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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Draw Crowds at Bonnaroo with Shure

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• June 30, 2008
NASHVILLE – Robert Plant and Alison Krauss drew one of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival’s largest crowds this year with a stirring set including material from their debut collaboration Raising Sand.
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Philadelphia Hotspot Hits the Mark with Community

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• June 30, 2008
PHILADELPHIA – Downtown Philadelphia's latest hotspot is G, an upscale lounge and restaurant located in the city's fashionable Rittenhouse Square neighborhood. Billed as "technologically injected pure bliss," Owner Mark Marek's latest venue features multi-zoned audio, video and lighting systems, creating a flexible environment that can function as several neighboring zones, or can be grouped together to create one or several larger party and performance areas.
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Seether, Flyleaf Turn It Up with QSC

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• June 27, 2008
LADSON, S.C. – Regardless of whether you want to call it alternative, post-grunge, or pure, unapologetic rock 'n' roll, the onstage results of the musical pairing of Seether and Flyleaf landed in South Carolina at the Exchange Park Ladson Fairgrounds to test the mettle of Live Event Solutions, a Conyers, Ga.-based sound company just over five months old.

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Sennheiser Hosts Sound Logo Competition

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• June 26, 2008
OLD LYME, Conn. – Sennheiser is hosting a sound logo competition in which people all over the globe can submit audio clips through July 17. The logo will be chosen as Sennheiser’s official acoustic trademark. The chosen finalist will take home 5,000 euros, as well as an optional 30,000 euros if Sennheiser acquires unlimited rights to use the winning logo.
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Space Shuttle Discovery Takes Off with Shure

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• June 26, 2008
NILES, Ill. – When Space Shuttle Discovery lifted off, a Shure SM11 microphone went along for the ride, just as it has for years, but it wasn’t used in a conventional manner as most microphones are used, however.

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Calgary Theatre To Install Midas XL8 Midas

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• June 26, 2008
CALBARY, Alberta – Sound Art Calgary has won the contract to install a new Midas XL8 single surface digital live performance system (with an additional four DL451 I/O boxes) at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary. This prestigious 2,500-seat venue is renowned for its stunning architecture and acoustics.

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Thelonius Monk Institute Jazz Concert Grooves with NEXO

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• June 26, 2008
BUENA PARK, Calif. ─ United Airlines headquarters employees were treated to a private performance by legendary Grammy award-winner Herbie Hancock, along with the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz band, on the front lawn of their Elk Grove Village, Ill.-based headquarters. Gand Concert Sound provided a NEXO GEO S12 line array system, flying six boxes per side using NX242 processors with ES-4 expansion cards and CD-18 subs powered by Yamaha PC-9501 amps.

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Crest Audio X Series Rackmount Mixers

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• June 25, 2008
Crest Audio has introduced the new X Series rackmount mixers, the successor to the X-Rack Series. X Series mixers feature the same lauded sonic accuracy, quiet operation and core features as their predecessors, plus an updated circuit design and four new models: the X18R and X20R for mains and the X18RM and X20RM configured for monitors.

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Michael Buble Crosses the Globe with Meyer Sound MILO

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• June 24, 2008
BERKELEY, Calif. – A chart-topper in Europe, Australia and his native Canada, singer Michael Bublé has broken through to superstar status worldwide, garnering a Grammy for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album and selling out arenas from coast to coast. With a Meyer Sound MILO line array loudspeaker system, Michael Bublé and his opening a cappella group, Naturally 7, are performing across the US and Australia, ending with a week of shows in the UK in July.

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Digidesign Live Sound Webinar Explores Virtual Soundcheck

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• June 23, 2008

DALY CITY, Calif. – On Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. (PST), Digidesign will present part three of its Live Sound Webinar series, hosted by Live Sound Manager Robert Scovill. 

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Immanuel Bible Church Installs Studer Console

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• June 20, 2008
SPRINGFIELD, Va. –The Immanuel Bible Church in Springfield, Va., recently purchased a 42 fader Studer Vista 5.  The console, which has been installed at front-of-house in the 1,100-seat auditorium, was selected for its input and output capacity, its simplicity of use by novice operators, and its flexibility, allowing simultaneous control of the main house system and monitors as a truly two-man console.

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Harman Powers Olympic Dreams at Beijing 2008 Summer Games

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• June 20, 2008
BEIJING - As the world counts down to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Summer Games, the companies from the Harman Pro Group will consider their biggest challenges behind them with the successful sale and integration of comprehensive AV systems for 12 venues at the games.  Venues such as the Beijing National Aquatics Centre, known popularly as the “Water Cube” and the Beijing National Stadium feature Harman Pro Group components.

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