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The system consists of two main hangs of 16 K1 over four K2 per side each flanked by eight K1-SB. An additional 16 K2 per side are flown as side hangs, with 15 Kara per side delivering coverage to the 270-degree wraparound seating areas.
The system consists of two main hangs of 16 K1 over four K2 per side each flanked by eight K1-SB. An additional 16 K2 per side are flown as side hangs, with 15 Kara per side delivering coverage to the 270-degree wraparound seating areas.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Tour with Rat Sound-Supplied L-Acoustics Arrays

Naomi Crews
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DES MOINES, IA - In February, Rat Sound's Dave Rat, also a longtime sound engineer for Red Hot Chili Peppers, passed the mixing duties on to Sean "Sully" Sullivan, who has also helmed the mix for Rihanna, Atoms for Peace and Beck. But Camarillo, CA-based Rat Sound is still providing the FOH control and monitor package for the band's current Getaway tour, along with the L-Acoustics PA system for the band's U.S. dates.

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Along with Soundgarden, lead singer Chris Cornell had reunited and performed with Temple of the Dog alums within the past year. Temple of the Dog 2016 tour photo by Steve Jennings.
Along with Soundgarden, lead singer Chris Cornell had reunited and performed with Temple of the Dog alums within the past year. Temple of the Dog 2016 tour photo by Steve Jennings.

Soundgarden 2017 Tour Canceled after Death of Chris Cornell

Frank Hammel
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COLUMBUS, OH - Soundgarden, which had performed 12 of the 18 shows slated on the band's 2017 tour, canceled the last six shows after the death of frontman Chris Cornell around midnight after the band's May 17 show in Detroit. The death of Cornell, 52, the Seattle grunge rock icon who also garnered acclaim as frontman for Audioslave, Temple of the Dog (pictured here) and his own solo shows, had been classified as a suicide by a medical examiner.

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FOH Engineer Rick Camp Selects Earthworks for Melvin Baldwin’s Drum Set
FOH Engineer Rick Camp Selects Earthworks for Melvin Baldwin’s Drum Set

Earthworks Drum Mics Deliver on Johnny Gill Tour

Naomi Crews
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CHARLOTTE, NC - Johnny Gill, one of the lead vocalists for the R&B group New Edition, hit the road in support of his latest solo album, and veteran FOH engineer Rick Camp brought along a suite of Earthworks microphones for Melvin Baldwin's touring drum set. The setup includes mics from Earthworks' Sound Reinforcement and Drum Periscope series.

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