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  • Monday, July 02, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/02/12 08:29 AM,
    On June 13, the city of Baltimore kicked off a three-year national commemoration of the events of 1812 with the Star Spangled Sailabration, a seven-day festival of concerts, celebrations, fireworks, an international parade of ships, and a rousing air show featuring the Blue Angels.  To provide audio support for the Blue Angels air show, Continental Air Show Productions selected a dozen Community R.5HPT loudspeakers. As CASP’s Dave Olmstead of observes, the Community R-Series is unequalled in power, coverage, and intelligibility.… View this post
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  • Thursday, June 28, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/28/12 07:10 AM,
    “If only real life could be more like theater,” joked host Neil Patrick Harris as he opened the 66th annual Tony Awards at New York City’s historic Beacon Theater. In order to bring Broadway’s memories over the past year to life, Red Hook, New York-based Firehouse Productions relied on Harman’s JBL VerTec line arrays and Crown amplifiers for the live sound reinforcement system. This years’ awards show featured performances from some of the top theatrical productions of the year, including… View this post
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  • Wednesday, June 27, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/27/12 01:46 PM,
    Few musicians will ever get the opportunity to tour with one of the bands that had the most influence on them as a young player. Damon Johnson came on the music scene as lead guitarists and song writer for Brother Cane and for the last seven years has been the lead guitar out with Alice Cooper. Recently he was invited to tour with Thin Lizzy. According to Johnson this is a dream come true. “Quite literally, the music of Thin… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/27/12 11:24 AM,
    Adlib Solutions’ audio division once again supplied a complete L-Acoustics sound system and crew to Production North for the 2012 Capital FM Summertime Ball staged at Wembley Stadium, London, UK in early June. This year’s star-studded line up included Coldplay, Justin Bieber, Usher, Katy Perry, Jessie J, Ed Sheeran, The Wanted, Flo Rida and many more. The event kick starts the summer with an action packed day of pop music. Adlib’s crew of 17 was chiefed by Marc Peers. Key… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/27/12 11:11 AM,
    When it was inaugurated back in 1989, L’Opéra Bastille in Paris (home to Opéra National de Paris) immediately provided Parisians with a world-class concert hall dedicated to opera. Designed by Canadian-Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott on a massive footprint of 155,000 square metres, (comprising three separate buildings), it opened on July 13—the eve of the 200th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille. The highly-experienced audiovisual technical team of Serge Dupont and Philippe Taberlet has been supervising Opera Bastille’s production requirements… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/27/12 06:01 AM,
    L-Acoustics previewed the 5XT ultra-compact coaxial enclosure and SB15m compact subwoofer at the recent InfoComm show – both are scheduled for winter 2012 availability. The newest and smallest member of L-Acoustics’ XT coaxial series, the 5XT is based on a two-way passive design with a nominal impedance of 16 ohms. The compact system contains a one-inch diaphragm compression driver coaxially loaded by a five-inch low-mid frequency transducer mounted in a bass-reflex tuned enclosure. The 5XT cabinet is made of premium-grade… View this post
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  • Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/26/12 12:42 PM,
    Ipswich-based PA company, DHE Professional Ltd, has purchased three Allen & Heath GLD-80 digital mixers with three AR2412 and three AR84 I/O expander units to their hire stock inventory. The new systems were put to work immediately at a variety of events. Two of the mixing systems were used to manage FOH and monitors at the recent Homelanz Festival in London, which featured headline performances from Prime Circle, Kora and Alex Lloyd, who are all stadium fillers in Australia and… View this post
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  • Monday, June 25, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/25/12 11:30 PM,
    Established in 1973 and based near Milan, Outline has announced that Pro Audio Systems has joined their UK Dealer network. Outline designs and manufacture a broad range of loudspeakers and associated systems for both live performance and permanent installation. Their range includes some unique technologies such as the adjustable-dispersion Mini-Compass compact line-source system, and their proprietary iMode technology which allows real-time system control from an iPad using a free app. Dave Simpson,Pro Audio Sales (PAS) Sales Manager said, “Outline products… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/25/12 10:37 AM,
    Gand Concert Sound (GCS) of Glenview, IL, a.k.a., “The NEXO Guys” recently completed a record-breaking month in May, supplying more than 250 NEXO cabinets to a wide range of clients. “Our extensive inventory of NEXO products includes world-class cardioid GEO T and CD18 subs, our latest acquisition mid-sized GEO S12, compact PS8, PS15, PS10, PS8 wedges and Alpha conventional cabinets all powered by NEXO 4x4 NXAmps,” states Gary Gand, president of Gand Concert Sound. GCS was the first company in… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/25/12 09:43 AM,
    With more than 250 million records sold during his 40-year career, six Grammy Awards, and over 50 Top 40 hits, Elton John is one of the most successful musical artists of all time. His latest endeavor is The Million Dollar Piano, which serves as both the name of his new Las Vegas show at the Caesar’s Palace Colosseum, as well as the name of the actual piano the show is based upon. In typical Elton John fashion, the piano he… View this post
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