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Rodeo Moves Over for Rock

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• November 20, 2006
RALEIGH, NC -- The North Carolina State Fair produces nightly concerts featuring country, bluegrass, contemporary Christian and, more recently, R&B/hip-hop and southern rock bands, and one of the principal challenges for integrator RMB Audio is getting the best possible audio quality in a venue originally designed for rodeos, circuses and livestock exhibitions. Read More...

A New Day Dawns for Claude Lemay

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• November 17, 2006
LAS VEGAS -- Claude "Mégo" Lemay serves as musical director for Céline Dion and her Las Vegas show, A New Day, and he uses the Soundelux E47C, a recreation of 1950s-era German microphones, when working in his own studio. A cardioid microphone with a transformer balanced output, the Soundelux E47C contains large plate circuitry with a traditional resistive load that provides a vintage amplification curve and dynamics response. Read More...

New Web Site Launches to Find Right Cable

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• November 16, 2006
EL SEGUNDO, CA -- Mogami has announced the recent launch of the company's new Web site, which is designed to help prospective customers find the right product for their intended application. Read More...

Bennett Performs American Classic

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• November 16, 2006
LOS ANGELES -- This past November, Tony Bennett recorded a live performance at the L.A. Theatre for broadcast for a TV special, Tony Bennett: An American Classic, which aired November 21 on NBC. The concert featured the live vocals of Bennett, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera, Diana Krall, Michael Bublé and Barbra Streisand. Read More...

"Super Mini" Flies to Airwaves

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• November 16, 2006
RIO RANCHO, NM -- Lectrosonics reports that its new SMQ "Super-Mini" quarter-watt wireless transmitter has cleared FCC regulatory requirements and is now available. The SMQ provides a 250mW RF output and RF-isolated output for when the transmitter is used in multi-channel systems. Read More...

Simply Red Tour Germany

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• November 15, 2006
BURNSVILLE, MN -- Satis & Fy, who recently took delivery of X-Line and Tour Grade amplifiers from Electro-Voice, have been selected to handle the sound reinforcement for this year's Simply Red tour of Germany. Read More...

New Mixer Launches

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• November 14, 2006
DALY CITY, CA -- Digidesign has announced the new Digidesign Mbox 2 Mini, a USB-powered Pro Tools LE system. The Mini is the newest and smallest member of the Mbox 2 family. Read More...

Mobile Switches Switchers

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• November 13, 2006
BOCA RATON, FL -- Mobile Studios, developers of fly pack systems, have selected FOR-A's HVS-500HS HANABI 1 M/E HD switcher for the company's new mobile production console. The MS7HD is a portable live production system capable of multi-camera shooting, targeted for use by corporations, houses of worship, universities, sporting event producers, government video producers and independent production companies. Read More...

Black and Peas Play Back Nine

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• November 13, 2006
FARMINGDALE, PA -- Sponsored by 84 Lumber, the 84 Lumber Classic is a PGA event held at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort's Mystic Rock golf course, and this year's Classic featured back-to-back concerts with Clint Black and the Black Eyed Peas, with a movable stage and audio system provided by Satin Sound Systems of Hermitage, Penn. Read More...

Sound System Demos in Quebec

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• November 10, 2006
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- The Midas XL8 live performance system was demonstrated in a series of sessions held in Montreal during the last week of October. Midas representatives Richard Ferriday, Jim Pfitzinger, Mitch Mortenson and Mick Whelan were on hand to introduce the XL8 system to attendees. Read More...

Cutting Up with the Scissor Sisters

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• November 9, 2006
LIVERPOOL, UK -- Liverpool-based ADLIB Audio is supplying audio production for the Scissor Sisters' current UK arena tour, with Dave Kay engineering at FOH and Ben Booker on monitors. Read More...

Pilgrims Descend on Berlin

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• November 9, 2006
BERLIN -- Preparations for the "Stadtkirchenfest" in Berlin, an ecumenical gathering of more than 170 Christian and Orthodox groups and communities, as well as welfare organizations and action groups, were in the hands of the Berlin-Brandenburg Ecumenical Council, in cooperation with the Diocesan Council of the Archdiocese of Berlin. To handle the technical side of the festival, the Council called in Clemens Müller, freelance production manager and sound engineer. Read More...

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