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  • Thursday, March 01, 2012
    PSW Staff 03/01/12 08:03 AM,
    1. No Purchase Necessary. No purchase or payment is necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve an entrant’s chances of winning. 2. Sponsor. The (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by EH Publishing, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), 111 Speen Street, Suite 200, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701. 3. Promotion Period. The Sweepstakes will begin on April 19, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and will end on April 30, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). The Sponsor will… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAudio

  • soundcraft
    PSW Staff 03/01/12 07:54 AM,
    Pete Freeman. a UK-based engineer, is the technical manager at Gibson Guitar Studio in London and is also the front of house engineer for Vintage Trouble, a band that mixes soul, R&B, rock and funk to create the infectious sound that earned them the 2011 Best New Band award from Classic Rock magazine. Freeman relies on a Soundcraft Vi1 digital mixing console at Gibson Studios and will be taking it on the road for a number of shows for Vintage… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 03/01/12 07:24 AM,
    A Midas PRO6 digital mixing system at front of house, with an additional PRO6 and the new PRO2 on monitors, specified by live sound supervisor and supplied by Britannia Row Productions, were utilized at this year’s Brit Awards, held for the second year running at London’s O2 Arena . The Brit Awards, the biggest event in the British music industry’s calendar, is one of the most challenging shows to stage, with a multi-artist line-up that this year ranged from the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 03/01/12 07:17 AM,
    DPA Microphones has named Susanne Seidel as its new executive VP sales and marketing. She joins DPA from Sennheiser Electronics, where her most recent position was president of global marketing. “A large part of the market for microphone solutions is cornered by better and smaller microphones to meet the continuously challenging conditions of sound reproduction,” says Seidel. “I have been watching DPA Microphones closely for many years and I’m confident that DPA has great market potential with its innovative technology… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneAudio

  • turbosound
    PSW Staff 03/01/12 07:07 AM,
    Turbosound will present its new Flashline five-way large scale line array loudspeaker system to the European market at the Konig-Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, on March 14, 2012, ahead of the public launch at the Prolight+Sound exhibition in Frankfurt a week later. “We have well over 120 confirmed key decision makers attending this milestone event,” says managing director Simon Blackwood, “from all aspects of the industry – engineers, rental companies, consultants and systems techs – who have expressed interest in… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVBusinessEducationLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

  • Wednesday, February 29, 2012
    qsc audio
    PSW Staff 02/29/12 06:28 PM,
    Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church, situated near Pensacola, Florida has installed a QSC Audio WL2082-i installation line array with PLX Series amplification and an SC28 DSP processor in the main sanctuary at its Fairpoint campus. The new system is part of a renovation of the church’s aging audio-visual systems. Michael Evans, vice president of Satsuma, Alabama-based ALPHA Sound & Lighting, the design-build company that installed the system, says, “In the contemporary service they use electronic drums, electronic keyboards, guitars, bass… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArraySound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/29/12 12:27 PM,
    When The Kills went on a tidy fifteen-show tour of North America in support of Blood Pressures (Domino Records), they brought along trusted FOH and recording engineer Philip Harvey (Modest Mouse, White Stripes). In addition to delivering carefully-crafted lo-fi of The Kills to the fans, Harvey was also charged with the task of recording the shows. On loan from the Amsterdam Recording Company, where he serves as head engineer, Harvey crossed the ocean with his trusted Metric Halo interfaces confident… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollDigitalProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • power amplifiers
    PSW Staff 02/29/12 09:45 AM,
    MC2 Audio has introduced the S Series, a new range of power amplifiers designed for studio monitoring and other applications. The S Series is the culmination of years of work undertaken by MC2 Audio technical director and co-owner Terry Clarke in developing linear power amplifier technology. “Our first amplifier range came very close to being the best and we won many plaudits from different market sectors, however the new S Series has taken the audio quality to another level,” Clarke… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAmplifierAVPowerSound ReinforcementStudio

  • harman
    PSW Staff 02/29/12 09:24 AM,
    Harman Professional announced the promotion of David McKinney to senior director, operations – India for the professional division. The announcement was made by Blake Augsburger, Harman executive vice president and president, Harman Pro. McKinney, an 11-year veteran of Harman Pro, previously established the Asia regional sales office in Kuala Lumpur, where he achieved significant success at establishing the organization and growing the business. “David McKinney has done an excellent job for Harman and our partners in the Asia sales region.… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerAudio

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2012
    PSW Staff 02/28/12 04:46 PM,
    Built in the mid-1920s, The Moody Church in downtown Chicago accommodates more than 3,700 worshippers, making it the largest non-pillared auditorium in the metro area. Amplification inside the vast oval sanctuary was once fraught with challenges until the recent replacement of a 20-year-old main cluster with a new Meyer Sound MINA line array system. “To the untrained eye, the new cluster doesn’t look that much different,” admits Michael Arman, the church’s audio/visual technical coordinator, “so you might not notice we… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement