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HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays Take the Stage at 28th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards

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Swank Audio Visuals provided a JBL VERTEC line array system for the ASCAP Pop Music Awards at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel and Spa in Los Angeles.

NORTHRIDGE, California – ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), in association with the I Create Music Expo, recently held its 28th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel and Spa in Los Angeles. The event honored the songwriters and publishers behind some of today’s most popular music and was attended by some of music’s biggest artists, composers and industry luminaries.

The rental sound system contractor for the ASCAP Pop Music Awards was Swank Audio Visuals, who provided a HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system for the event. Swank AV is a national meeting, convention and special event production company based in St. Louis, Missouri, more

Clair Systems And HARMAN JBL Loudspeakers Bring Bryn Mawr College’s Goodhart Hall Into Class Of Its Own

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Clair Brothers recently installed an extensive HARMAN audio system at the Goodhart Hall at Bryn Mawr College.

NORTHRIDGE, California – Illustrating the power and configurability of HARMAN JBL Professional loudspeakers, the newly renovated and expanded Goodhart Hall at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania now has a multifaceted new sound system that complements the hall’s multi-use theater space, courtesy of Clair Brothers Audio Systems, Inc.

As part of an extensive renovation, a new JBL sound system was also added. Designed with Saben Shawhan of Metropolitan Acoustics and installed by Clair Systems, the system meets the very specific needs of Goodhart Hall. The venue’s stage is used for theatrical applications like theater and dance, classical music recitals, pop music concerts, civic engagement activities such as debates and lectures, and even commencement ceremonies, so the PA system had more

Detroit’s EMCEE Audio Production Relies On HARMAN JBL Loudspeakers

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Gerald “Curly? Wonch (left) and Matt Matthews, co-owners of Detroit, Michigan-based EMCEE Audio Production, with some of their JBL speaker inventory.

NORTHRIDGE, California – Founded on a mission to provide local acts and events with professional-grade equipment and knowledgeable engineers who truly care about providing excellent service, Detroit, Michigan-based EMCEE Audio Production has relied on HARMAN’s JBL Professional loudspeakers for more than five years. Co-owners Gerald “Curly? Wonch and Matt Matthews have built the company from the ground up, providing high-quality audio solutions to corporate and festival events as well as concerts, nightclubs and bars.

EMCEE owns a wide range of JBL loudspeakers, including SRX725 2-way portable speakers and SRX728S subwoofers, SRX712M stage monitors, VRX932LA Constant Curvature speakers and VRX918S subwoofers, and PRX512M powered stage monitors. EMCEE also relies on Crown XTi 4000 power amplifiers. more

Soundcheck Supplies HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays For 70,000 at Justin Bieber Concert in the Philippines

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NORTHRIDGE, California –Veteran concert sound supplier Soundcheck of Manila provided a massive HARMAN JBL VERTEC® line array system for Justin Bieber’s recent concert at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, the country’s premier venue for large-scale events. The show, part of Bieber’s “My World? tour which has spanned the globe since kicking off in June 2010, drew a total of 70,000 fans.

Providing complete audio services for one of the country’s most-anticipated pop music events in recent history, Soundcheck deployed a total of 72 VERTEC midsize line array elements, arranged in main left-right arrays of 16 each along with two eight-element out-fill arrays and additional signal-delayed arrays. The system was a mix of VT4888 and powered VT4888DP-DA units equipped with JBL DrivePack® technology and JBL’s new DPDA (Digital Audio) input modules with BSS Omnidrive HD™ processing. To establish a significant more

Mankin Media Installs NEXO System at Palm Valley Church

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BUENA PARK, Calif.—Palm Valley Church in Mission, Texas recently hired Mankin Media Systems (MMS) of Franklin, Tennessee to design/build a new facility to house their growing congregation. The existing 600-seat auditorium previously thought to be large enough was now bursting at the seams so a new 2,500-seat auditorium was erected.

MMS worked with architects that were not familiar with the type of facility the church wanted, and also worked closely with local engineers and contractors to ensure the building was built to the specifications and standards set by Palm Valley Church. The timeline was a bit of a challenge in order to achieve the desired results, with the added challenge of making sure that structural steel, power, and acoustics were all positioned precisely so that the new systems would work as designed.

Mankin Media Systems Projects Director, Stephen Roberts, said, “The church was exploding in attendance and were more

Studio Berar Delivers HARMAN Sound Reinforcement Solution to Belgrade’s Dom Omladine Universal Hall And Jazz Club

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BELGRADE, Serbia — Underscoring its mission to promote youth participation in contemporary art and culture, Belgrade’s Dom Omladine was outfitted with a complete lineup of HARMAN audio equipment by Serbia’s leading audio dealer, Studio Berar. From FOH digital consoles, to studio mixing equipment, the Universal Hall and Jazz Club’s sound renovation will help participants advance their interest and capabilities in the visual arts, new media, film, theater, music and even debate.

The Universal Hall was fitted with a range of HARMAN Professional brands including the Soundcraft Si2 digital console for FOH duty, with corresponding equipment for sound processing, recording and reproduction, including dbx DriveRack DSP’s, JBL VERTEC® line arrays, Compact series subwoofers and monitoring speakers and AKG microphones. For multi-channel sound reproduction, Crown CT amplifiers were installed with corresponding dbx DriveRack processors. Behind the hall’s main screen, three JBL screen arrays more

HARMAN JBL VERTEC® Subcompact Line Arrays, SRX and VRX Speakers Spice Up the Sound for 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

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The Sound Source provided JBL VERTEC, VRX and SRX speakers for two stages at the 2011 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, including the Lagniappe Stage.

NORTHRIDGE, California – The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is one of the largest live music events in the world, and the recent 2011 Jazz Fest featured seven days of music on no less than a dozen stages. The Festival celebrated the indigenous music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana, encompassing jazz, blues, R&B, gospel, folk, rock, country, bluegrass and numerous other styles. The Sound Source of Metairie, Louisiana, handled sound reinforcement for two of the Festival’s stages. Tim Kilbride, owner and lead audio engineer for The Sound Source, found that HARMAN’s JBL VERTEC® VT4886 subcompact line array elements were ideal for the event.

For each of more

Daktronics Refurbishes University of Missouri Football Stadium Sound with Complete HARMAN JBL VLA Loudspeaker System

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Daktronics outfitted Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field at the University of Missouri with a JBL VLA loudspeaker system.
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NORTHRIDGE, California – Specializing in supplying and installing superior sound equipment throughout large athletic venues, worldwide A/V integrator Daktronics upgraded the sound system in the 68,349-seat Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field, home of the University of Missouri Tigers football team. Utilizing a HARMAN JBL VLA end zone loudspeaker solution wrapped around the Tigers’ new scoreboard, consulted by Dallas, Texas-based Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams, Daktronics completely and evenly covered the famed 85-year-old stadium for the enjoyment of all “Mizzou? fans.

“The JBL VLA speakers’ 60-degree horizontal reach allowed us to attain very uniform sound throughout the sunken stadium,? stated Doug Dodge of Daktronics. “In our experience, they are the only speaker line out there designed to more

The Shalleck Collaborative and BBI Engineering Renovate San Jose Civic Auditorium With HARMAN JBL Loudspeaker Solution

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The Shalleck Collaborative’s new sound system design for California’s San Jose Civic Auditorium includes JBL VERTEC, VP and VRX Series loudspeakers.

NORTHRIDGE, California – To replace an outdated system, San Francisco, California-based The Shalleck Collaborative, Inc. recently designed a HARMAN audio reinforcement system for the San Jose Civic Auditorium in northern California. Local AV contractor BBI Engineering provided installation services. Until the recent $13 million renovation, the city-owned hall relied on expensive outside equipment rentals to service shows and special events. Decision makers now visualize a more profitable way to generate income with its own PA system throughout the 3,001-seat arena.

The Shalleck Collaborative focused its efforts on filling the 15,000-square-foot area of the venue as well as the balcony above. Installed at the main stage in the San Jose Civic Auditorium are 16 JBL more

The Sound of Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts Shines with EAW® Loudspeakers

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Inspired by Paris one century ago, the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) 2011 is a month-long cultural celebration that began April 7, bringing together the worlds of dance, music, visual arts, theater, film and literature. The PIFA 2011 events take place across several Center City locations. “Styling a Second Empire: A Light and Sound Experience,? located adjacent to Philadelphia’s historic City Hall, is an outdoor visual experience that included a soundtrack delivered by an EAW® line array speaker system. Saben Shawhan, senior A/V systems consultant with Philadelphia consulting firm Metropolitan Acoustics, LLC, designed the audio system, and Starlite Productions of Moorestown, New Jersey, provided technical and logistical support.

The EAW system consists of two stacks, each comprising four EAW KF740 three-way line array modules plus two EAW SB1002 dual 18-inch subwoofers. EAW FB174 flybar/ground more

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