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  • Thursday, March 01, 2012
    sennheiser
    PSW Staff 03/01/12 08:29 AM,
    Solid State Logic has appointed Sennheiser Middle East (SeME), a division of Sennheiser UK, to be a manufacturer’s representative in the Middle East for SSL console products including C-Series Digital, Duality and AWS Consoles. Over the past 20 years, SSL has built up a customer base across the Middle East and SeME has built an extensive client network developing Sennheiser’s business in the region. This new partnership reflects SSL’s ongoing commitment to the region and will enhance both companies’ ability… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollProductAVBusinessConsolesManufacturerAudio

  • PSW Staff 03/01/12 08:03 AM,
    1. No Purchase Necessary. No purchase or payment is necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve an entrant’s chances of winning. 2. Sponsor. The ProSoundWeb.com (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by EH Publishing, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), 111 Speen Street, Suite 200, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701. 3. Promotion Period. The Sweepstakes will begin on April 19, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and will end on April 30, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). The Sponsor will… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAudio

  • recording
    Bobby Owsinski 03/01/12 08:00 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Below is an interesting video of The Beatles recording one of their biggest and most iconic songs, “Hey Jude.” The video was shot for a BBC television show called most appropriately Music. Take note about 2:22 where you’ll see engineer Ken Scott (in the fashionable pink shirt), George Harrison and producer George Martin together in Abbey Road (actually it was still called EMI Studios at the time) Studio 2. The real story… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogPollVideoEngineerStudioAudio

  • soundcraft
    PSW Staff 03/01/12 07:54 AM,
    Pete Freeman. a UK-based engineer, is the technical manager at Gibson Guitar Studio in London and is also the front of house engineer for Vintage Trouble, a band that mixes soul, R&B, rock and funk to create the infectious sound that earned them the 2011 Best New Band award from Classic Rock magazine. Freeman relies on a Soundcraft Vi1 digital mixing console at Gibson Studios and will be taking it on the road for a number of shows for Vintage… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesSound ReinforcementStudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 03/01/12 07:24 AM,
    A Midas PRO6 digital mixing system at front of house, with an additional PRO6 and the new PRO2 on monitors, specified by live sound supervisor and supplied by Britannia Row Productions, were utilized at this year’s Brit Awards, held for the second year running at London’s O2 Arena . The Brit Awards, the biggest event in the British music industry’s calendar, is one of the most challenging shows to stage, with a multi-artist line-up that this year ranged from the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesSound Reinforcement

  • image
    PSW Staff 03/01/12 07:17 AM,
    DPA Microphones has named Susanne Seidel as its new executive VP sales and marketing. She joins DPA from Sennheiser Electronics, where her most recent position was president of global marketing. “A large part of the market for microphone solutions is cornered by better and smaller microphones to meet the continuously challenging conditions of sound reproduction,” says Seidel. “I have been watching DPA Microphones closely for many years and I’m confident that DPA has great market potential with its innovative technology… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneAudio

  • turbosound
    PSW Staff 03/01/12 07:07 AM,
    Turbosound will present its new Flashline five-way large scale line array loudspeaker system to the European market at the Konig-Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, on March 14, 2012, ahead of the public launch at the Prolight+Sound exhibition in Frankfurt a week later. “We have well over 120 confirmed key decision makers attending this milestone event,” says managing director Simon Blackwood, “from all aspects of the industry – engineers, rental companies, consultants and systems techs – who have expressed interest in… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVBusinessEducationLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

  • Wednesday, February 29, 2012
    qsc audio
    PSW Staff 02/29/12 06:28 PM,
    Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church, situated near Pensacola, Florida has installed a QSC Audio WL2082-i installation line array with PLX Series amplification and an SC28 DSP processor in the main sanctuary at its Fairpoint campus. The new system is part of a renovation of the church’s aging audio-visual systems. Michael Evans, vice president of Satsuma, Alabama-based ALPHA Sound & Lighting, the design-build company that installed the system, says, “In the contemporary service they use electronic drums, electronic keyboards, guitars, bass… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArraySound Reinforcement

  • image
    PSW Staff 02/29/12 02:21 PM,
    PESA has expanded its PESA PRO line of professional AV routers with the new PRO-3GSDI-1616 Routing Switcher. It supports all common SMPTE and ITU standard serial digital video signals, as well as embedded audio and other ancillary data required for HD-SDI and DVB/ASI broadcast sources. For digital cinema high definition video distribution requirements, it can be configured to switch SMPTE 372M dual-link HD-SDI in configurations up to 8x8. The PRO-3GSDI-1616 supports standard data rates from 50Mbps to 3Gbps and video… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollDigitalInstallationSound ReinforcementAudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 02/29/12 12:27 PM,
    When The Kills went on a tidy fifteen-show tour of North America in support of Blood Pressures (Domino Records), they brought along trusted FOH and recording engineer Philip Harvey (Modest Mouse, White Stripes). In addition to delivering carefully-crafted lo-fi of The Kills to the fans, Harvey was also charged with the task of recording the shows. On loan from the Amsterdam Recording Company, where he serves as head engineer, Harvey crossed the ocean with his trusted Metric Halo interfaces confident… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollDigitalProcessorSound Reinforcement