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  • Monday, October 01, 2012
    PSW Staff 10/01/12 09:03 AM,
    Peter Gabriel is currently treating fans in select North American cities to a brief tour celebrating the 25th anniversary of his renowned multiplatinum album, So. Once again reunited with the band from the original tour—bassist Tony Levin, guitarist David Rhodes, drummer Manu Kache and keyboardist David Sancious—Gabriel is also being joined by a newer performer, L-Acoustics K1 arrays, supplied by Firehouse Productions of Red Hook, NY. Running from September 16 through October 14, the tour- - known as Back To… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 10/01/12 06:32 AM,
    Nimbit, a PreSonus company, announced a major update to its Promo Tool for Facebook and Twitter. The Promo Tool will now boost artist sales by providing timed, automatic thank-you messages that include a product discount to fans who redeem free download promotions. Let’s face it, many artists lack follow-through and this is a big problem that has limited their success.  As direct-to-fan sales become ever more important to an artist’s survival, one thing sticks out more than ever: Most artists… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Friday, September 28, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/28/12 03:47 PM,
    Uppsala, Sweden-based Konsert Teknik is the latest international sound/production company to add JBL Professional VTX Series line arrays to its inventory. Run by Mikael “Wibban” Viberg (and formerly known as Wibban Produktion) Konsert Teknik has been a longtime supporter of Harman Professional’s integrated control and sound reinforcement systems in Sweden, including Soundcraft Vi digital consoles and JBL VerTec line arrays with new V5 DSP tunings. But with the launch of JBL’s new VTX arrays, Viberg recently invested in a 32-enclosure… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, September 27, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/27/12 02:04 PM,
    QSC Audio Products, LLC announces that Rubén Valtierra, best known as long-time keyboardist for “Weird Al” Yankovic, has joined the “K for Musicians” family. Valtierra has also played and recorded with members of groups such as Santana, Aretha Franklin, Tom Jones, Natalie Cole, Tower of Power, Chick Corea, Elton John, and Red Hot Chili Peppers. When not touring with Yankovic, Valtierra is active in the studio, writing and producing, along with leading his Valtierra Latin Orchestra (VLO). “The K8 is… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/26/12 12:47 PM,
    Building on the popularity of Nady’s MGT-16 UHF wireless system (introduced in 2010), several new models have been added to expand the system’s numerous applications and instrumentation. In addition to the MGT-16 plug-in system for guitar and bass, the new Micro Wireless (MW) Series now includes the MHT-16 (for brass and woodwinds), the WHM-16 headset system, and the Link-16 for microphones. All models are available with either the compact, portable “pedal style” MGT-16 receiver (powered by DC adapter or AA… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 09/26/12 12:36 PM,
    The Wells Fargo Arena is the home of Arizona State University’s basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, and wrestling teams. At six stories high and with over 10,000 seats, it also hosts concerts, graduation ceremonies, and other events. Over its nearly forty years of service, the Wells Fargo Arena has had several sound reinforcement systems, all of which lacked power and were unintelligible to one degree or another. Recently that changed when the school raised funds for a whirlwind renovation project that resulted… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/25/12 12:19 PM,
    Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) announced that it will deliver sound reinforcement solutions for two key venues at the Decibel Festival, an annual electronic music event held in Seattle, Washington, USA. And EAW KF740 line array system will serve as front-of-house PA for Decibel’s headline events in the acoustically notorious Paramount Theater. Separately, EAW’s Application Support Group will install a temporary Avalon by EAW dance club system in Neumos, where VIP parties will proceed with five nights of performance sets and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • Monday, September 24, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/24/12 01:25 PM,
    St. Louis–based freelance sound engineer Doug Fowler has developed a fast, efficient method for setting up and tuning PA systems. Fowler relies on Line 6 XD-V digital wireless systems, Josephson C550H precision condenser microphones and AFMG SysTune 1.2 real-time measurement software to equalize and align all system elements immediately after the sound system is hung. “Measurement microphones are designed for mostly flat, full-range response,” notes Fowler. “The Line 6 system is digital, has no companding and measures well electrically so… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMeasurementSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 09/24/12 12:53 PM,
    Featuring a combination of music concerts and soccer games, attendees at this year’s Ethiopian 4th of July Celebration at RFK Stadium found themselves immersed in top quality sound. Over the course of three days—July 1st, 4th, and 6th—hip hop artist T.I. and rappers TPain, B.o.B., and Young Jeezy were among the numerous acts that kept the roughly 10,000 attendees in festive spirits. Music was everywhere, thanks in no small part to the exemplary performance characteristics of D.A.S. Audio Aero Series… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Friday, September 21, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/21/12 10:42 AM,
    CADAC has announced that the CADAC CDC Four is in full production and shipping to CADAC distributors around the world. The CDC Four is a compact digital console that features 16 genuine CADAC analogue mic pre amps with gain control, fully emulated CADAC EQ, and an expandable input count of up to 64 inputs with a dedicated stage rack. CADAC’s first production digital mixer featres steel construction throughout, with wood trim. All mic pre’s are fully 96kHz 24 bit –… View this post
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