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  • The Samson Meteorite Condensor USB Microphone
    Walk the Talk With The Samson Meteorite USB Condenser Microphone
    Recording good audio outside the home isn’t easy: there’s lots of surface noise that negates and defeats the power of a built-m microphone on a mobile device or laptop. That’s where Samson’s Meteorite microphone comes in ...
  • RODE smartLav
    Recording simplicity with smartLav
    Opening the box with the smartLav, I was immediately impressed with the simplicity of the device. Attach the lapel clip, screw on the pop shield and you’re ready to go. (Accessories are included) Plug into your iOS device or your Android...
  • The Syracuse Area Music Awards
    The Syracuse Area Music Awards
    The Syracuse Area Music Awards, or the Sammys, show is scheduled for Friday, November 11 at the OnCenter as part of this year's MIC:Meet, Interact, Connect weekend. Tickets are available for $15 via the Sammys website and PayPal which is...
  • Bayer CropScience Announces It Will Halt Production of MIC at its Institute Plant
    Bayer CropScience Announces It Will Halt Production of MIC at Institute Plant
    Bayer CropScience released a press statement today announcing that it will halt production of the deadly chemical methyl isocyanate (MIC) at its site in Institute, West Virginia plant. The company will move towards decommissioning MIC and the...
  • Federal judge extends temporary restraining order on Bayer CropScience plant
    Federal judge extends temporary restraining order on Bayer CropScience plant
    Federal judge Joseph R. Goodwin has extended an order temporarily barring Bayer CropScience from using their Institute, West Virginia plant to produce MIC the same toxic chemical that killed thousands in India in 1984 after a leak at a plant owned...
  • Bayer workers at Institute plant go on the defense
    Bayer workers at Institute plant go on the defense
    A battle against a deadly chemical made at the Bayer Institute plant rages on and now workers at that plant are on the defense. They hope to gain support for the plant and its workers. Workers have taken out a nearly full-page ad in local...
  • Federal judge issues temporary bar on Bayer plants MIC production
    Federal judge issues temporary bar on Bayer plants MIC production
    A federal judge has put a temporary bar on Bayer’s CropScience Plant. This bar prevents them from producing the toxic chemical methyl isocyanate or MIC at their plant located in Institute, West Virginia. U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin...
  • Institure residents trying to halt restart of MIC unit
    Institute residents trying to halt restart of MIC unit
    Institute residents are trying to delay the restart of production of the controversial chemical MIC at the Bayer CropScience plant.On Tuesday the residents lawyer, William Depaulo, filed a temporary restraining order in U.S. District Court in...
  • Bayer Institute plant to restart deadly methyl isoyanate unit
    Bayer Institute plant to restart deadly methyl isocyanate unit
    Institutes Bayer CropScience says that it will soon restart its reconfigured methyl isocyanate or MIC unit.The MIC unit will be ready for production within the next week. Bayer said the re-start will proceed in phases. Each phase will end in a...
  • MIC
    MIC - So You Want to be a Rock Star - The Young Guns
    The Music Industry Conference (MIC) is almost upon us. I have been getting thoughts on the music scene here in Syracuse from as many angles as possible in the hopes that it helps get a scope of the landscape. Some have avoided talking, thinking...
  • MIC
    MIC Is Approaching-So, you want to be a rock star? Part 1
    Syracuse is gearing up to host MIC, Music Industry Conference, where you can meet and learn from people on all sides of the music business. Management, a blogger, performers, local bar and venue owners, tour directors, record labels, national and ...