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  • Friday, March 22, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/22/13 07:25 AM,
    The new Behringer EUROPORT EPS500MP3 PA system includes an 8-channel, 500-watt powered mixer with built-in MP3 player as well as wireless microphone capability; two loudspeakers, each with an 8-in woofer and 1-in compression driver; and a storage compartment for the included XM1800S mic and cabling. The 8-channel powered mixer can be left attached to the back of the speaker or detached for easy positioning and access. Channels 1 - 4 include XENYX mic preamps, accept balanced XLR mics, as well… View this post
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  • Thursday, March 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/21/13 11:59 AM,
    Kid Rock and his band, Twisted Brown Trucker, are once again rolling across the U.S. with two months of arena shows between February and April. Along for the ride are not only opening acts Buckcherry and Hellbound Glory, but also another “old friend” – Sound Image’s L-Acoustics K1 system. The 2013 Rebel Soul tour, in support of Kid Rock’s latest album of the same name, marks the sixth year that Steve “Half Pint” Cross has manned FOH for the group.… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/21/13 11:49 AM,
    Fohhn Audio is now shipping its new LX-220 high performance hybrid line source system, the latest addition to its popular Linea Series. Just over 7 feet, the 4-way loudspeaker has been specially developed to provide the best possible sound quality for speech and live music applications in challenging acoustic environments where visual integration is also a requirement. The LX-220 is equipped with 18 4-inch high performance, long excursion, neodymium speakers arranged in a column, plus three 1-inch compression drivers with… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/21/13 10:45 AM,
    Willow SoundVision, a specialist integrator of audio visual systems and digital media solutions, has recently completed the audio and video installations for The Hippodrome Casino in London’s Leicester Square, incorporating over two hundred Community loudspeakers. The former Hippodrome Theater and adjacent buildings have been transformed into The Hippodrome Casino by father and son team Jimmy and Simon Thomas, who have invested more than £40 million ($60.4 million) creating a high-end, opulent casino, blending theatrical history with contemporary, luxurious furnishings. The… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/21/13 10:34 AM,
    2012 was a big year for mixer F. Reid Shippen, having taken home two statues out of his seven Grammy nominations. Shippen mixes in his Nashville studio and utilizes the sonic fingerprint of several pieces of Dangerous Music hardware. His two Grammy wins this year are for Best Country Duo/Group Performance with his mix of the song “Pontoon” for Little Big Town, and Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for mixing TobyMac’s “Eye On It” album. Shippen is also nominated for… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/21/13 10:13 AM,
    Leading UK technical solutions specialist Adlib supplied sound and lighting for recent solo shows by rising young Australian pop star Cody Simpson, who took time out from his busy schedule opening for Justin Bieber to perform in the key cities of Glasgow, Birmingham and Manchester promoting his first studio album, ‘Paradise’. Adlib was asked by AEG Live to supply full technical production to the shows which played true theatre / concert halls rather than traditional pop-orientated venues. With 4.4 million… View this post
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  • Wednesday, March 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/20/13 10:51 AM,
    The new campus of Orlando’s Faith Assembly of God Church was a huge project. In addition to the 3,000-seat, stadium-style sanctuary, the campus also needed sound systems for three kids theaters, a wedding chapel, choir room, and atrium. Primary AV contractor Encore Broadcast Solutions decided to leave nothing to chance, partnering with Atlantic Professional Audio (APA) as audio sub-contractor for the design and installation. “Even though it was new construction, we were actually the second contractor on the job, so… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/20/13 10:05 AM,
    Back from its acclaimed 2012 run, the highly-anticipated tribute concert One Night With Janis Joplin began a four-week stint at the Pasadena Playhouse last weekend with a brand new monitor system from VUE Audiotechnik.  One Night with Janis Joplin takes audiences on a musical journey through the influences that shaped one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most enduring legends. Mary Bridget Davies fronts an ensemble of top-tier musicians to deliver a powerful and often haunting interpretation of Joplin’s signature sound. “This… View this post
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  • Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/19/13 01:38 PM,
    Bag End has debuted the first entry in the new Venus series of performance loudspeakers – the CD-15. The new series of loudspeakers is the smallest and most powerful that Bag End produces. It is capable of accurate sound reproduction, especially for complex transient sound. TheCD-15 was used on a performance stage at the recent NAMM show.  Evan Lazarus, CEO of PazBro, which set up the CD-15 for the stage sound system, described it as “incredibly compact and easy to… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/19/13 10:51 AM,
    Following a successful tour with the three-time Grammy Award winning Zac Brown Band, SES (Special Event Services) has increased its inventory of Martin Audio MLA loudspeakers. Asked about the decision, SES spokesperson Michael Brammer responded, “The addition of 24 MLA, 24 MLX, and 48 MLA Compact enclosures gives us more flexibility in creating system configurations, and the ability to serve multiple tours with MLA at the same time. MLA is without question one of the finest sounding PA systems in… View this post
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