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Articles Tagged Sound Reinforcement

  • Friday, August 29, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/29/14 12:16 PM,
    Singer-songwriter Alex Clare headlined the Future Stage at the recent V Festival in Celmsford Essex, with The Old Lion Touring Company providing a pair of Harman Soundcraft Vi6 digital consoles for FOH and monitors. According to Alex Clare’s FOH engineer Harry Devenish, Clare’s performances showcase a human approach to electronic music. “Alex’s performances fuse the weight and power of electronic records with live elements,” he said. “A lot of that is due to the bass setup—the bass guitars trigger a… View this story
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    PSW Staff 08/29/14 09:12 AM,
    Italian FM broadcaster Radio Italia recently became an official partner with Rome’s AS Roma soccer club. In order to provide high-end pre-match entertainment at the club home pitch, the Eternal City’s Olimpico Stadium, the radio station took delivery of 72 Mantas speaker systems by Italian manufacturer Outline. The set-up comprises thirteen stacks—eleven made up of six Mantas vertical line array elements, an Outline DBS18-2 sub and a rack with two T5 power amps; the other two each consist of three… View this story
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  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 12:51 PM,
    Held at Henry W. Maier Festival Park on the city’s scenic Lake Michigan shoreline, the 47th annual Summerfest bash hosted some of the world’s biggest artists, including Bruno Mars, Outkast, Lady Gaga, Usher, Brad Paisley, OneRepublic, Dave Matthews Band, Luke Bryant, Nas and Ludacris to name just a few. Summerfest’s longtime production provider, Clearwing Productions, chose to rely on DiGiCo consoles to run the FOH mix for six of the festival’s seven largest park stages. This tally comprised SD5s at… View this story
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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 12:39 PM,
    dBTechnologies has recently upgraded their active subwoofer offerings with the new SUB H Series of 15-inch and 18-inch hybrid horn-loaded cabinets. The new design provides extended low-frequency range and high performance output while reducing the cabinet weight and increasing power efficiency. With a hybrid horn-loading designed cabinet, dBTechnologies was able to achieve a one octave lower frequency response then their previous offerings. The enclosure features a front sound wall that is slanted in the direction of the bass reflex ports.… View this story
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  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/26/14 09:48 AM,
    With nearly 500 Meyer Sound loudspeakers already installed aboard its ships, AIDA Cruises of Rostock, Germany has recently added Meyer Sound UPA-1P loudspeaker systems in four performance rehearsal spaces in Hamburg. In addition to exceptional sound quality and reliability, the design team has named accurate sonic translation as a primary reason for the system choice. “Since Meyer Sound’s goal with all products is neutrality, performers will hear the same sound on the shipboard stage as they hear in rehearsals,” says… View this story
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    PSW Staff 08/26/14 09:20 AM,
    Bay Audio has announced the introduction of a new invisible Live-Wall speaker model, the LW1210. Live-Wall offerings now include three invisible models—the LW1218 and LW1210 loudspeakers along with the LWSub invisible subwoofer. Performance, versatility and value highlight the strengths of the new Bay Audio Live-Wall LW1210. Live-Wall’s latest model offers a three-layer design that employs a woven fiberglass diaphragm along with advanced aeronautical adhesives and an asymmetrical star pattern that, based on complex algorithms to eliminate standing waves, delivers a… View this story
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  • Monday, August 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/25/14 11:00 AM,
    In late fall of 2014, South Korea will host the XVII Asian Games in and around Incheon, located near to the country’s capital, Seoul. The newly-built Ansan Evergreen Gymnasium, while not one of the Asian Games’ official venues, will host volleyball and kabaddi up to the quarter final stages. Designed as a multipurpose space, the gymnasium will be home to the Ansan volleyball team and other sporting events, and will also host music and cultural events. Audio company Daikyung Vascom… View this story
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  • Friday, August 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/22/14 11:21 AM,
    NEXO’s STM M28 compact line array has proved a great success for new owners BTM Sound S.L. The system recently debuted at the Porta Ferrada International Festival in Sant Feliu de Guixols on the sunny Costa Brava. This international festival, first held in 1958 and now one of the most important summer cultural events in Catalonia, has seen a high-quality and eclectic program of performers throughout July and August.  In its picturesque location beside Sant Feliu’s town harbour, the purpose-built… View this story
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  • Thursday, August 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/21/14 09:47 AM,
    Full Compass Systems was a proud participant in the 13th annual “Opera in the Park” concert for the city of Madison. This free annual concert has become a summer tradition for the community and adds to the Lipps’ long history of promoting music and music education on both local and national levels. Many staff hours were donated by a team of Full Compass employees including CEO and founder, Jonathan Lipp, who provided his expertise at the front-of-house mixing console.  Other… View this story
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    PSW Staff 08/21/14 07:41 AM,
    II Divo recently performed their 2013 album “A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs of Broadway Live” to a capacity crowd of 18,000 gathered at Musgrave Park in Cork reinforced byt an Outline GTO line array system. The multi-national vocal singing group were joined for the night by The City of Cork Symphony Orchestra—who also performed a full program of popular music—along with several well-known Irish acts in support. Full production (including audio, lighting, video and staging) for the event was… View this story
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