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Articles Tagged Digital

  • Thursday, October 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/23/14 12:51 PM,
    Oprah Winfrey has taken ‘The Life You Want Weekend’, a high-profile two-night self-help show on the road for eight weekends this fall. Along for the ride is CTS Audio, who is providing sound for the tour including a Solid State Logic (SSL) Live. L500 console at the mix position, operated by CTS veteran front of house engineer Jon Schwarz. The two-night event starts the first night with Winfrey offering the inspirational story of her life’s journey. She speaks about identifying… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/22/14 12:27 PM,
    As an all-purpose sound provider, Factor Audio recently acquired a second Harman Soundcraft Si Expression 3 console to better serve its diverse range of clients. Having enjoyed tremendous success with the first purchase, Factor Audio continues to work with the Si Expression 3 due to its ease of use, great sound and affordable price point. Factor Audio designs and engineers its own custom solutions to provide better sound quality with greater efficiency for its clients. Relying on an experienced team,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Thursday, October 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 11:24 AM,
    Corey Hart hung up his sunglasses for good at an emotional sold-out farewell concert for 13,500 hometown fans at Montreal’s Bell Centre, supported by an SSL Live console at front of house. A 1980s phenom, Hart has had nine consecutive Top 40 hits, with “Sunglasses at Night” being his most recognizable. Outfitted with sound services by Solotech in Canada, it was another local Montreal hero, Denis Savage, who mixed the show and the week-long rehearsal. For Hart’s Farewell concert, the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, October 01, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/01/14 10:48 AM,
    Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. is heading to Chicago with the Application Edition for Sound Reinforcement/Live Sound training – part of the company’s ever-popular Audioversity program. The learning experience will be held November 3-5, 2014. Yamaha has reformatted the program for a limited time. It will be held for three days and consist of three tracks, with each day focusing on a specific subject. Attendees will be eligible to receive CTS credits for each of the three-day sessions. The Mixing… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalEducationSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 01:42 PM,
    Five years ago Alan ‘Alby’ Miller, owner of Arsenal Sound, made the leap to digital consoles when he invested in Allen & Heath’s T80, T112, and R72 consoles and an assortment of IDR mix racks. “The other digital consoles were too hard to operate for an analog guy - the Allen & Heath consoles were easy to comprehend”, says Miller. This ease of use led Miller and his Arsenal Sound team to add more Allen & Heath T112’s and the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/16/14 09:57 AM,
    Lawo has announced the debut of the mc²36 audio console at this year’s IBC show. The new console is an all-in-one mixing desk, with a comprehensive feature set that covers broadcast, theater, house of worship, live and install applications. The mc236 offers uncompromised sound quality, Lawo-grade mic preamps and an unprecedented value for money. It’s compact size along with a powerful DSP micro-core with internal 512x512 port audio matrix, and integrated I/O make the console ideally suited to permanent installations… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertConsolesDigitalInstallationSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • 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