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THE NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION TAKES 5.1 MONITORING TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH GENELEC

NESCom — Genelec monitoring is an established tradition at NESCom, where all seven control rooms in its Audio Engineering degree program feature Genelec Active Monitors —

NATICK, MA, December 15, 2009 — The New England School of Communication (NESCom) opened in 1981 with a mission to train students for careers in the broadcasting and related fields. Though it may be approaching its 30th anniversary, NESCom has kept its teaching technology at the cutting edge all of that time. This is clearly illustrated by the recent upgrade of the monitoring in NESCom’s surround mixing control room to a Genelec 5.1 system consisting of three 8250A Bi-Amplified DSP Monitors for the L-C-R array, a pair of 8240A Bi-Amplified DSP Monitors for the surrounds and a 7270A Active DSP Subwoofer. The upgrade was recently completed, and included a DSP monitor seminar to NESCom students this fall. more

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INDUSTRY VETERAN TOM HARVEY JOINS XANTECH AS DIRECTOR OF SALES

Tom Harvey — Company continues to expand and position itself for ongoing growth in the coming years —

SYLMAR, CA, December 15, 2009 — Xantech Corporation, a leading provider of whole-house entertainment and automation systems, announces the addition of Tom Harvey to its senior management team, in the position of Director of Sales. Harvey comes to Xantech with over 25 years’ experience in the consumer electronics industry – over 15 years at the executive level – which includes roles in sales, marketing and executive management. more

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GENELEC MONITORING GIVES HOLLYWOOD-LEVEL SOUND TO THE NEW SCREENING ROOM AT THE NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF ART

New England Institute An L-C-R array of three Genelec 1037A Tri-Amplified Active Monitors, a pair of 7070A Active Subwoofers and six AIW26 Active In-Wall Loudspeakers are the perfect choice for school’s film and music courses —

NATICK, MA, December 11, 2009 — Genelec, the leader in Active Monitoring technology for more than three decades, was recently chosen by The Art Institutes to provide the surround monitoring system for The New England Institute of Art’s recently-completed film and video screening room. The room, designed and built by Boston Light & Sound, is fitted with an L-C-R array of three soffited Genelec 1037C Tri-Amplified Active Monitors and a pair of Genelec 7070A Active Subwoofers, while six Genelec AIW26 Active In-Wall Loudspeakers provide the surround channels in the rear of the room. The system can be configured for mono, stereo and 5.1, with the six AIW26’s evenly more

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MUSIC MIX MOBILE EMPLOYS WAVES DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

— Waves’ critically acclaimed bundles allow remote recording specialists Music Mix Mobile to take live recordings straight into post-production with all processing parameters intact, saving time and money while ensuring a great-sounding show —

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, December 4, 2009 — The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s 25th Anniversary Concert brought together some of the most legendary names in music, including Crosby, Stills & Nash, Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Simon & Garfunkel, Dion, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Smokey Robinson, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Aretha Franklin, Lou Reed, Ozzy Osbourne and U2. The concerts took place over two nights, October 29th and 30th, 2009, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and on November 30th were broadcast on HBO. Creating a consistent sonic context for such a wide range of performers was the challenge faced by Music Mix Mobile, a New Jersey/California-based remote facilities company combining more

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Flamingo Audio Likes the Flexibility of the EAW® NTL720 Self-Powered Line Array Loudspeaker System

Flamingo Audio1From festival concerts to corporate events, from Seattle civic events to U.S. Navy celebrations, the EAW NTL720 offers a lightweight, compact sound system solution that’s widely scalable and highly flexible

Whitinsville, MA, USA, December 3, 2009 – Flamingo Audio Owner Brad Walker comes from a music recording background, and his company still does plenty of that at their Seattle-area facility. But their real bread and butter these days comes from systems installation and live sound. As Walker puts it, “The installation work keeps us smart, and the live sound work makes us fast.? And for a company that has to cover as many categories of events as Flamingo Audio – from concerts to corporate, from government to tribal – the EAW® NTL720 Self-Powered Line Array Loudspeaker System has been a versatile solution. Walker first acquired his NTL720 more

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WAVES RELEASES WAVESLIVE MULTIRACK NATIVE

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— Waves Audio changes the face of the live sound industry with the introduction of WavesLive MultiRack Native —

— One-of-a-kind software host is designed especially for live sound, making it perfect for concert, touring bands, club and house-of-worship applications —

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, December 1, 2009 — Waves Audio is now shipping WavesLive MultiRack Native, the first-ever software application designed to run Waves plug-ins with live analog and digital mixing consoles. A true breakthrough, MultiRack Native is a software host that lets FOH and Monitor engineers run multiple simultaneous instances of the same Native Waves plug-ins used in recording studios and mixing rooms the world over. Armed only with a laptop, an I/O box, MultiRack Native and Waves plug-ins, users now have the power to shape their live sound with unprecedented precision, and do away with rack more

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XANTECH PRODUCT INNOVATION RECOGNIZED WITH TWO CE INDUSTRY AWARDS

— Ground-breaking DDS DIGI-5™ Digital Delivery System and XIS100 iPod Docking Station earn Xantech industry honors —

Xantech Corporation, a leading provider of whole-house entertainment and automation systems, announced that two of its products have been recognized for excellence. Xantech’s DDS DIGI-5™ Digital Delivery System has been recognized by the CES Innovations Awards as an outstanding new product in the category of Multi-Room Audio/Video, and Xantech’s XIS100 iPod Docking Station has been honored by CustomRetailer Magazine’s EXCITE (alternately stylized “Exc!te?) Awards as one of the best products available to the custom electronics industry this year.

The Innovations awards, an annual CES tradition, recognizes manufacturers who achieve design and engineering excellence in a variety of categories. Innovations has become a hallmark for the best designed products in consumer technology, with manufacturers competing for the privilege of featuring the award in their marketing and sales efforts. This year Innovations 2010 more

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Guitar Center Professional Announces Launch of Its Affiliate Services Program

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WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, November 25, 2009 — Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, announces that the GC Pro Installation initiative has been expanded, the results of which can be viewed via the “Installations? link at the GC Pro website, www.GCPro.com. By clicking on that tab, GC Pro customers will be able to have access to a growing number of award-winning companies and individuals who specialize in key areas of professional audio systems design, integration and installation. more

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EAW® Loudspeakers Provide Great Sound for Doha Tribeca Film Festival

Doha1 Creative Communication Group selects EAW® KF760 and KF730 modules for film screenings

Whitinsville, MA, USA, November 18, 2009 – Doha, Qatar-based Creative Communication Group (often known as “CCG?) is a thriving full-service event management/Production Company and a major player in Qatar and the Middle East for live pro light and sound rental requirements. CCG recently supplied the Doha Tribeca Film Festival with light and sound equipment, including KF760 Long-Throw Line Array Modules from EAW®, a world leader in audio system technology. more

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TAYLOR SWIFT’S FEARLESS TOUR UTILIZES AUDIO-TECHNICA WIRELESS

Taylor Swift — FOH Engineer Russell Fischer and Monitor Engineer Andrea “Vito? Carena applaud Audio-Technica’s Artist Elite® 5000 Series UHF Wireless System for frontline vocals —

STOW, OH, November 18, 2009 — Audio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 45 years, is proud to have been selected as the microphone manufacturer of choice for frontline and backing vocals on multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter Taylor Swift’s Fearless tour. more

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