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Meyer Sound CQ-1 Powers Cutting-Edge Mix at Summit Church in Orlando

summit_church_001.jpgAt Orlando’s Summit Church, leveraging culture is a means to fulfilling its mission, and thus a typical service pulses with rock styles echoing Aimee Mann and Radiohead, yet with lyrics often borrowed from pre-modern hymns. The unique mix is delivered with full impact by a Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeaker system designed and installed by the Orlando office of Pro Sound. more

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Rothbury Festival Inspires Action against Climate Change with Music, Thunder Audio and Meyer Sound

Rock music, circus, and carbon offsetting were all part of the Rothbury festival held in Michigan this summer. Sandwiched between performances by headliners including Dave Matthews, Snoop Dogg, and Widespread Panic, promoters inspired attendees to think about waste management, biofuel and other solutions for climate change. Taylor, Mich.-based Thunder Audio was on hand to provide self-powered Meyer Sound systems for the largest venues at the inaugural event. more

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Metropolitan Opera Performs a Summer Outdoor Spectacular in Brooklyn with More Than 200 Meyer Sound Loudspeakers

This summer at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, N.Y, the Metropolitan Opera delivered an outdoor concert to a 50,000-strong crowd with an impressive Meyer Sound system. Organized by America’s largest classical music organization, the mammoth spectacular was headlined by operatic superstars Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna, who were accompanied by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus under the baton of Ion Marin. The repertoire of arias and choruses by Verdi, Donizetti, Bizet and Puccini was performed for the audience over a nearly half-mile-long grassy expanse of the park. more

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World Duty Free Stores at London Heathrow’s New Terminal Five Take Off with State-of-the-Art Meyer Sound System

The newest addition to London’s Heathrow Airport, Terminal Five is a massive £4.3 billion (US $8.5 billion) project as large as the city’s Hyde Park, and is designed to handle 35 million passengers a year. With glass walls offering a fantastic view of Windsor Castle, the Terminal boasts modern technology including advanced baggage handling and a state-of-the-art Meyer Sound audio system which enhances the traveler’s experience at the World Duty Free stores throughout the terminal. more

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Milton Keynes Football Advances with Meyer Sound System at the New Stadium MK

When Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II formally opened Stadium MK last year, it represented the culmination of six years’ hard work on the part of Pete Winkelman – the man whose football (soccer) team, MK Dons F.C., calls the stadium home.

It was in 2002 that Winkelman controversially moved Wimbledon Football Club 60 miles north from the London suburbs to Milton Keynes, a ‘new city’ founded in the late 1960s as a partial solution to southeast England’s population boom. Wimbledon fans refused to support the team in their controversial new location, so Winkelman effectively gave it a fresh start: new team; new city; new fans; new stadium. more

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Expo 2008 Covers Zaragoza in Spain with Meyer Sound

Beginning in June and running through September, Expo Zaragoza 2008 represents a timely issue for many of the more than 100 participating countries – water and sustainable development. The hosting Spanish city created a sprawling, 25-hectare (250,000-square meter), fully sustainable park grounds to accommodate the estimated six million visitors, who are inspired and entertained through water-themed expositions and pavilions, along with a diverse program of over 4,500 shows, nearly all of which are delivered by Meyer Sound systems. The performances range from classics like Carmen to local and international artists including Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, Alanis Morissette, Björk, Paul Weller and Salif Keita, as well as a daily parade by Cirque du Soleil® called The Awakening of the Serpent™. more

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“Raising Sand? Across the Land – Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Tour with Thunder Audio and Meyer Sound MILO

Robert Plant’s vocals defined several generations of rock, and the combination of Alison Krauss’s voice and fiddle has been one of the powers behind bluegrass’s resurgence during the last decade. Their collaboration album “Raising Sand,” produced by the legendary T-Bone Burnett, sold about 112,000 copies in the first week. To deliver every detail of the tunes from their GRAMMY-winning album for the fans across the US and Europe, Taylor, Mich.-based Thunder Audio provided production and a pristine sound system based on Meyer Sound’s self-powered loudspeakers. more

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Meyer Sound Constellation Unveils a New World of Possibilities for Covina’s Performing Arts Scene

Nestled in the San Gabriel Valley east of Los Angeles, the Covina Center for the Performing Arts is a distinctive venue with grand aspirations. With the capacity for a mere 99 patrons to attend theatrical performances (up to 130 for concerts), Covina now features a sophisticated Meyer Sound system encompassing sound reinforcement, audio show control, cinema surround and the groundbreaking Constellation™ electroacoustic architecture.

The audio quality and flexibility of Covina’s new sound system have now brought the local creative arts scene to a whole new level by providing an optimal listening experience for all types of presentations, from Broadway musicals and hit plays to classical and R&B concerts. more

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Meyer Sound Delivers UEFA EURO 2008™ Games Loud and Clear

As one of the largest confederations of FIFA, UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) is arguably the most influential, and its Championship Games make headlines across Europe and beyond. An estimated 1.3 million international fans packed stadiums across Switzerland and Austria to watch 16 nations compete in the month-long countdown, culminating with Spain claiming the title in Vienna on June 29.

More than 800 Meyer Sound loudspeakers were used in five stadiums, provided by Geneva’s Skynight Sound & Light and 19 other Meyer Sound rental partners, with support from Niveau 2, Meyer Sound Spain and Rental Multimedia Systems. While the coordination with the various system providers was essential, it was the consistency and linearity of Meyer Sound systems that made this mammoth collaboration possible. more

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As the Official Audio Systems Partner, Meyer Sound Supports a Green Cause at San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music Festival

On August 22 – 24 at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the first Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival will treat a record audience to more than 60 bands; including headliners Radiohead, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and Jack Johnson, in addition to Beck, Ben Harper, Steve Winwood, Wilco and Primus. History will be made as several artists become the firsts to ever play at night in the park, but the three-day festival is more than a music celebration. more

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