Zoe Deighton Smythe

New member
Oct 4, 2021
Tunbridge Wells
Tunes in the Dunes is the apt name given to an annual three-day festival on Perranporth Beach in Cornwall.
The festival has been running on the golden sands for 11 years, having sprung up from the live music events at the beachside Watering Hole—which is actually the UK’s only bar on a beach.
Based nearby in Plymouth, Martin Audio partner Nub Sound this year provided the technical infrastructure, deploying their Wavefront Precision Compact (WPC), eight elements a side, which ensured headliners McFly (Friday), Craig David (Saturday) and Ocean Colour Scene (Sunday) could be heard to the max by crowds assembling on the beach as their music drifted out towards the Atlantic Ocean.
On duty was Nub Sound Director of Operations and sound engineer Josh Small. He explained that in addition to the eight WPC per side, a cardioid sub array of eight SXH218 in a castellated format, ensured rear rejection and stage spillage. Three WPS enclosures provided nearfill coverage, with the main hangs...

Continue reading...