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International News

  • Sydney BE Productions Opts for HK Audio

    FOH Staff | International News | May 6, 2008
    SYDNEY – The network of HK AUDIO sound system users in Australia has grown. In late 2007, BE Productions, a company located in the north of Sydney, bought a 2 x 8 Cohefra Compact system comprising 16 CDR 108 C enclosures, eight CDR 210 C cabinets, and two PR 8 amp racks. This newcomer is the fifth firm on the continent to join the Cohedra user network.
     

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  • Sennheiser and Neumann Official Sound Partners of Sydney Opera House

    FOH Staff | International News | April 29, 2008
    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Sydney Opera House is one of the most famous opera houses worldwide. The opera house has welcomed Sennheiser and Neumann as sound partners.
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  • Aztec Stadium Scores a Goal with Electro-Voice

    FOH Staff | International News | April 29, 2008
    MEXICO CITY – With a capacity of over 114,000, Mexico City’s legendary Estadio Azteca is the fourth largest stadium in the World. Its 40-plus year history is storied with some of soccer’s most memorable events. Rental company Producciones Reforma (El Rayo) deployed an Electro-Voice sound reinforcement system for the shows, based around X-Line and XLC line array systems.
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  • Royal Opera House Hosts Film Awards with Outline

    FOH Staff | International News | April 28, 2008

    LONDON – At London’s Royal Opera House – one of the most famous opera theatres in the world and home of Britain’s prestigious Royal Opera and Royal Ballet companies – Britannia Row Productions’ Outline Butterfly was used as the "Front of House" system for sound reinforcement at the BAFTA ceremony, the British equivalent of the Oscars, awarded to personalities from the cinema and television world since 1947.

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  • Legendary Italian Club Upgrades with Martin Audio

    FOH Staff | International News | April 21, 2008
    RIMINI, ITALY – One of the few clubs in the world able to boast a 50-year history, the stylish Paradiso club offers clients a breathtaking view from its unbeatable vantage point overlooking the Adriatic Riviera. The legendary venue’s new owners — Luca De Simone and Alessandro Volta — announced their intention to reopen the Italian venue exactly 50 years after its original inauguration and restore it to its role as one of Europe’s leading clubs with a Martin Audio sound system.

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  • Juanes Performs for Peace Without Borders with Shure

    FOH Staff | International News | April 11, 2008
    COLOMBIA and ECUADOR  – Thousands of Colombians and Venezuelans attended a free concert, “Peace Without Borders,” on the border between the two countries. Colombia’s own Juanes, a GRAMMY-winning artist and Shure endorser, organized the event to celebrate the end of the diplomatic crisis among Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador that was held at the Simon Bolivar Bridge, which connects Colombia and Ecuador.

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  • Fame The Musical Stars in Spain with Digico

    FOH Staff | International News | April 4, 2008
    CADIZ, SPAIN – The Spanish version of Fame – The Musical, or Fama El Musical, recently visited Cádiz in the south west of Spain. The show has toured Spain for over a year and has already seen packed houses in Barcelona and Madrid. DiGiCo plays a major role in the show’s audio success for Barcelona-based rental company Tour Serveis, which provides all the sound equipment, maintenance and logistics for the Spanish tour.

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  • London’s Scala Nightclub Dances with Turbosound

    FOH Staff | International News | March 28, 2008
    LONDON – Scala nightclub is a multi-purpose venue in King’s Cross on the north side of central London. In its current incarnation, the building has four main levels and accommodates events for up to 1,145 people. There are three bars, two dance floors and a stage for live performances. Last year, the owners of Scala decided the sound system in the main area needed an upgrade, so resident sound technician George Gregori contacted LMC Audio Systems to design a system using new Turbosound products that would work with the lively acoustics of the room.
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  • Norwegian Sami Festival Celebrates Culture with Allen & Heath iLIVE

    FOH Staff | International News | March 28, 2008

    GUOVDAGEAIDNU, NORWAY – Norwegian PA rental company, Lydfiksern, used their new Allen & Heath iLive system to its full potential during this year’s Sami Grand Prix (SGP) music contest. SGP is part of the renowned Sami Easter Festival, the biggest cultural gathering of the Northern Europe’s indigenous Sami people, held at the Bakteharji Arena in Guovdageaidnu. 

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  • Sydney Festival Gets Sonic Boost from Coda Audio and Meyer Sound

    FOH Staff | International News | March 18, 2008
    SYDNEY – Sydney closed down several city streets and held an eclectic celebration featuring over 500 artists, such as Brian Wilson, Bjork and Sufjan Stevens. Over a million people enjoyed the sun and rich festivities at outdoor stages, tents and dance floors as well as musical acts and dance troupes in performing arts venues including CarriageWorks and Sydney Opera House.For the 14th year, Sydney-based Coda Audio handled audio and production duties with self-powered loudspeakers from Meyer Sound.

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  • Melodifestivalen Narrows Down Competition with NEXO

    FOH Staff | International News | March 17, 2008
    STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – United Audio Starlight (UAS), Sweden’s largest audio rental provider, has given its new NEXO GEO S12 line-array system a high profile nationally, taking it all over the country with the Melodifestivalen, the competition to choose which artist will represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest.

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  • Meyer Sound Germany Appoints CEO and Managing Director

    FOH Staff | International News | March 17, 2008

    MONTABAUR, GERMANY – Meyer Sound has announced two promotions at Meyer Sound Germany: the appointment of Jim Sides to the position of CEO and the promotion of Sascha Khelifa to managing director.   

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