A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor

SUNSET THURSDAYS SOOTHE MANHATTAN

DJ Ray Velasquez-Sunset ThursdaysFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

QSC spreads tranquil tunes over the Hudson River

NEW YORK, NY—The brainchild of Ryan Bozsan, Sunset Thursdays is a series of summer gatherings held on the patio at P.D. O’Hurley’s, a bar and grill overlooking the Hudson River from Pier 84 at West 44th Street and 12th Avenue. A sundown celebration featuring soothing sounds designed to help bring the week to a close on a more serene note, the events enlist the talents of DJs who spread their aural ambience over the crowd using a sound system featuring 10 of QSC’s powered HPR122i loudspeakers.

In the business of producing DJ and music-related events since 1999, Bozsan was inspired to create Sunset Thursdays following a visit to Cafe Mambo in Ibiza, Spain, where hundreds of people gather along the coast near the seaside bar to watch the sun go down as DJs like Pete Tong draw those assembled into a web of mystical electronica.

“When the sun disappears into the Mediterranean, the beat drops and the crowd applauds and cheers,” Bozsan says, describing the Cafe Mambo ritual. “It’s an amazing experience, and it was my dream to bring a taste of that to New York City with Sunset Thursdays.”

Approximately 500-700 people now attend Sunset Thursdays each week. QSC’s HPR122i loudspeakers were chosen to bring sound reinforcement to the gatherings based upon a need for portable, high quality audio.

“The Parks Commission of New York City oversees all activities at the pier, and they don’t allow installed speakers on the premises,” Bozsan explains, citing the determining factor influencing his decision to keep things portable for Sunset Thursdays. “The HPR122i loudspeakers provide us with everything we need in terms of coverage and audio quality. I couldn’t think of a better way to obtain the sound this application demands.”

A truly multipurpose, two-way device outfitted with a 12-inch low frequency driver and high frequency transducer with a 1.4-inch diaphragm, the HPR122i offers the power and reliability of QSC amplification in a versatile loudspeaker package that can be suspended—or, as they are for Sunset Thursdays—pole mounted. With 500 watts of total amplifier power onboard, the enclosures additionally feature a 75-degree conical horn section that provides predictable coverage regardless of cabinet orientation.

Resident DJs seen and heard at Sunset Thursdays include Ray Velasquez and Bruce Tantum. Named a Billboard magazine “tastemaker”, Velasquez has performed or established residencies at NYC establishments such as Cielo, the Hiro Ballroom, Hudson Hotel, Shelter, and Bungalow 8. Active on Gotham’s club scene since the late ’70s, Tantum spins everything from minimal techno and space disco to down-tempo tunes and deep house all across NYC and the world.

QSC Audio Products, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of power amplifiers, loudspeakers, signal processing, digital signal transport, and computer control systems for professional audio markets worldwide. For more information, contact QSC Audio Products, Inc., 1675 MacArthur Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626 USA. Phone: 800-854-4079 (USA only) or 714-754-6175. Fax: 714-754-6174. E-mail: info@qscaudio.com, or visit www.qscaudio.com.

Contact:

Gregory A. DeTogne
Gregory A. DeTogne Public Relations
847-367-8187
greg@detogne.net

Registration for the 21st HPA Tech Retreat Now Open
Louisville Football Stadium Delivers High-Impact Game Experience with Meyer Sound LEO
Meyer Sound Gives Voices to Global Dissidents in @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz
Hollywood Post Alliance to Honor Alan Heim, ACE, and Randy Roberts, ACE, with Lifetime Achievement Awards
Antelope Audio Zen Studio Professional Portable Audio Interface Receives Outstanding Technical Achievement Nomination for 30th Annual TEC Awards
FOR-A Brings Switchers, Multi-Viewers, Encoding/Decoding, and Signal Processing Solutions to CAPER 2014
Riedel Communications CCW Expo 2014 Product Preview
Factor Audio Doubles Down on HARMAN’s Soundcraft Si Expression 3 Consoles For Theater Gigs
Wohler Names Key Code Media a U.S. Distributor for Tachyon Wormhole Retiming Solution
Berklee College of Music Expands Its Music Production Facilities with SSL Duality

About

Stay up to date on the latest technology news. Select press representatives post company news several times a day. Check back often to get the latest news on product releases, mergers and acquisitions, and product applications. To be included in this virtual press conference, please contact The Wire.

Calendar

August 2008
M T W T F S S
« Jul   Sep »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication