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  • Paramore Takes to the Streets with L-ACOUSTICS

    FOH Staff | News | October 10, 2008
    OXNARD, Calif. — Although Nashville has long been best known as a country music Mecca, fast-rising pop-punk bands like Paramore are diversifying the image of Music City USA. Recently coming off the road with its final tour in support of the band’s second album, Riot!, the group’s engineers used Rat Sound’s L-ACOUSTICS loudspeaker rig, which the band had been carrying for the first time.

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  • Dragonforce Brings “No-Nonsense Rock ‘n’ Roll” with Adlib

    FOH Staff | News | October 10, 2008
    ENGLAND — Adlib is supplying audio equipment and crew for the current Dragonforce UK tour mixed by Bruce Reiter. Adlib is supplying a NEXO Alpha system, with the standard configuration of 18 M3 mid high boxes, 12 B1 bass cabinets and 10 S2 subs. Playing a wide variety of venues, they’re flying where possible and ground-stacking the rest of the time. For general infills, they are using four Adlib AA122s.

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  • Yamaha and Masque Sound to Hold Houses of Worship Audio Training Seminar

    FOH Staff | News | October 10, 2008

    BUENA PARK, Calif. — Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. and Masque Sound will hold a training seminar for all interested houses-of-worship audio staff on Thursday, Oct. 16. The seminar begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. with breakfast and lunch provided. 

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  • NFL Live Kickoff Concert Lines Up with Studer

    FOH Staff | News | October 10, 2008
    NEW YORK — In an increasingly common instance of Studer Vista 5 SR live sound consoles being deployed by leading sound engineers at front-of-house and monitor position for the same event, Keith Urban’s FOH engineer Steve Law and monitor engineer Jason Spence both manned Studer Vista 5 SR consoles at the recent NFL Live Kickoff concert in New York City’s Columbus Circle as part of CLAIR’s support package for the award-winning country music artist.

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  • AKG Acoustics to Distribute Crown Microphones

    FOH Staff | News | October 9, 2008VIENNA, Austria  — AKG Acoustics has announced the acquisition of the worldwide distribution rights for the Crown family of microphones. This move represents a consolidation among the Harman Group companies.
     
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  • BML-Blackbird Brings Events to Life with JBL

    FOH Staff | News | October 9, 2008
    NEW YORK — BML-Blackbird Theatrical Services recently installed a JBL audio system at the new Espace entertainment space in Manhattan. Located in midtown Manhattan on 42nd Street, Espace (pronounced es-pah’-chay) is a modern events venue that holds up to 500 people for seated dinners and 1,000 people for standing receptions. The 10,000-square-foot space hosts a variety of events including fashion shows, corporate functions and fundraisers.
     
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  • Eclectic Mix of Artists Perform at World Café Live with Shure

    FOH Staff | News | October 9, 2008
    PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia's local music scene has produced a number of respected performers in genres ranging from jazz to hip-hop Philly's eclectic homegrown musical mix now finds a permanent place for onstage expression at World Café Live. Clair Brothers, Acoustic Dimensions of Dallas and New York, and Philadelphia-based Metropolitan Acoustics, jointly crafted the audio blueprint implemented throughout the facility. A Midas Legend 3000 console is used to drive a house PA built around proprietary Clair Brothers loudspeakers. Shure mics are used onstage.

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  • Get Your Gig in the Next Issue!

    FOH Staff | News | October 8, 2008LAS VEGAS — Want to be the envy of all your friends? Get your soundco and gig in the next issue! All you have to do is send us your gear/crew lists and gig shots for our Showtime section here. Just fill out the form and upload an image of the gig — it’s that […] Read More...
  • Tony Robbins Unleashes the Power with Martin Audio

    FOH Staff | News | October 8, 2008
    TORONTO — Held in late summer at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Tony Robbins' popular seminar "Unleash The Power Within" was amplified by a Martin Audio sound system. Robbins is known for his high-energy delivery. The world's leading personal development coach led the 4,000 participants through a dynamic program designed to make positive and lasting change in their lives.
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  • U.S. Reclaims Title at 37th Ryder Cup with DiGiCo

    FOH Staff | News | October 8, 2008

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The 37th Ryder Cup competition, described by some as the Super Bowl of golf, was big news in the world of international sports as the U.S. reclaimed the title this year for the first time since 1999. Lou Castelluci, NMR Staging and Events director of audio, spec’d a DiGiCo CS-D5 for the production to manage over 24 inputs of video, myriad wireless mics, recording/playback functions and outputs for both the live audience and broadcast recording decks. 

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  • AES San Francisco 2008: Great City, Great Weather, OK Gear

    FOH Staff | News | October 7, 2008

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    SAN FRANCISCO — If you did not get to make it to the City by the Bay for this year’s AES, you missed out. Fun show. Great chance to see and meet old friends. Lots of new and shiny gear. How much of it is applicable to what we as live audio providers do every day? Well, that’s a different story. 

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  • Parnelli Award Voting Will End Soon – Vote Now!

    FOH Staff | News | October 6, 2008
    LAS VEGAS — The end is near! Not the end of the world, we hope. (Even according to Mayan calendar doomsday theorists, we still have 1,534 days left). But at 3 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 9,  your chance to vote for the 2008 Parnelli Award nominees will be gone. So if you haven’t done so already, go to www.parnelliawards.com/vote and cast your vote today!
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