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  • Friday, April 09, 2010
    Soundcraft Si3 Console in The Edge
    PSW Staff 04/09/10 07:20 AM, 0 Comments
    The Edge, one of New Zealand’s leading performing arts, commercial entertainment and convention facilities, recently purchased a Soundcraft Si3 console to accommodate its three separate venues. Located in Auckland, The Edge is home to the Aotea Centre’s ASB Theatre and Conventions Wing, The Civic and Auckland Town Hall performance venues. With the variety of events in each venue and different requirements for each sound system, The Edge needed a console that was easy to use with a short learning curve. … View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalInstallationMixerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Neyrinck V-Mon Version 2.0
    PSW Staff 04/09/10 06:45 AM, 0 Comments
    Neyrinck has announced that V-Mon version 2.0 for Pro Tools is now shipping. The new plug-in increases the surround input sources from six to ten for 5.1 stem monitoring. Version 2.0 also adds support for both Windows and Mac based Pro Tools systems. It also lets the user select between two V-Mon plug-ins, type 1 and type 2. Type 2 features ten 5.1 surround input sources while Type 1 implements the legacy V-Mon system with six 7.1 inputs. The VMC-101… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSoftwareStageAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/09/10 06:15 AM, 0 Comments
    CTV, the most popular television network in Canada, is enjoying the functionality of Neumann digital microphone technology for its audio production of everything from documentaries to voice-overs to music recording. CTV’s post sound supervisor Michael Nunan attributes CTV’s increasing use of the cutting-edge technology to features that are essential to broadcasters and unmatched by analog technology: failure-proof fidelity and consistently easy setup. One of CTV’s Neumann digital microphone productions was the re-recording of “The Hockey Theme,” often lovingly referred to… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollDigitalMicrophoneStudio

  • Thursday, April 08, 2010
    sound mountain
    Taylor Jensen 04/08/10 01:41 PM,
    Go here to read the entire Sound Mountain Series. Although Ben was stung by David’s treatment of him during the whole cable thing in his first weeks of employment at Frank’s Sound Company and Show Rentals, he resolved to stick it out and keep going – even though it wasn’t always easy. Truth be told, David was a terrible supervisor and it seemed that he only had Ben doing the really crappy stuff, working with the dirty cables back from… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollBusinessConcertEducationInterconnectMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/08/10 07:08 AM, 0 Comments
    The Palace Theater originally opened in 1922 and is part of the Playhouse Square complex, an integral part of the Cleveland Theater District. The venue, which seats 2,700, accommodates a mix of shows from touring productions to concerts. Recently, the existing sound system was replaced and a new system was designed and installed by NAC Technologies under the leadership of senior audio engineer Rick Galbraith and company owner Dave Cooper. The new sound system consists of 63 NEXO S12s and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollAmplifierConsolesDigitalInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerMixerPowerSound ReinforcementSubwooferSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/08/10 06:47 AM, 0 Comments
    Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, who together form the folk rock duo the Indigo Girls, are on tour again. With a busy schedule that includes appearances in venues such as the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, CA, the Lincoln Center Performance Hall in Fort Collins, CO, and the House of Blues in Dallas, TX, this act requires consistent results. When it comes to miking their acoustic guitars, they rely on Periscope Series P30/C microphones from Earthworks.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 04/08/10 06:25 AM, 0 Comments
    Linear has announced the creation of a new audio, video, and control group combining Niles Audio, Xantech, and ELAN Home into a single business unit based in Carlsbad, California. According to Grant D. Rummell, Chairman of Linear LLC, Mark Terry has joined Linear as President of the new unit, effective immediately. Bob Farinelli, President & CTO of ELAN Home Systems, Frank Sterns, President of Niles Audio, and Graham Hallett, President of Xantech, now report directly to Mark Terry.  “The formation… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsPollAVBusinessInstallationInterconnectSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, April 07, 2010
    heil sound sarah
    PSW Staff 04/07/10 11:54 AM, 0 Comments
    Sarah Heil has been named president of Heil Sound Ltd, the company that her husband and company CEO Bob Heil founded in 1966. She now heads up the two divisions, Pro and Amateur Radio, and will oversee all aspects of Heil Sound’s financial management as well as long-term strategies. Sarah Heil began working at Heil Sound, first in IT, in 1999 and has played in increasingly active role in the company’s activities. Increasingly, she has been a familiar face at… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsPollManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

  • Veteran recording engineer producer Ryan Ulyate
    PSW Staff 04/07/10 09:55 AM, 0 Comments
    Recording engineer/producer Ryan Ulyate, who has worked closely Tom Petty and Mike Campbell since 2005, was chosen to compile and organize the individual songs from over 250 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concerts from their over thirty years together. After selecting only the “A+” material with Petty and Campbell, he then mixed five CDs-worth of material. The challenge, aside from sheer volume, was to obtain a consistent sound from recordings spread across three decades made by different engineers using vastly… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollLoudspeakerMonitoringStudioTechnicianAudio

  • Blue Sky 6.5 EXR
    PSW Staff 04/07/10 09:37 AM, 0 Comments
    Blue Sky has announced it is now shipping its newest critical listening component: the SAT 6.5 EXR. The SAT 6.5 EXR is a 2-way, bi-amplified, 200-watt, near-field, ported studio monitor, featuring two 100-watt amplifiers, a single 6.5-inch high-excursion hemispherical woofer, and a 1-inch dual concentric diaphragm tweeter with integral wave guide for superior off-axis response. The SAT 6.5 EXR can be used with or without a subwoofer. The rear panel incorporates two independent balanced input stages with XLR connectors. The… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductAmplifierLoudspeakerStudioAudio