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  • Thursday, May 05, 2016
    live sound
    Craig Leerman 05/05/16 12:40 PM,
    Recently a young person asked me about my work, and as I explained some of the various aspects, it triggered something in my brain. I realized that I had actually just barely scratched the surface in terms of telling him about the wide range of responsibilities that many of us have. For example, we’re regularly involved with sales before the show (and often during and after). From simply speaking to clients about their needs, to putting bids together, to being… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureStudy HallBusinessEngineerSound ReinforcementStageTechnician

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    PSW Staff 05/05/16 11:52 AM,
    Omar Hakim, a highly successful drummer and session player, has worked with dozens of prominent artists including George Benson, Lionel Richie, Chaka Khan, Anita Baker, Bobby McFerrin, John Scofield, Urban Knights, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Celine Dion, Jewel, Jennifer Lopez, D’Angelo, Mariah Carey, and Madonna to name a few, and has left his imprint on hundreds of recordings, including several under his own name. With such an impressive resume, it’s no surprise that Hakim is highly selective when it comes… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 05/05/16 09:31 AM,
    DPA microphones played a key role in sound quality for the Comhaltas National Folk Orchestra of Ireland, which made its London debut over Easter with a special concert at the Barbican. First formed by Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann in the late 1980s, the National Folk Orchestra of Ireland has always attracted the most gifted young Irish musicians and singers. At the Barbican, the 60-plus musicians in the Orchestra were performing Macalla 1916 - a new commission by composer and conductor Michael… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2016
    shure microphone world
    Tim Vear 05/04/16 12:12 PM,
    Lavalier Microphones The desired sound source for a lavalier microphone is a speaking (or occasionally singing) voice. Undesired sources include other speaking voices, clothing or movement noise, ambient sound, and loudspeakers. Balanced low-impedance output is preferred as usual. Adequate sensitivity can be achieved by both dynamic and condenser types, due to the relatively close placement of the microphone. However, a condenser is generally preferred. The physical design is optimized for body-worn use. This may be done by means of a… View this post
    Filed in: AVFeatureStudy HallMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageTechnician

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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 11:45 AM,
    KLANG:technologies, now distributed in the US by Group One Limited, announces the introduction of a new operating system, KOS V2.1, for its KLANG:fabrik and KLANG:vier. Immediately available for free download, the latest firmware brings a host of new features and improvements to the company’s 3D in-ear monitor mixing systems. “In addition to offering an increase of 50 percent more input channel processing capabilities, our new software supports snapshots and showfile exchange through KLANG:app, plus a new workflow for channel configuration… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalMonitoringSoftwareSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 10:27 AM,
    Soulful, multi-talented vocalist and performer Leona Lewis has been on a 14-date tour of the UK with a Solid State Logic L500 console and K-array Slim Array technology, chosen by front of house engineer Dave Wooster. Lewis’ I Am show provides Wooster with around 65 inputs from the stage. “It’s a full-on set-up,” he says. “The drummer alone has two mics on the bass drum, three snares - each with at least two mics on, four toms, all the cymbals,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAnalogConcertConsolesEngineerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 09:23 AM,
    RCF was front and center at the 2016 St. Jude’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon running through the streets of Nashville. Gallatin, Tennessee-based Lonely Dog Productions got the runners off providing sound reinforcement at the beginning leg of the marathon. What started as a simple idea in 1998 – “a marathon with bands along the course celebrating each participant” – soon transformed into 30,000 runners, wheelchairs and walkers through 28 miles on the streets of Music City. The main stage for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 08:42 AM,
    Established in March 1954, the Orange Ex-Services’ Club (OESC) is a premier club destination for residents of Orange and New South Wales, supporting local community projects, offering affordable sporting activities to residents and providing numerous forms of musical entertainment. When OESC refurbished its Coral Sea Room, an old PA system was removed and replaced with VUE Audiotechnik al-4 Subcompact Line Array Systems paired with an as-215 Dual 15-inch Vented subwoofer and a V4 Systems Engine. The system was installed by… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 06:55 AM,
    A brace of Allen & Heath dLive digital mixing systems was recently employed for live stage performances and recordings at Gadget Show Live at Birmingham’s NEC. The company’s flagship dLive S7000 surface took care of front of house duties in conjunction with a DM48 MixRack, while an S3000 surface and Dante-enabled DM64 MixRack was in place for a full 64-channel multi-track live recording for TV broadcast on The Gadget Show on Channel 5. In addition, Allen & Heath’s compact GLD-80… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/03/16 02:22 PM,
    Estereo Picnic is Colombia’s biggest live music event – staged in Bogota, the weekend festival is now in its seventh year, and attracted more than 50 national and international artists to perform on its three principal stages. This year, for the first time, NEXO’s flagship STM Series modular line array was in action on the Pepsi stage. In another Latin American first, the new M28 double 8-inch cabinets were the main modules in the PA arrays, in an extensive NEXO… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringNetworkingSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer



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