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  • Feld Entertainment Acquires Live Nation Motor Sports

    FOH Staff | News | September 10, 2008VIENNA, Va. — Feld Entertainment, Inc. has announced the completion of its acquisition of Live Nation Motor Sports, Inc., a division of Live Nation, Inc. As a result of the acquisition, Live Nation Motor Sports will be immediately renamed Feld Entertainment Motor Sports.

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  • AKG D7 Dynamic Vocal Microphone

    FOH Staff | News | September 8, 2008
    AKG’s D7 is a dynamic microphone that is designed to deliver clear sound for lead and backing vocals for live sound applications. The D7 features an improved capsule design that contains a humbucking coil and a high-pass filter along with a sleek redesigned look.

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  • ATK Audiotek Selects JBL as Running Mate for Republican National Convention Sound System

    FOH Staff | News | September 8, 2008
    NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — JBL VerTec line array loudspeakers were deployed by ATK Audiotek for the Republican National Convention that took place at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. from Sept. 1-4. The convention, which featured major speeches by party leaders and luminaries including President George W. Bush, U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, Major Gen. Rick Goddard of the U.S. Air Force (ret) and U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, among others, culminated with a major speech by Republican Presidential candidate Sen. John McCain.

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  • iLive and Flex Array Team Up for Soundcheck in Nashville

    FOH Staff | News | September 8, 2008NASHVILLE — Allen & Heath and Turbosound have announced a three-day open house event at Soundcheck rehearsal facility in Nashville, Sept. 22–24, 2008.  Featuring two iLive Digital Consoles at FOH and monitor positions and flown Flex Arrays, Studio A will be set up to simulate a real-world, large-format live mixing environment.  Allen & Heath and Turbosound representatives will be onsite to give hands-on digital console mixing demos.

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  • Linkin Park Projekt Revolution Tour Gets a Jumpstart with Yamaha

    FOH Staff | News | September 8, 2008
    BUENA PARK, Calif. — Eight years after Linkin Park released their first CD, the band has embarked again on the Projekt Revolution Tour. This time around, monitor engineer Kevin “Tater” McCarthy has taken along the new Yamaha DSP5D Expander for use in conjunction with a PM5D monitor console.

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  • Secret Garden’s Last Show Is First with Soundcraft Vi Series V3.0 Software

    FOH Staff | News | September 8, 2008
    LONDON — Norwegian band Secret Garden finished off this year’s tour with a special concert including a symphony orchestra. This wasthe first show with the new Soundcraft Vi Series V3.0 software in use. The last concert of the tour was a special outdoor show incorporating a 27-piece symphony orchestra in the band’s hometown of Kristiansand, Norway. With the orchestra and nine musicians/singers on stage, the need for more than 64 channels was obvious.

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  • Gand Concert Sound Provides NEXO and Yamaha System for Fox Fire Festival

    FOH Staff | News | September 5, 2008
    GLENVIEW, Ill. — Known to most Midwest concert promoters as “the NEXO guys,” Gand Concert Sound of Glenview, Ill. has completed the first half of the year with record utilization of their expansive NEXO speaker inventory. Gand supplied over 140 NEXO GEO T Boxes in June alone for such artists as Dickey Betts (also using a Yamaha M7CL console), Jo Dee Messina, Pat Benatar, Merle Haggard, Charlie Daniels, 38 Special, Shooter Jennings, Blue Truth, Gavin DeGraw, Frankie Valli, REO Speedwagon, Sawyer Brown, Wayne Newton, Trisha Yearwood, Loretta Lynn, Kenny Rogers, Muddy Waters Blues Fest and Herbie Hancock.

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  • Phantom of the Opera Gets a Refit with Meyer Sound

    FOH Staff | News | September 5, 2008
    LONDON — Andrew Lloyd Webber and Charles Hart’s Phantom of the Opera, one of the West End’s most successful productions, celebrated 21 years at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London. The occasion was marked with the installation of a Meyer Sound system featuring the new UPQ-1P wide coverage loudspeaker.

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  • Harman Professional Opens New Asia, Intercontinental Field Sales Offices

    FOH Staff | News | September 5, 2008

    NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — In a move to foster closer, more communicative commercial relationships with its channel partners in Asia, Latin America and Canada, Harman Professional has announced the opening of new field sales offices in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Kuala Lumpur Field Sales Office will be led by David McKinney, who is promoted to senior director of Sales, Asia, Harman Professional. The San Juan Field Office will serve Latin America and Canada and will be led by Jaime Albors, who is promoted to senior director of Sales, Intercontinental, Harman Professional.  Both offices will soon add new hires in field sales and technical support. 

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  • Keb’ Mo’ Tours Around the Globe with Digidesign

    FOH Staff | News | September 5, 2008
    DALY CITY, Calif. — Every time Kevin Moore puts out an album, he gains a new wave of fans. The urbane bluesman — better known as Keb’ Mo’ — has gone from playing obscure clubs in south central L.A. to filling halls across several continents. His current tour in support of his new album, Suitcase, has him bouncing between Europe and North America, alternating between headlining and sharing the stage with the likes of Taj Mahal and Robert Cray. At the FOH and monitor helms are two Digidesign VENUE live sound systems.  

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  • DAS Audio USA Announces Expansion of Sales Representation

    FOH Staff | News | September 5, 2008MIAMI — D.A.S. Audio has announced the addition of five new firms representing the company’s products in the United States. The rep firms include Anew Communications Technology, Inc., Dick Bellew Sales, The Healy Group, Bob White Associates and Pacific Coast Audio. Anew Communications Technology, Incorporated is a well-known firm that focuses its efforts on the Western United States. Spearheaded by CEO and President Nelson Brugh, Anew Communications Technology will represent DAS Audio in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska.

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  • Alejandro Sanz Tours Around the Globe with Shure

    FOH Staff | News | September 5, 2008
    MIAMI — With 17 GRAMMY awards lining his shelves — more than any other Spanish musician in history — Alejandro Sanz has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide. Born in Madrid, Spain, these days Sanz officially calls South Florida home, but more often than not he can be seen onstage performing around the globe. Touring on the success of El Tren de los Momentos, his latest disc featuring a duet with Shakira entitled “Te lo Agradezco, Pero No,” Sanz has trusted his sound to Shure since his first tour.

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