Exclusive: Yamaha Launches Rivage PM5, PM3 Desks, DSPs, More
Take an exclusive sneak peek of Yamaha’s most ambitious expansion for the Rivage series yet, as the company introduces two new consoles—the PM5 and PM3—as well as a pair of new DSP engines—DSP-RX and DSP-RX-EX—and Version 4 firmware.
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.
The Pro Sound News Centerstage Chart for April 2020
Pro Sound News runs down the crews and gear on the top 10 highest-grossing tours of the month.
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.
L-Acoustics Closes Overseas Operations Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak
Aiming to protect employees while also helping mitigate the coronavirus' spread, French loudspeaker manufacturer L-Acoustics has closed nearly all its facilities worldwide.
Post-Coronavirus, How Will Live Sound Go Back to Work?
How will the live-sound industry have changed when it comes out of its coronavirus-induced hibernation?
Legendary Monitor Engineer Brian Hendry Passes at 67
Monitor engineer Brian Hendry spent 40 years mixing top acts, from Tom Petty to Jennifer Hudson.
Pro Sound News Centerstage Chart: Top Tours of 2019
Pro Sound News runs down the crews and gear on the top 10 highest-grossing tours of 2019.
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.
Smaart SPL Software Debuts from Rational Acoustics
Rational Acoustics has introduced a new standalone SPL measurement and monitoring software program, Smaart SPL.
Being The Sound Engineer For Slipknot In The Early 2000s
We stumbled across this good-natured comedy clip picturing a Slipknot soundcheck in the early 2000s, and naturally we had to share it.