Since Myth opened its doors at the end of 2005, the sound systems have proven themselves with seamless transitions between club nights and concert nights, and between music styles that have run the gamut from the Crystal Method to Billy Idol.
Once again mixed by front of house engineer Gary Bradshaw, the system uses left and right arrays of X-Line cabinets, each comprised of eight Xvls high-output cabinets and four Xvlt 5-degree trapezoidals for the lower section of the array.
Like many sound companies around North America, Upstage Right Productions (Cherry Hill, NJ) heard for themselves how useful the EV XLD281 very compact line array could be during the X-Line Very Compact demo tour of North America.
Over 65,000 concert-goers attended this year’s Popkomm festival in Berlin over September 14-16, during which more than 1,500 musicians from 23 different countries provided over 400 hours of live music in just under 30 different clubs and halls dotted about the city.
“This was a challenging event for us, from a logistical perspective,“ said DBS owner Harold Cummings, “so working with the Cobra system, which matches “plug in and play’ flexibility with line array precision and coverage, was a real problem solver.
The Austin City Limits Music Festival is one of the most anticipated events on the music calendar, so it was a relief for all involved in organizing the weekend when Hurricane Rita missed Texas’ musical epicenter.
The line-up featured a Who’s Who of South Florida Gospel talent, including Stellar Award winners The Miami Mass Choir featuring Pastor Mark Cooper, Kendall Hunter and The New Praise Crew, The Ingram Singers, Second Chapter, The Woods, Rev.
Wiggins Waterfront Park in Camden, New Jersey, was the setting for a summer-long outdoor concert series that included sold-out shows by perennial crowd pleasers the Yellowjackets, Average White Band and Maynard Ferguson.
One such event at which Horne Audio’s XLD boxes recently impressed their owner and the audience in equal measure was at the 13th annual Oregon Jamboree, where Peter Horne employed eight XLD 281 boxes - the full-range, dual-8“ element box in the X-Line Very Compact line - as front fills flown under the XLC main arrays.
With 11 Xvls and 3 Xvlt cabinets in each of the main left/right hangs, and 32 X-Line subs, the system was powered by EV’s remote-control DSP P3000RL amplifiers, running IRIS system management software.
On June 29, one of New York’s favorite outdoor parks was transformed into a concert hall with seating for ten thousand when The New York Pops, led by Skitch Henderson, performed a free outdoor concert of great American and international orchestral music in midtown’s Bryant Park on 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue at 8:00PM.
With attendance numbers and an equipment list that one might associate with a Rolling Stones tour rather than a country tour, Chesney and his crew really upped the ante on this outing, with shows at venues like Washington DC’s FedEx Field taking the tour up a notch in terms of single night attendance numbers, attracting over 70,000 fans.
On March 21st Milan’s Filaforum played host to a charity event featuring a galaxy of Italian rock, pop and classical stars, including Zucchero, Andrea Bocelli, Claudio Baglioni, Elisa, Antonello Venditti and Gigi D’Alessio.
One of the most powerful arguments for Apogee is the quality of its inventory, in which the brands Electro-Voice and Midas figure prominently
Seville, Spain (April 2005): Just a year ago, the Seville-based touring and events company Apogee S.
Monte Wise, EV/Midas/KT Director of Special Projects, worked closely with House of Blues and system designers/integrators db Sound in making the Hollywood House of Blues (and many others) sound so good.
Houston based LD Systems installed an extensive sound system at Reliant for the Rodeo, featuring 104 EV X-Line™ cabinets and 104 EV P3000RL™ remote controlled DSP power amplifiers to distribute clear, controlled audio to massive crowds of up to 72,000 people.
LD Systems Director of Production Services Robert Ausmus reported: “The principal reason for the system expansion was to add to LD’s touring capabilities, as well as serving existing customers for large-format events like the Houston Livestock Show Rodeo.