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  • Thursday, January 05, 2012
    eventide
    PSW Staff 01/05/12 09:35 AM, 0 Comments
    Eventide has announced that the new 2016 Stereo Room and Omnipressor plug-ins are now available. Introduced in 1971, the Omnipressor rack unit was also widely used on hit records throughout the last four decades. A double-knee compressor/limiter, the Omnipressor has the unique ability of simultaneously compressing and expanding audio; it is capable of extreme compression, limiting, expanding, and dynamic reversal. The new software version of the Omnipressor is available for Pro Tools AAX, VST, and AU. Long used as a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 01/05/12 09:30 AM, 0 Comments
    Powersoft K3 and M50Q DSP+ETH amplifiers were recently installed at the Music Hall in Worpswede, Germany.  Worpswede is a small village that has been hosting a lively artistic community since the end of the 19th century. The Music Hall is situated in a building dating back to 1870 that was originally designed for live events. Since then it has changed hands a number of times while retaining its primary use as a performance venue. It has been known as the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierConcertDigitalSound Reinforcement

  • qsc audio
    PSW Staff 01/05/12 08:43 AM, 0 Comments
    Bellowhead, a U.K.-based folk ensemble and darlings of the European festival circuit, utilized QSC Audio K Series active loudspeakers — ten K10s and two K12s — as on-stage monitors throughout their recently completed tour of England, in support of last year’s ‘Hedonism’ album. The band, four times named Best Live Act at BBC Radio 2’s annual Folk Awards, needed powerful and reliable on-stage monitoring system for their recent tour. The band’s front of house engineer for the tour was Alastair… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLoudspeakerMonitoringSound Reinforcement

  • shure
    PSW Staff 01/05/12 08:15 AM, 1 Comment
    Sun Life Stadium, home of the NFL Miami Dolphins and NCAA University of Miami Hurricanes, is located just a half-mile from the main “antenna farm” of transmitters for the city’s TV stations, creating potential for dropouts and interference that can plague wireless microphone systems serving referees. “The referee solution we had in place, although operational, lacked resiliency,” notes Bryan Lykins, the team’s newly hired director of broadcast operations. “This is why we engaged Shure Axient. Their technology is impressive and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVMicrophoneWirelessAudio

  • 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