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  • Thursday, July 30, 2015
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    07/30/15 02:12 PM,
    Becker High School in Becker, Minnesota recently added a swimming pool and a 900-seat auditorium while United South Central K-12 in Wells, Minnesota erected a whole new school that includes a 600-seat auditorium, a primary gymnasium, an auxiliary gymnasium, and a commons area. David Peterson of Peterson AV designed the sound systems for both projects, and VSI, a Mankato-based integration firm, performed the installation, specifying Ashly Audio amplifiers for both projects. “The original specification for both projects was for a… View this post
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    PSW Staff 07/30/15 01:45 PM,
    At Denmark’s Roskilde Festival the new LEOPARD linear sound reinforcement system led a lineup of more than 200 Meyer Sound loudspeakers at four different stages. The smallest and most versatile member of the Meyer Sound LEO Family of loudspeakers, the patent-pending LEOPARD system was launched this spring. “LEOPARD was amazing—I could hear every instrument clearly and distinctly more than 50 meters from the stage,” says Lars Liliengren, production manager for Roskilde. “We strive for perfection here at Roskilde, because we… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/30/15 12:41 PM,
    Vancouver’s SKY Helicopters offers helicopter adventure sightseeing tours and rides as well as charter helicopter services throughout British Columbia. Recently the company added a new helicopter hangar with a twist – it is also home to EAW loudspeakers installed by Sapphire Sound. “When the owner, Andrew Westlund, called me he had just come back from a Sales Force pep rally at Indy Stadium and had fallen in love with the sound system,” explains Steve Klassen, sales and design of Sapphire… View this post
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    Ken DeLoria 07/30/15 10:38 AM,
    Being on the team that makes a professional audio system work optimally in a public venue is a rich and rewarding experience – especially so if you enjoy working with the artist, as well as the music that the artist creates. In fact, many audio professionals enter the craft because they’re attuned to music; I know that I did. While we can’t help but prefer one stylistic genre over another, as professionals, we must nonetheless always do our best. We’re… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogOpinionProductionAudioAVBusinessEducationSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/30/15 10:10 AM,
    Hospital Records artist Matt Gresham (also known as Logistics) has bought a pair of PMC twotwo.6 nearfield monitors for his own studio. The new loudspeakers have been used for all of the mixing and mastering Gresham has done over the last few months in preparation for a new Logistics album. “I’ve been working mainly from home for a while now, apart from vinyl mastering which I still have done externally,” explains Gresham from his Cambridge studio. “The twotwos have been… View this post
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    PSW Staff 07/30/15 09:51 AM,
    Avid congratulates its many customers recognized as award nominees for the 67th Annual Emmy Awards for their outstanding achievements in the television industry. The ceremony for television excellence will honor numerous editors and audio mixers who have embraced Avid, using the Avid MediaCentral Platform and Avid Artist Suite creative tools for behind-the-scenes crafts in television production. The ceremony will take place on September 20, 2015 at the Microsoft Theater L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, California. Avid editing professionals nominated for… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEngineerMixer

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    PSW Staff 07/30/15 09:41 AM,
    German manufacturer Lawo has appointed Robert Charles “Chas” Rowden to head up strategic sales within Lawo’s global team. Prior to this move, Rowden was employed by Calrec Audio to develop business in Europe, Middle East and African territories. With 30 years’ experience in senior sales roles within television live-to-air broadcast, film/video post-production, music production and radio, Rowden has a wide-ranging knowledge of broadcast and media production industries. Rowden commented on his new position: “My fundamental ideas on where the industry… View this post
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    PSW Staff 07/30/15 09:11 AM,
    Riedel Communications equipment provided the communications and signal management capabilities for the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour Freestyle Motocross event at Madrid’s Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas. On July 10, as more than 23,000 fans looked on, top professional freestyle riders impressed the fans with their tricks. The Red Bull production team used Riedel’s Artist digital matrix intercom systems and MediorNet real-time signal distribution and management platform to produce and bring the live event to the world. The fiber-based… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerManufacturerMonitoringProcessorRemoteWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/30/15 08:08 AM,
    Strike 10 Bowling & Sports Lounge in Hallandale Beach, Florida is a family fun center by day and at night it transforms into an attraction for adults, with a full bar and DJ booth as well as bowling. The Lounge is awash in sound and lighting form JBL, Crown and Chauvet, thanks to Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro). The Hallandale office of GC Pro brought its product-sourcing capability for Strike 10, in addition to its Affiliate Program, which matches clients… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierAVBusinessInstallationLoudspeakerManufacturerProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/30/15 08:07 AM,
    Recording engineer and producer Michael Bishop won his 10th GRAMMY in the category Best Engineered Album, Classical; a project recorded with ribbon microphones from Royer Labs. The award was issued to him at the 57th annual award show for his engineering, mixing, and mastering work on the ASO Media release Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem, Symphony No. 4, The Lark Ascending, which features Robert Spano, Norman Mackenzie, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Shortly after on March 4th, he… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConcertEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio





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