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NEXO Celebrates 30 Years

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2009
PARIS — Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. marked the 30th anniversary of NEXO loudspeaker systems. This year is also the first full year of NEXO’s transition to becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation Japan. Read More...

The Pyramid at Glastonbury Equipped with Martin Audio Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2009
The Pyramid at Glasto
GLASTONBURY, U.K. — Audio rental company RG Jones Sound Engineering marked its third year overseeing the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury by supplying a Synco package including Synco by Martin Audio W8L Longbow main PA line arrays and Martin Audio delays, a Synco cardioid sub-bass array and a Synco stage monitoring and drum fill system.
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Dutch House of Worship Equipped with Twin DiGiCo CSD5s

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2009
From left, Jaap Pronk, Andre Zijlstra and Rob Gips
AMSTERDAM — The Levenstroom (Livingstream) church’s large congregation recently moved to a new building equipped with extensive in-house AV and media production gear and an audio system that includes a pair of DiGiCo CSD5 consoles, one at front of house and the other in its studio facilities. Read More...

South Korean Nightclub Installs JBL VerTec Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2009
KWANGJU, South Korea —Systems integrator Sovico AV recently installed a new JBL VerTec powered full-size line array system at the new Kwangju CD nightclub, the largest dance music and DJ venue in South Korea.
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Martin Audio W8l Longbow Seen at RockNess

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2009
INVERNESS, Scotland — Okay, so maybe sightings of Martin Audio W8L Longbow line array enclosures aren’t as rare as those for the legendary monster of the lake. Read More...

Audio Crew Uses DiGiCo D5 for R. Kelly in Africa

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2009
Cubby Colby
JOHANNESBURG — Rob “Cubby” Colby relied upon the DiGiCo D5 supplied by Gearhouse South Africa for R. Kelly’s first tour in Africa. Kelly performed at the inaugural ARISE Africa Fashion Week June 20th and in other cities throughout South Africa and Nigeria, then flew to London for a performance at Wembley Arena July 8. Read More...

RCF Names Barbieri Sales Manager for Far East

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2009
RCF named Alessandro Barbieri as the new sales area manager for the Far East. Barbieri’s previous experience includes positions for other Italian firms operation in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
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Midas, Klark Teknik Take U.K. Distribution In-House

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 1, 2009
L to R: Midas and Klark Teknik’s David Cooper, Karl Brant, Rob Hughes and Richard Ferriday
LONDON — Midas and Klark Teknik have brought their U.K. distributorship in house. Rob Hughes, previously employed by Shuttlesound to handle the brands, has joined Midas and Klark Teknik to continue his role as U.K. sales consultant. Read More...

Proel Edge System for Elton John and James Blunt

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 30, 2009
BUENOS AIRES— Buenos Aires Live Show (BALS) chose Proel’s Edge system for stage monitors during Elton John’s first tour stop in Argentina in 16 years. James Blunt opened the show. Read More...

DiGiCo SD8 Used for Take That Tribute Musical

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 29, 2009
The SD8 on tour with Never Forget
LONDON — Even though DiGiCo’s SD8 is known primarily as a live music console, Richard Brooker, sound designer for Never Forget, a tribute musical with hits by the British group Take That, is using the SD8 as the production tours the U.K.
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Teatre Principal Upgrades with EAW Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 29, 2009
Teatre Principal in Palma, Majorca, Spain
MAJORCA, Spain — The Palma Teatre Principal, which dates back to the 1600s, launched an effort to take advantage of the technology available in the new millennium in 2001, including a more recent sound system upgrade with gear from EAW. Read More...

Soundcraft’s “Guide to Mixing” on YouTube.com

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 29, 2009
HERTFORDSHIRE, U.K. — Soundcraft has published its Guide To Mixing video series on YouTube.com. All 18 chapters from this tutorial, previously available only on DVD, may be viewed online, including sections on microphone placement, setting up a mix and monitor mixing.
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