[ATTACH=JSON]208177.vB5-nodeid=208177[/ATTACH] BUENA PARK, Calif. (December 19, 2017)—From Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts to DC and New York City, a cappella group Pentatonix has been taking the show on the road to celebrate their new CD, A Pentatonix Christmas. The three-time Grammy® Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling artists have sold more than 6.5 million albums and performing for hundreds of thousands of fans at sold-out shows across the globe.
Along for the holiday ride is a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 Digital Audio Console at the front of house position for engineer Mark Woodcock, and provided by CLAIR Global. Although there are not a lot of inputs on the Pentatonix show, Woodcock said he wanted the quality that the PM10 offers. Having used other consoles in the past, and based on what he’s been hearing about the Yamaha RIVAGE, he wanted to try it. “I wanted a change, and the Yamaha PM10 made it an easy decision for me. I brought it into rehearsals for a few days with some tracks and built my show. My systems guy, Bob Weibel, set it up and I came in and worked my way around the console finding it really easy.”
Woodcock says he loves the sound of the pre amps. “They are very warm and smooth and make the sound of vocals really clear and very easy to blend since there is no band accompaniment on stage. I really enjoy having the various EQ options. The plug-ins are the best part, though, and the NEVE compressors are unlike anything I’ve used before. They really make everything come alive. I’m also using the SILK feature on everything. The workflow and ease of use is really impressive; you get comfortable very quickly.”
“This is the first tour I’ve mixed using the Yamaha PM10,” he notes, “and I won’t be going back to anything else at this point.”
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