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Christ Memorial Church Raises Up L-ACOUSTICS Coaxials


HOLLAND, Michigan – September 2009 — What is a church to do when the economy spirals into recession halfway through raising funds for a much-needed new PA system? In the case of Holland, Michigan-based Christ Memorial Church (CMC), the answer was to install a cost-effective coaxial solution from L-ACOUSTICS.

Early last year, CMC initially commissioned Parkway Electric and Communications to design a discrete loudspeaker setup to provide sound reinforcement for its 180-voice choir and orchestra, both of which perform from the far left side of the sanctuary. After evaluating at a number of systems, Parkway specified a compact LA4-powered system comprised of four KIVA elements arrayed beneath a KILO low-frequency extension cabinet, with two additional KIVA down-firing behind the array to provide monitoring for the choir. more

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— New Game Creek Video-designed mobile video/audio truck is HD all the way, from all flat-panel video screens to Genelec Active Monitors —

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NATICK, MA, September 22, 2009 — Game Creek Video, one of the world’s leading providers of remote production vehicles, debuted one of its newest trucks, Legends, in August. Legends is a 53-foot expando unit, home to the cutting edge in high-definition technology, including two sets of Genelec Active Monitors. Five Genelec 8030A Bi-Amplified Monitoring Systems constitute the truck’s surround audio array, while two Genelec 8050A Bi-Amplified Monitoring Systems are used as a separate stereo pair. In a broadcast sports industry that has been rapidly moving into the high-definition realm, these Genelec monitors assure that Legends’ main client, MSG (formerly the Madison Square Garden Network), will be able to offer the absolute best multichannel and stereo audio for its sports telecasts. more

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Winner Takes Home Complete Composers Collection

HOLLYWOOD, SEPTEMBER 22, 2009 — EASTWEST, an industry leader in soundware development and distribution, is pleased to announce a new composers contest for 2009. The contest challenges composers to apply any EASTWEST or EASTWEST/QUANTUM LEAP virtual instrument collection to create works that will compete with submissions from all over the world. The winner of the competition takes home a customized version of the EASTWEST Complete Composers Collection PLAY Edition software package valued at $3,865 MSRP. more

D.W. Fearn Head to AES With Range on Display for Your Listening Pleasure!

Taking up residence at Booth 547 at this year’s AES in New York City on October 9-12, D.W. Fearn will this year be showing its line of superb outboard gear – two of which will be set up for listening – perfect for the discerning visitor.

Units being showed this year include:

VT-2 Vacuum Tube Microphone Preamplifier
VT-5 Stereo Equalizer (set up for listening)DW Fearn VT 7
VT-7 Stereo Compressor (set up for listening)
VT-15 Recording Channel

D.W. Fearn’s range of products are hailed around the world as some of the finest examples of outboard technology available, moving one industry journalist to comment that including anything from the range is a “Fine investment� and “Fearn’s products are crafted and built to last like Rolls Royces!�

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Sound Devices - Truth in 24REEDSBURG, WISCONSIN ― Sound Devices digital recorders recently rode shotgun for “Truth in 24,� an NFL Films production created on behalf of car manufacturer, Audi, which is centered on France’s annual 24-hour car race, 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans). Sound Mixer Kyle Hartigan chronicled Audi’s journey toward winning the trophy again, after taking the grand prize home a total of seven times. Hartigan took Sound Devices 788T and 744T recorders to the track to record effects in both surround and stereo for the project.

The full-length film was shot in high definition and features a surround sound mix of the event, which included several pre-event races in Sebring, Florida; Long Beach, California and Monza, Italy before the big day in Le Mans, Sarthe, France. In order to capture the sounds of the pre-races, more

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Grammy-Nominated Producer/Songwriter Rob Graves Finds The Right Sound At Paragon Studios

paragon-studios-owner-fred-paragano-l-producer-rob-graves-r.jpgFRANKLIN, TN – When he needed to put the final touches on Confessions, the newly released album for Christian rock band, Pillar, Grammy-nominated Producer/Songwriter Rob Graves chose Paragon Studios. more

Martin Audio Monitors Black Enterprises Show For ASR ProEvents

wyclef-jean-band.jpgOrlando, FL––This year’s Black Enterprises Golf and Tennis Challenge event at the JW Marriott in Grande Lakes was capped off by a special concert featuring Wyclef Jean, Biz Markie, Chico Debarge and Chrisette Michele.

Audio was provided by Orlando’s ASR ProEvents and according to Pro Audio Manager Sergio Leenen, “the variety of acts on the same monitor system can be a challenge, especially in a corporate environment. Knowing the different types of music and volume levels, we suggested the Martin Audio LE1200 wedges for this event. It will handle everything from the lowest of lows from a synthesizer to highest highs from world-class performers like Chico Debarge or Wyclef Jean.�

The actual monitor system consisted of 16 Martin Audio LE1200 and two LE2100 monitors strategically deployed on stage, along with a Yamaha PM5D-RH console, Crown Macrotech and MC2 power amplifiers, plus dbx more

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