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  • Thursday, April 26, 2012
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    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

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    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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalMixer

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    PSW Staff 04/26/12 11:42 AM,
    With roots that date back to 1796, the historic Odense Theater in Denmark has recently upgraded to a Meyer Sound surround system based on the MINA line array and miniature MM-4XP loudspeakers. With its new sonic capabilities, Odense looks forward to broadening its programming and clientele. The theatre principals had long awaited the opportunity to present plays and other programs with the added dimension of an enveloping audio experience. “For a long time, the sound department at Odense Teater wanted… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/26/12 11:26 AM,
    In early March at Amanora Park Town, the second installment of this year’s Eristoff Invasion Festival took place with one the world’s foremost music makers, DJ David Guetta, as the show’s headlining act. Guetta’s pulsating sounds projected over the audience from an impressive sound reinforcement system comprised of D.A.S. Audio Aero and Aero Series 2 line arrays. Sound & Light Professionals (SNL Pro) of Mumbai, a major provider of sound reinforcement systems, was contracted to provide the sound system for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • peavey
    PSW Staff 04/26/12 10:50 AM,
    Peavey Commercial Audio will host a two-day MediaMatrix NION Certification training course in New Orleans during May, where AV designers, consultants, contractors and end users can learn best practices for designing, deploying and implementing MediaMatrix audio distribution, processing and control systems. The MediaMatrix NION Certification training course instructs AV professionals on the fundamentals of MediaMatrix, the most flexible and scalable audio networking system on the market, as well as how to design and program projects in nWare; how to set… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductTrainingAVBusinessEducationManufacturerNetworkingProcessorSound ReinforcementAudio

  • avid
    PSW Staff 04/26/12 07:17 AM,
    Avid has announced the release of Sibelius First, combining the Sibelius Student and Sibelius First notation products into a single easy-to-use, powerful, and fun music composition tool. The new Sibelius First takes advantage of the features introduced by Sibelius 7, including a task-oriented UI specifically designed to guide the user through the creative process, along with quality sound, 64-bit technology and support for the latest operating systems. It also offers new video export functionality, online publishing, and direct sharing to… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/25/12 02:38 PM,
    Clear-Com has announced the worldwide release of the HelixNet Partyline, the industry’s first networked partyline intercom system with a set of unique capabilities for achieving greater efficiency, cost-savings and flexibility from set up to operation and maintenance. HelixNet Partyline provides digitized Clear-Com sound and central administration of the entire system (firmware upgrades and maintenance) from the Main Station with a single cable and flexible cable options, with the ability to leverage an existing cable infrastructure. The initial release of HelixNet… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVInterconnectNetworkingRemoteSignalSoftwareSystemAudio

  • lab.gruppen
    PSW Staff 04/25/12 01:53 PM,
    With the addition of Lab.gruppen C 48:4 amplifiers at the University of Minnesota’s Ted Mann Concert Hall, the U of MN School of Music has dramatically improved the clarity and quality of sound within the venue. Dedicated in 1993, and located in the Minneapolis West Bank Arts Quarter, the 1,126-seat theatre/concert hall is a multi-purpose venue, hosting lectures, School of Music ensemble concerts, performances and master classes by the likes of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollAmplifierAVInstallationSound Reinforcement

  • heil sound
    PSW Staff 04/25/12 12:36 PM,
    Heil Sound has released an upgraded version of its PR 35 handheld dynamic microphone. Changes include a new chassis, resulting in cosmetic differences with the old model. In addition, rear rejection has been increased to -42 dB with the upgrade. A concealed two-position roll off switch replaces the former thumb switch. The PR 35 ships with three interchangeable colored trim collars that can be mixed and matched. The new PR 35 will be priced the same as the current model… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollProductMicrophone