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  • Monday, March 14, 2011
    Live Sound Staff 03/14/11 11:23 AM, 8 Comments
    Since opening in 1997, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, has earned an international reputation for its striking design and stellar acoustics. It offers three performance spaces, led by the 1,200-seat Shun Concert Hall, which presents a diverse offering of performances, including classical recitals and jazz concerts, avant-garde theatre and opera productions, and folk and world music. Recently, approval was granted to upgrade the facility’s stage monitoring capabilities, with the existing wedges deemed too cumbersome… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollLoudspeakerMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, January 05, 2011
    PSW Staff 01/05/11 03:29 PM, 0 Comments
    Mackie has announced a complete redesign of its line of affordable self-powered studio monitors – the MRmk2 Mackie reference monitors. The new monitors will be on display at the 2011 Winter NAMM show in the company’s demo room, 209A/B. MRmk2 studio monitors are outfitted with new professional transducers specifically designed to match their respective amplification. Both models employ a 1-inch neodymium magnet-driven soft dome tweeter featuring ferro-fluid cooling to help protect against power compression during wide dynamic playback. The 5.25-inch… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAmplifierLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • Tuesday, December 07, 2010
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    PSW Staff 12/07/10 12:48 PM, 0 Comments
    On Point Audio, maker of live sound professional loudspeaker systems, will have its U.S. debut at the 2011 Winter NAMM show coming up in January in Anaheim, with all products to be on display in booth 1664. On Point Audio loudspeakers are designed for professional musicians, bands, audio engineers and DJs for live sound applications. The company offers a selection of front-of-house systems, floor monitor and subwoofers in active (self-powered) and passive designs, as well as accessories that enable the… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementSubwooferAudio

  • Monday, October 11, 2010
    PSW Staff 10/11/10 06:48 AM, 0 Comments
    As one of the leading post-production facilities, Picture Head has offered a full scope of creative solutions for the audio/video, film, television and new media industries since opening its Hollywood headquarters in 2000. For a decade, they’ve provided full-service finishing and supervision in the areas of high-definition video, sound, color-correction, advertising and promotional services, and new media technologies for a host of clients. In April of 2010, the studio underwent a build-out of a 5.1 mix room/sound stage—Sound 7—under the… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollInstallationMonitoringSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, October 05, 2010
    Joe Gilder 10/05/10 02:48 PM, 1 Comment
    This article is provided by Home Studio Corner.    I love answering questions from people about recording, especially one like todays on such an interesting topic. If you have a question you’d like me to cover, click here. Hello Joe, I’m looking for a good pair of monitors based on what I’ve been reading. However, as I was searching for a good brand and reviews and all that, I found out about passive and active monitors. I read that with… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogPollLoudspeakerMixerMonitoringStudioSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, September 29, 2010
    PSW Staff 09/29/10 07:00 AM, 0 Comments
    The popular indie rock band Modest Mouse has been relying on the EAW MicroWedge MW12 Stage Monitors for their current world tour. The band has been using the monitors on their busy itinerary of music festivals and other concert venues throughout North America and Europe this summer. David Campaniello, the band’s monitor engineer, reports that mixing monitors for Modest Mouse is a challenge. “I’ve tried many different monitors and have always struggled with maintaining tonal quality at loud volumes.” “The… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLoudspeakerMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, August 11, 2010
    martin audio monitors
    PSW Staff 08/11/10 01:42 PM, 0 Comments
    Billed as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” with 11 stages running for 11 days, Summerfest in Milwaukee had another successful summer run with leading acts such as Gavin DeGraw, Public Enemy, Skillet, BB King, The Roots, and Uriah Heep, among others. Clearwing Productions, the premier production provider for Summerfest for over 15 years, supplied Martin Audio LE700 monitors at four of the 11 stages––the US Cellular Stage, Briggs Stage, Rock Stage (Harley Davidson), and Miller Lite Oasis–– during the run… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, August 05, 2010
    PSW Staff 08/05/10 07:54 AM, 0 Comments
    Sir Gant recently purchased a pair of PMC TB2S-A MkII active reference monitors for his personal production facility, Elegant Musicworks. The seasoned producer/arranger/composer – aka Dean Gant – recently toured Europe with Al Mckay’s Earth Wind & Fire Experience as keyboard player. “These TB2S-A’s are the monitors,” Gant states. “I can hear much more sonic detail on my PMC monitors and they sound the same at all playback levels. I don’t need to push levels, but can if I need… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • Thursday, July 29, 2010
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    PSW Staff 07/29/10 01:04 PM, 0 Comments
    Cash Money Records recently took delivery of a new Studio Tour Bus from Vulcan Coach Corporation for its touring artists that is outfitted with a built-in recording studio that includes a pair of Genelec 1038B tri-amplified monitors as the main monitoring system, augmented with a pair of 7070A active subwoofers. Cash Money Records is home to artists such as Birdman, Lil Wayne, and Drake. The new studio has a rear monitoring wall loaded with Genelec 1038B’s, as well as a… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigital Audio WorkstationsLoudspeakerMonitoringStudioSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    PSW Staff 05/26/10 12:47 PM, 0 Comments
    The 2010 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival not only included live performances, but live webcasts as well. At Coachella’s Mojave Stage, Ian C. Charbonneau of Le Mobile Remote Recording relied on JBL LSR2328 studio monitors to mix a roster of top artists for live webcast. During the Festival’s three days, the Mojave Stage hosted performances by 30 acts, including Devo, Grizzly Bear, Imogen Heap, Julian Casablancas, Shooter Jennings and Les Claypool. “When you’re mixing live from 10 AM to… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConcertLoudspeakerMonitoringSystemAudio