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Fabric Nightclub Upgrades with BSS Audio Soundweb London

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 28, 2009
LONDON — Fabric, a nightclub in London, upgraded its networked audio system used for three dance rooms with BSS Audio Soundweb London devices.  The system was sold through Harman’s U.K. distributor, Sound Technology Ltd.
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Meyer Sound Hosting Seminars in North America, Europe

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 27, 2009
BERKELEY, CA — Meyer Sound recently announced its international education schedule for late summer and early fall, with seminars held in Mexico City; Toronto; Los Angeles; Montabaur, Germany; Seville and Madrid, Spain; Duivendrecht, Netherlands; and Osimo Stazione, Italy. Read More...

BFE Installs Iconyx System for Frankfurt University Expansion

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 20, 2009
FRANKFURT, Germany — The Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main’s current renovation and expansion plan on the Westend Campus site will take the total capacity of the campus from 10,000 students currently to around 45,000 by 2014, and BFE Studio und Medien Systeme, a Mainz-based integration company, specified Renkus-Heinz Iconyx IC16 Digitally Steerable Arrays for three new buildings on campus. Read More...

AKG Mics Complement Acoustic Design of Vienna’s Golden Hall

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 19, 2009
The Golden Hall in Vienna
VIENNA, Austria —Vienna’s Grosser Musikvereinssaal, also known as the Goldene Saal (Golden Hall), uses an assortment of AKG microphones for Vienna’s Philharmonic Orchestra, including AKG C 12 VRs, K 702s and a WMS 400 wireless system. The mics are also now used for the annual New Year’s Day Concert, which has been telecast each year since 1959, and for numerous lectures and public readings.
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Riedel RockNet Helps with French Bastille Day Celebration

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 17, 2009
PARIS — BS Technology used a Riedel RockNet digital audio network for this year’s July 14 Bastille Day celebration. Apex, Riedel Communications’ partner in France, Belgium and Luxembourg, delivered the RockNet gear.
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Serbia Singing Finalists Use AKG WMS 450 Mics

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 17, 2009
VIENNA, Austria — Winning singer Darko Lazic couldn’t be accused of having an unfair advantage for Zvezde Granda, the Serbian equivalent of American Idol. All seven of the contest’s finalists, who sang at Belgrade Arena before 18,000, and millions more watching TV, used AKG WMS 450 wireless microphones supplied by production vendor Studio Berar. Read More...

Brian Eno’s Apollo 11 Live Uses Soundcraft Vi6

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 15, 2009
LONDON —Brian Eno celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with the first of two live performances of his 1983 composition Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks in the IMAX Cinema at London’s Science Museum. Read More...

EAW Products Chosen for Pride Barcelona 09

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 11, 2009
BARCELONA, Spain — Focus, S.A. was recently contracted to furnish sound reinforcement for Pride Barcelona 09, a GLBT event attended by an estimated 15,000 people. The event was held at Avenida Maria Cristina, and Focus relied on EAW for loudspeakers and processors for the night’s main stage concert, which featured live musical artists and DJs. Read More...

Adlib Takes On Two New Stages at Latitude Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 11, 2009
SOUTHWOLD, U.K. — Adlib Audio supplied sound equipment and crew to the Latitude Festival for the fourth year running, this year taking over two new stages — the Uncut second stage and the Sunrise Arena, in addition to the Lake Stage, the Film & Music Arena and the Cabaret Tent which also had a “roving” sound system. The Adlib team of 14 was crew-chiefed by Richy Nicholson. Read More...

Brunei Amphitheatre Installs iLive System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 11, 2009
BRUNEI — The Jerudong Park Amphitheatre, part of a major amusement attraction in Brunei, a small nation that shares the island of Borneo with Malaysia and Indonesia, has acquired an Allen & Heath digital iLive system including an iDR10 MixRack and iLive-176 Control Surface. Read More...

Meyer Sound MILO Used for Berlin’s Citizen Party

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• August 10, 2009
BERLIN — For Bürgerfest (Citizen Party), which attracted 750,000 spectators to Brandenburg Gate to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Germany’s constitution, Bundespresseamt, Germany’s federal PR agency, hired Mediapool to provide also sound reinforcement. Mediapool used a Meyer Sound system comprising 186 loudspeakers.
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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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