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HARMAN’s AKG DMS700 Wireless System Keeps Peter Thorn’s Guitar Rocking

VIENNA, Austria – With a nearly full schedule throughout the year, performing in his own bands, touring with GRAMMY Award-winning artists and recording in studio sessions, Peter Thorn, the self-proclaimed Guitar Nerd, relies on HARMAN’s AKG DMS700 wireless system during live performances. Working with artists such as Melissa Etheridge, Chris Cornell, Jewel, Alicia Keys and Don Henley, among others throughout his career, Thorn credits his guitar’s “true” sound to the reliability of AKG.
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HARMAN’s Soundcraft® Si Compact 24 Console Makes Life Easy For Sound Engineer Jamin Lynch

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Jamin Lynch, who founded JL Sound Company in 1985, got hooked on Soundcraft after an opportunity to use HARMAN’s Soundcraft® Si3 digital console a few years ago. In order to fit his needs for a variety of live sound events, Jamin recently purchased a Soundcraft Si Compact 24 console.
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Clair Brothers Audio Systems and HARMAN’s JBL VLA Line Arrays Raise the Roof at BC Place

Clair Brothers Audio Systems installed a total of 160 JBL VLA Series line array loudspeakers at the renovated BC Place in Vancouver. Photo Credit: Matt Boulton

NORTHRIDGE, California – Even by stadium standards, Vancouver, Canada’s BC Place stands out. The newly renovated stadium boasts the world’s largest cable-supported retractable roof and dominates the city’s False Creek waterfront like a gigantic glittering jewel set at river’s edge. The renovations include a state-of-the-art audio system, highlighted by HARMAN’s JBL VLA line arrays installed by Clair Brothers Audio Systems.

BC Place, which reopened on September 30, 2011, is home of the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League and the Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer, and has hosted year-round major events including the 2010 Winter Olympics. When owners B.C. Pavilion Corporation (PavCo), decided to renovate BC Place, they knew they had to think big. Indeed, BC Place has been modernized inside and out–including a massive JBL VLA Series loudspeaker system comprising no less than 160 JBL VLA601-WRC 3-way line array loudspeakers, making this the largest VLA installation to date.
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Mahajak Equips New Zhulian Auditorium With HARMAN Audio Components

NONTABURI, Thailand – Consumer goods giant Zhulian (Thailand) Ltd. has developed a 2-storey mega-auditorium building on its premises in Nontaburi Province, adjacent to the regional office building. Center Stage Company, a subsidiary of Mahajak Development Co., the Bangkok-based HARMAN Professional distributor, provided audio system design, consultancy, equipment supply and installation services, centered on an integrated HARMAN audio solution.
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HARMAN Components Provide Appetizing Sound for Mastro’s Ocean Club Restaurant In Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Mastro’s Restaurants aspire to create the finest dining experience for their guests, in top-rated steakhouses and seafood restaurants located in Arizona, California, Illinois and Nevada. Recently, Mastro’s Ocean Club opened at City Center in Las Vegas, offering patrons a superlative selection of dishes in a choice of elegant settings, including an architecturally striking “tree house” that is suspended in the middle of the City Center mall.
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Lab X Technologies Showcases Audio Networking Prowess During AES 44th Conference on Audio Networking Audio via Panel Discussions and Demonstrations

SAN DIEGO, California – Leading the transition for IEEE 802.1 Audio Video Bridging (AVB) networking in the professional audio space, President of Lab X Technologies and Marketing Work Chair of the AVnu Alliance, Lee Minich, is slated to discuss the latest in AVB and its importance in the recording and audio engineering industry during AES’s 44th Conference on Audio Networking. As a networking solution design resource for audio manufacturers, Minich will discuss network protocol, the design of AVB hardware and the future of AVB in the industry.
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L-ACOUSTICS Provides Dream Sound for Mamma Mia! in Korea

The new 1,242-seat, K1-equipped venue at D-Cube City in Seoul

SEOUL — International hit musical Mamma Mia! has now opened at the new D-Cube Arts Center, Seoul, which has been equipped by L-ACOUSTICS Korea distributor Dream Sound with a K1 WST line source and XTi coaxial system. This is the first permanent K1 theatre system to be installed worldwide. more

Kenny Mixx Making History With HARMAN’s JBL LSR Studio Monitors at Patchwerk Recording Studios

NORTHRIDGE, California – “I don’t just want to make hit records. I want to make history. And there’s a big difference.” These are the words of Kenny “Mixx” Daniels, chief mastering engineer at Patchwerk Recording Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. In recent months, some of the most prominent names in the hip-hop world have called on Kenny to master chart-topping hits. In his mastering room, Kenny relies on HARMAN’s JBL LSR6328P studio monitors with the LSR6312SP powered subwoofer.
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Calvary Spokane Sound System Upgrades to HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi1 Console

SPOKANE, Washington – In an effort to remake the sound system at Calvary Spokane into something that could be easily managed by volunteers while maintaining outstanding quality, Darrell Smith of Kungpow Production replaced a massive analog console with HARMAN’s Soundcraft Vi1 digital console and Compact Stagebox. The Vi1 provides an intuitive mix surface, powerful routing and the ability to easily reconfigure custom fader banks for the operators and their associated worship team.
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Erykah Badu’s FOH Engineer Kenneth Williams Joins HARMAN’s Soundcraft for “Mixing With Professionals” Seminar in Miami

MIAMI, Florida – HARMAN’s Soundcraft today announced that audio engineer and production manager Kenneth Williams will appear at Soundcraft’s “Mixing With Professionals” seminar on December 6 in Miami. Kenneth Williams is the front of house engineer and production manager for Erykah Badu on her current world tour, and has worked with artists including Estelle, Raheem DeVaughn, Corbin Bleu, LL Cool J, Stevie Wonder, John Mayer, the Goo Goo Dolls and many others.

Williams is a longtime user of the Soundcraft Vi6™ digital console and will present two half-day seminars on how to get the most out of using the Vi6 for concert sound mixing, while offering advice about live sound mixing in general, and meeting the demands of being a being an audio engineer and production manager for some of the world’s top R & B, hip hop, rock and pop artists. The half-day seminars will take place at the Gibson Guitars Miami Showroom.

“We’re proud to have Kenneth Williams join our team for our upcoming ‘Mixing with Professionals’ sessions,” said Katy Templeman-Holmes of Soundcraft Studer. “Kenneth has received numerous accolades for the clarity and presence of his mixes and has proven himself time and again on the front line of working with some of the most successful artists in music history.”

The seminars will take place from 9:30 AM-1:30 PM for the early session and 2:00 PM-6:00 PM for the later session. The seminars are free, and attendees can sign up online at http://usa.soundcraft.com/mwp/events.aspx. The event is open to professionals wanting to learn more about the Soundcraft Vi Series digital consoles, those making the transition from analog to digital consoles, new engineers and others.

Gibson Guitars Miami Showroom is located at 2751 North Miami Avenue, Suite 2, Miami, FL 33127.

HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets — supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG, Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 12,500 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported net sales of $4.0 billion for twelve months ending September 30, 2011.

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