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  • Monday, June 06, 2011
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    PSW Staff 06/06/11 08:45 AM, 0 Comments
    The brainchild of Matthew McArthur, a graduate of Berklee College of Music, and brought to life with the help of Dr. Susan Rogers, Associate Professor at Berklee College, Department of Music Production & Engineering (MP&E), The Record Company (TRC) was created to serve Boston youth in a multiplicity of ways. As Matt put it in a recent interview, “The idea for TRC was born from two needs we identified: music technology instruction for teens and low-cost recording facilities for independent… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollBusinessLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/06/11 07:15 AM, 0 Comments
    The weekend of April 15th was a big one in Atlanta, two large festivals, The SweetWater 420 Fest and the Atlanta Dogwood Festivals, were running at the same time and this year RCF TT+ systems supplied the sound at both of them. The SweetWater 420 Fest, is an Earth inspired celebration that offers live music at multiple stages along with several art events. The SweetWater Brewery arranges the event and changes the Candler Park in Atlanta to a huge entertainment… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLoudspeakerStageAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/06/11 07:02 AM, 0 Comments
    The Yamaha Rolling Showroom will kick off its summer tour season with two midwest dates scheduled, featuring YCATS (Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Seminars) training sessions. Live! Technologies in Columbus, Ohio will host demos on June 21, followed by a BBQ. Sessions will include training on the Yamaha M7CL48-ES, DM1000, digital networking, and Yamaha loudspeakers and amplifiers. A session slated for June 23 at Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan will include training on the Yamaha M7CL48-ES, DM1000, digital networks, and NEXO… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAmplifierAVConsolesEducationLoudspeakerManufacturerNetworkingAudio

  • Friday, June 03, 2011
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    Bruce Main 06/03/11 04:35 PM,
    It wasn’t too many years ago that most shows were supported with trapezoidal point-source loudspeakers that were either horn loaded or front loaded. There were numerous touring companies providing proprietary loudspeaker systems, some well engineered and some not so well. Rigging was often an afterthought, and many systems were ground stacked. Companies sprang up that did nothing but design and build aftermarket flying hardware to support both proprietary and manufacturer loudspeakers. Depending on the combination of rigging and loudspeakers, the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 06/03/11 12:30 PM, 3 Comments
    The twelfth annual Classic BRIT Awards took place on May 12th at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall. Hosted my Myleene Klass and in the presence of the Duchess Of Cornwall, the award presentations were interspersed with performances by Il Divo, Katherine Jenkins and the cast of Les Misérables. Closing the show in tribute to the late songwriter John Barry, who was honored posthumously with the Outstanding Contribution To Music Award, the incomparable Dame Shirley Bassey sang the theme to ‘Goldfinger’,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    Charlie Hughes 06/03/11 09:52 AM, 0 Comments
    While sound system operators have come to enjoy the considerable benefits of digital signal processing, it’s important to understand how these devices truly interact with loudspeakers. There’s a lot of cause and effect that sometimes gets overlooked, resulting in less than optimum performance, and leaving the operator scratching his head as to what’s going wrong. One particularly important aspect that is often overlooked is using a DSP to drive loudspeakers with a manufacturer’s prescribed settings (or other target drive function).… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeaturePollAVDigitalLoudspeakerProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 06/03/11 09:15 AM, 0 Comments
    Sound Productions, a Dublin based Intellivox dealer, has recently supplied AXYS Intellivox units as part of the public address system at the new T2 building at the Dublin Airport. Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2 project included a new terminal building, boarding gate pier, combined heat and power facility as well as 19 new aircraft parking stands, and an upgraded airport road network. Terminal 2, which has already won a major design award for its use of structural steel, was built by… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 06/03/11 08:30 AM, 0 Comments
    If you’re in Worchester and Mediterranean cuisine is on your culinary ‘must-have’ list, Byblos Lounge and Ritual are the places to be. These two new establishments offer food and beverage that are the talk of the town—and they serve it in an upscale atmosphere where the music plays through state-of-the-art sound reinforcement systems designed around products from D.A.S. Audio. Worchester, MA-based Powerhouse Sound & Lighting, which specializes in custom sound and entertainment lighting (commercial and residential) and production services for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/03/11 07:45 AM, 0 Comments
    The newly completed Marina Bay Sands Resort in Singapore is monumental in size and scope – it is the world’s most expensive standalone casino property. It includes a 2,561-room hotel, a convention and exhibition center, a museum, shops, restaurants and a casino with 500 tables and 1,600 slot machines. Marina Bay Sands’ distributed-audio background music system is equally impressive, with more than 6,000 JBL Control Contractor Series loudspeakers installed throughout the resort, along with more than 100 Crown amplifiers, 75… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, June 02, 2011
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    PSW Staff 06/02/11 02:30 PM, 2 Comments
    The Makepeace Brothers have been steadily building a grass roots following for their distinctive blend of roots-based power pop, drawing in listeners with their lively, inviting blend of acoustic instruments, feel-good vibes and sing-along-friendly hooks. Brothers Aidan, Liam, Finian and Ciaran Makepeace have been playing music together for most of their lives and recently released their new album, “Slow Down Feel Love.” Like many bands on the way up, the Makepeace Brothers came to realize that achieving good live sound… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement





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