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  • Friday, April 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/29/16 03:21 PM,
    Editor’s Note: Here’s an interesting thread from the PSW Live Audio Board (LAB) forums. It’s lightly edited for grammar and formatting. Enjoy. Posted by Jay Last weekend I refused to let a band roadie (did the setup but didn’t mix or anything) use their own stage drops at the front of the stage. One of the drops I did approve was a Hubbell 4-plex with the low profile plastic box. One I rejected was the same but broken and held… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureForumStudy HallAVInterconnectPowerSound ReinforcementStage

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    Ike Zimbel 04/29/16 11:34 AM,
    In 1980 I was working for a band, doing sound…and lights…and some backline…from front of house. During the 11 months I was with them, the band completed a successful showcase, landed a record deal, released its first album, and did a national tour of bars and universities. Truck and van deal…did I mention that I also drove the truck? On this particular night, pre record deal, we were part of the way through a week-long gig at a Toronto bar… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogConcertEngineerMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementTechnician

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    PSW Staff 04/29/16 10:24 AM,
    US Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump might not agree on much when it comes to political issues, but one thing they all have in common is DiGiCo’s new S21 digital audio console. Over the past few months, Milwaukee-based SR provider Clearwing Productions has been using the compact desk to mix sound for the three candidates’ rallies and other political events throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota and Indiana. According to Clearwing’s Bryan Baumgardner, the S21’s onboard processing has eliminated… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • music
    PSW Staff 04/29/16 09:42 AM,
    MUSIC has announced that it proposes to dismiss as redundant around 70 staff at the TANNOY manufacturing and office facility in Coatbridge, Scotland. In a statement, the company says it is about to enter into a process of collective consultation with all affected employees, but in the event that the redundancies are confirmed following consultation, the Coatbridge facility would cease operations completely. In this event, the TANNOY loudspeaker production would be transferred to MUSIC’s new three million square-foot manufacturing plant… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/29/16 09:08 AM,
    Danley Sound Labs is doing good works in the community, recognizing that it has a social and spiritual obligation to make the world a better place. On Friday, April 22, Danley Sound Labs’ engineering and administrative operations all but closed down for the day. A large group of employees participated in a “Danley Does Good” event by helping build and prepare the Habitat for Humanity of Hall County’s new ReStore architectural salvage and resale facility. The Danley team framed and… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusiness

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    PSW Staff 04/29/16 08:49 AM,
    Harrison has announced the release of the Mixbus32C DAW “Mixbus was hailed by the industry as a breakthrough for ‘in the box’ mixing by incorporating decades of console building experience into a cost effective mixing platform for today,” says Gary Thielman, president of Harrison Consoles. “Mixbus32C takes that concept to the natural next step by using the full resources of today’s technological advancements to precisely emulate not only the operational advantages, but to faithfully emulate the analog performance of a… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/29/16 08:35 AM,
    New age pianists, Kevin Kern and Daydream, recently held a joint concert at KEPCO Art Centre in Seoul, Korea, managed by an Allen & Heath Qu-32 compact digital mixer with AB168 remote IO audio rack. Kevin Kern and Daydream are well known for writing sound tracks for many popular TV dramas, such as the popular Korean TV dramas, Autumn in My Heart and Winter Sonata, as well as documentaries and radio broadcastings. Technically, the focus of the concert was to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/29/16 07:47 AM,
    Audio-Technica announces that it has been named the exclusive microphone and headphone category sponsor for Jam in the Van, an innovative company that packs a solar-powered mobile recording studio facility into a 38-foot-long Winnebago Holiday Rambler RV and takes it to wherever new music is being created. Rock, Americana, jazz, blues, soul — Jam in the Van has done it all, from bands’ back yards to festivals like SXSW, Lollapalooza, Outside Lands and Live on the Green. Founded by two… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/29/16 07:28 AM,
    American hip-hop artist Future chose an all-RCF system for his concert in Charlotte, North Carolina recently. The show was held in the renovated multi-purpose arena of the Bojangles Coliseum Complex. Touring extensively in the US, Canada and Europe, the 32-year-old rapper has proved to be a real hitmaker with four studio albums plus several mix tapes and singles released since 2010, and over 1.3 million copies sold in the US. The RCF system for the Charlotte show comprised:—24 x TTL33-A… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 04/29/16 07:15 AM,
    After a three-year expansion, the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) opens on May 14 with nearly triple the gallery space, 45,000 square feet of free public access areas, and a collection of modern and contemporary art on view. Committed to an extraordinary visitor experience on every level, SFMOMA partnered with Meyer Sound to provide sound solutions throughout the transformed museum. A highlight of the collaboration is the redesigned Phyllis Wattis Theater, located at the heart of the… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSystem



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