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Articles Tagged Live Sound

  • Monday, October 20, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/20/14 01:04 PM,
    Chicago-based sound engineer Aaron Patkin went on the road mixing monitors for Chance The Rapper, one of hip-hop’s fastest-rising young stars, in early 2013. Since then, the artist has progressed from Internet sensation to main stage attraction, as evidenced by his acclaimed performance as a final-night headliner at this summer’s Lollapalooza festival in Chicago. Over that time, Chance (full name Chancelor Bennett) has gone from being a voice-and-DJ act to having a full live touring band. However, one thing has… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMonitoringStage

  • Sunday, October 12, 2014
    audio-technica
    PSW Staff 10/12/14 01:32 PM,
    Audio-Technica has introduced the AT5045 cardioid condenser microphone, the latest addition to A-T’s flagship 50 Series of studio microphones. The hand-built AT5045 is a “stick-design,” large-diaphragm electret side-address condenser design for instruments, with a cardioid polar pattern that enables the user to capture audio with realism and depth.  Available separately or as stereo pairs (AT5045P), the new mic has a large diaphragm, fast transient response, low noise, the ability to handle high sound pressure levels (149 dB SPL), and a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, October 10, 2014
    dbx professional
    PSW Staff 10/10/14 02:33 PM,
    Harman’s dbx Professional has introduced the new model 676 tube mic pre channel strip, a vacuum tube-based microphone preamplifier that offers a host of flexible sound-tailoring options to deliver audio quality in recording and live sound applications. The dbx 676 employs a high-gain, Class A tube preamp section based around a 12AU7 vacuum tube that can be adjusted to be clean and pure-sounding or “dirty” and full of harmonic character. The 676 incorporates the compressor/limiter design from the dbx 162SL… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAnalogProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, October 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/03/14 12:46 PM,
    Famous for being the hotel where American bank robber John Dillinger was captured in 1934, the Hotel Congress is an extraordinary location that has hosted a variety of events and banquets since its construction in 1919. Its main nightlife property, Club Congress, recently received a new Harman sound reinforcement system made up of Soundcraft, JBL and Crown components. The small 45 x 40-foot live music venue hosts many national touring acts and local dance nights. To ensure optimal sound coverage… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConsolesDigitalLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, October 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 11:24 AM,
    Corey Hart hung up his sunglasses for good at an emotional sold-out farewell concert for 13,500 hometown fans at Montreal’s Bell Centre, supported by an SSL Live console at front of house. A 1980s phenom, Hart has had nine consecutive Top 40 hits, with “Sunglasses at Night” being his most recognizable. Outfitted with sound services by Solotech in Canada, it was another local Montreal hero, Denis Savage, who mixed the show and the week-long rehearsal. For Hart’s Farewell concert, the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 10:48 AM,
    Shure has unveiled a new addition to its widely-used line of PSM personal monitor systems, the PSM 300 Stereo Personal Monitor System. The PSM 300 introduces the clarity and precision of stereo, 24-bit digital audio to personal monitoring while bringing the custom mix control for which Shure PSM is known. PSM 300 has two offerings, one easy-to-use system designed for entry-level users (P3TR112GR), and a professional system (P3TRA215CL) with advanced features and performance. The P3TR112GR system delivers detailed digital audio… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductConcertManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, October 01, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/01/14 09:58 AM,
    With the opening of a thoroughly refurbished 1907-vintage Union Garage Building facility, the Los Angeles College of Music (LACM) in Pasadena, California, wanted to provide its students with a state-of-the-art live performance environment. The school’s recent expansion includes new programs and majors for students, new celebrity faculty, and an exclusive “Let’s Talk Music Series,” which provides students with on-on-one access to top professional musicians. With ongoing performances from students, faculty, and alumni, the college needed a modern performance, rehearsal and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertEducationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/30/14 09:24 AM,
    With more than 10 million people passing through its gates every year, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is often the first and last live music venue visitors to the city of Austin, Texas see and hear. The audio is powered by a Mackie DLM system installed at the main terminal’s Asleep At the Wheel Stage at the Ray Benson Roadhouse. “There has been music here in the airport since it opened 15 years ago,” explains Michael Pennock, who oversees the music and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerMicrophoneMixerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/24/14 12:33 PM,
    d&b GB has announced the launch of the Y-Series at the upcoming PLASA London show, stand D80. The Y-Series loudspeakers provide flexible and configurable solutions for venues with small to medium sized sound reinforcement requirements. Selected products from the Y-Series will be at the stand, along with members of the d&b team to explain why Y is such an exciting new product. At stand D40, SSE Audio Group will also be exhibiting d&b products. Visitors to the SSE booth will… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Monday, September 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/22/14 02:03 PM,
    On October 1 and 2, 2014, veteran FOH engineer Jim Yakabuski will join Meyer Sound instructor Buford Jones as a special guest in the newest sessions of the company’s Mixing Workshop webinar series. The interviews will cover Yakabuski’s long mixing career working with artists from Matchbox Twenty to Journey. He will also share how technology advancements like linear sound systems and plugins are creating new opportunities for FOH engineers as well as practical tips for aspiring audio practitioners. The Mixing… View this story
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