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    • Strictly Come Mixing: Yamaha Steps Up To The Cha-Cha-Challenge

      Fans of BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing are flocking to a 21 date live UK arena tour to see seven celebrity dancers and their professional partners show off their moves on stage. Four Yamaha digital mixers are ensuring that the sound is, as judge Craig Revel Horwood might put it, “Fab… u… LOUS!”

      • UK
      • Feb, 2014

      Do You Think It’s Sexy? Yamaha CL5 Mixes Tonight’s The Night Tour

      ‘Juke box’ musicals based on the songs of iconic performers continue to enjoy huge popularity in the UK. Ben Elton’s Tonight’s The Night - The Rod Stewart Musical is currently on a major tour of provincial venues, with a Yamaha CL5 digital console ensuring that the audio production is plain Sailing.

      • UK
      • Mar, 2014

      Happy Days Are Here Again With Yamaha

      A slice of 1950s Americana is currently rockin’ and rollin’ all week long throughout the UK and Ireland, as Happy Days, A New Musical brings The Fonz, Ritchie Cunningham and many other familiar characters from the television series to provincial stages. A Yamaha CL5 digital console is helping to deliver the c-o-o-o-l sound of the era.

      • UK
      • Mar, 2014

      Yamaha R Remote Baroque ’n’ Rolls Through The Netherlands

      Yamaha’s R Remote software was only launched a few weeks ago, but it has already made an impact on audiences in the Netherlands, where a short tour by Holland Baroque Society found it indispensible.

      • Netherlands
      • Mar, 2014

      Yamaha QL5 Has Firm Hold Of The Sound Of Hairspray

      Despite only being launched at ProLight+Sound last month, the rapid shipping time of Yamaha’s new QL series digital mixing consoles means that they are already at work on productions. One of the first was in the Netherlands, where a high school production of Hairspray was lucky enough to enjoy all the benefits of QL technology.

      • Netherlands
      • Apr, 2014

      Third Time Lucky As Yamaha PM5D Helps Gareth Owen Win An Olivier

      Having previously been nominated for two Olivier Awards, it was it was third time lucky for sound designer Gareth Owen this month, as he won one of the coveted awards for Sondheim musical Merrily We Roll Along. Gareth’s choice of a Yamaha PM5D digital console for the show proved that his philosophy of ‘the right tools for the right job’ is a recipe for success.

      • UK
      • May, 2014

      Yamaha QL5 Aids Vandenberg’s Return To Rock

      Dutch guitarist Adrian Vandenberg has kept a low profile since gracing the 1980s biggest stages with Whitesnake. But that is all changing now, as he hits the road with a new band, aided by a Yamaha QL5 digital console.

      • Dutch
      • June, 2014

      Yamaha Makes Gruelling UK Tour Mission Possible

      London-based production company Subfrantic is currently in the midst of a gruelling 60 date UK tour with Joe McElderry. Playing a wide variety of venues, a Yamaha CL5 mixing system has helped to make the once impossible, possible.

      • UK
      • Jun, 2014

      Bielefeld Celebrates 800 Years With Yamaha

      The German city of Bielefeld has been marking its 800th anniversary throughout 2014, with a highlight of the celebrations a unique ‘time travelling’ production which featured 800 performers. A Yamaha CL5 digital mixing system helped ensure that the complex show was a fitting tribute to the city’s history.

      • Bielefeld
      • July, 2014

      QL and R-series selected for Lots of Watts Australia’s inventory

      Lots of Watts Australia is one of Sydney’s largest commercial audio equipment sales and hire companies servicing the whole of Australia. This month saw the forward-thinking organisation not only be awarded the first QL Certified Dealer status in Australia but also increase their hire inventory with multiple QL-series consoles and an impressive array of R-series I/O interfaces.

      • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
      • Aug, 2014

      Yamaha Spins A Web Of Sound At Italy’s Night of Tarantula

      Now in its 17th year, Italy’s La Notte della Taranta (Night of Tarantula) is both the country’s biggest music festival and its most important event dedicated to traditional culture. Three weeks of live concerts culminated in a huge show in the town of Melpignano, where four Yamaha CL and QL consoles weaved ancient and modern music seamlessly together.

      • Italy
      • Sep, 2014

      Subfrantic Has Dunwell With The Yamaha QL5

      Sibling-fronted pop/rock band The Dunwells has spent most of 2014 on tour. Dates in the US and a range of UK festivals were followed by the band’s Show Me Emotion UK tour throughout September. Using Yamaha QL5 digital console has made a huge difference to both the band and mix engineer Sean Murphy.

      • UK
      • Oct, 2014

      Ragús Makes A Song And Dance With Yamaha

      Ever since Riverdance brought Irish dance to a truly global audience, 20 years ago, interest in the genre has shown no sign of waning. In terms of touring, one of the hardest working Irish dance and music troupes is Ragús, which has just completed its ninth successive tour of Belgium and the Netherlands. A Yamaha CL1 mixing console ensured that the necessarily compact audio specification still packed a big sonic punch.

      • Belgium
      • Oct, 2014

      Three’s Company As Yamaha Tours With Margriet and Maarten

      Two of the Netherlands best known musicians, Margriet Eshuijs and Maarten Peters, are currently playing an intimate series of concerts as a duo. Joining them on the Vuur (Fire) tour is a Yamaha 01V96i digital mixer, which plays a key role for the duo both on stage and in the studio.

      • Netherlands
      • Nov, 2014

      Casino Lounge Upgrades with New Yamaha CIS Series

      Already outfitted with Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems equipment, Tulalip Casino Resort in Tulalip, Washington recently upgraded its Destinations Lounge audio system with the new Yamaha Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) product line.

      • Washington
      • December, 2013

      Double Dutch For The Yamaha CL1

      Located in the historic centre of Haarlem, Netherlands, De Toneelschuur is a theatre and cinema which has a diverse approach to the performing arts. Recently its Yamaha digital mixing inventory has seen two CL1 consoles added, which are helping to ensure that its sounds are as innovative as its sights.

      • Netherlands
      • Jan, 2014

      Yamaha CL1 Is The Best Fit For Sound & Light Technology

      One of the major benefits delivered by the Yamaha CL1 digital console is that it has brought high specification digital mixing to rental companies whose events demand the latest technology, but in a very compact footprint. Such is the case at Sound & Light Technology of Mierlo, Netherlands.

      • Netherlands
      • Jan, 2014

      Yamaha CIS Loudspeakers Aid The Art Of Composition

      Rotterdam-based Codarts is a university providing professional arts education in music, dance and circus performance. With very high standards to maintain, when the establishment’s composition department needed to invest in new loudspeakers for its classrooms and studios, Yamaha’s CIS series was the perfect choice.

      • Netherlands
      • Feb, 2014

      Yamaha MTX3 Helps Deliver Signature Sound At London’s Royal Academy Of Music

      When Autograph Sales & Installations was recently commissioned to install a new audio system at the Royal Academy of Music’s historic Duke’s Hall, they needed a ‘heart’ that delivered a challenging combination of optimum audio quality, flexibility and comprehensive wireless remote control at a competitive price. A Yamaha MTX3 matrix processor was the answer.

      • London
      • Feb, 2014

      The Water's Edge Reincarnated After Super Storm Sandy

      Hurricane Sandy couldn’t have struck this regionally known restaurant/bar/catering facility on the Barnegat Bay at a more inopportune time. The Ziegler family had just purchased the Water’s Edge in Berkeley Twp, New Jersey weeks before when Sandy made its mark on the Jersey Shore. Unfortunately, the structure took a huge hit and the new owners had to rebuild from the ground up.

      • New Jersey
      • March, 2014

      Yamaha CIS Series Is The UBN One To Beat

      The former Kino cinema in Odense has recently begun a new lease of life as the Danish city’s latest and most modern cafe, bar and nightclub. Whether its quiet background music during the week or loud party tunes at weekends, a Yamaha CIS series system serves up the perfect taste in sound.

      • Danish
      • Mar, 2014

      Yamaha CL5 Leads The Revolution

      Antwerp-based Revolution Event Support is one of Belgium’s leading production companies, supplying sound, lighting and stage design to many of the country’s best-known artists. Recently the company bought a pair of Yamaha CL5 digital mixing consoles to ensure its clients enjoy state-of-the-art sound.

      • Belgium
      • Mar, 2014

      Yamaha Rocks Around The Clock Tower

      Rotterdam-based Codarts is a university providing professional arts education in music, dance and circus performance. With very high standards to maintain, when the establishment’s composition department needed to invest in new loudspeakers for its classrooms and studios, Yamaha’s CIS series was the perfect choice.

      • Italy
      • Mar, 2014

      Auditorium Merate Is Safe (And) Sound With Yamaha

      Thanks to its cost-effectiveness, one of the many advantages of digital audio is how regional venues can nowadays install the same sound technology as the biggest and best concert halls. Inspired by Milan’s iconic Teatro Alla Scala, a new multi-purpose venue in the Italian city of Merate is enjoying all the benefits of a Yamaha audio system.

      • Italy
      • Apr, 2014

      Yamaha CL1 Makes Vöhringen Haus Proud

      Yamaha’s CL1 digital console has proved itself a winner in regional and municipal venues, where space is at a premium, but the flexibility and facilities of the CL system means venues can exceed audience expectations. A prime example of such an installation is in the German town of Vöhringen.

      • Germany
      • Apr, 2014

      Yamaha Has Leisuretec TecZone Surrounded

      As one of the UK’s major trade distributors of professional audio, lighting, video and special effects, Leighton Buzzard-based Leisuretec invests considerable time in training, seminars, product demonstrations and meetings with both clients and suppliers. The company has recently opened the TecZone, a new in-house space to facilitate all these and more, with Yamaha’s CIS series chosen for its 7.1 surround system.

      • UK
      • Apr, 2014

      Yamaha MTX3 Is The Right Fit For Lodi Club

      Keeping the 36,000 inhabitants of Italy’s Casalecchio di Reno healthy is the prime objective of the town’s fitness centre, Lodi Club. And with the benefit of a new Yamaha MTX3 matrix processor with custom control, the club’s audio system is as fit as its instructors.

      • Italy
      • Apr, 2014

      Le Platinium Is Bowled Over By Yamaha CIS Loudspeakers

      Opened at the beginning of the year, the Le Platinium bowling and bar complex in Andrézieux, France, is already a major focal point of the community for both young and old. Yamaha CIS series loudspeakers supply the soundtrack.

      • Andrézieux, France
      • May, 2014

      Yamaha CL Series Teaches Theatre Sound

      With Yamaha’s CL series digital mixing consoles well-established in the professional audio and broadcast industries, an increasing number of educational establishments are specifying them to give students the most up-to-date hands-on experience. Amsterdam School of the Arts is the latest example.

      • Netherlands
      • May, 2014

      Yamaha Is The Key To Forum Niederberg’s New Flexibility 

      When a venue with multiple spaces needs to update its audio system, nowadays a networked solution considerably enhances the usefulness and flexibility of the entire building. This is exactly what has happened in the German city of Velbert, where a Dante-based Yamaha/Nexo system has recently been installed.

      • Germany
      • May, 2014

      Yamaha Hits New Heights At InterContinental Hotel, Davos

      Set high in the spectacular Graubünden Alps, 1600m above sea level, the new InterContinental Davos luxury hotel offers the very best of Swiss hospitality and business facilities. A major Yamaha audio system has been installed to deliver the optimum in sound quality and flexibility.

      • Davos
      • Jul, 2014

      Yamaha AFC3 Delivers Dramatic Improvement At Lørenskog Hus

      Even the most modern venues can suffer from acoustic issues, but with Yamaha’s AFC3 acoustic enhancement system, virtually all can be overcome. A Norwegian venue has employed it to transform its main auditorium into an acoustically enhanced space.

      • Norwegian
      • Jul, 2014

      Swiss Role for Yamaha and Nexo at Lausanne’s Newest Venue

      Lausanne’s Haute Ecole de Musique (HEMU) is the leading music college in French-speaking Switzerland. Offering degree and Masters level courses in classical, jazz and modern music, it opened a brand new performance venue in June 2014 which features a comprehensive Yamaha and Nexo audio system.

      • Switzerland
      • Aug, 2014

      Yamaha QLs Enjoy A Pleasance Time At The Edinburgh Fringe

      The combination of a small footprint, exceptional processing power, Dante networking and local i/o makes Yamaha’s QL series digital consoles ideal for the Festival Fringe - Edinburgh’s annual smorgasbord of the inspired, the ingenious and the idiosyncratic. This year, six QLs enjoyed a month of exceptionally hard work throughout August with multi-venue operator Pleasance.

      • UK
      • Sep, 2014

      Cadogan Continuity - Iconic London Venue Upgrades With Yamaha

      London’s Cadogan Hall is both the home of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and a popular live music venue, hosting over 300 shows a year. A recent technical upgrade has seen its legacy of Yamaha mixing consoles continue, with the installation of a new CL3 system by Autograph Sales and Installations.

      • UK
      • Sep, 2014

      Yamaha CIS Series Stars In €6m Cinecitta Refurbishment

      Built in 1877, Cinecitta is one of the most culturally significant buildings in Tilburg, Netherlands. Recently it underwent a €6m refurbishment which included the installation of a major Yamaha CIS series audio system.

      • Netherlands
      • Oct, 2014

      New Zealand’s latest House of Worship solutions powered by Yamaha

      Intec Systems recently completed major upgrades to the audio systems of two of New Zealand’s largest churches. Both installations were required to be easily re-configured depending on the requirements of each service with Dante providing the ideal connectivity solution.

      • New Zealand
      • Nov, 2014

      Yamaha Gives De Montfort Hall The Best Return On Its Investment

      With its neo-Classical architecture, unique 6000 pipe concert organ and performances by hundreds of high profile artists since its 1913 completion, Leicester’s De Montfort Hall has always been one of the Midlands most iconic concert venues. But, as well as preserving its history, the owning city council has always kept the venue’s facilities as up-to-date as possible. This has included the recent installation of a Yamaha CL5 digital mixing system.

      • UK
      • Nov, 2014

      Yamaha AFC3 Brings Audiences And Actors Together At Riksteatret

      Established in 1949, Riksteatret is Norway’s national touring theatre. The organisation’s headquarters is in Oslo’s Nydalen district, where a Yamaha AFC3 system has recently been installed to help overcome the dry acoustic of its main performance space.

      • Oslo
      • Nov, 2014

      Yamaha QL5 Serves Up A Tasty School Winner

      Since launching earlier this year, Yamaha’s QL digital consoles have become favourites with education, the flexible facilities and familiar ease of use ensuring that students are given the best training for a job in the entertainment industry. One of the highest profile installations is at Tonbridge School in Kent.

      • UK
      • Dec, 2014

      Yamaha CL System Adds Value To Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ

      Opened in 2005, Amsterdam’s Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ is the Netherlands foremost venue for contemporary classical music. For the past nine years, the audio mixing requirements have been reliably taken care of by a Yamaha DM2000, but a recent technical refurbishment has seen it joined by a CL3 system.

      • Amsterdam
      • Dec, 2014

      More Than A Mall: Nave de Vero Delivers Live Entertainment With Yamaha

      Located a short distance from Venice, Italy, Nave de Vero is a new shopping centre which, like most modern malls, offers more than just retail outlets. Entertaining shoppers is an important part of its business, which is why it features a live performance area complete with high quality Yamaha digital audio system.

      • Italy
      • Dec, 2014

      G-Martell College Offers Cutting-edge Training with Nuage

      “The Nuage system represents cutting edge technology that provides an innovative platform for the industry.” – Hugo Gutierrez, Audio Academic Director

      • Mexico City, Mexico
      • June, 2014

      Las Vegas Production Company High Jumps with Yamaha Nuage System

      Dog & Pony Studios in Las Vegas has been in business for 11 years with its primary focus on audio post, sound design, composition, and audio for games. Clients include MGM Resorts, Caesars Entertainment, Skechers, and Aristocrat Technologies, to name a few. Recently, the company raised the bar by installing one of the first Yamaha Steinberg Nuage DAW systems in the U.S. RSPE Audio Solutions in Toluca Lake, California installed the system.

      • Las Vegas
      • Jun, 2014

      Highland Park United Methodist Church Installs Yamaha NUAGE DAW, CL Digital Console

      “No other manufacturer has an option that fit our needs more perfectly.”
      Highland Park (Texas) United Methodist Church (HPUMC) recently installed a Yamaha NUAGE Digital Audio Workstation system for recording and post work along with a Yamaha CL5 Digital Audio Console for front of house mixing in the sanctuary.

      • Texas, USA
      • May, 2014

      Nuage Gives Philbeat of Singapore a Creative Boost

      “Direct control lets me spend more time on the creative process.” – Philip Tan, multimedia creator

      • Singapore
      • June, 2014

      Nuage Is Master Of The SoundShack

      Based in Hamburg, The Shack is one of Germany’s leading independent film and post-production studios, with clients ranging from car manufacturers to advertising agencies and business consultants. When audio department The SoundShack recently upgraded its technical facilities, Yamaha Nuage was the choice.

      • Hamburg
      • Jun, 2014

      Temple Of Tune Flies High With Nuage

      Established in 1990 in the Belgian municipality of Kuurne, Temple of Tune specialises in television, film, corporate promos and radio commercials. With owner Fredo Gevaert always striving to improve the facility’s service, his investment in a Yamaha Nuage system has reaped immediate dividends.

      • Belgium
      • June, 2014

      Yamaha Nuage Captures Die Seer’s Ideas

      First formed in 1996, Die Seer’s catchy fusion of folk, schlager, pop and rock music ensured that they rapidly became one of Austria’s most popular musical acts. It’s a position the band still enjoys and, with a new Yamaha Nuage system recently installed in their remote studio complex, the process of recording albums has become much more responsive.

      • Austria
      • June, 2014

      Yamaha Nuage Excellence Is Set In Stone

      Founded in 2010, Stone Post Production is based in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. Offering full video and audio services, with a main focus on television and advertising projects, a new Yamaha Nuage installation has radically enhanced one of the facility’s sound studios.

      • Slovak Republic
      • June, 2014

      Yamaha Nuage Wins Another Award

      Yamaha’s Nuage post-production system has won another award, topping the category of Best Audio Technology for Recording, Post Production and ProAudio at a new annual awards ceremony hosted by Spanish broadcast and AV magazine Panorama.

      • Madrid
      • June, 2014

      Italy’s Biggest Commercial Broadcaster Adopts Nuage

      Yamaha and Steinberg’s state-of-the-art Nuage post-production system is now seeing adoption by broadcasters across Europe. One of the most high profile of these is Mediaset, Italy’s biggest commercial broadcaster.

      • Cologno Monzese
      • Jun, 2014

      Australia’s Newest Studio and Training Facility Selects Nuage, QL & R-Series

      Based in Newcastle, 90º Studio Training Facility is Australia’s newest commercial studio and training facility. The impressive array of courses are designed to appeal to anyone with an interest in music technology and recording – no matter the experience level. When it came to selecting the centrepiece of the control room, Nuage was the clear choice.

      • New South Wales, Australia
      • Aug, 2014

      Leading German Studio Invests In Yamaha Nuage

      Founded in 1989 by recording engineer Hans-Joachim Kloock and sound engineer / Foley artist Arne Damman, Hamburg-based M&E Studios GmbH provides post-production services to all of the major German television production companies. Long-term users of Steinberg Nuendo DAW software, the studio has recently invested in a Yamaha Nuage system, which has made a very positive difference to its workflow.

      • Hamburg
      • Aug, 2014

      Yamaha and Steinberg Help Bring Anne Frank’s Story To The Stage

      Commissioned by the Basel-based Anne Frank Foundation, Anne is the first production at the brand new, purpose-built Theater Amsterdam. Only the second time that one of the most famous and poignant accounts to emerge from the Second World War has been adapted for stage, Yamaha and Steinberg technology is ensuring the impact of the sound matches that of the large scale visuals.

      • Benelux
      • July, 2014

      Yamaha NUAGE Ignites Post Market in Spokane

      Bing Bang Boom! In Spokane, WA specializes in integrated music and sound design for film, television, advertising, video games, and the Internet. Their award-winning work can be heard on projects for CBS, ABC, NBC, Spike TV, HBO, Warner Bros. Films, and many blockbuster theatrical trailers.

      • USA
      • Oct, 2014

      Atlanta-Based Composer/Sound Designer Feels 'At Home' With Yamaha NUAGE

      John Penn is an independent film/music composer, 3D sound designer, producer, media-tech entrepreneur, and owner of Undercurrent Labs, the company he founded in 2011.

      • USA
      • Nov, 2014

      Southwestern Assembly of God Univ. Installs Yamaha NUAGE DAW System

      Located in Waxahachie, TX, Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) began as a regional bible school and later, added a junior college program.

      • USA
      • Nov, 2014

      Yamaha NUAGE Creates Less Of A “Grind” For LA Audio Post Facility

      Grind Music and Sound is a professional audio post-production facility located in Los Angeles, California.

      • USA
      • Dec, 2014

      Yamaha Nuage Helps Sammy Merayah Rediscover His Music Mojo

      Initially aimed at the post-production market, Yamaha’s Nuage system is also being adopted by music recording studios and composers, thanks to its fast, intuitive workflow and powerful features.

      • Brussels
      • Dec, 2014

      CL5, R-series and DME deliver Commonwealth Games to Australia

      Australian broadcast sales and rental company Videocraft was commissioned to manage the audio requirements for Channel 10’s live broadcast of the Commonwealth Games. At the heart of the system was a CL5 digital mixing console.

      • Melbourne Australia
      • Aug, 2014

      Yamaha Helps Fly The Flag For Pro Audio At PLASA 2014

      Although absent for PLASA London’s move to ExCel in 2013, Yamaha Commercial Audio returns to the show this year to help fly the flag for the professional sound industry.

      • UK
      • Sep, 2014

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