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Aug 1, 2004 12:00 PM

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Sound Companies: Rat Sound Systems (Oxnard, Calif.), U.S. Audio and Lighting (North Hollywood)

Main Stage FOH Engineer/Consoles: Brian Murray/two Midas H3000s

Main Stage Monitor Engineers/Consoles: Andy Greenberg, Ace Acevedeo, Ryan Trefethen/two Midas Heritage 3000s

Main Stage P.A.: 2x main clusters, each with 15 L-Acoustics V-DOSC cabinets, three dV-DOSC; 2x side clusters, each with six L-Acoustics V-DOSC, three dV-DOSC; 48 Rat Sound Dual 18-inch subs; eight L-Acoustics ARC; Crown MA5000; Lab Gruppen FP6400; two clusters each (delay) six dV-DOSC

Main Stage Monitors: 20 Rat MicroWedge 12 monitors

Main Stage Outboard Gear: Yamaha SPX-990, Lexicon PCM90, TC Electronics D2, Eventide H3000, Summit Audio DCL200, dbx 160A, Drawmer DS201, BSS FCS 960, DriveRack with XTA DP226 (L-Acoustics presets) and Midas XL88

Main Stage Microphones: Shure Beta 91, Beta 98, SM81, Beta 57 (drums), Beta 58 (vocals); Countryman DIs

Merlefest Main Stage
Sound Company: SE Systems (Greensboro, N.C.)

FOH Engineers/Console: Buck Parker, Kent Lieske/Midas Heritage 2000

Monitor Engineer/Console: Dwight Grubbs/Soundcraft SM20

P.A./Amps: 24 JBL VerTec 4889, eight HLA 4897 (subs), two VerTec 4887 (frontfill), six 4894, six 4892 (delays)/QSC Powerlight 9.0s, 6.0s

Monitors: Proprietary JBL loaded wedges, 4894 (sidefill)

Outboard Gear: dbx 162SL, 160X, 903; Klark-Teknik DN9340, DN9344, DN3600, DN514; BSS FDS-366; Lexicon 960L, PCM90; Yamaha SPX-900, SPX-990, Rev-5; TC Electronic TC 229

Microphones: Shure Beta 57A, KMS32, SM81, SM98, SM58, Beta 87, SM91; Beyer M88, U Series Wireless; BSS AR-133

Other Audio Crew: Todd Dupree (stage A2), Tim Reavis (LD)

• Read the full crew and equipment list here.
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