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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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SHURE X2u XLR-TO-USB SIGNAL ADAPTER IS NOW SHIPPING

x2u_hr.jpgShure Incorporated today announced that the X2u XLR-to-USB Signal Adapter is now shipping and is available by itself or in bundles with either the SM57 or SM58® microphones.

“Over the past several years, more and more musicians, both professional and amateur, have taken recording into their own hands at home, on the road, in their bedroom, basement, tour bus…wherever,? said Chad Wiggins, Shure’s Category Manager for Wired Microphones. “With this new product, we’re bringing the legendary heritage of Shure microphones to every level of performer and home recording artist as the proliferation of digital recording continues.? more

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DRUMMER TRACY BROUSSARD TOURS WITH BLAKE SHELTON AND A DRUM KIT LOADED WITH SENNHEISER EVOLUTION MICS

tracybroussard.JPGNASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – JUNE 2009: When Tracy Broussard moved to Nashville from his native Louisiana thirteen years ago to pursue his musical dreams, he had no prospect of a steady gig. Now, with a new drum kit, a thriving website and a top five spot in the country music category in Modern Drummer Magazine’s recent poll, this Sennheiser endorser is on the road with Blake Shelton as an opening act for country music legend George Strait every night. more

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SHURE EXTENDS REBATES FOR 700 MHz WIRELESS SYSTEMS IN CANADA UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2009

Shure Incorporated today announced that the Company is extending its Canadian rebate program of up to $1,200 for the trade-in of Shure 700 MHz frequency band (698-806 MHz) wireless systems and related components and for any other manufacturers’ qualifying 700 MHz frequency band wireless systems and their related components until the end of the calendar year – December 31, 2009. more

SHURE ADDS RICK RENNER TO SALES TEAM

renner_rick.jpgShure Incorporated today announced that Rick Renner has joined the Company as a Regional Sales Manager. In this role, he will be responsible for managing sales for Shure in the Northeast U.S.

“It’s great to have Rick on our team,” said Jim Schanz, Director of U.S. Field Sales. “He brings a proven track record of successful sales experience in pro audio and extensive industry knowledge to our team, which will help us continue to grow our business in the U.S.? more

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SENNHEISER LAUNCHES MULTI-DIMENSIONAL MARKETING CAMPAIGN CONNECTING CONSUMERS TO “TRUE SOUND”

sound_tour_logo.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – JULY 2009: This summer, headphone manufacturer Sennheiser is connecting consumers across the U.S. and Canada to true sound with an innovative consumer campaign that will drive Sennheiser brand awareness and consideration through an integrated, efficient engagement program – The Sennheiser Sound Tour – and a confident new slogan – “Hear. I Am.” more

Boxmasters Groove With “Cadillac of Mics”

shure-boxmaster-pic.JPGTHE BOXMASTERS STICK WITH SHURE

The Boxmasters (Billy Bob Thornton, J.D. Andrew and Mike Butler) are back with what may be the trio’s best studio offering to date, Modbilly. A two-CD set, the record got an introductory boost with the help of a touring schedule that swept through several House of Blues, South By Southwest, followed by a recent run through Canada, Connecticut, and Massachusetts with Willie Nelson and Ray Price. more

SENNHEISER TEAMS UP WITH FOX SPORTS TO FIND THE NEXT GREAT AUDIO TECH

aldous_stevens.JPGCHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – JUNE 2009: Delivering a successful sports broadcast for network television is as much art as it is science, but a confluence of forces are threatening to make it a lost art practiced only by a graying and ever-shrinking cadre of sages. Sennheiser has teamed up with FOX Sports to reverse that trend with an immensely practical, hands-on, trial-by-fire introduction to real-world sports broadcasting for promising students of telecommunications. David Missall, Sennheiser’s director of market development for the Eastern region, originated the program and selected its first student, junior Michael Stevens of Ball State University, to work with industry veteran Fred Aldous in the FOX Sports mix truck at the Coca Cola 600 NASCAR race in Charlotte, North Carolina. The experience was, in equal parts, demanding, eye-opening, and inspiring. more

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SENNHEISER DOMINATES CMT MUSIC AWARDS

cmt_sugarland.JPGNASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – JUNE 2009: The 2009 CMT Music Awards from Nashville were a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n roll this year, with guest appearances from, quirky new wavers, the B-52s and the new wave of British heavy metal pioneers, Def Leppard, among the night’s highlight performances. Sennheiser wireless microphones and personal monitor systems also made appearances throughout the night’s telecast, during which Sennheiser artists Sugarland and the Zac Brown Band took home awards for Video Duo of the Year and the USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year respectively. more

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