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Kings of Leon Reign with Turbosound Aspect System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 22, 2008

LONDON - Brit Nominees Kings of Leon rock! Full-on rock needs a full on sound system and Britannia Row’s Turbosound Aspect system is giving the band just what it needs. The band’s first experience of Aspect was for the initial part of the European tour earlier in the year, when the band and Front of House engineer Brent Rawlings decided they loved the system.

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Comedian Bill Bailey Entertains Crowds with NEXO

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 18, 2008

NEXO GEO tangent-array systems have accompanied Britain’s funnyman Bill Bailey on the arena tour of his one-man stand-up show, playing to crowds of 10,000 all over the UK.  Sound Designer George Glossop has specified NEXO GEO T as the main PA. Now that the comedian is playing some of the largest live venues in the country, the system design has been upgraded from the NEXO S8 system that Bailey has used in the past.

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Aerosmith Rocks India with Meyer Sound

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 16, 2008
BANGALORE, INDIA
- It’s been more than three decades since Aerosmith released their self-titled debut in 1973, and the “Bad Boys from Boston” continue to deliver exciting new material, most recently on a new blues album due out in this month. On their world tour, the band delivered a high-energy show in India for the first time ever, performing at the open-air grounds of the historic Bangalore Palace. To ensure every dB of power reached fans with ample clarity and presence, Bangalore-based Reynolds Sound and Lighting Services supplied a massive system based on Meyer Sound
MILO-family high-power curvilinear array loudspeakers.
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Led Zeppelin Performs for Sold-Out Crowd with Meyer Sound

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 9, 2008
LONDON
– Eighteen thousand fans packed London
’s O2 Arena for the most anticipated concert in recent history.  John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, Jason Bonham (son of original band member, John Bonham) and Jimmy Page played a two-hour, 16-song set through a Meyer Sound MILO system provided by UK-based sound rental company, Major Tom Ltd. At front of house, Big Mick mixed the band, while Roy Williams handled Plant’s vocal.

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Glastonbury Pyramid Stage Goes Digital with Optocore

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 8, 2008

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND ­-- With a multigenerational talent line up on three stages that included Amy Winehouse, The Who, Paul Weller, The Killers, Paolo Nutini, Arcade Fire, Bloc Party and a host of others, last Summer’s Glastonbury Festival was a success despite occasional heavy rain.

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Michael Buble Croons Away with DiGiCo

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 2, 2008

BOURNEMOUTH, U.K. - Marking the middle of a world tour in support of his third album, Call Me Irresponsible, Canadian crooner Michael Bublé played eight U.K. arena shows. Accompanying Monitor Engineer Craig Brittain was the latest member of the touring entourage – a DiGiCo D5 Live console.

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EAW Establishes EAW Europe

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 26, 2007

WICKFORD, U.K.Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) has established a new operation – exclusively focused on the EAW brand – that dramatically upgrades the company’s ability to serve the crucial European professional audio marketplace.

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Amsterdam Milky Way Extends with Martin Audio

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 19, 2007

AMSTERDAM ­- For many years, the legendary rock club, born out of the 1960s flower power era, featured one of Martin Audio’s pioneering Wavefront 8 systems. But after a stringent multisystem evaluation earlier this year, the club opted to upgrade to a 3-way Martin Audio W8LM Line Array solution in their main “MAX Room.”

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Major Brazilian Soccer Event Scores with EV Sound

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 19, 2007

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL — Held at São Paulo’s Morumbi Stadium, the 2010 World Cup qualifying game between South American soccer heavyweights Brazil and Uruguay used an Electro-Voice sound reinforcement system deployed by the Tukasom Company.

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Remaining Members of Led Zeppelin Perform Tribute Concert with Midas XL8

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 17, 2007
LONDON
- Nineteen years after their last appearance, the three surviving members of Led Zeppelin, together with John Bonham’s son Jason, took to the stage at the 02 Arena to perform a tribute concert for their late record label boss Ahmet Ertegun, who signed them to Atlantic Records in 1968.

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Squeeze Returns to Stage with Nexo

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 12, 2007

LONDON – Thirty years after the debut album, eight years after the last tour, Squeeze have been playing their first live shows of this century in the UK. Supported by NEXO GEO tangent-array PA systems supplied by SSE Audio Group, the band has sold out mid-sized venues throughout the UK before stepping up to 5,000-seat, high-profile clubs for the final dates.

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Lunas del Auditorio Awards Gets Mixed with Midas XL8

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• December 12, 2007

MEXICO CITY – One of the biggest entertainment industry events on the Mexico City media calendar, the annual Lunas del Auditorio Awards held in the city’s Auditorio Nacional, celebrates the best live talent, productions and performances from across Latin America. Along with top stars appearing onstage, the new Midas XL8 digital mixing system made its debut at FOH.

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