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Kelleigh Welch

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Outkast Has A Ball

NEW YORK, NY—Hailed as the East Coast’s response to Coachella, this year’s Governors Ball lived up to its reputation, bringing in some of the festival season’s top acts to the stage, with headliners Jack White, Vampire Weekend and the...

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Guitar Center Puts Pro Audio In Times Sq.

Staging its grand opening yesterday, Guitar Center opened a new 28,000-square-foot flagship store in the heart of New York City's Times Square. To help enhance the experience expected by the millions of tourists that flock to the neighborhood each...

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NJ Raises Ruckus Over NYC Pier 97 Shows

Across the Hudson River, New Jersey residents are getting a free spot to catch some of the summer’s hottest concerts taking place on Manhattan’s Pier 97—a situation that for many residents is becoming an issue. 2014 marks the inaugural...

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Book Review: Behind the Boards II

Riding off the success of his first edition, author Jake Brown recently released Behind the Boards II, the second volume of accounts by record producers and engineers on the making of some of music’s greatest hits, offering a mix...

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ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL

When it comes to supplying sound equipment for an Electric Dance Music (EDM) festival, careful consideration needs to go into the reinforcement of the genre’s lower frequencies.

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“Hedwig Heads To Broadway”

Revived from its off-Broadway and cult classic film counterparts, Broadway’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch follows an East German transgender rockstar’s struggle to fame after her bandmate and ex-lover steals her songs.

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Heading Downtown

While New York City’s fashionable SoHo neighborhood in lower Manhattan is predominantly known for its designer boutiques, the recording industry still plays a strong role there through the recently-updated Downtown Music Studios.

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At InfoComm: Women in Technology Talk Progress

At InfoComm, the second annual Women in Technology event was held Thursday morning in the LVH, celebrating the accomplishments of women in the AV industry and encouraging them to continue to push for an even stronger female presence moving...

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At InfoComm: Keynote Gets Futuristic

With the rapid growth and transformation of the AV industry over the past 20 years, predicting the future of the industry’s technology can present quite a challenge. That’s why Mike Walsh, CEO of the global business consulting agency Tomorrow,...

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The Sound of After Midnight

NEW YORK, NY—Conceived by Jack Viertel and directed by Warren Carlyle, one of the newest shows to grace the stage in New York City’s theater district is After Midnight, a musical experience that combines modern dance with the songs...

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Mixing the Newport Folk Festival

In 1965, Bob Dylan famously took the stage at the Newport Folk Festival and played an amplified act with guitarist Mike Bloomfield and organist Al Kooper. Dylan’s choice to use an electric guitar at a traditional folk festival was...

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Engineering Jack White’s Record-Breaking Single

Saturday, April 19, 2014, independent record stores across the world celebrated Record Store Day, an annual event held on the third weekend in April to celebrate independent record stores. While many artists typically issue limited-edition releases to celebrate the...

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Moog Spends a Month at Brooklyn’s Rough Trade

As a precursor to its annual MoogFest in Asheville, NC, the innovative synthesizer company Moog held a residency at Rough Trade NYC in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg during the month of March, welcoming anyone to come in and...

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Lady Gaga Recalls NYC’s Roseland at SXSW

Still facing backlash from her performance at SXSW the night before, where she gave an over the top, theatrical performance involving a mechanical bull, fake vomit and the consumption of various BBQ meats (all at the sponsorship of Doritos,...

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Chaos and Crowd Safety At SXSW

Two people were killed and another 23 were injured Wednesday, March 12, after a suspected drunk driver plowed through a barrier outside the Mohawk night club in Austin, TX. The popular spot is one of dozens that host events...

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Bolstering ‘Bringing Human Rights Home’

On February 5th, some of music’s most popular acts graced the stage at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, NY for “Amnesty International Bringing Human Rights Home,” the latest installment in the grassroots organization’s decades-long international series of concerts promoting...

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Building A Treehouse Recording Studio

We hear stories all the time about studios creating a new atmosphere for its clients, like decorating the interior to look like a log cabin, or setting the studio next to the beach. Recently, Pro Sound News stumbled upon...

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NAMM By The Numbers

While prepping for this year’s Winter NAMM Show, the most important thing on my agenda was to pack a comfortable pair of shoes. A year earlier, I attended my first NAMM, where my biggest mistake was wearing the same...

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Pete Seeger Passes at 94

The news of folk legend Pete Seeger’s death on Monday, January 27, threw the music community into a state of mourning, as news outlets packed their Twitter feeds with links to obituaries, reflections and old articles commemorating Seeger’s contributions...

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PRG’s Bittersweet NYC Tree Lighting

NEW YORK, NY—In New York City, the Christmas season doesn’t officially start until the tree at Rockefeller Plaza is lit— an event that happened December 1st during the televised annual Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Ceremony.

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Touring Conference Talks Festivals

NEW YORK, NY—Underlining festivals’ continued growth and importance in the concert marketplace, Wednesday, November 13 saw the 2013 Billboard Touring Conference and Awards hold an informational panel titled “Building the Perfect Beast: The Keys to a Festival That Lasts,”...

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Fitz & The Tantrums Shake Things Up

NEW YORK, NY—Soundchecking hours before taking the stage at the Roseland Ballroom, Michael Fitzpatrick (‘Fitz’), lead singer of the indie soul/ pop group Fitz and the Tantrums, steps up to his mic, and with his attention focused on the...

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NYC Venue Stops For Soundproofing

Rough Trade NYC, a new record store and concert venue that opened late last month in the trendy Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, NY, has temporarily halted all live shows to soundproof the venue.

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Dylan’s Newport Fest Strat Hits The Block

It’s the guitar that shook the folk music world—Bob Dylan’s famous Fender Stratocaster, which he used at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival when he famously ‘went electric’—and now it’s up for auction. Festival producer George Wein tells Music Festival...

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AES at 65: Outgoing President Reflects on 2013

The presidency of the AES offers a singular vantage point to observe how a diverse group of individuals work together to champion the Society’s mission, says Frank Wells, whose term as president will end shortly after the conclusion of...

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Billboard Touring Conference Talks Festivals

Underlining festivals’ continued growth and importance in the concert marketplace, Wednesday, November 13 saw the 2013 Billboard Touring Conference and Awards hold an informational panel titled “Building the Perfect Beast: The Keys to a Festival That Lasts,” which addressed...

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