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Eight Inductees to the NAMM TECnology Hall of Fame Announced

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• November 27, 2018
ANAHEIM, CA - Eight major audio inventions, including Leo Beranek's 1943 anechoic audio test chamber (pictured here) will be inducted to the TECnology Hall of Fame (THOF). The inventions span the 1940s through today and will be honored Jan. 26 during a ceremony at the 2019 NAMM Show. The event, presented by the NAMM Museum of Making Music, will be hosted by George Petersen, THOF founder and director and editor of FOH magazine. Read More...

Parnelli Honorees to Speak at Pro Production Sessions during NAMM 2019

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• November 27, 2018
ANAHEIM, CA - FRONT of HOUSE, PLSN and Stage Directions are once again presenting a series of must-attend Pro Production Sessions to be featured at the Anaheim Hilton during NAMM 2019, which runs from Jan. 24-26. The In Conversation With… interview series will include Parnelli honorees Chris Adamson and Yvan Miron along with other industry luminaries including Butch Allen and Kevin Lyman. Read More...
According to Ben MacKinney, Alford’s Manager of Audio Services, the Martin Audio purchase included 48 WPC and 48 WPM systems, 22 CDD-LIVE 12’s, 10 CDD-LIVE 8’s and 16 SXH218 for the corporate events the company specializes in.

Alford Media Deploys New Martin Audio WPC System at Charity Event

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• November 20, 2018
DALLAS, TX – Alford Media recently increased its inventory of Martin Audio equipment, including a Wavefront Precision Compact (WPC) line array system. More details from Martin Audio (www.martin-audio.com): Alford Media of Dallas, TX recently purchased a significant amount of Martin Audio and quickly put the equipment to use including a Wavefront Precision Compact (WPC) line […] Read More...
Compact L-Acoustics SB15/Kiva II arrays bring an impressive level of output and clarity to Live! Arena for both live and broadcast events

L-Acoustics Kara and Kiva II Systems Supplied for Live! Boutique Hotel Opening

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• November 20, 2018
ARLINGTON, TX – L-Acoustics Kara and Kiva II systems networked via AVB and processed by a P1 digital audio processor were supplied for the grand opening of the Live! by Loews boutique hotel. More details about L-Acoustics (www.l-acoustics.com): They say everything in Texas is big, and the new 200,000-square-foot Texas Live! entertainment complex certainly fits […] Read More...
FOH engineer Philip J. Harvey uses Sensaphonics 3D AARO to preserve his hearing while mixing for My Bloody Valentine

Philip J. Harvey Using Sensaphonics 3D AARO IEMs on My Bloody Valentine Tour

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• November 20, 2018
CHICAGO, IL – FOH engineer Philip J. Harvey opted for a Sensaphonics 3D AARO in-ear monitor with Active Ambient technology for performances with rock band My Bloody Valentine. More details from Sensaphonics (wwww.sensaphonics.com): My Bloody Valentine has a well-earned reputation as one of the loudest bands on the road. Faced with the problem of how […] Read More...

Lots to be Thankful For as Parnelli Season Continues

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• November 19, 2018
LAS VEGAS - Even with a rather jaundiced word choice, "toxic," selected by Oxford Dictionaries as the word of the year (with "gaslighting" among the runners-up), the live event production industry has plenty to be thankful for as the 2018 touring season comes to a close and thoughts turn toward honoring the best people, companies and products who collectively raised the bar this year. Read More...
Tom Muccio is pictured in his workshop with his Sommer Cable snake. Photo by Susan Muccio.

Tom Muccio Relies on Sommer Cable for Multicore Production with an “Old School” Touch

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• November 15, 2018
WINTER HAVEN, FL - Veteran sound mixer and FOH engineer Tom Muccio has been building his own audio multicore cables, commonly known as "snakes," since the 60s. Currently, he operates his own "Old School Sound" location sound reinforcement company, as well as handling tech support and sales at TAI Audio in Orlando, FL. True to his "old school" roots, Muccio still fabricates the aluminum housing for his snakes. Read More...
The whole system was run off two EM Acoustics touring racks (one per side) incorporating EM Acoustics’ Dante-enabled DQ20D advanced system amplifiers, thus allowing Shepherd and his crew networked control from anywhere in the park. (c) Griff Hewis, Delta Live

HALO-A Powers LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

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• November 14, 2018
WINDSOR, U.K.  – Sound designer Dave Shepard deployed an EM Acoustics HALO Arena large format line array system for the end-of-season fireworks display, ‘LEGOLAND Heroes extravaganza,’ at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort. More details from EM Acoustics (www.emacoustics.co.uk): The end-of-season fireworks display at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is one of the resort’s most anticipated events on the calendar. […] Read More...
Wade Summerford Mixes FOH on the dLive S7000 Surface

Texas Church Mixes, Monitors and Broadcasts with Allen & Heath

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• November 14, 2018
FLINT, TX - Completed in July of 2018, Flint Baptist Church’s modern, 1,650-seat facility features Allen & Heath consoles at FOH and broadcast with ME-1 Personal Mixers for its band and praise singers. The rapidly growing church offers contemporary and traditional worship services with a large choir, band and praise team. Broadcast Works of Tyler, TX provided the gear. Pictured here is Wade Summerford with the dLive S7000 surface at FOH. Read More...
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64 Audio Spotlights In-Ear Monitor Technologies During 2019 Winter NAMM Show

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• November 14, 2018
ANAHEIM – 64 Audio will feature its tiaTM, apex™, LID™, and 3D Fit™ in-ear monitor at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show, January 24-27th at the Anaheim Convention Center. More details from 64 Audio (www.64audio.com): 64 Audio, the leader in custom and universal fit in-ear monitors, is proud to announce it will have personnel on-hand to […] Read More...
Sound Image deployed four separate al-4 arrays, two consisting of 6 elements and two of 4 elements across the venue.

VUE Powers Thornton Winery Champagne Concert Series

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• November 13, 2018
TEMECULA, CA – Sound Image deployed VUE Audiotechnik al-4 line arrays for the fifth consecutive year at the Champagne Concert Series at Thornton Winery in Temecula, CA. The concert series ran from early May until mid-October and featured some the biggest names in contemporary jazz and R&B, including Chris Isaak, George Benson and Kenny G. The sound system was designed to optimize the audio for listeners while complying with neighborhood noise restrictions. Read More...

AES-LDI Recap, Hometown Hero Profiles and More, Now Online

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• November 13, 2018
LAS VEGAS - With Parnelli Awards voting well underway (like the U.S. mid-term elections, we also experienced a strong surge in early voting this time around), FRONT-of-HOUSE’s forward-leaning readers are naturally focused on what’s taking shape for the ceremony set for Jan. 25 in Anaheim. But with the November issue printed and posted online, you might also want to take a look at the new Current Issue postings of the AES/LDI Show Report (with pictures and links galore) and Kevin Mitchell’s Hometown Hero profiles. Read More...

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