Live Sound

Load In: Sound Reinforcement News, May 2009

Read Mix News For the Concert Touring Professional In the May 2009 Issue of Mix 5/01/2009 8:00 AM Eastern

Lil’ Wayne’s 2009 I AM MUSIC tour’s production manager, Maceo Price, chose a number of CAD mics for the drum kit, saying, “The drums are monstrous. It’s toms and snares all day, and the snare cuts glass. You get a lot of pressure out of them without the mics cracking up.”

On Tina Turner's current world tour, sound engineer Dave Natale deployed AKG C 214 mics and a WMS 4500 wireless system…Co-sound designer Eric Stahlhammer selected a Soundcraft Vi6 digital board for the play “Peter and the Starcatchers” at La Jolla Playhouse (La Jolla, CA)…All five models in JBL's Control 40 Series of in-ceiling loudspeakers have received a UL listing under UL1480 and UL2043…The Lexington Opera House (Lexington, KY) got an audio facelift, which included a new L-Acoustics KUDO line source array system spec'd by the opera house's technical coordination team: Andrew Gilchrest, Michael Lavin and Chris Musinski.