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  • Thursday, July 18, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/18/13 10:50 AM,
    With a vision to bring international musicians together in a peaceful and fair contest, the Global Rockstar competition will once again rely on social media to find the best new musicians around the world. Bands, singers and musicians from all genres are invited to upload their original compositions to be put up against fellow international artists in an online voting contest. The Global Rockstar winners receive a prize package from Harman’s AKG, in addition to international recognition. “We launched Global… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsBusinessMicrophoneStudio

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/17/13 02:18 PM,
    Las Vegas’ brand new MGM Grand nightclub Hakkasan is rocking the famous strip with high performance Turbosound loudspeakers installed throughout the main room and five additional levels. At the heart of Hakkasan is a 10,000 sq ft multi-tiered nightclub kitted out entirely with 24 TFA-600HW Flex Array modules and 12 TFA-600L low frequency loudspeakers, flown in four arrays of three low frequency cabinets with six wide dispersion mid/highs. Twelve RACKDP-50 4-channel amplifiers power the 24 Flex Array cabinets. In addition,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • concert sound
    Bobby Owsinski 07/17/13 08:01 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Here’s an interesting development that could signal a major advance in stage and concert lighting - audio powered LEDs. Yes, researchers at Hirose-Tanikawa Group at the University of Tokyo have developed an LED that can actually be powered by nothing but audio. An experimental setup of the new system uses an off-the-shelf speaker to deliver an ultrasonic sound wave which is converted into power by a circuit board covered in microphones. The… View this post
    Filed in: ProductionFeaturePollVideoProductionAudioLightingStagingBusinessConcertSignalSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    Bobby Owsinski 07/16/13 02:33 PM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Both mixing engineers and mastering engineers are tied at the hip, though many don’t realize it. Yes, it’s true that many mastering engineers are dependent upon a mixer’s business to keep the doors open, but that’s been changing, since many times there’s a shoot-out between mastering engineers to see who gets the gig. Usually, the one who can provide the loudest master wins (there’s that loudness war again). But that’s not the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogBusinessDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerMixerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • church sound
    Joe Wisler 07/16/13 02:19 PM,
    Where’s the sound guy? I’ve heard this question so many times, usually regarding the sound operator who was supposed to be at the console for rehearsal or the service, but has gone missing. Sometimes it comes up when there’s a problem with the sound system or questions about how to operate it. But I want to look at this question from a different angle and ask this question to church leadership in your church. First let’s broaden the scope to… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogBusinessEngineerSound ReinforcementTechnician

  • sennheiser
    PSW Staff 07/16/13 01:35 PM,
    Sennheiser has announced the new “Trade In, Trade Up” promotion in which customers can trade in their old wireless equipment from any manufacturer and receive a credit of up to $200 toward the purchase of a new Sennheiser wireless system. Rebates are valid on select Sennheiser XS and EW G3 wireless systems purchased from an authorized U.S. Sennheiser dealer between now and September 30, 2013.  Following are trade-in rebate values for the various products that are included: —XS Wireless -… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

  • middle atlantic
    PSW Staff 07/16/13 01:23 PM,
    At a sales meeting just prior to the recent InfoComm 2013 show in Orlando, Middle Atlantic Products awarded BC BC Electronic Sales as Commercial AV Rep of the Year. BC Electronic represents Middle Atlantic in the commercial AV market in Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and Southern Illinois. Middle Atlantic Midwest regional sales manager Adam Gold states, “Rick (Hanson) and his team have done an amazing job representing MAP in the two plus years they have been covering their territory of Iowa,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessManufacturer

  • image
    PSW Staff 07/16/13 01:16 PM,
    Community Professional has announced that CEO Timothy Dorwart assed away on July 15 due to illness. Dorwart became CEO in March of this year and led the company through its introduction of several important new products at InfoComm. His previous roles included director and VP positions with Bose Corporation and DMX Music.  Since 2007, he had led the Stanton Group through a successful turnaround as CEO. Dorwart came to Community from Gibson Guitar Corporation where he held the position of… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturer

  • image
    PSW Staff 07/16/13 12:41 PM,
    Liverpool based Adlib has designed, specified and supplied an L-Acoustics KIVA system complete with Soundcraft console and line system to R&B Group. The Newcastle-based R&B Group, established 22 years ago, specializes in high end corporate and live events. Adlib has worked with the company for five years, supplying sound equipment for some of their larger events. R&B Group Development Director Antony Crerar explains, “When the time came to undertake an extensive audio upgrade, we asked Adlib to assist in providing… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, July 12, 2013
    meyer sound
    PSW Staff 07/12/13 05:02 PM,
    Montreal-based Solotech recently purchased its third Meyer Sound LEO linear large-scale sound reinforcement system, joining the company’s rental inventory of more than 2,000 Meyer Sound loudspeakers. According to Richard Lachance, senior vice president of touring, Solotech’s continuing investment in LEO allows it to satisfy the increasing demand for LEO’s power and sonic performance on both high-profile tours and large outdoor festivals. “Besides LEO’s simple rigging designs that speed up system setup and teardown, what has impressed me most is LEO’s… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound Reinforcement

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