At this year’s Big Chill (UK) music festival, visiting engineer Jim Carmichael (mixing New Young Pony’s Club) manned a DiGiCo board. Dobson Sound Productions supplied the gear.
Aired live in surround sound, the 2007 Country Music Awards saw microphones supplied by Audio-Technica and Shure. The audio team comprised audio producer Tom Davis, audio coordinator Michael Abbott, production mixer Michael Davis, front-of-house engineers Patrick Baltzell and Rick Shimer; sound system provided by ATK/Audiotek (backline gear and wireless guitar systems by Soundcheck Nashville), and XM Productions/Effanel Music (remote recording) with mixers John Harris and Jay Vicari…A new Soundcraft Vi6 has been installed at The Barns at Wolf Trap for the winter concert season. The audio system at the 382-seat indoor venue was revamped in 2005 with a JBL VerTec line array system, Crown amplifiers, BSS Audio Omnidrive processing and AKG microphones…At the SoCo Music Experience (Madison, WI), Technotrix provided full production and lighting, bringing in Martin Audio speakers, Yamaha consoles and XTA processing…FOH engineer Eddie Mapp is relying on a PreSonus DigiMax FS for surround sound mics on the current Evanescence tour.