VIENNA, Austria - HARMAN's AKG, in conjunction with UK distributor Sound Technology Ltd., has partnered with Cato Music, a leading tour production specialist, to showcase AKG's range of high-end live sound microphones to artists and live sound professionals at its London facilities.
Based in Wandsworth, South West London, Cato Music is an all-encompassing tour production company, supplying rehearsal and production space, as well as backline hire, bussing, storage and now, demonstration facilities for artists and producers. With demo rooms in the newly acquired Cato Mansions adjacent to its existing rehearsal facilities, bands, artists and professional live sound engineers are able to easily demo the latest AKG professional microphones and wireless systems.
Included in the demonstration rooms are AKG's DMS700 v2 digital wireless system, WMS4500 analogue wireless and new IVM4500 wireless in-ear monitoring system. A vast range of stage microphones from D5 and D7 vocal mics to drum mics and the latest C 414s are also on permanent display.
"Partnering with professional artists is crucial for our continuous growth in the pro audio business and with Cato's client base and pristine facilities, we are excited to have a new opportunity to showcase AKG's products," stated Walter Ruehrig, AKG Artist & Key Customer Relations.
The Cato facility is now open and visits can be coordinated through Cato's Laura Plenderleith at [email protected]
HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets - supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG(r), Harman Kardon(r), Infinity(r), JBL(r), Lexicon(r) and Mark Levinson(r). The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 13,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported net sales of $4.3 billion for the twelve months ended March 31, 2012.