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  • Monday, July 25, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/25 08:26 AM,
    Harman Professional Solutions has appointed KMC Music to serve as its premier United States MI channel distributor for its AKG, Crown, dbx, JBL, and Soundcraft product lines. The appointment is effective immediately, according to an announcement made by KMC Music vice president of Merchandising Roger Hart, who noted that the KMC Music warehouse is now fully stocked and ready to ship in volume on all of the Harman brands. “The Pro Audio, electronic dance, and DJ product categories continue to… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturer

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    PSW Staff 07/25 08:06 AM,
    After several years of growth, Adamson Systems Engineering announces an expansion of its management team at their global headquarters in Port Perry, Canada. Benoit Cabot is promoted to director of R&D while Marc Weber joins in a director capacity to launch a new Product and Brand management division. They join director James Oliver to continue the strengthening of a young leadership team that has been instrumental in the increased visibility of the brand. “Our product vision has endured generations and… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturer

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    PSW Staff 07/25 07:14 AM,
    Based in the Norwegian coastal city of Molde, family-owned manufacturer Brunvoll produces thrusters for advanced sea-faring vessels. After almost 104 years in business, the company has completed a new $30 million, 10,000m2 headquarters after its previous home was split in two by Route E39. A suspended walkway was added to bridge administration and production facilities, along with an acoustically challenging new multi-purpose auditorium, outfitted with Renkus-Heinz. “The challenge is, as always, to get direct sound from the loudspeakers to the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, July 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/22 09:17 AM,
    DPA Microphones welcomes René Mørch as the company’s new product manager. Mørch previously worked for DPA Microphones from 2006 until 2009 as the Research & Development manager. “We are thrilled to bring René back in this new role,” says Thorsten Reuber, interim CEO of DPA Microphones. “DPA has been experiencing exceptional growth and success in presenting new products to the public, and we are excited to continue this prosperity with René. We look forward to leveraging his knowledge and experience… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 07/22 08:52 AM,
    When the top eight Esports Championship Series 1 league teams lined up for the finals at SSE Arena, Wembley, in front of enthusiastic crowds of gamers, it presented audio production company Nitelites with one of their most unusual and demanding challenges ever. Fortunately they had recently purchased RCF’s TTL55-A active line array, further boosting their inventory of the Italian manufacturer’s systems. And after flexing its muscles on various stages at the recent We Are FSTVL event they were ready to… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/22 08:22 AM,
    Travis Powers started as a musician, programming samplers and processing gear, and later becoming sound designer, supervising sound effects editor and/or composer for animated shows including The Simpsons, Futurama, Dilbert, The PJs, The Critic, The Tracey Ullman Show and King of the Hill. Guitar Center Professional’s West L.A. location has been Powers’ go-to resource for a long time. There, dedicated personnel such as Ziv Gross (account manager) and Derek Snyder (manager, Strategic Development) have been helping clients pick the right… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/22 07:15 AM,
    The Maid of the Mist sightseeing adventure that brings people to the bottom of Niagara Falls has been amazing passengers since 1846. Recently One Systems direct weather loudspeakers were installed in both of the Maid of the Mist boats to ensure that passengers not only experience the seventh natural wonder of the world, but hear all about it as well.  The two-deck Maid of the Mist boats are roughly 80 feet long by 30 feet wide with a capacity of… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/22 06:16 AM,
    Jeff Snider is a classic working musician, having spent most of the past 15 years or so as drummer for the touring companies of various Broadway shows. This fall, he will go out on the 20th anniversary tour of the Pulitzer and Tony-winning musical, RENT. One year ago, he won a pair of 2X-S custom in-ear monitors and dB Check in-ear sound level analyzer from Sensaphonics in a Better Hearing Month contest. He describes the resulting upgrade in his stage… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, July 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/21 01:48 PM,
    Sanken microphones has introduced the new CU-51 cardioid condenser microphone as part of the Sanken Chromatic range of professional studio microphones. The CU-51’s dual-capsule design provides a cardioid pattern for vocals and a wide range of musical applications. The low proximity effect and ability to withstand high SPLs insures clean, distortion-free response when recording instruments with wide dynamics. A very special characteristic of the CU-51 is its ability to maintain uniform response in both on-axis and off-axis positions. It is… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAVMicrophoneStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/21 01:33 PM,
    The Audio Engineering Society has released the list of winning candidates from the balloting in the 2016 AES international elections. The newly elected officers will assume their roles in October, shortly after the end of the 141st International AES Convention in Los Angeles. Entering the office of president-elect is David Scheirman, who will serve first on the AES Board of Governors and Executive Committee as president-elect, fully assuming the presidency in October 2017 for a one-year term.  Newly elected governors… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEngineer



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