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Andre Rieu Stages a Classical Spectacle with Meyer Sound

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 5, 2009
AUSTRALIA  — Dutch violinist and conductor André Rieu recently brought the world’s largest transportable set to stadiums across Australia, staging a classical spectacle for anticipating audiences. Montreal-based Solotech met Rieu’s demand with a Meyer Sound system based around the MILO line array loudspeaker and the SB-1 parabolic long-throw sound beam for reaching the farthest seats in the vast space.

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Britannia Row Uses Dante Technology for UK Events

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 5, 2009
LONDON — Production house Britannia Row is using Audinate’s Dante digital audio networking technology at major events around the UK. Dante made its live debut during the City Salute. The City of London, with the involvement of the Royal Family, saluted British forces with a fund-raising spectacle at St Paul’s Cathedral and Paternoster Square. Britannia Row supplied seven separate PA points around St Paul’s Cathedral, Paternoster Square and on the roof of Juxon House directly across from St Paul’s.

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Johannesburg Celebrates New Year’s Eve with Gearhouse

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 5, 2009
JOHANNESBURG — Gearhouse South Africa supplied full technical production, design, crew and equipment—including lighting, visuals, video, audio, set, staging and power—to the official City of Johannesburg’s New Year’s Eve 2008-2009 celebrations.

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Stadium Tertutup Brings in Crowds with Alcons Audio

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 5, 2009
MALAYSIA — With its giant dome already established as a distinctive feature of the Malaysian skyline, the 12,000-capacity Stadium Tertutup offers the very latest indoor sports and conference facilities. An Alcons Pro-Ribbon audio system ensures that event attendees enjoy quality sound.

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The Scorpions Hit the UK Tour Circuit with Adlib

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 31, 2008
ENGLAND — Adlib recently supplied audio for German rockers The Scorpions' UK tour. ADLIB's Hassane Essiahi and Otto Kroyman babysat the band FOH and monitor engineers Achim Schulze and Glen Schmeling, ensuring their JBL VerTec system rocked to the required extremes.

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Melbourne Cup Races with Allen & Heath

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 29, 2008
AUSTRALIA — Victoria-based Intavent Technical Services provided all the AV requirements for this year’s Melbourne Cup in Australia, basing the audio system around two Allen & Heath WZ312M mixers.
 
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Audiolite Upgrades Sports Arena in France with Adamson

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 29, 2008
RENNES, France — Audiolite has completed the installation of a permanent system for the Football Stadium of Lorient with 42 Adamson Metrix W enclosures. Lorient is located in Rennes, Brittany on the Atlantic Ocean.

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Alphabeat Promotes Debut Album with Allen & Heath

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 18, 2008
ENGLAND — Pop sensation Alphabeat is on tour with Allen & Heath’s iLive digital mixing system managing both monitor and FOH sound. The six-piece are on an extensive tour of Europe to promote their debut album, including live dates and TV appearances.  


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Plastik Beach Club Gets VIP Treatment with Turbosound

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 18, 2008
DUBAI — Plastik Beach Club is one of the latest leisure destinations in the UAE. With comfortable surroundings, a restaurant, spa, club nights, fashion shows, VIP terrace and exclusive hillside retreat, much of the club is open to the night sky. It’s all accompanied by the very latest music, delivered by Turbosound loudspeakers.

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Rod Stewart Tours with Gearhouse South Africa

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 15, 2008

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Gearhouse South Africa supplied audio gear and crew for Rod Stewart’s recent South African tour, plus staging for the Cape Town and Durban stadium shows. 

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Westfield London Raises the Bar with Sound System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 15, 2008
LONDON — Westfield London retail complex in London’s Shepherd’s Bush is raising the bar when it comes to the facilities for in-house entertainment. With a Yamaha DME24N digital mix engine and M7CL mixing console at the heart of the system, at Westfield London, shopping is the new rock’n’roll. The hub of the system is a Yamaha DME24N digital mix engine, which not only controls the Atrium’s audio network, but also acts as the interface between it and the audio systems throughout the rest of Westfield.

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Monte Carlo Gets In the Mood with XTA and DiGiCo

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 12, 2008
MONTE CARLO — Outside of Paris, it is unusual to find a club-style live music venue in France. Moods, however, is one such place. It boasts an intimate atmosphere that lends itself very nicely to the task, and an audio system that features a DiGiCo D1 Live and XTA DP448 digital signal processing.

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