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Articles Tagged Digital

  • Friday, August 29, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/29/14 12:16 PM,
    Singer-songwriter Alex Clare headlined the Future Stage at the recent V Festival in Celmsford Essex, with The Old Lion Touring Company providing a pair of Harman Soundcraft Vi6 digital consoles for FOH and monitors. According to Alex Clare’s FOH engineer Harry Devenish, Clare’s performances showcase a human approach to electronic music. “Alex’s performances fuse the weight and power of electronic records with live elements,” he said. “A lot of that is due to the bass setup—the bass guitars trigger a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

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    08/29/14 11:03 AM,
    Founded in 1996 as an Internet technology company and now evolved into a full service event technology integrator,  etech was ready to go 100% digital for its corporate events. “My biggest need was for reliability and simplicity. Fortunately, the Allen & Heath Qu-16 is not intimidating but if we need more technology the Qu-16 has it all, and more,” says Josh Fillingim, technical lead for etech. He continues, “Our goal is for full digital breakout rooms with our corporate clients.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 12:51 PM,
    Held at Henry W. Maier Festival Park on the city’s scenic Lake Michigan shoreline, the 47th annual Summerfest bash hosted some of the world’s biggest artists, including Bruno Mars, Outkast, Lady Gaga, Usher, Brad Paisley, OneRepublic, Dave Matthews Band, Luke Bryant, Nas and Ludacris to name just a few. Summerfest’s longtime production provider, Clearwing Productions, chose to rely on DiGiCo consoles to run the FOH mix for six of the festival’s seven largest park stages. This tally comprised SD5s at… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/19/14 10:15 AM,
    An Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system recently managed FOH on a tour marking the 40th anniversary of the release of Rick Wakeman’s landmark concept album, Journey To The Centre Of The Earth. Based on the novel by Jules Verne, which also had its 150th anniversary in 2014, the album is one of the rock era’s landmark achievements selling 15 million copies. The 14-date tour comprised performances across the UK, including two dates at the Royal Albert Hall. Each… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 08/19/14 10:09 AM,
    The auditorium at Bingham High School, located in South Jordan, Utah, recently underwent a substantial facility upgrade in order to improve its sound reinforcement capabilities.Lectrosonics’ Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone and Aspen audio processing technologies were key components in the new system.  Salt Lake City, UT-based BNA Consulting Inc. was contracted to design the school’s new sound reinforcement system. The goal was to upgrade the facility from an aging analog setup to one with digital capabilities. Working in conjunction with Performance… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVDigitalInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, August 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/18/14 02:50 PM,
    Celebrating its 34th year, World of Music, Arts and Dance (WOMAD) is an annual eclectic world-music festival of “artists whom we might not get to hear anywhere else” and the largest and most prestigious event of its kind. As with WOMADs of the past, Britannia Row Productions Ltd. once again provided sound services for the festival. This year they added new team members, SSL Live consoles, at FOH for two stages: the main Open Air Stage and at WOMAD’s new… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, August 04, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/04/14 09:02 AM,
    Hillbarn Theatre’s The Color Purple utilized a combination of wireless microphone, DSP, and audio networking technology from Lectrosonics to ensure the production was an audio success. Sound Designer Alan Chang of San Francisco, CA-based Coral Canopy, was brought in to serve as the sound designer and mix engineer for the show. Chang deployed a combination of twenty-three Lectrosonics SMV and SMQV Super Miniature beltpack transmitters as well as LMa beltpack models for wireless microphones. On the receiving end, he utilized… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalEngineerMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 08/04/14 07:51 AM,
    FOH engineer, Ben Hammond, has opened a new studio, the Vegas Rooms, in the renowned Chairworks Studios with Allen & Heath’s  GS-R24 studio console as the centerpiece. An award-winning mix engineer, in recent years Hammond has developed an impressive portfolio as a FOH engineer, mixing for bands such as Saxon, Deaf Havana,You Me At Six and No Devotion. “Increasingly on tour I was getting demands for live recordings for single B sides, album additional tracks, or magazine covers, so there… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Thursday, July 31, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/31/14 02:20 PM,
    In a project designed to reinvigorate the city’s regional arts and cultural hub, systems integration firm The P.A. People recently upgraded the audio system at Sydney’s Rockdale Town Hall. The new state-of-the-art system features Harman’s JBL VRX Constant Curvature loudspeakers and a Soundcraft Si Expression 1 digital console. The new audio components at Rockdale Town Hall provide fresh life to the historic complex and provided Sydney with a world-class venue that can accommodate a varied array of events from musical… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/29/14 03:01 PM,
    This year’s annual Montreal Jazz Festival featured a wide assortment of artists from Earth, Wind & Fire, B.B. King, Tony Bennett, and Diana Krall, to Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Terence Blanchard, and Nikki Yanofsky. Solotech of Montreal provided the majority of the audio production for the 30 stages and stacked them with Yamaha digital audio consoles. Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems pitched in for five of the stages: Scene TD, the main outdoor stage, was outfitted with two Yamaha CL5 digital… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStage