Barry O’Hare, Legendary Jamaican Engineer, Dead at 56
A mainstay of Jamaica’s recording and live sound scene for decades, engineer Barry O’Hare died from COVID-19 on Saturday, September 19, 2020.
Rolling Stones Exhibition Gets Atmos-Infused PMC Setup
'The Rolling Stones – Unzipped' museum exhibition will feature a PMC speaker system to present immersive concert footage.
d&b audiotechnik to Offer Certified Pre-Owned Systems
German loudspeaker manufacturer d&b audiotechnik is now offering certified pre-owned loudspeaker systems.
Nexo Launches ID14 Point Source Loudspeaker, S108 Subwoofer
Nexo is launching its new ID14 point source speaker and companion S108 subwoofer as part of its ID Series of high-power compact cabinets.
Concert Livestreams Evolve Quickly During COVID-19
As the live music drought continues, artists like Trivium and Underoath, as well as sound companies, are turning to livestreaming to keep working and connect with fans, rapidly evolving the concert livestream in the process.
The Vocal Chain that Brings Halsey’s Vocals to Life in Concert
Halsey is known for her genre-hopping, and FOH engineer Simon Thomas ensures her vocals play the part with an SSL Fusion.
Roy Williams, FOH Engineer for Robert Plant/Led Zeppelin, Dead at 73
A veteran of the live concert business, Roy Williams helmed the 2007 Led Zeppelin reunion and multiple Robert Plant tours.
Danny Leake, Legendary Studio/Live Engineer, Dead at 69
In addition to working as Stevie Wonder’s FOH engineer for three decades, Danny Leake also recorded dozens of top artists in the studio, leading to six Grammy nominations for his efforts.
Recording Academy Establishes COVID-19 Relief Fund
The Recording Academy/MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund will help musicians and touring pros whose livelihood has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Legendary Monitor Engineer Brian Hendry Passes at 67
Monitor engineer Brian Hendry spent 40 years mixing top acts, from Tom Petty to Jennifer Hudson.
Live Sound Showcase: The Who Brings Symphony Along on Moving On! Tour
The Who have 50 years of touring under their belts. For their current production, Moving On!, the band is playing with a symphony orchestra at each stop, bringing even more heft and might to their classic rock staples.
Live Sound Showcase: Godsmack Tour Serves Up ‘Legends’ Live
The Boston rockers have been on the road for over a year in support of their latest, tearing up arenas and sheds along the way. We catch up with the crew and find out how they keep the tour...