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  • Monday, April 09, 2012
    fairlight
    PSW Staff 04/09/12 01:54 PM,
    Nestled in the heart of New York City, audio post production house Mixopolis recently purchased a Fairlight Xynergi system in order to maximize potential and optimize workflow within their state-of-the-art mixing facility, providing television and radio advertising agencies high quality promotional material. Mixopolis deploys Fairlight for post work including voiceover recording, lock to picture, sound effects and sound design. The ability to intake all audio and video formats through the Xynergi console allows them to stay on top of the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerSoftwareStudio

  • peavey
    PSW Staff 04/09/12 01:44 PM,
    Peavey has donated loudspeakers to the Steven Sillers Tunnel to Towers Foundation for use by Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, one of America’s largest and most renowned military medical centers. John Ponte, director of the Steven Sillers Tunnel to Towers Foundation, states that Peavey’s donation allows them to help facilities like Walter Reed National Military Medical Center create events that provide relief for soldiers who are undergoing treatment, as well as for those who are in recovery. “Providing entertainment… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 12:46 PM,
    When Yes Events Ltd purchased a major RCF Theatre & Touring (TT+) system nine months ago they were determined to standardize on RCF components from that point forward. Their recent purchase of eight-enclosure TTL33-A compact, 3-way active line array system and two additional TTS28-A subwoofers was a good start on that commitment. In addition, they have invested in six TT25-SMA touring 15in stage monitors and RCF’s proprietary RDNet system software, to integrate with the TTL33-A. According to Yes Events director,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 11:12 AM,
    Xanti Salvador, a location sound recordist who is also a college level instructor of audio, relies on wireless technology from Rio Rancho, NM-based Lectrosonics. “My professional life is divided between Europe and South America,” Salvador reports. “In addition to my faculty position at the Facultad Experimental de Artes FEDA-LUZ in Maracaibo, where I teach sound editing and other aspects of audio, I am also active as a location sound recordist for TV and film.” Salvador’s credits include work on the… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 10:40 AM,
    A new audio system under control of the Q-Sys Integrated System Platform has been installed at the Ospedale Martini hospital in Turin, Italy as part of an upgrade to its communications network, courtesy of the exclusive QSC distributor in the region, AudioLink. Based around a Core 1000 processor, the Q-Sys platform controls the call and paging systems, routing audio to twin CX204V and CX302V amplifiers, as well as AcousticDesign surface-mount and in-ceiling loudspeakers strategically placed around the hospital. Like any… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollAmplifierAVInstallationLoudspeakerAudio

  • middle atlantic
    PSW Staff 04/09/12 10:32 AM,
    Middle Atlantic Products is introducing new storage options for its ViewPoint Console furniture system. Matching the look and style of the ViewPoint system for a consistent appearance, the new ViewPoint Free Standing Storage Cabinet provides additional storage space for supplies and personal items. The cabinet includes two adjustable shelves, smoked glass doors and comes fully assembled for fast, easy installation. The new ViewPoint Radial Binder Storage Cabinet is designed to store essential reference materials and keep them close at hand.… View this post
    Filed in: AVChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVConsolesInstallation

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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 10:17 AM,
    SynAudCon is pleased to announce that SurgeX International has joined the organization’s sponsorship program. SurgeX International was created by the original SurgeX founders after North American distribution of SurgeX products was sold to Electronic Systems Protection (ESP) in 2009. SurgeX International now serves the global marketplace with patented 230V AC power protection, conditioning and management products. The SurgeX and SynAudCon relationship began in 1995 when Michael McCook and Andy Benton founded SurgeX, while simultaneously Pat and Brenda Brown became the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessEducationManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 10:07 AM,
    Florence and the Machine’s current European dates to promote her Ceremonials album were recently upsized for a three-night run at London’s Alexandra Palace, with the band joined by a 12-piece choir and 12-piece string section. A new Midas PRO2 live audio system supplemented monitor world for these gigs, joining the stalwart XL8 at FOH. Both consoles were provided by Britannia Row Productions. Engineer Mike Gibbard was using the PRO2 to provide monitor mixes for the choir and string section, and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 09:58 AM,
    Underscoring the versatility of AKG’s Perception microphone line, Grammy-winning engineer and platinum producer Steve Pageot recently utilized an AKG P820 tube mic on tracks for the MTV network’s Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory.  A classically trained flutist, Pageot’s sound was featured on season four and on the soon to be released season five’s tracks, bringing a unique, flute-infused sound to the reality show. “When you’re watching a reality show, the music is mainly in the background, being overshadowed by the action… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollMicrophoneStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/12 09:47 AM,
    Jimmy’z d’Hiver nightclub in Monaco has recently undergone a renovation, during which the 300-capacity club has been equipped with an L-Acoustics ARCS constant curvature WST system. The new sound system was supplied and installed by L-Acoustics Certified Provider, system integrator and distributor Services Électroniques & Sonorisation (SES). It comprises two hangs of three ARCS, one 115XT HiQ and two 112P coaxials, one SB28 subwoofer, one LA48 and two LA8 amplified controllers. The owner of Jimmy’z d’Hiver, the Societe des Bains… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio