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  • Thursday, July 28, 2016
    meyer sound
    PSW Staff 07/28/16 02:42 PM,
    At China’s Dai Show Theatre, built exclusively for producer Franco Dragone’s newest themed spectacle, the nightly displays of aquatic acrobatics are bolstered by immersive music and effects sonically choreographed through a 128-channel Meyer Sound D-Mitri digital audio platform and reproduced by an encircling array of 103 Meyer Sound loudspeakers. The domed Dai Show Theatre is located at the Xishuangbanna International Resort in Yunnan Province, a 16 square-kilometer development of the Wanda Group. The D-Mitri platform, working with CueConsole control surfaces,… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalLoudspeakerNetworkingProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • lawo
    PSW Staff 07/28/16 02:37 PM,
    More than 400,000 spectators recently converged on the Eiffel Tower in Paris for a Bastille Day celebration, with the systems (live and broadcast) incorporating dual Lawo mc²36 mixing consoles – one handling the orchestra, and the other dedicated to the choirs and opera singers. The consoles were accompanied by two Lawo DALLIS I/O systems as stage boxes, with the components linked via RAVENNA to Lawo’s latest router, the Nova37. The program opened and closed with the same pieces – “The… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsConsolesDigitalInterconnectMixerNetworkingSound Reinforcement

  • consoles
    Craig Leerman 07/28/16 11:22 AM,
    One day on a freelance gig I walked into the room to discover that the A/V company provided me with an older analog console with two racks of outboard gear. While setting up front of house and patching in all of the effects and processing, I found myself wishing for a digital console. The very next freelance gig I was presented with a brand-new digital console and no extra gear at front of house. As I waded through menus trying… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallAnalogConsolesDigitalInterconnectMixerProcessorSignalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 10:11 AM,
    MIDAS’ flagship console, the PRO X, was put to use as the 65-piece Philly POPS, opened festivities for Wawa Welcome America, Philadelphia’s citywide Fourth of July celebrations. Against the dramatic backdrop of Independence Hall, the POPS performed a lively score of well-known tunes to the town’s crowd, which gathered for one of the main highlights of the week-long patriotic festival. Andre Houser, chief engineer of Houser Audio, has overseen the sound design and served as front of house engineer for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 09:57 AM,
    Nine years after his death, Luciano Pavarotti still attracts thousands of fans and followers. His residence in Modena, Italy, was turned into a Home Museum and outfitted with loudspeakers from RCF. The ancient villa represents an important part of the tenor’s life and it contains a vast collection of personal items, souvenirs and scene costumes that Pavarotti was particularly fond of. Unreleased pictures and videos are projected in the rooms where the Master spent his last years, and constitute a… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 09:30 AM,
    CAD Audio has introduced the new StageSelect 1600 Series UHF wireless system. The StageSelect system features frequency agile UHF operation for maximum operating range along with CAD ScanLink technology to precisely scan, select and link to the optimum channel in any RF environment. The system also includes True Diversity operation to minimize multipath interference along with CADLock Automatic Tone Encoded Squelch that eliminates unauthorized transmissions in the signal path. Optimized XLR and ¼-inch TRS outputs on the WX1600 receiver provide… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 08:53 AM,
    Michael Bishop has earned ten Grammy wins in a career that has spanned nearly 45 years. He served as the chief recording engineer for Telarc Records from 1988 up until 2008 and now partners in Five/Four Productions with former Telarc colleagues, Robert Friedrich and Thomas Moore. Since 1999, Bishop has relied on ATC monitors. Three of his most recent projects include the recording of two new pieces by Jonathan Leshnoff performed by Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra &… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalEngineerLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 08:35 AM,
    MOTU is now shipping Digital Performer 9.1, a free update for all DP9 owners. The 9.1 release introduces two new plugins, performance optimizations and dozens of workflow enhancements, including: Next-gen Pre-gen engine — DP’s Next-generation Pre-gen engine pre-renders audio output from virtual instruments and plugins to reduce their CPU load, allowing users to run many times the number of plugins and virtual instruments than in previous versions. Reduced latency on OS X — DP’s host buffer latency has been cut… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 08:06 AM,
    Meyer Sound and Fantasy Studios announce a collaboration on the newly re-launched Fantasy Film Center.  Featuring a Meyer Sound cinema system, the completely refurbished historic Fantasy Film Center now has a new 5.1/7.1 monitoring system comprised of three Acheron 80 screen channel loudspeakers, 10 HMS-12 surround loudspeakers, two 650-P subwoofers, and a Galileo loudspeaker management system with one Galileo 408 and one Galileo 616 processor for system drive and optimization. Fantasy Studios’ director Jeffrey Wood commented, “Fantasy Film Center was… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementStudioSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/28/16 07:51 AM,
    Producer Ian Sherwin has invested in a Prism Sound Atlas Audio Interface, which he is currently using to record tracks for the third album from Grammy Award-winning English synth pop act La Roux. Sherwin, who has a project studio in West London, has made Atlas the backbone of his current recording set up and says he is delighted with the audio quality he is achieving. “My first impressions of Atlas were really quite stunning,” he says. “The difference when A/Bing… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsStudio



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