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BY CHRIS MICHIE

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You Call That Music?

By the end of the 1970s, Frank Zappa had released 28 original albums (including seven two-LP releases), either by the Mothers of Invention or...

Live Sound

Hiroshima

Founded in the late 1970s by saxophonist Dan Kuramoto, Hiroshima has had a long and successful career, and the band's 11 albums have sold...

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Mixing With the Best

A few years ago, an objective observer might have predicted the end of the large-format live mixing console. Harrison/Showco and Yamaha had both introduced

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Norah Jones

The extraordinary success of Norah Jones' Come Away With Me, her first full-length album for Blue Note, has taken many people by surprise, not...

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MARY J. BLIGE

Out on a world tour since January, Mary J. Blige brought her No More Drama show to the Chronicle Pavilion (Concord, Calif.) in late...

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STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY

As the accompanying article stresses, any installation plan that includes speaker cabinets suspended above an audience area should be reviewed by a qualified

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Neil Diamond

Digital audio has made steady, if not entirely trouble-free progress in the recording world, and even devout analog believers now accept that their work

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ROXY MUSIC

Reunited after an 18-year hiatus, Roxy Music embarked on a 50-date, 12-country world tour in June. Mix caught the show at the Chronicle Pavilion,...

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Wireless COMES OF AGE

In the '80s, sound designers for Broadway musicals were among the first to use large numbers of wireless microphone systems in live performance. Today,

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Sugar Ray

With two multi-Platinum albums and a Gold-certified single behind them, Sugar Ray have enough of a following to sell out most of the venues...

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