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Articles Tagged Loudspeakers

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 09:12 AM,
    The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Harman International Industries have extended their longstanding relationship with a multi-year partnership including the addition of Harman’s audio and lighting products supporting an ambitious expansion project. As part of the expanded relationship, Harman becomes the official sound of The Kennedy Center. JBL Professional loudspeakers, AKG microphones, Crown amplifiers, AMX receivers, digital lighting from Martin and sound editing equipment from its Soundcraft, BSS Audio and dbx brands will continue to amplify… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierAVInstallationLoudspeakerMicrophoneMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSystem

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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 09:00 AM,
    The upcoming 141st AES Convention, taking place from September 29 through October 2 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, will host exclusive demonstrations of L-Acoustics’ newly launched Kiva II compact line source, as well as the KS28 reference subwoofer and X Series of coaxial enclosures. These demos will also showcase L-Acoustics’ latest developments on the open standard Audio Video Bridging/Time Sensitive Networking (AVB/TSN) technology. Demonstrations will be conducted in Room 506 of the Convention Center’s West Hall at 11:00am, 1:00pm,… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAmplifierAVDigitalEthernetLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerNetworkingSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 08:27 AM,
    This summer, on the Florence date of Sting’s marathon “Back to Bass” tour (the tour originally started in 2011, coinciding with the release of two compilation albums commemorating the 25th anniversary of his solo career), the artist and his band performed at the city’s Cascine Park. Outline‘s GTO audio rig was supplied by Emporio On Stage and mixed by the artist’s veteran front of house engineer Howard Page, for a sold-out audience. Page explains, “The secret to good live sound… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 06:51 AM,
    Back in 2012, Ultra Worldwide, producers of the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, launched a new event concept appropriately named ‘Road to Ultra’. The journey unfolded through Thailand, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Colombia, Paraguay and Chile. The most recent addition to the portfolio—the Hong Kong edition, scheduled to take place in the noise sensitive new urban development area of West Kowloon Cultural District’s Nursery Park—was supported by MLA arrays from Martin Audio. The electronic music extravaganza set out to unite fellow… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMeasurementProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 02:54 PM,
    With ten Grammy wins, including Best Engineered Album for The Raconteurs Consolers of the Lonely and scores of platinum and gold albums, Joe Chiccarelli has made good on the famous opportunity Frank Zappa gave him during the recording of “Sheik Yerbouti” – among Zappa’s best-selling albums ever. When the head engineer couldn’t make the session, Zappa promoted then-assistant engineer Chiccarelli to take the lead. Since then, Chiccarelli has had the opportunity to work with the biggest and best artists in… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 12:14 PM,
    Canadian rental company Omnison has debuted NEXO’s STM modular line array system against the backdrop of the International Balloon Festival at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. The annual event is one of the five biggest festivals in Quebec, a 9-day fiesta themed around the hot air balloon, and including diverse music, comedy and animation programming for its 400,000 visitors. Omnison has a long history with NEXO products, with stock inventory of GEO T and GEO D Series systems, and over 60 cabinets of GEO… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 11:13 AM,
    Amphion Loudspeakers and ETAL Group announce that Amphion has adopted ETAL Anaview AMS Class D amplifiers in their amplifiers, which cater for their professional monitor loudspeakers. Anssi Hyvonen, proprietor of Amphion Loudspeakers says, “In order to offer our customers a complete solution, we needed amplifiers that fully complemented our passive studio monitor speakers. Highly transparent and resolving speakers like Amphion deserves a great sounding amp. Class D amplifiers are compact, and lightweight, but are inclined to have a slightly sterile,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAmplifierBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 08:11 AM,
    Rock in Rio is one of the largest, most recognized music festivals in the world, with several global affiliations. At the Lisbon event in Portugal’s capital at Parque da Bella Vista, K-array’s Firenze system featuring Slim Array Technology (SAT) and digital steering was chosen by Brazilian rental company, Gabisom, to be installed and operated at the festival’s secondary stage sponsored by Vodafone. The stage was scheduled to host 3 live shows each day for a grueling 14-day period. The system… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 07:07 AM,
    Housed in the former St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Seattle’s nonprofit Fremont Abbey Arts Center offers arts and cultural experiences to people of all ages and incomes, focusing on local music, contemporary dance, visual art, spoken word, and storytelling. It’s a hub for artists, students, and community members, with classes, concerts, workshops, and other events. In 2015, 1,642 adult artists and 103 youth artists participated, and annual attendance is more than 39,800. Although the Center is equipped with a full-sized PA… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConcertLoudspeakerSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    Peter Janis 09/27/16 06:45 AM,
    This article is provided by Primacoustic   Just like large big commercial studios, smaller and home studios suffer from acoustical interference that can make it more difficult to mix, especially when surrounded with the sound effects and ambiance that now typifies today’s stereo and 5.1 surround sound mixes. In professional studios, the walls are strategically treated with fabric-covered absorptive panels on the sides, front, rear and sometimes on the ceilings. The key to improving intelligibility (or our ability to discern… View this story
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