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JBL Professional Control Series Now UL Listed

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• February 6, 2008

NORTHRIDGE, CA - JBL Professional’s Control 200 Series of medium-format, in-ceiling loudspeakers and accessories are now UL listed under UL1480 and UL2043. The newly listed models include the Control 226C/T, the Control 227C and the Control 227CT. With the addition of UL on the Control 200 Series, all JBL Professional in-ceiling loudspeakers are now UL listed.

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Jamie Foxx Hosts Satellite Radio Show with HHB FlashMic

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• February 6, 2008

NEW YORK - Academy Award-winning actor, Grammy-nominated musician and standup comedian Jamie Foxx added on-air host, contributor and executive producer of a satellite radio station 24/7 comedy, entertainment and lifestyle program to his resume. This new radio show features routines from a variety of comedians, guest appearances by stars from the worlds of entertainment and sports, and skits and interviews recorded on the run by the comedian on his HHB FlashMic.

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Celine Dion Performs In-the-Round with Meyer Sound

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• February 6, 2008
BERKELEY, CA - On February 14, Céline Dion will embark upon her “Taking Chances” world tour of over 100 show dates, following her record-shattering, multi-year resident show in Las Vegas. The tour opens with a benefit concert for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa, and will bring the world’s best-selling female artist to 85 cities in North America, Asia, Australia and Europe before the final stop in Florida in January 2009. The tour includes a stop in Tokyo, which features the largest Meyer Sound MILO system with a record 168 MILO line array loudspeakers.
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The Plain White T’s Perform Sold-Out Shows with Sennheiser

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• January 30, 2008

OLD LYME, CT - The Plain White T's cultured a fan base for nearly a decade with persistent, well-attended tours and a handful of well-received albums before releasing "Every Second Counts" on Hollywood Records in 2006. Its runaway hit - "Hey There Delilah" remained at the number one spot on Billboard's Top 40 for two weeks and recently earned the band two Grammy nominations for Song of the Year and Best Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals. The band is selling-out shows around the world with Sennheiser evolution wired and wireless microphones.

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Martin Audio Blackline+ Series

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• January 30, 2008

Since its introduction, the Blackline Series has been known for sound quality and reliability for live music venues, nightclubs and installations worldwide. Martin Audio is now introducing Blackline+, which features improvements to provide a higher level of performance.

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St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church Installs Yamaha LS9-32

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• January 29, 2008

BUENA PARK, CA - When the time came to retire an increasingly unreliable analog console at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church in Altamonte Springs, Fla., the introduction of the Yamaha LS9 digital audio console was perfectly timed to be a serious alternative. With five diverse choirs and no full-time sound engineers on staff, the different needs of the traditional and contemporary choirs and the ever-increasing expectation of great audio spurred the decision makers to carefully consider just how much the Yamaha LS9 would be suited to the role of primary mixer at the church.

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Wheeler Opera House Installs Soundcraft Vi6

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• January 29, 2008

ASPEN, CO - The Wheeler Opera House, a world-class theatre located at the epicenter of downtown Aspen, recently installed a new digital Soundcraft Vi6 console at front-of-house. Built in the 1880s, the Wheeler is a Victorian proscenium-style theatre restored most recently by the City of Aspen in the early ’80s. Improved once more with its new Soundcraft console, the Wheeler offers a unique show-going experience as an intimate 500-seat house with acclaimed natural acoustics and picturesque setting at the base of Aspen Mountain.  

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The Venetian TAO Beach Club Gets Star Treatment with Dynacord Variline

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• January 29, 2008

LAS VEGAS - Having established itself as the loudspeaker brand of choice for high-end entertainment venues with the Alpha Concept system, Dynacord’s star continues to rise in the entertainment capital of the world thanks to an installation at the Venetian’s new TAO Beach club, designed and installed by Bob Athey and Frank Heinrich of FBP Group.

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AKG Acoustics HiQnet Software Upgrade

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• January 23, 2008

AKG Acoustics has announced the debut of the newest version of its HiQnet System Architect software running AKG’s HUB 4000 Q Network Concentrator, enabling new possibilities for audio system networking and control. This software upgrade allows the AKG IVM 4 and the HUB 4000Q network concentrator to create the world’s first computer-controlled in-ear monitoring system.

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TC Group and Gibson Guitar Announce Merger

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• January 22, 2008

ANAHEIM, CA – Gibson Guitar and TC Group have announced that they are planning to merge. The announcement was made at the NAMM 2008 show in Anaheim, Calif., by both Gibson Guitar Chairman and CEO Henry Juszkiewicz and CEO of TC Group, Anders Fauerskov.

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Dane Cook Tour Keeps It Edgy with Meyer Sound

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• January 22, 2008

ANAHEIM, CA – From Toronto’s Air Canada Centre to the Honda Center in Anaheim, Dane Cook’s 25-city transcontinental “Rough Around the Edges” tour blazed new trails for comedy acts.  It was a one-man stand-up show, yet the tour packed arenas that normally host NBA franchises and rock music supergroups.  Audio production for this sold-out tour was no laughing matter. Every syllable of the rapid-fire comic banter had to be fully articulated at every seat, a serious challenge in massive arenas jammed with more than 20,000 fans.

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Good Hope Baptist Church Upgrades Audio System with New Loudspeakers

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• January 22, 2008

MORRISVILLE, NC - Faced with a traditional problem that many churches encounter with their audio systems, Cooper Cannady and the installers from Raleigh Music Brokerage came up with a simple but unique solution.

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