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  • Pacific West Sound Chooses Adamson

    FOH Staff | News | July 8, 2008BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Pacific West Sound Professional Audio and Design Inc. (PacWest), based in a newly constructed building in Bakersfield Calif., has been providing complete video and backline services as well as designing and building complete installations, including sound, video and lighting for the past 25 years. PacWest recently made the decision to upgrade to an Adamson Y-Axis System.  

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  • Shure Goes Green with Redesigned Packaging

    FOH Staff | News | July 8, 2008NILES, Ill. – Shure Incorporated has announced that it has redesigned the packaging for all of its Microflex Installed Sound Microphones, ULX Wireless Microphone Systems, three of its wired and wireless Personal Monitor Systems (PSM), and two of its SE Sound Isolating Earphone models.  

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  • Wimbledon Championships Match Up with Martin Audio

    FOH Staff | News | July 7, 2008
    WIMBLEDON, England – The second phase of the All England Lawn Tennis Club’s three-year plan to transform the Center Court at Wimbledon includes the installation of a major new public address system. The dilemma facing Jon Berry from RG Jones Sound Engineering, the All England Club’s long-term pro audio contractors, was in finding a system that could be installed on a temporary basis for this year’s championships, knowing that immediately after the event it would have to be removed in preparation for the third phase.

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  • World Changing Ideas Awards Ceremony Makes Impact with Meyer Sound

    FOH Staff | News | July 7, 2008
    NEW YORK – The World Changing Ideas Awards ceremony is an annual event staged by Saatchi & Saatchi to celebrate innovations with the potential to impact our world. As in previous years, the ceremony was held at one of Saatchi’s large Manhattan loft spaces, equipped with a high-performance audio system from Meyer Sound to deliver the awards presentation and ambient background music by a resident DJ.

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  • Israeli Company Is First to Buy NEXO GEO T

    FOH Staff | International News | July 7, 2008
    ISRAEL – The first NEXO GEO T line array system has arrived in Israel, purchased by rental company Sincopa, one of the country’s largest PA providers for entertainment events, and expects its new investment to raise its profile still further.

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  • Celtic Woman Tours Internationally with Sennheiser

    FOH Staff | News | July 7, 2008
    OLD LYME, Conn. – Currently embarking on a fifth tour, Celtic Woman are joined by a six-piece band and an eight-member choir on stage. To inspire and capture the astounding performances that have earned them so much admiration and fame, the show uses 40 channels of Sennheiser wireless microphones, body-packs and wireless personal monitors, along with a mix of Sennheiser and Neumann wired microphones.

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  • Waterloo Sunset Rehearses with Turbosound

    FOH Staff | International News | July 7, 2008
    LONDON – With a client roster that reads like a who’s who of the highest profile musicians, Waterloo Sunset rehearsal studios in London needs to have equipment available that meets the needs of the most discerning, and indeed demanding, users. With this in mind, the facility features a comprehensive Turbosound wedge monitoring system and has recently taken delivery of further Turbosound cabinets.

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  • Who’s Your Hometown Hero?

    FOH Staff | News | July 2, 2008LAS VEGAS – Time is almost up to cast your vote and make your voice heard for the 2008 FOH Hometown Hero Awards. We’ve picked a selection from several regions around the country, and it is your turn to pick a winner. Keep in mind that the winners from each region become the nominees for […] Read More...
  • Spring Awakening Rises with Shure

    FOH Staff | News | July 2, 2008NEW YORK — Hailed by critics as the most explosive Broadway musical since Rent, Spring Awakening is a tale of passage from youth to adulthood told in a groundbreaking style taking full advantage of the primal force of rock ‘n’ roll. The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical in 2007, the show also relies on 20 channels of Shure UHF-R wireless.

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  • Sennheiser Mics Grace San Francisco Cathedral

    FOH Staff | News | July 2, 2008

    SAN FRANCISCO – Grace Cathedral in San Francisco gained notoriety in the Internet heyday of the mid-1990s as one of the first churches to stream live webcasts of many of its services, a tradition that continues to thrive. Over its long history, Grace Cathedral has hosted many of the world's religious leaders, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Billy Graham and Desmond Tutu. With such an illustrious history and such an early Internet presence, it is a bit surprising that until Art Yeap, director of San Francisco's Novo Group, recently overhauled their microphone collection with Sennheiser MKH 8020 and MKH 8040 high-end condensers, the recorded sound of Grace Cathedral was middling at best and marginal at worst. 

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  • Queen Victoria Ocean Liner Sets Sail with Digidesign

    FOH Staff | News | July 2, 2008
    DALY CITY, Calif. — Two Digidesign VENUE live sound systems set sail recently on Cunard’s newest state-of-the-art international vessel, the Queen Victoria. The majestic ocean liner’s 12 decks are replete with some of the most luxurious and modern accoutrements on water, including a grand, multilevel lobby, casino, restaurants and two theaters.
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  • Heil Sound PR 22 Dynamic Microphone

    FOH Staff | News | July 2, 2008
    Expanding upon the PR 20, the Heil PR 22 features new dynamic microphone technology, providing wide-frequency range, low-handling noise and the ability to handle +140 dB SPL for a wide range of professional applications. The Heil PR 22 microphone is usable in high sound pressure levels and immune to overload conditions.
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