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  • Monday, February 27, 2012
    harman
    PSW Staff 02/27/12 04:04 PM,
    Harman Professional has announced the promotion of Thomas Marcher to director of sales, Asia regional sales office.  Marcher, a four-year Harman Pro veteran with extensive pro AV experience with other brands in the region, will now assume responsibility for sales, support and channel coordination reporting to Scott Robbins, senior director, global sales, Harman Pro. “Thomas Marcher is in the ideal position to support our distributors, serve our customers and help drive sales in the Asia regional sales territory,” Robbins states. … View this post
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  • martin audio
    PSW Staff 02/27/12 03:53 PM,
    Martin Audio has been chosen for several premier concert venues in the Amsterdam region in partnership with their Dutch distributors, TM Audio. Following installations at the iconic clubs Paradiso and Melkweg in the past few years, Martin Audio W8LCi compact line arrays system have now been installed in Duycker, the latest Amsterdam rock venue and cultural center. Owned by the local government, and situated near Schiphol Airport in the affluent town of Hoofddorp, the complex is comprised of two live… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollConcertInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/27/12 10:19 AM,
    Foo Fighters took home five statues at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards for an album produced entirely using a 32-channel API 1608 console. For its Wasting Light album, the band went back to basics, switching off the computers and tracking and mixing to tape via the all-analog API console, with the help of engineer James Brown and producer Butch Vig. In his acceptance speech after the band received the Best Rock Performance award, frontman Grohl said, “Rather than go to… View this post
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    PSW Staff 02/27/12 09:55 AM,
    Production Consultants is deploying Fairlight consoles to meet its production needs. Founded by veteran producer/engineer and St. Louis Audio Engineering Society Chairman Bill Schulenburg in 1986, the company relies on Fairlight’s Xynergi and XE6 Side Car Consoles to keep clients on the leading edge of video and audio success. Production Consultants often collaborates on projects with World Wide Wadio, a group of Hollywood writers, directors and producers who produce radio commercials, campaigns and audio tracks for internet, TV, film and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesManufacturerStudioAudio

  • Friday, February 24, 2012
    midas
    PSW Staff 02/24/12 02:21 PM,
    Perhaps best known as the perennial front of house mixer for Tool, Alan “Big Nobby” Hopkinson spent most of 2011 on the road with System Of A Down. It was his first tour with the band, and his first behind a Midas digital mixing system – the PRO9. “I’ve been a longstanding Midas user, but it’s always been an XL4 analog for me until now,” says Hopkinson. “I have used Midas digital previously though, as we have a PRO6 installed… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/24/12 11:36 AM,
    Post production facility Union Editorial has upgraded the monitors in the larger of its two audio production and mixing studios with Genelec Active Monitors. Because the L.A.-based facility regularly handles high-end agency clients, including Chevy, McDonald’s, Fiat and Diet Pepsi while also doing a fair share of feature film work and movie trailers, it needs 5.1 monitoring that can cover the gamut of media needs. The new monitoring system, consisting of three Genelec 8250A Bi-Amplified DSP Monitors for the L-C-R… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollBusinessLoudspeakerMonitoringStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 02/24/12 11:28 AM,
    Austrian full service provider Light and Sound provided an L-Acoustics KARA/KIVA WST line source system for the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck. Innsbruck’s city centre was transformed into a huge party zone for the 2012 Games, with an action-packed program taking place at Medals Plaza, which hosted not only the daily Victory Ceremonies but also the week-long Innsbruck 2012 Music Festival. The challenge was to find a perfect setup for the wide ranging styles of music performed, from… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/24/12 10:22 AM,
    When the Hilton Concord on the East Bay of San Francisco, undertook a multi-million dollar plan to renovate its thirty year-old property, its goal was to increase the environmental sustainability of its operations. Even the sound reinforcement system in the building’s flexible ballroom and meeting space was to contribute to the hotel’s much smaller carbon footprint. Local AV integrator JK Sound, Inc. designed the new sound reinforcement system around Ashly Audio’s new KLR Series amplifiers, which deliver tremendous output efficiency… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierInstallationSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/24/12 10:05 AM,
    Danish singer-songwriter Mads Langer, well known for his guitar-based ballads, utilized DiGiCo SD11 consoles and Neumann digital microphones during his end-of-year European tour. Sound company for the tour was Victory Tour Production, a long-term DiGiCo rental house. Victory Tour Productions provided a pair of SD11s and shared SD racks for the tour purchased via DiGiCo’s Danish distributor Soundware. DiGiCo supplied the AES42 interfaces. “We wanted to use Neumann digital microphones and DiGiCo is one of only two manufacturers who currently… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/24/12 09:50 AM,
    SurgeX has announced the exclusive distribution rights of Certified Cyber Solutions (CCS), a remote systems management platform that will open up new opportunities, lower service costs and create new and on-going revenue streams for commercial AV installers. This new partnership will integrate SurgeX surge elimination technology and power management with the advanced secure remote management from Certified Cyber Solutions, creating a scalable option that combines the best in energy intelligence, power management and surge protection with industry-leading remote systems management.… View this post
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