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  • Monday, June 25, 2012
    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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 06/25/12 06:05 AM,
    Clear-Com is pleased to announce that its Eclipse Median digital matrix intercom and V-Series key-panels played an integral role at the recent Diamond Jubilee celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s 60 years on the English throne. Delta Sound, a U.K.-based provider of sound design, equipment rental and sales, and communication systems and services, employed three Eclipse Median intercoms and more than a dozen V-Series user control panels to facilitate fast, reliable communications between the event’s sound, lighting, pyrotechnics, security and stage-management… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVConcertSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Friday, June 22, 2012
    Dave Rat 06/22/12 02:43 PM,
    So much of what we do as sound engineers is based on habit and repetition. Better safe than sorry, if it ain’t broke don’t fix it, that’s the way everyone does it, and so on. I enjoy questioning and testing that validity of these patterns. One of the beautiful aspects of live sound is that there is no true right or wrong way, but rather, certain approaches are more likely to result in preferable outcomes than others. With that in… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/22/12 01:58 PM,
    France-based hire company Concept Audio has joined the growing list of Adamson Systems Energia beta partners. In addition to the new acquisition, the long-time Adamson partner also carries Y18, Y10 and SpekTrix loudspeakers, as well as T21 Subs and M15 monitors in its inventory.  As Adamson started to make details of the new Energia public, Concept Audio kept in close contact with DV2, Adamson’s French distributor, about becoming a member of the Energia Network. Recently the company had the opportunity… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/22/12 11:58 AM,
    IK Multimedia released a major update of AmpliTube for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. With over 4 million downloads, AmpliTube is the industry standard guitar & bass amps and effects processor app when it comes to rocking out on mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. AmpliTube 2.5 is a major update that offers the newly released AmpliTube Slash gear model integration, MIDI and digital audio support, a redesigned recorder and mixer section, audio copy/paste, Retina display… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertSoftwareSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/22/12 11:29 AM,
    Frederic Joassin and his brother Fritz created Prosound Plus Totobeat Inc. in Haiti in 2003. Since the beginning of their adventure, the Joassin brothers have invested in professional audio equipment in order to provide sound system for live concerts and for shows during Haiti’s renowned Mardi Gras.  “The 2010 earthquake was a really tragic moment for the people of Haiti—it devastated a huge part of our country,” remembers Frederic Joassin. “But we did not lose faith in the future, we… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierConcertSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Thursday, June 21, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/21/12 04:36 PM,
    Bristol-based event production company SXS Events was recently commissioned by the Royal Borough of Greenwich to provide sound and full technical production for the royal unveiling of the Cutty Sark in Greenwich. This followed a multi-million dollar restoration project as a result of fire damage to the 143-year-old clipper back in 2007. SXS was tasked with constructing and outfitting a dais stage, while the main PA was the company’s new Martin Audio W8LM line array. The production company deployed a… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/21/12 12:22 PM,
    In line with its planned expansion across all sectors of the professional sound industry, CADAC exhibited at InfoComm showcasing its CDC Eight and CDC Four digital mix platforms. “The CDC Eight was very well received, with many sound engineers and installers declaring it to be the best product at the show,” explains Ben Millson, CADAC International Sales Manager. “The desk made a big impression with the worship sector, where installers, dealers and operators alike were extremely impressed with how user… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalInstallationSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    PSW Staff 06/20/12 12:10 PM,
    As the curtain rises on the 2012 season of Shakespeare in the Park in Central Park, Masque Sound is celebrating its 50th anniversary of providing audio equipment and services to the Delacorte theater for one of New York City’s most beloved traditions. Shakespeare in the Park moved to its permanent home at the Delacorte Theater in 1962 and since then, New York natives and visitors alike have enjoyed free Shakespeare performances each summer season.  The majestic, open-air theater has a… View this post
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