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  • Tuesday, June 23, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/23/15 09:58 AM,
    The Pensado Awards, an award show created by the producers of the online video series Pensado’s Place, has announced the date and venue for its second-annual ceremony. Last year’s ceremony hosted a crowd of over 600 recording industry figures, with the live ceremony highlighted by presentations from the likes of Neil Young and Sir Paul McCartney. Some as proud nominees, some as presenters, some there to simply be a part of the evening – and this year’s show is set… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConcertEducationEngineerTechnician

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/22/15 07:06 AM,
    UK postcore 4-piece, Enter Shikari, has just completed tours across Europe and America to promote their latest studio album, carrying an Allen & Heath GLD system to manage monitors. Chosen by monitor engineer, AJ Sutherland, and supplied by Patchwork London for the European leg, the system comprised a Dante-enabled GLD-112 mixer with an AR2412 and two AR84 remote IO racks to manage five pairs of wedges and four stereo IEMs plus the engineer’s listen wedge and cue mix. Promoting Enter… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerMonitoringSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, April 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/09/15 09:52 AM,
    Simple Minds, the pop-rock band that first made waves in the 1980s, is currently in the midst of a UK and European tour, “Big Music + Greatest Hits 2015,” with front of house engineer Olivier Gerard (aka Gg) utilizing an Intelli-X 2 48 loudspeaker processor and system management device from Apex. “On tour you need to be both reliable and efficient,” explained Gerard, who’s been working with the band since 2009. “That means you need good tools. The Intelli-X 2… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVConcertDigitalEngineerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, April 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/02/15 02:34 PM,
    Allen & Heath digital systems were featured at the SXSW Music Festival, with 100+ music venues, held recently in Austin, TX.  GLD Series managed the entire sound reinforcement and sound streaming duties for the British Music Embassy held at Latitude 30, and the flagship iLive system managed live streaming at the Fader Fort. Dual GLD systems split via Dante were installed at the British Music Embassy, the hub of British Music at SXSW. The set up comprised a GLD-112 with… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/02/15 02:00 PM,
    For Grammy-nominated Latin American sound engineer Gabriel Pinheiro, capturing the best audio possible is critical to the success of his work. Pinheiro relies on DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4061 Miniature Omnidirectional Microphones. Pinheiro purchased his first two pairs of DPA microphones, the d:screet 4061 miniature omni mics, about three years ago after taking a tour of the DPA factory in Denmark. He has been using them ever since, including a soon-to-be finished feature film on the life of Brazilian musician, Chico… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingConcertEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 04/02/15 01:11 PM,
    A range of Sennheiser microphones and wireless system were utilized at the recent 2015 Juno Awards, supporting Canadian recognition for technical and artistic achievement in music. The event was broadcast on CTV Television Network and hosted by Jacob Hoggard, lead singer of pop-rock group Hedley, regular users of Sennheiser products and honored with three nominations, including “Album of the Year” for Wild Life. The broadcast reached 1.6 million viewers in Canada and presented an array of talent, featuring live performances… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVConcertEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Monday, March 30, 2015
    Bruce Bartlett 03/30/15 07:58 AM,
    Perhaps the most exciting type of recording comes in the live realm, whether it be in a club or concert hall or stadium. Many musicians and bands want to record live because they feel that’s when they play best. The goal, then, is to capture the performance so it can be brought back alive. Remote recording is exhilarating. The musicians - excited by the audience - often put on a stellar performance. Usually you only get one chance to get… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, February 20, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/20/15 01:42 PM,
    Romance wasn’t the only thing in the air this past Valentine’s Day weekend; so was an L-Acoustics K2 loudspeaker system flown at Hollywood, Florida’s Hard Rock Live for three sold-out concerts by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. Andrea Taglia, who has served as Bocelli’s FOH engineer for nearly nine years, specified the system, which was deployed by PRG. A longtime fan of L-Acoustics’ K1, Taglia also recently used a similar K2 system design for a series of sold-out US arena shows… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Monday, February 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/02/15 04:03 PM,
    The response to their first Yamaha CL5 digital audio console has been tremendous, so Event Pro, Inc. (Hastings, MN), recently made the decision to purchase a second through Metro Sound & Lighting (St. Paul, MN). Event Pro company owner, Neal Wallace, sights high demand, sound quality, and great support from Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, as key reasons for the purchase. Event Pro, Inc. is no stranger to Yamaha having an array of the company’s consoles in its stable. “The ‘two… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/22/15 08:40 AM,
    After more than a dozen years in retirement, Garth Brooks has returned to the road with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, for a global tour that has already sold over one million tickets. DiGiCo SD7 digital consoles lie at the heart of both the front-of-house and monitor positions. The trek, in support of Man Against Machine - Brooks’ first new studio album in 13 years - formally kicked off with 10 shows in Chicago on September 4 and is now moving… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage