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Pro podcast desk lets you mix with the best

Still, back in January, there was one glaring omission; the Rodecaster Pro originally mixed down all channels into a stereo track, with the idea that all mixing would be done live, and not in post. That’s fine in theory, but when dealing with audio it’s always great to have a …

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‘Love of my life’: Drowned hero son was set to be a father himself

Rescuers were able to winch the 30-year-old Singaporean tourist and a third lifesaver to safety but the Powells were declared dead at the scene. The third lifesaver, Port Campbell’s CFA brigade captain Phil Younis, remains in The Alfred hospital with back and leg injuries. Ross and Andy Powell.Credit:Rob Gunstone He …

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Why fixing teachers’ excessive workloads will boost student results

It’s not that we don’t know how to be great teachers. We know great teaching requires planning lessons that address the needs of each student. We know it requires collaboration, reflection, professional learning, and regular and detailed feedback to students. The problem is that the system doesn’t allow us to …

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Our pick: What’s streaming on TV

Sitting a wee bit too close to Jennie, he looks like a #MeToo moment waiting to happen, but he’s aware that he needs at least to feign concern about men’s treatment of women, among other things. Whether he can suppress his ever-burning desire to mansplain and generally be the centre …

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Why GM must be in our toolkit to save endangered island species

To stand the best chance of preventing more extinctions, we must evaluate all possible innovations – including genetic modification – to fully realise the enormous conservation opportunities that islands represent. An endangered yellow-eyed penguin marches along a beach near Dunedin, New Zealand. Credit:AP/Tourism New Zealand As with all new technologies, …

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Our pick: Free-to-air, pay TV and movies

And it’s funny – thanks to the sharp writing and performances from the kids and adults, who are broad enough to appeal to all ages without reverting to over-the-top slapstick. It centres on Mikey (Semisi Cheekam), a gentle giant of a 10-year-old who moves to Sydney from New Zealand when …

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From the Archives: Celebrated pianist in Sydney

“Beethoven is not only my personal preference – that was the feeling I found throughout Europe. Love for the music of Beethoven becomes more pronounced every day. There has been an intensification of enthusiasm during the last few years. “Last season I played the complete cycle of Beethoven sonatas in …

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RSL involvement in gaming ‘a terrible investment for veterans’, says rebel group

“But the RSL’s focus on gaming has been at the cost of its support to veterans. These gaming clubs are not for us and nor is the money they’re generating.” Of the more than 165,000 RSL members statewide, only 24,000 are returned servicemen and women. Many are social members who …

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‘Low blow’: Crawford beats Khan by TKO to keep WBO welterweight title

“The fight I want next is Errol Spence,” Crawford said. “Whenever he is ready, he can come and get it.” Crawford (35-0, 26 KOs) had knocked Khan down in the first round, but the final few rounds had been competitive, with both fighters throwing hard shots from close range. Landing …

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Betts kicks a bag as Crows claim a win to remember over Suns

As comprehensive as the resurrection was, it came from modest beginnings. Only Lachlan Murphy’s major after the quarter-time siren prevented an ugly, goalless opening term, sadly befitting the 17th and 18th ranked attacks in the competition. The Suns finally registered their first goal, five minutes into the second term, when …

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