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  • Friday, February 17, 2017
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    PSW Staff 02/17/17 02:11 PM,
    DiGiCo’s compact SD9 consoles, with 96 channels and a full range of features, it is the choice for Scott Humphries, front of house engineer and production manager, and Rory Mulligan, monitor engineer, for British folk rock band Bear’s Den. Supplied by SSE Audio, the two SD9s have spent five weeks touring with the band around Europe, starting in Scandinavia and taking in Germany, France, the UK, the Netherlands and finishing in Belgium. The choice of console was Humphries’, and both… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/17/17 07:50 AM,
    Since the introduction of Allen & Heath’s dLive mixing systems, many of Germany’s top artists, including Nena, Xavier Naidoo, Joris, Brings and Van Canto have taken S Class systems on national and international tours. “The launch of dLive S Class has been a complete success and we are supporting a lot of satisfied customers and users,” comments Markus Sinsel, Allen & Heath’s German brand manager. “The unique design of the user interface, the FX processing, and the easy integration with… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/17/17 07:32 AM,
    The Lumineers debut single “Ho Hey,” quickly climbed the charts in 2012 with simple acoustic guitar and shouted “ho’s and “hey’s demanding attention from the first strum. The band makes music showcasing human emotion, using nothing but strings and singer Wesley Schultz’s voice. Currently touring the world in support of their sophomore album, Cleopatra, The Lumineers have been playing larger venues than ever before, supported by a Meyer Sound LEO Family-based system from Sound Image. According to Josh Osmond, the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Monday, February 13, 2017
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    PSW Staff 02/13/17 10:55 AM,
    Staged since 2006, Italy’s Nextech electronic and visual arts festival recently brought top international EDM artists to Florence again, along with GTO line arrays from Outline. For the last four years, Nextech has been held in the Cavaniglia hall, in the conference hub hosted by Florence’s Renaissance Fortezza da Basso, and headliner at the December 2016 edition was Germany’s Chris Liebing. Liebing has dedicated the past 25 years of his life to the performance, production, distribution and broadcasting of Techno… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Friday, February 10, 2017
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    Mike Sokol 02/10/17 03:46 PM,
    Provided by Live Sound Advice.   Small – but full-featured – guitar amplifiers can fulfill the mission of cutting the decibel level on stage while still providing the “bells and whistles” to be musically creative and retain feel, presence and tone. That’s the focus in this third installment of the semi-silent stage series, where the mission is offering alternatives that allow musicians and engineers to work together to provide a better mix for the audience. (Previous chapters are here and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureStudy HallConcertEducationEngineerLoudspeakerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, February 09, 2017
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    PSW Staff 02/09/17 08:38 AM,
    Back in 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. Today, the 20th anniversary tour of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning show is traveling with an L-Acoustics-based sound system that conveys all of the power of its music and message of hope… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwooferSystem

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    Gary Zandstra 02/09/17 08:06 AM,
    This article is provided by Gary Zandstra.com.   A while back, I took a compact line array rig out for a demo that was also a live event. The system included six full-range line array modules and four 18-inch-loaded subwoofers, driven by 12,000-watt amplifiers—and there were four more 18-inch subs sitting in the corner. The demo room wasn’t all that large, and when I walked in and saw the size of it, and then pondered the scale of the system… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConcertConsolesEngineerLine ArrayMixerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, February 08, 2017
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    PSW Staff 02/08/17 09:21 AM,
    Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Hans Christian Anderson’s classic story of a young mermaid who ventures into the world above the sea, recently premiered at the Mackay Theatre at The Beck Center for the Arts. Sound designer Carlton Guc, who has worked on countless productions at Beck Center over the years, chose Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless technology for the show, including LM, SMV and SMQV belt pack transmitters. “The challenge with a show like this is anticipating and overcoming the frequency… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConcertDigitalSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 02/08/17 08:37 AM,
    A classical music concert, Noi Per Napoli, was hosted at Naples’ Teatro Delle Palme theatre managed by Allen & Heath’s Qu-SB compact digital rack mixer. The event comprised performances from members of Naples’ San Carlo Opera House, who performed waltzes, classic folks songs and operetta. Audio requirements were managed by PA company, Megaride, and comprised a chorus of 40 people, a piano, harp, two violins, a cello, and the principal singers, two tenors, a baritone and a soprano. The faderless… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSoftwareSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    Live Sound Staff 02/08/17 08:11 AM,
    Ever heard of “James B. Lansing Sound, Incorporated”? No? Perhaps you know it by the more familiar name of JBL. What Mr. Lansing, a trailblazing loudspeaker engineer/designer, started in 1946 in what was then much more sparsely populated Southern California has led to quite a legacy in professional audio. October 1, 2016 saw the official 70th anniversary of JBL, and to mark that occasion, let’s take a look back at some of the company’s landmark products and technologies that helped… View this post
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