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  • Friday, August 29, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/29/14 12:16 PM,
    Singer-songwriter Alex Clare headlined the Future Stage at the recent V Festival in Celmsford Essex, with The Old Lion Touring Company providing a pair of Harman Soundcraft Vi6 digital consoles for FOH and monitors. According to Alex Clare’s FOH engineer Harry Devenish, Clare’s performances showcase a human approach to electronic music. “Alex’s performances fuse the weight and power of electronic records with live elements,” he said. “A lot of that is due to the bass setup—the bass guitars trigger a… View this post
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    08/29/14 11:03 AM,
    Founded in 1996 as an Internet technology company and now evolved into a full service event technology integrator,  etech was ready to go 100% digital for its corporate events. “My biggest need was for reliability and simplicity. Fortunately, the Allen & Heath Qu-16 is not intimidating but if we need more technology the Qu-16 has it all, and more,” says Josh Fillingim, technical lead for etech. He continues, “Our goal is for full digital breakout rooms with our corporate clients.… View this post
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  • Thursday, August 28, 2014
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    Paul Watson 08/28/14 09:34 AM,
    Provided by Headliner. Subscribe here.   Pharrell Williams is one of the biggest music stars on the planet. His resume speaks volumes, and his recent hits “Happy” and “Get Lucky” (with Daft Punk) seem almost ingrained on the brain (well, my brain, anyway). His stage show is energetic, his melodies are contagious, and his live sound is smooth, full of fidelity. I recently met the men behind the consoles that share Pharrell’s 24/7 work ethic and help make it all… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMonitoringProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/27/14 12:51 PM,
    Held at Henry W. Maier Festival Park on the city’s scenic Lake Michigan shoreline, the 47th annual Summerfest bash hosted some of the world’s biggest artists, including Bruno Mars, Outkast, Lady Gaga, Usher, Brad Paisley, OneRepublic, Dave Matthews Band, Luke Bryant, Nas and Ludacris to name just a few. Summerfest’s longtime production provider, Clearwing Productions, chose to rely on DiGiCo consoles to run the FOH mix for six of the festival’s seven largest park stages. This tally comprised SD5s at… View this post
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  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/26/14 09:27 AM,
    Novation is now shipping Launch Control XL, a new hands-on controller for Ableton Live. It’s similar to Launch Control but provides twice as many buttons, an extra row of knobs, and eight 60 mm faders for high-precision level control in integrating seamlessly with Live. The knobs are laid out in three rows of eight, just like Ableton’s mixer interface. They also have multi-colored LEDs that illuminate to distinguish between sends, EQs or any other device. Buttons, knobs and faders can… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsVideoProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Monday, August 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/25/14 12:11 PM,
    Symetrix announced today that it has appointed Pro AVLS to serve as sales representative for Latin America and the Caribbean. Based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and with an office in Margarita Island, Venezuela, PRO AVLS will use its expertise spanning more than 20 years to spearhead sales for products including Jupiter, the line of fixed-architecture standalone DSPs, and SymNet, the range of open-architecture Dante scalable DSPs. “As Symetrix continues to grow globally, one of the next steps in this… View this post
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  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/20/14 07:45 AM,
    Catering to weddings, private events, festivals, clubs and concerts in and around the tri-state area, Philadelphia Funk Authority comprises hardworking individuals whose passion is playing funk, soul and R&B music from the ‘70s to today. Since the band’s members all maintain regular jobs during the day, it opted for a Harman Soundcraft Si Expression 2 console to mix its shows from the stage, foregoing the need for extensive technical training on a difficult-to-use console.  Heading up the technical department for… View this post
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  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/19/14 10:15 AM,
    An Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system recently managed FOH on a tour marking the 40th anniversary of the release of Rick Wakeman’s landmark concept album, Journey To The Centre Of The Earth. Based on the novel by Jules Verne, which also had its 150th anniversary in 2014, the album is one of the rock era’s landmark achievements selling 15 million copies. The 14-date tour comprised performances across the UK, including two dates at the Royal Albert Hall. Each… View this post
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    PSW Staff 08/19/14 10:09 AM,
    The auditorium at Bingham High School, located in South Jordan, Utah, recently underwent a substantial facility upgrade in order to improve its sound reinforcement capabilities.Lectrosonics’ Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone and Aspen audio processing technologies were key components in the new system.  Salt Lake City, UT-based BNA Consulting Inc. was contracted to design the school’s new sound reinforcement system. The goal was to upgrade the facility from an aging analog setup to one with digital capabilities. Working in conjunction with Performance… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVDigitalInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, August 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/18/14 02:50 PM,
    Celebrating its 34th year, World of Music, Arts and Dance (WOMAD) is an annual eclectic world-music festival of “artists whom we might not get to hear anywhere else” and the largest and most prestigious event of its kind. As with WOMADs of the past, Britannia Row Productions Ltd. once again provided sound services for the festival. This year they added new team members, SSL Live consoles, at FOH for two stages: the main Open Air Stage and at WOMAD’s new… View this post
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