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  • Thursday, September 06, 2012
    road test
    Gary Parks 09/06/12 04:10 PM,
    Along with a “greenie” screwdriver, needle nose pliers, and polarity checker, a new tool from Kaltman Creations is ideal to have in an audio production kit. The Invisible Waves RF-id SOLO immediately and accurately determines the frequency of virtually any wireless transmitter, saving the time and hassle of numerous measurements when you have a group of wireless equipment that needs to work together. The compact handheld unit instantly reads both analog and digital wireless single-carrier frequencies, from 50 MHz to… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogProductReviewMeasurementSignalSound ReinforcementSystemWireless

  • Wednesday, September 05, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/05/12 09:03 AM,
    Celebrating its 100th year in 2012, the Calgary Stampede is a 10-day event that includes everything from a major rodeo and chuck wagon races to stage shows, concerts, and carnival activities. Audio for the event was handled by the Calgary office of Sound Art, one of Canada’s leading production and sound rental companies. It chose to use the new Shure Axient wireless system to better manage the complex RF environment at the Stampede. One of the event’s longstanding traditions and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • cad audio
    PSW Staff 09/05/12 07:17 AM,
    The new StagePass WX1200 wireless system from CAD Audio provides 16-channel frequency agile VHF operation for increased operating range and the flexibility to scan, select and link to the optimum channel in any performance setting. In addition to diversity operation that minimizes multipath interference, StagePass features CAD’s unique Scan-Link technology that instantaneously scans all of the channels in the RF environment, then selects the clearest one. The receiver then automatically looks for and links to the transmitter to lock in… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • lectrosonics
    PSW Staff 09/05/12 07:04 AM,
    Lectrosonics has announced the appointment of R. Scott Woolley to the position of sales manager for the U.S. Southwest and Northwest regions, including California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Alaska, Idaho, Arizona, and Hawaii. With a background that encompasses a blend of application and sales experience, Woolley will be tasked with increasing Lectrosonics’ presence throughout the critical Western U.S. territory. Based out of South Jordan, UT, Woolley most recently served as senior engineer for the LDS (Latter-Day Saints) Church Media Services… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneWirelessAudio

  • Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    PSW Staff 08/28/12 07:39 AM,
    Today’s reality TV shows focus on everything from interior and clothing design to marksmanship and even kitchen warfare. None of them, however, show brute athleticism quite like FX Network’s The Ultimate Fighter. The show features up and coming MMA (mixed martial arts) fighters in Las Vegas and follows them as they train and compete against each other for a contract with the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). Capturing audio for the show is anything but routine. With demanding production schedules and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsPollMicrophoneStudioTechnicianWirelessAudio

  • Friday, August 24, 2012
    PSW Staff 08/24/12 10:35 AM,
    With deep country roots, all connected through similar upbringings in Arkansas, Edens Edge is an up-and-coming modern country trio currently touring as the opening act on the Farmers Insurance “Changed Tour,” headlined by Rascal Flatts.  With an active set, intricate instrumental backings and an extremely high energy level, Edens Edge relies on AKG C520 L head-worn microphone for quality, clear and reliable sound. Known for its acoustic sounds, the trio recently added a complete band to its set for larger,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • Monday, August 20, 2012
    PSW Staff 08/20/12 11:50 AM,
    To celebrate the 25th anniversary of video game franchise “The Legend of Zelda,” Nintendo commissioned an original symphony to tour the U.S., giving fans a nostalgic live experience of music and cinematic visuals. To create the complex audio components of the live production, “The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses,” Producer Jason Michael Paul tasked the show’s Sync and Program Director, Alex Levy, to find the industry’s best personal monitoring systems that are durable and best suited for the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMonitoringSound ReinforcementSystemWirelessAudio

  • Wednesday, August 15, 2012
    PSW Staff 08/15/12 09:40 AM,
    The 2012 Montreux Jazz Festival, which ran from June 29 through July 14, welcomed various world-class artists and bands performing on 15 different stages. For the 19th consecutive year, Shure was the Official Technical Partner for Microphones and Wireless Systems. Throughout the festival, Axient Wireless Systems were used on the main stage in the Auditorium Stravinski, including the “Freak Out Party” on July 13, where Chic, Mark Ronson, Groove Armada, Tavares, Ultra Naté, and others performed. As in years past,… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWirelessAudio

  • Wednesday, August 08, 2012
    PSW Staff 08/08/12 06:12 AM,
    Kent Dudley & Bended Knee recently brought their brand of inspirational Christian country to a headlining show at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, MN, with sound reinforcement for the 800-plus full-capacity crowd provided by NLFX Pro, which chose to utilize a wide range of Electro-Voice components. “Everyone involved in the event was wonderful – we give them all an A-plus,” says Dudley, who was impressed by the sound quality and service that Stowe and the NLFX team brought to his… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundChurch SoundNewsConcertLoudspeakerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementSubwooferWireless

  • Tuesday, August 07, 2012
    PSW Staff 08/07/12 06:12 AM,
    Multi-platinum band Foreigner has been touring extensively this year, utilizing Lectrosonics systems outfitted with Digital Hybrid Wireless technology on both vocals and instruments. Albuquerque, NM-based Lorenzo Banda is Foreigner’s monitor engineer, and in addition to handling all aspects of the band’s monitor system—including mixing—he is also responsible for the wireless microphone equipment used during performances. This includes overseeing lead vocalist Kelly Hansen’s use of the Lectrosonics HH handheld transmitter (equipped with an Earthworks mic capsule), keyboard player Michael Bluestein’s use… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless