London rental company John Henry's Ltd. supplied a Midas Legend 3000 as a monitor board for Avril Lavigne's recent live session on Radio One. JHL also furnished a Legend 3000 for the Foo Fighters' appearance on the Later With Jools Holland show…Monitor engineer Vish Wadi reports that Colombian-born singer Shakira is using the Neumann/Sennheiser KK 105-S wireless mic on her world tour to promote her latest album, Laundry Service. “I like it, it sounds good. It's nice and breathy. It's a studio-quality microphone,” says Wadi of the hybrid…Ricky Skaggs returned to the Charleston Music Hall to record Ricky Skaggs Live at the Charleston Music Hall, due for release late in 2003. Skaggs, a lifelong Neumann fan, sings into a U47, as do the backing vocalists. The project also featured six Neumann KMS 105 microphones and an 8-channel True Precision mic pre.