Month: February 2020

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MIDAS PRO 2 Training FOH Setup

The ground breaking Midas PRO2 features 64 simultaneous input channels with 8 award-winning MIDAS Microphone Preamplifi ers and 27 time-aligned and phase-coherent mix buses. Like all PRO Series consoles, the PRO2 features managed latency and 40 bit floating point processing precision. Designed for use in high-profile live sound applications, the PRO2 sets a new standard…
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How to convert any file to any format

By David NieldUpdated: February 13, 2020 Organize your work your way. A file’s format—the way that it’s saved and encoded—determines what you can do with it and which programs will open it. (You can check its format by looking at the file name’s extension.) Think of each format like a different language, with some only understood by…
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Mixing Evolution: Key Steps In The Journey To The Digital

Console Platform February 18, 2020 Andy Coules Andy Coules Considering the current capabilities of digital consoles, how we got here, and what the future of mixing may hold.  Recently I was asked to mix a live show on a console that could only be controlled via a tablet, and I found myself arguing quite strongly…
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“It was 20 Years Ago Today…”

Terry Lowe • February 2020Publishers Note • February 9, 2020 With PLSN’s 20-year milestone in mind, NAMM invited Lowe to participate in the association’s Oral History program and share his reminiscences and perspective on the businesses of music and publishing. Well, it might not be exactly today, but February of 2000 saw the first issue…
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Top Tours of 2019: Vendors, Crew and Gear

PLSN Staff • News • December 30, 2019 Ed Sheeran 2019 tour image by Ralph Larmann for Meyer Sound LAS VEGAS – PLSN is once again assembling its annual Showtime feature listing vendors, crew and gear for the top tours of 2019, as ranked by Billboard’s end-of-year charts, for the January 2020 issues of PLSN and FRONT of HOUSE magazines. Here’s…
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A Lil Nostalgia….. 47 Years Of Flaming Guitars, Levitating Drums & Pyro: KISS Touring Nears The End

Friday, 2/14/2020 By: Deborah Speer A couple of restless kids from Queens, N.Y., realized they weren’t getting what they wanted from the bands they were seeing in concert and instead created their own in 1972. The band, Wicked Lester, even got a look from Epic Records, which signed the group but shelved its album debut. …
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Job -Seasonal Company Manager Public Programming

Lincoln Center New York Compensation: $192,290.00 – $192,290.00 /year * Employment Type: Full-Time Industry: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations OVERVIEW Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA), one of Lincoln Centers eleven resident organizations, serves a unique role on the Lincoln Center campus, serving as the landlord of the sprawling 16-acre complex, overseeing day-to-day operations, security, and maintenance.…
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Nominations Now Open For Pollstar’s ‘Women Of Live,” Celebrating Women Transforming Live Music Biz

By: Pollstar Staff Pollstar today announced its inaugural Women of Live franchise, honoring women who are transforming the concert business in meaningful ways. We will celebrate 25 honorees, with one executive named Woman Of The Year. While the music industry is still grappling with issues of equality and diversity, women are rising to positions of leadership and having…
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THE IMPORTANCE OF EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS

COMPLETE CREWING One of my favorite things to do in an interview is to ask candidates to describe a time that they exceeded the expectations of a client or co-worker.  No matter what role they play in the labor and production services, their answer always gives great insight into how they view their roles in…
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Ladysmith Black Mambazo Founder Joseph Shabalala Dies At 78

11:36 AM, Tuesday, 2/11/2020 By: Associated Press AP Photo/Joseph Kaczmarek, FileJoseph ShabalalaIn this Sunday Jan. 20, 2008 file photo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo founding member Joseph Shabalala gestures to the audience during the groupThe founder of the South African multi-Grammy-Award-winning music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala, has died at age 78, the group and the…
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