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  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 08:27 AM,
    This summer, on the Florence date of Sting’s marathon “Back to Bass” tour (the tour originally started in 2011, coinciding with the release of two compilation albums commemorating the 25th anniversary of his solo career), the artist and his band performed at the city’s Cascine Park. Outline‘s GTO audio rig was supplied by Emporio On Stage and mixed by the artist’s veteran front of house engineer Howard Page, for a sold-out audience. Page explains, “The secret to good live sound… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 06:51 AM,
    Back in 2012, Ultra Worldwide, producers of the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, launched a new event concept appropriately named ‘Road to Ultra’. The journey unfolded through Thailand, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Colombia, Paraguay and Chile. The most recent addition to the portfolio—the Hong Kong edition, scheduled to take place in the noise sensitive new urban development area of West Kowloon Cultural District’s Nursery Park—was supported by MLA arrays from Martin Audio. The electronic music extravaganza set out to unite fellow… View this post
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  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 12:14 PM,
    Canadian rental company Omnison has debuted NEXO’s STM modular line array system against the backdrop of the International Balloon Festival at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. The annual event is one of the five biggest festivals in Quebec, a 9-day fiesta themed around the hot air balloon, and including diverse music, comedy and animation programming for its 400,000 visitors. Omnison has a long history with NEXO products, with stock inventory of GEO T and GEO D Series systems, and over 60 cabinets of GEO… View this post
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    Andrew Stone 09/27/16 11:43 AM,
    This article is provided by Church On The Move.   It goes without saying that I consider drums to be the most important part of most current rock-oriented music. Starting out my career as a drummer, I pay a considerable amount of attention to the specific details of drums and cymbals and the individual technique of the drummer. Anyone who’s attended SeedsConf or SeedsU has no doubt heard us mention the importance we place on getting (and keeping) the drums… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 09:12 AM,
    Two years ago, a catchy little pop ditty titled “All About That Bass” hit the Internet and radio waves. Although some might have assumed a quick, one-hit-wonder-fueled-by-YouTube ride for writer and singer Meghan Trainor, the video for that song has amassed a staggering 1.6 billion YouTube views and Trainor now has six top 15 Billboard Hot 100 hits and a 2016 Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Monitor mix engineer Tony Luna has been with her since her first tour… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 08:11 AM,
    Rock in Rio is one of the largest, most recognized music festivals in the world, with several global affiliations. At the Lisbon event in Portugal’s capital at Parque da Bella Vista, K-array’s Firenze system featuring Slim Array Technology (SAT) and digital steering was chosen by Brazilian rental company, Gabisom, to be installed and operated at the festival’s secondary stage sponsored by Vodafone. The stage was scheduled to host 3 live shows each day for a grueling 14-day period. The system… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 07:07 AM,
    Housed in the former St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Seattle’s nonprofit Fremont Abbey Arts Center offers arts and cultural experiences to people of all ages and incomes, focusing on local music, contemporary dance, visual art, spoken word, and storytelling. It’s a hub for artists, students, and community members, with classes, concerts, workshops, and other events. In 2015, 1,642 adult artists and 103 youth artists participated, and annual attendance is more than 39,800. Although the Center is equipped with a full-sized PA… View this post
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  • Monday, September 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/26/16 08:42 AM,
    When sound designer for The Hubble Cantata, Garth MacAleavey, began to plan his sound setup for this year’s live event, he knew that DPA Microphones needed to be part of the show. What he wasn’t expecting, was how essential DPA would become to the overall performance. “I was first introduced to a DPA representative through a mutual friend and Grammy winning sound engineer Marc Urselli,” says MacAleavey. “I told him about this wildly ambitious gig, and how I really wanted… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/26/16 06:38 AM,
    Friends With Benefits is a nonprofit organization that produces concerts to benefit local charities, raising more than $100,000 in the past year alone. Every April, in downtown Augusta, the organization puts on a concert called The Major Rager, and it also offers a popular series called The Riverwalk Revival. The shows are held at the lovely Jessye Norman Amphitheater, adjacent to the Augusta Commons on the shore of the Savannah River, and they are recorded and webcast. For these events,… View this post
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  • Friday, September 23, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/23/16 11:36 AM,
    During a recent week-long tour of Mexico, pope Francis addressed record audiences at five venues around the country, accompanied by Solid State Logic Live L500 and L300 consoles in a variety of roles. Miguel Angel Tapia Trujillo was the front of house engineer at the Parque Chamizal in Ciudad Juárez. His SSL L500 console used the SSL Blacklight II high bandwidth multiplexed MADI connection for around 90 inputs from stage including choir, orchestra, and podium microphones, plus the stage feeds… View this post
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