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Daddy Cool Rocks Berlin at Start of European Tour

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• May 3, 2007
BERLIN, GERMANY — The musical Daddy Cool kicked off its European tour with a 10-week run in Berlin, which opened on April 26 in the show's 2000-seat big top tent in central Berlin. Richard Brooker designed the sound, supported by associate sound designer Tom Marshall, with the original system for the London production adapted to the requirements of the tour. Read More...

InfoComm, NXTcomm Events to Co-Locate in 2008

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 2, 2007
LAS VEGAS — Executives from InfoComm International and NXTcomm plan to co-locate their tradeshows and conferences, InfoComm and NXTcomm, in 2008 with the intention of co-locating future events. The events will be held in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Read More...

EV ZXA5 Powered Speaker

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 1, 2007
BURNSVILLE, MN — The Electro-Voice ZXA5 powered two-way loudspeaker includes a 500-watt DVX3150 15-inch transducer. Handling the HF is the ND2, a two-inch voice coil compression driver based on a neodymium motor structure. The ND2’s phasing plug and titanium diaphragm are meant to provide better HF performance, while the integral heatsink provides cooling for high power output. Read More...

L-ACOUSTICS dV-DOSC Rings at Conference Center

FOH Staff •
  • News
• May 1, 2007
SALT LAKE CITY, UT — Salt Lake City’s LDS Conference Center has taken a recent installation of an L-ACOUSTICS dV-DOSC loudspeaker system. First opened in the spring of 2000, the 1.4 million-square-foot Conference Center is home to the semi-annual LDS General Conference, which packs in a full house and is broadcast worldwide out to 12 million people. Each Sunday the Center hosts a performance by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir — a weekly rite now in its 77th year. Read More...

HK Audio Hardrocks Lisbon

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• April 30, 2007
LISBON, PORTUGAL — The Hard Rock Café in Lisbon is located in the center of the city. The interior design is similar to that of others in the chain, with collector’s items of rock history hanging on the walls, such as autographed guitars, gold and platinum albums and stage clothing, but while most Hard Rock Cafés have their sound and lighting equipment installed by an American company, the Lisbon affiliate decided to have the Portuguese HK Audio distributor ALRICA Lda install its sound system. Read More...

Artist, Meyer Add Magic to Madison

FOH Staff •
  • News
• April 27, 2007
NEW YORK — San Francisco-based sound artist Bill Fontana has completed a sound sculpture entitled Panoramic Echoes in New York City’s Madison Square Park. The sonic art project uses four Meyer Sound SB-1 parabolic long-throw sound beams to project sounds into the park from distant buildings in multiple directions. Read More...

Harman to Be Sold

FOH Staff •
  • News
• April 26, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC — Harman International Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HAR), parent company to the Harman Professional Group whose brands include JBL, Lexicon, BSS, AKG, dbx, Soundcraft and Crown, announced April 26 that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR) and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners (GSCP) in a transaction valued at approximately $8 billion. The transaction was unanimously approved by the Harman board of directors. Read More...

Sound.com, JBL Provide Audio for Miss India

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• April 25, 2007
MUMBAI, INDIA — Indian sound reinforcement company Sound.com recently provided a VerTec line array system for the annual Femina Miss India pageant. The event was held April 8, 2007 at the Bandra Kura Complex in Mumbai. Read More...

Welcome to the New FOHOnline!

FOH Staff •
  • News
• April 25, 2007
LAS VEGAS — Front of House magazine has launched the totally redesigned FOH Web site! This dynamic new design allows easy access to the latest news in audio world and the exclusive stories from our current issues to keep you abreast of our ever-mobile industry! Read More...

Heydekampf Leaves Bosch/Telex

FOH Staff •
  • News
• April 25, 2007
LAS VEGAS — Telex Pro Audio Group President Matthias von Heydekampf has resigned from Telex’s new parent company, Bosch. In a coversation with FOH on Friday, April 20 Heydekampf cited personal reasons for leaving, and said he was still very pleased with the direction Bosch was taking Telex, now Bosch Communications Systems.
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APB ProRack Mixers

FOH Staff •
  • News
• April 24, 2007
TOTOWA, NJ — The new ProRack House and Monitor small-format mixers from APB-DynaSonics incorporate 16 total input channels in 10 rack spaces. Both the ProRack House and Monitor mixers feature an audio design that, like the Spectra Series, includes minimum phase-shift circuitry, expressive EQ sections and integrated mic preamps in a proprietary front end circuit. Read More...

Soundwave Research Offers Licenses

FOH Staff •
  • News
• April 24, 2007
ASHLAND, MA — Soundwave Research Laboratories, Inc., technology developers and makers of Crowley and Tripp brand microphones, will soon offer licenses and technology packages to other microphone manufacturers. Read More...

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