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Articles Tagged Business

  • Wednesday, March 27, 2013
    vintage king
    PSW Staff 03/27/13 12:10 PM,
    Vintage King Audio has named industry veterans Kurt Howell and Chad Evans to head it’s new Nashville sales office. Howell has worked on every side of the music business, bringing to Vintage King more than 30 years of diverse experience and a lifetime of creative passion. His career began in A&R at CBS Records in Nashville, after studying voice, composition and arranging at Nashville’s Belmont University. Howell has made forays into other arenas, as well, spending time in the studio… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    recording
    PSW Staff 03/26/13 04:03 PM,
    Record Plant Recording Studios has announced that Jason Carson has been named vice president/general manager. The announcement was made by Rose Mann-Cherney, Record Plant Recording Studios president. In his new position, Carson will work closely with Mann-Cherney and CEO Rick Stevens in continuing to implement the strategic business plan that has made the Record Plant a legendary part of the history of the modern music industry. Additionally, Carson will continue tending to his responsibilities for all aspects of the Record… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessStudio

  • Friday, March 22, 2013
    guitar center
    PSW Staff 03/22/13 07:45 AM,
    Guitar Center has announced the appointment of Mike Pratt as its new chief executive officer, effective April 1, 2013. He also joins the company’s board of directors. Pratt succeeds Marty Hanaka, the company’s interim CEO, who will remain on the board and assist in the transition. Since 2008, Pratt has served as president and chief operating officer of leading Canadian consumer electronics retailers Best Buy Canada and Future Shop. He began his career more than 20 years ago with Future… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessManufacturer

  • live sound business
    John Stiernberg 03/22/13 06:27 AM,
    Each audio person has a unique set of experience, education, aspirations, and motivations, different from everyone else. Consequently, each of us is likely to answer the “why” question a little differently than the next person. What makes us tick? What motivates us? How does the answer to the question “Why am I in the audio business?” relate to my career and business plan? Let’s explore the issue of defining your audio business mission, vision, and values. Five Motivations Whether full… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallBusinessSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/20/13 10:43 AM,
    Aviom, manufacturer of the iconic A-16II Personal Mixer and industry leader in personal mixing, recently announced the addition of its next generation personal mixer, the A360 Personal Mixer. Coinciding with this product introduction, the company has launched a new website. The new site not only supports the addition of the A360 Personal Mixer to the product line but also provides improved navigation and a focused application approach to educating visitors about Aviom’s products. “While Aviom is the industry standard in… View this story
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    PSW Staff 03/20/13 09:51 AM,
    Sound Devices is pleased to announce that Dr. Steve Popovich has joined its engineering team as Staff Firmware/Algorithm Engineer. Popovich will work directly with the Sound Devices research and development team to further enhance the company’s range of firmware and software algorithms for its audio and video products. Popovich brings with him a strong background in audio, systems engineering and software algorithm creation—a unique skill set that will further bolster Sound Devices’ software development efforts. “Steve is a very talented… View this story
    Filed in: AVRecordingNewsAVBusinessEngineerManufacturerSoftware

  • qsc
    PSW Staff 03/20/13 07:40 AM,
    QSC Audio has announced the promotions of several senior managers to new leadership roles within its powerful global sales and marketing teams. Gina Bergmann has been promoted to senior director, sales operations and U.S. sales; David Fuller has been promoted to senior director, international sales and technical marketing, and Ray van Straten has been promoted to senior director, marketing communications and training & education. “I am very excited about these management changes and the opportunities they represent for our company’s… View this story
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  • Monday, March 18, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/18/13 07:53 AM,
    Emma Beer has been appointed to the newly created position of communications manager for L-Acoustics headquarters in France. Tasked with overseeing L-Acoustics’ press and media-related activities, Beer has developed a communications career in both the private and public sectors, previously focusing on digital technologies and publishing for the higher education sector, as well as green growth and private sector development at the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). In her new role as communications manager at L-Acoustics in Marcoussis,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsBusinessInstallationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, March 15, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/15/13 10:10 AM,
    Riedel Communications today announced that it has opened a dedicated sales outlet in Mexico City to address growing demand for Riedel solutions in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. This new regional sales effort is being led by Angel González España, who has more than 15 years of experience in the broadcast industry. “Mexico and Central America are interesting and rapidly expanding markets,” said España. “I look forward to providing Riedel customers in the entertainment, broadcast, government, and outside broadcast/mobile… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessNetworking

  • Wednesday, March 13, 2013
    pro audio
    Craig Leerman 03/13/13 01:17 PM,
    How many freelance stagehands does it take to plug in a cable? It sounds like the setup line of a joke, but it’s actually the subject of a recent discussion with a colleague. At a gig a couple of weeks ago, he’d asked a freelance stagehand to plug in a cable at the back of a rack. It was dark, particularly in the recesses of the rack, and the stagehand couldn’t see the channel numbers (let alone the jacks). Without… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallProductionAudioBusinessConcertEngineerTechnician