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Avicii Performs at Creamfields 2014 with SSL Live Support

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Avicii Performs at Creamfields 2014 with SSL Live Support

DARESBURY, U.K. — Creamfields 2014 drew more than 60,000 EDM fans during its Aug. 22-24, 2014 run. The main North and South Stages both featured large-scale PA systems, supplied by Britannia Row Productions, Ltd., with SSL Live consoles at front of house.  Wayne “Rabbit” Sargeant, FOH engineer for Avicii, used an SSL Live L500 console for the headliner's performance.

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Space Ibiza Wraps 2014 Season with Funktion-One Gear

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Space Ibiza Wraps 2014 Season with Funktion-One GearIBIZA, Spain — For a seasonal send-off dubbed the Space Closing Fiesta, the Space Ibiza nightclub welcomed more than 30 DJs and thousands of guests on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, who bid farewell to the iconic venue for another year. The musical beat was once again heard via a Funktion-One sound system. Add a comment

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Biamp Promotes Sales Team Members Steve Kawasaki, Chris Chandler and Jake Corlett

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Steve Kawasaki, Biamp SystemsBEAVERTON, OR — Biamp Systems, based here, announced recently that three members of its sales team, Steve Kawasaki (pictured here), Chris Chandler and Jake Corlett (pictured below) have been promoted. Steve Kawasaki is the new sales development director for Western North America; Chris Chandler was named sales development director for South Central North America and Southern Americas; and Jake Corlett assumes the role of regional manager for North Central North America.

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20,000+ Crowds for OutKast Summer Tour Finale Covered with Meyer Sound LEO System

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20,000+ Crowds for OutKast Summer Tour Finale Covered with Meyer Sound LEO SystemATLANTA — FOH engineer Darcy Khan credited Meyer Sound’s LEO speaker systems for proving themselves up to the task of covering the 20,000+ crowds drawn to hip hop duo OutKast’s 2014 summer touring finale — three sellout hometown shows in Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park. VER provided the gear.

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Audio Rents Inc. First in U.S. to Take Delivery of JoeCo BBR1MP Recorders

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Audio Rents Inc. became the first in U.S. to take delivery of JoeCo BBR1MP Recorders. Pictured in inset: the gear with Luis Cardenas (Production Manager - right) and Leonardo Contreras (FOH) at Whisky a Go-GoLOS ANGELES — Audio Rents Inc., based here, became the first U.S. company to take delivery of JoeCo‘s BlackBox BBR1MP Recorder. Two systems were delivered in early October and went out the next day to provide a 48-channel recording system with integrated microphone preamps for live recording at the Whisky A Go-Go club in Hollywood, CA. Pictured along with the gear (inset, click image to enlarge) are Leonardo Contreras (FOH, left) and Luis Cardenas (production manager, right) at Whisky a Go-Go.

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16 Killed, 11 Injured at K-Pop Concert; Festival Safety Official Takes Own Life

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SEONGNAM, South Korea — As a crowd of about 700 gathered Oct. 17 near an outdoor stage featuring different K-pop bands, some spectators hopped over a short wall to stand on a ventilation grate. The grate and 27 spectators fell more than 60 feet to an underground parking area. Fourteen died on site; two others succumbed from injuries later. The remaining 11 were severely injured.

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Clearwing Productions to Host Vendor Showcase at Phoenix Office Oct. 21

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PHOENIX — Clearwing Productions will be hosting a vendor showcase at its Phoenix office Oct. 21. The event, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will feature demos of LEX, GLP, Avid, Harman, Elation, American DJ, Chauvet, Altman, Yamaha, Martin Audio, Clear-Com, and Point Source Audio products. The office is located at 5640 S. 40th Street, Suite 1, Phoenix, AZ 85040.

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Event Safety Summit to Feature Indianapolis State Fair Investigators

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Event Safety Summit 2014LITITZ, PA – Scott Nacheman and Charlie Fisher will be featured speakers at the Event Safety Alliance’s first Event Safety Summit, set to take place here in early December. They will offer their perspectives on the mechanical and operational failures that were implicated in the 2011 structure collapse at the Indiana State Fair, which killed seven and injured 58.

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London’s National Theatre Boosts MADI Capacity with Six Optocore DD4MR-FX Converters

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London’s National Theatre Boosts MADI Capacity with Six Optocore DD4MR-FX Converters. Pictured here, Alex Caplen with the Optocore rack in the Dorfman TheatreLONDON – After reviewing of their playback systems, and to meet a need for higher capacity MADI streams, the National Theatre on London’s South Bank purchased six Optocore DD4MR-FX converters from HD Pro Audio. These have been deployed as MADI interfaces for the venue’s DiGiCo SD7T and SD10T consoles. Project engineer Tim Middleton and senior sound technician Alex Caplen worked on the upgrade. Pictured here is Caplen with the Optocore rack in the Dorfman Theatre.

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Florida Church Upgrades with Lectrosonics’ Aspen Series Signal Processing

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Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church recently turned to Chicago, IL-based Kirkegaard Associates for an audio upgrade that included Lectrosonics’ Aspen Series signal processing. Scientific Sound handled the installationNAPLES, FL – Trinity-by-the-Cove Episcopal Church recently turned to Chicago, IL-based Kirkegaard Associates for an audio upgrade that included Lectrosonics’ Aspen Series signal processing. Scientific Sound handled the installation.

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