Revolutionary Mixing Console From Australia Gains Attention in Music City

Corner Music Nashville recently took delivery of the Smart Tango, an advanced, Australian-manufactured mixing console. The revolutionary controller uses Smart AV’s patented ARC technology, allowing instant access to hundreds of audio channels at the touch of its 22-inch screen. Such large-scale control on a compact console makes Tango ideal for home and project studio applications where space prohibits use of a large format console.

The Tango makes mixing considerably easier with every DAW it’s partnered with and is also designed as an open system in order to maximize compatibility with existing and future third party hardware. This makes it the preferred choice in a growing number of tracking, mixing and post facilities.

Tango can control a variety of workstations, including Nuendo, Cubase, Pyramix, Logic Pro, Pro-Tools and Digital Performer 7. No other controller gives the user such “at-a-glance” overview of all session tracks, as well as details about exactly what is happening to the eight faders under their fingers. Plus, Tango’s unique ability to store up to 1,000 custom shortcuts for multiple tasks (such as music recording and editing, film post production and midi sequencing) sets it apart from every other console or control surface on the market.

The Tango touch screen puts all critical controls at the user’s fingertips. EQs, Dynamics, Effects and complex routing solutions are all just a touch away. By selecting the desired channel on the ARC meter strip, the engineer can call any combination of channels to the central mix position, as if moving a chair along a large format console.

“Tango is the best controller I have ever laid hands on,” says Corner Music’s Joel Dobbins. “The work flow is like having a full-size, large format console.”

Drop by Corner Music and see Tango for yourself, or call Dobbins at (615) 297-9559 and make a date for an in-depth, one-on-one demonstration. Corner Music is located at 2705 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37204.

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Pictured L to R: Paul Wright III (producer), Mark Moffatt (producer), Joel Dobbins (Corner Music) and Bobby Huff (producer) are just a few of the rapidly growing number of industry pros in Nashville to use the Tango console.