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Doha Tribeca Film Festival Goes Large with Meyer Sound

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 28, 2009
DOHA, Qatar - In its inaugural year, the Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF) made its mark with a large screening venue and Dolby 5.1 surround sound system - one of the largest ever assembled.
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Petofi Theater in Hungary Equipped with HK Audio System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 28, 2009
SOPRON, Hungary - The Petofi Theater, located in this city only 60 km from Vienna, was ready for a new sound system. IFK, HK Audio's Hungarian distributor, which happens to be located in the same town, won the bid with a proposed HK Audio CADIS system.
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Midas Digital Network Used for 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 22, 2009
OSLO - For the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Concert at the Oslo Spektrum, Norwegian audio company AVAB-CAC deployed two Midas XL8 live performance systems and three PRO6 live audio systems for the live show and broadcast, making extensive use of AES50 networking.
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First Meyer Sound UP-4XP at Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 22, 2009
LONDON - The new self-powered Meyer Sound UP-4XP loudspeaker recently made its debut at the Royal Albert Hall's renovated Elgar Room. The UP-4XP is noted for combining the advantages of a remote DC power supply and the acoustic power output of a three-way self-powered system.
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“Rock in Japan” Festival Supported by Avid Venue Consoles

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 22, 2009
HITACHINAKA, Japan - The Rock in Japan concert, produced by Rockin' On publisher Keiichi Shibuya, was held for the 10th year in 2009. More than 165,000 attendees came to Hitachi Beach Park to hear performances by some 150 Japanese artists, including Eikichi Yazawa, Unicorn, Ulfuls and Perfume.
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Pink Gives Sennheiser a Spin on Funhouse Tour

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 20, 2009
HANOVER, Germany - Not all artists and touring support crews have to worry about how a vocalist sounds while hanging upside down on a trapeze. But that was the problem facing the audio crew supporting Pink's Funhouse tour.
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Porcupine Tree Tours with Midas PRO6

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 20, 2009
Ian Bond
GLASGOW, U.K. - Ian Bond of IPB Audio, owner of one of the first Midas PRO6 live audio systems to roll off the production line, has been using it on a 10-week European tour with five-piece progressive rock band Porcupine Tree. Bond has a long association with the band, having been their FOH engineer for 10 years.
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Florence and the Machine Perform with iLive

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 20, 2009
Dave McDonald and iLive at the SBE, London
LONDON - Florence and the Machine used a combined iLive FOH and monitor system on its European tour this fall, which included dates in the U.K., Germany, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Holland and Austria. Read More...

UN Climate Change Conference Supported with Bosch Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 20, 2009
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Along with U.S. president Barack Obama and over 100 VIPs including heads of state and various ministers of different nations addressing climate change issues, a total of more than 30,000 people attended the UN Climate Change Conference (COP15) at the 77,000-square-meter Bella Center in Copenhagen.
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Eros Ramazzotti Tour Supported by DiGiCo Consoles

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 20, 2009
Jon Lemon and DiGiCo SD7
RIMINI, Italy - Eros Ramazzotti recently embarked on the first European leg of his "Ali e Radici" (Wings and Roots) world tour, a 10-truck production with stops at indoor arenas in 23 European countries before it travels for some South American dates, a series of European open-air summer shows, then off to the U.S. and Australia.
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AKG Integrates DMS 700 Into System Architect Plug-In

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 18, 2009
VIENNA, Austria - AKG recently updated its System Architect plug-in for the HUB 4000 Q to version 3.5 with the introduction of the Harman System Architect 2.1 release, fully integrating the digital wireless microphone system DMS 700 into System Architect.
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Soundcraft Vi6 Joins Alice Cooper’s Theater Of Death

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 17, 2009
Randy Meullier and David Quigley
LONDON - Sound engineer Randy Meullier, who is using a Soundcraft Vi6 for the U.K. and European legs of Alice Cooper's Theater of Death tour, credited Pete Russell at SSE Audio Group for giving him access to his first-choice console.
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