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Ari and the Alibis

Sennheiser Mics Tour with Ari and the Alibis

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• September 18, 2018
BRADENTON, FL – Ari and the Alibis Blues band recently embarked on an international performance tour with Sennheiser evolution mics. More details from Sennheiser (www.sennheiser.com): In the aftermath of releasing their second full-length album Home in June, Ari and the Alibis recently geared up for their first international performances in Canada last month. The band played shows […] Read More...
Saint Pius Tenth Parish's church

Rochester, NY Church Rises from the Ashes with Fulcrum Acoustic DX Series System

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• September 18, 2018
ROCHESTER, NY - A Fulcrum DX Series coaxial loudspeaker system was installed in the newly built sanctuary at Saint Pius Tenth Parish's church, which opened in March, three years after a fire destroyed the church's previous location. The new sanctuary's hard reflective surfaces and lack of acoustic treatment presented acoustical challenges, and system designer Joe Barone was also asked to not hang speakers below the archway at the sanctuary's nave. He overcame those challenges with a setup that includes Fulcrum DX1577 and DX896 components. Read More...
Fusion Group stage shot

Nipper Sound Provides PreSonus WorxAudio Loudspeakers for Back-to-School Charity Event

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• September 17, 2018
WYTHEVILLE, VA - PreSonus' WorxAudio XLT1T-P line arrays, TL218SS subwoofers, and AIR12 / 15 point source loudspeakers were deployed by Nipper Sound of Draper, VA for Fusion 2018, a free event held July 28 at Withers Park in Wytheville, VA. With food, games, announcers and music, the event, launched in 2017 by Legacy Church and Crosswalk Church, was once again a success, drawing some 5,000 people and providing underprivileged kids with everything they need for back-to-school, from haircuts to backpacks stuffed with school supplies. Read More...
One of the world’s biggest and most popular music festivals with an attendance of 140,000 fans daily, the Electronic Daisy Carnival (EDC) in Las Vegas hosts the industry’s leading artists throughout its three-day festivities.

Pioneer Audio XY Series Speakers Deployed at EDC 2018

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• September 17, 2018
LAS VEGAS – For the stereoBLOOM stage and campgrounds at the 2018 Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), Ayre Productions deployed Pioneer Audio's XY Series loudspeakers. The annual multi-stage event held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway is one of the world's largest EDM festivals. The 2018 Las Vegas EDC, held May 18-20, racked up a total 411,400 "turnstile clicks" over three days. Read More...
Matt Jones with CM-i3 on Sheeran Tour

Ed Sheeran’s ÷ (Divide) Tour Adds CM-i3 Headset

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• September 17, 2018
FOXBOROUGH, MA – Matt Jones, lighting director for singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, selected a Point Source Audio CM-i3 in-ear headset for the ÷ (Divide) Tour. More details from Point Source Audio (www.pointsource-audio.com): The ÷ Tour (pronounced “Divide Tour”) originated in Turin, Italy March 2017 and is the third world concert tour by English singer and songwriter, Ed […] Read More...
First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church

Baptist Church Gets Big Sound with FBT

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• September 17, 2018
CHICAGO – First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church recently selected an FBT digital sound system for installation as part of an audio system upgrade. More details from FBT (www.fbtusa.com): When First Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church in North Chicago wanted to take their sound system from analog to digital, they had plenty of brands to choose from. […] Read More...
Mammoth Sound at Sandy Amphitheater with dBTechnologies DVA Loudspeaker System

Mammoth Sound Chooses dBTechnologies DVA

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• September 17, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Mammoth Sound in dBTechnologies’ DVA Active Line Array system after a demo five years ago, and has since used it in a variety of applications including houses of worship, festivals, amphitheater shows & more. More details from dBTechnologies (www.dbtechnologies.com): Mark Gallegos, Owner and CEO of Mammoth Sound, first experienced a demo […] Read More...
The late Mike Cooper in Beijing, which became one of his “second homes”

In Memoriam: Mike Cooper, 70

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• September 16, 2018
AUSTIN, TX — Sound engineer and longtime Meyer Sound exec Mike Cooper passed away Aug. 15 after a brief battle with cancer. He was 70. Starting out as a bass and guitar player, Cooper performed at Austin’s Armadillo Club before mixing sound there early in his career. He then hit the road as a monitor engineer for Styx in 1983, and joined Meyer Sound in 1995. A memorial gathering is planned at Threadgills in Austin on Oct. 14. Read More...

Parnelli Awards Nominations Are Now Open!

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• September 14, 2018
LAS VEGAS - Nominations are now being accepted for the next Parnelli Awards ceremony, to be held at the Anaheim Hilton in Anaheim, CA on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Anyone can go to the ParnelliAwards.com site and nominate live event professionals and companies who exemplify the best of the best in our industry. The deadline for Parnelli nominations is Oct. 19, 5 p.m. PST. After the nominations are in, the Parnelli Ballot will be posted in early November and voting will begin. Read More...
Goodman Audio Services owner Trace Goodman with his new EAW Adaptive rig made up of Anna modules and Otto subwoofers.

Goodman Audio Services Expands With EAW Adaptive

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• September 14, 2018
SANTE FE SPRINGS, CA –Goodman Audio Services joined Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) Adaptive network with recent purchase of an Adaptive line array system. More details from EAW (www.eaw.com): For more than 25 years, Santa Fe Springs, California-based Goodman Audio Services has provided corporate event audio for a client list that includes William Morris Endeavor (WME), Guess, DreamWorks […] Read More...
Front of house engineer Brian Bavido and monitor engineer Brad Galvin at Yamaha PM7 front of house.

Yamaha PM7s Touring with Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band

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• September 14, 2018
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – Clair provided Yamaha’s PM7 consoles for Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band, currently out on their 2018 tour. More details from Yamaha (www.yamahaca.com): Ringo Starr and His All Starr 2018 Band is touring with two new Yamaha PM7 Digital Audio Consoles in both the U.S and Europe (one at front of […] Read More...
For Smith's kit, Meaux utilizes six DPA d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones for all of the toms and d:dicate™ 2011Twin Diaphragm Cardioid Microphones on all three snare drums and on the bottom of the base snare

Journey Drummer Steve Smith Performing with DPA Instrument Mics

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• September 13, 2018
LOS ANGELES – FOH engineer Keith “Meaux” Mindhorst selected DPA Microphones’ d:vote™ 4099 Instrument mics and d:dicate™ 2011 Twin Diaphragm Cardioid mics for the drum kit for Steve Smith, drummer for rock band Journey. More details from DPA Microphones (www.dpamicrophones.com): As the iconic drummer for the legendary rock band Journey, Steve Smith’s drum kit is almost as […] Read More...

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