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Sotex Makes Headway in Brazil with Adamson

FOH Staff •
  • News
• 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

FOH Staff •
  • 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 •
  • News
• 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 •
  • News
• 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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Today Show Concert Series On-Air with PRG, Yamaha

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 3, 2007
NEW YORK CITY — Production Resource Group (PRG) New York is supplying two Yamaha PM5D digital sound reinforcement consoles to the Today Show Concert Series held through November on the Plaza at Rockefeller Center.

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Studer Vista 5 SR

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 3, 2007

NEW YORK CITY — Studer has joined the touring sound sector with the Vista 5 SR desk, a road-ready version of the established Vista 5 console already in use in theatres, studios and performing arts centers around the world. The Vista 5 SR is a direct response from Studer to suggestions from leading tour sound companies and engineers who saw the Vista 5 and realized its potential as a true live sound desk.

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Martin Audio Engineer

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 2, 2007
Martin Audio recently introduced Engineer, its new digital management processor, at the PLASA 2007 show in London. This DSP device is designed to provide comprehensive control and management of installed loudspeaker systems, while using unique algorithms to keep sound systems automatically performing at optimum level.

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Tower of London Sways to the Music with Meyer Sound

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 2, 2007

LONDON — For nearly a millennium, the Tower of London has held sway on the River Thames as the oldest fortress in Europe, and one of the world’s most visited and recognizable landmarks. But for two festive weeks, the Tower of London transforms into a musical centerpiece for the Tower Music Festival, a summer celebration featuring an eclectic mix of pop, rock and opera, among other genres.

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Ibiza Nightclub Installs Dolby Lake Processors

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 2, 2007
WASHINGTON — Washington D.C. nightclub Ibiza has opened with a $500,000 sound system designed and installed by Adam Weiner and Bill McClure of ITI Audio. The club incorporates four Dolby Lake Processors providing six-way crossover filtering and loudspeaker optimization.

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Great Wall of China Echoes Message with APB-DynaSonics

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• October 2, 2007

BEIJING –– The 9th Congress of the World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuro-radiology (WFITN) was recently held in Beijing, the first time the biannual event was hosted in China.

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The Oregon Symphony Jump-Starts Season with EV

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 1, 2007
PORTLAND, OR — Horne Audio deployed Electro-Voice XLC loudspeaker systems for performances, Aug. 30, by the Portland Youth Philharmonic and the Oregon Symphony in Tom McCall Waterfront Park, which featured a program of classical favorites ranging from Copland to Tchaikovsky. Horne addressed the large bowl-shaped venue with 14 delay towers in 15 time zones, a surround-sound system with a circumference of approximately 1,000 feet.

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DiGiCo Consoles Installed in Austria

FOH Staff •
  • News
• October 1, 2007
ST. POLTEN, AUSTRIA — DiGiCo’s Austrian distributor, TON Eichinger Professional Sound Systems, has recently made sales of DiGiCo/Soundtracs consoles in the Austrian market. The first is to ORF, the country’s central radio facility, and the second is to the Landestheater in St Pölten.
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