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  • Wednesday, February 23, 2011
    PSW Staff 02/23/11 08:23 AM, 0 Comments
    Jersey production/hire company, Stage2 Productions, recently bought an Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system, comprising an iDR-48 MixRack and iLive-T112 Control Surface, as part of a digital upgrade in its hire stock. Stage2’s iLive has already been used to mix monitors for Russell Watson; FOH for Jersey’s Help for Haiti Concert, featuring artists Cathy Battistessa and Nerina Pallot; and on monitors at the Grassroots Festival, featuring Fun Loving Criminals, Bedouin Soundclash, Jose Gonzalez and Natty. “I have had great… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Monday, February 21, 2011
    PSW Staff 02/21/11 08:08 AM, 0 Comments
    Allen & Heath has released an iPad application for its iLive digital mixing system. iLive MixPad connects to an iLive MixRack on a wireless network and provides the essential controls for live mixing, including channel faders and mutes, DCA faders and mutes, image controls, aux sends, channel processing, mic-pre control and full metering. Channel processing encompasses high-pass filters, gates, parametric and graphic EQs, compressors, limiters / de-essers and delays.  iLive MixPad also offers several useful tools for system set-up, including… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductConcertConsolesDigitalInterconnectMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Kyle P. Snyder 02/15/11 03:06 PM, 0 Comments
    The Beacon Theatre on the Upper West Side of Manhattan is one of “the” places to see and be seen when it comes to live music performance. Originally conceived in the mid-1920s as a silent film showplace, by the time the venue opened in late 1929, the premier feature was a talking picture (Tiger Rose starring Lupe Velez, if you’re curious). Silent films were obsolete, which serves as a somewhat ironic early indicator that the Beacon was never going to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollConcertConsolesDigitalInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerMixerSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/15/11 09:30 AM, 0 Comments
    Cadac has announced the launch of a new compact digital console at this year’s prolight+sound. The Cadac DM1600 is an all-new development based upon a proprietary DSP mix platform. The new mixer marks Cadac’s continuing expansion into new market sectors with this its first ‘budget’ digital console. Designed primarily as a live mixing console, an optional Firewire interface additionally provides extensive recording capabilities, while 16-channel 19-inch rackmount expander modules provide for up to a 48 channel mix system. Console features… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductConsolesDigitalMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Monday, February 14, 2011
    PSW Staff 02/14/11 07:49 AM, 0 Comments
    Calrec Audio’s Hydra2 Operator is scheduled to make its stateside debut at the 2011 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 9 – 14, 2011. Hydra2 Operator or H2O is a new, remotely-accessible management system that enhances the flexibility of its groundbreaking Hydra2 network router. H2O allows the user to control the Hydra2 network independently from any console control surface. Users will be able to set up routes and configure access rights to all desks on a given network, as well… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductConsolesDigitalMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/14/11 07:32 AM, 0 Comments
    Australian events company Production Works, based in Hobart, Tasmania, has become the first in the country to upgrade its Midas PRO6 digital audio system to a Midas PRO9. The PRO9 package, supplied by Victoria-based Midas distributor National Audio Systems, tops the Midas PRO Series and features a massive 88 channel input count and 35 buses, with the dual stage boxes offering placement flexibility up to 200m apart and 500m from the FOH position. Production Works CEO Tony Miller is delighted… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

  • Thursday, February 10, 2011
    Live Sound Staff 02/10/11 11:55 AM, 0 Comments
    Val Gamarnik, a veteran front of house mixer who spent years at Manhattan’s B.B. King Blues Club doing sound for a slew of blues and rock legends, recently got his first taste of “high diplomacy and international intrigue” while working a ceremony celebrating the opening of an embassy in Los Angeles. The event was held in the towering foyer of LA City Hall where granite surfaces abound, so everything would need to be at low volume to avoid being overcome… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollConsolesDigitalMixerProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/10/11 10:50 AM, 0 Comments
    Stanton has announced several new updates to its mixer control surface, the Stanton Control System1. The SCS.1, with its built-in FireWire audio interface, assignable encoders, and tight, two-way software control offers expanded presets, new ASIO drivers, updated firmware and DaRouter software. Tim Dorwart CEO of Stanton said “Our team is very pleased to be able to announce these updates.” “The new capabilities of the SCS.1d enhance the performance of both scratch and general platter control. This should certainly help those… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollProductConsolesDigitalMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/10/11 07:50 AM, 0 Comments
    A Midas PRO6 making its touring debut with the Manic Street Preachers so impressed the band’s Emmy-award winning engineer Chris Trimby, he has declared it his preferred console above all others. “It’ll be my first choice wherever I go now,” says Trimby, “It’s way ahead of anything else.” Trimby is well placed to judge, with over 25 years’ experience as a sound engineer.  For the Manics tour, in support of the band’s 10th studio album Postcards From A Young Man,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalMixerSignalStageSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, February 09, 2011
    Chris Huff 02/09/11 01:00 PM, 10 Comments
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Crafting a well rounded mix for your worship service takes skill, and the appropriate knowledge of the tools at hands. One of the most important aspects of mixing for worship is getting the right vocal sound, which is easy to accomplish with some basic EQ if you know what you’re doing. Before I get to the “how” part, let’s look at the “why.” The why is especially important if are EQ’ing… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollStudy HallConsolesMixerProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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