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Articles Tagged Live Sound

  • 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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    PSW Staff 02/26/14 07:04 AM,
    For the second year in a row, Delicate Productions supported Maroon 5 with a Martin Audio MLA system for two celebratory New Year’s Eve shows at the Mandalay Bay Event Center. The Event Center, a modern 12,000-seat venue, “is fortunately one of the better sounding casino rooms,” according to Jim Ebdon, FOH Engineer for Maroon Five. “In these venues it’s all about the coverage,” Jim explains, “and what’s great about the MLA system is that it covers so well. It’s… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/25/14 02:36 PM,
    Acclaimed front-of-house engineer Andy Meyer (Justin Timberlake, Guns N’ Roses, Janet Jackson, Mötley Crüe, Rage Against the Machine) is part of the ongoing trend of leading cutting-edge live engineers turning to Waves Live tools. Meyer chose Waves plugins for Timberlake and Jay-Z’s Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour, which traveled across the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.   “I first started working with Waves plugins in 2007, near the end of Justin Timberlake’s FutureSex/LoveSounds tour,” states Meyer. “Moving forward, I… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, February 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/24/14 01:56 PM,
    As the industry increasingly moves in a digital direction depending more on touch screens than faders and on menus and layers instead of every function being at one’s fingertips, mix engineers like Rob Mailman—who need to move fast and are accustomed to the dedicated control of analog—are searching for digital consoles that offer ease-of-navigation as well as outstanding sound quality. Like Mailman, who has now officially made the move to a DiGiCo SD5, those engineers are increasingly turning to DiGiCo… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, February 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/21/14 02:51 PM,
    Andy Torri has only had two main jobs since a chance with Todd Park Mohr, frontman for Big Head Todd & the Monsters, in the late 1980s – FOH engineer for Big Head Todd & the Monsters and studio engineer at KBCO in Boulder, Colorado. The first gig, from which he took only a short reprieve between 2005 and 2012, took him from guitar-tuning-tee-shirt-sales-plus-mixing-duties in the smoky haze of local bars to his current position of respected FOH engineer at… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesProcessorSoftware

  • Monday, February 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/17/14 04:21 PM,
    CAD Audio recently awarded Musician’s Friend with its Dealer of the Year Award for 2013 at the Winter NAMM Show. Commenting on the award, Musician’s Friend VP of Merchandising ChrisTso said, “CAD Audio products are the perfect blend of quality and value and our customers love them! Musician’s Friend is proud to partner with CAD Audio as their 2013 Dealer of the Year to help more people play music and reach their musical goals.” CAD Audio VP of Sales &… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, February 14, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/14/14 10:57 AM,
    The stars aligned during Super Bowl XLVIII on the evening of February 2 as Bruno Mars delivered an unforgettable halftime performance to a record-breaking broadcast audience of 115.3 million viewers – the largest in Super Bowl history. For the duration of the performance, Bruno Mars sang through his Sennheiser SKM 5200 handheld transmitter, coupled with an MD 5235 dynamic microphone capsule, ensuring crisp and detailed sound for millions of fans around the world. Working alongside veteran production provider ATK Audiotek,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/11/14 02:57 PM,
    Harman’s JBL Professional has announced the VRX Line Array Calculator (LAC) for its popular and widely used VRX Constant Curvature Series loudspeakers. The VRX LAC offers an accurate and easy-to-learn design tool that allows configuration of VRX systems prior to deployment. “Since JBL introduced the first VRX loudspeakers, they have been used in virtually every imaginable environment, from theaters to houses of worship, sports facilities to schools, as portable or permanent sound reinforcement systems,” said Jon Sager, Senior Manager, Market… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsProductLine ArrayLoudspeakerSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, February 10, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/10/14 12:35 PM,
    Avid today congratulated its many award-winning and nominated customers at the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards for their outstanding achievements in the recording arts. At the ceremony on January 26 in Los Angeles, the preeminent peer-recognized awards for music excellence were bestowed on numerous artists, producers and engineers who use Avid audio solutions. Avid audio professionals created GRAMMY Award winners including Album of the Year Random Access Memories by Daft Punk, Record of the Year Get Lucky by Daft Punk featuring… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, February 06, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/06/14 01:39 PM,
    Powersoft’s penetration of the South American continent is showing no let up — nowhere less so than in Argentina, where Powersoft distributor Equaphon continues to establish their premium products with most of the leading rental companies. Established in 1973 by Carlos Maiocchi, Equaphon took on the Powersoft brand in 2003 and because there was no real market dedicated to the installation sector, they concentrated on the rental sector. Today Maiocchi quotes around 70 companies stocking their products — and notable… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertSound ReinforcementStage





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