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  • Monday, August 04, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/04/14 09:02 AM,
    Hillbarn Theatre’s The Color Purple utilized a combination of wireless microphone, DSP, and audio networking technology from Lectrosonics to ensure the production was an audio success. Sound Designer Alan Chang of San Francisco, CA-based Coral Canopy, was brought in to serve as the sound designer and mix engineer for the show. Chang deployed a combination of twenty-three Lectrosonics SMV and SMQV Super Miniature beltpack transmitters as well as LMa beltpack models for wireless microphones. On the receiving end, he utilized… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalEngineerMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/22/14 02:12 PM,
    IK Multimedia is proud to announce the new version of the highly acclaimed VocaLive app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, which now adds a flexible new multitrack studio with digital audio workstation features. Now singers, songwriters and musicians of all kinds can benefit from advanced editing features like timeline audio editing, waveform visualization, touch-and-drag looping and more. When used with the IK Multimedia iRig line of microphones and mic interfaces, like the upcoming iRig Mic HD or the popular… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConcertSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/23/14 12:47 PM,
    Featuring an on-stage cast of 39 outstanding dancers and musicians, Heartbeat of Home fuses Irish, Latin, and Afro-Cuban dance to create an exhilarating theater experience. Created by a production team led by producer Moya Doherty and director John McColgan of Riverdance, Heartbeat of Home combines exciting, original live music and exuberant dance with state-of-the-art projection and video effects in a celebration of global multi-culturalism. Production RF Engineer Amir Carmel is charged with the task of managing the show’s considerable wireless… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageTechnicianWireless

  • Thursday, February 06, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/06/14 12:35 PM,
    Once again, music’s biggest event of the year did not disappoint as the 56th GRAMMY Awards featured exquisite performances by P!NK, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Madonna, Beyoncé, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and Queens of the Stone Age – all of whom used Sennheiser microphones and wireless systems. Hosted for the third time by LL Cool J, the spectacular event was telecast live from the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles on January 26, drawing no less than 28.5 million viewers… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Friday, January 10, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/10/14 01:42 PM,
    Whether the staff at Hume Lake Christian Camp are performing services at home or on the road, one thing is certain, they will be using DPA Microphones’ d:fine Miniature Headset Microphones. With services held at four camps situated on 360 acres in Sequoia National Park, its campus in San Diego and its 400-acre camp in Connecticut, as well as during outreach trips to locations such as Hawaii, South Africa and Papua New Guinea, Hume Lake needs high-quality headset microphones that… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, December 16, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/16/13 02:15 PM,
    In October 2010, an Alcons LR14 loudspeaker system took its bow at the first performances of Soldaat van Oranje, De Musical (“Soldier of Orange, the Musical”), a huge, technically complex theatrical production based on the book by Erik Hazelhoff Roelfzema and the film of the same name. Three years, a thousand performances and over a million audience members later, the Alcons system is still performing flawlessly. Soldaat van Oranje, De Musical is by far the biggest theatrical production ever staged… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, October 07, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/07/13 12:57 PM,
    Of all the musicals associated with rock music, few have achieved the critical acclaim of The Who’s Tommy. Written by The Who’s guitarist / vocalist Pete Townshend and theatrical director Des McAnuff, the musical is based on The band’s 1969 double album rock opera Tommy. On July 29th at the Tri-C Eastern Campus Theatre, this ever popular musical came to life once again—serving as a one night only benefit for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. The performance was a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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    PSW Staff 06/19/13 10:06 AM,
    Every year, Orphei Drängar, the world famous male choir formed in 1853, puts together a show called Caprice in their hometown of Uppsala, Sweden. Caprice is a must for music lovers of all kinds. Each performance features guest artists who are never revealed to the audience in advance. The show is held in such high regard that the five concerts, totaling 8500 tickets, are sold out in only a few minutes. This year, the secret artists were opera singer Elin… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneStageWireless

  • Thursday, April 18, 2013
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    PSW Staff 04/18/13 07:02 AM,
    Avlex is pleased to introduce two low profile new earset microphones: the HS-48 Single Ear Headworn Microphone and the HSP-49 Single Ear Premium Headworn Microphone. Providing exceptional audio performance with comfort, durability, and the ability to interface with a wide range of wireless systems, these new microphones are well suited for use by worship leaders, educators, business presenters, theatrical and live music performers, plus broadcast professionals. HS-48 Single Ear Low Profile Headworn Microphone: The HS-48 Single Ear Headworn Microphone employs… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Thursday, February 07, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/07/13 04:36 PM,
    A compact Allen & Heath iLive system was recently carried on tour with comedian, Frankie Boyle. FOH engineer, Steve Pattison, selected an iDR-48 MixRack with rackmount iLive-R72 Control Surface due to its very small footprint, and road tested the new dynamic EQ and multi-band compressor features from iLive’s latest firmware update, V1.9. “For me, the iLive-R72 is essential for theatres shows where FOH space is at a premium, as it is so compact but offers all the functionality and quality… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundProductionNewsProductionAudioConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement