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  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016
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    Live Sound Staff 05/03/16 12:37 PM,
    Working with in live sound isn’t easy by any measure, which is why it’s always wise to be testing your skills. Take a read and see how you stack up against our questions, and be sure to check out our other quizzes as well. As always, some of these questions may have more than one correct answer.     1. Accurate gain structure: A: Is the optimum adjustment an gain adjustments. B: Will maximize output levels. C: Will minimize noise.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureStudy HallProductionAudioDigitalEducationInstallationLoudspeakerMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 05/03/16 09:00 AM,
    As a founding member and producer of the Orlando-based Hip Hop group Solillaquists of Sound, DiViNCi first gained notoriety by using drum machines and sequencers in ways the world had never seen before. The virtuosity in his frenetic performances and popular YouTube clips set inspiring precedents for the now popular “Controllerism” scene. His work caught the attention of numerous music industry luminaries, including Grammy Award-winning artist Ms. Lauryn Hill, who tapped DiViNCi to join her band and studio team. DiViNCi… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerInterconnectProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 05/03/16 08:44 AM,
    AirNetix announces StreetSounds, a new streaming wireless audio system designed to provide professional quality audio for “Main Street USA” StreetSounds allows city governments, city administrators, real estate developers, and property managers to provide real-time audio for seasonal music, festivals, parades, road races, ambient background music in shopping areas, as well as emergency announcements and mass notification. Since StreetSounds is wireless, it provides professional audio without the cost and hassle of having to dig up streets and sidewalks, or disturb historic… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalInstallationLoudspeakerSignalSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 05/03/16 08:21 AM,
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) recently opened a new exhibit, The Heavens Are Opened, at its Church History Museum in Salt Lake City. The exhibit includes a seven-minute short film that depicts an integral moment in Mormon history. In an effort to immerse the audience in the recreation of Church founder Joseph Smith’s experience in Palmyra, New York, the production team filmed in the area using 14 strategically placed d:dicate 4006A recording and d:screet 4061 miniature… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 05/03/16 07:55 AM,
    The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) has announced open nominations for its annual She Rocks Awards ceremony honoring women in music, taking place Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Anaheim, CA at the NAMM Show. Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the She Rocks Awards have honored music professionals from all walks of the industry, including guitarist, Jennifer Batten; singer-songwriter, Chaka Khan; multi-platinum artist, Colbie Caillat; Amy Heidemann of pop duo, Karmin; vice president of Brand Marketing at Martin Guitar, Amani Duncan;… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusiness

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    PSW Staff 05/03/16 07:12 AM,
    Located near Oklahoma City, Maple Schools is a K-8 elementary school serving 155 students. Its new “Clyde Gene Miller Gymnasium,” completed in 2014, is a multi-purpose facility for Maple Eagles sports, band and choir performances, assemblies, graduations and other events. In 2015, the school added a versatile audio system centered around Community Professional loudspeakers. The new system was designed and installed by Video Reality of Oklahoma City. Sales manager Cody McDowell knew that the school needed a multi-purpose audio system… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/03/16 06:58 AM,
    Producer and mix engineer David Oversby-Powell has invested in a Prism Sound Titan multichannel audio interface, which he has been using to record parts of Ellie Goulding’s backing track for her current live tour. “My studio in Hackney is based around a Pro Tools HD Native set up and while I do a lot of work ‘in the box’, I like to go ‘out of the box’ into my analog compressors and tape delays,” Oversby-Powell explains. “With this approach it… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerNetworkingProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 05/03/16 06:20 AM,
    The new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, owned by AEG and MGM Resorts International, is a $375 million, multipurpose entertainment venue available to host NBA and NHL teams, concerts, boxing, mixed martial arts, award shows and other major events. With a total facility covering approximately 16 acres, the 650,000-square-foot arena is set to host 150 events annually with a maximum seating capacity of 20,000. To provide the arena with the best possible sound reinforcement coverage and intelligibility, engineers deployed a… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    Andrew Stone 05/03/16 06:02 AM,
    This article is provided by Church On The Move.   What’s your priority when mixing? Is it to prove your mixing abilities or to legitimately serve the people in the room? I’m writing this in the middle of a busy weekend, because I’m giving my audio mix a bit more love at the moment strictly based around a complaint email I received this past week. While this wasn’t a typical email with someone wanting to vent their frustrations about volume,… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallEngineerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, May 02, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/02/16 02:37 PM,
    The Crossroads Church in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, has installed Allen & Heath mixers throughout its six room facility, ranging from the compact Qu range to the larger iLive digital systems. The rooms have various capacity and serve many different purposes. Supplied and installed by Parklands, Audio, an iLive-176 at front of house with dual iDR10 MixRacks and an iLive-T112 for monitors were selected for the main 1150-capacity Sanctuary. “Crossroads needed a future-proof mixer that was flexible for the next… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsConsolesDigitalInstallationMixerNetworkingSound ReinforcementStageStudio



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