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Archive of the Loudspeakers Category

METAlliance Academy Scores A Hit With JBL LSR Studio Monitors

METAlliance held its first ever METAlliance Academy event, titled, “In Session With The Guys,? at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles on March 19-20, offering invaluable instruction from some of the world’s most successful producer/engineers. The control rooms used for the event were equipped with JBL LSR6300 Series studio monitors, the first studio monitors to receive METAlliance certification. more

L-ACOUSTICS Appoints Technical Support Manager For New Amplified Controllers and LA Network Manager

marc_benard.jpgMARCOUSSIS, France — L-ACOUSTICS has appointed Marc Benard to the newly-created role of technical support manager, amplified controllers. This new position reinforces the L-ACOUSTICS technical support department, which is now divided into three areas of expertise: fixed installation market, rental market, and amplified controllers and LA Network Manager products.

Benard joins the company with 10 years of experience in the pro audio industry working mainly in digital product management and technical support. His new role will be to educate and support touring and fixed installation clients in the use of L-ACOUSTICS’ amplified controllers and LA Network Manager. more

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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

University Theatre Updates Audio System with Yamaha

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Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada⎯The University of Lethbridge (Alberta, Canada) recently upgraded the audio system in its University Theatre with a Yamaha M7CL-32 digital audio console and SB168-ES Stage Box. Installation assistance was provided by Wavetech Sound & Lighting located in Southern Alberta. The University boasts one of the fastest-growing post-secondary student populations in Canada with more than 8,000 students from 62 countries – one of the most geographically diverse student populations in Alberta. University Theatre seats 500 and is a multi-use venue hosting lectures, road shows, theatrical performances for young audiences, concerts, operas and about four major productions by the Department of Theatre and Dramatic Arts. more

Sennheiser and National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences present free seminar on compact, revolutionary K-array loudspeakers

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OLD LYME, Conn. – April 16, 2010 – Audio specialist Sennheiser announced that it will host a free seminar on its revolutionary line of K-array loudspeakers in conjunction with the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS). The event, which is part of the Sennheiser Sound Academy training series, will cover how K-array can deliver both cost and space efficiencies in production, rigging, transportation and set up. More importantly, attendees will experience the sound quality K-array speakers are capable of delivering first hand. more

Sunrise Pictures Mixes For The Stars With JBL LSR4300 Series Studio Monitors

Demonstrating the quality and dependability of JBL LSR4300 Series studio monitors, New England-based Sunrise Pictures has established itself as one of the leading film production companies in the region with JBL’s LSR monitors playing an anchor role in the company’s audio system.

Based in Middletown, Connecticut, Sunrise Pictures boasts a portfolio of film projects, including independent feature films, television commercials and short films. Taylor Warren, owner of Sunrise Pictures, has grown the company on the strength of his connection with the filmmaking community in the region. “I have cultivated relationships with filmmakers in the area and their challenges, as is the case with any filmmaker, are always related to budget. Many filmmakers don’t have the money to take their project to a high profile mixing suite in New York.? more

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Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems Adds More Reps to NEXO Network

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BUENA PARK, Calif.⎯Continuing with its expansion of the NEXO rep firm network, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems, Inc. (YCAS) has added two additional manufacturer rep firms to spearhead sales of NEXO speaker products within North America. 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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Harman Professional Concert Sound Powers Historic HAMPI UTSAV 2010 Music Festival

Three Regional Sound Companies, V&P Sound Pvt. Ltd., Sound & Light Professionals and SoundEffects.Com Collaborate for Sound Reinforcement of Major Music Festival.

NORTHRIDGE, California — India started its new year in style, with one of January’s most exciting events being the Hampi Utsav 2010, taking place in the south of the country. A regular annual event in Karnataka at Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage site, this year’s three-day Festival was held on a grand scale by uniting with the 500th anniversary celebration of the Vilayanagara emperor, Sri Krishnadevaraya’s ascendancy to the throne. 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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