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  • Monday, July 22, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/22/13 10:50 AM,
    The Cinema Apollon in the Danish town of Struer has long been associated with offering moviegoers the latest and best in cinema technology. In 2013 the Cinema Apollon continues its commitment to the cutting edge with the installation of the first Dolby Atmos surround-sound system, powered by the first of Harman’s Crown DriveCore Install (DCi) Series amplifiers in Denmark. Dolby Atmos is a new surround-sound technology that employs overhead loudspeakers as well as traditional surround speakers to create a remarkably… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/22/13 10:19 AM,
    Full Sail University’s Studio B is now the official home of a 64-channel API Vision console. The console will be the centerpiece of the university’s Recording Arts Academic Program. After a rigorous process, Full Sail’s new Vision eventually became the console of choice, primarily due to its distinct analog sound and highly teachable signal path. Installed on January 2nd, Full Sail has completely integrated the console into its Academic Program and is more than pleased with this next level of… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesEducationManufacturerStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/22/13 10:09 AM,
    He may not be a household name but if you grew up in a certain era, you know his music. A founding member of classic rockers Heart, Roger Fisher’s opening riff on “Barracuda” has been a prerequisite lick for every fledgling rock guitarist for more than a generation. Though he left the band in 1980, Fisher has hardly slowed down in the years since, maintaining a busy solo career that has included movie and TV scores, commercial music, and a… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/22/13 10:01 AM,
    Audio-Technica has recognized Los Alamitos, California-based Alliance Audio Visual Group as its Rep of the Year for the 2012/2013 fiscal year. The award was presented to Alliance’s Matthew Jensen, Principal, and Jim Chase, Account Executive, by Philip Cajka, Audio-Technica U.S. President and CEO, and Michael Edwards, A-T V.P. Professional Products. Also in attendance were Doug Swan, A-T Director of Sales & Marketing, MI/PRO Audio, and David Marsh, A-T Director of Sales & Marketing, Installed Sound & Broadcast. Jensen and Chase… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsBusinessInstallationMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Friday, July 19, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/19/13 11:50 AM,
    While mixing the Pet Shop Boys’ current Electric world tour, the band’s longtime sound engineers, Holger Schwark (FOH) and Seamus Fenton (monitors), needed to transfer signals and keep the sound within the digital domain. In order to do so, the duo have been relying on a multicore system from Optocore. The Optocore system (aided by experienced Capital Sound system technician Al Woods) plays a vital role in the tour. Handling the tour’s production is Capital Sound, which is utilizing a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertDigitalNetworkingSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 07/19/13 06:31 AM,
    Registration is now open for the first AES international conference on Sound Field Control, slated to take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, September 2-4, 2013. Held within a short distance of London’s major international airports, this conference aims to bring together engineers and perceptual scientists from around the world to share their research in this fast-moving field, and to discuss the numerous interactions between acoustics, signal processing, psychoacoustics and auditory cognition. “This is an unmissable event for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsEducationManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageStudioTechnician

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    PSW Staff 07/19/13 06:23 AM,
    Caracas-based PROmontaje has taken delivery of a Meyer Sound LEO linear large-scale line arrays, the first to be available in Latin America.  The new line arrays were initially deployed at the Vive Movistar Festival in Caracas this summer. “We have been using Meyer Sound MILO and MICA line arrays with great success,” says Pablo Bonilla, the managing director of PROmontaje. “Now, with LEO, we will be Venezuela’s leading provider of large-scale audio production for big concerts, festivals, major sporting competitions… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/19/13 06:11 AM,
    Creative visual design company SMASH Productions has ordered and taken delivery of the first Martin Professional M6 lighting control console in Europe, making it readily available for rental and deployments for assorted shows and productions around the UK. SMASH, headed by Alex ‘Junior’ Cerio and Tim Smith is known for its innovative, imaginative and fresh approach to production design, creating fabulous environments by combining lighting, video, visuals and scenic elements for any type of live event. Their work has encompassed… View this post
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionLightingConcertStage

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    PSW Staff 07/19/13 05:57 AM,
    DPA Microphones’ new d:facto vocal microphone is proving popular with London’s live music venues, a number of which have made the microphone an integral part of their equipment stock. Two prestigious London venues that were quick to adopt the d:facto vocal microphone are The Union Chapel in Islington and the Pizza Express Jazz Club on Dean Street in London’s SoHo. Since its launch, the condenser microphone has been a big hit with a wide range of vocalists who appreciate its… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 07/19/13 05:52 AM,
    One of the major churches in south Stockholm, Katarina Church, was originally built by royal decree in the 17th century. It has been destroyed by fire twice and was reopened after the second rebuilding in 1995, restored to its former glory with a large dome and four smaller towers. It is a large and imposing building, seating up to 900 people in its wooden pews. In addition to its stone floors, white painted stone walls and splendid carved marble, is… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsDigitalInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement



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