Tour Sound


Nashville Gets Waveslive Master Classes

Date: 12/17/2014

Waves Audio will hold a two-day WavesLive master class event in Nashville, featuring live engineers behind tours by Katy Perry, Beck, OneRepublic and others. The event will be held at Soundcheck Nashville on January 12 and 13, 2015.   MORE

Bombay Bicycle Club, Gilmour Rock Dpas

Date: 12/17/2014

London’s famed Earl’s Court will soon be torn down, and indie rock act Bombay Bicycle Club’s concert there earlier this month was in fact the last show to be held at the venerated venue. Rock legend David Gilmour of Pink Floyd sat in, playing steel lap guitar on the band's song “Rinse Me Down” before rolling through “Wish You Were Here,” backed by Bombay Bicycle Club. All of the performances that night–and during the group’s current world tour–were captured with DPA microphones.  MORE

VER Adds Optocore For Fiber Network

Date: 12/16/2014

Live event audio provider VER (Video Equipment Rentals) purchased an Optocore fiber optic audio system; the 500-plus audio channel network will support routing and distribution of video, digital intercom and a variety of DSP-based control and communication via the high speed 100 GBit Ethernet capability.  MORE

Kylie Minogue Moves With Sennheiser

Date: 12/12/2014

Pop artist Kylie Minogue spent her autumn touring Europe, accompanied by sound company Eighth Day Sound, who supplied a microphone package featuring Sennheiser SKM 5200 mics with MD 5235 capsules and EM 3732-II receivers, with monitoring via Sennheiser SR 2050 IEM transmitters and EK 2000 IEM belt packs.  MORE

Pearl Jam Rides The Waves

Date: 12/09/2014

Pearl Jam spent October rolling through the midwest on a three-week, 12-date tour. Along for the journey as usual was longtime FOH engineer Greg Nelson, who mixed the band on a DiGiCo SD5 desk, using Waves MultiRack SoundGrid, plug-ins and Server One each night.  MORE

ESA Sets Dec Safety Summit

Date: 11/20/2014

The Event Safety Alliance today will host its first Event Safety Summit from December 2-4, 2014 at the Tait Towers’ campus in Lititz, Pennsylvania.  MORE

Return Of The Radio-Friendly Rockers

Date: 11/20/2014

Twenty-plus years since they first broke through with hits like “Name,” the Goo Goo Dolls have become a staple of AC radio.  MORE

Maxing Out Mixes For Against Me

Date: 11/20/2014

AMITYVILLE, NY—Known for a potent mix of punk and folk that sounds equally at home in intimate venues and stadium festivals, Against Me spent the summer on a headlining club tour, playing a variety of spaces including Long Island’s Club Revolution in Amityville, NY. Manning the desk at every stop was the band’s longtime audio engineer, Marc Hudson.  MORE

The Scovill Tour is on the Road with Petty and More

Date: 11/19/2014

Veteran live sound engineer Robert Scovill is on the road with Tom Petty till mid October, playing a dual role as FOH engineer and product evangelist.  MORE

137Th AES Convention Returns To LA

Date: 11/19/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA—It’s been 12 years since the Audio Engineering Society Convention last was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, and much as the surrounding area has changed with the development of the Downtown area, so has pro audio itself.  MORE

FCC Wireless Changes On Horizon

Date: 11/19/2014

WASHINGTON, DC—On September 30, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) putting forward amendments to Part 15 of its rules, affecting unlicensed wireless operations in the 600 MHz band.  MORE

Sonnet Captures Onerepublic

Date: 11/13/2014

Zito, FOH engineer for OneRepublic and owner/operator of Zito Production Services, is using Sonnet Technologies’ Fusion F3 two-drive RAID storage system to capture the band on the current "Native" tour.  MORE

Bluegrass Recorded On Millennia

Date: 11/07/2014

Forty-eight channels of Millennia HV-3R preamps captured the performances at the main stage of the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass event at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Diablo Digital provided the live recording system for the event.  MORE

Soundcraft Joins Culture Club On Tour

Date: 11/06/2014

New Wave staple Culture Club is reuniting for a series of shows throughout the U.S. this month, to be followed by a multi-arena tour in the United Kingdom. At the FOH position is the band’s longtime engineer, Jimmy Sarikas, who recently purchased a Soundcraft Vi3000 console from Harman.  MORE

Sennheiser Encourages FCC Petition

Date: 10/31/2014

Sennheiser is encouraging microphone owners and customers to write to the FCC in support of the company’s Petition for Reconsideration, filed in light of the pending spectrum auction now scheduled to take place in early 2016.  MORE


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