English trio Keane use Sennheiser EW300 G2 wireless personal monitoring system and an array of mics.
Keane toured the U.S. early in 2005 supporting This is the Last Time, using Sennheiser e935s on main and backing vocals, e604s and e614s on drums. “The whole setup works well and sounds great,” says FOH engineer Iain Slater…A 48-channel Midas Siena Number One console has been installed at The Sage Gateshead, a five-month-old new live music complex located in Northeast England. Head of technical operations Chris Durant purchased the board even before that model was in production. “One of the most useful features is the number of auxes available,” Durant explains, “and we're looking forward to the flexibility for in-ear stereo mixing.”…In Bucks County, PA, the Bucks County Playhouse, home to annual summer theater performances, purchased Sabine's Smart Spectrum wireless. Says theater owner/producer Ralph Miller, “The sound is excellent. There have been times we've had 24 body packs working simultaneously, and we still don't have a clipping or a drop-out problem.”…Performance data for several of Sound Physics Labs' (Glenview, IL) loudspeakers are now validated by an independent testing company, ETC Inc., an organization established by Syn-Aud-Con. Results are available at www.soundphysicslabs.com.