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HK Audio, Dhanashree Electronics Make Inroads in India

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 25, 2009
Oswin Vas and Andre Paul Sousa from Aeros Sonic, with Calvin Baker from Dhanashree Electronics
GOA, India — Distributor Dhanashree Electronics Ltd. has been helping the German pro audio brand HK Audio make inroads in India. Dhanashree recently sold rental firm Aeros Sonic two HK Audio Projector systems and HK Audio F.A.S.T. active monitors.
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Posted Video Shows Scaffolding Collapsing During Concert in China

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 24, 2009
The video showed Pan Yuwen, also known as Peter Pan, on stage before the collapse
GUANGZHOU, China — A video posted on the Web site, ChinaMusicRadar.com, showed Taiwanese singer Pan Yuwen performing onstage, adjacent to a multi-tiered scaffolding structure supporting lighting and audio gear. The video captures the sudden loss of power to stage elements, followed by chaos as the scaffolding adjacent to the stage falls over the crowd. Read More...

Mega Audio Supplies Soundcraft Console For Church Anniversary in Honduras

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 24, 2009
LA LIMA, Honduras — Mega Audio recently supplied the audio reinforcement system, including a Soundcraft Si3 digital console, for a concert commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Evangelical Reformed Church of La Lima in Honduras. Read More...

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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