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  • Thursday, October 23, 2014
    martin audio
    PSW Staff 10/23/14 12:47 PM,
    Wizard Projects, supported by the engineering team from Technical Audio Group (TAG), has installed a 140-element Martin Audio OmniLine system at St Andrew’s Cathedral in Sydney, Australia. St. Andrew’s is the oldest cathedral in Australia and one of the city’s finest examples of Gothic Revival architecture; however such beautiful architecture comes at an acoustic cost with challenging reverberation times making clarity and evenness of coverage across the congregation a constant issue. The system needed to be commissioned in time for… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/22/14 01:08 PM,
    Pie Man Sound opened last month in Cary, NC, – co-owners Max and Mitch Dancik were so eager to start using their 32-channel API 1608 that it’s already been used to record several local projects. Mitch said the studio is already booked solid through the year with musicians from a variety of genres anxious to record. Among others, the studio is looking forward to sessions with a young jazz/rock band working on their debut album, a quartet of Mexican classical… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/22/14 01:00 PM,
    Oscar-winning production sound mixer Simon Hayes relied on DPA Microphones to record Marvel’s film adaptation of Guardians of the Galaxy, directed by James Gunn. Hayes, who first used DPA lavalier microphones as production sound mixer for the film adaptation of MAMMA MIA! in 2008, has turned to DPA’s d:screet 4061 and 4071 omnidirectional miniature microphones on every film he’s worked on since then, including Les Miserables (for which Hayes picked up the Oscar and BAFTA for Best Sound Mixing) and… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/22/14 12:50 PM,
    Dallas Audio Post recently became the first U.S. installation of Genelec’s new 1237A Tri-Amplified Smart Active Monitor (SAM) system, utilzing proprietary AutoCal and GLM technologies and Class D amplification.  It’s the latest implementation of Genelec at the post-production house, which has utilized Genelec monitors throughout the course of its 20-year history. The firm handles a variety of projects including TV and film as well as corporate, live event, political, video game, sports clients and much more, with specific jobs including… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/22/14 12:43 PM,
    Cheap Trick, possibly one of the most covered groups of all time, is currently out on tour with an assortment of gear that guarantees that their followers get the “Cheap Trick” sound they expect. Burst Sound & Lighting, headquartered in Detroit, is the sound production company tasked with making sure the band has all of the equipment they require including a new Adamson Systems monitor rig. “We expanded our Adamson inventory when they rolled out the E218 line array cabinets… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/22/14 12:27 PM,
    As an all-purpose sound provider, Factor Audio recently acquired a second Harman Soundcraft Si Expression 3 console to better serve its diverse range of clients. Having enjoyed tremendous success with the first purchase, Factor Audio continues to work with the Si Expression 3 due to its ease of use, great sound and affordable price point. Factor Audio designs and engineers its own custom solutions to provide better sound quality with greater efficiency for its clients. Relying on an experienced team,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014
    powersoft
    PSW Staff 10/21/14 02:41 PM,
    Powersoft has introduced the DigiMod IK, a package that consists of three separate, easily assembled elements designed to help OEM manufacturers develop their own lines of active loudspeakers.  DigiMod IK brings a high degree of scale and flexibility to OEMs and integrators who require Class D amplification technology for loudspeaker applications in professional audio markets. By separating the DigiMod into three different components (which are easily connected by screws), Powersoft was able to deploy upgrades to each component. Components consist… View this post
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  • meyer sound
    PSW Staff 10/21/14 01:48 PM,
    Following 12 successful years with its Meyer Sound MSL-4 loudspeakers, the Takarazuka Grand Theatre in Japan returned to Meyer Sound when it came time to upgrade, recently implementing a new design based on M’elodie and MICA line arrays to deliver coverage at the 2,550-seat venue. “In my opinion, the best equipment should be robust and reliable,” says Masaru Kirie of Takarazuka Stage Co. “The new system’s performance lives up to the prestigious Meyer Sound brand, and the sound quality is… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/21/14 01:38 PM,
    Bing Bang Boom! In Spokane, WA specializes in integrated music and sound design for film, television, advertising, video games, and the Internet. Their award-winning work can be heard on projects for CBS, ABC, NBC, Spike TV, HBO, Warner Bros. Films, and many blockbuster theatrical trailers. The company recently added a new Yamaha NUAGE Advanced Production DAW System to their production arsenal. CEO Bill Byrne said that up until the purchase of the NUAGE system, he had been recording and mixing… View this post
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    PSW Staff 10/21/14 01:26 PM,
    NSCA is excited to announce that Liz Wiseman, leadership educator and Wall Street Journal best-selling author, will keynote NSCA’s 2015 Business & Leadership Conference (BLC). Wiseman will explain the difference between leaders who are diminishers and those who are multipliers – and how many of today’s leaders are wasting their most vital resources by being diminishers. This keynote is sponsored by Synnex. Wiseman has taught leadership to executives around the world. She has also conducted significant research in leadership and… View this post
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