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Turbosound to Exhibit Aspect Series at Live Sound Forum

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• February 18, 2008
FRANKFURT, GERMANY – As well as exhibiting a raft of new products on Stand 8.0 A42, Turbosound will be demonstrating its Aspect series of arrayable point-source loudspeakers at the prolight+sound Live Sound Forum from March 12 through March 15.
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Seal Kicks Off Sennheiser Microphone Charity Auctions

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• February 18, 2008
NEW YORK – Multi-platinum recording artist and three-time Grammy Award winner Seal autographed three Sennheiser evolution e 935 Platinum vocal microphones for a charity auction at the 4th Annual Musicians On Call benefit concert and auction. The event culminated at the Hard Rock Cafe New York in Times Square with a headlining performance by Seal.
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Miley Cyrus Gets Best of Both Worlds On Tour with Future Sonics

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• February 18, 2008

BRISTOL, PA – Singer, actress superstar, Miley Cyrus performs on her sold out "The Best of Both Worlds" tour with Future Sonics Ear Monitors brand personal monitors and supporting the company's new "BIGGER SOUND @ lower volume" campaign to help educate audiences about the importance of proper listening for the "iPod Generation." 

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Dynacord DSP 260

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• February 13, 2008

Dynacord presents the DSP 260 digital 2-in-6 sound system manager. Based on the most modern hardware, the DSP 260 offers both tried-and-tested and new algorithms for the swift and simple construction of active multi-way systems. The DSP 260 was designed with an emphasis on user-friendliness.

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The Ritz Dances to a Disco Beat on Broadway with Meyer Sound

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• February 12, 2008
NEW YORK - When The Ritz returned to Broadway after a 30-year hiatus, the farcical romp vibrated to the 70’s disco beat at Studio 54, once a hot spot for disco-era nightlife in New York City. The historic theatre-turned-nightclub was reconverted to a performance venue by Roundabout Theatre, which recently staged the revival of the 1975 play set in a
Manhattan gay bathhouse. Sound designer Tony Meola, who has an extensive list of credits that include Les Misérables and five Wicked productions around the world, created a robust system based on Meyer Sound
’s M’elodie ultracompact high power curvilinear array loudspeakers.
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Michigan State University Audio Enthusiasts and Engineers Revolutionize Audio with Neutrik USA

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• February 12, 2008
LAKEWOOD, NJ
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A student-run, project-oriented organization at Michigan State University (MSU), the Audio Enthusiasts and Engineers (AEE), have jumped full-force into their ongoing project, Revolution Audio. Through donations from Neutrik USA, designer and manufacturer of the XX series XLR cable connector, along with several other manufacturers, the students are able to begin construction on a high-quality turntable, low-noise RIAA phono stage, a hand-built tube microphone, rebuild several power amps, as well as redesign the universal power supply and the preamp.  
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Grammy Awards Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Harman Systems

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• February 12, 2008

LOS ANGELES - JBL speakers and Crown amplifiers supported an all-star cast for the 50th Annual Grammy Awards Anniversary special. Six-time Grammy-winner Tina Turner joined two-time nominee Beyoncé for a special performance; jazz pianist Eldar, rap-rocker Kid Rock, jazz saxophonist Dave Koz and jazz/pop singer Keely Smith also performed on the telecast.  To present all this talent to the live audience, rental-system contractor ATK/Audiotek (Valencia, Calif.) deployed a multiarray JBL VerTec speaker system; it incorporated 70 full-size VT4889 line array elements temporarily suspended in the Staples Center.

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Grammy Awards Get Star Treatment with Audio-Technica

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• February 12, 2008

LOS ANGELES - For the 11th year in a row, Audio-Technica mics were used at the Grammy Awards Show, known throughout the industry as "Music's Biggest Night." This year at the 50th Annual Grammys, held Feb. 10, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Audio-Technica supplied over 250 of its microphones, including an array of hard-wired mics and Artist Elite 5000 Series UHF Wireless Systems.

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Clive Davis Grammy Party Uses SSL for MSN Music Webcast

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• February 12, 2008
LOS ANGELES – Solid State Logic has announced that two XLogic Delta Link MADI HD units and two MADI/OPTI-COAX Converters played a key equipment linkage role for the Clive Davis Grammy party held Feb. 9, at the Beverly Hilton. Advanced Audio Rentals proavided the systems for use by Recording and Broadcast engineer Gustavo Borner, who mixed the show for MSN Music’s live webcast of the party’s performances, which included the Foo Fighters and Alicia Keys.
 
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Alicia Keys and Jordin Sparks Warm Up Super Bowl Crowd with Shure

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• February 6, 2008

GLENDALE, AZ - The sun and planets couldn’t have been in better alignment for Jordin Sparks when she was chosen to sing the national anthem at Super Bowl XLII. Consider, If you will, the circumstances: The American Idol champ’s father, Phillippi Sparks, once played for the victorious New York Giants, her favorite team. Combine this with the fact that the game was held at the University of Phoenix stadium just a few miles from her home, and the job seemed almost a birthright.

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Dynacord D-LITE 1000 System

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• February 6, 2008

The compact Dynacord D-LITE 1000 system is a solution for virtually all mobile audio system users, whether entertainers, mobile disk jockeys, or small- to medium-sized bands. With its compact dimensions and a total weight of less than 45 kilograms, the D-LITE 1000 fits comfortably into the boot of a small car. Designed for uncompromising audio performance, the D-LITE 1000 satisfies all the requirements of a mobile rig while delivering quality.

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Music Retailers Honor Peavey with MMR Dealers Choice Award

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• February 6, 2008

Music-product retailers from across the U.S. have honored Peavey with a Dealers' Choice Award through Musical Merchandise Review (MMR) magazine for Sound Reinforcement Line of the Year, a distinction the company has earned every year since 2004.

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