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  • Tuesday, January 24, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/24/12 07:34 AM,
    At the NAMM 2012 Show, Sony Electronics unveiled the expansion of its MDR-7500 Series professional headphones with two new studio headphones (MDR-7520 and MDR-7510) and one in-ear system (MDR-7550). Designed to accurately monitor the wide dynamic range and extended frequencies delivered by modern digital audio equipment, the new models in the series are precision-manufactured using the highest grade materials such as gold-plated Unimatch 3.5mm/6.3mm adaptors. “The need for feature-rich, high-performance headphones in the studio and on stage is nothing new,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Thursday, January 12, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/12/12 01:13 PM, 0 Comments
    The Canadian Country Music Awards once again marked a celebration of some of the best talent in the genre, with numerous live performances for thousands on hand at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Ontario, in addition to being broadcast live on the CBC. P.A. Plus Productions of North York, Ontario, handled audio production for the event, choosing to provide Martin Audio stage monitors for all performances. “With 14 bands on a one-band stage, we had very short change over times between… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • wireless
    PSW Staff 01/12/12 08:09 AM, 0 Comments
    In conducting demonstrations of the Quadra IEM (in-ear monitoring) system at the upcoming NAMM 2012 show in Anaheim, Lectrosonics notes that its booth - 6329 - will be an oasis of quiet amidst the usual show floor noise. The use of the Quadra IEM will highlight the effectiveness of the product while simultaneously enabling the company to be a “good neighbor” to others in attendance. Consisting of the M4R belt-pack diversity receiver and the M4T half-rack transmitter, the Lectrosonics Quadra… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductMonitoringWireless

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/11/12 09:49 AM, 0 Comments
    Celtic punk band Flogging Molly is currently touring the world with a Soundcraft Vi1 as its monitor console. For nearly 15 years, Flogging Molly has played its blend of traditional Irish sounds, hard-edged punk and thoughtful, socially conscious lyrics to millions across the globe. The year 2011 saw the release of the band’s most important and ambitious album to date, Speed Of Darkness, which debuted in the Top 10 (#9 overall). The album was praised for its “call to arms”… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesMonitoring

  • Friday, January 06, 2012
    ear monitors
    PSW Staff 01/06/12 11:28 AM, 0 Comments
    Future Sonics has introduced the new mg5pro Ear Monitors offering the company’s proprietary 10mm Dynamic Transducers. The mg5pro delivers a deep, accurate bass response, clean transparent highs and natural, warm vocal tones. The 10mm speaker is specified as being capable of of 20 Hz - 20 kHz TrueTimbre Response, sensitivity of 110 dB at 30 Hz and 26 dB +/- ambient noise rejection.  “We are known for a studio reference sound; which in a positive way keeps us from creating… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductMonitoring

  • Thursday, January 05, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/05/12 09:53 AM, 0 Comments
    Following the debut of the KH 120 two-way active nearfield monitor last fall, Neumann has announced the launch of the KH 810 and KH 870 active subwoofers. Both feature the company’s 7.1 High Definition Bass Management technology, which complements high-definition video with accurate sound reproduction. Bass Management is compatible with all formats, from mono to the latest 7.1 high definition systems such as Blu-ray. Eight electronically balanced analog XLR inputs ensure flexible interconnectivity. Four-mode LFE channel processing provides compatibility across… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductMonitoringStudioSubwoofer

  • qsc audio
    PSW Staff 01/05/12 08:43 AM, 0 Comments
    Bellowhead, a U.K.-based folk ensemble and darlings of the European festival circuit, utilized QSC Audio K Series active loudspeakers — ten K10s and two K12s — as on-stage monitors throughout their recently completed tour of England, in support of last year’s ‘Hedonism’ album. The band, four times named Best Live Act at BBC Radio 2’s annual Folk Awards, needed powerful and reliable on-stage monitoring system for their recent tour. The band’s front of house engineer for the tour was Alastair… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLoudspeakerMonitoringSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, January 03, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/03/12 09:21 AM, 0 Comments
    NEXO 45N-12 stage monitors were recently utilized for a recent U.S. tour as well as a series of high-profile gigs in the UK by legendary singer-songwriter Ray Davies, founder member of The Kinks. Chris Wibberley, monitor engineer for Davies for 11 years, had a chance encounter with the 45N-12 wedges at last year’s PLASA show, which led to a demo, and almost immediately, use of the monitors at the Meltdown (UK) shows at the Royal Festival Hall in London. “We… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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    Mike Sessler 12/14/11 09:11 AM, 1 Comment
    This article is provided by ChurchTechArts.   Headphone extensions have been the bane of many a sound engineer’s existence. The cables on IEMs are never long enough to get from the musician’s head to the Aviom or M-48, which means we need to provide some sort of extension cable. In the past, I’ve tried buying 1/4-inch headphone extensions and used 1/4-inch to 1/8-inch adapters, but those cheap, off-the-shelf adapters are very stiff and the adapters don’t always work. Recently, we’ve… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollInterconnectMonitoringStage

  • Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    personal monitors
    Gary Zandstra 11/29/11 07:39 AM, 1 Comment
    I regularly hear complaints from musicians about being too isolated with they use personal monitor mixers with headphones: “I feel like I’m in a studio” and/or “I feel like I’m in my own separate world.”  These complaints often have merit because the only thing available to mix into their phones is the dry signals from the other instruments. To solve this issue I’ve tried - with good success - a few techniques. 1) Add a feed from an audience response… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollMixerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage



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