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Articles Tagged Concerts

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 08:27 AM,
    This summer, on the Florence date of Sting’s marathon “Back to Bass” tour (the tour originally started in 2011, coinciding with the release of two compilation albums commemorating the 25th anniversary of his solo career), the artist and his band performed at the city’s Cascine Park. Outline‘s GTO audio rig was supplied by Emporio On Stage and mixed by the artist’s veteran front of house engineer Howard Page, for a sold-out audience. Page explains, “The secret to good live sound… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 06:51 AM,
    Back in 2012, Ultra Worldwide, producers of the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, launched a new event concept appropriately named ‘Road to Ultra’. The journey unfolded through Thailand, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Colombia, Paraguay and Chile. The most recent addition to the portfolio—the Hong Kong edition, scheduled to take place in the noise sensitive new urban development area of West Kowloon Cultural District’s Nursery Park—was supported by MLA arrays from Martin Audio. The electronic music extravaganza set out to unite fellow… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 12:14 PM,
    Canadian rental company Omnison has debuted NEXO’s STM modular line array system against the backdrop of the International Balloon Festival at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. The annual event is one of the five biggest festivals in Quebec, a 9-day fiesta themed around the hot air balloon, and including diverse music, comedy and animation programming for its 400,000 visitors. Omnison has a long history with NEXO products, with stock inventory of GEO T and GEO D Series systems, and over 60 cabinets of GEO… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 09:12 AM,
    Two years ago, a catchy little pop ditty titled “All About That Bass” hit the Internet and radio waves. Although some might have assumed a quick, one-hit-wonder-fueled-by-YouTube ride for writer and singer Meghan Trainor, the video for that song has amassed a staggering 1.6 billion YouTube views and Trainor now has six top 15 Billboard Hot 100 hits and a 2016 Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Monitor mix engineer Tony Luna has been with her since her first tour… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 08:11 AM,
    Rock in Rio is one of the largest, most recognized music festivals in the world, with several global affiliations. At the Lisbon event in Portugal’s capital at Parque da Bella Vista, K-array’s Firenze system featuring Slim Array Technology (SAT) and digital steering was chosen by Brazilian rental company, Gabisom, to be installed and operated at the festival’s secondary stage sponsored by Vodafone. The stage was scheduled to host 3 live shows each day for a grueling 14-day period. The system… View this story
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  • Monday, September 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/26/16 08:42 AM,
    When sound designer for The Hubble Cantata, Garth MacAleavey, began to plan his sound setup for this year’s live event, he knew that DPA Microphones needed to be part of the show. What he wasn’t expecting, was how essential DPA would become to the overall performance. “I was first introduced to a DPA representative through a mutual friend and Grammy winning sound engineer Marc Urselli,” says MacAleavey. “I told him about this wildly ambitious gig, and how I really wanted… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/26/16 06:38 AM,
    Friends With Benefits is a nonprofit organization that produces concerts to benefit local charities, raising more than $100,000 in the past year alone. Every April, in downtown Augusta, the organization puts on a concert called The Major Rager, and it also offers a popular series called The Riverwalk Revival. The shows are held at the lovely Jessye Norman Amphitheater, adjacent to the Augusta Commons on the shore of the Savannah River, and they are recorded and webcast. For these events,… View this story
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  • Friday, September 23, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/23/16 11:36 AM,
    During a recent week-long tour of Mexico, pope Francis addressed record audiences at five venues around the country, accompanied by Solid State Logic Live L500 and L300 consoles in a variety of roles. Miguel Angel Tapia Trujillo was the front of house engineer at the Parque Chamizal in Ciudad Juárez. His SSL L500 console used the SSL Blacklight II high bandwidth multiplexed MADI connection for around 90 inputs from stage including choir, orchestra, and podium microphones, plus the stage feeds… View this story
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    PSW Staff 09/23/16 07:10 AM,
    With over four million tickets sold to concerts that have taken place in 35 countries, The Australian Pink Floyd Show has amazed millions of concertgoers with a replication of the classic UK band’s live show. Employing a collection of visual aids (including lasers, inflatables and 3D stereoscopic projection), the group’s live shows recreate the look, feel and sound of Pink Floyd’s later world tours. For over 120 shows this year, the touring ensemble has had DiGiCo SD consoles on tour… View this story
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  • Thursday, September 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/22/16 02:13 PM,
    San Diego-based rock/roots/reggae outfit Slightly Stoopid recently wrapped up its ninth coast-to-coast summertime tour of North American amphitheaters and pavilions. Billed as the Return of the Red Eye Summer Tour—with support from SOJA and Fortunate Youth, as well as other acts on select dates—the trek ran from mid-June through the end of August carrying L-Acoustics K2 arrays supplied by Miami-based Beach Sound. Although Return of the Red Eye marked the third consecutive summer that Beach Sound had toured with Slightly… View this story
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