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  • Monday, October 24, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/24/16 07:53 AM,
    Jason Stiegler is one of those guys who can’t sit still. When he’s not bouncing between tours with Capital Cities, Atlas Genius, or The Ting Tings, he’s in the studio producing an eclectic range of projects. In his spare time, he’s out spinning tracks at venues and parties across Southern California. It’s a schedule he loves, doing work he enjoys. More intimate clubs and parties in particular provide a way to test out new tracks and gauge audience reaction, he… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertDigitalLoudspeakerMixerSoftwareSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Friday, October 21, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/21/16 02:39 PM,
    Rick Wakeman, an English keyboard artist and songwriter best known as a member of the classic rock band “Yes” is currently touring with singer Jon Anderson and guitarist Trevor Rabinas the band “ARW.”  Wakeman’s stage rig includes eleven new and vintage keyboards along with four sound modules and an Allen & Heath Qu-32 digital mixer. A previous analog console provided fixed mixing, routing and basic DSP services. Now, Qu-32 “scenes” mix and route specific keyboards to the front of house… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 10/21/16 12:50 PM,
    Burning Man has wrapped up and PK Sound is celebrating another successful system deployment. PK powered Camp Questionmark for another week-long romp in the desert, complete with some of the biggest acts in electronic music, stunning visuals, and throngs of enthusiastic music lovers. Over 70,000 people gathered in Nevada’s desert to erect the temporary social experiment that is Black Rock City, a community that spawns so many artistic, musical, and performing arts creations that it is impossible to take it… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 10/21/16 09:25 AM,
    When the 20th anniversary national tour of Jonathan Larson’s Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Rent, launched this fall, sound designer Keith Caggiano, turned to Masque Sound. The company provided a custom audio equipment package for the Broadway production. The show premiered Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on February 13, 1996 and transferred to Broadway on April 29, 1996, where it ran for 5,123 performances, making it the 11th longest-running show in Broadway history. Rent won the 1996 Tony… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalLine ArrayLoudspeakerMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSystemWireless

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    PSW Staff 10/21/16 07:27 AM,
    Allen & Heath is celebrating global success with its flagship dLive digital mixing system, which has been specified by many engineers on international riders over its first season, culminating in over 150 touring PA rental companies investing in the product worldwide. “dLive has turned a lot of touring engineers’ heads with its smart, customizable workflows and stunning FX and DEEP processing plugins. The 96kHz sampling rate, plus dLive’s potential for expansion and integration make it a no-brainer,” explains Leon Phillips,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, October 20, 2016
    PSW Staff 10/20/16 02:16 PM,
    BAE Audio announces that it has partnered with Los Angeles club The Viper Room to enhance the club’s signal chain with analog outboard gear. BAE Audio’s Colin Liebich assembled a package of gear to provide a recording-studio-quality input section for The Viper Room’s mixing board. BAE has an established relationship with The Viper Room and owner Darin Feinstein, which has been extended throughout the year with the popularity of its Monday Night Sunset Jams. “BAE Audio gear is well known… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAnalogConcertProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • turbosound
    Craig Leerman 10/20/16 01:42 PM,
    The Turbosound iNSPIRE iP2000 is a loudspeaker system comprised of modular, full-range column arrays and a companion 12-inch subwoofer. Each column array is comprised of 16 cone drivers plus a horn-loaded super-tweeter that can be easily mounted on the sub, locking to it and thus eliminating loudspeaker stands and cables. The iP2000 is outfitted with proprietary Klark Teknik SST (Spatial Sound Technology) for helping to create enhanced 3D acoustic environments as well as DSP presets for application type and loudspeaker… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureVideoReviewAVLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 10/20/16 09:59 AM,
    In September 2016, the open air festival “Rock im Bergbad” celebrated a successful premiere in Bückeburg in the Netherlands’ Lower Saxony. In the unique backdrop of the local mountain swimming pool, four high-profile acts performed in front of the landscape panorama of Harrl and the Weser mountains. Auditiv GmbH, based in Kassel, set up an Alcons Audio LR18 pro-ribbon line array as technical service provider for the event. The line-up of the festival consisted of the former Genesis front man… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/20/16 08:40 AM,
    As the winner of 11 Tony Awards, Hamilton—a musical about the life of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics and the book by Lin-Manuel Miranda—has been a success. There’s a tremendous amount of talent and excitement in this show and, to ensure the best possible audio quality, interfaces from RME—distributed by Synthax.—are an integral part of the show’s production. Drummer Andres Forero and sound engineer Justin Rathbun are actively involved in the music performance and audio production for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalInterconnectSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 10/20/16 07:35 AM,
    With a requirement for subtle audio reinforcement to complement the venue’s natural acoustic, Wolkenturm’s head of sound Andreas Dröscher turned to TiMax for the panoramic realism created by its source-oriented reinforcement (SOR) spatial amplification techniques. The architecturally futuristic Wolkenturm´s open-air stage is akin to a modern giant sculpture, nestled in the landscaped park of Austria´s 700-year old Grafenegg Castle. The modern stage, designed by architects ‘the next ENTERprise’, blends perfectly with the romance of its surroundings and, built in a… View this post
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