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Sound Designer Peter Hylenski Uses Waves Gear for Disney’s “Frozen the Musical”

FOH Staff •
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• February 18, 2019
NEW YORK - Grammy, Tony and Olivier Award-nominated sound designer Peter Hylenski (Frozen, King Kong, Motown, Rock of Ages) used a variety of products from Waves Audio for Disney’s Frozen the Musical at the St. James Theater on Broadway, including Waves plugins, SoundGrid and MultiRack. He detailed how the technologies helped him with sound effects and the illusion of voices approaching from a distance along with sound reinforcement. Read More...

VUE Audio Names Griffith Sales Associates Rep of the Year

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• February 18, 2019
ANAHEIM, CA - VUE Audio named Duluth, GA-based Griffith Sales Associates Rep of the Year at VUE’s booth during NAMM 2019. Griffith’s Pro Audio/AV Integration Division Manager, Scott Hough, received the award. Pictured here, from left, are Michael Colón, Sara Elliott, Scott Hough, Shawn London and Jon Garner. Read More...

2019 Grammy Awards Include Performances Relying on Gear from Sennheiser and Neumann

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• February 18, 2019
LOS ANGELES – Sennheiser noted that Travis Scott, Brandi Carlile and Shawn Mendes (pictured here) were among the artists relying on Sennheiser and Neumann mics during the 61st Grammy Awards, which was broadcast live on Feb. 10 from Staples Center in Los Angeles. More details from Sennheiser (www.sennheiser.com): The 61st Annual Grammy Awards lived up […] Read More...
In Memoriam: Andrew J. Sottile, 1952 - 2019

In Memoriam: Andrew J. Sottile, 67

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• February 16, 2019
STATE COLLEGE, PA - Andrew J. "AJ" Sottile died Feb. 13, 2019 at his home in State College, PA after a battle with cancer. FRONT of HOUSE contributor and FOH engineer David Morgan, a friend and colleague of Sottile's since they first crossed paths in 2000, penned a tribute to this "roadie’s roadie," who worked as an audio systems engineer for Clair Global in Lititz, PA. Read More...

K-array Goes On the Road with Claudio Baglioni

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 15, 2019
ROME – Veteran Italian pop star Claudio Baglioni has embarked on a national indoor arena tour celebrating 50 years of his hits with a challenging 360-degree audio configuration employed by an impressive Firenze Series KH7 system. More details from K-array (www.k-array.com): Claudio Baglioni is an Italian pop singer-songwriter and musician whose success spans over several […] Read More...

Restored Alexandra Palace Theatre Includes DiGiCo SD12 at FOH

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 15, 2019
LONDON – Steve Brookes, head of production and technical for the restored Alexandra Theatre at Alexandra Palace, turned to HD Pro Audio for a DiGiCo SD12 mixing console, which has proven to be a good fit with the venue’s needs. More details from DiGiCo (www.digico.biz): December saw the newly restored Alexandra Theatre at Alexandra Palace […] Read More...

HWP Provides DAS Audio for FGL House, Jason Aldean’s Kitchen and Luke’s 32 Bridge in Nashville

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• February 15, 2019
NASHVILLE, TN – DAS Audio noted that FGL House, Jason Aldean’s Kitchen and Luke’s 32 Bridge are among the live music venues in Nashville that have been equipped with its sound systems. High Wire Productions (HWP) of Nashville provided the gear, which includes new Event and Vantec series loudspeakers. Jason Aldean’s Kitchen is pictured here. […] Read More...

Otto Bar in Mexico City Equipped with Bose System

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• February 14, 2019
MEXICO CITY – Otto Bar, a nightclub in Mexico City’s Roma neighborhood, upgraded its sound system with Bose Professional portable systems including F1 Model 812 Flexible Array loudspeakers, F1 subwoofers and S1 Pro Multi-Position PA systems. More details from Bose (https://professional.bose.com/en-US/F1): With a capacity for over 200 people and a style that mixes together the […] Read More...

Shure Wireless in Use at 61st Grammy Awards

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• February 14, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Shure noted that its Axient Digital wireless systems and PSM 1000 in-ear monitor systems were used for the 61st Grammy Awards, staged and broadcast live on CBS From Staples Center in Los Angeles. Pictured here, Dolly Parton and Kacey Musgraves perform onstage using Shure gear. Parton is using an AD2/SM58 combo while […] Read More...

K-array Speakers Installed in Outdoor Areas at Westin Hotel in Perth, Australia

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  • International News
• February 13, 2019
PERTH, Australia – The five-star, 368-room Westin hotel, which opened in Perth, Australia last year, installed K-array speakers in two outdoor areas – the hotel terrace and the outdoor dining area that’s part of the resort’s Garum Restaurant. K-array Kobra-KP52 elements proved to be a good fit for both the physical installation and audio requirements. […] Read More...

Adamson Systems Reports First U.K. Install of IS7 Line Array

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  • International News
• February 13, 2019
LIVINGSTON, Scotland – The first U.K. installation of Adamson Systems IS7 line array loudspeaker systems has been completed at Howden Park Centre in Livingston by Adamson Certified re-seller Live Systems Ltd. More details from Adamson Systems Engineering (www.adamsonsystems.com): West Lothian’s premier center for arts performances and events Howden Park Centre was transformed in 2009 by […] Read More...

TEC Award Caps Allen & Heath’s Nine Wins at 2019 NAMM

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• February 13, 2019
ANAHEIM, CA – Allen & Heath was among the technical achievement winners at the 34th Annual NAMM TEC Awards held in Anaheim, California on Jan. 26. Capturing top honors in the Small Format Console Technology category with its SQ Series mixers, the UK-based manufacturer has received 23 nominations in a number of different categories at […] Read More...

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