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Archive for May 26th, 2010

Global Effort as L-ACOUSTICS and Bros Technic Join Forces with Canada’s Christian & Missionary Alliance

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ANTALYA, Turkey — L-ACOUSTICS’ Turkish distributor, Elit Light&Sound Technologies, recently assisted the Christian & Missionary Alliance of Canada with its biannual Assembly in Antalya, Turkey, providing the requisite PA system and manpower.

Usually held in Canada, the organization’s proposal to hold it in Turkey posed a unique situation for Scott Murley and Mark Lasebnik, technical director and FOH engineer, respectively, who have been supporting the C&MA Assembly for more than 16 years. more

Paul Brown Tunes Nashville Studio with Auralex

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NASHVILLE, TN, May 26, 2010 – Paul Brown of Ocean Souls Studios in Nashville, TN, recently turned to Auralex Acoustics to treat his new recording studio. Brown’s years of experience as a keyboardist, producer, engineer, and arranger helped him hone his brand of “Memphis Soul? with such artists as Ann Peebles, Jimi Jamison (Survivor) and blues legend Bobby Rush.

Brown engineered and mixed Rush’s critically acclaimed album Undercover Lover, which Living Blues dubbed one of the best Blues albums of the year. And he performed on four major PBS specials and three live DVDs, including Rush’s award winning DVD Live at Ground Zero. Paul also performed on the Grammy winning soundtrack for Martin Scorsese’s film The Blues and has just finished recording a live album with Nashville Blues great Stacy Mitchhart which debut #6 on Billboards Blues Charts. more

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Video Mount Products Appoints PLG Security Systems, Inc. as its Canadian Representatives

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PLG Will Represent Video Mount Products’ (VMP) Full Line of AV Mounting Solutions Throughout Canada.

STEVENSVILLE, Md., May 26, 2010 — Video Mount Products (videomount.com), a leading provider of mounting solutions for the commercial, CI, residential, security, and pro audio/video markets, is proud to announce that it has appointed PLG Security Systems, Inc. as its Canadian representatives.

“As Canada continues to be an ever-expanding and increasingly important market, VMP needed a representative with a successful and established history,? explained Keith Fulmer, president of Video Mount Products. “PLG has everything we were searching for, and we are looking forward to working with them.? more

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15th Annual TEC LA Open a Hole-in-One

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Walnut Creek, CA – May 26, 2010 — Nearly 100 audio professionals came out to play at the 15th Annual TEC LA Open Golf Tournament, held on May 17 at the Malibu Country Club, Presented by the TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio the ever-popular charity event was sponsored by Guitar Center Professional and Shure. Though the weather was cool with some sprinkles thrown in, it was a fun day for all on a challenging course, with numerous contests and extra attractions to entertain the golfers. more

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Custom EAW® Loudspeakers Selected for Yoshi’s San Francisco

yoshi1 EAW®’s Strategic Engineering Group customizes AX Series to keep the club’s sightlines clear without compromising the sound

Whitinsville, MA, USA, May 24, 2010 – Famed jazz venue Yoshi’s most recent venture, in San Francisco’s Fillmore Heritage Center, carries on the tradition begun by Founder Yoshi Akiba and her partners Kaz Kajimura and Hiroyuki Hori in 1973, when they opened a tiny sushi restaurant and jazz club in Berkeley. more

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GENELEC 8020A ACTIVE MONITORS ASSURE GREAT SOUND FOR METROVISION’S HD-1 REMOTE UNIT

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— HD-1 has covered the Olympics in Vancouver, Yoko Ono in New York, the Yankees in spring training and much more with two sets of Genelec 8020A Active Monitors —

NATICK, MA, May 24, 2010 — New York-based production and broadcast service provider Metrovision’s HD-1 remote production truck has recently been a fixture for the audio production of high-profile events. In just the first few months of 2010, it has been a key part of the sound production for numerous events. Highlights have included comedian/commentator Bill Maher’s recent HBO special; Yoko Ono’s “We Are Plastic Ono Band? 77th birthday celebration concert at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (featuring Eric Clapton); the Winter Olympics in Vancouver; on site in Tampa Bay, Florida, for the New York Yankees’ spring training season broadcast on the YES network more

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GC PRO APPOINTED DEALER FOR VIOLA AUDIO LABORATORIES LUXURY HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPONENTS

viola — A perfect complement to its Ocean Way Monitoring Systems, GC Pro expands its product offerings to the high-end audio market sector with Viola Audio Laboratories —

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, May 20, 2010 — GC Pro, the outside sales division of Guitar Center, is pleased to announce it has been appointed a dealer for the Viola Audio Laboratories range of high-performance audio components. The announcement was made by Rick Plushner, GC Pro Director, and further enhances the company’s ongoing growth and expansion. A perfect complement to GC Pro’s Ocean Way Monitoring Systems, Viola Audio Laboratories was founded in 2001 by leading designers Tom Colangelo and Paul Jayson. Viola Audio Laboratories designs and manufactures a complete range of high-end audio products that are employed in the finest stereo and home theater environments, including preamplifiers; mono, stereo and multi-channel power amplifiers; and electronic cross-overs. more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA SUPPORTS CINEMA AUDIO SOCIETY WITH DIAMOND LEVEL CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

cas STOW, OH, May 20, 2010 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in microphone and headphone technology for over 45 years, is pleased to announce that it has become a Diamond Level Corporate Sponsor of the Cinema Audio Society (CAS). Audio-Technica has long been a strong presence in the markets the Cinema Audio Society serves – film sound, television sound, sound for documentaries and other produced programs – and A-T’s shotgun microphones and lavalier microphones have been increasingly used in the production of numerous major events and programs. With Audio-Technica’s CAS Corporate Sponsorship, along with several new A-T Broadcast & Production products recently unveiled, Audio-Technica is proud to increase its support for this wide portion of the industry. more

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SDG Fits New Kitchen Italia With Martin Audio AQ Series

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The fast growing Sweet Potato Restaurant & Leisure Ventures Group has extended its latest restaurant concept — Kitchen Italia — by opening a second site close to Covent Garden’s trendy Seven Dials restaurant.

Kitchen Italia features large sharing wooden benches and a lively fast-service basement atmosphere brought to life by a background music system by the Sound Division Group featuring white Martin Audio architectural AQ loudspeakers alternating along the vaulted ceiling down the length of the room. more

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FAIRLIGHT BRINGS THE COMFORT OF RELIABILITY TO THE OPENING OF WORLD EXPO 2010 SHANGHAI

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With over 70 million people – almost all of them Chinese – expected to visit World Expo 2010 Shanghai, it was imperative that the opening ceremony for this extraordinary event went without a hitch.

Billed as the most spectacular outdoor multimedia display in history, the opening ceremony for World Expo 2010 Shanghai took place at the end of April and pushed the boundaries of technology t its limits. The extravaganza made non-stop use of fireworks, sound and light, with numerous elements such as mobile fountains, laser projections, and the world’s largest LED screen. more

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