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BEHRINGER Transforms Community Theater In PA

The marquis of the Geyer Performing Art Center (as seen on Geyerpac.com)

The marquis of the Geyer Performing Art Center (as seen on Geyerpac.com)

A small community theater in western Pennsylvania is seeing a big improvement in its productions -  and even its bottom line – after a local sound production company installed BEHRINGER sound equipment.

Geyer Performing Art Center in Scottsdale, PA, southeast of Pittsburgh, was built in 1900 as an opera house that later served as a movie theater, — Read more

This Day In Music History: November 1st.

ParentalAdvisory1985   The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) agrees to demands made by the Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC), headed by Tipper Gore, Susan Baker, Pam Howar, and Sally Nevius (aka the Washington Wives).

As a result, the RIAA  agrees to slap offending albums with the now-famous “Parental Advisory” labels. Some mainstream stores like Wal-Mart refuse to sell albums that carry the label, but overall, record sales remain the same.

Other PMRC actions include forcing record stores to stock albums with explicit covers under the counter, and pressuring TV stations not to broadcast explicit songs or videos.

The PMRC had brought their concerns before the senate in August, producing examples of explicit songs. Their — Read more

Coal Chamber Depends on BEHRINGER X32 Digital Mixing Console

Band chooses consistent and superb performance for their tour — and their fans 

10/29/2013 Seattle, WA — The BEHRINGER X32 was key to the success of American nu metal band Coal Chamber’s recent tour, proving the award-winning digital console is just as reliable and capable on the road as in fixed-install applications.

Coal Chamber sound engineer, Leonard Contreras, decided to take the X32 on the road after experiencing its benefits and features firsthand at LA’s famed Whisky a Go Go, where he is the club’s production — Read more

Beginner Tips: The Language Of Guitar Amplifiers


What Does a Guitar Amp Do?

Everyone knows that guitars and amps go together – just like rock & roll and loud! We’ve all seen musicians onstage, with their guitars plugged into amps or stacks of amps. But why did he/she choose that particular amp – and what does an amp do other than make your guitar sound louder?

A guitar amp has two main functions. First, it allows you to “shape” the signal going from your guitar into the amp. Second, it takes that custom-tailored signal and drives it through the power amp, which then boosts the signal level and sends it to the speaker, so you can get face-melting volume (or at least — Read more

MUSIC Group Forms New Consumer Electronics Division

10/27/2013 Seattle, WA — MUSIC Group, parent of brands BEHRINGERTURBOSOUNDMIDASKLARK TEKNIK and BUGERA, is throwing its hat into the Consumer Electronics marketplace with Daniel Roe as head of the newly created division. MUSIC Group brands have long been recognized as industry leaders in their respective markets — and this move ensures expansion of the company’s retail customer via proactive development of new product categories.

“This is a great opportunity for us to leverage the treasure-trove of new technologies we’ve implemented in our legacy brands — and to — Read more

1961 The movie version of the Broadway musical “West Side Story” is released. The movie is based on the 1957 musical, written by Arthur Laurents, with music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and choreography by Jerome Robbins. The story is based on William Shakespeare’s tragedy “Romeo and Juliet.”West Side Story poster

The film, starring Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer, becomes the second highest grossing movie of 1961. It goes on to win ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture. West Side Story won more Oscars than any other musical film to this day.

Some of the best-known — Read more

BEHRINGER Appoints STARIN for Exclusive US Distribution

February 11, 2013, Luxembourg – MUSIC Group, the corporate parent of pro audio brand starin-logoBEHRINGER has today announced the immediate appointment of Indiana-based Starin as their exclusive Fulfiller for all 50 US States and protectorates. Starin had previously represented BEHRINGER in selected territories while the rest of the country was served by Shoreview Distribution. The appointment is effective immediately and the company reports that Starin has sufficient quantities of product on hand to fill — Read more

BEHRINGER Unleashes Four New Digital Mixers — Expands X32 Line

1/23/2013 — Following the massive success of its X32 Digital Mixing |#0|#Console, BEHRINGER announced today the addition of four new models to its X32 product line.

The X32 COMPACT, X32 PRODUCER, X32 RACK and X32 CORE all share the flagship X32′s performance specifications with powerful digital connectivity, plenty of virtual FX, MIDAS-designed mic preamps, and a wide variety of inputs and outputs. All models include KLARK TEKNIK-engineered AES50 ports, which can be connected to BEHRINGER S16 Digital Snakes for expanded I/O regardless of mainframe — Read more

Images from NAMM 2013

We’re still reeling from the excitement of NAMM 2013!

We were proud to introduce so many awesome new products this year, BEHRINGER Boothincluding the new X32 Family, the NEKKST Studio Monitors, the CMD Family, the super-popular new iX16 Digital Tablet Mixer, and so much more.

This year brought us our biggest and most spectacular NAMM booth ever. It was so big, we could fit our BEHRINGER Van right in the middle of — Read more