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Iceland’s National Soccer Stadium Upgrades with EAW

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 27, 2009
REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Laugardalsvöllur, Iceland’s national soccer stadium, was upgraded with renovations to the main seating area, new office facilities and a new sound system from EB Kerfi ehf using weather-protected versions of EAW's MK5300 Series Small-Format Installation System loudspeakers with rotatable horns.

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AFMG Releases v1.1 of EASE Address Software

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 24, 2009
BERLIN — Ahnert Feistel Media Group (AFMG) has released version 1.1 of EASE Address software, which calculates 2D maps of both signal-to-noise and direct sound coverage. 

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Soundcraft Si3 Mixes At Monsoon Cup Concert

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 24, 2009
KUALA LUMPUR — The Soundcraft Si3 digital mixing console made its Malaysian debut at the Harman Pro Road Show here and the Monsoon Cup Concert in Pulau Duyong and Terengganu a few weeks later.

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D.A.S. Audio at Colombian Carnaval Electronic Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 24, 2009
MIAMI — The House Depot and We Love Industries teamed with Congo De Oro Productions for the first annual Carnaval Electronic Music Festival at Miami’s Bayfront Park. Celebrating one of Colombia's oldest carnivals, Carnaval is the 2009 Miami rebirth of that event.

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Adlib Audio Supplies Kaiser Chiefs Tour

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 24, 2009
LONDON — Adlib Audio continued their ongoing relationship with UK indie rockers the Kaisers Chiefs, supplying all sound equipment and crew for the band's latest arena leg of their "Off With Their Heads" world tour.

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Community Loudspeakers Rock the Caves of Gibraltar

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 17, 2009
GIBRALTAR — The Rock of Gibraltar stands as a symbol of solidity and permanence, but it is actually hollowed out by more than 150 caves. The conditions inside the rock’s St. Michael’s Cave, recently outfitted with Community WET and R-Series loudspeakers, can also easily challenge the longevity of gear not up to the task.

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Backed by Soundking, Cadac to Launch New Consoles

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 14, 2009
LUTON, U.K. — With its coffers refreshed by a recent investment by China-based Soundking Group Company Ltd., Cadac Holdings Ltd. is getting ready to unveil a range of new products at Prolight + Sound 2009, which takes place in Frankfurt, Germany from April 1-4.

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For China’s Star Party Club, Proel Sound Reinforcement

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 9, 2009
ZHONG SHAN CITY, China — The Star Party club, in China’s Guangdong province, is using sound reinforcement from Proel for a mix of DJ sets and live performances by local singers and dancers. The venue also has three rooms for karaoke. Read More...

Gonher to Distribute Prolyte in Mexico

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 9, 2009
MEXICO CITY — Prolyte announced that Gonher distribuidora has chosen Prolyte to add to their range of brands for the light and sound market they represent in Mexico. Gonher will distribute the complete range of Prolyte products, including trussing, staging and Prolyft hoists.

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Finnish Concert Hall Upgrades with L-Acoustics Kiva

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 8, 2009
VANTAA, Finland — L-Acoustics’ Finnish distributor, Starlike Oy, has installed a Kiva/Kilo system into the Vantaa Martinus Concert Hall, a 1,000-seat venue constructed in 1986. The hall is home to the Vantaa Pops Orchestra, a 40-to-70 piece symphonic orchestra specializing in light entertainment, rather than purely classical music, and including pop elements such as guitar, keyboards and drums.

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JPS Takes Soundcraft Vi6 On the Road with Delta Goodrem

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 7, 2009
PERTH, Australia — After taking delivery of a Soundcraft Vi6 digital live console, Jands Production Services (JPS) whisked it out the door and onto a tour for Australian singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem’s tour, where Ben Shapiro, the tour’s monitor engineer, gave it high marks. Shapiro, pictured with the console here, echoed that praise for the support provided by JPS itself.

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New Distributor for Turbosound in Germany

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• March 5, 2009
FRANKFURT, Germany — Turbosound announced the appointment of Bingen-based Mega Audio GmbH as its distributor in Germany. Pictured here, from left, are Mega Audio’s Burkhard Elsner and Chris Hinds and Martin Reid from Turbosound.

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