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by Heather J. Davis On 03/31/2015

STUDIO CITY, CALIFORNIA: Westlake Pro Audio is hosting a demonstration event for the API BOX console April 1st and 2nd. The event will take place at Westlake headquarters in California, where anyone interested in the BOX can make an individual appointment for hands-on experience with the console. Appointments are also available for the API 1608—Westlake’s newest addition to its demo room. API Managing Director Gordon Smart had this to say about the event: “We are pleased to work with a great partner such as Westlake, especially within the context of demonstrating this powerful, small format console.”

by Philip Weiss On 03/30/2015

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – HARMAN’s dbx today announced the 676 Tube Mic Pre Channel Strip is now shipping. The dbx 676 is a vacuum tube-based microphone preamplifier that offers a host of flexible sound-tailoring options to deliver extraordinary audio quality in recording and live sound applications.

by Travis McGee On 03/30/2015

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam – Recently opened in the heart of the largest city in Vietnam, the premier event venue Gem Center is designed with as much architectural elegance as its name implies, and equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. Complementing the high-end atmosphere of the venue, local HARMAN distributor Basao Investment installed HARMAN’s JBL loudspeakers, Crown amplifiers, Soundcraft mixing consoles, dbx processing, Lexicon effects and AKG microphones.

by Roger Maycock On 03/30/2015

From left to right: Gary Sewell & Dennis Farley. 
Collegedale, Tennessee — March 2015… Southern Adventist University (, recognized as one of the top tier southern regional colleges, recently took delivery of a substantial sound-reinforcement system incorporating loudspeakers drawn from the catalog of WorxAudio® Technologies, a division of PreSonus® Audio Electronics, Inc. Deployed in the Iles Physical Education Center, the facility upgrade includes elements from WorxAudio’s TrueLine and WaveSeries catalogs. 

by Travis McGee On 03/27/2015

ATLANTA, Georgia – Atlanta-based mastering engineer Kenny “Mixx” Daniels of Patchwerk Studios in Atlanta has a list of credits that reads like a “who’s who” of the hip-hop industry: Prince, Ludacris, Nelly, T.I and Rick Ross, to name a few. In his control room at Patchwerk Studios, Kenny Mixx recently installed a pair of JBL M2 Master Reference Monitors in his mastering room.

by Travis McGee On 03/27/2015

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom – Having recently mixed the 2014 UK Tour for recording artist John Newman, sound engineer Aaron Buck supported each show flawlessly with HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi1 and Vi6 consoles at the monitors position, coupled with a Soundcraft Stagebox. Thanks to the sound quality and onboard features of the consoles, the team enjoyed consistent success throughout the tour. SSE Hire provided the consoles for the tour.

by Travis McGee On 03/27/2015

LONDON, United Kingdom — Delivering ease of use and professional-grade audio quality for a student-run broadcast studio, HHB Communications Ltd. recently upgraded the radio station at Imperial College Union, the college’s Student Union, with a HARMAN Studer OnAir 1500 digital mixing console.

by Meyer Sound On 03/26/2015

At Indiana University South Bend (IUSB), a Meyer Sound Constellation® acoustic system proved to be a critical component in transforming a lecture hall into a flexible performance space with impeccable acoustics that can adapt to any musical genre. The selection of Constellation also eliminated cost-prohibitive structural changes and liberated the architect from constraints imposed by a physical acoustic solution.

by Meyer Sound On 03/25/2015

The Sodre National Auditorium (Spanish: Auditorio Nacional del Sodre) in Uruguay has chosen a self-powered Meyer Sound MINA™ line array loudspeaker system as the first permanent reinforcement system in the 1,900-capacity venue. The upgrade has ushered in a new era for the vibrant local arts community, which now has a performance space that shares high-quality reinforcement with MINA-equipped halls such as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the Festhalle in Germany.

by Meyer Sound On 03/25/2015

With its new steerable Meyer Sound CAL™ column array loudspeakers, Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring, Tex. has discovered a whole new level of speech and music clarity never heard before in its highly reverberant 1,400-seat sanctuary.

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Recent Entries
Gem Center in Vietnam Launches with HARMAN Professional For Inspiring Events
HARMAN’s dbx Begins Shipping 676 Tube Mic Pre Channel Strip
API's BOX Hits the Road
Southern Adventist University Takes Delivery of WorxAudio Line Arrays
HHB Communications Upgrades Radio Station at Imperial College Union with HARMAN’s Studer OnAir 1500 Console

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