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Articles Tagged L-acoustics

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/28/16 01:08 PM,
    Having sold out arenas and stadiums across North America in 2015, the initial spring leg of this year’s OUTCRY Tour recently repeated that success thanks to a praiseworthy lineup of top Contemporary Christian artists, including Hillsong Worship, Kari Jobe, Jesus Culture with Martin Smith, Passion, Elevation Worship, Brian Houston and others. Packing 14 shows into 19 days, with a roster of performers that frequently varied from show to show, the tour presented its share of production challenges in terms of… View this story
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  • Thursday, June 23, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/23/16 11:06 AM,
    Pearl Jam‘s recent 2016 North American trek delivered three-plus-hour performances to packed arenas night after night. The band’s longtime tour provider, Rat Sound, knew it needed to deploy a concert reinforcement system that could go mile for mile with the band, which is why it chose to carry an L-Acoustics K1/K2 rig for the outing. The latest leg’s 17 dates, which marked the first time that Pearl Jam had traversed the US since October 2014’s domestic sweep, typically featured a… View this story
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  • Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/31/16 01:31 PM,
    Special Event Services (SES) of Winston-Salem, NC recently specified a system combining L-Acoustics’ K1 and K2 systems for an extensive North American outing with The Avett Brothers. Described by the San Francisco Chronicle as having the “heavy sadness of Townes Van Zandt, the light pop concision of Buddy Holly, the tuneful jangle of the Beatles, the raw energy of the Ramones,” The Avett Brothers combine bluegrass, country, punk, pop, folk, rock, indie, honkytonk and ragtime to produce a unique sound… View this story
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  • Friday, May 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/27/16 08:23 AM,
    L-Acoustics announces the launch of the Kiva II, a new compact modular line source, adding 6dB of max SPL versus its predecessor, maximized amplifier density with 16 ohm impedance, and a new rugged enclosure material. Despite its compact format, the Kiva II features L-Acoustics’ Wavefront Sculpture Technology (WST), giving it a long throw capability and delivering even SPL from the front row to the back of the audience. Its coplanar transducer arrangement and new K-shaped coplanar transducer configuration generates a… View this story
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  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/18/16 07:27 AM,
    Canada’s JUNO Awards recently aired live on CTV from Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome and featured performances by many of the country’s leading music artists, including Alessia Cara, Bryan Adams, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Dean Brody, Jann Arden, Shawn Mendes, The Tenors and The Weeknd. But it was the performance by an L-Acoustics K1/K2 loudspeakers, provided by another Canadian original, Solotech, that kept the music sonically clear all night long. Solotech’s L-Acoustics system proved to be a particularly ideal solution for Scotiabank Saddledome, which… View this story
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  • Thursday, May 12, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/12/16 08:10 AM,
    For more than 35 years, M&L Sound of Knoxville has provided concert sound reinforcement, rental and installation services throughout the mid-southern United States. Under the direction of president David Akers since 1989, the company has now crossed another significant milestone by joining L-Acoustics’ Rental Network as the manufacturer’s latest Certified Provider (CPr). “When grading all of the major loudspeaker brands and systems on the market by a specific set of criteria—sound quality, weight-to-output ratio, phase coherency, vertical splay angles, horizontal… View this story
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  • Thursday, April 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/28/16 07:04 AM,
    When your client has been one of the creative forces behind the reference music used to tune literally thousands of concert PA systems across the known universe, you had better bring your “A-Game”—and your best gear. That is exactly what Clearwing Productions did when they got the call to provide sound reinforcement for David Gilmour’s Rattle That Lock North American tour by specifying a full L-Acoustics K1/K2 rig complemented by the company’s brand new KS28 subwoofers. “KS28 is a marked… View this story
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  • Thursday, April 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/21/16 03:09 PM,
    Fronted by the Latin music superstar Romeo Santos, Aventura, the “Kings of Bachata”shows were the first for the entire band since Santos departed for a solo career in 2011. What was originally slated to be only a few performances at the United Palace Theatre sold out in minutes and was ultimately expanded into a February residency of 22 sold-out shows at the Washington Heights, Manhattan venue produced by Felix Cabrera of Latin Events. Audio Spectrum deployed a system consisting of… View this story
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  • Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/20/16 08:35 AM,
    Adlib supplied an L-Acoustics ‘racks-and-stacks’ audio solution plus a full support package and crew to Years & Years recent UK tour which saw the synthpop trio from London playing a series of sold out theatres and arenas. Adlib were brought on-board by production manager Steve Down. Two of their most experienced regular engineers, Sam Proctor and Hassane Es Siahi were tasked to ensure that band engineers Pablo Campanara (front of house) and Harry Bishop (monitors) received support. Due to the… View this story
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  • Friday, April 08, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/08/16 12:44 PM,
    As part of a $110 million renovation, AT&T Center, the 18,000-seat home of the NBA San Antonio Spurs, has a new sound reinforcement system designed by Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams (WJHW, Dallas) and installed by LD Systems (Houston) that’s headed by L-Acoustics loudspeakers and amplified/controllers. “The previous sound system featured an exploded cluster design, and integrated amplifiers in the loudspeaker cabinets made maintenance a challenge; in order to service them, the entire self-powered cluster needed to be lowered to… View this story
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