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  • Tuesday, September 11, 2012
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    PSW Staff 09/11/12 10:54 AM,
    Developed more than six decades ago, AKG achieved a breakthrough in recording and broadcast technology with the introduction of its first dynamic microphone, the D12. Today, AKG has introduced the newly designed D12 VR large-diaphragm cardioid microphone intended specifically for kick drum live and recording applications. D12 VR (vintage sound re-issue) offers a thin diaphragm within its newly designed capsule, which enhances low-frequency performance.  With phantom power disabled, the D12 delivers accurate, pure character from the sound source.  With phantom… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductAVMicrophoneStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/11/12 09:31 AM,
    Once, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning Best New Musical, relies on DPA Microphones’ 4060 Omnidirectional Miniature Microphones to provide a transparent sound in a small, discreet capsule. Based on the 2007 Academy Award-winning film of the same name, Once takes place on a set designed to give audience members the illusion that they are watching a true event unfold, making them feel as though they are right on stage with the actors. The natural sounding DPA 4060s add to this impression. With… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • Monday, September 10, 2012
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    Craig Leerman 09/10/12 04:09 PM,
    The Olson M-191 is one of the more interesting-looking microphones I’ve run across, a hybrid metal and plastic unit that has a style all it’s own. Olson Electronics may not be a familiar name. Started by Sid Olson in Akron, OH in 1961, the company grew into a large retail chain that carried a wide variety of consumer electronics, including stereos, CB radios, TV antennas, parts, tubes, batteries, and car audio equipment. Olson Electronics was sold in the late 1960s… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogProductStudy HallManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, September 07, 2012
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    Curt Taipale 09/07/12 09:19 AM,
    It’s clear to us that God’s laws of physics must operate differently inside a church than outside. After several moments of grueling research, painstaking addition, and… Well, we offer these amendments. Regrettably, they are true stories passed along by members of our ChurchSoundcheck Discussion Group. They arrived via email, so you know they’re true! Amendment #1: We’ve been pointing microphones in the wrong direction! A friend of ours went into church early one Sunday morning only to find that all… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogBusinessEducationInstallationStageSystemAudio

  • Thursday, September 06, 2012
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    PSW Staff 09/06/12 05:13 AM,
    Several Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing systems were utilized by APR Audio and SXS Events for separate Olympic events in Weymouth (England), site of all sailing events. Somerset-based APR Audio deployed iLive systems for the opening night at the Weymouth & Portland Beach Live Site, which hosted live entertainment, welcomed the Team Great Britain Sailing Squad, and broadcast a live screening of the London opening ceremony. The company employed the largest control surface in the series - the iLive-176… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertConsolesDigitalMixerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, August 29, 2012
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    PSW Staff 08/29/12 06:42 AM,
    After a whole series of successfully realized opera events in leading 3D audio technology, including the Sydney Opera House with Korngold’s “Die tote Stadt”, IOSONO is happy to announce a new project combining IOSONO 3D sound with Franz Liszt’s “Via Crucis”. World famous stage director and visual artist Robert Wilson is staging a light and multi-dimensional sound installation with the composer’s work. Benefiting from the 3D sound technology of IOSONO, Wilson is wrapping the audience in new soundscapes with Liszt’s… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsPollConcertSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • Tuesday, August 28, 2012
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    Gary Zandstra 08/28/12 07:55 AM,
    Most of us who have been involved in church production have had at least one (I have many) mistake or failure during a service where you just want to disappear in the booth.  One of my most egregious mistakes took place a number of years ago.  It was so significant that I still wear the scars from it.  Back in “the day” when video projection was almost nonexistent because of the huge cost of projectors I was serving on staff… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogGary Z's Church SoundPollEducationEngineerMixerSound ReinforcementStageSystemAudio

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    PSW Staff 08/28/12 07:52 AM,
    Moon Lighting & Sound is a full service provider of audio, video and lighting, located in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area of Nevada. “We have a long history of providing sound for major musical events in our region, as well as taking on the challenge of doing events in some pretty eclectic locations,” says owner and president Ken Van Gelder. “And since last Christmas, we’ve been able to upgrade our capability in that area with the addition of the Midas PRO2… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStageAudio

  • Monday, August 27, 2012
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    Mike Sessler 08/27/12 11:01 AM,
    This article is provided by ChurchTechArts.   Not too long ago, in a church not that far away, the battle had begun. It started off innocently enough. The bass player and drummer had to share a monitor because there were not enough to go around (budget constraints, you know). The first request was for a little more bass in the monitors. That was followed by a request for more kick and snare, then a little more bass. Now the drummer… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogMixerMonitoringSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, August 22, 2012
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    PSW Staff 08/22/12 04:06 PM,
    Les Vieilles Charrues celebrated its 21st birthday in July this year. Founded in 1992 in Brittany with the aim of making the widest possible range of music genres accessible to everybody, Les Vieilles Charrues, often cited as a French Glastonbury, has rapidly become the biggest music festival in France. The 2012 edition offered headline acts including Bob Dylan, Sting, The Cure, Portishead, LMFAO, Kasabian as well as many huge French artists such as Thomas Dutronc, Zebda, Orelsan, Amadou et Mariam… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertConsolesDigitalMixerSound ReinforcementStage





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