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Articles from the June 2019 Issue

InfoComm: A Show… And A Whole Lot More

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George Petersen •
  • Editor's Note
  • June 2019
• June 18, 2019
Ah, it’s June! With summer just a few weeks away, the industry’s thoughts turn to… InfoComm 2019, which rolls into Orlando this month. The conference is June 8 to 14; the exhibits run from June 12 to 14, when some 44,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors representing every facet of audiovisual technology jam into the Orange County […] Read More...

Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!

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Terry Lowe •
  • June 2019
  • Publishers Note
• June 18, 2019
You know, I really must apologize… Did you know we are closing in on 20 years of continuous publishing? (I’m not apologizing for that.) Through the years, we have done a great job in keeping you informed of the latest advancements in technology. We deep-dive every month to let you know how the people and […] Read More...

New Gear/InfoComm Preview

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FOH Staff •
  • June 2019
  • New Gear
• June 18, 2019
This month’s three-page New Gear section provided a look at products featured at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, FL. To download a PDF, CLICK HERE. Read More...

Muse ‘Simulation Theory’ World Tour 2019

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Steve Jennings (Photos & Text) •
  • June 2019
  • Production Profile
• June 18, 2019
Muse is out on its Simulation Theory world tour, with a d&b audiotechnik GSL P.A. rig supplied by U.K. sound vendor Skan P.A. Along with the tour’s mammoth Sci-Fi production theme, this immensely popular British prog rock/alt rock/space rock/electronica trio consisting of Matthew Bellamy (vocals, guitar and keys), Chris Wolstenholme (bass) and Dominic Howard (drums) bring […] Read More...

The NFL Draft — Takin’ It To The Streets

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Dan Daley •
  • Features
  • June 2019
• June 18, 2019
Nashville Tackles Sports’ Biggest Live Event Ever, with Sound to Match What happens when you put the nation’s biggest sports league’s largest live event ever into one of the most popular downtown destinations in the country? That pretty much describes the NFL Draft, football’s annual wheel-and-deal event that used to take place in some smoke-filled […] Read More...

Penn’s Peak Scales New Heights

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Thomas S. Friedman •
  • Installations
  • June 2019
• June 17, 2019
To say that Penn’s Peak is a popular entertainment facility in Jim Thorpe, PA, only tells half the story. The surroundings of this mountaintop venue boast jaw-dropping vistas of nearby Beltzville Lake and a commanding 50-mile panoramic view of the Poconos. Inside this spectacular 1,800-capacity auditorium, complete with wooden balcony structures and vaulted ceiling, Penn’s […] Read More...

Massive Audio Makeover for London’s Royal Albert Hall

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Thomas S. Friedman •
  • Installations
  • June 2019
• June 17, 2019
Built in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall is located just off Hyde Park in London’s fashionable South Kensington neighborhood and is one of the U.K.’s most cherished and famed buildings. Although breathtaking and lovely in scope, the 5,267-seat venue is acoustically difficult to work in and has long been in need of a modern sound […] Read More...

Keeping it Real: Sound Design for “Ain’t Too Proud” on Broadway

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Bryan Reesman •
  • June 2019
  • Theater Sound
• June 17, 2019
Musical biographies have become all the rage on screen and onstage. In the past year, jukebox musicals chronicling the lives of Cher, Donna Summer, and now The Temptations have graced the Great White Way, and they are still going strong. The best of the latest Broadway bunch is Ain’t Too Proud — The Life and […] Read More...

KLANG: A Real-Life Fairy Tale

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Suzi Spangenberg •
  • Company 411
  • June 2019
• June 17, 2019
Once upon a time there was a German metal guitarist who wasn’t satisfied with the sound of his in-ear mix, so decided to fix the problem. He went to college, partnered with some fellow students, and together, they created KLANG. Audio was never the same. The End. Read More...

Carlson Audio

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Kevin M. Mitchell •
  • June 2019
  • Regional Slants
• June 17, 2019
Company Founders Jonathan Myers and Mark Carlson will Soon be Celebrating 30 Years… It has long been said that “the true artist makes it look easy.” And this certainly applies to Seattle-based sound company Carlson Audio, whose founders — Mark Carlson and Jonathan Myers — make it look easy. While their origins have much in common […] Read More...

Stage Monitors

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George Petersen •
  • Buyer's Guide
  • June 2019
• June 17, 2019
These days, there’s a lot of hoopla about in-ear monitoring, but if truth be told, our old friend the wedge monitor is still very much with us. In fact, stage monitors are essential, must-have tools in many sound reinforcement setups. Sure, you might want to set up 60 individual IEM mixes for a large choir, […] Read More...

Array/Room Modeling & Control, Part 2

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David Kennedy •
  • June 2019
  • Tech Feature
• June 17, 2019
Modeling & Set-up of Directional Sub Arrays… In last month’s FRONT of HOUSE (May 2019, page 36) we discussed and compared five types of cardioid/directional sub arrays that have been in use for several years. By building and implementing increasingly directional sub arrays, sound energy can be reduced on the stage, ceiling and walls and […] Read More...
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