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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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Adlib Audio Supports European Tour for The Fray

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 12, 2009
LONDON — Adlib Audio, which supplied sound for The Fray’s 2007 tour, was back this year, providing FOH control and a stage system for the band’s recent stops in the U.K. and Europe.

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Dual iLives Manage Israeli Orchestral Festival

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 8, 2009
KFAR-SABA, Israel — Two Allen & Heath iLive digital systems were used at the recent Noshfim Bakikar festival. Now in its 20th year, the annual event is a celebration of the town’s musical heritage, featuring performances from many of the country’s national youth orchestras, and attracting 40,000 visitors.

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Martin Audio Used by Innovation Productions for Isle of Man Festival Concerts

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 8, 2009
DOUGLAS, Isle of Man — For Whitesnake and other bands performing after this year’s Isle of Man TT Motorcycle Races, Innovation Productions will be using line array technology in the form of a new Martin Audio W8LC system and control.

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Congress Center at Red Sea Resort Equipped with ICONYX

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 4, 2009
SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt — The Maritim Sharm El Sheikh International Congress Center, located at this Red Sea resort, has a 2,000-capacity main conference hall that was recently equipped with a Renkus-Heinz ICONYX Digitally Steerable Array loudspeaker system. The project was carried out by Cairo-based TECO (Telecommunications Engineering Consultant Office).

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Rome’s Primo Maggio Festival Rocks Historic Venue with JBL VerTec Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 3, 2009
ROME — Italian audio system provider Madema SpA deployed a multi-array VerTec DP Series powered line array system at the Primo Maggio. The free annual event, coinciding with Italy’s Labor Day, is held in Rome’s Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano in front of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, a church that dates back to 313 A.D.

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Paolo Nutini Promo Tour Travels Light with Dual Midas PRO6 System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 2, 2009
LONDON —Paolo Nutini’s two-week U.K. tour was supported by a dual Midas PRO6 system provided by Britannia Row. Nutini’s FOH engineer Graham “Hutch” Hutchinson and monitor engineer Tom Howat, who was also mixing support band The Panics, used the PRO6s with additional supports appearing on the tour.

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Telefunken USA in Now Telefunken Elektroakustik

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 27, 2009
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT — Telefunken USA will now be called Telefunken Elektroakustik, according to CEO Toni Fishman and Alan Veniscofsky, director of operations, who attended a meeting of the Telefunken worldwide partner alliance in Frankfurt hosted by Telefunken Holding AG CEO Hemjö Klein.

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JBL Loudspeakers Used for Tree of Prosperity in Wynn Macau Casino

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 22, 2009
MACAU — Audio plays a key role for the Tree of Prosperity attraction at the Wynn Macau Resort Hotel and Casino. Joel J. Gread Associates, Inc. (JJGA) chose JBL loudspeakers for the multi-sensory attraction. Electrosonic Systems, Inc. (ESI) installed the AVC system, supporting the project out of its Burbank, California and Hong Kong offices.

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