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  • 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

  • Thursday, July 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/24/14 12:54 PM,
    When sound mixer Richard Lightstone decided to upgrade his audio cart with a Dante-compatible digital recorder for his work with Disney XD’s semi-animated children’s program Kirby Buckets, he invested in Sound Devices’ new 970. The Sound Devices 970 is the company’s first-ever audio-only rack-mounted solution that also boasts an impressive 64 channels of Dante and MADI. “I am familiar with Sound Devices’ reputation with their earlier products,” Lightstone explains. “I had originally looked at their Video Devices PIX line and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalStudio

  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/22/14 03:19 PM,
    Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Sessions (YCATS) is moving in a new direction with their console training programs. This year, YCATS has created two new console classes in order to eliminate the repetition between the CL, QL, M7CL and LS9 seminars as these consoles share many of the same software features. The new classes will initially be held at HB Live during the first week of August, HB Live is sponsoring a CL/QL Series Essentials Class in North Haven, CT and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsConsolesDigitalEducationSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, July 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/21/14 01:10 PM,
    SAE in Mexico recently opened a new live audio engineering degree course, installing Allen & Heath’s new Qu-24 compact digital mixer as the teaching console. Supplied by Allen & Heath’s Mexican distributor, Audyson, students will learn to mix using Allen & Heath digital mixers, starting with the Qu-24 and progressing onto larger consoles, such as the GLD-80. The course will also include practical sessions, placing students in real situations with live bands, where they will also mix using A&H consoles.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalEducationStudio

  • Tuesday, July 08, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/08/14 03:13 PM,
    The Naz Church in Grove City, Ohio main auditorium seats approximately 2,800 people and has a congregation of 3,000. The church recently installed two Yamaha CL Series digital audio consoles (a CL5 at front of house and a CL1 at monitors), eight Rio input/output boxes: two Rio3224-D, two Rio1608-D, two Ri8s, and two Ro8s. The system was purchased through Boynton Pro Audio (Norwich, NY) and installed by church staff and volunteers. “This was not our first experience with digital consoles,”… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsConsolesDigitalInstallationSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, July 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/02/14 08:43 AM,
    Franz Ferdinand’s monitor engineer, Tom Howat, selected an Allen & Heath iLive modular system for the band’s recent tour of European and USA in support of their fourth album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action. Comprising an iLive-112 Surface and iDR10 Mixrack with additional PL10 remote controller, the iLive monitor system manages six wedge mixes, five stereo RF IEM mixes and one stereo hardwired IEM mix, three effects sends and two mixes for FOH. “I came across the iLive systems… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, July 01, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/01/14 12:19 PM,
    The Britannia Stadium is the home of Premiership Football Club Stoke City. The grounds, which cost £15 million, opened in 1997 by Sir Stanley Matthews. As a top-flight arena with a capacity of 28,000 spectators, the need to clearly deliver information throughout the venue is of great importance. From safety announcements and music, to team changes and minutes of added time, stadium announcer Steve Buxton is a busy man. Until recently, Buxton mixed output received via walkie-talkie behind glass—a less… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalInstallationMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, June 30, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/30/14 02:35 PM,
    David Lees and Marcel Mauceri from Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. will be demonstrating the new Yamaha NUAGE production system along with a Nuendo masterclass presented by Steinberg’s Greg Ondo on Tuesday, July 1st between 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Hollywood Sound. The demonstrations will be held at 1541 North Wilcox Ave., Hollywood, CA location. NUAGE is a highly refined, scalable hardware/software production environment for recording, video post-production, ADR, music production and mixing. NUAGE features many unique and exciting features… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalEducationSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, June 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/27/14 12:09 PM,
    LydRommet A/S has confirmed its first sale of Harman’s Soundcraft’s Vi3000 digital mixing console to concert touring and festival specialists, Lydvæsenet—run by Henrik Kjærgaard. The delivery was the first of three Vi3000 sales confirmed by Lars Christensen, Sales Manager at LydRommet, Harman Professional’s territory distributor. “We began promoting the Vi3000 as soon as the first pictures were up in cyberspace and immediately received a number of inquiries,” Christensen explains. “Henrik was one of the first people we approached.” Both Christenesen… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage