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Adlib Rides Shotgun with George Ezra

January 15, 2019 Making sure the sonic pace and quality every bit reflected the success and buzz that is surrounding UK singer/songwriter George Ezra, Adlib supplied L-Acoustics ‘racks-and-stacks’ for the most recent UK and European tour by the talented chart-topping young artist. Adlib worked alongside Stylus Productions, which supplied a DiGiCo SD12 at FOH and an SD10 for monitors, two SD Racks, a Shure IEM system, plus a variety of mics. Adlib had supplied a tour earlier in the year and Ezra’s production team – run by PM Jake Vernum – returned to the Liverpool based [...]

Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts Chooses L-Acoustics

January 2019 New Kara system, installed by Logic Systems, delivers maximum versatility, power and rider acceptability for the school’s 1,200-seat Lindenwood Theater Named for local businessman and philanthropist Jerry Scheidegger, the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts on the campus of St. Charles, Missouri’s Lindenwood University is a $32 million, state-of-the-art educational and performing arts complex. The 138,000-square-foot facility’s main theater, the 1,200-seat Lindenwood Theater, can be a challenging acoustical space, with its high interior and ceiling weight load restrictions. The school’s ambitious theatre program also adds its own specialized requirements. Thankfully, an L-Acoustics Kara sound [...]

L-Acoustics K1/K2 system has it covered at the Bird’s Nest

January 2019 Zhang Jie (张杰), also known as Jason Zhang, is a musical phenomenon in China. He started out on the My Show TV talent contest in 2004 and has since released 12 studio albums. His latest Future Live tour has filled stadiums across the nation, including a show at the Beijing National Stadium (Bird's Nest) for 80,000 fans, which sold out in just over two and a half minutes and set new records for a live streamed event via Tencent with over 100 million viewers. The Future Live show is a theatrical masterpiece, and as well winning praise for the human elements [...]

L-Acoustics K2 is a Perfect Fit for First Festningen Festival

January 2019 Even before Norway's inaugural Festningen festival began, event organisers Momentium, Trondheim Live and Sky Agency promised a 'magical experience' for all. Public reaction bore that out, and the event has now claimed the top spot as Central Norway's largest and most successful EDM, pop, hip hop, and urban music event, with Festningen 2019 already confirmed for next summer. The festival's venue was the impressive 17th century fortress, Kristiansten Festning, in Southeast Trondheim. However, nearby residential developments meant that local concern over noise pollution was one of the organiser's big challenges. A careful consultation process between [...]

L-Acoustics Reinforces Product Management and Application Touring Teams

January 2019 New hires Marcus Ross and Vic Wagner join USA & Canada Application, Touring, as Scott Sugden assumes Product Management role Providing robust, location-based application support to Certified Providers and end users has always been central to L-Acoustics’ ambition to serve international touring markets. Since 2010, in his role as Head of US Touring Support, Scott Sugden has contributed substantially to the success of L-Acoustics’ touring markets in North America. Sugden’s expertise and the deep relationships that he has forged throughout the industry over the years will constitute an asset as he assumes the position [...]

L-Acoustics K1 and K2 Rise Up on the Revolution 3 Tour

December 2018 Sound Image carries L-Acoustics’ flagship touring loudspeaker system on a triple-bill North American trek by Stone Temple Pilots, Bush, and The Cult In what was arguably the highlight of this year’s run of ’80s/’90s tours, alternative rockers Stone Temple Pilots, Bush, and The Cult joined forces and stormed North America for their six-week, 20-date Revolution 3 Tour. Escondido, California-based Sound Image served as the touring sound reinforcement provider for the triple-headliner trek of amphitheaters and arenas, and supplied a full L-Acoustics K1/K2 loudspeaker package at the specific request of the three bands’ FOH engineers. [...]

PepsiCo Theatre Pops for Refreshing New L-Acoustics PA

December 2018 Part of a nearly $1 million renovation at SUNY Purchase College’s Performing Arts Center, ARCS WiFo system brings clarity, intelligibility, and musicality to the PAC’s 713-seat venue, as well as versatility by integrating SB28 subs with the building’s Q-SYS network In its first major renovation since 1987, the PepsiCo Theatre at Purchase College, part of the State University of New York (SUNY), now has a precision L-Acoustics ARCS WiFo loudspeaker system integrated by Southington, Connecticut-based integrator North American Theatrix. Designed by set designer Ming Cho Lee, the mid-sized PepsiCo Theatre has a large stage [...]

L-Acoustics Synthesizes Evanescence and Lindsey Stirling

December 2018 LMG Touring provides K1/K2 system on co-headlining North American “Synthesis Live” tour Evanescence’s fourth and latest album, Synthesis, is a dramatic, orchestral-backed reworking of many of the band’s most beloved songs, plus a few new ones thrown in for good measure. To properly preserve the atmosphere of the recordings on a live tour supporting the release, the band performed its shows accompanied by orchestra members that were individually handpicked in each city and brought together by the tour’s conductor, Susie Seiter. Furthermore, fans of the group got a special treat on the most recent [...]

L-Acoustics Investment Generates Big Business for STS

December 2018 K2 system purchased by French rental company to capitalise on new opportunities French rental company STS has over 30 years of business under its belt. It works on around 200 shows a year, from festivals to theatre, has a good stock of sound and lighting equipment and a technical team that is trained for whatever challenges lie ahead. But it is not a company to rest on its laurels and adapting and updating is part of its DNA. It has been using L-Acoustics systems since its very beginnings and, seeing new opportunities on the [...]

L-Acoustics to Exhibit L-ISA and More at NAMM 2019

December 2018 NAMM has always been the place where the music world meets and has now also demonstrated its ongoing commitment to professional sound. L-Acoustics returned to the trade show as an exhibitor last year and is pleased to do so again in January 2019. The leading manufacturer of premium sound reinforcement solutions will be more than doubling its footprint this year at NAMM with a new demo space to showcase L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound, a trailblazing multidimensional sound technology. In addition, the L-Acoustics interactive showroom will be populated by the latest loudspeakers, processors, and software, [...]