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RECORDING MAGAZINE DECEMBER

REVIEWS
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INTERVIEWS
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Recording’s 2010 Holiday Gift Guide.
For your holiday buying pleasure: short reviews of 34 products by Abbey Road Studios, Akai, Alesis, Apogee, Audio-Technica, Behringer, Beta Monkey, Blue, Dark Side Of The Tune, EarPeace, Focal Professional, Godlyke, Korg, Line 6, M-Audio, Mackie, Modartt, MOTU, Peterson, PSP Audioware, SM Pro Audio, Sonnox, Steinberg, and Zoom!
REVIEWS BY MIKE METLAY, PAUL VNUK JR., LORENZ RYCHNER, FERNANDO CURIEL, NICK CASARES, AND GARY ESKOW

Recording SFX—A Career Option?
Three sound-effects producers from the far corners of the world—Tim Prebble, Michael Raphael, and Chuck Russom—tell us about what it takes to succeed in this unusual, and sometimes lucrative, recording genre.

FEATURES
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INTERVIEWS BY LORENZ RYCHNER

Theme Music for TV—A Production Report.
When you get the call to create a theme for a new television series, your next steps have to be well-considered, perfectly executed... and fast!
BY ANDRE FRATTO

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Royer Labs R-101 Ribbon Microphone.
Royer’s most affordable ribbon to date has a sound that carries on a proud tradition.
REVIEW BY PAUL VNUK JR.

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Primacoustic IsoTools.
Five handy studio gadgets cover a variety of day-to-day needs.
REVIEWS BY PAUL VNUK JR.

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Getting Your Music Heard In Today’s Commercial Culture.
Enter the strange, wonderful, and rewarding world of music licensing... here’s what you need to know.
BY JUSTIN MATLEY

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Avenson Audio IsoDI.
This DI box has some extra tricks under the hood for maximum sound quality in difficult installations.
REVIEW BY DAVE MARTIN

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It’s Your Music—Know Your Rights. Chapter 9: Trademark Basics.
Your band’s or studio’s good name is a valuable commodity. Learn how to protect it!
BY TODD GASCON AND BRUCE KAPHAN

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Preview: Yamaha AvantGrand.
This digital piano sports a world-class sound, with a price to match. Is it relevant to the recording musician?
PREVIEW BY MARC URSELLI

REGULARS
2 6 64 72 Fade In. Talkback.

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Sonoma Wire Works GuitarJack Model 1 and FourTrack 4.0.1.
No-compromise audio interface hardware and a surprisingly powerful multitracker, all for your iPhone.
REVIEWS BY FERNANDO CURIEL

Readers’ Tapes.
BY MARTY PETERS

Fade Out.
Becoming the “Pro” in “Producer”.
GUEST EDITORIAL BY FRANK GRYNER

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Advertiser Index.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recording - December 2010

Recording - December 2010
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Contents
Talkback
Recording’s 2010 Holiday Gift Guide
Theme Music for TV—A Production Report
Royer Labs R-101 Ribbon Microphone
Recording SFX—A Career Option?
Primacoustic IsoTools
Avenson Audio IsoDI
Getting Your Music Heard In Today’sCommercial Culture
Preview: Yamaha AvantGrand
It’s Your Music—Know Your Rights.Chapter 9: Trademark Basics
Sonoma Wire Works GuitarJack Model 1and FourTrack 4.0.1
Readers' Tapes
Advertiser Index
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Recording - December 2010 - Royer Labs R-101 Ribbon Microphone
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Recording - December 2010 - Recording SFX—A Career Option?
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Recording - December 2010 - Primacoustic IsoTools
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Recording - December 2010 - Avenson Audio IsoDI
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Recording - December 2010 - Getting Your Music Heard In Today’sCommercial Culture
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Recording - December 2010 - Preview: Yamaha AvantGrand
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Recording - December 2010 - It’s Your Music—Know Your Rights.Chapter 9: Trademark Basics
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Recording - December 2010 - Sonoma Wire Works GuitarJack Model 1and FourTrack 4.0.1
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Recording - December 2010 - Readers' Tapes
Recording - December 2010 - Advertiser Index
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