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  • 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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 11/21/14 03:33 PM,
    The Marriott Theatre in the Chicago suburb of Lincolnshire is the most subscribed musical theatre company in the US, and a new DiGiCo SD7T console is ensuring that its sound is every bit as top rate as the shows that are produced there year-round. Founded in 1975, The Marriott Theatre sells more than 400,000 tickets a year and has presented more than 165 productions to an estimated eight million people. The venue has received a record 500 Joseph Jefferson Award… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, November 07, 2014
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    PSW Staff 11/07/14 12:00 PM,
    MGM Resorts International and Live Nation teamed up this fall to produce the inaugural Route 91 Harvest country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip over October’s first weekend reinforced by a L-Acoustics K1/K2 line arrays. Staged on a huge lot across the famed boulevard from MGM’s Luxor, the three-day event featured some of the biggest names in country music, including nightly headliners Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and Jason Aldean, plus more than two dozen other classic artists and fast-rising… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerPowerSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Thursday, October 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/23/14 01:43 PM,
    Audio Rents Inc.of Hollywood (CA) is the very first US customer to have taken delivery of JoeCo‘s new BlackBox BBR1MP Recorder. Two systems were delivered to the Hollywood-based pro audio rental company earlier this week and went out the very next day to provide a 48-channel recording system with integrated microphone preamps for live recording at Hollywood’s iconic Whisky A Go-Go club. JoeCo’s BBR1MP Recorder is the latest addition to the manufacturer’s award-winning BlackBox family of recorders and players. The… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessDigitalStudio

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/22/14 12:43 PM,
    Cheap Trick, possibly one of the most covered groups of all time, is currently out on tour with an assortment of gear that guarantees that their followers get the “Cheap Trick” sound they expect. Burst Sound & Lighting, headquartered in Detroit, is the sound production company tasked with making sure the band has all of the equipment they require including a new Adamson Systems monitor rig. “We expanded our Adamson inventory when they rolled out the E218 line array cabinets… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/21/14 10:50 AM,
    Since its opening, The Roost has been carving out a new space for live music in north Austin, TX. Owned by local music mavens the Cotton Brothers — Jimbo, John, Bobby and David — the 3,400-square-foot music venue opened with a New Year’s Eve run by Joe Ely. Since then, it’s been drawing rave reviews for everything from its bookings (e.g. Kelly Willis, Bruce Robison, Carolyn Wonderland and Reckless Kelly) to its sound, which local entertainment blog AustinPixels.com called “perfect.”… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Monday, October 20, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/20/14 01:03 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
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    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