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Powerlive Opts for iLive for Corsican Jazz Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 5, 2009
CALVI, Corsica — Tourists may find the Mediterranean breezes here to be a taste of paradise, but they can also wreak havoc with sound production. That was partly the reason that Powerlive sound engineer Pierre Angeli opted for an Allen & Heath digital iLive system to manage FOH sound at the recent Calvi Jazz festival.
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Gospel Gathering Raises the Roof with Midas XL8, KT DN9696

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 5, 2009
KICC FOH engineer Schon Emmanuel at the Midas XL8
LONDON — The Kingsway International Christian Centre’s (KICC) annual London event, called the International Gathering of Champions (IGOC), drew a daily crowd of close to 12,000 to London’s ExCeL Centre and was broadcast live to an estimated 55 million followers in Africa, the Caribbean and Europe. Organizers relied upon an audio system that included a Midas XL8 Live Performance System and Klark Teknik DN9696 high resolution audio recorder. Read More...

Chongqing Grand Theatre Equipped with L-Acoustics Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 5, 2009
JIANGBEI CITY, China — The Chongqing Grand Theatre is home to performance spaces that can accommodate 1,850 and 930. L-Acoustics loudspeaker systems supplied by Chinese distributor Rightway Audio have been installed in both the larger and medium-sized theaters. Read More...

Dutch Theater Purchases Midas PRO6

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 1, 2009
From left, Sjoerd Wierda, Klaas Spoelstra, Jan Schreuder and Ruud Lamers, all with Dutch theater De Flint.
AMERSFOORT, The Netherlands — Dutch theater De Flint has purchased a Midas PRO6 live audio system from Midas Consoles Benelux after its sound technicians agreed to go with the Midas digital platform based on sonic performance and value for the Euro. Read More...

Wynton Marsalis Concert in Budapest Uses Danley Loudspeakers

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• September 29, 2009
BUDAPEST, Hungary —Wynton Marsalis and his 15-piece band, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, performed in Budapest before a crowd of 1,750 at the Budapest Congress & World Trade Center with a modest complement of Danley loudspeakers and subwoofers. Read More...

New SANE Protocol for Large-Scale Networks Launched by Optocore

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• September 28, 2009
MUNICH — Promising the first fully-synchronous CAT5 media streaming system for streaming uninterrupted media in real time,  Optocore has introduced SANE (Synchronous Audio Network plus Ethernet), a new digital audio networking protocol.
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Adlib Audio Supports Reading and Leeds Festivals

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• September 24, 2009
Florence and the Machine
READING, U.K. and LEEDS, U.K. — Adlib Audio’s festival season continued at Reading and Leeds, where the company once again supplied full audio production, including over 90 JBL VerTec 4889 elements, and crew for the Radio 1/NME stage at the 2009 events. Identical systems were supplied to both Reading and Leeds sites.
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5 Star Cases Helps DiGiCo Celebrate 500th SD8

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• September 24, 2009
L-R: Keith Sykes, 5 Star, with James Gordon, MD, DiGiCo, at PLASA09.
LONDON. — 5 Star Cases Ltd. helped celebrate the making of the 500th SD8 digital console by donating the flightcase to DiGiCo for a special occasion honoring the memory of two sound engineers, John Roden and Jim Douglas. Read More...

Klark Teknik Announces AES50 Protocol Developments

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• September 17, 2009
LONDON — Klark Teknik has signed agreements with AuviTran and ZP Engineering to make SuperMAC and HyperMAC technology available to the audio industry without having to pay royalties on an ongoing basis.
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EAW JFL210 and JFL118 Specified for Cardiff School

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• September 17, 2009
CARDIFF, U.K. — Part of Wales’ University of Glamorgan, the Cardiff School of Creative & Cultural Industries’ division of Music and Sound is using EAW JFL Series units to educate music and technology students on live sound reproduction and professional audio equipment application. A.C. Entertainment Technologies supplied the system. The gear includes four EAW JFL210 Compact Line Array Modules and four EAW JFL118 Subwoofers. Read More...

BSS Audio Adds Clarity to Glass and Stone Hotel in Sweden

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• September 17, 2009
KOSTA, Sweden — The Kosta Boda Art Hotel, made mostly from glass and stone, is using a BSS Audio Soundweb London system for audio processing and distribution designed by Swedish Harman distributor Septon Electronics AB. Opened in June, the hotel also contains a spa, restaurants, a glass bar and a conference center.
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Hermitage Amsterdam Equipped with Meyer Sound Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• September 16, 2009
AMSTERDAM — Visitors to the Hermitage Amsterdam are there to see part of a vast Russian art collection, not the sound system. Audio Electronics Mattijsen (AEM) chose Meyer Sound’s compact loudspeakers to ensure that the audio system would not interfere with the aesthetics of the main church hall, auditorium and restaurant. Read More...

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