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  • Monday, April 19, 2010
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    PSW Staff 04/19/10 08:01 AM, 0 Comments
    Recently, the visual department of Majestyk Visionz directed, filmed, and edited the world’s first music video powered entirely by green energy sources. For this project, Majestyk Visionz utilized Xtreme-grid from Mobile Green Power. The Xtreme-grid features both solar grids and a backup wind generator which charge an onboard battery for a 24 volt system with a 46kwh capacity. The Xtreme-grid also carries a 5.5kw biodiesel backup generator. The video was created for South Central Cartel’s “I’m on My Gangsta” as… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollConcertInstallationInterconnectPowerRemoteSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/19/10 06:57 AM, 0 Comments
    Altinex has announced the YZ810-106 VGA Stereo Wallplate with Local Out. This announcement expands the company’s Showtime AV presentations system with a convenient option for computer connectivity. The Altinex YZ810-106 is designed to make the process of connecting a desktop computer AV presentation systems quick and easy. The wallplate enables video and audio from a computer to be presented through the Showtime system. The audio input uses a 3.5 mm mini jack (typically used on both laptop and desktop computers)… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsPollProductAVDigitalEngineerInstallationInterconnectSystem

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    PSW Staff 04/19/10 06:51 AM, 0 Comments
    L-ACOUSTICS has appointed Marc Bénard to the newly-created role of technical support manager, amplified controllers. This new position reinforces the L-ACOUSTICS technical support department which now is divided into three areas: fixed installation, rental, and amplified controllers and LA Network Manager products Bénard joins the company with 10 years’ experience in pro audio industry, working mainly in digital product management and technical support. His new role will be to educate and support touring and fixed installation clients in the use… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessDigitalInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwooferSystemAudio

  • Friday, April 16, 2010
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    PSW Staff 04/16/10 12:24 PM, 0 Comments
    Pro Co Sound has introduced iTweak, an iPhone/iPod Touch application to complement the mo8me personal monitor mixer, a component of their Momentu Digital Audio Distribution Network. With the iTweak app, your iPhone becomes the handheld wireless interface to “tweak” your personal monitor mix.  The App allows you to control your mix, and make all the settings for the Momentum mo8me mix system right from your iPhone or iPod touch.  Multiple iTweaks can be used at the same time, so anyone… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAVDigitalMixerMonitoringNetworking

  • Ministry Of Sound's Soundcraft Si2
    PSW Staff 04/16/10 09:00 AM, 0 Comments
    Ministry of Sound London’s Technical Manager Alex Barrand recently commissioned a Soundcraft Si2 digital sound desk for the famous main dance room, The Box. At the PLASA Show last September he was introduced to the Soundcraft Si1 by Harman UK/ROI distributor Sound Technology’s Dave Bradshaw. “There are so many digital desks on the market — but I realised that this was the easiest analogue-to-digital conversion desk money can buy,” commented Alex. Ministry opted for the larger Si2 model due to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementSystem

  • David Millward with the iLive-80 surface at Manchester Cathedral.
    PSW Staff 04/16/10 07:26 AM, 0 Comments
    British indie rock stalwarts, Tindersticks, recently embarked on a European tour to promote their 9th studio album, ‘Falling Down a Mountain’, with FOH engineer, David ‘Milky’ Millward. Millward selected an Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing system as the FOH console. “I’ve used almost all of the pro digital consoles around, and although a very familiar name to me since I started in the industry, I hadn’t encountered Allen & Heath’s iLive system until now,” explains Millward. “Faced with a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Prairie Prince Live with The New Cars and beyerdynamic mics
    PSW Staff 04/16/10 06:54 AM, 0 Comments
    With a never-ending schedule of classic rock gigs drummer Prairie Prince is always on the move. This veteran percussionist is a founding member of both Journey and The Tubes, so he’s always in demand. Wherever he goes, his collection of beyerdynamic microphones is always right behind. “I’ve been using beyerdynamic microphones for the past six or seven years,” Prince says. “It started on tour with Todd Rundgren, who has an endorsement with beyerdynamic. It was hard not to notice how… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Bartlett Microphones TM-125HP
    PSW Staff 04/16/10 06:17 AM, 0 Comments
    Bartlett Microphones is now offering the TM-125HP, the High Performance version of their TM-125 boundary mic. Originally designed for the sound reinforcement of actors in drama or musicals, the TM-125HP is also ideal for recording or broadcasting opera, drama, musicals, solo recitals, and small classical music ensembles. The TM-125HP has 14 dBA self-noise—8 dB less than the TM-125—and a flatter frequency response intended for recording. The TM-125 is well suited to sound reinforcement due to its increased rear attenuation and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Thursday, April 15, 2010
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    PSW Staff 04/15/10 11:45 AM, 0 Comments
    Noel Gallagher has recently appeared in two concerts at the Royal Albert Hall in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust. Gallagher was flanked by former Oasis bandmates Gem Archer on guitar and Jay Darlington on keyboards, and backed by an eight-piece female orchestra plus the Crouch End Choir. Britannia Row Productions provided a dual Midas XL8 live performance system for FOH and monitors. FOH engineer Dan Lewis had tried out a Midas PRO6 with some Oasis multitracks he’d recorded on… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/15/10 09:40 AM, 0 Comments
    AKG has announced it is making its AMS Online Configuration Tool live at the beginning of May 2010. The new tool streamlines the customization process for users seeking to personalize their AMS microphones, and will allow for online selection of over 6,840 customizable settings with an easy to use, interactive website. The website allows for users to customize their microphones based on seven different variables: capsule design, polar pattern, gooseneck length, connector style, printing, color, and accessories. Users will be… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsPollAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound Reinforcement