Archive for October, 2010
OLD LYME, Conn. â€“ October 7, 2010 â€“ Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that its newly distributed brand, TRUE Systems, has been nominated for an Outstanding Technical Achievement award by the TEC (Technical Excellence & Creativity) Foundation for its innovative new pT2-500 microphone preamplifier. The pT2-500 is an APIâ„¢ 500 series compatible module, which incorporates the company’s new Type 2 circuit design; this results in exceptional definition, musicality, headroom, and noise performance. The pT2-500 also includes a discrete FET DI circuit with THRU jack for easy connection to amps or effects. more
Rethinking the Digital Audio Workstation – Wireless Audio Streaming – BluRay Audio
SAN FRANCISCO: Crystallizing the 129th AES Convention Bridge To The Future theme, the Nov. 4-7 program at SF’s Moscone Center will offer twenty diverse Workshop presentations. Featuring stellar names from the pro audio community hierarchy, the groundbreaking agenda will address issues directly impacting on work techniques and livelihoods. “Workshop Co-Chairs, David Bowles and Mike Wells have developed a content-heavy curriculum designed to inform and inspire both seasoned and aspiring professionals,” remarked Convention Committee Co-Chair, Jim McTigue. “The time and energy they devoted to this lineup are evident in every event.” more
Soundcraft Vi6 and Vi1 consoles were also used at Green Manâ€™s Far Out Tent.
One of the fast emerging collectives on the UK festival scene are the Chai Wallahs, whose increasingly familiar marquees are dedicated to providing an eclectic blend of music appealing to different lifestyles. more
NEW YORK â€“ Solid State Logic will feature the C10 Digital Broadcast Console at the Content & Communications World (CCW) Convention held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center (Booth #1155) on October 13 and 14, 2010. The C10 HD is quickly becoming an industry favorite and dominates the mid level price range by offering top-shelf reliability and sound quality combined with an advanced feature set not found on other consoles in any price range. more
The WorxAudio Technologies loudspeaker system installed at Southgate Church.
St. Louis, MO â€“ October 2010â€¦ As a non-denominational Christian house of worship, Southgate Church offers its congregation a contemporary and expressive worship environment that takes full advantage of live music to help make its services a meaningful experience. Backed by a praise band outfitted with keyboards, bass, guitars, drums, and a multi-person vocal ensemble, the worship services are vibrant and do a great job of getting the congregation engaged. To reach the 400 â€“ 500 worshippers with a high level of speech intelligibility and top-notch music reproduction capabilities, the sanctuaryâ€™s sound system was recently upgraded and now includes TrueLine line array technology from Greensboro, NC-based WorxAudio Technologies. more
Artists, Producers & Mastering Engineers To Expound On Precious Metal-Earning Techniques
SAN FRANCISCO: “Interest in precious metal never seems to flag,” says 129th AES Convention Platinum Panel Chair Paul Verna. “Our sessions have earned high marks for their healthy mix of candor and technical insight. The intriguing stories behind the hits resonate with all our attendees. This year we are fortunate to have a number of established panelists back on board. And, we have augmented our line-up with some significant first-timers.” Co-author of The Encyclopedia of Record Producers, and a senior entertainment analyst with eMarketer, Verna is a former journalist who has written extensively for Billboard and Mix Magazine. more
â€” On the road supporting his new double album The Guitar Song, Johnsonâ€™s stage setup features several A-T wired and wireless mics â€”
STOW, OH, October 4, 2010 â€” Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, has supplied country star Jamey Johnson with a variety of wired vocal and backline microphones as he heads out on the road. The award-winning singer-songwriter and Audio-Technica endorser is currently on tour to promote his new double-album, The Guitar Song (Mercury, 2010), which features 25 tracks spread across the thematically linked â€œWhite Albumâ€? and â€œBlack Album.â€? Alabama native Johnson, now a resident of Nashville, has won multiple Song of the Year awards from both the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association, and was nominated for five GRAMMYÂ® Awards in 2009 and 2010. more
â€” With an increase in sales staffs and numbers across all stores, as well as innovative initiatives and an enhanced web presence, GC Pro continues to grow â€”
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, October 4, 2010 â€” Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, is pleased to announce that, despite a still-challenging economy, it has seen its sales continue to increase in 2010. The GC Pro sales teams have grown in key markets with new locations including Orlando, Florida; Charlotte, North Carolina; Oklahoma City; Bakersfield, California; Los Angeles; Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Seattle. more
â€” Professional audio sales and management veteran joins Genelec team â€”
NATICK, MA, October 4, 2010 â€” Genelec Inc., U.S., distributor of Genelec Active Monitoring Systems, announces the appointment of industry veteran John Conard to the position of National Sales Manager, Professional Products. The announcement was made by Lisa Kaufmann, Genelec Managing Director, and further enhances the companyâ€™s ongoing commitment to the professional audio market. more
â€” S.K. Macdonald appointed rep for Mid-Atlantic region, and Anew C.T. adds Pacific Northwest territory â€”
Xantech, a leading producer of innovative, reliable and problem-solving custom installation signal processing and control systems for over 40 years, has expanded its Commercial Divisionâ€™s sales team in the United States with two new rep appointments. Reisterstown, Maryland-based Samuel K. Macdonald, Inc. (S.K. Macdonald) has been named Xantech representative for the Mid-Atlantic region. Also, Anew Communication Technology, Inc. (Anew C.T.), who has been successfully representing Xantech Commercial throughout the West, including Southern California, Las Vegas, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and parts of Idaho and Montana, expands their territory to include the Pacific Northwest. These announcements were made by Rick Seegull, Xantech Director of Business Development, and reflect the companyâ€™s ongoing commitment to its A/V integrator partners and the growth of its sales force. more
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