Tuesday, January 17, 2023

01.17.23 - VTEX at The Wilson


Moore PA Hire headed to the Garment District in Manhattan to provide audio, video, lighting and staging equipment and services for VTEX as they held their evening event at The Wilson. Let's jump in.

For audio, we provided (1) Yamaha QL-1, paired with (4) L'Acoustics 108P. For microphones we provided (3) Shure MX418C podium-style microphones, as well as (1) Shure ULXD4Q which provided four channels of wireless as needed.

For video we rolled in (2) 82 inch TVs. These were fed by (1) Roland VR50HD Mk2, with content being served by (1) Asus Zenbook Duo Pro.

For lighting, we set-up (2) ETC Lustr Series 2 alongside (12) ADJ WiFly wireless uplights. We rounded everything out by provided a 12ft x 6ft stage and 14ft of white pipe and drape behind it.

Please check out some photos from the event below:

Sunday, January 15, 2023

01.15.23 - APAP, 2 great days of jazz

 Moore PA Hire was thrilled to return the The Hilton on 54th & 6th for another edition of APAP. This year we provided all audio, video, lighting, multi-cam & multi-track recording for The Jazz Room in the New York Suite.

For audio, we began with (1) Yamaha QL-5 paired with (1) Yamaha Rio 1608D. For speakers, we provided (2) L'Acoustics 112P, (2) L'Acoustics SB 15P, and (6) L'Acoustics 108P for monitors. We rolled in with a selection of microphones ready for a schedule of over 30 bands! Including the Shure B52, Shure B57, Shure SM 57, Shure SM 58, etc. For backline we provided (1) Hartke 4x10 XL for bass along with (1) Fender Hot Rod DeVille & (1) Fender 65 Twin Reverb.

For lighting, we setup (2) ETC Lustr Series 2 along with (6) ADJ WiFly wireless uplights. 

For video, we rolled in (2) 70 inch TVs, fed by (1) Asus Zenbook Duo Pro.

For recording, in the next room, we tied (1) Yamaha QL-1 in to the Dante network. This was feeding (1) Production Bot Switch 8. In the room we had (1) Birddog P4K. During the sets bands and their representatives were able to watch and listen to the recordings in real-time. Bands had the opportunity to purchase either the straight recording or a full multi-track recording of their set for future distribution.

Please check out some photos from the event below:

Friday, December 16, 2022

12.16.22 - Collegiate Winter Program at The Church of St Paul the Apostle

 Moore PA Hire headed down Columbus Avenue to provide audio, video, multi-cam recording and livestreaming equipment and services for The Collegiate School's winter program at The Church of St Paul the Apostle.

For audio, we began with (1) Yamaha QL5, (1) Yamaha QL1, and (3) Yamaha Rio 1608D. The QL5 mixed for the in-room audience, the QL1 for the livestream. For speakers in the room we provided (2) L'Acoustics DV-Subs, (4) L'Acoustics 112p, and (6) L'Acoustics 108p. These served as monitors for the orchestra and choir, will we interfaced via Dante with the Church's brand new audio system for the in-room audience. For micorphones, we provided (6) Shure MX418C goose-neck microphones for the choir. We provided (10) DPA clip-on mics to capture the key instruments in the orchestra, as well as (2) Senheiser MKH-416 to capture the overall orchestra and space. 

For video, we rolled in (2) Genie ST20 crank-up stands, (2) sticks of 12ft truss, and (24) Infiled 3.9 LED panels. These formed (2) large imag screens above the low altar where the orchestra and choir were positioned. Additionally, we brought (2) 82inch TVs to serve as delay screens. 

For the recording and livestreaming portion of things, we brought in our premier livestream and recording production rack - the LSE-1. The rack consists of (1) vMix Pro server, (1) Blackmagic Design 12x12 Cleanswitch, (1) Netgear M4250 switch for high-bandwidth connectivity, and a fully managed Ubiquti networking setup. Tied into this were (7) Birddog P4K ptz cameras discreetly spread around the space. For low-latency imag we also incorporated (1) Roland VR50H Mk2 hardware switcher which was built-in upstream of the vMix Pro server. Our video team consisted of (1) Technical Director and (2) dedicated camera operators. The latter were operating over IP via (2) Asus Zenbook Duo Pros each running their own instance of vMix Pro.

The line cut was beamed to a bespoke and private livestreaming platform, Streamy.Cloud. 

Please check out some photos from the event below: