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Articles Tagged Live Sound

  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/22/14 05:06 PM,
    The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games was the largest national games undertaking by the organization. This year’s event (June 16-20) included 16 different sports competitions with over 5,000 athletes and more than an estimated 70,000 spectators. RCF was proud to partner with Windsor, New Jersey-based Reid Sound to provide the sound system for the Olympic Town Entertainment Stage. The College of New Jersey acted as the site for the Olympic Town, which served as the hub for all the events… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/22/14 01:03 PM,
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Premier Sound Services (PSS) recently provided the sound reinforcement for the Miss USA Pageant, one of the country’s most widely viewed beauty contests. The event is part of Miss Universe, which is owned by Donald Trump and was televised nationally live on NBC. As they have for previous Miss USA Pageants, PSS deployed their inventory of Harman JBL VTX line arrays to generate the best coverage and superior sound quality.  The main PA system consisted of 13… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertEducationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, July 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/18/14 11:43 AM,
    When Spanish tenor and conductor Plácido Domingo took to the stage for the concert in Rio, honoring the close of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, television audiences received a crystal clear sound thanks to DPA Microphones’ d:dicate recording microphones. Performing at the HSBC Arena Stage in Rio de Janeiro, Domingo was accompanied by Puerto Rican soprano Ana María Martínez, Chinese pianist Lang Lang and the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra. With the entire world watching, Grammy Award-winner Jesse Lewis, audio producer for… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/18/14 10:23 AM,
    Poznań-based Gigant Sound Letus, one of Eastern Europe’s leading production companies, have announced a major investment in Outline’s flagship loudspeakers. Their new inventory includes substantial stocks of GTO, DBS 18-2 subwoofers and the all-new GTO C-12 compact line-source module. Founded in 1993 by owner Jurek Taborowski, Gigant Sound Letus is a dominant force not only in Polish rock, pop and classical productions but also throughout eastern Europe and as far afield as the US. Their full-time staff of over thirty… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 07/18/14 10:14 AM,
    The 79-year-old Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) in Ashland has chosen Meyer Sound MINA line array loudspeakers to anchor the first full reinforcement setup in its 1,190-seat, outdoor Allen Elizabethan Theatre. With a stage house and thrust stage originally built for non-amplified performances, the theatre now benefits from an architecturally pleasing audio solution that heightens vocal clarity and musicality for the audience, while making performing easier for the actors. “The Meyer Sound system has completely changed the experience for both artists… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Thursday, July 10, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/10/14 03:48 PM,
    Now in its 9th year, Hellfest has grown to become one of the three largest festivals in France, attracting more than 150,000 metal fans over its three days.  For the second year, rental company Melpomen brought the NEXO STM modular line array down to the peaceful town of Clisson (near Nantes), for a spectacular line-up of rock and heavy metal legends – Aerosmith, Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Status Quo, Rob Zombie, Megadeth and Soundgarden. Although there are six… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Monday, July 07, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/07/14 05:20 PM,
    ARX Systems is now shipping the unique “Blue DI” Bluetooth Direct Box, a new addition to their popular AudiBox range of Precision Tools for Audio Professionals . SmartPhones, tablets and other Bluetooth enabled devices have rapidly become the program source of convenience for corporate AV presentations, seminars, musicians, D.Js, entertainment venues, system demonstrations and testing, and many other audio playback applications. ARX’s Engineering team developed the Blue DI to fulfill the demand for a truly Professional wireless Active Direct Box… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductBusinessInstallationInterconnectManufacturerPower

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    PSW Staff 07/07/14 03:51 PM,
    The Brothers Four, an American folk singing group known for their hit songs Greenfields, Seven Daffodils and Green Leaves of Summer are touring in Japan with an Adamson Metrix loudspeaker system. The Metrix sound system, provided by OTA Audio of Japan, will be utilized extensively during the 20 city tour. OTA Audio was tasked with designing a system flexible enough to handle different sized venues. The versatility of the Metrix enclosures easily accommodate everything from smaller, intimate club settings to… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/07/14 09:42 AM,
    Polish production company Gigant Sound Letus recently deployed part of its brand new Outline GTO inventory supporting the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Freedom Day in Warsaw. This remarkable global gathering saw US President Barack Obama plus 50 European heads of state, the Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski and various royalty attend a special concert in the capital’s Castle Square. The Freedom Day anniversary concert was a perfect example of the GTO’s flexibility and power, as Gigant Sound Letus specified… View this story
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  • Thursday, July 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/03/14 09:37 AM,
    Full of Soul—that’s the name of tenor saxophonist Keith Anderson’s band and a fitting description of the man himself. The Texas-based Anderson is a musician’s musician with an enviable high-profile gig—he’s currently playing in the horn section with Prince. Anderson has worked with musical legends like Erykah Badu, Les McCann, Kanye West and many more. He relies on the AKG C519 professional miniature clip-on condenser microphone, having become a convert to its rich sound and ability to deliver on every… View this story
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