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  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/23/14 02:04 PM,
    When Rome’s DNA Concerti decided to launch a brand new festival in a small picturesque town on the Aburzzo Adriatic coast of Italy, they contacted Blackout to provide the audio, lighting and video for the four-day festival. Blackout in turn delivered Outline PAs for each of the stages at the festival. “We worked for months on ensuring the success of the festival, which involved approximately forty bands from Italy and abroad,” explains Blackout owner Gaetano. “Meeting everybody’s requirements was no… View this post
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  • Monday, September 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/22/14 02:03 PM,
    On October 1 and 2, 2014, veteran FOH engineer Jim Yakabuski will join Meyer Sound instructor Buford Jones as a special guest in the newest sessions of the company’s Mixing Workshop webinar series. The interviews will cover Yakabuski’s long mixing career working with artists from Matchbox Twenty to Journey. He will also share how technology advancements like linear sound systems and plugins are creating new opportunities for FOH engineers as well as practical tips for aspiring audio practitioners. The Mixing… View this post
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    Philip Giddings 09/22/14 01:55 PM,
    SES (Special Event Services) set up what President Jim Brammer terms as “the largest outdoor MLA system deployed in North America thus far” for a sold-out Zac Brown concert at Wrigley Field for 40,000 fans. The event also marked Zac Brown Band’s first as a solo headliner in a major league ballpark, having shared staging earlier this summer with Billy Joel at Boston’s Fenway Park. Both shows were part of the band’s successful “Great American Road Trip” tour that runs… View this post
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  • Friday, September 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/19/14 10:52 AM,
    Neumann is expanding the successful KH line with its first midfield monitor – the KH 420. The active 3-way system (10-inch + 3-inch + 1-inch) is ideal for larger 5.1 and 7.1 configurations and listening distances of up to 11 meters. With a corner frequency of 52 Hz, the KH 120 nearfield monitor set new standards in its class for low frequency performance. Neumann engineers have succeeded in raising the bar with the KH 420 too. Its 26 Hz corner… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/19/14 10:44 AM,
    The Wong Tai Sin Temple in Hong Kong is a well-known shrine and major tourist attraction. The traditional Taoist temple is situated on four and a half acres with grounds that feature three memorial archways and beautiful gardens. DinoTech Ltd was recently commissioned to design a new audio system that would provide intelligible paging and provide traditional background music throughout the interior and outdoor areas. They ultimately created a distributed audio system – 15 zones – that combines 70 One… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/19/14 09:55 AM,
    Klipsch has announced that it will power the second annual Music City Food + Wine Festival as the event’s official audio sponsor. Taking place in Nashville, Tennessee, September 20-21 and produced by GRAMMY-award winning artists Kings of Leon, world-renowned chef Jonathan Waxman, Vector Management’s Ken Levitan and Andy Mendelsohn and C3 Presents, the festival will feature a star-studded line-up of chefs, live music, interactive cooking demonstrations and more. “I’ve known about Klipsch since I was a little kid and my… View this post
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  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 03:29 PM,
    Two of this season’s most successful regional festivals took place in August in Oregon where the five-year-old BI-MART Willamette Country Music Festival in Brownsville drew upwards of 25,000 fans who came to hear acts like Blake Shelton, Gary Allen and Eric Church. Meanwhile, BI-MART, a regional discount retailer, also launched a new sister event in Sixes this year, the Cape Blanco Country Music Festival, which attracted at least 15,000 to hear Brad Paisley, Eric Church and Justin Moore, among others.… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 01:23 PM,
    Harman Professional has announced that its Benelux distributor, AudioXL, has been named the exclusive distributor of the JBL Intellivox and AXYS loudspeaker products for the Benelux region. In October 2013, HARMAN acquired Duran Audio and its flagship Intellivox and AXYX lines, before incorporating them into the JBL product lineup. “We are very excited about having the Intellivox and AXYS products as part of the JBL portfolio,” explained William van Druten, General Manager at AudioXL. “Intellivox was the first digitally steerable… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 12:54 PM,
    San Francisco-based singer-songwriter Jeff Campbell has been playing hundreds of shows a year in dozens of cities and continues to build a loyal following through his energetic performances. Recently selected as the winner of Guitar Center’s National Singer Songwriter 2 Competition out of over 13,000 entrants, Campbell was given the chance to record a five-song EP with GRAMMY-winning producer John Shanks and perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live. “I’ve been lucky, and I’m doing well,” states Campbell. “In between my larger… View this post
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  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/17/14 12:28 PM,
    Lakeville High School and Southland City Church, both located in the Minneapolis area, recently teamed up to find a sound reinforcement solution for the Lakeville High School auditorium, which is used by the church for Sunday services and by the school for classes, assemblies and theater productions. Maple Grove, Minnesota-based Excel AV Group, the systems integrator called in to work with both organizations, designed and installed a dBTechnologies line array system to meet their needs. “I took one look at… View this post
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