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  • Friday, March 20, 2009
    lectrosonics simon paine
    PSW Staff 03/20/09 07:55 AM, 0 Comments
    The journey of Alexander Mackenzie—the first European to cross North America by land —was recently chronicled for a forthcoming documentary titled Destination Nord’Ouest 2, to be aired this spring by French language broadcasters TVA of Montreal and Toronto’s TFO. Co-produced by independent film and television production companies R. Charbonneau Productions of Ottawa and Les Productions Rivard of Winnipeg, Destination Nord’Ouest 2 employed two camera/sound crews and featured a journey of 1200 miles by canoe and 250 miles on foot over… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVMicrophoneAudio

  • Thursday, March 19, 2009
    akg tina turner
    PSW Staff 03/19/09 07:29 AM, 0 Comments
    On Tina Turner’s current world tour, sound engineer Dave Natale is deploying AKG C214 microphones as well as an AKG WMS4500 wireless system. “While touring Austria on the Tina Turner tour, I had the ability to experiment with the C214 as well as other AKG products and I immediately fell in love with the C214’s features and capabilities,” commented Natale, who has worked with a wide range of large-scale tours over the years, including The Rolling Stones, Lionel Richie, Liza… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    jbl crown terminal 5
    PSW Staff 03/18/09 09:08 AM, 1 Comment
    For the past two years, AVS Production Group (formerly known as Abe V Systems) has deployed JBL Professional VERTEC line arrays powered by Crown Audio I-Tech power amplifiers at New York City’s dynamic Terminal 5 live music venue. At Terminal 5, two arrays of 10 VERTEC VT4888 elements, flown and flanking the stage, are driven with 24 I-Tech 8000 amplifiers, augmented by self-powered JBL VRX Series loudspeakers arranged in delay clusters throughout the venue. The system was designed and configured… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierLine ArraySoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • yamaha jeanette illidge
    PSW Staff 03/18/09 07:26 AM, 1 Comment
    Eric Winbush built his professional audio and video studio from the ground up. “I’m an expert in hanging sheetrock, electrical wiring and plumbing,” he said. “I can build a house now.” But his real specialty is recognizing and mentoring talent. Dadd’s Production, as the studio is known, is a busy place that works with a stable of in-house talent. Winbush also volunteers his talents to students at the Savannah Arts Academy, who receive hands-on training with professional grade audio-visual equipment.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationStudio

  • Monday, March 16, 2009
    soundcraft kennedy center
    PSW Staff 03/16/09 12:08 PM, 0 Comments
    The John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts has recently upgraded its audio system with the installation of Soundcraft and Studer digital mixing consoles into nine performance spaces. . The Opera House holds nearly 2,300 guests and is recognized as the official home to the Washington National Opera and the annual Kennedy Center Honors.  Also, the establishment conducts ballets, operas and a variety of Broadway road shows. The Terrace Theater, a much smaller venue containing 513 seats, is used… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalInterconnect

  • Friday, March 13, 2009
    euphonix ceo kloiber
    PSW Staff 03/13/09 07:31 AM, 0 Comments
    Euphonix announced that its professional products division had continued strong sales in Q4, with the company posting its best annual revenues for over 10 years. Key sales included multiple dual-operator System 5 film mixing systems to Todd-AO Hollywood, as well as individual System 5 orders for Japan’s Shochiku Pictures and TV Audio Post house, Yomiuri Eizo. Broadcast consoles sales were also strong with orders from CBC-Vancouver and Zhejiang TV in China as well as from both Univision and Telemundo in… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessManufacturer

  • Thursday, March 12, 2009
    soundcraft nba allstar
    PSW Staff 03/12/09 10:32 AM, 0 Comments
    The recent 58th annual All-Star Game in Phoenix featured a weekend of competition and events, including the three-point and dunk contests as well as the Rookie Challenge. Two Guys Audio Services Inc. of Rainbow City, Alabama, through Volume Inc., provided front of house audio console support and mixed sound for the weekend’s events on two Soundcraft Vi6 digital consoles. Engineers Jerome Fox and Dave Zammit independently operated the desks and provided top-shelf audio quality. Fox utilized one Vi6 to drive… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalNetworkingSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2009
    aviom rep firms
    PSW Staff 03/11/09 11:37 AM, 0 Comments
    Aviom has announced that Fault Line and Mac West Group have joined the company’s team of rep firms. Both firms provide sales teams with extensive experience in systems contracting, sales, design, studio recording, and live production work in the pro audio industry. Fault Line will represent Aviom in northern California and Hawaii, while Mac West Group will cover southern California and southern Nevada. Rocky Giannetta, Fault Line’s principal, says, “We are excited to add Aviom to our portfolio because of… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessDigitalManufacturerMonitoring

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2009
    peavey dmi
    PSW Staff 03/10/09 02:24 PM, 0 Comments
    Peavey Electronics has endowed a musical-equipment grant totaling $60,000 to support curricula at the Delta Music Institute, a center for interdisciplinary studies in the music and entertainment industries at Delta State University. “The music of the Mississippi Delta has influenced countless musicians around the world, and it inspired my lifelong passion for making the tools that allow us to create music,” said Hartley Peavey, founder and CEO of Meridian-based Peavey Electronics Corporation, one of the world’s largest makers of music… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsEducationLine ArrayLoudspeakerMicrophoneMixerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • newhouse berkleemusic
    PSW Staff 03/10/09 12:26 PM, 0 Comments, the online continuing education division of Boston’s Berklee College of Music, is now offering Orchestration 2.  Building on the techniques presented in Orchestration 1, which covers the individual orchestral instruments and families, Orchestration 2 equips students with advanced strategies and approaches to writing for full orchestra.  Author, Berklee professor, and composer/orchestrator Ben Newhouse designed and wrote the curriculum and will teach the online course in Berkleemusic’s spring term, beginning April 6. “Having taught both at Berklee in Boston and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationStudio