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RAD Used For Big Dam Truck Launch

Date: 07/01/2015

When Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) recently debuted its new Freightliner Inspiration Truck at the Hoover Dam, Radio Active Designs intercoms were used by the production team.  MORE


From Studio 6-B In Rockefeller Center, It’s The Tonight Show’s House Sound

Date: 06/30/2015

NEW YORK, NY—Music has always been an element of The Tonight Show, but the current incarnation lives and breathes it.  MORE


U2 TM Sheehan Passes

Date: 06/29/2015

NEW YORK, NY—U2’s longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, 68, died on May 27 in Los Angeles, just hours after the band completed the first concert of a five-show stand at The Forum.  MORE


Festival Lands At Airport With Capital

Date: 06/25/2015

Disclosure & Rudimental Present Wild Life, a four-stage, two-day event staged at Brighton City Airport in the UK, faced a number of hurdles when it was held earlier this month: it was a first-time fest; neighbors, including churches and homes were as close as 1,300-feet away; and winds were gusting as high as 30 MPH. Nonetheless, the event went off smoothly, and promoters said the number of complaints was reportedly lower than they’d expected.  MORE


Firehouse Fires Up Iheartradio Fest

Date: 06/24/2015

Firehouse Productions recently provided sound reinforcement for the iHeartRadio Country Festival, where more than 16,700 people came to see the likes of Tim McGraw, Brantley Gilbert, Rascal Flatts and Brad Paisley. Held at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, the event found Firehouse fielding a Crown-powered JBL VTX line array system.  MORE


Timax Gets Starry Eyed At Planetarium

Date: 06/23/2015

A planetarium is one of the high points inside the newly refurbished Yokkaichi Municipal Museum. Designed and installed by Goto Inc., the facility’s centerpiece is a 8K triple head hybrid planetarium projection system, reportedly one of the most advanced opto-mechanical projectors ever. Ensuring that the planetarium’s sound matches the quality of its visuals, a TiMax SoundHub2 matrix was installed to provide real-time, cue-based timecode synchronisation between the planetarium’s multichannel surround audio and the ultra-high-resolution visual content.  MORE


Meyer Goes Continental In Austin

Date: 06/23/2015

A landmark of the local music scene, Austin’s Continental Club recently upgraded its house and monitor systems to new Meyer Sound loudspeakers.  MORE


Lion King Takes Masque To Mexico

Date: 06/16/2015

The second Spanish-language production of The Lion King recently opened at the Telcel Theatre in Mexico City, Mexico, sporting audio support from Masque Sound, which worked with veteran Sound Designer Steve Canyon Kennedy and Associate Sound Designers John Shivers and Hugh Sweeney.  MORE


Building On Clearwater’S Legacy

Date: 06/15/2015

by Clive Young. The Clearwater Festival—officially known as Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival—is one of the longest-running multi-day musical events in the Northeast. Held every June in Croton Point State Park in Croton- On-Hudson, NY, an hour outside New York City, the annual festival was originally founded in 1966 by Toshi Seeger and her husband, folk music legend Pete Seeger, as an effort to raise awareness—and money—for cleaning up the heavily polluted Hudson River. Today, the festival is run by Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc., a non-profit involved in environmental research, education and advocacy for protecting the famous waterway.  MORE


DPA Delivers At 2015 Tony Awards

Date: 06/12/2015

Firehouse Productions once again used DPA Microphones for the recent 2015 Tony Awards, held at Radio City Music Hall and broadcast live on CBS.  MORE


Sound Image Trains With Adamson

Date: 06/11/2015

Having bulked up its inventory of Adamson Systems’ E-Series line source enclosures, Sound Image recently held a two-day training session with the manufacturer to bring its employees up to speed on the new boxes, Adamson’s Blueprint AV 3D modeling software and their integration with Lab.gruppen’s PLM product.  MORE


Teragram Ballroom: Built From Experience

Date: 06/09/2015

By Steve Harvey. Leveraging the recent rebirth of downtown L.A., Michael Swier of the Bowery Presents has opened his first West Coast venue, Teragram Ballroom, in the adjacent Westlake neighborhood. The new music club—named in honor of Swier’s late wife, Margaret—features a Midas analog mixing console and racks of outboard gear at front of house, a digital Midas desk at stage right, and LCR main and monitor speakers from d&b audiotechnik.  MORE


Cuba Libre Orlando Serves Up Bose

Date: 06/09/2015

Nightspot Cuba Libre Orlando just finished a audio overhaul that now allows the 20,000-square-foot restaurant to turn into a dance venue on weekends, with music pouring through the facility via a sizable Bose RoomMatch system.  MORE


The Iconic Troubadour Modernizes Loudspeaker System

Date: 06/09/2015

W. HOLLYWOOD, CA—To call The Troubadour legendary is almost an understatement.  MORE


Midas Takes On Eurovison Song Contest

Date: 06/09/2015

A slew of Midas Pro X, Pro6 and Pro9 consoles were used in May for the Eurovision Song Contest. Viewed by nearly 200 million viewers around the globe, the annual event was produced by Österreichischer Rundfunk/Austrian Public Broadcasting (ORF), with Vienna-based Sound Art Service (SAS) providing the audio system inside Vienna’s Wiener Stadthalle arena.  MORE


 
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