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  • Monday, May 04, 2015
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    PSW Staff 05/04/15 09:43 AM,
    Multiple Grammy Award-winning recording artist Natalie Cole headlined Valparaiso University’s 30th annual Jazz Fest. The Festival took place in mid-April in the Athletics–Recreation Center of the Indiana university. Sound Works Productions of Frankfort, IL, was tasked with supplying audio production that included a 20-box NEXO GEO S12 line array, four PS10s used for side fills, and eight RS18 Ray Subs, all powered by NEXO 4x4 amplifiers. The Company also supplied a Yamaha PM5D for monitors. “The reason we chose to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/04/15 09:24 AM,
    On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, the Academy of Country Music decided to super-size its 2015 awards show by staging it at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The choice of venue represented a major design challenge for everything from PA systems to wireless systems. Dave Bellamy of wireless specialist Soundtronics was hired as RF coordinator, responsible for all show-related wireless, including microphones and in-ear monitoring systems from Shure. The primary wireless supplier for the show was California-based ATK Audiotek.… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVConcertEngineerMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 05/04/15 09:01 AM,
    Philip Selway, best known as the drummer in Radiohead, performed nearly an hour long set Sunday evening at Coachella, Weekend 2. Selway didn’t play drums but instead sang and played the keyboard in the Gobi tent. According to Rolling Stone magazine “Running Blind,” “Around Again” and “A Simple Life” revealed a thoughtful, gifted musician at work. The audio engineer for Selway’s solo tour, Gavin McComb, explains how the Allen & Heath equipment is currently being used. McComb controls the front… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMixerSound ReinforcementStage

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    05/04/15 08:47 AM,
    The Venetian is an event and reception facility in Northern New Jersey for weddings and other formal events. The hall’s majestic décor, with its marble walls and flooring, is truly impressive in its grandeur. That same architecture has also long been a source of frustration for any event coordinator whose plans include musical entertainment. The Venetian recently underwent a large-scale overhaul of its audio, video, and lighting systems, designed and implemented by Paramus, NJ-based Synapse Audio Visual Designs. Among the… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/04/15 08:31 AM,
    Fulcrum Acoustic, makers of professional loudspeaker systems, has announced the appointment of Paul Carelli to the position of Northeastern regional sales manager. A veteran sound engineer with more than 40 years in the pro audio industry, Carelli comes to Fulcrum after several years as field systems specialist for the communications division at ElectroVoice/Bosch. His lengthy career also includes more than a decade with Eastern Acoustic Works, where he worked as a product specialist and market manager. He began his career… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEngineerLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 05/04/15 07:30 AM,
    Supporting their new album, Future Hearts, Baltimore-based punk/pop band All Time Low will be touring heavily throughout 2015. As always, the entire band will be using Sensaphonics in-ear monitors on stage. “We’ve all used Sensaphonics for years now, and they have never let us down,” notes guitarist Jack Barakat. “I’ve had problems in the past because of the amount I run around on stage, but with Sensaphonics I’ve never had an issue with a perfect seal and a perfect sound.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 05/04/15 07:00 AM,
    South Biscayne Church in North Port, FL is a Southern Baptist Convention church that offers a high energy worship experience for all ages. The experiences was recently improved with the installation of loudspeakers from Valencia, Spain-based D.A.S. Audio. GC Pro (Guitar Center Professional Division) of Atlanta, GA—working with Tampa, FL-based Event Resource Group— designed and deployed a sound reinforcement system at the church utilizing D.A.S. Event 208A 3-way active line arrays, Event 218A dual 18-inch powered subwoofers, Action M12A 2-way… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Friday, May 01, 2015
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    PSW Staff 05/01/15 11:05 AM,
    VER (Video Equipment Rentals) is supplying a Meyer Sound LYON linear line array system at the 3,901-seat Auditorium Theater in Chicago for the 2015 NFL Draft, being held April 30 through May 2. In addition to the LYON line array loudspeakers, the Meyer Sound complement for the program also comprises JM-1P arrayable loudspeakers, MM-4XP loudspeakers with IntelligentDC technology, 700-HP subwoofers, and a Galileo loudspeaker management system with Galileo Callisto array processors. Outside, for the Red Carpet arrivals, VER is providing… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    Old Soundman 05/01/15 09:58 AM,
    Hello Old Soundman: Greetings from the shore, where the clams and oysters are fresh but the local celebrity DJ’s gear is not. Then throw it out like you would do with bad seafood! But I guess that would get you in trouble. You probably want to keep your job – it sounds pretty swinging by the ocean. I normally don’t have a problem with visiting DJs when I put them on stage to spin tunes. I set my channel EQ… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureOpinionConcertEngineerLoudspeakerMixerProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementSubwooferSystem

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    PSW Staff 05/01/15 08:16 AM,
    No Static Pro Audio of Burbank, California designed and installed the audio and video systems for the newest Yard House which opened in Kansas City in April of 2015, featuring loudspeakers from Community Professional. Eugene Gordon, No Static’s ceo says, “The restaurant’s brand image has a focus on classic rock so the owners want really high-quality foreground music that can get loud without sounding harsh. This is our 59th Yard House installation,” he continued, “and we’ve standardized on Community loudspeakers… View this post
    Filed in: AVAVBusinessInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement