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  • Thursday, December 18, 2014
    meyer sound
    PSW Staff 12/18/14 01:28 PM,
    The CP Holiday Trains are spreading the joy of the season—and filling local food banks with donations—across Canada and the northern U.S. Supported by Meyer Sound systems, the brightly decorated trains draw thousands of people who brave the winter cold to partake in the festivities. With two separate 14-car trains traveling west across Canada and the U.S., the Holiday Train program delivers free live music shows in more than 150 communities, encouraging attendees to bring donations for local food banks.… View this story
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  • martin audio
    PSW Staff 12/18/14 12:59 PM,
    Specializing in audio production, rentals and sales, Las Vegas-based The Wave recently added a dozen of Martin Audio WS218X subwoofers to its growing inventory. “We wanted additional low end reinforcement for live shows and DJ events, and chose the Martin Audio WS218X because it’s a good sounding, high output subwoofer from a brand known and respected by engineers and audio people around the world,” states Scott Fisher, owner of The Wave. “Getting these was a win-win all the way around.”… View this story
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  • Friday, December 12, 2014
    harman pro
    PSW Staff 12/12/14 05:41 PM,
    Local distributor ACE recently provided a variety of Harman Professional components to deliver sound reinforcement at the welcome banquet of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Beijing, including JBL Professional VTX line arrays, Crown Audio I-Tech HD amplifiers, Soundcraft Vi6 mixing consoles, and BSS Audio BLU-800 signal processors. Ten national music performances were the highlight of the evening at the Beijing National Aquatics Center (Water Cube), where the banquet was held, originally used for the 2008 Summer Olympics swimming… View this story
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  • Thursday, December 11, 2014
    PSW Staff 12/11/14 05:27 PM,
    Robert Lawrence Event Production Resource utilized an extensive range of Outline loudspeakers to distribute sound over large areas outside Wembley Stadium in London for this year’s National Football League (NFL) International Series. Fans were presented with live entertainment in several areas, with Robert Lawrence EPR deploying Outline Butterfly, Mantas, Doppia, DVS 12 and DVS 10 loudspeakers, as well as DVS 118 SW subwoofers. For the final game, a large Orbit stage was brought in for performances that were supported by… View this story
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  • Tuesday, December 09, 2014
    das audio
    PSW Staff 12/09/14 03:57 PM,
    Al Rentals deployed D.A.S. Audio Event and Action Series loudspeakers for the recent 2014 Cayman Islands Pirates Week Festival, which ran for 10 days in the British Overseas Territory, featuring concerts, street dances, competitions, games, a parade, and sports events. A leading audio and production provider in the region, AI Rentals outfitted the main stage with a system headed by two hangs of eight Event 210A loudspeakers plus two more for in fill, mounted on the subs. Those subs were… View this story
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  • Monday, December 08, 2014
    PSW Staff 12/08/14 09:14 AM,
    Coinciding with the reopening of an iconic Manhattan venue, PBS recently broadcast a 60-minute primetime special, Michael Feinstein at The Rainbow Room, as part of its Fall Arts Festival programming. A DPA microphone user, Feinstein’s long-time production manager and front of house engineer Andy Brattain ensured that the performer’s microphone of choice was used for the taping, which included a variety show and a series of big band performances. As a result, several DPA microphones were used for the production,… View this story
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    Ken DeLoria 12/08/14 08:50 AM,
    Pretty much everyone knows Murphy’s Law: Anything that can go wrong, will. What’s not nearly as well known is that good ol’ Murph had a grandson named Frederick F. Murphy. History doesn’t tell us what the “F” stood for – some say it was “Frederick,” which doesn’t seem likely unless one considers that there’s nothing inherent in a birth certificate that’s immune to the “Murphy magic.” And it leads to a pretty cool nickname: F Squared, or F2 for short.… View this story
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  • Wednesday, December 03, 2014
    PSW Staff 12/03/14 01:28 PM,
    Mix engineer/musician Steve Jaworowski recently acquired a Harman’s Soundcraft Si Expression 1 digital console for use with classic rock band Vavoom and Tom Petty tribute band Breakdown, both of which are popular performers in nightclubs and pubs throughout Long Island. Throughout their history, Vavoom and Breakdown have been mixed on analog consoles. Upgrading to the Si Expression 1 console allowed the band members to transport less outboard equipment from venue to venue, with Jaworowski pleased that his new mix tool… View this story
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  • Monday, December 01, 2014
    PSW Staff 12/01/14 08:20 AM,
    With performances by Pharrell Williams and Soundgarden, the 2014 NFL Kickoff Event held outside of Seattle’s CenturyLink Field scored big with sonic capabilities delivered by New York-based Firehouse Productions, which supplied a main sound reinforcement system headed by Harman’s JBL Professional VTX line arrays and Crown Audio I-Tech HD amplifiers. “This was a good, straightforward show for us because we knew we were only going to be dealing with just two performers,” notes Mark Dittmar, VP of design and engineering… View this story
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  • countryman
    PSW Staff 12/01/14 05:36 AM,
    International storydancer Zuleikha Bethami—known professionally as Zuleikha—inspires dynamic creativity and rejuvenation through movement, with the ability to communicate with her audience while dancing to live music enhanced by a Countryman Associates E6i earset microphone. Zuleikha’s performances take place in a wide range of venues, including theaters, schools, auditoriums, conference rooms, and other gathering places. In addition to her dance performances, she also conducts a core wellness program called TAKE A MINUTE for young people and adults in group settings. “My… View this story
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