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  • Springsteen and Cooper Go Digital For Seeger

    FOH Staff | News | August 1, 2006
    DALY CITY, CA--Bruce Springsteen's longtime FOH engineer John Cooper is one of the newest converts to the Digidesign VENUE live sound environment. Springsteen, one of the biggest acts in contemporary music, is on a worldwide tour through 2007 promoting his latest recording, The Seeger Sessions. Some of the tour highlights to date have been The New Orleans Jazz Festival, and television appearances on "The Tonight Show" and "Late Night with Conan O'Brian." Cooper is utilizing VENUE to mix all of Springsteen's live shows, along with Pro Tools to record and later remix the songs for a subsequent live release and for use on the Internet. Read More...
  • Crunching Audio For The Cleveland Browns

    FOH Staff | News | August 1, 2006
    VALENCIA, SPAIN--It started with a desire to provide their fans with the "Ultimate Sound Experience" and Durell LLC was encouraged to look for ways to make the fan experience like none other in the NFL. It ended with a unique sound system for Cleveland Browns fans. Read More...
  • Liberty And Audio For All

    FOH Staff | News | July 31, 2006
    JERSEY CITY, NJ--Production services provider Big Mo Pro, Inc of Parsippany, NJ, recently brought out its L-ACOUSTICS Kudo rig for a pair of events at Liberty State Park on Jersey City's waterfront. With Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and Lower Manhattan as the spectacular backdrop, BMP provided sound and lighting for the big LibertyJAM concert on Sunday, June 25, featuring a stellar lineup of artists, including Cheap Trick, George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic, Los Lobos, Patti Smith, The Smithereens, Fab Faux, John Eddie and Exit 105. Celebrating the park's historic 30th anniversary, the purpose of the event was raise funds to benefit The Friends of Liberty State Park, a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to preserving and improving the park for free public use. Read More...
  • Dutch Reform Church Modifies Speakers

    FOH Staff | News | July 28, 2006
    NORTHRIDGE, CA--The Moreleta Park Dutch Reformed Church in Pretoria, South Africa recently commissioned a new JBL VerTec DP Series powered line array system with JBL DrivePack technology and HiQnet networking for their new 7,200-seat auditorium. The church serves a growing worship community that now includes over 17,000 members. With three balconies and a new presentation stage nearly the size of the congregation's entire previous church building, a sound reinforcement system was required to complement the unique modern design of the venue and to serve a broad variety of applications, including worship services, live broadcasts and contemporary music concerts. Chris Leeson of Claasen Auret Inc. Consulting Engineers and Chris Jonker, Technical Director for the Moreleta Church, collaborated on the design specifications for the networked audio sound system. Read More...
  • Movement At Sennheiser

    FOH Staff | News | July 28, 2006
    OLD LYME, CT--Rachel Vaclavik was promoted to the newly-created position of marketing communications specialist at SEnnheiser, while Gregory Pizzi was hired as the graphics and new media project manager. Read More...
  • House Of Hope Believes In Series Five Pair

    FOH Staff | News | July 26, 2006
    CALUMET, IL--With more than 10,000 seats and 200,000 square feet in total floor space, Salem Baptist Church of Chicago's new $50 million worship facility and neighborhood activity center more closely resembles a concert/sports stadium than a traditional church sanctuary. That impression is further bolstered by the fact that three regulation-sized basketball courts can be revealed when the main seating area is cleared, not to mention that there are two giant 19 x 11-foot video screens in the venue as well as several dressing rooms and an onsite ticket box window. Read More...
  • Soundelux Introduces Bright New Mic

    FOH Staff | News | July 26, 2006
    HOLLYWOOD, CA--Soundelux has introduced the U99S, a switchable version of the award-winning U99 microphone. Designed by David Bock, the U99S combines the performance of two high-grade tube condenser microphones in a single unit, giving users the choice of selecting "Normal" or "Brite" sonic signatures at a flick of the switch. Read More...
  • A-T Updates Artist Series Mics

    FOH Staff | News | July 26, 2006
    AUSTIN, TX--Audio-Technica has created the new Artist Series--inspired by extensive market research and consultations with leading touring artists and FOH engineers. The new versions of these microphones offer broad frequency response and extremely low handling noise in a durable design. Handheld vocal models include the ATM710 cardioid condenser, ATM610 hypercardioid dynamic and ATM410 cardioid dynamic. Read More...
  • St. Bartholomew Spreads The Word With Upgraded Speakers

    FOH Staff | News | July 24, 2006
    KATY, TX–PGF Integrations installed multiple SLS Loudspeakers in the 1,000-seat sanctuary of St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church in Katy, Texas. The new sound system will be utilized during worship services, youth group meetings and community events. Read More...
  • Heroic Sound For Tragically Hip

    FOH Staff | News | July 21, 2006
    TORONTO, ONTARIO--Canadian Music Hall of Famers, The Tragically Hip, showed why they have become Canadian rock legends at four consecutive sold out dates on their latest North American tour, putting Adamson true line source arrays to use for the gigs. Complete production was provided by Towers Productions based in Toronto, Canada. The shows took place between June 17th and June 24th. Artpark in Lewiston, NY played host to the first show, GRCA (Grand River Conservation Authority) in Guelph for the second, and the last two were held at Historic Fort York in Toronto. Read More...
  • John Garbutt joins Rane

    FOH Staff | News | July 21, 2006
    MUKILTEO, WA--John Garbutt has recently been appointed to the newly created position of National Sales Manager of Contracting and Tour Products for Rane Corporation. Read More...
  • EV Wireless On World Tour With Industrial Rockers Ministry

    FOH Staff | News | July 19, 2006
    BURNSVILLE, MN--A Ministry show is not something an audience forgets in a hurry: Al Jourgensen and company take the stage to administer a riot of intense energy, insanity-inducing lighting and massive SPLs, all driven by a relentless barrage of industrial rhythms layered with roaring samples and instrumentation. In this most extreme sonic environment, wireless failure is not an option. For the current Ministry world tour, guitarist Tommy Victor and bassist Paul Raven are relying on the EV RE1 wireless systems to get the job done. Read More...
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