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Crawford, Sample Touring Europe with Alcons Line-Arrays

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• January 8, 2007
ZWAAG, THE NETHERLANDS -- For the promotion of their latest album Feelin' Good, jazz artists Joe Sample (piano) and Randy Crawford (vocals) have been touring through Europe, accompanied by Joe's son Nick on (contra-) bass and Johnny Vidacovich on drums, reinforced by Alcons pro-ribbon line-arrays. Read More...

Peavey Crowns Singing Champ During 'Afterschool' Rally

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• January 8, 2007
MERIDIAN, MS -- American Idol's Bo Bice visited Peavey on November 28, 2006, as a celebrity judge in the Peavey "Afterschool (Not) Idle" K-12 singing competition finals, the centerpiece event of Lights On Afterschool. Bice addressed the afterschool-program kids, media and state leaders after helping crown Marisa Potate the winner of $1000 in Peavey gear and studio time with backing musicians. Read More...

NSCA Gains Wider Accreditation in Florida

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• January 5, 2007
ORLANDO, FL -- NSCA executive director Chuck Wilson announced on December 28, 2006, that the Florida Electrical Contractor's Licensing Board and the Florida Board of Professional Engineers have both approved the NSCA (National Systems Contractors Association) as a continuing education provider. The NSCA now offers 12 classes accredited as continuing education courses for those seeking to renew their electrical contractor's license in the state of Florida. A slate of 33 courses scheduled for the NSCA's upcoming Expo 2007 in Orlando will additionally offer CEU credit to help Florida's engineers fulfill their state license renewal requirements. Read More...

Meyer Sound Releases MJF-212 Stage Monitor

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• January 5, 2007
BERKELEY, CA -- Meyer Sound has announced the MJF-212, a self-powered stage monitor loudspeaker designed to meet critical requirements in professional applications, such as use as a main vocal monitor, drum or keyboard monitor or as a sidefill monitor in small- to medium-scale systems. The MJF-212 exhibits flat amplitude and phase responses and full-range bandwidth. Read More...

Gear Stolen in Austin, Texas

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• January 4, 2007
AUSTIN, TX -- Dale Singleton, a lighting provider in Austin, Texas, has reported that a large amount of gear for the band with whom he has been working has been stolen from the band's trailer. According to Singleton, the first time the thieves took everything but the drums, and this time they took everything "but the spare tire." Read More...

Dynacord Cobra Installed at University of Maine

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• January 3, 2007
ORONO, ME -- When the Maine Center for the Arts at the University of Maine (Orono, Maine) announced they were planning a major auditorium renovation in the fall of 2006, Moonlighting Production Services, LLC (Portland, Maine) presented a sound solution to a logistical challenge: the Dynacord Cobra system, which needed to be operational before construction began, and it needed to be easily portable during construction for use in another school venue on a per-show basis. In a nutshell, they needed a line array that balanced big-rig performance with plug & play portability. Nick Pires of Moonlighting explained: Read More...

Meyer Sound MILO Powers Citrawarna Malaysian Festival

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• January 3, 2007
SELANGOR, MALAYSIA -- The audience for the annual Citrawarna festival, as well as the dancers themselves, heard music through a large system of Meyer Sound MILO curvilinear array loudspeakers. Read More...

Texas A&M Takes Meyer Sound MILO and SB-1 Sound System

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• January 3, 2007
COLLEGE STATION, TX -- Behind a black mesh screen atop the 11-story video scoreboard at Texas A&M's Kyle Field in College Station sit two tiers of eight parabolic dishes each, which are actually a complement of Meyer Sound SB-1 parabolic long-throw sound beams. When fired up on game day, the 54 loudspeakers in the system carry announcements and the music-punctuated soundtracks for the videos shown on "12th Man TV" (as the Mitsubishi video screen is known). Read More...

Klark Teknik Outfits Kentucky Arts Center

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• January 3, 2007
LOUISVILLE, KY -- The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, in Louisville, features five Midas mixing consoles (Venice 320, XL200, Heritage 1000, Heritage 2000, Heritage 3000), and recently added a rack of four Klark Teknik DN1248 Plus active analog microphone splitters to its equipment list. An additional rack with a single DN1248 Plus is also on hand. Head audio engineer at the center is Ted Subotky; David Doukas is audio department manager. Read More...

Electrosonic Provides Audio, Show Control for Fountain Attraction

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• January 2, 2007
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- The fountain attraction in Las Vegas now has competition in The Show, which recently debuted at The Pier at Caesars on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Designed by Burbank's Thinkwell Design and Production, the water exhibition features audio and master show control by Electrosonic Systems, Inc. Read More...

Electrovoice NetMax Installed in Minnesota House of Worship

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• December 29, 2006
APPLE VALLEY, MN -- Audio Logic Systems recently completed an extensive EV sound installation at Grace Lutheran Church in Apple Valley, Minn., featuring a NetMax/IRIS-Net digital system control matrix installation. The input-to-output EV system at Grace Lutheran is intended to in balance sophistication with ease of use and flexibility. Read More...

ADLIB Audio in tune with Paolo Nutini

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• December 27, 2006
LONDON -- ADLIB Audio is supplying a Nexo Alpha sound system and crew to Paolo Nutini and his first UK production tour. The system was specified by FOH engineer Graham "Hutch" Hutchison. He started with the artist in the summer and has worked with ADLIB on numerous previous occasions, as has monitor engineer Rob Coles. Read More...

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