Live Sound Assets

May 1, 2006, By Keith Clark

First, the good news: Worldwide ticket sales for concerts and special events reached $3.1 billion in 2005, an increase of about 11 percent from 2004 (courtesy...

Local Crew: New World Audio

May 1, 2006, By Sarah Benzuly

Sonny Maupin's dream of making it as a rock 'n' roll star in the late 1980s was about to come true: Having toured with major acts and gigging around Las...

Come for the Concert, Stay for the CD

May 1, 2006

Audio production company Floating Earth has hopped onto the record the show, sell the CD that night bandwagon. The company used its new Sound-to-Go service...

FixIt

Apr 1, 2006

Dave Farber is the owner of Farber Sound, the Minneapolis-area touring sound and installation contractor that provides the sound system for The Blenders'...

Local Crew: Pearl Productions

Apr 1, 2006, By Sarah Benzuly

It takes an audio engineer to know what an audio engineer needs whether that mixer is on a first-call tour, a small-town festival, a local sporting event,...

FixIt: Daniel Nygaard

Mar 1, 2006

Front-of-house engineer Daniel Nygaard is currently on the road with The Perishers, who fill the opening slots for the current Sarah McLachlan, Tracy...

When iPods Take the Stage

Mar 1, 2006

Chicago-based rock band Midstates recently an Apple iPod (with video capability) as the group's sixth member while on tour with Wheatus during the holidays....

Hybrid Monitor Mixing

Mar 1, 2006, By Mark Frink

Monitor engineers have a tricky task at hand. It's hard enough to please everyone onstage, and as stage monitoring continues to evolve, the majority of...

FixIt: Brian Bavido

Feb 1, 2006

Brian Bavido Monitor engineer Brian Bavido has been out with Dashboard Confessional, Art Garfunkel, Lisa Loeb, Richard Marx and 100 other bands that you've...

News

Feb 1, 2006

Oklahoma City based Miller Pro Audio has purchased five Soundcraft GB4 consoles, which are being used on the company's smaller productions and for rental...

Recent Install

Feb 1, 2006

The Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts (Melbourne, Fla.; www.kingcenter.com) has reopened following major renovations totaling $1.3 million...

Tritech Light and Sound

Feb 1, 2006, By Sarah Benzuly

New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco in each of these major cities, you would expect to find at least a few dozen sound reinforcement companies...

The Incredible Shrinking Rig

Feb 1, 2006, By Sarah Benzuly

ENGINEERS ARE CREATURES OF HABIT. They like to use certain consoles, certain effects, certain mics, certain techniques. Now throw in the urgency inherent...

FixIt: Thomas McNabb

Jan 1, 2006

Thomas McNabb, FOH for Mae, is a one-man engineering show for this tour, as there is no monitor engineer. (The band handles monitoring duties.) Mae is...

A Night at the Opera

Jan 1, 2006, By Nick Russell

There's probably no indoor theater this big in the world hosting live opera, says Allan Naplan, referring to the 12,000-plus crowd gathered for the fourth...

Yamaha PM5D Digital Console

Jan 1, 2006, By Mark Frink

With more than 1,000 units sold, thousands of engineers have used the Yamaha PM5D. This year's TEC Award winning digital live console a cross between...

Local Crew: Production Logic

Jan 1, 2006, By Tom Kenny

Editor's Note: Most sound reinforcement press focuses on big rock 'n' roll tours, massive stadium installations and the handful of companies that tackle...

Club Profile: Vanguard

Dec 1, 2005, By Sarah Benzuly

In today's slimmed-down, budget-conscious world, SR companies are looking for new ways to increase their profits. Regional companies are booking summer...

Meyer Sound Acquires LCS

Dec 1, 2005, Compiled by Sarah Benzuly

On November 1, Meyer Sound announced that it has acquired LCS, which manufactures VRAS, CueConsole, CueStation, Matrix3, SpaceMap and WildTracks. The...

FixIt

Dec 1, 2005

U2's monitor engineer, Dave Skaff (Alicia Keys, Shania Twain), recently picked up a Digidesign VENUE digital board for the band's current tour; when Mix...

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