The Score Magazine May 2017 - Page 33

Harman Live Arena to unfold an eclectic mix of genres with the unveiling of the loudest loudspeaker system ever by JBL Harman Live Arena, the biggest IP of Harman Professional India enters in its 8th year with Palm expo 2017. Conducted at Bombay exhibition center, Mumbai every year, HLA is the only stage in India which showcases the most advanced technology of an end – to – end LIVE solution by Harman. It is a three day music festival which brings together the top of the line/ newly launched products & solutions from all the Harman brands in the LIVE domain, culminating in an audio-visual feast for the senses. Every year there is a new product feature at the Live Arena and this year we proudly announce the unveiling of the latest from JBL VTX series A12, the Next Generation Dual 12" Line Array Loudspeaker systems. VTX A12 is designed from scratch to address the unique challenges of rental companies, FOH engineers and tour sound production crews. It isn’t just a superior line array—it’s a completely new way to approach tour sound. The PA and subs will be powered by Crown IT12000HD and IT4X3500, The AKG digital wireless microphone system along IVM 4500 in-ear monitoring system will be used on the stage along with D7 and D5 Dynamic vocal microphones. Lighting effects will be created by Martin Professional’s Mac Quantum washes, Mac Aura XB, Mac Quantum Profile, Atomic 3000 LED and VDO Sceptron linear outdoor rated LED video fixtures. The com mand of the FOH will be in the hands of Soundcraft Vi7000 (launched at Palm expo 2016) & Vi3000 digital live mixing consoles along with Martin Professional M6 Lighting Controller. The Harman endorsees who will be debuting at the Live Arena will include “Liquid Bass Project” by Sherrin Varghese and a young energetic band from True School of Music “Aankh Micholi”. TSM will also be featuring its “All Stars” band which features the foreign faculty at the school. Other first timers at the HLA stage will include: The Ska Vengers, Viveick Rajagopalan, Anand Bhaskar Collective, Sanah Moidutty, The Kush Upadhyay Group, and Paradigm Shift. Tejas Menon and Voctronica make a re-entry to the line up with some of the all time favorites and legendary musicians like Sivamani, Ranjit Barot, and Niladari Kumar. “As Harman Live Arena enters its 8th year of existence, we welcome the visitors to experience the extravaganza of sound and Lighting as created all these years. This year the audience will witness an eclected mix of genres that will unfold form near classical music, to folk, to beat-boxing, to punk with a mix of bollywood thrown in. This year Harman Live Arena will also the latest and the loudest box ever produced by JBL – The VTX A12 line array system. the system delivers exceptionally accurate sound even at very high SPL. We will also have the most advanced digital live mixing console by Soundcraft Vi7000 at the FOH. The Live Arena content will be showcased at the Harman booth using 4K video transmission over LAN by AMX SVSi system”, said Prashant Govindan, Senior Director at Harman Professional India. This year Harman Live Arena will be spread in a 800 sq. mtr enclosed space which will give an ultimate experience to your senses with great sound, visually ecstatic lighting and a dream team of artists performing live every day. Visit us on the 1st June to witness the launch of VTX A12 line array system and on 1, 2, 3 June from 12pm – 7pm at Hall no.6 to get immersed in an experience like never before. The Score Magazine 31