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  • Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/23/12 11:49 AM,
    Long Island, New York has always been a hotbed of musical talent and now, Long Island boasts a new music venue—the Paramount, a striking 1,600-seat facility equipped with all the amenities to host major artists—including a JBL VerTec powered line array system. The system was designed and installed by Maryland Sound International, led by project manager Ryan Beck. Formerly the site of the IMAC (Inter-Media Arts Center) Theater, the Paramount bears little resemblance to the old facility. Beginning in 2009,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerPowerSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, May 22, 2012
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    Karl Winkler 05/22/12 03:46 PM,
    Anyone who has done some studio recording or at least knows full well some of the pitfalls of the studio world. For those of you who haven’t done, well, let me tell you. Recording is its own planet, and it’s a world where people have pale skin, sunken eyes, hearing loss (oops - that’s common in the sound reinforcement world, too), and it can be out of touch with reality, as in, reality is sometimes the last thing that recordings… View this post
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    PSW Staff 05/22/12 08:03 AM,
    Full Compass Systems recently hosted a HOW-To Sound Workshop that brought house of worship sound volunteers and technicians to Full Compass’ 4,200 sq. ft. studio for a full day of training. Professional sound engineer, Mike Sokol, taught the nationally recognized workshop.  Sokol led participants through a comprehensive, hands-on program of instruction as they worked at dedicated, individual mixing consoles. Fits & Starts Productions, LLC is the producer of the HOW-TO Workshops. The organization travels more than 40,000 miles each year… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundBlogPollBusinessEducationManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/22/12 07:35 AM,
    Philadelphia’s Patti LaBelle, was part of the 3rd annual Mothers Day Music Festival at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City held on Mother’s Day. The concert also featured Johnny Gill and Charlie Wilson. The historic Boardwalk Hall, which seats close to 15,000, has played host to a high profile list entertainers and sporting events throughout its 81-year history. ACIR Professional (Egg Harbor Township) provided the entire audio rig and backline for the concert including two Yamaha PM5D digital audio consoles for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/22/12 06:03 AM,
    Consistent audio quality is the rule at the Lied Center of Kansas, the principal performing arts venue for the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Whether attending a headliner concert in the 2,000-seat theatre, an evening of acoustic folk music in the new pavilion, or an outdoor social event on the adjoining terrace, patrons appreciate the superlative music and voice reproduction provided by Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeakers. The newest addition of Meyer Sound equipment was installed in the facility’s new education… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/22/12 05:35 AM,
    Technomad introduces several new product accessories at InfoComm 2012 (Booth C12033) to complement its advanced audio solutions range.  The innovative tools give systems integrators and end users flexible new options to simplify Technomad installations in stadiums, on college campuses and across other indoor/outdoor facilities. At the show Technomad introduces a weatherproof breakout box and Apple AirPort Express audio streaming compatibility for its range of PowerChiton amplifier modules.  The company will also show a new stainless steel mounting solution for its… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAmplifierInstallationPowerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Monday, May 21, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/21/12 12:54 PM,
    The idea of an electronic music festival might send a shudder down your spine—for many it does. Characterized by the kind of sound frequencies that make one weak at the knees, Ultrafest in Miami Florida is billed as the World’s Premiere Electronic Music Festival and it lives up to every expectation, including the earth shattering. Beachsound based in Miami have built a reputation at this festival after providing audio for multiple stage for several years. Neil Rosenstock who heads Beachsound’s… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwooferAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/21/12 12:42 PM,
    The investiture of the new French President, Francois Hollande, on May 15, was a long and solemn affair following both tradition and protocol. The official handover of power from former President Nicholas Sarkozy took place at the presidential palace of the Elysée, where President-elect Hollande was formally sworn in as head of state. As demanded by French republication tradition, M. Hollande made his way to the Hôtel de Ville city hall, the seat of the Mairie of Paris for his… View this post
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    PSW Staff 05/21/12 10:10 AM,
    Introduced at InfoComm 2012, the new UHF WX100 Wireless Series from CAD Audio/Astatic provides the A/V installer with simple and intuitive form factors, ultra-reliable high performance wireless connectivity and exceptional audio bandwidth. The WX100 was designed using the newest wireless technologies and industry-leading diversity performance to ensure the highest standards in connectivity, even in the most congested RF environments. In addition to superior connectivity, the WX100 features a familiar and intuitive control scheme that allows easy, problem-free operation by casual… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollInstallationMicrophoneWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/21/12 09:38 AM,
    Located in Corona, California, the Fender Center for Music Education is a busy place. The 33,000-square foot building is home to a music school, a museum, two performance venues, and a recording studio. Run by the nonprofit Fender Museum of Music and the Arts Foundation, the Fender Center’s main focus is to provide music education to young people at low or no cost. As the Center’s audio engineer Kelly McGuire explains, the program has made an impact on a great… View this post
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