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  • Friday, October 28, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/28 07:32 AM,
    When Isaias G. Asbun, front of house engineer and director at Pyramid Sound, was in charge of the sound for Grammy-Award nominated Mexican singer Ana Gabriel’s tour titled “Por Ti,” he packed up his brand new DPA Microphones’ d:vote 4099 Rock Touring Kit to capture the band’s sound. “This was my first time using DPA microphones and I was blown away by the quality,” says Asbun. “I have always chosen my microphones very carefully, and when I tested the DPA… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/28 06:58 AM,
    Staged across the Italian city that bears its name, the Ravenna Festival ranks high among Europe’s most prestigious events. Adding another edge to its character, the 2016 event relied heavily on the use of RAVENNA IP networking for its audio operation. The Ravenna Festival hosts performing arts in venues including the Pala de Andrè indoor sports arena and Dante Alighieri theater – where a Lawo mc²36 mixing console, compact I/O Stagebox and RAVENNA formed the heart of a flexible network.… View this story
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  • Wednesday, October 26, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/26 08:37 AM,
    Up and coming Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes recently toured the United States and Canada with Adamson E-Series loudspeakers provided by Cleveland, Ohio-based Eighth Day Sound. “I had not used the rig before, but had heard it many times and really liked the sound quality,” explains Tom Wood, front of house engineer for Mendes. “When I talked with Eighth Day Sound and they explained how flexible the system was, I knew it would work—and it was exceptional.” The tour was on… View this story
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  • Monday, October 24, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/24 07:53 AM,
    Jason Stiegler is one of those guys who can’t sit still. When he’s not bouncing between tours with Capital Cities, Atlas Genius, or The Ting Tings, he’s in the studio producing an eclectic range of projects. In his spare time, he’s out spinning tracks at venues and parties across Southern California. It’s a schedule he loves, doing work he enjoys. More intimate clubs and parties in particular provide a way to test out new tracks and gauge audience reaction, he… View this story
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  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/21 02:39 PM,
    Rick Wakeman, an English keyboard artist and songwriter best known as a member of the classic rock band “Yes” is currently touring with singer Jon Anderson and guitarist Trevor Rabinas the band “ARW.”  Wakeman’s stage rig includes eleven new and vintage keyboards along with four sound modules and an Allen & Heath Qu-32 digital mixer. A previous analog console provided fixed mixing, routing and basic DSP services. Now, Qu-32 “scenes” mix and route specific keyboards to the front of house… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 10/21 12:50 PM,
    Burning Man has wrapped up and PK Sound is celebrating another successful system deployment. PK powered Camp Questionmark for another week-long romp in the desert, complete with some of the biggest acts in electronic music, stunning visuals, and throngs of enthusiastic music lovers. Over 70,000 people gathered in Nevada’s desert to erect the temporary social experiment that is Black Rock City, a community that spawns so many artistic, musical, and performing arts creations that it is impossible to take it… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/21 09:25 AM,
    When the 20th anniversary national tour of Jonathan Larson’s Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Rent, launched this fall, sound designer Keith Caggiano, turned to Masque Sound. The company provided a custom audio equipment package for the Broadway production. The show premiered Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on February 13, 1996 and transferred to Broadway on April 29, 1996, where it ran for 5,123 performances, making it the 11th longest-running show in Broadway history. Rent won the 1996 Tony… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalLine ArrayLoudspeakerMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSystemWireless

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    PSW Staff 10/21 07:27 AM,
    Allen & Heath is celebrating global success with its flagship dLive digital mixing system, which has been specified by many engineers on international riders over its first season, culminating in over 150 touring PA rental companies investing in the product worldwide. “dLive has turned a lot of touring engineers’ heads with its smart, customizable workflows and stunning FX and DEEP processing plugins. The 96kHz sampling rate, plus dLive’s potential for expansion and integration make it a no-brainer,” explains Leon Phillips,… View this story
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  • Thursday, October 20, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/20 02:16 PM,
    BAE Audio announces that it has partnered with Los Angeles club The Viper Room to enhance the club’s signal chain with analog outboard gear. BAE Audio’s Colin Liebich assembled a package of gear to provide a recording-studio-quality input section for The Viper Room’s mixing board. BAE has an established relationship with The Viper Room and owner Darin Feinstein, which has been extended throughout the year with the popularity of its Monday Night Sunset Jams. “BAE Audio gear is well known… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAnalogConcertProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 10/20 09:59 AM,
    In September 2016, the open air festival “Rock im Bergbad” celebrated a successful premiere in Bückeburg in Germany’s Lower Saxony. In the unique backdrop of the local mountain swimming pool, four high-profile acts performed in front of the landscape panorama of Harrl and the Weser mountains. Auditiv GmbH, based in Kassel, set up an Alcons Audio LR18 pro-ribbon line array as technical service provider for the event. The line-up of the festival consisted of the former Genesis front man Ray… View this story
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