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DiGiCo SD8 Used for Take That Tribute Musical

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 29, 2009
The SD8 on tour with Never Forget
LONDON — Even though DiGiCo’s SD8 is known primarily as a live music console, Richard Brooker, sound designer for Never Forget, a tribute musical with hits by the British group Take That, is using the SD8 as the production tours the U.K.
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Teatre Principal Upgrades with EAW Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 29, 2009
Teatre Principal in Palma, Majorca, Spain
MAJORCA, Spain — The Palma Teatre Principal, which dates back to the 1600s, launched an effort to take advantage of the technology available in the new millennium in 2001, including a more recent sound system upgrade with gear from EAW. Read More...

Soundcraft’s “Guide to Mixing” on YouTube.com

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 29, 2009
HERTFORDSHIRE, U.K. — Soundcraft has published its Guide To Mixing video series on YouTube.com. All 18 chapters from this tutorial, previously available only on DVD, may be viewed online, including sections on microphone placement, setting up a mix and monitor mixing.
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RG Jones And Martin Audio Help Wimbledon Adapt to Change

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 24, 2009
Wimbledon retractable roof closed over center court
LONDON — Members of The All England Lawn Tennis Club, which runs Wimbledon, the oldest tennis tournament in the world, care deeply about tradition. But like it or not, change happens, and as RG Jones Sound Engineering and their custom Martin Audio AM Series distributed stadium system has proven, it pays to be flexible.

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Adlib Audio Embraces Diversity at Anti-Racism Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 23, 2009
STOKE-ON-TRENT, U.K. — Adlib Audio supported a diverse array of performers at the Love Music Hate Racism Festival 2009, staged at Britannia Stadium, organized by the Stoke City Football (Soccer) Club and Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

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Dispatch SA Uses Studer Vista 5 for Mylene Farmer Tour

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 19, 2009
PARIS — Stéphane Plisson, lead engineer for French gear rental company Dispatch SA, used a Studer Vista 5-42 digital console for the tour of top-selling singer/songwriter Mylène Farmer.

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Hagar Nabs Telefunken Mic for Chickenfoot Album, Tour

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 19, 2009
NICKELSDORF, Austria — Sammy Hagar, who joins fellow ex-Van Halen alum Michael “Mikey” Anthony (bassist), guitarist Joe Satriani and drummer Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers to support the debut self-titled album for Chickenfoot, wasn’t content to just rent the Telefunken Elektroakustik ELA M 250 microphone used in the studio.

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Underglobe Sound System Updated with Meyer Sound, iLive-T Series

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 19, 2009
The Underglobe
LONDON — The Underglobe, as the name suggests, is situated in the depths of the Shakespeare Globe Theatre. Autograph Sales and sound designer Sarah Weltman recently updated its sound with Meyer Sound speakers and Allen & Heath digital mixing products, including the new iLive-T Series.

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O2 BME Visitors Interact with a Soundcraft GB2

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
LONDON, UK — The British Music Experience at the O2 Arena includes an exhibit called the Gibson Interactive Studio, where visitors can mix the individual components of a track by Queen on a Soundcraft GB2 console and then compare their result with the original final mix to see how close they got.

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L-Acoustics Adds to International Sales Staff

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
MARCOUSSIS, France — L-Acoustics has named Tim McCall and Peter Owen international sales managers. Owen will handle Northern, Central and Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation, India and the Middle East. McCall will handle southern Europe, Africa and Australasia/Oceania.

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Encore Installs Gear for Students, Artists at The Fridge

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 16, 2009
New gear at the Fridge

LONDON — Audio specialist Encore has installed a new d&b J-Series sound system into the revamped Fridge, a venue in London’s Brixton area once known for a décor including junkyard ice boxes and fake dead cats. The venue is now serving as a laboratory of sorts for students enrolled in the Alchemea College of Audio Engineering’s four-month Live Sound Diploma course.

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Two iLives Used at FOH for Vienna Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 16, 2009
A revolving stage was used for set changeovers
VIENNA, Austria — A combined Allen & Heath iLive and iLive-T system was used at the recent opening ceremony for the Vienna Festival, held in the city’s Rathausplatz, with two iLives at FOH.

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