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Articles Tagged Live Sound

  • 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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • 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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneStage

  • Friday, June 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/27/14 02:44 PM,
    Emmy Award-winning reality television singing competition The Voice has been a ratings juggernaut for NBC, with Season Six debuting at the end of February 2014 to an audience of nearly 16 million viewers. As the season moved into its final live performance phase in April at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, front-of-house mixer Andrew “Fletch” Fletcher selected the DiGiCo SD7 console as the best choice to optimize broadcast audio quality and manage the show’s large number of inputs and outputs.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 06/27/14 01:12 PM,
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s first-ever Fan Fest was held recently with thousands of fans mingling with a star-studded lineup of 100 Hall of Famers. This event marked the most Hall of Famers gathered in one place outside of Canton, Ohio, the home of the NFL’s Pro Football Hall of Fame. Held in Cleveland’s International Exposition (I-X) Center, a sizeable D.A.S. Audio sound reinforcement system was deployed to ensure the capacity crowd could hear everything. Cleveland-based Hughie’s Event Production… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, June 26, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/26/14 01:36 PM,
    Powersoft showcased the new X Series amplifier to the U.S. market at the recent InfoComm show in Las Vegas. The X Series was on display along with other notable products from the Italian manufacturer. The X Series amplifier takes power amplification to new heights by providing tremendous functionality typically only found in separate outboard units. System integration tools include channel routing, a truly universal mono, bi- and three-phase balancing power supply and a revolutionary fully-featured DSP. The larger X8 unit… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductAmplifierConcertInstallationProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 06/26/14 10:00 AM,
    After a successful preview at last week’s InfoComm show, VUE Audiotechnik announced today the latest addition to it’s popular al-Class line array family—the al-4-sb Flyable Isobaric Subwoofer. Designed specifically for seamless integration with the al-4 Subcompact Line Array System, the highly versatile al-4-sb Isobaric Subwoofer features rigging options for suspension above or behind al-4 arrays in a variety of configurations. VUE even offers a flyable end fire grid that allows quick assembly of sophisticated al-4-sb end-fire arrays for improved directionality… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductProductionRiggingConcertInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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    Philip Giddings 06/25/14 11:25 AM,
    Sound Devices showcases the 970, its first-ever dedicated audio-only rack-mounted recording solution, which boasts an impressive 64 channels of Dante and MADI. The half-rack, 2U device simplifies any application requiring high-quality, high-track-count audio recording, including live events such as concerts and sports recording, corporate events, houses of worship (HOW), studio and mobile production, as well as theater and museum presentations. Sound Devices 970 records 64 channels of monophonic or polyphonic 24-bit WAV files from any of its 144 available inputs.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsProductConcertDigitalManufacturer