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  • Sennheiser Digital 6000 Takes the Stage at Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show

    FOH Staff | News | February 17, 2020MIAMI LAKES, FL - At the Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show, Sennheiser’s Digital 6000 wireless system was the microphone of choice for headline performer Shakira as well as her special guest, Bad Bunny, as the two Latin Grammy Award winning artists sang against a perfect Miami cultural backdrop. ATK Audiotek handled the audio design for the pre-game festivities, referee microphones and the Halftime Show for the 23rd Super Bowl in a row. Read More...
  • Game Creek Video Relies on RTS Intercoms for Broadcast of the Big Game in Miami

    FOH Staff | News | February 17, 2020BURNSVILLE, MN – As a leading provider of remote production facilities for the biggest live events, Game Creek Video was on site for the final game of the American football season in Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium. More details from RTS (www.rtsintercoms.com): The entire production village of Game Creek OB trucks onsite for the game and […] Read More...
  • In Memoriam: Monitor Engineer Brian Hendry, 67

    George Petersen | News | February 17, 2020HENDERSON, NV — Monitor engineer Brian Hendry, who had a long and distinguished career working for artists ranging from Barry Manilow to Ozzy Osbourne, passed away peacefully at home on February 14, 2020, surrounded by family. He was 67. A native of Scotland, Hendry attended the Stow College of Engineering in Glasgow and later immigrated to […] Read More...
  • Mississippi Church Ties In New DiGiCo SD10 Broadcast Console with SD5 at FOH via Optocore Network

    FOH Staff | News | February 13, 2020JACKSON, MI – The First Baptist Church in Jackson, MI, which has been using a DiGiCo SD5 console and two SD-Racks at FOH for several years, added a DiGiCo SD10 console as the church’s primary broadcast console. Strata AVL, which provided both desks, integrated the new SD10 with the SD5 via an Optocore network. Pictured […] Read More...
  • Grammy Awards Transitions to Audio-Over-IP (AoIP); Focusrite RedNet Plays Key Role

    FOH Staff | News | February 13, 2020LOS ANGELES – At the 2020 Grammy Awards, staged at Staples Center Jan. 26, the audio crew relied on a Dante network powered by Focusrite RedNet D64R 64-channel MADI bridges, Focusrite RedNet D16R AES-to-Dante interfaces and RedNet MP8R eight-channel mic pres and A/D converters. More details from Focusrite (www.focusrite.com): Every year, the award-winning veteran audio […] Read More...
  • “Callas in Concert” Makes Use of DPA Instrument Microphones

    FOH Staff | News | February 13, 2020SANFORD, NC - For Callas in Concert, the late opera singer Maria Callas was brought back to the stage via hologram, more than 40 years after her passing. FOH and Recording Engineer Howard “Howie” Lindeman relied on 27 of DPA Microphones’ low-profile 4099 instrument microphones for the live orchestral performers. Sound Image provided the gear for the tour. Read More...
  • VUE Partners with Church Sound University – Feb. 22. 2020 in Orange County, CA

    FOH Staff | News | February 13, 2020ORANGE, CA – Church Sound University (CSU), presented by worship sound practitioners for worship sound practitioners, is a series of educational events taking place at churches around the country throughout the year to provide knowledge to key church staff that are looking to improve and learn about audio production. VUE Audiotechnik will be the loudspeaker […] Read More...
  • FOH Engineer Eric Friedlander Mixes Anderson.Paak for Grammy Week Celebration Honoring Dr. Dre Using Waves eMotion LV1 Live Mixer

    FOH Staff | News | February 12, 2020LOS ANGELES – FOH engineer Eric Friedlander used Waves’ eMotion LV1 Live Mixer for the Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing’s 13th Annual Grammy Week Celebration honoring Dr. Dre. The event featured a performance from Anderson .Paak at the Village Studios. More details from Waves (www.waves.com): Friedlander’s workflow for this special occasion included a two-screen […] Read More...
  • The Behind the Scenes Mental Health Initiative Seeks Therapist Recommendations

    FOH Staff | News | February 12, 2020NEW YORK – Last fall, Behind the Scenes conducted an online survey of industry members that received an unprecedented response. This was followed by two focus groups in January to delve deeper into some of the issues and concerns raised in the survey responses. One of the most frequent complaints we heard was how difficult […] Read More...
  • Lectrosonics Introduces “The Wire-Lists”

    FOH Staff | News | February 11, 2020RIO RANCHO, NM – Lectrosonics is introducing The Wire-Lists, a continuing series of blog articles aimed at sharing new ideas, insider tips and techniques, solutions and reference information to benefit professionals working in the community. More details from Lectrosonics (www.lectrosonics.com): Lectrosonics created “The Wire-Lists” articles to serve as an important resource to address questions and […] Read More...
  • Audio-Technica Extends Trade-In Rebate Program for 600 MHz Wireless Systems Through July 13, 2020

    FOH Staff | News | February 11, 2020STOW, OH - As the industry looks to the phase-out of wireless systems operating in the 600 MHz band, Audio-Technica is extending its trade-in rebate program through July 13 of this year. The official cut-off date for any wireless system operating in the auctioned portion of the 600 MHz spectrum is July 13, 2020, including any device capable of tuning into that spectrum even if not being used. Read More...
  • Heartland Business Systems Installs Martin Audio O-Line in Upscale Conferencing Space

    FOH Staff | News | February 11, 2020MILWAUKEE, WI – The Milwaukee, WI division of corporate integrator Heartland Business Systems (HBS) recently installed a unique problem-solving PA system consisting of a Martin Audio O-Line array and SX112 subwoofers in a sophisticated conference space at Gentian Financial Inc. More details from Martin Audio (www.martin-audio.com): Discussing the install, Joel Diaz, Q-Sys Programmer for HBS, […] Read More...
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