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  • Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/27/13 11:37 AM,
    Morris Light & Sound recently added an Integration Division to compliment its vast offering of live production services. This division will focus on the installation of audio, video lighting and communication systems, under the direction of new Vice President, Danny Rosenbalm along with Inside Sales Manager Andy Bosquet. Together they bring more than 15 years of design and installation experience to the Morris Light and Sound team. Recent expansion also includes added capabilities, focus and personnel. In the last year… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundProductionNewsProductionAudioLightingBusinessConcertSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 02/27/13 09:36 AM,
    Audinate has announced enhancements to Dante Virtual Soundcard software for Windows. With the new Windows Driver Model (WDM) mode in V3.2.0, Dante Virtual Soundcard for Windows now adds support for applications including iTunes, Windows Media Player, Skype and more. PC users can play out or record audio from these applications with professional sound quality. The Dante Virtual Soundcard allows a PC or Mac to connect audio applications directly to a Dante audio network. Dante Virtual Soundcard uses the standard Ethernet… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSoftware

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    PSW Staff 02/27/13 08:17 AM,
    Audiofile Engineering, creators of professional audio software for Mac OS X and iOS, announces Vio, the first app for iPhone and iPad released under the new Square B brand. Vio is designed for anyone who wants to transform their voice. In the hands of an experienced musician or producer, it is a creative tool to design new vocal sounds. The audio engine behind Vio goes beyond existing voice effects to create novel, futuristic vocal styles. Vio’s sound spaces vary in… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductProcessorSignalSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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    Todd Hartmann 02/26/13 06:19 PM,
    I’ve spent the past several years experimenting with various types of subwoofer arrays and have arrived at the same conclusion each time: with each method, something is gained while something else is lost. Left-right placement enhances coverage on the sides at the expense of drastic power alleys and cancellation zones. Horizontal arrays produce even coverage in front of the array at the expense of a major drop-off on the sides. With delayed arcing, side coverage is improved, at the expense… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 02/26/13 03:23 PM,
    MIDAS PRO digital consoles have been installed in one of Barcelona’s most prestigious music venues. The magnificent L’Auditori is one of the Spanish city’s most iconic cultural institutions dedicated to musical events. Past programming has included a long list of international artists. MIDAS’ partner in Spain, Seesound S.L. supplied a PRO6 digital mixing system for larger events, complemented by a PRO2 console for monitors and more intimate shows. Both systems can be interconnected via CAT5 cables, so they share the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/26/13 03:17 PM,
    L-Acoustics is pleased to announce that Brussels-based sales and distribution team XLR has joined the new L-Acoustics Certified Provider network for Belgium as a distributor. Jan de Brucker and Louis Lukusa head the team dealing with Dutch-speaking Belgium and with the French-speaking side of Belgium, respectively, backed up by the technical expertise of Sébastien Desaever. As a wholesaler, XLR offers exclusive pro audio equipment and service to a well-established network of partners in Belgium and Luxembourg in the rental and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/26/13 02:53 PM,
    The Who’s 1973 rock opera Quadrophenia—which sets the tale of teen Jimmy Cooper amidst the global sociocultural upheaval and psychological angst of the times and the rivalry between Britain’s mods and rockers—has been reprised in a multimedia display on the band’s latest outing. The 37 date tour, which began in November and runs through the end of February, celebrates the four-decade anniversary of the album’s release and marks the band’s first major North American tour in four years. The Quadrophenia… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundProductionNewsProductionAudioConcertConsolesDigitalLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, February 25, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/25/13 12:47 PM,
    After a live test of DPA Microphones’ original d:facto Vocal Microphone at London’s Royal Festival Hall, sound production and rental company RNSS has placed an order for six of the new d:facto II Vocal Microphones. Prior to the purchase, RNSS specified DPA d:facto Vocal Microphones as part of the audio equipment for the London Jazz Festival, an annual event produced in association with BBC Radio 3. Hailed as the capital’s biggest pan-city music festival, The London Jazz Festival featured artists… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 02/25/13 12:21 PM,
    Beaver Stadium, home to Penn State University’s Nittany Lions football team, is one of the largest in the country with a capacity of almost 107,000. In fact, it is the second-largest stadium in the Western Hemisphere. The stadium has expanded six times in its history and recently, systems contractor Clair Brothers upgraded Beaver Stadium’s sound system with the installation of more than 140 Harman JBL loudspeakers to improve its performance in a number of coverage areas. “We had already replaced… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, February 22, 2013
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    PSW Staff 02/22/13 02:08 PM,
    Vintage Trouble, formed just three short years ago, are now the opening act for The Who’s “Quadrophenia and More” tour, already completing 25 shows with 12 more to go. 25-year veteran front of house engineer, Brian Anderson, is mixing the band using a new Yamaha CL5 digital audio console and Rio3224-D, provided by Sound Image (Nashville). Anderson’s credits include Blues Traveler, Spinal Tap, Hoobastank, Batlord, Lovehammers, Brother, just to name a few. He has also mixed a Cirque Productions show… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement



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