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Who Returns Live To Leeds

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• July 5, 2006
LEEDS, UK--"You've got to feel sorry for the English football team," said a tongue in cheek Roger Daltrey, "Having to play for ninety minutes in all that heat." This from a man old enough to be their grandfather, who for two hours, produced a performance that, had this been the world cup final, he'd be bringing home the trophy. Read More...

Small Consoles Spice Up Peppers' Gigs

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• July 5, 2006
BURNSVILLE, MN--Dave Rat from US-based Rat Sound Systems used a 32-channel Venice to mix FOH for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, then took a 32-channel Verona out on the band's European TV and radio promotion tour. Read More...

New UHF Wireless Microphone Systems

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• June 28, 2006
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- TOA Electronics, Inc is expanding their wireless microphone system lineup with the new 5000 Series and 200/300 Series wireless microphone systems, made for smaller venues such as houses of worship, schools, fitness clubs and many other applications. Read More...

Dave Skaff Joins Digidesign

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• June 28, 2006
DALY CITY, CA--Digidesign has announced the appointment of Dave Skaff as Live Sound Product Specialist; Skaff brings over 26 years of experience as a live sound and studio engineer, and as a system designer and audio consultant. He most recently served as a Senior Staff Engineer for Clair Bros. Audio (1983-2006) and now joins multiple TEC Award-winning engineer Robert Scovill as part of Digidesign's live sound team. Read More...

Luis Miguel Electrifies Santiago

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• June 28, 2006
BERKELEY, CA--From Luis Miguel's debut album, 1982's Un sol, through his most recent release, Mexico en la Piel in 2004, the Mexican singer's albums have been best sellers throughout Latin America and Europe. Miguel is known to be a perfectionist, personally seeing to the quality of each of his performances. At Miguel's National Stadium of Santiago, Chile, performance last November more than 40,000 people heard him thanks to Stecher Sound, who, along with strategic ally Audiopro, was contracted to provide sound for the memorable concert. They opted for a system of Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeakers to satisfy the show's demanding technical requirements. Read More...

Bosch To Acquire Telex Communications

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• June 28, 2006
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--Telex Communications Holdings, Inc, of Minneapolis, Minn, announced today that it has signed a definitive merger agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, according to which Bosch will acquire Telex for $420 million, including the assumption of Telex debt. Read More...

Lining Up At Upfronts

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• June 26, 2006
NORTHRIDGE, CA -- Leading sound company On Stage Audio recently provided the audio system for the Fox Broadcasting Company's annual Upfront presentation, held May 18 at the Armory in New York City. The event, during which Fox introduced its Fall programming schedule to a crowd of 4,000 potential advertisers, featured appearances by major stars like Kiefer Sutherland, Simon Cowell, Hugh Laurie and Carrie Underwood. Read More...

Amps Power New Organ Model

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• June 23, 2006
CHESTER, PA--A new organ design based upon digital modeling technology from Innova Organs utilizes Inter-M QD-4480 four-channel power amplifiers at the heart of its paradigm-shifting concept. Read More...

Allen Records Krzysztof

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• June 23, 2006
CORNWALL, UK--The National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra recently employed an Allen & Heath ML3000 live sound VCA console to manage live recording and broadcast during the Penderecki Festival, an annual three day event held this year in Germany, which honours the renowned Polish composer, Krzysztof Penderecki. Read More...

Sounding Great, Even In Emergencies

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• June 22, 2006
BURNSVILLE, MN--EV and Dynacord life safety, paging and pro sound systems are ensuring that the German stadiums used for the FIFA World Cup 2006--the most watched televised sports event in history--are sounding better than ever before, and all in compliance with the stringent European EN60849 standard for the use of sound systems for emergency purposes. Telex Communications is the only major pro audio company in the world able to provide pro sound products with which a stadium can be evacuated and still be compliant with EN60849. Read More...

Audio-Technica Appoints Bruce Vanzo VP/CFO

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• June 21, 2006
STOW, OH -- Audio-Technica US, Inc has named Bruce Vanzo as vice president, finance and chief financial officer. Philip Cajka, Audio-Technica president and CEO, made the announcement. Read More...

Leaders Take New Roles At Meyer/LCS

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• June 20, 2006
BERKELEY, CA--Meyer Sound has announced that LCS Audio co-founders John McMahon (pictured, right) and Steve Ellison (below) have assumed the roles of Executive Director, LCS Series, and Applications Director, LCS Series at Meyer Sound, respectively. In his new role, McMahon will maintain direct involvement with most aspects of LCS Series products, including product development, and management of the Canadian office, while Ellison will work closely with customers, with a particular focus on the consultant community. Read More...

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