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Harvelle’s music club chooses Fulcrum Acoustic loudspeakers

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The stage at Harvelle’s music club

Harvelle’s in Santa Monica, Calif., is the oldest live music venue on the westside. Established in 1931, Harvelle’s is the neighborhood place where music lovers gather to hear eclectic styles of music every night of the week, from jazz and hip hop to reggae, funk, blues, and acoustic performances by singer/songwriters. The venue is also home to The Toledo Show, the longest running soul/jazz/cabaret show in the Los Angeles area. more

Aims Community College Designs New Video Production Studios Using Free Design Tool from Winsted.

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Aims Community College Studio A.

Thirty years since ground was first broken for Beaty Hall on the campus of Aims Community College, the building has been reborn as a center for technology and media.

The newly renovated building boasts the latest technology in the college’s brand new video, radio and audio engineering studios and is also home to new computer information systems, graphic technology, music and arts, as well as mathematics laboratories. more

Production Consultants invests in Fairlight Xynergi

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St Louis-based Production Consultants has become the latest high-profile studio to invest in Fairlight’s powerful Xynergi Media Production Centre.

The studio was set up in 1986 and is owned and run by award-winning audio expert Bill Schulenburg, whose long and impressive CV covers four decades in the industry and includes working with artists like Stevie Nicks and Manfred Mann; designing and editing sound and pictures for a huge variety of hundreds of TV, radio, videogame, film, theatre and audiobook projects; teaching Audio Aesthetics as an adjunct professor at Webster University; working as a popular voiceover artist; and last, but not least, currently serving as Chairman of the St. Louis Section of the Audio Engineering Society. more

Mixopolis Maintains its Competitive Edge With Fairlight’s CC-1 Technology

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When you have a reputation to maintain, especially in a city as tough and competitive as New York, it is vital to stay ahead of the game by investing in the very latest technology.

This was the rationale behind Mixopolis’ recent decision to upgrade its existing Fairlight Constellation console from Fairlight’s QDC engine to the new Crystal Core (CC-1) technology. The upgrade included Fairlight CC-1 cards with integrated HD video and SX20, a new HP Z800 workstation, and two SSL MADI 24 channel I/O boxes. more

Vienna State Opera’s Sound Designer Selects A Complete AKG Package To Provide Sophisticated Audio Transmissions For The Vienna Opernball

Showcasing the superior audio quality and sophistication of AKG microphones and wireless microphone systems, sound designer Professor Wolfgang Fritz recently outfitted the Vienna Opera House with a complete AKG package in preparation for Vienna’s Opernball. The package – which included the WMS4500 high-end wireless system, 19 bodypacks and various microphones – was used to support all live sound needs during the opulent promenade, and also drove the live recordings of the Opera Ball Orchestra to ensure clear, memorable reproductions. more

Visual Worshiper Utilizes Hitachi CP-A52 Short Throw Projectors To Bring Life To Sermons And Performances In Houses Of Worship

Consulting and live design company Visual Worshiper, with the help of Hitachi CP-A52 short-throw projectors, designs and implements interactive religious sets to enhance and increase participation of church-related events throughout the nation and around the world, in an effort to create a more dynamic environment for church congregants. more

Ministry of Sound chooses Soundcraft Si2 Digital Console

Ministry of Sound London’s Technical Manager Alex Barrand moved a step nearer his sonic nirvana with the commissioning of a Soundcraft Si2 digital sound desk for the famous main dance room, The Box. At the PLASA Show last September he was introduced to the Soundcraft Si1 by Harman UK/ROI distributor Sound Technology’s Dave Bradshaw (also former head of technology at the Ministry). more

U Street Music Hall Dazzles D.C. With Martin Audio System

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Located on Washington, D.C.’s hip, edgy street for new music, the U St. Music Hall has a powerful and highly sophisticated sound system that immediately set it apart. Or as the Washington Post’s Chris Richards put it, “Bass drips like subsonic honey from U Hall’s six-figure sound system, an incredible machine that trumps any nightclub’s in the city.?

Or as club principal Will Eastman commented wryly about the earth-shattering bass in DCist, “One of our friends from the 9:30 Club was here last night, and he said, ‘nobody that works in this club will ever have kidney stones.’? more

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AKG’s Perception 820 Tube Adds A Rich, Vintage Sound To GRAMMY Winning Producer/Engineer Jason Goldstein’s Recordings

Working with world-renowned artists like Jay-Z, Beyonce, and The Roots, GRAMMY winning producer/engineer Jason Goldstein has developed an ear for what works when it comes to recording techniques. Whether he’s tracking lead vocals, instrumentals, or even overhead drumming, Goldstein has been turning to one microphone that he knows will bring him a smooth, rich, accurate sound: AKG’s Perception 820 Tube. more

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UnUsUal Productions Fields New JBL VERTEC® System In Singapore’s Indoor Stadium for A-Mei’s 2010 World Tour

UnUsUal Productions, one of the leading event and concert production companies serving China and the broader Asian region, filled Singapore’s Indoor Stadium with its newly-acquired JBL VERTEC® line arrays, powered by Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers, for a performance by Taiwanese superstar Chang Huimei, aka A-mei, and her 2010 Amit Live First World Tour, named after her latest album. The performer’s highly anticipated tour packed nearly 12,000 people each night for back-to-back sold-out shows on January 29 and 30, 2010. more

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