Chicago, IL (August 7, 2017) –American Mobile Studiohas been on the road for over a decade traveling across the U.S. specializing in live music broadcast, webcast, and remote recording productions for famed artists and popular music festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo. Chris Shepard, producer, engineer and owner of American Mobile, recently added a pair of ADAM AudioS2Vmonitors, the new 3rd generation flagship range of near field, midfield and main studio monitors for audio recording and production professionals.
“I have tried a variety of speakers in the remote truck, which is essentially like being in a big box. The ADAM S2V’s provide that accurate balance of size and sound pressure level making a comfortable listening environment for me and for my clients,” says Shepard.
Another big factor in selecting the ideal monitors for American Mobile’s broadcast work is finding monitors with good, strong, tight mono imaging – an essential element in order to have his work translate well into the broadcast environment.
“We’ve put a lot of different speakers in this truck and nothing compares to the ADAMs strong mono image. That is because the ADAMs are matched so well,” adds Shepard. “This is extremely important to me, and that is where the ADAM S2Vs win.”
In terms of his impressive credits working on the major festivals throughout the U.S., Shepard says of American Mobile, “We were the right guys with the right gear at the right time, and we’re thankful.” A typical season for American Mobile kicks off in early March down in Austin, Texas with SXSW, doing a week of live broadcast for Pandora. Then out to California for a month in Palm Springs for the Coachella and Stage coach music festivals. June is spent at Bonnaroo (14th consecutive year) in Tennessee and the Firefly Festival in Delaware. July holds Pitchfork in Chicago and then a trip to New York for the Panorama Music Festival. August has American Mobile crew back in Chicago for Lollapalooza and then directly out to San Francisco for Outside Lands.The fall leg includes two weeks down at the Austin City Limits Music Festival and wraps up in New Orleans withVoodoo.
While American Mobile Studio’s seemingly endless road trip schedule may sound exhausting to some, thankfully, Shepard doesn’t get tired of mixing, especially with an endless list of new artists and of course his new ADAM Audio S2V monitors.
“For me the ADAM S2Vs have been the most comfortable speaker to mix on. That is really what it is about; that I can mix on them all day without fatigue and come back tomorrow and mix for another full day.”
The new flagship S Series range of monitors, the result of classic ADAM craftsmanship combined with the latest engineering innovation, modern materials and advanced DSP, offer stunning clarity, low distortion, new woofer and mid-range driver designs and the debut of the S-ART tweeter, a newer, even more precise version of ADAM’s renowned X-ART hand-built tweeter. The S Series is comprised of five models of increasing size, the S2V, S3H, S3Vand the largest-of-the-range S5Vand S5H. Innovations created specifically for the S Series include: completely new, highly efficient long throw ELE™Extended Linear Excursion woofers; one-piece DCH™dome/cone hybrid mid-range driver for excellent dispersion, low distortion and high power handling, newly designed waveguides for the tweeter and a high-power DSP engine, based on the very latest generation of SHARC chips, which provides crossover optimization, voicing options, and digital connectivity, providing expansion potential.
About ADAM Audio
ADAM Audio monitors have had a reputation for sonic excellence and unrivaled quality ever since the company was founded in 1999. With the development of the X-ART tweeter, which is characterized by an extended frequency range up to 50kHz and a higher efficiency compared to dome tweeters, this unique tweeter design has become the embodiment of a transparent, highly defined and authentic sound that is the most defining development of ADAM’s proprietary designs today. Being made and tested painstakingly by hand in the Berlin factory, ADAM’s high frequency driver is a rare exception in these days of automated mass production. ADAM Audio is represented worldwide through a network of distributors and dealers in more than 75 countries. ADAM also has offices in Nashville, London and Beijing.