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  • Monday, September 16, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/16/13 08:18 AM,
    This summer, New York Philharmonic performed a series of five concerts in parks throughout New York City using a Meyer Sound LEO linear large-scale sound reinforcement system. Two large shows took place on Central Park’s Great Lawn, where Meyer Sound loudspeakers covered a widely dispersed audience estimated at more than 50,000. For the 15th consecutive summer season, both sound coordination and FOH mixing duties for the New York Philharmonic were entrusted to Larry Rock, audio director for the symphony orchestra.… View this post
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  • Friday, September 13, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/13/13 02:05 PM,
    Bruno Mars is riding high off the success of his sold-out ‘Moonshine Jungle’ outing. Sporting a diverse set-list with a mix of eclectic covers, radio hits, and originals (many from his latest outing, Unorthodox Jukebox CD), the tour was recently made Rolling Stone magazine’s list of “50 greatest live acts right now.” The Clair Global tour is outfitted with dual DiGiCo SD7s at FOH and monitors, both running redundant Waves SoundGrid servers. Each desk has two SD racks for individual… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 09/13/13 11:10 AM,
    The Roskilde Music Festival in Denmark, one of Europe’s biggest summer music festivals, has brought together some of the world’s most popular artists since the early 1970s. On this year’s Orange Stage, Metallica headlined the festival, with performances from many other globally acclaimed artists, including Rihanna and Slipknot. Designed by veteran lighting designer Kasper Lange, the Orange Stage featured a vast amount of Harmn Martin lighting fixtures for the Metallica set. The Orange Stage included 68 Martin MAC 2000 Wash… View this post
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcertStage

  • Thursday, September 12, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/12/13 10:08 AM,
    Maestro Zubin Mehta and the Bavarian State Orchestra recently hosted a landmark event known as “Ehsaas-e-Kashmir” (Concert for Kashmir) in the foothills of the Himalayas. The town of Srinagar had not witnessed any official form of cultural activity since a cricket match in 1983, making this one of the most eagerly anticipated concerts in recent times. Nearly 2,000 guests attended the event hosted by the German Embassy in the Shalimar Gardens in Srinagar. Mehta, the Music Director for Life of… View this post
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  • Wednesday, September 11, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/11/13 12:51 PM,
    The Live Sound International Compact Loudspeaker Demo at the upcoming WFX Conference and Expo in Dallas provides you with the opportunity to directly listen to, evaluate, and compare more than a dozen compact loudspeaker systems. The first two iterations of the demo have drawn a total of more than 1,500 church sound and production personnel from around North America. The demo presents a unique controlled environment demonstration designed to provide side-by-side listening opportunities for you to evaluate compact loudspeaker systems… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundFeatureBlogTrainingAVConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 09/11/13 07:38 AM,
    The updated production of Starlight Express in Bochum, Germany’s Stadionring—celebrating 25 years since its premiere performance at the specially constructed “Starlight Express Theater” in 1988—is supported by sound reinforcement provided by Martin Audio’s Multi-cellular Loudspeaker Array (MLA) platform. Advertising itself as “the fastest musical in the universe,” it fell to sound supervisor Riccardo van Krugten and system engineer/installation manager, Georg Hentschel to direct the next-generation production while remaining faithful to Martin Levan’s original sound design. Hentschel was already familiar with… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/10/13 02:08 PM,
    This summer in Cuxhaven, Germany, rental house POOLgroup deployed its Meyer Sound LEO linear large-scale sound reinforcement system for the main stage of the 2013 Deichbrand Festival. Headlined by acts including Bush, Die Toten Hosen, and Funeral for a Friend, the four-day festival attracted around 35,000 people a day to an airfield near the ocean. According to the audio team, the effects of wind became a key consideration in designing the sound system for the main stage. “The LEO system… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, September 09, 2013
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    Greg DeTogne 09/09/13 05:29 PM,
    “Wouldn’t it be cool if someone built a little black box that we could connect an iPad to and do our own mixes onstage?” Little did Roger Hodgson, the voice of Supertramp and composer of the band’s biggest hits, realize when he made this wish out loud that just such a box would be handed to him in short order. Hodgson and his current band, which includes multi-instrumentalist Aaron MacDonald, Kevin Adamson on keyboards, bassist David J. Carpenter, and drummer… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/09/13 10:17 AM,
    Thunderbolt Systems of Cincinnati, OH, a firm that specializes in sound reinforcement, lighting, video, radio communications, TV, concert touring, and special events, recently made a substantial investment in D.A.S. Audio loudspeaker components to ensure the best audio performance for their clients. Mike Stuckey is the President of Thunderbolt Systems. Being actively involved in everything from the daily operation of the business to sales and system design, Stuckey knows that without quality sound, there won’t be much business. He also recognizes… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/09/13 09:37 AM,
    Looking to create a new stage ambience for country legend Toby Keith, long-time LD Seth Jackson has become the first production designer to use GLP’s new impression X4S LED wash light. He has specified 83 of the compact ‘S’ fixtures, which introduce a new level of functionality, incorporating RGBW homogenous color mixing, a 7 to 50 degree zoom range and high output level within a smaller footprint than the original X4. Supplied by Bandit Lites, they dominate the set for… View this post
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