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  • John Butler Trio Embarks on French Leg of Tour with XTA

    FOH Staff | International News | March 11, 2008
    PARIS – To coincide with the release of their third album Grand National, the John Butler Trio embarked on a world tour. XTA DP224s managed the majority of the Adamson loudspeaker system used on the French leg of the tour.

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  • Adamson Opens Office in Scandinavia

    FOH Staff | International News | March 11, 2008VELJE, DENMARK – Adamson Scandinavia has been established to serve the Northern European Region of Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.
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  • Rainbow Room Installs Line Array System with NEXO and Yamaha

    FOH Staff | News | March 10, 2008

    NEW YORK - With magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline, the Rainbow Room was conceived as a formal supper club and intimate establishment where the elite of New York could gather and dance to legendary musicians. Citiview AV, a New York-based full service location production company has overseen the Rainbow Room for about nine years and has had a long-standing relationship with audio installer Boulevard Pro of New Jersey. “The previous line array system in the Rainbow Room was installed about eight years ago, and with the new technology currently available, I re-approached Boulevard to recommend a new system,” states Citiview Owner Steven Lichtensteiger. 

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  • UC Davis Mondavi Center Sings with Meyer Sound

    FOH Staff | News | March 10, 2008

    DAVIS, CA – Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts at the University of California Davis campus is the premiere performance venue in Northern California. Named after the family that founded the famous Robert Mondavi Winery in the Napa Valley, the Center hosts more than 100 performances annually, including world-renowned philharmonic orchestras, rock concerts, lectures and dance performances, as well as various programs presented by UC Davis. Jackson Hall, Mondavi’s 1,801-seat venue designed with natural acoustics mimicking the world’s best classical concert halls in Vienna and Amsterdam, is now equipped with a sound system comprising Meyer Sound M’elodie line array loudspeakers and 600-HP subwoofers. 

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  • Live Sound – Contract Technicals

    FOH Staff | News | March 6, 2008In Chapter 38 of my book Live Sound--Theory and Practice I mention that I put a MS Word doc of the contracts printed in that chapter online for you to modifty. While I didn't put up a Word doc, in case any of you all are worried about viruses, here are the contracts in text form, you can cut and paste them into any word processing program of your choice.  Read More...
  • Joe Bonamassa Tours with Allen and Heath iLive

    FOH Staff | International News | March 5, 2008
    STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – U.S. blues icon, Joe Bonamassa, is currently on the European leg of a world tour with a touring PA rig based around Allen & Heath’s iLive digital mixing system and a WZ312M compact dedicated monitor mixer.
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  • Peavey XR Series Powered Mixers

    FOH Staff | News | March 5, 2008

    Peavey introduces two new mixers to the Peavey XR Series powered-mixer line, the XR 1220 console and rack-mountable XR 1212, featuring patented Peavey technologies and digital signal processing capabilities.

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  • Transatlantic Award Winner Mark Ronson Tours UK with NEXO

    FOH Staff | International News | March 3, 2008

    LONDON – Mark Ronson recently won a Grammy for his role as producer on Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' album just days before winning a BRIT Award as Best Male Artist for his own release “Version.”  Somehow he has found the time to complete a tour of the UK with his own band. Ronson's 12-piece band, including string and brass sections, plays with a variety of guest vocalists. FOH Engineer Matthew Kettle sits behind a DigiDesign D-Show mixing a NEXO GEO T line array system, supplied by SSE Audio Group. 

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  • Australia Day Celebrates with Meyer Sound

    FOH Staff | International News | March 3, 2008

    QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA – Australia Day, the country’s official national day, is a celebration of the first European settlement on the continent. This year’s Australia Day weekend concluded with the popular Sydney Ports Jazz on the Water concerts and a spectacular fireworks display. An audience of over 150,000 packed the Cockle Bay in Darling Harbour for the concerts and fireworks, powered by a Meyer Sound system. Provided by Sydney-based Coda Audio, the sound system was staged on an 80-foot high floating platform.

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  • Australia Plays Broadway with Studer Vista 5 SR

    FOH Staff | News | February 29, 2008

    NEW YORK – Sometimes things just seem to fit together perfectly. Which was very much the case at Jazz at Lincoln Center recently as Aussie ex-pat Howard Page mixed a show called Australia Plays Broadway on a console that he had more than a bit of a hand in helping to develop.

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  • The Slowdown Club Speeds Up with Electro-Voice

    FOH Staff | News | February 29, 2008

    OMAHA, NB – SoundCom installed three sound systems at the Slowdown, a new 470-capacity bar and club in downtown Omaha that hosts live performances by regional and touring artists of all genres. The main and small club systems feature Electro-Voice loudspeakers and subwoofers.

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  • Bob Dylan Tours North America With Soundcraft Vi6

    FOH Staff | News | February 29, 2008

    ESCONDIDO, CA - With die-hard Dylan fans celebrating his current late-career renaissance, the folk legend’s onward-rolling Never Ending Tour continues to entertain concertgoers both familiar with and new to the artist’s decades-spanning work. For the tour’s most recent North American leg, which featured solo performances from the inimitable Elvis Costello as the opening act, FOH Engineer Pablo Wheeler requested a Soundcraft Vi6 digital live sound console. Escondido, Calif.-based Sound Image, which has been supplying PA systems for Dylan’s tours for the past seven years now, was happy to oblige.

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