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SENNHEISER’S NEW 2000 SERIES GOES MAJOR LEAGUE

kim_jones.JPGEAST STROUDSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA – JULY 2009: Headquartered in East Stroudsburg, Law Sound & Lighting delivers full production audio services and high-end equipment rentals to northeast Pennsylvania, the East Coast, and the world. Its broadcast clients include ESPN, ABC, FOX, and NBC, among many others, and its PA systems have supported acts as varied as BB King, James Brown, and Blue Oyster Cult. Law recently added several remarkably affordable Sennheiser SKM 2000 wireless microphones to its inventory to ensure performance, quick setup, and rock-solid reliability in even the most challenging RF situations. more

From A-Ha To Turandot: Soundcraft Vi6™ Versatility In Norway

For sound designer and FOH engineer Dag Stephen Solberg, a trip from one end of the musical spectrum to the other could be made in the company of one Soundcraft Vi6 digital audio mixing console.

Well, more than one, if you count the additional desks being used for monitoring and submixing tasks. But it is the impressive sound quality of Soundcraft’s front of house console that made it first choice for Scandinavia’s largest outdoor pop concert, the VG-Lista Topp 20 in Oslo, as well as the epic outdoor production of ‘Turandot’ by Opera Ostfold, with nearly 450 performers. more

Dugan Announces Firmware Updates For Automatic Mixing Controller Models E and E-1

San Francisco, California — Dan Dugan Sound Design has released firmware updates containing new internal programs for the Model E and Model E-1 Automatic Mixing Controllers. Dugan says the updates contain an important “bug fix? as well as improved routines for connecting to a computer. more

WHEN PERFECTION COUNTS… PRODUCER/SONGWRITER, PETER STENGAARD CHOOSES THE BOCK 5-ZERO-7 MICROPHONE

stengaard_dw_studio.JPGLOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 2009: Peter Stengaard, a producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Denmark, now based in Los Angeles, has purchased a Bock Audio 5-ZERO-7 vocal microphone through exclusive U.S. distributor TransAudio Group in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stengaard, who includes Pussycat Dolls, Donna Summer and JC Chasez on his list of credits, also regularly works with one of the industry’s leading songwriters, Diane Warren, at her RealSongs production facility in Hollywood. more

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HOSA TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES NEW DA-CAPPO DA12 CARDIOID EARSET MICROPHONE

da12ee_hi.jpgBuena Park, CA – July 2009… Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and audio/video professional, and distributor of Da-Cappo Micro Microphones throughout the Americas, is pleased to announce the introduction of the Da-Cappo DA12 Cardioid Earset Microphone. Featuring a European designed and built capsule with a cardioid polar pattern, the new Da-Cappo DA12 Cardioid makes a perfect choice for vocal performers and others where high SPL (sound pressure level) monitoring would severely restrict gain before feedback. more

SENNHEISER HEATS UP SUMMERFEST WITH SOUND TOUR LAUNCH AND ARTIST RELATIONS LOUNGE

booth_action.JPGMILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – JULY 2009: Sennheiser made its presence known to attendees and performers alike at the eleven-day Summerfest – the world’s largest music festival – with the launch of the summer-long Sennheiser Sound Tour and a backstage Sennheiser Artist Lounge. Sennheiser’s young Sound Tour ambassadors engaged with concertgoers to spread the word about the premium sound of Sennheiser headphones and headsets, while Tim Moore, Sennheiser’s artist relations manager, offered Summerfest performers a welcoming place to hang out and relax in a tour bus behind the scenes. more

Shure Names New CFO

Jim AhlbornSHURE HIRES JAMES AHLBORN AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Shure Incorporated announced today that James Ahlborn has joined Shure as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this position, he will lead the Company’s Finance Division and have full responsibility for all of its functions, including internal auditing, financial planning and analysis, treasury, payroll, financial reporting, cost accounting, customs, accounts payable and receivable, tax analysis, and credit. He will also provide strategic counsel as a member of the Executive Staff. more

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Bonnaroo 2009: Shure Answers the Tough Questions

bruce-springsteen.jpg1. Can Bruce Springsteen headline in front of a crowd of jam-band fanatics and win over their hearts and minds?

MANCHESTER, TN—The rolling countryside of rural Tennessee is a long way from New Jersey both metaphorically and as the crow flies, but that didn’t stop Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band from riveting the audience at this year’s Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival. As the Saturday night headliner at the patchouli-saturated festival, The Boss and band performed tirelessly during an epic three-hour set in front of a crowd known a lot better for its love of onstage jam-band journeys, not singing along with the chorus of “Rosalita.” more

THE STAGEMEISTER COMPETITION HAS ITS FIRST WINNER! ISAAC EYDLIN FROM CANADA WILL JOIN SIMPLE PLAN ON TOUR

stagemeister_logo.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – JULY 2009: The Sennheiser StageMeister competition has its first winner. Isaac Eydlin from Mississauga in Canada will accompany Simple Plan on their live tour this summer. For the prospective sound engineer this is a dream come true. “I am overjoyed to have been chosen as the North American winner of the Sennheiser StageMeister competition,” said Eydlin. “It is a dream come true to be able to hit the road with a band as amazing as Simple Plan. I am studying live sound engineering, and now for the first time I will be part of a major tour production.” more

SENNHEISER MKH 800s RECORD STILE ANTICO – THE TIGER WOODS OF VOCAL ENSEMBLES

stile_antico.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – JULY 2009: The awards and accolades earned by the work of Stile Antico would be an accomplishment for even a seasoned vocal ensemble, but their meteoric rise to fame in the classical music world makes their successes all the more impressive. Comprised of twelve young British singers, Stile Antico first attracted the attention of harmonia mundi usa’s artistic director, Robina Young, at the 2005 Early Music Network International Young Artists’ Competition. From there, the group’s debut disc on the harmonia mundi label earned a Grammy nomination, an appearance at number two in the Billboard Classical chart and a raft of superlative reviews. They have won both the Diapason d’Or and the Diapason D’Or de l’Année, the Choc du Monde de la Musique, and the Preis der Deustchen Schallplattenkritik. The group toured the world with Sting in support of his “Songs from the Labyrinth” project. In short, Stile Antico is the Tiger Woods of vocal ensembles. more

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