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  • Thursday, August 25, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/25/16 02:04 PM,
    For 20 years, the Coconut Groove Band (CGB) has performed a huge repertoire of well known songs, ranging from easy listening to soul, R&B, Americana, rock, and pop. Until recently, they relied on a 12-channel, analog, powered mixer, and to some extent it did the job. Now they are performing with the DL32R digital mixer from Mackie. “The old mixer was a workhorse,” recalls guitarist/vocalist Rick McClanahan, “and it had effects, but it was big and heavy. We use powered… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertDigitalMixerMonitoringSoftwareSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/23/16 11:51 AM,
    Production sound mixer David Husby has had a decade filled with big-name projects, notably X-Men: The Last Stand, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Tomorrowland, The A-Team, Tooth Fairy, and The Big Year. More recently, he has worked on Star Trek Beyond, Deadpool, and The Solutrean, an upcoming historical action drama from production company Studio 8, directed by Albert Hughes. A longtime user of Sound Devices equipment, Husby took the opportunity during his most recent projects to transition from… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerMixerStudio

  • Friday, August 12, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/12/16 06:57 AM,
    Allen & Heath‘s iDR-8 matrix mixer and Qu-16 digital rackmount mixer were installed in the recently inaugurated Taqwa Great Mosque in Kutacane in Indonesia’s Aceh Province. The largest mosque in the area, Taqwa can accommodate up to 4,000 worshippers inside and 2,000 outside, and the main objective of the new audio system was to deliver speech intelligibility to the entire congregation. The installation team, comprising Kairos Multi Jaya and Multi Electronic Terrain, faced the challenge of providing clear audio coverage… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsConsolesDigitalInstallationMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, August 09, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/09/16 02:45 PM,
    It’s no secret that pro audio, and live sound in particular, has traditionally been a man’s world. Though there are thankfully more women in audio today than in years past, the balance is still heavily skewed. As SoundGirls president and co-founder Karrie Keyes explains, it was that scarcity of women that led to the founding of the organization. “I was on an AES panel a few years back with several other women in our industry, and we all just thought… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVDigitalEducationEngineerLoudspeakerMixerMonitoringSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageSystem

  • Thursday, August 04, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/04/16 10:53 AM,
    As a production sound mixer for reality shows, documentaries, commercials and scripted productions, Rado Stefanov needs versatile mics, with his long-time go-to solution being DPA Microphones. As one of the first to push for and beta-test the company’s d:screet Slim microphone, Stefanov turned to the mic for his various projects requiring near invisible miking solutions. Stefanov’s primary line of work is mixing reality-style television like Pawn Stars, Counting Cars and Deadly Possessions. He also works on documentaries for Vice, HBO,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsAVMicrophoneMixerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, July 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 06:37 AM,
    When production on the upcoming action thriller Altitude took flight, Jesse Parker, a production sound mixer from Los Angeles-based location and post-production audio company ToneMesa, was on board. Using his tried-and-true trio of sound recording equipment from DPA Microphones, Sound Devices and Wisycom, Parker captured audio for the upcoming feature film. Starring Denise Richards, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Liddell and Greer Grammer, Altitude is about a team of thieves who hijack an airliner in search of diamonds stolen from them by… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVMicrophoneMixerWireless

  • Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/29/16 10:22 AM,
    Jamie Gambell started out in his native England as a trainee 15 years ago, before becoming a boom operator, and finally a sound mixer. In 2008, Gambell moved to the United States, where he works primarily on feature films and television productions including The Fosters, and Maron, Marc Maron’s IFC comedy series. As a production sound mixer, Gambell is the person on set that helps protect the audio for the director and editors. In order to capture this dynamic audio… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalMicrophoneMixerWireless

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/28/16 10:00 AM,
    Alex Alvarez is best known as Lenny Kravitz’ guitar tech but after 25 years, he is in many ways Kravitz’ right-hand man. For tours, he’s the crew chief, responsible for hiring the crew, maintaining the equipment, and much more. Off tour, he manages Kravitz’ studios in Paris and the Bahamas. Wherever Kravitz and his band go, you’ll find a Mackie mixer in use. “Lenny has been using small Mackie mixers in his keyboard rigs and practice rigs for years and… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, June 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/27/16 07:04 AM,
    Italian electropop artist, Francesco Gabbani, recently took Allen & Heath’s compact Qu-Pac digital mixer on tour, selected by front of house engineer, Fabrizio Fruzzetti. Gabbani is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, and recently released his second studio album, Eternamente Ora, which includes the hit single, ‘Amen’. The tour supports the album release and includes dates across the country. Fruzzetti is sound engineer for many top artists and festivals in Italy, including Primavera Jazz Festival, Stadio, Dolcenera, Nina Zilli, Grignani, and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMonitoringProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Thursday, June 23, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/23/16 12:46 PM,
    Yamaha has unveiled the latest models in the company’s EMX series powered mixer lineup, which incorporate new professional features as well as an updated look and interface. Since its debut 30 years ago, the EMX Series has provided users having little or no live sound reinforcement experience with a compact mixer requiring minimum setup and connections. Like their predecessors, each of the new models – the EMX2, EMX5 and EMX7 – integrates a mixer, power amplifiers and digital effects into… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAmplifierAVMixerSound Reinforcement



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