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Opry Audio Crew L to R: Mark Thomas, Bob Bussiere, Jeff Ent, Nic Faddy
Opry Audio Crew L to R: Mark Thomas, Bob Bussiere, Jeff Ent, Nic Faddy

Grand Ole Opry Upgrades to Yamaha Rivage PM10 at Monitors

Naomi Crews
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NASHVILLE - For 10 years, a Yamaha PM1D console handled the mix at monitors position for the Grand Ole Opry. This year, the iconic venue, Tennessee's number one tourist attraction, upgraded to Yamaha's Rivage PM10. Clair Solutions in Nashville was the console provider. Staff monitor mixer, Bob Bussiere, is taking full advantage of the console's functionality, using, for example, Rupert Neve Designs SILK on every input.

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New Kids On The Block Tour (c) Marcello Ambriz
New Kids On The Block Tour (c) Marcello Ambriz

New Kids On The Block 2017 Tour Includes DPA Microphones

Naomi Crews
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LOS ANGELES - For the New Kids On The Block and their 2017 tour, FOH engineer Kevin Elson has been relying upon DPA Microphones' d:facto 4018 Vocal and d:vote 4099 Instrument Mics to capture the sound of the blockbuster boy band from the 1980s and 1990s. On the "Total Package Tour," Elson used d:facto 4018 mics for all of the New Kids' vocals, as well as the d:vote 4099 on the toms.

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