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Underglobe Sound System Updated with Meyer Sound, iLive-T Series

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 19, 2009
The Underglobe
LONDON — The Underglobe, as the name suggests, is situated in the depths of the Shakespeare Globe Theatre. Autograph Sales and sound designer Sarah Weltman recently updated its sound with Meyer Sound speakers and Allen & Heath digital mixing products, including the new iLive-T Series.

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O2 BME Visitors Interact with a Soundcraft GB2

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
LONDON, UK — The British Music Experience at the O2 Arena includes an exhibit called the Gibson Interactive Studio, where visitors can mix the individual components of a track by Queen on a Soundcraft GB2 console and then compare their result with the original final mix to see how close they got.

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L-Acoustics Adds to International Sales Staff

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 18, 2009
MARCOUSSIS, France — L-Acoustics has named Tim McCall and Peter Owen international sales managers. Owen will handle Northern, Central and Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation, India and the Middle East. McCall will handle southern Europe, Africa and Australasia/Oceania.

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Encore Installs Gear for Students, Artists at The Fridge

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 16, 2009
New gear at the Fridge

LONDON — Audio specialist Encore has installed a new d&b J-Series sound system into the revamped Fridge, a venue in London’s Brixton area once known for a décor including junkyard ice boxes and fake dead cats. The venue is now serving as a laboratory of sorts for students enrolled in the Alchemea College of Audio Engineering’s four-month Live Sound Diploma course.

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Two iLives Used at FOH for Vienna Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 16, 2009
A revolving stage was used for set changeovers
VIENNA, Austria — A combined Allen & Heath iLive and iLive-T system was used at the recent opening ceremony for the Vienna Festival, held in the city’s Rathausplatz, with two iLives at FOH.

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No. 5 Cavendish Square Opts For Martin Audio

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 16, 2009
No. 5 Cavendish Square
LONDON — No. 5 Cavendish Square, formerly the Spanish Embassy with a more recent history of dining and clubbing, is a membership venue featuring an eight-room boutique hotel, a basement VIP lounge, main dance floor, and bar and lounge in the ground floor drawing room.

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Soundcraft Vi6 Used for New Zealand Outdoor Concerts

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 16, 2009

Chris Tate at the Big Day Out Festival
AUCKLAND, New Zealand — While the northern hemisphere shivered last winter, College Hill Productions, Ltd. faced the heat of a series of summer concert and music festivals in New Zealand using the country’s first Soundcraft Vi6 digital console.

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Simes Audio Provides D.A.S. Gear for Valencia Event

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 16, 2009
Accio Cultural del Pais Valencia
VALENCIA, Spain — Simes Audio, led by David Ferri, provided D.A.S. Aero line array systems organized by Acció Cultural del Pais Valencià for a four-hour outdoor festival at Valencia’s Polytechnic University featuring bands including Berri Txarrak, Aramateix, Sva-ters, Pirat’s Sound Sistema and Rapsodes.

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Britannia Row And SSE Join L-Acoustics K1/KUDO Pilot Program

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 16, 2009
Christian Heil, L-Acoustics, left, with Mike Lowe, Britannia Row
LONDON and REDDITCH, U.K. — Britannia Row and SSE, both of which have taken delivery of 48 K1 line source cabinets, have joined L-Acoustics’ K1/KUDO Pilot Program. The line source cabinets will be used with K1-SUB and SB28 subwoofers, KUDO line source boxes and LA-RAK touring racks fitted with LA8 amplified controllers.

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Maximo Park Academy Tour Uses Midas PRO6 System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 16, 2009
Maximo Park FOH engineer Huw Richards with the Midas PRO6
LONDON — SSE supplied a Midas PRO6 live audio system for Maximo Park’s recent U.K. academy tour. A Klark Teknik DN9696 was used to record all shows, including support bands, which were also mixed on the PRO6.

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New VW Factory In India Ramps Up with JBL VerTec, Sound.com

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 15, 2009
CHAKAN, India —Volkswagen launched a $766 million factory here, which is expected to employ 2,500 workers by the end of 2010. For the launch, Aman Anand and the events team of G2 Rams contracted Mumbai-based Sound.com to handle all technical audio services.

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Hosa Technology Marks 25 Years, Inks New Distribution Deals

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 12, 2009
BUENA PARK, CA —Hosa Technology, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, granted distribution rights for its product line to Sun Pro-Audio of Cape Town for all of South Africa and to Hyperactive Audiotechnik GmbH of Hünstetten, Germany for both Germany and Austria.

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