Contents June 2017 Vol.XXVIII No.3 DEPARTMENTS 9 INPUT The Rise of Immersive Technologies 10 SIGNALS Updates from across the Canadian pro audio industry 18 PROFILE Jeffrey Holdip, Frank Laratta & Kerry Martin 22 PRODUCT TESTS QSC’s brand new K.2 Series speakers, Electro-Voice’s ND Microphone Series & the latest MacBook Pro from Apple. 44 PRODUCTS New wares for every arm of the industry. 53 ADVERTISERS’ INDEX 56 SOUND ADVICE Mastering Your Boy Tony Braxton’s Adult Contempt, Part 2 58 ITINERARY Your industry calendar 60 CLASSIFIEDS 62 PROJECT FILE On tour with MAGIC!, L’Astral in Montreal & more All about the restoration of Subterranean Sound’s historic Air Montserrat Neve console, Pg. 30 FEATURES A NEW SOUND SYSTEM & NEW ERA AT TORONTO’S 26 MASSEY HALL 38 THE PRESENT & FUTURE OF AV CONTRACTING By Andrew King Massey Hall is amidst the first stages of the most significant revitalization in the revered performance venue’s history, which includes a brand new sound reinforcement system. CHASING THE UNICORN INNOVATION IN INTEGRATION By Andrew King A panel of top Canadian consultants and integrators weighs in on current and incoming trends and technologies affecting their day-to-day operations and the industry as a whole. 30 RESTORING THE HISTORIC NEVE CONSOLE AT TORONTO’S SUBTERRANEAN SOUND By Kevin Young The Neve Air Studios Montserrat console, built specifically for producer George Martin some 40 years ago, recently underwent an extensive restoration at its new Toronto home. REVVING UP RIDER NATION 34 A sizeable system for Regina’s new football stadium, Pg. 34 REGINA’S BRAND NEW MOSAIC STADIUM By Andrew King To compete with the hoards of hometown fans, Regina’s brand new stadium features a significant sound system that ensures consistent, even, and loud coverage for every seat. Cover Photo: Massey Hall’s new d&b J-Series PA by Neal Burstyn, NTBCreative.com.