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  • Sunday, June 16, 2013
    PSW Staff 06/16/13 02:01 PM,
    Riedel Communications has opened a new facility in Burbank, CA, to address increasing demand for the company’s product range. In addition to providing space for more inventory and sales personnel, the new facility includes a training room in which customers and partners can get hands-on experience with Riedel equipment and software. “As a rapidly growing number of U.S. production companies turn to Riedel solutions, our Burbank facility gives us the ability to provide both new and existing customers with a… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsTrainingAVBusinessEducationInterconnectSoftwareWireless

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    church sound questions
    Dale Alexander 06/11/13 08:01 AM,
    The process of accurately assessing the systems and related factors at any church can be tricky business, and in particular, at an existing church. The key in every situation is to make a candid and complete assessment of the entire facility and equipment, taking into account many other important (and related) factors as well. There are so many variables to be considered, but it all starts with determining where the church currently is right now both in its system usage… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallEducationEngineerInstallationSystemTechnician

  • Friday, June 07, 2013
    PSW Staff 06/07/13 06:51 AM,
    Martin Professional, Inc. has announced that long-time industry professional Grif Palmer has joined the company as Business Area Manager, Rental – US. Palmer brings to Martin a wealth of knowledge and industry experience, having worked as VP of sales for High End Systems, regional sales manager for Barco, and most recently as VP of sales for LED Source. His roots in the industry stretch back to 1985 when he founded Core Systems, and he has amassed an abundance of key… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingBusinessConcertManufacturerStage

  • Thursday, June 06, 2013
    PSW Staff 06/06/13 01:51 PM,
    Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) has announced the appointment of Nithin Cherian to the position of marketing manager for the Live Sound department, effective immediately. Nithin will report to Athan Billias, director of marketing, Pro Audio & Combo Division at YCA. “Nithin’s knowledge of the live sound landscape and his product marketing background will help Yamaha continue to grow this important market segment in the future,” says Billias. Before joining Yamaha, Nithin held the position of territory manager at AudioPros,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessManufacturer

  • live sound
    PSW Staff 06/06/13 10:09 AM,
    Fishman recently added new staff members for its Product Management and Quality Assurance teams. Appointed as senior product manager, Charlie Russell has worked in product management, product marketing and sales for brands such as Toshiba, IBM and Avid in the computer, television, film software and telecommunications industries. He had leadership roles in the launch of Toshiba Satellite computers and Avid’s Media Composer Adrenaline. He combines a degree in electrical engineering with an avid interest in playing guitar, writing and recording… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessManufacturer

  • Wednesday, June 05, 2013
    Keith Clark 06/05/13 01:43 PM,
    “We have a little bit of a different business model than everyone else,” says Jim Starin, talking about the company he founded in 1988 that has grown from a fledgling Midwest-based regional sales rep firm to playing a significant role in the success of a “who’s who” of manufacturers, as well as the thousands of professional designers, installers and dealers who utilize their products across North America. The original rep firm was called “Starin Marketing,” a moniker now simply adapted… View this story
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogAVBusinessManufacturer

  • Tuesday, June 04, 2013
    live sound
    Todd Lewis 06/04/13 05:31 PM,
    With festival season upon us, I got to thinking that there are plenty of articles that tell us which knob to turn, which button to push, and other mechanical methods of our trade. So I’ve set out here to provide information on some of the other “not so obvious” aspects to keep in mind when working gigs this summer and fall.  These are things that I’ve encountered in touring as well as here in “home territory” at local festival settings.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogBusinessEngineerMonitoringSound ReinforcementTechnician

  • riedel
    PSW Staff 06/04/13 05:04 PM,
    Alford Media Services, a supplier of event technology support to corporate clients across the United States, has upgraded and expanded its portfolio of Riedel Communications equipment. With this investment, Alford has increased both its capacity for providing complete top-quality event communications systems and its ability to offer comprehensive training for new and existing users of Riedel gear. “Riedel Communications offers flexible, state-of-the-art intercom solutions that address our customers’ requirements for performance, audio quality, and ease of deployment,” says Rich Tate,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessEthernetInterconnectManufacturerNetworking

  • Monday, June 03, 2013
    rat sound
    PSW Staff 06/03/13 06:20 PM,
    Rat Sound Systems, based in Camarillo CA, has named Paul Freudenberg to the post of general manager, where he is responsible for managing all operations and developing business with touring, installations, and retail sales, as well as SoundTools brand audio gear. “Over the past several years we’ve been working with Paul on many levels, including Rat Sound’s acquisition of an L-Acoustics K1 system,” states company president Dave Rat. “Paul’s knowledge, skill set and personality are perfectly matched with the projects… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessConcertManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • meyer sound
    PSW Staff 06/03/13 05:35 PM,
    Based in Dundee, Scotland, Apex Acoustics recently expanded its Meyer Sound rental inventory with six self-powered Meyer Sound JM-1P arrayable loudspeakers and four 700-HP subwoofers. “We needed a good, reliable point source system that we could put on stage and has the power and headroom to deliver a dynamic sound,” explains Paul Smith, managing director of Apex Acoustics. Apex is supplying the JM-1P loudspeakers for rock shows that include an Admiral Fallow concert at Perth Concert Hall and a show… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer