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  • Friday, September 30, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/30/16 01:08 PM,
    Editor’s Note: Here’s an interesting thread from the PSW Live Audio Board (LAB) forums. It’s lightly edited for grammar and formatting. Enjoy. Posted by Ivan I have been out of the direct rental business for 16 yrs now, so I don’t often see riders anymore-but somebody passed this on to me and I was wondering how often you see this-and how is it “checked”. I totally understand the whole “rider game,” but just wondering if anybody has actually insisted on… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureForumOpinionBusinessConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSystem

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    PSW Staff 09/30/16 10:31 AM,
    Montreal-based Cavalia’s production of Odysseo combines equestrian arts, stage arts, and high-tech theatrical effects. The traveling production, which is produced in a 125-foot tall white big top tent, is currently touring the United States utilizing communications provided by Radio Active Designs UV-1G wireless intercom systems. “When we first came to the States we used a rented intercom system that proved to be unreliable – we had a lot of frequency issues,” explains Nicolas Michel, head of sound/front of house engineer… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConcertSystemWireless

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    PSW Staff 09/30/16 07:36 AM,
    Britannia Row Productions recently took on the audio requirements for Creamfields UK dance music festival, covering the North and South stages along with the Steel Yard using L-Acoustics K1/K2 arrays.  The production team at LarMac Live have continued to invest in the infrastructure and entertainment technology to ensure the festival continues to attract the many thousands of electronic dance music aficionados who flock there annually.  Ian Greenway is the production manager. “We have sold out for the last seven years… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Thursday, September 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/29/16 09:13 AM,
    It is 50 years since England’s FIFA World Cup win of 1966. To mark the anniversary, the FA held a series of events culminating in a live stage show at the SSE Arena, Wembley on 30th July at 3pm, exactly 50 years to the minute since kick off on that historic day. Skan PA Hire provided the entire audio system, with four DiGiCo consoles deployed for front of house and monitor mix positions. The show, which brought together music, fashion… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 09/29/16 06:51 AM,
    There are big music festivals and then there’s Milwaukee’s Summerfest - “The World’s Largest Music Festival,” as certified by Guinness World Records. This year’s Summerfest 2016 spanned 11 days and hosted upwards of 800,000 people. To handle the heat of such a massive show, Clearwing Productions deployed a range of VUE Audiotechnik loudspeakers, including the new al-12 large format line arrays, on the festival’s Briggs and Stratton Big Backyard stage, where attendees enjoyed performances by O.A.R., Joan Jett and the… View this post
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  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 09:39 AM,
    The RF-VUE by Kaltman Creations is a tablet-based RF spectrum analyzer, putting the power of RF analysis and frequency coordination literally at your fingertips. Designed by pro audio engineers for pro audio engineers, the RF-VUE Tablet features Touch to Listen technology, allowing you to listen directly to RF signals and identify interference at the touch of a button. The built-in RF Congestion Scale gauges local severity, and up to 100 color-coded custom markers are available to monitor the performance of… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductAVDigitalMeasurementSignalSoftwareSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 08:27 AM,
    This summer, on the Florence date of Sting’s marathon “Back to Bass” tour (the tour originally started in 2011, coinciding with the release of two compilation albums commemorating the 25th anniversary of his solo career), the artist and his band performed at the city’s Cascine Park. Outline‘s GTO audio rig was supplied by Emporio On Stage and mixed by the artist’s veteran front of house engineer Howard Page, for a sold-out audience. Page explains, “The secret to good live sound… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 07:31 AM,
    Audio Flair provides sound reinforcement services in the central coast area of California. Mike Bacciarini founded the company in 2004 with an Allen & Heath GL2200 analog mixer. Then, in 2015, he purchased a Qu-24 digital mixer with an AR2412 AudioRack. “I love Allen & Heath,” he said. “They make great sounding, reliable gear. And, now, with the Qu-24, I don’t need to carry around a 120-foot, multi-channel analog snake and a signal-processing rack. I can do most shows with… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVBusinessConsolesDigitalMixerNetworkingSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 09/28/16 06:51 AM,
    Back in 2012, Ultra Worldwide, producers of the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, launched a new event concept appropriately named ‘Road to Ultra’. The journey unfolded through Thailand, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Colombia, Paraguay and Chile. The most recent addition to the portfolio—the Hong Kong edition, scheduled to take place in the noise sensitive new urban development area of West Kowloon Cultural District’s Nursery Park—was supported by MLA arrays from Martin Audio. The electronic music extravaganza set out to unite fellow… View this post
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  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/27/16 12:14 PM,
    Canadian rental company Omnison has debuted NEXO’s STM modular line array system against the backdrop of the International Balloon Festival at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. The annual event is one of the five biggest festivals in Quebec, a 9-day fiesta themed around the hot air balloon, and including diverse music, comedy and animation programming for its 400,000 visitors. Omnison has a long history with NEXO products, with stock inventory of GEO T and GEO D Series systems, and over 60 cabinets of GEO… View this post
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