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  • Saturday, January 14, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/14/12 02:32 PM, 0 Comments
    The 2011 edition of the Rock in Rio festival in Brazil featured a bill that included Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns ‘n’ Roses, Coldplay, Metallica, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Jamiroquai, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Shakira, and many others. The sheer scale of the event is impressive, with a 150,000-square meter audience area at the Parque do Atleta in Jacarepaguá that can accommodate 800,000 people. Gabisom Audio Equipment, sound provider for the show and one of the world’s largest audio rental companies,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, January 12, 2012
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    R Maxwell 01/12/12 04:24 PM,
    For three wild days and nights, music enthusiasts of every popular genre in Medellin, Columbia recently had the opportunity to enjoy live performances of their favorite artists at the 8th Annual Altavoz International Music Festival, more commonly known as Festival Altavoz. Key acts at this year’s festival included Mexico’s alternative rock band Plastilina Mosh and Latin Grammy Award-winning rockers Molotov, the English punk band The Adicts, as well as Argentina’s Bajo Fondo Tango Club. Held at Estadio Cincuentenario, a large… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollConcertLine ArrayMonitoringSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • dBTechnologies
    PSW Staff 01/12/12 09:15 AM, 0 Comments
    dBTechnologies DVA T12 and T4 line arrays were chosen by rental company Wanzo Producciones srl at leisure company Grupo Slots’ annual closing event last month in La Punta, Argentina. Consisting of prize draws beamed across Argentina to all the group’s casino halls, the event culminated in a music show at La Punta’s Hippodrome, featuring singer Abel Pintos and 15-piece band La Konga performing to a 48,000 strong audience. The PA set up by Wanzo Producciones consisted of 16 DVA T12… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2012
    Keith Clark 01/11/12 11:03 AM,
    Editor’s Note: After more than 45 years as a pro audio industry fixture, Jim Long has called it a career, retiring in December from Electro-Voice, where he most recently served as director, strategic projects. Among so many strengths, he’s probably best known for his unique ability to explain audio concepts in simple, logical and just plain understandable ways. Jim’s technical and product presentations thankfully strayed far from the typical recitation of jargon and feature sets - more free-form conversation involving… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/10/12 01:01 PM,
    Escondido, CA-based Sound Image is the second U.S. company to join the Adamson Systems’ Project Energia.  More on Project Energia here Sound Image has made a significant investment in Adamson’s E15 loudspeaker system, with Sound Image president Dave Shadoan noting, “Adamson kept us closely informed as Energia was developing. As soon as beta testing began, we confirmed that we would join in phase one. “The Sound Image philosophy is to deliver leading technology and to stay ahead of the curve.… View this post
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  • Sunday, January 08, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/08/12 12:40 PM, 0 Comments
    The National Club is one of the Toronto’s most prestigious landmarks, a non-political members-only organization serves as private retreat for its clientele, including many of Canada’s current and future leaders. Since its founding in 1874, The National Club has hosted a “who’s who” of important Canadian and foreign dignitaries, and today, it serves as an esteemed venue for private meetings and dinners, weddings, presentations and club-hosted events. The brick-and-plaster building has undergone several renovations since being constructed in 1906. Most… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Friday, January 06, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/06/12 03:52 PM, 0 Comments
    The 39th annual American Music Awards broadcast featured a star-studded lineup of artists, nominees and presenters including Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Enrique Iglesias,, David Hasselhoff, Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson and a host of others. Held at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in late November, the American Music Awards (AMA) featured more than a dozen live performances, all served by sound reinforcement system headed by JBL Professional VERTEC line arrays. ATK Audiotek of Valencia,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • eaw
    PSW Staff 01/06/12 03:39 PM, 0 Comments
    The Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College is a historic landmark in the heart of Boston’s theatre district. Built as an opera house in 1903, this intimate venue serves student, community and professional theatrical productions. In 1999, AV systems integrator Boston Light & Sound was brought in to design and install a PA system utilizing a pair of EAW MQ1364 MF/HF array loudspeakers on either side of an MQTD412 LF array loudspeaker with a single MQ1394 below and JF290z’s for… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeaker

  • martin audio
    PSW Staff 01/06/12 09:18 AM, 0 Comments
    As part of its ongoing effort to support the growth of the network for its award-winning Multi-cellular Loudspeaker Array system, Martin Audio has appointed Jim Jorgensen (UXM) to the newly created position of MLA Support Specialist. The professional audio veteran has been working with Martin Audio products since 1978. His career includes work with regional sound companies such as his own Genesis Productions in Phoenix, as well as Sunbelt Scenic Studios, and Clearwing Productions in Milwaukee and Arizona. Jorgensen has… View this post
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  • Wednesday, January 04, 2012
    Jeff Berryman 01/04/12 11:55 AM,
    Often, it is necessary to cover audience angles wider than the horizontal pattern of a single line array, even an array of 120-degree loudspeakers. In such cases, multiple line arrays are needed, as shown in the diagram below. When multiple arrays are used to cover a single area, the loudspeakers must be positioned and aimed for best sound and minimum wave interference (aka comb filtering). Here is a procedure for getting smooth coverage and minimizing comb filtering over the entire… View this post
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