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Hilary Duff Sings Over Screaming Fans with Sennheiser

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• October 12, 2007

OLD LYME, CT —In support of Hilary Duff’s new album, the Dignity Tour set out in late July to play thirty-two shows throughout North America, with more shows to be added in the fall. The show used Sennheiser wireless audio technology with thirty-nine RF channels, including Duff’s e 935 vocal microphone.

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Love In Musical Celebrates Anniversary with Yamaha

FOH Staff •
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• October 10, 2007

BUENA PARK, CA — Celebrating 40 years since the Summer of Love, Adams Entertainment and Lyric Opera San Diego presented the world premiere of Love In: A Musical Celebration of 1967 in early September at the Birch North Park Theater in San Diego. Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. provided the majority of the audio equipment for the 5.1 house system that consisted of a Yamaha DM2000 for front of house mixing, 20 NEXO GEO S805s, four GEO S 830s, three GEO S 1210s, one GEO S1230 and two PS8s speakers.

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Alcons QB363 Arrayable Bass

FOH Staff •
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• October 10, 2007
The QB363 is a modular front-loaded, arrayable bass system, for permanent and semi-portable applications. It is designed to act as scalable low-end extension of the Q-series pro-ribbon column arrays.
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Church Comes into 21st Century with Soundcraft

FOH Staff •
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• October 10, 2007

BILLINGS, MT — Houses of worship often represent a unique challenge for sound system designers. With a wide range of services and other events to be accommodated during a typical week, flexibility represents a key parameter. And increasingly larger contemporary choirs with onstage musicians can present a challenge to trained audio engineers. So, when Faith Chapel Foursquare Church of Billings, Mont., went shopping for a console for its 1,100-seat sanctuary, the list of requirements was long and complex.

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WE Audio Takes a Walk in London Parks

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 9, 2007

LONDON — One weekend in the middle of August saw WE Audio’s Aspect system at not one, but two of London’s parks for three brand new festivals. Victoria Park in East London saw the first ever Field Day and Underage Festival; and central London’s Regents Park played host to a new version of their Fruitstock festival.

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Mind-Bending Experience for Innovason on Warped Tour 2007

FOH Staff •
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• October 9, 2007
POINTE-CLAIRE, QUEBEC — The Warped Tour is an ultra-hip vehicle for bringing punk, ska and hardcore metal tempered with a dose of extreme sports to the masses. Warped 2007 partner Union Label Group, a Montreal-based punk record label, turned to Sennheiser Canada, long-time distributors of Innovason consoles in Canada, for technical support and advice in setting up the stage.

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API Announces Scholarship Program

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• October 9, 2007

JESSUP, MARYLAND — API, manufacturer of analog processors and audio production consoles, has announced the creation of a scholarship program designed to foster creativity and excellence for the pro audio industry's next generation of sound engineers.

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Cirrus Logic Showcases Pro Audio Innovations at AES 2007

FOH Staff •
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• October 5, 2007

NEW YORK CITY — Cirrus Logic will showcase its latest audio IC innovations in booth #448 in New York City's Jacob Javitz Center as part of the 123rd Audio Engineering Society (AES) Conference, Oct. 5-8, 2007. Among its demonstrations, as a provider of analog and mixed-signal technologies, Cirrus Logic will demonstrate its first new series of audio clocking ICs targeted toward professional audio applications. These new ICs include both clock generation and clock cleanup in a single chip while delivering best-in-category jitter reduction benchmarks.

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Sotex Makes Headway in Brazil with Adamson

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• October 5, 2007
RIO DE JANEIRO — Sound company Lang Brothers, with headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, has acquired Adamson True Line Source arrays and complete systems solutions as specked by Adamson’s Brazilian Distributor Sotex. Lang Brothers Director Marcelo Ferreira took delivery of 24 Adamson Y-10’s, eight T-21 Subs, 12 Lab.Gruppen FP+ 7000 and FP+10000 amplifiers, Dolby LAKE processors and Reference Lab cabling. This sale marks the 4th major Adamson sale into the Brazilian market since Sotex took over the distribution just over a year ago. AF&C Eventos Ltda, Marc Systems and Dot Com preceded Ferreira’s deal.

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Cannes Legend Celebration Mingles with Meyer Sound

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  • International News
• October 5, 2007

CANNES, FRANCE — At this year’s 60th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival, Meyer Sound signed on as a sponsor of the Cannes Legend celebration, employing the new, self-powered UPJunior ultracompact VariO loudspeaker to deliver audio to the esteemed guests and performers.

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MTV Video Music Awards Parties Like a Rock Star with Sennheiser

FOH Staff •
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• October 5, 2007

LAS VEGAS — This year, the MTV Video Music Awards moved to Las Vegas, trimmed down to two hours, ditched the host and concentrated on live performances in an extreme makeover that was all about the music. On Sunday, Sept. 9, five of the eleven VMAs handed out went to Sennheiser users, almost half of the 29 artist performances in venues around the Palms Casino Resort featured Sennheiser mics. Sennheiser was also the only brand of microphone used throughout the pre-show, the red carpet segments and by announcers during the show.

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Outdoor Concert Series Reaches for the Stars with Martin Audio

FOH Staff •
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• October 5, 2007
MADISON, WI — Attracting more than 120,000 people every year and held on the State Lawn, “Concerts on the Square” is one of Madison’s largest outdoor concert events. Because the concerts are literally held out in the open air with no band shell or roof to help control and disperse the sound, capturing both the full range and subtle nuances of the orchestra and guests is a significant challenge. Sticha Brothers, a full service production company from Madison, provided audio for the event.

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