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Lawo Celebrates With France

Date: 07/27/2015

More than 400,000 spectators gathered on Paris’ Champs de Mars for the 14th July La Fête Nationale (Bastille Day) public holiday, and even more participated through broadcast sound.  MORE


Covering Hot Dogs With KV2

Date: 07/27/2015

This year’s 99th Annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest attracted a crowd of more than 30,000 people to watch the real-life Hunger Games, with sound provided by Italian Speaker Imports and Audio Production Services, both New York-based companies.  MORE


Live Sound & Project Studio Expos Return For AES

Date: 07/21/2015

This year’s 139th AES International Convention is set to offer up a number of exclusive presentations and events, October 29–November 1, 2015, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Two popular programs making their return are the Live Sound Expo (LSE) and Project Studio Expo (PSE), both taking place on convention days 2, 3 and 4, and both accessible for all AES139 attendees with either a FREE Exhibits-Plus or Premium All Access badge. These Expos offer unique sets of programming that speak directly to these popular and growing segments of the industry.  MORE


Pulling Back The Curtain On Console R&D

Date: 07/14/2015

Live mixing desk research and design is usually conducted in secret, but a new workshop just added to the AES 59th International Conference, taking place July 15-17, 2015, at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, will pull back the curtains on the topic of console R&D. "Sound Reinforcement Console Design – Now and the Future,” will kick off the conference’s third day, Friday, July 17, at 9 a.m. EDT.  MORE


Covering 120,000 People At Glastonbury

Date: 07/13/2015

At the Glastonbury Festival, held in late June near Somerset, England, RG Jones Sound Engineering was faced with having to cover 120,000 people in attendance at the massive Pyramid Stage.  MORE


AES Int’L Conference Details Emerge

Date: 07/02/2015

Program details for the AES 59th International Conference, with an emphasis on Sound Reinforcement Engineering and Technology have been announced. The event, taking place July 15-17, 2015, at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, is the first AES International Conference in more than 25 years dedicated to Large Scale Sound Reinforcement, Public Address, and Live Sound.  MORE


Something is Rockin’ in the State of Denmark

Date: 06/30/2015

Volbeat may have been founded in Copenhagen, Denmark, but the heavy metal band is known around the globe—as its headlining run through North America proved this past spring.  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


Bose Showcases F1 Series’ Flexible Array Technology

Date: 06/29/2015

FRAMINGHAM, MA—Bose Professional recently hosted a group of guests for a tour of its Framingham, MA HQ and a demonstration of its new F1 portable PA (PPA).  MORE


At Infocomm: Waves, Lawo Collaborate

Date: 06/19/2015

Waves Audio is working with Lawo to integrate SoundGrid technology and Waves plug-ins in Lawo’s mc2 consoles.  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


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


Live Sound Showcase: Cruise Control - Florida/Georgia Line

Date: 06/09/2015

Florida Georgia Line named its first album Here’s To The Good Times, and good times are what fans get when they come out to the duo’s shows.  MORE


The Iconic Troubadour Modernizes Loudspeaker System

Date: 06/09/2015

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


 
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