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Martin Audio Mini Array For Bury St Edmunds Apex Development

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Apex multi-purpose venue, Bury St Edmunds, England

The new £18.5m apex multi-purpose venue in Bury St Edmunds, owned and operated by St Edmundsbury Borough Council, is now equipped with a Martin Audio W8LM Mini Line Array system as part of its permanent technical infrastructure.

After the installation was completed last year by Northern Light, technical manager Tim Carr noticed that with an increasing number of amplified rock and folk concerts starting to appear on the upcoming program of events, a conventional Left/Right proscenium line array hang was required to bolster the existing speech system.

Several sound systems were proposed as potential solutions, but Carr already had prior experience with Martin Audio’s W8LM Mini Line Array, brought in by locally based W1 Productions when they were sponsoring a local band night. Which explains why Tim was soon talking to W1’s Stuart Turvill about a permanent install.

Since the venue was designed around two balcony more

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Wirebox and NEXO Graduate Auburn U

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—Wirebox Media (Smyrna, Georgia) was called upon by Auburn University (Auburn, Alabama) to supply sound for its 2011 mid-May graduation ceremony. This year marked the first commencement held in the school’s stadium in 43 years.

Tim Harrigan of Wirebox designed and simulated the audio system using NEXO’s NS-1 software. Harrigan also functioned as the six-person crew supervisor for Auburn’s graduation ceremony, which was attended by approximately 30,000. The audio system is built around a 32-box NEXO GEO S12 line array, 14 GEO S8 speakers, and NEXO 4×4 amplifiers.

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“The NEXO GEO S12 was selected for its pristine sound quality,? states Harrigan. The main arrays flown at stage consisted of eight GEO S12 boxes per side with six ground-stacked distributed arrays of four GEO S12 and two arrays of six GEO S8 speaker boxes. Harrigan said Wirebox spent quite a few hours modeling the historic Jordan-Hare more

Gordon College to Host NEXO Seminar

BUENA PARK, Calif.—Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc., in conjunction with Gordon College and its Chapel in Wenham, Massachusetts will host a NEXO seminar on Wednesday, July 27.

Yamaha and NEXO specialists will be demonstrating and explaining, in an “open house? format the GEO S-12 loudspeaker array, NS-1 Room Calculator Software, NXAmp 4×4 multi-channel, networkable Amp/Controller, RS15 Ray Sub, as well as the new 45N-12 Line Monitor.

The seminar, which is open to all audio professionals, will begin at 3:00 PM, presenting and listening until 8:00 PM. Light catering will be served.

For directions and to RSVP, e-mail Martin Dombey at mdombey@yamaha.com or (714) 522-9837.

For more information on NEXO products, visit www.yamahaca.com.

For more information on Gordon College Chapel, visit http://www.gordon.edu/chapel.

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Fox Performing Arts Center Upgrades Audio System With HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays

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Sound Image installed a JBL VERTEC line array system for the renovated Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside, California.

NORTHRIDGE, California – Founded in 1929 as Fox’s Riverside Theater, the Fox Performing Arts Center is one of southern California’s most historic cultural landmarks and host to a wide variety of musical artists, performers and theater presentations. The venue recently underwent a total renovation that took two years to complete. A completely new sound system features more than 50 HARMAN JBL loudspeakers, highlighted by JBL VERTEC® line arrays.

The new system includes 20 JBL VERTEC VT4888 midsize line array elements, 10 each for the left and right main stage arrays, plus a center cluster of six VERTEC VT4887A compact line array elements. Also included are 10 ASB7128 dual-18-inch subwoofers, 11 VRX928LA compact Constant Curvature loudspeakers for front more

Gand Sound Supports Fantabuloso ‘Dos’

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—Fantabuloso ‘Dos’ 2011 took place in mid-May at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, and Gand Concert Sound (GCS) once again provided audio system support that included a NEXO GEO T tangent array rig. Artists appearing at the concert included Pitbull, Mike Posner, Lupe Fiasco, Taio Cruz, T-Pain, Jesse J, Far East Movement, David Gueta, and Tinie Tempah.

Known as the “NEXO Guys?, Gand supplied 21 GEO T4805s and three GEO T 2815s per side for mains, seven 4805s and two 2815s per side for out fills, supported by 28 CD18 subs. Six NEXO PS10s were used for front fills, with eight bi-amped NEXO PS15s down stage with Yamaha T5n amps and eight NEXO PS15s with NEXO 4×4 NXAMPs. NEXO Alphas were used for side fills. “We are in our ninth season using the GEO T, being the first company in the U.S. to invest in an arena-size more

Ontario’s The Studio At Hamilton Place Stays on the Leading Edge with Sennheiser, Neumann, Innovason, L-Acoustics and Kling & Freitag

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Ontario – June 30, 2011 – The Studio at Hamilton Place, an intimate 500-seat theatre and concert space located in the cultural heart of downtown Hamilton, Ontario, is highly regarded by music fans from Ontario and beyond for its outstanding sound quality. Artists including Bruce Cockburn, The Cowboy Junkies, Billy Bragg and many more have performed at The Studio, which also hosts other live theatrical events ranging from comedy shows to boxing. Today The Studio’s high-end installed audio system is comprised almost entirely of Sennheiser and Sennheiser-distributed equipment, making it among the largest Sennheiser-oriented rooms in all of Ontario.

Sennheiser and Neumann Mics Outperform Competition

“When I came to Hamilton Place six years ago, we were looking for greater intelligibility as well as better overall frequency response throughout the hall,? said Studio Technician, Steve Foster. “We tested a lot of equipment more

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Precise Corporate Staging Expands L-ACOUSTICS Inventory for Summer Festival Season

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The five-day Country USA music festival in Oshkosh, Wisconsin benefitted from PCS’ new KUDO, SB28 and LA-RAK systems

PCS adds KUDO, SB28 and LA-RAK for new Entertainment Division

TEMPE, Arizona — Precise Corporate Staging (PCS) of Tempe, Arizona upped its L-ACOUSTICS product count in late-May with the addition of 24 KUDO enclosures, 24 SB28 subs and six LA-RAK touring amplifier racks. The systems were purchased, in part, to accommodate the busy summer festival schedule of PCS’ new Entertainment Division, which this year deploys systems and staging for Country USA and Rock USA in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and the legendary week-long Buffalo Chip in Sturgis, South Dakota. more

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L-ACOUSTICS KIVA System Installed into Helsinki Music Centre

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HELSINKI, Finland — L-ACOUSTICS’ Finnish distributor and system integrator Starlike has recently installed a KIVA line source system into the main hall of the new Helsinki Music Centre.

The primary users of the hall will be the Radio Symphony Orchestra (YLE/The Finnish Broadcasting Company), Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra and Sibelius Academy. The 1700-seat hall is also in demand for other types of music; for example, the Finnish cello rock band Apocalyptica has been booked to play the venue when it opens later this year. more

AVIOM TUNES IN FOR VIPER STUDIOS’ PARK AVENUE ARMORY PRODUCTIONS

NEW YORK, JUNE 23, 2011—When Viper Studios, a NY-based event production company, is called upon by Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory arts center to produce live events, the company always relies on Aviom’s Pro64® Digital Snake to distribute audio throughout the venue. Used recently in the event space for five days of musical performances during the Armory’s own Tune-In Music Festival, the Pro64 digital snake was used to feed audio signals to 12 stage monitor speakers, two separate line array speaker systems and 48 channels of stage input during this event. more

OUTLINE EXPANDS OPERATIONS IN U.S. AND EUROPE

Tom Bensen Named Sr. VP and Managing Director of U.S. Subsidiary Outline North America, LLC; Chris Hinds Added as European Sales Manager

ORLANDO, FL, June 21, 2011 – Outline (InfoComm 2011, Booth 683), the makers of high quality, industry leading speaker systems for touring, installation and studio applications, has announced significant expansions to its corporate operations for 2011. The company has named Tom Bensen as senior vice president and managing director for its U.S. subsidiary, Outline North America, LLC, and has hired Chris Hinds as European Sales Manager. It is expected that the experience both Bensen and Hinds bring to the company will positively impact market acceptance of Outline’s new GTO Line Array speakers and iMode Intelligent Digital Loudspeaker Control Platform.

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