Anaheim, CA (March 31, 2005)–Music for Relief, the recent charity concert held at Anaheim’s Arrowhead Pond, is expected to generate from $1 to $1.5 million for UNICEF and Habitat for Humanity to help survivors rebuild their homes and their lives. Rallying in support of victims of the December 26 tsunami in southern Asia, the music community came together with a special concert featuring an eclectic lineup of artists including No Doubt, Linkin Park, Jay-Z, Story of the Year, DJ Crystal Method, rappers Jurassic 5 and guests such as Gavin Rossdale of Bush, Rob Zombie and other Alt Metal favorites.
Delicate Productions of Camarillo, CA handled production for the event, with a Martin Audio line arrays consisting of a dozen W8Ls with four W8LCs underhung as downfill per side for the main clusters. There were also a dozen W8LCs per side for side bleachers; four W8CS and four W8C per side as short throws providing 270 degree coverage for side to rear bleachers. A half-dozen flown W8LS subs were used per side, while eight BSX per side were used as floor subs, and four pairs of W8LMs were used as front fills.
Monitors included a pair of Martin Audio F2B and two F2 combinations per side for flown side fills. plus four F1B and four F1T and 27 LE700 wedges as Drum Fills.
The rest of the system consisted two Midas Heritage H3000 monitor consoles; two Yamaha PM5000 house consoles; and for FOH EQ, two TC Electronic EQ stations in 8×8 matrix mode.
Asked about the audio results for the show, Delicate’s Graham Thornton, said, “When it comes to Martin Audio, it was the usual. Exceptional audio, consistent coverage, easy to setup. A pleasure to work with.”