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Press Releases For : March 20, 2009

AKG Products On Display At Current Tina Turner World Tour

tinaturner.jpgOn Tina Turner’s current world tour, sound engineer Dave Natale deployed AKG C214 microphones as well as a WMS4500 wireless system to provide outstanding audio quality and versatility on stage. Natale initially tested the C214 mic on a sound check in AKG’s hometown of Vienna, Austria and immediately began using the mic on the current tour.

Dave Natale is no stranger to working with some of the world’s biggest stars, including The Rolling Stones, Lionel Richie, Liza Minelli, Joe Cocker, Van Halen as well as engineer for the 1998 Grammy Awards. On the current Tina Turner tour, Tina, Live in Concert, Europe and the US, Natale fell in love with the wide range of capabilities of the C214. (more…)

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Fairlight Plays A Part In Slumdog Millionaire’s Oscar Success

andy-richards.jpgFairlight is celebrating the success of Slumdog Millionaire, the 2009 movie that has captured the imagination of people all over the world and has picked up numerous accolades including eight Academy Awards, seven BAFTAs and four Golden Globes.

This rags-to-riches romance’s slew of Oscars includes awards for film editing, cinematography and sound mixing, as well as best original score and original song – Jai Ho – both written by Indian composer A.R. Rahman. (more…)

Press Releases For : March 19, 2009

Panamax/Furman Name Greg Larson as International Rep of the Year

PETALUMA, Calif. — March 19, 2008 — Panamax/Furman, a world-leading provider of AC power management solutions, today announced that Greg Larson was named International Rep of the Year for his exemplary sales efforts and support to Panamax/Furman distributors in the Latin American region. Larson was presented with the award at the NAMM Show 2009 in Anaheim, Calif. (more…)

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Wohler InfoComm Product Preview

Wohler at InfoComm 09:

Wohler will be showcasing a range of products that represent state-of-the-art processing and monitoring in convenient and compact designs, all integrated into Wohler Mobile. Proudly adorned in Wohler blue and on site in booth 3500, the new trailer demonstrates how easily Wohler products provide key functionality even in the most space-constrained production applications. Wohler Mobile’s array of products includes intuitive touch-screen systems that simplify video monitoring and routing while providing key functional enhancements; versatile HD monitors for all variety of signal types; and analog and digital audio monitoring systems and level meters that together accommodate virtually every audio input type. (more…)

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L-ACOUSTICS US Announces New Hires

L-ACOUSTICS_US_hires.jpgPaul Tillman, Dave Weidenhoffer, Jan Nguyen and Annette Bilous join Oxnard-based team

OXNARD, California — L-ACOUSTICS is underscoring its continuing growth by announcing the addition of several new employees to its US distribution team. Official word of the appointments comes from Paul Freudenberg, L-ACOUSTICS vice president of sales and marketing, to whom all of the new hires report. (more…)

Tilt Angle Balancing Act-Polar Focus Designs Two Tiered Cluster For Chicago Auditorium

Advanced Audio and Lighting of Peoria, Illinois was awarded the job of installing a new sound reinforcement system in Torrey-Gray Auditorium at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. The system would need to handle spoken word, live music and recorded music. After MBI was presented with several ways to go, the choice was made to use four speakers from the Synergy Horn line manufactured by Danley Soundlabs. All four would be rigged in a center cluster, with one pair over the other. (more…)

Polar Focus Uses Standard Parts for Custom Design-Uneven Radial Beams Are No Problem for Highly Adjustable Rigging System

Contact: Kathy Patrician
Polar Focus Inc.
Phone: 413-773-3869
Fax: 215-975-2756
kathy@polarfocus.com

Hadley Massachusetts based Polar Focus Audio Rigging recently provided a custom rigging design for installation at the St. John Chrysostom Church in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. The scope of Polar Focus’ work was the complete transition from the attachment to the roof structure down to the hardware that attaches to the loudspeakers, using standard Polar Focus parts put together in a custom design. Broomall, Pennsylvania’s Audio Video Systems Group, a division of Hi Fi House Group, was the installing contractor. (more…)

METRIC HALO ROCKS AT FOH

loomer_devino.JPGBOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – MARCH 2009: Steve Devino, owner of sound production company Granite Rocks Live, relies on three Metric Halo Mobile I/O 2882 units to meet the often-complex demands of theatricals, concerts, and special events. Although he typically pairs them with an analog console to provide outboard processing or with a digital mixer to add routing and submixing capabilities, the flexibility and reliability of Metric Halo’s 2d and v5 upgrades have begun to change that protocol. More and more, Devino finds himself deploying the Mobile I/O 2882s as standalone, computer-operated mixing systems. (more…)

ATK AUDIOTEK PURCHASES FIVE MILLION WATTS OF AMP POWER FROM POWERSOFT

450 DIGAM K-10/AESOP Series Amplifiers Complete Unified Equipment Vision for ATK

VALENCIA, CA, March 19, 2009 – When ATK Audiotek, a high-end audio company servicing such events as the Super Bowl, Dancing with the Stars, and the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, went shopping for five million watts of amplifier power, it chose Powersoft’s DIGAM K-10 amplifier. Each K-10/AESOP offers up to 12,000 watts of power in a one-rack unit space and is designed for high reliability, crystal clear sound, low power consumption and advanced digital control. The initial purchase of 450 units completes a unified equipment vision for the future of ATK. (more…)

DRUMMERS DO DAKING

dave_weckl.JPGLAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 2009: Geoffrey Daking started his career as the drummer with seminal ’60s psychedelic rock band the Blues Magoos before going on to design and manufacture some of the industry’s most respected music recording equipment. Inspired by Daking’s pedigree and the quality of his audio products, today’s top drummers are integrating Geoffrey Daking & Co. microphone preamps, equalizers and compressors into their recording setups, including, most recently, Dave Weckl, as well as manufacturer Drum Workshop and Billy Ward. (more…)

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