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  • Friday, March 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/21/14 01:09 PM,
    SpeakerPower’s Ultimate Sub Amplifiers are designed from the ground up to specifically to meet the unique demand for long term high power output at extremely low frequencies of synthesized bass in electronic dance music for festivals, concerts and night clubs. High efficiency ensures cool running and reliability even in adverse environments found in touring or outdoor venues. Designed for full time 2 ohm operation, the high power output can be used to fully drive multiple parallel woofers economically in large… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/21/14 11:07 AM,
    Headquartered in the heart of the nation’s capitol, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is committed to reducing poverty and inequality in Latin America and Caribbean countries by providing much needed loans, grants, technical assistance and research. In 2005, when the organization first opened the IDB Conference Center at 1330 New York Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., its 500-seat Enrique V. Iglesias Auditorium was slated to host films, seminars, lectures, and town hall meetings, so the original PA system was primarily designed… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/19/14 10:25 AM,
    This year, for the first time, the National Hockey League (NHL) programmed four regular season games into outdoor venues in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, scheduling the 2014 NHL Stadium Series between the previously established NHL Winter Classic and NHL Heritage Classic series of outdoor games. Tasked with mixing the live musical entertainment at the games in all three NHL series for broadcast on the NBC networks, Ron Reaves called on production provider Clair Nashville to supply a DiGiCo… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 03/19/14 09:52 AM,
    Wireless audio manufacturer RF Venue has released the RF Optix RF to fiber optic conversion system, a powerful new tool for mainstream wireless microphone users that expands the possibilities of antenna distribution and wireless audio design. “RF Optix brings technology from the world of broadcast and IT into the reach of church, school, and theater wireless users,” says CEO Chris Regan. “Integrators, tour managers, and church technicians are now able to do things with fiber that would have been way… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductConcertInstallationMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 03/19/14 08:31 AM,
    Adamson Systems is pleased to announce that 013, the largest live music venue in the Netherlands, has decided to upgrade their main hall (the Jupiler Hall) with a complete Adamson sound reinforcement system. Located in the center of Tilburg, 013 was the first concert hall in the Netherlands purpose built for live music. Since its opening in 1998, artists like Robbie Williams, Nice Inch Nails, Muse, Snoop Dogg, Damien Rice, Kraftwerk, 30 Seconds To Mars, Slayer, Queens Of The Stone… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/18/14 11:21 AM,
    Fran Healey, the lead singer of U.K. band Travis, and Marti Pellow, the lead singer of Wet Wet Wet, are the latest in the growing list of vocalists to switch to DPA d:facto vocal microphones. In both cases, the artists made the change on the recommendation of their live sound engineer, Tom Wiggans. “I have no problem recommending DPA’s new d:facto microphone because I’m so impressed with the results it has delivered for Fran and Marti – and for Dougie… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 03/18/14 10:18 AM,
    Ultimate Sound and Light, located in Tallahassee, Florida, recently provided a RCF and dBTechnologies sound reinforcement system for the new Cascades Park Capital City Amphitheater also located in Tallahassee. The new 3,500 seat venue will kick off its inaugural season in April with performances by Tracy Lawrence and Charlie Wilson. April also marks the 20th anniversary for Ultimate Sound and Light. Throughout their 20 year history, the production company has provided services for several Presidents, tour management and engineering for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Friday, March 14, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/14/14 01:16 PM,
    Front of house engineer Kevin Lemoine utilized Chandler Limited LTD-2 compressors as a key component in presenting the sound of Green Day during a recent tour of Australia. “I was introduced to Chandler Limited products by Green Day’s studio engineer, Chris Dugan,” Lemoine notes. “Chris put me in touch with Wade Goeke [Chandler Limited’s chief engineer and owner] before our South American tour leg somewhere around 2008 or 2009. Wade sent out pretty much one of every limiter/compressor he had… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/14/14 10:20 AM,
    Clearwing Productions of Milwaukee was hired by the National Football League for three Super Bowl venues, all of which it supported with a complement of L-Acoustics loudspeakers. The NFL’s official Super Bowl Tailgate party held at the old Meadowlands Racetrack featured American Idol’s Phillip Phillips, The Band Perry and the cast of Jersey Boys on a new K2 rig. The NFL On Location Super Bowl Club featured the Fray and Cyndi Lauper before the game on another K2 system hung… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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    Karl Winkler 03/11/14 09:42 AM,
    The term “bedside manner” is usually associated with doctors, but I think it’s equally appropriate for any situation where customers are being served in perhaps a technical way and communication between parties is essential. Psychology matters, and should be considered in the presentation, the choice of words, and certainly the attitude of the vendor or service provider. Case in point: when I first moved to Albuquerque in 2004, I owned a 1996 BMW 328i. After visiting the local dealer for… View this post
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