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  • Thursday, August 25, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/25/16 07:50 AM,
    Sound Image of Escondido, CA with offices in Nashville, Tenn. and Tempe, AZ has been providing sound reinforcement touring services to the industry’s hottest rock, country, and pop acts for over 45 years. Prior to the summer touring season, the company added a new Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 digital audio console to their production inventory. It is currently being used by Sound Image monitor engineer, Bill Szocska on the Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefers “I Don’t Know” 2016 tour. “Billy… View this story
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  • Monday, August 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/22/16 12:45 PM,
    Peter Gabriel and Sting recently took their Rock Paper Scissors double bill on the road, visiting 20 cities across the United States and Canada. The self-described “karaoke night” of greatest hits featured the pair performing their own songs and covering each other’s songs in addition to guesting with each other’s bands, with as many as 14 musicians on stage at once. The tour carried a 270-degree PA system comprising L-Acoustics K1 and K2 modules with K1-SB and SB28 subwoofers, as… View this story
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  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/17/16 01:23 PM,
    Twenty One Pilots, with music falling somewhere between the genres of alternative rock, electropop, hip hop, and indie, has captured worldwide attention since the 2015 release Blurryface. Inevitably, this has led to playing bigger shows than the band has ever seen before. Right now, Twenty One Pilots is in the midst of an 11-month tour dubbed the “Emotional Roadshow World Tour.” The band performs at venues ranging from amphitheaters the size of Berkeley, California’s 8,500-capacity Greek Theatre to Pennsylvania’s 30,000-capacity… View this story
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  • Monday, August 15, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/15/16 09:00 AM,
    One of the most successful UK metal acts of the last decade, Bring Me The Horizon has built their reputation on incendiary live shows and regular re-invention. With a UK arena tour (including dates at London’s O2 and a hometown show at Sheffield Arena) booked for November, BMTH are set to play their biggest headline gigs to date – and will rely on Allen & Heath’s dLive digital mixing system for monitoring throughout the tour. A long-standing A&H iLive user,… View this story
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  • Thursday, August 11, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/11/16 10:03 AM,
    3G Productions is deploying a Martin Audio MLA system for a US tour by Mexican singer-songwriter Julion Alvarez. Alvarez, one of the most popular interpreters of a regional Mexican music genre known as “Banda,” has several Latin Grammy Award nominations and is the first with a following large enough to justify a tour of this size in arenas across the country. 3G system engineer Manny Perez explains why the MLA system has proved to be an asset for the tour.… View this story
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  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/27/16 01:07 PM,
    Natasha Khan, aka Bat For Lashes, is an English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Monitor engineer Arron James Smith has been working with her on the promo tour for her new album, The Bride, a three date run of churches and cathedrals in the UK, and her appearances on Europe’s summer festival circuit. Smith’s console of choice is a DiGiCo S21. Smith has, he says, worked either end of the multicore and enjoys them both, but being at monitors allows him… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/26/16 08:28 AM,
    Nearly 30 years ago Cui Jian, the “Father of Chinese Rock,” performed “Nothing To My Name” during a concert at Beijing Workers’ Stadium, launching a cultural music movement that celebrated its 30-year anniversary with the Music Power Rock China 30 tour, recently hosted at the same location. Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) Adaptive Performance loudspeakers – manned by front of house engineer Jim Ebdon – was on hand to reinforce the notable occasion. “The arena is an older, round building made… View this story
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    PSW Staff 07/26/16 07:47 AM,
    Grammy-winning artist Beyoncé’s Formation Tour requires 56 semi-trucks to transport elements such as a 60-foot-tall rotating LED “Monolith” that represents each chapter of the show, a treadmill runway and a secondary stage that stores and pours 2,000 gallons of water. When the show recently moved onto its European leg, it required five Boeing 747 aircraft to transport it, including a main arrays of 96 loudspeakers and three DiGiCo SD7 audio consoles provided by Eighth Day Sound. One is used at… View this story
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  • Friday, July 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/22/16 06:03 AM,
    Special Event Services (SES) of Winston-Salem, NC recently purchased a new Yamaha PM10 Digital Audio Console and immediately put it out on tour with monitor engineer David Baker for Lynyrd Skynyrd. “After having owned many of the original PM1Ds, we were eagerly awaiting its successor, states vice president/co-owner/head of audio, Jason Farah. The Yamaha PM1D was such a reliable platform, there was no question we’d add the PM10 to our inventory.” Farah said SES still owns and uses Yamaha digital… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/19/16 12:23 PM,
    Three-time MOBO Award winner Beverley Knight recently completed a tour of UK theaters in support of her brand new album, Soulsville. DiGiCo SD10-24 digital mixing consoles, supplied by London-based audio rental company Capital Sound Hire Limited, graced both her front of house and monitor positions. Front of house engineer Robin Tombs and monitor engineer Simon Panos have both been working with Knight for a number of years. “I first started working with her in 2011. Her album Soul UK had… View this story
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