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  • Tuesday, June 05, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/05/12 03:22 PM,
    Within days of the launch of DiGiCo’s  SD10 console in 2010, Indian rental company Sound.com had invested in one, its first DiGiCo console. Two years later, the desk is a regular fixture on events serviced by the company, the latest an orchestral tour celebrating the work of composer AR Rahman. Purchased via DiGiCo’s Indian distributor Rivera International, the SD10 was the ideal product to give Sound.com the edge in the competitive Indian market. “I always wanted to be a part… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Monday, June 04, 2012
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    Steve Jennings 06/04/12 03:14 PM,
    With a full catalog, as well as songs from last year’s “The Kings of Limbs” and some brand-new material, you can’t ever know for sure what surprises are in store at a Radiohead show, because no two are exactly alike. I caught up with the current concert tour during a U.S. West Coast stop – and in the only interview of the sound team granted to a North American audio publication – talked with longtime front-of-house engineer Jim Warren, as… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureProductionBacklineConcertConsolesEngineerLine ArrayLoudspeakerMicrophoneSoftwareSubwooferSystemTechnician

  • Friday, June 01, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/01/12 10:46 AM,
    The Japanese Popstars, an Irish electronic act from Northern Ireland, has toured with an Allen & Heath ZED mixer for the past year, playing many gigs and festivals ranging from Glastonbury to the Secret Garden Party and more. Recently the ZED accompanied them on tour with Orbital, which included a gig at the Royal Albert Hall. “The mixer has been fantastic for the way we set up our live performances. We make use of the mixer by sticking to its… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesMixerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/01/12 08:10 AM,
    Elite Sound and Lighting of Canberra and the Australian capital’s premier audiovisual production and installation supplier, has a wide variety of clients from dry-hire to rock’n’roll to corporate and conferencing. Consequently whenever the company purchases new equipment, the key element is versatility. “We always spend a lot of time researching products, which is exactly what we did when we recently decided to invest in some compact digital audio consoles,” commented Darren Russell, Elite’s managing director. “We looked at what all… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductionLightingAnalogConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Thursday, May 31, 2012
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    Dennis A. Bohn 05/31/12 02:48 PM,
    You may have heard it said that equalizers are nothing more than glorified tone controls. That’s pretty accurate and helps explain their usefulness and importance. Simply put, equalizers allow you to change the tonal balance of whatever you are controlling. You can increase (boost) or decrease (cut) on a band-by-band basis just the desired frequencies. Equalizers come in all different sizes and shapes, varying greatly in design and complexity. Select from a simple single-channel unit with 10 controls on 1-octave… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallAVConsolesMixerProcessorSignal

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    PSW Staff 05/31/12 01:29 PM,
    Avid will be showcasing the VENUE SC48 Remote digital mixing console, Pro Tools software and interfaces, as well as the ISIS 5000 system for real-time shared media storage at the upcoming InfoComm 2012 show in Las Vegas (Booth C9944). Suitable for a variety of installed sound applications, Avid’s range of VENUE systems feature integrated VENUE/Pro Tools recording and playback for archiving and performing Virtual Soundchecks, MADI connectivity between front of house and monitor systems, as well as a variety of… View this post
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    PSW Staff 05/31/12 10:53 AM,
    Carl Jacobson has joined PreSonus in the newly created position of director of business development and strategic marketing. In this role, Jacobson will be responsible for forging strategic business relationships and driving co-marketing initiatives with key music and technology providers. Previously he has been vice president of marketing for Nimbit, the leading fan-commerce and promotion platform for musicians, and vice president of marketing for Cakewalk. In the 1990s, he worked with A&M and New World Records, and launched Soundsbig.com, the… View this post
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    Mike Sessler 05/31/12 09:59 AM,
    This article is provided by ChurchTechArts.   How many times have you heard this phrase: “If we had a digital sound board, we could save so much time on sound checks and it would sound the same every week.” Or this one: “We have a digital board, so why does my monitor mix change every week?” Or my personal favorite: “Are the sound guys not saving the settings each week, because it’s so different every weekend…” These questions and comments… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogOpinionAnalogConsolesDigitalMixer

  • Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/30/12 12:15 PM,
    Donny and Marie Osmond continue to bring their popular stage show to audiences of all ages while on tour with a Studer Vista 5 serving as the front-of-house mixing console. Donny and Marie’s performances include a 90-minute variety show, highlighted by many of their original hits with a mix of special effects and dancing. New York-based Sound Associates provided the Vista 5 console as it is “the most sophisticated board and perfect for theatrical performances,” according to Lucas Rico Corrubia,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/29/12 12:13 PM,
    In early 2012, Wrenn House Studios in Magnolia, Texas rounded out its collection of API gear with a 16-channel 1608 console. From the beginning, the studio was a self-described “API House,” with racks of API processors, 7600 channel strips, an 8200 summing mixer, the 7800 master module and two API 2500 stereo compressors. “Clay and I have been working with music our whole lives,” explained John Morton, Wrenn House’s chief engineer and partner with the studio owner Clayton Wrenn. “Years… View this post
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