Reference Laboratory Looking Ahead in Pro Audio
Audix D6 Anniversary Limited Edition Microphone
D6 Wilsonville, Oregon, October 2014 - Audix Corporation has unveiled a special limited edition D6 microphone to mark the company's 30 year anniversary. This mic features a five-layer, hand-dipped anodizing process, giving it a unique and artistic finish. No two mics are alike!
Jerry Barnes, "Reference Cables, c'est CHIC!"
jerry barnes Exclusive interview with Jerry Barnes, bass player and "groove monster" of the CHIC Organization. "Since I've been using Reference Labs' RIC01 cable on my bass and pedals the definition of what Iím playing has improved, and it allows me to feel comfortable and think about the music, feeling free to express myself without holding in my dynamic enthusiasm."
Nile Rodgers, "RIC01, A Hitmaker's Perfect Companion!"
nile rodgers The Chic Organization's leader, Nile Rodgers, guitar maestro and producer extraordinaire, release exclusive interview on his experience with Reference Laboratory cables he has been using lately. Read on the full story reported by John Ryan (FOH sound engineer/Tour Production mng. for Nile Rodgers & Chic).
Reference Laboratory and Masotti Guitar Devices launch EVERLAST and SKILL Cable Sets
masotti cable set We are proud to announce the release of EVERLAST and SKILL Cable Sets, two limited edition cable bundles come from the partnership between Reference Laboratory and the prestigious italian amp manufacturer Masotti Guitar Devices, and dedicated to helping the guitarist community to achieve the ultimate guitar tone.
Reference Laboratory @ PALM INDIA EXPO 2013
palm-expo_2013 Reference Laboratory welcome you to the PALMô Expo 2013, from 30th May to 1st June, at Bombay Exhibition Center, Goregoan (E), Mumbai. We are glad to meet you at Modern Stage Service exhibition booth (J4-16) where we proudly announce our latest news about both our own manufactured products and the international brands we exclusively represent for India.
Reference Laboratory @ PALME Middle East 2013
Palme_ME_2013 Reference Laboratory is attending PALME Middle East 2013 (21-23 May, Dubai) represented by its CEO A. Tordini and hosted by Thomsun Music at booth RJ10, both as cable and loudspeaker manufacturer, and as Master Distributor for Middle East and GCC Countries for Audix, Peecker Sound UT series, Sixtema, Soundsphere, Sabra-Som, Bricasti Design, Lundahl, Zaor, Efesto, EZClamp.
Audix Announces New Guitar Amp Miking Solutions for Stage or Studio
audix_cabi5 Audix is pleased to introduce two new affordable, flexible and convenient solutions for miking a guitar amp in live or recording applications. With the new Cabi5 and Cabf5 kits, Audixís already popular dynamic cardioid instrument microphones are now bundled with the revolutionary CabGrabber microphone mounting system.
'RIC01-A Double Bass' instrument cable... our "Addiction to sonic Perfection".
RIC01-A_double-bass Reference Laboratory launces RIC01-A Double Bass, a custom (tailored-length) edition of the acoustic-specific instrument cable RIC01-A, designed specifically for Double Bass application, in order to avoid any signal loss, provide the maximum energy transfer and achieve a powerful, very natural reproduction of an acoustic upright bass, carrying completely intact its pleasingly woody aspect into the amp.
Reference Laboratory @ Prolight+Sound 2013
PL-S_2013 We are pleased to announce that Reference Laboratory will be attending at Prolight+Sound 2013 (10 to 13 April, Frankfurt am Main) and will meet you at Hall 8.0 booth E50 with its top selection cables for Audio / Video / Lighting professional jobs, as well as its wide, 'application-oriented' cable series dedicated to musicians.
Reference Laboratory @ NAMM Show 13
NAMM_Show_13 If you're going to be the upcoming NAMM Show 13 in Anaheim (January 24-27), please visit us at our booth (Hall A #6855) to see the new Reference Laboratory cables for 2013, Acoustic Pack (see picture) Double Bass Pack and more!
Save Your Tone. Care For Your Cable
promo_cable-bags Reference Labs´ cables history goes back long way (it was 1989) and we marked a milestone with the release of the ´Cable Guide for musical instruments´. Now we made another important step with the campain ´ and the launch of the brand new Reference Cable Bags
WORKSHOP TOUR 2012 going overseas: Ready for UAE!
thomsun_workshop_2012_home The Reference Laboratory Workshop Tour - a travelling initiative made of demos and training elements- started its first edition in Milan and it will reach over ten Italian cities such as Florence and Bologna within the end of November. Today Reference is proud to announce that the Workshop Tour has been customized for the market of Emirates and exported even in UAE. Thanks to the great partnership with Thomsun.
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thomsun_team The Reference Laboratory Workshop Tour, a travelling initiative made of demos and training elements, is heading to the UAE. The team of Thomsun Music in Deira (Dubai) + Miles PerryToday Reference is proud to announce that the Workshop Tour has been customised for the UAE market....
Close Encounters with Reference Laboratory @SHG 35 - RITMIShow 2
reflab_shg34 Reference Laboratory joins for the fourth consecutive edition the event Second Hand Guitars 35 (SHG), the first real guitar show in Europe scheduled for Sunday, November 11, 2012 at the Mediolanum Forum di Assago (Milan). Our main role: Technical Partner. The four official stages SHG and the two of Ritmishow - twin event dedicated to the world of drums and percussion - will host dozens of events whose the Reference Team will be official director with its latest technological and artistical proposals and suprises.
Improve the Sound of Your Band!
accordo_workshop12 It 's been a very busy day for Reference Team but also a true debut without any life net in a perfect Tordini Angelo Style.  Denis Buratto from was there, he took some audio / video notes but not only. This is his story in post version, live from
Thanks Denis,  see you next time!
Reference Laboratory @ Broadcast India 2012
broadcast_india_2012 Broadcast India 2012 will be held from October 10 to 12, at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon (E), Mumbai and Reference Laboratory will be attending  for the 10th year in a row. Reference Laboratory, as Professional CABLE MANUFACTURER, will present its state-of-the-art newest cables for AUDIO/ VIDEO professional jobs.
For the Exhibition the Reference Team made by Mr. and Mrs. Tordini will be at booth C-311b.
Reference Laboratory @ PLASA 2012
plasa2012 Join Reference Laboratory @ Plasa 2012, in London, stand 1-J12 from Sept 9th to 11th. Angelo Tordini, Reference Laboratory CEO, and Genny Tordini, Marketing VP, will welcome you to share with you the last news about Reference products and distributions and will be very happy to meet you to consider any business and improvement of our partnership.
A reference for Reference - Remo Fernandes quotes RMC-S01
remo_fernandes Today we introduce a new friend: Remo Fernandes. We met this important leader of Indian pop / rock music, at PalmExpo in Mumbai, thanks to a high raccomendation from the famous sound engineer Nakul Kamte. We have been talking about cables for musical instruments and Mr. Fernandes decided to test our Reference cable RMC-S01, with the same seriousness and precision that made him achieving some national and international awards and recognitions. Here you will find his influential "verdict" in a Quote honoring us and we thank him so much.
Reference Laboratory @ Music Village - MERINE 2012
MusicVillage Reference Laboratory will attend and sponsor the Live Music Experience - Music Village, the national showcase event for emerging artists that will be held in Merine (LE) from 26 August to 7 September. This year Reference laboratory will act with a double goal: Technological and Teaching. Angelo Tordini, founder and CEO of Reference Laboratory, will attend the event by holding workshops and a seminar (on August 31st and September 2nd) entitled: "The technical organization of a band: how the mic and wiring affect the overall sound of a live performance"
Hot music notes in hyper-technological recipe (from Il Messaggero 10 July 2012)
messaggero_UJ12 On the main stage at Umbria Jazz, the music is on air with the broadcast technology and the sound of an audio system, Energia E15 (Adamson system engineering), used for the first time in Italy. Quality audio and lighting is one of the key points of the festival chosen by the director Carlo Pagnotta for the stages at Santa Giuliana, Carducci and Piazza IV Novembre. Since many years, this choice involves Angelo Tordini from Reference Laboratory.
Meet us @ Reference Point (6 - 15 July at Umbria Jazz 12 )
reference_point Reference Point will be opened once again this year at Umbria Jazz in Perugia, as a meeting point in the heart of the Festival, between Piazza Italia and Giardini Carducci. It will be a showcase for most innovative technologies dedicated to guitarists, bassists, keyboardists vocalist, drummers and sound engineers. With the support of our specialized staff you will have the opportunity to experience the best REFERENCE cables and of the latest innovations from Audix (microphones).
Reference Laboratory @ Liri Blues 25th edition
Liri-Blues For the second year running, Reference Laboratory is supporting Liri Blues festival, as technical partner providing the full cable (instrument and microphone cords) and mic supply for the main stage. What to say about the locally produced nonprofit LIRI BLUES reaching its 25th Anniversary celebration? Well done guys, you really did an amazing job
Umbria Jazz & Reference Laboratory, as always...together!
reflab_uj12 This year at Umbria Jazz, Reference Laboratory will be again the technology partner for the 2012 edition. Together with this we will support the Berklee Summer School at Umbria Jazz Clinics, just one year after the celebration of their 26 the anniversary that represents a turning point from a very special and long period to a new one. So for this upcoming edition, the list of superstars who will perform in Perugia, July 6 to 15, promises to be of great interest, for the variety of styles and for the enormous artistic personalities represented: the names in news and links for all info ...
Lorenzo Favero e Reference® Cables: fellow travellers!
Lorenzo-Favero We could not agree more with Lorenzo Favero, one of the most promising italian acoustic guitar players and new friend of Reference Laboratory: Reference cables actually are the best "travelling companions" for a musician in the journey to reach his own top quality sound. We had the pleasure to meet Lorenzo at XV Acoustic Guitar Meeting, and we got in tune immediately, as if we were old pals... and very shortly after that he wrote us a owesome quote!
Reference Laboratory @ PALM Expo 2012
palmexpo_2012 PALM Expo is India’s foremost show for the pro audio, lighting, live sound, install sound, musical instruments and AV integration industry. The next international PALM Expo will take place at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon (East), Mumbai from 31 May to 2 June, 2012.
Reference Laboratory will be present with his products and distributions in several booths: Pace CommunicationsModi Digital and Modern Stage Service. tests Reference RMC-01 and RMC-S01
accordo_test_rmc01 We would like to drive your attention to the following review and the related video published on This high professional job was made by dedicating lot of attention to one of the issue we care more about: giving the proper value to the cable choice. The video is about Reference RMC-01 and RMC-S01 Microphone Cables.
PRO AUDIO ASIA: Reference Labs highlights importance of cables with Rudy Sarzo endorsement
angelo_tordini_rudy_sarzo_namm12 When it comes to microphones, musical instruments and backline, artist endorsements are commonplace and usually provide artists with lucrative contracts in which swag and or cash are exchanged for their approval of those brands. Out of sight and perhaps out of mind, cables are rarely acknowledged for their virtues. However, Reference Laboratory founder Angelo Tordini continues to spearhead the virtues of selecting the right cables in live, installation, broadcast and recording applications.
Reference Laboratory @PALME Middle East 2012
PALME This year Reference Laboratory will join again PALME Middle East, which will be held from May 1st to 3rd at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (UAE). Our stand will be in Hall 6, booth 6E30. PALME is definitely the region's largest trade show for professional audio, lighting, music, entertainment, audio / video solutions for the integration of dedicated systems. Please note that this year Reference Laboratory will directly organize the CABLE EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP & FORUM, 2nd Edition.
Reference® Laboratory announce a new  distribution: EZClamp™
ezclamp Reference Laboratory is pleased to announce that it has been appointed the exclusive distributor, for Italy and Middle East, for EZClamp™ systems  the new product line by Ac-cetera (leader company in producing revolutionary iPad iPhone & other smart devices holders). EZClamp™ is the newest line of clamping systems for iPad, iPhone, tablets and other Smart Devices. These holders will allow users to access the thousands of APPS available through SmartPhones & iPads HANDS FREE.
AUDIX rings in the 2012 with Another First-Band Packs!
audix_new_band-pack Audix, the first company to release professional instrument mic pack ensembles to the market, introduces yet another exciting concept: the Band Pack! Two professional band packs, the BP5 PRO and BP7 PRO, contain five and seven piece, studio quality Audix microphones. Also new for 2012 are two affordable, equivalent band packs, the BP5F and BP7F.
Reference Laboratory @ Musikmesse 2012
Musikmesse-2012 The 2012 Musikmesse is coming! It will be held in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) from March 21 to 24, and Reference Laboratory is glad to meet you at Hall 4.1 Booth F25. You are welcomed to come over and check the latest news on Reference Cables production for musical instruments
AUDIX introduces FP QUAD
audix_new_fp-quad Audix continues to lead the industry in drum and percussion microphones by launching the innovative FP QUAD drum mic pack, a cost effective alternative to the highly acclaimed DP QUAD drum mic pack introduced in 2011. The FP QUAD pack is designed for use in club, rehearsal, school, House of Worship, and home recording environments.
Nakul Kamte (India): "The Reference® cables are... amazing"
nakul_kamte Nakul Kamte is one of the most influential and awarded sound designers in the Indian Film Industry. He recently won the Idea Filmfare Awards 2011 for The Best Sound Design. Read his enthusiastic words on Reference® Cables...
Hedras Ramos Jr. & Reference cables: love... at first listen!
hedras_ramos Without any doubt, with the young talented super-shredder Hedras Ramos Jr. it was love at first...listen. We met him at the Second Hand Guitar show (2011), and just few days after he was performing on stage at the Guitar Idol III final plugging his guitar with his brand new RIC01 Reference Laboratory cable. Owesome!
Reference Laboratory @ NAMM Show 12
NAMM-12 If you're going to be the upcoming NAMM Show 12 in Anaheim (January 19-22), please visit us at our booth (Hall A, #6853) to see Reference Laboratory cables for 2012! We will be featuring performances with special guests... Don't miss 'em
Reference Laboratory cables & Sonny Rollins Road Show vol 2
road_shows_cdcover During the 2010 edition of the Umbria Jazz festival (Perugia, Italy) we had the honor to meet Richard Corsello, the man who works with Sonny Rollins as recording engineer and mixer for over 30 years, just during the sound-check of the great saxophonist. Richard decided to replace with two Reference Laboratory RMC-S01 cables, his XLR cables that he usually employed to connect his ZOOM Handy Recorder (which he recorded all the Sonny’s 2010 World Tour with) to the FOH console. Today the story goes on.... Read all about it!
THOMSUN Group starts distribution of Reference Cables in UAE
thomsun_reference_cables Reference Laboratory proudly announce Thomsun Group has been named as the sole distributor for the United Arab Emirates of Reference Cables for M.I. SegmentThomsun is very pleased to start distribution of Reference Laboratory cables in UAE as the products are high quality cables giving customers true experience of sound...
REDOUANE AYUOB & Reference Cables
Redouane_Ayoub Red (Redouane Ayuob) is talented and versatile musician with 30 years experience at a professional level, performing music as diverse as Beethoven and The Beatles, with special interest in modern jazz. Red has also been a member of the Staff Reference Laboratory (as a musician and demonstrator) during last PALME Middle East 2011. Here's his quote about his Reference Cables...
RMC-S012: The new multicore audio cable from Reference Laboratory
RMC-S012 Reference Laboratory is proud to announce the launch of RMC-S012, the innovative multi core audio cable designed to be used at recording and mastering studios (for balanced connections) in order to achieve the widest harmonic range of the sonic image and thus the best sound quality in listening.
Second Hand Guitars 34
second_hand_guitar2011 Born in 1992, SHG Milano Guitar Show has reached its 34th edition. It is the most important italian meeting for the electric guitar enthusiasts. During the day the visitors can discover the best of world production and freely try, evaluate, buy, sell, exchange musical instruments, and attend the live events scheduled. Just on the Main Stage of the show, Reference Laboratory is pleased to present two demos conducted respectively by STEF BURNS (Vasco Rossi Band, Stef Burns Group, Huey Lewis & the News) and  STEVE ANGARTHAL (Fire Trails, guitar teacher for RockTv).
Reference Laboratory @ Broadcast India 2011
broadcast-india-2011 Reference Laboratory will be attending Broadcast India 2011, that will be held from October 20 - 22, 2011 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon (E), Mumbai, India. Reference Laboratory, as Professional CABLE MANUFACTURER, will present its state-of-the-art newest cables for AUDIO/ VIDEO / LIGHT professional jobs.
AUDIX announces DP-QUAD, the new drumset mic pack
dp-quad AUDIX is the industry leader in drum and percussion microphones and was the first to introduce professional mic pack assortments to the market. It is within this spirit of innovation that Audix is proud to launch the DP-QUAD. Specifically for drums and percussion, the industry standards in this pack guarantee delivery of your sound – straight out of the box.
Omar Hakim & Rachel Z @Reference Laboratory Headquarter
omar_hakim_rachel_z EXTRA EXTRA!  The great Omar Hakim, drums player with Weather Report, Sting, Miles Davis, Michael Jackson, Madonna, David Bowie (these are only few of the many big musicians he played with) and the Rachel Z, talented jazz pianist who collected collaborations with big names such as Wayne Shorter, Steps Ahead and Peter Gabriel, after the italian tour of their band “The Trio of OZ” came and met us at our Headquarter (Osimo - Italy)...
John Ryan: My Umbria Jazz 11
John_Ryan_UJ11 The successful collaboration with our friend John Ryan continues. He has given us the honor of joining the staff of the Reference Lab @ Umbria Jazz 11, in the last 3 days of the festival. What else to add? Piero Bravin and John have made the sound of the Arena Santa Giuliana, unforgettable. John was also kind enough to want to share this beautiful experience (personal and professional) with all our friends and web users. Here are his competent... impressions.
Umbria Jazz 11: The Map of Sound by Reference Laboratory
umbria_jazz_11_map All the audio specs of 2011 Umbria Jazz outdoor stages have been collected in a “Map of Sound”, fast and easy to use, and full of multimedia contents. Click here! Find out more about  Arena Santa Giuliana, Piazza IV Novembre, Giardini Carducci live stages and also the Berklee Summer School at Umbria Jazz Clinics…
UMBRIA JAZZ & REFERENCE LABORATORY: together more than ever!
reflab_uj11 REFERENCE LABORATORY will be technical partner again this year of Umbria Jazz and will, as always, support the Berklee Summer School at the Umbria Jazz Clinics, the prestigious collaboration between Italy and the United States, for its 26th edition..
As in tradition, also for this edition of 2011, the list of superstars that will perform in Perugia from July 8 to July 17, is also very prestigious:
from Liza Minnelli to Prince, from Santana to B.B. King, from Gilberto Jil & Sergio Mendes to Brandford Marsalis, to Herbie Hancock-Marcus project Miller-Wayne Shorter... only to name a few of the artists that will be on the main Stage in the Arena Santa Giuliana.
Spring 2011: Reference Lab on the Road  (part 1: Prolight+sound photogallery)
photogallery_prolight_sound11 It has been a busy Spring for the Reference Laboratory team, which has been attending many fair shows around the world, from Germany (Prolight+Sound) to Emirates (Palme Middle East), to Italy (Acousting Guitar Meeting) … And we’re still on the road (PALM India Expo). This one and the other photo galleries which we’re publishing next chapter are dedicated to them. Thank you all guys! Let’s start from Frankfurt!...
Reference Laboratories & Sabra-Som appoint Modi Digital as their Indian distributor
modidigital_news_distribution The following is the news about the new important collaboration between Reference Laboratory and Modi Digital, distributor, published in the "Audio & Music Production" section of Pro Sound System magazine, number 81 (March 2011)...
Let me introduce you to my Audix D6
JohnRyan_D6 The Audix D6 is a Sub-Dynamic instrument microphone, definitely designed to properly capture low frequency sound sources and percussion instruments. For this reason, the Audix D6 is my first pick among the many kick drum microphones available on the market. I’ve decided to own my personal D6 to take along with me wherever I go and it’s a pleasure to share my impressions with sound engineers and tech-conscious drummers on this great product...
Reference Laboratory introduce The LITTLE ITALY
little_italy The Little Italy: an instrument made to help retailers in displaying the entire line of Reference cables for musical instruments and to allow, thanks to the exclusive REFERENCE Guide to Cables, to understand, touch and choose the best cable for each musician’s requirements.
We just asked an opinion about it to a selected dealer of ours: Marco Gnerucci of Ecomusic (Bologna, Italy)
Welcome back Nile Rodgers!
nilerodgers_johnryan Reference Laboratory proudly welcomes one of the hugest Disco music producers/ song-writers/musicians of the world to its Reference cables friends’ special “Hall of Fame”: Nile Rodgers...
palme_workshop_2011 The PALME Middle East 2011 edition will include, along with others, an important new event: in direct cooperation with Reference Laboratory, it will offer the first CABLE EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP & FORUM. This will cover a series of workshops and meetings that will itinerate between the conference hall on the first floor and a stand in main Hall. This is the first initiative for the PALME Middle East, aimed towards reevaluating, in a dedicated forum, the role of the cable and a cabling system, through experiences that define an exact identity, respecting the characteristics of the audio/video/lighting chain
Reference Laboratory at PALME Middle East 2011
palme_2011 Reference Laboratory will attend the next PALME Middle East, from 26 to 28 april at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (UAE), booth Q20.The 2011 edition will include an important new event in direct cooperation with Reference Laboratory: The first CABLE EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP & FORUM...
Inside Maurizio Veglio’s studio with Reference Cables
maurizio_veglio Maurizio Veglio, bass player and founder of duo Pulseve, met Reference cables. Satisfaction was such that Massimo wanted to back it up with a detailed acoustic and spectrographic analysis...
Audix appoint Reference Laboratories as sole Middle East distributor
castle_tordini Reference Laboratories have been named as the sole distributor for Audix microphones in the Middle East, including all the GCC countries in addition to Jordan, Iran, Pakistan and Syria. Audix is the perfect accompaniment to a cable line, and we share the same design philosophy in producing the very best products for the market,” commented general manager Angelo Tordini...
Robert Sarzo chose Reference Cables RIC-S01 & RMC-S01
RobertSarzo Robert Sarzo is a Cuban-American guitarist. His career has spanned 40 years. He has worked with an array of notable and iconic people in the entertainment industry. In the early 1980s, he joined the Glam Metal band Hurricane (1985 - 1989). After many years in the studio, Sarzo worked to reform Hurricane in 2007. Here's the Robert's quote about his Reference cables...
REFERENCE LABORATORY at Prolight+sound 2011
prolight_sound_logo2011 PROLIGHT+SOUND 2011, the biggest fair for musical instruments, live music and the music business will be held in Frankfurt from the 6th to the 9th of April. As exhibitor Reference Laboratory will be located at E.50 (Hall 8.0) with a 28 square meters booth. At our booth you will also find a small stage where Italian and foreign musicians will join us for demo on cables and live performances
DISMAMUSICA Magazine: Big news from Reference Laboratory
dismamusica_dic_2010 In issue 59 (December 2010) of Dismamusica Magazine, an interview with Angelo Tordini (CEO Reference Laboratory) on the new Home Studio Cable Pack:The official launch is foreseen between December 2010 and January 2011, but this didn’t stop us having a close look at the first examples of a product that’s sure to get people talking next year...
Joe DiBlasi & UJazz cable
joe_diblasi Among the many musicians occurred at our Reference Cable Corner during the 2011 NAMM Show, we had the pleasure to meet Joe DiBlasi, a professional who has extraordinary collaborations. 2006 Grammy nominated producer/engineer. Has worked with some of the most recognizable names in the music industry. Has been instrumental in the music production for many motion pictures, TV series and advertising jingles
Andrea Balestra audio test: RIC-S01R vs Monster cable
andrea_balestra Andrea Balestra is a young Italian guitarist who moved to California, with great courage he is building a solid career. He came to find us at the NAMM Show 2011 and brought us a personal audio test on his favorite cable Reference, the cable Rock of course, RIC-S01R
to the Sound Crew friends (from Notebook 2011)
notebook_2011_cover To mark the publication of the new Notebook 2011, Angelo Tordini  (founder and CEO Reference Laboratory) has published its own special greeting to the community of engineers and sound technicians. Here it is, in full:
NAMM Show 11 Daily News clips
NAMM11_dailynews Daily News is the series of clips produced by Stefano Olla and Roberto Diana in collaboration with Reference Laboratory, that will show you the key stages and all the fun facts from NAMM Show 11.
LUCA VICINI (VICIO) writes about Reference cables
vicio Luca Vicini, better known as Vicio, bass player with Subsonica, with great care as much as enthusiasm tested the Reference cables
Thank you Vicio... and see you soon!
Reference Cable Corner at NAMM Show 11
namm_2011 We will attend the NAMM Show 11, 13 to 16 January, with the REFERENCE Cable Corner: a station set-up at Booth #6853 (Hall A). The guitar players Roberto Diana e Luca Di Luzio will introduce, in addiction to all our cables for musical instruments (from the rock to the acoustic one, from the jazz to the live one, etc.), the US premiere of the brand new Reference Home Studio Cable Pack series. Specific live tests will be run in order to fully demonstrate the superior quality of these new cable kits conceived for home recording.
Reference Home Studio Cable Pack (part one)
home_studio_pack What use is a Home Studio Cable Pack? Who was it conceived for?
According to our ten years’ experience “signal lost along the line, due to unsuitable cables, can no longer be recovered
Regarding the numerous declarations we have gathered on the quality of Reference cables, we have found a vast range of users: numerous musicians and recording studio professionals (technicians, engineers and producers) or semi-pros involved in production and pre-production work (for themselves or third parties) in their “home studio” with so-called Home Recording equipment...
Mark Cosgrove chose RIC-01A
mark_cosgrove We had the honor of meeting Mark Cosgrove. His distinctive, creative flatpicking guitar sound is known and respected on both sides of the Atlantic, through both his own recordings and as a sideman and session player for Jerry Douglas and others. Here are his thoughts about the Reference cable RIC-01A
Roberto Dalla Vecchia: a new fan of Reference Cables
dalla_vecchia Reference Laboratory greets a new friend: Roberto Dalla Vecchia, Italian acoustic guitar artist and singer, stand-out figure of flatpicking style in the European scene. Roberto tried the Reference cable (for acoustic instruments) RIC-01A, at the Reference Labs booth - Music Italy Show 2010, and did some more tests at home. Read all about it
Salvatore Russo chose RIC-01 e RMC-S01 (plus original audio test files)
salvatore_russo Salvatore Russo, internationally renowned guitar player with more than twenty years of professional and artistic experience, played with some of the foremost italian singers and songwriter of our time. Here his impressions about the Reference cables RIC-01 and RMC-S01 (plus the original audio test files too).
Reference Laboratory introduces RDMX08/CT/AC
multisignal_light_cable Reference Laboratory announces the successfull commercial launch of a brand new light cable for digital consoles featured by an innovative design: the REFERENCE Multisignal Light Cable mod. RDMX08/CT/AC, and moreover designed a special drum which this cable is been engineered on, able to offer the best solution for an easier, faster and safer cabling on live applications: Reference Cable Drum Quick Care Series (EP Patented) mod. RDQC06-XL
Remarks on Biasin 29th Anniversary
biasin_29anniversary Great success for Reference Laboratory at “Biasin 29th Anniversary” event. The Reference Cable Corner was a meeting place for all the people occurred at the venue, the “Reference friends”, and awesome musicians as the guitarist David Beltran Soto Chero and the guitar idol Daniele Gottardo.
Reference Laboratory @ Broadcast India 2010
broadcast_india_2010 Reference Laboratory announces that it is attending the upcoming Broadcast India 2010, on 21-23 October, at Bombai Exibition Center in Mumbai (India). The event will not only showcase the latest and best techno-innovations in the industry but will also host a platform for all there is to do with broadcast, film, audio, radio, IPTV, Mobile TV and their related fields
Reference Laboratory at PLASA 2010
plasa2010 Take note: Reference Laboratory is taking part in the upcoming PLASA 2010 (12-15 September, 2010 – Earls Court Exhibition Center, London). The Plasa Event is one of the main international showcases for the newest leading audio, video, light technologies and all the most innovative solutions for the entertainment industry.
Daniele Gottardo chose RIC-S01
daniele_gottardo Daniele Gottardo, the young and talented winner of the Steve Vai Guitar Idol 2009, talks about our RIC-S01
Kaledon chose DropTune
PaoloLezziroli_Kaledon Morpheus DropTune effect pedal predictably gained entry into the “hardest” rock and metal bands. Here what the “guitars” of the italian power metal KALEDON (Paolo, Alex and Tommy) say about it.
Peter Bernstein chose RIC-01A
peter_bernstein Thanksgivings and a sincere token of esteem by Peter Bernstein, valued jazz musician boasting such remarkable artistic collaborations and a notable career with his own bands. Now that he has found his best suited Reference cable, he doesn’t want to use anything else even when he plays into small clubs. Here below what he wrote us, just few days later we met at Umbria Jazz 10…
Peppino D'Agostino chose RIC01A
peppino_dagostino There's a new Reference cables' friend: Peppino D'Agostino, a virtuoso acoustic guitarist and composer, born in Italy but long time resident in California. He wrote: I did used the RICO1A cables live with speakers MEYER and also my AER amp. I was very impressed by these cables sturdiness, their excellent signal reproduction, their quietness and the high quality materials used to build them.
Andy Dacoulis chose RIC-01
andy_dacoulis Another great musician we met during the last edition of Umbria Jazz who shows his enthusiastic appreciation for Reference Labs cables (RIS-01) :  Andy Dacoulis, canadian guitar player on tour with Nikki Yanofsky
Reference Cable Corner at Music Village 2010
Music Village Reference Laboratory is technical sponsor of Music Village, one of the most important italian event dedicated to emerging music, which will take place in Simeri (CZ), divided into two sections: Under 22 yo – August, 29 /September, 5  and Over 22 yo and soloists – September, 5/12
Workshop Reference Laboratory at OTRANTO JAZZ FESTIVAL 2010
OJF At the Summer Seminars of Otranto Jazz Festival, Reference Laboratory will lead, on July 24, during the guitar seminar conducted by Gerrison Fewell (Berklee College Of Music – Boston) two workshops concerning…
Reference Lab at MUSICAL-mente POLICASTRO 2010
musicalmente Reference Laboratory will be in Policastro Bussentino (SA) on July 23, at the third edition of MUSICAL-mente POLICASTRO 2010, the famous contest for emerging bands, born from the collaboration between Associazione Musicale Sonoria and Comune di Santa Marina (SA ).
AGM Even this year and rather with renewed enthusiasm, REFERENCE LABORATORY has participated as technicals sponsor at the ACOUSTIC GUITAR MEETING 13th edition, Sarzana May 19 to 23. Here some of the evidence, stemming from our own meetings the days before and during the meeting...
Kevin Dippold chose RMC-S01
Kevin Dippold Kevin Dippold, songwriter and producer in Los Angeles, send us a very appreciate report about RMC-S01 Reference Cable
PROLIGHT+SOUND 2010. Our Photogallery
proLight+Sound Moments and events at Reference Cable Corner during proLight+Sound 2010
Jon Herington choice RIC01
Received and published with our great pleasure and pride this new audio report sent us by Jon himself few days ago. 
He talks about his pedalboard and makes an A/B test comparing the new cable setup (Reference RIC01) to his old one. 
What a different sound!
Palme REFERENCE LABORATORY is taking part in the 8th edition of PALME Middle East (18 - 20 April 2010, Dubai World Trade Centre), the region's only trade event dedicated to professional audio, lighting, music, entertainment, audio-visual and systems integration solutions, geared to host over 7,000 attendees. We shall be there with our stand (Hall 4 Booth B20) and staff, at visitors' disposal and ready to give explanations on all products manufactured and distributed by Reference Laboratory in the Middle East....
Thank You Rudy!
rudysarzo As promised, and to our great pleasure, famous bass player RUDY SARZO (member of heavy metal bands of the calibre of Dio and Blue Oyster Cult) visited our REFERENCE Cable Corner, set up at the last NAMM Show 10. Rudy says "The RIC-S01 R is the only thing I use in the studio because it gives me the sound...that I MUST HAVE!!
From Interview to Stef Burns
stef burns We may highlight an exhaustive interview by Luca “Luke Reds” Rossi on to Stef Burns, great Californian guitarrist, now playing with Vasco Rossi. Stef Burns uses Reference cables, and he did confirm his choice during this interview..
Coming Soon the new RIC-01 A Limited Edition
RIC-01A World premiere at PROLIGHT+SOUND 201 in Frankfurt, for the new REFERENCE Cable: RIC-01 A in a Limited Edition branded "Acustic Guitar Meeting", the acclaimed musical event which takes place every year in Sarzana organized by Armadillo Club
Seminar Reference Lab at IRIB
Reference Laboratory have been invited by IRIB (Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting) to conduct a depth Seminar on audio cables and their application in the Broadcast segment.
Umbria Jazz 2009 by
Divided into three parts an appassionate reportage by Luca "Luke Reds" Rossi
Korg test Reference Cables
After a careful comparison between seven types of cables of different brands, we could finally say the best results had been achieved with two cables from Reference Laboratory: the RMC-16TP and the RMC-S01.
Tuck and Patti's report about RMC01
Hi, Angelo!
As you know, we have done many cable A/B tests over the years, starting in the early 80's. It was clear to us from the beginning that not all cables sound the same, and we went to considerable lengths to find the best-sounding ones. We did not have the tools to do scientific A/B tests, so we were reduced to switching cables as fast as possible, then singing or playing some more. Even that way, relying on our memory, both of us could hear clearly that there were differences. Patti became our top tester. She would go into another room while Tuck played and switched cables, then she would yell "That one!" whenever she liked one. She always picked the same one!
Reference Laboratory at Umbria Jazz 09
The 2009 edition of Umbria Jazz has just ended.
Itís seven o-clock in the morning of July 20th and the Reference Lab Crew is leaving the four stages on which for over ten days it was responsible for the technical audio and lighting production...

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