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  • Friday, August 28, 2015
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    PSW Staff 08/28/15 02:36 PM,
    When a new piece of gear is specified for a theatre install, a variety of technical issues and requirements naturally influence the purchase decision. However, sometimes the final deciding factor ultimately comes down to a manufacturer’s people. That was very much the case when New Market, Maryland-based Acme Professional recently installed a DiGiCo SD9 at Shenandoah University’s Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre in Winchester, Virginia. While the university has a noteworthy traditional music and recording program and the venue is used for everything… View this post
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    Craig Leerman 08/28/15 10:56 AM,
    The first “big” mixing consoles I owned were a 12-channel Kelsey and a 16-channel Yamaha PM1000. The Kelsey saw the most use because the PM1000 weighed in at 110 pounds, and that was without the wooden case I built for it. With a limited number of channels, buses and features available, I learned to be quite frugal when deciding what to mike onstage. For larger shows, the Kelsey sometimes served as a sub mixer for the drums and bass, feeding… View this post
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    PSW Staff 08/28/15 09:02 AM,
    The Summerland Tour, previously hailed by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the “10 Hottest Summer Package Tours”, returned this year with Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing systems managing front of house and monitor positions. Now in its fourth year, the annual Summerland tour is devised by Art Alexakis, front man of 90s alternative rock band, Everclear. This year’s tour comprises Everclear, Toadies, Fuel, and American Hi-Fi, travelling across North America to over 30 different venues. Alexakis gives credit… View this post
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    PSW Staff 08/28/15 08:43 AM,
    Revolabs announces that TMC has awarded its FLX UC 1500 IP & USB Conference Phone with Extension Microphones a 2015 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award. All three conference phones in the FLX UC product line have won this prestigious award. The FLX UC 1500 is the latest addition to Revolabs’ award-winning FLX UC conference phone lineup. Building on the exceptional technology in the FLX UC 500 and FLX UC 1000 conference phones, the FLX UC 1500 delivers ultra-wideband… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalInstallationManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoring

  • Thursday, August 27, 2015
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    PSW Staff 08/27/15 12:43 PM,
    Roland announces the SYSTEM-100 PLUG-OUT Software Synthesizer. Part of the AIRA series, this new soft synth is a modern reproduction of Roland’s semi-modular SYSTEM-100 monosynth. It integrates the features of the original Model 101 Synthesizer and Model 102 Expander units to deliver a fat and uniquely versatile, two-oscillator monosynth with modular routing capabilities. Designed for use with Roland’s SYSTEM-1 and 1m, as well as Mac and PC hosts, the new SYSTEM-100 uses Analog Circuit Behavior to faithfully recreate every detail… View this post
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    PSW Staff 08/27/15 12:27 PM,
    Sam Smith’s debut album, In the Lonely Hour, was one of the biggest of 2014, yielding three number one songs, three top 10 hits and six Grammy Award nominations. Smith spent the first half of 2015 on a whirlwind worldwide tour. Looking for a console that would best withstand the intensity of the tour while also supporting the singer’s unique sound, Smith’s front of house engineer Simon Thomas selected a Solid State Logic Live. L500 console supplied by Clair Global. … View this post
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    PSW Staff 08/27/15 11:33 AM,
    All Mobile Video (AMV) provides end-to-end video and audio solutions for broadcast, entertainment, programming and events by adopting the latest technologies for its Manhattan and Los Angeles studios and nationwide fleet of mobile production trucks. In outfitting its new, yet-to-be-named remote truck, AMV’s previous positive experience with Harman’s Studer led them to Studer’s flagship Vista X large-scale mixing console for broadcast applications. The new remote truck will be operational by the end of 2015 and will service the type of… View this post
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    PSW Staff 08/27/15 11:23 AM,
    Sound Devices will feature its 688 12-track portable mixer/recorder with the new SL-6 powering and wireless system at IBC 2015 (Hall 8, Stand B59). By pairing these products together, users can streamline and de-clutter any audio bag, creating the ability to control and monitor an entire audio system in one wireless location. Launched earlier this year, the 688 is the newest member of the 6-Series family of mixer/recorders and incorporates a multi-channel mixer, recorder, and MixAssist auto-mixing technology. To simplify… View this post
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    PSW Staff 08/27/15 08:04 AM,
    Audiogrotto is a full-service audio recording facility built in a turn-of-the-century church and located in the historic East Row district of Newport, KY serving the greater Cincinnati area. Recently, Ashley Shepherd, owner and engineer of Audiogrotto, used the NUAGE Advanced Production DAW System, the joint collaboration between Yamaha and Steinberg, to record, mix, and master RCA artists WALK THE MOON remake of “It’s Your Thing” (originally performed by THE ISLEY BROTHERS in 1969). Shepherd co-produced the single with the band… View this post
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    PSW Staff 08/27/15 07:48 AM,
    Singapore hosted the 28th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) June 5-16 in conjunction with the republic’s 50th year of independence, using Riedel Communications’ Artist digital matrix intercom system and Acrobat digital wireless intercom system for communications critical to coordinating the event’s opening and closing ceremonies. Including more than 5,000 performers and volunteers, 7,000 athletes and officials from 11 different Southeast Asian nations, and 3,000 personnel from the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), the SEA Games became the largest event ever held… View this post
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