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  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014
    church sound
    Chris Huff 09/17/14 07:36 AM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Do you suffer from the low-end blues? The symptoms include instruments lacking clarity, vocals lacking distinction, and a general feeling that “something’s rotten in the state of Denmark.” You’ve never been diagnosed with it until today. Time to determine the source of the condition and prescribe a cure. Consulting with churches on their audio quality, I’ve found a handful of common problems and the most common is excessive low-end frequencies in… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • digico
    PSW Staff 09/17/14 07:28 AM,
    2014 marks the sixth year that DiGiCo has sponsored the Montreux Jazz festival, supplying a selection of mixing consoles to all of the event’s main venues, and a Swiss audio company has also now invested in a new DiGiCo desk. Based in Elsau-Räterschen, show-concept.ch is a production company that delivers a complete service for live corporate and entertainment events. The company has used DiGiCo’s smaller consoles since 2010 but, with an eye on next year’s festival season, felt it was… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014
    danley sound labs
    Tom Danley 09/16/14 12:06 PM,
    Editor’s Note: This fascinating article first appeared in the July/August 2000 issue of Live Sound International. What follows encapsulates audio, acoustics, truth, fiction, legend, innuendo, road rage, taboo, and prognostication. We hope you find it fine reading for an unspoiled moment. For some 20 years I worked for Intersonics, a company that developed experimental space flight hardware for sounding rockets and the space shuttle, and we also did contract R&D. It was while there, the Boss let me launch the… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureBlogStudy HallAVLoudspeakerMeasurementProcessorSignalSound Reinforcement

  • image
    PSW Staff 09/16/14 10:11 AM,
    iZotope, Inc. has released RX 4, the next generation of its industry-standard audio repair toolkit, RX. iZotope’s software transforms flawed audio into pristine, usable material by removing noises, distortions, reverb, and other common audio problems. RX 4 and RX 4 Advanced incorporate significant new workflow-optimizing functionality, leaving more time for creativity in audio and video editing. For anyone in audio post production, broadcast, dialogue editing and mixing, independent filmmaking, or music production, RX 4 can make poorly recorded audio intelligible… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalSoftwareStudio

  • meyer sound
    PSW Staff 09/16/14 10:07 AM,
    Nature One Festival, Germany’s largest electronic dance music (EDM) event celebrated its 20th year this summer on the site of a former U.S. missile base near Kastellaun, and to support DJs such as Danny Ávila, Markus Schulz, Paul van Dyk, ATB, Axwell, and Moguai, a 4-point Meyer Sound LEO linear large-scale sound reinforcement system filled the dance floor with impact and definition. “The linearity of the LEO system is well suited to techno music,” says Sebastian Geissler, schokopro’s technical director… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • image
    PSW Staff 09/16/14 09:57 AM,
    Lawo has announced the debut of the mc²36 audio console at this year’s IBC show. The new console is an all-in-one mixing desk, with a comprehensive feature set that covers broadcast, theater, house of worship, live and install applications. The mc236 offers uncompromised sound quality, Lawo-grade mic preamps and an unprecedented value for money. It’s compact size along with a powerful DSP micro-core with internal 512x512 port audio matrix, and integrated I/O make the console ideally suited to permanent installations… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertConsolesDigitalInstallationSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • countryman
    PSW Staff 09/16/14 09:47 AM,
    Each year, Pryor High School in northeast Oklahoma presents a major musical performance in the Herchel Avra Performing Arts Center, utilizing Countryman microphones to help ensure top-quality audio quality. Specifically, Jim Bryant, Jr, manager of the Avra Performing Arts Center, Bryant routinely relies on a dozen Countryman E6 Earset microphones of both omnidirectional and directional varieties for performances that include Singing in the Rain, Phantom of the Opera, Music Man, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and this year, Oklahoma. “For… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • renkus-heinz
    PSW Staff 09/16/14 07:33 AM,
    A glass atrium soaring several stories is a highlight of the new 580,000-square-foot office tower in Beachwood, OH (outside of Cleveland) that serves as the world headquarters for Eaton Corporation, a leader in power management. The atrium hosts everything from casual lunching to large-scale company events, with AV consultants Electrosonic creating the focal point, a towering cylindrical LED display matrix “chandelier” that brings an ever-changing dynamic to the environment with imagery, information, and animation. Audio and acoustical treatment in the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • radial engineering
    PSW Staff 09/16/14 06:13 AM,
    Radial Engineering has announced the StageBug SB-48UB, a unique phantom power supply that enables a guitar, bass or mandolin player to connect a condenser microphone to a Radial PZ-Pre or PZ-Deluxe.  According to Radial circuit and mechanical designer Nancy Smith:  “Over the past couple of years we have seen a tremendous take up of the PZ-Pre on professional stages, particularly with blue grass instruments, acoustic guitars and upright basses. And since the PZ-Pre is able to combine two inputs using… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductInterconnectMicrophonePowerSignalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, September 15, 2014
    image
    PSW Staff 09/15/14 02:38 PM,
    New Audient ASP8024 console-owner Michael Chiklis has spent the last few weeks getting acquainted with his 24-channel Audient desk before hot-footing off to New Orleans to start shooting the television series, “American Horror Story: Freak Show”. “I recorded the first tracks through the ASP8024,” enthuses Chiklis, who is better known for his acting career than for his high spec, Los Angeles home studio. “I recorded a cover of a Police song just to test the system and it really went… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesSound ReinforcementStudio