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Dhawan Electricals Uses Soundcraft Si3 for Music Festival in India

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 28, 2009
Dhawan Electricals in Delhi
DELHI, India — Yogesh Dhawan of Dhawan Electricals Pvt. Ltd. used a Soundcraft Si3 digital mixing console at FOH for Fete de la Musique, part of World Music Day with the Alliance Francaise de Delhi. The festival was presented through the 64-input Si3 and other Harman products including a dbx 4800 system controller, JBL VRX932LA, SRX728S and SRX712M loudspeakers, and Crown I-Tech IT4000 amplifiers.
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Capital Sound Uses DiGiCo, XTA, Martin Gear for Take That Circus Tour

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 25, 2009
LONDON — The 20-show Take That Circus tour was among the biggest the U.K. and Ireland had ever seen, with over a million people attending. Capital Sound was the soundco, with technical director Ian Colville designing the system with FOH engineer Gary Bradshaw and system technician Al Woods using a combination of DiGiCo, XTA and Martin Audio gear. Read More...

KUDO Loudspeakers Rise to the Challenge of Paris Air Show

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 25, 2009
PARIS — L-Acoustics KUDO loudspeakers were recently deployed for the International Paris Air Show, which took place at Le Bourget airport. This year marked the event’s centenary, attracting 360,000 visitors to the daily flying demonstrations, vintage aircraft and new aerospace technologies. Read More...

HK Audio, Dhanashree Electronics Make Inroads in India

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 25, 2009
Oswin Vas and Andre Paul Sousa from Aeros Sonic, with Calvin Baker from Dhanashree Electronics
GOA, India — Distributor Dhanashree Electronics Ltd. has been helping the German pro audio brand HK Audio make inroads in India. Dhanashree recently sold rental firm Aeros Sonic two HK Audio Projector systems and HK Audio F.A.S.T. active monitors.
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Posted Video Shows Scaffolding Collapsing During Concert in China

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 24, 2009
The video showed Pan Yuwen, also known as Peter Pan, on stage before the collapse
GUANGZHOU, China — A video posted on the Web site, ChinaMusicRadar.com, showed Taiwanese singer Pan Yuwen performing onstage, adjacent to a multi-tiered scaffolding structure supporting lighting and audio gear. The video captures the sudden loss of power to stage elements, followed by chaos as the scaffolding adjacent to the stage falls over the crowd. Read More...

Mega Audio Supplies Soundcraft Console For Church Anniversary in Honduras

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 24, 2009
LA LIMA, Honduras — Mega Audio recently supplied the audio reinforcement system, including a Soundcraft Si3 digital console, for a concert commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Evangelical Reformed Church of La Lima in Honduras. Read More...

RG Jones Takes On “The War Of The Worlds, Alive On Stage”

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 23, 2009
LONDON — In 1978, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of the War of the Worlds made its debut. This year, The War of the Worlds — Alive On Stage paid homage to Wayne’s Worlds in arenas around the UK and Europe. RG Jones, meanwhile, supplied a Synco by Martin Audio-based sound system for the touring spectacle. Read More...

KS Audio Loudspeakers Part of $200M Buddhist Project in China

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 23, 2009
WUXI, China — A $200 million Buddhist temple that opened here in May was the culmination of a multi-year construction and interior design effort in cooperation with the Chinese Association for Buddhism.
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Gearhouse SA Supplies R Kelly Shows in Africa

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 21, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — Gearhouse South Africa supplied sound and crew for R Kelly’s first visit to South Africa. After five days of production rehearsals at Sun City Superbowl, there was one show there and another at Cape Town’s Grand West Casino. Read More...

Soundcraft Vi6s Return for iTunes Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 21, 2009
Dave Roden, i-Tunes System Sound Tech
LONDON— With bands ranging from Oasis, Kasabian, Franz Ferdinand and Snow Patrol to Newton Faulkner and Bat for Lashes, sound engineers Dave Roden at FOH (here deployed as system tech) and Will King used digital mixing environments where incoming engineers could hit the ground running. Read More...

iLive System at Horse Track in France

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 21, 2009
France Galop sound technicians Laurent and Remy at Deauville Touques with iLive system
NORMANDY, France — France Galop, a company that owns several horse racing tracks in France, selected an Allen & Heath iLive digital system to manage audio distribution in its Deauville Touques venue. The company’s other racetracks are in Longchamp, Auteuil, Chantilly, Deauville, Maisons-Laffitte and Saint-Cloud. Read More...

Midas PRO6 Starts Taking Care of Business in the U.K.

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 17, 2009
From left, Adam Pardoe, MD, DRP Events; Rob Hughes, Midas and Klark Teknik; Ian Ruhback, head of audio, drpgroup.
LONDON — Can entertainment audio gear adapt to a buttoned-down, 9-to-5 lifestyle? That seems to be the case for Midas’ PRO6 live audio system.
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