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Articles Tagged Live Sound

  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/19/14 10:25 AM,
    This year, for the first time, the National Hockey League (NHL) programmed four regular season games into outdoor venues in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, scheduling the 2014 NHL Stadium Series between the previously established NHL Winter Classic and NHL Heritage Classic series of outdoor games. Tasked with mixing the live musical entertainment at the games in all three NHL series for broadcast on the NBC networks, Ron Reaves called on production provider Clair Nashville to supply a DiGiCo… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 03/19/14 08:31 AM,
    Adamson Systems is pleased to announce that 013, the largest live music venue in the Netherlands, has decided to upgrade their main hall (the Jupiler Hall) with a complete Adamson sound reinforcement system. Located in the center of Tilburg, 013 was the first concert hall in the Netherlands purpose built for live music. Since its opening in 1998, artists like Robbie Williams, Nice Inch Nails, Muse, Snoop Dogg, Damien Rice, Kraftwerk, 30 Seconds To Mars, Slayer, Queens Of The Stone… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/18/14 11:21 AM,
    Fran Healey, the lead singer of U.K. band Travis, and Marti Pellow, the lead singer of Wet Wet Wet, are the latest in the growing list of vocalists to switch to DPA d:facto vocal microphones. In both cases, the artists made the change on the recommendation of their live sound engineer, Tom Wiggans. “I have no problem recommending DPA’s new d:facto microphone because I’m so impressed with the results it has delivered for Fran and Marti – and for Dougie… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, March 05, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/05/14 06:35 PM,
    Provided by Sweetwater.   Q: I’ve been asked to finish the install of a system at a church that has been half-finished for a number of years. There’s only one issue I’ve found—whoever started the job never marked the multi-core wire that was run through the walls. What’s the best way to make sure that the polarity on multiple loudspeaker pairs are in phase when the wiring is all in-wall and the cable is not marked? A: First, shame on… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallAVInstallationInterconnectLoudspeakerMeasurementSignalSystemTechnician

  • Monday, March 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/03/14 01:14 PM,
    Adamson Systems has announced brand new E12/E218 touring packages ideal for touring and rental houses that need system flexibility, fast setup/teardown and the most powerful mid-high performance in a 12” line array available in the world. “The E12/E218 combination is ideal for sound companies looking for a flexible line array and subwoofer that can work for an act moving from a theater to an arena to an outdoor festival,” explains James Oliver, director of marketing and sales for Adamson. “We’ve… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, February 28, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/28/14 11:53 AM,
    For the 82,529 fans that braved forecasts of cold, snowy weather predicted for Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2, Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers delivered an enthusiastic show that was long on great musicianship and killer showmanship. A pair of DiGiCo SD5 digital audio consoles used for both front-of-house and monitor mixes made sure the show also sounded great. The SD5 used for the FOH mix was positioned at the NFC end zone end of the Met… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, February 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/27/14 03:09 PM,
    Delhi’s famous Stellar Gymkhana Club used an Allen & Heath GLD-80 digital mixer for its prestigious Jashan-e Diwali event. The exclusive members-only club hosted a glittering banquet, and the mixer, supplied by local rental company Thukral Productions, managed entertainment provided by several renowned folk musicians. “The GLD-80 is a great audio experience at a simple price,” explains product specialist, Shailesh Awasthi, from A&H distributor, SunInfonet. “The labelling is clear, the fader banks make sense, the control strip across the top… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSoftware

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    PSW Staff 02/27/14 02:26 PM,
    The recently opened Club 8 is one of the largest and most lavish clubs in Dallas. Opened in November 2013 and billed as ‘The Ultimate Dallas Nightclub Venue”, Club 8 consists of 10,000 square feet, has 39 VIP tables, is connected to a 7000 square foot pool area that has 10 VIP cabanas with 6 circular lounge beds, as well as ballrooms that can be used for private events. This property operates on a high level, so outfitting the venue… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 02/27/14 02:08 PM,
    Gloria Estefan’s long-time monitor engineer, Craig Melvin, relies on the precision of DPA Microphones to eliminate noise and capture the natural sound of the live instruments used during Estefan’s orchestra-based performances. To meet these audio requirements, Melvin depends on a combination of DPA 4023 Compact Cardioid Microphones, d:screet 4061 Miniature Omnidirectional Microphones, d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones and d:dicate 4011 Cardioid Microphones. Melvin has employed the d:dicate 4011s for years in a rock music setting, but until recently, had not considered… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/26/14 01:54 PM,
    Lady Antebellum continue to build on their success with seven GRAMMY Awards, platinum-certified sales and their Take Me Downtown Tour, which stops at nearly 80 cities across North America. The Nashville-based trio insists on the best possible audio in all its live performances and officially endorsed Sennheiser since 2008. Most recently, Lady Antebellum has integrated Sennheiser’s Digital 9000 wireless system into their live touring rig, enabling the band to deliver pristine wireless sound to audiences at every performance. Lady Antebellum’s… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless





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