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Musical Billy Elliot Hits Australia with Music, Dance and Meyer Sound M’elodie

Following an award-winning run in the UK, Lee Hall and Elton John’s musical Billy Elliot opened to sellout crowds in Sydney, Australia’s Capitol Theatre. The Australian production’s exquisite audio was designed by veteran sound designer Paul Arditti, whose credits include the Olivier Award for the London production of Billy Elliot, as well as Olivier nominations for The Pillowman and Festen. The sound system provided by Melbourne-based System Sound Pty. is comprised of 26 Meyer Sound M’elodie™ line array loudspeakers along with 41 UPM-1P loudspeakers for rear delays. This marks the first time M’elodie is used in any Billy Elliot production, with impressive results. more

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Mackie Announces Much Anticipated SRMv2 Active Loudspeakers

SRM450v2 Active LoudspeakerFRANKFURT, Germany – 12 March, 2008 – Ten years after launching the SRM450 and creating the Active loudspeaker market, Mackie today announced the next generation of its industry-standard SRM Series Active loudspeakers. The SRM450v2 and SRM350v2 provide the ultimate in power, clarity and punch and re-set the bar for performance in the active loudspeaker category. more

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Ten Years After Audio Serves Major Thai Rock Concert With JBL VerTec Line Arrays

NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA, March 25, 2008 — In a unique application that underscores the continued worldwide adoption of JBL Professional VERTEC® line arrays, Ten Years After Audio (TYAA), one of the leading audio rental firms in Thailand, provided the live sound system for the recent Assanee and Wasan Ram-Rai Concert at Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok. TYAA deployed VERTEC line arrays throughout the entire venue. more

John Eargle Posthumously Awarded Technical Grammy

NORTHRIDGE, CALIFORNIA, March 24, 2008 — Industry pioneer John Eargle was posthumously awarded the 2008 Technical GRAMMY® Award at the Special Merit Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on the evening prior to the 50th GRAMMY Awards Telecast. The accomplished engineer, musician and longtime JBL Professional consultant passed away May 9, 2007, leaving a legacy of achievement in the areas of music recording, loudspeaker design, and education. The Technical GRAMMY Award is presented by vote of The Recording Academy®’s National Trustees to individuals who have made contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field. more

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Hit Theatrical Production “Love, Janis” Premieres JBL’s New Powered Full-Size VerTec System

FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 12 March 2008 — Marking the first commercial use of JBL Professional’s new powered full-size VERTEC® VT4889ADP full-range line array element and VT4880ADP companion subwoofer with JBL DrivePack® technology, San Diego-based Meeting Services Inc. is providing audio, lighting and projection needs for the national tour of “Love, Janis.? more

Grandmaster Flash Continues To Make Hip-Hop History With JBL Professional LSR4300 Series Studio Monitors

FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 12 March 2008 — Hip-hop founding father and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Grandmaster Flash is recording his upcoming full-length album, “The Bridge,? with a new JBL Professional LSR4300 Series studio monitor system. more

JBL Professional Builds On Success Of AE Series With New AE Compact Loudspeaker Family

FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 12 March 2008 — Expanding on its immensely popular Application Engineered (AE) Series loudspeakers, JBL Professional today introduced eight new compact AE Series loudspeaker models at Musikmesse 2008. The new AE Compact loudspeaker series provides even more options for system designers and integrators in a variety of applications. more

ALL-ELECTRO-VOICE FOR CAMELBACK SDA CHURCH, PHOENIX

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Camelback SDA in Phoenix is one of the latest churches to enjoy the sonic control and intelligibility of EV’s super-compact XLD line array system, thanks to a recent installation by House of Worship audio experts GJM for Sound Advice (Placerville, CA). more

CINEMA OF THE FUTURE CHOOSES ELECTRO-VOICE

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Arcadia multiplexes are setting new standards in the Italian cinema market. This is particularly true of the multiplex chain’s latest project in the Milan region: a cinephile’s dream containing ten auditoria and an imposing sound system from Electro-Voice. more

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Jeep® NYC Snowboarding Event Jams With Peavey Versarray™ & Crest Audio

Jeep® Union Square Street Sessions in NYCTwenty of the world’s top professional snowboarders whipped Midtown Manhattan into a winter wonderland to the sound of Peavey and Crest Audio during the Jeep® Union Square Street Sessions Action Sports Block Party.

As the competitors carved and grinded through an urban snowscape in pursuit of a $30,000 purse, a steady succession of DJs and live acts — including Trouble Andrew, led by Olympic snowboarder-turned-rocker Trevor Andrew — entertained the 10,000 estimated local spectators and an audience of millions watching on NBC’s Jeep® World of Adventure Sports. more

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