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Jewel Returns to the Stage with Sennheiser and Neumann

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• July 25, 2008

OLD LYME, Conn. – Singer and songwriter Jewel is back in the spotlight, promoting a new country music album, Perfectly Clear, and hitting the road for a lengthy U.S. tour with Brad Paisley following some TV promotion, including appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Jewel, who was famously discovered while performing solo in the coffee shops of San Diego, first adopted Neumann’s KMS 105 on her 2006 tour with matchbox 20 singer Rob Thomas, and is once again using the wired vocal mic with her new five-piece band.

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Children’s Theatre of Annapolis Upgrades Sound System with Allen & Heath

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• July 25, 2008
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Allen & Heath’s iLive-80 digital console along with an iDR-8 digital zone mixer and 6 remote control PL Series wall plates were installed at the Childrena’s Theater of Annapolis as part of a full audio system recently completed by Dennis Wilson at Audio Plus.


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Community M12

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• July 23, 2008
The Community M12 stage monitor has been redesigned. In response to customer feedback, Community has improved the M12 with rubber pocket grip handles for portability, and a larger, easier-to-access connector base. The ergonomically designed stage monitors feature recessed handles designed to simplify lifting and carrying by both handles or just one.

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Radiohead Storms the Globe with L-ACOUSTICS

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• July 23, 2008
OXNARD, Calif. – Radiohead, a longtime L-ACOUSTICS user, has returned to the road this summer in support of its latest album, In Rainbows. Firehouse Productions of Red Hook, NY, is serving as the sound provider for the US tour legs, with Wigwam Acoustics of Heywood (Manchester), UK, handling the European dates.

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Yamaha Presents NEXO S12 Line Array Showcase in the Big Apple

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• July 23, 2008
NEW YORK – Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. invites all tri-state dealers, consultants and end users to attend a NEXO S12 Series Line Array Showcase from 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at the Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom.
 
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Keith Urban Tours U.S. with Studer Vista 5 SR

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• July 23, 2008
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. – Clair Showco of Lititz, PA, recently provided a Studer Vista 5 SR console for country music star Keith Urban’s U.S. tour. The multi-city tour featured Studer Vista 5 SR digital audio consoles in use for both FOH and monitor mixing applications.

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Ottawa Bluesfest Headlines Diverse Acts with Electro-Voice

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• July 23, 2008
OTTAWA, Ontario – The Ottawa Bluesfest has grown into the largest blues festival in Canada and the second largest in North America, annually attracting around 300,000 music fans. Each year, Electro-Voice, Dynacord and Midas equipment from Wall Sound, Inc. (Ottawa) ensures audio performance in keeping with the festival’s international stature. For the 2007 festival, Wall Sound debuted their upgraded EV XLC 127DVX line array system; for this year’s festival, their new EV XLD super-compact line array system made its debut on the River Stage.

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Ultimate Ears LoudEnough Earphones

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• July 23, 2008
Ultimate Ears has introduced new LoudEnough earphones designed for kids. LoudEnough earphones maintain audio quality while setting boundaries to the volume delivered to children’s ears.

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University Ice Rink Goes the Distance with Aviom

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• July 22, 2008
SEOUL, KOREA, — A recent installation of Aviom gear at the University of Ulsan ice rink proves that you don’t have to sacrifice sound quality when transporting audio over long distances.  The Korean university wanted a way to send audio from its radio station/studio to remote clusters of speakers in its ice rink over a stretch of some 500 feet/150 meters. Transporting audio signals over such an expanse without sacrificing quality often presents system designers and contractors with a challenge and end users with expensive options.  This project at the University of Ulsan was no different.  

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Sennheiser Announces Record Results for Fiscal Year 2007

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• July 22, 2008
OLD LYME, Conn. –Sennheiser, the parent company of Sennheiser Electronic Corporation, has announced a positive balance for the fiscal year 2007 with worldwide sales up by 10.9 percent. Total global sales at the Sennheiser Group amounted to €395.3 million (approximately $626 million USD). With this result, Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG is continuing the successful series of results of recent years. Among the Sennheiser product divisions, the headphones segment held the top position.

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Yucca Theatre Relives Golden Age of Vaudeville with Electro-Voice

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• July 22, 2008
MIDLAND, Texas – Built in 1929 and designated a Texas State Historical Landmark, the Yucca Theatre in Midland, Texas, is home to the Midland Community Theatre and its “Summer Mummers,” a locally-produced and written show that harks back to the golden age of Vaudeville. The Yucca’s new Electro-Voice XLCi 127DVX sound system is ensuring this unique production sounds better than ever for its 60th anniversary in 2008. The EV system was designed by FitzCo Sound, Inc. (Midland, Texas) and installed by Midland Community Theatre personnel (supervised by Technical Director/Sound & Lighting Designer Eddie Taylor).
 
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R&B Star Estelle Rises to Fame with Shure

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• July 22, 2008
NILES, Ill. – Shure Incorporated announced today that multiple award winning R&B singer and rapper Estelle, who released her new album Shine earlier this year, has recently chosen a Shure UHF-R Wireless System with a KSM9 Microphone as her performance weapon of choice.

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