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New Arts Center in Western Australia Using CrewCom Intercom System from Pliant Technologies

FOH Staff •
  • Featured
  • International News
• April 16, 2019
KARRATHA, Australia - HME Services worked with Melbourne-based NAS Solutions, Pliant Technologies' Australian distributor, to provide the new Red Earth Arts Precinct in Karratha, Western Australia with Pliant's CrewCom 2.4 GHz CrewCom wireless intercom system. Read More...

Solotech Names Thomas Kachnik National Business Development Sales Representative at its Las Vegas Office

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• April 16, 2019
  LAS VEGAS, – Mr. Philip Giffard, President, Sales and Systems Integration Division of Solotech, is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Kachnik as Business Development Sales Representative for the company’s Las Vegas office. Reporting directly to Mike Poirier, General Manager, Mr. Kachnik develops business opportunities for the Corporate, Hospitality, and Gaming Markets. More […] Read More...

AV Upgrade at Church in Upstate NY Includes Martin Audio O-Line System

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  • News
• April 16, 2019
PITTSFORD, NY – TSH Audio & Visual recently completed a full audio/video upgrade of the First Presbyterian Church in Pittsford, NY near Rochester that includes a Martin Audio O-Line speaker system. More details from Martin Audio (www.martin-audio.com): The Syracuse NY AVL integration company is five years old and specializes in House of Worship installations. Discussing […] Read More...

San Luis Obispo PAC Using Allen & Heath dLive at FOH, Monitors

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  • Featured
  • News
• April 16, 2019
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA - Within Harold Miossi Hall, a 1,300-seat multi-purpose venue that hosts up to five different shows each week featured at the San Luis Obispo Performing Arts Center, lead audio technician Robb Albrecht has been using a new dLive system from Allen & Heath to optimize the mix for nationally-known pop artists, symphony and jazz concerts, travelling ballet companies, Broadway shows and local groups. Read More...

Shure Digital Wireless Handles Mission Critical RF for Sydney’s Australia Day Celebrations

FOH Staff •
  • Featured
  • International News
• April 16, 2019
SYDNEY – Eighth Day Sound and Innovative Production Services teamed up with Shure wireless experts from Jands to support the audio needs for a variety of events taking place on Australia Day, Jan. 26, 2019. More details from Jands (www.jands.com.au): On January 26 2019, all around Warrane (Sydney Cove), solemnities, ceremonies, and performances took place […] Read More...

Solotech Appoints Paul Owen as General Manager at its Nashville Office

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• April 15, 2019
  NASHVILLE – Martin Tremblay, President and CEO of Solotech, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Owen as General Manager of the company’s Nashville office. More details from Solotech (www.solotech.com): In recent years, Solotech has undergone significant international growth and has found that the addition of local general managers for Solotech’s offices best […] Read More...

Swiss Church Upgrades with KV2 Audio Point Source System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• April 15, 2019
OFTRINGEN, Switzerland – Swiss Pro AV and lighting specialists Plusmusic AG provided an upgrade at ICF Mittelland church that includes a new KV2 audio system. Plusmusic supplied a pair of wide dispersion SL412s driven by an SL3000 amplifier for the main PA system, supplemented by a pair of VHD2.18J subwoofers powered by a VHD3200. More […] Read More...

Adlib Upgrades O2 Academy Glasgow with L-Acoustics and DiGiCo Gear

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• April 15, 2019
GLASGOW, Scotland - Adlib's installation team provided a touring spec system including L-Acoustics speakers and DiGiCo consoles to Academy Music Group’s 2,550-capacity O2 Academy Glasgow in Scotland. There are 10 K2 speakers per side and 12 L-Acoustics SB28 subs distributed on and beneath the stage, with four ARCSII per side and two X8 speakers for fills. Adlib also provided DiGiCo SD12 consoles for both FOH and monitor positions. Read More...

Alabama Performing Arts Center Installs Danley System

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  • News
• April 12, 2019
PELL CITY, AL – AV integration and live sound production company Lost in Sound designed and installed a Danley-based system for the Pell City Center for Education and the Performing Arts (CEPA)’s 400-seat theater. More details from Danley Sound Labs (www.danleysoundlabs.com): The Pell City Center for Education and the Performing Arts (CEPA) is the cultural […] Read More...

In Memoriam: Christopher Griffin, 49

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  • News
• April 12, 2019
SAN DIEGO, CA – Chris Griffin, a veteran rigger setting up the staging for the 2019 Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA, died from a fall from a temporary roofing structure on April 6. He was 49. “We have lost a great man this last Saturday, doing the job he loved,” noted production […] Read More...

Coroner’s Inquest Points to Key Factors Behind Fatal Radiohead Staging Collapse in 2012

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  • News
• April 12, 2019
TORONTO – A coroner’s inquest into the partial stage collapse that killed Radiohead drum tech Scott Johnson in mid-June 2012 took place in late March and early April 2019, and although nearly seven years had elapsed, the proceedings pointed to flaws including a critical discrepancy between the stage’s design plans and the actual structure erected […] Read More...

Event Safety Alliance Promotes Vigilance to Prevent Future Tragedies

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  • News
• April 12, 2019
INDIO, CA and TORONTO - On April 6, the industry lost another veteran member of its family in an accident on the Coachella festival site. Less than a week later, an inquest into the 2012 stage roof collapse in Toronto that killed a member of Radiohead's audio crew led to more than two dozen recommendations that, had they been in place, might have made all the difference. As the 2019 touring season gets under way, the Event Safety Alliance issued a call for renewed vigilance to prevent future tragedies. Read More...

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