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Articles Tagged Concerts

  • Wednesday, October 26, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/26/16 08:37 AM,
    Up and coming Canadian singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes recently toured the United States and Canada with Adamson E-Series loudspeakers provided by Cleveland, Ohio-based Eighth Day Sound. “I had not used the rig before, but had heard it many times and really liked the sound quality,” explains Tom Wood, front of house engineer for Mendes. “When I talked with Eighth Day Sound and they explained how flexible the system was, I knew it would work—and it was exceptional.” The tour was on… View this story
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  • Tuesday, October 25, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/25/16 12:06 PM,
    Editor’s Note: Here’s an interesting thread from the PSW Live Audio Board (LAB) forums. It’s lightly edited for grammar and formatting. Enjoy. Posted by John I’ll be working with some bands where the rider notes a mic and DI for bass. Maybe I’ve worked with quiet bass players, if there is such an animal. But the few times I’ve tried it, I’ve soloed the mic in my cans and found that the drum bleed was as loud or louder than… View this story
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  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/21/16 12:50 PM,
    Burning Man has wrapped up and PK Sound is celebrating another successful system deployment. PK powered Camp Questionmark for another week-long romp in the desert, complete with some of the biggest acts in electronic music, stunning visuals, and throngs of enthusiastic music lovers. Over 70,000 people gathered in Nevada’s desert to erect the temporary social experiment that is Black Rock City, a community that spawns so many artistic, musical, and performing arts creations that it is impossible to take it… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/21/16 07:27 AM,
    Allen & Heath is celebrating global success with its flagship dLive digital mixing system, which has been specified by many engineers on international riders over its first season, culminating in over 150 touring PA rental companies investing in the product worldwide. “dLive has turned a lot of touring engineers’ heads with its smart, customizable workflows and stunning FX and DEEP processing plugins. The 96kHz sampling rate, plus dLive’s potential for expansion and integration make it a no-brainer,” explains Leon Phillips,… View this story
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  • Thursday, October 20, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/20/16 02:16 PM,
    BAE Audio announces that it has partnered with Los Angeles club The Viper Room to enhance the club’s signal chain with analog outboard gear. BAE Audio’s Colin Liebich assembled a package of gear to provide a recording-studio-quality input section for The Viper Room’s mixing board. BAE has an established relationship with The Viper Room and owner Darin Feinstein, which has been extended throughout the year with the popularity of its Monday Night Sunset Jams. “BAE Audio gear is well known… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAnalogConcertProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 10/20/16 09:59 AM,
    In September 2016, the open air festival “Rock im Bergbad” celebrated a successful premiere in Bückeburg in Germany’s Lower Saxony. In the unique backdrop of the local mountain swimming pool, four high-profile acts performed in front of the landscape panorama of Harrl and the Weser mountains. Auditiv GmbH, based in Kassel, set up an Alcons Audio LR18 pro-ribbon line array as technical service provider for the event. The line-up of the festival consisted of the former Genesis front man Ray… View this story
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  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/19/16 09:48 AM,
    Over 600 d&b audiotechnik loudspeakers, nearly 150 D80 amplifiers, and twenty nine delay towers for one stage; this was an event on an almost unprecedented scale. Blonia Park, near Poland’s ancient city of Kraków, was the venue for the thirteenth World Youth Day. Since the inaugural gathering in Rome in 1986, the Catholic Church has invited young people of all faiths and persuasions to congregate at events held globally, from Toronto to Sydney to Denver, to Manila in the Philippines.… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/19/16 08:49 AM,
    Five-time Grammy award winner Celine Dion has resumed her residency at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, with her long-time front of house engineer and tour manager Denis Savage, and systems engineer Frankie Desjardins, choosing the Solid State Logic L500 live console for front of house duties. Desjardins is chief technical adviser at Solotech. He has also been the systems engineer for Dion and Savage for over 20 years. “The show might look simple enough, but it’s actually quite complicated,” he… View this story
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    PSW Staff 10/19/16 07:47 AM,
    With rescheduled tour dates locked in for the fall of 2016, Tears For Fears were back on the road starting in the state of Washington and ending in San Diego, CA. Still going strong after more than 30 years, the British duo used Clearwing Productions (Phoenix, AZ) to handle audio and lighting, taking along a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 digital audio console for front of house duties that was provided by Hi-Tech Audio (Hayward, CA). Clearwing also provided an audio front… View this story
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  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/18/16 12:42 PM,
    The 47th annual Dove Awards in Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville honored the top musical artists across all genres of Christian music. The event was televised on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 16, with KING & COUNTRY and Tye Tribbett hosting. The host microphones chosen for the show were Shure Beta 87C. For live performances, the dozens of artists on the show relied on Shure wireless microphones and in-ear monitor systems supplied by CTS Audio. The… View this story
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