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ARC Productions provided sound equipment from Martin Audio to enhance the stage at the annual Boomtown festival in Belgium.
ARC Productions provided sound equipment from Martin Audio to enhance the stage at the annual Boomtown festival in Belgium.

Audio for Belgium's Boomtown Festival Controlled with Martin Audio MLA Compact and Mini Systems

Debi Moen
International News

GHENT, Belgium — ARC Productions provided sound equipment from Martin Audio to enhance the stage at the annual Boomtown festival in Belgium. The company says the Martin MLA Compact and Mini system not only directed the sound in front of the fans, it also reduced the level of noise dispersion beyond the concert area, which was a main concern.

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lonia Park, Kraków. Photo: Łukasz Kornafel
lonia Park, Kraków. Photo: Łukasz Kornafel

Giant Optocore/BroaMan Networks Relay Pope's Message at WYD

Debi Moen
International News

KRAKOW and BRZEGI, Poland — 2016 World Youth Day drew an estimated 2.5 million people to two cities in Poland, where Pope Francis addressed the gatherings. Considering the large number of sound towers and receivers deployed — and vast distances between them  —  Optocore and its OEM associate, BroaMan set up a fully-redundant optical fiber network.

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The control room of the OB Van HD1 from RTS: Yves-Alain Schneider (Head of Audio Production) at the AURUS console during the Jazz Festival in Montreux.
The control room of the OB Van HD1 from RTS: Yves-Alain Schneider (Head of Audio Production) at the AURUS console during the Jazz Festival in Montreux.

Stage Tec Deploys Platinum DSP at Montreux Jazz Fest

Debi Moen
International News

Montreux, SWITZERLAND -  The 50th anniversary of the Montreux Jazz Festival was an occasion to celebrate, especially for Stage Tec. It was the first deployment, and a very successful one at that, of the Platinum DSP launched this April – the new and powerful audio DSP unit for large mixing consoles.

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The UrbanVoices choir performs at the Grand Auditorium of La Cité Des Congrès Nante.
The UrbanVoices choir performs at the Grand Auditorium of La Cité Des Congrès Nante.

UrbanVoices Connects Sound and Vision with L-ISA Live

Debi Moen
International News

NANTES, France - UrbanVoices has been held in the French city of Nantes each July for the past six years and features a 1,000-strong choir of Nantes singers from seven to 89 years old. This year the audience experience was further enhanced with the use of L-ISA Live, the latest sound reinforcement concept introduced by L-Acoustics founder Christian Heil.

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Will Sanderson.
Will Sanderson.

Ferrofish A32, RME Tour with Ellie Goulding

Debi Moen
International News

LONDON - As part of the last leg of Ellie Goulding’s European Tour, she performed at London’s O2 Arena. To support the tour, the decision was made to upgrade the keyboard and playback rigs with the latest technology from Ferrofish and RME—both distributed by global audio distributor Synthax Inc.
 Will Sanderson, MIDI, playback and keyboards technician, played a major role in designing the new system.

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The city of Straubing celebrated the 700th anniversary of its Town Tower with a large festival. Photo: Ulli Scharrer
The city of Straubing celebrated the 700th anniversary of its Town Tower with a large festival. Photo: Ulli ScharrerThe city of Straubing celebrated the 700th anniversary of its Town Tower with a large festival. Photo: Ulli Scharrer

Gravity Rocks Town Tower Festival in Germany

Debi Moen
International News

Neu-Anspach/Straubing, GERMANY – The German city of Straubing celebrated the 700th anniversary of its city tower with a large festival. Gravity stands, a new brand of the Adam Hall Group, were used on the event's two stages. With the interchangeable color-ring concept, the Gravity stands can be personalized. In Straubing, the stage crew assigned a certain color to the vocal microphones and a different one for the drum stands.

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