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Green Day Tours with Studer Vista 5 SR

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 26, 2009
Beau Alexander
SHEFFIELD, U.K. — Green Day’s ongoing world tour in support of its latest album, 21st Century Breakdown, has its monitors mixed on a Studer Vista 5 SR digital mixing console, the choice of monitor mixer Beau Alexander, who has worked with the band since 2004.
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Jazzopen Stuttgart 2009 Takes It Indoors with Meyer Sound System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 23, 2009
STUTTGART, Germany — The largest concerts for the 11-day BW-Bank Jazzopen Stuttgart 2009 festival moved indoors to the new Stuttgart fairgrounds this year, providing some 28,000 visitors and performers a more stable audio environment. Meyer Sound also provided sound reinforcement for the first time. Read More...

Shattered Glass to Use Soundcraft Si2 for 2010 FIFA World Cup

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 23, 2009
JOHANNESBURG —South Africa’s Shattered Glass recently purchased a Soundcraft Si2 console to prepare for upcoming events including the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
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PRG Subsidiary, Procon MultiMedia AG in Purchase Agreement

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 23, 2009
DUSSELDORF, Germany — A wholly-owned PRG subsidiary, MHG Media Holdings GmbH, and the majority stakeholders and board of Procon MultiMedia AG agreed for the PRG unit to acquire Procon MultiMedia AG.
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Lily Allen FOH Engineer Shan Hira Using Soundcraft Vi6

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 22, 2009
LONDON— In support of Lily Allen’s tour promoting It’s Not Me, It’s You, FOH engineer Shan Hira is using Soundcraft's Vi6 large-format digital live sound console, which builds on Studer’s Vista and OnAir 3000 series of consoles with its Vistonics II user interface. Read More...

Two Soundcraft Vi6 Consoles Used for Friendly Fires Homecoming

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 21, 2009
Richard Barling
ST. ALBANS, U.K. — The Friendly Fires recently turned the austere civic center of Alban Arena into a party venue with their homecoming show.  FOH sound engineer Richard “Bars” Barling and monitor engineer Colm “Meado” Meade used Soundcraft Vi6s  supplied by SSE Audio Group, which obtained the gear from Harman’s U.K. distributor, Sound Technology Ltd. Read More...

Black Magic Audio Puts Newly-Acquired iLive System to Use

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 21, 2009
Tim Minchin at Leeds
SCUNTHORPE, U.K. — Black Magic Audio (BMA) recently added an Allen & Heath iLive-T digital mixing system to its inventory, and quickly put it to use at the Alternative Stage at this year’s Leeds Festival. Purchased through LMC, the system includes the iDR-32 MixRack and iLive-T80 Control Surface. Read More...

Beyonce Tours with Sennheiser, Neumann Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 20, 2009
LONDON — Beyoncé’s “I Am…” world tour includes Sennheiser and Neumann wired and wireless mics, with the artist and The Mamas, her trio of backup singers, all using Sennheiser’s SKM 5200 handheld mics with MD 5325 capsules. Read More...

Polish Festival Remembers Woodstock with Midas, KT Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 19, 2009
KOSTRZYN, Poland — The Woodstock Trainstop 2009, the 15th such festival to be held in Poland, marked 40 years since the original Woodstock took place with support from Fotis Sound. The free concert, held on the Poland/Germany border, drew a crowd of 420,000. The main stage was equipped with Midas gear, with both analog and digital consoles provided. Read More...

Trescore Music Festival Uses RCF TT+

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 16, 2009
BERGAMO, Italy — The Trescore music festival, one Italy’s largest, drew tens of thousands to hear Afterhours, J-Ax, Calibro 35, Le Luci Della Centrale Elettrica, Tre Allegri Ragazzi Morti and Ministri. Airone S.r.l. provided RCF TT+ Series as the main PA system, which included TTL33-A line arrays, TTS28-A subwoofers and TT25-SMA stage monitors. Read More...

Anastacia Tours with DiGiCo D5s

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 15, 2009
Tony Blanc
KIEV, Ukraine —Anastacia’s four-month tour of theatres and arenas in the U.K. and Europe wrapped up in Ukraine with DiGiCo D5s at both Front of House and monitor positions, as they had been throughout the tour, operated, respectively, by Tony Blanc and Becky Pell. Read More...

Cavalli Club Minimizes Visual Intrusion with Alcons Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 15, 2009
FLORENCE, Italy — Located within a deconsecrated 18th century church, the $4.5 million Cavalli Club, owned by Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli, was equipped with an Alcons audio system. Read More...

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