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  • Monday, June 04, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/04/12 08:44 AM,
    A casual listen to Santigold’s pop-friendly, genre-defying music pegs it as favorably simple, but there is a lot more going in a Santigold song than originally meets the eye. To create musical textures and to imbue them with the urgency and immediacy worthy of a great live show, drummer/programmer Ian Longwell and guitarist/music director Ray Brady work hard to define a universe of samples that they then play live, relying on a Metric Halo Labs 2882 interface to deliver those… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertDigitalSound ReinforcementStageAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/04/12 08:31 AM,
    Muzak, a Mood Media company, is excited to announce that Muzak has partnered with the famous Café Sevilla Spanish Restaurant and Night Club to transform the audio/video experience at the newly relocated Gaslamp Quarter location in San Diego. With the new location offering three floors of dining and live entertainment, Muzak consulted with Café Sevilla management and ACM Architects to design and install a fully integrated audio/video system that would deliver an unforgettable sensory experience for each area of the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/04/12 08:17 AM,
    Twin Peaks Restaurant is one of the nation’s fastest growing chains with each location providing high-fidelity sound reinforcement to complement a profusion of video screens providing sports coverage for it’s target male audience. Clean Media AV recently helped complete a Twin Peaks Restaurant in its hometown of Scottsdale, Arizona. To meet the restaurant’s demanding A/V requirements with an utterly reliable, yet still cost effective system, Clean Media AV designed the system around Ashly Audio network-ready processors and amplifiers. The new… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAmplifierAVInstallationNetworkingProcessorAudio

  • Friday, June 01, 2012
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    PSW Staff 06/01/12 10:46 AM,
    The Japanese Popstars, an Irish electronic act from Northern Ireland, has toured with an Allen & Heath ZED mixer for the past year, playing many gigs and festivals ranging from Glastonbury to the Secret Garden Party and more. Recently the ZED accompanied them on tour with Orbital, which included a gig at the Royal Albert Hall. “The mixer has been fantastic for the way we set up our live performances. We make use of the mixer by sticking to its… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesMixerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/01/12 10:33 AM,
    Newnan High School, located in Newnan, Georgia, recently overhauled its 4,300-seat Drake Stadium, expanding it to accommodate 6,000 fans and replacing its dated sound reinforcement system with a single Danley Sound Labs Jericho Horn JH-90, which delivers point-source, full-frequency coverage for the entire stadium. The old system had relied on a distribution of limited fidelity horns. Their multiple sources, combined with echoes, led to serious intelligibility problem. However, because it was like the thousands of sound systems that fill high… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerPowerSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/01/12 08:15 AM,
    The CMA’s headquarters in Nashville is a hive of activity and is frequently visited by the genre’s biggest stars and its most promising freshmen. Recently, the CMA decided to convert its atrium into a small-scale performance venue for intimate concerts, parties, and meetings. Morris Light & Sound of Nashville installed its sound reinforcement system, relying on the Symetrix Jupiter 8 processor paired with the Symetrix ARC-WEB Internet-based interface to provide system conditioning and intuitive user control that is accessible from… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertInstallationProcessorSound ReinforcementAudio

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    PSW Staff 06/01/12 08:10 AM,
    Elite Sound and Lighting of Canberra and the Australian capital’s premier audiovisual production and installation supplier, has a wide variety of clients from dry-hire to rock’n’roll to corporate and conferencing. Consequently whenever the company purchases new equipment, the key element is versatility. “We always spend a lot of time researching products, which is exactly what we did when we recently decided to invest in some compact digital audio consoles,” commented Darren Russell, Elite’s managing director. “We looked at what all… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductionLightingAnalogConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/01/12 07:22 AM,
    Skully’s Music-Diner, a hip hop and rock night spot in Columbus, OH that is consistently voted the best place for dancing and live music over the past decade by several local entertainment magazines, has upgraded its sound system with new QSC Audio KLA Series active line array loudspeaker systems. According to the venue’s house engineer, Luke Wells, Skully’s prides itself on having the best and latest technology in audio, video and lighting systems, with the new KLA loudspeakers significantly improving… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, May 31, 2012
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    PSW Staff 05/31/12 02:40 PM,
    Extron Electronics has introduced the XTP System Certification program for AV system designers and integrators. The program consists of online and instructor-led training for design and implementation of enterprise-wide digital systems based on Extron’s XTP CrossPoint Systems. XTP CrossPoint is a flexible, reliable signal switching and distribution system for local and remote devices that provides a completely integrated solution for multiple digital and analog formats. Achieving this manufacturer certification is an industry-recognized way to demonstrate acquired expertise related to digital… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsTrainingAVEducationInstallationManufacturerAudio

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    PSW Staff 05/31/12 01:38 PM,
    The Sweetlife Music and Food Festival combined the best of both worlds for an enthusiastic overflow crowd at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, half way between Washington and Baltimore. Presented by the local Sweetgreen restaurant group, Sweetlife showcases a range of organic foods on site along with performances by EDM artist Avicii, Hip Hop artist Kid Cudi, The Shins, Explosions in the Sky, Fitz and the Tantrums, A$AP Rocky, Fun, Delta Spirit, Zola Jesus and a host of… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement