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Articles Tagged Business

  • Tuesday, February 12, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/12/13 06:55 AM,
    MUSIC Group, the corporate parent of Behringer, has announced the immediate appointment of Indiana-based Starin as its exclusive fulfiller for all 50 U.S. states and protectorates. Starin had previously represented Behringer in select territories while the rest of the country was served by Shoreview Distribution. The company reports that Starin has sufficient quantities of product on hand to fill all orders across the country. David O’Kelly, vice president of global sales for MUSIC Group, announced the appointment. “Starin has proven… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessManufacturer

  • Monday, February 11, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/11/13 11:15 AM,
    Avid has announced that its board of directors has appointed Louis Hernandez as president and chief executive officer. Hernandez succeeds former president and chief executive officer Gary Greenfield, who will remain on Avid’s board of directors. Hernandez has been a member of the Avid board since 2008. Most recently, he was also chairman of the board and CEO of Open Solutions, Inc., a technology provider to financial institutions worldwide, which was acquired in January 2013 by Fiserv, Inc. “Louis is… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessManufacturer

  • Friday, February 08, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/08/13 02:00 PM,
    Powersoft has announced the appointment of the company iLED (Pty) Ltd. as its new exclusive distributor for the Republic of South Africa. iLED is a Johannesburg based distribution company which has built a strong reputation in the custom install and home integration markets. With the addition in 2010 of industry veteran Justin Mamulis, iLED has made a push into the pro audio sector and are positioning themselves at the high end of the market with both Powersoft and UK-based Traction… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAmplifierAVBusinessManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, February 07, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/07/13 04:47 PM,
    Award-winning South African front of house engineer, Marius Marais, has long been a fan of Studer and Soundcraft mixing consoles. Recently, he increased his mixing arsenal adding a Studer Vista 5 SR, a Soundcraft Vi1 and Si Compact (with optical card)—all supplied by Harman Professional’s South African distributor, Wild & Marr. Marais’ CV includes “SA Idols”—and he has also been associated with the South African Music Awards (SAMA), the 2010 FIFA World Cup and other high-profile events. The Vista 5… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, February 06, 2013
    church sound
    Gary Zandstra 02/06/13 05:22 PM,
    With the plethora of new (and affordable) digital mixers on the market, it’s easy to be overwhelmed with features, options and pricing. So how do you determine the right board for your situation? I use the same criteria as purchasing an analog console with just a few additional twists. When purchasing an analog console, there are five primary aspects that I suggest looking at. (Well, six if you include price.) 1) Quality. I’m a big fan of “touching and feeling”… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogAnalogConsolesDigitalMixerSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • clair
    PSW Staff 02/06/13 05:11 PM,
    On February 11 2013, ConcertSound Clair officially changes its trading name to Clair UK and begins the latest chapter of its illustrious life as one of Britain’s first-generation live audio service companies. Founded in 1977 as Concert Sound Limited, the firm evolved from the break-up of Welsh rock band, Man, whose team included manager Barrie Marshall, agent Tim Boyle from the Arthur Howes Agency, tour manager David ‘Tag’ Hall and road crew Jeff Hooper and Robert Collins. At Boyle’s suggestion,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • yamaha
    PSW Staff 02/06/13 06:04 AM,
    In a move to provide live sound engineers with experience with the new CL digital console, Yamaha Commercial Audio has introduced a “test drive” campaign with participating Yamaha CL dealers. The company’s initial test drive campaign was first implemented more than 10 years ago. Beginning now through June 30, participating Yamaha CL dealers are offering a 72-hour CL test drive to live sound engineers free of charge (dealer may require deposit, shipping/delivery fees). The complete system includes a racked, 2RU… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductTrainingAVBusinessConsolesDigitalEngineerMixer

  • prosoundweb
    PSW Staff 02/06/13 05:33 AM,
    Pro audio industry veteran Doug Green has launched DGC Worldwide, a new consultancy to provide strategic business development and sales channel support—with a focus on the installed sound market—for manufacturers and distributors in the professional audio industry. DGC Worldwide is providing these services across international regions, on a customized as-needed basis. “In launching DGCW, I can now leverage the wide array of experiences I have gained over the years in the fundamental business domains of the international pro audio business… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusiness

  • Monday, February 04, 2013
    PSW Staff 02/04/13 06:26 PM,
    Genelec Inc. has announced the appointment of Paul Stewart to the position of territory manager – East Coast (U.S.). Stewart, who has been with Genelec since 2006 and previously served as product specialist, will assume greater sales responsibilities in the Eastern U.S. as Genelec prepares for a strong 2013 with new product introductions and continued sales initiatives. The announcement was made by Genelec managing director Lisa Kaufmann. A graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Stewart draws on more than… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoring

  • full compass
    PSW Staff 02/04/13 12:09 PM,
    Full Compass is the new North American distributor for Triad-Orbit Advanced Microphone Stand Systems, adding the innovative line to its considerable product offerings. Triad-Orbit systems are based on TRIAD articulating tripod mic stands. Their tripod bases have the weight and stability of larger cast iron bases without the bulky footprint. Each leg of the base is adjustable into five positions using Triad-Orbit’s patent-pending ratcheting mechanism. The angle of the stand can be adjusted at the base up to 65 degrees… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAVBusinessSound ReinforcementStudio