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Australia Plays Broadway with Studer Vista 5 SR

FOH Staff •
  • News
• February 29, 2008

NEW YORK – Sometimes things just seem to fit together perfectly. Which was very much the case at Jazz at Lincoln Center recently as Aussie ex-pat Howard Page mixed a show called Australia Plays Broadway on a console that he had more than a bit of a hand in helping to develop.

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The Slowdown Club Speeds Up with Electro-Voice

FOH Staff •
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• February 29, 2008

OMAHA, NB – SoundCom installed three sound systems at the Slowdown, a new 470-capacity bar and club in downtown Omaha that hosts live performances by regional and touring artists of all genres. The main and small club systems feature Electro-Voice loudspeakers and subwoofers.

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Bob Dylan Tours North America With Soundcraft Vi6

FOH Staff •
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• February 29, 2008

ESCONDIDO, CA - With die-hard Dylan fans celebrating his current late-career renaissance, the folk legend’s onward-rolling Never Ending Tour continues to entertain concertgoers both familiar with and new to the artist’s decades-spanning work. For the tour’s most recent North American leg, which featured solo performances from the inimitable Elvis Costello as the opening act, FOH Engineer Pablo Wheeler requested a Soundcraft Vi6 digital live sound console. Escondido, Calif.-based Sound Image, which has been supplying PA systems for Dylan’s tours for the past seven years now, was happy to oblige.

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Daytona 500 Event Accelerates with Martin

FOH Staff •
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• February 29, 2008

Daytona, FL – After providing solid backline support for the entertainment at this year’s historic 50th Annual Daytona 500, ASR ProEvents had to produce the same concert quality audio at an intimate celebratory dinner party for 40 or 50 of the NASCAR-founding France family’s closest friends. As described by ASR’s Kenny Holton, “basically, we had to bring in touring audio results into a 30 x 50 square foot area without totally overwhelming the space.

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Electro-Voice Produces CD Compilation to Support Families and Survivors of Bridge Disaster in Minn.

FOH Staff •
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• February 27, 2008

Pro audio equipment manufacturer, Electro-Voice, and parent company, Robert Bosch North America LLC, have organized and released a 3-CD compilation of national artists to benefit Minnesota Helps bridge disaster relief effort. Exclusive studio and live tracks comprise the lineup of the now available 3-CD benefit compilation - Musicians for Minneapolis: 57 Songs for the I-35W Bridge Disaster Relief Effort. One hundred percent of proceeds raised through the sale of the CD will be donated to the Minnesota Helps: Bridge Disaster Fund.

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Allen & Heath iDR0

FOH Staff •
  • News
• February 27, 2008

Allen & Heath has added iDR0, a new processing unit, to its iLive digital mixing system, and has announced the release of iLive System Software v1.2.

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Turbosound Impact Series

FOH Staff •
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• February 27, 2008

Turbosound has developed a new loudspeaker bracket, which means the new Impact series is not only designed to satisfy styling and sound quality, but it also is designed to simplify the sound system installer’s job.

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Colombian Rocker Juanes Kicks Off La Vida World Tour with DiGiCo

FOH Staff •
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• February 26, 2008

NEW YORK – Colombian rocker and previous 12-time Grammy Award-winner, Juanes, kicks off his ‘La Vida World Tour’ this March at New York's Madison Square Garden. At the audio helm with DiGiCo’s D5 live digital console is Rob “Cubby” Colby, best known for his resume as front-of-house/recording engineer for Phil Collins, Genesis, Prince, Janet Jackson, Bob Seeger, Ricky Martin and Shakira.

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Canta Performs at Paris Music Hall with Allen & Heath

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 26, 2008
PARIS
– Marseille-based PA company, L’Art Scene, selected a recent performance by renowned Corsican band, Canta, held at Paris’ 1,000-capacity historic music hall, Le Bataclan, to test out Allen & Heath’s iLive digital system for monitor sound.
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50th Annual Grammy Awards Steal Show with Sennheiser

FOH Staff •
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• February 26, 2008

LOS ANGELES - Sennheiser filled the stage with performances from Rihanna, Beyoncé, Fergie, Josh Groban, Andrea Bocelli at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards Ceremony, broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Most of the Sennheiser performers opted to sing into Sennheiser's new MD 5235 dynamic capsule in combination with the top-of-the-range SKM 5200 wireless microphone, while others, including the "Biggest Night In Music's" biggest winner, Amy Winehouse, used Sennheiser's wired evolution e 935, and the Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl favored the classic MD 431 II.

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Yamaha Invites Sound System Engineers to Critique NEXO GEO S Series at New England Event

FOH Staff •
  • News
• February 26, 2008

ATKINSON, N.H. – Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. invites acoustical consultants and sound system engineers in the New England area to listen to and critique the new NEXO GEO S 1210/1230 Series compact loudspeaker array. 

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Presidential Campaign 2008 Heats Up with Shure

FOH Staff •
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• February 25, 2008

NILES, IL — massAV of Billerica, Mass., managed event staging for John McCain during the heated campaigning leading up to the New Hampshire primary. Shepard, the firm's chief audio engineer, hit the trail to oversee audio at larger gatherings, while fellow massAV staffers Sarith Nhem and John Inza mustered forces to meet an unpredictable schedule of whistle-stops and smaller rallies.

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