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  • Friday, March 16, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/16/12 09:53 AM,
    This season’s NBA All-Star Weekend, which included “rising stars” contests, a slam dunk contest, and similar events in the run up to Sunday night’s big game, took place at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. As they did last year, NBA Entertainment entrusted Wireless First/Clair Global with the monumental task of (1) handling wired and wireless audio for all of the performers and events and (2) delivering it to the house and to the broadcast feeds, in addition to providing… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/16/12 09:44 AM,
    When an event like the Super Bowl comes to town, the sheer number of related events means that every major sound company, venue and entertainer will be extremely busy. Sound engineer Randy Wise found himself and his Lil’ Peanut Productions in great demand, and met the challenge of producing high quality audio under trying conditions by using Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing products. In addition to a constant stream of rentals and productions handled by Lil’ Peanut, Wise was… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • vocals
    PSW Staff 03/16/12 07:32 AM,
    Editor’s Note: Here’s a fun and interesting thread from the PSW Live Audio Board (LAB) forums. Enjoy. Posted by Kurt I was wondering how you guys deal with singers that want their monitors so loud that you can’t get any gain out of the microphone. Reply by Mike Just wanted to add a few LESSER items that affect the singer’s perceived volume, since everyone else discussed the primary ones. Monitor competition by: —Placement of guitar amps. Are they still on… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogOpinionPollMicrophoneMonitoringStage

  • Thursday, March 15, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/15/12 04:05 PM,
    Lectrosonics is saddened to announce that Matt Robertson, the West Coast face and voice of the company for 12 years, passed away suddenly March 9, 2012 at the age of 59.  A company communication states, “Matt’s easy going personality, professionalism, and easy smile will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Our prayers and condolences go out to his family and friends. The professional audio and music community has lost a true gentleman and great guitarist.” The memorial service… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerAudio

  • wireless systems
    PSW Staff 03/15/12 03:27 PM,
    Based in Chappell Hill, TX, Golden Entertainment Group has been utilizing Line 6 XD-V digital wireless systems since company owner Peron Einkauf began using them at the 2011 South By Southwest Music (SXSW) Conference in Austin. They’ve been a mainstay in his events ever since. “We provided production for six South By Southwest venues last year,” Einkauf reports. “Normally, we don’t bring any wireless to that event. There’s a venue every 30 feet, bands changing every 30 minutes, and it’s… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • qsc audio
    PSW Staff 03/15/12 01:57 PM,
    QSC Audio Products has announced that the new CCN32 CobraNet Audio I/O Card is now available, expanding the offerings of the Q-Sys system for audio system control and signal transport. The CCN32 enables system bridging between Q-Sys and a CobraNet legacy platform. The card can provide 32 I/O channels when installed in a Q-Sys Core and 16 I/O channels when installed in an I/O Frame. Designed specifically for those customers who have an existing CobraNet system installed, the CCN32 provides… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollProductAVInterconnectNetworkingProcessorAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/15/12 11:25 AM,
    Students at Valley Christian Schools’ Conservatory of the Arts in San Jose, Calif. are honing their musical skills in a high-tech rehearsal and performance facility unlike any other in the country. Completed in late 2011, the new Conservatory building incorporates a multipurpose rehearsal hall that can be used as one large room or divided into two smaller spaces. In any of the three space configurations, the acoustical characteristics can be instantly optimized for music style and ensemble size using the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 03/15/12 10:36 AM,
    Numark announces that N4, a four-channel DJ controller with built-in mixer, is now shipping to stores. Featuring four decks of software control plus a mixer that can be used with or without a computer, N4 is designed for DJs who want powerful capability in a lightweight, portable package. This complete four-channel controller has everything DJs need to perform at their highest level: large, touch-sensitive platters, four decks of software control with looping and effects controls, a USB audio interface and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollManufacturerMixerStageAudio

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/14/12 05:51 PM,
    Get more of the latest news from the 2012 PL+S show.   With the introduction of the new TM-360 mixer/amplifier, Ashly Audio has entered the commercial sound electronics industry. This is Ashly’s first product in this genre and heralds the company’s commitment to providing quality products to this growing segment of the audio marketplace. The TM-360, is a 3-input, 60-watt mixer/amplifier that offers input and output flexibility coupled with energy efficiency. It has the capability to automatically switch into a… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAmplifierAVBusinessInstallationMixerAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/14/12 02:08 PM,
    Aura Restaurant & Lounge recently opened in Philadelphia and placed itself at the vanguard of the city’s hip and happening night life. Aura hired Pro Systems from nearby Cherry Hill, New Jersey to breathe fire into its sound reinforcement system, and they responded by providing Aura with an unfalteringly stable Symetrix Solus 8, a processor that’s heavy on fidelity and possessed of a deep musical soul. “We’ve been installing Symetrix processors of various types for several years now, and we… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollInstallationProcessorSound ReinforcementAudio