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Articles Tagged Concert Sound

  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/23/14 02:04 PM,
    When Rome’s DNA Concerti decided to launch a brand new festival in a small picturesque town on the Aburzzo Adriatic coast of Italy, they contacted Blackout to provide the audio, lighting and video for the four-day festival. Blackout in turn delivered Outline PAs for each of the stages at the festival. “We worked for months on ensuring the success of the festival, which involved approximately forty bands from Italy and abroad,” explains Blackout owner Gaetano. “Meeting everybody’s requirements was no… View this story
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  • Monday, September 22, 2014
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    Philip Giddings 09/22/14 01:55 PM,
    SES (Special Event Services) set up what President Jim Brammer terms as “the largest outdoor MLA system deployed in North America thus far” for a sold-out Zac Brown concert at Wrigley Field for 40,000 fans. The event also marked Zac Brown Band’s first as a solo headliner in a major league ballpark, having shared staging earlier this summer with Billy Joel at Boston’s Fenway Park. Both shows were part of the band’s successful “Great American Road Trip” tour that runs… View this story
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  • Monday, September 15, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/15/14 10:36 AM,
    Adamson partner Alpha Sound was recently tapped to provide a substantial Energia sound reinforcement system for the AIA Real Life: NOW Festival held in Seoul, South Korea. The two day festival took place at the Jamsil Olympic Stadium and featured pop icon and trend-setter Lady Gaga as the headliner the second night of the show. Other acts that performed during the festival included Psy, Miss Nine, Sidney Samson, Ivan Gough, Cazzette, twenty one pilots, Man With A Mission, Galaxy Express… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/02/14 02:26 PM,
    This summer American singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne has been playing in sheds across the country promoting his latest album, Supernova. The popular performer is accompanied by a four piece band and reinforced by a full Adamson Energia sound reinforcement system provided by Highland Heights, Ohio-based Eighth Day Sound. This tour was the first time that Jon Lemon, FOH engineer, used a complete Adamson system. Having used the E15 line array enclosures when he was out with Smashing Pumpkins, he was delighted… View this story
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  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 01:09 PM,
    Located at Dyckman Marina in upper Manhattan, the newly rebuilt La Marina NYC sports a restaurant, bar, lounge, and events space that covers more than 75,000 square feet of Hudson River waterfront. To ensure a high level of speech intelligibility and music reproduction for all their events, the venue’s management recently took delivery of a new D.A.S. Audio sound reinforcement system. North Bergen, NJ-based E&A Sound LLC was contracted to design and install the sound system for La Marina NYC’s… View this story
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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 12:51 PM,
    Held at Henry W. Maier Festival Park on the city’s scenic Lake Michigan shoreline, the 47th annual Summerfest bash hosted some of the world’s biggest artists, including Bruno Mars, Outkast, Lady Gaga, Usher, Brad Paisley, OneRepublic, Dave Matthews Band, Luke Bryant, Nas and Ludacris to name just a few. Summerfest’s longtime production provider, Clearwing Productions, chose to rely on DiGiCo consoles to run the FOH mix for six of the festival’s seven largest park stages. This tally comprised SD5s at… View this story
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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 12:39 PM,
    dBTechnologies has recently upgraded their active subwoofer offerings with the new SUB H Series of 15-inch and 18-inch hybrid horn-loaded cabinets. The new design provides extended low-frequency range and high performance output while reducing the cabinet weight and increasing power efficiency. With a hybrid horn-loading designed cabinet, dBTechnologies was able to achieve a one octave lower frequency response then their previous offerings. The enclosure features a front sound wall that is slanted in the direction of the bass reflex ports.… View this story
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  • Friday, August 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/22/14 10:41 AM,
    Having recently completed a rigorous touring schedule with a string of successful performances on Warped 2014 and releasing its third full-length studio LP entitled Ashes to Ashes this summer, deathcore metal artist Chelsea Grin is taking a well deserved break before embarking on yet another 24-date U.S tour this October, alongside The Black Dahlia Murder and Suicide Silence. As one of the ‘heavier’ metal bands to have performed on the Warped Tour, Chelsea Grin depends on Sennheiser microphones and wireless… View this story
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  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/19/14 10:15 AM,
    An Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system recently managed FOH on a tour marking the 40th anniversary of the release of Rick Wakeman’s landmark concept album, Journey To The Centre Of The Earth. Based on the novel by Jules Verne, which also had its 150th anniversary in 2014, the album is one of the rock era’s landmark achievements selling 15 million copies. The 14-date tour comprised performances across the UK, including two dates at the Royal Albert Hall. Each… View this story
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  • Thursday, July 24, 2014
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    Dave Rat 07/24/14 11:56 AM,
    As live mix engineers, the audio reinforcement systems we operate typically fall into two categories: mono or stereo. Yes, there are the occasional opportunities to mix surround sound, and for many events, delay clusters or various fill loudspeakers are common, but for the most part it’s all about some version of mono or stereo. While on the surface it may seem that stereo offers just a version of dual mono, there is a lot more to stereo than just two… View this story
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