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Articles Tagged Monitors

  • Wednesday, February 15, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/15/12 05:53 AM,
    All artists and bands who performed using in-ear monitors during the 54th Annual Grammy Awards show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles used the new Shure PSM 1000 Personal Monitor System, including Adele, Coldplay, Maroon 5, Foster the People, and Taylor Swift. “The PSM 1000s are a dream come true,” says Tom Pesa, monitor engineer, Stage Right, for this year’s show. “The RF stability is so solid, it allows us to focus on mixing. Using the Cue Mode feature,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertMicrophoneMonitoringSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/15/12 05:42 AM,
    Derik Lee, a New York-based musician, composer and recording engineer, utilized JBL Professional LSR4300 studio monitors in recording and mixing the score for “Bring It On: The Musical,” a new theatrical musical comedy that recently debuted at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. “I began recording and producing the music in my Brooklyn home studio, which of course I’m intimately familiar with, and which is based around JBL LSR4328 monitors,” notes Lee, who learned his craft working with renowned producer/… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

  • Sunday, February 12, 2012
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    PSW Staff 02/12/12 03:10 PM,
    Rising stars The Band Perry is touring with a selection of Shure microphones, under the direction of trusted engineers Earl Neal (front of house) and Justin Beckstead (monitors). The Band Perry’s calling card is the sweet vocal harmony between brothers Reid and Neil and their big sister Kimberly.  For most performances, an SM86 is Kimberly’s vocal microphone while Reid and Neil use Beta 58As, but the band has also recently opted for Shure Super 55s on some songs. In addition,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneMonitoringStage

  • Thursday, February 09, 2012
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    Dave Stevens 02/09/12 11:32 AM,
    In the early 1990s we were the kings of grunge, based in Seattle. We were the capital of music at the time, and we had a ton of wedges. Literally, a ton or more, as our company had over 100 of them. A few hours down the road in Oregon, we heard tales of a well established rock band using custom-fitted “headphones” that went inside the ear, like a hearing aid. At the time I remember saying, “that’s the dumbest… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollStudy HallEducationMonitoringSound ReinforcementSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Thursday, January 26, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/26/12 05:40 AM,
    At the NAMM 2012 Show, AKG launched the new IVM4500 IEM in-ear monitoring system, including high-end radio electronic and a manual radio signal attenuator for more RF dynamic, enhanced frequency setup to show the number of free channels and supported TV channels, and quick frequency change functions to support monitors. Battery life for the IVM receivers has been tested up to 10 hours. “AKG’s IVM 4500 IEM in-ear monitoring hardware raises the bar for audio quality, as the user becomes… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductMonitoringWireless

  • 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
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    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



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