Tour Sound

 

Godsmack Rolls With Rainbow Meyer Rig

Date: 05/21/2015

Rainbow Production Services of Atkinson, N.H. recently purchased a new Meyer Sound Lyon/Leo line array system and immediately put it on the road with hard rockers Godsmack’s U.S. tour.  MORE


Bryan Adams Gets Reckless With D&B

Date: 05/19/2015

Touring to mark the thirtieth anniversary of his album Reckless, rocker Bryan Adams is working once again with Canadian production company Gearforce, headed by Adams’ long-time monitor engineer Rob Nevalainen. Also in tow is the company’s d&b audiotechnik V-Series line array system, marking its second time out on the road with Adams, albeit the first time with a full band.  MORE


Diablo Digital Records Fleetwood Mac Tour

Date: 05/19/2015

Clair Global, the longtime sound reinforcement provider for Fleetwood Mac has been recording the band’s current "On With the Show" tour on a custom sound mixing and recording solution created by Diablo Digital. The system uses Sonnet Technologies’ Echo Express III-R Thunderbolt 2-to-PCI Express (PCIe) card expansion chassis and RackMac mini 1U enclosure for Apple Mac mini to drive an Avid Pro Tools recording workflow.  MORE


L-Acoustics Pumps Up Pentatonix Tour

Date: 05/18/2015

A capella act Pentatonix has been building up steam in recent years since winning NBC’s The Sing-Off; a Grammy award and nearly a billion YouTube views later, the five-piece group recently finished a sold-out 21-date U.S. tour with a sizable L-Acoustics K2 system from Escondido, CA-based Sound Image in tow.  MORE


Touring With Screen-Mixed Monitors

Date: 05/12/2015

Monitor engineers are used to working in small spaces and are usually equipped with gear that takes that into consideration, but Ross Rothero-Bourge took that idea to a new level on a recent tour with British singer songwriter, King Charles, when he mixed monitor solely on a laptop and iPad connected to an Allen & Heath iLive system.  MORE


Radiohead’S Selway Hits Coachella

Date: 05/04/2015

Best known as the drummer in Radiohead, Philip Selway hit the stage during weekend 2 of the annual Coachella festival to perform solo material. Belting vocals and playing keyboards, Selway performed for nearly an hour, the show but one on his current solo tour. The Coachella gig, much as the rest of the tour, was mixed by audio engineer Gavin McComb on an Allen & Heath’s iLive-T112 console. McComb controls the FOH mix, while the band controls its own monitor mixes using the ME system.  MORE


5SOS And A&H Do America

Date: 05/01/2015

Australian popsters 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS) caught the limelight as an opening act on One Direction’s stadium tour, but aiming to solidify its own notoriety, the band recently rolled through a U.S. promo tour with an Allen & Heath’s Qu-16 digital rackmount mixer in tow.  MORE


Martin Audio Keeps Prodigy On Track

Date: 04/28/2015

Nineties electro-rockers The Prodigy are still going strong overseas, and recently played a show inside Berlin’s 12,000-capacity Velodrom, an indoor bike-racing track. Helping keep the sound up-to-speed was sound provider Complete Audio Berlin, which fielded its Martin Audio MLA system. Mixing at front of house was the band’s longtime sound engineer, Jon Burton.  MORE


Harman Pro Debuts Global Alliance

Date: 04/20/2015

Harman Professional has created a new Global Alliance Program—a worldwide network of dealers and users. The aim is to to provide tour sound customers with access to Harman live sound products as needed around the world.  MORE


Taking Kraftklub Sound To Arenas

Date: 04/10/2015

German concert sound provider Complete Audio has been on the road since February supporting punk-rap act Kraftklub, providing sound in 5,000-12,000 seat venues with a Martin Audio MLA system  MORE


Live Sound Showcase: Marc Anthony - Touring on a Need to Know Basis

Date: 04/09/2015

Playing a handful of Northeast dates early this year—it’d be more accurate to call it a series of one-offs than a mini-tour—the artist and his production staff hit the road with audio provider VER Tour Sound (Nashville, TN) for the first time.  MORE


Sullivan & Gregory Support 340B Events

Date: 04/03/2015

Sullivan & Gregory Entertainment, a mobile audio/video event production and rental company, was recently tapped to support 340B University, a traveling educational program about the 340B Drug Pricing Program, complete with keynote addresses and breakout sessions for 250 attendees at every stop.  MORE


Sound Image Supports Maroon 5

Date: 03/31/2015

Maroon 5 has been on the road the last few months, carrying audio support from CA-based audio provider Sound Image. Behind the FOH desk for the band is veteran engineer Jim Ebdon (Aerosmith, Sting, Annie Lennox, Morrissey, Tears For Fears, among others) overseeing a sizable sound system that includes EAW’s new Anya PA.  MORE


DPA Captures Carlton And Lukather

Date: 03/24/2015

Larry Carlton and Steve Lukather recently played a string of shows in Asia with FOH engineer Rick Wheeler and a passel of DPA d:facto mics in tow.  MORE


Taking Care Of Business With The TSO

Date: 03/18/2015

Conceived by producer Paul O’Neill in the early Nineties as an album project, Trans- Siberian Orchestra (TSO) hit it big with an unlikely hybrid of progressive rock, classical standards and unabashedly sentimental Christmas music.  MORE


 
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