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  • Monday, July 02, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/02 08:29 AM,
    On June 13, the city of Baltimore kicked off a three-year national commemoration of the events of 1812 with the Star Spangled Sailabration, a seven-day festival of concerts, celebrations, fireworks, an international parade of ships, and a rousing air show featuring the Blue Angels.  To provide audio support for the Blue Angels air show, Continental Air Show Productions selected a dozen Community R.5HPT loudspeakers. As CASP’s Dave Olmstead of observes, the Community R-Series is unequalled in power, coverage, and intelligibility.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAVConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 07/02 08:23 AM,
    Nady has introduced their latest in-ear monitor system, the PEM-1000. This state-of-the-art system allows you to hear your monitor mix clearly anywhere on stage (no matter how loud the music is), and offers all the advantages of wireless in-ear monitoring/mobility—clear focused audio, feedback protection, and the elimination of heavy, hard-to-transport floor monitors.  The PEM-1000 features 100 pre-set user selectable UHF frequencies for interference-free performance; up to 8 systems can operate simultaneously.  The system consists of one PEM-1000T transmitter and one… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollMonitoringSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 07/02 08:11 AM,
    BASSMAXX has found a home in Treehouse…the immensely popular South Beach techno venue where low end and a high intensity crowd are married in a euphoria of music and dance. BASSMAXX provided and installed six self-powered double 18-inch subwoofers and four self-powered double 12-inch bass horn cabinets, complete with on-site system tuning and optimization, into the subsequently crowned Miami NewTimes “Best Small Music Venue – 2012”. “These days, DJs’ demands on equipment are consistently surpassing the status quo of just… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAVSound ReinforcementSubwooferAudio

  • Friday, June 29, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/29 03:42 PM,
    Auralex Acoustics has introduced SheetBlok-AF Sound Isolation Barrier material. Based on the company’s popular SheetBlok construction-grade sound barrier product, SheetBlok-AF is a thin, dense isolator with a Class A fire-rated PVC laminate on its surface for a finished look. It is intended as a solution for improved sound isolation between adjacent spaces in the retrofit market where aesthetic appearance is important, but invasive construction and demolition are impossible. With an STC rating of 27 or greater, SheetBlok-AF is at least… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMeasurementSignalSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • lectrosonics
    PSW Staff 06/29 01:47 PM,
    Shop Angels, an outdoor adventure travel show slated to begin airing in the first quarter of 2013, is currently in production, utilizing Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone technology from Lectrosonics. Jimmy Corn, owner of Big Oak Productions, a television production company based in Nashville, serves in a variety of capacities with the show, including overseeing photography and location sound. A veteran audio professional who started as a live sound engineer mixing concerts before moving into television production, Corn has handled projects… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/29 01:26 PM,
    LifeWay Christian Resources hosts a wide range of multi-day summer camps at colleges and retreat centers throughout the nation, from recreation and Bible study for younger kids to workshops and mission-based camps for teens and young adults. “There’s a lot of activities during the day, from team building to community service,” says Josh Webb, LifeWay’s resident engineer and tech guru. “Then, in the evenings, there’s music. It’s usually a four- to six-piece band: full drum kit, bass, guitars, keyboards, and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

  • das audio
    PSW Staff 06/29 01:17 PM,
    D.A.S. Audio announces the introduction of a white paint finish for a variety of its most popular products. The white color option will facilitate the integration of the D.A.S. loudspeakers in the décor of permanent installations such as houses of worship, auditoriums and multipurpose venues. The new paint finish will be available as a “special order” item on the company’s popular Aero 8A powered line array system, its companion sub, the LX-212A, as well as the D.A.S. LX-215A powered double… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 06/29 10:40 AM,
    Helsinki-based sound designer Kristian Ekholm, who specialzses in sound design for contemporary performing arts and fringe theatre, has purchased a Soundcraft Si Compact 16 live sound mixer from territory distributor Studiotec. With an M.A. in Theatre Arts from the Finnish Theatre Academy’s department of light and sound design (and another MA in progress), the sound designer has recently shifted focus to a more spatial dimension—and again the Soundcraft Si Compact, 16 with its built-in Lexicon FX, will enhance this. “My… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/29 10:07 AM,
    Above the clear waters of Lake Geneva, in the small village resort of Caux overlooking Montreux, the locally-nicknamed ‘Cinderella’s Castle’ hosts an annual series of conferences hosted by CAUX-Initiatives of Change. CAUX-Initiatives of Change is a member of Initiatives of Change International, an NGO in special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations and participatory status at the Council of Europe. Their summer seminars in Caux draw people from all over the world, in… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/29 09:53 AM,
    Guitar is pleased to announce that a new Guitar Center store is set to open in Boston this Fall. The new store will be located across the street from the world-renowned Berklee College of Music, and will serve the diverse music community surrounding the college. “We are excited to move into the heart of the Berklee College of Music campus and near other fine institutions such as New England Conservatory and Boston Conservatory,” says Gene Joly, Executive VP of Guitar… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessSound ReinforcementStudioAudio