Sound Art Winnipeg 588 Bernat Road Grande Pointe, MB R5A 1H5 Phone: 204.945.9000 Fax: 866.270.8878
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Mailing Address for All Locations Sound Art Administration 1 Stormont Drive Winnipeg, MB R3V 1L9 Phone: 204.945.9000 Fax: 866.270.8878
Electro-Voice - Juno Awards The Juno Awards took place in Winnipeg on April 3rd, the culmination of four days of awards-related live events and festivities throughout the city. Top Canadian touring & production company Sound Art provided audio systems . .
FOH Magazine - The Concert for Tsunami Relief Presented in Vancouver and Calgary, the event raised more than $3 million to be split between four charities. Artists for the Saturday, January 29th Vancouver Concert at General Motors Place included Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan . .
Live Sound International Magazine - Sarah McLachlan For the first time since 1999, when she appeared on the bill of her brainchild package Lilith Fair (which featured established and emerging female artists). McLachlan currently finds herself in the midst of a concert tour . .
Lighting and Sound America Magazine - Sarah McLachlan Sarah McLachlan's Afterglow design team sets the touring world on fire. From the first moment, when the set and band are revealed by the plunge of a full-stage, floor-to-truss drop, one realizes this is something different . .
MIX Magazine - Sarah McLachlan Front-of-House engineer Gary Stokes mixes on a Midas XL4 and uses the board's direct outs for record feeds and automates effect sends, mutes and routing via two or three scenes per song . .
Professional Sound Magazine - Dido Sound Art Canada was chosen as prime supplier for the audio system to be used for Dido's tour, which included both North America and Europe. Dido's Mixing Engineer, Mark LeCorre, has been behind the console for her since 1999 . .
Meyer Web Site - Dido Tour Observations The reviews of pop-electronica star Dido's concert sound have been so outstanding that Jeff Berryman, director of Sound Art Touring, the sound services provider for the singer's North American tour, says, "I've been doing this for over 30 years . .
FOH Magazine - Jeff Berryman on TRUE Mic Pre's Sound Art Touring is using 66 channels of TRUE Systems microphone preamplifiers for two of its major clients - singers Sarah McLachlan and Dido. McLachlan is carrying two TRUE Precision 8 eight-channel units and one dual channel P2 analog unit . .
MIX Magazine - Dido Live Mix The London native became an international star when rapper Eminem sampled "Thank You" from her 1999 debut, No Angel, on his hit "Stan". Supporting her follow-up, Life for Rent, Dido kicked off the U.S. leg of this tour with production provided by Sound Art . .
Pro Sound News - XLC Quotes In our experience, the XLC has been especially well accepted in applications with a pop-rock "feel" at medium sound pressure levels. Stacked in ones and twos on stage and pointed slightly downward, the XLC is an excellent front-fill loudspeaker for arenas . .
FOH Magazine - Interviews Barenaked Sound Guys Robin Billinton (FOH) and John Sulek (MON) have taken Canuck acoustic-folk/comedy-turned-alt-rock darlings Barenaked Ladies from the clubs of Toronto and upstate New York to arena tours. And despite a world class rig including Meyer MILOs . .
MIX Magazine - All Access Barenaked Ladies Front-of-house engineer Robin Billington, who has been working with Barenaked Ladies for 12 years, is using an InnovaSon Grand Live 48-input console. "It was my first choice because of its small size, good sound, and ease of use. Sound Art from Toronto is . .
Production Partner Magazine - X-Line Review In the design of the new line array, Electro-Voice has adopted an original and highly interesting approach, adopting a coaxial arrangement for the low frequency and mid-bass elements, whilst opting to locate the high frequency wave guide to one side . .
Production Partner Magazine - XLC Review With the XLC Electro-Voice now offers a smaller variant of a line-array in addition to its already established X-Line. With a horizontal opening of 120 degrees and a rather compact enclosure the XLC is destined fo midsize halls and theaters, where the . .
Professional Sound Magazine - Profile on Korey Sherwin Korey Sherwin says he can remember looking at the set-up of a show in an arena when he was a kid, thinking: "That's where I want to be!" And sure enough, that's where he is today, and that's where he's been for the last 12 years . .
Professional Sound Magazine - Concert For Toronto One of Canada's largest concert sound companies, Sound Art, was brought in to oversee the implementation of the systems at both venues. Heading up the project were Co-Directors of Sound Art's Touring Division, Jeff Berryman and Jon Erickson . .
Press Release - Sound Art Establishes Touring Division Sound Art Canada has established a new division for servicing national and international touring artists. Named "Sound Art Touring", the new division builds on the cross- Canada resources of its parent company to provide custom-configured sound . . .
MIX Magazine - All Access Nelly Furtado The P.A. is an Electro-Voice "mini X-Array" system from Sound Art Winnipeg, "It's the next generation from the EV DeltaMax basically," explains systems engineer Damon Hill, "Same box, different drivers." . .
EV News - Sound Art Calgary - IAFF World's in Edmonton The third largest sporting event in the world (after the World Cup and the Olympics) is the International Amateur Athletic Federation’s World Championships in Athletics. This year, the World’s™ was held in Common-wealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta . . .
Complete Touring System Stolen on December 30, 2000 The following is a list of equipment that was stolen from us on Dec 30th, 2000 In Toronto, Canada. Should anyone offer to sell you any of these items please contact; Dave Cousins at 204-945-9000 collect or firstname.lastname@example.org . .
Live Sound Magazine - Jewel Sandstone Amphitheatre "We’ve found that the X-Array cabinets have great sound for anything from rock & roll to symphonies," said Dave COUSINS, president of Sound Art. "So for Jewel, who does everything from acoustic folk to full-on high-energy electronic rock during . .
Pro Sound News - Jewel Jones Beach Theatre Jewel brought her band along to produce an even bigger, fuller sound via a system provided by Sound Art. According to Rob Howick, FOH engineer and production manager, "There really aren’t any special effects or unique setups for one of her shows. . .
MIX Magazine - Tour Profile, Jewel For sound reinforcement, the act relies upon an Electro-Voice X-Array system. Driven by QSC PowerLight amplifiers, the rig is supplied by Winnipeg-based Sound Art Canada and was assembled by Sound Art’s Dave Cousins. . .
Professional Sound Magazine - Jewel, Behind The Scenes Dave Cousins’ Sound Art are providing the full sound rig for the tour. Some of Sound Art’s other tour clients include Amanda Marshall, Tom Cochrane, The Watchmen, Big Wreck, Big Sugar, Cowboy Junkies and Blue Rodeo. . .
EV News - Jewel Press Release "I'm stoked with the EV X-Array™ rig -can't say enough about it," says Rob Howick, production manager and FOH engineer for Jewel. "Crystal clear high end, very smooth mids that don't get lost in the wind with tons of bottom end. . .
Pro Sound News - Blue Rodeo and Dan Frerichs When Blue Rodeo, one of Canada's top country/rock bands, decided to record a live album, Dave Cousins, owner of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada-based Sound Art remembered seeing a solution at the AES show last Fall in New York City. . .
Pro Sound News - Canada Games and Korey Sherwin The sound company began installing audio systems five days before the games' opening ceremonies. "There were about 20 different sports venues, and we did sound for every one, ranging from tennis to rowing to archery to softball to sailboats . .
EV News - Canada Games The sound of the 1997 Canada Games will be heard through Electro-Voice loudspeakers systems owned and operated by with their world-class partner Winnipeg-based Sound Art Canada. As Bronze Sponsors, Sound Art and Electro-Voice have demonstrated . .
Professional Sound Magazine - Profile on Dave Cousins There may be easier ways to earn a living, but Dave Cousins wouldn't trade his Sound Art Productions Inc. for anything else. "All my employees feel the same way," says Cousins. "We are in this for the love of the job. There is nothing like the rush you get from . .
EV News - Amanda Marshall Press Release Fresh off a successful tour of Europe, Canadian artist Amanda Marshall made an appearance in her native land. Sound was provided by Sound Art, "We did extensive A/B/C/D tests with four major loudspeaker manufacturers before selecting the . .
QSC Audio - Calgary Stampede Press Release Sound Art is one of Canada's leading concert sound companies, and has been providing live sound for the country's biggest outdoor festivals for nearly a quarter of a century. With offices in Calgary, Winnipeg, and Toronto (the company has recentl . .
EV News - BC Cancer Foundation Sound Art, one of Canada’s premier providers of pro audio service, provided the audio for the recent BC Cancer Foundation Benefit Concert. The event was held at Vancouver’s GM Place in front of 18,000 enthusiastic supporters who helped raise $1.5 million for cancer research. . .
QSC News - Jewel Press Release "The PowerLights on the Jewel tour performed brilliantly," said Sound Art President Dave Cousins. "Even after a rack full took a six-foot dive off the back of the stage, we were able to plug the rack in and use it without delay.". . .
Electro-Voice - Strike Canada’s Sound Art undertook one of the first EV XLD line-array installations at Winnipeg's Rainbow Stage Theatre for the premiere run of “Strike!” . .
Electro-Voice - Calgary Stampede “All the speaker platforms for the grandstand show are on drive-able scissor lifts,” Frerichs adds, “and we need to go from no speakers anywhere to covering audio for over 30,000 people in fifteen minutes . .
ProAV Magazine - Calgary Stampede Dan Frerichs, who manages the audio system and has been working with the Stampede for 10 years, used Electro-Voice Xvls long-throw and Xvlt medium-throw line array cabinets mounted on four scissor lifts for the rodeo and Grandstand shows. . .
Pro Sound News - Calgary Stampede Sound Art Calgary deployed a range of EV equipment, from compact Sx and Zx speakers on stands to the X-Line, XLC-DVX and XLD line-arrays flown for the Grandstand shows in front of 30,000 people. .
Electro-Voice - Daniel O’Donnell Tour “Sound Art have provided EV sound for all Daniel O’Donnell’s North American tours in recent years, but this year the new XLC DVX is making a particularly strong sonic impression,” says Dave Alderdice (General Manager, Sound Art Toronto) . .
Electro-Voice - Jann Arden Tour “Gary Stokes and I have been using 48 XLD boxes for the Jann Arden tour and it’s the most wonderful PA we have used!” says Rob Dolinski. “We’ve been flying three array's of 16 deep in LCR for arenas. best-sounding rig hands down . .
Electro-Voice -Sound for Monsters of Rock Festival Leading Canadian rental and production company Sound Art deploy a suitably muscular EV X-Line system for the Monsters of Rock festival at McMahon Stadium in Calgary, featuring heavy metal legends Ozzy Osbourne and Judas Priest.
Midas -Midas XL8 Purchased by Prestigious Calgary Theatre Midas is delighted to announce that Sound Art Calgary has won the contract to install a new Midas XL8 single surface digital live performance system at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary.
Meyer Web Site - MILO Reveals All of Barenaked Ladies "MILO has the best, most transparent top end — I'm talking 8 kHz and up — I have ever used in a line array–style system. Cymbals have never sounded better. The rest of the box is excellent as well, but the top end really stands out." - Robin Billinton
MIX Magazine - Juno Awards The Juno Awards took place in Winnipeg on April 3rd, the culmination of four days of awards-related live events and festivities throughout the city. Top Canadian touring & production company Sound Art provided audio systems . .
Winnipeg Sun -K.D. Lang at the Playhouse Theatre “And the voice? Pure heaven -- especially when coupled with acoustics and a speaker system that made it sound like she was crooning directly into our ear all night.”
Winnipeg Sun -Drake - Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg “Not that Drizzy was slacking when his Away From Home tour stopped at Centennial Concert Hall Wednesday night. With the help of a boombastic PA that shook the building like an earthquake”
Audio Pro Magazine - CCMA Awards, Edmonton The PA system, designed and supplied by leading Canadian event and installation company Sound Art, comprised left and right main arrays that were each made up of 12 XLC127DVX three-way, high-output loudspeakers.
LSi Online UK - CCMA Awards Canada - The recent Canadian Country Music Association awards show featured an Electro-Voice sound reinforcement system, designed and provided by the Winnipeg office of Sound Art.
Audio Pro Magazine - Canada Regional Focus Sound Art president, Dave Cousins feels that there is a very healthy work ethic in Canada, which is crucial, particularly in the pro audio industry, where the financial gains are not always high...
CTV Winnipeg - Hedley in Brandon Thousands of people braved the bitter cold on Saturday afternoon to take in a winter festival in Brandon. Canadian rock band Hedley headlined the show, playing in front of more then 5,000 people.
Steinbach Online - The Art Of Sound At Summer In The City The concert ends, lights fade to black and everyone goes home, right? Wrong! Meet Systems Engineer John Loewen from Sound Art in Winnipeg. John and his team were hired to setup and operate sound at the Prudential Main Stage for the festival.
Parnelli Award Winner’s Sound Art Congratulations for being voted as the winner of the FOH Hometown Hero competition for all of Canada. This is a substantial honor, especially in light of the fact that you were both nominated and voted on by other audio professionals -a real jury of your peers.
Boonstock - Festival Fever On the main stage. Mike arranged for Sound Art to provide a I2-box-per-side high-end line array system. Even without a soundcheck, mixing Tupelo Honey on this system was a real treat.
QSC - Sound Art Deploys QSC Q-Sys System at Southland Church When Sound Art first suggested the powerful QSC Q-Sys Integrated System Platform as a user-friendly means of providing the connectivity, monitoring capabilities and high quality sound required for Southland’s newly expanded facility, it quickly became the clear choice.
DiGiCo - Pink Floyd Experience Tour Shines On with DiGiCo SD8’s DiGiCo will shine on again as another proverbial brick in the band's audio production wall for the second year, with Greg Clinton riding shotgun on a DiGiCo SD8-36 at FOH and Chase Tower on a similar system at monitor world supplied by Sound Art Calgary.
Electro-Voice - Winnipeg Jets Fire Up New Sound for MTS Centre Cousins says the reaction to the new system has been “utterly fantastic”. I was unable to attend the first game with the new system but even through my TV I could literally hear that there was a huge difference from the old system to the new.
Clear-Com - Calgary Stampede Selects Clear-Com Clear-Com’s Canadian Distributor, Gerr Audio assisted in the system design and drafting of the specifications for the project tender, which was ultimately awarded to Sound Art Canada, Stampede’s local dealer.