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  • Thursday, October 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 11:40 AM,
    Fox Sound Service has purchased the first Meyer Sound LYON linear sound reinforcement system in Italy. Adding to Fox Sound’s large Meyer Sound inventory of more than 170 loudspeakers, the LYON system has supported a range of classical, rock, and dance events across the country. “I was extremely impressed with the technical advantages of linear sound reinforcement offered by Meyer Sound’s LEO™ linear large-scale sound reinforcementsystem, but we had been waiting for a more compact version better suited to the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 11:24 AM,
    Corey Hart hung up his sunglasses for good at an emotional sold-out farewell concert for 13,500 hometown fans at Montreal’s Bell Centre, supported by an SSL Live console at front of house. A 1980s phenom, Hart has had nine consecutive Top 40 hits, with “Sunglasses at Night” being his most recognizable. Outfitted with sound services by Solotech in Canada, it was another local Montreal hero, Denis Savage, who mixed the show and the week-long rehearsal. For Hart’s Farewell concert, the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 11:02 AM,
    It’s the world’s oldest and most prestigious tennis championship – Wimbledon – held at the All England Club In London since 1877. Although steeped in tradition, the facility takes a decidedly modern approach to its audio and communications network, evaluating and updating its installation every year. Prior to the 2014 tournament, Wimbledon-based systems contractor RG Jones Sound Engineering knew that the scope of work would be much more involved than in the past. Because of building renovations, the Broadcast Center… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierDigitalInstallationProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 10/02/14 10:48 AM,
    Shure has unveiled a new addition to its widely-used line of PSM personal monitor systems, the PSM 300 Stereo Personal Monitor System. The PSM 300 introduces the clarity and precision of stereo, 24-bit digital audio to personal monitoring while bringing the custom mix control for which Shure PSM is known. PSM 300 has two offerings, one easy-to-use system designed for entry-level users (P3TR112GR), and a professional system (P3TRA215CL) with advanced features and performance. The P3TR112GR system delivers detailed digital audio… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductConcertManufacturerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, October 01, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/01/14 11:17 AM,
    After earning a degree in classical guitar and finding that the world does not value classical guitarists as it should, Maurizio Argentieri retooled his education and fueled his passion for sound on the other side of the microphone. After a very educational three-year gig as the on-location sound mixer for a small documentary crew that filmed Greenpeace activities around the world he “dreamed of recording sound for movies.” Twenty years later, it’s clear that his dream became a reality. Argentieri… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalRemoteStudio

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    PSW Staff 10/01/14 11:03 AM,
    For too many years, football fans and supporters of Roswell Independent Schools in Roswell, New Mexico suffered the poor performance of small paging horns that squawked announcements no one could understand and that emitted music no one could feel. When money finally became available to make improvements, the school hired local firm J&G Electric to oversee the project. Relatively new to the pro audio market, Mike McClain of J&G Electric made a thorough search of possible options that would resolve… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 10/01/14 10:48 AM,
    Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. is heading to Chicago with the Application Edition for Sound Reinforcement/Live Sound training – part of the company’s ever-popular Audioversity program. The learning experience will be held November 3-5, 2014. Yamaha has reformatted the program for a limited time. It will be held for three days and consist of three tracks, with each day focusing on a specific subject. Attendees will be eligible to receive CTS credits for each of the three-day sessions. The Mixing… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalEducationSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 10/01/14 10:41 AM,
    The new Series Protection and 2-Stage compact surge devices from Middle Atlantic Products feature reduced size, rapid response time and comprehensive surge protection. The new Series Protection system is engineered with non-sacrificial and non-degrading protection to ensure system reliability by effectively absorbing surges without contaminating the system ground. It safeguards against both under and over voltage events with automatic recovery that does not require a hard reset after a surge event, minimizing system downtime. The new MOV protected 2-Stage unit… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationPower

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    PSW Staff 10/01/14 10:31 AM,
    As a fundraiser for the Thurgood Marshall School music program in San Francisco, The Beatles tribute band Glimr staged a private concert and video shoot at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The venue is where The Beatles held their final concert in 1969, and is slated for demolition. Staging, sound and video production was provided by the Tracy, California-based Trinity Productions. According to Trinity owner John Moore, the RCF TTL11-A active column array was chosen for the event, “due… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 10/01/14 09:58 AM,
    With the opening of a thoroughly refurbished 1907-vintage Union Garage Building facility, the Los Angeles College of Music (LACM) in Pasadena, California, wanted to provide its students with a state-of-the-art live performance environment. The school’s recent expansion includes new programs and majors for students, new celebrity faculty, and an exclusive “Let’s Talk Music Series,” which provides students with on-on-one access to top professional musicians. With ongoing performances from students, faculty, and alumni, the college needed a modern performance, rehearsal and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessConcertEducationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer