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  • Monday, May 14, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/14/12 08:14 AM,
    Total Events, based in Geelong Victoria, supplied a Harman-based audio system for background music, MC and umpires at the Geelong Lawn Tennis Club stands for the recent Davis Cup tennis tournament in Australia. The main challenge for Total Events was keeping a minimal layout without obscuring sightlines and the company’s stock of JBL Professional VRX Constant Curvature loudspeakers was well-suited for the application due to their low visual impact. Six JBL VRX918S powered subwoofers and 12 JBL VRX932LA loudspeakers were… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAmplifierAVConsolesLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/14/12 07:38 AM,
    In April, the Miami Marlins inaugurated a new season of baseball in brand-new Marlins Park, located in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami. The stadium’s distributed sound reinforcement system, designed by Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams (WJHW) of Dallas, incorporates 517 EAW MK, QX and MQX Series loudspeakers. The system was installed by Minneapolis-based systems integrator Parsons Electric. Marlins Park has a retractable roof, but in order to best take advantage of the sun for its natural-grass field, the stadium… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/14/12 06:58 AM,
    Renkus-Heinz has announced the continued expansion of its engineering department with the addition of Alejandro Fidalgo. Fidalgo will work within the engineering group to continue to develop advanced digital processing and transport technologies for Renkus-Heinz products. He will report to engineering manager Tim Shuttleworth and will be based at the company’s Foothill Ranch, CA headquarters. Fidalgo joins Renkus-Heinz after working in audio electronics firmware and hardware development at Isaac Daniel Group in Burbank, CA. He holds a degree from the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

  • Friday, May 11, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/11/12 09:32 AM,
    CP Sound has completed a full sound system installation at an upmarket Mexican restaurant in London’s Soho district. The brainchild of Will Ricker (who heads up Ricker Restaurants), top New York nightlife designer Serge Becker was brought in to create the interior of this two-in-one operation. With a fully featured DJ booth set downstairs in the 95-cover basement restaurant lounge, Becker specified RCF sound reinforcement throughout, based on his positive experiences with the brand in various locations in New York… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/11/12 06:05 AM,
    The team of rapper Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis is making some of the most forward-thinking hip-hop music on the planet Lewis, who also handles many of the engineering duties for the duo, recently committed to purchasing a Metric-Halo ULN-2 preamplifier/interface so that they could cut studio-quality tracks for their forthcoming album while on the road. “I’m in the middle of producing a full-length LP with rapper Macklemore,” said Lewis. “I needed a small unit that could deliver audio quality… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConcertProcessorSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/11/12 05:44 AM,
    Women’s Audio Mission, a non-profit dedicated to the advancement of women in music production and the recording arts, recently partnered with Manley Labs and Telefunken Elektroakustik, who provided microphones for a recording session with the GRAMMY Award Winning Kronos Quartet. Telefunken generously loaned WAM a pair of ELA M 260s, AR-51s and CU-29 Copperhead microphones and Manley Labs loaned a Manley Gold Reference specifically for the session. The Kronos Quartet recorded material for their upcoming performance of “Women’s Voices” on… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/11/12 05:32 AM,
    EAW announces the expansion of its Application Support Group (ASG) with the appointment of Adam Shulman to the position of Installed Systems Support Manager, effective immediately. The announcement was made by Jeff Rocha, EAW President, and further underscores EAW’s dedication to customer support and the ongoing development of market-driven products. In this newly-created role, Shulman will manage ASG support for all permanently installed sound systems, while longtime ASG resource Joe Fustolo will focus on mobile production customers. Rocha states, “Expanding… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Thursday, May 10, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/10/12 01:17 PM,
    Line 6, Inc. has announced that TMP Pro, the installation division of The Music People, is now an official distributor of the Line 6 live sound product line. TMP Pro will offer the XD-V family of digital wireless systems, StageScape digital mixer, and StageSource loudspeaker systems to its installation and integration contractors. Lee Stein, Director of U.S. Sales, Commercial Audio for Line 6, states, “We’re thrilled to have The Music People on board as a distributor. They provide unparalleled support… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessLoudspeakerMicrophoneMixerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/10/12 12:51 PM,
    Turning for the first time to its stompboxes for inspiration, Eventide today announced that its Blackhole Native plug-in for AAX, AU or VST is now available.  The Blackhole Native plug-in is being offered free with the purchase of any Eventide Stompbox effective immediately through June 30, 2012. Today’s announcements follow the recent introduction of Eventide’s Omnipressor and 2016 Stereo Room Native plug-ins. Blackhole has evolved over the years. In its earliest incarnation on the DSP4000 and H8000 studio processors, it… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProcessorSoftwareStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/10/12 12:28 PM,
    World-renown drummer and “groove” activist, Rick Latham recently entertained and educated aspiring and professional drummers in a workshop dedicated to the music business, highlighting the art of drumming.  Armed with AKG Drumset Groove Pack Latham’s educational sessions touched on multiple facets of musical education, wowing students and fans during the four-week group workshop. The workshops focused on mastering the drums; from essential playing tips and helping individual artists find their own sound, to miking, recording and mixing final products.  “That… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioAudio