Bon Iver’s fourth and most recent studio album, i,i, showed up on numerous music critics’ “best of” lists at the end of 2019, widely praised for its mélange of acoustic instrumentation, otherworldly electronic and experimental elements, and, of course, front man Justin Vernon’s inimitable voice. To be expected, Bon Iver supported the release with a tour of arenas in select North American cities, with Red Hook, New York-based Firehouse Productions supplying an L-Acoustics K2 and Kara PA for the trek. But the second and latest leg of the tour was even more special—and spatial—thanks to Firehouse’s deployment of L-ISA Hyperreal Sound technology.
Avolites will be announcing its full range of Q-Series media servers, designed to meet all of your pixel processing needs for every performance and project, along with its new Ai v12.1 release offering Pioneer PRO DJ LINK Bridge integration software. The full lineup of media servers includes the Q3, Q3pro, Q4 and Qgen, giving you the complete solution to power every performance.
Group One Limited, the Long Island-based US distributor for numerous professional audio and lighting manufacturers, announces that it has appointed Brandon Tsaptsinos to serve as the national sales manager for elektraLite. The announcement comes from Group One President Bryan Bradley, to whom he reports.
L-Acoustics is closely following the developments of the COVID-19 pandemic relayed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Center for Disease Control (CDC). As our industry faces an unprecedented challenge, we understand that preventing the spread of COVID-19 to populations at risk must be a global priority. In response, we have implemented the action plan below in accordance with local health and safety recommendations with the following goals:
The singular, award-winning Blue Man Group has taken to the road, and is taking immersive sound along with it for the first time. The group’s current North American Tour officially opened this past September at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles, after developing the production at Fayetteville, Arkansas’ Walton Arts Center. The Pantages show marked the first of more than 50 cities across the continent that will ultimately welcome the tour in its first season.
Cardi B has been going from strength to strength since her debut onto the scene, and last summer she took her eclectic show across the globe, including stints in Nigeria and Ghana. Behind the production was a team of experienced video operators using Avolites Ai to control the show.
L-Acoustics is proud to announce that it has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies (MIC) for 2020. The list identifies the businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture, showcasing a variety of ways to thrive in today’s fast-changing world. This year’s MIC list features 434 businesses from 39 countries.
SoundGirls and L-Acoustics are proud to announce three grants in support of SoundGirls’ mission to empower women in audio engineering. The grants provide access to the full range of L-Acoustics training courses.
From its humble, garage-based beginnings in 1992 as a mobile DJ service, Technotrix Inc. has grown over the decades into one of Chicago’s premier event services providers, supplying audio, lighting and staging systems for everything from relatively modest productions to arena-sized concerts, large festivals and major corporate events. Technotrix has now taken another giant leap forward by becoming an L-Acoustics Certified Provider for the rental market (CPr) and expanding its equipment inventory with its first L-Acoustics purchase, a “K Standard” Kara package.
Every week for the past seven years, Jimmy Fallon steps onstage in Studio 6B at Rockefeller Center in midtown Manhattan and leads a viewing audience of over 2.4 million through an hour of comedy, talk, and music, always opening and closing the show with “Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey,” the show’s jazzy/funky theme song, composed and performed by The Roots, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’s acclaimed Grammy Award-winning house band. Great comedy, great talk, great music, and thanks to the show’s three DiGiCo SD7 consoles paired with five SD-Racks, great sound, too.