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  • Wednesday, January 04, 2017
    al schmitt
    Bobby Owsinski 01/04/17 04:56 PM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   After 18 Grammys for Best Engineering (more than any other engineer) and work on over 150 gold and platinum records, Al Schmitt needs no introduction to anyone even remotely familiar with the recording industry. Indeed, his credit list is way too long to print here (but Henry Mancini, Steely Dan, George Benson, Toto, Natalie Cole, Quincy Jones, and Diana Krall are some of them), but suffice it to say that Al’s name… View this post
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    PSW Staff 01/04/17 08:59 AM,
    This year’s NAMM Show offers musicians and engineers an opportunity to meet Arthur – Schertler’s new modular mixer, which has its official North American premiere in Anaheim. Designed for both live and studio use, Arthur is created from a choice of different Class-A input and output modules - mic input, mic input ultra low noise and mic input x4 units, yellow instrument input unit, stereo input unit, L/R master, aux master and external power-in units. These can be specified and… View this post
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  • Tuesday, January 03, 2017
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    PSW Staff 01/03/17 03:41 PM,
    When heavy metal band, Stryper was scheduled to play at The Liberty in Roswell, New Mexico, recently, John Pennell, owner of Total Productions, turned to FBT to supply a complete front of house rig utilizing Mitus 206 line arrays and Mitus 218A subs. The Liberty is a popular venue with bands making their way from Texas to Albuquerque on their tours, but it’s also a rental space for private events. With this in mind, Pennell has always had to be… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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    PSW Staff 12/27/16 12:41 PM,
    Jamie Wellwarth, production manager and lead engineer at Austin’s Nomad Sound, packs an arsenal of Telefunken microphones for his roadwork. With clients such as Jane’s Addiction, Social Distortion, and Fitz and The Tantrums, Welwarth tours tirelessly nationwide. Back at his home base in Texas, he is also production manager and front of house engineer at the Continental Club, which is celebrating over 60 years as one the oldest continuously running clubs in all of Austin. “Every time I go out… View this post
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    PSW Staff 12/27/16 11:28 AM,
    In 2015 RCF embarked on a mission to update and improve its SMA stage monitor range by introducing the TT25-CXA full range coaxial monitor. Now the company has gone a step further, introducing the active TT45-CXA, dual 10-inch two-way cabinet. “What differentiates the TT45-CXA is that it is a symmetrical cabinet, and extremely powerful, with two 10-inch woofers and 4-inch horn-loaded compression driver,” says the RCF engineering team. “We’ve lowered the crossover point to 600 Hz, providing superior voicing, transparent… View this post
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    PSW Staff 12/27/16 10:27 AM,
    Sia set numerous attendance records on her Nostalgic for the Present Tour, which crisscrossed North America during the fall of 2016 in promotion of her latest album, This Is Acting. The artist is continually redefining her performance art and relied heavily on a full complement of Adamson E-Series loudspeakers to do so on her most recent run. Front of engineer Jon Lemon was given direct instructions from the artist to “make it sound like the record.” He subsequently received the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

  • Friday, December 23, 2016
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    PSW Staff 12/23/16 09:36 AM,
    The US Navy Band’s annual holiday concerts at DAR Constitution Hall packed more than 8,000 people into the venue for three performances plus streaming on Facebook Live. This year’s shows featured members from all of the Navy Band’s ensembles as well as “a flyover and visit from Santa Claus.” According to petty officer 1st class (MU1) Christopher Trupe, who handled the audio system design, the US Navy Band currently owns four DiGiCo SD10 desks for its Cruisers contemporary entertainment ensemble,… View this post
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  • Thursday, December 22, 2016
    ultimate ears
    PSW Staff 12/22/16 12:14 PM,
    Ultimate Ears Pro has announced the UE 18+ Pro, the second-generation of its flagship custom in-ear monitors. The UE 18+ Pro adds the company’s proprietary True Tone Drivers to a redesigned acoustic system in providing additional detail, separation, presence and coherence in music. The addition of the True Tone drivers, originally introduced last year with the UE Pro Reference Remastered, to the design of the UE 18 Pro (four-way crossover, triple bore and six drivers per monitor) extends the frequency… View this post
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    PSW Staff 12/22/16 11:26 AM,
    The multimedia Christmas musical, A Star is Born, was one of the performance highlights during the Christmas advent events held at the ZKM Art & Media Centre’s Filmpalast cinema in Karlsruhe, Germany, mixed on Allen & Heath dLive systems. The production switched between stage, screen and live music, requiring a flexible audio system at the helm. Managed by ICF Karlsruhe in cooperation with Baden TV and involving the children’s charity, ARCHE Karlsruhe e.V., there was a total of 20 shows… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalNetworkingSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 12/22/16 07:54 AM,
    Delmar Hall – sister venue to St. Louis concert nightclub, The Pageant – quickly emerged onto the music scene as the latest mid-size location that caters to up-and-coming artists. Front of house engineer Tiffany Hendren looked to ProCo Sound, an RHC Audio brand, for all the venue’s cabling needs during the in-house equipment install. Partners Pat Hagin and Joe Edwards, co-owners of The Pageant, opened the 10,000-square-foot venue in September of this year. Delmar Hall is the latest addition to… View this post
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