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Delta Sound to Acquire Sound By Design

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 10, 2009
L-R: Paul Keating (MD Delta Sound), Andy Callin (MD SBD), Mark Bonner (MD Delta Sound)
SURREY, U.K. —Delta Sound announced plans to acquire Sound By Design. Both companies will operate from Delta’s current HQ near Hampton Court in Surrey, with Oct. 1 set as the target date for SBD’s relocation.
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Studer Vista 8 at Dresden Music University

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 10, 2009
DRESDEN, Germany — A Studer Vista 8 is at the heart of a new concert hall at Dresdner Hochschule für Musik (Dresden University of Music) in Germany, named after the 19th century composer, Carl Maria von Weber. More than 600 people from all over the world study music at the university. Read More...

Deep Purple Rocks Dubai Bike Week with JBL VerTec Line Arrays

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 6, 2009
DUBAI, UAE — SLS Productions provided a JBL VerTec line array system for a Deep Purple concert that capped the fourth annual Dubai Bike Week. Event promoters Live Nation and MECOM contracted SLS Productions to provide the sound, lighting and video systems for the three-day festival, which drew more than 25,000 visitors. Read More...

Procon Supports Viva Comet Awards with Meyer Sound Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 5, 2009
OBERHAUSEN, Germany — For the Comet Awards, recently held at König-Pilsener-Arena and broadcast on Viva TV, a German subsidiary of MTV Networks, Procon Event Engineering supplied over 190 Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeakers, which stayed out of TV sightlines for the live broadcast pop music event. The TM Array configuration of subwoofers was deployed to provide even low-frequency coverage. Read More...

Soundcraft Vi6 Consoles at Latitude Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 4, 2009
SOUTHWOLD, England — With the bands changing within 15 minutes on stage, sound engineers at this year’s Latitude Festival didn’t have much time to get acquainted with the nuances of a new digital console. Read More...

Midas PRO6 Installed in Casino du Liban

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 3, 2009
Tony Khoury, left, with Dr. Fouad Bechwati, Eltek, and the Midas PRO6
JOUNIEH, Lebanon — The first Midas PRO6 live audio system to be sold in Lebanon has been installed into the Casino du Liban, where it is being used at front of house in the 1,200-capacity venue for a wide range of live music performances, from rock and pop through to jazz, classical, Arabic, dance shows and musicals.
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Adlib Audio Supplies Gear, Crew for T in the Park

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 3, 2009
BALADO, Scotland — For the fourth year running, Adlib Audio supplied a sound system and crew to the King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent at T in The Park Festival, supporting a lineup that included Daniel Merriweather, Jason Mraz, The Pet Shop Boys, the Noisettes, Friendly Fires, Jamie T, The Saturdays and more during the three-day event. Read More...

Happy Sound Service Uses Proel Gear for Viareggio Beach Stadium

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 3, 2009
VIAREGGIO, Italy — Happy Sound Service is using Proel equipment at the Viareggio Beach Stadium for more than 20 music and sporting events involving 800 performers and 250,000 attendees, with network TV coverage including several live broadcasts. Read More...

Martin Audio Minis at London iTunes Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 28, 2009
iTunes Festival
LONDON — This year, the iTunes Festival was relocated to The Roundhouse in North London with over 60 artists playing live at the free event, which ran throughout July. Read More...

Dhawan Electricals Uses Soundcraft Si3 for Music Festival in India

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 28, 2009
Dhawan Electricals in Delhi
DELHI, India — Yogesh Dhawan of Dhawan Electricals Pvt. Ltd. used a Soundcraft Si3 digital mixing console at FOH for Fete de la Musique, part of World Music Day with the Alliance Francaise de Delhi. The festival was presented through the 64-input Si3 and other Harman products including a dbx 4800 system controller, JBL VRX932LA, SRX728S and SRX712M loudspeakers, and Crown I-Tech IT4000 amplifiers.
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Capital Sound Uses DiGiCo, XTA, Martin Gear for Take That Circus Tour

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 25, 2009
LONDON — The 20-show Take That Circus tour was among the biggest the U.K. and Ireland had ever seen, with over a million people attending. Capital Sound was the soundco, with technical director Ian Colville designing the system with FOH engineer Gary Bradshaw and system technician Al Woods using a combination of DiGiCo, XTA and Martin Audio gear. Read More...

KUDO Loudspeakers Rise to the Challenge of Paris Air Show

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 25, 2009
PARIS — L-Acoustics KUDO loudspeakers were recently deployed for the International Paris Air Show, which took place at Le Bourget airport. This year marked the event’s centenary, attracting 360,000 visitors to the daily flying demonstrations, vintage aircraft and new aerospace technologies. Read More...

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