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  • Thursday, July 28, 2016
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    Craig Leerman 07/28/16 11:22 AM,
    One day on a freelance gig I walked into the room to discover that the A/V company provided me with an older analog console with two racks of outboard gear. While setting up front of house and patching in all of the effects and processing, I found myself wishing for a digital console. The very next freelance gig I was presented with a brand-new digital console and no extra gear at front of house. As I waded through menus trying… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallAnalogConsolesDigitalInterconnectMixerProcessorSignalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 10:11 AM,
    MIDAS’ flagship console, the PRO X, was put to use as the 65-piece Philly POPS, opened festivities for Wawa Welcome America, Philadelphia’s citywide Fourth of July celebrations. Against the dramatic backdrop of Independence Hall, the POPS performed a lively score of well-known tunes to the town’s crowd, which gathered for one of the main highlights of the week-long patriotic festival. Andre Houser, chief engineer of Houser Audio, has overseen the sound design and served as front of house engineer for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 09:57 AM,
    Nine years after his death, Luciano Pavarotti still attracts thousands of fans and followers. His residence in Modena, Italy, was turned into a Home Museum and outfitted with loudspeakers from RCF. The ancient villa represents an important part of the tenor’s life and it contains a vast collection of personal items, souvenirs and scene costumes that Pavarotti was particularly fond of. Unreleased pictures and videos are projected in the rooms where the Master spent his last years, and constitute a… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 09:30 AM,
    CAD Audio has introduced the new StageSelect 1600 Series UHF wireless system. The StageSelect system features frequency agile UHF operation for maximum operating range along with CAD ScanLink technology to precisely scan, select and link to the optimum channel in any RF environment. The system also includes True Diversity operation to minimize multipath interference along with CADLock Automatic Tone Encoded Squelch that eliminates unauthorized transmissions in the signal path. Optimized XLR and ¼-inch TRS outputs on the WX1600 receiver provide… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 08:53 AM,
    Michael Bishop has earned ten Grammy wins in a career that has spanned nearly 45 years. He served as the chief recording engineer for Telarc Records from 1988 up until 2008 and now partners in Five/Four Productions with former Telarc colleagues, Robert Friedrich and Thomas Moore. Since 1999, Bishop has relied on ATC monitors. Three of his most recent projects include the recording of two new pieces by Jonathan Leshnoff performed by Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra &… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalEngineerLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 08:35 AM,
    MOTU is now shipping Digital Performer 9.1, a free update for all DP9 owners. The 9.1 release introduces two new plugins, performance optimizations and dozens of workflow enhancements, including: Next-gen Pre-gen engine — DP’s Next-generation Pre-gen engine pre-renders audio output from virtual instruments and plugins to reduce their CPU load, allowing users to run many times the number of plugins and virtual instruments than in previous versions. Reduced latency on OS X — DP’s host buffer latency has been cut… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 08:06 AM,
    Meyer Sound and Fantasy Studios announce a collaboration on the newly re-launched Fantasy Film Center.  Featuring a Meyer Sound cinema system, the completely refurbished historic Fantasy Film Center now has a new 5.1/7.1 monitoring system comprised of three Acheron 80 screen channel loudspeakers, 10 HMS-12 surround loudspeakers, two 650-P subwoofers, and a Galileo loudspeaker management system with one Galileo 408 and one Galileo 616 processor for system drive and optimization. Fantasy Studios’ director Jeffrey Wood commented, “Fantasy Film Center was… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementStudioSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 07:51 AM,
    Producer Ian Sherwin has invested in a Prism Sound Atlas Audio Interface, which he is currently using to record tracks for the third album from Grammy Award-winning English synth pop act La Roux. Sherwin, who has a project studio in West London, has made Atlas the backbone of his current recording set up and says he is delighted with the audio quality he is achieving. “My first impressions of Atlas were really quite stunning,” he says. “The difference when A/Bing… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 07:35 AM,
    Sunrise Church in Rialto, California, recently purchased three Allen & Heath dLive digital mixing systems from Pacific Coast Entertainment of Huntington Beach, CA as part of an upgrade to the church’s front of house, monitor and broadcast audio systems. Founded in 1956, the church now has six Southern California locations and holds weekend and mid-week worship services, holiday services at Easter and Christmas and special events such as a Women’s Night of Worship, which is soon to feature singer songwriter,… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsConsolesDigitalInstallationSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 06:37 AM,
    When production on the upcoming action thriller Altitude took flight, Jesse Parker, a production sound mixer from Los Angeles-based location and post-production audio company ToneMesa, was on board. Using his tried-and-true trio of sound recording equipment from DPA Microphones, Sound Devices and Wisycom, Parker captured audio for the upcoming feature film. Starring Denise Richards, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Liddell and Greer Grammer, Altitude is about a team of thieves who hijack an airliner in search of diamonds stolen from them by… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVMicrophoneMixerWireless



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