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Brian Wilson, Was (Not Was) Band Perform with EAW MicroWedge Series

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• March 26, 2008
LOS ANGELES – A recent concert at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles by Don Was and the Was (Not Was) band, featuring legendary performers Brian Wilson and Kris Kristofferson, served as the public debut of new EAW MicroWedge Series stage monitors.

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Turbosound Flex Array

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• March 26, 2008
Turbosound has introduced the
Flex Array, a medium–scale professional sound reinforcement system that combines elements of Turbosound’s patented point-source system with well-proven line array technology, resulting in a versatile, one-box-fits-all loudspeaker product suitable for a variety of venue types. By simply changing the orientation of the cabinet, one enclosure type is capable of being used in either line-array or point-source configurations. The ability to rotate the mid/high waveguide within the enclosure gives additional flexibility of use from only one type of box. Read More...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Kicks Off with Audio-Technica

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• March 25, 2008

NEW YORK – For the 11th year in a row, Audio-Technica microphones were selected to outfit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. A-T supplied over 70 mics to capture the audio for this widely celebrated musical event, which took place at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Midtown Manhattan.

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Love, Janis Psychedelic Musical Rocks with JBL

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• March 25, 2008
NORTHRIDGE, CA – Marking the first commercial use of JBL Professional’s new powered full-size VerTec VT4889ADP full-range line array element and VT4880ADP companion subwoofer with JBL DrivePack technology, San Diego-based Meeting Services Inc. is providing audio, lighting and projection needs for the national tour of “Love, Janis.”

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NYC Snowboarding Event Jams with Peavey

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• March 24, 2008
NEW YORK
– Twenty of the world’s top professional snowboarders whipped Midtown Manhattan into a winter wonderland to the sound of Peavey and Crest Audio during the Jeep Union Square Street Sessions Action Sports Block Party.
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Istanbul Dogus Otomotiv Shows the Future of Auto Dealerships with Meyer Sound

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• March 24, 2008
INSTANBUL
, TURKEY – Located in Turkey’s Istanbul, Dogus Otomotiv's OtoMotion demolishes all conventional notions of a car dealership. Besides featuring a car showroom, this 38,000-square-meter futuristic complex houses an expansive events space where visitors can enjoy live music, films, cocktails, as well as a stylish ambience that is highly unique for a car showroom. To enhance such amenities, OtoMotion has been equipped with a pristine audio system comprising more than 140 Meyer Sound loudspeakers. Read More...

Hillary Clinton Rallies Across Texas with Martin Audio

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• March 24, 2008
SAN ANTONIO
– As Texas’ role became more pivotal, the Hillary Clinton campaign scheduled rallies in quick succession in over a dozen major cities and small towns, with multiple events on the same day. Factor in the variety of indoor and outdoor venues, different-sized audiences and the crucial camera shots, and you get the demand for a highly flexible, powerful and visually unobtrusive system with reliable, high-quality sound, whether in a high school gymnasium or on the steps of the Tower at the University of Texas.
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Versus Cancer Charity Benefit Makes a Difference with ADLIB

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• March 24, 2008
MANCHESTER
, ENGLAND – ADLIB Audio & Lighting supplied equipment for the high-profile Versus Cancer show at Manchester Evening News Arena.  The lineup included nine leading artists including The Enemy, The Fratellis, Happy Mondays, Fun Loving Criminals, Athlete, The View, Inspiral Carpets, The Farm and the XFM winners All Bar 3. Read More...

Las Vegas Production Community Mourns Loss of Roddy Pahl

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• March 19, 2008
LAS VEGAS – On Friday March 14, the Las Vegas live audio community lost one of its rising stars when Roddy Pahl died in his sleep at home. Roddy is known to countless acts and production pros for his work as the regular audio engineer at the Fremont St. Experience, and just over a year ago he took the reigns as head of audio at the MGM Grand where he oversaw audio on large events including the ACM Awards and many large corporate gigs including the recent Keep Memory Alive Power of Love charity benefit featuring Michael Buble—the first show in the MGM’s new convention and conference venue. Roddy was also a regular contributor to FOH writing product reviews. Read More...

Pro Ski and Snowboard Championships Hit the Slopes with McCauley Sound

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• March 19, 2008

SQUAW VALLEY, CA – Imagine finding a way to get 13,000 pounds of PA system up the side of a mountain. That’s exactly what Alex Moran of Spider Ranch Productions of Calif., had to accomplish when he was asked to provide the sound for the Jeep King of the Mountain World Pro Ski and Snowboard Championships.  Alex provided a full complement of McCauley loudspeakers including MONARC MLA3’s, MS3’s, SM72’s and McCauley Sound’s new M88 subwoofer for what’s been referred to as “the loudest show on snow.”

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Bud Bowl Party Transforms Downtown Scottsdale Into Nightclub with Martin Audio

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• March 19, 2008

Scottsdale, AZ – Bud Bowl was a gigantic three-day outdoor event with rap/rock headliners P. Diddy, Snoop Dogg and Kid Rock energizing the crowd with nightly shows. Sponsored by Budweiser with tickets given away though local bars and clubs, the event was put on by Mahwallah Productions who commissioned the corporate production gurus Technotrix out of Bourbonnais, Ill., to provide sound, staging, scaffolding, staging and support for the entire event.

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JBL Professional AE Compact Loudspeakers

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• March 19, 2008
Expanding on its Application Engineered (AE) Series loudspeakers, JBL Professional has introduced eight new compact AE Series loudspeaker models at Musikmesse 2008. The new AE Compact loudspeaker series provides even more options for system designers and integrators in a variety of applications.
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