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L-ACOUSTICS KIVA Installed Into Historic German Concert Hall

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BAD KISSINGEN, Germany — German L-ACOUSTICS certified provider Soundhouse has installed a KIVA WST modular line source system into the Max Littmann Saal concert hall in Bad Kissingen.

The historic concert hall, built in 1913 and paneled in cherry wood inlaid with ebony, can accommodate 1,160 people and specializes in classical music and spoken word performances through to blues and rock music. When the time came to upgrade its sound system, the major requirements were low weight, wide and controlled coverage and low visual impact. more

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Yamaha Audioversity Resounding Success

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯The second Audioversity Expo held by Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. in Las Vegas during late August was deemed an unequivocal success by the more than 500 attendees. The specialized event was catered toward audio professionals and those interested in gaining an in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of all Yamaha Commercial Audio and NEXO products. “It was clear that Audioversity provided invaluable lessons for many that are still gaining basic digital knowledge, but also those craving more mixing tips and techniques,? states Audioversity presenter Monty Lee Wilkes, and front of house engineer for such artists as the Scissor Sisters and the Replacements.

The event featured digital mixer training seminars, panel discussions with leading industry professionals like Neil Diamond front of house engineer, Stan Miller and Diamond recording and monitor engineer Bernie Becker, A-1 Audio’s Al Siniscal, Martina McBride monitor engineer Robert “Bull?, and Monty Lee Wilkes. “I more

L-ACOUSTICS Launches ARCS II Constant Curvature WST® Line Source

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LONDON — More than a decade and a half after the debut of its popular ARCS, L-ACOUSTICS has now officially unveiled the new ARCS II constant curvature line source on SSE Audio Group’s PLASA stand in London.

ARCS II benefits from a design exploiting L-ACOUSTICS’ Wavefront Sculpture Technology® (WST) in a constant curvature line source solution. Intended for medium to large rental productions, the system delivers remarkable power, bandwidth and coherence, along with flexible and predictable coverage. It also offers the audience an incomparable listening experience featuring clarity, precision and impact. more

Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds Deploys One-Of-A-Kind Portable Audio System With HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Loudspeakers and Crown Amplifiers

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NORTHRIDGE, California – Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds is a Christian retreat, conference center and summer camp located in the northern California’s Sonoma County redwoods. Since 1946 they have been providing families, churches and schools with recreational camp and other activities. Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds has recently undergone major renovations to its facilities, including revamping a gymnasium to double as a music venue with the installation of a unique, custom JBL VERTEC® line array system that can be quickly set up and removed as needed.

“In recent years Alliance Redwoods has been upgrading the camp’s technology and infrastructure to revitalize it almost beyond recognition,? said Greg Adams of Sound Expressions, systems integrators in Santa Rosa, California. “A need had arisen to create a larger music venue, and management decided the existing gymnasium should be adapted to create a functional live music space.?
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HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays and Crown Amplifiers Bring Power to the People at L.A. Rising Music Festival

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Sound Image provided the JBL VERTEC line array system and Crown I-Tech HD series amplifiers for the recent LA Rising Music Festival

NORTHRIDGE, California – The L.A Rising festival was one of the major events to date for the North American summer concert season, hosting more than 60,000 people and featuring a rare appearance by Rage Against the Machine in the band’s only concert of the year to date. The concert took place July 30 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and also featured performances by Muse, Rise Against, Lauryn Hill, Immortal Technique and El Gran Silencio. Rage Against the Machine and fellow artists galvanized the crowd with nine hours of uncompromisingly intense music delivered by a massive sound system—which included more than 250 HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array loudspeakers and 152 Crown Audio I-Tech HD Series more

Industry Veteran Jerry Cave Joins Current Marketing’s Sales and Marketing Team

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Jerry Cave – Current Marketing

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 1, 2011 – Current Marketing (www.greatreps.com) is proud to announce that industry veteran Jerry Cave has joined the manufacturer’s representative’s sales and marketing team covering the Southwest territory, effective immediately.

“I’m thrilled to be a part of the Current Marketing team, getting back to what I feel I do best,? said Cave. “The manufacturer’s rep job is challenging and rewarding, and I look forward to again working with my many friends and associates in the consumer electronics industry.?

Cave started his career in the consumer electronics industry in 1975, which included time as a manufacturer’s rep in the Midwest for seven years, as well as developing car audio brand Adcom. He also had two stints with Rockford Corporation that spanned more than 14 more

D.A.S. AUDIO DEPLOYED AT FORT WORTH’S NEW CENDERA CENTER

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Image of Cendera Center.

Fort Worth, TX – August 2011… The recently opened Cendera Center is a multipurpose facility designed to accommodate a wide range of functions, including fine arts performances, meetings, training sessions / presentations, boxing events, parties, and more. With such a varied agenda, selecting a sound reinforcement system capable of providing pristine music reproduction characteristics as well as a high level of speech intelligibility was a paramount issue during the venue’s planning stages. After evaluating a variety of systems, the consultants and client agreed that a self-powered setup drawn from the Aero Series 2 catalog of Valencia, Spain-based D.A.S. Audio was, without question, the right way to go. more

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L-ACOUSTICS Tears Up the Sunset Strip

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Bush performing on the V-DOSC/SB28 system at SSMF 2011′s West Stage

KUDO and V-DOSC flown at the fourth annual Sunset Strip Music Festival

WEST HOLLYWOOD — Each year, West Hollywood’s world-famous Sunset Strip celebrates its rich musical history and influence with the Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF), a three-day event featuring dozens of bands performing at Key Club, The Roxy Theatre, Whisky A Go-Go, Viper Room, and House of Blues. But the biggest draw, by far, is the festival’s third day when the city closes off the four blocks between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard and a number of top-name acts converge to rock two main outdoor stages on Sunset Boulevard itself. more

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HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays to the Fore at Serbia’s Exit Festival

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Studio Berar provided an extensive JBL VERTEC line array system for the Exit 2011 Festival in Serbia, which included performances by Arcade Fire, Jamiroquai and Pulp.

NOVI SAD, Serbia – HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® line arrays were out in force at this year’s 4-day Exit 2011 Festival in Serbia, which saw bands such as Arcade Fire, Jamiroquai, Pulp, Portishead and Grinderman among the headliners. Held at the picturesque 18th century Petrovaradin Fortress of Novi Sad, on the banks of the Danube, Studio Berar’s long-standing and highly experienced rental department has been servicing this event since its inception in 2000.

The 100,000 people who attended this year’s Exit Festival enjoyed performances by numerous major international artists, presented with top-quality sound and lighting. This year’s event honored the 2,000,000th visitor since the festival began; the lucky music fan more

WJHW Design Outfits Ohio State University’s Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays

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Ohio State University’s Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom features a semi-portable JBL VERTEC line array system.

NORTHRIDGE, California – Designed by Dallas, Texas-based consultants, Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams (WHJW) to fit the physically and acoustically demanding environment of Ohio State University’s Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom, a HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system has been specified to serve events ranging from concerts, presentations, commencements, as well as outside events, including corporate meetings and weddings. The VERTEC line arrays were judged to be an ideal solution for the space, meeting detailed specifications for a semi-portable and self-powered solution.

Installed by Zenith Systems of Bedford Heights, Ohio, the VERTEC system was seamlessly integrated into the venue, according to Zenith’s Joe Ockuly. “We’ve used JBL in previous large installations and have had very positive results,? Ockuly noted. “The more

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