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  • Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    PSW Staff 04/28/10 06:22 AM, 0 Comments
    Dutch PA hire company Rent-All has become the latest European member of the L-ACOUSTICS K1/KUDO Pilot Program, taking delivery of 48 K1 and 36 KUDO large format line source cabinets, 24 K1 subwoofers and LA-RAK touring racks fitted with LA8 amplified controllers to drive the system. The company, headquartered in Bemmel, provides dry-hire rental services to the Netherlands and Germany.  It already has a large hire stock of L-ACOUSTICS equipment, including V-DOSC, dV-DOSC, KUDO, ARCS and coaxial speakers. “K1 is… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwooferSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, April 27, 2010
    PSW Staff 04/27/10 10:45 AM, 0 Comments
    In effort to improve upon its sound reinforcement capabilities, the Indianapolis Marion County Superior Courts recently upgraded its physical systems which included the addition of audio processing technology from Lectrosonics. Indianapolis, IN based ESCO Communications was contracted to handle the court’s upgrade. Phil Hodson, Director of Project Engineering for ESCO Communications, discussed the project’s key challenges. “During our discussions with the client and upon examination of the facility,” Hodson explained, “it became clear that automation and unattended operation were crucial… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAVDigitalEthernetInstallationNetworkingProcessorSignalSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/27/10 10:24 AM, 0 Comments
    Eddie Kramer recently used ADK Microphones at the 2010 Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp. Part of an ongoing series of events which bring musicians and industry professionals together with musicians and music lovers of all levels to sharpen their skills, the 2010 Rock ’n’ Roll Fantasy Camp in Hollywood featured an all-star lineup. Bret Michaels, Michael Anthony, Dave Mason, and many others rocked with campers and shared their and stories with everyone in attendance. Legendary producer / engineer Sir Eddie… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollEngineerMicrophoneStudioSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Beulah Ministries Pastor Terry Lee at FOH
    PSW Staff 04/27/10 09:56 AM, 0 Comments
    Allstar Show Industries recently completed a design/build installation for Beulah Ministries in Edmonton on both their main and satellite campus. Dwayne Plishka, project manager, is also the technical director for the ministry. The 85–year-old church is in its third building, an auditorium that seats 1,400 with an average weekly attendance of over 2,000. A rental facility serves as its new Whitemud satellite campus serving a congregation of 100 and seating 250. A NEXO demonstration sold church leadership on a new… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsPollAVConsolesInstallationLoudspeakerMixerSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/27/10 09:35 AM, 0 Comments
    T. C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va. presented an unusual challenge to the designers of its new sound system - plenty of space for the new loudspeakers but very little time to fit them. The school recently moved into a new building designed as the flagship of Alexandria City Public Schools. The facility includes an 880-seat auditorium with a proscenium stage up front and two lecture halls in the rear. To provide sound reinforcement for both school meetings and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAVInstallationInterconnectLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/27/10 08:01 AM, 0 Comments
    A/V consultant Under the Wire recently completed construction on the home studio of guitar legend Zakk Wylde, installing a multitude of dbx equipment to help Zakk and his band, Black Label Society record their new album. Featured in the installation are dbx compressors and outboard gear. “We were specifically looking for the dbx sound,” said Zack Fagan, sound engineer and founder of Under the Wire.  “The dbx 160A and SL both have a very unique sound that no studio in… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollAVBusinessInstallationInterconnectProcessorSignalSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/27/10 07:34 AM, 0 Comments
    L-ACOUSTICS’ Danish distributor Moto Audio Sales has extended the system it installed into the Danmarks Radio Concert Hall in Copenhagen, adapting the venue for other uses including rock concerts. Moto Audio Sales, has worked with Danmarks Radio on sound design for the concert hall since 2004. Initially an L-ACOUSTICS announcement system of KUDO line source and 12XT and 115XT HiQ coaxial speakers were installed, as the venue was designed first and foremost for acoustic classical music. However, after completion of… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Nic Fanciullu
    PSW Staff 04/27/10 07:05 AM, 0 Comments
    British house DJ and producer, Nic Fanciulli, recently installed an Allen & Heath compact XB-14 broadcast mixer into his studio to record and broadcast his new weekly radio show, which is featured on a variety of radio stations across the globe. “From first glance, it creates a really good impression,“ explains Fanciulli. “It is a very user-friendly model with all the parameters clearly visible.” “The combination of analogue, digital (including USB) and Telco channels make this mixer perfect for radio… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalMixerStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/27/10 06:22 AM, 1 Comment
    The METAlliance held its first ever METAlliance Academy event, titled, “In Session With The Guys,” at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles on in March, offering invaluable instruction from some of the world’s most successful producer/engineers. The control rooms used for the event were equipped with JBL LSR6300 Series studio monitors, the first studio monitors to receive METAlliance certification. Over two days, 26 participants received training from METAlliance founders Frank Filipetti, Phil Ramone, Al Schmitt, Elliott Scheiner, Chuck Ainlay, Ed Cherney… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollLoudspeakerMonitoringStudioSystemTechnicianAudio

  • Monday, April 26, 2010
    PSW Staff 04/26/10 02:48 PM, 0 Comments
    Primacoustic has announced the release of their latest products, the KickStandBass Drum Microphone Stand and the CashGuard Drum mic shield. The KickStand is a microphone boom-stand isolator that incorporates a heavy stabilizing base with a high-density foam isolation pad to eliminate resonance from the stage, drum riser and studio floor from entering the microphone. A common problem with bass guitars and bass drums is resonance on live stages. This is generally caused by low frequencies coupling with the wood platform… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAnalogBusinessInterconnectMicrophoneStudioSystemAudio

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