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  • Friday, March 22, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/22/13 09:32 AM,
    More than 60,000 fans recently converged on Estadio Azteca for the Mexico City stop on David Guetta’s “Nothing but the Beat” world tour, with Audio Systems del Norte was providing sound for the event, including Adamson Systems Energia E15 line arrays. System tuning for the event was handled by SonoTribe Audio Consultants, with technical support provided by Showco Mexico, the local distributor for Adamson products. “This was the first time that David Guetta’s crew had used the E15s,” notes Mauricio… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • harman
    PSW Staff 03/22/13 09:21 AM,
    Hanan, an Israel-born guitarist, has built his music career from the ground up, sharing the stage and studio with renowned acts such as Jennifer Hudson, Bonnie Raitt, Steve Jordan, Keyshia Cole, Anthony Hamilton, Gladys Knight, Kanye West, Nas, BB King, and Roy Hargrove, among many others.  The multi-talented musician plays guitar, bass, keys, drums and nearly any other instrument he can get his hands on. He’s currently the lead guitarist on the Alicia Keys “Set The World On Fire” international… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsRemoteSignalWireless

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    Chris Huff 03/22/13 08:17 AM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Do you panic when you don’t get a signal from the stage?  “Why can’t I hear the singer!?!”  No more worries…this list explains the common line check problems and how you can fix them, meaning less time spent on line checks and more time making the band sound great!  Doesn’t that sound better than “oh no, what do I do?”  1. Bad Cable Cables goes bad and if you don’t test… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallTrainingAmplifierEducationMixerSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

  • guitar center
    PSW Staff 03/22/13 07:45 AM,
    Guitar Center has announced the appointment of Mike Pratt as its new chief executive officer, effective April 1, 2013. He also joins the company’s board of directors. Pratt succeeds Marty Hanaka, the company’s interim CEO, who will remain on the board and assist in the transition. Since 2008, Pratt has served as president and chief operating officer of leading Canadian consumer electronics retailers Best Buy Canada and Future Shop. He began his career more than 20 years ago with Future… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessManufacturer

  • behringer
    PSW Staff 03/22/13 07:25 AM,
    The new Behringer EUROPORT EPS500MP3 PA system includes an 8-channel, 500-watt powered mixer with built-in MP3 player as well as wireless microphone capability; two loudspeakers, each with an 8-in woofer and 1-in compression driver; and a storage compartment for the included XM1800S mic and cabling. The 8-channel powered mixer can be left attached to the back of the speaker or detached for easy positioning and access. Channels 1 - 4 include XENYX mic preamps, accept balanced XLR mics, as well… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVLoudspeakerMixerSoftwareSystem

  • harman
    PSW Staff 03/22/13 07:13 AM,
    Northview High School in Grand Rapids, MI has a dedicated music and arts building, the Max Colley Jr. Performing Arts Center, which has been open since 1998 and houses a 750-seat auditorium used for concerts, plays, musicals and other events. After 15 years, the limitations of the center’s original live sound console were becoming all too apparent, prompting an upgrade to a Soundcraft Si Performer 3 32-channel digital console with built-in DMX lighting control. The school wanted to make the… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConsolesDigitalMixerSound Reinforcement

  • live sound business
    John Stiernberg 03/22/13 06:27 AM,
    Each audio person has a unique set of experience, education, aspirations, and motivations, different from everyone else. Consequently, each of us is likely to answer the “why” question a little differently than the next person. What makes us tick? What motivates us? How does the answer to the question “Why am I in the audio business?” relate to my career and business plan? Let’s explore the issue of defining your audio business mission, vision, and values. Five Motivations Whether full… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallBusinessSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, March 21, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/21/13 11:59 AM,
    Kid Rock and his band, Twisted Brown Trucker, are once again rolling across the U.S. with two months of arena shows between February and April. Along for the ride are not only opening acts Buckcherry and Hellbound Glory, but also another “old friend” – Sound Image’s L-Acoustics K1 system. The 2013 Rebel Soul tour, in support of Kid Rock’s latest album of the same name, marks the sixth year that Steve “Half Pint” Cross has manned FOH for the group.… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 03/21/13 11:49 AM,
    Fohhn Audio is now shipping its new LX-220 high performance hybrid line source system, the latest addition to its popular Linea Series. Just over 7 feet, the 4-way loudspeaker has been specially developed to provide the best possible sound quality for speech and live music applications in challenging acoustic environments where visual integration is also a requirement. The LX-220 is equipped with 18 4-inch high performance, long excursion, neodymium speakers arranged in a column, plus three 1-inch compression drivers with… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsInstallationLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 03/21/13 11:38 AM,
    South Korea’s Audioguy & Partners is an aptly named clearinghouse for all things related to great audio. Headed by the passionate Jung-Hoon Choi, Audioguy is a world-class recording studio, an audiophile record label for jazz, classical, and world music, and a dealer for high-end pro audio equipment. Choi proudly wears many hats at Audioguy, including CEO, producer, recording/mixing/mastering engineer, and sales manager. His hard work was recently rewarded by winning the 2013 Korean Music Award for “Best Jazz & Crossover… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesProcessorSound ReinforcementStudio