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  • Symetrix Celebrates 30 Years

    FOH Staff | News | March 27, 2007
    MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, WA -- Founder Dane Butcher conceived Symetrix in the early 1970s, while he worked as a recording engineer, and this year the company celebrates its 30-year anniversary. Butcher worked with members of Return to Forever and helped engineer Herbie Hancock's Head Hunters. Read More...
  • Westbury National Rings for JBL at Sears Centre

    FOH Staff | News | March 27, 2007HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL -- Westbury National Show Systems designed and installed the audio system, complete with speakers from JBL, at the new Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill. The 11,000-seat arena has already hosted concerts by Bob Dylan and Duran Duran. Read More...
  • Audio-Technica Gives Voice to Inductees

    FOH Staff | News | March 26, 2007
    NEW YORK -- A broad range of Audio-Technica microphones was selected to outfit the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York City. A-T supplied more than 100 mics to capture the audio for this event, which took place at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Midtown Manhattan on March 12, with inductees including Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, R.E.M., The Ronettes, Patti Smith and Van Halen. Read More...
  • Shure Nabs Counterfeiters in India

    FOH Staff | News | March 26, 2007NEW DELHI, INDIA -- Following recent raids in Thailand, Shure continues to pursue those involved with the importation and distribution of counterfeit Shure products in Asia and the rest of the world. The most recent operation, conducted in cooperation with Indian authorities, has resulted in the arrest of a trader in New Dehli. Read More...
  • EV Netmax Ropes Houston Rodeo

    FOH Staff | News | March 20, 2007
    HOUSTON -- Houston-based LD Systems designs and deploys sound reinforcement and lighting for the annual Houston Rodeo and Livestock Series, held at the city's Reliant Stadium. LD Systems oversee the installation of Electro-Voice equipment for the HLSR, featuring 108 EV X-Line boxes powered by EV P3000RL remote control DSP amplifiers. For 2007, LD Systems incorporated EV's NetMax networked matrix system controller into their system design for the first time for remote supervision of the system. Read More...
  • Aspects of Bliss Dance in New Jersey

    FOH Staff | News | March 20, 2007
    CLIFTON, NJ -- Formerly known as "Joey's Night Club," the Bliss nightclub in Clifton, NJ, was completely renovated before reopening, with design by Pedro Pons and lighting by Dougie Lazer. As described by Joe Lodi, owner and chief designer of Advanced Audio Technology, the old sound system consisted of "a large number of primitive boxes, each the size of a refrigerator and with the sound quality of an AM radio." Lodi and his partner and head of installation, Angelo Poulos, designed and installed the new sound system, which hinges on eight TA-500 and eight TSW-218 Turbosound Aspect Series loudspeakers and subwoofers. Read More...
  • PowerH Powers Up Pro Bowl

    FOH Staff | News | March 20, 2007
    HONOLULU, HI -- Custom Audio, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, provided audio support for this year's Pro Bowl production in Aloha Stadium, drafting three PowerH 5000 amplifiers from Dynacord to help deliver game day sound. Read More...
  • Four Seasons Centre Achieves Natural Sound with Meyer

    FOH Staff | News | March 20, 2007
    TORONTO, CANADA -- In the few months since it opened with Wagner's complete Ring Cycle, Toronto, Canada's new CDN$181 million Four Seasons Centre has added more than 150 Meyer Sound loudspeakers, though their presence isn't apparent; all are concealed from sight, either around the proscenium or embedded in the hall's walls and ceilings. Read More...
  • Alt-Rockers Primus Transition to Digital with VENUE

    FOH Staff | News | March 19, 2007
    HERCULES, CA -- Currently with Pro Media/UltraSound in Hercules, Calif, Derrick Featherstone has spent well over a decade working with alt-rock band Primus as both their tour manager and FOH engineer. Though they're noted "analog die-hards," Featherstone and the band recently made the decision to swap out their aging analog equipment for a new digital system and chose Digidesign's VENUE live sound environment to handle FOH duties for the band's U.S. and Canada tour. Read More...
  • Sennheiser Introduces New MD 5235 Dynamic Mic Head

    FOH Staff | News | March 14, 2007
    OLD LYME, CT -- Sennheiser has engineered a new microphone head for its RF wireless microphone, the SKM 5200. The MD 5235 mic head is a rugged dynamic capsule designed to cut through high on-stage levels. The new mic head can be used with all handheld transmitters of Sennheiser's 5000 Series - the SKM 5000, SKM 5000 N and the latest model, SKM 5200. Read More...
  • CBS, University of Puerto Rico Line Up

    FOH Staff | News | March 13, 2007
    SAN JUAN, PR -- CBS, as in Caribbean Broadcast Supply, recently installed a new Martin Audio system at the Magna Aula ("Big Hall" in Latin) Performing Arts Center at the University of Puerto Rico's Rio Piedras campus in San Juan. The university had originally envisioned a modest audio and lighting system but CBS founder Freddie Rojas and his audio engineer/installer sons, Freddie Jr. and Alex, had already created sound systems for performing arts centers in Santurce and Caguas, used by musical groups and artists from all over the world. They counseled the University to go for something more comprehensive. Read More...
  • Spokane INB Performing Arts Center Gains Power from Meyer

    FOH Staff | News | March 12, 2007
    SPOKANE, WA -- The Spokane Opera House (Spokane, Wash) has remained in use since its Expo '74 debut, and through the years, the 2,700-seat venue hosted the Spokane Symphony subscription series, as well as events ranging from pop and country concerts to ballet, civic celebrations and, yes, even the occasional opera, but in the spring of 2006, the publicly owned venue was rechristened INB Performing Arts Center to reflect its corporate sponsorship from Inland Northwest Bank, and along with the name change, the venue was treated to extensive interior renovations, including a new system of 18 self-powered Meyer Sound loudspeakers. Read More...
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