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  • 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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  • Daytona 500 Event Accelerates with Martin

    FOH Staff | News | February 29, 2008

    Daytona, FL – After providing solid backline support for the entertainment at this year’s historic 50th Annual Daytona 500, ASR ProEvents had to produce the same concert quality audio at an intimate celebratory dinner party for 40 or 50 of the NASCAR-founding France family’s closest friends. As described by ASR’s Kenny Holton, “basically, we had to bring in touring audio results into a 30 x 50 square foot area without totally overwhelming the space.

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  • Electro-Voice Produces CD Compilation to Support Families and Survivors of Bridge Disaster in Minn.

    FOH Staff | News | February 27, 2008

    Pro audio equipment manufacturer, Electro-Voice, and parent company, Robert Bosch North America LLC, have organized and released a 3-CD compilation of national artists to benefit Minnesota Helps bridge disaster relief effort. Exclusive studio and live tracks comprise the lineup of the now available 3-CD benefit compilation - Musicians for Minneapolis: 57 Songs for the I-35W Bridge Disaster Relief Effort. One hundred percent of proceeds raised through the sale of the CD will be donated to the Minnesota Helps: Bridge Disaster Fund.

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  • Allen & Heath iDR0

    FOH Staff | News | February 27, 2008

    Allen & Heath has added iDR0, a new processing unit, to its iLive digital mixing system, and has announced the release of iLive System Software v1.2.

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  • Turbosound Impact Series

    FOH Staff | News | February 27, 2008

    Turbosound has developed a new loudspeaker bracket, which means the new Impact series is not only designed to satisfy styling and sound quality, but it also is designed to simplify the sound system installer’s job.

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  • Colombian Rocker Juanes Kicks Off La Vida World Tour with DiGiCo

    FOH Staff | News | February 26, 2008

    NEW YORK – Colombian rocker and previous 12-time Grammy Award-winner, Juanes, kicks off his ‘La Vida World Tour’ this March at New York's Madison Square Garden. At the audio helm with DiGiCo’s D5 live digital console is Rob “Cubby” Colby, best known for his resume as front-of-house/recording engineer for Phil Collins, Genesis, Prince, Janet Jackson, Bob Seeger, Ricky Martin and Shakira.

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