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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 […]


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 […]


“Remember What Your Job Is” An Afternoon with Laurie Quigley

By Bill Evans / June 15, 2015

This time the Rev. was “piggybacking.” Linda had a gig shooting the Lenny Kravitz crew for DiGiCo and Laurie Quigley had consented to give us a few minutes for some SPl video at the same time. But what should have been an easy morning was complicated by a last-minute club gig the night before. Which […]


ON IEC Lock For 20¢

By Jim Roese / June 15, 2015

Maybe this Featured Video slot should just be renamed the Jim Roese Video slot. He’s in it all the freakin’ time. And it’s because he consistently comes up with great solutions. This time out he eschews high tech in favor of Home Depot.  Check it out…  


The Fallacy of (Just) Drinking Water

By Antonio Luna / May 21, 2015

BY ANTONIO LUNA The summer festival season is just around the corner and the local sound company is starting to feel the uptick in gigs.  You are out deploying sound systems for ACME Audio at a music festival.  You have three rigs to jam into 3 different tents.  The forecast is for sun, temp of […]


Live Sound 101: Mic Placement

By Jamie Rio / May 7, 2015

Ten years before I got into mixing worship sound and installing church audio systems, I worked as a recording engineer. Now I have been working in the house of worship sound biz for twenty years so, if you do the math that would put me back in 1985 when I was freelancing as an engineer. […]

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