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  • Thursday, April 30, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/30/15 11:12 AM,
    Auralex Acoustics is now shipping the HoverDeck V2, the latest upgraded iteration of its ISO Series Drum and Percussion Isolation platform.  The Auralex HoverDeck V2 is specifically engineered to reduce coloration from floor resonance by decoupling the drum kit or percussion setup from the structure, resulting in a tighter, purer sound for both studio and front of house. Auralex’s ISO-Puck modular risers minimize structure-borne sound transmission and sympathetic vibrations between drums and hardware. The low-profile isolating boards assemble via hook… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/29/15 07:49 AM,
    Fresh off a stadium tour supporting One Direction, Australian punk pop band, 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS), embarked on a promo tour of the USA with Allen & Heath‘s Qu-16 digital rackmount mixer managing the live acoustic performances. Comprising a series of radio and store appearances, the tour culminated in the band’s Derp Con fan convention, where fans were handpicked and flown from all over the world to LA to meet the band, watch a live acoustic performance and take… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerSoftwareSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/28/15 01:04 PM,
    RCF unveiled its first foray into the headphone market with the launch of ‘Iconica by RCF’ at the Prolight+Sound expo in Frankfurt. Key features of these over-ear, headphones include extended LF response and noise cancellation. They have been designed to deliver a linear frequency response, including extended bass, but without compromising on accuracy. ‘Iconica by RCF’ has been designed both for DJ monitoring at the highest level of electronic dance music (EDM), as well as a lifestyle product, making it… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, April 27, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/27/15 02:28 PM,
    Roland’s Professional A/V division announces the availability of the brand new Roland M-5000 Live Mixing Console based on the O.H.R.C.A platform. “We are excited that the Roland M-5000’s first production units are here and shipping,” says Christian Delfino, vp of sales and marketing for Roland Professional A/V division. “The M-5000 truly represents a new opportunity in the market for us, and the initial feedback and reception of this new product has been nothing less than positive.” The Roland M-5000 live… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsManufacturerMixerProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/27/15 08:22 AM,
    Launched at NAB and Prolight+Sound, DiGiCo’s new redundant engine (SD-RE) and fader pod provides a RE-assuring partner for its SD10 digital mixing console. The SD-RE Rack is an engine in a box that provides connection to a monitor and a keyboard / trackball for SD7-style dual engine redundancy. It can be connected to a 12-fader SD Remote Fader worksurface, screen, keyboard and mouse, and duplicates the functionality of the SD10’s center section. By connecting the 3U box to the console… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMonitoringProcessorRemoteSoftwareSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/27/15 08:01 AM,
    A range of microphones from Audio-Technica, was again selected by the audio professionals lending their talents to the 30th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Cleveland’s Public Hall. The event will be broadcast on HBO on May 20.  A highlight of the show was the segment honoring soul legend Bill Withers, who made a rare appearance and an even rarer on-stage performance at the event. R&B singer John Legend and Hall of… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVConcertEngineerMicrophoneNetworkingRemoteSound ReinforcementStageStudioWireless

  • Friday, April 24, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/24/15 07:40 AM,
    RCF is set to launch its first digital wi-fi mixer. Designed as a practical fader-free portable self- contained enclosure the TM18 features an on-board WiFi access-point with integrated internal antenna, enabling all the functions to be controlled wirelessly. The new tablet mixer also sports a full suite of plug-in algorithms and effects, including several equalizer types and classic emulations of guitar and bass amplifiers, as developed by the well-known plug-in developer Overloud. This product is a tool for musicians and… View this story
    Filed in: AVDigitalManufacturerMixerProcessorRemoteSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, April 23, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/23/15 07:27 AM,
    The 2015 Ultra Music Festival in Miami during Spring Break featured an artist lineup that included EDM artists Krewella, Bassnectar, Porter Robinson, Die Antwoord, Big Gigantic, Chromeo and Gorgon City performing onstage through an L-Acoustics K2 line array sound system. Ultra Music Festival 2015, drew thousands of music fans to Bayfront Park in downtown Miami, which has hosted the event since 2012. The festival debuted in 1999 “We’ve been doing the Ultra festival for a long time and have become… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    blue microphones
    PSW Staff 04/21/15 11:13 AM,
    Blue Microphones announces the availability of Hummingbird, a versatile Class A small-diaphragm microphone. With a diaphragm based on Blue’s B1 capsule, Hummingbird delivers extended frequency response for drum overheads, acoustic guitar, strings, harp, or any other instrument with fast transients and rich overtones. Hummingbird features an adjustable pivoting head that allows for 180 degrees of rotation so users can set the mic at any angle. Featuring a pressure gradient cardioid capsule based on Blue’s “B1” capsule—from the “interchangeable” Bottle Caps… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/21/15 10:40 AM,
    AKG by Harman is announcing the new D5 C dynamic directional microphone, designed for live sound environments. “Since its launch, the D5 has gained a well-deserved reputation as a highly durable and high-performance dynamic vocal microphone for live staging applications of all sizes,” said Erich Gaertner, product line manager, AKG. “The D5 C lives up to this reputation and offers live vocalists an expanded lineup of industry-leading microphone options to choose from.” Thanks to its cardioid polar pattern, the D5… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage