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  • d&b audiotechnik XSL System

    FOH Staff | New GearNews | September 21, 2021d&b audiotechnik’s top of the range line array family, the SL-Series, expands with the arrival of its smallest sibling – the XSL System. More details from d&b audiotechnik (www.dbaudio.com): XSL encompasses all the comprehensive features of its SL bloodline, from outstanding broadband directivity control and extended low frequency performance, to comprehensive rigging, cabling and transportation. […] Read More...
  • Arizona’s Historic Orpheum Theater Welcomes Patrons Back with an Upgraded EAW Speaker System

    FOH Staff | News | September 21, 2021FLAGSTAFF, AZ - When the Covid-19 pandemic first swept across the nation last year, Flagstaff’s Orpheum Theater had no choice but to close its doors to the public. For audio production manager Scotty J., this meant not being able to showcase the venue’s new EAW KF810P P.A. system. With some restrictions easing, the venue, which had been used for about two dozen livestream events, is now able to impress audiences with the new P.A. system's sound quality. Read More...
  • Sennheiser Creates a Dedicated Online Community for Music Enthusiasts and Industry Professionals

    FOH Staff | News | September 21, 2021USA – As part of Sennheiser’s continuing commitment to the music industry, the audio manufacturer has launched a YouTube channel, ‘The Pulse’, designed to give its viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the work of some of the world’s most ingenious creators and innovators. More details from Sennheiser (www.sennheiser.com): Creating a community of like-minded enthusiasts, The […] Read More...
  • Tempo Fitness Class Studio Relies on DPA Mics for Sonic Clarity

    FOH Staff | News | September 21, 2021SAN FRANCISCO – Tempo’s virtual fitness training sessions start with instructors filmed in a dedicated recording space in San Francisco. The recently-formed company’s (2020) head of studio, Cemil Revan, discussed Tempo’s use of DPA 4288 and 4088 headset microphones along with other gear including a pair of 4017B shotgun mics in an XY pair overhead […] Read More...
  • Allen & Heath SQ Consoles Deliver Double Duty: Livestream and Recording Mixes

    FOH Staff | News | September 20, 2021BROOKLYN, NY - Brooklyn-based ShapeShifter Lab has been using a pair of Allen & Heath SQ Series mixers to power a series of high profile events. Co-founders Matt Garrison and Fortuna Sung have relied on their SQ-5 and SQ-6 at the center of the production for recent projects ranging from livestreams to video and audio recordings. Read More...
  • NAB and AES Cancel Oct. 2021 In-Person Gatherings in Las Vegas

    FOH Staff | News | September 20, 2021LAS VEGAS - Shortly after NAB canceled its Oct. 2021 convention in Las Vegas due to Covid, AES followed suit. Although AES canceled in-person events, the AES Fall Online program will proceed, with virtual activities taking place from Oct. 16-31, including a technical program running from Oct. 20-23. The 2022 NAB Show, meanwhile, is set for April 23-27 in Las Vegas. Read More...
  • In Memoriam: Bob Williams, 60

    FOH Staff | News | September 20, 2021GREENFIELD, IN - Bob Williams, who purchased Mid-America Sound from founder Kerry Darrenkamp with partner Jason Wells in 2016 and had been serving as its CEO, died Sept. 17. He was 60. Both Williams and Wells had worked as employees at Mid-America Sound for more than 25 years before buying the lighting and sound company from Darrenkamp, who had co-founded the company with Rob King in 1975. Read More...
  • Luminex Announces A.C. ProMedia as Exclusive Distributor

    FOH Staff | NewsOn the Move | September 17, 2021NORTH AMERICA - Luminex Network Intelligence, a Belgium-based manufacturer of data distribution equipment for pro lighting, audio, and video applications, announced an exclusive distributor partnership with A.C. Americas. A.C. Americas will now distribute Luminex products in North America through its two sales divisions: A.C. ProMedia and A.C. Lighting Inc. Read More...
  • Riedel Intercom Systems Give BRIC Arts Media Agility in Managing Productions and Events

    FOH Staff | News | September 16, 2021BROOKLYN, NY - BRIC, a Brooklyn-based arts and media institution, keeps busy with projects related to the visual and performing arts along with civic action. The group’s headquarters building is equipped with a new Artist digital matrix intercom that includes Riedel’s 2318 SmartPanel key panels and Bolero wireless intercom system. Read More...
  • Meyer Sound Resumes the Long Strange Trip with Dead & Company 2021 Tour

    FOH Staff | News | September 16, 2021RALEIGH, NC - UltraSound provided a Meyer Sound LEO system for Dead & Company’s 2021 shed and stadium tour, which launched Aug. 16 and continues through Halloween. Derek Featherstone, who doubles as both CEO of UltraSound and FOH engineer for Dead & Company, noted elaborate Covid contingency plans. If required, the crew is prepared to move the FOH position backstage. Read More...
  • Danley and Dynacord Announce Strategic Alignment

    FOH Staff | News | September 16, 2021BURNSVILLE, MN – Danley and Dynacord announced a strategic alignment with plans to bring complementary product combinations to the global marketplace. Pictured here is Dynacord’s IPX amplifier for fixed install applications. Read More...
  • AES Cancels In-Person Gathering in Las Vegas, but Proceeds with Plans for Virtual, Online-Only Activities in October

    FOH Staff | News | September 15, 2021  LAS VEGAS – Due to the evolving realities of the Covid pandemic, the NAB announced its decision to cancel the upcoming in-person Las Vegas convention. More details from AES (www.aes.org): The AES convention was collocated with the NAB Show, and following the NAB announcement on Sept. 15, the AES will regrettably cancel the in-person […] Read More...
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