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Articles Tagged London

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/21/14 10:31 AM,
    London-based Sky Vision Sound Studios, part of the BSkyB/Sky Vision family, has recently completed a major upgrade of its Fairlight equipment to bring it in line with BSkyB’s UK broadcasting facilities in Osterley. The three-studio complex, two mix rooms and a prep room, has upgraded its Fairlight Constellation console with a Fairlight EVO, six of which are already in use at BskyB. It has also upgraded its XYNERGI system by installing the latest software version – a move that is… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMixerStudioTechnician

  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/22/14 02:04 PM,
    GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter and producer Bruno Mars recently performed at the Wireless Festival in Finsbury Park in London using an Audio-Technica Artist Elite 5000 Series wireless system with an AEW-T6100a hypercardioid dynamic handheld microphone/transmitter throughout his performance. The event was part of Mars’ Moonshine Jungle Tour 2014, the ongoing second concert tour by Mars in support of his second studio album, Unorthodox Jukebox.The tour began on June 22, 2013 and will continue through September 6, 2014. Audio-Technica View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerMicrophoneStageWireless

  • Tuesday, April 08, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/08/14 01:02 PM,
    A QSC Q-Sys Core 250i network audio management system was recently supplied to London-based audio integrators RG Jones Sound Engineering for installation in the renowned Serpentine Gallery’s new art space in Central London, the Serpentine Sackler Gallery. A RG Jones team led by Jake Miller installed the QSC Core 250i, along with a QSC TSC-8 touch panel to manage an array of amplifiers driving flat-panel loudspeakers around the outside of the gallery, and several K-Array loudspeakers and subwoofers in the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierAVInstallationSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, February 04, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/04/14 01:03 PM,
    London’s QEII Conference Centre recently added seven Allen & Heath Qu-16 digital rackmount mixers to its inventory of AV equipment. An upgrade to existing analog mixers, the Qu-16s are installed in self-contained portable AV racks, which can be used in any of the event spaces in the venue. “We needed a higher channel count for the mixers installed on our mobile AV racks,” explains AV production manager, Derek Chalmers. “We were looking around the analog market as we couldn’t believe… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAnalogDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, July 19, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/19/13 05:57 AM,
    DPA Microphones’ new d:facto vocal microphone is proving popular with London’s live music venues, a number of which have made the microphone an integral part of their equipment stock. Two prestigious London venues that were quick to adopt the d:facto vocal microphone are The Union Chapel in Islington and the Pizza Express Jazz Club on Dean Street in London’s SoHo. Since its launch, the condenser microphone has been a big hit with a wide range of vocalists who appreciate its… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, June 24, 2013
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    PSW Staff 06/24/13 11:33 AM,
    Italian singer Mario Biondi, accompanied by UK-based jazz-funk band Incognito and other guest musicians, held a unique concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall for the world premiere of his new album, SUN. SSE Audio Group provided a pair of Harman Soundcraft Vi6 consoles for FOH and monitor mixing for the event. With a capacity of over 5,500, the Royal Albert Hall hosts more than 350 events year round including classical, rock and pop concerts, ballets, operas, and much more. With… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, May 13, 2013
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    PSW Staff 05/13/13 01:41 PM,
    Riedel Communications has announced that Hillsong Church, the Pentecostal megachurch with worship sites located around the globe, is using a Riedel intercom solution to support weekly services at the Dominion Theatre in Central London. A fully integrated system incorporating Riedel’s Performer digital partyline intercom and Acrobat digital wireless intercom enables seamless communications among the technical crew members of the London Hillsong team. “Our services are run by a great team of volunteers who need to be able to communicate effectively,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundProductionChurch SoundNewsProductionAVSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, March 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/21/13 10:45 AM,
    Willow SoundVision, a specialist integrator of audio visual systems and digital media solutions, has recently completed the audio and video installations for The Hippodrome Casino in London’s Leicester Square, incorporating over two hundred Community loudspeakers. The former Hippodrome Theater and adjacent buildings have been transformed into The Hippodrome Casino by father and son team Jimmy and Simon Thomas, who have invested more than £40 million ($60.4 million) creating a high-end, opulent casino, blending theatrical history with contemporary, luxurious furnishings. The… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, March 04, 2013
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    03/04/13 03:26 PM,
    London’s Ministry of Sound closed last month for its annual technical overhaul. During the 3-week shutdown, Harman Professional brands distributor Sound Technology Ltd. assisted with the planned upgrade. The world-famous club extended its existing BSS network and provided an additional four channels of AKG DMS 700 wireless capability; but the piéce de resistance is found in 103—the venue’s second dance room—where a new Soundcraft Si Performer digital console now partners the Soundcraft Si2 in the adjacent box. This is the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductionAudioConsolesDigitalInstallationStudio

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/19/13 02:20 PM,
    Orgone Studios, a facility specializing in recording, mixing and mastering, has added a Solid State Logic AWS 948 Hybrid Console/Controller. Primarily working with bands signed to independent metal and avant-garde rock labels, the studio offers a space ideal for recording up to six musicians in the main room. The AWS delivers SSL’s sonic legacy and industry reputation to Orgone, enhancing sound quality, streamlining workflow and providing high-end name recognition for potential clients. “The goal of the studio has always been… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesStudio