Top 10 Live Sound Picks from AES
AES isn't just a recording show. This year's convention was packed with goodies for the live engineer. Here's my Top 10 fave picks. Allen...
Several years ago, the introduction of digital television, along with the auction of bandwidth to digital cellular services, heralded major changes in the American...
Celine Dion at Caesars
Many live sound mixers are in a position to specify a preferred live console (as long as the production manager approves the budget, of...
In support of her first album on Epic Records, Scarlet's Walk, Tori Amos completed a whirlwind tour of North America, playing 31 shows in...
NOT JUST FOR RECORDING!
Yamaha's DM2000 has created quite a buzz within the recording community, but what about its live sound capabilities? To check it out first-hand, I...
Shure ULX Wireless System
Long before Shure entered the wireless market, concert engineers specified cordless mics with SM58 or SM87 capsules. Since introducing its own UHF system
Field Test: AKG Acoustics C 900
Introduced last winter, AKG's newest Emotion performance microphone is the C 900 condenser vocal mic. It closely resembles the handheld dynamic mics in
REACH THE Summit!
From April 25-27, 2002, NSCA Expo 2002 swung into Denver, providing the best tradeshow opportunity for live sound vendors to kick the tires and...
The Eventide Eclipse is the company's first single-rackspace effects processor, a must-have for those who need to fit Harmonizer processing into a crowded
Field Test: Bag End TA-6000
Bag End has earned its reputation as a manufacturer of compact loudspeaker enclosures featuring accurate sound reproduction. The company offers a wide
Field Test: Midas XL-42
Over its 30-year history, Midas has produced several live sound consoles, and many of the world's top sound engineers swear by the sonic excellence...
Touring In 2002
Everyone remembers where they were on September 11. I happened to be in Denver for a k.d. lang show and, once the show was...
BSS introduced the DSP-based Omnidrive Loudspeaker Management System in 1994, and has since developed a comprehensive family of Omnidrive products, all
TOP 10 LIVE SOUND PICKS
Wireworks' (www.wireworks.com) K2500 Portable Handheld Printer ($299 list) can print on yellow or white heat-shrink in five diameters. It can also print
InnovaSon Sensory Compact Live
So far, there has been some resistance to digital consoles in live sound, especially at the monitor mix position. However, after using an all-digital
Tony! Tony! Tony!
Oh, delicious irony. The Producers, Broadway's biggest hit in years, is the stage version of a 1968 cult film about a pair of sleazebags...
Firehouse Productions 6500
Known for its custom stage monitors, Bryan Olson's New York sound hire company, Firehouse Productions, quietly introduced their Firehouse 6500 two-way
A BEAUTIFUL NIGHT WITH ROCK'S REIGNING SUPERSTARS After picking up three Grammys (Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Rock Performance)...
Field Test: Shure PSM400
After the first week of rehearsal for last year's k.d. lang tour, the background singers decided that they would be better off with in-ear...