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The August 2018 Digital Edition

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Articles from the August 2018 Issue

Hello, Goodbye…

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George Petersen •
  • August 2018
  • Editor's Note
• August 14, 2018
If there’s one thing I’ve learned about life, it’s the realization that change is inevitable. This applies to all facets of existence, whether it’s politics, sports team “dynasties” and technology on all levels. If you need positive proof, just search out for one of several (very funny) viral videos of kids trying —unsuccessfully — to […] Read More...

New Gear, Aug. 2018

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FOH Staff •
  • August 2018
  • New Gear
• August 14, 2018
FRONT of HOUSE features the following products in the Aug. 2018 issue’s New Gear section: Alto Professional TS3 Series DiGiCo S-Series Features EAW UX Series Amplifiers Ehrlund EHR-H Vocal Mic Flex Rental Solutions Flex GTS Outline Vegas 24 Sennheiser Updates System 6000 Whirlwind IMP 2 Direct Box To download a PDF CLICK HERE Read More...

Robert Plant ‘Carry Fire’ Tour

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Steve Jennings (Photos & Text) •
  • August 2018
  • Production Profile
• August 14, 2018
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters Blaze Across North America Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters kicked off its Carry Fire 2018 tour on June 8 in Atlanta, packing the 6,900-capacity State Bank Amphitheatre in the city’s Chastain Park. And this seven-piece band featuring the Led Zeppelin frontman has been blazing across North […] Read More...

CMA Fest 2018

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Thomas S. Friedman •
  • August 2018
  • Festival Focus
• August 14, 2018
Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience Gets Big Assist from Morris Light & Sound Country music fans from every state and 36 foreign countries converged on Nashville in 2018 for the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience. Now in its 47th year, CMA Fest is the city’s signature country music event, featuring more than 350 artists performing […] Read More...

Miking Up Montreal

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Bryan Reesman •
  • August 2018
  • Festival Focus
• August 14, 2018
The Team That Keeps Jazz Fest Going Jonesing for jazz and beyond? Now in its 39th year, The Montréal Jazz Festival (Festival International de Jazz de Montréal) is a 10-day musical extravaganza that covers a wider range of music than its title implies and lures in a million visitors annually. Music resounds throughout the streets […] Read More...

California Roots Festival

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Angela Marlett •
  • August 2018
  • Festival Focus
• August 14, 2018
Reggae Festival by the Sea “Sun is shining, weather is sweet. Makes you wanna move your dancing feet.” Echoing across the California Roots festival, Bob Marley’s words heralded the beginning of summer and welcomed more than 13,000 fans to one of the nation’s largest reggae festivals. Now in its ninth year, California Roots has expanded […] Read More...

Opendoor Church

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R. Maxwell •
  • August 2018
  • Installations
• August 14, 2018
New Sanctuary Sounds Off Loud and Clear Founded in October of 1986 by Greg and Deana Kennedy, Opendoor Church is a non-denominational house of worship. Greg and Deana’s son Aaron officially became the lead pastor in 2015 and, in recent years, the church has seen tremendous growth and impact throughout the community. In response to […] Read More...

Five Club Projects

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Thomas S. Friedman •
  • August 2018
  • Installations
• August 14, 2018
Recent Sound System Installs Take Nightspots to New Levels  CabaRay, Nashville, TN Singer/songwriter Ray Stevens has sold millions of records, from his comedy-centric hits like “Gitarzan” to serious work such as the classic “Everything Is Beautiful.” He has a weekly variety TV show, owns recording studios and video facilities, and now the new CabaRay Showroom. […] Read More...

Measurement Microphones

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George Petersen •
  • August 2018
  • Buyer's Guide
• August 14, 2018
These days, room measurement tools are easier to use and affordable — even built into digital consoles and smart phones, making what was once drudgery into a convenient and straightforward operation. While the software may be built into or included in your tools at hand (or readily available software packages), all you may need is […] Read More...

Bose Professional S1 Pro Multi-Position P.A. System

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Bill Evans •
  • August 2018
  • Road Tests
• August 14, 2018
Okay, Sherman, set the Wayback Machine for the Dark Ages. No, not those Dark Ages, but the late ‘70s… ‡‡         A Little History In that long-ago era, I was studying hard to be “the guy in the band who owns the P.A.,” which eventually led me into pro audio. Back then, we had our first […] Read More...

QSC KS212C Cardioid Subwoofer

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Steve Savanyu •
  • August 2018
  • Road Tests
• August 14, 2018
In most sound systems, low frequencies radiate from the loudspeaker in all directions, often causing unwanted LF energy buildup in areas like the stage. In large concert applications resourceful configuration of multiple subwoofers, coupled with creative DSP control, signal delay processing and time alignment can create a directional low-frequency array, similar to the cardioid pattern […] Read More...

PreSonus StudioLive Series III Tricks

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Wesley Elianna Smith •
  • August 2018
  • Power Tools
• August 14, 2018
Taking Digital Patching Beyond Just Routing Walk into any pro studio or large live sound install, and you’ll probably find a rack of analog patchbays. Their purpose is simple: to get audio wherever you want it, whenever you need it, without tracing cables under consoles, through floorboards, and up into the back of audio racks. […] Read More...

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