A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor

BOSTON HARD ROCK CAFE ROCKS HARDER WITH MARTIN AUDIO

hard-rock-boston-2.JPGBoston––A mainstay in Copley Square for 18 years, the Hard Rock Cafe Boston has opened its doors in the historic Faneuil Hall area on Clinton Street. It is one of the city’s largest entertainment destinations with more than 16,000-square feet of space including a 514-seat restaurant, the Cavern Club which features Live Music, not to mention a collection of iconic rock and roll instruments.

After the move, it was determined that the original audio was unsatisfactory, with low intelligibility and poor coverage and low frequency reproduction. As Chaz Loews of Matrix I points out, ” It was a poor match for the level of shows they were doing, and for the room. After many complaints from bands, audiences and the client, we were called in.

As the house sound company Chaz continues, “we recommended the Martin Audio W8LM speakers, since we’d already brought in larger W8LC speakers for their bigger shows. They get a lot of national acts like Jewel, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Phil Vassar and others traveling the northeast.

“They previously had another PA that didn’t have the horsepower for the room in terms of coverage and structural issues,” says Loews. “As a subcontractor, we’d already installed a house PA and Plasmas and other stuff so we’ve had a relationship with them for a while.

“We’d been bringing our PA for certain shows and they decided they needed a system in house that could handle anything, so we took the previous speakers and we used them as a delay line in back of the bar.

“Ultimately, they wanted a system that was unobtrusive because of the dining area, yet one with the punch of a full size line array, so went smaller with four W8LMs a side because the ceilings are low and the throw is not that long.

“The client was especially happy about the clarity and usable gain of the speaker system. The pattern of the Martin LM speakers matches the room quite well, making it an easier system to mix on, while representing the sound of the artist properly.”

For more information, please contact: Rob Hofkamp, Director North American Operations 519.747.5853 rhofkamp@martin-audio.com

Digg Syndication Del.icio.us Syndication Google Syndication MyYahoo Syndication Reddit Syndication

Related Topics: News

One Direction on tour with Milab Microphones
100 Free DPA Microphones – How Do You Wear Yours?
StrandVision Signage Offers Quick and Easy Way to Add “People” Pages to Electronic Signage Content Mix
Lady Gaga Launches ArtRave Tour with Clay Paky Fixtures
Digital Nirvana Introduces New Media Management Platform at IBC2014
DVEO Launches 50 Channel Transcoding Playout Server and Streaming Appliance – Ideal for Websites, Schools, Hotels, or Digital Signage
WIN FREE GEAR! Over $17,000 in total giveaways during September.
Extron Launches HDMI Wireless Product Line with eLink 100
Lyon Video Installs Calrec Apollo Audio Console in Newest Mobile Production Truck
Forbidden Integrates Timecode Buddy Into Forscene Platform Via MovieSlate iOS App

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

September 2008
M T W T F S S
« Aug   Oct »
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930  

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication