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  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/18/16 07:27 AM,
    Canada’s JUNO Awards recently aired live on CTV from Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome and featured performances by many of the country’s leading music artists, including Alessia Cara, Bryan Adams, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Dean Brody, Jann Arden, Shawn Mendes, The Tenors and The Weeknd. But it was the performance by an L-Acoustics K1/K2 loudspeakers, provided by another Canadian original, Solotech, that kept the music sonically clear all night long. Solotech’s L-Acoustics system proved to be a particularly ideal solution for Scotiabank Saddledome, which… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/18/16 06:35 AM,
    The recent Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in Raleigh, NC included Marathon and half Marathon races culminating in a series of concerts at the Red Hat amphitheater with a Martin Audio MLA Compact system deployed by RMB Audio. Gavin DeGraw was the headliner for the first night with opening acts Jason Adamo and Mark Scibilia, followed by St. Lucia, Four Founders and Look Homeward celebrating the close of the marathon run. As always, the implicit problem to overcome at Red Hat… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    Karl Winkler 05/18/16 06:06 AM,
    I’ve heard it said many times, in many different situations, that we tend to think we don’t have time to do something right, but then somehow, have time to fix everything that goes wrong as a result. We all know Mr. Murphy and his law about things tending to go wrong if there is any possibility for them to do so. But what can we do about it? For starters, correct that first part - the thing about making sure… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogBusinessEducationSound Reinforcement

  • Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/17/16 12:35 PM,
    Patti LaBelle recently performed in the historic NYCB Theater in Westbury with a full Eastern Acoustic Works Redline monitor system. Since 1966, the 3,000-seat theater-in-the-round has presented many top names in contemporary pop, classic rock, comedy, country, and rhythm and blues.  Ronkonkoma, New York-based Audio Design Group provided eight Redline RL12 loudspeakers used in monitor mode and placed around the lip of the famous turntable stage. Reuben James, LaBelle’s monitor engineer since 2010 had specified bi-amped wedges for the downstage… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 05/17/16 07:22 AM,
    British band MUSE is the latest superstar act to play the Silvretta Arena in Ischgl, Austria. 14,000 fans attended the Top of the Mountain concert, where sound rental company Fantasy Veranstaltungstechnik put out its new NEXO STM M28 compact line array for the first time. Fantasy has serviced more than twenty TOTM concerts for the ski resort of Ischgl in the Tyrol, and has been deploying NEXO STM Series systems for the last five years. The company has just made… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/17/16 06:43 AM,
    Summer is upon us and that means InfoComm in Las Vegas. Between swimming in the hotel pool and wading through the aisles, make your way over to visit with Renkus-Heinz. Stop by booth C10916 for a look at the newest generation of digital beam steering. Iconyx Gen5 and IC Live Gen5 (fixed install) models are now available with Dante connectivity. Iconyx Gen5 incorporates UniBeam Technology for uniform coverage, increased output, and faster setup, as well as new configurations for easier… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Monday, May 16, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/16/16 12:20 PM,
    Norway is the first European country with permanent installations of the compact Meyer Sound LEOPARD linear sound reinforcement system. LEOPARD’s flexibility and versatility made it the top choice for two very different venues. The 1,200-seat Grand Hall at Studentersamfundet (Student Society) in Trondheim uses LEOPARD to support community events such as theatrical performances and conferences, while the LEOPARD system at Oslo’s 650-capacity Vulkan Arena primarily powers hard rock shows. “When we first saw LEOPARD we were amazed by its size,”… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    Greg DeTogne 05/16/16 11:09 AM,
    No matter how much dust Luke Bryan’s current Kill the Lights Tour kicks up, the party and the good times just keep rolling. With seemingly no venue deemed off-limits on his schedule, the two-time CMA and ACM Entertainer of the Year is on the road with a backdrop of dates recently played or soon to come at festivals, in arenas, sheds, stadiums, fieldhouses, and even the wide open spaces of farm fields, where his annual Farm Tour returns him to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureConcertEngineerLine ArrayMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 05/16/16 08:44 AM,
    Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood and Israeli composer Shye Ben Tzur recently staged the first full UK performance of their new project, Junun, at the London Barbican with front of house engineer, Gavin McComb selecting Allen & Heath’s dLive system to manage the diverse audio requirements. Heralded as “a powerful coming together of Eastern and Western musical traditions”, Junun comprises compositions performed by Ben Tzur and the 9-piece Rajasthan Express band, with Greenwood adding electronic elements. “Having used iLive for many years,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 05/16/16 06:25 AM,
    England’s Oxford University is renowned for delivering the highest standards of education. But following the opening of two Harvard-style lecture theaters within the University’s Blavatnik School of Government, Renkus-Heinz Iconyx digitally steered array loudspeakers have been selected to ensure classes are always understood. Opened in September 2012 and originally based across three temporary sites, the Blavatnik School of Government is named for its benefactor, philanthropist Leonard Blavatnik, a Russian-born US citizen now based in the UK. Courtesy of a £75million… View this post
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