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Articles Tagged Concerts

  • Friday, July 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/22/16 06:03 AM,
    Special Event Services (SES) of Winston-Salem, NC recently purchased a new Yamaha PM10 Digital Audio Console and immediately put it out on tour with monitor engineer David Baker for Lynyrd Skynyrd. “After having owned many of the original PM1Ds, we were eagerly awaiting its successor, states vice president/co-owner/head of audio, Jason Farah. The Yamaha PM1D was such a reliable platform, there was no question we’d add the PM10 to our inventory.” Farah said SES still owns and uses Yamaha digital… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, July 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/21/16 10:10 AM,
    JBL by Harman Professional Solutions VTX Series line arrays recently helped JHE Production support Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola. The 22nd annual festival was held in conjunction with the Coca-Cola 600 weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway and featured a lineup of top country music artists, including Montgomery Gentry, Chris Young, Kellie Pickler and The Band Perry. “There were two large office buildings on either side of the stage, so we were a little worried about the… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/21/16 06:31 AM,
    Danish singer Lukas Forchhammer, the frontman of the band Lukas Graham, has chosen the new d:facto linear vocal microphone from DPA Microphones for the band’s current European tour. Lukas Graham’s production manager and front of house engineer Frank Grønbæk says that the microphone has made it possible to significantly reduce the amount of processing needed. “I’m a big fan of d:facto vocal microphones and I’ve had very good experiences using them with other artists,” Grønbæk says. “When I started working… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/20/16 03:17 PM,
    JBL by Harman Professional Solutions VTX Series loudspeakers, powered by Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers, were selected for the annual LakeShake music festival and tens of thousands of country music fans. The festival’s audio provider, Thunder Audio, deployed their JBL VTX V25-II loudspeakers on the shores of Lake Michigan for three days of live performances. “VTX has a great reputation in the country music industry,” said Greg Snyder, Business Development manager at Thunder Audio. “Many top touring acts include VTX on… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/20/16 10:26 AM,
    Created by Philly POPS Music director Michael Krajewski, Cirque Goes to the Movies merges epic movie music with Cirque aerialists, contortionists, strong men and dancers, and was the grand finale of the Philly POPS 2015-2016 season. Cirque Goes to the Movies was performed live at Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, with sound design created by Houser Audio exclusively with VUE Audiotechnik loudspeakers. Andre Houser, founder and chief engineer of Houser Audio, has been handling audio for the… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/19/16 12:23 PM,
    Three-time MOBO Award winner Beverley Knight recently completed a tour of UK theaters in support of her brand new album, Soulsville. DiGiCo SD10-24 digital mixing consoles, supplied by London-based audio rental company Capital Sound Hire Limited, graced both her front of house and monitor positions. Front of house engineer Robin Tombs and monitor engineer Simon Panos have both been working with Knight for a number of years. “I first started working with her in 2011. Her album Soul UK had… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/19/16 11:00 AM,
    OSA International of Chicago, Las Vegas and Nashville is again supporting Steely Dan on “The Dan Who Knew Too Much Tour” featuring special guest Steve Winwood with Martin Audio MLA loudspeakers. The tour encompasses a variety of venues from amphitheaters to arenas which, given two iconic artists with different musical signatures and Steely Dan’s reputation for superior audio, places extra pressure on the OSA crew of Kevin Gillson (system engineer) and Werner Gerbracht (stage and PA tech) to excel in… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/19/16 09:17 AM,
    The Chevrolet Cruze Park Stage, one of the top three venues at the recent CMA Music Festival in Nashville, delivered audio to thousands of fans with the help of an Eastern Acoustic Works Adaptive Performance sound reinforcement system provided by Sound Image, Nashville. Located between the Country Music Hall of Fame, Bridgestone Arena and Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the Cruze Park Stage hosted a variety of up-and-coming country stars including Andy Griggs, Halfway to Hazard, The Sheepdogs, Lauren Alaina and Brett… View this story
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  • Monday, July 18, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/18/16 12:33 PM,
    Adele is currently playing to sold-out arenas on a world tour. The elaborate sound needs require a constant focus on the singer and her voice. Acoustic effects are paired with consummate style during the entirety of the show. To meet the high expectations of audio perfection, the engineering team relies on the new beyerdynamic TG MM1w interchangeable measurement microphone capsule to accurately test audio levels with the benefits of its ease of use. The performance utilizes sections of both stage… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/18/16 11:18 AM,
    Jim Ebdon has been the front of house engineer for Maroon 5 since the early stages of the band’s rise in the global pop-rock scene. The most recent tour of US and Europe finishes in July before a new round starts in Texas in September. Accompanying Ebdon throughout this is his new choice of console - the Solid State Logic L500 Plus. On hearing a direct comparison between the L500 and other consoles at a festival, Ebdon was inspired to… View this story
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