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All Sound Reinforcement Posts

  • Monday, June 24, 2013
    PSW Staff 06/24/13 01:56 PM,
    Atlas Sound is proud to release the FAP40T-B four-inch in-ceiling speaker system. The FAP40T-B is part of the Strategy II Series in-ceiling speaker family utilized by thousands of consultants and integrators for the last ten years. Designed to provide high performance in a very compact footprint, the FAP40T-B is ideal for high-intelligibility voice, music, and signal reproduction in commercial, industrial, and institutional applications. A unique (patent pending) tap selector switch design allows for easy system tuning. A full selection of… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 06/24/13 11:56 AM,
    The University of Southampton Students’ Union building, more familiarly known as SUSU, is a busy place offering a broad and varied range of facilities to the twenty two thousand students enrolled at the University of Southampton. The Bridge venue offers a relaxed bistro dining experience during the day and in the evenings is host to a varied line up of events and performances. Consequently when Ed Blackwell, Assistant Technical co-ordinator at SUSU, needed to install a new loudspeaker system into… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 06/24/13 11:33 AM,
    Italian singer Mario Biondi, accompanied by UK-based jazz-funk band Incognito and other guest musicians, held a unique concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall for the world premiere of his new album, SUN. SSE Audio Group provided a pair of Harman Soundcraft Vi6 consoles for FOH and monitor mixing for the event. With a capacity of over 5,500, the Royal Albert Hall hosts more than 350 events year round including classical, rock and pop concerts, ballets, operas, and much more. With… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, June 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 06/21/13 01:24 PM,
    LazyTown Entertainment in Iceland is using DPA miniature microphones to capture the audio for the multi-award winning LazyTown pre-school television show, which is now shooting its fourth series in Iceland. LazyTown is a leading and highly respected children’s entertainment brand comprising an award-winning TV series, live stage shows, sports events, publishing, and more. The LazyTown concept is entertainment for children and the whole family, dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle in a fun and engaging way. The TV show has… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/21/13 01:16 PM,
    Two Behringer X32 digital mixers will take the stage with F.R.E.I. when they hit the festival circuit in support of their new album, “Grenzenlos”. Founded by 5 musicians with a bevy of credits from years of touring, F.R.E.I. could have chosen any console for their maiden voyage — and they chose the X32. For monitor duties, F.R.E.I. selected the X32 Rack plus the S16 Digital Snake for stage to front of house connectivity. By creating a dedicated X32 eco-system with… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 06/21/13 12:57 PM,
    After 40 studio albums and an unprecedented 60 number one country music singles, George Strait, the “King of Country”, has now wrapped up the first half of his farewell tour dubbed The Cowboy Rides Away. With the second leg of dates set to take place in early 2014, the final in-the-round performance of his 2013 trek took place on June 1 at San Antonio’s Alamodome in front of a record-breaking crowd of more than 73,000 fans. For touring sound reinforcement,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundProductionNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 06/21/13 10:26 AM,
    One of this season’s hottest tickets on Broadway is the runaway hit Motown: The Musical, which features a story line that weaves together more than 60 hit songs by the artists that transformed Detroit into a hit-making capital. To accurately transmit music originally created by legends like Diana Ross, The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, and others, sound designer Peter Hylenski specified a reinforcement system of Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeakers. The sound of Motown has received rave reviews from critics. Chris… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 06/21/13 07:01 AM,
    Electra Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of mixing console manufacturer, Allen & Heath, from D&M Holdings. £43 million of equity and debt has been provided by Electra Private Equity PLC and Allen & Heath’s management. Founded in 1969, Allen & Heath designs and manufactures audio mixing consoles for live sound, such as concerts, theatres and houses of worship. With an experienced management team and an extensive global distribution network, the company holds a leading market position and has… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsBusinessConsolesDigitalManufacturerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, June 20, 2013
    Jeff Kuells 06/20/13 05:18 PM,
    For years, when we thought of active loudspeakers, often the image was of studio monitors. However, now when you pick up a catalog, it’s obvious that nearly every manufacturer has an active loudspeaker line. I often hear people ask, “What’s so special about active loudspeakers? Why would you want to put all of your eggs in one basket?” “What are the advantages of active loudspeakers?” “Aren’t they overpriced?” Read on, let’s find out! Active Or Powered Active loudspeakers are also… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogAmplifierLoudspeakerMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 06/20/13 03:06 PM,
    AKG proudly introduces its C111LP earhook microphone, ideal for on-stage performers and corporate speakers for venues of all sizes. The C111LP is nearly indestructible, constructed out of stainless steel to ensure ruggedness and reliability. Still, the strong frame is pliable, able to adjust and fit the head of any performer. The small skin-colored boom visually disappears against the face, while its 7g weight provides a comfortable fit.  “The C111LP’s flat frequency response ensures perfect audio quality, which we research, design… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductAVBusinessConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage