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Orchestra Performs with Live Audio Feed from Beehive; Result is Enhanced by TiMax from Out Board

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Photo by Dom Henry photography and Wolfgang Buttress StudioNOTTINGHAM, U.K. — ONE, the album created by musical collective BE based on the soundtrack featured for the UK Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015, pairs orchestral music with the sound of honey bees. For a live performance staged at the Nottingham Arts Theatre Feb. 18-19, Wolfgang Buttress, Hoare Lea and Squint Opera collaborated with 12 musicians and 40,000 bees, heard via a remote hive. The audio setup included TiMax from Out Board. Add a comment

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DPA Microphones to Feature d:facto Linear Vocal Mic, GM1600 Gooseneck at NAB 2016

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DPA Microphones' new MMC4018VL capsule for their d:facto handheld microphone is pictured here.LAS VEGAS — DPA Microphones is showcasing its new linear version of the d:facto Handheld Microphone range at NAB 2016 (Booth C3336). The new d:facto Linear Vocal Microphone will be joined by DPA’s GM1600 Gooseneck, a new mount for the company’s d:screet Omnidirectional Miniature Microphones. DPA's new MMC4018VL capsule for their d:facto handheld microphone is pictured here. Add a comment

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Carvin Audio Celebrates 70th Anniversary

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Carvin Marks 70 YearsSAN DIEGO — In 2016, Carvin Audio is celebrating 70 years. The company was founded as the L.C. Kiesel Company by Lowell Kiesel in 1946 in his Los Angeles, California garage. Add a comment

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Tennessee Church Upgrades with VUE Audiotechnik System

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For the 2,200-seat sanctuary at First Baptist Church Hendersonville, AV consultant/designer Technical Innovation of Nashville, TN led an upgrade that replaced a 26-year-old sound system with components from VUE Audiotechnik. Photo by Chris DemonbreunHENDERSONVILLE, TN — For the 2,200-seat sanctuary at First Baptist Church Hendersonville, AV consultant/designer Technical Innovation of Nashville, TN led an upgrade that replaced a 26-year-old sound system with components from VUE Audiotechnik. The gear package included al-8 line arrays, al-8SB subs and al-4 subcompact line array systems for front fill. The new system is powered by six V6-i and two V4-i VUE V Series System Engines and mixed at both FOH and monitors by a new Soundcraft vi3000 console.

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RCF Kept Busy at PL+S with Product Intros, Demos

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RCF Kept Busy at PL+S with Product Intros, DemosFRANKFURT, Germany – RCF reported a busy Prolight+Sound exhibition April 5-8 with new products featured at the company’s demo booth and Live Sound Arena. There, visitors could listen in to the company’s HDL 50-A and SUB 9007-AS large format line array components. Other highlights included the company’s new HDL 53-AS active high-power bass module and M18 digital mixer. Add a comment

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Cadac Features CDC Offline Editor, Other Developments at Prolight+Sound 2016

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Cadac director of sales and marketing Richard Ferriday demonstrates CDC Offline Editor software on Cadac’s Prolight+Sound booth in Frankfurt, Germany on April 5, 2016FRANKFURT, Germany — At the Prolight + Sound show in Frankfurt April 5-8, U.K.-based console company Cadac featured a host of new hardware and software developments for its CDC consoles and MegaCOMMS network, including the new CDC six and eight offline editor. Pictured here is Cadac director of sales and marketing, Richard Ferriday, demonstrating CDC Offline Editor software at Cadac’s PL+S booth during the event. Add a comment

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Florida Church Upgrades AV System with GC Pro Assist

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The smaller sanctuary at Anastasia Baptist Church in St. Augustine, Florida, which seats 600 for more traditional worship services, featuring a JBL CWT128 8-inch 2-way loudspeaker system sourced through Guitar Center Professional.ST. AUGUSTINE, FL — Anastasia Baptist Church upgraded its AV systems with an assist from Guitar Center Professional (GCPro) and GC Pro affiliate AV integrator Sound System Engineering. GC Pro continues assisting the church in refining its media systems and enhancing its ability to communicate its message to attendees. Pictured here is a smaller sanctuary at Anastasia Baptist Church, which seats 600 for traditional worship services. It now features a JBL CWT128 8-inch 2-way loudspeaker system sourced through Guitar Center Professional. Add a comment

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Metric Halo’s Channelstrip Brings Live Backing Tracks To Gavin DeGraw’s Shows

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Gavin DeGrawST. PETERSBURG, FL — Billy Norris, a musician, songwriter and producer/engineer who is serving as musical director for Gavin DeGraw’s live shows, was won over by the sound quality achieved via Metric Halo’s Channelstrip. Add a comment

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Shane Filan Tours U.K. with Martin Audio MLA Compact System

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From left, Andy Greenwood (system tech), Chris Pyne (FOH engineer), Becky Pell (monitor engineer), Jason Thomas (monitor tech)NEWCASTLE, U.K. — Former Westlife artist Shane Filan and his band recently completed a theater tour of the U.K. in support of his Right Here album. The show, which featured a set list that mixed old Westlife favorites with new material, also reunited husband and wife sound engineering team of Chris Pyne (FOH) and Becky Pell (monitors). Also looking after the speaker setup used for the tour – comprised of Martin Audio MLA Compact components – was system tech Andy Greenwood. Pictured here, from left, are Greenwood, Pyne, Pell and monitor engineer Jason Thomas. Add a comment

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Audio-Technica Helps Bring The Jungle to Times Square

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Audio-Technica ATH-M70x M-Series Professional Monitor Headphones have been used for both mixing and playback for a remarkable sonic and visual art installation in Times Square, New York City.NEW YORK — Audio-Technica’s ATH-M70x headphones were used when mixing the sounds of the Amazon for Soundwalk Collective’s Jungle-ized: A Conversation with Nature art installation. Visitors to the exhibit have also used ATH-M70x headphones to listen to the audio portion of the art installation. The month-long art installation invites the public to experience the sights and sounds of the jungle in Times Square since the installation launched on April 1. Add a comment

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