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  • Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/16/12 07:43 AM,
    This year’s KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta was both a 20th Anniversary musical celebration and a heartfelt remembrance for the Beastie Boys’ Adam “MCA” Yauch, who passed away from cancer the day before the show. Delicate Productions, also celebrating its 20th Anniversary of providing sound for KROQ’s annual event, upped the ante by deploying Martin Audio Multi-cellular Loudspeaker (MLA) arrays for the first time at the roast. Held at the Verizon Amphitheatre, the event featured headliner Coldplay along with heavyweights… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/15/12 03:58 PM,
    Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) has been providing wireless solutions and gear onsite at the Billboard Latin Music Awards for the past 13 years. This year the PWS team, including Brooks Schroeder and James Stoffo, created a custom wireless communications package for the show, with the company’s frequency coordination team working backstage to ensure all wireless operations went off without a hitch. “This year’s package included all of the wireless microphones, in-ear monitors and IFBs for the technical production and musical… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementTechnicianWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/15/12 03:30 PM,
    In these financially difficult times, maximizing the potential of facilities has become a key issue for the education sector. At the same time as delivering high quality education in line with modern expectations, schools need to ensure that their facilities generate their own revenue. These are the reasons why one Australian primary school has invested in DiGiCo, opening up a new market for the console manufacturer. Helensvale Primary, located on Queensland’s Gold Coast, recently finished a new performing arts centre,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalInstallationSound ReinforcementStageAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/15/12 03:21 PM,
    Altinex is pleased to announce the availability of the dual input-type TNP162 / TNP162C Interconnect Boxes, a new addition to the ever-expanding line of Tilt ‘N Plug interconnect offerings. As a compact interconnect solution designed for installation into tables, podiums, or other furniture as part of an AV presentation system, the new TNP162 / TNP162C offers convenient, one touch access to a variety of video, audio, computer, network, and power connections—making the tabletop connection point attractive for any boardroom or… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollAVInstallationInterconnectAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/15/12 03:17 PM,
    The sermons and songs may be in Korean, but the level of passion expressed in worship at Yuong-Sang Presbyterian Church easily matches that of any other dedicated church service in America. The excitement level recently kicked up a notch when Yuong-Sang, located in the Philadelphia suburb of Horsham, invested in a new sound system anchored by Meyer Sound MINA line array loudspeakers. “MINA is a perfect fit for Yuong-Sang in both size and performance,” says Dave Brotman, owner of Coatesville,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/15/12 01:08 PM,
    Clear-Com introduces the latest additions to its line of professional headsets, the CC-300 and CC-400. The CC-300 and CC-400 offer extra comfort, better performance and more flexibility for users who employ intercoms for long hours. They are compatible with Clear-Com’s wide range of wired and wireless intercoms. Wearing headsets day in and day out while communicating with other team members over the intercom can quickly exhaust a user. The new Clear-Com CC-300 single-ear headset and CC-400 double-ear headset were designed… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVInstallationSound ReinforcementTechnicianAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/15/12 12:56 PM,
    Full Compass Systems will host a day-long workshop for aspiring musicians on Saturday, June 23rd 2012.  “Making It in the Music Biz” is a special gathering of music professionals who will share insights and advice on the practical and business aspects of performing music.  The event, based on the popular Launchpad music program, is free to all participants. “Launchpad celebrates the reach of music education, which is exactly what this event is designed to do.  While it targets youth, musicians… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollAVBusinessEducationSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/15/12 12:50 PM,
    Allen & Heath’s GS-R24 Firewire recording mixer has been installed in the main recording studio at the Campus of Performing arts (COPA) in Johannesburg, South Africa, as a teaching console and to manage music students’ projects. “I needed a mixer to satisfy my students’ obsession for all things digital, and to teach them the value of what they call ‘old school’.” explains COPA’s head of production, Neill Pash. “Enter the GS-R24, new kid on the block and what I believe… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalEducationSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, May 14, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/14/12 09:51 AM,
    Independent FOH engineer Nigel Paul is using the Midas PRO9 digital live audio system for the band’s ongoing world tour. Dream Theater has been on the road almost continuously since July 2011 in support of its 11th studio album, A Dramatic Turn Of Events. Clair Global is the audio provider. For Paul, choosing a Midas PRO Series console was an easy decision. A career-long fan of Midas analog consoles, most notably the XL4, he became an early adopter of the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/14/12 09:42 AM,
    Music producer, songwriter and remixer Jake Gosling, best known for his collaboration with artists such as Ed Sheeran and Wiley, has just bought himself an Audient ASP008 mic preamplifer, which he is using in his Surrey-based Sticky Studios. Supplied by high end studio sales company Kazbar Systems, Gosling couldn’t be more satisfied. “Kazbar Systems lent me the ASP008 as we needed extra mic pres for our DAW,” he explains. “I was instantly impressed with how dynamic and punchy the pres… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollMicrophoneProcessorStudioAudio