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L-ACOUSTICS Takes K Platform To The Next Level

l-acoustics_logo.jpgOXNARD, California – April 2009 — L-ACOUSTICS took advantage of Frankfurt’s ProLight & Sound exhibition in early April to showcase a wide variety of new electro-acoustic breakthroughs implemented on its K platform. This platform is comprised of the manufacturer’s new generation of K line source arrays — KUDO and the forthcoming K1 — as well as the LA-RAK touring rack, fitted with LA8 amplified controllers, and LA-NETWORK MANAGER control software.

K platform upgrades will also benefit L-ACOUSTICS’ established XT, ARCS, KIVA, KUDO, dV-DOSC ranges and subwoofers, having a significant impact on their performance, reliability and flexibility. more

L-ACOUSTICS Announces 2009 Training Seminar Schedule

l-acoustics_trainings.jpgOXNARD, California – April 2009 — L-ACOUSTICS is pleased to announce its new 2009 training seminar schedule. Information and online registration are available at www.l-acoustics.com.

These seminars have been designed for both technicians and mixing engineers and encompass the fundamental aspects of Wavefront Sculpture Technology (WST®), system integration, setup and design. They cover KIVA™, dV-DOSC, KUDO™ and V-DOSC®, as well as the LA amplified controller platform and LA NETWORK MANAGER software. North American seminars are being offered in Oxnard, California and Phoenix, Arizona, while international trainings will take place at L-ACOUSTICS’ headquarters in Marcoussis, France as well as in Berlin, Germany. more

The Driver & The Engineer: Total Martin Audio Speaker/DSP Solution For Bar/Restaurant/Club

driver-interior-1.jpgWhen Bernard Mani of Systems Etc was hired to outfit Billy Reilly’s five-story bar/restaurant, The Driver, in London’s burgeoning Kings Cross development area, he was largely given a free hand to specify the technology.

There was only one stipulation laid down by operations director Gemma Ross––the sound reinforcement system had to be exclusively Martin Audio. “Sound wise, we were asked to make this place amazing and after the success of Pacha, Martin Audio was the inevitable choice,? confirmed Mani. more

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CREST AUDIO SHIPS NEW CC™ 5500 POWER AMPLIFIER

Crest Audio CC 5500 power amplifierCrest Audio is boosting the power of its successful CC™ Series amplifiers with the new flagship CC 5500. Based on powerful, proven Crest Audio Pro 200™ Series technology and utilizing a linear power supply, the CC 5500 delivers 5,500 watts of clean power for main systems, monitors and subwoofers. more

PRODUCER/ENGINEER GREG LADANYI LEAPS AHEAD WITH ATC MONITORS

greg_ladanyi.JPGLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 2009: Producer and engineer Greg Ladanyi, well-known for his work with Jackson Browne, Fleetwood Mac, Don Henley and Toto, has installed a pair of ATC (Acoustic Transducer Company) SCM50ASL Pro active three-way monitors in his studio at Maple Jam Music Group. The one-room facility focuses on pre-production, tracking and mixing for the group’s roster of artists, which include Anna Vissi, Type O Negative, and Hollywood Undead. more

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KLEIN + HUMMEL 0 300D MONITORS DEFINE THE WORK OF LEGENDARY RECORDING ENGINEER, JOHN HOLBROOK

john_holbrook_1.JPGKINDERHOOK, NEW YORK – APRIL 2009: John Holbrook commands a deep respect from his peers for engineering many of the world’s most vibrant rock ‘n roll albums. His career started in the seminal 1960s, where, as a disc-cutting engineer for IBC studios, he worked on masters for The Who’s “Tommy” and Jimi Hendrix’ “Electric Ladyland,” among many others. He has worked for analog synth manufacturer EMS, designed several well-regarded recording rooms in New York, and maintains an active freelance engineering schedule. His work has earned him five Grammy Awards and innumerable gold and platinum albums for work with such acts as Natalie Merchant, Elton John, The Brian Setzer Orchestra, B.B. King, and The Isley Brothers. He recently upgraded the monitors in his personal studio to a pair of Klein + Hummel O 300Ds. more

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ARCS Goes Underground at The Studio @ Webster Hall

wh.jpgNEW YORK CITY – April 2009 — Recently designated as an official New York City landmark, Webster Hall has served as one of Manhattan’s premier live music venues for well over 120 years. In 2005, the nightclub made a giant leap forward in terms of production values by installing a full L-ACOUSTICS dV-DOSC loudspeaker system in its 1,400-capacity Grand Ballroom located on the second floor. Based on that system’s success, Webster Hall has once again turned to L-ACOUSTICS, this time to outfit its intimate 300-capacity basement venue known as The Studio @ Webster Hall. more

Access Showroom Ups The Audio Ante With L-ACOUSTICS

access_showroom_1.jpgKUDO system installed at Aliante Station’s top-notch concert venue

LAS VEGAS – April 2009 — A $675 million joint venture between Station Casinos and Las Vegas Sun publisher Greenspun Corporation, the new Aliante Station Casino + Hotel in North Las Vegas is primarily being touted by its owners as “a resort for locals.” However, this isn’t to imply that the facility is short on the high-tech flourishes and amenities that lure tourists out on the Strip. In fact, out of all of the performance spaces at Station Casinos’ 18 properties throughout southern Nevada, Aliante’s impressive Access Showroom is now considered to be the “crown jewel.” more

Visual Formula Adds Up L-ACOUSTICS

visual_formula_b-live_rig.jpgMIAMI – April 2009 — Visual Formula, LLC of Miami reports that it has now expanded its inventory of L-ACOUSTICS loudspeakers to 24 KUDO elements, 18 SB28 subs and 18 LA8 amplified controllers, augmented by eight 112P powered enclosures and ten 115XT HiQ wedges.

The company purchased its initial quantity of KUDO, SB28 and LA8 for its live production division nearly a year ago, at which point the rig was immediately deployed on a number of large-scale events, including a BBC Radio One live broadcast from South Beach for the Winter Music Conference and the kickoff of the global BACARDI B-LIVE tour at Bayfront Park Amphitheater. more

General Motors Place Hot-Rodded With dV-DOSC Under The Hood

gm_place_arrays.jpg2010 Winter Olympic Games host site for hockey installs full L-ACOUSTICS rig

VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada – April 2009 — Vancouver’s 18,630-seat General Motors Place, frequently referred to as “GM Place” or “The Garage”, will have a temporary non-corporate-sponsor moniker come February of 2010 when the Winter Olympic Games begin: Canada Hockey Place. But the Olympic-friendly name change isn’t the only thing that’s new for the home of the NHL Vancouver Canucks; the arena recently installed a full turnkey loudspeaker, amplifier and network/control system from L-ACOUSTICS. more

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