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Articles Tagged Production

  • Monday, March 09, 2009
    dynacord desse
    PSW Staff 03/09/09 09:16 AM, 0 Comments
    Dessa Darling, emcee for Minnesota-based hip-hop group Doomtree, recently performed at the Guthrie Theater’s Dowling Studio in Minneapolis in celebration of the release of her new book, Spiral Bound, a collection of short fiction and poetry. Twin Cities-based production and rental company Windy Shores Sound provided a suitably high-end compact sound system for the event – the XA from Dynacord. Sound engineer Maury Jensen was impressed with the system’s performance: “I had heard of other engineers’ favorable experiences with Dynacord… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • sennheiser mo 2000
    PSW Staff 03/09/09 07:50 AM, 0 Comments
    The new Sennheiser MO 2000 optical microphone offers a new type of transducer that processes acoustic signals on the basis of variations in light intensity, making it well suited for applications where other microphones are only partly (or not at all) effective. “By implementing the optical principle, both the microphone head and the electronics can be located far away from each other,” noted David McNutt, industry team manager-installed sound. “And to insure functionality in demanding environments the microphone head is… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsMicrophone

  • Thursday, March 05, 2009
    meyer Auditorio Nacional
    PSW Staff 03/05/09 04:31 PM, 0 Comments
    Mexico City’s Auditorio Nacional, honored with the top slot in Billboard’s Touring Awards in 2007 and topping Pollstar’s rankings of theatres and auditoriums by posting total ticket sales of over 995,000, has just implemented a new high-end audio system featuring 60 Meyer Sound MILO line array loudspeakers - the largest MILO system owned by any theatre or auditorium. The Auditorio seats an audience of nearly 10,000 and is the Western Hemisphere’s largest auditorium that is not a religious institution. Size… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • cad lil wayne
    PSW Staff 03/05/09 02:15 PM, 0 Comments
    After extensive A/B testing, CAD Microphones were chosen by Production Manager Maceo Price to handle several key mic’ing functions on Lil’ Wayne’s 2009 I AM MUSIC tour. Lil’ Wayne’s dynamic stage presentation involves a “three dimensional” approach with each band member on an 8- by 8-foot moving deck with video panels and surrounds weaving around and between them, dramatic pyro effects and Wayne moving all over a 60 x 48 foot “rolling” stage below.  Price, who notes that he “loves… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, March 03, 2009
    one systems logo
    PSW Staff 03/03/09 02:50 PM, 0 Comments
    One Systems has named Western Audio Sales, owned by Mike Klickstein, as its new sales representative firm for Southern California, from the the Mid-Central Valley region to the Mexican border. In addition, the company named Graham Allen, located in Surrey, England, as its representative for Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Both appointments are effective immediately. Western Audio Sales sees the One Systems line filling a need that has always been in demand. “We are regularly asked for weatherproof speaker… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessLoudspeaker

  • Monday, March 02, 2009
    spectrasonics
    PSW Staff 03/02/09 10:21 AM, 0 Comments
    Spectrasonics has released Stylus RMX version 1.7 with “Time Designer,” which intelligently transforms RMX audio loops into different time signatures and features the ability to “Groove Lock” the feel of any groove to another - all in real time.  Time Designer also lets the user create instant pattern variations with smart algorithms based on musical rules, and to ‘simplify’ any RMX groove in a musical manner. Version 1.7 is also the first 64-bit native software release from Spectrasonics, includes all… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingProductDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

  • martin killers
    PSW Staff 03/02/09 07:57 AM, 0 Comments
    During the The Killers’ recent sold-out performances at O2 Arena in London, the band’s long-time sound engineer James Gebhard made the decision to fly his favorite compact Martin Audio line arrays without the W8L Longbow modules that extend projection to the rear of huge audience areas, exactly the situation presented by the 20,000-capacity O2 Arena. Coverage to the entire venue including side hangs, front fills and delays, was made up of 20 Martin Audio W8LC compact line array hangs as… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSystem

  • Sunday, March 01, 2009
    image
    Thomas Mundorf 03/01/09 12:54 PM, 0 Comments
    The TM Array is actually nothing but a line array in the vertical, and a point source in the horizontal. Line arrays in theory are based on omni-directional sources, placed relatively close together, so subwoofers are the perfect choice for building a line array just by their nature. The vertical coverage is controlled by the (vertical) length of the array. Ten boxes, which is a length of about six meters, provide a good directivity down to frequencies of about 45… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureSlideshowLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Thursday, February 26, 2009
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    PSW Staff 02/26/09 02:41 PM, 0 Comments
    VTC Pro Audio’s Flagship Elevation Series Line Array was used exclusively on the So You Think You Can Dance Canada tour, including a February 2009 stop in Toronto’s famed Air Canada Centre.  The 665,000-square-foot Air Canada Centre is a prestigious live music and event facility in Canada’s largest urban center. Seating 20,000 for concert events, it is consistently ranked #3, #4, and #5 worldwide in the top three concert industry trade magazines (Venues Today, Pollstar and Billboard respectively). Production and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • berklee pro tools
    PSW Staff 02/26/09 01:46 PM, 0 Comments
    Berkleemusic has announced upgrades to Pro Tools 8 for many of its online Digidesign courses, including Pro Tools 101, Pro Tools 110, Mixing & Mastering with Pro Tools, Producing with Pro Tools, and Remixing with Pro Tools and Reason. The Spring Term begins April 6, 2009. Berkleemusic.com is the online continuing education division of Boston’s renowned Berklee College of Music, and the exclusive online provider of Digidesign’s Pro Tools 101 and 110 curriculums.  Close to 4000 students from over 60… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationSoftwareStudio





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