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ISN’T EVERYTHING WIRELESS?

oar-20.jpgO.A.R. UNPLUGS WITH SHURE

As a touring band, Of a Revolution (or O.A.R. as it is more commonly known) is still a campus favorite. Formed in 1996 by frontman Marc Roberge and drummer Chris Culos, the band took root within college life in its early years, penning hit songs based on the collective experiences of its members at Ohio State University, and growing on the strength of online distribution and word-of-mouth alone. more

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Swings’ Into Monterey This August, Using Earthworks’ High Definition Microphones(tm)

img_0238sm.jpgMilford, NH, June 16, 2009–Earthworks, manufacturer of High Definition MicrophonesTM, announced that Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (BBVD) is continuing to support the release of its latest album, How Big Can You Get?: The Music of Cab Calloway on the road, bringing Earthworks’ High Definition MicrophonesTM along for the ride. The high-voltage swing outfit, which plays everything from large halls to outdoor venues, relies on the Earthworks PianoMicTM at each of its gigs to capture its unique Honky Tonk tone.

How Big Can You Get?: The Music of Cab Calloway was recorded at the legendary Capitol Studios at Hollywood and Vine and is BBVD’s musical tribute to the master of swing, Cab Calloway. The group’s elaborate touring ensemble includes a nine-piece instrument section consisting of horns and percussion; having so many live instruments on stage can present unique challenges to live sound engineers–particularly around instrument bleed and feedback. more

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SENNHEISER IMPLEMENTS NEW AFFORDABLE RF SUPPORT SERVICES

OLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – JUNE 2009: Sennheiser Electronic Corporation announces several new RF consultation and support services, which are intended for Sennheiser’s end users and dealers. The array of premium, yet affordable, services include transmitter customization, a free “help desk,” spectrum sweep consultations, and Sennheiser’s competitive 700 MHz rebate. more

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SENNHEISER INTRODUCES K-ARRAY AT INFOCOMM 2009

k_array_group.JPGORLANDO, FLORIDA – JUNE 2009: Sennheiser Electronic Corporation will introduce K-array, the newest addition to its family of distributed brands, at InfoComm 2009. K-array manufactures incredibly thin, lightweight loudspeakers that deliver impressive power and sound quality for medium to large-scale applications, including touring, events, installed sound, and broadcast. more

API SUPPORTS NERF WITH GEAR AND WILD TURKEY!

api_dand_danz.JPGNASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – JUNE 2009: The Nashville Engineer Relief Fund (NERF) has managed to upstage the great Jerry Lewis charity events, at least among audio professionals. NERF’s annual AudioMasters Benefit Golf Tournament, now in its twelfth year, has become something of a special holiday for those who normally goose faders or splay resistors far from the sweet smell of freshly cut grass under azure skies. more

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SYMETRIX ADDS NEW ROOM COMBINE 788 TO POPULAR INTEGRATOR SERIES

integratorseries_788.JPGSEATTLE, WASHINGTON – JUNE 2008: Symetrix, a leading provider of audio signal processing solutions for the commercial, broadcast, and studio markets, announces the release of the Room Combine 788, the latest addition to its Integrator Series line of products. The Integrator Series now consists of four purpose-built processors, and is based on Symetrix’ SymNet platform for network audio DSP. more

TRANSAUDIO GROUP SUPPORTS NERF… BIG TIME!

trans_cappellino_bowman_dacus.JPGLAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JUNE 2009: In what has become a much-anticipated industry mainstay of hobnobbing, shenanigans, and sun-drenched good times, the Nashville Engineer Relief Fund (NERF) hosted the 12th annual AudioMasters Benefit Golf Tournament on May 21 and 22 at the Harpeth Hills Golf Course. In excess of 200 audio professionals showed up to demonstrate their golfing prowess (or, in many cases, lack thereof!) and, perhaps more importantly, to contribute money to NERF. more

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FIFTH ANNUAL SHURE FANTASTIC SCHOLASTIC RECORDING COMPETITION

img_7707.JPGNEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS WINS FIFTH ANNUAL SHURE FANTASTIC SCHOLASTIC RECORDING COMPETITION

NILES, IL, June 16, 2009 — Shure Incorporated announced today that a five-member team from the New England School of Communications is this year’s Grand Prize Winner of the fifth annual “Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition.? The five-student team of Levi Gray, Jacob Lansky, Tyrus Michaud, Cameron Smith, and Joshua Strange, with faculty advisor Dave MacLaughlin, won this year’s Shure contest with an original composition by Samuel Chase and Yuri Nikolis Trusty entitled “Never Ending Story.? more

Cyan by Magenta Lineup Expands with New Products

Growing Lineup of Real-Time Extension & Distribution Hardware Enables Cost Effective Digital Signage

Orlando, Florida, June 16, 2009 – Magenta Research, a recognized leader in video, audio and control signal distribution over UTP cable and optical fiber, has announced the expansion of their Cyan by Magenta product line with the addition of the Cyan EVA and Cyan EVS series. more

SnapAV Rolls-out New In-Ceiling Loudspeakers – The First Models in Newest Episode Loudspeaker Line

Charlotte, NC – June 16, 2009 – This summer, SnapAV, a manufacturer and exclusive source of nearly 550 high-quality solutions for the custom A/V channel, will begin rolling-out a comprehensive new line of its Episode™ In-Ceiling, In-Wall and In-Room loudspeakers. The first wave of products, available for sale beginning this month, is comprised of five 6.5-inch
In-Ceiling models consisting of single and dual voice coil, angled and surround sound varieties. Beginning July, two 8-inch In-Ceiling models will become available. The In-Wall models are expected later this summer with the In-Room’s targeted for the fall season. The new line replaces the brand’s original line of loudspeakers. more

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