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  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/21/16 02:39 PM,
    Rick Wakeman, an English keyboard artist and songwriter best known as a member of the classic rock band “Yes” is currently touring with singer Jon Anderson and guitarist Trevor Rabinas the band “ARW.”  Wakeman’s stage rig includes eleven new and vintage keyboards along with four sound modules and an Allen & Heath Qu-32 digital mixer. A previous analog console provided fixed mixing, routing and basic DSP services. Now, Qu-32 “scenes” mix and route specific keyboards to the front of house… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 10/21/16 09:25 AM,
    When the 20th anniversary national tour of Jonathan Larson’s Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Rent, launched this fall, sound designer Keith Caggiano, turned to Masque Sound. The company provided a custom audio equipment package for the Broadway production. The show premiered Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on February 13, 1996 and transferred to Broadway on April 29, 1996, where it ran for 5,123 performances, making it the 11th longest-running show in Broadway history. Rent won the 1996 Tony… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalLine ArrayLoudspeakerMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSystemWireless

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    PSW Staff 10/21/16 07:27 AM,
    Allen & Heath is celebrating global success with its flagship dLive digital mixing system, which has been specified by many engineers on international riders over its first season, culminating in over 150 touring PA rental companies investing in the product worldwide. “dLive has turned a lot of touring engineers’ heads with its smart, customizable workflows and stunning FX and DEEP processing plugins. The 96kHz sampling rate, plus dLive’s potential for expansion and integration make it a no-brainer,” explains Leon Phillips,… View this story
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  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/19/16 07:47 AM,
    With rescheduled tour dates locked in for the fall of 2016, Tears For Fears were back on the road starting in the state of Washington and ending in San Diego, CA. Still going strong after more than 30 years, the British duo used Clearwing Productions (Phoenix, AZ) to handle audio and lighting, taking along a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 digital audio console for front of house duties that was provided by Hi-Tech Audio (Hayward, CA). Clearwing also provided an audio front… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, October 17, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/17/16 07:32 AM,
    Ask front of house engineer Jim Ebdon about the configuration of the L-Acoustics line array sound system he’s been piloting for three-time Grammy Award winners Maroon 5 for nearly the last two years on a world tour and he’ll likely reply starting with the phrase, “Well, currently, at the moment…” That’s because in that time—during what’s been billed alternately as the Maroon V Tour or the M5OnTheRoad, which has so far passed through North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania and… View this story
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  • Friday, October 14, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/14/16 07:15 AM,
    Current four-time CMA nominee Dierks Bentley is out on the Somewhere On A Beach Tour in support of his album Black. His current tour, named after the Platinum multi-week Number one summer anthem has been a success, not only due to the entertaining stage presence and musicality of Bentley, but also due to the talent backstage. James “Pugsley” McDermott, front of house engineer for Bentley and system engineer for VER, has chosen to outfit Bentley’s show with Meyer Sound LEO… View this story
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  • Thursday, October 13, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/13/16 09:13 AM,
    When Frank Grønbæk, front of house technician, and Rasmus Valentin Hansen, monitor engineer, packed up their equipment for the worldwide Lukas Graham tour, both made sure to have their Wisycom devices with them. Tasked with handling all wireless equipment for the tour, both engineers currently rely on Wisycom for Lukas Graham’s vocals, as well as the bass and horn sections. Lukas Graham is a Danish pop and soul band comprising of lead singer Lukas Forchhammer, drummer Mark Falgren, bassist Magnus… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, October 10, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/10/16 07:41 AM,
    Country music superstar Kenny Chesney released his first album, In My Wildest Dreams, in 1994, and has hit the road pretty much every year since then. His core band, as well as much of the crew, has been with him almost as long, and not surprisingly, are like family, drawn by a love for the music. Backstage jams are a regular part of life on tour, with Mackie‘s DL32R digital mixer bringing it all together. “Most people on the crew,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalManufacturerMixerSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Thursday, October 06, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/06/16 08:03 AM,
    For close to 50 years, Earth, Wind & Fire has been playing to sold-out audiences around the globe with their classic R&B and jazz sound. Recently, Eighth Day Sound, the band’s North American and European audio provider, has added a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 digital audio console at front of house. Prior to band rehearsals and hitting the road with the PM10 at Fantasy Springs Casino & Resort in Indio, CA in late August, Yamaha Professional Audio gave engineer Terry (TJ)… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, October 04, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/04/16 02:28 PM,
    The Blue Man Group (BMG), the anarchic trio of silent bald-and-blue stage performers, has adopted two sets of Clear-Com’s FreeSpeak II digital wireless intercom systems and HelixNet digital network partyline system for production communication. One set is used for BMG’s Las Vegas show at the Luxor hotel and casino, and a second set for their concurrent world touring production which is visiting China and the Philippines in the second half of 2016. Both sets of systems are currently fully deployed… View this story
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