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  • Friday, February 20, 2015
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    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
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    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
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  • Thursday, January 22, 2015
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    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

  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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    PSW Staff 01/13/15 03:14 PM,
    The Dear GIRL Tour is the ongoing debut concert tour by American singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams. Williams kicked off the tour in Manchester, England, with a full Adamson sound reinforcement system. The European tour was spearheaded by Sound Image out of Escondido, California, with UK-based Wigwam providing the Adamson PA. Kyle Hamilton, FOH engineer for Williams, specifically chose the Adamson Energia line arrays to support performances at major arenas throughout Europe. “They asked me what PA I preferred when we were… View this story
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  • Friday, November 07, 2014
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    PSW Staff 11/07/14 12:00 PM,
    MGM Resorts International and Live Nation teamed up this fall to produce the inaugural Route 91 Harvest country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip over October’s first weekend reinforced by a L-Acoustics K1/K2 line arrays. Staged on a huge lot across the famed boulevard from MGM’s Luxor, the three-day event featured some of the biggest names in country music, including nightly headliners Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and Jason Aldean, plus more than two dozen other classic artists and fast-rising… View this story
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  • Thursday, October 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/23/14 01:04 PM,
    Robert Lawrence Event Production Resource brings Outline’s systems to V Festival, one of the biggest live music events in Europe Robert Lawrence Event Production Resource, one of the UK’s leading event production support companies, recently installed Outline’s Butterfly and Mantas line array systems, along with DVS 118 subs, in Virgin Media’s ‘Our House’ at V Festival - considered one of the best live music events in Europe. The all-weekend house party continued for the 4th year at V Festival with… View this story
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  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/21/14 10:50 AM,
    Since its opening, The Roost has been carving out a new space for live music in north Austin, TX. Owned by local music mavens the Cotton Brothers — Jimbo, John, Bobby and David — the 3,400-square-foot music venue opened with a New Year’s Eve run by Joe Ely. Since then, it’s been drawing rave reviews for everything from its bookings (e.g. Kelly Willis, Bruce Robison, Carolyn Wonderland and Reckless Kelly) to its sound, which local entertainment blog AustinPixels.com called “perfect.”… View this story
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  • Thursday, October 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 11:24 AM,
    Corey Hart hung up his sunglasses for good at an emotional sold-out farewell concert for 13,500 hometown fans at Montreal’s Bell Centre, supported by an SSL Live console at front of house. A 1980s phenom, Hart has had nine consecutive Top 40 hits, with “Sunglasses at Night” being his most recognizable. Outfitted with sound services by Solotech in Canada, it was another local Montreal hero, Denis Savage, who mixed the show and the week-long rehearsal. For Hart’s Farewell concert, the… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/23/14 01:06 PM,
    Students at California Baptist University’s (CBU) Collinsworth School of Music are not only taught the art of making music, but the best possible way to enhance the performance aspect of their instrument or voice. That’s why their professors and mentors turn to DPA Microphones for on-stage amplification, which ensures that students gain first-hand experience with world-renowned professional equipment. With an audio locker that features a combination of the company’s d:vote 4099 Instrument Mics, d:fine Directional Headset Mics and a stereo… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 12:54 PM,
    San Francisco-based singer-songwriter Jeff Campbell has been playing hundreds of shows a year in dozens of cities and continues to build a loyal following through his energetic performances. Recently selected as the winner of Guitar Center’s National Singer Songwriter 2 Competition out of over 13,000 entrants, Campbell was given the chance to record a five-song EP with GRAMMY-winning producer John Shanks and perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live. “I’ve been lucky, and I’m doing well,” states Campbell. “In between my larger… View this story
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