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Articles Tagged Touring Sound

  • Monday, April 14, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/14/14 10:57 AM,
    New Zealand’s hit alternative rock band The Naked and Famous is touring the world with their Telefunken M81 dynamic microphones.  Following their performance at the Coachella Festival in April, the band tours Australia before returning to the States in May and June. “We discovered the Telefunken M81 while rehearsing at Bedrock Studios in LA,” recalled Aaron Short, who plays keyboards in the band.  “The big challenge on stage is getting the right rejection from the mic. We’re very loud onstage… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Wednesday, April 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/02/14 07:18 AM,
    Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lorde’s sold-out show on March 8 at the 3,119-seat Tower Theater in Philadelphia was the fifth stop on the artist’s month-long first tour of the U.S., and it was also the debut performance of the first L-Acoustics K2 line array system in the City of Brotherly Love. The system, which was recently purchased by Rick Bauder of Horsham, PA-based Bauder Audio Systems, consisted of 24 K2 line source array modules flown 12 per side, a dozen SB28 subwoofers… View this story
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  • Monday, March 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/24/14 05:22 PM,
    Jamie Kent is a cut above the average singer-songwriter. Not merely an acclaimed musical act and creative voice with soulful and rootsy influences, Kent is fiercely independent and entrepreneurial, creating a unique business model (known as “The Collective”) that has helped him build his fanbase from the ground up. He has since expanded “The Collective” concept to “The Collective Music Group,” which sees Kent consulting other artists on how to build their fanbases after Kent’s example. As he tours the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 03/24/14 11:07 AM,
    Justin Timberlake has again selected Montreal’s Solotech as the audio provider for his “20/20 Experience” world tour. To ensure the tour’s success, the sound company has in turn designated Shure as its primary wireless supplier. The 2014 tour, which began in January, is currently in its second leg with dates across North America. Solotech RF Technician Éric Marchand is currently on the road with the band. “I’ve been working as a touring wireless specialist for the last six years,” he… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageTechnicianWireless

  • Thursday, January 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/16/14 04:00 PM,
    R & B crooner John Legend’s “Made to Love” tour is sweeping across the country playing in 27 different U.S. cities. Concert attendees are treated to intimate, hopelessly romantic presentations of the performer’s amorous chart-topping tunes. Sound Image, located in Escondido, California and Nashville, Tennessee, was once again selected to provide sound reinforcement and support for the tour. “Made to Love” is on the road with an Adamson Energia E15 PA. The typical venue configuration features left-right hangs of twelve… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, December 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/20/13 02:20 PM,
    The Stereophonics, one of Britain’s most instantly recognizable bands, have just completed a major UK arena tour to promote their new album Graffiti On The Train. The equipment list for the tour included three Royer Labs R-121L ribbon microphones, which were supplied by Royer’s UK distributor Funky Junk. Royer’s R-121 Ribbon Microphone is known for its ability to bring an extremely natural and realistic analog sound to digital recording and live stages. The TEC Award winning R-121L, the ruggedized and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, October 04, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/04/13 09:57 AM,
    Jane’s Addiction FOH engineer Jamie Rephann picked two new TELEFUNKEN microphones for the triumphant national tour of the band that launched the perennial alternative Lollapalooza rock festival.  He chose the new M82 and the M81-SH mics for drummer Stephen Perkins’ drum kit. Rephann, who has worked as FOH engineer with ZZ Top, The Mars Volta, Tower of Power, and Papa Roach, among many others, spoke about the new TELEFUNKEN mics on tour with Jane’s Addiction: “The best thing I can… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Friday, August 30, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/30/13 11:47 AM,
    Joe Cocker’s European tour stretched from France and Germany to Croatia and Monaco, as the band performed for sold-out crowds in numerous cities. On stage, FOH engineer Bruce Jones needed to ensure fans’ favorite songs of the band were clearly audible, in addition to maintaining a durable equipment rig. A complete Harman AKG microphone set traveled with the band, quickly deployed every night. “I was looking for a clean, crisp sound, but also a system that could handle high sound… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, August 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/20/13 01:45 PM,
    One of the Sweden’s early pioneers of Scandinavian death metal, the group Entombed, recently performed its complete album ‘Clandestine’ (released 1991) with the NCO under the baton of Josef Rhedin. The performance with the NCO was just one of the many highlights for the band recently. In addition to an extensive period of touring coming up, they have also recently been the subject of a national radio documentary about Swedish music, on national television as part of the series ‘Metal… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, July 18, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/18/13 09:51 AM,
    Special Event Services (SES) deployed an Outline GTO-based sound system for the 2013 Justin Moore Outlaws Like Me concert tour, presented at major arenas and concert venues across the country.  With Outline’s exclusive OpenArray 3D Simulation Software, SES employed the company’s integrated flying hardware system to achieve audience coverage and uniform, sound quality at each stop. A mix of GTO, GTO-DF, Butterfly, Mantas, LIPF and Lab 21 speakers deliver the excitement of Justin Moore’s country rock and emotional ballad performances.… View this story
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