American Music & Sound Expands Presence At InfoComm 2024

Featured brands that include Allen & Heath, BASSBOSS, Ocean Way Audio’s AeroWave, CAD Audio, and Lake People, while Ashly Audio presented in conjunction with AM&S in a re-designed booth area.
Scenes from American Music & Sound at the InfoComm 2024 show in Las Vegas.

American Music & Sound (AM&S), an Exertis | JAM business, showcased a range of its brands at the recent InfoComm 2024 show in Las Vegas, including Allen & Heath, BASSBOSS, Ocean Way Audio’s AeroWave, CAD Audio, and Lake People. Ashly Audio, also an Exertis | JAM business, presented in conjunction with AM&S in a re-designed booth area.

Allen & Heath unveiled the dLive V2.0 update, bringing enhanced features, improved performance and streamlined workflows to its flagship mixing platform. Allen & Heath also released a new RackUltra FX card for dLive, combining the company’s FPGA technology with ARM processing and opening up dLive to onboard processing and effects like Vocal Processing, Reverbs, Distortion & Saturation, and intelligent Harmonisers.

Meanwhile, Samantha Potter, installation and commercial audio manager for Allen & Heath, led several training classes focused on installation products. Attendees participated in sessions covering system design, network optimization, and certification in Allen and Heath’s 96kHz AHM digital audio matrix series.

During the event, Allen & Heath USA recognized its sales representatives, with John B. Anthony receiving the “Rep of the Year” award for its dedication and contributions to the industry. Numerous sales firms were also honored for outstanding sales performance while individual sales reps received the company’s “Bulldog” sales awards, Inside Sales and Marketing Excellence awards.

Ocean Way Audio showcased the AeroWave AW9045 loudspeaker designed for large venues. The system is part of Ocean Way Audio’s entry into the live sound market, offering an entirely horn-loaded point-source designed to deliver accurate and wide-band directivity control.

Ashly Audio celebrated its 50th anniversary at InfoComm 2024, with the company marking milestone by launching the AQM408 digital matrix processor and the EcoTour line of power amplifiers. BASSBOSS made its InfoComm debut, with attendees of the company’s “Demo-litions” getting a first-hand experience of the newly developed ControlBASS software. This new tool allows users to remotely monitor and control loudspeaker groups, update to the latest firmware, and fine-tune audio configurations with 100 preset options.

CAD Audio and Lake People showcased their latest offerings. CAD Audio highlighted its microphones and wireless systems, while Lake People presented headphone amplifiers and audio accessories. Visitors also experienced the new Fostex T50RPmk4 headphones, a closed-back reference designed to provide more precise sound reproduction, while ADAM Audio SP-5 headphones provided a listening experience for the interactive dLive V2.0 listening stations.

“InfoComm is always a highlight of the year for AM&S,” notes Jeff Hawley, Allen & Heath USA/American Music & Sound director of marketing. “It was wonderful to witness the positive vibes and energy from customers across the board. Whether they were integrators seeking out audio control options, live sound engineers checking out dLive V2.0, venues looking to upgrade their sound system, or simply folks who love playing with the latest technology — a good time was had by all.”

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