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  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/24/16 04:55 PM,
    The original Ronnie Scott’s opened its doors in October 1959 as a small basement club where local musicians could jam with others who shared their passion. Almost six decades later, and in its Soho home, Ronnie Scott’s regularly hosts the biggest names in jazz as well as Latin, jive, blues, flamenco, tap dancing and DJ sets. A recent upgrade of the club’s technical facilities has seen the installation of a digital audio network plus two DiGiCo consoles, with the system… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVConsolesDigitalInstallationNetworkingSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 05/24/16 04:00 PM,
    As the summer production season kicks into high gear, RCF USA has entered into a partnership with the Lease Corporation of America (LCA) to offer extended financing programs for equipment needs. “With the introduction of our new large format HDL50-A line array system, we see the need to be able to offer an affordable and creative financing solution for the summer touring season,” notes RCF National Sales manager Tarik Solangi. With LCA, companies can reduce their upfront costs, protect their… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessLoudspeakerManufacturerSound Reinforcement

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    Mark Frink 05/24/16 11:09 AM,
    The input list and stage plot is the audio core of any technical rider and the road map for organizing stage equipment and console inputs. Accurate advance information allows risers and backline to be placed, microphones and wedges cabled, and even a line check when the touring crew’s travel is delayed. Working for clubs, festivals or sound companies, we’re often frustrated by inaccurate paperwork reflecting a version of a band that’s months or years old. The reason for out-of-date paperwork… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConcertInterconnectMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 05/24/16 09:41 AM,
    Ride Delray Indoor Cycling Studio is an upscale, low-attitude cycling and fitness studio featuring instructors specifically trained in Stages Power metered bikes. As part of a recent renovation, the facility installed new lighting, video and an audio system centered on i-Class loudspeakers from VUE Audiotechnik. Ride Delray’s 1,000 square-foot studio previously employed a home-grade hifi-type sound system that had been installed by a home theater AV company. According to Jay Krause, of Sound & Lighting Solution, the VUE system is… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/24/16 09:05 AM,
    3G Productions of Las Vegas and Los Angeles deployed a Martin Audio MLA system for Wango Tango 2016 at the StubHub Center stadium in Carson, CA. Sponsored by KIIS FM 102.7 and hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the all-day concert event featured Gwen Stefani, Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor, Zayn, Iggy Azalea, The Chainsmokers and Fifth Harmony. 3G system tech Manny Perez explains that challenges for the show included, “a residential neighborhood beyond the stands in the direction the PA was pointing… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/24/16 06:42 AM,
    Adele’s tour of Europe and North America is possibly the biggest tour of 2016 – it certainly has the highest of production values and there is, quite simply, no room for error. German rental company Black Box Music and a team of engineers have specified Sennheiser’s flagship Digital 9000 system microphones for Adele and her three backing singers. For Sennheiser, being part of such a prestigious, high production value tour fits perfectly with its ethos of providing solutions that continually… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertDigitalMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, May 23, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/23/16 02:08 PM,
    The jewel in the crown of Mexico’s live music scene is the Vive Latino festival. Now in its 17th year, this concert weekend takes place in the Foro Sol in Mexico City with important and upcoming bands from all over Ibero-America.  This year, 150,000 people gathered to hear the performances of 70 artists and groups from 18 countries, supported by loudspeakers from NEXO. As in previous years, the primary PA systems were provided by Tecnoson Espectaculos, for the promoter OCESA… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/23/16 11:46 AM,
    The choice of a Harman Professional Solutions integrated system—featuring JBL loudspeakers, Crown amplifiers and dbx signal processing—is proving to be the perfect match for the stylish, 4.5-star Novotel New Plymouth Hobson hotel in New Zealand’s Taranaki region. The hotel required an elegant audio system to provide premium sound quality, coverage and control of its many areas. Local integrator TSH Audio & Video worked closely with Jands, the New Zealand Harman Distributor, on the audio design of the project. TSH Audio… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAmplifierAVDigitalInstallationLoudspeakerProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    Bob McCarthy 05/23/16 10:27 AM,
    Go here to read part 1 of this series.————————————————— “In the beginning there was graphic EQ.” The first standard tool for system equalization was the graphic equalizer. Early versions were 10 bands at octave intervals, but the 1/3rd-octave version took over the market completely by the late 1970s. The 31 bands were standardized to a series of 1/3rd-octave intervals beginning with 31 Hz. There was no standardization of the shape of the filters, however. One model might use 1/3 octave… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallAnalogDigitalMeasurementProcessorSignalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 05/23/16 09:46 AM,
    Town Hall in midtown Manhattan has been one of the most venerated concert halls in America since it opened its doors in 1921. When Audio Incorporated of Roselle Park, New Jersey, was asked to specify a new sound system for Town Hall, they selected Renkus-Heinz VL3 self-powered, 3-way line arrays. “Renkus-Heinz VL3 self-powered line arrays deliver a clear, transparent sound,” explains Audio Incorporated president Stephen Tolve. “Whether the show is classical or jazz, rock artists like David Crosby and Jackson… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer



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