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  • Friday, July 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/22/16 06:16 AM,
    Jeff Snider is a classic working musician, having spent most of the past 15 years or so as drummer for the touring companies of various Broadway shows. This fall, he will go out on the 20th anniversary tour of the Pulitzer and Tony-winning musical, RENT. One year ago, he won a pair of 2X-S custom in-ear monitors and dB Check in-ear sound level analyzer from Sensaphonics in a Better Hearing Month contest. He describes the resulting upgrade in his stage… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 07/22/16 06:03 AM,
    Special Event Services (SES) of Winston-Salem, NC recently purchased a new Yamaha PM10 Digital Audio Console and immediately put it out on tour with monitor engineer David Baker for Lynyrd Skynyrd. “After having owned many of the original PM1Ds, we were eagerly awaiting its successor, states vice president/co-owner/head of audio, Jason Farah. The Yamaha PM1D was such a reliable platform, there was no question we’d add the PM10 to our inventory.” Farah said SES still owns and uses Yamaha digital… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalEngineerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, July 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/21/16 01:48 PM,
    Sanken microphones has introduced the new CU-51 cardioid condenser microphone as part of the Sanken Chromatic range of professional studio microphones. The CU-51’s dual-capsule design provides a cardioid pattern for vocals and a wide range of musical applications. The low proximity effect and ability to withstand high SPLs insures clean, distortion-free response when recording instruments with wide dynamics. A very special characteristic of the CU-51 is its ability to maintain uniform response in both on-axis and off-axis positions. It is… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAVMicrophoneStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/21/16 10:10 AM,
    JBL by Harman Professional Solutions VTX Series line arrays recently helped JHE Production support Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola. The 22nd annual festival was held in conjunction with the Coca-Cola 600 weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway and featured a lineup of top country music artists, including Montgomery Gentry, Chris Young, Kellie Pickler and The Band Perry. “There were two large office buildings on either side of the stage, so we were a little worried about the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertConsolesLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/21/16 08:22 AM,
    A crowd of more than 10,000 party-minded folks gathered at the Stoppelmarkt in Vechta, Germany, for the premiere installment of the “Tante Mia tanzt” – “Aunt Mia’s Dance” – electro festival on May 5. Staged for the first time by the local agency plus2event, the festival was supported by local audio provider Acoustic Sound which opted to deploy brand new RCF HDL50-A line arrays. The line-up included top acts such as Echo award-winners Lost Frequencies, Belgium’s Headhunterz and the US… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 07/21/16 06:31 AM,
    Danish singer Lukas Forchhammer, the frontman of the band Lukas Graham, has chosen the new d:facto linear vocal microphone from DPA Microphones for the band’s current European tour. Lukas Graham’s production manager and front of house engineer Frank Grønbæk says that the microphone has made it possible to significantly reduce the amount of processing needed. “I’m a big fan of d:facto vocal microphones and I’ve had very good experiences using them with other artists,” Grønbæk says. “When I started working… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/20/16 10:26 AM,
    Created by Philly POPS Music director Michael Krajewski, Cirque Goes to the Movies merges epic movie music with Cirque aerialists, contortionists, strong men and dancers, and was the grand finale of the Philly POPS 2015-2016 season. Cirque Goes to the Movies was performed live at Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, with sound design created by Houser Audio exclusively with VUE Audiotechnik loudspeakers. Andre Houser, founder and chief engineer of Houser Audio, has been handling audio for the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/19/16 02:46 PM,
    This summer, middle and high school aged girls have the opportunity to get hands-on training with professional audio gear at the SoundGirls.org Live Sound Camps. Sennheiser has joined in sponsoring these unique learning opportunities by providing 20 each of its professional HD 280 headphones and evolution series microphones for use during the workshops. Held four times over the summer in cities throughout the U.S., the Live Sound Camps provide an opportunity for girls to learn the basics of live audio… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVBusinessEducationEngineerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 07/19/16 12:39 PM,
    Montreal-based entertainment company Cirque du Soleil, which currently has more than 15 major shows running worldwide, recently opened its first musical theater production on Broadway, at the Lyric Theater. Paramour, a story set during the Golden Age of Hollywood about a woman who must choose between love and art, features a cast of over three dozen acrobats, musicians and singing actors that are exclusively equipped with Lectrosonics’ SSM Digital Hybrid Wireless micro belt pack transmitters. “We’re using 36 SSM radio… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVDigitalMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/19/16 11:00 AM,
    OSA International of Chicago, Las Vegas and Nashville is again supporting Steely Dan on “The Dan Who Knew Too Much Tour” featuring special guest Steve Winwood with Martin Audio MLA loudspeakers. The tour encompasses a variety of venues from amphitheaters to arenas which, given two iconic artists with different musical signatures and Steely Dan’s reputation for superior audio, places extra pressure on the OSA crew of Kevin Gillson (system engineer) and Werner Gerbracht (stage and PA tech) to excel in… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer



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