Alpha Broadcasting's New Downtown Digs

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Many of the artists who have performed in the lounge like the space, mainly because it's acoustically very quiet. It's not a live room, but rather a very intimate space. The front row seats are 3' from the stage, which itself is only 8" high. (The low stage eliminated the need for special ramps and other safety requirements.) Some artists who have performed there: Shawn Mullins, Queensryche, Five for Fighting, Doobie Brothers, Crowded House and Clay Walker.

The build team

Five Alpha Broadcasting Employees were involved in the facility build: Marty Hadfield, Chief Engineer Mike Everhart, Thor Waage, Phil Biehl and Will Price. In addition, four local contract engineers were involved: Matt Green, Todd Leninger, Wayne Anderson and Tim Woods Jr. The general contractor was Ashforth-Pacific.

Equipment List

Air Tools 6100
Allen & Heath WZ3-20S
Aphex 230
Audion Labs Voxpro
Axia Element, IP intercom, Powerstation
Broadcast Electronics Audiovault
Broadcast Tools CC-II
Electro Voice RE-20, RE-27N/D
Evertz fiber optic transceiver
Fostex 6301BEAV, PM-1 MkIII
Henry SixMix
OC White 619003BG
Omnirax furniture
Shure SM-7
Tascam CD601MkII
Telos NX12
Yellowtec Mika

Bing Lounge
Clear-com intercom system
Crown CTS1200
Fujinon zoom lenses
JBL SRX712M, VP-7215, VP-7212, VPSB 7118sp
Mackie Onyx 1640 w/Firewire
NewTek TriCaster
Proco MS-82P
Sharp 155" HD DLP projection system
Soundcraft GB4-40
BGS (primary), BSW, SCMS,
Graybar Electric (UPS)

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