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lready known for being the world’s first ever stage to deploy the Trinity line arrays, yearly usage has allowed for their Basspod stage to surge in size and popularity. While creative elements and crowds have grown, the use of adaptive speaker technology has allowed PK Sound to repeatedly meet the challenges of their audio assignment to deliver world-class sound experiences.

PK Sound Power EDC Las Vegas

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• July 20, 2018
LAS VEGAS – PK Sound load-ins were featured at the Basspod and Wasteland stages at the 2018 Electric Daisy Carnval. The sound reinforcement systems included  62 PK TRINITY LARGE FORMAT LINE ARRAY SPEAKERS and 104 PK CX800 2000W DUAL 18” EXTENDED LF SUBWOOFERS. More details from PK Sound (www.pksound.com): Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), North America’s largest electronic music festival, […] Read More...
Reid Peterson (Audio-Technica U.S. Director of Sales, Professional Markets), Jeff Beck (Audio-Technica U.S. Eastern Territory Sales Manager, Professional Markets), Michael Grieco (Lienau AV), Chris Hutnick (Lienau AV), and Phil Cajka (Audio-Technica U.S. President, Chief Executive Officer), at the ceremony presenting Audio-Technica’s Samurai Award during the 2018 InfoComm Expo on June 5 in Las Vegas.

Audio-Technica Honors Lienau AV with Samurai Award for Second Consecutive Year

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• July 18, 2018
NEW YORK CITY – Lienau AV Associates has been honored with Audio-Technica’s 2017/2018 Samurai Award for a second consecutive year. More details from Audio Technica (www.audio-technica.com): Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, has recognized West Chester, PA-based firm Lienau AV Associates with its Samurai Award for the 2017/2018 fiscal year, for representing […] Read More...
The Dante audio network platform was deployed to pull together the more than 300 Dante-enabled speakers, 50 amplifiers, 50 wireless microphones and 20 digital processors already installed throughout the zoo’s campus.

Audinate Audio Network Installed at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

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• July 18, 2018
POWELL, OH – To meet the audio network needs of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s 580-acre campus, a Dante audio network platform was recently deployed to manage its 900+ audio point system efficiently and securely. More details from Audinate (www.audinate.com): The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium sits on a massive, 580-acre campus in Powell, Ohio, and […] Read More...
The system was anchored by 2 clusters of 8x al-8 line array elements, 4x al-4a per side as side fills, 8x hs-28 ground-stacked dual-18 ACM subwoofers, and 12x hm-112s as stage monitors – all driven by 4x v-6, and 6x v-4 VUEDrive system engines

VUE Provides Audio Support at 43rd Annual Navasartian Games

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• July 18, 2018
VAN NUYS, CA – An all-VUE sound system was provided by Neptune Productions for the 2018 Navasartian Games, an Olympics-style sporting event spanning eight weeks. The Games are organized by Homenetmen Western USA and highlight Armenian-American athletes and youth scouts. More details from VUE Audiotechnik (www.vueadio.com) The Navasartian Games are an Olympics-style, 8-week sporting event […] Read More...

Nominees for 34th Annual NAMM TEC Awards Announced

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• July 18, 2018
NASHVILLE – Shifting forward from the usual September timeframe, NAMM announced the nominees for the 34th annual TEC Awards earlier this year – on June 28, during Summer NAMM. The ceremony will take place during Winter NAMM on Jan. 26, 2019. More details from NAMM (www.namm.org and www.tecawards.org): The nominees of the 23 Technical Achievement […] Read More...
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Clair Bros Introduces kiTCurve TrueFit Landscape & TrueFit Portrait

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• July 17, 2018
MANHEIM, PA – Clair Brothers recently introduced kiTCurve TrueFit Landscape and TrueFit Portrait line arrays for budget-conscious projects. More details from Clair Brothers (www.clairbrothers.com): Over the past three years Clair Brothers TrueFit Technology, the first modular and fully customizable, bespoke waveguide system available for venues, has evolved. Its genesis began as an idea to optimize […] Read More...
Powered by the Allen & Heath XCVI processing core, all dLive Digital Mixing System configurations operate at 96kHz with variable bit-depth and a 96-bit accumulator for pristine audio quality and virtually infinite mix headroom.

PVRIS FOH Engineer Selects Allen & Heath Mixing System

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• July 17, 2018
LOWELL, MA – An Allen & Heath dLive Digital Mixing System has been selected by FOH engineer and production manager for PVRIS, Connor Hawkins. More details from Allen & Heath (www.allen-heath.com): Formed in Lowell, Massachusetts in 2012, PVRIS has gone on to perform at Warped Tour, Coachella and multiple top-tier festivals and tours around the […] Read More...

In Memoriam: Paul C. Morris, 65

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• July 17, 2018
WALNUT CREEK, CA - Paul Christian Morris, the president and founder of audio rep firm PCM Marketing, passed away last week from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Morris, at one time a guitarist with the SF Bay Area teen band "Jupiter Aerial Steame Carriage," combined his passion for music and audio with his friendly, outgoing personality to form PCM Marketing in 1989. Morris is survived by his wife, Constance “Connie” Morris and sons Michael and Steven. He was 65. Read More...
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Coastal Source Embraces Powersoft Quattrocanali Amplifier Platform

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• July 16, 2018
MARATHON, FL – Coastal Source, the lighting and audio-focused subsidiary of D’Asign Source, relies on Powersoft’s Quattrocanali amplifier platform to handle its local rental market in the Florida Keys as well as the Caribbean and network of 600  dealers throughout North America. More details from Powersoft Audio (www.powersoft-audio.com): Since its founding in 1960, D’Asign Source […] Read More...

Bell Events Services Kicks Off Fiesta Hermosa with VUE Audiotechnik

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• July 16, 2018
LOS ANGELES – A VUE al-Class line array sytem was recently deployed for Fiesta Hermosa, an event featuring artists, photographers, ceramicists and more that takes place over Memorial Day Weekend in downtown Hermosa Beach. More details from VUE Audiotechnik (www.vueaudio.com): Bell Events Services recently deployed a VUE al-Class line array system for the popular Fiesta […] Read More...
Though system configurations vary somewhat by venue type, with larger arenas and outdoor sheds the main front hangs are — per side — 14 LEO line array loudspeakers over four LYON™-W wide coverage loudspeakers

Post Malone Tour Heard via Meyer Sound System

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• July 16, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO – Rapper/producer Post Malone recently finished the North American leg of his 2018 tour supporting his Beerbongs and Bentleys album with a Meyer Sound system. The typical setup included 14 LEO over four LYON-W per side, with six LYON-M over six LYON-W per side for delays. Eight Leopard and four UPJ-1P elements handled fills. VER also provided 30 1100-LFC (12 flown and 18 ground-stacked) for the low end. Read More...

Ryman Auditorium Installs Two New Yamaha Rivage Digital Audio Consoles

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• July 13, 2018
NASHVILLE - Nashville’s 2,300-seat Ryman Auditorium recently purchased two Yamaha Rivage PM7 Digital Audio Consoles. The venue's FOH engineers, including Les Banks and Kevin McGinty, are pleased with the upgrade, and both are taking advantage of the PM7's the on-board Premium effects, Silk feature and Dante networking capabilities. Clair Solutions installed the consoles. Read More...

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