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JBL Loudspeakers Used for Tree of Prosperity in Wynn Macau Casino

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 22, 2009
MACAU — Audio plays a key role for the Tree of Prosperity attraction at the Wynn Macau Resort Hotel and Casino. Joel J. Gread Associates, Inc. (JJGA) chose JBL loudspeakers for the multi-sensory attraction. Electrosonic Systems, Inc. (ESI) installed the AVC system, supporting the project out of its Burbank, California and Hong Kong offices.

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Riders on the Storm Updated with Meyer Sound M’elodie Line Arrays

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 22, 2009
WARSAW, Poland — After nine years of residency at the Rampa Theatre (Tatr Rampa), Jezdziec Burzy’s Riders on the Storm, a Jim Morrison tribute musical, was recently updated with a Meyer Sound M’elodie™ line array loudspeaker system installed by Lomianki-based Polsound, leading to an increase in ticket sales.

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Finnish Rock Band Subsidiary Offers DiGiCo SD8

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 21, 2009
HELSINKI, Finland — Eppu Normaali, a rock band famous in its native Finland and beyond, has amassed a lot of gear since it was formed 33 years ago, so drummer Aku Syrjä formed Akun Tehdas as a subsidiary of the band to rent out some of its gear to others when Eppu Normaali was not on tour.

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Greek Crowds Dance to Turbosound Trance

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 21, 2009
THESSALONIKA, Greece — Dutch DJ Armin van Buuren, promoting his album Imagine (The Remixes), used a Turbosound system for a crowd of 3,500 at the Mamounia Club.

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Iron Maiden Rocks Peru with RCF TT+ Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 20, 2009
LIMA, Peru —Iron Maiden performed in Lima’s Estadio National Jose Diaz using RCF’s TTL33-A line array modules and TTS28-A subwoofers as the delay and front fill systems.

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Live Club in Trezzo Relies on Proel Gear for Second Season

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 20, 2009
MILAN, Italy — The second season of music events at the Live Club in Trezzo sull’Adda will feature performances by Elio e le Storie Tese, Caparezza, Afterhours, Piero Pelù, Joe Satriani, Buddy Guy, Asian Dub Foundation, Marillion, Alpha Blondy, The Blues Explosion and Blue Oyster Cult. The sound system is Proel Axiom.

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Lectrosonics Stands Up to Heat and Humidity in the Bahamas

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 18, 2009
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Filmed on location, TV’s The Superstars updates ABC’s 1970s-vintage Battle of the Network Stars with similar celebrity challenges. Mike Abbott, the show’s audio supervisor & sound designer, relied on Lectrosonics wireless gear for the various swimming, biking, climbing and other events.

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Cyprus Nightclub Equipped with Turbosound System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 18, 2009
AYIA NAPA, Cyprus — Well-known DJ Steve Richards, head of music management and events at the 2,000-capacity Babylon nightclub here, worked with managing director Tasos Kritikos to put together a sound system for DJ and dance events, live bands, fashion shows, presentations, private functions and more.

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Hatfield Christian Church Using Four DiGiCo SD8s

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 14, 2009
PRETORIA, South Africa — After almost a year of assessing digital mixing consoles, Hatfield Christian Church in Pretoria recently took delivery of four DiGiCo SD8s.

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Belgian National Basilica Equipped with Alcons Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 14, 2009
BRUSSELS — The Belgian national basilica, the Basiliek van Koekelberg, is Belgium’s largest church and the world’s fifth largest basilica. As such, it’s used for big national ceremonies and services with international significance.

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DiGiCo SD7 Just Goes with Lionel Richie European Tour

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 13, 2009
LONDON — Lars Brogaard, FOH engineer for Lionel Richie’s Just Go tour, is using a newly-purchased DiGiCo SD7 console — but not for the first time. Brogaard helped beta-test the SD7 and was the first engineer to take a D5 console on tour.

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Mister X Uses Proel Axiom for Guzzanti’s “Vilipendio” Tour

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 13, 2009
ROME — Mister X, the Italian production company handling Sabina Guzzanti’s satiric Vilipendio tour across Italy, is using a sound reinforcement system including a Proel Axiom Compact and AX1115SP subwoofers for the front and side stage. They are powered by Powersoft K-series amplifiers and Proel digital processors. EDGEC65P speakers reinforce sound for the first rows of the audience.

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