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  • Friday, September 23, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/23 11:36 AM,
    During a recent week-long tour of Mexico, pope Francis addressed record audiences at five venues around the country, accompanied by Solid State Logic Live L500 and L300 consoles in a variety of roles. Miguel Angel Tapia Trujillo was the front of house engineer at the Parque Chamizal in Ciudad Juárez. His SSL L500 console used the SSL Blacklight II high bandwidth multiplexed MADI connection for around 90 inputs from stage including choir, orchestra, and podium microphones, plus the stage feeds… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/23 07:10 AM,
    With over four million tickets sold to concerts that have taken place in 35 countries, The Australian Pink Floyd Show has amazed millions of concertgoers with a replication of the classic UK band’s live show. Employing a collection of visual aids (including lasers, inflatables and 3D stereoscopic projection), the group’s live shows recreate the look, feel and sound of Pink Floyd’s later world tours. For over 120 shows this year, the touring ensemble has had DiGiCo SD consoles on tour… View this story
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  • Thursday, September 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/22 02:13 PM,
    San Diego-based rock/roots/reggae outfit Slightly Stoopid recently wrapped up its ninth coast-to-coast summertime tour of North American amphitheaters and pavilions. Billed as the Return of the Red Eye Summer Tour—with support from SOJA and Fortunate Youth, as well as other acts on select dates—the trek ran from mid-June through the end of August carrying L-Acoustics K2 arrays supplied by Miami-based Beach Sound. Although Return of the Red Eye marked the third consecutive summer that Beach Sound had toured with Slightly… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/22 10:19 AM,
    ATK Audiotek recently provided an Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) Adaptive sound reinforcement system for ESPN’s 24th Annual ESPY Awards, held at the Microsoft Theater (formerly the Nokia Theater L.A. Live), in Los Angeles. Valencia, California-based ATK Audiotek has provided sound reinforcement systems and support for the ESPY awards since the premier athletic award show debuted in 1993. This was their first time out with the Anna system. “Because on-the-air coverage requires more theater visibility than is typical, we were interested… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/22 08:03 AM,
    For more than two decades, Tampa Bay has been a stronghold in Southern Hip-Hop culture. To commemorate the city’s rich music history and to work towards building a brighter future, Park Jam Series Florida will launch an outdoor event series this fall that focuses on family, education, music and community enrichment. Peavey Electronics announces corporate sponsorship of this series, celebrating Hip Hop’s positive influence on urban youth. Park Jam Series Florida will run for four Saturdays over four months—Sept. 17,… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/22 07:29 AM,
    Professional live sound will take the spotlight at the 2017 NAMM Show with a dedicated track of seminars, panels and education focusing on the world of touring audio. As part of the show’s TEC Tracks programming, Live Sound Day (Thursday, January 19) will bring together the industry’s top engineers, thought-leaders and brands in sound reinforcement to discuss key industry topics, offer advice and deliver training in a series of educational sessions. Curating the Live Sound Day dedicated track will be… View this story
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  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/21 02:19 PM,
    Bose Professional has begun global demonstration events of its new ShowMatch DeltaQ array loudspeakers. The compact and versatile ShowMatch loudspeaker features DeltaQ array technology, offering the ability to build traditional (J-array or constant curvature) and DeltaQ array configurations, allowing both portable/rental and installed applications to deploy selectable coverage control. ShowMatch arrays are capable of generating a maximum SPL of up to 145 dB (peak), or when SPL is less critical, they offer the ability to achieve full coverage with fewer… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/21 12:10 PM,
    The final live show by Kyosuke Himuro, one of Japan’s most successful pop singers, was an emotional experience for 50,000 Japanese pop fans, being the very last time that they would see the singer/songwriter on stage. Thanks to L-Acoustics KS28 subwoofers, the sold-out Tokyo Dome show was a fitting end to a distinguished live career. The series of shows billed as Kyosuke Himuro Last Gigs concluded at the Tokyo Dome, with the main audio system supplied by Japanese rental companies… View this story
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    09/21 10:32 AM,
    Insomniac recently held its 21st Annual Nocturnal Wonderland Festival at the San Manuel Amphitheater and grounds for crowds that totaled over 67,000 during three days of music, camping and merry-making. Featuring leading EDM artists such as Bassnectar, Deorro, Above and Beyond, Coone, Big Gigantic, Knife Party, Chromeo, 3LAU, Audien and more, the event was comprised of three stages including Wolves Den that featured Martin Audio MLA arrays provided by 3G Productions of Las Vegas and LA. The setup for Wolves… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/20 12:46 PM,
    The historic Pittsburgh CLO (Civic Light Opera) which has been a resident company at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts in the downtown Cultural District since 1988, upgraded its wireless microphone system at the beginning of its 2016 summer season with 36 channels of Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless Technology. The new system, comprised of six Venue2 six-channel receivers and 36 SSM super slight micro belt-pack transmitters, arrived in time for the season program that included Chicago, Elton John &… View this story
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