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  • Tuesday, May 01, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/01/12 10:35 AM,
    Having continued successful permanent productions in Chicago and New York, the Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet (MDQ) has hit the road with a North American tour. To accommodate venues seating from 1,400 to over 3,000, sound designer Kai Harada specified a Meyer Sound system based around MICA and M’elodie line array loudspeakers. “My goal was to give the touring crew a system with a lot of flexibility, so they could adjust coverage angles for theatres of all shapes and sizes,”… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundForumPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSystem

  • Monday, April 30, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/30/12 03:24 PM,
    Meyer Sound has appointed Jason McCarrick to the position of education program coordinator. Based at the Meyer Sound Nashville office at Soundcheck, he will assume the responsibilities for scheduling and coordinating seminar and webinar events, handling program logistics, and assisting in creating educational content. McCarrick replaces Mac Johnson, who has been promoted to Constellation project manager at the company. Reporting to Meyer Sound education manager Gavin Canaan, McCarrick’s responsibilities also include supporting Nashville manager and touring Llaison Lee Moro in… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessEducationLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/30/12 03:14 PM,
    Organized by Reed Exhibitions UK, the biennial SPE Offshore Europe conference and exhibition is the largest upstream oil and gas event outside North America. With some 1,500 exhibitors, the convention attracts an audience of around 50,000 visitors, including engineers, technical specialists, industry leaders, and experts from all over the world. Held at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, around 25,000 square meters (270,000 square feet) of temporary exhibition space is created in five giant marquees. Not surprisingly, a substantial PA… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/30/12 01:03 PM,
    South Africa’s largest rental company, Gearhouse South Africa, has recently reinvested in more L-Acoustics components to complete its existing inventory of KUDO, V-DOSC, dV-DOSC and ARCS. The new equipment comprises of 48 KARA, 12 ARCSII and 12 KUDO WST line source cabinets, eight SB28 and 24 SB18 woofers and 22 LA-RAK touring racks installed with LA8 amplified controllers. South Africa is increasingly becoming a regular fixture on the international touring circuit. Combined with an increase in the domestic market, Gearhouse… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/30/12 10:28 AM,
    Maryland Sound International recently became the first company in the United States to add the new JBL VTX Line Array Series loudspeakers to its inventory. Maryland Sound was founded in 1966 to serve Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons on a national tour, growing over the decades to become one of the industry’s foremost sound contractors, with a resumé spanning presidential inaugurations to Times Square New Year’s Eve broadcasts to major concert tours. “We built our business on offering our… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollProductAVLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/30/12 10:10 AM,
    Andy Liu has been named sales development manager in China for FaitalPRO, the Milan, Italy-based manufacturer professional loudspeaker drivers Liu previously handled pro audio account sales in China, focusing particularly in the area of Guangdong, the core region for the Chinese pro audio industry. He will work closely with major audio wholesalers, retailers, top enclosure manufacturers and OEM producers. “With our China business growing nearly four-fold year on year for the past three years, the timing is perfect for Andy… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

  • Friday, April 27, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/27/12 04:44 PM,
    It seemed just a short time ago that the line array market was headed in one direction: down. As in, virtually every new line array was smaller and lighter that its respective predecessor. Yet recent events have shown that the large-format genre (which we loosely identify as models with 12-inch and larger woofers) still has plenty of life left. As a matter of fact, within just the past year or so, at least five new large-format series have hit the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureSlideshowLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/27/12 10:52 AM,
    Celestion has announced the appointment of Electric Factory as its new distribution partner for Australia. Based in Victoria, Electric Factory is a leading importer and distributor of musical instruments and professional audio equipment. Representing a wide-ranging portfolio of leading brands, they are committed to providing high quality products supported by exceptional levels of customer service. Electric Factory will be distributing Celestion’s entire range including HF compression drivers and LF cast aluminium and pressed steel chassis drivers for pro audio applications,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

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    Chris Huff 04/27/12 10:13 AM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Evaluating your monitor settings is a crucial step during the sound check and during the church service.  Consider these three signs your monitor mix is bad or had gone bad. 1. A musician isn’t playing in time or looks lost. This will happen if you didn’t get the right monitor mix during the sound check. It can also happen if they can’t hear the monitor due to the addition of the… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollStudy HallLoudspeakerMixerMonitoringStage

  • Thursday, April 26, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/26/12 03:51 PM,
    The Anaheim Ducks are working to change the perception of hockey with The Rinks, a fast-growing chain of ice and inline hockey venues in southern California designed to promote the game in a kid- and teen-friendly environment. The recently-opened Irvine location of The Rinks is a prime example. Irvine Inline boasts a pro hockey genealogy, having been originally owned by hockey legend Wayne Gretsky. Home to three inline rinks, the venue is a fresh new take on hockey rinks, with… View this post
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