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  • Wednesday, July 24, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/24/13 07:03 AM,
    Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Seminars (YCATS) will be holding training sessions in New York on August 13 and 14, 2013. Sessions include M7CL for Beginners, M7CL for Advanced Users, and Yamaha Technology Partners. M7CL for Beginners (August 13, 1-5 pm) Attendees will become familiar with console signal flow, dynamic processors, equalizers, busing, and sound system hardware. In addition, they’ll have an opportunity to apply what they’ve learned using multitrack audio and the M7CL digital mixing console. M7CL for Advanced Users… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsTrainingAVConsolesDigitalEducationManufacturerMixerNetworking

  • Monday, July 22, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/22/13 10:09 AM,
    He may not be a household name but if you grew up in a certain era, you know his music. A founding member of classic rockers Heart, Roger Fisher’s opening riff on “Barracuda” has been a prerequisite lick for every fledgling rock guitarist for more than a generation. Though he left the band in 1980, Fisher has hardly slowed down in the years since, maintaining a busy solo career that has included movie and TV scores, commercial music, and a… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalSoftwareStudio

  • Friday, July 19, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/19/13 11:50 AM,
    While mixing the Pet Shop Boys’ current Electric world tour, the band’s longtime sound engineers, Holger Schwark (FOH) and Seamus Fenton (monitors), needed to transfer signals and keep the sound within the digital domain. In order to do so, the duo have been relying on a multicore system from Optocore. The Optocore system (aided by experienced Capital Sound system technician Al Woods) plays a vital role in the tour. Handling the tour’s production is Capital Sound, which is utilizing a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertDigitalNetworkingSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 07/19/13 05:52 AM,
    One of the major churches in south Stockholm, Katarina Church, was originally built by royal decree in the 17th century. It has been destroyed by fire twice and was reopened after the second rebuilding in 1995, restored to its former glory with a large dome and four smaller towers. It is a large and imposing building, seating up to 900 people in its wooden pews. In addition to its stone floors, white painted stone walls and splendid carved marble, is… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsDigitalInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, July 18, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/18/13 12:51 PM,
    McDSP has announced the release of plug-ins supporting 64-bit AAX (Avid Audio eXtension) DSP and AAX Native plug-ins for Avid Pro Tools 11. This release is a Mac only release, requires the iLok2, and is a free upgrade for McDSP v5 customers. Plug-ins that currently support Pro Tools 11 include 6030 Ultimate Compressor, Analog Channel, Channel G, Channel G Compact, CompressorBank, DE555, FilterBank, FutzBox, MC2000, ML4000, and NF575. McDSP will continue to provide 32/64-bit AAX Native and AAX DSP plug-in… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalSoftwareStage

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    PSW Staff 07/18/13 10:38 AM,
    Riedel Communications announced that audio company 3G Productions has invested in Riedel gear to support its growing business in live-entertainment and corporate events. 3G Productions, based in Las Vegas and Los Angeles, is a provider of live production services, sound equipment rentals, sales, and installed sound. The Riedel Artist digital matrix intercom systems and associated keypanels, beltpacks, and headsets facilitate fast, flexible setup and quick reconfiguration, as well as the broadcast-quality audio critical in sophisticated live communications applications. “To meet… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundProductionNewsProductionAudioDigitalInterconnectSystem

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    PSW Staff 07/18/13 10:17 AM,
    The Atlanta History Center (AHC), which was founded in 1926, is in a period of tremendous growth. Its mission to link people, history, and culture through innovative programming connects with 228,000 visitors, including 60,000 school children, every year. In order to accommodate an expanding membership, increasing visitor base and a broadening range of programs, AHC increasingly relied on the 400-seat Woodruff Auditorium that was constructed in 1975 – with many system components that were from the same era.  “In today’s… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalInstallationNetworkingProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/17/13 02:07 PM,
    Two Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing systems managed FOH and monitors for a special performance by the band, People’s String Foundation, held at the Minack open-air theatre in Cornwall to mark a forthcoming album launch. The 12-strong band debuted all tracks from its new album, due for release this summer, accompanied by a ten-piece orchestra. “Positioned on a cliff top, the open-air amphitheater was a logistical challenge, requiring a mixer that would fit with the rest of the PA… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/16/13 02:24 PM,
    Extron Electronics has introduced the SMD 101, a compact, high performance H.264 streaming media decoder used with Extron SME 100 encoders to provide end-to-end AV streaming systems. The SMD 101 is designed specifically for use in professional AV streaming applications to decode live AV streaming content from SME 100 encoders or to play back AV media files available from network shares. It accepts streaming resolutions up to 1080p/60 and outputs a variety of resolutions, from 640 x 480 up to… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductAVDigitalEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSignal

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    PSW Staff 07/16/13 01:06 PM,
    The Arctic Monkeys are back with a new tour and a Harman Soundcraft Vi1 console, recently kicking off at the Sasquatch Music Festival at the renowned Gorge Amphitheater in George, Washington. New York-based Firehouse Productions provided the desk for Monitor Engineer, Will Doyle, who has great experience with Firehouse and Soundcraft’s line of consoles from prior tours with the group. “The Vi1 was a great choice, especially for a massive and spectacular venue like the Gorge,” stated Doyle. “It has… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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