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Sennheiser Dances with the Stars

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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• 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

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• 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

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• 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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Upcoming R.E.M. World Tour Accelerates with EAW MicroWedge Stage Monitors

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• May 6, 2008
WHITINSVILLE, MA – The upcoming world concert tour by R.E.M. will feature EAW MicroWedge MW12 stage monitors deployed by Monitor Engineer George Squiers to provide monitor sound on stage for all band members.

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Sydney BE Productions Opts for HK Audio

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  • International News
• May 6, 2008
SYDNEY – The network of HK AUDIO sound system users in Australia has grown. In late 2007, BE Productions, a company located in the north of Sydney, bought a 2 x 8 Cohefra Compact system comprising 16 CDR 108 C enclosures, eight CDR 210 C cabinets, and two PR 8 amp racks. This newcomer is the fifth firm on the continent to join the Cohedra user network.
 

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Carvin LSx Series Loudspeakers

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  • News
• May 5, 2008
Designed to address a wide range of SR applications, from portable PA systems for mobile DJs and performing musicians through large venue sound systems, Carvin introduces the new LSx Series loudspeakers.

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Chris Foreman Appointed Community VP/COO

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• May 5, 2008
CHESTER, PA – Community Professional Loudspeakers has appointed Chris Foreman to the position of vice president, chief operating officer. Foreman, who rejoined Community last year, is an industry veteran with more than 40 years of experience in professional audio.

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Granite Rocks New England Theatre Groups with APB

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• May 2, 2008
DERRY, N.H. – Granite Rocks Live is an audio production company located in South-ern New Hampshire – a hotbed of live musical and concerts not far from Boston. As Granite Rocks Owner Steve Devino puts it, "Musical theatre is unique in that it generally involves a whole lot of channels to accommodate 30-plus wireless microphones, enough wired inputs for the orchestra and plenty of channels for sound effects. And if that wasn't demanding enough," Steve adds, "a multitude of mixes are required as well."

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Al Gore Inspires Iceland to Act on Global Warming through Meyer Sound System

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• May 2, 2008
REYKJAVIK, Iceland – Former Vice President and Nobel Prize Winner Al Gore brought his An Inconvenient Truth presentation to Reykjavik, as a guest of Iceland’s president Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson. Gore delivered his message on environmental consciousness to an audience of nearly 1,000 people who filled the University of Iceland’s Haskolabio theatre. Utmost intelligibility at the important event was entrusted to a self-powered Meyer Sound system provided by Reykjavik-based AV company, Exton.
 

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