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  • Monday, March 31, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/31/14 09:02 AM,
    dbx Professional is now shipping the new DriveRack PA2 loudspeaker management system, offering a new Wizard for faster and easier set-up, new AutoEQ providing touring-quality room EQ, and accurate Advanced Feedback Suppression (AFS). The DriveRack PA2 can be operated via its front-panel controls and display as well as controlled via Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows mobile devices/laptops using the free dbx PA2 Control App, available at www.dbxpro.com along with the iTunes Store and Google Play. Users have access to a… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVDigitalLoudspeakerProcessorSoftwareSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, March 28, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/28/14 11:32 AM,
    Himmelstalundshallen is an indoor arena in Norrköping, Sweden that is home to the HC Vita Hasten ice hockey team. The 4,480-seat facility also hosts concerts and other sporting events. The oval-shaped arena opened in 1977 and even then its audio system would hardly be mistaken for state of the art—making it overdue for an upgrade by Sound contractor Micab under the direction of installation specialist Mikael Bergvall. The arena is the largest in Sweden to install Harman’s Crown DCi Series… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierInstallationLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 03/28/14 09:12 AM,
    The Midas PRO1 Digital Mixing Console is the board of choice for Russ Miller and the Tudor House, a popular hotel, pub and performance venue located in Wigan, UK. Technical Manager Russ “the sound guy” Miller, who has worked with such notable acts as Sugarman, Lacuna Coil, Pop Will Eat Itself, and Curtis Stigers, specified the PRO1 after using it on multiple tours and high-profile music festivals. Tudor House, which has hosted live performances for the past 30 years across… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 03/28/14 08:40 AM,
    Erected in 1875, Cornell University’s Sage Chapel seats over 700 people plus a large choir for services and other events. The sound reinforcement system is designed to help voices carry with intelligibility in the large space as well as support musical instruments. Its latest upgrade condensed seven feet of rack space used for 1990s-era processing and amplification into just seven inches using an Ashly Audio Pema 8250 and an Ashly ne4250pe. Each unit combines Ashly’s Protea signal processing with clean,… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsAmplifierInstallationPowerProcessor

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    PSW Staff 03/28/14 08:38 AM,
    Virtual instrument and plug-in developer Rob Papen Soundware is proud to announce availability of BLUE-II — an all-new reworking of its BLUE soft synth for Mac (OS X 10.6 or higher) and PC (Windows Vista, 7, and 8). First released in 2005, the original version of BLUE has stood the test of time remaining a software synthesizer favorite. When it was first released it already reflected Rob Papen’s creative and musical approach towards developing virtual instruments that stand out from… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 03/28/14 08:27 AM,
    Legacy United Methodist Church in Bismarck, North Dakota, opened the doors on its new worship space in late fall 2013, just in time for the holiday season. Featuring contemporary worship and music styles, the church hosts several services each weekend to a large and vibrant congregation. The challenges selecting a sound system were familiar: vocal intelligibility from the pastor and the musicians, a well-balanced sound mix for music, a versatile system for a number of applications, even coverage for the… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, March 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/27/14 02:18 PM,
    Popular rock band Umphrey’s McGee are touring with a wide assortment of Telefunken dynamic microphones for vocals and drums. “Keeping the drum kit out of a drummer’s vocal mic is difficult.,” says FOH mixer Chris Mitchell.  “The M81-SH offers great rejection while still sounding natural and strong.” Originally from South Bend, Indiana, the music of Umphrey’s McGee is often referred to as progressive improvisation or “Improg”. Although the band is part of the jam band scene, with ever-changing setlists, improvisation,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 03/27/14 02:11 PM,
    Avid has announced the release of VENUE Version 4.1.3 software, a free download for the Avid S3L live sound system that doubles the system’s on-board plug-in slots—from 20 to 40—to provide engineers with even more processing options than before. VENUE 4.1.3 also offers support for the latest qualified AAX live sound plug-ins. Avid S3L users can now choose from a superior range of Avid and third-party plug-ins from some of the world’s most respected developers such as Crane Song, McDSP… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalManufacturerSoftwareSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 03/27/14 01:55 PM,
    Situated at the MediArena in Amsterdam, the new Endemol Sport studios have been equipped with two 42-fader Harman Studer Vista 5 digital mixing consoles as part of an innovative production design, involving three studios and three galleries on the same fiber backbone. The consoles were supplied by Heynen, Studer’s Dutch distributors, and installed by system integrator DutchView. These form the audio control of a sophisticated fit-out initiated by Eredivisie Media & Marketing to mark the start of the 2013-2014 Dutch… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalManufacturerStudio

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    PSW Staff 03/27/14 10:52 AM,
    Spring Hill Baptist Church (Spring Hill, FL) recently selected a VUE Audiotechnik al-4 compact line array as the centerpiece of a system upgrade within its worship sanctuary. Working with Atlantic Pro Audio, church leadership identified sound quality, dependability and value as the leading factors in their decision to move ahead with the VUE al-4 after a thorough search and audition process. “This church took their install very seriously, and was absolutely determined to explore multiple options before making a final… View this post
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