DiGiCo Digital Mixing Consoles
December 2008
Farmingdale , New York (January 2009) — Group One Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Larson as its National Sales Manager for Professional Audio Products. In his new position, Larson will oversee the U.S. sales efforts of Group One’s roster of audio products, which include DiGiCo, MC2, and XTA. Larson is a pro audio veteran, whose previous...
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December 2008
DiGiCo Flagship console replaces maxed-out digital console used in tour rehearsals. As rehearsals commenced in southern California for Rihanna’s fall concert dates - including a handful of arena shows in New Zealand, Australia and Manila - it became apparent after the first day that the console specified would not adequately handle the burgeoning monitor needs...
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December 2008
It’s undeniable the hold that Madonna has had on pop music - and pop culture - since her entrance in the early ‘80s. In the decades since the release of her eponymous debut recording, she’s graced the top of the pop charts on numerous occasions winning her the distinction as one of the most successful female rock artists of the 20 th century. Having...
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December 2008
Two DiGiCo SD7 consoles played a key role at a unique event recently staged in Verona’s famous Arena. Although renowned for summer seasons that attract opera fans from all over the world, the ancient Roman walls hosted a run of seven concertsby raunchy Italian rocker Luciano Ligabue, his band and a full symphony orchestra. The consoles, two of the four delivered...
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December 2008
Outside of Paris, it is unusual to find a club-style live music venue in France. Moods, however, is one such place. It boasts an intimate atmosphere that lends itself very nicely to the task and an audio system, including a DiGiCo D1 Live and XTA DP448 digital signal processing, that is second to none. Located in the exclusive surroundings of Monte Carlo –...
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December 2008
Five dealers have been appointed by DiGiCo to handle sales for its new entry level SD8 digital mixing console: Autograph Sales in London, Hawthorns in the Midlands, Stage Electrics in the South West, Wigwam in the North of England and Ireland’s Rea Sound. “Being a lower cost, higher volume product with a slightly different market emphasis to DiGiCo’s...
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November 2008
Lucinda Williams puts her poetry to pavement, traversing via “Car Wheels On A Gravel Road” in her travels “West”. On her ninth studio album, “Little Honey”, ‘ America’s Best Songwriter’ (crowned as such by TIME magazine in ’92) brings her critically lauded songs and show to fans across the states. The tour’s...
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November 2008
For 25 years, Manchester’s School of Sound Recording (SSR) has delivered technical training and education for the music and A/V industries. It has a comprehensive set of courses on offer, the shortest being only an hour, the longest a three year BSc in Sound Engineering. The school has a number of the industry’s leading companies playing an active role...
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November 2008
One week in October saw UK digital mixing console manufacturer DiGiCo receive two awards for its new entry-level SD8 – Best Sound Product of the Year at the LDI Show in Las Vegas and Most Innovative Product in the Live Industry at SIEL, SATIS and Le RADIO, held in the French capital of Paris. In Paris, RIk Hoerée and Laurent Laignel of DiGiCo’s...
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November 2008
Indefatigable Indie Rock & Rollers Bring Musical Message To Rabid Fans With Help Of Road-Ready Engineer & Innovative Digital Console Widespread Panic exemplifies the ultimate independent musical success story. Not only has the indefatigable artists traversed the globe numerous times in their 20-year tenure, they’ve been anointed into the Georgia Music...
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November 2008
UK-based digital mixing console manufacturer, DiGiCo, has launched a dedicated Spanish version of its website, a feature it has introduced as the result of its continual monitoring of customer feedback that identifies needs and demands for both products and resources. The site mirrors the English version, giving DiGiCo’s Spanish speaking customers instant...
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October 2008
Less than a month after its acclaimed launch at PLASA 08, DiGiCo’s new SD8 console is already out on the road, bringing a new level of quality and sophistication to audio systems in the UK’s medium-sized theatre venues. An SD8 is being used to mix monitors for Art Garfunkel and his band, currently in the midst of a 12 date European trek. Playing to venues...
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October 2008
To celebrate the 17 th anniversary of the country’s independence, the Ukraine organised a major event in the capital city of Kyiv (Kiev). Ukrainian rental company Sendi saw this as the perfect opportunity to demonstrate the powers of the company’s newly-purchased DiGiCo D5 console. Taking place in Independence Square (the focus of the country’s...
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October 2008
UK-based digital mixing console manufacturer DiGiCo has taken the decision to move its Greek distribution channel to newly established company DN’A Systems, which is set to focus its attention heavily on the digital sector of the Greek pro audio market. “DiGiCo is the top digital console, so this appointment is very important for us,” explains DN’A’s...
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October 2008
Janet Jackson, the iconic pop force of nature, has nothing new to promote on her current ‘Rock Witchu’ tour… nothing that is, except a brimming body of work spanning her 25-year, musical- and genre-bending career. Jackson’s show features over 3-dozen songs showcased throughout the course of the 2-1/2 hour evening—replete with singers,...
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October 2008
These days, archiving nightly shows on tour is standard fare, with many A-list bands spending upwards of $50,000 at the drop of a hat to build a touring recording rig. But as Jim Ebdon found on the current world tour with Maroon 5, he was able to turn his DiGiCo D5 and Apple® Mac PowerBook into a powerful and flexible mobile workstation with RME’s HDSPe...
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October 2008
From its humble beginnings in 1871, The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey ® Circus has evolved into more than merely a three-ring circus. The contemporary circus of 2008 (under the direction of Feld Entertainment since 1967) has retained many of the traditional elements that have made it a family favorite for over 138 years—unusual animal performances,...
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September 2008
The 37th Ryder Cup competition, described by some as the ‘Super Bowl’ of golf, was big news in the world of international sports recently—both from a topical standpoint as well as from a technical one. Not only did the U.S. reclaim the title this past September for the first time since 1999, but also the event’s namesake, Samuel Ryder (who...
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September 2008
Named in honour of the late Tony Gottelier, PLASA08’s Gottelier Award was presented to digital mixing console manufacturer DiGiCo’s Technical Director, John Stadius. Stadius’s association with the company spans three decades. In 1978 he joined Soundtracs plc, the company which DiGiCo purchased in 2002, initially designing disco consoles, mixers,...
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September 2008
Italian rental company, Agorà, has recently taken delivery of no less than four DiGiCo SD7 digital mixing consoles, the biggest single delivery to date. Based in L’Aquila in central Italy, Agorà’s high profile client list, which encompasses the majority of the country’s top tours, means that its inventory of consoles - which was already...
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September 2008
For nearly four decades, the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts has provided the Washington, DC, metropolitan area with a magical outdoor venue for world-class performances of every genre. Operated in partnership with the National Park Service, from late May to early September, the 7,000-seat Filene Center hosts over 90 performances annually—ranging...
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August 2008
Returning to the Royal Albert Hall at the beginning of the year for another successful run, Raymond Gubbay’s production of Tosca included a sound design that once again benefited from the experienced ear of Bobby Aitken and a DiGiCo D5T. Aitken was one of the first proponents of the D5T and has been using it in his designs since it first came onto the market,...
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August 2008
The Big Chill is a different sort of festival, just ask any of the thousands of people that spend a weekend in August come rain or shine - but normally shine, some would have you believe – in the beautiful grounds of Eastnor Castle Deer Park in the Malvern Hills of Herefordshire. This is a home it has claimed since 2002 and one that its audio provider, Dobson...
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August 2008
When hundreds of thousands of patriotic Parisians gather at the Champ de Mars to celebrate Bastille Day with an enormous free concert, it’s fair to say that the engineer in charge has high expectations to meet. But when that engineer is EML’s Patrick Demoustier, and he’s using a DiGiCo SD7 console at front of house, no one suffers from last minute...
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August 2008
Singer/songwriter/pop culture icon and five-time Grammy winner, Donna Summer, is back with Crayons, her first full-length studio release in 17 years. Best known for maintaining a string of hits throughout the ‘70s and ‘80s—including “Bad Girl”, “Hot Stuff”, and “She Works Hard For The Money” Summer holds the record...
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August 2008
When six legends of the music industry came together to play a show at London’s Royal Albert Hall in May, it was only right that the console used to mix the show would have equally legendary status. And so it was that Italian singer/songwriter Zucchero and five-piece band The Producers had a DiGiCo D5 console at front of house. Zucchero was in the midst of...
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August 2008
When Tom Hackley, a final year student at the University of London’s Central School of Speech and Drama (CSSD), was tasked with designing the sound for a production of the musical Company, he was also given the opportunity to get hands-on experience of a new piece of equipment on the production. Mindful of his imminent transition into a full-time freelance...
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August 2008
Hamburg-based quintet, Texas Lightning, recently took their fusion of country and pop, that they describe as hip and old fashioned at the same time, on tour around Germany, performing hits from country legends including Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Bill Monroe and Tex Williams alongside favourites from ABBA, the Beatles, Madonna and Prince. Front of House engineer Roger...
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August 2008
The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (aka RMIT University) in Australia is one of the country’s leading educational institutions. It offers a vast range of technical courses and has a reputation that is global in its reach. One course that elicits an extremely high demand for entrants is the Music Industry course. The University aims to offer its students...
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August 2008
The May 2008 screening of the Tolkien movie classic, “ The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring” at the acclaimed Washington, D.C. area venue, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, marked the debut of the major theatrical show produced by Columbia Artists Music (in partnership with composer Howard Shore and New Line Cinema). The production,...
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August 2008
VH1 and a host of artists and actors paid tribute to iconic rockers, The Who, at the “VH1 Rock Honors” at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion on July 12 th. ”. The show, which taped live for re-broadcast later on the entertainment channel, featured explosive ‘homage’ sets by Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters and humorous send-ups by Adam Sandler...
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August 2008
R&B stalwarts, Earth Wind & Fire, are without a doubt one of the hardest working bands in show business. The multiple Grammy Awarded, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers came together in the suburbs of Chicago in the 70s, and have persevered and flourished in a career that has spanned over 35 years. These days, the band still performs consistently throughout the...
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August 2008
Dave Bracey was one of the first engineers to appreciate the benefits of DiGiCo consoles, having put the D5 through its paces on tour with Robbie Williams back in 2003 and continuing to use it with a variety of acts since, and is as well versed with DiGiCo’s D Series as just about anyone could be. There is then, no better person to be one of the first engineers...
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August 2008
Since 1980, Ohio-based Eighth Day Sound has been at the cutting edge of the global sound reinforcement business with a star-studded client roster of the concert touring industry. Being one of the industry’s leading advocates of digital technology, it is no great surprise that Eighth Day is the first US company to invest in DiGiCo’s new SD7 console. To...
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July 2008
The World Equestrian Festival, CHIO Aachen is hosted over two weekends at the beginning of July each year and attracts the international equestrian elite, who compete in show-jumping, dressage and driving competitions at the show grounds of the Aachen-Laurensberger Rennverein (ALRV) in Germany. German rental company Sirius - one of the first companies to invest in...
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July 2008
Following a highly successful UK arena tour in November 2007, Foo Fighters returned to headline two sold-out shows at London’s Wembley Stadium in June 2008. But in some ways these shows marked the end of an era as, the next time the band visits the UK, front of house engineer Bryan Worthen will have swapped his long-serving pair of DiGiCo D5 consoles for a...
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July 2008
Having completed a management buyout, swiftly followed by the production of one of the most advanced digital mixing consoles to date - the SD7 - one may think that UK digital mixing console manufacturer, DiGiCo, would be quite happy to sit back and reflect upon its recent achievements. However, not a company prone to complacency, it is consolidating its success and...
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July 2008
Classic British heavy metal icons Judas Priest have just embarked on an extensive world tour to promote their latest album, a concept work based on the life of the famous French apothecary and reputed seer - Nostradamus. And with a DiGiCo D5 console mixing the sound, fans are assured that the intricacies of the band’s songs - both new and old - are being reproduced...
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July 2008
In September 2006, Peterborough Community Church opened a brand new, 80,000 ft 2 building in the Cambridgeshire city it is named after. With a technical specification that would be the envy of many large theatres and live music venues, the inclusion of DiGiCo D5 and D1 consoles demonstrated that the church was wholly committed to the future. 20 months on, the building...
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July 2008
With 6,137 performances on its original 1975-1990 Broadway run, A Chorus Line is one of the most successful musicals in American history. The 2006-2008 Broadway revival has been another major success and, with a DiGiCo D5T console at front of house, the show sounds just as good as it looks. The D5T was supplied by New York-based Autograph A2D to PRG Audio, who leased...
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July 2008
For the first time in 17 years, mega popstar George Michael heads to North America, bringing the smash “25 LIVE” tour to arenas this summer. In promotion of his latest Twenty Five recording, the North American segment is the third leg of Michael’s worldwide tour, the first two having covered 12 European countries in 80 shows for an estimated 1.3...
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June 2008
DiGiCo UK has been selected to provide several DS-00 digital consoles to NBC during the network’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics from Beijing, China, beginning August 8, 2008. The announcement was made today by Dave Mazza, Senior Vice President Engineering, NBC Olympics and James Gordon, DiGiCo Managing Director . The DiGiCo consoles will support NBC’s...
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June 2008
Under the direction of long-time monitor engineer Clay Hutson (Indigo Girls, Garbage, Gwen Stefani, Kelly Clarkson, Marilyn Manson, Velvet Revolver, P!NK, Prince, Alice In Chains), the DiGiCo D5 has facilitated critical monitoring roles on current and forthcoming tours with Prince and New Kids On The Block respectively. Hutson, switched over to the digital platform...
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June 2008
Sun City Super Bowl played host to the 14 th Annual MTN South African Music Awards (SAMA), an eagerly anticipated showcase for the country’s musical talent, an undoubted highlight of its calendar. Local rental company Sound Stylists provided the event’s audio requirements, with its recently purchased DiGiCo D5 Live console chosen as the ideal Front of...
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June 2008
21 albums in 21 days? Performed in order, on consecutive days and each and every track played (that is around 250 tracks)? What sort of weird and wacky, heart attack inducing concept is that? But, for those who remember brothers Ron and Russell Mael’s - aka Sparks – quirky and original style from their formation in the 1970s, maybe it doesn’t come...
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June 2008
Welsh audio company Stage Sound Services has a bit of history with DiGiCo mixing consoles. The company first invested in a D1 three years ago and, in the intervening years, has continually built on its inventory. “We purchased the D1 after assessing the different options available,” says Stage Sound Services’ owner Phil Hurley. “It came out...
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June 2008
One of the first companies to invest in the DiGiCo D5 Live, Holland’s Ampco Pro Rent has wasted no time in getting hold of the latest product to come bolting out of the DiGiCo stable - the SD7. With an extremely diverse rosta of clients on its book, Ampco is careful to make sure that its hire stock is not only up to date, but provides as much of a future proof...
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June 2008
When it was officially launched at the ProLight+Sound expo in March this year, the DiGiCo SD7 console had everyone talking and, always at the forefront of adopting new technology, rental and tour production company Major Tom was one of the first to invest in DiGiCo’s latest generation of mixing desk. When asked why the innovative SD7 was added to its inventory,...
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June 2008
Atlantic audio is pleased to announce that LiveAudio event technic GmbH has purchased two DiGiCo SD7 digital mixing consoles to expand its sound and lighting equipment inventory. This means that owner Georg Hentschel can continue his policy of offering his customers only the most innovative technology on the market. Georg “Schorse” Hentschel explains...
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June 2008
The remarkable success of DiGiCo’s SD7 is continuing, unabated. It is fast becoming globally recognised as the ultimate digital mixing console, gaining a foothold in another new territory - Spain. DiGiCo’s Spanish distributor, Meyer Sound España has already achieved huge success with the DiGiCo Series and has recently supplied an SD7 to Madrid-based...
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June 2008
Capital Sound Hire is one of the latest companies to invest in DiGiCo’s new SD7 mixing console. The desk will first be used on the Kylie Minogue European Arena tour, which starts in May and celebrates 20 years in the music industry for the diminutive Australian. According to Paul Timmins, Project Manager at Capital Sound, “we already have a good inventory...
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June 2008
Not one, but two SD7s now grace the Wigwam Hire Department, where they make the perfect addition to its existing DiGiCo stock. Although Hire Director Chris Hill and Digital Specialist Alex Hadjigeorgiou are already well versed in the attributes of DiGiCo technology, the investment warranted a day at the company’s headquarters in Surrey to fully evaluate the...
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May 2008
More than three decades have passed since Stevie Wonder made a spontaneous appearance at the venerated New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. This year, he returned as a headliner at the rejuvenated post-Katrina fest on May 2nd. Dual DiGiCo D5 monitor consoles, under the direction of veteran engineers William Barnett and Dwayne Jones, managed Wonder’s extra-long...
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May 2008
Back in 2006, national full-service provider, AV Concepts, made the decision to switch over to a digital mixing platform in order to accomplish a myriad of requirements of its ever-changing production needs. After researching the options available, the AV, lighting and staging company concluded that DiGiCo was the optimum choice for all their needs, adding D1 and...
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May 2008
Many theatre companies find themselves fully stretched with putting on just one Shakespeare play, so an ambitious project to stage repeat performances of no less than eight during the spring of 2008 could have been a recipe for disaster, especially from the technical perspective. But, with the peerless skills of the Royal Shakespeare Company complemented by a DiGiCo...
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May 2008
For many houses of worship, having an easy-to-operate audio console, (and one that allows the flexibility to expand input requirements as needed for services and subsequent broadcasts), is one of the biggest challenges—sonic quality notwithstanding. Sugar Creek Baptist Church in Sugar Land, Texas, was able to achieve all of these goals with the recent addition...
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April 2008
NAB Show 2008, Las Vegas, NV (April 14-17 2008)— Back in 2001, world leading studio microphone manufacturer Neumann unveiled its Solution-D generation digital microphones. These conformed to the new AES 42 data transmission protocol to allow its digital microphones to work in conjunction with digital workstations. Now, NAB 2008 sees the fruits of a collaborative...
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April 2008
Although it is not unknown for hugely successful bands to have their own aircraft in which to tour the globe, it is highly unusual for the band’s lead singer to be the pilot. Yet this is the case with evergreen hard rockers Iron Maiden and, as they begin another major tour, the ultra-compact size of monitor engineer Steve ‘Gonzo’ Smith’s DiGiCo...
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April 2008
In a 20-plus-year career as in-demand, independent audio engineer and system designer, Ken Gordon has straddled the worlds of rock and roll sessions/tours and corporate one-offs on gigs ranging from Mick Fleetwood and Jane's Addiction, to product rollouts for aerospace innovator Boeing Corporation and corporate meetings for broadcast leader Comcast. As an enthusiastic...
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April 2008
DiGiCo Chief Executive Bob Doyle, along with Jack Kelly, President of Pro Audio/Lighting distributor Group One, took to the road, introducing DiGiCo’s progressive SD7 system to live sound and theatre engineers, system integrators, designers, specifiers and rental company personnel in the US. The ‘SD7 Road Show’ included stops in many major cities...
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April 2008
For over two decades,Allstar Audio has offered full-service sound, lighting, video, and staging design for a range of clientele, corporate events and concert tours. Recently, the all-analog company decided to cross over into the digital domain with the help of DiGiCo, citing the console’s small footprint, sonic quality and snapshot save/recall as incentives....
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March 2008
Akun Tehdas, a rental company based in Finland, recently became the proud owner of a new DiGiCo D5 console. Purchased through DiGiCo’s Finish distributors Oy Hedcom, the desk will be used every weekend during this year’s summer festival season. Akun Tehdas’ Timo Liski explains why the company went for the DiGiCo D5. “We want to offer our...
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March 2008
Canadian hire company Solotech has became the proud owner of a DiGiCo D5 mixing desk. The desk was acquired through DiGiCo’s Canadian distributors, GerrAudio Distribution Inc., specifically for Michael Buble’s North American tour to support his third album, Call Me Irresponsible . Solotech was founded in Montreal in 1977 and has since provided sound,...
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March 2008
FIND OUT WHAT THE BUZZ IS ABOUT AT THE SD7'S FIRST US. APPEARANCE NAB 2008, LAS VEGAS, NV APRIL 14-17 2008 BOOTH # N9133 DiGiCo, a leading manufacturer of innovative digital mixing consoles for live, theatre, broadcast and post production applications, will exhibit at the upcoming 2008 NAB Show along with its U.S. distributor Group One, Ltd. Spotlighting the...
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March 2008
Back in 1991, Ahmedabad-based Indian pro audio supplier Bestt Sound System was one of the first professional audio companies in India to embrace digital audio technology. Since then, the company’s commitment to digital has progressively increased, culminating in the purchase of a DiGiCo D5 Live console. “Other big players in the Indian market settled...
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March 2008
Not for the first time, South Africa-based Sound Stylists was voted Favourite Sound Rental Company at the TPSA Awards 2007. The company is odds on favourite to scoop the award once again this year as it has enhanced its inventory with the purchase of a DiGiCo D5 console. Sound Stylists, founded in 1987 by owner Kevin Glover, provides two main services: ‘dry...
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March 2008
The Spanish version of Fame – The Musical, or Fama El Musical to be exact, recently visited Cádiz in the south west of Spain. The show has toured Spain for over a year and has already seen packed houses in Barcelona and Madrid. Fame , originally a film directed by Alan Parker and released in 1980, was turned in to a long-running TV series, then a stage...
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March 2008
The annual BRIT Awards ceremony is always a highlight of the UK music industry calendar and this year was no exception. It is a very high-pressure project for the audio production team, with the reliability and ease of use of the DiGiCo D5 consoles, once again supplied by Britannia Row Productions, being an essential element of this year’s event. Taking place...
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March 2008
Before the first time he laid hands on a DiGiCo D5 Live console back in May 2003, EML’s senior sound engineer Patrick Demoustier was a dedicated analogue mixer. He had tried various digital desks, but had never liked the way they sounded. The D5 changed his opinion. Since then he has been a dedicated DiGiCo user and is one of the first to embrace the potential...
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February 2008
After a five-year development period, which included countless discussions, technical debates and painstaking research by a dedicated, inspired team with open minds, not to mention a great deal of work with leading live sound engineers and hire companies, at PLASA last year DiGiCo once again showed the way ahead for live digital audio with the launch of its brand...
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February 2008
With a client list that is literally a Who’s Who of the concert touring industry, Ohio-based Eighth Day Sound is at the cutting edge of the global sound reinforcement business. And, being one of the industry’s leading advocates of digital consoles, it is no great surprise that Eighth Day is the first US company to invest in DiGiCo’s new SD7 console....
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February 2008
Wolfgang "Schabbach" Neumann, owner of Sirius Showequipment, is the proud owner of two brand new SD7 consoles, which are destined to travel the concert halls of the world with the Sirius team. Sirius is one of Germany’s leading production services companies and has an impressive list of clients, working on corporate events for the likes of Audio,...
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February 2008
In a progressive move typical of DiGiCo, not only has the company already sold its groundbreaking SD7 console to buyers in four different countries, but work is also already underway with one of the UK’s leading theatre sound companies to develop a theatre-specific version. From London’s West End to Broadway, Moscow, Tokyo, Toronto, Sao Paulo and Sydney,...
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February 2008
Fresh from a recent performance at the 8 th Annual Latin Grammy Awards show (where he was nominated for 4 awards), Colombian rocker and previous 12-time Grammy Award winner, Juanes, kicks off his ‘La Vida World Tour’ this March at New York's famed Madison Square Garden. At the audio helm with DiGiCo’s D5 live digital console is Rob “Cubby”...
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February 2008
It perhaps came as something of a surprise to many that the Spice Girls reunion tour would end up taking in 47 shows, such was the demand for tickets. Certainly, 17 dates at the 20,000-capacity O2 arena in London is nothing to be sniffed at. It was always destined to be an absolutely top drawer show, so the sound needed top drawer consoles - three DiGiCo D5s, in...
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February 2008
He’s played live to a record breaking 3.5 million people in Moscow. Two billion people tuned in to see him bring in the new Millennium with the great pyramids as a backdrop. But to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Oxygene, Jean Michel Jarre has gone intimate, and, to help him get the most out of his retro instruments, his Front of House engineer, Alain Courieux,...
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February 2008
In September 2007, DPA Sound took delivery of two DiGiCo consoles, a D1 and a CS-D5. The Danish company was so impressed with its purchase, it decided to invest in even more DiGiCo desks at the beginning of this year, with the addition of two more CS-D5s and another D1. Kim Johansen, a consultant for the Danish DiGiCo distributors Soundware confirmed that DPA Sound...
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January 2008
Undertaking their traditional pre-Christmas tour of the UK, folk/rock artists The Pogues had a present of their own - ultimate onstage sound quality, as monitor engineer Dave Guerin took along the latest specification DiGiCo D5 console. With the BBC’s decision to censor the band’s biggest hit ‘Fairytale Of New York’ - and then doing a smart...
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January 2008
What with the fuel price rising nearly everyday, it’s a surprise more people aren’t trading their engine-powered boats for a wind-powered one. Mike Borne, a good friend of DiGiCo, still has his boat, but he sacrificed upgrading to a bigger boat, in favour of spending its money on two new DiGiCo consoles. Borne set-up Allstar Audio Systems Inc., a full-service...
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January 2008
Farmingdale, NY (January 15, 2008) — U.S. Pro Audio distributor, Group One Ltd., under the direction of President Jack Kelly is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement with UK-based digital console manufacturer DiGiCo to distribute its products within the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The agreement was signed January 14, 2008 and is retroactive beginning January...
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January 2008
The Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, has three campuses for worship. One of these - the West Campus - is now home to two DiGiCo D5 Live audio consoles. The West Campus Worship Center seats 5,000 people and uses a Meyer M1D line array system to broadcast a variety of services to the congregation. Featuring a worship choir and full band, the Church’s...
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January 2008
Gary Moore toured the UK and Europe at the end of 2007, including the Jimi HendrixLive at Monterey theatrical screening and 40th anniversary concert London on his trip. For this concert, Moore was a member of the all-star tribute band, alongside Jimi Hendrix and The Experience musicians Mitch Mitchell on drums and Billy Cox on bass. Dave Wooster has been in charge...
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January 2008
Norwest Productions, one of Australia’s largest audio rental companies, was recently asked to supply a DiGiCo D5T digital mixing console for the Australian Production of Spamalot. Not having one available from stock, this meant they had to make a specific purchase. This, however, was not a problem, rather an opportunity to buy something they had wanted for...
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