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  • Tuesday, May 01, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/01/12 10:21 AM,
    The Burgtheater in Vienna has added five DPA Microphones d:fine omnidirectional headsets to its existing armory of more than 70 DPA microphones. The d:fine microphones were purchased from DPA’s Austrian distributor, Studer Austria, for productions such as the prominent discussion televised panel Debating Europe, where top politicians and experts discuss the future of Europe. The d:fine headsets are being put through the paces at the Burgtheater, which comprises three separate stages: the 1200-capacity Burgtheater itself, the 400-capacity Akademietheater and the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/01/12 10:15 AM,
    Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. and TC Furlong Inc. will host a mini-demo tour featuring the new Yamaha CL Digital Console Series, May 1-2, at three separate Chicago-area sites. Yamaha Systems Application Engineer, Kevin Kimmel, Regional District Manager, Mike Eiseman, and TC Furlong staff will be on hand to demonstrate the new console. All events are free of charge and open to audio professionals are welcome. Dates and location of events are: Tuesday, May 1—2:00 PM-8:00 PM, TC Furlong Inc.,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalEducationSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/01/12 09:47 AM,
    The Black Keys, aka Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, have had a big underground following for over a decade but with the success of 2010’s Grammy awarded Brothers and last year’s wildly successful El Camino, they’re in the midst of their first headlining arena tour across the globe. The tour is also the first time the Black Keys have had the luxury of carrying their own production gear, which includes a DiGiCo SD10 for FOH and an SD8 at monitors,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/01/12 09:38 AM,
    Gary Noble is an adept manager of a Twitter feed, a Google+ account, and a blog that will resonate with anyone in the pro audio recording industry as well as a busy schedule of recording and mixing sessions. Noble has worked with Amy Winehouse, Ricky Martin, Estelle, and Whitney Houston, often with producer Salaam Remi, as well as a list of up-and-coming artists. His work with Amy Winehouse earned him a Grammy Award. As evidenced by his informative blog, Noble… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollMixerProcessorStudioAudio

  • Monday, April 30, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/30/12 03:46 PM,
    AFMG, the Germany-based pro-audio software developer, is releasing the new version of SysTune – Version 1.2—on Tuesday, May 1. The update is free for the community of existing SysTune users. SysTunev1.2 is highlighted by a new plug-in called Delay Analysis. From a set of captured individual measurements, SysTune automatically calculates optimal delay times between mains and subs or between main and delay loudspeakers, giving precise information on polarity and predicted overall system performance. “Never before has it been easier to… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVMeasurementSoftwareAudio

  • meyer sound
    PSW Staff 04/30/12 03:24 PM,
    Meyer Sound has appointed Jason McCarrick to the position of education program coordinator. Based at the Meyer Sound Nashville office at Soundcheck, he will assume the responsibilities for scheduling and coordinating seminar and webinar events, handling program logistics, and assisting in creating educational content. McCarrick replaces Mac Johnson, who has been promoted to Constellation project manager at the company. Reporting to Meyer Sound education manager Gavin Canaan, McCarrick’s responsibilities also include supporting Nashville manager and touring Llaison Lee Moro in… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessEducationLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

  • soundcraft
    PSW Staff 04/30/12 03:14 PM,
    The municipality of Praia, located on the Cape Verde Island of Santiago, isn’t the most obvious place to find a pair of Soundcraft Vi6 digital desks. But it is here in the archipelago where Mario Bettencourt has been operating his rental company, MARIUS Produções—the largest pro audio and lighting company on the islands—for the last 13 years, and Soundcraft desks have been a central feature. The island hosts a population of around 500,000, and although 20 percent live in the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 04/30/12 03:14 PM,
    Organized by Reed Exhibitions UK, the biennial SPE Offshore Europe conference and exhibition is the largest upstream oil and gas event outside North America. With some 1,500 exhibitors, the convention attracts an audience of around 50,000 visitors, including engineers, technical specialists, industry leaders, and experts from all over the world. Held at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, around 25,000 square meters (270,000 square feet) of temporary exhibition space is created in five giant marquees. Not surprisingly, a substantial PA… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/30/12 02:11 PM,
    The conversion of Britz Castle in Berlin-Neukölln, Germany, into a new cultural centre, was recently completed, and includes a 300-capacity concert and theatre hall, installed with Allen & Heath’s iLive digital mixing system. The spec was for a future-proof digital system that could easily be used by sound engineers of guest productions. It also needed to be portable to service not just the hall but other areas in the venue, and flexible and simple to configure, with the option to… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

  • ashly
    PSW Staff 04/30/12 01:18 PM,
    Ashly Audio has announced the hire of Gary Jones to the newly-created position of central regional sales manager, where he will bring nearly 30 years of pro audio industry experience to the role. Jones will manage Ashly’s independent rep firms throughout Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania. “We’re very glad to have Gary on our team,” says John Sexton, Ashly Audio vice president of sales and marketing.… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAmplifierAVBusinessManufacturerProcessorAudio