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.
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.
JOHANNESBURG - Sound Stylists’ first DiGiCo purchase 10 years ago was a D5 Live. Company owner Kevin Glover recalls his ongoing journey with DiGiCo since then, as he continues to invest in the products.
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.
DUBAI, UAE – David Dohrmann, Adamson Systems Engineering’s technical director, Asia Pacific, will present a Thomsun sponsored two-day technical training seminar and S-Series product demonstration in Dubai on Aug. 30-31, 2016.
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.
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.
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.