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  • Friday, April 11, 2014
    allen & heath
    PSW Staff 04/11/14 08:42 AM,
    Cokesbury United Methodist Church in Knoxville, TN, has three locations as well as an online ministry that streams services on the web, with tech director Mischa Goldman recently choosing to implement several new Allen & Heath GLD-80 consoles. The GLD consoles were chosen after an evaluation demo with several competitors that was provided by ML Sound, also of Knoxville, which has served as church’s audio consultant and contractor for more than a decade. During the demo, Goldman and his team… View this post
    Filed in: AVChurch SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalMixerNetworkingProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • d&b audiotechnik
    PSW Staff 04/11/14 06:02 AM,
    MSI Japan is the first sound company to invest in new d&b audiotechnik D80 4-channel power amplifiers offering sophisticated control capabilities and the power to efficiently drive d&b loudspeakers, along with comprehensive management and protection functionalities dedicated to mobile or installation applications. “Here at MSI we have had a strong investment in d&b audiotechnik loudspeaker systems for some time,” states Shuzo Fujii, CEO of MSI Japan. “We had been eagerly awaiting the new D80 amplifier,  having attended initial trials at… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAmplifierAVPowerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Sam Berkow 04/10/14 02:31 PM,
    If one could listen to only the direct sound of a loudspeaker, the world would be a very different place! Unfortunately, free field listening, where you have no reflections, room modes or ambient noise, is hard to achieve in everyday life, so we listen to loudspeakers in real rooms. The interaction of a loudspeaker system and a room can be very complex to understand, model or measure! One way to measure this interaction is to measure the impulse response of… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVLoudspeakerMeasurementSignalSound Reinforcement

  • image
    PSW Staff 04/10/14 02:18 PM,
    As part of a complete architectural and electronic renovation, Virginia Arts Recording recently replaced its large-format digital console with a 16-channel API 1608 analog console with P-Mix fader automation. The north-central Virginia-based studio has been serving local musicians, labels, and radio stations for over 30 years. The current owners, Chris Doermann and Sean Dart, are embracing that history and the industry’s pivot to analog with the new API console and a 24-track, 2-inch tape machine. Virginia Arts Recording also retains… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesInstallationStudio

  • audio cable
    PSW Staff 04/10/14 02:14 PM,
    Provided by Sweetwater.   Q: I’m currently in the process of building a home studio and just at the point of wiring all of the raw cable to patch bays. However, I’m a bit stuck because I’m not sure what patch bays to get. Is one “style” of patch bay better/more durable than another? I guess the same question goes for the patch cables themselves. A: Wow, is this ever a loaded question. Because the industry can’t come to a… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallInterconnectSignalStudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 04/10/14 02:06 PM,
    For its 30th anniversary, the TED conference moved from its long-time Long Beach location to a custom-built, 1,200-seat theatre at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Canada. Luminaries participating at the five-day event included Sting, Bill and Melinda Gates, and Tim Berners-Lee, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. As was the case in the former location, Meyer Sound M’elodie line array loudspeakers were chosen to provide the audio clarity needed for an audience who came to be… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • image
    PSW Staff 04/10/14 01:30 PM,
    The ever Audient ASP4816 in the South Pacific has been installed at The Analogue Café, a self-professed “old fashioned recording studio.” Studio owner Eric Malamud was keen to ensure that The Analogue Café lives up to its name, and his research into analog gear led him straight to Audient. Discovering that console designer David Dearden is Audient’s co-founder piqued his interest. “I already own a vintage Midas XL200, so I’m a Dearden fan by default,” says Malamud. General manager and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesStudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 04/10/14 01:04 PM,
    Billed as “California’s Finest Casino”, Graton Casino is a Native American casino located north of San Francisco not far from California’s famed wine country. Graton’s 340,000 square foot venue includes the casino—3000 slots, 144 gaming tables, a poker room and high limit room—as well as several restaurants, a food court and themed bars which feature live bands and DJs. Graton’s attractive, open design includes sophisticated AV systems throughout the entire venue. AVDB Group, an integrator headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, installed… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • image
    PSW Staff 04/10/14 12:34 PM,
    At NAB 2014 Sennheiser has announced its support for the Dante multi-channel audio networking standard. “By joining this standard, we will be able to optimally cater to our customers in the broadcasting and live sound worlds,” explains Claus Menke, head of portfolio management pro for the Sennheiser professional division. The first product to make use of the network technology will be the company’s Digital 9000 wireless microphone system. A Dante-enabled expansion card for the receiver will be launched in summer… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsManufacturerMicrophoneNetworkingSound ReinforcementWireless

  • jbl professional
    PSW Staff 04/10/14 11:51 AM,
    Motion picture music mixer Joseph Magee, whose credits include Saving Mr. Banks, Pitch Perfect, High Fidelity, Into the Wild, The Muppets, Spider-Man 3 and many more, is currently on location in Baton Rouge, LA, mixing music for the feature film Pitch Perfect 2. He’s utilizing Harman’s JBL Professional large-format M2 master reference monitors for this music-heavy project. Magee chose the M2 monitors for projects at Hollywood’s TODD-SOUNDELUX, where he recently signed on to ply his talents. For Pitch Perfect 2,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

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