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Articles Tagged Digital

  • Monday, June 11, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/11/12 01:13 PM,
    Union Transfer is Philadelphia’s newest midsize music space—a former Spaghetti Warehouse restaurant that’s been transformed into one of the city’s most dynamic live venues. Opening its doors in the fall of 2011, this general-admission hall comes complete with multiple bars, ample stage viewing angles, sky-high ceilings, a warehouse vibe, and a movable stage with expandable capacity and state-of-the-art lighting and sound. Tom George of Eighth Day Sound configured a flexible system for the venue that they could grow into—a DiGiCo… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Thursday, June 07, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/07/12 08:19 AM,
    Big Daddy Love and Paper Thick Walls performed at the Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois) 2012 Philfest held in mid-May. The annual bluegrass concert, co-sponsored by A&O Productions and Students for Ecological and Environmental Development (SEED), is held in memory of Phil Semmer, a SEED member who passed away while studying abroad. The event raises money for the Rocky Mountain Institute; an organization that researches more effective use of resources and that Semmer aspired to join after graduation. Sound Works Productions… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, June 06, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/06/12 12:12 PM,
    The Hideaway Studio of Minneapolis is a premier music recording facility serving the Minneapolis market and such artists as Snoop Dogg, Atmosphere, Brother Ali, Cloud Cult, The Matches, and Doomtree. The owners recently upgraded some of its gear to boost its mixing and production workflow. Remaining on the cutting edge of technology, the studio recently replaced its A Control Room Avid Pro Tools Accel 3 with a new Avid Pro Tools HDX system. Operating on an Intel 2 X 2.8… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudioAudio

  • Friday, June 01, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/01/12 08:10 AM,
    Elite Sound and Lighting of Canberra and the Australian capital’s premier audiovisual production and installation supplier, has a wide variety of clients from dry-hire to rock’n’roll to corporate and conferencing. Consequently whenever the company purchases new equipment, the key element is versatility. “We always spend a lot of time researching products, which is exactly what we did when we recently decided to invest in some compact digital audio consoles,” commented Darren Russell, Elite’s managing director. “We looked at what all… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductionLightingAnalogConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/23/12 01:44 PM,
    Faced with audio issues ranging from sound quality to interference, Central Seventh Day Adventist Church in Albuquerque decided to switch from conventional wireless microphones to Line 6 XD-V digital wireless. As Pastor Don Gibson recalls, “Our systems were pretty old, and we started having issues, especially after the FCC rules changed. Then the Line 6 systems solved all our problems.” Tony McKenzie, a member of the congregation and an AV professional, helped research the change. “Having been an audio-visual technician… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • Monday, May 21, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/21/12 12:42 PM,
    The investiture of the new French President, Francois Hollande, on May 15, was a long and solemn affair following both tradition and protocol. The official handover of power from former President Nicholas Sarkozy took place at the presidential palace of the Elysée, where President-elect Hollande was formally sworn in as head of state. As demanded by French republication tradition, M. Hollande made his way to the Hôtel de Ville city hall, the seat of the Mairie of Paris for his… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/21/12 09:33 AM,
    Midas has announced the first sale of the PRO2 live audio system into the Slovakian market. Facilitated by Midas’ Slovakian distributor SBL Acoustics, the sale was made Patrik Kvacka, who runs his own rental company in Slovakia’s political and cultural capital of Bratislava. The new console has already been used for concerts by eclectic Berlin collective Jazzanova and British jazz and electronic band The Cinematic Orchestra. Kvacka ordered the first PRO2 after attending a demonstration of the new console for… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/15/12 03:30 PM,
    In these financially difficult times, maximizing the potential of facilities has become a key issue for the education sector. At the same time as delivering high quality education in line with modern expectations, schools need to ensure that their facilities generate their own revenue. These are the reasons why one Australian primary school has invested in DiGiCo, opening up a new market for the console manufacturer. Helensvale Primary, located on Queensland’s Gold Coast, recently finished a new performing arts centre,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalInstallationSound ReinforcementStageAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/15/12 12:50 PM,
    Allen & Heath’s GS-R24 Firewire recording mixer has been installed in the main recording studio at the Campus of Performing arts (COPA) in Johannesburg, South Africa, as a teaching console and to manage music students’ projects. “I needed a mixer to satisfy my students’ obsession for all things digital, and to teach them the value of what they call ‘old school’.” explains COPA’s head of production, Neill Pash. “Enter the GS-R24, new kid on the block and what I believe… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalEducationSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, May 09, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/09/12 06:38 AM,
    Built in 1989, the Théâtre Musical de Pibrac (TMP) is a popular concert and music-based theatre, situated 10 minutes from the centre of Toulouse. With an amphitheatre-style main auditorium, seating 448 (750 standing) it also has a separate lobby, exhibition area, café theatre, rehearsal and reception areas. The theatre receives incoming shows as well as producing its own, with resident company, Figaro & Co. TMP recently decided to overhaul its distribution network and at the same time upgrade its Soundcraft… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio



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