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  • Canta Performs at Paris Music Hall with Allen & Heath

    FOH Staff | International News | February 26, 2008
    PARIS
    – Marseille-based PA company, L’Art Scene, selected a recent performance by renowned Corsican band, Canta, held at Paris’ 1,000-capacity historic music hall, Le Bataclan, to test out Allen & Heath’s iLive digital system for monitor sound.
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  • 50th Annual Grammy Awards Steal Show with Sennheiser

    FOH Staff | News | February 26, 2008

    LOS ANGELES - Sennheiser filled the stage with performances from Rihanna, Beyoncé, Fergie, Josh Groban, Andrea Bocelli at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards Ceremony, broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Most of the Sennheiser performers opted to sing into Sennheiser's new MD 5235 dynamic capsule in combination with the top-of-the-range SKM 5200 wireless microphone, while others, including the "Biggest Night In Music's" biggest winner, Amy Winehouse, used Sennheiser's wired evolution e 935, and the Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl favored the classic MD 431 II.

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  • Yamaha Invites Sound System Engineers to Critique NEXO GEO S Series at New England Event

    FOH Staff | News | February 26, 2008

    ATKINSON, N.H. – Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. invites acoustical consultants and sound system engineers in the New England area to listen to and critique the new NEXO GEO S 1210/1230 Series compact loudspeaker array. 

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  • Presidential Campaign 2008 Heats Up with Shure

    FOH Staff | News | February 25, 2008

    NILES, IL — massAV of Billerica, Mass., managed event staging for John McCain during the heated campaigning leading up to the New Hampshire primary. Shepard, the firm's chief audio engineer, hit the trail to oversee audio at larger gatherings, while fellow massAV staffers Sarith Nhem and John Inza mustered forces to meet an unpredictable schedule of whistle-stops and smaller rallies.

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  • Queens of the Stone Age Go Underground with Crest Audio

    FOH Staff | International News | February 25, 2008

    SONDERSHAUSEN, GERMANYCalifornia desert rockers Queens of the Stone Age went for a radical change of scene recently when they performed an exclusive one-off gig for 300 fans in a German salt mine.

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  • Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom Revamps with Meyer Sound

    FOH Staff | News | February 20, 2008
    HAMPTON
    BEACH, NH – The historic Hampton Beach Casino, built in 1899, remains a leading attraction in the New England resort area, while the adjacent Casino Ballroom continually draws some of the top names in entertainment. In order to sustain its reputation as one of the best venues in which to play and hear live music, the 2,200-seat ballroom has received a major redesign of its audio and lighting systems, including the addition of a new loudspeaker system based on Meyer Sound
    ’s MICA compact high-power curvilinear array loudspeaker.

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  • Western Michigan University Miller Auditorium Preserves Natural Acoustics with Yamaha

    FOH Staff | News | February 20, 2008

    KALAMAZOO, MI – Stage Lighting and Sound, Inc. recently installed a new custom-designed Yamaha Active Field Control (AFC) reverberation enhancement system at Western Michigan University's Miller Auditorium to enhance the acoustics. The venue, built in 1968, is used for touring Broadway productions, concerts by major touring musical artists, ballet, opera and dance, and is the home of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra.

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  • Colburn School “A Class Act” with L-ACOUSTICS

    FOH Staff | News | February 20, 2008

    LOS ANGELES – The Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles has installed an L-ACOUSTICS KIVA line source array system with KILO low frequency extension speakers in Thayer Hall, a newly constructed 200-seat performance and instruction space. The loudspeaker system, which is powered by L-ACOUSTICS LA4 amplified controllers and also includes the company’s 108P self-powered reference monitors for left, center and right stage lip fill, was specified by A/V consultants Sonitus and is integrated into a campus-wide audio and video network.

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  • QSC SC28 System Controller

    FOH Staff | News | February 18, 2008
    Housing preset tunings designed to optimize the performance of QSC loudspeakers, the new SC28 System Controller facilitates quick and easy system setup. A two input, eight output DSP device, the controller additionally offers user-adjustable EQ and delay.
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  • Turbosound to Exhibit Aspect Series at Live Sound Forum

    FOH Staff | News | February 18, 2008FRANKFURT, GERMANY – As well as exhibiting a raft of new products on Stand 8.0 A42, Turbosound will be demonstrating its Aspect series of arrayable point-source loudspeakers at the prolight+sound Live Sound Forum from March 12 through March 15.
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  • Seal Kicks Off Sennheiser Microphone Charity Auctions

    FOH Staff | News | February 18, 2008
    NEW YORK – Multi-platinum recording artist and three-time Grammy Award winner Seal autographed three Sennheiser evolution e 935 Platinum vocal microphones for a charity auction at the 4th Annual Musicians On Call benefit concert and auction. The event culminated at the Hard Rock Cafe New York in Times Square with a headlining performance by Seal.
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  • Miley Cyrus Gets Best of Both Worlds On Tour with Future Sonics

    FOH Staff | News | February 18, 2008

    BRISTOL, PA – Singer, actress superstar, Miley Cyrus performs on her sold out "The Best of Both Worlds" tour with Future Sonics Ear Monitors brand personal monitors and supporting the company's new "BIGGER SOUND @ lower volume" campaign to help educate audiences about the importance of proper listening for the "iPod Generation." 

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