By Clive Young. The Broadway smash mashes up more than 70 pop songs to create the ultimate jukebox musical. Sound designer Peter Hylenski shares how the audio team met that challenge head on.
Aussie metal/funk/Latin/reggae band freaked out the festivals of Europe this summer.
By Steve Harvey. Many concerts have raised the roof at the 23,500-seat American Family Insurance Amphitheater, the flagship venue of Milwaukee’s Summerfest, but this year it really happened as architects and audio pros raised a 607,000 lbs., half-acre section of the roof 26 feet higher.
By Mel Lambert. How do you get a theater audience to experience the paranoia and suspicion of East Berlin in 1968? For the sold-out London run of Anna, it meant putting headphones on every spectator and using a binaural live mix to direct attention through the play’s overlapping scenes.
Hyperspace got “hyperreal” when Clearwing Productions deployed L-Acoustics’ L-ISA for a live orchestral accompaniment to The Empire Strikes Back.
The Milwaukee Bucks’ new home sports JBL Professional, Crown and BSS Audio systems.
Riedel comms kept Special Olympics World Games connected.
Kicking off the new “Play It Loud” exhibit still meant staying under 95 dB.