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Neil Diamond Selects AKG Products For 2008 “Home Before Dark? World Tour

Demonstrating the performance and versatility of AKG microphones, the technical staff for rock icon Neil Diamond selected AKG microphones for his 2008/2009 world tour, celebrating the first chart-topping album of Diamond’s storied career. Neil Diamond is one of the most successful adult contemporary artists in history and has sold well over 120 million records worldwide. Diamond’s successful career has spanned over 40 years and his current tour illustrates why he is one of pop music’s most enduring and successful performers of all time. more

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New York City Superclub, Santos Party House, Equipped With Harman Professional Sound System By TimbreTech Audio Services

Demonstrating how creatively-designed sound systems featuring highly-configurable, great sounding components can make a club’s reputation and also enable business models that optimize the venue’s real-estate investment, NYC IT-Club, Santos Party House, features advanced sound systems designed and integrated by TimbreTech Audio Services that support DJ/club and live performance and multiple events and ‘showtimes’ in one evening. Club sound icon, Jim Toth, designed a live system around a Soundcraft Vi6 console at Front Of House that is easily locked off and run remotely via a laptop in the DJ Booth when one of a host of top DJs is performing in the house. Toth credits the Vi6 with the versatility to transform the club from a top-notch live sound venue into a premium club with unprecedented ease — and with the console’s category-leading Vistonics user-interface, Toth explains that visiting engineers typically require just five minutes to become comfortable and proficient with the board. more

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AKG Launches C 214 Stereo Set Offering Maximum Consistency And Accurate Localization For Stunning, Three-Dimensional Recordings

Demonstrating the outstanding performance value and versatility of the C 214 microphone, AKG today launched the C 214 Stereo Set today at NAMM. The rugged construction of the C 214 delivers a highly detailed and accurate sound not only in the studio, but on the road as well. The introduction of the Stereo Set provides users with a complete solution that delivers outstanding performance and excellent quality from a pair of C 214’s. more

SENNHEISER’S GREAT MIC COVER-UP

senn_micskins_series.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT: Superstar Sennheiser users such as Beyoncé, Rihanna, Avril Lavigne and Janet Jackson have been performing for some time with custom-painted or Swarovski crystal-coated wireless microphones. Now, Sennheiser is stepping ahead of the competition in announcing the availability of Sennheiser Mic Skins for evolution wireless G2 series handheld microphone users, and the ultimate in customization, a Swarovski Crystallization Service, for any handheld Sennheiser microphone or accessory. more

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Hip-Hop Pioneer Kanye West Incorporates AKG Wireless Systems Into “Glow In The Dark? World Tour

Stage Audio Productions Inc. Selects The WMS 4000 And IVM 4 For The Worldwide “Glow In The Dark? Tour

Demonstrating the versatility and performance of AKG wireless technologies, the WMS 4000 wireless system and the IVM 4 in ear monitoring system were recently deployed on Kanye West’s most recent world tour that visited 40 cities and six continents. The critically acclaimed “Glow In The Dark? tour featured performances by renowned artists Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna, N.E.R.D, and Nas. The yearlong tour began in Seattle and continued throughout Latin America, Asia, Europe, New Zealand and Australia. more

AKG Launches New GuitarBug – The World’s Smallest Switchable Wireless Transmitter

AKG today announced the introduction of the GuitarBug Transmitter, which provides superb audio quality and performance at a very competitive price. WMS 40 Pro is well known for it’s miniature transmitters and quality sound and the introduction of the GuitarBug is the next generation of wireless transmitters. more

SENNHEISER OFFERS CHROME CUSTOMIZED MICS

silver_chrome.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – JANUARY 2009: Sennheiser is expanding its menu of microphone customization with the launch of chrome and chrome color mic personalization options. The company recently forged ahead of the competition with the introduction of a selection of Sennheiser mic skins, for evolution wireless G2 series handheld microphones, and a Swarovski crystallization service, for any handheld Sennheiser microphone or accessory. more

Shure Tours With Jesse McCartney

Jesse McCartneyJESSE McCARTNEY USES SHURE MICROPHONES ON TOUR THIS DECEMBER

LOS ANGELES, CA, December 18, 2008 — This month multi-platinum recording artist Jesse McCartney will be seen onstage across the country using Shure UHF-R® wireless with some of the biggest names in music today, including Rihanna, Chris Brown, and Katy Perry, supporting his third album, Departure. more

SENNHEISER OFFERS UNIQUE 700 MHz WIRELESS MIC REBATE

OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – DECEMBER 2008: Sennheiser Electronic Corporation has introduced a rebate program in preparation for the imminent ruling by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) that will restrict the use of wireless mics operating in the so-called 700 MHz band. To receive a rebate, users must purchase new Sennheiser systems and components in an alternate range and trade-in an equal number of old wireless systems or components, including non-Sennheiser brands, that currently operate in frequencies between 698 – 806 MHz. The twelve-month program includes tiered rebates of up to $1,400 or a simple flat rebate. more

THE BLACK KEYS LEARN NEW TRICKS WITH SHURE

Black KeysAKRON, OH, December 15, 2008 — Based on evidence left in recent times by bands like the White Stripes, guitar-and-drum duos grow best in the fertile soil of the Midwest, a trend further exemplified these days by The Black Keys. more

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