DiGiCo Digital Mixing Consoles
December 2014
Calgary’s EPCOR CENTRE is one of the most vibrant centres of the arts in western Canada, annually attracting over 600,000 people to around 960 events. This year the venue has invested in no less than six DiGiCo mixing consoles, the direct result of the positive experience with a single example installed in 2012. EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts (then known...
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December 2014
CHICAGO - December 2014 -- Symphony Center, in Chicago’s Loop district, is home to the GRAMMY Award-winning Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and historic Orchestra Hall. Although the CSO traditionally performs acoustically, when visiting jazz and pop artists stop by for shows using amplified music, the venue now has a new secret weapon – DiGiCo’s...
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December 2014
When the Palace of Arts, Budapest and Hungary's new cultural hub, opened in 2005, it was built to represent more than a hundred years of Hungarian cultural history. As a conglomeration of cultural venues, the building has no precedent in 20th century Hungarian architecture and claims no peers in the whole of Central Europe. The recent addition of a DiGiCo SD10...
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December 2014
NEW YORK CITY - December 2014 – The Grammy Award-wining Tedeschi Trucks Band has been on the road nearly continuously since releasing its second studio album, Made Up Mind, in 2013. The band’s two married principals, vocalist/guitarist Susan Tedeschi and guitarist Derek Trucks, front an 11-piece band that’s often augmented by guest artists, which...
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November 2014
Get some audio cheer this festive season with DiGiCo’s 12 Days of Christmas and treat yourself to the chance of winning 12 great DiGiCo gifts. For your chance of winning, all you need to do is visit DiGiCo’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/DiGiCo.Official. The fun starts on the 1st of December and finishes on the 12th, with a prize to be won each day....
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November 2014
LINCOLNSHIRE, Illinois - November 2014 -- The Marriott Theatre in the Chicago suburb of Lincolnshire is the most subscribed musical theatre company in the US, and a new DiGiCo SD7T console is ensuring that its sound is every bit as top rate as the shows that are produced there year-round. Founded in 1975, The Marriott Theatre sells more than 400,000 tickets a year...
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November 2014
Coinciding with his stint as a coach on the fourth series of The Voice Mexico, Ricky Martin has been playing sell-out shows in Mexico, Chile and Argentina this autumn. DiGiCo helped to ensure that mix engineers ‘Privet’ Hedge and Steve May had the tools they needed to make the shows a success. Forever most associated with global 1999 hit Livin’...
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November 2014
HOLLYWOOD, California - November 2014 -- The Hollywood Bowl purchased a pair of DiGiCo SD7 digital mixing consoles – one for front-of-house, one for monitors – for its busy 2014 summer series of concerts, which came to a close in late September, enabling production staff to upgrade the operation of the installed PA system to 96 kHz resolution. This year’s...
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November 2014
DiGiCo is pleased to announce the release of the SD App, which is now available through the Apple App Store. The DiGiCo SD App is compatible with all consoles in the SD Range and allows users to take advantage of both Apple and DiGiCo’s touch screen technology. The advent of the DiGiCo SD App means that your iPad becomes a remote control surface and also an...
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November 2014
Five time Grammy-winning Christian singer/songwriter Israel Houghton is currently in the midst of a major world tour, playing shows in six different countries. DiGiCo mixing consoles are helping him to spread the Word along the way. Nick Burns, managing director of Australian production company Forefront Productions, first mixed Front of House sound for Houghton...
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October 2014
Leading audio and AV supplier Scandec Systemer AS has been appointed exclusive distributor for DiGiCo products in Norway, stating its desire to only work with leading manufacturers as one of the main reasons for the company’s decision to include the DiGiCo brand in its product portfolio. Established in 1984 by Knut Børke and Håkon Rønning,...
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October 2014
Belgium-based GSF Sound & Light Rental is no stranger to complex events, having worked on many illustrious productions. None the less, delivering the audio and lighting requirements for the World War I celebrations in Cointe, Liege this August was a challenge; one that its DiGiCo SD9 helped them meet. Working directly for the Chancellery of the Prime Minister...
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October 2014
To launch their much-anticipated new album Ghost Stories, Coldplay played a pair of intimate live shows in California, which were filmed and broadcast on network TV stations around the world. The high profile event marked the debut of a second DiGiCo SD7 mixing console on the band’s live setup. Coldplay Front of House engineer Dan Green adopted the SD7 in 2011,...
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October 2014
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - October 2014 -- When Elevation Worship, the house worship band for the 11-campus-and-growing Elevation Church, takes the stage, they really take the stage with nearly 20 musicians and vocalists performing songs that have taken them to the tops of both Christian and secular music charts. So when the band was preparing for what will become...
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October 2014
Tivoli Vredenburg is a new and architecturally impressive venue in the heart of the beautiful Dutch city of Utrecht. Equally impressive is its technical infrastructure, which features an array of DiGiCo mixing consoles as part of its extensive audio system. A merger of former venues Tivoli and Vredenburg, both successful in their own rights for the past 30 years,...
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October 2014
Based in the South of Holland, Theaters Tilburg is a combination of concert hall, large theater and studio. It has recently invested in five DiGiCo systems to replace its existing analogue set up. Supplied by DiGiCo’s Dutch distributor TM Audio, two SD9s and three SD11s along with associated D-Racks were chosen to fulfill Theater Tilburg’s requirements....
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October 2014
ISH CREEK, Wisconsin - October 2014 -- Nestled into a hillside of Fish Creek, Wisconsin’s Peninsula State Park – some 65 miles north of Green Bay – lies the American Folklore Theatre (AFT), which is now home to a new DiGiCo SD9T mixing console supplied by Arrow AV Group of Appleton. Although far from the bright lights and big city, AFT is hardly...
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September 2014
COLORADO SPRINGS - September 2014 -- Recently wrapping up the North American leg of its 2014 tour, which carried the band on a 42-date sweep across its home turf, OneRepublic is now on the verge of heading into a 23-show trek of the UK and Europe. At the helm of the audio mix once again is Zito, the group’s FOH engineer since February 2013, who upgraded to...
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September 2014
Digital solutions manufacturer DiGiCo is pleased to announce the appointment of Garrett S.A. Audiovisuais as its exclusive distributor for Portugal. Founded in 1978, Garrett has built an enviable reputation in Portugal by ensuring that it always offers relevant solutions to the market and employing a highly experienced team. As a result, it has an impressive list...
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September 2014
For over 60 years the Edinburgh Military Tattoo has been a centrepiece of the various annual festivals that take place in the city throughout August. Renowned for the precision of its performances, 2014 saw a DiGiCo SD10 console marching to a military beat. Delivering seamless sound around the high temporary stands erected at Edinburgh Castle is always a challenge,...
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September 2014
Grammy Award winning American singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne has taken to the road this autumn with his Supernova tour, which runs until mid November, climaxing with three dates at New York’s Beacon Theatre. Front of House engineer Jon Lemon and monitor engineer Ed Ehrbar are taking advantage of the stellar power of DiGiCo SD10s throughout. Jon has long been...
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September 2014
AGOURA HILLS, California - September 2014 -- Following the release of the band’s sixth studio album, The Hunting Party, nu-metal pioneers Linkin Park recently sprang out on the first leg of their 25-date “Carnivores” North American tour with supporting acts 30 Seconds To Mars and AFI. With Escondido-based Sound Image providing sound reinforcement...
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September 2014
Flowsound is a fast-growing, dynamic rental company based in the The Hague area of the Netherlands. It is a company that operates throughout Western Europe and only invests in high quality audio solutions. With this in mind, it recently expanded its rental stock by adding a DiGiCo SD10 mixing system. "After investing in an SD11i and SD9, plus D-Rack and MADI-Rack,...
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September 2014
2014 marks the sixth year that DiGiCo has sponsored the Montreux Jazz festival, supplying a wide selection of mixing consoles to all of the event’s main venues. Just the place, then, for a Swiss audio company to invest in a new DiGiCo desk. Based in Elsau-Räterschen, show-concept.ch is a production company that delivers a complete service for live corporate...
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August 2014
ATLANTA -- Six-time Grammy Award winners Outkast – the duo of André “André 3000” Benjamin and Antwan “Big Boi” Patton – have sold over 25 million albums in a career that spans more than two decades. Keeping the music sounding fresh on stage has been the primary goal of their long touring history, and this year the...
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August 2014
Forty five years after they first hit our television screens, a comedy super group reunited. Monty Python Live (mostly) brought together five of the six original Pythons – John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones - for ten sell out dates at London’s O2 arena this summer. DiGiCo consoles were deployed at both FoH and monitor...
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August 2014
Stand 8.D70 at this year’s IBC will see UK manufacturer DiGiCo show its range of broadcast application specific consoles and demonstrate a new and innovative three-way network communication solution. A leading force in digital audio solutions, DiGiCo’s broadcast application specific software has seen the company make inroads into the broadcast market,...
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August 2014
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin - August 2014 -- With over 800 national and regional acts performing on 11 stages spanning over 11 days at this year’s “Big Gig,” as the locals call it, Milwaukee’s Summerfest once again proved why Guinness World Records has named it the world’s largest music festival for the past 16 consecutive years. Held at Henry...
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August 2014
Set during the First World War, 14-18 - The Musical is a very ambitious musical theatre production. With the 1900-strong audience sat on a moving bleacher within a vast set, an innovative audio design was key to its success. A DiGiCo SD5 digital mixing console was the logical choice for co sound designer Guido Olischlager. Set in Mechelen’s vast Nekkerhal,...
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August 2014
BERLIN, Germany - August 2014 — Cher recently completed the first North American leg of her Dressed to Kill (D2K) tour, which is scheduled to resume in Albany, NY in mid-September and run through early November, encompassing a grand total of 74 shows. The tour features three DiGiCo SD7 consoles supplied by Black Box Music of Berlin, Germany, the live sound...
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August 2014
The DiGiCo team has spent the last 18 months consulting with Electra Partners about the possible combination of both Allen & Heath and Calrec with the DiGiCo family. The culmination of this brings together three British console companies to create a new professional audio group, while retaining their unique skills, customer relationships and the identities of...
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July 2014
Montreux Jazz Festival takes place annually on the glorious setting of Lake Geneva. It has played host to the who's who of music since its inception, almost half-a-century ago, with acts as eclectic as Miles Davis and Marcus Miller, to Alicia Keys and, this year, Pharrell Williams,  and they always come back for more! DiGiCo consoles a key component across...
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July 2014
The annual British Army Household Division's Beating Retreat ceremony is a spectacular pageant of music, military precision, horses, cannon and fireworks. Dating back to the 1690s, nowadays the most modern production technology is used on the event including, this year, a DiGiCo SD8. This year’s ceremony took place in London’s Horse Guards Parade...
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July 2014
The climax of Hard Rock Rising On The Road, the European mobile music tour organised by Hard Rock Cafe will happen in Rome on 12th July, with a major live show, Hard Rock Live Roma taking place across two stages in the city’s Piazza del Popolo in the lead up to it, a DiGiCo SD9 has been mixing the 15 date European tour, featuring some of Europe’s hottest...
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July 2014
NASHVILLE - July 2014 -- Jake Owen, the Academy of Country Music’s Top New Male Vocalist of the Year in 2009 and American Country Awards 2012 Breakthrough Artist of the Year, is taking his chart-topping brand of party-country on tour all spring, summer and fall this year. The “Days of Gold” that kicked off March 20 see Owen and his band headlining...
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July 2014
The elections to the European Parliament in mid-May inevitably attracted a huge amount of news coverage from across the continent. Much of the attention was focused on the European Parliament building in Brussels, where a pair of DiGiCo SD10 consoles kept the world’s media up to date. The European Parliament itself commissions all of its broadcast facilities,...
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June 2014
LAS VEGAS - June 2014 - InfoComm stand C11336 -- UK digital solutions manufacturer DiGiCo has now released V685, the latest software upgrade for its range of digital mixing consoles. It is the power of DiGiCo’s proprietary Stealth Digital Processing™ that allows the company to unlock the incredible amount of new features with each new software version...
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June 2014
LOS ANGELES - June 2014 -- Emmy Award-winning reality television singing competition The Voice has been a ratings juggernaut for NBC, with Season Six debuting at the end of February 2014 to an audience of nearly 16 million viewers. As the season moved into its final live performance phase in April at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, front-of-house mixer Andrew “Fletch”...
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June 2014
LAS VEGAS - June 2014 - InfoComm stand C11336 -- InfoComm 2014 saw leading digital solutions manufacturer DiGiCo exhibiting with US distributor Group One Ltd., launching its new D2-Rack and announcing a number of new software features and an expansion of a third-party development project. Previewed at the recent 2014 ISE and ProLight+Sound shows overseas, and designed...
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June 2014
Young, dynamic company TWIN4U had an eye for quality from its inception in 2008. Now going from strength to strength, its commitment to using DiGiCo mixing consoles has never waned. As the company name suggests, the Belgian-based audio, lighting and video company is owned by identical twin brothers Christof and Philippe Peirsman, both of whom have a background in...
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June 2014
Puerto Rico’s Calle 13 is one of Latin America’s most successful bands, having won 19 Latin Grammy Awards and two US Grammy Awards. Frequently controversial and with an eclectic musical style, Calle 13 has a devoted following and its current tour, which travels to South, Central and North America, as well as Europe and Asia, is filling stadiums, arenas...
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June 2014
Monitor engineer Duncan Wild has steadily been building up an inventory of equipment that he knows will give him reliability, flexibility and, of course, great audio quality. One of his first purchases was a DiGiCo digital mixing console, a decision he has never regretted. “Like a lot of engineers, I’ve been developing a rental side to what I do,”...
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May 2014
MoMo TV, one of the biggest TV shopping channels in Taiwan, has recently relocated to a new production building owned by parent company Taiwan Mobile. As part of the move, the channel has added three DiGiCo SD8 consoles to its broadcast facilities. Broadcasting 24 hours a day, seven days a week, MoMo TV is based in three new studios in the new facility at the Neihu...
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May 2014
LAS VEGAS - May 2014 -- Britney Spears is currently taking a break from touring, settling into a two-year residency on the Las Vegas Strip at Planet Hollywood’s Axis theater, which was revamped for the purpose at a reported cost of $20 million with new staging, lighting, projection, and sound equipment, including a pair of DiGiCo digital audio mixing consoles....
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May 2014
UK digital solutions manufacturer has release V685, the latest software upgrade for its range of digital mixing consoles. It is the power of DiGiCo’s proprietary Stealth Digital Processing™ that allows the company to unlock the incredible amount of new features with each new software version for live, broadcast and theatre applications. V685 is no exception...
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May 2014
Pretoria has recently seen the construction of one of South Africa’s largest churches. The recently constructed 6500-seater addition to the international CRC Christian Churches has set a new standard in Worship Houses and boasts a number of DiGiCo consoles. The team of professionals and consultants tasked by Pastor AT Boshoff to ensure that the church was supplied...
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May 2014
Scott Willsallen, director of Auditoria Pty Ltd (Australia), was Audio Director and Designer for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic games at Sochi’s 40,000-seat Fisht Olympic Stadium, at which DiGiCo consoles played a major part. Scott was engaged initially by the Ceremonies Staging Agency for the first stage of planning work,...
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May 2014
WILKESBORO, North Carolina - May 2014 - Country music superstars Alan Jackson and Merle Haggard, as well as bluegrass icons Dr. Ralph Stanley and Ricky Skaggs, were among the 130 acts over four days in late April whose tunes wafted pristinely from MerleFest 2014. As has been the case for the past 26 years, DiGiCo consoles processed much of the music emanating from...
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May 2014
NEWPORT, Washington - May 2014 -- Sound engineer Bradley Johnson of Newport, WA-based KRF Audio, spent a lot of time listening to Megadeth in his early years mixing, so he was well prepared to man the controls for the legendary metal band’s live show, currently on a world tour hitting more than 25 countries in four continents and wrapping up this August in...
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April 2014
South Africa’s MGG Productions has an envious history of supplying both state-of-the-art equipment for sound, lighting, video and staging, and technical services to the broadest range of entertainment disciplines. Earlier this year, it took delivery of South Africa’s first DiGiCo SD Ten console from DiGiCo’s South African distributor Tadco, adding...
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April 2014
NEW YORK CITY - May 2014 – Perhaps only through the eclectic, eccentric, artistic prisms of Grammy Award winner David Byrne and 10-time MTV Video Music Awards winner Fatboy Slim could Imelda Marcos and her weird, near-mythical and ultimately tragic life be told in music. In an earlier iteration, Here Lies Love, which officially re-opened May 1 at Public Theater’s...
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April 2014
The Feeling is a band that has produced much of its own work and is interested in, and knowledgeable about, the technology it uses. To have a great sounding mixing console at both Front of House and monitors then becomes a must for their engineers. Jonathan Lewis and Sean Busby-Little, who respectively man these positions, knew that sonically DiGiCo was the right...
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April 2014
MIAMI - April 2014 -- Audio at an EDM festival, how hard can it be? Triple the usual number of subs and have the DJ send left/right to the console, hand him a wireless mic and crank it up. Easy. Right? Wrong. EDM shows require a specific kind of flexibility and complete reliability as evidenced by Miami’s Beachsound, which relies exclusively on DiGiCo consoles...
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March 2014
DiGiCo has appointed Amptec as its new distributor for Belgium. Founded by CEO Bart Willems in 1990, Amptec is one of the BeNeLux region’s best-known professional audio distributors and solution suppliers. With a strong reputation for quality and service, the company’s installation department has worked on high profile projects in live music venues, theatres,...
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March 2014
Last year’s NAB saw DiGiCo make a splash with its new SD9B console. This year, the British digital console manufacturer will be announcing a number of new features and demonstrating broadcast specific versions of its entire SD range, including the flagship SD7B and ultra compact SD11B, alongside US distributor Group One Ltd on booth C1344 at the NAB Show in...
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March 2014
NEW YORK, NY - March 2014 — This year, for the first time, the National Hockey League (NHL) programmed four regular season games into outdoor venues in Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, scheduling the 2014 NHL Stadium Series between the previously established NHL Winter Classic and NHL Heritage Classic series of outdoor games. Tasked with mixing the live musical...
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March 2014
Britannia Row Productions has invested further in DiGiCo consoles, with latest  SD7 purchase  going straight out on the recent Mastercard BRIT Awards.  Watched by over four million television viewers, the ceremony, held at London’s O2 Arena, was once again hosted by James Cordon and featured performances from Beyonce, Katy Perry, Arctic Monkeys,...
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March 2014
UK-based digital solutions manufacturer DiGiCo is pleased to announce a further set of software upgrades on stand 8.0-G56 at Prolight+Sound 2014, which brings ultimate power to its range of SD consoles. Expansion of Waves Multi-rack The development teams at DiGiCo and Waves have further increased the Waves flexibility across its entire range of SD consoles, with...
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March 2014
DiGiCo is pleased to announce the release of a new version of Optocore for all optically enabled DiGiCo consoles. This new format will provide connectivity to X6R, DD2FR and DD4MR units, allowing Optocore devices to live on DiGiCo’s optical loop. DiGiCo and Optocore will reveal the new software on the DiGiCo’s stand 8.0-G56, users will be able to see...
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March 2014
LOS ANGELES - February 2014 — Southern California-based live event sound, equipment rental and broadcast audio production specialist ATK Audiotek recently acquired a slew of DiGiCo digital consoles, immediately putting them to work on the 56th annual GRAMMY® Awards telecast in Los Angeles in late January. This is the third consecutive year that ATK has...
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February 2014
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey - February 2014 – For the 82,529 fans that braved forecasts of cold, snowy weather predicted for Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2, Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers delivered an enthusiastic show that was long on great musicianship and killer showmanship. And making sure that show also sounded great were a pair of DiGiCo SD5...
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February 2014
Stand 8.0-F60 at ProLight+Sound 2014 will see leading digital solutions manufacturer DiGiCo exhibiting with new German distributor united-b, launching its new D2-Rack and announcing a number of new software features and an expansion of a third party development project. The British manufacturer is also adding a second 60m2 exhibition stand adjacent to the main united-b...
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February 2014
LAS VEGAS, NV - February 2014 – Remember the old sound guy adage about knowing what all the knobs and buttons do? As the industry increasingly moves in a digital direction depending more on touch screens than faders and on menus and layers instead of every function being at one’s fingertips, mix engineers like Rob Mailman – who need to move fast...
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February 2014
Renowned globally for its rainforests, wildlife, tropical climate, Formula 1 Grand Prix, the world’s tallest twin towers and their famous skybridge, it is lesser known in the Western world that Malaysia has a long tradition of male and female vocalists who become superstars across eastern Asia. Playing in their home country guarantees sold-out stadiums, with...
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February 2014
Stand 7-K175 at ISE2014 sees UK digital solutions manufacturer DiGiCo introduce its D2-Rack. Designed to support and expand DiGiCo’s SD Range’s higher sample rate I/O solutions, the D2-Rack comes with either BNC or CAT5 MADI connections, allowing it to be used with a number of DiGiCo consoles or as a stand-alone unit. By using the latest convertors found...
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January 2014
T software is available on the flagship SD7, SD10 and SD9 consoles, making the same powerful functions that are used in the West End and on Broadway accessible to smaller and touring theatre productions. The B software extension, meanwhile, can be applied to all SD consoles other than the SD8. This means that any broadcast project, from the biggest live sporting...
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January 2014
UK digital audio solutions manufacturer, DiGiCo, has won a ProSoundWeb.com and Live Sound International Reader’s Choice Award in the category of Consoles & Mixers – Large Format for its SD9 Rack Pack. This is the fifth year the awards have run, and DiGiCo has been the lucky recipient of an award each year since 2009, when it won Digital Large Format...
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January 2014
PASADENA, CA - January 2014 – First established as the Tournament of Roses Parade on January 1, 1890, “America’s New Year Celebration” this year featured 45 floats, 16 equestrian units plus numerous marching bands, all led by 2014 Grand Marshall Vin Scully, the Hall of Fame broadcaster. Officially titled the Rose Parade presented by Honda...
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January 2014
CHESSINGTON, Surrey, UK - January 2014 -- DiGiCo recently named Public Address as its public relations agency of record for the US marketplace. The announcement came from DiGiCo Marketing Director David Webster in tandem with Jack Kelly, president of the digital console brand’s US importer and distributor, Group One Ltd. Based in the South Bend, Indiana area,...
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January 2014
The end of 2013 saw Jessie J playing the major arenas of the UK and Ireland on her 20-date Alive tour. Monitor engineer Andy ‘Baggy’ Robinson’s DiGiCo SD5 helped to ensure that the UK songstress put on a show to remember. “I’ve mixed in my usual style of using a DiGiCo console; making it work for it’s money,” smiles Baggy,...
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