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  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/24/14 02:32 PM,
    IsoAcoustics has introduced Arista, an aluminum acoustic isolation stand for studio monitors and bookshelf loudspeakers. It will be on display at the upcoming AES convention in Los Angeles at booth 1651. Arista stands utilize the company’s patented “floating design” and have a unique integrated tilt adjustment that enables the user to dial-in the optimum tilt angle.  With an overall size of 6 inches (w) x 7.5 inches(d), the stand is designed for medium-size studio monitors and loudspeakers weighing up to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductLoudspeakerMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/23/14 02:04 PM,
    When Rome’s DNA Concerti decided to launch a brand new festival in a small picturesque town on the Aburzzo Adriatic coast of Italy, they contacted Blackout to provide the audio, lighting and video for the four-day festival. Blackout in turn delivered Outline PAs for each of the stages at the festival. “We worked for months on ensuring the success of the festival, which involved approximately forty bands from Italy and abroad,” explains Blackout owner Gaetano. “Meeting everybody’s requirements was no… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 09/23/14 01:06 PM,
    Students at California Baptist University’s (CBU) Collinsworth School of Music are not only taught the art of making music, but the best possible way to enhance the performance aspect of their instrument or voice. That’s why their professors and mentors turn to DPA Microphones for on-stage amplification, which ensures that students gain first-hand experience with world-renowned professional equipment. With an audio locker that features a combination of the company’s d:vote 4099 Instrument Mics, d:fine Directional Headset Mics and a stereo… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, September 22, 2014
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    Philip Giddings 09/22/14 01:55 PM,
    SES (Special Event Services) set up what President Jim Brammer terms as “the largest outdoor MLA system deployed in North America thus far” for a sold-out Zac Brown concert at Wrigley Field for 40,000 fans. The event also marked Zac Brown Band’s first as a solo headliner in a major league ballpark, having shared staging earlier this summer with Billy Joel at Boston’s Fenway Park. Both shows were part of the band’s successful “Great American Road Trip” tour that runs… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Friday, September 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/19/14 10:44 AM,
    The Wong Tai Sin Temple in Hong Kong is a well-known shrine and major tourist attraction. The traditional Taoist temple is situated on four and a half acres with grounds that feature three memorial archways and beautiful gardens. DinoTech Ltd was recently commissioned to design a new audio system that would provide intelligible paging and provide traditional background music throughout the interior and outdoor areas. They ultimately created a distributed audio system – 15 zones – that combines 70 One… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 09/19/14 10:17 AM,
    Audio-Technica is proud to be the microphone of choice for Snarky Puppy, a Brooklyn-based instrumental fusion band led by GRAMMY Award-winning bassist, composer and producer Michael League. Since joining with the Snarky Puppy crew around 2007, engineer/mixer Eric Hartman has been behind the console for several acclaimed albums from the ensemble, including We Like It Here, which the band released this year. A key element of these albums’ success has been Hartman’s extensive use of Audio-Technica microphones in the band’s… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConcertMicrophoneStage

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 01:44 PM,
    Larry Fishman, the founder and president of Fishman, was recently invited to address designers, engineers and product managers at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, CA. Fishman delivered a presentation entitled “Inspiring Tools for Musicians: A Confluence of Engineering and Art” to a standing-room only audience. Many in attendance raised their hands when he asked, “How many of you are engineers?” The follow-up question, “How many of you are musicians?” produced an equal response. “At that point I knew I was among… View this post
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 12:54 PM,
    San Francisco-based singer-songwriter Jeff Campbell has been playing hundreds of shows a year in dozens of cities and continues to build a loyal following through his energetic performances. Recently selected as the winner of Guitar Center’s National Singer Songwriter 2 Competition out of over 13,000 entrants, Campbell was given the chance to record a five-song EP with GRAMMY-winning producer John Shanks and perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live. “I’ve been lucky, and I’m doing well,” states Campbell. “In between my larger… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/17/14 12:28 PM,
    Lakeville High School and Southland City Church, both located in the Minneapolis area, recently teamed up to find a sound reinforcement solution for the Lakeville High School auditorium, which is used by the church for Sunday services and by the school for classes, assemblies and theater productions. Maple Grove, Minnesota-based Excel AV Group, the systems integrator called in to work with both organizations, designed and installed a dBTechnologies line array system to meet their needs. “I took one look at… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/16/14 09:57 AM,
    Lawo has announced the debut of the mc²36 audio console at this year’s IBC show. The new console is an all-in-one mixing desk, with a comprehensive feature set that covers broadcast, theater, house of worship, live and install applications. The mc236 offers uncompromised sound quality, Lawo-grade mic preamps and an unprecedented value for money. It’s compact size along with a powerful DSP micro-core with internal 512x512 port audio matrix, and integrated I/O make the console ideally suited to permanent installations… View this post
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