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Rockstar Taste of Chaos Tour Travels to Canada with Shure

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 13, 2008
EDMONTON, ALBERTA —This year’s Rockstar Taste of Chaos Tour showcased three prominent J-Rock bands in more than 40 cities. Stopping near the end of its North American run here on the Canadian prairie within the cavernous depths of the Northlands AgriCom, the traveling show brought Japanese rockers MUCC (pronounced "mukku"), D'espairsRay and The Underneath to its stage. Shure Inc. provided ULX wireless guitar systems, PSM700 in-ear monitoring, and a wide range of microphones including a contingent of SM58s. Read More...

Live Music Nightclub Debuts in England with NEXO

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 13, 2008
SHEFFIELD, England –The Academy Music Group has opened its newest live music and club venue in Sheffield in the UK.  Although AMG has a chain of live clubs around the country, this is the first one that has been equipped with NEXO by Adlib Audio, the Liverpool-based touring and installation company.


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Sound Image Powered by 5,000,000 Watts of Crown I-Tech Amplification

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 12, 2008

ELKHART, IND – Sound Image of Escondido, Calif., recently passed the 5,000,000-watt mark in Crown I-Tech inventory.  In recognition of this achievement, David Shadoan, president of Sound Image, will be presented with a specially crafted award on the opening day of InfoComm 2008. 

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Carmen Consoli Stages Intimate Show with Outline Butterfly

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 12, 2008

MILAN – Some of Italy’s most elegant theatres hosted the “Anello Mancante Tour,” an intimate acoustical show by Sicilian singer and songwriter Carmen Consoli.A total of 16 Outline Butterfly CDH 483 Hi-packs and four Outline Subtech 218 SP amplified the notes of her intimate show for a few lucky spectators. 

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Beverly Hilton Ballroom Renovates with Meyer Sound

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 12, 2008
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Since opening in 1955, the Beverly Hilton has been a classic Southern California landmark, combining the glamour and excitement of Hollywood’s entertainment industry with the opulence of Beverly Hills. The hotel’s renowned International Ballroom has an impressive pedigree of its own right, including hosting such notable events as the annual Golden Globe Awards, Oscar Nominee Luncheon, and the Milken Institute’s Global Conference. As part of a spectacular three-year, $80 million renovation, the International Ballroom received an audio makeover complete with a compact, yet powerful, Meyer Sound system designed and installed by db Integrated Systems (dbIS) of Chicago, Ill.

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Stevie Wonder Returns to Jazz Fest with DiGiCo

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 9, 2008
NEW ORLEANS – More than three decades have passed since Stevie Wonder made a spontaneous appearance at the venerated New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. This year, he returned as a headliner at the rejuvenated post-Katrina fest on May 2. Dual DiGiCo D5 monitor consoles, under the direction of veteran engineers William Barnett and Dwayne Jones, managed Wonder’s extra-long input list — comprised of personal monitor mixes for three musicians, background vocalists, Stevie and floor monitor mixes.

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Sennheiser Dances with the Stars

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 9, 2008
LOS ANGELES – ABC Television’s Dancing with the Stars returned in mid-March for its sixth season with some of the highest profile celebrities to yet appear on the competition. Also taking a new starring role this season is Sennheiser, with Burbank-based wireless experts Soundtronics supplying the show’s audio mixer, Evan Adelman, with SKM 5200 RF handheld microphones outfitted with ME 5002 and MD 5235 capsules, MKE Platinum lavalier mics and SK 5012 and SK 5212 transmitters, plus a slew of instrument mics and HD 25 headphones for the orchestra members.
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Ovation Lounge Hosts Array of Music Acts with L-ACOUSTICS

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 9, 2008
HENDERSON, NV – Despite its relatively intimate size, the new Ovation Lounge music club at Green Valley Ranch Resort in the greater Las Vegas area has been steadily hosting a wide variety of popular artists – including Big Bad VooDoo Daddy, Blues Traveler, Collective Soul, Flynnville Train, Grand Funk Railroad, Kool & The Gang, Rick Springfield and Stanley Clarke ⎯ all of whom have been wowed by the venue's impressive L-ACOUSTICS KUDO loudspeaker system.

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Marc Anthony Rocks Caracas with Dynaco C.A. and JBL

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 9, 2008
CARACAS, VENEZUELA — Corporacion Dynaco C.A. recently provided sound reinforcement for an outdoor concert in Venezuela featuring Marc Anthony with JBL VerTec line arrays. The show took place at the University of Caracas baseball stadium and drew an audience of approximately 15,000 people.
 
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Yamaha Invites Sound Engineers to Critique NEXO GEO S Series

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 7, 2008
DETROIT –Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. invites acoustical consultants and sound system engineers in the Detroit area to listen to and critique the new NEXO GEO S 1210/1230 Series compact loudspeaker array.

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Powersoft Drives the Beat at Ultra Music Fest

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 6, 2008

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MIAMI – The 10th Ultra Music Festival in Miami was a Who's Who of world re-nowned DJs and electronic music artists with an expanded schedule of two days to accommodate all of the artists. Covenant Music and Managing Director Alex Vincero employed Powersoft’s 18 K Series K10, K8 and K6 digital amps at the festival.

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Brewer Entertainment Upgrades Historic Coca-Cola Center with McCauley Sound

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 6, 2008

OKLAHOMA CITY – Brewer Entertainment recently purchased a Monarc MLA3 line array system for their production work in Bricktown’s Historic Coca Cola Center. This Oklahoma City landmark event center is host to many concert events for the city, and Brewer Entertainment, who has an ownership stake in the venue, was intent on raising the bar for audiences and promoters alike. 

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