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Articles September - October 2023

Capturing The True Essence Of Sound New!

From Lewitt Audio's Pure Tube Microphone to Sennheiser's Profile USB Microphone, these studio microphones offer precise audio quality to the users and deliver crisp, clear sound. read more

Articles September - October 2023

Photo Feature: Studio Showcase New!

From A.R. Rahman's studio in Mumbai to composer Raag Sethi's first Dolby-compliant studio in Gujarat, PALM Expo Magazine's Studio Showcase features the latest studios in India. read more

Articles September - October 2023

Mastering The Art Of Sound With Donal Whelan New!

Whelan talks to the PALM Expo Magazine Team and discusses his foray into the world of mastering, his unique experience at the PALM Conference 2023, and more. read more

Articles September - October 2023

Nx Audio Celebrates Two Decades Of Pro Audio Journey New!

Nx Audio completes 20 years of delivering pro audio products for the Indian pro sound industry. Read about Nx Audio's journey over the last two decades. read more

Articles September - October 2023

Mumbai Studio Explores New Verticals With Genelec Monitors New!

The combination of Genelec Smart Active Monitors and digital audio interface delivered an ideal monitoring solution for BOING Recording Studios. read more

Articles September - October 2023

IRAA Awards 2023: Jury Reflections New!

Read about IRAA Jury's perspective on the bigger questions in the music industry - AI for music production, the status of mega consoles, & emerging trends in sound recording & mixing. read more

Articles September - October 2023

Gray Spark Audio Opens New Studio For Academy Students New!

PALM Expo Magazine Team talks to Ronak Runwal to explore how the newly-designed Studio D is poised to become a recording haven for the academy students. read more

Articles September - October 2023

Firdaus Studio: Building A Sonic Paradise For Recording Artists New!

The Firdaus Studio by A.R. Rahman stands as a beacon of innovation in the music production industry. PALM Expo Magazine explores the making of the musical maestro's magnus opus in the recording landscape. read more

Articles September - October 2023

Naveen Deshpande Elevates Stand-Up Comedy with Bespoke Lighting Designs New!

Naveen Deshpande, a renowned lighting designer, made heads turn through his recent collaboration with India's leading stand-up comedian, Zakir Khan, during the latter's international tour. read more


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Articles May - June 2024

The Stage Is Set For A Dazzling, Resounding, Grand IPL Opening Ceremony

Reynold's Sound & Lighting Services' Team, who was behind the acoustic and lighting setup at Tata IPL 2024 Opening Ceremony, shares how they executed the project in brief.

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Enveloping A Musical Rhapsody In The Embrace of Light

How Ground Control's Lighting Designer, Naveen Deshpande infused experiential lighting for Anoushka Shankar's India tour.

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Phoenix Networks + Meyer Sound For Ed Sheeran's +-=÷X Concert

Animesh Mishra, Founder and Director, Phoenix Networks reveals how he planned and commissioned the audio architecture for Ed Sheeran's Mumbai +-=÷x Concert

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Articles March - April 2024

PALM Expo 2024 Set To Reveal Best-In-Class Audio & Lighting Solutions

Pro Audio and Lighting Expo is gearing up to welcome 200+ exhibitors and a massive display of on-trend products and technologies.

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11 Questions With Alexander Pietschmann

Alexander Pietschmann talks about his journey as Adam Hall Group's CEO and key strategies to maintain the company's trailblazing position.

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Show Review: IRAA Awards 2023

The IRAA Awards 2023, powered and supported by Genelec, presented awards across 79 categories, and was abuzz with happy recipients and industry peers.

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Unveiling Sonic Splendour At College Veng Presbyterian Church in Aizawl

College Veng Presbyterian Church, located in Mizoram, Aizawl, chose CELTO Acoustique's ISORAY10+ as the centrepiece of the newly installed audio system.

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Tuning In To The Power Of Sound

A glimpse at latest AV installations by renowned brands and systems integrators of India in the pro AV industry.

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ALPHATEC Delivers Immersive Spiritual Experience at Salem Mar Thoma Church

Alphatec, with Zacs and Phills, designs a comprehensive audio system for a church that accomodates 302 families' congregation. More details inside.

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Chennai's STUDIO H Goes Big With Rupert Neve Designs 5088

Studio H becomes first-ever Indian recording studio to house the iconic Rupert Neve Designs 5088 Analog Console, supplied by The Inventory.

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Articles January - February 2024

Anil Chopra On IRAA's Journey & Gameplan For The Future

In a conversation with PALM Expo Magazine, Mr. Chopra sheds light on IRAA's journey and future gameplan with a touch of glamour.

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Deploying 'MEGA' SOUND For G-20 Summit In India

Mega Sound India designs a discreet and dapper sound system for the 3rd G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in India.

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PALM Expo Magazine's Top 50 Products & Technology From 2023

The Top 50 Products were selected based on various criteria like product quality, market penetration, and product suitability for the Indian market.

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Articles November - December 2023

Gujarat Grooves To Meyer Sound

Phoenix Networks deploys the PANTHER Line Array System for the very first time for a public event and receives praise for sonic excellence.

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India in Fashion: A Sonic, Sartorial Splendour

Dave Haydon, Director, OutBoard and Kapil Thirwani, Audio and Acoustic Consultant, Munro Acoustics flesh out how the right sound system made the exhibition a success.

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A Legacy For A Lifetime

Anant Roongta, MD, Famous Studios, elaborates on how the Studios are reinventing its services for a creative world that is more cohesive and integrated than ever before.

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TRUSSING Gets an Indian Twist

A conversation on how, through quality innovation and maintenance, Giant Truss is poised to change the way the world looks at the Indian trussing industry.

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Demystifying Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning For Audio Engineers

Sreejesh Nair, AVID Pro Audio Application Specialist, shares his expertise and insight on the facets of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for audio engineers.

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Do Big Ticket Events Require Bigger Investments?

A panel of five pro sound industry experts analysed the parameters of a big ticket event, does it require big-sized boxes, and the ROI for the same.

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Articles September - October 2023

Capturing The True Essence Of Sound

From Lewitt Audio's Pure Tube Microphone to Sennheiser's Profile USB Microphone, these studio microphones offer precise audio quality to the users and deliver crisp, clear sound. Read more...

Photo Feature: Studio Showcase

From A.R. Rahman's studio in Mumbai to composer Raag Sethi's first Dolby-compliant studio in Gujarat, PALM Expo Magazine's Studio Showcase features the latest studios in India. Read more...

Mastering The Art Of Sound With Donal Whelan

Whelan talks to the PALM Expo Magazine Team and discusses his foray into the world of mastering, his unique experience at the PALM Conference 2023, and more. Read more...

Nx Audio Celebrates Two Decades Of Pro Audio Journey

Nx Audio completes 20 years of delivering pro audio products for the Indian pro sound industry. Read about Nx Audio's journey over the last two decades. Read more...

Mumbai Studio Explores New Verticals With Genelec Monitors

The combination of Genelec Smart Active Monitors and digital audio interface delivered an ideal monitoring solution for BOING Recording Studios. Read more...

IRAA Awards 2023: Jury Reflections

Read about IRAA Jury's perspective on the bigger questions in the music industry - AI for music production, the status of mega consoles, & emerging trends in sound recording & mixing. Read more...

Gray Spark Audio Opens New Studio For Academy Students

PALM Expo Magazine Team talks to Ronak Runwal to explore how the newly-designed Studio D is poised to become a recording haven for the academy students. Read more...

Firdaus Studio: Building A Sonic Paradise For Recording Artists

The Firdaus Studio by A.R. Rahman stands as a beacon of innovation in the music production industry. PALM Expo Magazine explores the making of the musical maestro's magnus opus in the recording landscape. Read more...

Naveen Deshpande Elevates Stand-Up Comedy with Bespoke Lighting Designs

Naveen Deshpande, a renowned lighting designer, made heads turn through his recent collaboration with India's leading stand-up comedian, Zakir Khan, during the latter's international tour. Read more...

Bringing An Ethereal Vision Of Sound To Life

PALM Magazine Team explores the design philosophy behind Sound & Vision Studios and the innovations employed during the acoustic design and treatment. Read more...

Articles July - August 2023

The New Generation Of Events - Get Set Go!!!

Sachit Subramanian and Sancheth Suvarna, Co-Founders, Circle Pro Audio, talk about how to achieve breakneck speed while deploying equipment at any event. Read more...

The Subtle Art Of Capturing Sound In The Desert

In this column, Cheerag Cama, Freelance Audio Engineer, expounded on key tips and tricks to follow when capturing sound during a shoot in the desert. Read more...

Light Guys on Holiday

Viraf Pocha, in this column, shares some incredible destinations for light designers and engineers to explore while keeping the lighting inspirations high. Read more...

The Accidental Lighting Designer

Lloyd Albuquerque, in a tête-à-tête with PALM Magazine, reveals his foray and plans as the go-to "light guy" in the pro lighting industry. Read more...

The Future Of AV Is Virtual

This year's AV-ICN Expo introduced visitors to a reality that is equally virtual and tangible through a walkthrough with VR headsets. Read more...

Epson Captures Big Screen Mapping Projector's Demand at AV-ICN Expo

Yoshino San shared Epson's strategy, purpose, and exhibit display theme at AV-ICN expo with Chopra San. Read more...

AV-ICN Expo's AV Architect of the Year

In a dramatic moment at the 11th PALM Sound & Light Awards, Founder Anil Chopra announced Kelvin Ashby-King the 'AV Architect of the Year' 2023. Read more...

Post Show Review: 11th PALM Sound and Light Awards

PALM Sound & Light Awards honoured deserving individuals and companies from the pro sound and lighting industry in its 11th edition. Read more...

PALM Expo 2023 Achieves Recognition from Global Brands

PALM Expo 2023 returned with its 21st edition, drawing exhibitors and at¬tendees from around the globe, simultaneously placing the Indian pro audio and lighting indus¬try on the map. Read more...

Pro AV Mass Market Momentum Emphasizes AV-ICN Expo Success

AV-ICN Expo 2023 took place at the BEC, Mumbai, once again marking its presence as the torchbearer for the AV industry in India. Read more...

Articles May - June 2023

BenQ LH730 - The Next Revolution in High Brightness LED Projection

BenQ's 4LED High Brightness Projector is a game changer in education and the corporate customer segments that ensures a never-seen-before image clarity and increased lifespan. Read more...

Christie Griffyn Series Delivers Game-Changing Solution for Large-Venue Projections

A Christie representative explains why the Christie Griffyn Series is an all-in-one solution for large venue projections as one of the smallest, lightest, and brightest RGB series available. Read more...

EYTE Technologies Pvt Ltd Brings AV Hybrid Classroom for Indira Group, Pune

EYTE Technologies Pvt Ltd transforms the learning ways with the installation of cutting-edge AV systems at Indira Group of Institutes Management College. Read more...

Tricolor India Schauspiel Delivers Pioneering Audiovisual Upgrade in Andaman Islands

Cellular Jail is set to reflect India's colonial narrative executed by Tricolor India Schauspiel bearing the memories of the country's fight for independence. Read more...

Rhino Engineers' Lighting Installation Sparks Indore's Rajwada Palace and Gandhi Hall

Rajwada Palace and Mahatma Gandhi Hall in Indore expects to attract more tourists now with revamped intelligent lighting by Rhino Engineers. Read more...

EverGlow LED Experience Centre Opens Doors in Mumbai, India

The new EverGlow LED Centre in Mumbai offers Indoor and Outdoor LED Display Systems showcasing several latest product categories to expand user experience. Read more...

Genelec Loudspeakers Enrich Home Theatre Project In Southern India

In Karur, one of India's premier industrialists recently built a luxury mansion for his family that includes a high-class home cinema fully equipped with Genelec loudspeakers. Read more...

ams OSRAM Expands Product Range With Two New Lamps

ams OSRAM, one of the leading companies offering immaculate pro lighting solutions to customers globally, introduces two new products, the Sirius HRI and NEOLUX Stage Lamps, imbibing the pro lighting world with new trends and technologies. Read more...

Lollapalooza India: Time To Be Great

Viraf Pocha, Director, Landmark Productions, breaks down the intricate audio, video, and lighting deployment by several big names in the pro sound, audiovisual, and lighting industry that made Lollapalooza a massive hit with the visitors. Read more...

Cover Story: Inside Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre

PALM Technology sheds more 'light' on the pro lighting technology that adds an exceptional luminance to every inch of The Grand Theatre. IES, spearheaded by Rasesh Parekh, illuminates the venue with lights that spell resplendence. Read more...

Articles March - April 2023

Martin's New RGBW Light Engine Propults Compact, Brighter Wash Light Series

Mark Mercer-Buss, Martin Global Product Line Manager of Entertainment Lighting, delves deep into how the Martin ELP PAR/ELP PAR IP and Martin ERA 150 Wash Lights elevate the Martin Lighting portfolio. Read more...

Patna's Auditorium Gets New Audio System From SOUNDXPERTS

Punjab-based SOUNDXPERTS delivered a complete turnkey solution for Patna Women's College auditorium, including pro audio, video, lighting, control, acoustics, seating, and flooring. Sun Infonet supplied leading brands for prestigious project execution. Read more...

AV-ICN 2023 Show Preview: Strong Sentiment for AV-ICN to Establish

The AV-ICN Expo 2023 is a stand-alone Expo in Hall 2 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Nesco, Mumbai. The AV-ICN Show Preview offers a sneak peek at audiovisual products, technologies, and innovations on display at the show floor this year. Read more...

CAVS, Ahmedabad Elevates INDIAN AV EDUCATION Landscape To New Heights

The third edition of CAVS proved once again that when it comes to carving a niche in fields such as audiovisual and integration networking, the sky is the limit. Read more...

Are Global Integrators Reshaping the INDIAN AV INDUSTRY?

Global integrators establishing in India are sourcing highly experienced AV professionals from Indian system integrators and AV consultancy companies. Executing large projects worldwide from India, the Indian AV industry is being reshaped to compete for international projects. AV-ICN's Editorial Assistant Ritika Pandey analyses the churn impacting Indian AV industry. Read more...

State-Of-The-Art Technology Set To Be Unveiled At PALM Expo 2023

From premium microphones to cutting-edge stage lighting fixtures, from superlative loudspeakers to ever-reliable cables and connectors - the trade show floor at PALM Expo 2023 promises to bring into spotlight the cream-of-the-crop products from the pro audio and lighting industry. PALM + AV-ICN offers a glimpse into what this edition of India's biggest stage sound, professional lighting, rigging, and trussing trade show has to offer to its visitors.

It speaks volumes when an expo is more than two decades old, and with every passing year, the trade show floor continues to be populated with newer, better, smarter technologies.

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Articles January - February 2023

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Six Established Matrix Switchers to invest in 2023

From Hall Technologies to Lightware, here are the six latest matrix switchers. This feature is intended only as a guide and does not endorse any product.

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How I Prepare for My Shoot

by Cheerag Cama, Freelance Audio Engineer

Whenever I am about to start working on a new film project, there are a few things that I always do. The first is of course to read the script. This gives me an idea of what the movie is all about. And as I read through the script, my mind starts working on how I plan to approach the shoot.

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Creating State-of-the-Art AUDIOVISUAL Experiences Surrounding The Statue of Unity

In PALM + AV-ICN's conference session titled 'AV Architect of the Year', Narendra Naidu, Chairman and MD, Rhino Engineers, talks about rendering jaw-dropping audiovisual technology for Gujarat's Statue of Unity and several other projects situated in its periphery.

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Udaipur City Palace Comes Alive with Splat Studio & Dataton

Splat Studio makes use of Dataton's Watchout software to highlight India's culture and heritage on the palace's facade

The G20 Sherpa Meet in Udaipur, India witnessed a congregation of world leaders, who partook in key conversations on sustainable lifestyle, technological transformations, and more. The City of Lakes - the host of the G20 Sherpa Meet

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AV Innovations Galore at ISE Barcelona 2023

ISE Barcelona 2023, held from January 31 - February 3, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain, witnessed a record-breaking footfall over the four-day show. Clocking in at 58,107 unique attendees from 155 countries around the world, the ISE Barcelona 2023 not only gave the global AV industry a much-needed push in the right direction after the two-year long COVID-19 pandemic, it also bolstered Barcelona's tourism industry, as the city's bars, restaurants, and other entertainment venues registered record-breaking occupation. PALM + AV-ICN reports on the highlights of the show.

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BRINGING SOUND TO LIFE: Ashish Saksena on his Love & Passion for Live Sound Mixing

With more than 25 years of experience as a live sound engineer for musical stalwarts such as Shankar Ehsaan Loy and KK, Ashish Saksena has forged his craftsmanship with technical acumen in monitor mixing and Front of House mixing. But his expertise in sound engineering isn't restricted to the live stage. Even in the studio, Ashish knows how to make the mix dance to his own tunes. PALM + AV-ICN spoke to Ashish Saksena, who takes us down the memory lane at the beginning of his career in live sound engineering, why he didn't want to go back to live shows after trying his hand at a virtual sound mix, what the future holds for the art of monitor mixing, and why he prefers FOH mixing over monitor mixing.

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Articles November - December 2022

Leading with LED

PALM + AV-ICN reports on the latest popular, reliable, and cost-effective LED video walls available in the Indian pro AV industry today. From Barco's TruePix to NEC E Series, these indoor LED video walls are here to change the conferencing game in the long run.

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An 'AV'ant-Garde Fusion of Nature & Technology

Gujarat has always been a home to the greatest minds who believe in the concept of 'simple living, high thinking'. Be it Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, and India's current Prime Minister,Narendra Modi - these individuals have been a testimony to how a human being can be seeped in modernity while still living in synergy with the nature around.

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Active LED Video Walls - Demystifying The AV Enigma by Abdul Waheed, CTS, Managing Director, EYTE Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

The ever changing video market is reaching new heights with active LED video walls. From projection to plasma displays; LCD to LED, the continuous journey for large size display wall is always challenging. The indirect light of projection system, to the thick breaking lines of Bezel in LCD and LED is always disturbing the impact of the high resolution content. The cost of Micro LED panels and the alignment issues didn't allow it to be a success.

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On Delivering Quality Mega Scale AV Projects in India

The PALM + AV-ICN conference session witnessed a panel of AV experts, Prashanth Govindhan, Claron D'souza, Abdul Waheed, and Kapil Thirwani sit for a dialogue on the evolution of Indian AV industry, how it differs from AV industries in other countries, and how moral is the concept of jugaad in the Indian AV sphere. In this article, read the highlights of the talk.

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Mondosonic Studios' Varun Krrishna on Preferring Analog-Over-Digital Setup

Varun Krrishna is not just a mixing engineer and music producer out of profession, but also out of passion. With an ardent love for music, Varun Krrishna is also the founder and owner of Mondosonic Studios in Kerala, a space he has built for music to breathe free. So, it isn't a surprise that the man of music is always in a quest to stay abreast with the latest trends in the world of acoustics, and knows just how big the spatial audio boom is. To encapsulate the essence of spatial sound, Varun Krrishna is upgrading Mondosonic Studios with an extension for spatial audio. In this article, Varun Krrishna talks about why he prefers an analog setup over a digital one, and why, even then, a spatial studio upgrade, for him, is the mandate of the moment.

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Dialing it up: Ashish Saksena on how Monitor Mixing can Elevate a Performance

What does it take to create a technically accurate monitor mix and put the stage performance on a pedestal? Ashish Saksena, Live Sound Engineer for Shankar Ehsaan Loy & Late KK, spills the beans on crafting a good monitor mix in PALM + AV-ICN conference session titled, 'How Good Monitor Mixing Can Boost A Performance.'

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Revisiting Guwahati's Glorious Past: Tricolor India Schauspiel Delivers Assam's First 3D Projection Mapping at Gandhi Mandap Memorial Museum

PALM + AV-ICN spoke to Himanshu Singh Sabharwal, Creative Director, Tricolor India Schauspiel, to explore how the company illuminated The Ray of the East at Gandhi Mandap Memorial Museum to celebrate Assam's history, heritage, and culture at its finest.

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Are Lamp Projectors Slowly Becoming Obsolete?

Gone are the days of worrying about the lamp projector fizzling out, requiring bi-annual lamp replacement. With lamp-free projectors, LED projectors, and laser projectors, the time has come for uninterrupted projection to crystallize. But, does that mean no one needs a lamp projectors anymore? In this article, Pooja Shah, Editorial Assistant, PALM + AV-ICN, reports on the viability of a lamp projector.

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Indian AV Specialist Certification Course

The AV Industry participated in CAVS first two course editions in Mumbai. Third CAVS course is scheduled to be held in Ahmedabad in March 2023. PALM AV-ICN magazine interviewed the promoter and founder of CAVS in India, Anil Chopra to understand the credibility, validity and legitimacy of AV-ICN's CAVS certification.

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Articles September - October 2022

Sound, Uninterrupted Six Pendant Speakers to invest in this year

From Yamaha to JBL and Extron to Bose, pendant speakers have reimagined, restructured, and revolutionized sound in commercial spaces. PALM AV-ICN reports on the six investment-worthy pendant speakers from the AV industry.

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Colour And Sound As Healing

How is the New Normal treating you? How different is yours from your Old Normal? Crazier and more stressful? It's said that if you have a normal life, 30 minutes of meditation and self-reflection is a healthy tonic. If, however you are super busy and lead particularly stressful lives, you need at least 60 minutes of the same.

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In Conversation with Krishna Tripathi, NEC at InfoComm India 2022

Krishna Tripathi, General Manager, Display Solutions, NEC Corporation India Private Limited, joins Anil Chopra, Founding Director, PALM AV-ICN, for a quick conversation, where he talks about fail-safe display solutions for mission-critical applications, the rise of Micro LED and DVLED, and the revolutionary products on display at the NEC Booth at InfoComm India 2022

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Compass Box Studio's Raag Sethi Elevates His Recordings with Audient iD14 and ASP800

Ahmedabad-based Raag Sethi is a man of many talents. He is a music producer, a music composer, an engineer, bassist, and guitarist with his own studio, named Compass Box Studio. Having collaborated on one-take, live sessions with renowned artists, musicians, and labels, Raag Sethi understands the gravitas behind working with the best-in-class sound equipment. In this article, courtesy Audient, we deep-dive into Raag Sethi's in-depth review of Audient iD14 and ASP800, two top-notch work horses that help elevate his recordings to new heights. A more detailed interview with Raag Sethi can be sourced at www.audient.com.

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Roger Drego on Creating Fail-Proof Sound for Mega Live Events

In a session titled 'Performance Guarantee of Mega Scale Live Sound Projects', Roger Drego, Managing Director, Electrocraft, took to the stage at PALM Conference 2022 to share invaluable challenges and insights with regards to guaranteeing fail-proof sound reinforcement during showtime. The 45-minute information-laden session, brought to you by PALM Expo 2022, paved the way for rental companies to understand the dynamics of delivering quality sound for events catering to lakhs of people, covering thousands of square meters, and requiring immense planning and expertise. Read on for the highlights of the talk.

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Bringing Futuristic AV Ideas To Life

MMRDA, responsible for promoting, monitoring, and developing various sectors in Maharashtra, including, but not limited to transport, housing, water supply and more, entrusted EYTE to revamp and upgrade Wadala Monorail Depot's Boardroom with state-of-the-art AV infrastructure. Abdul Waheed, Managing Director, EYTE Technologies Pvt Ltd, in conversation with PALM Technology, reveals how his team transformed the visage and acoustics of the boardroom and managed to execute the impossible feat in a matter of seven days.

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Exploring the Dynamics of India's Pro AV market with Renkus-Heinz

Renkus-Heinz is a professional loudspeaker company known for its innovative technology that redefines sound to empower its audience. PALM+AV-ICN got in touch with Karan Kathuria, Renkus-Heinz's Director of Sales and Business Development, Asia, Oceania and SAARC, to learn more about the company's plans for India and its strategy to stimulate growth across different verticals.

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7 New Trends in AV Conferencing to look out for this year

From augmented meetings and interactive whiteboards to LED video walls and seamless acoustics - Pooja Shah, Editorial Assistant at PALM AV-ICN, reports a comprehensive roundup of the biggest AV conferencing trends to keep an eye out for in 2022.

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Articles July-August 2022

IRAA 2021 Winners Felicitation

The IRAA 2021 winners were felicitated at the PALM expo on 28th May 2022 in the presence of Jury members. Check out the pics here. Nominations for IRAA 2022 close on 30th October so hurry and send in your nominations now!

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PALM AV-ICN Expo 2022 - Glimpses & Highlights

The PALM AV-ICN Expo 2022, held from May 26 - May 28, 2022 at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, witnessed 20,000+ unique visitors from the world of pro audio, display, lighting, and integration. Take a look at the three-day expo's glimpses.

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CAVS (Certified AV Specialist) Course returns for its second consecutive edition

The ethos of CAVS is to provide an independent neutral education forum suited to Indian AV ecosystem to gain their commitment to a future career in AV as a technician and join an integration team on par. AV professionals in India were imparted basic knowledge of AV from May 26 - May 28, 2022 at the CAVS three-day training.

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HARMAN Live Arena dazzles with a range of latest audio and lighting gear

The HARMAN Live Arena one of the most popular demo features at the PALM Expo entered its 11th year. The Live Arena facilitates live demonstrations of advanced sound and lighting systems, through three-day live musical performances, featuring popular and budding artists and bands from the country's independent music scene.

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PALM AV-ICN Conference & Seminar

Curated by PALM AV-ICN magazine, the PALM Conference & Seminar was the optimum learning and networking platform for attendees, where the best talent and top-notch professionals from the country shared their expertise, skills and knowledge.

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High Quality Attendance At Palm & Av-Icn Expo 2022

The professional sound, professional display, professional lighting and integration market of importers, distributors, dealers and actual users congregated in full strength at the BEC, Mumbai, to witness the largest display of product range from top global brands, sourcing millions of dollars inventory for distribution and rental.

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IRAA strikes an energetic progress path with new chief

K.J. Singh recording engineer of brave new-gen albums is a spirited veteran deeply involved with Indian recording arts and professionals. The entire jury of IRAA after years is now entirely fresh, newly appointed by KJ.

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Attendees to PALM & AV-ICN Expo 2022

PALM AV-ICN 2022 proved to be far busier and well attended than expected. Who exactly attends and exhibits at India's foremost audio, lighting, and audiovisual technology expo? Read on for detailed breakdown of the attendee figures.

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Anil Chopra

Chopra's Keynote Pushes For Indian Manufacturing, Indian Brands

The 20th PALM Convention Keynote address by Founding Director Anil Chopra gave a clarion call for major investment into manufacturing pro audio, pro lighting and pro AV hardware in India.

PALM + AV-ICN magazine met with Anil Chopra to explore the Keynote message and discuss the state of the Indian pro audio, lighting, AV industry. Chopra said the following:

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Krishna Tripathi

What to expect from NEC at InfoComm India 2022

Joining PALM AV-ICN for a quick interview is Krishna Tripathi, General Manager, Display Solutions, NEC Corporation India Private Limited, wherein he elaborates on the exciting products attendees will be able to witness at the NEC Booth E20 at InfoComm India.

NEC has been recognized in the Top 100 Global Innovators list, for eight consecutive years and included in FORTUNE GLOBAL 500. Can you tell us a bit about NEC display technology; what makes your products unique?

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Articles May-June 2022

Exhibitor Listing

PALM AV-ICN Exhibitor Listing

Exhibitors spent three fruitful days at the PALM AV-ICN 2022, showcasing latest products and solutions. Browse through the list of all 2022 PALM AV-ICN exhibitors. Exhibitor information is provided solely for the use of attendees to search for brands /products / services offered by exhibiting companies.

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Top 50 Products

PALM SUMMIT Conference & Seminar

Knowledge Quotient at PALM AV-ICN expo 2022

Manufacturers and distributors spend three fruitful days at PALM, exhibiting and showcasing their latest products, but beyond the enticing exhibition stands, are fringe events like the PALM Conference & Seminar Programme that are arguably the most valuable feature of the three days, wherein delegates can connect

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Top 50 Products

TOP 50 PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGY

Global Pro Sound & Light Technology

PALM has selected the Top 50 Pro Audio and Lighting Products & Technology, trending in the National and / or international markets. The demand for advanced technology has made the industry competitive with global brands unveiling the latest product technology and new versions of equipment with upgraded design and creativity.

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Glimpse of One of The Plants at Noida, U.P.

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO THE PRO AUDIO INDUSTRY

Honouring the Legacy

This year PALM + AV-ICN is honouring the AHUJA FAMILY for their Leadership of over Eight Decades in the Pro Audio Industry with the Lifetime Contribution to The Pro Audio Industry Award at the PALM Sound & Light awards. This award recognizes over Eighty Years of innovation, quality & reliability of brand AHUJA in meeting the demands of Pro Audio products in India. This award acknowledges their commitment to

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AV ARCHITECT OF THE YEAR

Awarded for highest standards in adopting best innovation and vision in AV Architecture This award has been instituted for an AV Architect chosen by AV-ICN platform to be recognized for the quality of his body of work, incorporating the best innovation and vision in AV architecture. In this feature, we highlight one of the most prestigious projects accomplished by Narendra Naidu – The Statue of Unity. ...

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Articles Mar-Apr 2022

PALM AV-ICN 2022 SHOW PREVIEW

PALM Expo was launched in 2001, in response to the top music recording engineers in Bombay desiring a dedicated pro audio expo. Bombay was the music recording capital and Bollywood Bombay boasted of the big studios and big sound rental companies and the beginning of the big stage...

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Outline Mantas-28 FOH were deployed on the axis to complement the proactive playfulness of the space

Milind Raorane Sets the Tone at ToyRoom Mumbai

ToyRoom outfitted its second outpost in Mumbai with Electro-Acoustic Design Consultant Milind Raorane to deploy a comprehensive Sound and Audio design that would enhance the unapparelled ambience of the nightclub. PALM +AV-ICN Reports.

Located in Kalina, Mumbai, Toy-Room Mumbai is established on the premises of the vibrant and stylish Grand Hyatt, one of Mumbai's sophisticated leisure and business...

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state-of-the-art projection

The CHORDFATHER Experience

Neumann's first Studio Monitor Experience Center in Mumbai

Recently Neumann in collaboration with well-known music composer, producer, sound engineer, and live engineer, Sunny M.R.'s Chordfather Productions announced the launch of its exclusive Studio Monitor Experience Center for audio professionals ..

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Abdul Waheed, Managing Director, EYTE Technologies

Post Pandemic Video Conferencing Rise

Abdul Waheed is the Managing Director at EYTE Technologies. A CTS holder from Avixa, Member of the Certificate Committee of AVIXA, has been in the AV industry for more than two decades, delivering many successful projects across various segments. Abdul gives his overview of the video-conferencing industry and the latest market trends.

Communication, the human connection is the key to personal and professional success. It is very important to have effective communication...

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Articles Jan-Feb 2022

state-of-the-art projection

SPECTRUM AV Commissions PROJECTION MAPPING PROWESS at Bangladesh's Historic 50th Independence Day Celebrations in Dhaka

Bangladesh's iconic Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban comes alive with 35 Million pixels and a bespoke visual experience

When GREY Advertising, an agency for entertainment and live experiences, was entrusted with the responsibility to have the entire Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban building act as a canvas, to display a myriad of visual content...

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Vipin Pungalia Pro Audio Country Manager Sennheiser

Understanding the Pro-Audio Market with Sennheiser

Sennheiser is a leading manufacturer of headphones, loudspeakers, microphones, and wireless transmission systems and has been creating unique sound experiences for customers. PALM+ AV-ICN got in touch with Vipin Pungalia, Director, Sales - Pro Audio & Country Manager, Sennheiser - India, to learn more about the company's plans for the Indian market.

The live music industry had seen a boom before the third wave of COVID stuck. What are the current industry sentiments, and do you think that the industry is poised to see a boom again? India has always been a music-loving country, for global as well as local artists..........

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Bandra-Worli Sea

Star Dimensions India accomplishes STATE-OF-THE-ART- LIGHTING ARCHITECTURE for the “BANDRA WONDERLAND” project in Mumbai

Ashish Mehta & Becket Tundatil Creatively Execute Seamless Architectural Lighting Design at the Iconic Bandra-Worli Sea Link.

Between 24th December 2021 and 2nd January 2022, the project came alive as the sun set on the city - with the entire 1.5 km of the Bandra Reclamation promenade being engulfed in specially themed displays that emphasized the four different seasons of the year, boasting different eye-catching.....

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Integrated System Design

Integrated System Design Crafts a Savvy Aural Experience

HARMAN Professional Solutions & ISD install a comprehensive Aural setup at Pass Code Hospitality newly opened restaurants.

When Pass Code Hospitality opened three new bustling restaurants in Lower Parel, Mumbai, they reached out to HARMAN Professional Solutions and Integrated System Design to deploy a comprehensive Aural setup that enhanced each restaurant's theme well.......

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Nex Protection Technology

Understanding the Dynamic Evolution of Projection Technology with NEC

Humans have always wanted to bring their imagination to life. Introducing 2K / 4K projectors that deliver superior colors' and high resolution has made that possible.

The high detail, true color rendition and cinema-like quality video of projectors are being leveraged by Artists, museums, schools and businesses alike to educate, attract and engage customers or to uplift and inspire people in new and innovative ways......

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Articles Nov-Dec 2021

Jamdub SoundLabs Installs Dolby 7.1.4 Speaker Setup

ProMusicals deploys an immersive solution to the Chennai-based Jamdub SoundLabs with a comprehensive Dolby 7.1.4 setup.

Located in the quiet suburbs of Thoraipakkam, Chennai, Jamdub SoundLabs provides end-to-end post-production solutions to artists from the music and film industry with a unique experience. Established in...

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Seamless Solutions for Evolving Workplace

NEC WD551 Windows Collaboration Display Product Review by Abdul Waheed, Managing Director, EYTE

NEC WD551 Windows Collaboration Display Post pandemic, workspace designs are evolving very fast. Various manufactures are trying to come up with one or other innovative ideas, meeting the current requirements for collaborative....

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L&T's Corporate office gets a Digitally Savvy Tech Makeover

Eyte Technologies Crafts a Versatile AV and Acoustic Setup at L&T's AM Naik Tower, Powai, Mumbai

L&T group envisioned a Tech-savvy Corporate office for their Powai Office that would enhance the synergy and boost the corporate functions. This feature explores...

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Eulogy

Nikhil Mehta, Founder, Sudeep Studio 1935-2021

Much-Respected and self-taught sound engineer, the founder of Sudeep Studio and SudeepAudio.com games, Nikhil Mehta, passed away...

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Articles May-June 2021

Pursuing the Pro Audio Trail

In conversation with Caroline Moss and Sue Gould

PT got in touch with the Pro AVL Asia magazine core team of Editor - Caroline Moss and Sales Director - Sue Gould, who between them boast of over three decades of experience in the pro audio industry...

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NJSM Marks a Milestone in the Business of Sound

From Rental Company to manufacturer and innovator, Nixon Johnny has guided and grown NJSM from a two-person company to a fifty-person company, continuing to expand into virtual events with NJSM Virtual Studio....

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Tech Savvy Environment for T-Systems

Eyte Technologies installs high-tech AV Solution at T-System's Experience Center facilitating brand value and delivering superior customer experience...

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Conversations with SudeepAudio

Sudeep Audio, one of India's first pro audio web store selling studio software and equipment online commenced its YouTube Channel, ConverSAtions, in 2011 to share the journey of Indian Sound Engineers and Music industry professionals...

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Articles March-April 2021

Step Inside the All New Mondosonic Studio

The all new Mondosonic Studio, located in Ottapalam, Kerela, is a custom Music Production Facility and Studio. With Recording Equipment, Workflows...

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Bishwadeep Conceptualizes Sound Design in the Box

Having spent most of his career in Song and Music Recording, Bishwadeep Dipak Chatterjee was constantly toying with the idea of getting involved in designing sound for films...

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Celto Acoustique

Established in 2011, CELTO Acoustique is a premium manufacturer of professional audio products for the events and install industry. Founder, owner and CEO - Arthur Felix first displayed his entrepreneurial skills at the age of 14 when he built ....

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Acoustically OdBle

With Vijay Benegal and Mujeeb Dadarkar

Vijay Benegal and Mujeeb Dadarkar have between them more than 4 decades of extensive experience in the audio industry in India. They have done it all, from recording and mixing for ad films, to doing live sound for renowned artistes...

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All About Music, the Marantz Story

In conversation with Joel Sietsem and Alankara Santhana

Marantz has established a strong foundation in the industry with their High fidelity audio systems since the 1970s. Marantz designs products that have intricate detail...

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Acoustic and Audio System Design for Small Rooms - PART 6

By - Rahul Sarma, CEO, Menura Acoustic Labs in collaboration with Sound Wizard

We started this series with the definition of a small room, and went on to discuss wave interactions. We continued onto sound isolation, absorption and diffusion in parts 2 and 3. Parts 4 and 5 covered system design goals and finally how to optimize a system...

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Studio Showcase

If you had a sign above every Studio door saying ‘This studio is a Musical Instrument' it would make such a different approach to recording.” - Brian Eno...

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Articles Jan-Feb 2021

TAG Basics

A view from within

TAG is a modern day audio institute in India's fast evolving audio education segment. State-of-the-art technology in all three studio suites at the institute is ensuring that TAG is emerging as a front runner.......

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Sonic Boom - In Conversation with Farhad K. DadyBurjor

PT spoke to Farhad DadyBurjor, one of the most respected and sought after sound engineers in the country today. In a career spanning over 3 decades, Farhad has built an impressive.......

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Studio Showcase

Recording & Mixing studios are behind the success of any great record and in a country like India where music is an important part of everyday life musicians have a host of options they can choose.......

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New Edge Studios Transforms into an Immersive Mix Room

Founded in 2015 by sought-after sound engineer Shadab Rayeen, New Edge Studios has been a preferred destination for many acclaimed Indian music directors, producers and artistes. In order to remain on the cutting-edge of audio production.......

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Top 30 Products 2021 – PALM Technology

Global Pro Sound & Light Technology

The year 2020 has taken all of us on a topsy-turvy ride. The COVID-19 pandemic completely shut down the world impacting every industry. The unexpected turn of events left the pro-audio, installation, lighting and DJ industry.......

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Acoustic and Audio Systemdesign for Small Rooms - Part 5

In the previous part, the article discussed frequency responses of speakers and how they relate to the listening experience. That discussion is the perfect overture to this next topic of interest.......

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CELTO ACOUSTIQUE

Established in 2011, CELTO Acoustique is a premium manufacturer of professional audio systems for rentals and installation industry.

Founder, owner and CEO - Arthur Felix first displayed his entrepreneurial skills at the age of 14 when he built his first loudspeakers.......

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Articles November-December 2020

Effectron Reinforces Dr. Apj Abdul Kalam College Auditorium with Adamson Sound, Barco Projection and Effectron Lights and Furnishing

The 2000-seat multipurpose auditorium at the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Government College in Daman, in August 2020 was installed with an impressive audio architecture from Adamson.......

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Soundframe Gives Lotd an Exclusive Harman Professional Audio System Finesse

SoundFrame recently outfitted Lord of the Drinks' Kolkata location with a complete Harman Professional Audio System to provide exceptional audio quality and coverage for its patrons.......

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Neumann Home Studio Academy India Edition - In Conversation with Meghdeep Bose

Meghdeep Bose is a noted arranger, composer and music producer. In this exclusive interview with PT, Meghdeep talks about his collaboration with Sennheiser and Neumann for the Indian edition.......

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Acoustics In Auditorium Design - by Vijay Purandare

How a room sounds and feels depends heavily on the specific acoustic properties of the materials in the room. For example, the acoustics of a concert hall are designed in such a way that the music of the orchestra.......

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Acoustic and Audio System Design for Small Rooms- Part 4 - by Rahul Sarma

In Part 3 of the series, Rahul spoke about the science behind absorption and diffusion.......

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Articles September-October 2020

IRAA 2020 Recording Arts Awards a Huge Success

Winners across 42 categories at India's only technical excellence award for the sound recording industry represent the future of the industry setting new standards in sound engineering.......

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Bose Professional Gives Befitting Tribute to War Heroes

The National War Memorial stands as a stellar tribute to the Indian Armed Forces who served our country in times of conflict. The scale and significance of the memorial.......

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Ray of LIGHT in Conversation with Becket Tundatil

The Coronavirus has disrupted industries from all sectors including Lighting. The outbreak has left a significant impact on the events industry with shows being postponed or cancelled.......

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NJSM-BNA Set the Ball Rolling for Virtual Live Entertainment Events in India

The advent of the Covid-19 pandemic mandated the cancellation of most concerts, music festivals, performances and other live entertainment events, but what emerged from this adversity.......

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Acoustic and Audio System Design for Small Rooms - Part 3

In Part 2 of the series, Sarma elucidated about the importance of sound isolation and how background noise can adversely impact the dynamic range of the audio playback.......

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Articles July-August 2020

Bay Owl Studios – Not Just Music by the Bay

Launched in February 2020, Bay Owl Studios was founded by Varun Parikh who is an audio engineer and had no significant musical influence while growing up. His first exposure to music came when he was in high school.......

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Harman all the Way

India's First Domestic Hotel Chain – the Luxurious MAYFAIR Lake Resort – hires Qubix Technologies to provide state-of-the-art, end-to-end Integration with HARMAN Professional Solutions. PT reports.......

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ANGRIYA Cruises the Seas with Bose

Latest cruise ships are teaming with audiovisual technology designed to keep passengers awed and coming back for more. In this feature PT reports on the audio installation of one such cruise ship - The Angriya Luxury Cruise Liner.......

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Sennheiser 75-year Milestone

June 2020 marked the 75th anniversary of the foundation of Sennheiser, one of the world's leading manufacturers of headphones, loudspeakers, microphones and wireless transmission systems. Through these 75 years, Sennheiser.......

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Adiyogi Divya Darshanam Continues to Raise Standards

Since it's unveiling in 2019 by the President of India Shri Ram NathKovind, the Adiyogi Divya Darshanam has enthralled spectators from across the globe. In May this year, this one of its kind projection mapping.......

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Shankar & Siddharth Mahadevan's Lambodara Studios

In the March-June 2020 issue of PALM Technology, PT did a cover story on Shankar and Siddharth Mahadevan's new studio Lambodara. Here are some more images of the new studio.......

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Acoustic and Audio System Design for Small Rooms- Part 2

In part 1 of this series we defined a small room, introduced the concept of sound waves as they relate to phase shift and comb filtering, and even touched on the Haas (precedence) effect. In this article, we will talk.......

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IRAA 2020 Goes Virtual

PALM expo's concern to ensure safety from ongoing pandemic mandated cancelation of the 2020 edition of PALM expo and in the best interest of the industry and business, decided not to move forward with the expo in 2020, carrying forward the show to May 2021.......

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Articles March-April-May-June 2020

The Art and Craft of Sound Design- Interview with Bishwadeep Chatterjee

PT met up with Bishwadeep Chatterjee, one of India's most esteemed Sound Designer. In this extremely insightful interview, he generously shares his unique perspective and experience on music recording and sound design.......

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Bose Professional Assures an IMMERSIVE SOUNDSCAPE At Sardar Patel Stadium – The Largest Cricket Stadium in the World

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they arrived for the “Namaste Trump” event on 24 Feb 2020.......

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Shankar and Siddharth Mahadevan's Lambodara Studios – Leaves you Breathless

Auroville based leading acoustic consultancy & audio video system design firm Sound Wizard was tasked with designing acclaimed singer, composer and music director Shankar Mahadevan's .......

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In Conversation With Sreejesh Nair

Besides being a part of the first Dolby Atmos Mix theater installation in India and the first Dolby Atmos Premiere Mix room in the world, Sreejesh Nair has been responsible for crafting the sound for major films like Bombay Velvet, Gangs of Wasseypur - II, Agneepath.......

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Stained Class Productions - Beyond the Realms of Sound

Meet the father & son duo, Murugan N. and Mrinal N. whose musical influence has been Judas Priest and who have aptly named their studio after the fourth studio album of Judas Priest - Stained Class. Mrinal who manages the technical aspects .......

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Independent Producers Blurb on their Music and Technology

The era of independent music (read non-Bollywood) is finally upon us. In a country where Bollywood reigns supreme, Indie Music has gradually made a mark for itself and this can be attributed in large to advancements in technology.......

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Sequence of Steps to Follow on Resuming Studio Operations Post an Extended Duration of Shutdown

Munro Acoustics India has put together a suggestion/ guideline document after consulting many studios and engineers across the world to aid their clients in the Indian Subcontinent, Middle East and SE Asia.......

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Acoustic and Audio System Design for Small Rooms - Part 1

Acoustic and audio system design for a “small room” can be extremely challenging, especially for critical listening applications like control rooms and reference home cinemas. It is vital to understand the relationship between system.......

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Harman Reigns Supreme in Indian Cinemas

Sound in the cinema, until recently, was dictated by standardized speaker layouts. If you are from the commercial cinema project, from the first design to the finished furnishings.......

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Recording To Records

Music in India has changed drastically. This music and song driven country which is largely dominated by Bollywood soundtracks, has in the past year seen less of originals and more of old songs being plagiarised.......

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Articles Jan - Feb 2020

Sunburn Rocks with Full Spectrum Sound

One of Asia's largest music festivals, OPPO Sunburn in association with Percept Live and Klassique Events Goa returned to its birthplace Goa, this December after a hiatus of 3 years. The festival which made a grand homecoming for its 13th edition......

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New Meyer Sound Systems Highlight 50th Anniversary of India's National Centre for the Performing Arts

Widely heralded as one of India's leading cultural institutions, The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai recently celebrated 50 years of presenting an extraordinary array of dance, drama and musical performances by Indian and international artists......

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Palm Technology - Top 50 Products 2020

The last 12 months have seen a revolution in pro audio, lighting, DJ Gear and installation. With new gear, equipment, and companies bringing in new technology, the industry is opening up to new possibilities ......

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Iconic Mahakavi Kalidas Kalamandir Auditorium Upgrades to Bose Professional RoomMatch System

The addition of the Bose Professional RoomMatch system has dramatically improved the overall sound experience here. It has always been our mission to provide the city with a space that allows audiences the chance to immerse themselves into the on-stage......

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The Making of U2's - The Joshua Tree Tour, India

Over 40,000 Indian fans who might have endured over a decade of false rumours about the legendary band U2 touring the country, were finally treated to a dream musical extravaganza by BookMyShow (BMS), India's leading entertainment destination when they......

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Articles Nov - Dec 2019

Dev Electronics – India's Most Preferred Pro Audio Technologies partner!

Success can be elusive for many trying to make their presence felt in an increasingly crowded pro audio marketplace of channel partners, distributors, and dealers. This naturally entails embodying a certain boldness of spirit......

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DJs Scratching on Favourites

There is no better way than ending 2019 than listing out some of the best DJ gear from some of the best DJs in the country.......

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Sohel Dantes - Audio Systems Engineer of the Year

A career in live sound is now more competitive than ever, and few live sound engineers have been able to stand out and make their presence felt.......

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Vibhor Khanna - Corporate Executive Excellence in the INDIAN PRO SOUND industry

PALM Sound & Light honoured VIBHOR KHANNA with the award for Corporate Executive Excellence in the Indian Pro Sound industry for changing the business model and setting up the distribution........

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SNL Pro Ups the Ante at the OnePlus Music Festival

Curated by OnePlus, the OnePlus Music Festival “merged the wonder of music and the power of technology” to bring an immersive experience at the DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai on 16th November......

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Ansata hosts Loudness Seminar with Avid, Dolby, and Netflix

The Loudness Seminar, a seminar on loudness concepts, measurements, and applications was recently held in Mumbai and hosted by Ansata......

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Articles Sept - Oct 2019

Modern Stage Service Projects Delivers awe Inspiring Light & Sound Show at Jyotisar Tirth

Jyotisar, situated about 12 kms away from Kurukshetra on Kurukshetra-Pehowa road in Haryana, is a part of a 48 km parikrama with temples. This venerated place is known as the land where Lord Krishna ......

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LBT Lights up RAAS CLUB, Pattaya

Pattaya, a major tourist hotspot, situated on Thailand's Eastern Gulf coast, recently welcomed a new and modern destination for partygoers – The Raas Club......

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PALM Expo 3rd Lighting Design Showcase 2019...

In 2019, PALM expo upped the ante at the Lighting Design Showcase with a one of its kind remarkable and ingenious Spider lighting rig. The feature was created to provide a platform to lighting designers from across India to showcase their talent......

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Naveen Deshpande - Lighting Designer Of The Year

Any live event is obviously redundant without the lighting and visual imagery. Lighting plays a crucial role in any show adding excitement, dynamism and emotion to a performance and it is the art and science of the Lighting Designer that adds zing to any concert......

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Osram Clay Paky : Sharpy Plus - Outstanding Lighting Product Innovation

The PALM Sound & Light awards honoured Osram Clay Paky SHARPY PLUS with the award for Outstanding Lighting Product Innovation of the Year at the 2019 awards ceremony. Clay Paky has always been a market leader in entertainment ......

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Sound Emporium - Lighting Integration

The PALM Sound & Light Awards honoured Sound Emporium – one of India's premier lighting company, recognized for delivering quality technology at affordable prices......

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"Apart From Education and Giving People Access to Professional Training, It's also about Bringing the Community Together and that's a Really Important Aspect in a Growing Industry"

Mumbai's AV Consultants and Integrators congregated at CEDIA's Training & Tech Summit Event held from 7th to 9th August at the MCA Club in Bandra, Mumbai. AV-ICNx caught up with CEDIA......

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OHM at India's Greatest New Landmark – Digha Convention Centre

Digha is West Bengal's most popular sea resort. It is located 187 km South West of Kolkata. Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee had earlier laid down the blueprint for the creation of a unique Convention Centre to promote ......

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Monitor Mixing Summit 2019

With an aim to fill up a huge vacuum in the industry for knowledge and audio education in the Live sound realm, EvenTech Academy, an initiative by Sound.com organized a full-day summit......

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Articles July - August 2019

Touchwood Automations Invigorates Pune's Party Scene With CINCO

Named after the Spanish word for 5, Cinco, is Pune's all-new resto-bar and patisserie that promises to make every experience 5 times better!.....

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The Piano Project

Quickly rising up the ranks as one of India's best places to live in, the city of Indore has it all – a strong sense of community, impressive infrastructure, and indeed a bustling nightlife.....

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Ahead Of The Curve

founded in 1980 in Rutesheim, the company began by introducing Hardy Amps professional bass and guitar amplifiers. After the company burnt down completely in a fire, the company headquarters .....

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Ahuja Radios - Major Audio Brand Distribution Network

The PALM Sound & Light awards honoured Ahuja Radios – India's iconic brand since almost 80 years. Recognized by the country's population as the PA brand delivering affordable technology.....

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Mukesh Panjwani, MX MDR Technologies Ltd. - Lifetime Contribution to The Pro Audio Industry

The PALM Sound & Light awards honoured Mukesh Panjwani, CEO & Managing Director of MXMDR technologies for spearheading the mass distribution of a massive audio, video and electronic product catalog.....

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Articles May - June 2019

The Famous Story

Armed with a degree in Marketing and Finance and International Business from University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, and Aston University respectively, and after learning the dynamics of the Indian business.....

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FIXINTOGETMIXIN with Brad Divens

Renowned FOH engineer Brad Divens who is currently mixing for Enrique Iglesias and has mixed for Linkin Park, Garbage, Cyndi Lauper, HIM, Bob Seger and countless others in the past, was in Mumbai for doing what he loves.....

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BToS Productions - The Rising Star

Nazeef Mohommed, the frontman of an immensely young, passionate and growing enterprise – BToS Productions talks to Ankita Bhadrawale about their overall plans for the future and his recipe to designing, curating and executing.....

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The Next Dimension Of Stage Production

Popularly referred to as India's equivalent of the Academy Awards; the 64th edition of the Filmfare Awards, presented by The Times Group, continued its legacy of honouring artistic.....

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Complete Audio Solutions from Honeywell

Honeywell is the new entrant on the block in the professional sound segment with ‘Honeywell ProSound'. The series is a perfect adjacency to Honeywell's current PAVA business offering solutions to new verticals like hospitality, entertainment zones.....

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Riding the LED Growth Wave

While fellow lighting manufacturers and distributors in India consistently grab the headlines, Ronald S D'Souza – CEO, Leksa Lighting Technologies Pvt Ltd., calmly goes about his business. Not the oldest brand on the block.....

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Noise Control Killing Music?

In September last year the Bombay High Court refused to grant relief to PALA seeking use of “DJ music” and other audio systems during Ganapati immersions and Navratri. HC announced a complete ban on the use of DJ.....

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Reynold's Brings d&b audiotechnik KSL to India

From ferrying the first speaker systems to venues in a cycle rickshaw to becoming one of the leading companies in the Indian entertainment and music environment, Bangalore based Reynold's.....

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Articles March - April 2019

THE FAMOUS ATMOS MIX

Famous Digital Studios, one of Mumbai's finest post-production studios serving the needs of TV commercials, international broadcast channels, filmmakers and advertising agencies, through four.....

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Vijay Prakash's Home Studio gets a Fresh Look

Leading Pro Audio Consultancy and Distribution Company - Modi Digital, recently revamped Vijay Prakash Home Studio into a shining example of great space optimization. Here's how they pulled it off.....

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PALM EXPO 2019 PREVIEW

PALM expo 2018 opened to record numbers, showcased a plethora of products and hosted full house conference sessions. This preview brings a brief update on what's in store for the 2019 edition in May.....

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STUDIO SHOWCASE

Acoustic Consultant: Munro Acoustics LLP for Tonic Studio, Open Road Studios, Glassonion Studio & Super Track Stduio Acoustic Consultant: Sound Wizard for Studio H & Annapurna Studios.....

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IRAA 2019 STUDIO OF THE YEAR

The heydays saw many state-of-the-art studios with sophisticated studio gear and acoustics springing up across the country. Some great work has come out of studios like Empire Studios, Yash Raj Studios.....

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Articles Jan - Feb 2019

11 QUESTIONS WITH Amnon Harman

PT got in touch with Amnon Harman, the man behind the rise and rise of d&b audiotechnik in the last half a decade. In this interview, Harman discusses d&b's fundamental philosophy behind cutting-edge R&D, product design and growth strategy.....

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MIX MAGIC

Kenneth ‘Pooch' Van Druten is the magician who makes Justin Bieber sound the way he does in a live concert. Popularly known as Pooch, he has been touring as FOH engineer with some of the biggest artists like Linkin Park, Whitney Houston.....

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MIXING MADE SIMPLE

Over the years Soundcraft Vi Series, has gained popularity globally for its user-friendliness. HARMAN Professional Solutions, India recently announced that Soundcraft Vi series digital mixing consoles had successfully established 150+ impressions.....

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Mixing Indian Classical Music

A Front of House mix varies substantially depending on various factors including genre of music. Since, India is a land rich in the tradition of classical music, PT urged FOH engineer Ajay Vijendra who has been mixing FOH for Indian Classical acts.....

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Articles November-December 2018

Organising Big Stage Extravaganzas

It's that time of the year again when event orgaisers and rental companies are busy prepping up stages across India for three days of heart pumping and feet stomping music. While the market for live music in India has grown exponentially.....

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Filling a Massive Space at our Lady of Lourdes Church

Built in 1974, Our Lady of Lourdes Church with a motive to ensure the parishioners could hear + the message clearly pulled AVL Install India Pvt. Ltd. to get a complete audio system upgrade with AUDIOFOCUS Line Array.....

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Conceptualising and creating Visuals for Big Stages EDM Acts

The visuals on stage are obviously the most visible aspect of any live stage. In this article VJ KayCee, Founder of Pixadoo studios in Bangalore and the mastermind whose high-octane visuals have ignited EDMs like VH1 Supersonic.....

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THE VISUAL PACK

Jash Reen and Joshua Dmello of Wolves Visuals, are the guys who are delivering some of the most electrifying and eclectic Big DJ stages on the circuit. From Sunburn to EDC, Beyond Wonderland, Nucleya, Flux Pavillion.....

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Top Seven Big Stage Products

Live sound mixers to lighting consoles, PA speakers to microphones, each piece of equipment plays a vital role in the production of a big scale live concert performance. It is, therefore, absolutely essential.....

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AV Summit redefining horizon in India's Audio Visual Industry

Among other highlight features, the expo's main fringe programme includes a three day AV Integrated Systems Summit running synchronously with the Exhibition.....

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Articles September-October 2018

Modern Stage Service (Projects) brings WATER TO LIFE

MSS Projects has transformed Jaquar's 1000 sqft Experience Centre in the capital's NCR region into an immersive & interactive multi-sensorial adventure. PT documents the project.....

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Gujarat Music Industry Advances with STUDIO FIFTY-THREE

A new post-production facility, Studio Fifty-Three in Surat is providing the city with a much-needed setup with state-of-the-art acoustics and technology to handle all aspects of audio postproduction.....

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THE LIGHT FACTOR

A leading lighting designer, Harold Fernandes has been offering creative and technical solutions for live stages for almost two decades and has comprehensive knowledge and experience.....

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Integrated Entertainment Solutions lights up the Warehouse

The Thane area of Mumbai has a new upscale lounge - The Warehouse Lounge, that has already become Thane's happening night spot. Lighting up the dance floor is Mumbai's premerier lighting company.....

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The Lighting Trail

Lighting, lasers and lighting console sales and distribution has grown robustly across the Indian market. Lighting engineer and founder of artist and event management agency, Mixtape - Naveen Deshpande.....

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PR Lighting flexing its muscles globally

Starting operations from a 1,000 sq.mt., workshop in Downtown Guangzhou with a staff of 20-30, Pearl River Lighting (as it was known then) has come a long way.....

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Articles July-August 2018

Sound Of The Lords

With the longest island bar in all of Asia, Lord of the Drinks, Lower Parel is the latest offering from First Fiddle Restaurants to finds a spot among Mumbai's elite party zones.....

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NMIMS Mumbai transcends sonic excellence with Bose Professional's RoomMatch system

Established in 1981 by the Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal with the help of a donation from the Narsee Monjee Educational Trust.....

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Harman Professional Solutions Elevates the experience of devotees at Sai Teerth with JBL and Crown Audio Solutions

Technosales Multimedia Technologies P.L installed JBL by Harman Cinema sound solution in two theatres – the Giant screen and the 5D screen at Sai Teerth – India's first devotional Theme .....

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QSC in 1131 Bar & Kitchen, Bangalore

Located in Indira Nagar, Bangalore, the 1131 Bar & Kitchen, which is now an ideal place in the vicinity for patrons to dine and unwind, is the brainchild of Mr. Mohan.....

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Comprehensive Bose Professional System reinforces an unmatched aural experience at the Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) auditorium

Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) is a local government body in the state of Gujarat that is committed to provide basic infrastructure facilities to the people of the city.....

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HARMAN Professional Solutions brings Exceptional Sound to the new FLEA BAZAAR CAFE in Mumbai

Munro Acoustics deploys a complete HARMAN Professional Solutions audio solution at this first-of-its-kind dining and entertainment concept.....

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Articles May-June 2018

The ART of Touring

A.R. RAHMAN - the name says it all! 2017-2018 witnessed one of the most imposing live stage tours, when Rahman, set sail on a multi-city tour in India.....

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Scaling Heights

Manish Mavani, the man of few words, talks about the SNL journey to becoming one of India's biggest sound & light rental companies.....

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Setting Standards With The Overtone Note

Meet Overtone Audio - a one-stop-shop offering end-to-end recording solutions for Film, TV and the Live events industries. It is not every day.....

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GearHouse

Building stage business requires top level music song writers, big sound, big lighting and good musicians. A lot of musicians are required.....

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Audio & Acoustics for Video

PT invited industry leading Acoustics Designer Kapil Thirwani of Munro Acoustics, a leading acoustic consultancy, specialising in the design.....

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High on OPIUM

PT met Cyrus Gorimar, the man behind milestone events like Dream Theatre and One Republic. Brahma to One Republic, Gorimar has come a long way.....

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The Bose Team full of Gung-Ho

PT interviewed Vibhor Khanna, Country Manager – SAARC at Bose Professional. Khanna is an experienced business leader with over 18 years of experience.....

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Articles March-April 2018

Opera House Acoustics Nirvana for Munro

Recording music in the black box tape era meant sci-fi acoustics and studios which reminded you of Stanley Kubrick, imagination of space where every sound recorded was primeval.....

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The Mix Magician

Shadab Rayeen is Bollywood's current in-demand mix engineer, with a resume boasting of numerous A-list mix credits spanning 17 years in the music industry. Apart from mixing Bollywood.....

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Madame Tussauds - Sight & Sound to behold

Best described as one of the most popular tourist attractions across the globe, Madame Tussauds is home to wax figures of some of the most famous and historic international personalities in every.....

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Entertainment Technology Convergence at PALM 2018

Pro Audio and lighting will take center stage, as PALM expo - India's largest gathering of the entertainment technology and music production industry heads towards its 18th consecutive edition.....

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IRAA 2018 gears up for a grand 12th edition as nominations continue to pour in

Honouring excellence in the domain of music recording and production is the 12th Edition of the glorious Indian Recording Arts Academy Awards (IRAA).....

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Recordings to Record

In this feature PALM technology has put down a list of good studio work done in Bollywood in 2017. In trying to define the paradigm in studio recording, mixing and mastering, we chose.....

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Articles Jan-Feb 2018

FOH - What's in my House

Rahul Samuel is an award-winning live sound engineer and founder of LiveEnd. With over 13 years of global experience in the professional audio industry as FOH, Monitor and System Engineer.....

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Ed Sheeran "The Shape of the Divide World Tour" in India

Trussing and rigging are more often than not, relegated to an unassuming corner position when it comes to live stage acts, while sound, light and visuals hog the limelight. However, on some occasions.....

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On Tour With Pramod Chandorkar

Being an FOH special issue, and as is the custom to feature a live sound engineer in this issue, PT caught up with yet another of the country's top live sound engineers this year. Our readers can be forgiven.....

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FOHrecast

This being the FOH issue, PT approached and tapped the experience of some of India's top live sound engineers to find out key challenges faced by them while working on the new age live sound consoles and.....

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Going Big With Smaller Boxes

Investment into quality sound equipment and a fresh business outlook is broadening NJSM's horizon on the festival circuit in India. In a tête-à-tête with Nixon Johnny, Sachit Subramanian and Sancheth Suvarna.....

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Articles Nov-Dec 2017

Believing In The Market - Bose Distribution Strategy

What is your perception of the Indian Market? MJ: I was in India in 94 and didn't quite know what to expect, but it's been really wonderful to be here. We have a global strategy we are trying to implement.....

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The FINCH - Live Music and More

Plutusone Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. unlocked a new side to Mumbai's entertainment scene on June 29th when they launched a chic, elegant restaurant and bar - The Finch.....

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Sennheiser Chronicles: Interview with Vipin Pungalia

In an interview with PALM technology, VIPIN PUNGALIA, Director Professional Segment, Sennheiser India talks about the global launch of the wired XS 1 dynamic in India, his perception of the market for Sennheiser.....

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Building Dj Talent

With millions of DJs in the running, reaching the top can be a daunting task. The PALM DJ Championship has been instrumental in building, promoting and nurturing this bank of upcoming DJ Talent since 2011.....

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A journey to discover rebirth of Linear Topology

Part 2 of the article Will The Linear Make A Real Comeback? wherein LT COL JASBIR SINGH KABERWAL, (Retd) SC hints at a futuristic emerging trend which may see a comeback of linear audio with advancements.....

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Articles Sept-Oct 2017

Audiovisual-Projection Integration

In the last couple of years, jaw-dropping visual experiences at live entertainment events and venues, courtesy 3D projection mapping, motion graphics and augmented reality have made their presence felt in India.....

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Top end LASERS missing from Rental Portfolios

India has been witness to some astonishing laser light extravaganzas at EDM events in the recent past, however a survey done by PALM technology indicates that as a general rule, lasers are missing in action and top.....

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Bringing Life through Lights

Highly experienced lighting designer Roosevelt D'Souza is rarely restricted in his art. Best known for his work on Music Concerts and festivals, Roosevelt is actually a full service special event lighting professional.....

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Amplification Topology

First proposed in 1958, Class D amplifiers started gaining increased popularity and acceptance in the early 21st century, with this technology ruling since over a decade, overriding the demand for bulky & energy.....

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Articles July-Aug 2017

AV Today's Trend in Hospitality

As AV sets new standards beyond traditional applications, ICT-AV-Security-Consultant - Mr. A.R. Chandrashekhar, touches on the topic of the latest trends in AV installations for the Hospitality segment with LED .....

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Playboy Delhi gets a taste of TW Audio

After a high magnitude success with its first superclub in Mumbai, the city of glamour, the Playboy club is now rocking the country's capital, New Delhi. The city's party animals got a major reason to rejoice with the opening.....

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Sumi Baptist Church integration scales heights

Painted in blue and white, the Sumi Baptist Church - Zuneheboto is situated in Nagaland, bordering onto China, and is 212km from Dimapur Airport. Situated on the highest point in.....

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The Big Stage by AKhil Varma – Project Head, PALM Expo

More than 50% of India's population is below the age of 25 and more than 65% below the age of 35. It is expected.....

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Articles May-June 2017

Justin Bieber Sound Reinforcement

The Justin Bieber Concert motivated our editorial team to learn, how it is going to be done. The sheer capacity.....

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The Top 10 Event Companies

The Event Management industry has grown exponentially over the last decade with a host of varied events encompassing.....

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The Fountainhead of superlative experiences

In a career spanning nearly 22 years, the quality of Neale's wins have been exceptional. With the vision of building.....

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Top 35 Rental Companies

PALM Technology has done a crucial exercise of surveying the market for identifying these top 35 audio/video/lighting.....

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People at PALM

PALM 2017 engages expertise of eminent personalities who have accomplished knowledge in their field of activity. Their valuable.....

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Articles Jan-Feb 2017

Top FOH Engineers in India

There are the mixing masters behind the audio console who strengthen the core essence of live performances. Showcasing.....

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Going Live with Sunil Karanjikar

Sunil Karanjikar has worn many a hats in his career as a Live Sound FOH engineer. He reveals his aces and talks about the secrets.....

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Live Bands - Musical Escape

Commercial music in India has been mostly synonymous with film soundtracks. The fact however is that the music scene in India.....

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Articles Nov-Dec 2016

Going Big With Playboy

The Playboy Club founded by media baron Hugh Hefner, first opened its doors in the 1960s in downtown Chicago and instantly became successful as a.....

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DJs Scratching on Favourites

2017 is set to be another fun-filled action-packed year in clubland! Somya Kedia tracks the trend and highlights the toolkit of some of the top DJs in the country.....

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Global Citizen Festival India

Looked up to as a beacon of hope, Global Citizen Festival India held in Mumbai on 19 November, 2016 proved to be a monumental day as India asserted.....

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Electric Daisy Carnival debuts in India

Originating in Las Vegas Nevada, the Electric Daisy Carnival over the years has asserted itself as a hub for EDM fans across the globe, as a result of.....

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Product Specialists Driven by Passion

A professionally qualified sound engineer from SAE in Chennai, Tuhin is also a sought after DJ who has immense experience of playing at various clubs.....

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“Indian DJs are tech savvy” - Reji, Director, PALM DJ Championship

DJ industry is expanding exponentially and the growth rate has been phenomenal. Talking about the industry expansion, Reji observes that as the industry.....

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Articles July-Aug 2016

I-Kandy gets K-Rigged

I-Kandy nightclub at Le Meridian hotel in Gurgaon was recently in need of an upgrade for its indoor sound system. Located at the Sector 26, Le Meridian Gurgaon.....

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Sound Design for Night Clubs and RestoBars

The focus of Milind's presentation was ‘Sound Design for Nightclubs and Restobars: A field view', wherein he spoke about the technicalities of sound.....

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AG Acoustics strikes the right chord with KV2 Audio's ES Series

Conveniently located in the Outer Circle, near KG Marg, New Delhi is a new café in town - FLYP@MTV. Viacom18 Consumer Products - the consumer products.....

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