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Articles Tagged Concert Sound

  • 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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerSound ReinforcementStage

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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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductConcertManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • 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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerMicrophoneStageWireless

  • 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
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConcertConsolesEngineerMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/22/14 02:04 PM,
    GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter and producer Bruno Mars recently performed at the Wireless Festival in Finsbury Park in London using an Audio-Technica Artist Elite 5000 Series wireless system with an AEW-T6100a hypercardioid dynamic handheld microphone/transmitter throughout his performance. The event was part of Mars’ Moonshine Jungle Tour 2014, the ongoing second concert tour by Mars in support of his second studio album, Unorthodox Jukebox.The tour began on June 22, 2013 and will continue through September 6, 2014. Audio-Technica View this story
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  • Monday, July 07, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/07/14 05:46 PM,
    Berwyn, a western suburb of Chicago, has its share of up-and-coming music clubs on Roosevelt Road. The most recent addition, Wire, opened last fall in the former Oakwyn Theater. Built in 1934 and formerly a mid-century movie house and Teamsters union hall, the 10,000-square-foot space has been completely renovated with an expansive rebuild to house the 400-seat club as well as a mezzanine level with offices, recording studio and VIP area. Further setting Wire apart from the other venues in… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, July 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/02/14 08:43 AM,
    Franz Ferdinand’s monitor engineer, Tom Howat, selected an Allen & Heath iLive modular system for the band’s recent tour of European and USA in support of their fourth album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action. Comprising an iLive-112 Surface and iDR10 Mixrack with additional PL10 remote controller, the iLive monitor system manages six wedge mixes, five stereo RF IEM mixes and one stereo hardwired IEM mix, three effects sends and two mixes for FOH. “I came across the iLive systems… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 01, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/01/14 11:41 AM,
    Country music star Dierks Bentley is currently out headlining his 2014 Riser Tour through the fall. VER Tour Sound is supplying a sound reinforcement system featuring Harman’s JBL VTX line arrays powered by Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers. Christie Lites is providing a full Harman Martin rig for the dynamic lighting system, highlighted by MAC Quantum fixtures. The audio system features a left-right hang of 16 JBL VTX V25 line array loudspeakers per side, with six VTX S28 subwoofers per side… View this story
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