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Leonard Cohen Tours with Solotech and Meyer Sound

FOH Staff •
  • News
• January 13, 2009
MONTREAL — After more than 15 years off the road, singer-songwriter-poet Leonard Cohen and his nine-piece band, led by bassist Roscoe Beck, are touring the world. Solotech is providing support for the tour, using a Meyer Sound system featuring MILO and MICA line array loudspeakers. Read More...

Insync Productions Using Martin Audio Mini Arrays

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 12, 2009
LONDON — Insync Productions generated 3,491,000 watts of sound for the wide range of shows on which they were responsible for AV production, much of it pumped out through Martin Audio sound reinforcement systems. Read More...

Stage Audio Productions Relied on AKG Wireless Systems for Kanye West Tour

FOH Staff •
  • News
• January 12, 2009
NORTHRIDGE, CA — For the Kanye West “Glow in the Dark” tour — which also featured performances by Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna, N.E.R.D, and Nas — Stage Audio Productions relied on AKG wireless technologies including the WMS 4000 wireless system and the IVM 4 in ear monitoring system. The year-long tour visited 40 cities on six continents. Read More...

Lab.gruppen Acquires Dolby Lake Processor Technology and Lake Brand

FOH Staff •
  • News
• January 12, 2009
KUNGSBACKA, Sweden — Lab.gruppen has announced its acquisition of the Lake trademarks and the exclusive rights for use of Dolby® Lake® Processor (DLP) technology for both Touring and Permanent Sound Reinforcement markets, from Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Pictured here, from left: Carl Rohdell, Håkan Gustafsson, Tomas Lilja, Emil Tirén and Klas Dalbjörn. Read More...

Quick Audio Reflexes at New Patriots Fan Venue

FOH Staff •
  • News
• January 12, 2009
FOXBOROUGH, MA —NFL’s New England Patriots’ Hall at Patriot Place, adjacent to Gillette Stadium, has an array of interactive and immersive multimedia exhibits and an AV system engineered, installed and supplied by Electrosonic. The installation in the 36,000-square-foot facility, which includes sensor-triggered audio tracks, was project-managed by Gary Barnes. “The results were incredible,” he said Read More...

Score Media’s New Studio Using Lectrosonics Mics

FOH Staff •
  • News
• January 12, 2009
TORONTO — Score Media Inc. recently went live with a new multi-million dollar studio for their sports network, available in 6.4 million homes. The technical operations staff selected Lectrosonics wireless systems for their programs, which include Court Surfing (NBA highlights) and The Score Tonight sports news program. The gear was purchased through Trew Audio, and the Toronto office of Applied Electronics handled installation of the equipment. Read More...

Upgrading the Audio at the Cathedral of Rugby

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 12, 2009
LONDON — Twickenham Stadium, England’s National Rugby Team stadium, recently raising its seating capacity from 75,000 to 82,000 and updated its audio system as well using D.A.S. sound systems. Sysco performed the upgrade, led by Hugo Roche. Roland Hemming, an audio consultant and job project manager who also works for D.A.S., was also involved with the project. Hemming also works for D.A.S. Audio’s distributor for the U.K., Sennheiser UK. Read More...

Metallica Tour Upgrades with Apogee Conversion

FOH Staff •
  • News
• January 12, 2009
MILWAUKEE — Supporting their ninth studio album, Death Magnetic, Metallica is hitting arenas across the U.S. and Canada in an in-the-round production that includes Apogee X-Series converters for both A/D and D/A conversion. Thunder Audio of Taylor, Mich. chose an all-digital drive system setup with eight Apogee converters for 64 channels of I/O. Read More...

Meredith College Upgrades Loudspeaker System

FOH Staff •
  • News
• January 11, 2009
RALEIGH, NC — Meredith College was looking for a system that could handle stage productions and 5.1 surround for movies for its 620-seat Jones Auditorium. It opted for a Danley Loudspeaker system, installed by Frank Locklear, AV specialist for Gainesville, Ga.-based dB Audio & Video. Read More...

Furman to Use New European Distribution Hub

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• January 9, 2009
MOERDIJK, The Netherlands — Furman has signed on with a new distribution center here to serve European customers. The new distribution hub is located 60 kilometers southwest of Amsterdam, not far from the port of Rotterdam. Read More...

Meyer Sound Adds Freddy Meyer to European Technical Support

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• January 9, 2009
MONTABAUR, Germany — Meyer Sound named Jan Frederick Christoph Meyer, a.k.a. "Freddy," to its European technical support team. "I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to participate in many different productions with Meyer Sound's versatile and reliable gear,” Meyer said. “This experience will allow me to support Meyer Sound customers and provide the level of service the company is known for." Read More...

QSC’s Lee and Celia Assume New Duties

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• January 9, 2009
COSTA MESA, CA—Bob Lee, pictured here, a 15-year veteran with QSC, the last nine of which he spent in the Tech Services Group, has become secretary for the Audio Engineering Society (AES). Lee officially took charge of the post shortly after the 125th AES Convention held in San Francisco. QSC also announced that Perry Celia has been named the company’s director of U.S. sales, Western region. Read More...

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