An Obituary for a Very Unique Colleague: Michael Mueller, Vice President of Sales at Lawo

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We mourn the premature passing of our colleague, team member, and friend, Michael Mueller (66); a truly unique colleague, with whom we at Lawo had the pleasure to work together for more than a decade. He passed away after a brief, yet severe illness on Saturday, September 26, 2020 amid his loved ones. 

Michael Mueller brought a wealth of experience to his positions as US Sales and Marketing Manager, and later as Vice President of Sales, with Lawo North America. After his initial sales position with Audio Techniques of Stamford, CT in the mid to late 1980‘s, Mueller went on to assume positions with Scharff Weisberg Associates, Siemens Audio Inc. /AMS-Neve, Inc., Solid State Logic, and Fairlight USA. Prior to joining Lawo North America, he was Vice-President, Sales and Marketing for MediaGear, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA.

L-Acoustics Global Livestream Product Launch

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On October 1st, L-Acoustics are hosting an exciting global livestream product launch! They will be streaming from three different cities, with three of their top application team members presenting all the details of the newest loudspeaker to join the L-Acoustics family. This is a streaming event you won’t want to miss!

Date: October 1st, 2020

Time: 8 am Los Angeles / 4 pm London / 5 pm Paris


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Shure Network Systems paired with Logitech Video Collaboration solutions deliver an unparalleled communication experience to all meeting room types. Enjoy simple, scalable, and consistent premium audio to create unforgettable collaborative experiences across your teams.

Date & Time: Wed, Sept 30th @ 1:00pm CDT – Register here

Join TAG and Zixi as They Simplify Monitoring & Delivery Over IP in a Webinar on September 24

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TAG Video Systems is teaming up with Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over any-IP,  to present a webinar focusing on the use of the public internet to transport and monitor professional, reliable, high-quality, low-latency video signals.  Scheduled for Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 11:00 am Eastern, the session – Monitoring and Delivery Over IP – will illustrate how two best-in-class software-based solutions combine to provide a simplified system design that easily enables cloud-based applications, reduces costs, and allows proactive monitoring and delivery of live video at scale over IP.

September 24, 2020 11 am ET – Register here

Point Source Audio Opens MIKE’S ACADEMY to Support Safe Miking Amid School and Business Reopening

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Point Source Audio has opened the doors to MIKE’s Academy, a new resource to help Point Source Audio customers get the most out of their microphones when reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The new area of the company’s website has launched with a focus on mic cleaning and self-miking techniques to support production teams and onstage talent in achieving the highest standards for cleanliness, as well as navigating social distancing protocols while miking.

The “Safe Miking” and “Self-Miking” resources include video tutorials as well as downloadable guides that are easy to follow and engage readers with attention-grabbing graphics to be a visual reminder to practice safe microphone handling.

Just Add Power Continues Dedication to Guitars For Vets

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Just Add Power, a leader in video-over-IP distribution announced that the company will continue its annual partnership with Guitars For Vets (G4V), donating nine acoustic guitars and a year’s worth of lessons to American veterans.

For the past four years at the CEDIA Expo, Just Add Power has held a guitar giveaway at its booth to raise awareness for G4V and its mission. Because of the movement of CEDIA 2020 to a virtual event due to the COVID-19 crisis, the company will donate nine Epiphone PRO-1 Vintage Sunburst guitars directly to the charity, with a plan to resume the popular giveaways in person at CEDIA 2021 in Indianapolis.

Pathway Connectivity Announces Sales Team Expansion: Kerstin O’Leary and Rusty Mcbride

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As Pathway Connectivity Solutions® continues to grow its operation, it is  pleased to announce that Rusty Mcbride and Kerstin O’Leary have both joined the sales team.  

Kerstin will focus on dealer sales and training while Rusty will head up international and  commercial sales. Both will have shared goals of fostering relationships with customers and  directing Pathway sales.  

Rusty joins Pathway Connectivity most recently from the Acuity Corporate Accounts Atrius™  team. Having past lead sales positions with Philips Lighting Controls and Color Kinetics, Rusty  has a long history in the lighting industry. In addition to his technical background, he has  experience in both working with dealers and lighting commercial agents.  

Audix Announces Steve Young, CTS as Director of US Sales

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Audix, a leading US manufacturer of microphones for the professional audio markets and installed sound industry, is pleased to announce that Steve Young, CTS has joined the Audix team as Director of US Sales.

Young has served over 20 years in the pro audio manufacturing industry. Young was most recently the Director of Large Venue Sales for Biamp/Community Loudspeakers. Prior to that, he was VP of Sales and Marketing at AtlasIED and joined Behringer for the launch of the X32 digital mixer.

Samantha Potter To Drive Allen & Heath USA Commercial Audio Field Support

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Allen & Heath USA has made a key appointment as part of its increased expansion into the commercial and install market. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, Samantha Potter has been tapped to fill the Field Support – Commercial Audio role. Working under the American Music & Sound (AM&S) umbrella, Potter will assist and support further adoption of Allen & Heath solutions in the United States installation market across all verticals. With a long history of hands-on live audio mixing as well as successful stints as a freelance System Design Consultant, Technical Producer, and IT Media Supervisor, she has established herself as an industry thought leader.

“My work as an author, editor, and educator with ProSoundWeb, Church Sound Magazine, Church Sound University, and many other pro audio industry publications has really helped me form a good ‘lay of the land’ across the pro audio industry,” said Potter. “I’m excited to pair up my background with the stellar audio pedigree and install product offering at Allen & Heath and take us to the next level.”

Point Source Audio Partners With Studio Connections Australia

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Studio Connections will be the new home for Point Source Audio’s unique range of award-winning microphones and headsets in Australia. The move is a result of Point Source Audio looking to build on its already strong reputation in the country with the appointment of a new distributor dedicated to the market.

Point Source Audio microphones and headsets have been available in Australia for a number of years. Various products have featured on a number of international touring productions over the years, creating an ever-increasing demand and the need for a new partner that was dedicated to this territory. Following an extensive search, Point Source Audio has decided that Studio Connections Australia is the perfect partner to meet this brief.