Eco d’alberi w/Wadada Leo Smith

Eco d’Alberi with Wadada Leo Smith CD

A hand-numbered limited edition of 500 copies.
Silkscreened cover, OBI [horizontal] + insert.
Catalogue number on insert NJ001
Recorded live at Conservatorio Guido Cantelli, Novara, Italy on June 6, 2013 [during the 2013 edition of the Novara Jazz Festival] by Gianmaria Aprile.
Mixed and mastered by Gianmaria Aprile @ Argo Lab (VA) with Fabrizio Spera and Alberto Braida
All titles are quotes from poems of Henry Dumas

Eco d'Alberi+Wadada Leo Smith


MIDAS Venice 240

Looking for a quality studio console for your hard disk & midi production suite??.. Everyone talks about Mackie, Soundcraft (& Spirit), Behringer etc… the most common ‘home-project’ studio mixers. – But how about a bit of class! – a Midas console, world renowned amongst live consoles and used by top-end live system the world over… They now got these 3 juicey ‘Midas-Venice’ budget live consoles for less that £3k (UKP), and these boards are super-made and ideal for the type of studio work we do, where multiple inputs and quality EQ & routing/aux’s are more important that multiple sub-group outs for running dedicated big-multitrack feeds… so all this Venice series have 4 subgroups, ideal for routing to our pc/mac audio IN’s as dedicated feeds – check it out !!… take a look at the spec’s and checkout the large detailed image to see the features and quality – Yup a REAL Midas can be yours !!……

This is the 24/4 channel version Model: Venice 240, costing about 2200 UKP from etc… a superb console and you get top continuing support from Midas wherever you are worldwide!…

Download a high-res’ zipped image of the 240 (24/4 mixer) – 660kb – download



Features and Specifications Venice 160 Venice 240 Venice 320
Inputs (total) 30 38 46
Mono-Inputs (Mic/Line) with Inserts 8 16 24
Stereo-Line/Mono-Mic-Input Channels 4/4 4/4 4/4
Stereo-Effect-Returns (Line) 4 4 4
Stereo-Tape-Return (Line) 1 left/right
Busses 15
Subgroups 4
Aux Pre-Fader (Monitor) 2
Aux Post-Fader (Effects) 2
Aux switchable Pre/Post-Fader 2
Master L/R 2
Mono-PFL 1
Stereo-AFL 2
Subgroups (with Inserts) 4 impedanced balanced 1/4 inch jacks
Aux Pre-Fader (Monitor) 2 XLR (balanced)
Aux Post-Fader (Effects) 2 impedanced balanced 1/4 inch jacks
Aux switchable Pre/Post-Fader 2 XLR (balanced)
Master (with Inserts) 2 XLR (balanced)
Master B Out 2 XLR (balanced) (switchable Mono/Stereo, pre-post Fader) 2 XLR (balanced)
Tape Send (Recording) 1 Stereo (Phono)
Direct Outputs (1/4 inch Jack) 8 16 24
Stereo-Headphones 2 Stereo-1/4 inch jack
Stereo-Speakers 2 impedanced balanced 1/4 inch jacks
Additional Features
Connector for desk lamps 2 x 12V/5W (4-Pin XLR)
19“-rack-mounting- kit, yes
rotatable connector panel yes
Dust Cover (included)
12 V Desk Lamp (not included)
Input Transformer (not included)
Technical Data
Input Impedance
Mic 2 OhmBalanced
Line 20 Ohm Balanced
Input Gain
Mic Continuously variable 0dB to +60dB
Line (Mono Channell) Continuously variable -20dB to +40dB
Line (Stereo Channel) Continuously variable -10dB to +20dB
Line Level Inputs 0dB
Maximum Input Level
Microphone and Line +22dBu
Line Level Inputs (Mono) +42dBu
Line Level Inputs (Stereo) +22dBu
CMR at 1kHz
Mic (Gain +30dB) > 80dB
Line > 40dB
CMR at 100Hz
Mic (Gain +30dB) 70dB typical
Frequency Response (20Hz-20kHz)
Mic to Mix (Gain +60dB) + 0dB to -1dB
Noise (20Hz-20kHz)
Mic EIN ref. 150gain +60dB -129dBu
Mic EIN ref. 150gain 0dB -107dBu
System Noise(20Hz-20kHz)
Summing Noise (12 channels routed, faders down) -90dBu
Line to Mix Noise (12 channels routet at 0dB) -84dBu
Distortion at 1kHz
Mic to Insert (+30dB Gain. +20dBu Output) Typ 0,0007%
Mic to Master (+30dB Gain, +20dBu Output) < 0,009%
Crosstalk at 1kHz
Channel to Channel < -80dB
Mix to Mix < -80dB
Channel to Mix < -80dB
Fader Attenuation > 100dB
Switch Rejection > 100dB
Output Impedance
Line Outputs 75 Ohm balanced
Headphones to drive 32 Ohm
Maximum Output Level
Master Outputs +25dBu
Line Outputs +22dBu
Headphones +22dBu / 600
Nominal Signal Level
Microphone – 60dBu to 0dBu
Line 0dBu
Equaliser Mono Channel
Hi Pass Filter 2nd order Butterworth, 80Hz
Treble +/-15dB at 12kHz (Shelv)
Hi Mid Continuously variable 100Hz to 2kHz (1 Oct) +/-15dB
Lo Mid Continuously variable 400Hz to 8kHz (1 Oct) +/-15dB
Bass + /-15dB at 80Hz (Shelv)
Equaliser Stereo Channel
Treble +/-15dB at 12kHz (Shelv)
Hi Mid 3kHz (1,4 Oct) +/-15dB
Lo Mid 300Hz (1,4 Oct) +/-15dB
Bass +/-15dB at 80Hz (Shelv)
Size (mm/inch)
Width 490 / 19.3“ 698 / 27.5“ 906 / 35.7“
Depth 568 / 22.4“ 568 / 22.4“ 568 / 22.4“
Heights 194 / 7.6“ 194 / 7.6“ 194 / 7.6“
Weight (kg/lb)
16,4 / 36.2 21,1/ 46.5 25,8 / 56.9