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Dolby Lake Releases Version 5.0 Software for Dolby Lake Processor

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• March 12, 2008

FRANKFURT, GERMANY — Dolby Laboratories, Inc. has released version 5.0 of the Dolby Lake Controller software, together with firmware updates already in production. Dolby Lake Controller version 5.0 adds new networking, routing, and control features and functionality to the Dolby Lake Processor, including Dante networking technology from Audinate.   

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Historic Fox Theatre Undergoes Audio Makeover with VENUE

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• March 11, 2008
DALY CITY, CA — Since opening in 1929, the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, Calif., has enjoyed a long and storied history as a vaudeville stage and movie theater. These days, the landmark 1,400-seat venue and smaller Little Fox nightclub next door play host to a busy schedule of national and regional acts. For years, both venues relied primarily on rental gear or the theater’s aging analog console to handle live shows. Recently, the Fox Theatre underwent an audio makeover to keep pace with a growing demand of artists and events throughout the season, and installed DigidesignVENUE live sound systems into both venues.
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Westminster Presbyterian Church Renovates Sanctuary with Worx Audio

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• March 11, 2008
Greensboro, NC – To coincide with a significant renovation of their main sanctuary, Westminster Presbyterian Church decided to upgrade their sound reinforcement system. Wanting to ensure the new system would have both the sonic performance they required as well as the ability to aesthetically blend in with the room’s character, church management sought the expertise of Rock Hill-based Paragon Productions to handle the installation. The sound system Paragon Productions selected WorxAudio Technologies’ M80i-P Powered Install Line Array.

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EAW MicroWedge Series MW12 Stage Monitor

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• March 11, 2008
The new EAW MicroWedge Series MW12 is the first model of the EAW MicroWedge Series to be released since an agreement was reached between LOUD Technologies Inc. and MicroWedge developer Rat Sound Systems Inc. in late 2007, stipulating that EAW would serve as the exclusive manufacturer and distributor of MicroWedge products.

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Rainbow Room Installs Line Array System with NEXO and Yamaha

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• March 10, 2008

NEW YORK - With magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline, the Rainbow Room was conceived as a formal supper club and intimate establishment where the elite of New York could gather and dance to legendary musicians. Citiview AV, a New York-based full service location production company has overseen the Rainbow Room for about nine years and has had a long-standing relationship with audio installer Boulevard Pro of New Jersey. “The previous line array system in the Rainbow Room was installed about eight years ago, and with the new technology currently available, I re-approached Boulevard to recommend a new system,” states Citiview Owner Steven Lichtensteiger. 

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UC Davis Mondavi Center Sings with Meyer Sound

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• March 10, 2008

DAVIS, CA – Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts at the University of California Davis campus is the premiere performance venue in Northern California. Named after the family that founded the famous Robert Mondavi Winery in the Napa Valley, the Center hosts more than 100 performances annually, including world-renowned philharmonic orchestras, rock concerts, lectures and dance performances, as well as various programs presented by UC Davis. Jackson Hall, Mondavi’s 1,801-seat venue designed with natural acoustics mimicking the world’s best classical concert halls in Vienna and Amsterdam, is now equipped with a sound system comprising Meyer Sound M’elodie line array loudspeakers and 600-HP subwoofers. 

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Live Sound – Contract Technicals

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• March 6, 2008
In Chapter 38 of my book Live Sound--Theory and Practice I mention that I put a MS Word doc of the contracts printed in that chapter online for you to modifty. While I didn't put up a Word doc, in case any of you all are worried about viruses, here are the contracts in text form, you can cut and paste them into any word processing program of your choice.  Read More...

Peavey XR Series Powered Mixers

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• March 5, 2008

Peavey introduces two new mixers to the Peavey XR Series powered-mixer line, the XR 1220 console and rack-mountable XR 1212, featuring patented Peavey technologies and digital signal processing capabilities.

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Australia Plays Broadway with Studer Vista 5 SR

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• February 29, 2008

NEW YORK – Sometimes things just seem to fit together perfectly. Which was very much the case at Jazz at Lincoln Center recently as Aussie ex-pat Howard Page mixed a show called Australia Plays Broadway on a console that he had more than a bit of a hand in helping to develop.

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The Slowdown Club Speeds Up with Electro-Voice

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• February 29, 2008

OMAHA, NB – SoundCom installed three sound systems at the Slowdown, a new 470-capacity bar and club in downtown Omaha that hosts live performances by regional and touring artists of all genres. The main and small club systems feature Electro-Voice loudspeakers and subwoofers.

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Bob Dylan Tours North America With Soundcraft Vi6

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• February 29, 2008

ESCONDIDO, CA - With die-hard Dylan fans celebrating his current late-career renaissance, the folk legend’s onward-rolling Never Ending Tour continues to entertain concertgoers both familiar with and new to the artist’s decades-spanning work. For the tour’s most recent North American leg, which featured solo performances from the inimitable Elvis Costello as the opening act, FOH Engineer Pablo Wheeler requested a Soundcraft Vi6 digital live sound console. Escondido, Calif.-based Sound Image, which has been supplying PA systems for Dylan’s tours for the past seven years now, was happy to oblige.

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Daytona 500 Event Accelerates with Martin

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• February 29, 2008

Daytona, FL – After providing solid backline support for the entertainment at this year’s historic 50th Annual Daytona 500, ASR ProEvents had to produce the same concert quality audio at an intimate celebratory dinner party for 40 or 50 of the NASCAR-founding France family’s closest friends. As described by ASR’s Kenny Holton, “basically, we had to bring in touring audio results into a 30 x 50 square foot area without totally overwhelming the space.

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