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Articles Tagged Tours

  • Wednesday, December 07, 2016
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    PSW Staff 12/07/16 08:41 AM,
    With 138 shows scheduled over a 15-month run across five continents, Justin Bieber’s marathon “Purpose World Tour” is on track to rank among the five top grossing tours of 2016. The tour’s success relies heavily on an intimate connection between artist and audience, a feat accomplished physically with aggressive out-in-the-house staging and sonically supported by a Meyer Sound LEO Family reinforcement system from VER Tour Sound. Selection of the LEO Family system was a collaborative decision on the part of… View this story
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  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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    PSW Staff 12/06/16 09:44 AM,
    Australian metalcore band I Killed The Prom Queen recently completed a European headline tour, marking their first major outing in the continent. With a combination of festival slots and headline dates, the Aussie band were relying on the Midas M Series mixing consoles, utilizing an M32C/DL32 combo at monitor position and an M32R/DL32 at front of house, from The Audio Specialists. Jona Weinhofen, lead guitarist for IKTPQ reveals that the quality of Midas mixing technology has given the band the… View this story
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  • Monday, December 05, 2016
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    Live Sound Staff 12/05/16 11:27 AM,
    There’s a lot going on with newer digital console/mixer technology platforms, with this roundup providing a snapshot of what’s happening. A New Direction For An Ever Evolving Group Reunited in 2009 after a five-year hiatus, Phish is still hard at it, delivering truly unique live shows marked by improvisation, extended jams, and the blending of musical genres that include progressive and psychedelic rock, folk, funk, blues, country, bluegrass and more. Band members Trey Anastasio (guitars, lead vocals), Mike Gordon (bass,… View this story
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  • Friday, December 02, 2016
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    PSW Staff 12/02/16 09:22 AM,
    With his upbeat lyrics and catchy pop hooks, Andy Grammer makes you just want to snap your fingers and dance. That’s given him sales and airplay hits like “Honey, I’m Good,” “Keep Your Head Up” and the new chart-climbing “Fresh Eyes,” which have gotten him exposure on TV shows like Dancing With The Stars and at multiple sporting events, including a very recent halftime performance during the Detroit Lions’ 2016 Thanksgiving game. It’s also made Grammer a welcome addition on… View this story
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  • Thursday, December 01, 2016
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    PSW Staff 12/01/16 09:41 AM,
    Telefunken microphones are on Justin Bieber’s “Purpose World Tour” in support of his fourth studio album “Purpose.” “We’re using Telefunken microphones on all of the live instruments,” explains Bieber’s front of house engineer Ken “Pooch” Van Druten. “We have two different drum kits, one that Justin plays, and we use Telefunken dynamic M82’s for the kick drums, and M80’s on all snares top and bottom, and there are three snare drums in the main drum kit. We use Telefunken condenser… View this story
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  • Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/30/16 10:19 AM,
    A very large Electro-Voice X-Line Advance system – comprising over 100 loudspeakers – provided sound reinforcement for a show by Irish alternative rock band Walking on Cars in Dublin in early November. The show followed a sold-out tour of Ireland in support of the band’s latest album, “Everything This Way,” which includes the hit single Speeding Cars. The band is also preparing for tours of the UK, Europe, and the U.S. Pro audio company Murt Whelan Sound flew two main… View this story
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  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/29/16 10:58 AM,
    Maximo Park has released five studio albums to date, with a Mercury Prize nomination under their belt and two gold accredited albums. The band has a recognizable sound which saw a home-town crowd erupt in Times Square Newcastle this summer at a special outdoor concert in the city center. The 5-piece alternative rock band has been performing with the Midas PRO1 digital mixing system at front of house, adding a new dimension to their distinct sound. Andy Hawkins is the… View this story
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  • Monday, November 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/28/16 12:38 PM,
    Audio technology from Harman Professional Solutions is playing a role in the six month Dutch touring production of the musical Hair, utilizing a JBL rig supplied by Story Sound. Known for its immortal songs such as Let The Sunshine In, Aquarius and I Got Life, this timeless hippie classic has been re-imagined under the direction of Carline Brouwer and is, according to Story Sound managing director, Michael Story, a wonderful piece of story-telling; so getting the balance of dialogue intelligibility… View this story
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  • Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/23/16 08:29 AM,
    Since they formed in 2011, Scottish synthpop band CHVRCHES has become massively popular worldwide. Fans flock to them for their pumping bass, infectious synth hooks, and lead singer Lauren Mayberry’s amazing voice and stage presence. At front of house for the band is engineer Paul Gallagher, who has worked with the group since their very beginnings: “Glasgow is a small town with a great music scene. I worked with Iain [Cook] and Martin [Doherty] in different bands before Chvrches. I… View this story
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  • Tuesday, November 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/22/16 10:22 AM,
    Meyer Sound LEO Family line arrays have been tapped to anchor the sound for some of the most talked-about new shows both on Broadway and heading out on national tours. New shows in New York include Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, the Cats revival and the annual holiday spectacular at the Radio City Music Hall. In addition, the tours of Fun Home and Finding Neverland are both carrying LEOPARD line array systems. Natasha, Pierre & The Great… View this story
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