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  • Product Hits of AES New York

    Steve LaCerra | News | November 12, 2019NEW YORK - AES 2019 returned to NYC's Javits Center with exhibits open from Oct. 16-18 and an educational program that ran from Oct. 16-19. Inspiration was abundant as leading audio innovators shared their knowledge and experience alongside gear designed to spark creativity and imagination while enhancing productivity. FRONT of HOUSE columnist Steve La Cerra was on hand to scope out all the new gear. Here's his report. Read More...
  • National Sawdust Serves Up Musical Innovation in Brooklyn, NY with Support from Meyer Sound

    FOH Staff | News | November 12, 2019BROOKLYN, NY - Since it launched in 2015, National Sawdust has been heralded as both a venue with excellent acoustics and an incubator of new music talent. Looking ahead to its fifth season, National Sawdust further elevated its reputation through a partnership with Meyer Sound, unveiling their new LINA direct reinforcement, Constellation active acoustics and Spacemap dynamic spatial audio mixing systems. Read More...
  • Technotrix Deploys Martin Audio on Four Stages at Riot Fest 2019

    FOH Staff | News | November 12, 2019CHICAGO – Marking the popular event’s 15th anniversary, this year’s Riot Fest was successfully reinforced by Technotrix with Martin Audio MLA, WPL and WPC line arrays on four stages in Chicago’s Douglas Park. More details from Martin Audio (www.martin-audio.com): With a variety of high-powered artists ranging from Slayer, Anthrax, The Flaming Lips, Violent Femmes and […] Read More...
  • Styx FOH Engineer Touring with JBL 7 Series as Reference Monitor Speakers

    FOH Staff | News | November 12, 2019SUGAR LAND, Texas—Chris Hoff, Front of House Engineer for legendary rock band Styx, relies on JBL 7 Series Master Reference Monitors to help him dial in studio-quality sound during live performances. More details from Harman (www.harman.com): Styx is one of the most popular classic rock bands of all time, best known for chart-topping hits like […] Read More...
  • Lenny Kravitz Tours with Audio-Technica Mics and Wireless Systems

    FOH Staff | News | November 12, 2019STOW, OH - Audio-Technica noted that its microphones and wireless systems are supporting Lenny Kravitz shows. Pictured here are Audio-Technica artist relations manager Roxanne Ricks and Laurie Quigley, audio engineer for Lenny Kravitz. On the "Here to Love" world tour, Quigley is using A-T's 5000 Series UHF wireless and an ATW-C6100 Hypercardioid Dynamic microphone capsule for Kravitz’s lead vocal. Read More...
  • Allen & Heath Qu Series Plays Multiple Roles for Multi-Campus Church in Louisville, KY

    FOH Staff | News | November 12, 2019LOUISVILLE, KY - Four Allen & Heath Qu Series digital mixers perform a wide variety of jobs for Highview Baptist in the smaller and medium-sized spaces across its three-campus network in Louisville, KY. Read More...
  • Parnelli Ballot Focus: Indispensable Technology (“IT”) Award Nominees

    FOH Staff | News | November 11, 2019LAS VEGAS - Since late last month, the Parnelli Award ballot has been online, and PLSN and FOH readers have been busy voting for award-worthy people and companies working in the realm of lighting, audio, video and staging. In addition, the Parnelli Awards ballot also includes products in each of these four categories. Here’s a closer look at this year’s contenders for an Indispensable Technology (“IT) Parnelli Award. To vote, go to parnelliawards.com. Read More...
  • Silicon Valley Guru Uses Countryman Mics to Get His Message Across

    FOH Staff | News | November 11, 2019BERKELEY, CA - Guy Kawasaki, chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool, brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz, and an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, relies on microphones from Menlo Park, CA-based Countryman Associates. Read More...
  • Tribute Show for Kentucky Composer Stephen Foster Gets a Boost from Danley Sound Labs System

    FOH Staff | News | November 8, 2019BARDSTOWN, KY – The J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre in My Old Kentucky Home State Park, which has been staging The Stephen Foster Story since 1959, got an upgrade from JCA Media that includd a new Danley Sound Labs system. More details from Danley Sound Labs (www.danleysoundlabs.com): The J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre in My Old Kentucky […] Read More...
  • In Memoriam: Ron Tunks, 70

    FOH Staff | News | November 7, 2019DEERFIELD BEACH, FL - Ron Tunks, longtime industry veteran and founder of RT Sales, a leading professional audio and M.I. manufacturer’s rep firm, died Nov. 2, 2019. He was 70. Survivors include Ron's son, Bert Tunks, and wife, Wanda Tunks, who will keep the rep firm Ron founded going forward, serving as RT Sales president and VP, respectively. Read More...
  • Harrington Hoists Turns to Clair Solutions for Conferencing System

    FOH Staff | News | November 7, 2019MANHEIM, PA – Harrington Hoists, Inc. turned to Pennsylvania neighbor Clair Solutions for a conferencing system installation. More details from Clair Solutions (www.clairsolutions.com): Founded in 1867 and headquartered in Manheim, PA, Harrington Hoists, Inc. is an international leader in the manufacture of industrial hoists, cranes, below-the-hook lifting devices, and material handling equipment. Part of the […] Read More...
  • ESTA 2019 Election Results Announced

    FOH Staff | News | November 6, 2019NEW NEW YORK – Elections for the ESTA Board of Directors concluded at midnight on October 31st. Elected Board members are Todd Spencer, PSAV, for President; Alan M. Rowe, IATSE Local 728, returns for his second term as Organizational Director; and Joe Aldridge as Individual Director. These terms of office begin on January 1, 2020 […] Read More...
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