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    • Yamaha Gets Installed At ISE 2016

      Ideal for all sizes and kinds of installed applications, Yamaha Commercial Audio’s range of installation market products continues to increase, with the company showing many of them at ISE 2015.

      • Amsterdam
      • Jan, 2016

      Yamaha Iberica Runs Digital Mixing Seminars

      In January and February, audio engineers in Spain, Portugal and the Canary Islands can take advantage of advanced tuition on Yamaha’s CL and QL series digital mixing consoles and Dante networking, as the company runs a series of free, day-long seminars.

      • Spain
      • Jan, 2016

      Yamaha Wins Multiple Awards At ProLight+Sound and MusikMesse

      Yamaha enjoyed an award-winning presence at both ProLight+Sound and MusikMesse in early April, as the RIVAGE PM10 digital mixing system and four of the company's MI products won prestigious PIPA and MIPA awards.

      • Frankfurt
      • Apr, 2016

      Yamaha And Nexo Connect At PLASA 2016

      After 2014’s successful return to the PLASA Show, this year Yamaha will be exhibiting on a bigger stand and, for the first time at the event, sharing it with Nexo and Line 6.

      • London
      • Jul, 2016

      IBC European Debut For Yamaha And Steinberg’s Implementation of Dolby Atmos®

      For the first time in Europe, Yamaha and Steinberg will show their implementation of Dolby Atmos® with Nuendo and Nuage at IBC 2016 in Amsterdam.

      • Amsterdam
      • Sep, 2016

      ProVisionaire Touch V1.1 with Enhanced Design Efficiency

      The ProVisionaire Touch application for iPad provides wireless control of MTX/MRX series signal processors in conference rooms, retail stores, restaurants, banquet halls and other commercial spaces, with control interfaces that can be easily custom designed to suit individual systems. In this update the control panel design features have been refined for even greater convenience and finer control, providing notable improvements in overall efficiency.

      New SWP1 Series L2 Switches with Easy Dante Setup and Network Visibility

      January 12, 2016. Shizuoka, Japan – Yamaha is pleased to announce the SWP1 Series of L2 switches. These advanced network switches have been designed specifically for sound installation and live sound networking, with simple DIP switch Dante optimization and comprehensive graphical interfacing via a Windows application.

      Yamaha Announces New Version 2.0 Firmware Update for TF Series Digital Mixers

      January 22/ 2016- Yamaha is very pleased to provide TF Series console users with a major firmware update to version 2.0. The new update includes new effect types and operation improvements for seamless compatibility with Tio1608-D I/O racks enabling a faster and easier setup for use in a broader range of applications.

      Yamaha Releases New Surface Mount Speakers and Power Amplifiers to Expand on the Commercial Installation Solutions Flexible Lineup of Products.

      February 1, 2016, Shizuoka, Japan --- Yamaha has announced new additions to the Commercial Installation Solutions lineup that have been specifically designed for small to mid-sized installations with a focus on BGM applications in particular: VXS3F, VXS3FW, VXS3FT and VXS3FTW surface mount speakers, as well as the MA2120 and PA2120 power amplifiers.

      DCH8 Hub Connects to Multiple DCP Series Control Panels

      February 1, 2016, Shizuoka, Japan --- Yamaha has announced a new addition to the Commercial Installation Solutions lineup. The DCH8 Digital Controller Hub allows control lines for up to eight DCP series Digital Control Panel units to be connected to a Yamaha MRX7-D signal processor or MTX series matrix processor.

      EN54-24 Certified VXC Series “F model” Ceiling Speakers Announced

      February 1, 2016. Shizuoka, Japan – Yamaha has announced four new VXC Series “F model” low-profile ceiling speakers that meet European EN54-24 voice alarm system requirements.

      Nuendo Live Now Bundled with QL and TF Consoles for Enhanced Live Recording Capability

      February 29, 2016. Shizuoka, Japan – Steinberg’s Nuendo Live Multitrack Live Recording Software is now being bundled with Yamaha QL and TF series consoles. Nuendo Live was previously only bundled with the CL series digital mixing consoles, but thanks to collaboration between Yamaha and Steinberg, a member of the Yamaha group, it is now being bundled with all three console series, making them even more powerful live recording solutions.

      Yamaha Announces Ability to Control & Monitor Shure ULX-D® Digital Wireless Systems from CL & QL Series Consoles

      April 4, 2016. Shizuoka, Japan – Today, <a href="http://www.yamahaproaudio.com/global/en/">Yamaha Pro Audio</a> and <a href="http://www.shure.com/">Shure Incorporated</a> announced that customers using Yamaha CL and QL Series consoles will be able to control and monitor Shure <a href="http://www.shure.com/americas/products/wireless-systems/ulxd-systems">ULX-D® Digital Wireless Systems</a> (Dante™ enabled ULXD4D Dual Channel Digital Wireless Receivers and ULXD4Q Quad Channel Digital Wireless Receivers), providing the user with significantly enhanced operability.

      Another Step Forward for Live Sound Evolution: CL/QL Version 4.0 Ready for April Release

      April 4, 2016. Shizuoka, Japan – CL series digital mixing consoles have taken their place as a new industry standard, and the compact all-in-one QL series digital mixing consoles are highly regarded in a wide range of applications. Firmware update V4.0 for both series is ready for release, offering new features and enhanced operation.

      Yamaha Releases the New PX Series of Power Amplifiers for Live Sound Reinforcement and Installation Applications

      April 5,2016, Shizuoka, Japan- Yamaha has announced the release of the new PX series of versatile power amplifiers that meet the requirements of a vast range of sound reinforcement and installation environments. By combining high power output with intelligent signal processing and a lightweight yet durable design, the new models are able to deliver consistent, clear, high-quality sound even at maximum output levels.

      New Compact RPio222 I/O Rack Boosts RIVAGE PM10 System Flexibility

      April 5, 2016. Shizuoka, Japan – Yamaha is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the RPio222 I/O Rack, a compact variation of the current RPio622 I/O Rack for the RIVAGE PM10 Digital Mixing System. The availability of two I/O Rack types will allow easier, more flexible setup of distributed I/O systems.

      New Version 2.5 Firmware Update for TF Series Digital Mixers

      Firmware update V2.5 for the intuitive, touch panel optimized TF series digital mixing consoles is scheduled for release in May, 2016. TF V2.5 includes a number of highly anticipated new features that will expand the appeal of the TF consoles for an even wider range of pro audio applications. V2.5 adds matrix out channels with output delay, a feature that a large number of users have requested, as well as a simple Output Delay as Ins FX that will add significantly to the flexibility of systems that include TF consoles.

      Yamaha Releases HS-I Models of Powered Studio Monitors Provide Greater Versatility for a Range of Installation Applications

      June 1, 2016 - Yamaha today introduced the HS-I models of powered speakers that add mounting points to the popular HS Series studio monitors, making them compatible with a broader range of monitoring, sound reinforcement and installation environments. , Yamaha studio monitors have become a true industry standard and the preferred choice for sound professionals all over the world, ever since they made their debut in the 1970’s. Adhering to the Yamaha philosophy of sonic purity, the HS Series has carried on the tradition of one of the most trusted speakers for nearfield monitoring applications, lauded for their signature sound and superior accuracy.

      Firmware Version 2.2 for the MRX7-D Signal Processor

      The Yamaha MRX7-D signal processor is a current favorite among users who want flexible, efficient control of complex sound systems with large numbers of inputs and outputs. Firmware update V2.2, enhances the MRX7-D with new components, features that can significantly reduce system design and installation time, and more.

      Yamaha Expands the EMX Lineup of Powered Mixers with the Release of the EMX5 and EMX7 Integrated Consoles

      June 22, 2016 - Yamaha is very pleased to announce the release of two new models in the popular EMX Series of integrated mixers, the EMX5 and EMX7. The new models feature a significant increase in output power and a more comprehensive selection of performance features in a very portable design. Suitable for musicians, performers, DJs and public speakers who put a premium on sound quality and convenient operation, these new models will provide users with an ideal solution for a greater number of sound reinforcement environments, from small to mid-sized musical or cooperate events, to fixed installations at bars and restaurants, houses of worship, rehearsal studios and more.

      Nuage Embraces Dolby Atmos : Nuage Version 1.8 Released with Full Nuendo 7 Support

      Nuage software version 1.8 provides full support for the VST MultiPanner 3D surround plug-in included with Steinberg’s Nuendo 7.1 DAW. The VST MultiPanner interface is faithfully reproduced on the Nuage Master touch screen, providing an ideal environment for Dolby Atmos surround production and bringing Nuage up to speed with today’s fastest-growing immersive surround format.

      Four’s Company As Yamaha Heads For The Pro Show

      Yamaha Commercial Audio, Yamaha Pro Audio, Nexo and Line 6 will all have a significant presence at the BPM I PRO Sound & Lighting Show, which takes place at the Genting Arena, Birmingham NEC, from 11-13th September.

      Intuitive TF Series TouchFlow Operation™ in Rack-mount Form

      Shizuoka, Japan, September 1st, 2016 – Yamaha is pleased to announce TF-RACK, the newest model in the TF Series digital mixer lineup.

      Yamaha Dante Products to Support AES67 Audio Network Interoperability

      September 9, 2016, Shizuoka, Japan – Yamaha will successively update Dante products to support the AES audio-over-IP interoperability standard. This will allow Yamaha products equipped with Dante networking capability to communicate with Ravenna and other audio networks via AES67.

      Yamaha Launches the New HPH-MT8 and MT5 Studio Monitor Headphones

      Shizuoka, Japan, October 5th- Yamaha is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the latest additions to the MT Series professional studio monitor headphones, the HPH-MT8 and MT5/MT5W.

      “MonitorMix for Android” ready for the CL/QL/TF Digital Mixing Consoles

      October 12, 2016. Shizuoka, Japan – Yamaha releases renowned “MonitorMix” application for Android. With the release of “MonitorMix for Android”, Yamaha is expanding the users’ experiences with a wider range of wireless devices. “MonitorMix for Android” is now available for free download from Google Play.

      Yamaha Renews the Compact Mixing Amplifier Lineup with MA2030a and PA2030a

      The compact Yamaha MA2030 and PA2030 power amplifiers with features and I/O optimized for commercial installations have been updated with extra power and functionality.

      ProVisionaire Touch iPad Application V1.2 Released

      ProVisionaire Touch, the iPad app that allows users to easily create original control panels and control audio installations from a tablet device, has been updated to version 1.2. The update adds support for MusicCast compatible products as well as Disklavier Enspire reproducing pianos. A single iPad can now control an even greater range of music sources in installations built around MTX or MRX series processors.

      Yamaha’s Valancia Conference Features Unique Shared 3D Audio System

      For the past nine years, Yamaha Music Europe has organised an annual system designer’s conference. In 2007, the first conference attracted 30 delegates. This year over 120 gathered at the Valencia campus of Berklee College of Music, where they witnessed an exceptional cross-industry collaboration between Yamaha, Barco, Dolby and Unique Cinema Systems.

      Sound Reinforcement Principle – NEXO ETC1 2016

      Yamaha Music (Asia) Private Limited specially hosted NEXO ETC1 seminar together with NEXO SA on the 17th and 18th October at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. This seminar was part of the education collaboration between Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Yamaha Music (Asia) Private Limited. During this event, Yamaha and NEXO took the chance to elaborate on various essential topics such as sound reinforcement principles and digital audio network to the attendees ranging from students to industry practitioners.

      • Singapore
      • Dec, 2016

      Yamaha TF3 Hits The Road With New Dutch Outside Broadcast Facility

      Increasing demand for his services has seen renowned Dutch cameraman and video editor John Huijbregts build his own 4K outside broadcast truck. A Yamaha TF3 digital mixing console proved the ideal solution for the vehicle’s audio requirements.

      • Netherland
      • Mar, 2016

      Nuage the Perfect Choice for New Globo TV Series

      Nuage impresses the engineer in charge of recording the orchestral soundtrack for a major Brazilian TV series.

      • Brazil
      • Mar, 2016

      Yamaha Nuage Helps Radio France Look To The Future

      French public service broadcaster Radio France delivers a wide range of news, information and entertainment via its six national stations and France Bleu, a network of 44 regional stations. It is also committed to investigating and developing innovative new broadcast methods, which is why the company recently invested in a Yamaha Nuage mixing system.

      • France
      • Apr, 2016

      Nuage Empowers Media Students at Seamedu in Pune, India

      The Seamedu School of Pro-Expression was established in Pune, India, in 2008 to provide world-class training for sound engineers and producers in digital filmmaking, animation, game design, visual effects, sound design, broadcast media, and broadcast journalism. The school offers comprehensive facilities and curricula, and has launched many successful careers since 2009.

      • India
      • June, 2016

      Houses Of Worship Choose The Yamaha MTX3

      Yamaha’s MTX3 matrix mixer/signal processor is proving a popular solution for smaller, fixed audio installations where untrained staff are in day-to-day control of the system. Houses of worship are an ideal example, with three German churches recently commissioning MTX3-based systems.

      • Oggenhausen Germany
      • Jan, 2016

      Quality Quartet - De Naald Invests In Yamaha Again

      Attracting over 100,000 visitors every year, for three decades De Naald (The Needle) theatre in Naaldwijk has been a cultural hub for the region south-west of The Hague - since 2004 officially the Dutch municipality of Westland. The watchword for every aspect of the theatre’s work is ‘quality’, which is why a QL1 has recently become its fourth Yamaha digital mixing console.

      • Netherlands
      • Feb, 2016

      Yamaha CIS Gets Sporty With Leclerc

      Hypermarket chain E.Leclerc is one of France’s biggest retailers, with nearly 600 outlets and a total of 138 in other countries. The company has a number of specialist outlet chains including Leclerc Sport, which recently installed a Yamaha CIS background music system at its new Langon store.

      • France
      • Feb, 2016

      Yamaha selected for its proven audio quality by Swiss-Garden Hotel & Residences Malacca

      Swiss-Garden Hotel & Residences Malacca, a superior 4 star hotel and its adjoining lifestyle shopping complex, The Shore are strategically located near Malacca’s most historic districts & tourist sites.

      • Malaysia
      • Feb, 2016

      Yamaha AFC3 Delivers World Class Acoustics At Grand Theatre of the National Opera, Warsaw

      Opened in 1833 and rebuilt after its near-destruction during the Second World War, Teatr Wielki Opera Narodowa (TWON, the Grand Theatre of the National Opera) in Warsaw, Poland, has the largest stage in Europe. Measuring 36.5m x 35m and with a volume of 38,000m3, the size of the stage has contributed to many sound-related issues. To overcome them, a Yamaha AFC3 system was chosen for one of the largest acoustic enhancement installations in the world, designed and realised by a true team effort.

      • Warsaw, Poland
      • Feb, 2016

      Seventh Heaven: Brussels Théâtre National Relies On Yamaha

      As well as providing excellent facilities, sound quality and ease of use, Yamaha professional audio equipment is renowned for its reliability and long life. The oldest of five Yamaha digital mixing consoles owned by the Théâtre National in Brussels is over 10 years old and still in reliable daily use, so investing in two further Yamaha mixers was an easy decision for the theatre’s technical team.

      • Brussels
      • Feb, 2016

      Sound With Muscle - Yamaha Is No.1 For One Training Centers

      One Training Centers is an expanding chain of Swiss fitness facilities which offers a wide range of group and solo activities. Yamaha audio systems help to keep the class participants working hard.

      • Switzerland
      • Mar, 2016

      Yamaha CIS Is On The Money At Banco di Napoli

      Founded in 1539, the Banco di Napoli (Bank of Naples) is the oldest bank on the Italian peninsular. Its historical archive is a remarkable time capsule of Italian history stretching back nearly half a century, part of which has recently been opened as a visitor attraction. A Yamaha audio installation plays a key role in telling the story.

      • Napoli
      • May, 2016

      Eighth Day Sound On “Board” with Yamaha PM10

      Eighth Day Sound (Highland Heights, Ohio) has added the new Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console to its tour rental inventory. Founded in 1980, Eighth Day Sound has grown into a global company that routinely provides services to the world’s best musical artists from The Who, Madonna, Kings of Leon, Beyonce’, Drake, Lady Gaga, Eminem, Rihanna and Taylor Swift, to festivals including Bonnaroo, Hangout, Governors Ball, Electric Forest, as well numerous special events. The company also has an installed sound division that specializes in permanent solutions for live sound environments.

      • USA
      • May, 2016

      Great Sound Is Top Of The Menu At De Oude Tol

      Overlooking one of the Netherlands many wide, sweeping drainage dykes, De Oude Tol (The Old Toll) is a popular restaurant and bar in Oud Beijerland, south of Rotterdam. A new Yamaha installation has radically enhanced the quality and flexibility of the venue’s audio system.

      • Nederland
      • May, 2016

      Yamaha CIS Products Flex Their Muscles At Simply Gym

      Yamaha’s Commercial Installations Solutions (CIS) range offers installers a huge range of options, making systems from the simplest to the most complex straightforward to design, install, commission and control. Suitable for virtually any indoor project, a recent installation has seen CIS products flex their muscles at Simply Gym.

      • UK
      • Jun, 2016

      Superior Sounding Sermons At Stadtkirche Aalen

      Enhancing the sound in old buildings to match modern expectations is a common task for contemporary systems integrators. This is particularly true of houses of worship, where the different elements of praise often need a versatile sound reinforcement system in a space that was originally designed for purely acoustic sound. The latest in a series of German installations shows, again, that Yamaha’s Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) range can make a real difference.

      • Germany
      • Jun, 2016

      Yamaha AFC3 Delivers New Acoustics To The 'Old Lady'

      With expectations of audio quality from both audiences and performers throughout the world continually rising, the question of how to make venues used for drama and amplified music truly suitable for classical and acoustic music is being increasingly asked. A Yamaha AFC3 acoustic enhancement system has provided the answer at a historic theatre in the Netherlands.

      • Netherlands, Rijssen
      • jun, 2016

      Casino Le Lyon Vert Wins Audio Jackpot With Yamaha

      Located a short car, bus or train journey from the centre of Lyon, France, Casino Le Lyon Vert offers a wide range of traditional and slot gaming, as well as a restaurant and brasserie. A recent update of its audio system has seen a zoned Yamaha system installed, featuring Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) products.

      • France, Lyon
      • Jun, 2016

      Life’s A Beach For New Yamaha CIS Installation

      Summer is here and with it sun-seekers are heading to beaches across Europe. The location and open-plan layout of beach bars and restaurants can make it a challenge to entertain those who want to drink and dance while keeping other patrons - and the neighbours - happy. But at Italy’s Bazzano Beach, a Yamaha audio system has solved the problem.

      • Italy
      • Jul, 2016

      London Churches Enjoy The Benefits Of Yamaha CIS Products

      As houses of worship strive to improve the audio quality of their services and other hosted events, Yamaha Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) products are the ideal solution for a market where ease of installation, cost-effectiveness, flexibility and simple operation are key requirements. Three London churches have recently begun enjoying the many benefits that CIS has to offer.

      • London
      • Jul, 2016

      Yamaha CIS Products Ensure Tempio del Popolo Is Delivered On Budget

      Modern audio technology means that regional venues are increasingly able to be truly multifunctional, with high quality systems that can be used for film screenings as well as live performances and presentations. Yamaha Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) products are ideal for such ‘hybrid’ systems, including one in a new venue in southern Italy.

      • Italy
      • Sep, 2016

      Yamaha Equips New Baitul Ikram Mosque

      Many House of Worship (HoW) audio installations are in existing buildings, adding sound reinforcement for the first time or replacing a life expired system. But occasionally the opportunity arises to design an audio system as an integral part of a new-build. RG Jones Sound Engineering recently did this for a brand new mosque in Leicester, choosing a complete Yamaha solution.

      • UK
      • Sep, 2016

      Yamaha’s Westminster Presence Grows With State-Of-The-Art Central Hall Installation

      In recent years, audio installations at Central Hall Westminster, Westminster Abbey and the QEII Conference Centre have seen Yamaha become a key presence in one of London’s most important and influential areas. That role has seen a further significant boost in 2016, with a second - much larger and more complex - project at Central Hall.

      • London
      • Sep, 2016

      Yamaha - The IntelliGent Choice For Retail Sound

      IntelliGent Store is a new Italian retail chain which has recently opened five clothing stores across Italy. A brand of multinational clothes retailer Piazza Italia, IntelliGent shops feature Yamaha audio systems, which are delivering better and more flexible sound that those in the parent company’s higher specification outlets!

      • Italy
      • Oct, 2016

      Tees-ing The Future: Yamaha Aids The Next Generation Of Sound Engineers

      Yamaha mixing consoles are a familiar sight in venues and on technical riders throughout the world, but they also play a vital role in teaching successive generations of mixing engineers their craft. One of many UK courses taught on Yamaha consoles is the BSc (Hons) degree in Music Technology at Teesside University.

      • UK
      • Oct, 2016

      Hensoltshöhe Foundation Benefits From Yamaha CIS Flexibility

      The Hensoltshöhe Foundation is a Bavarian Christian retreat, healing and study centre. A recent upgrade to the building has seen a prayer and two meeting rooms with moveable walls added, with a Yamaha CIS audio system delivering flexible, high quality sound for all room configurations.

      • Germany
      • Dec, 2016

      Yamaha And Nexo Have A Ball With Production Plus

      As a production supplier for prestigious clients at equally prestigious London venues, Production Plus cannot afford to take any chances with equipment. One of the most recent events supported by the company was the annual charity ball for the DM Thomas Foundation at the London Hilton on Park Lane, where Yamaha and Nexo once again proved their worth.

      • London
      • Dec, 2016

      27th ASEAN Summit Gala Dinner @ Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Exhibition Hall 1&2

      On 21st November 2015, world leaders dined with ASEAN leaders and their dialog partners at the ASEAN Summit Gala Dinner held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
      Provided by the venue’s authorized sound and lighting rental companies, the audio system for the event was designed by Absolute Technical Solutions.

      • Kuala Lumpur
      • Feb, 2016

      Scorpions Strike Gold With Yamaha CL5s

      After half a century, German hard rockers the Scorpions are still playing live all over the world and showing no signs of slowing down. Ticket demand for the 60 shows of the band’s 50th Anniversary world tour in 2015 was so great that more than 30 extra dates have (so far) been added for 2016. With Yamaha CL5 digital consoles available to rent wherever they go - even in the Faeroe Islands - the cost and logistics of touring are kept down and the band can continue taking their music to their fans… in even in the most remote territories!

      • Germany
      • Feb, 2016

      Clair Takes First Two Yamaha Rivage PM10s

      CLAIR Global (Lititz, PA) has taken delivery of the first two Yamaha Rivage PM10 Digital Audio Consoles to hit U.S. soil. Both consoles are currently being used at front of house and monitors for Carrie Underwood’s “The Storyteller Tour”.

      • California
      • Feb, 2016

      RIVAGE PM10 Enhances Rio de Janeiro Carnival Sound

      The Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 console played a vital role in ensuring superior sound for the samba schools in Marquês de Sapucaí (the Rio de Janeiro carnival venue)

      • Brazil
      • Mar, 2016

      Yamaha CL3 Has It Kovvered

      Playing around 180 shows a year, Dutch covers band Anderkovver (Another Cover) is a popular attraction at clubs, parties, corporate events and as a support act to higher profile artists. When the band’s analogue mixer recently failed they decided to make a long-term investment in the form of a Yamaha CL3 digital console and R-series i/o units.

      • Netherlands
      • Apr, 2016

      Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Coda Audio Services first to mix on Rivage PM10 in Australia

      For 10 years, Sydney’s Coda Audio Services have provided sound reinforcement services for the annual Sydney Symphony in Parramatta Park concert, provided by the Parramatta Park Trust. For 2016, the SSO was joined by famed jazz musician James Morrison and Yamaha drums artist, Gordon Rytmeister for the free, family-fun performance.

      • Australia
      • Apr, 2016

      Yamaha CL5 System Changes Minds With John Grant

      Late January and early February saw John Grant on tour in the UK and Ireland, culminating in an appearance at the BBC 6 Music Festival at Bristol’s Colston Hall. Front of House engineer Gabriele Nicotra and monitor man Matt Pengelly carried a pair of Yamaha CL5s on a Dante network, the system impressing the BBC engineers so much that a longstanding refusal for Gabriele and Matt to use their own equipment at the festival was reversed as soon as the broadcast staff saw what they were using!

      • UK, Ireland
      • Apr, 2016

      Yamaha de México Provides Sound for the Papal Visit

      His Holiness Pope Francis, Sovereign of the Vatican City, visited Mexico from February 12 to 17, 2016, where nearly ten million people attended masses and events in a number of cities. Yamaha Mexico provided sound equipment and technical support at three of the most important locations.

      • Mexico
      • Apr, 2016

      Yamaha QL5 Provides Peace Of Mind To De Hersenhap

      De Hersenhap (A Piece Of Mind) is a humorous Dutch language production which has enjoyed a highly successful Belgian tour this spring. Front of House and monitor sound are both mixed on a Yamaha QL5 digital console, a decision which could appropriately be described as a ‘no-brainer’.

      • Belgium
      • May, 2016

      Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Stars At New Rimini Show

      Three days in early May saw Rimini’s Fiera exhibition venue play host to Music Inside Rimini (MIR), a brand new trade show for innovation in sound, lighting and video technology. Four of the venue’s halls hosted hands-on audio mixing sessions, where a pair of Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 mixing systems were the stars of the show.

      • Italy, Rimini
      • May, 2016

      CTS Takes Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Up Front and Center With Wallflowers

      CTS Audio of Brentwood, Tenn. has taken delivery of its first Yamaha RIVAGE PM10, adding to its already healthy stable of Yamaha digital consoles. “We were an early adopter of the PM1D and never had a serious issue with any of the Yamaha platforms, states Mike Taylor, Vice President, CTS. From a reliability standpoint, we’ve had nothing but customer success with our Yamaha consoles. Once we saw the RIVAGE system, we knew that this console was next in line to dominate the market like the PM1D. It felt like a throwback to analog. We really enjoy seeing a large format desk that feels like a large format desk.”

      • USA
      • June, 2016

      Yamaha QL1 Steals The Limelight At V&A Theatre Exhibition

      London’s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is currently staging a special exhibition titled Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years Of Theatre In London And New York. A key part is the ‘Backstage’ section, which looks at theatre sound and lighting, where a Yamaha QL1 digital console with the StageMix iPad app is allowing visitors to enjoy the hands-on experience of mixing a show.

      • UK
      • June, 2016

      Monitors For The Masses: Yamaha CL5 Is SSE’s Festival Choice

      As winner for the second consecutive year of the Festival Supplier Award for Best Sound, leading UK sound company SSE Hire knows exactly what artists and audiences will be demanding in the fields, parks and showgrounds of the UK this summer. As the company returned from a weekend of hard rock and heavy metal at the Download festival, project manager Dan Bennett confirmed that the Yamaha CL5 is now SSE’s console of choice for main stage monitors at all the festivals it services.

      • UK
      • June, 2016

      Yamaha CL5 Is Given A Ringing Endorsement On New Notre Dame de Paris tour

      18 years after its debut, the Riccardo Cocciante musical Notre Dame De Paris is enjoying a new lease of life as a major Italian touring production. A major show on a relentless touring schedule needs exceptionally reliable equipment, which is why a pair of Yamaha CL5 digital consoles was chosen to mix the sound.

      • France
      • Jun, 2016

      Yamaha And Nexo Go With The Flow As Wroclaw Celebrates European Culture

      The Polish city of Wroclaw is the 2016 European Capital of Culture, a status which it has celebrated with numerous events. These included the Flow Quartet, which comprised four large scale performances based around the city’s River Odra. These reached a climax in mid-June, with a Yamaha MRX7-D matrix processor managing a huge Nexo loudspeaker system, with mixing by five Yamaha digital consoles.

      • Poland
      • Jul, 2016

      Valle Corsari Welcomes Summer With New Yamaha System

      Every summer, the Lido Valle Corsari restaurant and beach club in the Italian coastal resort of Sperlonga resounds to the beat of an open air nightclub. For this season, a new Yamaha DSR series audio system is making sure that clubbers enjoy the very best sound.

      • Italy
      • Jul, 2016

      Yamaha Helps MK17 Raise Money For The Cystic Fibrosis Trust

      Every year, the UK office of Yamaha Music Europe sponsors MK17 Music In The Park, a one day, family-orientated live music festival which raises funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. This year’s event took place on Saturday 9th July, with Yamaha providing a complete sound reinforcement system and technical staff.

      • UK
      • Jul, 2016

      Yamaha TF1s Mix The Council of the European Union For A Global Audience

      The Slovakian government holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union from July to December 2016, a role which rotates between member states every six months. Yamaha TF1 digital mixing consoles have been chosen for the vital role of mixing the local and broadcast audio for ministerial meetings, leader summits and press conferences.

      • Slovakian
      • Jul, 2016

      RIVAGE PM10 & Adelaide Symphonic Orchestra: a familiar Yamaha feeling

      Audio Technology – Australia’s leading magazine for sound engineers and recording musicians – recently visited The Festival Centre in Adelaide where the production team put the mighty RIVAGE PM10 to use with the Adelaide Symphonic Orchestra.

      • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
      • Jul, 2016

      Yamaha CL5 digital mixing console and MSP5 monitors out on tour with Australia’s The Beatle Boys

      Audio Technology – Australia’s leading magazine for sound engineers and recording musicians – caught up with The Beatle Boys during their recent tour stop at Melbourne’s prestigious Hamer Hall.

      • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
      • Jul, 2016

      Yamaha Digital Mixers Are In The Eye Of The Storm

      A user of Yamaha digital mixing consoles since being founded in 2006, London-based Storm Events has recently celebrated its tenth anniversary by increasing its inventory of QL5, QL1 and TF1s, which are ideal for the diverse array of events that the company supports. Two of the most recent saw Yamaha consoles mixing the sounds of safari and sport.

      • London
      • Jul, 2016

      Special Event Services Yamaha PM10 Out With Lynyrd Skynyrd

      BUENA PARK, Calif. (July 21, 2016)—Special Event Services (SES) of Winston-Salem, NC recently purchased a new Yamaha PM10 Digital Audio Console and immediately put it out on tour with monitor engineer David Baker for Lynyrd Skynyrd.

      • California
      • Jul, 2016

      Sound Image Chooses Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 For Monitors on Buffett Tour

      BUENA PARK, Calif. (August 25, 2016)—Sound Image of Escondido, CA with offices in Nashville, Tenn. and Tempe, AZ has been providing sound reinforcement touring services to the industry’s hottest rock, country, and pop acts for over 45 years. Additionally in 1991, they established the Sound Image Integration Division working for commercial, industrial and institutional customers within the context of audio design/build installation projects.
      Prior to the summer touring season, the company added a new Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console to their already massive production inventory.

      • California
      • Jul, 2016

      Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Stars At Switzerland’s Biggest Music Festival

      Throughout 2016, Yamaha’s flagship RIVAGE PM10 digital mixing console has been seen on an increasing number of events and tours, giving engineers the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the state-of-the-art system. In late July it was specified by Swiss rental company Hyperson SA for Paléo Festival Nyon - Switzerland’s biggest music festival - where it was the star of a show which also featured several other Yamaha digital mixers.

      • Switzerland
      • Jul, 2016

      Two Yamaha RIVAGE PM10s Mix Prestigious Berlin Festival

      2016 marked the 25th anniversary of Berlin’s prestigious Classic Open Air Festival, which features five consecutive nights of live, open-air music in the heart of the city. Helping to mark the occasion were two Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 consoles, which mixed Front of House and monitors.

      • Berlin
      • Sep, 2016

      Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Mixes Radio France Festival

      Yamaha’s flagship RIVAGE PM10 digital mixing console has been an increasingly-common sight at festivals during the 2016 summer season, as it is adopted by audio rental companies around the world. In France, the Festival de Radio France in Montpellier featured a PM10 mixing two weeks of wide-ranging jazz performances.

      • France
      • Sep, 2016

      Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Celebrates “21st Night of September”

      For close to 50 years, EARTH WIND & FIRE have been playing to sold-out audiences around the globe with their classic R&B and jazz sound. Recently, Eighth Day Sound, the band’s North American and European audio provider, has added a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console at front of house. Prior to band rehearsals and hitting the road with the PM10 at Fantasy Springs Casino & Resort in Indio, CA in late August, Yamaha Professional Audio gave engineer Terry (TJ) Jackson a run-through.

      • USA
      • Oct, 2016

      Yamaha Loudspeakers Are On The Beat With DJ-Taz

      The most important qualities for any touring DJ’s loudspeaker system are quality, versatility and roadworthiness. All three are an integral part of Yamaha’s ranges of professional loudspeakers, as Dutch deck master DJ-Taz has discovered.

      • The Netherlands
      • Oct, 2016

      Yamaha Has All Bases Covered

      The day-to-day lifeblood of the professional audio business is the thousands of smaller events and projects which receive much less publicity than major festivals, arena tours and high profile installations. These are serviced by an army of regional production companies like Base:Live, many of whom rely on Yamaha equipment to keep the wheels turning.

      • UK
      • Oct, 2016

      Yamaha Consoles Aid BBC Children In Need

      18th November saw the 2016 BBC Children In Need appeal raise an astonishing £46.6m, in fitting tribute to its late, much-loved figurehead Sir Terry Wogan. BBC studios throughout the UK were full of broadcast performances and events helping to raise funds, with Yamaha digital mixing consoles playing their part at Maida Vale studios in west London.

      • London
      • Nov, 2016

      Ruhrtriennale Embraces Yamaha RIVAGE PM10

      Running from August to October each year, the Ruhrtriennale international festival brings music, dance, theatre, performance and other arts together in the former industrial buildings of Germany’s Ruhr region. The festival’s focal point is the Jahrhunderthalle, a former boiler house for the vast Krupp steelworks in Bochum. Its acoustics provide many challenges for audio engineers, but this year a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 console helped to tame the sound for the opera Alceste.

      • Germany
      • Nov, 2016

      Philharmonie Luxembourg Invests In Yamaha RIVAGE PM10

      A popular addition to the rider of a number of live classical concerts in 2016, Yamaha’s flagship RIVAGE PM10 digital mixing console has recently seen its first permanent European installation at a classical concert venue, in Luxembourg.

      • Luxembourg
      • Dec, 2016

      Yamaha Consoles Celebrate Christmas At The Royal Albert Hall

      Each year, as the Salvation Army gears up for one of its busiest annual periods, the Christian charity puts on a special Christmas carol concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall. This year’s sold-out, multi-artist event saw production company b+h relying on Yamaha and Dante.

      • London
      • Dec, 2016

      Yamaha Helps Creative Charity To Enjoy A Merry Motown Christmas

      The Haven + London is a charity offering support and counselling for the creative community. On 8th December it staged a fundraising Motown Christmas Concert at the church of St Giles-In-The-Fields, hosted by renowned musician and musical director Mo Pleasure. Yamaha was happy to help by providing equipment and staff.

      • London
      • Dec, 2016

      Ctrl Fre@k Puts RIVAGE PM10 Thru Its Pace

      Rent the well-loved musical that was born twenty years ago was brought to live in Singapore last October at the Drama Centre by theatre company Pangdemonium! Not surprisingly the performance saw a strong turnout of audience throughout the performance period. All sound aspect for the musical theatre production was undertaken by Ctrl Fre@k Pte Ltd. To ensure that this epic musical met the expected high standards set, Ctrl Fre@k re-looked at the space and audio elements and decided to supplement the sound system within the venue.

      • Singapore
      • Dec, 2016

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