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Waves FDBK-X Plug-In Review

By spladmin / May 9, 2017

Ok, yeah, this is a gear review. But we need to start with a bit of philosophy. It’s pretty well known that I came to the live sound world via being “the guy in the band who owns the PA.” I’ve done more gigs than I care to think about—both as the bandleader and as […]


Yamaha Pro Audio Celebrates 30 Years of Digital Mixers

By spladmin / January 17, 2017

@NAMM. At the 2017 NAMM Show, Yamaha is formally kickoff the 30th anniversary celebration of its pioneering work in digital mixers. In 1987, Yamaha unveiled the DMP7, a digital mixer featuring Channel Parametric EQ, 2 Internal Effect Processors, a Stereo Compressor, advanced scene memory that allowed instant recall of multiple mix setups and unique motorized […]


Audio Challenges At Blues Bender

By spladmin / November 6, 2015

The 2015 Big Blues Bender at the Plaza Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas recently wrapped up with much praise for the high level of production. Las Vegas based H.A.S. Productions provided staging, lighting, and an all VUE-based audio design for the 4-day, multi-stage event they have had as a client since the festival’s inception. […]


Martin Audio Demos Set For Nashville

By spladmin / October 20, 2015

Martin Audio is offering two presentation and demonstration sessions of its MLA Series in Nashville on November 19, 2015. These special two-hour sessions will take place at 10am and 4pm at SOUNDCHECK, Rehearsal Room B, 750 Cowan Street. They will include a detailed presentation on the technology, software and application of the MLA Series and […]


Tour 2 Series Bull Nose Style Mixer Case

By spladmin / September 2, 2015

Grundorf Corporation has announce a new addition to the company’s Tour 2 mixer case lineup: the Bull Nose Style Mixer Case. Designed to provide quick and easy access to the top and front of a mixer, the Bull Nose case is designed so both the top and front of the case are removable. As many […]


License and Registration, Please…

By spladmin / August 13, 2015

We are revisiting this because there is some new news about the future of the 600 mHz band and wireless mics and monitors. The following piece by Shure’s Mark Brunner–written about a year ago–hinted at what might come and it is now official.   This week, the FCC adopted rules for use by unlicensed devices […]


VUE Audiotechnik Delivers Dynamic Sound at BottleRock

By spladmin / August 3, 2015

The 2015 BottleRock Festival in Napa Valley featured over 70 acts including Robert Plant, Snoop Dogg, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Public Enemy, No Doubt and Imagine Dragons—performing on five different stages. Fans of acts performing on the Miner Family Winery Stage — which included Los Lobos, AER, Xavier Rudd, Napa Crossroads featuring David Pack, Grizfolk […]


Behind The Scenes @ The Voice

By spladmin / July 22, 2015

Held at the H3 Arena in Fornebu, The Voice Norway 2015 employed a state-of-the-art sound system from VUE Audiotechnik, designed and installed by avonlyd as. The vocal competition, produced by Nordisk Film TV and Kurder King Production AS, spanned a period of several months, starting earlier this year with blind audition rounds, then narrowing the […]


Behind The Sound At DC “Super Lounge”

By spladmin / July 22, 2015

Chef Richard Sandoval’s Toro Toro Pan-Latin Steakhouse in Washington, D.C., features high-end Central and South American cuisine upstairs. Descend the cage-enclosed stairs after 10 p.m., and you step directly onto the dance floor of a beautifully appointed, 5,000-square-foot, New York-style “super lounge” that features ultra-premium Latin spirits, and music by world-renowned DJs. A new, high-end […]

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