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Hervé Guillaume, Managing Director, L-Acoustics (left) and Bertrand Bounoure, President and Commercial Director of HGP and API (right)

L-Acoustics Announces Acquisition of HGP and API

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• November 27, 2018
MARCOUSSIS, France - L-Acoustics announced its acquisition of sheet metal manufacturer HGP and an affiliated company, API, which specializes in powder coatings. The acquisition is cited as a potential boon to L-Acoustics’ R&D efforts. Pictured here, from left, are Hervé Guillaume, managing director, L-Acoustics, and Bertrand Bounoure, president and commercial director of HGP and API. Read More...
Peter Codron, UK Sales Manager, Martin Audio

Peter Codron Appointed UK Sales Manager at Martin Audio

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• November 27, 2018
LONDON – Martin Audio announced the appointment of Peter Codron to UK Sales Manager. More details from Martin Audio (www.martin-audio.com): An important cog in the restructuring of Martin Audio’s sales team following its successful MBO this summer, has been the appointment of highly experienced audio professional Peter Codron as new UK Sales Manager. Codron brings […] Read More...

DiGiCo Consoles Keep The Country Music Association Awards Covered

FOH Staff •
  • Featured
  • News
• November 27, 2018
NASHVILLE - For the 52nd annual CMA Awards, held Nov. 14 at Bridgestone Arena, a pair of DiGiCo SD-Range consoles played a big role. Blackhawk Audio president Rick Shimer used an SD7 at FOH for the music performances, and ATK Audiotek principal Pat Baltzell used an SD5 to mix the evening’s production audio. The sound system within the venue included JBL VerTec 4889 and VTX V20 enclosures. The The DiGiCo SD7 and SD5 desks are pictured here. Read More...

EAW Promotes Jim Newhouse to VP of Global Sales

FOH Staff •
  • On the Move
• November 27, 2018
WHITINSVILLE, MA – EAW promoted Jim Newhouse vice president of Global Sales. Newhouse has served the company as North American sales director since 2015. Before joining EAW, he worked as a regional sales manager at Bose Corporation and owned and operated AV systems integration firm Clear Signal. Read More...

Eight Inductees to the NAMM TECnology Hall of Fame Announced

FOH Staff •
  • Featured
  • News
• November 27, 2018
ANAHEIM, CA - Eight major audio inventions, including Leo Beranek's 1943 anechoic audio test chamber (pictured here) will be inducted to the TECnology Hall of Fame (THOF). The inventions span the 1940s through today and will be honored Jan. 26 during a ceremony at the 2019 NAMM Show. The event, presented by the NAMM Museum of Making Music, will be hosted by George Petersen, THOF founder and director and editor of FOH magazine. Read More...

Parnelli Honorees to Speak at Pro Production Sessions during NAMM 2019

FOH Staff •
  • News
• November 27, 2018
ANAHEIM, CA - FRONT of HOUSE, PLSN and Stage Directions are once again presenting a series of must-attend Pro Production Sessions to be featured at the Anaheim Hilton during NAMM 2019, which runs from Jan. 24-26. The In Conversation With… interview series will include Parnelli honorees Chris Adamson and Yvan Miron along with other industry luminaries including Butch Allen and Kevin Lyman. Read More...
SSV devised a full package which overcame this and more. Lighting bars hang discreetly on three sides of the room to light speakers’ faces without shadows

Sound Space Vision Provides Audio, AV Solutions for London’s Royal Academy of Art

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• November 26, 2018
LONDON – Sound Space Vision provided sound support along with a lighting and AV package for the Royal Academy of Art’s Benjamin West Lecture Theatre. The setup includes a digital audio system with digital column array loudspeakers More details from Sound Space Vision (www.soundspacevision.com): In 2012 Sound Space Vision beat all competition to become the […] Read More...
Accept - Oliver & dLive C1500 (c) Kalle knipst, Pascal Swoboda

Allen & Heath dLive Supports Accept World Tour

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• November 26, 2018
SOLINGEN, Germany – An Allen & Heath dLive system has been selected for  FOH monitor duties during German heavy metal band Accept’s Rise of Chaos tour. More details from Allen & Heath (www.allen-heath.com): German heavy metal heroes Accept rely on Allen & Heath’s dLive system for FOH and monitor duties on their current worldwide ‘Rise of […] Read More...
According to Ben MacKinney, Alford’s Manager of Audio Services, the Martin Audio purchase included 48 WPC and 48 WPM systems, 22 CDD-LIVE 12’s, 10 CDD-LIVE 8’s and 16 SXH218 for the corporate events the company specializes in.

Alford Media Deploys New Martin Audio WPC System at Charity Event

FOH Staff •
  • News
• November 20, 2018
DALLAS, TX – Alford Media recently increased its inventory of Martin Audio equipment, including a Wavefront Precision Compact (WPC) line array system. More details from Martin Audio (www.martin-audio.com): Alford Media of Dallas, TX recently purchased a significant amount of Martin Audio and quickly put the equipment to use including a Wavefront Precision Compact (WPC) line […] Read More...
Compact L-Acoustics SB15/Kiva II arrays bring an impressive level of output and clarity to Live! Arena for both live and broadcast events

L-Acoustics Kara and Kiva II Systems Supplied for Live! Boutique Hotel Opening

FOH Staff •
  • News
• November 20, 2018
ARLINGTON, TX – L-Acoustics Kara and Kiva II systems networked via AVB and processed by a P1 digital audio processor were supplied for the grand opening of the Live! by Loews boutique hotel. More details about L-Acoustics (www.l-acoustics.com): They say everything in Texas is big, and the new 200,000-square-foot Texas Live! entertainment complex certainly fits […] Read More...
With varied and sophisticated objectives, the hotel needed the AV system to cover all areas of the hotel including conference facilities and a 70-seat theatre, with priority for EVAC announcements and both local and remote control of the zones.

Ottocanli Specified for Hotel Nyota

FOH Staff •
  • International News
• November 20, 2018
MAMAIA, Romania – A Powersoft Ottocani power amplification system was installed inside Hotel Nyota’s conference and theatre facilities. More details from L-Acoustics (www.powersoft-audio.com): Located between the Danube and the Black Sea, with stunning lakeside sunset views of Siutghiol Lake, Romania’s newly-built, five-star, Hotel Nyota offers luxurious accommodation coupled with state-of-the-art conference and theatre facilities to […] Read More...
FOH engineer Philip J. Harvey uses Sensaphonics 3D AARO to preserve his hearing while mixing for My Bloody Valentine

Philip J. Harvey Mixes My Bloody Valentine with Sensaphonics at FOH:

FOH Staff •
  • News
• November 20, 2018
CHICAGO, IL – FOH engineer Philip J. Harvey specified a Sensaphonics 3D AARO in-ear monitor with Active Ambient technology for performances with Rock band My Bloody Valentine. More details from Sensaphonics (wwww.sensaphonics.com): My Bloody Valentine has a well-earned reputation as one of the loudest bands on the road. Faced with the problem of how to […] Read More...

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