Along with a massive feature set and workflow improvements with Version 2.0 Firmware, Behringer has announced a premium-quality library of "Artist's Presets" for the award-winning X32 Digital Mixing Console. The collection is available free of charge on Behringer's web site.
The library was created by well-known sound engineers for use on the X32 for specific situations or instruments. Included are collections of presets from Los Angeles' world-famous Whisky A Go Go nightclub, NYC's – Big Blue Meenie Studios and legendary engineers Peter Moshay (Live from Daryl's House, Hall & Oates), Rick Camp (Jennifer Lopez) and Terry "TJ" Jackson (Earth Wind & Fire).
Whiskey A Go Go Collection:
Located on Sunset Strip in L.A., The Whisky A Go Go installed X32 consoles at Front of House and Monitor positions in 2013, upgrading from large analog consoles. The "Whisky A Go Go Collection" presets come straight from those X32 consoles, which serve are starting points for engineers – who often don't get sound checks for the up to 6 bands that perform on any given night.
NYC's – Big Blue Meenie Collection:
Located just across the Hudson River from the heart of New York City, Big Blue Meenie is one of the oldest, largest and most prolific "Open for Hire" private production houses for rock music on the U.S. east coast. The "Big Blue Meenie Studios Collection" from studio owner and mix engineer Tim Gilles, frames a typical rock mix on the X32 and provides an extensive set of complete instrument channel strips and effects presets. These powerful presets give users an in-depth look at Tim's favorite effects and channel strip settings on the X32.
Peter Moshay Collection:
Peter Moshay began his live sound career in the early 80's, hitting the road as a tech and consultant with some of the biggest names in popular music including Journey, Kenny Loggins, The Cars and Hall & Oates. Currently Peter continues to work with Daryl Hall on the popular TV series, "Live from Daryl's House". Over the past year, Peter has used the X32 on live shows with the group, and has provided us with some of his starting points for EQ and compression on the console.
Rick Camp Collection:
Known for his award-winning productions for Jennifer Lopez and Madonna, among other A-list talent, the "Rick Camp Collection" includes vocal and instrument presets from the consummate audio engineer, Rick Camp – considered by many of his peers as "the best in the industry".
Terry "TJ" Jackson Collection:
The "Terry 'TJ' Jackson Collection" comes from the amazing engineer who has traveled the world running FOH for such top acts as Michael Jackson (Project Africa Tour), George Benson, Anita Baker, Whitney Houston and Al Jarreau. Jackson has graciously provided the presets he's using on the current Earth Wind & Fire tour, which includes an X32 and the Powerplay P16 Personal Monitoring System.
Product Manager Jan Duwe, told us, "TJ is known for his powerful and immaculate mixes. We're proud to support the legacy that is Earth Wind & Fire – and we're thrilled TJ has agreed to share his signature presets with our X32 users. This is just the beginning of a dynamic library of X32 presets, that will only grow – as more and more world-class artists and engineers turn to the award-winning X32 Digital Mixing Console."
Pricing and Availability:
The "Artist's Presets Library" comes with the v2.0 firmware download for X32, and is available free of charge.
It looks kinda like SMR but it is definitely not!