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  • Monday, March 19, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/19/12 07:48 AM,
    Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds world tour has just completed its UK arena leg, with Midas XL8 live performance systems at FOH and on monitors, supplied by Britannia Row Productions. Such is the scalability of Midas’ growing digital range that the tour will move onto PRO6s for its run of European and US dates throughout the spring and then to the new PRO2Cs for summer festival appearances. Both FOH and monitor engineer, Antony King and Nahuel Gutierrez respectively, are experienced… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Friday, March 16, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/16/12 03:26 PM,
    Sensaphonics has announced its support for the annual Auction 4 Audiology, a fundraiser for the American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF). The auction features several autographed items of music memorabilia, the proceeds from which will fund research for hearing health in musicians. The Auction 4 Audiology takes place on the BiddingForGood.com website and will be open for bidding from March 19-31. The auction items include electric guitars signed by Aerosmith, Lady Antebellum, the Dave Matthews Band, Buddy Guy, and O.A.R.,… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/16/12 02:48 PM,
    L-Acoustics US has named Laurent Vaissié to the post of general manager, with the announcement made by CEO Christian Heil, to whom he reports. Based in Oxnard, CA, Vaissié is responsible for managing the L-Acoustics US subsidiary and developing business in both the domestic touring and fixed installation markets. Prior to joining the company, Vaissié served as senior vice president of sales and marketing for Laser Operations where he was responsible for global business development and led cross-functional teams through… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/16/12 12:13 PM,
    In order to update the audio system at the historic Peabody Opera House in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, TSI Global of St. Charles, Missouri, installed a JBL VerTec line array system in the 3,100-seat theater. The Opera House, originally opened in 1934, has hosted performances by prestigious artists including Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, and the Rolling Stones. Today, it hosts a variety of events including concerts, comedies, theatricals, family and holiday shows, and more. Paul Murdick, Vice President… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 03/16/12 12:02 PM,
    New indie nightclub Skandal! has opened its doors in Istanbul with an L-Acoustics coaxial loudspeaker system supplied by Turkish distributor, Elit Light&Sound Technologies. Run by leading Istanbul venue owners together with Metehan Çorumluoğlu, aka DJ Style-ist, Skandal! draws heavily on the twin late-70s cultures of New Wave and disco, bringing a new vibe to the Istanbul club scene. A system of seven L-Acoustics 8XTi coaxial speakers from L-Acoustics’ Architectural Series for installers, with two 108P coaxials and two SB18i fixed… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/16/12 10:28 AM,
    Ruby Skye, one of San Francisco’s premiere nightclubs, recently upgraded its DJ monitor rig with custom EAW loudspeakers powered by Powersoft K Series amplifiers with digital signal processing. The owners tapped their long-time audio and video vendor JK Sound, also of San Francisco, to design and install the new system. “Ruby Skye is a very high profile DJ/Dance club that hosts famous DJs from all over the world,” explains Brad Katz, lead systems integrator for JK Sound. “It was extremely… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/16/12 10:20 AM,
    Simone Giuliani is a film and TV composer, music producer, orchestrator and keyboard player born in Florence, Italy, based in Manhattan and inspired by music from all over the world. “I have been interested in Lexicon products going back to 1992 when I was recording and producing an album in Florence with Funkareem, my band at the time,” said Giuliani. “At that time, I first heard the Lexicon 480L digital effects system and fell in love with it.” “My good… View this post
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    PSW Staff 03/16/12 09:53 AM,
    This season’s NBA All-Star Weekend, which included “rising stars” contests, a slam dunk contest, and similar events in the run up to Sunday night’s big game, took place at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. As they did last year, NBA Entertainment entrusted Wireless First/Clair Global with the monumental task of (1) handling wired and wireless audio for all of the performers and events and (2) delivering it to the house and to the broadcast feeds, in addition to providing… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 03/16/12 09:44 AM,
    When an event like the Super Bowl comes to town, the sheer number of related events means that every major sound company, venue and entertainer will be extremely busy. Sound engineer Randy Wise found himself and his Lil’ Peanut Productions in great demand, and met the challenge of producing high quality audio under trying conditions by using Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing products. In addition to a constant stream of rentals and productions handled by Lil’ Peanut, Wise was… View this post
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  • Thursday, March 15, 2012
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    PSW Staff 03/15/12 04:05 PM,
    Lectrosonics is saddened to announce that Matt Robertson, the West Coast face and voice of the company for 12 years, passed away suddenly March 9, 2012 at the age of 59.  A company communication states, “Matt’s easy going personality, professionalism, and easy smile will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Our prayers and condolences go out to his family and friends. The professional audio and music community has lost a true gentleman and great guitarist.” The memorial service… View this post
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