Archive for June 2nd, 2010
~ Offers Both AC Power and Two-Channels of Digital Audio in a Single Cable ~
LAS VEGAS, NV â€“ JUNE 9, 2010 â€• The RapcoHorizon Company, a leading manufacturer of audio/video interfacing and cable equipment, is now shipping its new AC-Audio Composite Cable, which will be featured at this yearâ€™s InfoComm (Booth 7722). This unique cable, which offers both AC power and two-channels of digital audio within the same outer jacket, is designed to be used with most new, professional-quality, self-powered speaker PA systems that provide both AC power and input signals simultaneously. more
Soundcraft, Studer and AKG combine under the same management team.
VIENNA, Austria â€“ Andy Trott, President of Harmanâ€™s mixer business Soundcraft Studer, with facilities in the UK and Switzerland, has also been made responsible for AKG, headquartered in Vienna, Austria.
Stefan Gubi, who has headed up AKG or the past five years, is departing at the end of June, returning to a senior post in the telecom industry from where he originated prior to joining AKG. more
Chatsworth, CA, June 2, 2010â€”Currently marking its 20th anniversary year, prominent, independent music publisher/production music library Black Toast Music has added 200 new songs and instrumentals to its wealth of available material for clients. Black Toast Music CEO/owner/founder Bob Mair made the announcement. more
Dolby Laboratories Demo Room 9.1 surround-sound system featuring Focal speakers
Nine Focal ‘Electra 1000 Be II’ series speakers with dual sub-woofers installed at San Francisco HQ
Champlain, NY – June 2, 2010 – Audio Plus Services, the distributor behind Focal Professional and Home Audio products in North America, announced today that Dolby Laboratories has installed a 9.1 surround-sound system featuring a selection of Focal speakers in their new demo room at the San Francisco headquarters. The install features 6 of the Focal Electra 1038 Be speakers for front, side and rear, a pair of Electra 1008 Be speakers mounted higher in the center-front, a center channel Electra CC1008 Be and dual Electra SW 1000Be sub-woofers. more
NEW YORK, NY – Mantra Design, an award winning creative content design and visual effects boutique, is proud to announce that Eddie Wiseman has joined them as a designer/animator. more
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah â€“ While searching for the ultimate sound combination to complete the freshman album of pop singer Jenna Andrews, GRAMMY and EMMY Award-winning producer Andy Zulla, deployed the Lexicon PCM Native Reverb Bundle to develop one of the most unique-sounding albums to date for the young Toronto native. more
WHITEHORSE, Canada â€“ The Yukon Arts Centre (YAC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of the arts as an important cultural, social and economic force in the Yukon, and the territoryâ€™s premier venue for performing and visual arts, has purchased and installed a Soundcraft Vi6â„¢ large-format digital live sound console. The Vi6 emerged as the clear winner of a nearly year-long period of intensive research and systematic comparison by Patrick Matheson, Technical Director of the YAC, which saw the Vi6 emerge superior in key performance categories including intuitive operation, a fast learning curve and exceptional reliability. In the year since the Vi6 was installed at the YAC, it has acted as the FOH mixing platform–and often simultaneously as the monitor mixer, as well–for a wide range of music artists, consistently delivering great sound and smooth performance. more
Fledgling filmmakers are mentored at the Sundance Labs Program, for which Harman Professional provides leading-edge technology products from JBL and Soundcraft, including JBL LSR studio reference monitors and Soundcraft M Series mixers for editing and mixing of film soundtracks and dialogue, and for film scores more
JBL VRX line arrays, Control Contractor installed-sound loudspeakers and BSS Soundweb London processing systems will provide the U.S. Pavilion with world-class audio;
The U.S. Pavilionâ€™s theme is “Rise to the Challenge,â€? something that Harman brands do on a daily basis when called upon for the most significant live sound applications around the world.
SHANGHAI, China â€” Harman (NYSE: HAR), a leading provider of branded audio and infotainment electronics for the home, the car, and sound professionals, today announced that technologies from its JBL and BSS Audio brands will form the critical core of the sound system for the United States Pavilion at the upcoming World Expo 2010 Shanghai China. more
Buena Park, CA â€“ June 2010 â€¦ Based in Southern California, Jugulur is a 5-piece groove metal band consisting of Justus and Judge on lead vocals, Preacher (guitars and vocals), Monster (bass, vocals, and noises), and Beast behind the drums. Metal for the Masses best summarizes the bandâ€™s focus and Monster, whose musical contribution carries tons of attitude, also happens to be the bandâ€™s spokesperson. Monster recently re-wired his pedal board setup and, to ensure all was handled with the utmost expertise and the finest cable available, he took advantage of Zaolla Silverlineâ€™s custom shop and had much to say after-the-fact. more
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