Display Ad
Hide Ad

News

To Russia With Love

FOH Staff •
  • News
• November 2, 2006
MEZHDURECHENSK, RUSSIA -- Work began a few months ago in Siberia on a total re-build of the Raspadskij Palace of Arts, which included the replacement of the entire technical set-up: audio, lighting, stage mechanism and other apparatus. The tender for the design of the systems and supply of sound and light rigs went to Sound Design, a firm from Novokuznetsk. Moscow's Studitech, Outline's distributor for several years, took part as sub-contractor for the design, supply and installation of the sound system. Read More...

Scholastic Finalists Announced

FOH Staff •
  • News
• November 2, 2006
NILES, IL – Shure Incorporated announced on November 1 that it has randomly chosen the ten collegiate finalists for this year's Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition. Recording in the studio this year will be student teams representing American University, Appalachian State University, William Paterson University, the University of Michigan, Indiana University, Berklee College of Music, Ohio University, University of Massachusetts, Lebanon Valley College and Shenandoah University. Read More...

Audio Rides the Rails

FOH Staff •
  • News
• November 2, 2006
SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- A group led by local event promoter United Concerts has restored the downtown Salt Lake City Union Pacific Railway Station into a new space called The Depot nightclub. The Depot topped off its hard-won restoration with a Meyer Sound system. The completed venue led United Concerts president Jim C. McNeil to proclaim that "it's like nothing we've ever had in Salt Lake City." Read More...

House of Worship Workshop Announced

FOH Staff •
  • News
• November 1, 2006
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA -- Fits & Starts Productions will bring a pair of its How-To Church Sound Workshops to next year's NSCA Expo on Friday, March 16th and Saturday, March 17th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Offering applied, hands-on training for volunteer staff, music ministers, youth members, choir directors, musicians or anyone seeking to gain a better understanding of sound systems or considering a sound system upgrade, the workshops will focus on both basic and advanced techniques. Read More...

A New Mic For the Piano Man

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 31, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO -- The SMK4061 Stereo Microphone kit has been designed around a pair of 4061 Miniature series omnidirectional microphones for both live and recording applications, with acoustic piano in mind. Read More...

Trinity Baptist Church Restores Voice

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 31, 2006
LAKE CHARLES, LA -- After nearly one year of rebuilding from Hurricane Rita, Trinity Baptist Church, located in Lake Charles, La, is communicating with its congregation again. The 66,000-square-foot church has acquired several SLS loudspeakers to replace its old sound system, which was badly damaged during the September 2005 storm. Read More...

2006 Parnelli Awards Held In Las Vegas

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 30, 2006
LAS VEGAS -- Timeless Communications presented the 2006 Parnelli Awards on Friday, October 20, at the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Named in honor of production and tour manager Rick "Parnelli" O'Brien, the awards are meant to acknowledge the achievements of the best in the business, and this year's ceremony accomplished precisely that. Read More...

Alcons SR9 Ribbon-fill Loudspeaker

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 30, 2006
The SR9 is a passive 2-way ultra-compact loudspeaker, specifically designed for applications where ultimate fidelity response needs to be projected with wide horizontal and precise vertical coverage. Typical (short to medium throw) applications for the SR9 range from low-profile stage-lip/frontfill to upper-/ under-balcony, up to "stealthmounted" system in stair risers or walls. Loaded with the RBN401 pro-ribbon driver, with its patented horizontally controlled dispersion and 800W peak power handling, the SR9 system features 120° horizontal coverage. The narrow 15° vertical coverage offers maximum ìgain-before-feedbackî directly above (on stage) or under (orchestra pit) the speaker. The double 5î woofers are non-vented, for a smooth lowend roll-off; This sealed box tuning enables easily adjustable low-frequency response. Read More...

Union Station Team Recognized At TEC

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 30, 2006
NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA -- JBL VERTEC system owner SE Systems of Greensboro, NC, has been named the recipient of a 2006 TEC Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Tour Sound Production for the North American tour of Alison Krauss and Union Station, featuring Jerry Douglas. The award was presented to SE Systems, as well as FOH engineer Bernie Velluti and monitor engineer Mark Richards, at the 22nd Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards on Saturday, October 7, at the San Francisco Hilton, held during the recent Audio Engineering Society Convention. Read More...

Demystifying MIDI: a Halloween special…

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 30, 2006
HIGH WYCOMBE, UK -- The Museum of Techno's technical department has teamed up with Novation to deliver a second series of demystifying tutorials. Read More...

Are We On the Same Frequency Here?

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 27, 2006
ORLANDO -- Professional Wireless Systems RF software developer Jason Eskew has developed the PWS Intermodulation Analysis System (IAS), and after testing in venues ranging from rock concerts to the Super Bowl, this program, meant to resolve frequency coordination issues, is now available to the industry. Eskew was inspired to develop the program in 1997, after spending hours to construct a large coordination using old software. Read More...

The Dirty Dozen Meet Marvin Gaye

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 26, 2006
Burbank, CA -- The effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans was catastrophic, and among those who suffered the storm were members of New Orleans' Dirty Dozen Brass Band, some of whom lost their homes, so the group's record management inquired, "So what's going on?" Right there, the idea to cover Marvin Gaye's soulful 1971 hit What's Going On? was born, and Royer Labs helped make it happen. Read More...
The Latest News and Gear in Your Inbox - Sign Up Today!

Check Out Some Past FOH | Front of House Magazine Issues