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Articles Tagged Digico

  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Friday, March 14, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/14/14 03:01 PM,
    At Prolight+Sound/Messe in Frankfurt (hall 8.0, stand G56). DiGiCo has announced the release of a new version of Optocore for all optically enabled DiGiCo consoles. This new format will provide connectivity to X6R, DD2FR and DD4MR units, allowing Optocore devices to live on DiGiCo’s optical loop. At PL+S, users will be able to see each Optocore interface as a part of the DiGiCo-Optocore network, showing how the X6R and V3R mic preamps can be controlled directly from the console. Using… View this story
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  • Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/12/14 02:41 PM,
    At Prolight+Sound/Messe in Frankfurt this week, DiGiCo has announced the launch of the D2-Rack, currently available for use with SD8 and SD9 systems. DiGiCo, exhibiting with new German distributor united-b at hall 8.0, stand F60) at the show, is also announcing a number of new software features and an expansion of a third-party development project. Designed to support and expand the DiGiCo SD Range’s higher sample rate I/O solutions, the D2-Rack comes with either BNC or Cat-5 MADI connections, allowing… View this story
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  • Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/11/14 08:57 AM,
    DiGiCo has announced the first five locations for this year’s DiGiCo Masters Series Training Tour, which presents hands-on training sessions. Presented in conjunction with Group One Limited, DiGiCo’s U.S. distributor, the single-day course is designed to provide attendees with plenty of hands-on console time, including multi-track playback to the desk and the ability to mix down to headphones, allowing them to put into practice what they’ve learned throughout the day. “The idea behind these one-day trainings is to not only… View this story
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  • Friday, February 28, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/28/14 11:53 AM,
    For the 82,529 fans that braved forecasts of cold, snowy weather predicted for Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2, Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers delivered an enthusiastic show that was long on great musicianship and killer showmanship. A pair of DiGiCo SD5 digital audio consoles used for both front-of-house and monitor mixes made sure the show also sounded great. The SD5 used for the FOH mix was positioned at the NFC end zone end of the Met… View this story
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  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/25/14 02:36 PM,
    Acclaimed front-of-house engineer Andy Meyer (Justin Timberlake, Guns N’ Roses, Janet Jackson, Mötley Crüe, Rage Against the Machine) is part of the ongoing trend of leading cutting-edge live engineers turning to Waves Live tools. Meyer chose Waves plugins for Timberlake and Jay-Z’s Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour, which traveled across the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.   “I first started working with Waves plugins in 2007, near the end of Justin Timberlake’s FutureSex/LoveSounds tour,” states Meyer. “Moving forward, I… View this story
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