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FOH engineer Travis Rogers used a Yamaha CL1 Digital Audio Console to mix and record.
FOH engineer Travis Rogers used a Yamaha CL1 Digital Audio Console to mix and record.

Yamaha with Nuendo Live Captures Stanley Clarke's Tour Recordings

Debi Moen
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BUENA PARK, CA — Stanley Clarke’s FOH engineer Travis Rogers used a Yamaha CL1 Digital Audio Console to mix and record several of the live dates on the artist's promotional tour in December using the console’s Nuendo Live software. The songs will be released for an upcoming album due for release later this year.

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Grasshopper Off the Green is a lively Irish pub in Morristown, NJ.
Grasshopper Off the Green is a lively Irish pub in Morristown, NJ.

Grasshopper Off The Green Hops Again with Ashly

Debi Moen
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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Although Irish pub Grasshopper Off the Green upgraded its sound system in 2011, it needed to do so again when the amps in the loudspeakers couldn't keep up with the pub's constant near-use. They’ve got karaoke, video DJs and live music seven nights a week, and their sound system feeds whatever’s going on to other floors and zones. Starview Satellite recently replaced the system with Ashley Audio KLR-3200 and nX 3.02 amplifiers.

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Rob Hofkamp, Alex Skan and David Bissett-Powell.
Rob Hofkamp, Alex Skan and David Bissett-Powell.

Rob Hofkamp Joins Void Acoustics as North American Director of Operations

Debi Moen
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NEW YORK - Rob Hofkamp has joined British loudspeaker manufacturer Void Acoustics as the North American director of operations. In 2015, Void Acoustics opened a warehouse facility in New York. Hofkamp completes Void's plan to set up a solid base of operations in North America and to build a dedicated team of system integrators and dealerships across the region. Meet up with Hofkamp and the team at NAMM later this month.

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EAW QX loudspeakers keep the fans on their feet at the newly built Grand Canyon University soccer stadium.
EAW QX loudspeakers keep the fans on their feet at the newly built Grand Canyon University soccer stadium.

Grand Canyon University Chooses EAW for Ultimate Soccer Experience

Debi Moen
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PHOENIX - Grand Canyon University's new soccer stadium features an EAW QX sound reinforcement system, designed and installed by Sound Image's Tempe, AZ-based office. “They wanted loudspeakers that would create a chest thumping experience, had exceptional audio quality, and could be weather-proofed to withstand the rigors of an outdoor installation while adding to the longevity of their investment,” says Ben Davis, project manager with Sound Image. “A huge storm came through a while back and destroyed part of the building’s roof. Fortunately, EAW loudspeakers are built to withstand just about anything – when the dust settled they were still hanging and worked just fine.”

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Production Manager MacKenzie Smith at the dLive S5000.
Production Manager MacKenzie Smith at the dLive S5000.

IPG Mixes Diverse Events with Allen & Heath

Debi Moen
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DENVER - Denver-based Initial Production Group (IPG) recently acquired an Allen & Heath dLive S5000 Surface and DM64 MixRack, which it now uses on a variety of its projects ranging from corporate and religious events to the recent Professional Rodeo Cowboy (PRCA) awards ceremony in Las Vegas. Rep firm Pro Tech Marketing convinced IPG that dLive was the right choice, and IPG's MacKenzie Smith discusses its helpful features.

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Sound Works Productions, Inc. (Mokena, IL) deployed a Nexo Geo S12 line array system to ring in 2017 at the event held in the historic Palmer House Hotel.
Sound Works Productions, Inc. (Mokena, IL) deployed a Nexo Geo S12 line array system to ring in 2017 at the event held in the historic Palmer House Hotel.

Nexo System Deployed for Big Night Chicago

Debi Moen
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CHICAGO — Sound Works Productions Inc. deployed a Nexo system for this year's Big Night Chicago, part of the Big Night America New Year's Eve series. This year’s entertainment included DJ ArkiTeK, Steve Smooth and Wells Adams at the historic Palmer House Hotel.

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Your info will be visible in print, online and via the EPD app.

Resolve to Update your Info for the 2017 Event Production Directory

FOH Staff
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LAS VEGAS — Suppose your company has a new president. Perhaps the previous guy in charge, a skinny dude with a funny name, just headed out the door for an extended vacation in Hawaii. And the new guy storming in is a blustery fellow with a red tie and tangerine hair. And let’s say you just ignored our annual plea to update your company’s listing for the 2017 Event Production Directory. All year long, instead of being informative, your EPD listing can be summed up in a single word. Wrong!

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Alford Media designed an innovative audio solution consisting of Martin Audio MLA Compact and Mini hangs deployed in concentric circles around the stage.
Alford Media designed an innovative audio solution consisting of Martin Audio MLA Compact and Mini hangs deployed in concentric circles around the stage.

Martin Audio Deployed to Cover High Energy Marketing Convention

Debi Moen
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ORLANDO –– Alford Media recently deployed a Martin Audio system for a high-energy marketing convention in Orlando. The event at the Orange County Convention Center had a number of challenges, including low ceiling heights and an in-the-round turntable stage setup for a multitide of presenters, bands and cars as giveaway prizes. In addition, the event had to overcome Hurricane Matthew.

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Now installed, the system hangs from a central beam that spans the room above the steps to the platform.
Now installed, the system hangs from a central beam that spans the room above the steps to the platform.

Wildwood Church Upgrades to Danley

Debi Moen
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EAST MOLINE, IL - Although not original to the building, Wildwood Church's sound system was nevertheless old and regularly imperiled services with the threat of feedback, complaints of unintelligibility, and uneven coverage. That’s all changed with the installation of Danley Sound Labs loudspeakers and subwoofers, spurred by the realization that Danley was responsible for the sound quality at nearby Kinnick Stadium and confirmed by a direct A/B comparison of the old system with Danley boxes.

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John Pennell, owner of Total Productions, turned to FBT to supply a complete FOH rig. Photo: Reed May
John Pennell, owner of Total Productions, turned to FBT to supply a complete FOH rig. Photo: Reed May

FBT Supports Stryper in Southwestern Concert

Debi Moen
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ROSWELL, NM - Total Productions recently turned to Italian loudspeaker manufacturer FBT to supply a complete FOH rig for Stryper's concert at The Liberty, a popular touring venue in Roswell, NM. The concert was a success, the band’s sound technician was thrilled and the owner of The Liberty has plans to supplement their FBT line array as a result of the experience.

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