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Articles Tagged Foh

  • Friday, November 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 11/21/14 03:40 PM,
    The Sleep Country Amphitheater, an 18,000 seat live music venue located 20 miles outside of Portland, Oregon, has extremely strict operating regulations regarding SPL levels at the mix position (as do many other facilities). When General Manager Dan Braun’s Grozier SPL monitoring system ceased to work a few weeks back, he was in a tight spot with a Mötley Crüe performance just days away. Luckily Braun, who is also happens to be the production designer for Metallica, had heard about… View this story
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  • Thursday, August 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/21/14 09:47 AM,
    Full Compass Systems was a proud participant in the 13th annual “Opera in the Park” concert for the city of Madison. This free annual concert has become a summer tradition for the community and adds to the Lipps’ long history of promoting music and music education on both local and national levels. Many staff hours were donated by a team of Full Compass employees including CEO and founder, Jonathan Lipp, who provided his expertise at the front-of-house mixing console.  Other… View this story
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  • Monday, July 28, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/28/14 01:29 PM,
    Chongqing Guotai Arts Centre in China has installed Allen & Heath’s flagship iLive digital mixing system, the iLive-176 Surface and iDR10 MixRack as its new FOH console. With a total area of 36,000 square meters, the Guotai Arts Centre is a versatile venue, which stages musicals, operas, drama, entertainment, exhibitions and commercial events. Sanecore Group installed all the audio systems, which cover the performance system, public addressing system, intercom system, recording and broadcasting system, as well as the stage lighting… View this story
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  • Friday, June 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 06/21/13 01:16 PM,
    Two Behringer X32 digital mixers will take the stage with F.R.E.I. when they hit the festival circuit in support of their new album, “Grenzenlos”. Founded by 5 musicians with a bevy of credits from years of touring, F.R.E.I. could have chosen any console for their maiden voyage — and they chose the X32. For monitor duties, F.R.E.I. selected the X32 Rack plus the S16 Digital Snake for stage to front of house connectivity. By creating a dedicated X32 eco-system with… View this story
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  • Thursday, January 10, 2013
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    PSW Staff 01/10/13 01:54 PM,
    Following the success of his MTV Unplugged special—nominated for five 2012 Latin Grammy Awards—Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes embarked on the Loud and Unplugged Tour for the greater part of 2012 with dates across the United States and Europe. The concerts echoed the intimate yet celebratory tone of the record, on which Juanes was joined by his Latin roots rock band, and guests including tropical music star (and the album’s producer) Juan Luis Guerra, as well as legendary Spanish balladeer Joaquin Sabina.… View this story
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  • Monday, April 09, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 10:07 AM,
    Florence and the Machine’s current European dates to promote her Ceremonials album were recently upsized for a three-night run at London’s Alexandra Palace, with the band joined by a 12-piece choir and 12-piece string section. A new Midas PRO2 live audio system supplemented monitor world for these gigs, joining the stalwart XL8 at FOH. Both consoles were provided by Britannia Row Productions. Engineer Mike Gibbard was using the PRO2 to provide monitor mixes for the choir and string section, and… View this story
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  • Monday, October 05, 2009
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    Keith Clark 10/05/09 02:24 PM, 2 Comments
    I recently had the opportunity to attend a portion of Robert Scovill’s latest “Complete Front of House Engineer” seminar and workshop, held at the beautiful Church On The Rock in St. Peters, Missouri, just outside of St. Louis. The group of 30-plus attendees represented quite a wide range of folks in terms of experience and expertise, yet it didn’t seem to matter as Robert provided practical techniques, ideas and insights gained over his career as a multi-TEC Award winning live… View this story
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  • Wednesday, September 02, 2009
    allen and heath ilive digital consoles
    PSW Staff 09/02/09 05:41 AM, 0 Comments
    Allen & Heath is shipping a host of new interface cards for the iLive and iLive-T Series digital consoles, including the RAB2 remote audio interface card host; the Mini Multi-Out Card for ADAT, Aviom, iDR 8-bus and Hearbus; the EtherSound Network Card; Allen & Heath’s proprietary ACE (Audio and Control over Ethernet) Card for 64 channel bi-directional link; and the new MADI 64 Channel Multi-link Card. RAB2 is a remote audio card, enabling iLive digital mixing systems to work with… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundProductConsolesDigitalEthernetInterconnectMixerMonitoringNetworkingProcessorSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2009
    green day telefunken
    PSW Staff 09/01/09 07:31 AM, 0 Comments
    The current tour by Green Day sees the band utilizing Telefunken Elektroakustic M80 dynamic microphones for all vocals and various instruments, while at Ocean Way Recording to record the album “21st Century Breakdown,” all of Billie Joe Armstrong’s vocals were recorded with his new Telefunken U-47 and all of Mike Dirnt’s vocals used the new company’s new ELA M 251.  Both large diaphragm tube microphones are manufactured in the meticulous reproduction of masterpiece microphones of the past. “The M80s are… View this story
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  • Monday, August 31, 2009
    jbl vertec no doubt
    PSW Staff 08/31/09 10:17 AM, 0 Comments
    The 2009 No Doubt Summer Tour, which culminated in August with a show at the Neal S. Blaisdel Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii, was supported by sound reinforcement courtesy of Sound Image of Escondido, California, which provided JBL VERTEC line arrays. The 2009 No Doubt Summer Tour reunited one of the most successful rock groups of the 1990s, whose 1995 release Tragic Kingdom has sold more than 16 million copies to date. In recent years, No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani… View this story
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