Archive for May 12th, 2011
Top-name gear manufacturers will be appearing at a number of worship conferences around the U.S. this spring and summer. All are invited to see, hear and play the latest instruments and gear, and chat with the gear teams from brands such as Korg, VOX Amplification, Blackstar Amplification, LÃ¢g guitars and HK Audio.
Stop by the Worship MD area to check out a variety of keyboards, music workstations â€“ including the new buzzworthy Korg Kronos â€“ guitar amps, guitar effects pedals, acoustic guitars, portable audio solutions and electronic drums.
Coming to a city near you:
May 12 Vocals Boot Camp Getzville, NY
May 13-14 CMS@the Chapel Getzville, NY
â€” Event to feature exclusive Kronos demos and Korg giveaways â€”
WHO: Legendary keyboard manufacturer Korg, along with Korg product experts.
WHAT: Kronos All-Access Party event, offering attendees the opportunity to experience the Kronos, Korgâ€™s new flagship Music Workstation, first-hand. This exclusive one-day-only event will include musical performances and open discussions. Korgâ€™s Kronos crew will be on hand to provide live demos and answer questions. Best of all, attendees will be able to try Kronos for themselves.
Additionally, everyone attending will be eligible to win free Korg gear: the first 20 guests to arrive at the event will receive a free Kronos t-shirt. There will also be a drawing for a Korg Sound on Sound (SOS) unlimited track hand-held recorder, plus other special one-night-only offers.
WHERE: Cascio Interstate Music
13819 West National Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151
WHEN: Thursday, May 12, 6:30 more
Clear-Comâ€™s Regional Sales Manager, Southeastern USA and Caribbean, Patrick Hamp and YD&T Stage Management Award winner University of Delaware senior Siobhan Ruane
ALAMEDA, CA â”€ Clear-ComÂ®, a global leader in critical voice communications systems, continues its commitment to the live sound industry with its ongoing participation in the USITTâ€™s (United States Institute for Theater Technology) Young Designers & Technicians (YD&T) Awards. This year, as sponsor of the organizationâ€™s Stage Management Award, Clear-Com and USITT honored University of Delaware senior Siobhan Ruane for her dedication to the performing arts. The award is part of USITTâ€™s annual Conference & Stage Expo, which attracts roughly 4,000 design and production technology professionals each year. more
Crown Audio’s Gerald Stanley
ELKHART, Indiana â€” Gerald Stanley, senior vice president of research and development at HARMANâ€™s Crown Audio, is celebrating 45 years of service with the company. One of the leading authorities in amplifier design in the professional audio industry, Stanley is responsible for 42 patents during his tenure with Crown.
Stanley joined Crown part-time in 1964 while still an undergraduate at Michigan State University and served as a tape recorder line technician, draftsman, and amplifier design engineer. In 1966, he returned after completing a graduate degree at the University of Michigan and went on to work full-time on designing tape recorder electronics and power amplifiers.
Stanleyâ€™s work has been primarily responsible for many of Crownâ€™s major product lines over the last five decades beginning with the DC more
HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NEW YORK – MAY 2011: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals’ self-titled album – their third studio release – debuted at #19 on the US Billboard Top 200 upon its release and set the band off on a string of sold-out shows and television appearances that show no sign of slowing, including recent performances on The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and Emmy-nominated music show Live from The Artists Den. The band’s brand of rock gives listeners plenty to hook into, and the live show amplifies that effect by the fiery charisma of lead singer Potter at her vintage Hammond B3 and her band of talented players. The group is currently packing theaters across the U.S., and it is easy to extrapolate that the next go-around will require much larger venues. Front-of-house engineer Sam Leonard, who frequently also handles every other aspect of the band’s technical underbelly with more
The new MIPRO ACT-82a Dual Channel Encrypted Digital Diversity Receiver.
Kansas City, MO â€“ May 2011 â€¦ Avlex Corporation, the name audio professionals turn to for world-class wireless technology and microphones, proudly introduces the MIPRO ACT-82a Dual Channel Encrypted Digital Diversity Receiver. Building upon the success pioneered by the companyâ€™s highly acclaimed ACT-82 Digital Wireless Microphone System, the new ACT-82a offers expanded 120 MHz bandwidth, second generation DSP technology, and additional new technologies designed to deliver pristine sound quality and greater range while enhancing the attributes of a full digital wireless system. The new ACT-82a is ideal for use in studio, stage and music performances as well as military, courtroom, conference, healthcare, boardroom, and broadcast applicationsâ€”wherever audio security and accurate, distortion-free reproduction of the full sound spectrum are essential. more
BUENA PARK, Calif.â€”Hard-hitting rock acts performed at the first ever Carolina Rebellion Festival that took place on May 7 at the Metrolina Expo in Charlotte, North Carolina. Co-produced by Right Arm Entertainment and AEG, over 35,000 fans throughout the Carolinas and the mid-Atlantic were treated to a full day of non-stop rock on two side-by-side stages. Performers consisted of My Darkest Days, Cavo, Saving Abel, Halestorm, Hinder, Skillet, Alter Bridge, Bullet for My Valentine, Theory of a Deadman, Seether, Stone Sour, Three Days Grace, Godsmack, Avenged Sevenfold, and more.
Logic Systems Sound & Lighting, Inc. of St. Louis provided the main PA, which consisted of a 96-box NEXO GEO T line array, 36 NEXO CD18s (six clusters of six), and 12 NEXO PS8s used for front fills. Two Yamaha PM5D-RH digital audio consoles were used for monitors.
â€œThe day was scheduled so that one band was playing on more
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