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  • Friday, August 28, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/28/15 09:02 AM,
    The Summerland Tour, previously hailed by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the “10 Hottest Summer Package Tours”, returned this year with Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing systems managing front of house and monitor positions. Now in its fourth year, the annual Summerland tour is devised by Art Alexakis, front man of 90s alternative rock band, Everclear. This year’s tour comprises Everclear, Toadies, Fuel, and American Hi-Fi, travelling across North America to over 30 different venues. Alexakis gives credit… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerManufacturerMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, August 27, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/27/15 08:38 AM,
    Using Meyer Sound LEO loudspeakers, Ed Sheeran has become the first solo artist to sell out five 80,000-capacity shows at London’s Wembley Stadium and Dublin’s Croke Park Stadium. For the one-man band relying only on an acoustic guitar and loop pedal, the production team was tasked with providing an “up close and personal” sonic experience, despite the massive size of the venues. “It takes an exceptional PA to make you feel that you’re actually involved, rather than having the experience… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2015
    08/26/15 08:09 AM,
    Recording and live sound engineer Dan Kury refers to himself as an old school engineer, having logged more than 40 years mixing and recording a wide variety of musical genres in all sorts of venues while hauling around big consoles, outboard racks and huge audio snakes. When he discovered the Mackie DL1608 16-channel digital mixer, he was a happy man. “The DL1608 is the first piece of equipment that changed my life,” Kury begins. “The equipment, the labor, the time… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsVideoConcertDigitalEngineerManufacturerMixerSoftwareStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/26/15 07:26 AM,
    GRAMMY Award-winners Imagine Dragons is currently on their Smoke + Mirrors tour, in support of the album of the same name. And as band frontman Dan Reynolds told Rolling Stone magazine in June, they’ve actually been more on the road than off since going out to support their 2012 Night Visions LP. However, that’s not stopping Imagine Dragons’ front of house mixer Scott Eisenberg from working on the mix of what may one day become an Imagine Dragons concert film,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConcertDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, August 24, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/24/15 07:46 AM,
    Two names have been added to the roster of co-hosts and presenters for the second annual Pensado Awards, an award show created by the producers of the online video series Pensado’s Place. Prominent TV personality, producer and musician Randy Jackson (American Idol, Journey, etc.) has joined on as co-host for the ceremony, and producer Quincy Jones has been added as a presenter. This year’s festivities will take place on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at Sony Pictures Studios, 10202 W. Washington… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEducationEngineerManufacturerTechnician

  • Friday, August 21, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/21/15 07:39 AM,
    The Recording Radio and Film Connection (RRF) announces that Patrizio “Pat” Moi has become one of a growing number of experts that are mentoring the next generation of music and media specialists through the programs offered by The Recording Connection Audio Institute. Moi, a noted producer, engineer, composer and arranger whose credits include Meghan Trainor, Raffaella Carrá, Gary Go, David Jordan, Liberty X, Luciano Pavarotti, Laura Pausini, Nek and many others, operates his own recording facility, Dynamic Studios L.A., inside… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessEducationEngineerStudio

  • Thursday, August 20, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/20/15 09:15 AM,
    Mix engineer Michael James has a double number one hit for his mix of the song “Estrellas Rotas” from recording artist Kalimba’s latest record on both Monitor Latino’s ‘Plays’’ and ‘Audience Reach’ charts for seven consecutive weeks so far. “This is a very special record for Kalimba, so I’m blessed to have been part of it,” says James, who mixed the hit record using a large collection of Dangerous Music gear. James’ mix career spans a host of musical artists… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerManufacturerProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/20/15 08:41 AM,
    Two-time MPG mixer of the year award winner and British analog gear aficionado, Cenzo Townshend has been wall-to-wall busy since the opening of the new Decoy Studios last summer. Set in the picturesque countryside of Suffolk, Cenzo’s studio is packed to the gills with high-end, esoteric gear, alongside which is his trusted Audient ASP8024 mixing console. “It’s my dependable rock. It’s been all over England with me back when I had the mobile studio, Electric Landlady” he says, adding, “If… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogBusinessConsolesEngineerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 08/20/15 07:38 AM,
    When some of the theatre world’s biggest and brightest stars descended upon Northwest Massachusetts for the 61st season of the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Masque Sound once again returned to the venue with a custom audio equipment package to support sound supervisor Ben Truppin-Brown’s vision. This marks the 12th year that Masque Sound has been providing audio services and support to the festival. Since 1955, the Williamstown Theatre Festival has brought actors, directors, designers and playwrights to the Berkshires, engaging an… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConsolesEngineerLoudspeakerMicrophoneMixerNetworkingProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwooferWireless

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    PSW Staff 08/20/15 06:12 AM,
    Conway Recording Studios owners Susan and Buddy Brundo, along with musician/composer/record producer Matthew Wilder, held a private, impromptu service honoring noted producer/engineer/mixer Csaba Petocz, who passed away on July 17 after a long battle with cancer.  The service was held in the tranquil garden area of Conway Recording Studios and was attended by a small group of industry notables, all of whom were close personal friends of Csaba and his wife Lisa Roy.  Csaba’s sister Susan and brother-in-law Darryl Simpson… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerStudio