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  • Monday, October 07, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/07/13 01:34 PM,
    The new Weber Center for the Performing Arts in La Crosse, Wisconsin is a dream come true for the two institutions that partnered to build the $8 million facility. The La Crosse Community Theatre endured the cramped and ill-suited conditions of its previous space while theater and performing arts students at Viterbo University put up with rehearsals in hallways and other inconveniences not befitting a prestigious a liberal arts institution. Beyond a spacious lobby, patrons will now find a 450-seat… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/07/13 01:10 PM,
    Spanish production company MFO Producciones has taken delivery of a Turbosound Flashline PA system consisting of 24 TFS-900H four-way line array modules, 18 TFS-900B double 18-inch subwoofers, and six complete amplifier racks, and immediately put it to work on a series of arena events during the month of August. Founded in 2008, MFO Producciones carries a permanent staff of eight experienced audio professionals as well as employing freelance technicians and sound engineers, and majors on corporate shows and television productions,… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/07/13 12:57 PM,
    Of all the musicals associated with rock music, few have achieved the critical acclaim of The Who’s Tommy. Written by The Who’s guitarist / vocalist Pete Townshend and theatrical director Des McAnuff, the musical is based on The band’s 1969 double album rock opera Tommy. On July 29th at the Tri-C Eastern Campus Theatre, this ever popular musical came to life once again—serving as a one night only benefit for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. The performance was a… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/07/13 11:58 AM,
    QSC Audio welcomes Shadows Fall bass player and music educator Ed Lanouette into the K for Musicians family, which is made up of users of the company’s K Series loudspeakers. Lanouette first experienced K loudspeakers in Odessa, TX while on tour with Shadows Fall.  Playing at a small venue where there was no room for bulky cabinets, the house sound engineer offered him QSC KW loudspeakers as stage monitors for bass. “Of course I didn’t think that the self-powered KWs… View this post
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  • Friday, October 04, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/04/13 10:03 AM,
    Allen & Heath digital iLive systems were used for the recording of a new DVD by one of Brazil’s most popular singers, Claudia Leitte. Recorded at a major gig in Pernambuco Arena in Recife, an iLive-112 Control Surface with iDR-64 MixRack was used by monitor engineer, Roque Fausto, and an iLive-144 surface with iDR-64 rack using Dante, was employed by famed engineer, Beto Neves, in the mobile recording truck. Claudia Leitte is a Brazilian axé singer and former vocalist in… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/04/13 09:57 AM,
    Jane’s Addiction FOH engineer Jamie Rephann picked two new TELEFUNKEN microphones for the triumphant national tour of the band that launched the perennial alternative Lollapalooza rock festival.  He chose the new M82 and the M81-SH mics for drummer Stephen Perkins’ drum kit. Rephann, who has worked as FOH engineer with ZZ Top, The Mars Volta, Tower of Power, and Papa Roach, among many others, spoke about the new TELEFUNKEN mics on tour with Jane’s Addiction: “The best thing I can… View this post
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  • Thursday, October 03, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/03/13 11:42 AM,
    Held on Óbudai-sziget (Old Buda Island), a 266-acre island on the river Danube in northern Budapest, the annual Sziget Festival is one of the largest music festivals in Europe. Over eight days this summer, Sziget attracted 1,000 Hungarian and international artists performing at 60 venues, and welcomed a total of 362,000 fans. For the festival’s main stage, a Meyer Sound LEO linear large-scale sound reinforcement system supported headliners including Blur, David Guetta, and Franz Ferdinand. “Bringing LEO into the fray… View this post
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  • Wednesday, October 02, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/02/13 07:38 PM,
    California-based rock band The Northstar Session has been thrilling audiences and gaining fans since its formation in 2007. The trio has a rigorous performance schedule with dates on both coasts, and they have earned a strong following for their literate songwriting and sunny harmonies. A key element of their live performance schedule centers on their acoustic trio sets in smaller-to-medium-sized venues, and for these performances, the band uses L1 portable systems and B2 bass modules, along with T1 ToneMatch audio… View this post
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  • Tuesday, October 01, 2013
    PSW Staff 10/01/13 12:34 PM,
    MF Audio, founded in 1998 and based in the North of Paris, is a full service live event production company providing sound, lighting, and staging solutions. The principle, Sebastian (Seb) Fleury has made a point to surround himself with accomplished production professionals, which has led to the success of the live event production company. One of the other secrets to it’s success has been to ensure that all products in their inventory meet their four qualifications – quality, reliability, usability… View this post
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  • Monday, September 30, 2013
    PSW Staff 09/30/13 05:18 PM,
    Tom Stiegler, owner of Blokhed Studios (Deer Park, NY) is a drummer, recording, mastering and live sound engineer, and he’s also a self-described “sonic perfectionist” who didn’t want to make the move to live digital mixing until it met his standards. When the Soundcraft Si Expression 2 console hit the market, he was finally convinced to move to digital. “I hated it,” was his reaction in finding earlier digital models thin-sounding and impractical to use because the faders had to… View this post
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