Kid Rock performing during the Red Sky Music Festival at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha on July 20, 2011
ESCONDIDO, California -- Following a three-month North American arena tour earlier this year, Kid Rock is now out on his second US sweep in support of his latest album, Born Free. Joined by Sheryl Crow for most of the dates, which run into September, Rock and his entourage are also touring with another stellar performer: L-ACOUSTICS' K1 stadium line source system.
FOH Engineer Steve Cross (left) and System Tech John Tompkins with the K1-KUDO system in the background
Half of the massive K1 main arrays at Ford Field in Detroit for Kid Rock's 40th birthday concert for 60,000 fans on January 15, 2011
"For me, the thing I most appreciate about K1 is that everything sounds extremely natural coming through it. If I put a vocal into a system and know that it sounds proper coming out of the console, I should expect it to sound natural coming out of the loudspeakers -- not aggressive or obviously amplified. A good mix is not determined by its volume or looking the right way on an RTA. It's about accurately sharing what's happening on stage and K1 does that very well. Even without the subs turned on, the mains reproduce such beautifully full-range, natural-sounding music. They're a pleasure to work on."
L-ACOUSTICS is a leading innovator and manufacturer of high-performance loudspeakers, amplifiers and signal processing devices for touring and installed sound markets. Known around the globe for pioneering and championing the modern line array loudspeaker concept with V-DOSC, the company has received numerous accolades for its K1, KUDO, KARA, KIVA, ARCS, XT coaxial loudspeaker systems and SB line of subwoofer enclosures, all powered and processed with the LA4 and LA8 amplified controllers in fulfillment of a "total system approach." L-ACOUSTICS products for the US market are distributed by L-ACOUSTICS US of Oxnard, California.
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