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  • Wednesday, November 13, 2013
    PSW Staff 11/13/13 05:29 PM,
    With hundreds of satisfied customers, API’s 1608 console continues to make a mark on the music industry with the company’s signature API sound. Available with or without P-Mix automation and up to 48 channels, 1608’s can be found in studios both large and small, in the U.S. and around the world. Here is a small sampling of some 1608s that have recently left the factory. STUDIO K – Paris, France Situated on the fourth floor of a 17th century building… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesInstallationStudio

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    PSW Staff 11/13/13 12:30 PM,
    Aviom is pleased to announce that it has selected ProMusicals as its first official distribution partner in India. Interest and inquiries from customers in India have been growing substantially over the past several years. Aviom selected ProMusicals as a partner because of their more than 20 years of experience working with musicians to understand their stage and studio needs. ProMusicals represents several other industry brands, including Focusrite, Universal Audio, Presonus, and Blue Microphones. “We look forward to making Aviom personal… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessMixerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 11/13/13 12:22 PM,
    An Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system and Xone:92 DJ mixer were used at the recent INTRO Electronic Music Festival 2013 held at Shougang in Beijing. Supplied by Sanecore Group, an iLive-144 Control Surface and iDR10 MixRack were installed to manage FOH, along with an EAW KF740 linear array system and Powersoft K series amplifier. Allen & Heath’s industry standard Xone:92 DJ mixer was supplied on stage for the performers. From its debut in 2009, INTRO has become one… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 11/13/13 11:09 AM,
    This fall, British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran headlined three solo acoustic shows at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. Performing to an arena of screaming fans, Sheeran and his acoustic guitar were supported by a powerful and transparent Meyer Sound LEO linear large-scale sound reinforcement system that kept the shows intimate, despite the arena’s size. According to Chris Marsh, Sheeran’s FOH engineer and production manager, it was important to maintain a personal connection between Sheeran and his legion of adoring fans.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 11/13/13 10:59 AM,
    Sir Tom Jones, the legendary superstar with over 100 million record sales to his credit, recently performed live at Shangri-La’s Barr al Jissah Resort & Spa, located in Muscat, Oman, as part of his world tour. The concert was held at the resort’s amphitheater, with an audience of more than 3,000 people. Having last performed there three years ago, Tom requested a return. Aged 73, the performer sang his classics including “It’s Not Unusual”, “Delilah”, “Kiss”, “What’s New Pussycat”, all… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    Bruce Borgerson 11/13/13 09:57 AM,
    Shelly Yakus is one of the true legends of the engineering trade, and his storied career demonstrates the value of an early start. You might even say he was born to record. His father and uncle were co-owners of Ace Recording in Boston, and young Shelly was a studio “rugrat” as far back as he can remember. As a young man, dazzled by the excitement of the New York studio scene, in 1967 Yakus applied for a job as an… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallEngineerMixerStudioTechnician

  • hearing awareness
    PSW Staff 11/13/13 09:43 AM,
    Hearing tech startup Ear Machine LLC has launched a new, free hearing app for iOS devices called EarMachine. When used with earbuds, EarMachine’s controllers can be used to customize either sounds picked up by the device’s microphone or music files. The free app provides an easy and hi-fidelity listening experience to the user in combining data science, hearing science, machine learning, and signal processing. “We set out to design a simple user interface that still provides the benefits that come… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductMeasurementProcessorSignalSoftware

  • auralex
    PSW Staff 11/13/13 09:24 AM,
    Whether in his current main gig as studio and live drummer for Jason Aldean or in his CRASH Course For Success inspirational events, drummer Rich Redmond utilizes an Auralex HoverMat slip-resistant drummer’s mat for his kit. Redmond (who has also recorded and performed with Kelly Clarkson, Lit, Jewel, Joe Perry, Bryan Adams, Thompson Square and many others) is doing 80 shows a year on the road with Aldean, while for the CRASH course – Commitment, Relationships, Attitude, Skill, and Hunger… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsMeasurementSignalSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • bmg
    PSW Staff 11/13/13 09:11 AM,
    BMG-Hudson Sales & Marketing, a leading independent manufacturer’s rep firm in the New York metro region specializing in the commercial audio/system integration, professional audio, MI/DJ and live sound markets, has announced the appointment of industry veteran Paul Friedman to the position of sales & marketing/key account manager for the A/V, system integration and theater market sectors.   In his new position, Friedman will work closely with BMG-Hudson principals Bruce Garry and Mike Phillips, concentrating his efforts on expanding and strengthening… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusiness

  • renkus-heinz
    PSW Staff 11/13/13 08:54 AM,
    The Mizzou Aquatic Center at the University of Missouri in Columbia, offering a 50-meter pool and diving well, has hosted numerous high-profile competitions, including Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships, USA Swimming Series, and NCAA meets. Since opening in 2005, the Aquatic Center had also been known for its problematic acoustics. With its soaring glass and concrete walls, steel roof, and abundance of reflective surfaces, announcements were literally drowning in the din. The situation was recently corrected with the installation… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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