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  • Wednesday, March 06, 2013
    live sound international
    Karl Winkler 03/06/13 05:19 PM,
    Vintage muscle cars now commonly sell for $30,000. What the heck is going on? I mean, come on – those cars were never truly “great,” were they? I suppose it’s a subjective matter, with some nostalgia thrown in for good measure. Now that the teenagers of the 1960s are middle-aged folks with disposable income, they’re fueling a demand that seems, well, largely unfounded. But that’s how value works, doesn’t it? Supply and demand. There are relatively few of those cars… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogOpinionBusinessEngineerSound ReinforcementSystemTechnician

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    PSW Staff 03/06/13 12:16 PM,
    With the completion last week of its acquisition of Martin Professional and the foundation of a lighting business unit within Harman Professional, Harman today announced two key promotions. Effective immediately, Lars Dige Knudsen is promoted to Vice President, General Manager, Lighting Strategic Business Unit, Harman Professional (taking over from Martin’s previous CEO Christian Engsted), and Villads Thomsen is promoted to Vice President, Global Sales, Lighting Strategic Business Unit, Harman Professional.  According to Blake Augsburger, President Harman Professional, these moves will… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingBusinessManufacturer

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    PSW Staff 03/06/13 11:09 AM,
    Movek LLC, distributors of myMix have appointed three new rep firms in the United States. The SG Group for Southern California, Clark County Nevada and AZ, Pro Media Marketing for the Eastern Central States and MMI Marketing for the NYC/NJ Metro Area.  “We are psyched about this product and about its potential in our territory—myMix is a tool that brings a lot of value with it,” stated Steve Gorski, SGI Group, about the new development.  The company stated that recent… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessConcertMixerMonitoringStudio

  • Tuesday, March 05, 2013
    joeco
    PSW Staff 03/05/13 03:16 PM,
    JoeCo has announced the appointment of Advanced Communication Equipment International Co. Ltd (ACE) as the new distributor for the BlackBox recorder and player in China, Hong Kong and Macau. Headquartered in Hong Kong, with regional offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, ACE has over 30 years of experience in distribution, consultancy and system integration. The company adds JoeCo’s BlackBox family of multi-channel live audio recorders and players to an extensive portfolio of pro audio, AV and lighting products. “We are… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessManufacturer

  • Monday, March 04, 2013
    electro-voice
    PSW Staff 03/04/13 06:52 PM,
    Enter to win Electro-Voice loudspeakers, subwoofers and microphones in the latest PSW Sweepstakes. ProSoundWeb is giving away Electro-Voice prizes in March, April and May. Specifically, for each drawing, we’re giving away: March: Two RE320 premium dynamic microphones valued at $998. April: Two ZLX-12P 12-inch, 2-way powered loudspeakers valued at $1,958. May (Grand Prize): Two ZLX-15P 15-inch, 2-way powered loudspeakers and two ELX118P subwoofers (with poles) valued at $3,285. Three prizes in all — awarded at the end of March, April… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundFeaturePollProductionAudioAVBusinessMicrophone

  • live sound international
    Tim Weaver 03/04/13 06:31 PM,
    The corporate world calls it “workflow,” and in audio, we generally call it “prepping the show” as well as “load in-load out” and “set up-strike.” But none of it is quite adequate in describing effective practices in our overall approach to every show. In running a small sound company in Texas for almost a decade, it occurred to me that there might be a lack of information about how to go about these common yet vital aspects of working in… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallBusinessEngineerInterconnectLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementTechnician

  • ascap
    PSW Staff 03/04/13 03:36 PM,
    The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has announced that it distributed more than $827 million in royalties to its songwriter, composer and publisher members in the calendar year ended 2012, a slight increase over 2011. 2012 became the fifth year in a row that ASCAP distributed in excess of $800 million to its members – the only performing rights organization to do so. ASCAP maintained its high level of royalty payments to members through careful financial management,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessStudio

  • presonus
    PSW Staff 03/04/13 10:56 AM,
    PreSonus is celebrating the release of Universal Control 1.7 with integrated Rational Acoustics Smaart audio analysis and optimization software by offering a free PRM1 precision reference microphone with the purchase of a StudioLive 24.4.2 digital mixer. The offer runs from March 1 to May 31, 2013. The PRM1 mic normally lists for $99, U.S. Smaart Measurement Technology provides a spectrograph and real-time analyzer (RTA) that lets the user see, graphically, what’s going on with the mix, fostering quick fixes of… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVBusinessConsolesMeasurementMicrophoneMixerSignalSoftware

  • Friday, March 01, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/01/13 06:15 AM,
    Renaat De Wilde has joined entertainment lighting manufacturer High End Systems as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Based at High End’s Austin, Texas headquarters, Renaat will be responsible for the management and continuing development of the company’s sales effort, with focus on our markets outside of North America. CEO Bill Morris comments, “We’re very excited to have Renaat join High End Systems. He has proven sales leadership experience, specifically outside of North America and that will be his focus this… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingBusinessConsolesManufacturer

  • Thursday, February 28, 2013
    harman
    PSW Staff 02/28/13 10:03 AM,
    Harman announced today it has completed its acquisition of Martin Professional A/S of Denmark, a leading provider of lighting solutions for the entertainment, architectural, and commercial sectors. Blake Augsburger, Harman executive vice president and president of the Harman Pro division, states, “As we move forward together and institute Martin Professional as a business unit within Harman Professional, our customers from both the lighting and AV disciplines will soon be able to capitalize on joint innovations, efficiencies and access to our… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundProductionNewsProductionAVBusinessManufacturer