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  • Thursday, September 06, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/06/12 05:36 AM,
    Simon Blackwood has joined DiGiCo as business development director, a newly created position that is set to evolve into a key role within the company. Blackwood will be helping to lead an expanding direction for the company, with more details yet to be fully announced, but is certain to draw on his unique expertise and industry knowledge. “It’s great to be able to welcome Simon to the DiGiCo team,” says DiGiCo managing director James Gordon. “He is going to bring… View this story
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  • Thursday, August 30, 2012
    PSW Staff 08/30/12 07:45 AM,
    The Linbury Studio theatre, housed within Covent Garden’s spectacular Royal Opera House, recently accommodated a 14-night run of SUM, a new opera based on David Eagleman’s best-selling book Forty Tales from the Afterlives. With a reduced capacity (from 400 to 150), the audience surrounded the orchestra pit, and was treated to a particularly intimate 90-minute piece, which encompassed 16 of Eagleman’s 40 takes on what the afterlife might have to offer, from the thought-provoking to the witty. Rather than utilize… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2012
    PSW Staff 08/14/12 10:20 AM,
    It’s been nearly 40 years since Bruce Springsteen’s debut Greetings From Asbury Park, NJ, and judging from the 3-hour-plus shows, sold-out arenas, and glowing critical reviews, both rocker and band [minus the late, beloved saxophonist Clarence Clemons and keyboardist Danny Federici] are still regaling in their ‘Glory Days.’ With the Wrecking Ball Tour, in support of their 17th studio album, Springsteen & Co are heading into a two-month U.S. fall stadium tour following a massive world tour that started in… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerMonitoringStage

  • Friday, August 03, 2012
    PSW Staff 08/03/12 10:03 AM,
    DiGiCo is being utilized on numerous Broadway productions, including SD7 digital consoles for the long-running The Lion King to the relatively new smash hit The Book of Mormon, as well as Evita, Godspell, Jesus Christ Superstar, Newsies, Sister Act and War Horse, Further, DiGiCo’s SD10 can be found on productions ranging from One Man, Two Guvnors to Peter and the Starcatcher. This June, two of the newest productions and their respective sound designers took home coveted 2012 Tony Awards for… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsConsolesDigitalInstallationMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, August 02, 2012
    digital consoles
    PSW Staff 08/02/12 03:12 PM,
    There’s been an exceptional number of notable large-format digital console applications of late. It demonstrates the impressive capabilities of the technology as well as the skill and talent of the engineers deploying them. Here’s a look at some of the more notable uses. The Queen Extravaganza Tour To support the summer tour for a nine-piece band chosen by Queen guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor to celebrate the legendary band’s legacy and music, front of house engineer James McCullagh… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureProductConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, July 30, 2012
    PSW Staff 07/30/12 03:03 PM,
    Founded in 1950, Oklahoma City’s Crossings Community Church had been struggling with an audio and video system that was installed over a dozen years ago and that no longer met the needs of its over 5,000-member congregation and numerous weekly services, including five distinct ones on Sunday alone. Technical director Chuck Timmons decided to enlist the help of Acoustic Dimensions senior consultant Robert Rose to design an audio system that would provide the clarity and musicality that they desired. With… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalInstallationInterconnectNetworkingSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, July 13, 2012
    PSW Staff 07/13/12 02:40 PM,
    Using a strategy initiated at last year’s shows, MADI was the name of the game at the 2012 Summer X Games in Los Angeles as ESPN continues to streamline its broadcast imprint. Using fiber optic cabling over an embedded-audio approach to connect all the venues within a 27-acre radius in downtown LA—as well as all of the submixes, communications, and audio transmissions—offered more inputs, smoother transmission between venues and a more efficient and compact layout. Spec’d by ESPN’s senior technical… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalInterconnectNetworking

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    PSW Staff 07/13/12 06:22 AM,
    Headlining the fourth night of this year’s Rock In Rio (Lisboa) festival, Stevie Wonder used three DiGiCo SD7 consoles, ensuring that his sound didn’t rely on any Superstition. Playing a mixture of hits and cover versions to an audience of over 75,000, Stevie Wonder himself requested the three SD7s - one for Front of House, one for vocal an in-ear monitors and the third for band monitors. Supplied (along with the rest of the festival’s audio system) by Brazilian rental… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 03, 2012
    PSW Staff 07/03/12 10:18 AM,
    Now in its 27th consecutive year, Miami’s Winter Music Conference (WMF) is one of the most publicized annual music gatherings in the world. WMC attracts thousands of artists and music industry delegates from 70 countries and over 100,000 event attendees each year for a concentrated schedule of more than 400 events, parties, seminars and workshops. Audio Formula and CEO Nick Assunto have handled audio production for a portion of WMF and related events since 2002, when Assunto assumed the role… View this story
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  • Friday, June 22, 2012
    digital consoles
    PSW Staff 06/22/12 03:56 PM,
    DiGiCo unveiled the the SD5 live audio mixing desk, another new option that fits in terms of scope and scale between the SD7 and SD10 in the product line, to the North American marketplace at the recent InfoComm 2012 show in Las Vegas. A decade after the launch of the D5 Live, the SD5 fits directly into the D5’s shoes, but benefits from the advancements made possible by DiGiCo’s proprietary Stealth Digital Processing The SD5 offers a low noise, heat… View this story
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