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Waterloo Sunset Rehearses with Turbosound

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• July 7, 2008
LONDON – With a client roster that reads like a who’s who of the highest profile musicians, Waterloo Sunset rehearsal studios in London needs to have equipment available that meets the needs of the most discerning, and indeed demanding, users. With this in mind, the facility features a comprehensive Turbosound wedge monitoring system and has recently taken delivery of further Turbosound cabinets.

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Who’s Your Hometown Hero?

FOH Staff •
  • News
• July 2, 2008
LAS VEGAS – Time is almost up to cast your vote and make your voice heard for the 2008 FOH Hometown Hero Awards. We’ve picked a selection from several regions around the country, and it is your turn to pick a winner. Keep in mind that the winners from each region become the nominees for […] Read More...

Spring Awakening Rises with Shure

FOH Staff •
  • News
• July 2, 2008
NEW YORK — Hailed by critics as the most explosive Broadway musical since Rent, Spring Awakening is a tale of passage from youth to adulthood told in a groundbreaking style taking full advantage of the primal force of rock ‘n’ roll. The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical in 2007, the show also relies on 20 channels of Shure UHF-R wireless.

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Sennheiser Mics Grace San Francisco Cathedral

FOH Staff •
  • News
• July 2, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO – Grace Cathedral in San Francisco gained notoriety in the Internet heyday of the mid-1990s as one of the first churches to stream live webcasts of many of its services, a tradition that continues to thrive. Over its long history, Grace Cathedral has hosted many of the world's religious leaders, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Billy Graham and Desmond Tutu. With such an illustrious history and such an early Internet presence, it is a bit surprising that until Art Yeap, director of San Francisco's Novo Group, recently overhauled their microphone collection with Sennheiser MKH 8020 and MKH 8040 high-end condensers, the recorded sound of Grace Cathedral was middling at best and marginal at worst. 

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Queen Victoria Ocean Liner Sets Sail with Digidesign

FOH Staff •
  • News
• July 2, 2008
DALY CITY, Calif. — Two Digidesign VENUE live sound systems set sail recently on Cunard’s newest state-of-the-art international vessel, the Queen Victoria. The majestic ocean liner’s 12 decks are replete with some of the most luxurious and modern accoutrements on water, including a grand, multilevel lobby, casino, restaurants and two theaters.
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Heil Sound PR 22 Dynamic Microphone

FOH Staff •
  • News
• July 2, 2008
Expanding upon the PR 20, the Heil PR 22 features new dynamic microphone technology, providing wide-frequency range, low-handling noise and the ability to handle +140 dB SPL for a wide range of professional applications. The Heil PR 22 microphone is usable in high sound pressure levels and immune to overload conditions.
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Budapest Opera Serenades with Innovason

FOH Staff •
  • News
• July 1, 2008
BUDAPEST – The recently renovated Budapest Operetta Theatre in the heart of Budapest’s renowned theatre district has taken delivery of an Innovason Sy80 digital mixing system from Hungarian Innovason distributors, Microsound Ltd.

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Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Feature Studer and Soundcraft Mixer

FOH Staff •
  • News
• July 1, 2008
BEIJING – Mixers from both Studer and Soundcraft appear at numerous events and broadcast facilities at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Digital consoles from both Harman companies have been chosen and purchased by local Chinese broadcasters as well as worldwide companies who are installing or providing facilities at the events. The increased attention to HD broadcasting and surround has been one of the reasons Studer consoles particularly have been bought by numerous Broadcasters for their games coverage.

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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Draw Crowds at Bonnaroo with Shure

FOH Staff •
  • News
• June 30, 2008
NASHVILLE – Robert Plant and Alison Krauss drew one of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival’s largest crowds this year with a stirring set including material from their debut collaboration Raising Sand.
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Philadelphia Hotspot Hits the Mark with Community

FOH Staff •
  • News
• June 30, 2008
PHILADELPHIA – Downtown Philadelphia's latest hotspot is G, an upscale lounge and restaurant located in the city's fashionable Rittenhouse Square neighborhood. Billed as "technologically injected pure bliss," Owner Mark Marek's latest venue features multi-zoned audio, video and lighting systems, creating a flexible environment that can function as several neighboring zones, or can be grouped together to create one or several larger party and performance areas.
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Seether, Flyleaf Turn It Up with QSC

FOH Staff •
  • News
• June 27, 2008
LADSON, S.C. – Regardless of whether you want to call it alternative, post-grunge, or pure, unapologetic rock 'n' roll, the onstage results of the musical pairing of Seether and Flyleaf landed in South Carolina at the Exchange Park Ladson Fairgrounds to test the mettle of Live Event Solutions, a Conyers, Ga.-based sound company just over five months old.

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Sound Stylists Showcase DiGiCo D5 for SAMAs

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 27, 2008
SOUTH AFRICA – Sun City Super Bowl played host to the 14th Annual MTN South African Music Awards (SAMA), an anticipated showcase of the country’s musical talent. Local rental company Sound Stylists provided the event’s audio requirements, with its recently purchased DiGiCo D5 Live console chosen as the front-of-house mixing solution.

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