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  • Friday, March 05, 2010
    Meyer MILO
    PSW Staff 03/05/10 08:44 AM, 0 Comments
    Co-headliners Three Days Grace (“3DG”) and Breaking Benjamin are back on tour, with Chris Zakoor as FOH engineer for 3DG. Said Zakoor, the tour wouldn’t feel right if he weren’t mixing in front of a Meyer Sound MILO line arrays. “There’s been nothing but positive vibes using Meyer since we started back in 2007,” Zakoor says. “Both MILO and MICA are powerful, great-sounding rock boxes with lots of headroom for vocals—and plenty of edge if you want it.” The system… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsSlideshowConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • FDW-Worldwide
    PSW Staff 03/05/10 08:30 AM, 0 Comments
    FDW-Worldwide, supplier of professional audio, video and pro touring products in North America, recently announced an agreement to become exclusive distributor of Prodigy Engineering in the United States and South America. The announcement was made at the start of Winter NAMM 2010. Buzz Goodwin, president of FDW-Worldwide stated, “Our portfolio of top brands for the recording and live sound industries continues to grow with the addition of Prodigy Engineering.” “The Bella and Anima are extremely innovative mic pres that have… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAmplifierMicrophoneAudio

  • Extron Control Associate
    PSW Staff 03/05/10 07:45 AM, 0 Comments
    Extron Electronics has announced the new Extron Control Associate certification program. Intended to provide recognition for individuals who understand the best practices for planning, design, and implementation of a complete configurable control system, this certification is available to anyone who has already earned the Extron A/V Associate designation. The Extron Control Associate certification is earned through successful completion of an online or instructor-led training course and an Extron-proctored exam. Classroom instruction and exams will be conducted at Extron’s training facilities… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsAVBusinessEducationManufacturerAudio

  • Thursday, March 04, 2010
    Butch Vig
    PSW Staff 03/04/10 10:59 AM, 0 Comments
    Contemporary producer Butch Vig recently worked with Against Me! and Garbage vocalist Shirley Manson, using a newly-acquired Bock 507 microphone “I’m spoiled,” laughed Vig. “I have a vintage ELAM 250 and my engineer, Billy Bush, has a Brauner VM1 Klaus Heyne Edition. Both of those mics are absolutely amazing on vocals.” “I was looking for something equally amazing, but different, and I knew David Bock had a reputation for building sweet sounding mics.” At that time, Vig was beginning work… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneAudio

  • DiGiCo SD7
    PSW Staff 03/04/10 10:00 AM, 0 Comments
    German band PUR, well-known for their live performances, rely on Showequipment AG for their tour planning and production. For the Wünsche tour, PA and system engineers Frank Müller, Patrick Eckerlin and Dirk Happel chose DiGiCo SD7 consoles to provide the perfect mix for both front of house and monitors. Müller developed the audio design for the tour alongside Happel and Eckerlin, the latter having worked with the SD7 since the console’s launch. “The SD7 was the linchpin for everything and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesMixerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 03/04/10 09:00 AM, 0 Comments
    San Antonio event production company World Audio & Lights recently teamed up with “Dinosaur George”, George Blasing to create a traveling dinosaur exhibit. “Our objective was to create and launch a touring concept from ground up,” states CEO of World Audio & Lights Bob Doiron. Stepping outside the usual event production duties, World Audio & Lights provided sound and lights, visual setting, operations, ticketing, marketing and sponsorships for the tour. Doiron with assistance from World Audio & Lights Marketing and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierAnalogAVInstallationInterconnectLoudspeakerSubwooferAudio

  • Craig Decker
    PSW Staff 03/04/10 08:15 AM, 0 Comments
    Middle Atlantic Products has announced that Craig Decker has been promoted to Director of Customer and Sales Resources. In his new position, Decker will increase the support of customers’ needs, ensuring the company delivers on its promise that they can “Expect More” from Middle Atlantic. “One of the reasons I came to Middle Atlantic was the company’s commitment to its customers,” he said. “We intend to bring that attention to a whole new level with unique products and programs to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessSystemAudio

  • AKG CK-80
    PSW Staff 03/04/10 07:30 AM, 1 Comment
    This past December, former Secretary of State was keynote speaker for Union University’s Annual Scholarship banquet; a yearly event that consistently attracts leading international diplomats. Tennessee Concert Sound in Brownsville, Tennessee led by Stewart Tritt turned to AKG to ensure that every word of Condoleezza Rice’s speech was heard throughout all of the Carl Perkins Civic Center. For the past 12 years, Tennessee Concert Sound has handled sound reinforcement and production management for each event, and they have built a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Wednesday, March 03, 2010
    Aura Sixteen
    PSW Staff 03/03/10 02:53 PM, 0 Comments
    Fishman is shipping its new Aura Sixteen Acoustic Imaging Pedal and Aura Image Gallery III. The Aura Sixteen features an open architecture for loading up to 16 Images via USB from the included Aura Image Gallery. Aura Sixteen ships with 16 pre-loaded images, allowing acoustic musicians to easily and accurately reproduce the sound of their instrument as miked in a professional studio in an easy to use, road-worthy package. Available for Mac and PC, Aura Image Gallery III software provides… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalProcessorAudio

  • CAD M9
    PSW Staff 03/03/10 01:50 PM, 0 Comments
    Composer/Sound designer, Doug Brandon wanted a particular sound on the Title theme for “Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment.” “I’m ‘old school’ when it comes to microphones and voice production in general,” says Doug, “so my first inclination was to try the CAD M9.” “I like the fact that it’s a tube mic and I have had success using it in the past. Achieving a warm sound was my main focus for the lead vocal on this theme.” “The M9 emphasized… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogMicrophoneAudio

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