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International News

Uruguay Festivals Grow with D.A.S.

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 7, 2009
PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay —In the last few years. D.A.S. Audio has seen a significant growth for concert festivals in Uruguay, and its sound systems have been featured in some of the country's largest events. Two recent examples are the Punta Rock and Pilsen Rock music festivals.
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Britannia Row Gears Up with Third Midas XL8

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 7, 2009
TEL AVIV — Britannia Row Productions acquired a third Midas XL8 Live Performance System so that it would have two on hand to support Depeche Mode’s Tour of the Universe, which is about to get underway in Israel. The first Midas XL8 continues to support the world tour for Oasis.

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Rightway Audio Installs Second L-Acoustics System at Macao Cultural Center

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 7, 2009
MACAO, China — Having renovated the small auditorium at the Macao Cultural Center in 2006 with an Arcs system, L-Acoustics’ Chinese distributor, Rightway Audio, has now installed a new Kudo line source system into the venue’s Grand Auditorium.

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Shure Wireless Microphones Solves Wireless Congestion with Jackson Musical

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 5, 2009
LONDON—When the producers of the Thriller Live musical arrived at the Lyric Theatre in London, they found themselves faced with the challenge of isolating a wireless radio frequency within the heart of London’s theatre district. They relied upon Shure and the Joint Frequency Management Group (JFMG) to provide the solution.

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Rayli Festival Organizers Choose EAW Loudspeakers and Subs

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 5, 2009
YUNNAN, China — The inaugural Rayli International Jewelry and Culture Festival, which was held late last year on the Rayli Riverbank Square, a performance venue in the Yunnan region of China, could be heard by as many as 12,000 attendees, some from across the river in neighboring Myanmar, thanks in part to EAW loudspeakers and subs.

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Audinate Transports Star Trek Movie World Premiere

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 5, 2009
SYDNEY — Audinate, Inc.’s Dante  audio networking solution was used   during the world premiere of the new Star Trek movie at the Sydney Opera House.  The $150 million dollar Paramount Pictures film debuted with the stars in attendance recently at a red carpet event.

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Harman Demos Preview of End-To-End Ethernet AV

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• April 28, 2009
FRANKFURT, Germany — Harman Professional showcased Harman HiQnet™ products streaming Ethernet AV in a technology preview, and featured several new Ethernet AV products including a dbx SC 32 Digital Matrix Processor and a Crown CTs amplifier all connected with an Ethernet AV.  An Ethernet AV architectural wall-plate from BSS Audio was also displayed.

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SLS Production Uses JBL VERTEC to Rock the Desert in Dubai

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• April 28, 2009
DUBAI, U.A.E — SLS Production of Dubai recently provided concert sound reinforcement services for Dubai Desert Rock Festival 2009, the 10th year for the concert series, with this year’s show placing an emphasis on heavy metal acts. As in years past, the Festival featured an extensive range of JBL VERTEC line array models.

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Renkus-Heinz Demos Digitally Steerable IC LIVE

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• April 28, 2009
FOOTHILL RANCH, CA — Renkus-Heinz IC LIVE marked 30 years with a look ahead at Frankfurt Pro Light+Sound’s Concert Sound Arena earlier this month — with three demos a day for its digitally beam steerable array.

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Studer’s Hochstrasser to Retire, Curtis to Handle Both Soundcraft and Studer

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• April 28, 2009

POTTERS BAR, U.K. — Harman International’s mixer group announced changes with the end-of-year retirement of Bruno Hochstrasser, executive VP of sales. Adrian Curtis, previously VP of sales for Soundcraft, will be handling duties for both Soundcraft and Studer, effective immediately, with Hochstrasser overseeing the handover.

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Gearhouse SA Supplies Sound for Coke Zero Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• April 21, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — Gearhouse South Africa supplied sound for the 2009 Coca Cola Zero festival at Riversands Farm and the Lourensford Wine Estate in Cape Town. Oasis and Snow Patrol headlined the event, which also featured Panic at the Disco and six Africa-based bands — The Dirty Skirts, Zebra & Giraffe, Casette, Foto na dans, aKing and One Day Remains. Read More...

VSI Installs Community Gear in Welsh Rugby Stadium

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• April 21, 2009
Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli, U.K.
LLANELLI, U.K. — Vaughan Sound Installations (VSI), in conjunction with Whitehead Building Services, installed Community’s R.5 stadium speakers, with control via a TOA VX system manager, plus power amplifiers and power supplies for the public address system at the new stadium here, Parc y Scarlets, which replaced 130-year-old Stradey Park.

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