Belgium - Every year, David Guetta visits Brussels to play one massive indoor concert. For the second year running, he has played to a capacity crowd of 16,000 at the Palais 12, using leading Belgian rental company Arto S.A and its substantial Nexo STM Series modular line array system, for the first time featuring the brand-new M28 down-fill modules.

The Palais 12 gig was the opening concert for Guetta's forthcoming world tour, so the technological wow-factor was set at the highest level. Setting up the sound systems for FOH engineer Hassane Es Siahi was Arto system tech Pierre-Laurent Babuine, who is a regular Guetta man.

For main PA, Babuine called on left and right arrays of 15 sets of Nexo STM, comprising 15x M46 Main and 15x B112 Bass Cabinets, together with 32x S118 subbas

USA - Meyer Sound has appointed John McMahon to the newly created position of vice president of solutions and strategy.

Working closely with CEO John Meyer and executive vice president Helen Meyer, McMahon will oversee the broad-based strategic planning for new products, product management, and multi-product solutions across various vertical markets.

McMahon's new Solutions and Strategy Division aligns product management, design services, technical support, and education under one umbrella with a goal of creating a common understanding of strategic initiatives amongst Meyer Sound's

World - Five time Grammy-winning Christian singer/songwriter Israel Houghton is currently in the midst of a major world tour, playing shows in six different countries. DiGiCo mixing consoles are helping him to spread the word along the way.

Nick Burns, managing director of Australian production company Forefront Productions, first mixed Front of House sound for Houghton on a tour of Australia and New Zealand a few years ago, on the recommendation of other high profile worship artists.

"It was a great call to get, as I have always been a fan. Since then I've continued to do date

The Netherlands - Abcoude-based Soundcheck, one of the country's respected rental firms, have taken delivery of two new iP24 iMode controllers from Outline, based on its iMode's proprietary processing platform.

Soundcheck owner Rodney van Zwol comments: "I was knocked out by the sonic performance of this iP24 and how easy the iPad control software operates. The on-board features are so easy to work with, and the amount of filter processing power is simply unbelievable."

A major advancement of Outline's proprietary iMode processing platform, the iP24 is a multi-purpose DSP

USA - Roland has confirmed their support for Audinate's Dante audio networking solution as an optional expansion card in their new M-5000 Live Mixing Console.

Roland is a premier pro audio and video manufacturer and is most notable in the audio market for their live digital mixing consoles, digital snake systems, multi-channel recording/playback systems, and personal mixing solution - all over Cat5e/6 Ethernet network.

Roland's offering of a Dante solution addresses the need from system integrators, consultants and pro audio professionals wanting to interconnect digital audio produc

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