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Eastern Stage Productions Applauds Versatility Of Soundcraft Vi6™

Presidential event becomes first application for ESP’s new digital desk

EDGEWOOD, NY – May 2007 — For Eastern Stage Productions (ESP), a full-service sound rental company serving the Tri-State Region around New York City, the term ‘versatility’ takes on a whole new meaning. There cannot be too many sound companies that handle a Presidential event one week, a major concert series on Long Island the next, and then a West Point graduation ceremony. So when the Edgewood, NY-based ESP went shopping for a digital live sound console, it looked no further than the Soundcraft Vi6™. more

Historic Olympia Theatre Takes Digital Leap With Soundcraft Vi6™

MONTREAL, Canada – May 2007 — Originally built in the late-’20s, Montreal’s landmark Olympia Theatre recently underwent a renovation project and technical facilities update that simultaneously took the ‘grand dame’ of the city’s theatre scene both back in time and squarely into the 21st century. As part of the plan, local sound and lighting provider Kloda Focus Group was called upon to supply the venue with a new PA system, which now benefits from a Soundcraft Vi6™ digital live sound console feeding Crown-powered JBL VERTEC arrays, more

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Knitting Factory Celebrates Banner Year With Soundcraft MH3

NEW YORK CITY – May 2007 –The Knitting Factory in New York City celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, a milestone it’s marking with a complete technical overhaul to its main stage sound reinforcement, lighting and video systems. One of the first and most critical upgrades brought a 32-mono-/4-stereo-channel Soundcraft MH3 mixing console to the FOH position. Knitting Factory’s head mixer Jason Tubbs chose the console for its feature set and familiar layout, and has been extremely pleased with its performance. more

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Florent Bernard Joins L-ACOUSTICS Tech Support Team

MARCOUSSIS, France – May 2007 — L-ACOUSTICS is pleased to announce that Florent Bernard has joined the manufacturer as a technical support specialist. Boasting 15 years of touring experience, Bernard has collaborated as a Certified V-DOSC® Engineer (CVE) and sound designer with many top international artists, including Radiohead, Peter Gabriel, Nine Inch Nails, and Red Hot Chili Peppers. more

Honda Center Turns To Crown To Drive Sound

ANAHEIM, California – May 2007 – For fans of the fast-paced sport of hockey, hearing the action can be nearly as important as seeing it. Knowledgeable play-by-play commentators are an essential part of keeping the crowd intimately involved in what’s happening on the ice. Today, a full complement of newly installed Crown CTs amplifiers is helping fans at Anaheim’s Honda Center clearly hear all of the exciting commentaries and stadium anthems during high-action Ducks hockey games. more

The Biggest Little Club In Brooklyn Adds Urei To The Mix

BROOKLYN, New York – May 2007 — Located in the south side of Brooklyn’s artistic Williamsburg neighborhood is a small club with a very big sound. Partners Jason Radich, Dave Rosen and James Tadic opened the doors to Savalas (think “who loves ya, baby?”) in 2004 and its loyal and eclectic clientele have made it the area’s benchmark ever since. more

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Hollywood Bowl Continues To Refine Its Sound With L-ACOUSTICS

LOS ANGELES – May 2007 — Few outdoor amphitheatres around the world are as instantly recognizable and respected as the Hollywood Bowl, which only three seasons ago underwent both a complete rebuild of its band shell and installation of a full L-ACOUSTICS amplifier and loudspeaker system. Over the course of those three years, the 18,000-seat Bowl has carried the distinction of being awarded by Pollstar as the ‘Best Major Outdoor Concert Venue’ three consecutive times–certainly a testimony, in part, to the new high-quality sound reinforcement system. more

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L-ACOUSTICS dV-DOSC Brings New Life To LDS Conference Center

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – May 2007 — Capable of seating an audience of more than 21,000, all of whom have an unobstructed view of the pulpit, Salt Lake City’s LDS Conference Center is a breathtaking achievement in architectural and acoustical design. Thanks to a recent installation of an L-ACOUSTICS dV-DOSC loudspeaker system, the auditorium’s sound reinforcement system is now finally every bit on par with the room’s grandeur. more

L-ACOUSTICS And CAMCO Announce Joint Venture For New LA4 And LA8 Amplified Controllers

The LA4/LA8 development team, including L-ACOUSTICS' Christian Heil (fourth from left) and CAMCO's Reiner Sassmann (third from right)OXNARD, California – May 2007 — Pro audio system manufacturer L-ACOUSTICS announces the release of its new integrated amplifier and DSP platform based on two very similar models. Both the LA4 and LA8 amplified controllers offer cutting-edge loudspeaker amplification, DSP, network control, and comprehensive loudspeaker system protection in a single ergonomic package.

L-ACOUSTICS has brought these products to the market through a joint-venture agreement with German power amplifier manufacturer CAMCO, and both companies have been actively collaborating on the development of the new amplified controllers, which are exclusively manufactured for L-ACOUSTICS by Wenden-based CAMCO. more

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John Lyons Tops Off Martini Park With Crown XTi

PLANO, Texas – May 2007 — Success, as they say, begets success. For John Lyons, that formula stems from his impressive knack for designing and fabricating highly successful cocktail lounges and stunning high-end nightclubs.

For maximum-impact sound, Lyons is a committed fan of Crown power amplifiers and has specified the manufacturer’s XTi Series for his new Martini Park chain of concept cocktail lounges offering live bands and DJs six nights a week. The first Martini Park, co-partnered by Lyons and Chris Barish, opened recently in Plano, Texas, close to the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area, with other locations scheduled to come online in Chicago and Houston during the summer. more

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