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Press Releases For : June 23, 2008

BSS Audio™ Puts Ivy In A League Of Its Own

Entrepreneur Justin Hemmes has opened the luxurious $150 million Sydney leisure complex, The Ivy — a flagship for the Merivale Group of hotels and bars, to which he is the heir.

Located in the city centre, The Ivy had its soft launch in December 2007 and in the Spring of 2008 moved into full operation, with a series of restaurants, bars, cocktail lounges and live music which will bring a world of social experiences to the middle of the city. (more…)

The Dover Downs Hotel And Casino Makes A Winning Bet With Soundweb™ London For Its Casino And Stage Area

BLU-80 signal processors and BLU-32 8×8 I/O expansion devices provide power and great sound for the paging and music systems, and Soundweb London’s flexibility lets any audio be distributed from stage to casino and back again

Patrons of the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino have a lot to do and experience in its mid-Atlantic location near Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Norfolk and Atlantic City. On the grounds of the Dover International Speedway, the casino features over 2,700 of the newest slot machines in the world. (more…)

Soundweb™ London Is The Perfect Ingredient At Café Martorano In Las Vegas

Soundweb London effectively manages the sound in a truly multimedia environment where Steve Martorano moves from celebrity chef to house DJ, without ever leaving the kitchen

Café Martorano at the Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas is not your everyday restaurant; chef Steve Martorano is also an accomplished DJ and had a DJ booth installed in his kitchen. During dinner, the sound system is constantly playing dance and R&B music classics, and after peak hours, Martorano moves from behind the stove to behind the turntables, where he shows off his DJ skills, playing hip-hop and R&B as dinner turns to dancing. (more…)

AKG Launches New WMS 4500 Wireless Microphone System

810svc_wn_aud_akg.jpgAKG Acoustics introduced its new wireless WMS 4500 microphone system, offering improved audio capabilities flexible enough to handle multiple users and multi-channel applications. Like its predecessor the WMS 4000, the WMS 4500 offers a wide range of available components for operational versatility, but has been modified for more durable use and greater flexibility with wireless applications. (more…)

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AKG Microphones Selected To Enhance New AV System At Lake Grove Missionary Baptist Church

When faced with the daunting task of projecting one preacher, six musicians and 87 choral singers to a congregation of over 1,500 parishioners in Memphis, TN, Sound Hill Technologies turned to AKG microphones.

Sound Hill of Holden, LA is the design and integration firm that was charged with creating an immense new sound system for Memphis-based Lake Grove Missionary Baptist Church. They selected a range of 30 AKG wired mics and wireless systems for their ease-of-use, high quality and reliability. The microphones were brought in to compliment the system of JBL speakers and monitors, Crown amplifiers and Soundcraft mixing consoles, also selected for installation in the church. (more…)

AKG Debuts K 702 Headphones For Recording And Broadcast Applications

Las Vegas, Nevada – AKG Acoustics introduced its new K 702 dynamic headphones today at InfoComm ‘08. The new K 702 headphones combine the superior sonic performance of AKG’s now-legendary K 701 with features demanded by recording and broadcast engineers in a deluxe professional package.

The K 702’s new features include a detachable input cable with a locking 3-pin mini-XLR connector. The high-performance, low-loss detachable cable makes transportation and storage easier plus makes servicing easy if necessary. The new K 702’s also feature a stage blue finish that is more rugged and professional looking than the K 701’s gloss white color. (more…)

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New York’s Highline Ballroom Turns To AKG Microphones to Make a Great Room Sound Even Better

When New York City’s Highline Ballroom opened its doors in April 2007, concert-goers entered what appeared to be a bare-bones, no frills venue—a departure from the high-profile, ambiance-heavy clubs that have sprung up in the city in recent years. This fresh take quickly earned the venue a reputation as one of the hottest new clubs in the city. Boasting a state-of-the-art sound system and a room completely devoid of any obstructed sightlines, it is not hard to see why. (more…)

AKG Launches New D7 Dynamic Vocal Microphone

Today at InfoComm 08, AKG Acoustics announced the release of the new D7 vocal microphone. Like its popular predecessor the D5, the D7 is a dynamic microphone that delivers incredibly clear sound for lead and backing vocals for live sound applications. The D7 additionally features an improved capsule design with a humbucking coil and a high-pass filter along with a sleek new look. (more…)

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AKG Launches New C 214 Microphone in the Tradition of its Legendary C 414

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – June 18, 2008 – AKG’s legendary C 414 microphone needs no introduction. It’s a tool found in most recording studios and has been used on thousands of hit records; it has been onstage with artists across every musical genre and is also used by leading broadcast facilities the world over. Today, AKG announced an important addition to the C 414 family: the new C 214 Recording Microphone. (more…)

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grandMA Meets Prince At Coachella Festival

CoachellaThe grandMA hobnobbed with royalty at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival where it was the console of choice for programmer Demfis Fyssicopulos and lighting designer Garry “Sport? Waldie who helped headliner Prince light up the stage. A.C.T Lighting is the exclusive distributor of the grandMA in North America.

The three-day annual Coachella Festival was held April 25-27 in Indio, California. It was founded as the first major independent festival of all-rock, electronica and hip hop and has since grown into a top showcase for indie bands. This year Prince headlined day two of the event. (more…)

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