Archive for August, 2009
OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT â€“ SEPTEMBER 2009: Sennheiser introduces a free series of training seminars that focus on the revolutionary line of high-powered K-array loudspeakers. Attendees will learn how to address their biggest and smallest audio needs with the most compact and powerful, live and installed sound speakers on the market. K-array speakers can offer significant space and cost savings in production, rigging, transportation, and setup.
The seminar is ideal for installed and live sound professionals, or anyone interested in learning about the latest live sound speaker technology. Other topics that will be covered include how to invisibly fill facilities with quality sound, how to deliver rich sound to a live audience of 1,000 people using a two-inch-wide PA system, how to fill stadiums and arenas with six-inch-deep line arrays, and more.
The first seminar will be held at Atlanta’s Buckhead Church on more
Intelligent Devices – makers of such cross-platform plug-ins as MegaDelayMass – the 100 tap delay, Slip-N-Slide - the spectral interpolator and The Marshall Time ModulatorÂ – a classic effects processor, now in a convenient cross-platform plug-in size have a “FREE!” section of the Intelligent Devices website that offers up a free, new patchÂ bank for each of the plug-ins, a MAX/MSP patch that allows MAX (or the free MAX5 Runtime) users to “play” the delay time of MegaDelayMass from a USB or MIDI keyboard (exploiting the resonant abilities of 100 taps…) and further, Intelligent Devices would like you to know about their “Plug-in Scholarship…thing” where if you can convince us to GIVE you our plug-ins for FREE, they’re yours!
So, stop by and see what’s what at http://proaudio.intdevices.com
Buena Park, CA â€“ August 2009â€¦ Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and audio/video professional, is pleased to announce the addition of two new LED gooseneck console lamps to its Hosa-Lite lineup: the 15-inch LTE-503XLR4 and the 18-inch LTE519XLR4. With the addition of these two 4-pin XLR male-equipped models, the Hosa-Lite product line now encompasses 15- and 18-inch gooseneck lamps with BNC, XLR3M, and XLR4M connectors designed to fit most mixing consoles. more
Faced with having too much footage, not enough storage and no way to share the media between multiple users, Caipirinha Productions, Inc., an independent mixed media arts and culture company with activities in film, music and human rights, recently installed GraniteSTOR shared storage technology from Small Tree to facilitate workflow on the production companyâ€™s latest project, â€œCultures of Resistance.â€?Â
Small Treeâ€™s GraniteSTOR shared storage technology with its unique OS X networkingÂ capabilities supporting multiple Ethernet ports, tightly integrated with Appleâ€™s built in file sharing system, provided Caipirinha editors with a shared storage Gigabit Ethernet network where all media is available to everyone simultaneously. The GraniteSTOR solution incorporates Small Treeâ€™s PEG4, a 4-port Ethernet card with the Edge-corE ES4524D, a 24-port Gigabit Ethernet switch certified to work with Small Treeâ€™s technology.
Prior to the installation, Caipirinhaâ€™s editing team, consisting of three editors, two assistant more
OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – AUGUST 2009: The Grammy nominated and platinum-selling artists, Jonas Brothers, continue to ascend to ever-greater heights of success, with over eight million albums sold, film and TV spots aplenty, and tour after triumphant tour throughout the world charming audiences with their charisma and musicianship. For those with ears tuned to pop music, they’ve been huge for years, and now more
In one of the highest-profile North American concert events of the season, the 2009 No Doubt Summer Tour culminated August 11 with a show at the Neal S. Blaisdel Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. Building on its successful working relationship with No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani from her solo tours, rental firm Sound Image of Escondido, California supplied a JBL VERTECÂ® line array system for the tour, which was produced by Live Nation and featured special-guest Paramore and either The Sounds, Janelle Monae or Bedouin Soundclash as the opening act.
Commencing on May 3 at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the 2009 No Doubt Summer Tour reunited one of the most successful rock groups from the 1990s, whose 1995 release Tragic Kingdom has sold more than 16 million copies to date. In recent years, Stefani has enjoyed tremendous success as a solo artist. Sound more
A pair of 64-Input Soundcraft Vi6 digital live mixing consoles for FOH and monitor mixing offer digital signal path advantages with an intuitive analog-style user interface.
BOSTON, Massachusetts â€” Boston, one of Americaâ€™s greatest music cities, got a new music venue earlier this year that lives up to the expectations created by bands like the J. Geils Band, The Cars, Aerosmith, Till Tuesday and of course, Boston. Live Nationâ€™s new House of Blues club was christened with a performance by the J. Geils Band, and 2,400 people got to hear the classic rockers with the kind of clarity and power only dreamt of decades ago, thanks to the Soundcraft Vi6â„¢ digital mixing consoles, two of which are installed there to handle front-of-house and monitor mixing duties. The Vi6 is Soundcraftâ€™s first large-format digital live desk and is the flagship of the widely heralded Vi Series of digital consoles from more
Two 48-input Soundcraft Vi4 digital live mixing consoles perform flawlessly in FOH and monitor mixing roles.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina â€” The Fillmore Charlotte, a 20,000-square-foot venue at the North Carolina Music Factoryâ€™s entertainment complex in Charlotte, North Carolinaâ€™s Fourth Ward neighborhood, stays true to the tradition of the original Fillmore theaters. The venue, which opened on June 19 with Georgia acoustic rocker Corey Smith headlining, has the Fillmoreâ€™s trademark red velvet draperies, ornate chandeliers, custom lighting and vintage concert posters. The building, once an historic Charlotte manufacturing site, was reinvigorated by Live Nation, the worldâ€™s largest concert promoter, as the latest in its growing chain of clubs bearing the Fillmore name. And it also stays true to one other critical Fillmore legacy: great sound, thanks to the implementation of two Soundcraft Vi4â„¢ digital live mixing consoles at front-of-house and monitor positions. These work in conjunction with a PA system more
NEW YORK: Because so many audio professionals use Apple products in their everyday work, the Audio Engineering Society has launched a pilot initiative in conjunction with the Apple Association Member Purchase Program. AES President Jim Anderson reports that an agreement has been reached to provide US AES members with special savings of up to 17% on the latest Apple products and accessories. “We are exploring the possibility of expanding the program to other territories as well,” Anderson said.
AES US Members visiting the Apple Store link at www.aes.org will find a number of exclusive options including:
* Special member pricing on Apple and third-party products
* Exclusive promotions
* Complimentary shipping on all orders over $50
* Free engraving on all new iPod models
* Mac customization
* Flexible business financing options
“The AES is continually seeking new ways to benefit our members,” Anderson said. more
Upscale sports bar required versatile, powerful and clear audio solutions, and EAW SMS1990â€™s and CIS400â€™s did the trick
Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 20, 2009 â€“ Hully & Mo Restaurant and Tap Room in Dallas, Texas, opened earlier this year, and it features stellar sound thanks to loudspeakers and amplifiers from EAW, a world leader in sound system technology. Gemini Light Sound & Video was the contractor chosen for the project, and they selected a number of EAW products for the restaurantâ€™s unique audio system needs. The sale was made by Cowser-Lee Marketing, EAWâ€™s sales rep for the region.
Hully & Mo, named after the co-owners, former Dallas Stars right wing Brett Hull (a recently-announced NHL Hall-of-Famer) and current Stars center Mike Modano (the leading American-born scorer in NHL history), is Dallasâ€™ newest premier sports bar and restaurant. Located in more
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