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Shakira Grooves to Aero Systems

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• January 24, 2007
BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA -- Recently on tour throughout South America, Shakira performed two shows at the Velez Sarsfield stadium in Buenos Aires, and D.A.S. Aero powered line array systems were used to provide sound reinforcement for the more than 80,000 fans who filled the stadium. Read More...

Daddy Cool Combines Cadac Digital and Analog

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• January 24, 2007
LONDON -- For Daddy Cool, which has been running at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Richard Brooker's audio design deploys a combination of Cadac analog and digital mixing equipment, with an 82-input J-Type Live Production Console and a Digital Series Stage Rack, using D16 Digital Mix Matrices and M16 remote controlled microphone amplifiers. He is also using a large-scale Opus Audio PA system. Read More...

Robbie Williams PerformsS for 50,000 in Chile

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• January 24, 2007
SANTIAGO, CHILE -- Robbie Williams recently played the National Stadium in Santiago, Chile as part of his current "Close Encounters" world tour, and a crowd of 50,000 people came to see and hear the English pop artist and songwriter, whose career began as a member of the band Take That. As part of the celebration of its 90 years in the nation, Citibank was the official sponsor of the concert in coordination with CIE Chile. Read More...

AKG Acoustics C5 & D5 Live Performance Vocal Mics

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• January 24, 2007
ANAHEIM, CA -- The new AKG Acoustics C5 and D5 vocal microphones feature transducer technology with maximum isolation of handling noise to deliver reproduction of vocals in venues ranging from small clubs to large concert stages. Read More...

Future Sonics, Hear Technologies Hook Up With Les Paul

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• January 24, 2007
HUNTSVILLE, AL -- There is nothing like the backing of a legend when you are introducing a new partnership and product. Future Sonics makes ear pieces, and Hear makes mixing tools both focused on the personal monitor market. Now Hear will market the new Future Sonics Atrio universal earphones and their first big customer is none other than Read More...

SLS Makes First Choice NW Distributor

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• January 23, 2007
OZARK, MO -- SLS Loudspeakers has announced the appointment of Seattle-based First Choice Marketing, Inc as its northwest manufacturing representative and distributor. The new appointment is effective for Washington, Oregon, Arkansas, Northern Idaho, Western Montana, Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. Read More...

Scam Artist Impersonates "Weird Al"

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• January 22, 2007
CHICAGO, IL -- A scam artist pretending to represent "Weird Al" Yankovic has recently bilked a number of Chicago venues out of thousands of dollars, with scammed venues including Fitzgerald's, in Berwyn Ill., Goose Island Breweery, in Chicago, and the Rain restaurant & Lounge in Geneva, Ill. Read More...

Sennheiser Wireless Celebrates 50 Years

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• January 19, 2007
WEDEMARK, GERMANY -- Sennheiser wireless products celebrate their 50th anniversary this year, as the first Sennheiser transmitter (Photo above), which had a short life span because it required a tube and far too many batteries, was created in 1957. The follow-up, the Sennheiser SK 1002 pocket transmitter, introduced in 1958, was considerably smaller thanks to transistors. Read More...

Harman Products Debut at Primal Twang

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• January 18, 2007
ANAHEIM, CA -- The world premiere of Primal Twang, a theatrical music production that highlights the legacy of the guitar, debuted at San Diego's North Park Theatre September 7-10, 2006. Rental sound company Meeting Services provided a HiQnet sound reinforcement system for the performance, which included JBL Professional's new VP (Venue Performance) Series loudspeakers, as well as the Soundcraft Vi6 digital console. Read More...

Wicked, Cadac Hit West End

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• January 17, 2007
LONDON -- Detailing the untold story of the witches of Oz, Wicked is directed by Joe Mantello, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and sound design by Tony Meola, with equipment supplied by London's Autograph Sound Recording and including an 84-slot Cadac J-Type Live Sound Production Console. Read More...

Lectrosonics IFBT4 Interruptible Transmitter

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• January 17, 2007
RIO RANCHO, NM -- The Lectrosonics IFBT4 (Interruptible Fold Back) base-station transmitter replaces the analog IFBT1 unit and is a 250 mW Digital Hybrid Wireless transmitter for IFB and other types of radio links such as camera hops, relay stations and delayed loudspeakers. It is compatible with all Lectrosonics 100, 200, 400 and IFB receivers, along with receivers from two other manufacturers (contact Lectrosonics for details). In 400 mode, the IFBT4 and associated receivers operate without analog companding artifacts. The IFBT4 is designed for use in broadcast, motion picture, theatre and stage applications. The IFBT4 can be used as part of a stand-alone system or patched directly into intercom systems. A "tuning" mode is included so that the transmitting frequency can be selected without broadcasting. Read More...

Meyer Expands Berkeley Manufacturing Facilities

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• January 17, 2007
BERKELEY, CA -- Meyer Sound has brought a new manufacturing facility, named Phoebe, online in Berkeley, Calif. Since being founded by John and Helen Meyer in 1979, Meyer has dictated that manufacturing take place at the company's headquarters in Northern California. The company's first years were spent at a location in San Leandro, but since 1984, manufacturing has been performed at the company's base in Berkeley. Read More...

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