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  • Thursday, December 09, 2010
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    Mark Frink 12/09/10 10:11 AM, 2 Comments
    We define “small-format” line arrays as those with 8-inch LF drivers, and it’s one of the fastest growing segments of the market with good reason. When the modern version of line arrays hit the market more than a decade ago, the vast majority were of the large format variety (12-inch and larger LF drivers), with subsequent introductions primarily defined by ever-decreasing footprints. That’s no wonder, since the use of line arrays in smaller venues is often limited by weight and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeaturePollSlideshowLine ArrayLoudspeakerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/09/10 09:15 AM, 0 Comments
    For more than two decades, the Knitting Factory has been an intrinsic part of the New York music scene. From its early beginnings as an East Village gallery and performance space, to its larger three-room space in Tribeca, the club has had a long history as home to the most eclectic, genre-bending musical innovators. Last year the club moved again, relocating across the East River to Brooklyn’s artsy Williamsburg district. The new space is smaller and more intimate, and brings… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/09/10 08:25 AM, 0 Comments
    Atlas Sound has announced Mizzen Marketing Resources as the new manufacturer’s representatives for the Southern states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. “We are elated to add Mizzen to the trusted Atlas team,” said Steve Young, VP of Sales and Marketing for Atlas.  “As a focused and extremely dedicated rep firm, Mizzen shares Atlas’ commitment to being the most professional, experienced, and knowledgeable in the industry.” “Unlike many firms, Mizzen’s line card includes only manufacturers that serve the commercial AV… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsPollAVBusinessMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/09/10 07:50 AM, 0 Comments
    The opening ceremony of the Asian Games in China was bound to invite comparisons with the Beijing Olympics, but organizers were determined that Guangzhou would be unique and creatively different from anything that had gone before. To begin with, this was the first time an opening ceremony for an Olympiad had been held outside of an athletics stadium. From the performances audio setup they utilized K-array speakers, making an impression with their slim-line appearance combined with powerful output. Guangzhou, a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/09/10 07:25 AM, 0 Comments
    French film and Television post production studios, INA (L’Institut National de l’Audiovisuel), Bry-sur-Marne Cedex, Auditoriums de la Coupole, Paris, to name a few, have embraced the Solid State Logic C300 HD Master Studio System because of its advanced programmable ergonomics, intrinsic power, reliability and sound quality. These recent installations join existing C300 HD systems at Creative Sound, Paris, with two C300 HD consoles, and DigiSon Studios, Boulogne-Billiancourt, with one C300 HD. The INA, the repository of all French radio and… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollConsolesDigitalMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

  • Wednesday, December 08, 2010
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    Chris Huff 12/08/10 12:40 PM, 0 Comments
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   As the holidays grow near, you’re undoubtedly becoming more aware of potential issues within your church sound system. While now might not be the best time to completely re-tool, there’s never been a better time to make small improvement sand plan for the future. Here are my top 10 tips to improving your worship audio. 1. Use proper microphone placement • Choir mic’s that hang from the ceiling are set there… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeaturePollDigitalEducationEngineerMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/08/10 11:59 AM, 0 Comments
    Tascam has introduced its Portastudio application for the Apple iPad, bringing 30 years of easy-to-use home recording to the popular device. Portastudio is based on – and nearly the same dimensions as – the Tascam Porta One four-track cassette recorder that revolutionized recording in 1984. The Portastudio app records four tracks, one at a time, with VU meters and a cassette transport contributing a vintage vibe. When a production is complete, the app can mix your recording to a stereo… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsPollProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsMixerSignalSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudioAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/08/10 10:27 AM, 0 Comments
    Linear Acoustic has posted on its website detailed answers to questions TV broadcasters have concerning passage of the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act. Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act or CALM Act is a bill passed by Congress that will affect audio production, processing, transmission, and metering for all U.S. TV broadcasters. The bill currently awaits the President’s signature for final passage. “We can simplify the facts for broadcasters,” said Linear Acoustic President Tim Carroll. “Since the CALM Act is based… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingPollProductDigitalEducationEngineerMixerProcessorSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/08/10 08:55 AM, 0 Comments
    Santa Barbara Sound Design, has replaced a digital work surface in Studio A with a 32-input Rupert Neve Designs 5088 analog mixing console. The console, which has recently been fitted with Martinsound Flying Faders automation, is used in combination with the studio’s very large collection of custom rack-mounted vintage Neve preamp and EQ modules. Studio owner Dominic Camardella notes that the facility has housed a vintage Neve console for a majority of its years of operation. “The board is wonderful.… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsPollAnalogConsolesMixerSignalStudioSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 12/08/10 07:55 AM, 0 Comments
    Adlib Audio has supplied an L-ACOUSTICS dV-DOSC modular WST line source FOH system to the Spa Bridlington for its 3,800-capacity Royal Hall venue. Technical manager Emrys Jones required a system that could cope with a demanding events schedule and performances ranging from tea dances and sporting events through to comedy, rock concerts and punk festivals. Adlib Audio was appointed as audio supplier by approved electrical contractor K Binks Heating. The Art Deco Royal Hall ballroom and Edwardian spa theatre have… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollBusinessInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSignalSound ReinforcementSystemAudio