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  • Monday, March 08, 2010
    The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
    PSW Staff 03/08/10 01:30 PM, 0 Comments
    The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has opened a new exhibition and visitor centre In Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. The attraction is set within the grounds of the house where Shakespeare was born and is entitled Life, Love & Legacy: A New Introduction to William Shakespeare. It takes visitors through five zones in an immersive experience, bringing the history of Shakespeare to life. The Trust appointed UK creative design and AV specialist Sarner to redevelop the visitor center and give the Bard a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVBusinessInstallationLoudspeakerAudio

  • Clear-Com Concert
    PSW Staff 03/08/10 11:39 AM, 0 Comments
    Clear-Com Communication Systems today announced the launch of an enhanced version of the company’s Clear-Com Concert intercom software, which now offers external audio interfacing capabilities. This allows Concert to interface with external audio systems, including partyline systems, paging systems, program feeds and other matrix systems using a four-wire interface over a standard IP network. This enhancement allows authorized users with Internet access to easily communicate with other crew members using hard-wired panels and wireless beltpacks on the partyline and/or matrix… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVBusinessDigitalEthernetInstallationInterconnectAudio

  • Norbert Bau
    PSW Staff 03/08/10 10:55 AM, 1 Comment
    Dubai based Norbert Bau has worked closely with Renkus-Heinz for the past four years as part of its Middle East distribution network and has now joined the company to help Renkus-Heinz continue growth in the region. Said Bau, “We have been working together for nearly four years and the relationship became stronger and closer with the success of the Iconyx product line in many very prestigious locations including major airports and auditoriums.” “At the end of the day we found… View this post
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  • Friday, March 05, 2010
    TRANSMIGRATION
    PSW Staff 03/05/10 12:00 PM, 0 Comments
    Engineer Michael Bishop and Producer Elaine Martone have created a Super Audio CD release currently available on Telarc Records entitled Transmigration. The recording recently won “Best Surround Sound Album” at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, which earning Bishop his ninth Grammy and Martone her fifth. Bishop relied on ATC monitors throughout recording, mixing and mastering phases for his monitoring chain. Transmigration a collection of hymns and requiems, features the compositions of Samuel Barber, John Corigliano, Jennifer Higdon, and John Adams… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

  • METAlliance
    PSW Staff 03/05/10 10:45 AM, 0 Comments
    The METAlliance is presenting the first METAlliance Academy event on March 20 & 21 in Hollywood at the historic studios in the Capitol Records tower. “In Session with The Guys,” attendees will record and mix Lalah Hathaway and Trev Lukather with their bands and the METAlliance founders in live sessions at Capitol Studios. Academy event include Alliance co-founders Phil Ramone and Al Schmitt recording in Capitol Studio A while Chuck Ainlay and Ed Cherney demonstrate the art of the tracking… View this post
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  • 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
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  • 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
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