Update Vol. 64 
Check out these and other music-related apps at Sweetwater here: Mitch Gallagher tries out two apps on his iPad, ScratchPad by Cakewalk and BOSS Pedal Sketch by Roland... Read More »
  PAR Excellence Award Winners Announced 
Pro Audio Review magazine has announced the winners in the PAR Excellence Awards, which are determined by reader voting. Nominations were developed by the editors and... Read More »
  Video » Gibson Acoustic Classic Dove Limited Edition Acoustic-electric Guitar Demo 
Check out the Gibson Acoustic Classic Dove Limited Edition at Sweetwater here: Chris McKinney and Brian Gabriel from Gibson present the Classic Dove Limited Edition... Read More »
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This Week's Tech Tips
  Mon: Antelope Orion 32 & Apple Messages  
  In some cases, an Antelope Audio Orion 32 audio interface may encounter a bug in Apple Messages or iChat where the software selects the Orion 32 when it is connected even though Messages is not open. It then randomly tries to change the sample rate while the DAW is running. To resolve this issue, go to Messages Preferences and de-select Orion 32 in Audio/Video. Read More »  
  Tue: Cakewalk Releases SONAR X3d Update  
  Cakewalk has released version X3d of SONAR X3, SONAR X3 Studio, and SONAR X3 Producer, the fourth free patch and enhancement update to SONAR X3. The new version includes a number of fixes as well as long list of enhancements and user-requested features. Full information on SONAR X3d is available on the Cakewalk Support Knowledge Base site. Read More »  
  Wed: What is the Difference Between a Gibson ’57 Classic and a Burstbucker?  
  Q: I see some Gibson guitars have '57 Classic pickups and some have Burstbuckers. And now, in the 2014 models, Gibson has '59 Classic and '61 Classic pickups. But they're all described as PAF pickups. Are there differences? A: There definitely are differences. We discussed with this Jim DiCola, a master luthier at Gibson USA. His response was that the '57... Read More »  
  Thu: Why Two Loops on BigShot EFX?  
  Q: I'm confused by the Radial BigShot EFX. Why would I want two loops? Can't I just turn my pedals on an off on my pedalboard? A: There are several reasons why a loop switcher, such as the Radial BigShot EFX, is useful: 1. Bypass noisy effects 2. Bypass effects that degrade the tone of your guitar or bass even when they are bypassed. 3. Activate a chain of... Read More »  
  Fri: Solidbodies and Low Humidity  
  Q: Since winter is so dry, I want to make sure to humidify my guitars. Do I only need to worry about acoustics, or are solidbody electrics at risk, too? A: Electric guitars dry out, too...and wooden tables, chair legs, wood trim, etc. With solidbodies, drying out usually manifests in warped necks, but unfinished fingerboards (rosewood, ebony), etc., dry out... Read More »  
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This Week's Glossary Words
Surgical EQ
EQ Band
Corrective EQ
Adjustable Pole Piece
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