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  • Wednesday, January 04, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/04/12 12:12 PM,
    Leading UK company SSE Audio has deployed Lake LM Series digital audio system processors – including the new LM 44 – on recent tours by Arctic Monkeys and Example. Both tours allowed SSE engineers to work with the company’s recent purchases of the LM 44, integrating the units into their existing inventories. Simon Gladstone, technical manager at SSE, explains, “We used both the LM 26s and the LM 44s on The Arctic Monkeys tour. In the past, we would normally… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • neutrik
    PSW Staff 01/04/12 11:57 AM, 0 Comments
    Neutrik USA has announced the appointment of Ray Puzerewski as regional manager, where he will assist with the company’s newly established sales model and better serve customers. Specifically, Puzerewski will work with existing OEM and distributor customers, introduce new products, and develop new customers and opportunities for Neutrik’s products.  Puzerewski previously owned The MESA Group, a manufacturer’s rep firm, for 29 years, and for the last 10 years, he was the vice president of distribution for Brainard Nielsen Marketing. In… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessInterconnectManufacturerAudio

  • jbl
    PSW Staff 01/04/12 11:32 AM, 0 Comments
    With a diverse event schedule featuring appearances by major touring artists, Merrillville, Indiana’s Star Plaza Theatre recently turned to Broadway Music to upgrade its sound system, with the new design headed by new JBL Professional VerTec line arrays. Theatre staff decided to make the investment after repeatedly needing to rent loudspeaker systems to accommodate the needs of larger productions in the 3,400-seat venue. The main system includes left-right arrays of eight VerTec VT4888DP-DA midsize powered line array elements each, with… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollConcertInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeaker

  • allen & heath
    PSW Staff 01/04/12 09:47 AM, 2 Comments
    Allen & Heath has unveiled the GLD, a user-friendly, cost effective and scalable live digital mixing system, conceptually based on the successful digital iLive Series, and it will be on display at the upcoming Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim. A standard GLD 32 input system offers 28 XLR mic inputs with “plug n’ play” I/O expanders allowing easy expansion up to 48 inputs (44 XLR mic inputs). At the heart of the system is the GLD-80 mixer, providing 48 input… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVConsolesDigital

  • Tuesday, January 03, 2012
    PSW Staff 01/03/12 10:06 AM,
    “I recently purchased a really good (expensive) set of studio monitors for my studio, but I still find that my mixes sound drastically different as I listen to them on other systems. What am I missing?” While the studio monitors themselves are probably the single greatest cause of this problem, there are a number of other related factors that can have a significant impact. We’ll address three of them here. 1) Acoustic Treatment: It’s safe to assume that the decisions… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeaturePollStudy HallLoudspeakerStudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 01/03/12 09:51 AM, 0 Comments
    Hal Leonard Books has published The Ultimate Live Sound Operator’s Handbook ($39.99) by Bill Gibson, an updated second edition with new text, photos, illustrations, and video examples to specifically address the important concerns faced by modern sound operators of all types. This revised edition of The Ultimate Live Sound Operator’s Handbook by Bill Gibson focuses on each aspect of live sound in a way that is straightforward and easy to understand, breaking the process down into principles and practices that… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVEducationEngineerTechnicianAudio

  • nexo
    PSW Staff 01/03/12 09:21 AM, 0 Comments
    NEXO 45N-12 stage monitors were recently utilized for a recent U.S. tour as well as a series of high-profile gigs in the UK by legendary singer-songwriter Ray Davies, founder member of The Kinks. Chris Wibberley, monitor engineer for Davies for 11 years, had a chance encounter with the 45N-12 wedges at last year’s PLASA show, which led to a demo, and almost immediately, use of the monitors at the Meltdown (UK) shows at the Royal Festival Hall in London. “We… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • image
    PSW Staff 01/03/12 09:08 AM, 0 Comments
    Clear-Com has named Bob Boster as the company’s new president, succeeding Matt Danilowicz, whose last day with the company was December 31, 2011. “Matt’s extraordinary vision and leadership turned around Clear-Com and guided it to its position as the most technologically advanced intercom company in the industry,” says Chuck Miyahira, CEO of HM Electronics (HME). “Matt has made enormous contributions to the Clear-Com business and built a strong organization that is poised for long-term success. We thank Matt for all… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessInterconnectManufacturerAudio

  • Friday, December 30, 2011
    PSW Staff 12/30/11 10:07 AM,
    Be sure to cast your votes in the 2012 PSW Readers Choice Awards. As we turn the page on 2011, here are the 20 articles that were the most-read over this past year on ProSoundWeb, based upon total page views. Note that some of the articles that delivered top results over the past 12 months were actually written and posted well over a year ago, but they continue to prove of high interest and value to our worldwide readership. In… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Thursday, December 29, 2011
    PSW Staff 12/29/11 11:52 AM, 0 Comments
    David Stern, president of Precise Corporate Staging (PCS), reports that December has been a banner month for his company with a dozen different productions on its event calendar, all of which utilized L-Acoustics loudspeakers. The month kicked off with a bang as PCS, which has headquarters in Tempe, AZ, shook Phoenix’s U.S. Airways Center on December 2 for Phooson 2011, an annual pop music festival hosted by KRQ/KISS FM’s Johnjay & Rich and featuring Selena Gomez, Flo Rida, OneRepublic and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementSubwoofer