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Articles Tagged Digico

  • Friday, August 01, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/01/14 11:27 AM,
    Electra Partners is pleased to announce its investment in professional audio mixing console manufacturer DiGiCo. This transaction complements the products sold under Electra’s existing brands, Allen & Heath and Calrec. The three British console companies will create a new professional audio group while still retaining the unique skills, customer relationships and identities of each brand. DiGiCo’s CEO, James Gordon, steps up to the new role of group CEO and will work alongside Malcolm Miller, the current Chairman of Allen &… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConsolesDigitalManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, July 08, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/08/14 03:25 PM,
    Dual DiGiCo SD10 digital consoles are heading the house and monitor systems for the current “Days of Gold” concert tour by Jake Owen, the Academy of Country Music’s Top New Male Vocalist of the Year in 2009 and American Country Awards 2012 Breakthrough Artist of the Year. The two new consoles, purchased by Nashville-based tour sound provider Morris Light and Sound in February though DiGiCo U.S. distributor Group One Ltd, are making life easier for front of house mixer Greg… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerMonitoringSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, June 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/27/14 02:44 PM,
    Emmy Award-winning reality television singing competition The Voice has been a ratings juggernaut for NBC, with Season Six debuting at the end of February 2014 to an audience of nearly 16 million viewers. As the season moved into its final live performance phase in April at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, front-of-house mixer Andrew “Fletch” Fletcher selected the DiGiCo SD7 console as the best choice to optimize broadcast audio quality and manage the show’s large number of inputs and outputs.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/11/14 01:51 PM,
    DiGiCo (Infocomm booth C11336) has released V685, the latest software upgrade for its range of digital mixing consoles. DiGiCo’s proprietary Stealth Digital Processing allows the company to unlock new features with each new software version for live, broadcast and theatre applications. V685 includes: —Increased bus count for the SD9 from 16 to 24 Flexi buses —SD11i/B input channel count increased from 32 to 40 Flexi channels —Support for Optocore DD4MR, DD2FR, X6R and DD32R devices in audio I/O —Any SD5,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVConsolesDigitalProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, May 29, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/29/14 04:29 PM,
    Britney Spears is currently settling into a two-year residency on the Las Vegas Strip at Planet Hollywood’s AXIS theater, which was revamped for the purpose with new staging, lighting, projection, and sound equipment, including a pair of DiGiCo digital consoles. Britney: Piece of Me, which has already grossed nearly $18 million, brings a dance club atmosphere to the 4,600-seat theater, where the singer, backed by 14 dancers and a four-piece band, performs hits from her 15-year career. Marc Delcore, the… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalEngineerInstallationMixerMonitoringSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, May 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/19/14 11:13 AM,
    DiGiCo SD Series consoles supplied by SE Systems played a big role in the audio systems serving the 27th annual MerleFest in Wilkesboro, NC, featuring performances by country superstars Alan Jackson and Merle Haggard as well as bluegrass icons Dr. Ralph Stanley and Ricky Skaggs among the 130 acts featured over four days on the festival’s 13 stages. MerleFest was founded in 1988 in memory of Eddy Merle Watson, son of bluegrass legend Doc Watson, as a fundraiser for Wilkes… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerMonitoringSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/13/14 08:31 AM,
    Sound engineer Bradley Johnson of Newport, WA-based KRF Audio, spent a lot of time listening to Megadeth in his early years mixing, so he was well prepared to man the controls for the legendary metal band’s live show, currently on a world tour hitting more than 25 countries in four continents and wrapping up this August in England. DiGiCo has long been Johnson’s console supplier of choice, and, in fact, he owns his own gear. “When I go on the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, May 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/02/14 12:12 PM,
    Here Lies Love, which officially re-opened May 1 at Public Theater’s LuEsther Hall on New York City’s Off-Broadway circuit, tells the story of Imelda Marcos, the widow of former Philippine president Ferdinand Marco, in song with lyrics by Talking Heads founder David Byrne and music by both Byrne and Norman Cook, a.k.a. DJ Fatboy Slim. The production was born as a music recording with performances by artists including Cyndi Lauper, Tori Amos and Allison Moorer, and the music propels the… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalInstallationInterconnectMixerNetworkingSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, April 28, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/28/14 12:13 PM,
    Audio at an EDM festival can be a bigger challenge than it would first appear. It’s more than cranking up the volume and tripling the number of subs.EDM shows require a specific kind of flexibility and complete reliability as evidenced by Miami’s Beachsound understands that EDM shows require a specific kind of flexibility and complete reliability. As a result, the sound company relies exclusively on DiGiCo consoles for one of the EDM world’s biggest annual events, Ultra Music Festival. “We… View this story
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  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/19/14 10:25 AM,
    This year, for the first time, the National Hockey League (NHL) programmed four regular season games into outdoor venues in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, scheduling the 2014 NHL Stadium Series between the previously established NHL Winter Classic and NHL Heritage Classic series of outdoor games. Tasked with mixing the live musical entertainment at the games in all three NHL series for broadcast on the NBC networks, Ron Reaves called on production provider Clair Nashville to supply a DiGiCo… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement