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  • Thursday, January 05, 2012
    martin audio
    PSW Staff 01/05/12 08:08 AM, 0 Comments
    Housed within the modern Radisson Edwardian Guildford Hotel, the Market Kitchen & Bar describes itself as an all-day Mediterranean café, offering local bistro lunchtime dining before turning into a cosmopolitan evening destination. The venue required a sound system that could provide hi-fi music at low level from an eclectic playlist stored on hard-drive during the day, then pump up the energy into the bar lounge later on when a fully-specified DJ front end comes into play. To meet the combined… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVInstallationLoudspeaker

  • audix
    PSW Staff 01/05/12 07:20 AM, 3 Comments
    Audix has introduced new Band Packs—specifically, the BP5 PRO and BP7 PRO—which contain five- and seven-piece sets of Audix microphones, respectively. Also new for 2012 are two affordable equivalent band packs, the BP5F and BP7F, also including five and seven microphones from the dynamic Fusion Series.  Audix co-founder and VP of sales Cliff Castle explains, “The Band Pack idea evolved after years of working together with artists and engineers on all performance levels. Because the Audix instrument microphone packs were… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVMicrophone

  • metric halo
    PSW Staff 01/05/12 07:09 AM, 0 Comments
    Metric Halo is in the process of moving to a new 10,000-square foot facility in Safety Harbor, FL, which will house the company’s management, manufacturing and research & development. Every single member of the Metric Halo staff is also moving, which means no break in continuity or sales for the company’s customer base. “After a lifetime of braving winter in New York, we’re done,” says Joe Buchalter, president of Metric Halo. “While I’m pretty sure that some of us will… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerAudio

  • Wednesday, January 04, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/04/12 01:00 PM, 0 Comments
    Recently inaugurated, the brand-new Arena Sofia is Europe’s latest and Bulgaria’s largest arena. Bulgarian audio specialist ProAudio Ltd was tapped to design and install the new sound system powered by Powersoft M50Q amplifiers. Designed and constructed primarily for sporting events, the venue also hosts exhibitions and concerts. Recent events have included musician Jean Michel Jarre and the prestigious 2012 WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) Tournament of Champions. The five story, multi-purpose venue consists of the main arena, which can be configured… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierInstallationManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • lake
    PSW Staff 01/04/12 12:12 PM,
    Leading UK company SSE Audio has deployed Lake LM Series digital audio system processors – including the new LM 44 – on recent tours by Arctic Monkeys and Example. Both tours allowed SSE engineers to work with the company’s recent purchases of the LM 44, integrating the units into their existing inventories. Simon Gladstone, technical manager at SSE, explains, “We used both the LM 26s and the LM 44s on The Arctic Monkeys tour. In the past, we would normally… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • neutrik
    PSW Staff 01/04/12 11:57 AM, 0 Comments
    Neutrik USA has announced the appointment of Ray Puzerewski as regional manager, where he will assist with the company’s newly established sales model and better serve customers. Specifically, Puzerewski will work with existing OEM and distributor customers, introduce new products, and develop new customers and opportunities for Neutrik’s products.  Puzerewski previously owned The MESA Group, a manufacturer’s rep firm, for 29 years, and for the last 10 years, he was the vice president of distribution for Brainard Nielsen Marketing. In… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessInterconnectManufacturerAudio

  • jbl
    PSW Staff 01/04/12 11:32 AM, 0 Comments
    With a diverse event schedule featuring appearances by major touring artists, Merrillville, Indiana’s Star Plaza Theatre recently turned to Broadway Music to upgrade its sound system, with the new design headed by new JBL Professional VerTec line arrays. Theatre staff decided to make the investment after repeatedly needing to rent loudspeaker systems to accommodate the needs of larger productions in the 3,400-seat venue. The main system includes left-right arrays of eight VerTec VT4888DP-DA midsize powered line array elements each, with… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollConcertInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeaker

  • allen & heath
    PSW Staff 01/04/12 09:47 AM, 2 Comments
    Allen & Heath has unveiled the GLD, a user-friendly, cost effective and scalable live digital mixing system, conceptually based on the successful digital iLive Series, and it will be on display at the upcoming Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim. A standard GLD 32 input system offers 28 XLR mic inputs with “plug n’ play” I/O expanders allowing easy expansion up to 48 inputs (44 XLR mic inputs). At the heart of the system is the GLD-80 mixer, providing 48 input… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVConsolesDigital

  • Tuesday, January 03, 2012
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    PSW Staff 01/03/12 09:51 AM, 0 Comments
    Hal Leonard Books has published The Ultimate Live Sound Operator’s Handbook ($39.99) by Bill Gibson, an updated second edition with new text, photos, illustrations, and video examples to specifically address the important concerns faced by modern sound operators of all types. This revised edition of The Ultimate Live Sound Operator’s Handbook by Bill Gibson focuses on each aspect of live sound in a way that is straightforward and easy to understand, breaking the process down into principles and practices that… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVEducationEngineerTechnicianAudio

  • nexo
    PSW Staff 01/03/12 09:21 AM, 0 Comments
    NEXO 45N-12 stage monitors were recently utilized for a recent U.S. tour as well as a series of high-profile gigs in the UK by legendary singer-songwriter Ray Davies, founder member of The Kinks. Chris Wibberley, monitor engineer for Davies for 11 years, had a chance encounter with the 45N-12 wedges at last year’s PLASA show, which led to a demo, and almost immediately, use of the monitors at the Meltdown (UK) shows at the Royal Festival Hall in London. “We… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage