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Theatrical Sound Design for ‘Fame’ in Montreal Includes Yamaha Rivage PM7 Console at FOH

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• August 16, 2018
MONTREAL – The Saint Denis Theatre recently used a Yamaha Rivage PM7 Digital Audio Console supplied by Solotech for its production of Fame, a Broadway-inspired musical. FOH engineer Maxime Lambert (pictured left) used the console, working along with the show’s sound designer, Colin Gagne (at right). They are joined here by wireless tech Serge Rodrigue (center). Read More...
DPA Microphones d:dicate™ 4007 Withstands Sound Pressure Levels in Excess of 160 dB to Bring Realistic Racetrack Experience to Television Broadcasts

National Hot Rod Association Selects DPA Microphones

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• August 16, 2018
GLENDORA, CA – To meet the microphone needs of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), technology executive Mike Rokosa selected DPA Microphone’s d:dicate™ 4007 Omnidirectional Microphone. More details from DPA Microphones (www.dpamicrophones.com): When the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), was looking to attract more fans and recreate the ear-splitting, earth-shaking racetrack experience for its television viewers, […] Read More...
The new system at Emagine Novi uses five Danley SH96HOs for the main left, left-center, center, center-right, and right loudspeakers. A Danley BC418 subwoofer, with its components arranged to provide directivity, provides substantial low-end support

Dolby Sound Labs Installed at Emagine Novi Movie Theater

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• August 15, 2018
DETROIT, MI – Emagine Entertainment recently completed renovations to its Emagine Novi location that included the installation of a 64-channel Dolby Atmos system led by five Danley SH96HO point-source loudspeakers and a Danley BC418 subwoofer. More details from Danley Sound Labs (www.danleysoundlabs.com): Emagine Entertainment operates innovative movie theaters throughout the Midwest, and it recently completed a […] Read More...

Indispensable Technology Award Nominations Now Open!

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• August 15, 2018
LAS VEGAS - For the ninth time, FRONT of HOUSE and PLSN readers will have the opportunity to nominate lighting, staging, video and audio technologies worthy of an Indispensable Technology “IT” Award. The awards competition recognizes technologies that have advanced the state of the art in each of those categories within the previous year. The recognition process starts with nominations from readers of each magazine. Top nominated products make it onto the Parnelli Awards ballot for a final vote. Read More...
The Santa Fe Opera Chorus in "Dr. Atomic" Santa Fe, NM (c) Ken Howard

Santa Fe Opera Presents ‘Doctor Atomic’ with Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless Technology

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• August 15, 2018
SANTE FE, NM – The Sante Fe Opera increased its inventory of Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless technology with the addition of 18 SSM super slight micro belt-pack transmitters and three six-channel Venue2 receivers to its existing stock in preparation for its production of Doctor Atomic. More details from Lectrosonics (www.lectrosonics.com): Doctor Atomic, a collaboration between composer […] Read More...
Nickel Plate Dictrict Amphitheater

Renovated Indiana Amphitheater Features VUE al-Class Line Array System

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• August 14, 2018
FISHERS, IN - The Nickel Plate District Amphitheater reopened in July with a new VUE Audiotechnik sound system. Local event booker and production manager Bob McCutcheon oversaw the audio overhaul with support from Sound Image and Mid-America Sound for the venue, located northeast of Indianapolis. The system includes two hangs of eight al-12 elements per side, with eight al-4 elements for front fill and four hs-221s subwoofers, all driven by VUE’s v3 and v4 VUEDrive systems engines. Read More...
Knower at Anthology with FW15 Cardioid Coaxial Stage Monitors

Fulcrum Acoustic Installed at Anthology

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• August 14, 2018
ROCHESTER, NY – Phil Fitzsimmons, owner of Anthology, chose a Fulcrum Acoustic sound system for his 1,000 capacity live performance venue. More details from Fulcrum Acoustic (www.fulcrum-acoustic.com): Since opening his 1,000-capacity live performance venue Anthology in Rochester, New York in 2016, owner Phil Fitzsimmons has been committed to providing the best possible experience he can […] Read More...
Between the Mackie DL32R rack-mount digital mixer and the MP-series in-ears, Car Seat Headrest has a fully self-contained monitor rig.

Car Seat Headrest Rolls with Mackie In-Ear System

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• August 14, 2018
SEATTLE, WA – Seven-piece indie rock band Car Seat Headrest utilizes Mackie’s MP-Series in-ear monitors and Mackie DL32R rack mount digital mixer for their performances on their current tour circuit. More details from Mackie (www.mackie.com): Car Seat Headrest began in 2010 as singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Will Toledo’s solo project and has developed into a seven-piece indie rock band […] Read More...
A luxury boutique hotel across from Chicago’s iconic Wrigley Field, the Hotel Zachary has a Martin Audio CDD system from Encompass AV to provide exceptional clarity and coverage throughout the space.

Hotel Zachary Installs Martin Audio

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• August 14, 2018
CHICAGO, IL – Hotel Zachary recently commissioned Tim Pickett and Encompass AV to install an audio system consisting of Martin Audio CDD and CSX audio gear. More details from Martin Audio (www.martin-audio.com): Right across the street from iconic Wrigley Field, Hotel Zachary is a boutique hotel that delivers a genuine Chicago neighborhood experience, whether you […] Read More...
The whole system comprised point-source loudspeakers, mainly Y10P with some E12-D,” explained Ryan Hargis from the d&b audiotechnik US Education and Application Support team, who supported Koan on this, his first use of d&b Soundscape.

Thomas Dolby to Keynote AES New York Convention

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• August 13, 2018
NEW YORK – The Audio Engineering Society (AES) has announced Thomas Dolby as its keynote speaker during the Opening Ceremonies of AES New York 2018. More details from AES (www.aes.org): The Audio Engineering Society is delighted to announce that Thomas Dolby will deliver the keynote address during the Opening Ceremonies of the AES New York […] Read More...
The Springdale, Arkansas location of Cross Church, featuring a Bose Professional ShowMatch loudspeaker system

Arkansas Church’s Fan-Shaped Auditorium Gets Clarity and Coverage with Bose ShowMatch System

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• August 9, 2018
SPRINGDALE, AR – Coverage and clarity within a 2,400-seat, fan-shaped auditorium were key concerns facing Cross Church director of technical services Leo McGriff, who led an audio overall that replaced a system dating from 2002. Working with Kenilworth, NJ-based Diversified, McGriff upgraded the church’s main campus auditorium with Bose ShowMatch loudspeakers. Read More...
Pictured L-R: Reid Peterson (Audio-Technica U.S. Director of Sales, Professional Markets), Jeff Beck (Audio-Technica U.S. Eastern Territory Sales Manager, Professional Markets) Tim Chamberlain (principal, Ark Productions) and Phil Cajka (Audio-Technica U.S. President and Chief Executive Officer), at the ceremony presenting Audio-Technica’s President’s Award during the 2018 InfoComm Expo on June 5 in Las Vegas

Audio-Technica Honors Ark Productions & Marketing with Its President’s Award

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• August 9, 2018
LAS VEGAS – Audio-Technica announced Ark Productions & Marketing has won its President’s Award for representing Audio-Technica products during the 2017/2018 fiscal year. More details from Audio-Technica (www.audio-technica.com): Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, is pleased to announce that Pine City, New York-based firm Ark Productions & Marketing has been […] Read More...

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