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Articles Tagged Digico

  • Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/12/14 03:58 PM,
    Monitors for touring and at festivals present a unique set of conditions and challenges, with digital console technology helping engineers rise to the occasion. It’s also interesting to see the ways that networking is serving to more closely ally house and monitors. Here’s a look at some recent applications. Fitz and the Tantrums On Tour Monitor engineer Aaron Glas has been mixing on a Soundcraft Vi1 during a recent U.S. concert tour by indie pop band Fitz and the Tantrums… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogConcertConsolesEngineerMixerNetworkingStageTechnician

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/11/14 05:10 PM,
    While it’s still common to see tours carrying racks of outboard processing and effects gear (of analog and digital varieties) for mix enhancement and to optimize certain system facets, the ability of modern digital consoles to provide these same capabilities is changing the game. Overall, the quantity of outboard gear needed to accomplish the same (and more) functionality has lessened, in some cases dramatically. Even smaller-scale mixers of recent vintage provide considerable capacity, ranging from multi-band EQ to sophisticated “signature”… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogProductConsolesDigitalMixerProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, January 07, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/07/14 01:40 PM,
    The end of 2013 saw Jessie J playing the major arenas of the UK and Ireland on the 20-date Alive tour, with monitor engineer Andy “Baggy” Robinson’s utilizing a DiGiCo SD5 for his mixes. “I’ve mixed in my usual style of using a DiGiCo console, making it work for it’s money,” Robinson notes with a smile. For the tour, he had to account for a four-piece band and three backing vocalists as well as Jessie, noting, “I doubled up on… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesEngineerMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, December 23, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/23/13 01:02 PM,
    Acclaimed front-of-house engineer Zito (Backstreet Boys, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds) is part of the ongoing trend of leading cutting-edge live engineers turning to WavesLive tools. Zito has been using Waves plugins in the past few years with Avid VENUE consoles and Yamaha consoles (with MultiRack SoundGrid), and recently, on tour with GRAMMY-nominated multiplatinum pop act OneRepublic, he has chosen to carry his Waves plugins on a new platform – the DiGiCo SD5 Digital Console. Zito cites the Waves IR-Live Convolution Reverb,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, December 09, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/09/13 06:22 AM,
    New York-based psychedelic rock outfit MGMT are at the core a duo comprised of Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser. But live, they are one of those bands that are expansive, touring 6-piece outfit. Behind the controls at monitor world for the past seven months has been Fabian Quiroga, back on his DiGiCo SD8 console since his departure earlier in the year from a lengthy stint with The Black Keys. The SD8 was provided by Eighth Day Sound’s UK shop. “After… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerMonitoringSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, November 22, 2013
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    PSW Staff 11/22/13 12:58 PM,
    With the release of OneRepublic’s third studio album, Native, this past spring, the Colorado-based pop-rock band have taken to the road to bring its music to the people. The international tour began in February and is slated to run through September of 2014, with audio production resources being handled by VER Tour Sound. Production manager and FOH engineer Zito chose a DiGiCo SD5, with an additional pair of DiGiCo SD-Racks and an SD-Mini Rack for FOH. Everything is run digitally… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/29/13 11:33 AM,
    Waves Audio now offers DiGiGrid MGB Coaxial and MGO Optical MADI Interfaces for its SoundGrid protocol. For artists like Beyoncé, Rihanna, Shakira, Bruno Mars, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay and countless others, Waves SoundGrid is the live sound networking and processing platform of choice. The compact and portable DiGiGrid MGB coaxial and MGO optical MADI interfaces let you plug any MADI-enabled device into the power of the Waves SoundGrid networking and processing platform. Record, process and play back up to 128 audio… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductDigitalNetworking

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/23/13 07:15 AM,
    In today’s digital age, many houses of worship are moving towards rich multimedia presentations that are streamed, uploaded and broadcast worldwide. The need for up-to-date systems to handle this new model of worship options often requires an investment in gear and technology. For the 2,300-seat Anchorage Baptist Temple (ABT) in Alaska, this was the very impetus to undertake a revamp of its overall audio set-up. The original audio system had undergone a number of expansions and upgrades over the past… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsConsolesDigitalInstallationSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, September 30, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/30/13 10:26 AM,
    Legendary prog-rockers Kansas recently celebrated its 40-year anniversary with a one-off special concert at Benedum Center in Pittsburgh. Accompanied by a 41-piece symphony orchestra in the first act, the next offered a traditional, rockin’ set of their classics. The event brought together original members for the first time in 30 years: the five touring members (original members Phil Ehart, Steve Walsh, Richard Williams, and long-time members Billy Greer and David Ragsdale), as well as guest spots by original members Kerry… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertConsolesDigitalMixerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, September 13, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/13/13 02:05 PM,
    Bruno Mars is riding high off the success of his sold-out ‘Moonshine Jungle’ outing. Sporting a diverse set-list with a mix of eclectic covers, radio hits, and originals (many from his latest outing, Unorthodox Jukebox CD), the tour was recently made Rolling Stone magazine’s list of “50 greatest live acts right now.” The Clair Global tour is outfitted with dual DiGiCo SD7s at FOH and monitors, both running redundant Waves SoundGrid servers. Each desk has two SD racks for individual… View this story
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