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  • Monday, January 26, 2015
    akg
    PSW Staff 01/26/15 02:13 PM,
    The new Harman’s AKG Drum Set Session I is a microphone starter kit designed to capture the sound of a complete drum set, combining an array of condenser and dynamic microphones plus accessories. Containing seven high-performance microphones from the Perception Live series, the Drum Set Session I contains one AKG P2 bass drum microphone, two P17 small-diaphragm microphones for overheads and four P4 microphones for toms and snares. The set is complete with all microphone clamps and stand adapters, and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • micrphone techniques
    Bruce Bartlett 01/26/15 08:50 AM,
    Let’s face it—the live sound reinforcement realm presents some microphone challenges that regularly threaten sound quality. Look at the conditions. The monitors feed back. They leak into the vocal microphones and color the sound. The bass sound leaks into the drum mics, and the drums leak into the piano microphones. And then there are the other mic-related gremlins breath pops, lighting buzzes, wireless-mic glitches, and even electric shocks. So let’s have a look at solving at least some of these… View this post
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  • Friday, January 23, 2015
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    PSW Staff 01/23/15 02:13 PM,
    CAD Audio is expanding its critically acclaimed CADLive line with a number of new vocal and instrument microphones at Winter NAMM 2015. The new CADLive D32 is a Supercardioid dynamic handheld vocal mic with a QuietTouch on/off switch. Its Neodymium capsule design produces a powerful signal in different live sound applications. Exceptional sound quality and durable all metal construction round off this versatile performer. The 3-pack D32X3 is outfitted with carry case and mic clips Also a Supercardioid dynamic handheld… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 01/23/15 02:04 PM,
    Midas is pleased to announce the addition of the M32R and M32C digital consoles, and the DL32 32 x 16 stage box to the Company’s well received M32 platform. Both the M32R and M32C are 40-input / 25-bus digital mixers with a host of connectivity options sure to appeal to audio professionals in need of advanced live sound and recording solutions. The M32R features the same award-winning Midas Microphone Preamplifiers and “1-million cycle” motorised faders as the PRO Series consoles.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015
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    PSW Staff 01/22/15 08:40 AM,
    After more than a dozen years in retirement, Garth Brooks has returned to the road with his wife, Trisha Yearwood, for a global tour that has already sold over one million tickets. DiGiCo SD7 digital consoles lie at the heart of both the front-of-house and monitor positions. The trek, in support of Man Against Machine - Brooks’ first new studio album in 13 years - formally kicked off with 10 shows in Chicago on September 4 and is now moving… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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    PSW Staff 01/21/15 02:55 PM,
    Two of the most recognized Christian artists, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith, performed “Christmas with Michael W Smith & Amy Grant” at the Target Center in Minneapolis in early December, and REACH Communications (Champlin, MN), was there to support the audio production. REACH provided their NEXO STM rig and Nuar amps along with a Yamaha PM5D-RH for front of house and dual CL5s digital audio consoles – one for the orchestra and one for the artists, and four Rio3224… View this post
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  • cad audio
    PSW Staff 01/21/15 10:36 AM,
    CAD Audio has introduced StagePass IEM stereo wireless in-ear monitor system, combining frequency agility, high audio performance, and ease of operation. It will be on display at the 2015 NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center, booth 6531. StagePass provides 16-channel UHF frequency agile performance to help overcome crowded RF environments. Stereo operation enables discrete signals to be transmitted to the right or left channels for enhanced monitoring capability. It comes with CAD MEB2 TruPitch dual armature monitor earbuds with… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageSystemWireless

  • Thursday, January 15, 2015
    radial
    PSW Staff 01/15/15 09:50 AM,
    Radial Engineering has announced the launch of two stereo direct boxes: the JDI Stereo and the J48 Stereo. According to company president Peter Janis: “Stemming back nearly 20 years, the Radial JDI has become the undisputed leader in high-end passive direct box technology while the Radial J48 has gained an equal footing as the market leader in active DIs for professional use. “On the passive side, our mission with the JDI was to educate the market on the benefits of… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVInterconnectRemoteSignalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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    PSW Staff 01/13/15 03:14 PM,
    The Dear GIRL Tour is the ongoing debut concert tour by American singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams. Williams kicked off the tour in Manchester, England, with a full Adamson sound reinforcement system. The European tour was spearheaded by Sound Image out of Escondido, California, with UK-based Wigwam providing the Adamson PA. Kyle Hamilton, FOH engineer for Williams, specifically chose the Adamson Energia line arrays to support performances at major arenas throughout Europe. “They asked me what PA I preferred when we were… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 01/13/15 01:01 PM,
    Puerto Rican reggaeton singer/songwriter/producer and actor Daddy Yankee recently performed his version of urban music to an enthusiastic audience of approximately 18,000 people at the Center Court of the Hotel Lifesyle Holiday Vacation Club with sound reinforcement compliments of D.A.S. Audio line arrays. The Center Court is one big outdoor performance venue, so when the crowds approach the maximum 20,000 person capacity—as they did for the Daddy Yankee concert—a serious sound reinforcement system was required. Dominican Republic-based Enlab, a technical… View this post
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