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Articles Tagged Concert

  • Thursday, April 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/17/14 09:26 AM,
    Since forming in December 2011, Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer has gained an impressive following, performing as the opening act for One Direction (a role they will reprise on an upcoming tour), had their debut single “She Looks So Perfect” hit Number One in 39 countries and sold out headlining shows in Australia, the U.S. and the UK in minutes. During the course of these events, the band and front of house engineer John Delf have toured… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 04/17/14 08:47 AM,
    Known as the King of Country and called a living legend by many industry critics, country music artist/producer George Strait is in the midst of a two-year, multi-city tour titled The Cowboy Rides Away, stated to be his farewell to active touring. The sound team is utilizing Royer Labs R-101, R-121, and R-122 ribbon microphones on several key instruments. George Olson, who serves as the lead audio technician and front of house engineer for worked through Onstage Systems of Dallas,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, April 14, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/14/14 10:57 AM,
    New Zealand’s hit alternative rock band The Naked and Famous is touring the world with their Telefunken M81 dynamic microphones.  Following their performance at the Coachella Festival in April, the band tours Australia before returning to the States in May and June. “We discovered the Telefunken M81 while rehearsing at Bedrock Studios in LA,” recalled Aaron Short, who plays keyboards in the band.  “The big challenge on stage is getting the right rejection from the mic. We’re very loud onstage… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 04/14/14 10:19 AM,
    Live Monitor Engineer Daniel Gonzales (Beyoncé, Frank Ocean, Gungor) is part of a growing trend of live audio professionals turning to tools from Waves Audio when working with some of the biggest names in music. Gonzales has been using the Waves Mercury and SSL 4000 Collection SoundGrid bundles when mixing monitors for Beyoncé. Gonzales notes: “I first started using Waves plugins while attending recording school in 2005. I was using Waves in my class projects, editing foley work and sound… View this story
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  • Thursday, March 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/27/14 02:18 PM,
    Popular rock band Umphrey’s McGee are touring with a wide assortment of Telefunken dynamic microphones for vocals and drums. “Keeping the drum kit out of a drummer’s vocal mic is difficult.,” says FOH mixer Chris Mitchell.  “The M81-SH offers great rejection while still sounding natural and strong.” Originally from South Bend, Indiana, the music of Umphrey’s McGee is often referred to as progressive improvisation or “Improg”. Although the band is part of the jam band scene, with ever-changing setlists, improvisation,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/25/14 07:00 AM,
    An Adamson Energía system was called in to reinforce a concert for 10,000 celebrating Chinese small household appliance manufacturer Donlim’s 25th anniversary. The outdoor concert, featuring popular Chinese artists Sun Nan, Mao Ning and Sun Yue, drew a tremendous crowd at the campus of Shunde Polytechnic vocational college. The Adamson system was provided by DMX, a prominent professional audio and distribution company headquartered in Guangzhou, China. The sound company provided left/right line arrays of six E15 and four E12 enclosures.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, March 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/24/14 11:07 AM,
    Justin Timberlake has again selected Montreal’s Solotech as the audio provider for his “20/20 Experience” world tour. To ensure the tour’s success, the sound company has in turn designated Shure as its primary wireless supplier. The 2014 tour, which began in January, is currently in its second leg with dates across North America. Solotech RF Technician Éric Marchand is currently on the road with the band. “I’ve been working as a touring wireless specialist for the last six years,” he… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageTechnicianWireless

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    PSW Staff 03/24/14 10:58 AM,
    Two Midas PRO6 digital mixing consoles were recently employed to mix the first in a series of “secret” performances by multi-platinum recording artist Prince, at the legendary Electric Ballroom in Camden, UK. The PRO6 consoles were supplied by LMC Audio Systems Ltd., and operated by the well-established production company – DB Audio. DB Audio and the Electric Ballroom have enjoyed a nearly 30-year relationship, and have seen several digital boards rotate through the historic venue over that period. DB Audio… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, March 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/21/14 01:09 PM,
    SpeakerPower’s Ultimate Sub Amplifiers are designed from the ground up to specifically to meet the unique demand for long term high power output at extremely low frequencies of synthesized bass in electronic dance music for festivals, concerts and night clubs. High efficiency ensures cool running and reliability even in adverse environments found in touring or outdoor venues. Designed for full time 2 ohm operation, the high power output can be used to fully drive multiple parallel woofers economically in large… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/18/14 10:18 AM,
    Ultimate Sound and Light, located in Tallahassee, Florida, recently provided a RCF and dBTechnologies sound reinforcement system for the new Cascades Park Capital City Amphitheater also located in Tallahassee. The new 3,500 seat venue will kick off its inaugural season in April with performances by Tracy Lawrence and Charlie Wilson. April also marks the 20th anniversary for Ultimate Sound and Light. Throughout their 20 year history, the production company has provided services for several Presidents, tour management and engineering for… View this story
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