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  • Monday, February 02, 2009
    soundcraft si1
    PSW Staff 02/02/09 10:05 AM, 1 Comment
    The new Soundcraft Si2 digital console is a smaller partner to the Si3 launched in September last year, providing a more compact and highly-featured digital console at a competitive price that is very well suited for applications where a smaller footprint is critical, such as theaters, houses of worship and smaller tour sound systems. The Si2 comes in a smaller footprint than its bigger brother, and has 48 mic inputs mapped on 24 faders (the Si3 has 64 inputs), but… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundProductSlideshowConsolesDigital

  • Friday, January 30, 2009
    meyer kanye west
    PSW Staff 01/30/09 01:15 PM, 0 Comments
    Hip-hop icon Kanye West had a successful tour across Europe in late 2008, making stops in Brussels, Rotterdam, Manchester, and at London’s massive O2 Arena. After supporting West on previous tours with Meyer Sound systems, London-based Canegreen provided a multifaceted Meyer Sound MILO and MICA line array system for the rapper’s latest shows. Working alongside West’s FOH engineer Horace Ward, systems tech Dan Seal used Meyer Sound’s MAPP Online Pro acoustical prediction program to plan out the system configuration and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMeasurementProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • eaw ml executives
    PSW Staff 01/30/09 01:07 PM, 0 Comments
    ML Executives, a leading provider of sound systems, microphones, backline and associated services for high-profile touring and event industries, recently added several EAW KF760 long-throw line array modules and KF761 short-throw line array modules to their stock. ML Executives has a long history with EAW products, and with the recent stock upgrade, they now hold a total of 68 KF760s and 22 KF761s, making them the largest EAW-equipped sound reinforcement contractor in Europe. Over the years, ML Executives has supplied… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2009
    midas pro6
    PSW Staff 01/28/09 11:16 AM, 0 Comments
    Launched just four months ago, the Midas PRO6 live audio system has already been utilized for a wide range of tours and events around the world. In fact, the 100th PRO6 has now shipped, and an ever-growing order book is heading towards the next 100, which are being shipped as fast as they can be built. “We seem to have judged the market exactly right with the launch of PRO6,” says Midas sales and marketing director David Cooper. “We knew… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConsolesDigital

  • Sunday, January 25, 2009
    church sound tour
    PSW Staff 01/25/09 11:40 PM, 0 Comments
    The world of church sound has never been more exciting, as the constant flow of new technology continues to make a positive impact on the quality of audio provided for worship services. Further, these developments, as well as the increasing knowledge among both church sound practitioners and systems integrators of how best to apply them, are opening up a plethora of new possibilities in terms of increasing the scope of worship production. Enjoy this tour of some recent audio technology… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureSlideshowAnalogDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Friday, January 23, 2009
    peter janis radial
    Keith Clark 01/23/09 01:20 PM, 2 Comments
    At the 2009 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim. I traveled the show floor - front-to-back and end-to-end - to see as many new products and talk with as many people as possible. Optimism was the word of the event, particularly among manufacturers truly excited about their new products. (Check out our Photo Gallery from the show!) I saw a lot of creativity, and a lot of usefulness, and a lot of both. There wasn’t one single product that was a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundProductSlideshowBusinessDigital Audio WorkstationsInstallationManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, January 15, 2009
    akg dms 700
    PSW Staff 01/15/09 09:03 PM, 0 Comments
    Today at Winter NAMM’09, AKG launched the DMS 700 digital wireless microphone system, offering digital audio encryption, ultra wide tuning range and high channel count in 19-inch chassis. The DMS 700 operates with two frequency bands with each band providing a tuning range of up to 155 MHz of receivers and transmitters giving the user extended flexibility in today’s crowded RF environment. The clean digital audio transmission eliminates the distortion and significant noise levels at the higher audio frequencies that… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundProductDigitalMicrophone

  • Tuesday, January 13, 2009
    meyer sound cohen
    PSW Staff 01/13/09 04:52 PM, 0 Comments
    After more than 15 years off the road, legendary singer-songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen is treating fans to a long-anticipated world tour. Cohen and his nine-piece band, led by renowned bassist Roscoe Beck, kicked off the tour with dates across Canada and Europe. Montreal-based Solotech is providing support for the tour, using a high-performance system featuring Meyer Sound MILO and MICA line array loudspeakers. As FOH Engineer Mark Vreeken explains, Meyer Sound was chosen for flexibility in the face of… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, January 12, 2009
    ultimate tour stand
    PSW Staff 01/12/09 02:39 PM, 0 Comments
    Ultimate Support has introduced three new series of microphone stands (called the “Mic Stand Series”) for touring, live and pro players. All will be on display at the company’s booth (#6690, Hall A) at Winter NAMM ‘09 in Anaheim. New Tour Series stands are designed for professionals, rental facilities, touring and backline companies, and are the most heavy-duty, road-worthy mic stands available in Ultimate’s line-up. Featuring oversized steel tubing (28mm) and weighted tripod stands, the upper-shaft has tapered threads making… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundProductMicrophoneStage

  • Thursday, January 08, 2009
    metallica stage apogee
    PSW Staff 01/08/09 11:03 AM, 1 Comment
    Supporting their ninth studio album, Death Magnetic, Metallica is hitting arenas across the U.S. and Canada with a monster-sized in-the-round sound reinforcement system that includes Apogee X-Series converters for both A/D and D/A conversion. Thunder Audio of Taylor, Michigan - sound company for the tour - chose an all digital drive system setup for unprecedented sound quality. In total, eight Apogee converters deliver 64 channels of I/O. “When designing this system we had a criteria set forth for achieving the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalProcessorSystemAudio