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Articles Tagged Tours

  • Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/31/16 01:31 PM,
    Special Event Services (SES) of Winston-Salem, NC recently specified a system combining L-Acoustics’ K1 and K2 systems for an extensive North American outing with The Avett Brothers. Described by the San Francisco Chronicle as having the “heavy sadness of Townes Van Zandt, the light pop concision of Buddy Holly, the tuneful jangle of the Beatles, the raw energy of the Ramones,” The Avett Brothers combine bluegrass, country, punk, pop, folk, rock, indie, honkytonk and ragtime to produce a unique sound… View this story
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  • Thursday, May 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/26/16 01:00 PM,
    Capital Sound Hire is providing full audio production for Il Divo on their current world tour, featuring music from their latest album ‘Amor & Pasion’. This project is also the first major tour for which the Wimbledon-based audio company are using their recently purchased Outline GTO C-12 system, covering arena shows throughout the UK, Europe and Scandinavia. Il Divo have enjoyed global success since forming in 2003, recording in seven languages, selling well over 30 million albums worldwide and scoring… View this story
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    PSW Staff 05/26/16 08:04 AM,
    At The Drive-In’s 2016 reunion tour was greeted with elation by fans around the world. And UK gig-goers were recently treated to a series of dates powered by an Allen & Heath dLive mixing system. Front of house engineer Ben Hammond (whose other credits include Deaf Havana and Of Mice And Men) employed a dLive S5000 surface and a DM64 MixRack at front of house, with an Allen & Heath GLD80 digital desk, AR2412 AudioRack and two AR84 Expander AudioRacks… View this story
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  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/24/16 06:42 AM,
    Adele’s tour of Europe and North America is possibly the biggest tour of 2016 – it certainly has the highest of production values and there is, quite simply, no room for error. German rental company Black Box Music and a team of engineers have specified Sennheiser’s flagship Digital 9000 system microphones for Adele and her three backing singers. For Sennheiser, being part of such a prestigious, high production value tour fits perfectly with its ethos of providing solutions that continually… View this story
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  • Friday, May 06, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/06/16 09:07 AM,
    California-based PA company Rat Sound recently purchased an Allen & Heath dLive system, which was immediately put to work on a nationwide tour with Los Angeles based indie band, Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros (ESMZ). Formed by band leader Alex Ebert in 2007, ESMZ plays a wide range of original music that draws from folk, rock, gospel, and psychedelic roots. Promoting the band’s newly released fourth album, ‘PersonA’, the tour is visiting venues ranging from smaller ‘underplay’ houses to… View this story
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  • Wednesday, May 04, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 10:27 AM,
    Soulful, multi-talented vocalist and performer Leona Lewis has been on a 14-date tour of the UK with a Solid State Logic L500 console and K-array Slim Array technology, chosen by front of house engineer Dave Wooster. Lewis’ I Am show provides Wooster with around 65 inputs from the stage. “It’s a full-on set-up,” he says. “The drummer alone has two mics on the bass drum, three snares - each with at least two mics on, four toms, all the cymbals,… View this story
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  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/03/16 02:10 PM,
    Chicago’s Technotrix deployed a Martin Audio MLA system for the Midwest portion of the G-Eazy Spring 2016 “When It’s Dark Out” tour. G-Eazy, the rapper, songwriter and record producer from Oakland, California, has two successful albums, These Things Happen and When It’s Dark Out, and has toured extensively with stops at music festivals like Lollapalooza, Electric Forest, Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, Austin City Limits, and Made in America. For their portion of the tour, Technotrix deployed 14 MLA per side with… View this story
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  • Monday, May 02, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/02/16 12:29 PM,
    R&B diva Mariah Carey recently packed “A-level” arenas across Europe with a Meyer Sound LEO linear large-scale sound reinforcement system. The system clearly delivered Carey’s five-octave range and soaring, melismatic vocal style to every seat without the use of delays. Mixed by front of house engineer Lorin White Jr., the 22-city “Sweet Sweet Fantasy Tour” was Carey’s first European tour in 13 years. “The LEO system is superb for handling Mariah’s voice, particularly when I’m tracking her extended high notes,”… View this story
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    PSW Staff 05/02/16 10:38 AM,
    Front of house engineer Jeff Gilmer has been using a variety of CADLive and other CAD Audio microphones on tour with Canadian group Saint Asonia. Consisting of Adam Gontier (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Mike Mushok (lead guitar), Corey Lowery (bass) and Rich Beddoe (drums), Saint Asonia formed in Toronto in 2014 and released their debut RCA album Saint Ansonia in 2015. Since then, they’ve released several singles and have toured as headliners throughout Canada. Gilmer, who’s worked with Ace Frehley,… View this story
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  • Thursday, April 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/28/16 07:04 AM,
    When your client has been one of the creative forces behind the reference music used to tune literally thousands of concert PA systems across the known universe, you had better bring your “A-Game”—and your best gear. That is exactly what Clearwing Productions did when they got the call to provide sound reinforcement for David Gilmour’s Rattle That Lock North American tour by specifying a full L-Acoustics K1/K2 rig complemented by the company’s brand new KS28 subwoofers. “KS28 is a marked… View this story
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