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Laurence Eaves, Local Natives monitor engineer, at the Allen & Heath dLive S5000.
Laurence Eaves, Local Natives monitor engineer, at the Allen & Heath dLive S5000.

Local Natives Tour with Allen & Heath

Debi Moen
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LOS ANGELES - Indie-rock band Local Natives carried Allen & Heath's dLive S Class digital mixing system on its 2016 tour across the US and Europe. Monitor engineer Laurence Eaves provided the five-piece band with 12 separate in-ear and wedge mixes from 48 on-stage sources, using a dLive S5000 Surface with DM64 MixRack. The band is currently preparing for its 2017 tour.

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Ellen’s Stardust Diner is located in the heart of Times Square in New York City. Photo: Courtesy Ellen’s Stardust Diner.
Ellen’s Stardust Diner is located in the heart of Times Square in New York City. Photo: Courtesy Ellen’s Stardust Diner.

Sennheiser Helps Ellen's Stardust Diner Deliver High Notes

Debi Moen
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NEW YORK - Ellen's Stardust Diner features a singing waitstaff with its side of fries. Recently, the diner added a new item to the menu: an upgraded Sennheiser XS Wireless System to deliver clean audio while handling the busy and hostile RF environment of its Times Square neighborhood. The system covers the entire perimeter of the diner, and up to six different performers can sing at any given time.

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The EAW KF Series rig was a key component for the televised hair battle event.  
The EAW KF Series rig was a key component for the televised hair battle event.  

EAW Series: Hair, There, Everywhere During Beauty Battle

Debi Moen
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ATLANTA – The semi-annual Bronner Brothers International Beauty Show is a three-day professional beauty industry event with more than 30,000 beauty professionals attending for education, workshops and entertainment. The show culminated with the televised, legendary hair battle on the main stage.

 Locally based AEE Productions provided an Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) KF line array sound reinforcement system for the show’s entertainment and fashion events, including the televised competition.

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Harting's Jon DeSouza chats with Kathy Ireland
Harting's Jon DeSouza chats with Kathy Ireland

Harting's Jon DeSouza Discusses Manufacturing Trends, Connectivity on 'Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland'

Frank Hammel
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ELGIN, IL — Harting Americas President and CEO, Jon DeSouza will be featured on the TV show, Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland. The segment covers trends in manufacturing, such as reshoring and IoT, and how the company's durable, reliable connectivity products support these trends. The show will air on the Fox Business Network on January 15, 2017 at 5:30pm ET and Bloomberg International on January 22, 2017 at 7:30am GMT, 10:30am CST D.F. and 3:00pm HKT.

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Gateway for Cancer Research Cures Gala 2016. Photo: Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design
Gateway for Cancer Research Cures Gala 2016. Photo: Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design

OSA Relies on Martin Audio for Navy Pier Events

Debi Moen
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CHICAGO - OSA International recently produced back-to-back events for two clients who used Chicago’s venerable Navy Pier in very different ways. Both of the events were completely different technically, and had to be strategically designed to provide both clients exactly what they were looking for. A Martin Audio MLA system helped them overcome a number of challenges.

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The Dead Daisies comprise some of the most wanted A-list musicians on the heavy rock circuit.
The Dead Daisies comprise some of the most wanted A-list musicians on the heavy rock circuit.

Lectrosonics Keeps Dead Daisies Live on Tour

Debi Moen
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LOS ANGELES - Lectrosonics is helping keep The Dead Daisies live and playing on tour. Specifically, Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless LT belt pack transmitters and LR compact receivers are accompanying rock's industrial strength band. Says bass player Marco Mendoza, 
“When you’re jumping around stage in city after city, with the stuff riding around on the truck in between, there is no better test. To have a wireless system that we can depend on around the world, like we do with Lectrosonics, is just priceless.”


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K-array surface-mount loudspeakers were the only option as the ceiling and walls are both made of solid concrete.
K-array surface-mount loudspeakers were the only option as the ceiling and walls are both made of solid concrete.

Historic Plaza Hotel Selects K-array for Audio Upgrade

Debi Moen
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MILWAUKEE -  With a distinct Art Deco style, the historic Plaza Hotel has been renovated over the years to restore many of the original architectural details while including modern amenities and the latest technology to meet travelers’ demand. One of these renovations was a recent upgrade to the hotel’s audio system. Sven Pro Sound was tasked to find a sound system that nearly or fully disappeared in the architecture of the building for not only background but foreground music. K-array was selected.

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The Deva system brought a whole new range of functionality to the city’s most important gathering.
The Deva system brought a whole new range of functionality to the city’s most important gathering.

Deva Makes Times Square Debut at NYE Festivities

Debi Moen
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NEW YORK – Nothing rings in the new year quite like the big ball dropping in New York City's Times Square. For the past 17 years, Maryland Sound has provided the live sound that makes the event a magical experience for the more than two million attendees braving winter weather for the event. This year, the company deployed new Deva multimedia devices powered by Powersoft as part of their system, providing security monitoring, emergency messaging capabilities and ambient music for the festivities.

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Available right after NAMM: the new Sennheiser XS Wireless 1 series. Pictured is the Vocal Set.
Available right after NAMM: the new Sennheiser XS Wireless 1 series. Pictured is the Vocal Set.

Sennheiser, Neumann Preview Products, Performances at NAMM

Debi Moen
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ANAHEIM, CA – Sennheiser and Neumann will expand their live performance and monitoring portfolios at NAMM 2017 with the introduction of several new products. Visitors will be the first to see the Sennheiser XS Wireless 1 and XS Wireless 2 radio microphone series, and the Neumann KH 80 DSP monitoring loudspeaker. Sennheiser will also launch the HD 200 Pro headphones, alongside new frequency variants for the evolution wireless 300 G3 and 500 G3 series for the US and Canada. Booth performances will feature Lucy, Jaq Mackenzie, Marcus Eaton and others.

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