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Articles Tagged Consoles

  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/21/16 02:39 PM,
    Rick Wakeman, an English keyboard artist and songwriter best known as a member of the classic rock band “Yes” is currently touring with singer Jon Anderson and guitarist Trevor Rabinas the band “ARW.”  Wakeman’s stage rig includes eleven new and vintage keyboards along with four sound modules and an Allen & Heath Qu-32 digital mixer. A previous analog console provided fixed mixing, routing and basic DSP services. Now, Qu-32 “scenes” mix and route specific keyboards to the front of house… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 10/21/16 09:25 AM,
    When the 20th anniversary national tour of Jonathan Larson’s Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Rent, launched this fall, sound designer Keith Caggiano, turned to Masque Sound. The company provided a custom audio equipment package for the Broadway production. The show premiered Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on February 13, 1996 and transferred to Broadway on April 29, 1996, where it ran for 5,123 performances, making it the 11th longest-running show in Broadway history. Rent won the 1996 Tony… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalLine ArrayLoudspeakerMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSystemWireless

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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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/19/16 12:59 PM,
    This article is provided by ChurchTechArts.   In most churches, front of house audio (FOH) is the most difficult tech job. It’s every bit as visible as song words (or presentation as we call it), and far more difficult to master. As the church get bigger, the band typically does as well, which makes the job that much tougher. Finding volunteers who are willing to take the time to learn how to mix FOH can be challenging; I suspect most… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureStudy HallEngineerSound ReinforcementStage

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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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerSound Reinforcement

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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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, October 14, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/14/16 10:41 AM,
    Paradiso, the central-Amsterdam music venue, has chosen Solid State Logic Live consoles for both its front of house and monitor positions. Supplied by Dutch pro audio specialist and SSL partner Audio Electronics Mattijsen (AEM), an SSL L500 will be used for front of house, and an L300 will be used for monitors. Paradiso began its life in 1968 as the ‘Cosmic Relaxation Center Paradiso’, after an abandoned church was squatted in 1967 by hippies intending to turn it into a… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesDigitalInstallationSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, October 13, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/13/16 07:57 AM,
    On September 9, 2016, otherwise known as “#909day”, Roland premiered more than 30 new products to a global audience during a 24-hour streaming online music festival — The Future. Redefined. — featuring live performances from VIP events in eight major cities worldwide. The final encore event, at Six01 Studio in Burbank, California, was the most ambitious and complex, production-wise, and relied exclusively on Roland Professional A/V equipment to deliver five hours of performances from three stages to viewers around the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerManufacturerMixerSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/12/16 08:24 AM,
    The studio control room at the Music Engineering Technology Program at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, has recently been upgraded with RedNet products from Focusrite. Since 1975, the program there has set the standard by which the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) accredits other such programs around the United States. Alumni of the program, including Will Lee, Bruce Hornsby, Steve Morse and Jon Secada, have contributed significantly to the music and audio industries. Much of… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationEthernetInstallationNetworkingStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/12/16 07:23 AM,
    Turkish PA company, Playback Music, has invested in three dLive digital mixing systems from Allen & Heath. Comprising the flagship dLive S7000 control surfaces and DM64 MixRacks fitted with Dante networking cards, the systems have already been put to work at Ata TV studios for the O Ses Turkiye programme, a local version of the reality singing competition, The Voice. The monitor DM64 MixRack manages 60 channels of analog inputs from the band, plus the commentator and competitor mics, which… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

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