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  • Thursday, January 21, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/21/16 02:31 PM,
    Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) has announced the retirement of Kenton Forsythe, EVP of strategic engineering. Forsythe, one of the original founders of EAW, has spent his career advancing loudspeaker technology and design. In 2011 he received a Parnelli Award for audio innovation as further testament to his contributions to the professional audio industry. “I have had the profound honor of working closely with Kenton for over 21 years,” states EAW president Jeff Rocha. “It is remarkable that Kenton had already… View this story
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  • Friday, January 08, 2016
    PSW Staff 01/08/16 09:17 AM,
    Camarillo, California-based Rat Sound Systems provided a full 360 degrees of audio coverage for Bassnectar’s New Years Eve show in Birmingham, Alabama. The concert, which was held at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center (BJCC) Legacy Arena, featured 72 Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) Anya modules flown in four double-wide clusters. Bassnectar is well-known for his live performances, massive sound systems and light shows. Bassnectar NYE360, now in its fifth year, features a rotating stage at the center of the arena designed to… View this story
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  • Tuesday, December 08, 2015
    PSW Staff 12/08/15 01:25 PM,
    Taste of Chaos, Knotfest, It’s Not Dead, and FYF all had something in common this year – all of these festivals utilized an EAW Anya sound reinforcement system provided by Camarillo, California-based Rat Sound Systems. Providing sound reinforcement in a festival environment requires a detailed understanding of the festival site, location of stages, area noise laws and the expectations of the promoter. To truly optimize results additionally requires specific information about the exact size and shape of the audience for… View this story
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  • Monday, November 30, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/30/15 09:49 AM,
    Canton, Massachusetts-based Communications Design Associates (CDA) recently designed a new sound reinforcement system for the Tsai Performance Center at Boston University. The upgraded system features Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) Anya adaptive column arrays. “When the original system was installed in the early 90s, the room was primarily used for lectures, not performance,”  says Joe Patten, associate designer for CDA. “As the space has evolved, it was clear they needed a system that could accommodate a variety of performances in addition… View this story
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  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/24/15 01:17 PM,
    Colombian singer/songwriter/guitarist Juanes recently wrapped up his Loco De Amor (Crazy Love) tour, which was reinforced by an Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) Anya PA provided by Camarillo, California-based Rat Sound. The tour traveled with 40 Anya modules and eight EAW KF364NT loudspeakers for fill. Because the size of the venues varied, the PA would range from eight modules per side to 20, depending upon the coverage required. “I went to a demo of Anya last year and had the opportunity… View this story
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  • Friday, October 30, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/30/15 10:00 AM,
    Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) has expanded the Adaptive Systems family with the introduction of Anna, a loudspeaker designed for touring, regional sound and permanent installation. Anna expands the company’s Adaptive Performance to mid-sized applications requiring high sound quality, high output and precise coverage, as well as the ability to adapt that coverage to any venue geometry in seconds. In addition to being a stand-alone PA, columns of Anna modules interlock side-by-side with columns of Anya modules – EAW’s large-format Adaptive… View this story
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  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/27/15 11:39 AM,
    Cheltenham-based Peak Hire has been providing Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) sound reinforcement systems for the ArcTanGent Festival since it began in 2013. This this year was no exception, with the three larger stages boasting a variety of EAW loudspeakers. The festival, billed as the world’s ultimate music festival for connoisseurs of Math-rock, Post-rock, Noise-rock, Alt-rock and everything in between, takes place on Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin, just ten miles south of Bristol. “We deploy KF740 line arrays with SB1002 subs… View this story
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  • Monday, October 19, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/19/15 03:32 PM,
    SRX Events recently teamed up with Mix3 Sound, both Miami-based sound companies, to provide full production for the Mercedes-Benz Evolution tour. Mix3 is tasked with deploying sound, video and lighting systems for each event, with owner John Ferlito choosing to roll out his new Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) Anya line arrays as mains. “One of the reasons we decided to purchase the EAW Anya system was for events like this,” explains Ferlito. “When I heard Anya I knew it was… View this story
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  • Thursday, October 08, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/08/15 01:04 PM,
    Avalon Hollywood owner John Lyons recently teamed back up with EAW engineers to create Avalon by EAW loudspeakers. Custom versions of the new loudspeakers were installed in Avalon Hollywood earlier this year.  The new design was driven by advances in the technology used in loudspeaker design. For all intents and purposes,  Lyons was still looking for the same features as the original loudspeaker series – SPL with enough clarity to hear the nuances of the music – but in a… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015
    PSW Staff 09/29/15 08:31 AM,
    Live Wire, located in the heart of the entertainment district in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a popular live performance venue in the Southwest. Since their doors opened, they have hosted an assortment of national touring acts, comedians, artists, DJs and select up-and-coming local bands – all reinforced by new EAW Anya sound reinforcement loudspeakers. The two-level, 14,000 square foot facility has a capacity of 1,100 and features a large dance floor, plenty of VIP booth seating, north and south indoor lounge… View this story
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