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  • 150-Year-Old Church Upgrades with Lectrosonics

    FOH Staff | News | November 12, 2008
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. — As part of a three-phase facility upgrade of the church’s audio system, First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, Ill., recently completed the installation of a new wireless microphone system. Placed into service to coincide with the church’s 150th anniversary, the new equipment was installed by Sound Vision, Inc. of Elgin, Ill., and is comprised of components from Lectrosonics.

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  • Widepread Panic Tours U.S. with DiGiCo SD7

    FOH Staff | News | November 12, 2008
    NEW YORK — Engineer Chris Rabold has guided rock band Widespread Panic’s sonic path live on tour since 2001. A total of 60-plus inputs accommodate everything from the six-piece band’s gear (the percussionist uses 21 alone), triggers and audience mics for recording — plus an allotted six lines for guest artists, so there’s a lot to manage at all times. Given the opportunity, Rabold jumped at the chance to take an SD7 out for a spin on Panic’s U.S. fall dates.
     
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  • Yamaha Offers Digital Sound Reinforcement 101 Course

    FOH Staff | News | November 10, 2008BUENA PARK, Calif. — Beginning in January 2009, Yamaha Commercial Audio Training Seminars (YCATS) will offer Digital Sound Reinforcement 101 (DSR101) as part of the course selection now offered throughout the year both regionally and at the Buena Park, Calif. headquarters.

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  • Get Your Face in Our Next Issue!

    FOH Staff | News | November 10, 2008LAS VEGAS – This is your shot to have your mug in the next issue of FOH! All you have to do is take five minutes to fill out the form and send us a photo of yourself, preferably on a gig. Just go to www.fohonline.com/trenches to send us your In the Trenches submission. Don’t […] Read More...
  • Kaizer Chiefs Go Green with Turbosound

    FOH Staff | News | November 10, 2008
    CROATIA — The Tuborg Green Festival in Zagreb, Croatia, brought together acts including Kaiser Chiefs, Edo Maajka, Kiril and Lollobrigida, who performed with Croatian rental company Lite Prom’s Turbosound loudspeaker system.

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  • Pope’s Words Inspire Crowd in Paris with Meyer Sound

    FOH Staff | News | November 10, 2008
    PARIS — Pope Benedict XVI recently made his first visit as pontiff to Paris, praying together with more than a quarter million followers on the massive lawns of the Esplanade des Invalides. Sound Designer Fred Goguet created an audio system for the momentous event using Meyer Sound components provided by a coterie of French audio firms, including Dispatch, Ateliers Lumiere, Projectis and Audio-Technique.

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  • LOUD Technologies Inc. Announces Restructuring

    FOH Staff | News | November 10, 2008WOODINVILLE, Wash. — LOUD Technologies Inc. has announced a reorganization of its marketing, sales and engineering functions. Under the new organization, product strategy, development and marketing for the company’s MI and Pro businesses will be managed by separate, dedicated product management teams, while marketing communications for all LOUD brands will be consolidated and managed by a shared marketing support team.

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  • Symphonic Music Fills the Halls of Sala Santa Cecilia with L-ACOUSTICS

    FOH Staff | News | November 10, 2008
    ROME — The Parco della Musica in Rome has now installed an L-ACOUTICS ARCS constant curvature line source system into its 2,800-capacity Sala Santa Cecilia. Italian sound designer Andrea Taglia specified and designed the system.

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  • Audio-Technica BP4071, BP4071L and BP4073 Shotgun Mics

    FOH Staff | News | November 10, 2008
    Audio-Technica has announced three new shotgun microphones: the BP4071, BP4071L and BP4073 Line + Gradient Condenser models. These highly directional mics offer low self-noise and improved resistance to Radio Frequency Interference (RFI). Their direct-coupled, balanced output is designed to provide a clean signal even in high-output conditions. All three mics require 48V DC phantom power, and feature a switchable 150 Hz high-pass filter and rugged housing made of lightweight structural-grade aluminum alloy.

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  • Peavey Keeps the Lights On for After-school Programs

    FOH Staff | News | November 10, 2008MERIDIAN, Miss. — Peavey Electronics has introduced the nation’s first “Afterschool Is Key” specialty car tag to support after-school programs — and awarded one talented teenager with a pro recording session — at its annual Lights On Afterschool extravaganza in its hometown of Meridian, Miss.

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  • Queen Victoria Sets Sail with Shure

    FOH Staff | News | November 10, 2008
    MIAMI — Outfitted with 12 expansive decks featuring a Grand Lobby, Royal Court Theatre, numerous restaurants, lounges, a casino, and luxury in every corner that blends the plush qualities of British tradition with amenities of our modern age, Cunard's newest ocean liner, the Queen Victoria, carries passengers in grand style. Currently cruising the Mediterranean and waters of Northern Europe on this, her maiden year of voyages, the ship also uses Shure’s UHF-R wireless microphone systems in wide-ranging applications designed and installed by San Diego-based Nautilus Entertainment Design (NED).

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  • Young@Heart Chorus Puts Senior Spin on Rock Classics with Heil Sound

    FOH Staff | News | November 10, 2008
    FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. —  Heil Sound PR 35 dynamic microphones have been selected by the Young@Heart Chorus for use in their stage productions and concerts. Four Heil mics are located downstage for the singers as they put a senior spin on rock classics such as The Clash’s Should I Stay Or Should I Go Now, The Ramones I Want to Be Sedated and others. The Heil mics were incorporated into the show for the first time at the Wilshire Theater in Los Angeles earlier in the year.

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