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AES 2000

Bigger isn't necessarily better. While the 108th Audio Engineering Society Convention in Los Angeles was certainly impressive in girth, it felt lacking in substance. The expansive Staples Center played host to 418 exhibitors of professional audio equipment, some not-so-great food, over 20,000 attendees, and over 40,000 sore feet, while the convention itself was akin to the 1999 AES Convention in New York, Version 2.0. Quite a few manufacturers relaunched many of their products with software

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