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All Line Array Posts

  • Friday, April 22, 2016
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    Live Sound Staff 04/22/16 02:56 PM,
    The definition of which characteristics make a line array small- or large-format, is somewhat arbitrary. Is it how wide or high each element is, how much it weighs, how many components each houses, the diameter of the components, or how loud it gets? For this overview, we’ve based the selection on the size of the largest LF driver within the array, considering those with 8-inch to 10-inch cones to be medium-format. Even within the medium-format category, there’s a lot of… View this post
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    PSW Staff 04/22/16 08:32 AM,
    Stage Sound (Roanoke, VA) recently installed the first NEXO ID24 System in North America at The Mill & Mine in Knoxville, Tennessee. A multi-purpose event space and concert venue, the venue can accommodate 1,200, and most recently used as one of the main sites for Knoxville’s Big Ears Music Festival, as well as an acoustic concert by Pat Benatar. The physical characteristics of the ID loudspeaker cabinets are super-compact and low profile, enabling use in architecturally challenging spaces. “The NEXO… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Thursday, April 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/21/16 03:09 PM,
    Fronted by the Latin music superstar Romeo Santos, Aventura, the “Kings of Bachata”shows were the first for the entire band since Santos departed for a solo career in 2011. What was originally slated to be only a few performances at the United Palace Theatre sold out in minutes and was ultimately expanded into a February residency of 22 sold-out shows at the Washington Heights, Manhattan venue produced by Felix Cabrera of Latin Events. Audio Spectrum deployed a system consisting of… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 04/21/16 01:17 PM,
    British metal band Iron Maiden is relying on a Meyer Sound LEO Family loudspeaker system to power its successful “Book of Souls World Tour.” The band’s high-octane performances have been filling arenas around the world since the six-month, 35-country tour began in February. Front of house engineer Martin Walker chose the LEO Family to ensure power and clarity for Iron Maiden after mixing Judas Priest’s 2014-2015 world tour on the system. “LEO’s clarity and headroom help out a great deal… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 04/21/16 11:28 AM,
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based Anderson Audio recently added an Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) Anna Adaptive System to their inventory. “This is a flagship system for us,” explains owner Chris Anderson. “The new Anna PA won’t replace our current systems, instead it will give us the opportunity to build a new client base and get work that we haven’t won before.”  Anderson checked out EAW’s Anya system – the first Adaptive System – when it first debuted. “I was so impressed with the… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 04/21/16 05:50 AM,
    Back in the 90’s, Shaped Music was buying RCF transducers when they were building their own loudspeaker cabinets. 25 years later, they are still using RCF, recently adding an HDL20-A line array system to their inventory. Shaped Music is a full service event production company based in Ft. Collins, Colorado providing sound, lighting, staging, backline and staffing for events. “We’ve had a number of different size rigs over the years,” notes owner Richard Werdes. While Shaped Music has L-Acoustics V-DOSC… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/20/16 08:35 AM,
    Adlib supplied an L-Acoustics ‘racks-and-stacks’ audio solution plus a full support package and crew to Years & Years recent UK tour which saw the synthpop trio from London playing a series of sold out theatres and arenas. Adlib were brought on-board by production manager Steve Down. Two of their most experienced regular engineers, Sam Proctor and Hassane Es Siahi were tasked to ensure that band engineers Pablo Campanara (front of house) and Harry Bishop (monitors) received support. Due to the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/19/16 03:25 PM,
    Five-time Grammy winner Wynonna Judd is on the road promoting the first album with her new band, Wynonna & The Big Noise. The tour includes theater and small arena dates, showing off the group’s unique hybrid of Americana, country, blues and rock. The band’s self-titled album came out February 12. For production manager and front of house engineer Elliot Parry, the tour has been both challenging and exciting. “We’re not carrying a sound system or a front of house console… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 04/19/16 09:27 AM,
    The new T-Mobile Arena recently opened with an all-star gala event featuring Las Vegas natives The Killers, Wayne Newton, Shamir, Blue Man Group and Cirque du Soleil. Delicate Productions of Los Angeles and San Francisco deployed Martin Audio MLA arrays to ensure consistent coverage throughout the new venue. A two-year project representing an investment of $375 million, the 20,000-seat Arena will host over 100 events a year including sports ranging from UFC, boxing, hockey and basketball to concerts and awards… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Monday, April 18, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/18/16 03:55 PM,
    A stone’s throw from Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, Number One Birdcage Walk has been home to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers since opening its doors in 1899. With more than 111,000 members in 140 countries, the Institution connects companies, universities, and think tanks, sharing knowledge and information with government, industry, and the public. With its central location and picturesque surroundings, Number One is a magnet for meetings, hosting an ongoing program of events for engineers, including technical conferences, seminars,… View this post
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