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  • Thursday, February 23, 2012
    nsca
    PSW Staff 02/23/12 02:32 PM,
    The NSCA Business & Leadership Conference Committee has announced a growing list of industry leaders sponsoring the industry-specific business management conference to be held in Dallas, March 1-3.  More than 200 of the leading representatives of this industry will gather in less than a month to discuss the rapid speed of conducting business in today’s competitive environment where adapting to your customers needs and evolving your business to earn profits is critical to survival. Many of the industry’s manufacturers and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVBusinessEducationInstallationSound ReinforcementAudio

  • allen & heath
    PSW Staff 02/23/12 02:17 PM,
    American Music & Sound (AM&S) has announced the appointment of Chad Bscherer to the position of regional sales manager for the MI division. Bscherer holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music from North Central University and has worked in audio since starting out with live engineering and recording at his church. He has been a bass player/singer in several bands, and has worked with producing/engineering recordings. In addition, he’s worked as a touring engineer and has also handed other… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • apple itunes
    Bobby Owsinski 02/23/12 01:55 PM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Mixing engineers, producers and mastering engineers have faced a dilemma for a number of years now. That is, “Should digital files intended for Internet distribution be mastered separately?” This has been a sore spot with many veteran mastering guys, some who believe a separate master is a must, while others feel that an MP3 or AAC file made from a well-made master is more than sufficient. It seems that Apple has finally… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 02/23/12 10:43 AM,
    The University Art Museum (UAM) at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) kicked off its prestigious and innovative audio installation of “Metal Machine 3: The Creation of the Universe” with an appearance by Lou Reed, American rock superstar. In order to provide the unique 3D sound necessary for the event, Arup, specializing in acoustic consulting, installed twelve JBL PRX612M compact powered speakers, arrayed spherically to create a fully immersive 3D sound environment. The exhibition will run from January 27- April… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/23/12 10:29 AM,
    Solid State Logic is pleased to announce that Rik Simpson has installed a Matrix in Coldplay’s Beehive studio in North London. Coldplay set up the Beehive in 2010, and Chris Martin asked Simpson to be involved in the design and build of the new studio. Simpson tried out the Matrix in the process of co-producing and engineering Coldplay’s fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto at the Beehive last year and like it so much he decided to keep it. Mylo Xyloto… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/23/12 10:18 AM,
    iLive was selected to manage a three week run of performances held at The 02 in London, featuring over 100 bands, including The Feeling, Irwin Sparkes (Hoosiers frontman), and up-and-coming UK artists Nicki Garnett, Belakiss, Laura Steel, and Treetop Flyers. Run by Silent Gig Ltd and supported by PA company The Audio Group, the December Sessions were a series of free performances to celebrate emerging UK talent hosted festival-style on an outdoor stage in the London Piazza at the O2.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/23/12 10:10 AM,
    TC-Helicon is proud to announce that it is partnering with Fits & Starts Productions and the HOW-TO Church Sound Workshops on the 2012 HOW-TO National Sound Training Tour. TC-Helicon products, including VoiceLive Rack and the VoiceLive Play, will be showcased on the HOW-TO 36-city tour as an integral part of the sound training workshops. VoiceLive Rack is based on the renowned effects engine that also powers amazing TC-Helicon units like VoiceLive Touch and VoiceLive 2, which basically means that all… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollConcertInstallationProcessorSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    church sound system budget
    Tom Walter 02/22/12 12:31 PM,
    An Apple iPod is priced at less than $100 for a basic model. The “name brand table radio” that some are convinced provides provides concert hall sound quality is priced at $350 and up. A simple portable CD player with headphones is priced at $20 and up. What do all of these have in common besides being mass-produced consumer audio devices. By and large, each is only used by one listener at a time. Now, what if I quoted a… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureOpinionPollStudy HallBusinessInstallationSystem

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    PSW Staff 02/22/12 12:31 PM,
    Cardone, Solomon & Associates (CS&A) is now representing Symetrix in the New York Metro region of the United States. Founded in 1997, the CS&A team brings a wealth of industry experience and strong connections to the region’s corporate, educational, theatrical, sporting, church, amusement, and medical commercial audio markets. CS&A is representing all of Symetrix’ product lines, including the powerful SymNet line of open architecture DSP, Jupiter line of app based turn-key DSP, and Integrator Series line of application specific installed… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsPollBusinessInstallationSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/22/12 12:00 PM,
    Tour Supply, Inc. and RFvenue have announced a partnership to introduce RFvenue’s innovative RF products to the live touring industry. RFvenue’s Chris Regan explains, “We were looking for a partner who could help us introduce RFvenue’s antenna products to bands touring in clubs, theaters, arenas, and stadiums worldwide.  Considering their many industry relationships and rehearsal-based locations in L.A., New York, and Nashville- Tour Supply was the perfect partner for introducing RFvenue products to the live sound market.” There are three… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio