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Producers Upgrades its Audio Facilities With Fairlight Constellation XCS Technology

Producers’ Video Corporation is a Baltimore

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-based facility that offers US broadcasters and advertising agencies a full service covering everything from location shooting through to audio and video post production.

In recent months the company has completed a major overhaul of its audio facilities to bring them up to the latest technical specifications. As part of this process, Producers has installed two Fairlight Constellation XCS consoles, featuring a Xynergi centre panel and running on Fairlight’s latest Crystal Core (CC-1) engine.

“Before choosing Constellation XCS, we thoroughly investigated every major integrated professional audio product on the market,? says Producers Senior Audio Engineer Bob Bragg. “In the end the Constellation consoles won out because there were no other products on the market that offered such an extensive range of features at such a cost-effective price point.?

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New Audio Engineering titles from Focal Press

(BOSTON, MA – August, 2009) Focal Press, publisher of the famed Handbook for Sound Engineers, currently in its fourth edition, is pleased to announce three new audio engineering titles releasing in August 2009.
Ballou’s Guide to Audio Test and Measurement (ISBN: 9780240812656, August 2009, $34.95, €23.95, £18.99, Paperback) by Glen Ballou offers a quick guide and complete reference to the fundamentals of test and measurement for all aspects of sound engineering. Topics included are electrical and acoustic testing,measurement systems, levels, methods, protecting the ear, units of measurement and standards. This guide comes with multiple tables to ensure quick easy access to information. This is a must have reference for all audio engineers. more

MEDIALON Controls the Worker’s Museum in Denmark

The Worker’s Museum - Exhibit Hall

The Worker’s Museum -also called Arbejdermuseet-, in Copenhagen, Denmark, is dedicated to the history of the Danish worker movement starting from mid-19th century.

Medialon has been selected as the main show control system for the “Industry worker? exhibition of the museum section. more

Martin Audio Rocks The Orchard Park Mall

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When the owners of the flagship Orchard Park Mall, the largest in the Okanagan area, approached Northwest Global Entertainment about an upgrade to their audio, the challenge was straightforward.

As company president Steve Williams describes it, “They were having problems with their PA system. Announcements weren’t being heard clearly and they weren’t getting the warm, clear sound distributed evenly throughout the mall because of the system’s generic speakers. more

Wisdom Audio Launches Additional Sage Series Models For Use Behind Projection Screens

Wisdom Audio L100i and C150i Sage Series line source speaker solutions

Wisdom Audio L100i and C150i Sage Series line source speaker solutions sized specifically for use behind perforated screens.

CARSON CITY, Nev., Sept. 1, 2009 — Wisdom Audio (www.wisdomaudio.com), the leader in planar magnetic technologies, is proud to announce that it will launch two new Sage Series models at the 2009 CEDIA Expo, held in Atlanta from Sept. 10-13 at the Georgia World Congress Center, booth SR-8. The L100i and C150i have been designed as Sage Series line source solutions sized specifically for use behind perforated screens. MSRP is $11,000.00 (L100i), $16,500.00 (C150i), and expected availability for both is October 2009.

“Due to customer demand for Sage Series line source solutions for use behind perforated screens of numerous sizes, we are adding two new models to the more

Christopher Landy of Vibrant Design Lights New “MTV Unplugged? Series for the Web

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Vibrant Design’s Christopher Landy is lighting up the web with his work for six “MTV Unplugged” shows that debuted on www.unplugged.mtv.com. Landy served as lighting designer for shows headlined by Baltimore pop-punk band All Time Low; British chanteuse Adele; LA-based indie rockers Silversun Pickups; power pop-punk group Paramore; sassy, spunky Katy Perry; and the Afro pop-inspired group Vampire Weekend.

The “MTV Unplugged” shows were executive produced and directed by Matthew Mills of Space Station Media. The Brooklyn-based company produces content across all platforms from the Emmy Award-nominated “Fan Life” for HBO.com and the YouTubeLive web and mobile event to a wide array of TV shows and feature films. Mills is a veteran of MTV.

The “MTV Unplugged” series was shot at NEP Studios, New York City with a two-day turnaround. “It’s been interesting to work on a series shot more

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Scharff Weisberg Helps Kimbell Art Museum And Filmmaker Philip Haas Create Innovative Installation

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Scharff Weisberg, Inc. (SWI) partnered with the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas and Academy Award-nominated director Philip Haas (“Angels and Insects”) on an innovative installation spotlighting five works from the museum’s permanent collection.

“Butchers, Dragons, Gods & Skeletons” expands those five selections into multiscreen film narratives displayed in customized environments. SWI engineered and installed the critically-acclaimed project which runs from July 18-October 25 and sets a new benchmark for museums looking for a compelling new ways to highlight works from their collections.

“The installation was an ambitious undertaking with some interesting challenges in terms of technical scope and schedule” notes SWI president Josh Weisberg who served as lead designer for the project. “The resulting exhibit is a significant advance in the use of media technology to expand the character and beauty of the original pieces.”

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SENNHEISER HSP 4 HEADSETS AND 2000 SERIES WIRELESS TAKE THE JONAS BROTHERS WORLD TOUR TO NEW HEIGHTS

jonas_brothers_tour09.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – AUGUST 2009: The Grammy nominated and platinum-selling artists, Jonas Brothers, continue to ascend to ever-greater heights of success, with over eight million albums sold, film and TV spots aplenty, and tour after triumphant tour throughout the world charming audiences with their charisma and musicianship. For those with ears tuned to pop music, they’ve been huge for years, and now more

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No Doubt About JBL VERTEC® Line Arrays And Sound Image

In one of the highest-profile North American concert events of the season, the 2009 No Doubt Summer Tour culminated August 11 with a show at the Neal S. Blaisdel Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. Building on its successful working relationship with No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani from her solo tours, rental firm Sound Image of Escondido, California supplied a JBL VERTEC® line array system for the tour, which was produced by Live Nation and featured special-guest Paramore and either The Sounds, Janelle Monae or Bedouin Soundclash as the opening act.

Commencing on May 3 at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the 2009 No Doubt Summer Tour reunited one of the most successful rock groups from the 1990s, whose 1995 release Tragic Kingdom has sold more than 16 million copies to date. In recent years, Stefani has enjoyed tremendous success as a solo artist. Sound more

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New House of Blues Boston Has Plenty To Be Happy About With New Soundcraft Vi6™ Consoles

A pair of 64-Input Soundcraft Vi6 digital live mixing consoles for FOH and monitor mixing offer digital signal path advantages with an intuitive analog-style user interface.

BOSTON, Massachusetts — Boston, one of America’s greatest music cities, got a new music venue earlier this year that lives up to the expectations created by bands like the J. Geils Band, The Cars, Aerosmith, Till Tuesday and of course, Boston. Live Nation’s new House of Blues club was christened with a performance by the J. Geils Band, and 2,400 people got to hear the classic rockers with the kind of clarity and power only dreamt of decades ago, thanks to the Soundcraft Vi6™ digital mixing consoles, two of which are installed there to handle front-of-house and monitor mixing duties. The Vi6 is Soundcraft’s first large-format digital live desk and is the flagship of the widely heralded Vi Series of digital consoles from more

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