Live Sound News

  • December 6, 2017

    Press Release

    Sound Engineer Mohn Pincemin Takes TouchMix-30 Pro Digital Mixer on Tour with the Pietragalla-Derouault Company’s Unique Dance and Theatrical Production of Lorenzaccio

    Grignan, France (December 6, 2017) — [Fr] — The Château de Grignan has become well-known for its magical summer outdoor night festivals, attracting more than 30,000 spectators each year. This past summer, the Pietragalla-Derouault theatre company presented its unique dance and theatre adaptation of Alfred de Musset’s Lorenzaccio in the open air in front of the façade of the castle. Sound Engineer Mohn Pincemin also brought his unique approach to live sound production for the show, counting on a QSC TouchMix-30 Pro digital mixer to help him meet the challenges of the unusual production and venue. Starting his career as a guitarist and vocalist prior to becoming an engineer has given Mohn a unique approach to live sound production for a performance; it’s an approach that considers the perspectives from both sides of the stage. “Having been onstage so many times has…

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  • November 15, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Earns Three Award Nominations From The Readers Of Music & Sound Retailer Magazine

    November 15, 2017 - QSC, LLC is proud to announce that it has been nominated by the readers of The Music & Sound Retailer for a record three Music & Sound Awards for 2017. Nominations include the TouchMix Series for Best Digital Mixer, The K.2 Series for Best Loudspeaker and the K.2 Series once again for the prestigious Product of the Year award. “Receiving three Music & Sound nominations from the retail dealer channel is incredibly rewarding for our entire organization,” states Ray van Straten, QSC Sr. Director of Marketing for the company’s Pro division. “We are grateful for the dealers’ recognition of our efforts and their consideration of us for these most-esteemed awards.” The Music & Sound Retailer describes itself as the pulse of the musical instrument industry, touting the most subscribers among music trade publications. Now in its in 32nd Year, the Music &…

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  • November 13, 2017

    Press Release

    Rome’s Officina Pasolini Arts and Culture Center Sets High Standards for Sound
    with QSC

    Rome, Italy (November 13, 2017) — [It] — Officina Pasolini, named for the famous Italian film director, poet, novelist and intellectual playwright Pier Paolo Pasolini, is a center for arts and culture in all forms, including theatre, film, music and multimedia. A project of "Regione Lazio" with FSE, Officina Pasolini provides higher education courses in music, drama and theatre studies, as well as hosting a wide range of public events such as conferences, arts and literary festivals, photo exhibitions, and both classical and contemporary music performances. As part of the total renovation of the facility’s 200-seat auditorium, the venue has installed a completely new sound system featuring a QSC KLA Series active line array loudspeaker system, with additional K Series active loudspeakers for stage monitors and sidefills. Last year, the old auditorium, which had not…

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  • October 24, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Announces the Availability of the TouchMix-30 Pro Windows® Driver

    Costa Mesa, CA (October 24, 2017) -  QSC is pleased to announce the release of the TouchMix-30 Pro Microsoft Windows Driver for the acclaimed TouchMix-30 Pro compact digital mixer, the powerful, 32-channel mixer with advanced professional features. The new driver provides Windows users with the capability to utilize the TouchMix-30 Pro as a high fidelity, studio-grade 32 x 32 channel DAW interface. Previously, this functionality was only available to users of macOS systems. “We are pleased to offer the new Pro Audio Driver for TouchMix-30 Pro to Windows DAW users throughout the world,” says QSC Professional Vice President Product Management, Gerry Tschetter. “Now, the powerful DAW interface capabilities of the mixer can be enjoyed by our recording studio clients in either Mac or Windows environments.” In addition to serving as a 32-channel DAW interface, the…

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  • September 28, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Nominated for Three 2018 TEC Awards for Outstanding Technical Achievement

    Vote Now Costa Mesa, CA (September, 2017) – QSC, LLC is proud to announce that it has been nominated for three individual 2018 Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards for outstanding technical achievement in product design, innovation and production for its TouchMix-30 Pro compact digital mixer, K.2 Series Loudspeakers and Q-SYS™ Core 510i Integrated processor. Presented annually by the NAMM Foundation at The NAMM Show, the NAMM TEC Awards recognizes the individuals, companies and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games and other media. “QSC is extremely honored to receive the recognition of these three nominations for technical achievement awards this year,” says Chris Humphrey, QSC Vice President of Marketing. “Our aim is to continue to develop innovative products and solutions which set new…

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  • September 26, 2017

    Press Release

    YouTube Sensation Jam in the Van Keeps the Show Going on with QSC TouchMix-30 Pro and K Series Loudspeakers

    Everywhere, USA (September 26, 2017) — Jam in the Van may have had its humble beginnings as a self-described “backyard fun project,” but it has now evolved into one of the most innovative and engaging music discovery and A&R vehicles around. This psychedelic-painted RV contains a full recording studio powered by the sun, which in turn relies on gear from QSC, including a TouchMix-30 Pro digital compact mixer as well as K10 and K12 powered loudspeakers and a KSub subwoofer. “The whole idea of Jam in the Van started because we were music fans who used to go to the Bonnaroo festival in an RV,” says Jam in the Van Co-Founder Dave Bell. “One day we thought, why not get our own RV, film some live bands playing in it, and take it around? So what started as a backyard fun project has turned into a full-time job and a company with a full-time staff.  We can literally film a…

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  • August 22, 2017

    Press Release

    The Sound Of Paradise - Hawaii’s HI*Sessions Popular YouTube Channel Relies on QSC TouchMix

    Honolulu, Hawaii (August 22, 2017) — When a group of friends got together in 2011 to create HI*Sessions, a YouTube music video channel featuring intimate live performances of local Hawaiian musical talent, they had one main goal – the video and audio had to be absolutely the best quality. HI*Sessions’ YouTube channel currently has over 140,000 subscribers and features 660 videos, some of which have been viewed over one million times. Most recently, the HI*Sessions team has relied on the pristine audio quality and easy-to-use workflow of the of the QSC TouchMix-8 compact digital mixer as an integral part of their production process. HI*Sessions was founded six years ago by Jon Yamasato, an award-winning Hawaiian musician, and Dave Kusumoto, a fellow singer-songwriter now working in web and video production. Yamasato won five Na Hoku Hanohano Awards from the Hawaii…

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  • June 8, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Elevates Compact Mixer Category to Unprecedented Level with TouchMix Series Updates

    Costa Mesa, CA (June 8, 2017) -- Taking small-format mixing to the next level for both professional and novice users alike, QSC is pleased to introduce Version 3.0 for the TouchMix-8 and -16 Series and Version 1.2 for the TouchMix-30 Pro. The new firmware is available as a free download for current users and will be factory-installed in new production units going forward. Version 3.0 for TouchMix-8 and -16 includes twenty significant enhancements, making these models far and away the most powerful and comprehensive, yet easy-to-use compact mixers available. Many features previously available exclusively on the Series’ flagship TouchMix-30 Pro are now implemented, including Anti-Feedback and Room-Tuning Wizards, Real-Time Analyzer (RTA), Copy-and-Paste, playback of MP3 files on a USB drive, Input Delay, Output PEQ, 15 dB Digital Gain, Channel Overview, USB Drive…

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  • May 17, 2017

    Press Release

    [AV] Irvine Offers Their Clients Endless Possibilities in Event Sound with QSC

    Irvine, CA (May 2017) — Kris Plourde, president/CEO of N-Effect Productions, recently opened a state-of-the-art 25,000-sq.-ft. event, meeting and production facility in Southern California’s Orange County that offers clients endless possibilities in an event space with the best in sound, lighting and video technologies. [AV] Irvine, a 9,000-plus-sq.-ft. configurable space housed within N-Effect Productions’ headquarters, features nearly 200 lighting fixtures and a 30-foot LED wall, with sound systems from QSC including WL3082 WideLine-8 line array loudspeakers and GP218-sw subwoofers powered by PLD4.5 processing amplifiers. After years of having to make compromises in rented venues for his event clients, Plourde purchased the land near Irvine Spectrum Center and Irvine Meadows Amphitheater and designed, developed and built [AV] Irvine from the ground up. “I’ve been in…

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  • April 17, 2017

    Press Release

    QSC Introduces K.2 Series Loudspeakers

    Costa Mesa, CA (April 17, 2017) – QSC, LLC is pleased to introduce the K.2 Series, the highly anticipated next generation of the company’s global best-selling K Family line of powered loudspeakers. The new K.2 Series, which is comprised of the 8-inch K8.2, 10-inch K10.2 and 12-inch K12.2 full-range loudspeakers, offers a number of significant feature upgrades, establishing an entirely new standard in powered loudspeaker technology. QSC is also announcing the introduction of the KS212C, a first-in-class, single-box powered cardioid subwoofer.  Each loudspeaker model in the K.2 Series is equipped with a 2000-watt power module carefully matched to high-performance woofers and compression drivers. DMT™ (Directivity-Matched Transition) ensures smooth coverage across the entire listening area. On-board DSP provides Intrinsic Correction™ voicing and advanced system…

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