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  • Monday, January 16, 2017
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    PSW Staff 01/16/17 01:09 PM,
    Status Quo boasts 100 single releases, 60 UK chart hits including 22 in the top ten, the opening act for ‘Live Aid’ in 1985 and recipients of multiple industry awards. Perhaps less well-known but just as significant is their long commitment to charities including The Prince’s Trust, the British Heart Foundation and Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy. In early 2016 the band announced their final electric tour, the appropriately-named ‘Last Night Of The Electrics’, for which London-based Capital Sound deployed its Outline… View this story
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  • Friday, January 13, 2017
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    PSW Staff 01/13/17 02:52 PM,
    Since he first appeared at the Marshland Festival in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Frank Foster has stuck with Deep South Productions (DSP) for all his touring technology, including the J-Series from d&b audiotechnik which was added about three years ago. “It’s where my business relationship with DSP’s owner Marvin Simon was cemented,” says Foster. “I’m into every aspect of my show, especially the sound, and I appreciate the difference I get from DSP, especially since Marvin bought that new German audio… View this story
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    PSW Staff 01/13/17 09:55 AM,
    As they prepare for a busy 2017 touring schedule, Los Angeles based indie-rock band, Local Natives, is celebrating its successful 2016 USA and European concert series, with Allen & Heath’s dLive S Class digital mixing system managing monitor requirements. Promoting their third studio album, Sunlit Youth, the 16-week tour extensively covered venues across the USA and Europe. Monitor engineer, Laurence Eaves, provided the five-piece band with 12 separate in-ear and wedge mixes from 48 on-stage sources, using a dLive S5000… View this story
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  • Thursday, January 12, 2017
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    PSW Staff 01/12/17 02:40 PM,
    The Dead Daisies comprise some of the most wanted A-list musicians on the heavy rock circuit, including lead guitarist Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake, Dio), vocalist John Corabi (Mötley Crüe, The Scream), rhythm guitarist David Lowy (Red Phoenix, Mink), power drummer Brian Tichy (Ozzy Osbourne, Foreigner), and versatile bass player Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, Ted Nugent).  Self-described as “classic, three-chord, visceral, melt-your-face hard rock,” the band requires solid wireless systems like the Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless LT belt pack transmitters and… View this story
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  • Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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    PSW Staff 01/10/17 10:54 AM,
    A combined Allen & Heath dLive and ME system was used on the 20th anniversary tour of collaborative album ‘El Gusto es Nuestro’ by Spanish artists, Ana Belén, Joan Manuel Serrat, Miguel Ríos and Víctor Manuel. Supplied by PA company, Sorter Sound Professional, a dLive digital mixing system, comprising a S7000 surface with DM64 MixRack, and a set of 16 ME-1 personal mixers with a ME-U hub, managed the complex monitoring requirements of the 4 main artists and additional 14… View this story
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    PSW Staff 01/10/17 08:06 AM,
    Four-time Grammy Award winning bassist, Stanley Clarke, is equally gifted as a recording artist, performer, conductor, arranger, producer, and film score composer. A true pioneer in jazz and jazz-fusion, Clarke is particularly known for his ferocious bass dexterity during his over 40+-year career. Out on tour recording promotional material for Clarke’s latest yet-to-be-named album which was mixed live during several dates this past December, front of house engineer, Travis Rogers, used a Yamaha CL1 digital audio console to mix and… View this story
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  • Tuesday, January 03, 2017
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    Kevin Young 01/03/17 01:22 PM,
    Over Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato’s 25 years as a front of house engineer, she’s worked with a wide variety of artists, among them: pop icons Christina Aguilera and Gwen Stefani, 90s rock outfits Collective Soul and Goo Goo Dolls, and currently, she’s on tour with one of her favorite bands from her teenage years, Styx. Sabolchick recalls working with a colleague, Jeff Heintz – who’s since served as a co-production manager and keyboard tech for Styx – on Stefani’s first solo… View this story
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  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 12/27/16 10:27 AM,
    Sia set numerous attendance records on her Nostalgic for the Present Tour, which crisscrossed North America during the fall of 2016 in promotion of her latest album, This Is Acting. The artist is continually redefining her performance art and relied heavily on a full complement of Adamson E-Series loudspeakers to do so on her most recent run. Front of engineer Jon Lemon was given direct instructions from the artist to “make it sound like the record.” He subsequently received the… View this story
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  • Wednesday, December 21, 2016
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    Ken DeLoria 12/21/16 12:19 PM,
    Change is the only constant. (“Well, it used to be.” “Oh, what happened?” “It changed.”) Several years ago, I got a call to mix front of house for Uriah Heep on a mini-tour of the U.S. I hadn’t mixed a headliner rock band in a long time. Years back, fate took me down the path of product design and manufacturing, and later, I became a specialist in sound system alignment (a.k.a. “room tuning”) for major events and installations. So I’ve… View this story
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    PSW Staff 12/21/16 11:53 AM,
    Sponsored by Capital One for the second year in a row, the annual iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour is covering the US with shows in a dozen major metropolitan cities, from Los Angeles to Miami to New York. Each night, concertgoers are treated to a rotating lineup of multiplatinum artists from the likes of Shawn Mendes, Diplo, The Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Meghan Trainor, Backstreet Boys, Ellie Goulding, DNCE and Ariana Grande, among others. Although the music is… View this story
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