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Articles Tagged Monitors

  • Friday, October 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 10/21/16 09:55 AM,
    El Tabernacle church in Walkerville, South Africa, has long suffered from acoustic issues which made it difficult for the worship leaders to be heard above the enthusiastic congregation. Church elder Gustav Adams approached Richard Smith of local technical production specialists Sound Harmonics, who ultimately decided on a solution from L-Acoustics. “As part of a complete technical revamp of the building, I was asked to come up with an overall plan to achieve high quality, clear and powerful sound,” explains Smith.… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Thursday, October 20, 2016
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    Gary Zandstra 10/20/16 11:13 AM,
    This article is provided by Gary Zandstra.com.   With the rise of personal monitor mixers, the Sunday morning sound tech has had to worry less and less about the monitor mix for the musicians.  However, there are still a large number of churches which either do not have personal monitor mixers on stage. Or, only some musicians have personal mixers and some musicians like the vocalist still have their monitors controlled at front of house. One very compelling reason to… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallEngineerMixerMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementStageTechnician

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016
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    PSW Staff 10/18/16 12:42 PM,
    The 47th annual Dove Awards in Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville honored the top musical artists across all genres of Christian music. The event was televised on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on Sunday, October 16, with KING & COUNTRY and Tye Tribbett hosting. The host microphones chosen for the show were Shure Beta 87C. For live performances, the dozens of artists on the show relied on Shure wireless microphones and in-ear monitor systems supplied by CTS Audio. The… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertDigitalEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 10/18/16 07:30 AM,
    As the five-time Grammy-winning punk rock trio Green Day filled out a project studio in anticipation of recording its twelfth studio album, their longtime engineer, Chris Dugan (U2, Iggy Pop, Smash Mouth), collaborated on the equipment choices. They filled it with their favorites, including API, BAE, Manley, Vintech, Universal Audio, Chandler preamps and equalizers, and a Trident 80b console. When it came time to decide on monitors, Dugan recommended ATC SCM45A Pro nearfields paired with two Subwoofer Pros’ Studio Sub… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudioSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016
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    PSW Staff 10/12/16 07:52 AM,
    Yamaha Corporation Japan has announced the release of the MonitorMix application for Android. MonitorMix for Android is now available via free download from Google Play. The MonitorMix application for Yamaha CL, QL, and TF Series consoles allows individual wireless monitor mixing from up to 10 iOS and Android devices simultaneously. This will enable musical performers to have convenient control over the monitor buses assigned to them, without having to deal with complex settings or parameters. They can also create personal… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVConsolesDigitalMonitoringSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Friday, October 07, 2016
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    PSW Staff 10/07/16 08:55 AM,
    The recent grand opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), a Smithsonian Institution on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., saw Audio & Light (Greensboro, NC) deploying D.A.S. Audio Aero Series 2 and Road Series loudspeakers for sound reinforcement in support of a concert featuring The Roots, Public Enemy, and Living Colour. Audio & Light president Jim Hoyle managed the company’s activities and also served as the front of house tech on the show. Specifically,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Thursday, October 06, 2016
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    PSW Staff 10/06/16 06:34 AM,
    Returning to its new home in Douglas Park for the second year in a row, Riot Fest featured four stages of Martin Audio provided by Technotrix including the main Riot and Roots stages equipped with MLA. The eclectic lineup for the 3-day, punk/ska/metal oriented festival included The Flaming Lips, Morrison, Ween, Julian Marley, Sleater-Kinney, Death Cab for Cutie, The Specials, Social Distortion, Nas, Deftones, Bad Religion, Rob Zombie, Bob Mould, The Original Misfits and more. For the main stages, the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Monday, October 03, 2016
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    Bobby Owsinski 10/03/16 06:44 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Christine L. recently sent in the following question: “Where do headphones fit in the mix for you, or do you listen just to the speakers? I’ve been in studios where they have 3 sets of speakers—small, medium and large—and the producer or mixer (if it’s someone else) listen on all three. But I’m a headphone person. Wonder what your opinion of that is?” I’m a firm believer that you can get great… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerMixerMonitoringStudio

  • Thursday, September 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/29/16 01:39 PM,
    Sennheiser has enhanced its HD 280 PRO monitoring headphones with a new design and improved comfort for the wearer. Visitors to the AES Convention will be the first to try out the upgraded model. “The closed, circumaural HD 280 PRO headphones enjoy an excellent reputation for any monitoring application,” says Jannik Schentek, portfolio manager, Live Performance & Music at Sennheiser. “We have now given them a careful design update while fully preserving their much praised audio properties.” The most visible… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMonitoringStageStudio

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 02:13 PM,
    From its origins as a single wine store, San Francisco’s PlumpJack Group has grown into a multi-faceted hospitality and lifestyle business. In late 2015 it opened Verso, an event space and night club where sound quality had to be guaranteed for all events. PlumpJack wanted something better than what major US nightclubs were delivering, selecting loudspeakers from Alcons Audio. PlumpJack Group’s business now includes wineries, luxury resorts, restaurants and clubs, as well as retail outlets. Established in a former printing… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer



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