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Boxing Match Brings More Punch with Outline

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• June 3, 2008
MANCHESTER, England – The match for the world boxing championship in front of an audience of 55,000 was amplified by “Butterfly”, the line array by Outline of Brescia (Italy). The contestants were Mexico’s Juan Lazcano and England’s Ricky Hatton (the latter won, thus retaining his IBO light-welterweight title).

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Adamson Debuts in New Zealand City Impact Church

FOH Staff •
  • News
• June 2, 2008
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – The City Impact Church, known and respected for its positive influence throughout the community of Auckland, New Zealand, recently installed an Adamson SpekTrix Line Array System in the main Sanctuary of the brand new building.  

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Dolly Parton Charms the Crowds with Thunder Audio and Meyer Sound

FOH Staff •
  • News
• June 2, 2008
BERKELY, Calif. – “The audience pays to hear Dolly and it’s my job to make sure they can,” says Michael Fechner, Dolly Parton’s longtime house engineer and production manager, who recently joined hands with Taylor, Mich.-based Thunder Audio to power Parton’s “Backwoods Barbie” world tour with a Meyer Sound system.
 
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Last Chance to Nominate Your Favorite Soundco for the 2008 FOH Hometown Hero Award

FOH Staff •
  • News
• June 2, 2008
LAS VEGAS – It’s time again to recognize the foot soldiers of the live audio industry. FOH Magazine is now taking nominations for the 2008 FOH Hometown Hero Awards. If you know or work with a local or regional soundco that consistently goes above and beyond to get the gig right, then let us know.  Go here and fill out the name of the company, city and state, contact info, region, and one or two sentences on why they should get the nomination.

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Foreigner Selects EAW UMX.96 Digital Console for Summer Tour

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 30, 2008
WHITINSVILLE, Mass. – The upcoming U.S. concert tour by legendary rock band Foreigner will feature veteran engineer Don “Dodger” Dodge using an EAW UMX.96 digital console, revisiting the successful formula employed during the band’s 2007-08 world concert tour.

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Cinco De Mayo Festival Celebrates with JBL

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 30, 2008
SAN DIEGO — Showcasing the newest additions in JBL’s VerTec line array series, local rental company Meeting Services Inc. provided sound reinforcement for the La Fiesta Del Pueblo Cinco de Mayo music festival at the Del Mar Fairgrounds’ outdoor grandstand in San Diego with a powered, full-size system. Featured entertainers for the multi-act festival included popular Latin artists La Arrolladora Banda El Limon, Vilma Diaz y La Sonora, and Los Moonlights, among many others.
 
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Kaiser Chiefs Rock Homecoming Show with Adlib Audio

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 30, 2008
LEEDS, England – Adlib Audio supplied a JBL VerTec sound system, three Yamaha PM5Ds and a Soundcraft Vi6 console along with all sound production equipment and crew for the Kaiser Chiefs rocking homecoming gig at Elland Road stadium in Leeds.

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Never Forget Opens at Savoy Theatre with Cadac

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 30, 2008

LONDON – The musical Never Forget opened at The Savoy Theatre last week to an enthusiastic reception from Take That fans, and features sound design by Richard Brooker centered around an all-Cadac input chain.  The sound system incorporates a 94-input Cadac J-Type Live Production Console, Cadac D16 Digital Mix Matrices and M16 Remote Controlled Microphone Amplifiers, plus a large-scale Opus Audio loudspeaker rig.  The show made its move to the West End after a successful two-part UK tour, with sound equipment supplied by Blitz, and production engineering by Loh Humm Audio's Mark Cornwell. 

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Rock on the Range Festival Gains Popularity with Yamaha and Logic Systems

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 30, 2008

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Crew Stadium was the setting for the second year of this quickly growing music festival in Columbus, Ohio. Once again, Logic Systems Sound & Lighting of St. Louis were brought in to provide its audio and lighting production. The festival had an attendance reaching 50,000 each day, making it one of the of largest U.S. festivals so far this year. 

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Sheryl Crow Tours with Digidesign

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 30, 2008
DALY CITY, Calif. — For Sheryl Crow’s current spring tour, promoting her new album Detours, FOH Engineer Sean “Sully” Sullivan put together a streamlined live sound system based around a Digidesign VENUE D-Show Profile integrated with a Pro Tools|HD system.
 
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Radian Audio Apex Series Monitors

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 28, 2008

Radian Audio Engineering has introduced the new Apex Series of compact stage monitors. The Apex 1200 and the Apex 1500 are ultra-compact, low profile, two-way floor monitors for live performance and installed sound applications. The Apex 1200 features Radian’s 12-inch coaxial speaker with a 2-inch compression driver, offering a 90-degree conical dispersion. Power handling is 500 Watts RMS with a frequency response of 55 Hz–17 kHz and a sensitivity of 99 dB. The enclosure is 12.5“ x 14.5” x 21.5” and weighs 56 lbs.

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The Black Crowes Put On Warpaint with Shure

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 28, 2008
NILES, IL — Currently touring in support of Warpaint, their latest release on the independent Silver Arrow label, The Black Crowes have shown hands-down that they are still, as the UK's Melody Maker once called them, "the most rock 'n' roll rock 'n' roll band in the world."

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