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  • Monday, November 11, 2013
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    PSW Staff 11/11/13 11:33 AM,
    AES 2013 lunchtime keynote speaker Michael Bishop discussed his recording of John Adams’ “On the Transmigration of Souls”. Its premiere recording received the 2005 Grammy Award for Best Classical Album, Best Orchestral Performance, and Best Classical Contemporary Composition and the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Surround Sound Album. During the presentation, surround recording engineer Michael Bishop explained his production process and played the work in its entirety. “This is an incredibly dynamic and varied composition,” remarked Bishop, “Full of fine… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConcertMicrophoneStage

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    PSW Staff 11/11/13 11:26 AM,
    Home to the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District High School football team in Rosenberg, Texas, Guy K. Traylor Stadium is a 12,000-seat multipurpose venue. Seeking to upgrade its audio reinforcement system, the district called upon systems integration firm Firetron of Stafford, Texas, to install a unique new system highlighted by Harman’s JBL Professional CBT Series column loudspeakers. The previous system at Guy K. Traylor Stadium consisted of loudspeakers arranged at the end zones of the field—a setup that Richard Phillips,… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, November 08, 2013
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    PSW Staff 11/08/13 06:27 PM,
    Audinate, inventors of the Dante digital media networking solution, is offering a series of specialized networking courses on-line that can be used for RU credits toward a CTS certification. Presently, two courses are now available, including “The Principles of Digital Audio” and “Introduction to IP Networking for AV Systems.” “The Principles of Digital Audio” covers the encoding and representation of audio in digital formats, how audio is communicated and manipulated in the digital domain and introduces the features and benefits… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsTrainingAVBusinessDigitalEducationEthernetInterconnectNetworking

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    PSW Staff 11/08/13 02:51 PM,
    As a founding member of the pioneering San Francisco hip-hop group Bored Stiff, Pablo Sierra Whaley (aka “Professor Whaley”) has been writing raps and producing music since 1988. Between receiving a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in biomedical engineering, Whaley spent several years as a middle school math teacher and department chair in the Bay Area, where he first developed his innovative “Rap-Matics” program. Rap-Matics is designed to boost STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) competency using… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessEducationProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/08/13 02:37 PM,
    IK Multimedia is proud to announce that iLoud, the first portable stereo speaker designed for studio monitor quality on the go, is now available from music instrument and consumer electronics retailers worldwide. The iLoud battery-operated speakers combine superior power, pristine frequency response and amazing low end in an ultra-portable design that makes it the perfect alternative to studio speakers for music creation, composition and playback on the go. The iLoud speaker is indeed very loud. In fact, it’s 2 to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertSound ReinforcementStage

  • qsc
    PSW Staff 11/08/13 02:32 PM,
    QSC Audio has announced the appointment of John White to the position of vice president, research and development, where he will be providing technical and managerial leadership to the development programs at the company, and proactively plan and execute personnel development, process management and infrastructure management within the R&D department. “We are tremendously excited to have Dr. John White join the dedicated professionals at QSC,” says Jatan Shah, COO of QSC Audio. “As QSC continues to develop new, revolutionary technology… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAmplifierAVBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturer

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    PSW Staff 11/08/13 02:27 PM,
    When the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts opened in Franklin, North Carolina, its 1,500-seat theater brought state-of-the-art live-event capability to the region. Performances since then have included musical productions, professional drama troupes, dance and choral festivals, recitals, and performances from varied musical genres including country, bluegrass, gospel, pop, contemporary Christian and more. What it also offers all of these wide-ranging productions is an array of wireless microphones and systems from Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 11/08/13 02:23 PM,
    Musicians are choosing Line 6 StageSource loudspeakers because they like the sound better than other loudspeakers. To make it easier for musicians to experience the difference for themselves, Line 6 is launching a StageSource test drive program—at no cost to customers. If musicians want to check out StageSource L2t or L2m loudspeakers for an upcoming gig or rehearsal, they can simply visit one of the participating dealers and take them home. Alternately, they can the Test Drive webpage and fill… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • peavey
    PSW Staff 11/08/13 02:17 PM,
    Peavey Electronics has released the latest additions to its PVM series of professional microphones with the PVM 44 and PVM 50. The PVM 44 dynamic cardioid microphone and the PVM 50 super cardioid dynamic microphone have been developed for use in live vocal reinforcement and instrument recording environments. The microphones include a mic clip and hardshell case. PVM microphones are built to withstand the rigors of tour use and are available at an affordable price. PVM 44: Dynamic cardioid microphone… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/08/13 02:09 PM,
    Founded in 1826 in Easton, Pennsylvania, Lafayette College offers degree programs in the liberal arts and engineering to its 2400 full-time students. As a member of the intercollegiate Patriot League, Lafayette has an active sports and recreational program with modern facilities including Fisher Stadium, home of the Lafayette Leopards football team. Fisher Stadium underwent a major renovation beginning in 2006 that included additional seating, synthetic turf, stadium lighting, a large press box and a 19’ x 35’ video display. The… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement



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