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Waves and AudioFanzine Present CLA Song Competition
—Contest offers a chance to have an artist’s song mixed by Chris Lord-Alge, one of today’s most in-demand engineers—
KNOXVILLE, TN, March 14, 2012 — Waves Audio, the industry-leading developer of professional audio digital signal processing technologies, and AudioFanzine, an online magazine catering to musicians as well as sound engineers, home-studio recording enthusiasts, and audio engineers, have teamed up to present the CLA Song Competition. The contest gives entrants a chance to have their song mixed by multi-GRAMMY® Award-winner Chris Lord-Alge (CLA), one of today’s most in-demand engineers. Lord-Alge’s credits include such acts as Green Day, Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Dave Matthews Band and Daughtry, to name only a few. Participants can enter through the Waves website or Facebook page.
To enter, artists should submit their best song, and Lord-Alge will pick the winner himself. He will make his choice based on the overall presentation: song, image and performance. The Top 25 finalists will be chosen by public voting; one lucky (and talented) artist or band will have their song mixed by none other than CLA himself.
“I am super-excited about this. I am all about finding the best song and giving it the best mix,” stated Lord-Alge. “What I’m looking for is the best possible song with the best structure, getting to the point and showing me the lyrics and melody. So it’s not going to be about how good your mix is, it’s going to be how good your song is, because the mixing part is going to be on me. A good song to me gets its point across in three minutes, four minutes max, so make sure that what you send me is the best arrangement you can come up with for your song. I look forward to bringing this competition to a close with a great mix for Waves, AudioFanzine and the winner of the competition. Good luck.”
Visit www.waves.com for more information.
Available in several languages, AudioFanzine offers online content and services in the fields of audio and musical instruments to musicians and sound/recording engineers everywhere. Built around a database containing over 137,000 instruments/musical gear, AudioFanzine is an online magazine featuring editorial articles, user reviews (over 100,000), videos, daily news updates, and benchmark testing of musical gear.
AudioFanzine is also a community featuring discussion forums. Musicians can review instruments or similarly offer usage advice. Members have the possibility of sharing any type of media and also to sell/buy/exchange audio products, find a music teacher, a job or to simply meet other musicians…
AudioFanzine is owned by Bordas Media, a leading online publisher and the go-to-reference for musicians everywhere. Other websites in the portfolio include:
In February 2012, the site network reached over 4.7 million visits and over 20 million pageviews with over 870,000 registered members in total.
AudioFanzine Head office:
P. Bordas SARL
56 rue du Moulin Vert
About Waves Ltd.:
From its start in the early '90s with the introduction of the Q10 equalizer plugin, Waves, a leading provider of audio DSP solutions for professional, broadcast, and consumer electronics audio markets, has gone on to develop a comprehensive line of over 100 audio plugins including industry standards like the L1 and L2 Ultramaximizers, popular vintage console models, and innovative mixing tools like Vocal Rider and the Artist Signature Series. For its accomplishments, in 2011 Waves received a Technical GRAMMY®, and the Q10 was selected as an inductee into the TECnology Hall of Fame. Waves technologies are now used to improve sound quality in virtually every sector of the audio market, from recording, mixing, mastering and post production to broadcast, live sound, and consumer electronics. Waves has over 15 years of expertise in the development of psycho-acoustic signal processing algorithms that leverage knowledge on the human perception of hearing to radically improve perceived sound quality. Waves’ award-winning processors are utilized to improve sound quality in the creation of hit records, major motion pictures, and popular video games worldwide. Waves offers computer software solutions, as well as hardware-plus-software solutions, for the professional and broadcast markets. Under its Maxx brand, Waves offers semiconductor and licensable algorithms for consumer electronics applications. Waves’ Maxx technologies dramatically enhance audio performance and are used by industry leaders such as Dell, Sony, Sanyo, JVC, Toshiba, and many others. For more information, visit the Waves web site at http://www.waves.com.
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