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  • Friday, April 27, 2012
    celestion
    PSW Staff 04/27/12 10:52 AM,
    Celestion has announced the appointment of Electric Factory as its new distribution partner for Australia. Based in Victoria, Electric Factory is a leading importer and distributor of musical instruments and professional audio equipment. Representing a wide-ranging portfolio of leading brands, they are committed to providing high quality products supported by exceptional levels of customer service. Electric Factory will be distributing Celestion’s entire range including HF compression drivers and LF cast aluminium and pressed steel chassis drivers for pro audio applications,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerAudio

  • grundorf
    PSW Staff 04/27/12 10:27 AM,
    Grundorf has announced the addition of three new utility transport dollies to help musicians and audio pros move their equipment easier. Each of the three available models is manufactured from 13-ply Baltic birch wood, which supports considerable weight without flexing. To prevent abrasions to the dolly’s edges, the wood has been finished with rounded edges for protection against damage and splintering. A convenient carry handle is an integral part of the dolly’s wood platform. Being carved directly from the dolly’s… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • soundcraft
    PSW Staff 04/27/12 09:24 AM,
    Soundcraft is continuing its “Mixing with Professionals” program this May with new dates in New York City and Reading, Pennsylvania. Veteran front of house engineer Monty Lee Wilkes will host the workshops, scheduled for May 8 and 9. The first session is scheduled for May 8 at Dale Pro Audio in New York City, continuing on to Sigmet Corporation’s headquarters in Reading on May 9. Each day will feature two identical sessions (9 am—noon or 2 pm—6 pm). Wilkes has… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollTrainingAVConsolesEducationManufacturerMixer

  • audio-technica
    PSW Staff 04/27/12 09:14 AM,
    Audio-Technica officially kicked off its 50th Anniversary Year in the U.S. with a special gala event held in January during the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim featuring an all-star music revue produced by GrammyAward-winning producer Phil Ramone. Among the featured all-star cast of performers were saxophonist and longtime Audio-Technica endorser Mindi Abair, R&B/jazz vocalist Patti Austin, new age/adult-contemporary superstar and Audio-Technica endorser Jim Brickman, smooth jazz saxophonist Dave Koz, vocalist Monica Mancini, legendary trumpeter/pianist/composer Arturo Sandoval, gospel/R&B music legend BeBe… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneAudio

  • delicate productions
    PSW Staff 04/27/12 08:04 AM,
    Sean Leo, a seasoned veteran of the production and special events industry, has been named director of business development of Delicate Productions. Leo joins the company from AVT Event Technologies, a leading provider of in-house audiovisual, staging and production services to hotels and resorts around the world. In his new role, Leo is responsible for creating and managing strategic relationships and developing new business opportunities and potential areas of growth for Delicate Productions. He brings nearly 20 years’ experience in… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAVBusinessSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Thursday, April 26, 2012
    image
    PSW Staff 04/26/12 04:43 PM,
    Extron is pleased to announce the addition of three new models to the Retractor series, a cable retraction system for Extron Cable Cubby series cable access enclosures. The Retractor provides a discreet, convenient solution for accessing AV cable connections and then storing them effectively. New models include the Retractor VGA-A, the Retractor DC and the Retractor VGA SM. The Retractor VGA-A combines VGA and 3.5mm stereo audio in a single Retractor module, providing a cost-effective option for VGA and audio… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsPollManufacturerSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 04/26/12 04:30 PM,
    Radial Engineering Ltd. is pleased to announce that Steve McKay will be transitioning from Sales Manager to fill a newly created position as Export Sales Manager. Roc Bubel joins the Radial team as new sales manager. According to Radial company president Peter Janis: “Steve has been managing our domestic sales team for several years while also investing what time he had available on developing our export distribution channels. With the global economy shifting to emerging markets like China, India, Turkey,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollBusinessProcessorAudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 04/26/12 04:17 PM,
    Kimbra is quickly becoming somebody that you ought to know. With a slew of SXSW showcase gigs, nationwide tours in support of Gotyé and Foster The People, tens of millions of views on YouTube, and a cover of the hit Gotyé song she lends her powerful vocals to, “Somebody That I Used to Know,” performed on Fox’s hit show Glee, Kimbra is bringing her music to the masses, one powerful performance at a time. And Earthworks is there to capture… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsVideoMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • image
    PSW Staff 04/26/12 03:51 PM,
    The Anaheim Ducks are working to change the perception of hockey with The Rinks, a fast-growing chain of ice and inline hockey venues in southern California designed to promote the game in a kid- and teen-friendly environment. The recently-opened Irvine location of The Rinks is a prime example. Irvine Inline boasts a pro hockey genealogy, having been originally owned by hockey legend Wayne Gretsky. Home to three inline rinks, the venue is a fresh new take on hockey rinks, with… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • soundcraft
    PSW Staff 04/26/12 12:21 PM,
    The current tour by Barry Manilow—his first U.S. tour of the decade—has front of house engineer Ken Newman providing the mix with a Soundcraft Vi6 digital console. “In mixing this show, I have to make it sound exactly the way Barry wants it to,” explains Newman, who is also owner of Newman Audio, Inc. “While some artists leave the sound to their engineers, Barry is very involved in rehearsal and sound check and will sit right next to me and… View this post
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