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Studer Vista 5 SR Digital Consoles From CLAIR Line Up At FOH And Monitor Positions At NFL Live Kickoff Concert

In an increasingly common instance of Studer Vista 5 SR live sound consoles being deployed by leading sound engineers at Front Of House and monitor position for the same event, Keith Urban’s FOH engineer Steve Law and monitor engineer Jason Spence both manned Studer Vista 5 SR consoles at the recent NFL Live Kickoff concert in New York City’s Columbus Circle as part of CLAIR’s support package for the award-winning country music artist. The event was broadcast nationally on NBC and the NFL Network with onsite broadcast support by Metrovision, whose OB truck featured a specially-configured Studer Vista 5 console with mixing by John Bates, Audio Engineer and support by Mike Christopher, Truck Technician. The concert was hosted by Deion Sanders and featured live performances by Usher and Natasha Bedingfield in addition to Keith Urban, with guest appearances by New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg and NFL greats Lawrence Taylor and Warren Sapp. more

ANDRE’ CHOLMONDELEY ADDS TO MULTI-FACETED GUITAR SOUND WITH EVENTIDE TIMEFACTOR STOMPBOX

“The TimeFactor lets me do things during performances that I wouldn’t be able to do unless I had both hands free, and then some.?
– Andre’ Cholmondeley, guitarist

Andre’ Cholmondeley, best known as a guitarist for Zappa-repertoire band Project/Object, has distinguished himself by his uniquely versatile approach to the instrument. As such, Cholmondeley regards technology as a very crucial extension of his guitar. This attitude led Cholmondeley to the Eventide TimeFactor stompbox, which he has incorporated into his sound for the studio and on the road. As guitar-tech for experimental guitar icon Adrian Belew, and formerly Al DiMeola, Cholmondeley has worked with most of the top delay and effects devices available. more

KORA MUSICIAN DAVID GILDEN FINDS THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS WITH EVENTIDE TIMEFACTOR STOMPBOX

“Eventide has really packed a lot of features into a small box.?
– David Gilden, musician

Drawn to the benefits of having rackmount effects processor capabilities in an affordable and upgradeable stompbox, accomplished kora musician David Gilden recently added an Eventide TimeFactor effects pedal to his touring rig. Since the 1980s, Gilden has toured extensively as a solo artist and with the band Cora Connection, and is one of the world’s most accomplished masters of the kora, a traditional African harp-lute. more

US Sports Broadcasters WWE® and MLB Switch To Fairlight CC-1

Fairlight’s Crystal Core technology has received a massive endorsement from two US sports broadcasters, both of whom have moved over to the new CC-1 platform to improve their speed of workflow and networking capabilities.

Major League Baseball Productions are installing two CC-1 powered Fairlight Constellation large-format mixing consoles, both with the new Xynergi Centre Section (XCS) and PyxisTrack HD video. The production company has also invested in a Pyxis HD server to network video to the two consoles. more

Slate Run Productions Upgrades with Fairlight Xynergi and PyxisTrack HD

Jay Shilliday with the Fairlight teamSlate Run Productions has responded to customer demand for High Definition video playback facilities by installing a Fairlight Xynergi media production system with PyxisTrack HD video.

Based in Northern California, Slate Run productions is a state-of-the-art post production facility headed by Jay Shilliday, a sound engineer with over 25 years experience in the music and broadcast markets. The facility provides a full service post-production environment offering audio mixing, video editing, sound sweetening for picture or radio, sound design and original music composition. more

AVLEX ANOUNCES SUPERLUX E303 AND E304 BOUNDARY MICROPHONES

avlex_e303_304_hi.jpgKansas City, MO – October 2008 … Avlex Corporation, the name audio professionals turn to for world-class wireless technology, microphones, and portable PA systems, is pleased to introduce the Superlux E303 and E304 Boundary Microphones. Available in black or white, the Superlux E303 and E304 are the ideal microphone solutions for a myriad of installed sound projects. With pleasing, low profiles that blend seamlessly into a multitude of environments, the Superlux E303 and E304 are ideal for a wide range of installed sound reinforcement and recording applications. more

Speed and Flexibility Inspire World Wide Wadio To Upgrade To Fairlight’s CC-1 and Xynergi Technology

World Wide Wadio
World Wide Wadio, the premier radio production company in the USA, is upgrading its studios to encompass Fairlight’s Crystal Core technology.

Due to take place later this month, the upgrade will result in all four rooms at its on-site facility in Hollywood being driven by the Crystal Core (CC-1) engine. The studios will also be equipped with Fairlight Xynergi user interfaces, three of which will be incorporated into Fairlight large format Constellation mixing consoles as the new Xynergi Centre Section panels. more

Fairlight’s New Pyxis-MT Makes Its Debut On The Emmy Award-Winning Ellen DeGeneres Show

Award-winning sound mixer Terry Fountain is using Fairlight’s new Pyxis-MT to record audio and video for The Ellen DeGeneres Show, a daily talk/variety show that is produced in Los Angeles and syndicated nationally across the USA by Warner Bros. Television.

Standing for Pyxis Multitrack, Pyxis-MT is a versatile audio and video capture, playback and file transfer system that combines the functionality of a fully featured HD non linear recorder/player with a professional 192 track audio recorder built in one. The system provides true HD VTR performance and includes Fairlight’s extensive drag and drop file handling capabilities. Powered by Fairlight’s Crystal Core engine, Pyxis-MT can record up to 96 tracks of sample locked, floating point audio along with High Definition video. An additional 96 tracks are available in the track laying process for track hungry applications. more

D.A.S. AUDIO INSTALLED AT NEW MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

ecuador_hi.jpgQuito, Ecuador – October 2008… When the time came for city officials in this capital city of Ecuador to find a new home for many of the country’s cultural treasures, the decision was made to convert an old hospital into what would soon become the Museum of Contemporary Art. After an extensive renovation, the rejuvenated building sparkles with character. To ensure that visitors can clearly hear the presentations and stay informed as they tour the facility, the museum’s audio system is comprised of numerous loudspeakers from the Arco and Artec catalogs of D.A.S. Audio. more

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Wohler’s New RM LCD Video Monitoring Series Earns “STAR” Award From Editors of TV Technology Europe

HAYWARD, Calif. — Oct. 7, 2008 — PANORAMAdtv, the video products division of Wohler Technologies Inc., today announced that its new RM LCD video monitoring series has received a 2008 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award from the editorial staff of TV Technology Europe magazine at IBC2008. The STAR Award is designed to celebrate and showcase the preeminent technological innovations available to the broadcast industry. TV Technology Europe editors and writers reviewed a variety of products, examined the technical applications and their overall contribution to the industry, and then chose 25 winners. more

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