German Alternative/Big Beat/Rock Band Stereostoned released their new album “Stay Sexy“ last January 27, 2012 on the Recent Records label. Watch the video to get a taste of their powerful rock energy:
For the recording of the album Stereostoned used several SPL products, including our indispensable and classic Transient Designer and Vitalizer®, both in hardware and software versions, as well as our GoldMike MK2 microphone preamp.
We are currently looking for someone to join our staff in Niederkrüchten (Germany) with the following profile: Electro-acoustic Technician.
As part of our R&D team you will be involved in the manufacturing of high-quality analog equipment. At the same time, you will undertake maintenance work in the service area in order to get to learn all our products. You will be greeted in a friendly work atmosphere with flat hierarchy. Your post requires personal responsibility, as well as motivation to apply your knowledge and experience into improving products and processes. If the possibility of developing and implementing new product ideas excites you, you are at the right place.
Today starts in Munich HIGH END 2011, the well-known, popular and successful specialist trade fair, which sets the tone in Europe in the truest sense of the expression.
And we are obviously going to be there: Can you imagine a better setting for you to get to know and hear SPL products? …That’s what we thought, so if you happen to come by M,O,C, you will be able to try our Phonitor, Auditor, and 2Control products first hand (and also get to know some of the coolest staffers in the industry
Guillemots FOH engineer, Jonny “Turbo” Lucas, had a problem many engineers who mix double bass live face: getting a warm, full sound without feedback was becoming a nightmare.
Who do you think Jonny turned to to solve the problem? You got that right! He actually asked if we could deliver a modified version of the SPL GoldMike MK2. And we did.
“We use double bass on stage which is inherently hard anyway. We had found some great pick ups from a company in Canada (magnetic Biesle System) and a Barcus Berry piezo. But the problem was that the pick-ups sounded OK, but required batteries which is never a great way of working. View Full Article »
Credits: Peter Gabriel, Stevie Wonder, Simple Minds, Spandau Ballet, The Tubes, Scott Walker, Najwa Nimri, Heaven 17…
“I wouldn’t start a mix unless I had at least 4 channels of the Transient Designer available. Especially effective on drums and percussion, it is an incredibly useful tool when it comes to dynamic processing, both in the studio and live. Great in adding that extra bit of ‚front’ or attack to transients, often necessary to withstand brickwall type limiting. What’s really exciting about this unit is what it can do to the release of your signal.”