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  • Monday, July 30, 2012
    PSW Staff 07/30/12 04:50 AM,
    Alternative rock act Neon Trees (Tyler Glenn, Elaine Bradley, Branden Campbell and Chris Allen) has endorsed Audio-Technica microphones and wireless systems, and is utilizing numerous A-T models on its current tour, which kicked off in early July. The band’s A-T roster includes the Artist Elite 5000 Series UHF wireless system with AEW-T6100a transmitter, used for lead vocals, as well as the following hardwired models: AE6100 hypercardioid dynamic handheld microphone, ATM250 hypercardioid dynamic instrument microphone, AE4100 cardioid dynamic handheld microphone, ATM450… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertMicrophoneStageWireless

  • Friday, July 27, 2012
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    PSW Staff 07/27/12 10:45 AM,
    DPA Microphones played an important part in delivering a evening of classical music to over 10,000 people who attended a summer concert organized by Heritage Events at Leeds Castle in the UK. The concert featured the Royal Philharmonic orchestra conducted by John Rigby, the Central Band of the Royal Air Force and the Military Wives Choir. There were also solo performances from leading tenor James Edwards and international soprano Claire Rutter. Sound, lighting and PA specialists SRD Group provided all… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/27/12 06:44 AM,
    With over 10,000 reserved shed seats and room for nearly 18,000 more on its expansive sloped lawn, First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, located just south of Chicago in Tinley Park, is the Midwest’s largest outdoor concert space. Owned and operated by Live Nation, the venue recently hired Clearwing Productions of Milwaukee to design and install a full lawn delay system, which now is comprised of 42 L-Acoustics KARA enclosures. With all acts coming through the venue carrying their own FOH production,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Wednesday, July 25, 2012
    PSW Staff 07/25/12 12:18 PM,
    Spain-based live engineer Fabrizio Piazzini, a veteran of concert tours and venues throughout Europe, has recently been appointed as a Live Product Specialist for Waves Audio.  Piazzini’s credits include such acts as Patrick Wolf, Tindersticks, Delorentos, Kula Shaker, Amy MacDonald and many others. In his new capacity, Piazzini will communicate with other live sound engineers across the continent, demonstrating Waves plugins and typical workflows. “They become engrossed. Once they see how they can integrate plugins in their live workflow, they… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertManufacturerSoftwareSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 07/25/12 10:35 AM,
    Blumenthal Performing Arts’ venues are home to premier Broadway touring attractions as well as the Charlotte Symphony, Community School of the Arts, North Carolina Dance Theatre, On Q Productions, Opera Carolina, Queen City Theatre Company, and The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film. As the cultural hub of the greater Charlotte area, there are high expectations for every type of event that takes place here. That’s precisely why—when it comes to wireless microphone performance—the organization relies on its… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertInstallationMicrophoneWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 07/25/12 10:12 AM,
    Since returning to the Colorado Symphony Orchestra (CSO) to take up the position of President/CEO, Gene Sobczak has begun to modernize the organization with an ambitious program of performances featuring pop and rock artists, recordings, webcasts and educational outreach. Sobczak has also forged relationships between Mike Pappas, a Denver-based recording engineer, and Sennheiser Electronic Corporation to ensure that every nuance of the orchestra is captured with innovative digital microphone technology from Neumann. The CSO has already shared the stage this… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertDigitalMicrophoneSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 07/25/12 10:02 AM,
    In response to tremendous interest in Induction Loop technology at InfoComm 2012 Listen Technologies is pleased to announce its Induction Loop Training & Certification Program schedule. Hearing Loop solutions are the preferred standard and widespread throughout the rest of the world. Only recently has the technology begun to win favor and be installed in a wide range of venues in North America. This is the result of grass roots efforts of the hard-of-hearing community who demand the benefits that this… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVConcertEducationInstallationSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 07/25/12 09:21 AM,
    The Green Gold Club Bars & Restaurants are located in the atrium of a purpose built leisure centre in downtown Zagreb, the capital of the Republic of Croatia. Branko Perković, the property developer of the centre, devised a concept for the four café-bars that surround the atrium to double as clubs in the evening – with each of them sharing a larger performance space in the center of the atrium. Perković partnered with Toni Martinez to organize the main stage.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • Tuesday, July 24, 2012
    PSW Staff 07/24/12 12:27 PM,
    Sandwell College’s new $119 million Central Campus building in West Bromwich, England, took four years in the planning and provides an exciting new-age space for its performing arts students across the West Midlands. The building boasts a new theatre space and two dance and drama studios that required state-of-the-art technology. As a result the school turned to Stage Electrics to provide the design and installation of the new sound reinforcement systems. Having installed the sound system at Sandwell College’s previous… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • Monday, July 23, 2012
    PSW Staff 07/23/12 08:15 AM,
    While it’s not uncommon for pop music recordings to be engineered on a track by track basis, it’s extremely unusual for a symphonic work to be recorded in this manner. Such was the case recently for film composer Chris Anderson, who recorded each instrumentalist one player at a time and, slowly but surely, ‘assembled’ a 30-minute orchestral piece. While Anderson could have used any microphone or combination of mics, he ultimately selected an MA-201fet condenser microphone from Burbank, CA-based Mojave… View this post
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