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  • Friday, June 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 06/21 01:24 PM,
    LazyTown Entertainment in Iceland is using DPA miniature microphones to capture the audio for the multi-award winning LazyTown pre-school television show, which is now shooting its fourth series in Iceland. LazyTown is a leading and highly respected children’s entertainment brand comprising an award-winning TV series, live stage shows, sports events, publishing, and more. The LazyTown concept is entertainment for children and the whole family, dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle in a fun and engaging way. The TV show has… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/21 01:16 PM,
    Two Behringer X32 digital mixers will take the stage with F.R.E.I. when they hit the festival circuit in support of their new album, “Grenzenlos”. Founded by 5 musicians with a bevy of credits from years of touring, F.R.E.I. could have chosen any console for their maiden voyage — and they chose the X32. For monitor duties, F.R.E.I. selected the X32 Rack plus the S16 Digital Snake for stage to front of house connectivity. By creating a dedicated X32 eco-system with… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 06/21 12:57 PM,
    After 40 studio albums and an unprecedented 60 number one country music singles, George Strait, the “King of Country”, has now wrapped up the first half of his farewell tour dubbed The Cowboy Rides Away. With the second leg of dates set to take place in early 2014, the final in-the-round performance of his 2013 trek took place on June 1 at San Antonio’s Alamodome in front of a record-breaking crowd of more than 73,000 fans. For touring sound reinforcement,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 06/21 10:26 AM,
    One of this season’s hottest tickets on Broadway is the runaway hit Motown: The Musical, which features a story line that weaves together more than 60 hit songs by the artists that transformed Detroit into a hit-making capital. To accurately transmit music originally created by legends like Diana Ross, The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, and others, sound designer Peter Hylenski specified a reinforcement system of Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeakers. The sound of Motown has received rave reviews from critics. Chris… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 06/21 07:01 AM,
    Electra Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of mixing console manufacturer, Allen & Heath, from D&M Holdings. £43 million of equity and debt has been provided by Electra Private Equity PLC and Allen & Heath’s management. Founded in 1969, Allen & Heath designs and manufactures audio mixing consoles for live sound, such as concerts, theatres and houses of worship. With an experienced management team and an extensive global distribution network, the company holds a leading market position and has… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsBusinessConsolesDigitalManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, June 20, 2013
    waves audio
    PSW Staff 06/20 05:22 PM,
    Waves Audio expands its live offerings with the new Genesis bundle, a collection of four plug-ins for live sound applications. Genesis includes the following plug-ins: —C4 Multiband Compressor for dynamic equalization and tone-shaping; —Renaissance DeEsser to control sibilant “ess” and “shh” sounds; —H-Delay to create depth and movement; —Renaissance Reverb for space and atmosphere. Together, these four plug-ins form the basis of an expandable, forward-thinking performance system that is ready to grow and evolve with users and their needs. David… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftware

  • middle atlantic
    PSW Staff 06/20 04:49 PM,
    The new Middle Atlantic Products Reference Series Lectern combines the strength and functionality of a rack with the look of furniture. Marked by the same installer-friendly approach as the company’s C5 Credenza Rack, the new Reference Lectern eliminates long waits, speeds up integration and reduces the effects of transit damage by shipping the outer wood surfaces separately from the internal rack structure. The Reference Lectern’s AV-focused design enables quick and easy customization. Each lectern features a fully customizable Presenter’s Panel… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVInstallationStage

  • harman
    PSW Staff 06/20 04:17 PM,
    Studer VistaMix is a new software upgrade for the range of Vista digital mixing consoles, offering automatic microphone mixing that removes the need for an operator to manually adjust all the faders all the time, leaving the microphones of talking participants open while closing the mics of silent participants in order to reduce spill and background noise. Mixing sound for houses of worship in particular can pose a unique set of challenges, particularly when services involve large choirs, musical ensembles… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductConsolesDigitalMicrophoneMixerSoftware

  • qsc
    PSW Staff 06/20 03:24 PM,
    QSC Audio has announced the appointment of Phil Sanchez to the newly created position of senior communications and public relations manager.  In his new role, Sanchez will be responsible for driving QSC messaging, developing and strengthening mutually beneficial media partner relationships, and seeking opportunities to promote the QSC brand across a wide range of media worldwide. “I am incredibly pleased to have Phil on our Marketing Communications team,” says Ray van Staten, QSC senior director, marketing communications and training &… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAmplifierAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturer

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    PSW Staff 06/20 03:06 PM,
    AKG proudly introduces its C111LP earhook microphone, ideal for on-stage performers and corporate speakers for venues of all sizes. The C111LP is nearly indestructible, constructed out of stainless steel to ensure ruggedness and reliability. Still, the strong frame is pliable, able to adjust and fit the head of any performer. The small skin-colored boom visually disappears against the face, while its 7g weight provides a comfortable fit.  “The C111LP’s flat frequency response ensures perfect audio quality, which we research, design… View this story
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