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  • Monday, July 18, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/18/16 10:07 AM,
    When the Forum recently hosted the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards, VerTec and VTX line arrays from JBL by Harman Professional Solutions were chosen to provide the house sound for the event, which was broadcast live on TBS, TNT and TRUTV. The third annual awards ceremony recognized the most popular artists and music over the past year, as determined by the network’s quarter-billion monthly listeners in the U.S. on the iHeartRadio digital music platform. Event integrator ATK Audiotek built the PA… View this post
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    PSW Staff 07/18/16 07:17 AM,
    Two Allen & Heath dLive systems were recently used at front of house and monitors for a special concert held at Santiago Bernabéu stadium in Madrid by the famous tenor, Plácido Domingo. With an audience of 70,000, the concert was a celebration of Domingo’s 75th birthday and also an important fundraising event for welfare projects in Latin America. Performers included Italian tenor, Andrea Bocelli; Colombian musician, Juanes; Fehr, from Mexican rock band, Maná; Mexican singer, Alejandro Fernández; and Spanish musicians,… View this post
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  • Friday, July 15, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/15/16 08:26 AM,
    French electro-pop group, AIR, has embarked on their summer festival season equipped with an Allen & Heath dLive digital mixing system.  Specified by front of house engineer, Dave McDonald, and supplied by Belgian PA company, Four Ears Audio, the system comprises an S5000 control surface with DM48 MixRack. The tour marks the first time that McDonald has toured with the new dLive system having been an avid iLive user for many years with acts such as Adele, Florence & The… View this post
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    PSW Staff 07/15/16 06:43 AM,
    Kenny Chesney is taking not just one, but two MIDAS PRO X digital mixing consoles on the road as part of his 2016 Spread the Love Tour, including 14 major stadiums. Morris, the production company for the tour, is providing the consoles to support the band’s entire monitor system, and also utilizing four DL431 mic splitters and two DL451 stage boxes. “Morris has been a longtime supporter of MIDAS, so when they introduced the PRO X, upgrading seven of our… View this post
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  • Thursday, July 14, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/14/16 10:17 AM,
    When front of house engineer Lucas Pinzón was looking for the ideal drum mic set for Colombian urban music performer Maluma’s kits, he selected DPA Microphones. His collection now includes d:vote 4099 instrument microphones, the d:dicate 2011C recording microphone and the d:facto handheld microphone, with both the 4018V and the new 4018VL capsules.  Pinzón had previous experience with the d:vote range of mics in a jazz festival setting and decided to use them for this project because “the d:vote 4099B… View this post
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    PSW Staff 07/14/16 08:24 AM,
    Held at Mana Wynwood on May 6th and 7th, 2016, the Rolling Loud Festival is a major Hip-Hop event. This year’s artist roster included some of the biggest names in Rap/Hip-Hop today, including Future, 2 chainz, Young Thug, Lil B, Curren$y, Kodak Black, and several additional artists. To ensure the music was reproduced accurately and with high enough sound pressure levels (SPL) to ensure coverage throughout the audience area, loudspeakers from the Aero Series 2, Vantec, and Road catalogs of… View this post
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    PSW Staff 07/14/16 07:31 AM,
    When you make a change to a touring audio rig that is seen by some as a compromise but will mean less space and weight on the truck—and it actually improves the overall audio quality—that’s a good day for an audio engineer. That is exactly what James Shaw has found on his current Rat Sound-reinforced tour with Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals connecting a pair of DiGiCo consoles while sharing mic pres and using the manufacturer’s Gain Tracking feature.… View this post
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  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016
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    Kevin Young 07/13/16 10:56 AM,
    For a three-piece band, Chvrches (pronounced as “churches”) makes a lot of noise. Rather than depend primarily on playback to present its heavily layered synthpop-style music, the Glasgow, Scotland-based band – Lauren Mayberry (lead vocals, synthesizers, samplers), Iain Cook (synths, guitar, bass, vocals) and Martin Doherty (synths, samplers, vocals) – focuses on generating as much of it live as possible. In fact, both on stage and in studio, Chvrches is all about that “live” feel, which loosely defined is the… View this post
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    PSW Staff 07/13/16 09:49 AM,
    Taking place in California’s Napa Valley, BottleRock is an unusual festival which combines live music with the region’s tradition of wine, brewing and food. This year’s festival saw the Alcons Audio LR18 mid-sized pro-ribbon system make its live debut. This year’s BottleRock was staged over the weekend in late May, headlined by Steve Wonder, Florence and The Machine and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. With headliners over on the Culinary Stage including chefs Gordon Ramsey, Masaharu Morimoto and Tyler Florence.… View this post
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    PSW Staff 07/13/16 08:04 AM,
    The Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) touched down once again at the Las Vegas Speedway to celebrate its 20th year, with sellout crowds of over 135,000 per day joining in the celebration. For the second consecutive year PK Sound brought along Trinity for 2 of the 7 stages at EDC Vegas. The bassPOD stage sound system consisted of 32 Trinity (16 modules per side) and 69 dual 18-inch CX800 subwoofers, with an additional 10 Trinity modules (5 per side) for delays… View this post
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