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Peavey Electronics Chooses Waves MaxxAudio Sound Enhancement Technology for Its IPR Series Power Amplifiers

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Pictured L-R: Fred Poole, Senior Manager of Product Development at Peavey Electronics, and Tomer Elbaz, General Manager of Waves Audio Semiconductor and Licensing Division

— Industry leader implements Waves pro audio algorithms for enhanced low-end frequency reproduction —

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, November 5, 2009 — The CE Division of Waves, the industry leader in professional audio digital signal processing technologies, heard on hit records, major motion pictures and popular video games the world over, and Peavey Electronics, one of the world’s largest audio equipment manufacturers, announce a new collaborative project resulting in the launch of the Peavey IPR Series of power amplifiers, which uses Waves’ acclaimed MX5010 semiconductor. MX5010 features such proprietary Waves technologies as MaxxBass® Bass Extension, MaxxTreble™ High Frequency Enhancement, 7-Band Paragraphic MaxxEQ™, MaxxStereo™, MaxxVolume™ Level Control and much more. more

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Carl Tatz Design Will Be On Site at the 127 AES Convention in NYC, Providing Information on Its Highly Praised PhantomFocus System™ Monitor Tuning Protocol

Nashville, TN – Critically acclaimed studio designer Carl Tatz of the Carl Tatz Design firm will be appearing at the 127th AES Convention in New York City, showcasing and answering inquires about the PhantomFocus System™ monitor tuning protocol. Quickly becoming the new standard for monitoring excellence in the Nashville pro audio scene with over 40 systems implemented and counting, the PhantomFocus System is a custom turnkey solution for studios desiring the highest level of monitoring accuracy in their control room environment.

The PhantomFocus System promise – any monitors in any room – best explains that the user is free to choose whatever monitors he or she prefers and that they will be optimized far beyond any DSP technology or method available now and in the distant future.

“Great speakers in a great room do not equal great monitoring.? Carl Tatz, who is responsible for some of the more

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GENELEC MONITORING LETS JEFFERY ALAN JONES COVER ALL THE BASES, FROM MUSIC TO MOVIES TO VIDEO GAMES

Jeffery Jones— Composer, sound designer and producer for high-profile projects says that Genelec speakers give him the consistency and reliably great sound that lets him cut easily across media and genres —

NATICK, MA, September 28, 2009 — If a music dictionary sought to define the word “eclectic,? it would do well to simply refer to Jeffery Alan Jones. The composer, arranger, pianist, producer and sound designer has enjoyed a successful and varied career. He has been involved with music and sound for feature films, including The Gold Retrievers, featuring Billy Zane and Steve Guttenberg, Man Woman Film starring Cameron Diaz and The Seamstress, featuring Lance Henrikson. more

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GC PRO CONTINUES TO EXPAND OPERATIONS WITH NEW FACILITIES, INITIATIVES AND EVENTS

— GC Pro continues to hire knowledgeable account managers across the country, while customers access and evaluate all types of equipment in each of GC Pro’s 33 locations —

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, September 28, 2009 — Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, continues to expand its operations and is poised for another round of market growth. The range of positive indicators includes the significant expansion of its sales force, which now boasts 65 staff members and 33 key locations nationwide; a newly designed / enhanced website featuring a series of online sweepstakes; a successful systems and products installation initiative and an expansion of product offerings that will be shown at the upcoming 127th AES Convention. more

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GENELEC 8030A AND 8050A MONITORING SYSTEMS SELECTED FOR GAME CREEK’S NEW “LEGENDS? MOBILE PRODUCTION UNIT

Game Creek— New Game Creek Video-designed mobile video/audio truck is HD all the way, from all flat-panel video screens to Genelec Active Monitors —

NATICK, MA, September 22, 2009 — Game Creek Video, one of the world’s leading providers of remote production vehicles, debuted one of its newest trucks, Legends, in August. Legends is a 53-foot expando unit, home to the cutting edge in high-definition technology, including two sets of Genelec Active Monitors. Five Genelec 8030A Bi-Amplified Monitoring Systems constitute the truck’s surround audio array, while two Genelec 8050A Bi-Amplified Monitoring Systems are used as a separate stereo pair. In a broadcast sports industry that has been rapidly moving into the high-definition realm, these Genelec monitors assure that Legends’ main client, MSG (formerly the Madison Square Garden Network), will be able to offer the absolute best multichannel and stereo audio for its sports. more

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Dallas’ Hully & Mo Restaurant Taps EAW Loudspeakers for Rich Sound

Upscale sports bar required versatile, powerful and clear audio solutions, and EAW SMS1990’s and CIS400’s did the trick

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Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 20, 2009 – Hully & Mo Restaurant and Tap Room in Dallas, Texas, opened earlier this year, and it features stellar sound thanks to loudspeakers and amplifiers from EAW, a world leader in sound system technology. Gemini Light Sound & Video was the contractor chosen for the project, and they selected a number of EAW products for the restaurant’s unique audio system needs. The sale was made by Cowser-Lee Marketing, EAW’s sales rep for the region.

Hully & Mo, named after the co-owners, former Dallas Stars right wing Brett Hull (a recently-announced NHL Hall-of-Famer) and current Stars center Mike Modano (the leading American-born scorer in NHL history), is Dallas’ newest premier sports bar and restaurant. Located in more

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Langley, British Columbia’s Christian Life Assembly Turns to EAW to Keep Its Sanctuary at the Cutting Edge of Sound

CLAChurch now has a touring-class P.A. system based on the successful EAW KF730 Small Line Array Module

The KF730’s superb dispersion characteristics help keep the sound loud and clear on both sides of the thrust stage

Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 19, 2009 – The Christian Life Assembly (CLA) church in Langley, British Columbia is a tech-savvy multi campus congregation that offers both media streaming and podcast downloads of its services from its website. When the church began an extensive upgrade of its facilities last year, a state-of-the-art sound system for its 1,500-seat sanctuary was high on its list of priorities, and that’s exactly what they got with equipment from EAW, a world leader in audio system technology. more

EAW’s JFL210 Line Array Chosen for U.K.’s Top of the Pops Comic Relief Benefit Concert

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Whitinsville, MA, USA, August 17, 2009 – Britain’s Top of the Pops (TOTP) has been a BBC institution since 1964, broadcast weekly until 2006 and occasionally as one-off specials in the years since. The latest such TOTP special, broadcast on BBC2 in spring 2009, featured performances from Franz Ferdinand, Flo-Rida, Oasis, Take That, Tom Jones, James Morrison and more, live from BBC’s Studio 4, as part of this year’s Comic Relief charity fundraising special. Aside from the significance marked by convergence of these great artists, a TOTP revival and the world-renowned Comic Relief organization, this program was notable for being the U.K. television debut of the JFL210 Line Array from EAW, a world leader in audio system technology. The JFL210s were supplied and installed by John Henry’s Ltd. (JHL), a leading multi-media sound reinforcement provider for the more

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AUDIO-TECHNICA CONTINUES ITS SUPPORT OF THE WORLD’S FINEST ATHLETES IN VANCOUVER 2010

STOW, OH, August 17, 2009 — Audio-Technica, a world leader in transducer technology, announces that over 3,000 of its microphones will be used at the XXI Winter Olympic Games, coming up in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in February 2010. The use of Audio-Technica microphones for the broadcast of the 2010 Winter Games marks the continuation of A-T’s Olympic involvement, which has been consistent since the Summer Games in Atlanta in 1996.

Olympic Broadcast Services Vancouver (OBSV) is the Host Broadcaster for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, responsible for producing and distributing audio and video coverage of the Games. To generate an international production, OBSV will deploy all cameras, develop graphics, and capture audio at each sporting venue. OBSV will transmit this international production to all radio and television Rights Holding Broadcasters, who will adapt the signal for transmission on their networks. In this way, each nation will receive unbiased more

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GUITAR CENTER PROFESSIONAL AND METALLICA MARK TEN YEARS

— San Francisco-based GC Pro Account Manager Vince Bedford has supplied Metallica’s pro audio needs for a decade now, creating a long-term professional relationship —

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, August 11, 2009 — Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, has become renowned for its ability to form long-term relationships with its customers. This year marks the 10th year that GC Pro Account Manager Vince Bedford, operating out of GC Pro’s San Francisco location, has worked closely with the members of 9-time GRAMMY® Award-winning heavy metal band Metallica. Not only has every band member turned to GC Pro during that time for professional audio equipment and specialty musical gear, but also so have members of the band’s crew, their friends and even family members.

“I have been with Metallica since 1999,? notes Vince Bedford. “It’s anything more

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