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RG Jones Takes On “The War Of The Worlds, Alive On Stage”

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 23, 2009
LONDON — In 1978, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of the War of the Worlds made its debut. This year, The War of the Worlds — Alive On Stage paid homage to Wayne’s Worlds in arenas around the UK and Europe. RG Jones, meanwhile, supplied a Synco by Martin Audio-based sound system for the touring spectacle. Read More...

KS Audio Loudspeakers Part of $200M Buddhist Project in China

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 23, 2009
WUXI, China — A $200 million Buddhist temple that opened here in May was the culmination of a multi-year construction and interior design effort in cooperation with the Chinese Association for Buddhism.
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Gearhouse SA Supplies R Kelly Shows in Africa

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 21, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — Gearhouse South Africa supplied sound and crew for R Kelly’s first visit to South Africa. After five days of production rehearsals at Sun City Superbowl, there was one show there and another at Cape Town’s Grand West Casino. Read More...

Soundcraft Vi6s Return for iTunes Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 21, 2009
Dave Roden, i-Tunes System Sound Tech
LONDON— With bands ranging from Oasis, Kasabian, Franz Ferdinand and Snow Patrol to Newton Faulkner and Bat for Lashes, sound engineers Dave Roden at FOH (here deployed as system tech) and Will King used digital mixing environments where incoming engineers could hit the ground running. Read More...

iLive System at Horse Track in France

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 21, 2009
France Galop sound technicians Laurent and Remy at Deauville Touques with iLive system
NORMANDY, France — France Galop, a company that owns several horse racing tracks in France, selected an Allen & Heath iLive digital system to manage audio distribution in its Deauville Touques venue. The company’s other racetracks are in Longchamp, Auteuil, Chantilly, Deauville, Maisons-Laffitte and Saint-Cloud. Read More...

Midas PRO6 Starts Taking Care of Business in the U.K.

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 17, 2009
From left, Adam Pardoe, MD, DRP Events; Rob Hughes, Midas and Klark Teknik; Ian Ruhback, head of audio, drpgroup.
LONDON — Can entertainment audio gear adapt to a buttoned-down, 9-to-5 lifestyle? That seems to be the case for Midas’ PRO6 live audio system.
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JBL Touring Systems Heard by 50,000 at GlobalGathering Freedom Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 17, 2009
Pop singer Dima Bilan climbs on a truss in front of a JBL VERTEC VT4888DP-AN speaker array.
MINSK, Belarus —JBL touring systems teamed with rental sound company Touring Services to supply an expansive audio system for the Global Gathering Freedom Festival at the Borovaya Airfield that included products from JBL’s VerTec DP Series and HLA Series loudspeaker lines. Read More...

Relentless Garage Runs on Turbosound System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 16, 2009
Relentless Garage
LONDON — Relentless Garage, the new incarnation of the iconic venue, The Garage, re-opened at the end of June after a three-year closure. The refurbished venue includes a substantial Turbosound loudspeaker system. Read More...

HK Audio at the Glastonbury Festival in England

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 16, 2009
Bruce Springsteen on the John Peel stage with GasLight Anthem
GLASTONBURY, U.K. — With over 200,000 people on site and well over 100 stages and venues, the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts is one the highlights of Europe’s summer festival season.
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Dispatches from “Down Range,” with the Yamaha LS9

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 15, 2009

Jon Bullock, right, with Frank Urtado, seated, in Fallujah, Iraq
Submitted by Jon Bullock:

 

I am one of the fortunate few sound guys that is also a musician and earns a living doing both.  I am also one of even fewer who get the honor to travel overseas entertaining our troops, which I have been doing since 2001. These tours have taken me, multiple times, to Bosnia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Germany, Belgium, Japan, Korea, Italy, Kuwait, Iraq, Afghanistan and a few of the other “-stan” countries.  

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Rick Wakeman Marks Royal Anniversary with iLive Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 14, 2009
Ian Barfoot at FOH, Hampton Court. Photo by Lee Wilkinson
LONDON — Two Allen & Heath iLive digital mixing systems were used at FOH for a production by Rick Wakeman at Hampton Court Palace for two sold-out nights. There, Wakeman performed his 1973 album, The Six Wives of Henry VIII, to mark the 500th anniversary of Henry’s ascension to the throne.
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D.A.S. Audio Aero 12A Arrives in Germany

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 14, 2009
MEISSEN, Germany — An outdoor event celebrating the 45th anniversary for Stern Combo Meissen, a group that has been a favorite in this porcelain-producing mecca since the 1970s, served as the first use for the Aero 12A system from D.A.S. Audio in Germany. Read More...

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