Live Sound News

  • March 30, 2016

    Blog

    AncarA Rocks Mount Everest to Set World Record

    Finnish heavy metal band AncarA has always been ambitious in pushing themselves to the limits and wanting to take their music to a higher level.

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  • March 28, 2016

    Blog

    AV Matters – Production Sound with QSC

    AV Matters, a leading rental and staging company based in Orlando, Florida has been using QSC products for over 15 years.

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  • March 23, 2016

    Blog

    QSC TouchMix-16: My First Gig

    When I got a description of the PA at The Bull Run on Route 2A in Shirley, MA that included only 6 mixes (we use 8) from a 24-channel Allen & Heath GL 2200, I knew it was time to put my new TouchMix-16 in the game.

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  • March 4, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC K Series Loudspeakers Provide the Sound Inspiration for Spartan Race

    “The K Series is ideal for sound people like me on the move, who are setting up events for large groups, moving from stop to stop and throwing them in a truck over and over again. I’ve put them through abuse and rugged situations over and over again, and they always sound excellent.” Across the USA (February 2016) — Reebok Spartan Race, the global leader in obstacle racing, has been innovating the fast-growing sport and lifestyle event industry since 2010. With races held in various environments and in all sorts of weather around the world, and having various degrees of distance, challenge levels and obstacles to overcome, the music is carefully orchestrated to provide the inspiration to keep the participants going in the festival area and along the race route, that sound inspiration is delivered by QSC K Series Loudspeakers.  “When participants are running the…

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  • March 2, 2016

    Blog

    Live from Daryl’s House Club Installs K Series

    Daryl Hall recently opened a new club in Pawling, NY called Daryl’s House. The sound system is a permanently installed QSC K Series powered loudspeaker system comprised of eight K10s and four KSubs mounted throughout the club with K10 Yoke Mounts.

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  • February 26, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC TouchMix Mixers and K and KW Series Loudspeakers Keep Sound on Track for NAMM’s TEC Tracks Sessions

    Anaheim, CA  (February 2016) — At this year’s winter NAMM Show, where thousands of audio industry professionals gather each year, “TEC Tracks” was introduced, which featured a variety of sessions with well-known musicians, engineers, producers, designers and other industry notables. The entire sound system for the TEC Tracks sessions was designed using QSC TouchMix Compact Digital Mixers as well as K Series and KW Series Loudspeakers. “For TEC Tracks, my job was to design the sound systems to ensure that everything sounded great, especially for an event of this kind held for pros in the audio industry,” says Audio Supervisor Mark Frink. The TEC Tracks sessions, held throughout the day for four days in three different rooms, featured panel style tracks, roundtable discussions, Q&A segments and musical performances.  Among the most notable sessions was a panel…

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  • February 20, 2016

    Blog

    Klock Entertainment and QSC

    Klock Entertainment, based in Harrisburg, PA, is a fully-time full-service entertainment and production company specializing in social events (mostly weddings). Founder and CEO Jason Klock says "We are a total QSC company when it comes to loudspeakers and our DJ’s couldn’t be happier."

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  • January 20, 2016

    Press Release

    A/V Matters Adds Dozens of QSC TouchMix Compact Digital Mixers to its Fleet

    Orlando, FL (January 2016) —AV Matters, a full-service audio-visual production company located in Orlando, Florida, recently added an additional 13 new QSC TouchMix-16 compact digital mixers to its rental equipment inventory. The company’s services include pro audio, lighting, video, projection and staging rental for applications such as corporate conferences, sales meetings, business events, theater, social galas and charity benefits. ““For us, TouchMix-16 is a great, versatile little piece of gear, and we just ordered 13 additional units, so we have a couple dozen now,” reports Mike Evans, President of AV Matters. “I don’t know what we could use that would be more flexible. They go out on almost every event.” AV Matters may be based in Orlando but its corporate audio-visual clients, including many Fortune 500 companies, produce events all over the country and even…

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  • January 20, 2016

    Press Release

    Reel Rock Productions Adds QSC TouchMix to its Production and Rental Arsenal

    Tallahassee, FL (January 2016) - Reel Rock Productions, the audio, video and lighting production company for clients including event planners, corporations, nightclubs, churches, museums and many others, together with its service arm, Production Support Group, recently added a number of  QSC TouchMix Compact Digital Mixers to their production and rental arsenal. According to owner Larry Schmidt, Reel Rock selects equipment that includes the features, function and fit to meet the creative goals that they need to accomplish for their clients. One of the biggest determining factors in the decision to choose a mixer is how much real estate is available at the FOH mixing position. “Ideally, we need to be able to have the smallest equipment footprint possible for a space and still have all the functionality and all the bells and whistles that we need to accomplish the…

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  • January 20, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC Performs for Taylor Guitars on the NAMM Stage and in their Nashville Showroom

    Anaheim, CA (January 21, 2016) —Taylor Guitars has become well known for the array of eclectic artists over the years who have performed on the company’s stage, including Taylor Swift, Jason Mraz, Coheed & Cambria, Night Ranger, Plain White T’s, Steven Curtis Chapman, Barenaked Ladies, Christopher Cross, Blondfire, Vintage Trouble and many others. For several years as well as this year, Taylor has chosen QSC as their live sound solution of choice at Winter NAMM, with two hangs of KLA active line array loudspeaker systems and KW122 active loudspeakers.   “After trying several different systems over the years with mixed results, our sound engineers suggested using QSC loudspeakers for our NAMM room, and we couldn’t be happier,” says David Kaye, Tradeshow Manager at Taylor Guitars. “QSC brings out the nuances of our guitars and provide incredible detail either with a…

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  • January 20, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC Celebrates a Milestone with 750,000 K Family Loudspeakers Sold

    Costa Mesa, CA (January 2016) - QSC is very pleased to announce that as of January 15th, 2016, the company has sold 750,000 units of K Family Loudspeakers since the initial launch of the K Series in 2009. The popular K Family of Loudspeakers, which include the K Series and KW Series powered loudspeakers as well the as KLA Series active line array loudspeakers are used the world over in a wide variety of applications such as musicians/bands, DJs/dance, performance venues, A/V rental, production and houses of worship. “When we introduced the K Series, QSC truly set a new standard for powered portable loudspeakers,” says Gerry Tschetter, QSC Vice President, Professional Product Management.  “The combination of sound quality, portability, reliability and industrial design really struck a chord with many different types of customers, and the K Family continues to grow in…

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  • January 20, 2016

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces the E Series Range of Passive Loudspeakers

    Costa Mesa, CA  (January 2016) - QSC is very pleased to introduce the new E Series range of passive loudspeakers, designed for sound reinforcement in entertainment applications, such as live performance, DJ and dance music, karaoke and stage monitoring and production. With their high-capacity continuous power ratings, the E Series loudspeakers will perform well with any quality, professional power amplifier. And when used as part of the complete E Series Entertainment System – with the company’s powerful PLD and GXD amplifiers and TouchMix Digital Mixers, the E Series takes advantage of advanced DSP settings in these latest generation products, for an even higher level of performance. “QSC is dedicated to building products that help even an inexperienced user get professional results that would otherwise require a far more skilled operator.” Says Gerry Tschetter,…

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  • January 18, 2016

    Press Release

    Gene Joly Named Vice President of QSC Professional Division

    Costa Mesa, CA (January 19, 2016) – QSC, LLC. is pleased to announce that Gene Joly has been named Vice President of QSC Professional Division which offers live performance solutions including mixers, power amplifiers, and loudspeakers for musicians, bands, DJs, mobile entertainers, clubs and live music venues as well as for A/V rental and production.     “I am very excited to have such an experienced, well-respected industry executive as Gene Joly join our team,” says QSC President and CEO Joe Pham. “With his exceptional product, retail and business management experience, Gene is the ideal leader for the QSC Professional Division as we move the company forward in building the future.” Gene Joly brings a rich career of experience to QSC, with almost 40 years of sales and executive management roles in the Professional Audio and MI marketplaces. He has spent the past…

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  • January 15, 2016

    Blog

    Musicians use the power of QSC’s K Series to carry the message of recovery!

    Rock to Recovery is a non-profit organization founded by former Korn guitarist Wes Geer, and launched in June of 2013. In their 90 minute sessions, R2R’s program administrators use their QSC K Series loudspeakers as the backbone of the band, amplifying their drums, keyboards and vocal microphones.

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  • December 30, 2015

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    Point and Shoot Mixing

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  • December 23, 2015

    Press Release

    New TouchMix Control Android APP

    http://www.qsc.com/news-events/news/detail/qsc-releases-new-touchmix-control-android-app/

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  • December 12, 2015

    Blog

    Erik Clabeaux Making Music Videos and More with K10’s

    Sound mixer and playback operator Erik Clabeaux uses QSC K10 Powered Loudspeakers for film, television, music videos, as well as a keyboard monitor for his band.

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