Sound Stories

Meyer Sound Stories that include Matrix3

Video: Meyer Sound Constellation in House of Dancing Water 

Hear Vikram Kirby, associate sound designer for House of Dancing Water, talk about how the Meyer Sound Constellation acoustic system has helped give life to the production and draw the audience into a mesmerizing showcase of entertainment technology and artistic creativity. The Franco Dragone show is the second permanent Constellation installation in Macau. Read More »

August, 2011

Meyer Sound Brings "The King" Back to Vegas in Viva ELVIS™ by Cirque du Soleil® 

Viva ELVIS, the seventh resident production by Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas, revitalizes the mythic rock 'n' roll icon by infusing the raw energy of his best concert performances into lavish Broadway-style production numbers and—of course—exhilarating acrobatic spectacles. The show demands artful blending of disparate audio elements: an eight-piece on-stage band, four female singers, the voice of Elvis, and dynamic sound effects. To support the mix with full impact, sound designer Jonathan Deans engaged a total of 279 self-powered Meyer Sound loudspeakers and the largest all-digital Matrix3 audio show control and CueConsole modular control surface system ever assembled.
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June, 2010

Meyer Sound at Heart of TONY-Nominated Productions  

With the curtain of the TONY Awards show set to rise on June 13, spirits are high among the Broadway talent behind this year's nominated musicals and plays. Meyer Sound systems are heard in an impressive list of productions that will be honored at the ceremony, including Come Fly Away, Million Dollar Quartet, American Idiot, and A Little Night Music. An all-star cast of sound designers highlights the systems' clarity and seamless show control capabilities as key creative instruments that help to turn design concepts into an emotionally charged spectacle.
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June, 2010

Oasis of the Seas Sets Sail with Record-Setting Meyer Sound Systems  

As Oasis of the Seas sailed out of a Finnish shipyard, the luxuriously outfitted flagship of Royal Caribbean International went straight into the record books as the largest and most expensive passenger vessel ever built—weighing more than 225,000 gross registered tons and costing $1.5 billion. Oasis of the Seas also sets a new record for the largest ocean-going Meyer Sound systems. Three complex Matrix3 audio show control systems are installed, along with a total of 268 loudspeakers that include Meyer Sound's most compact subwoofer, custom designed to meet the stringent space requirements on the cruise ship. Read More »

June, 2010

Meyer Sound M'elodie and Matrix3 Pump Energy into Cirque du Soleil's OVO 

A Cirque du Soleil® production touring America under the Grand Chapiteau tent, OVO™ presents another gasp-inducing acrobatic spectacle—this time choreographed around a storyline of romance and conflict in the micro-world of bugs. To complement the dazzling visuals, OVO envelops the audience with insect sounds blended into Brazilian-inflected music, all dynamically mixed through a Meyer Sound Matrix3 audio show control and self-powered loudspeaker system. Read More »

March, 2010

Hong Kong Repertory Theatre Presents Scrooge with a New Meyer Sound System  

This winter, the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre performed 20 shows of Leslie Bricusse's Scrooge, a musical based on Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. Staged at the Hong Kong City Hall's 463-seat proscenium theatre, the presentation marked the christening of HKRep's new Meyer Sound system, which provided a pristine and dynamic soundscape to complete a remarkable live theatre experience. Read More »

February, 2010

Cirque du Soleil OVO Hits Bay Area with Meyer Sound M'elodie  

Prepare to be awestruck once again by Cirque du Soleil® in OVO™—a non-stop riot of skilful hand-balancing, leaps, plummets, spins, and aerial acrobatics by a mesmerizing fleet of human insects. OVO, which means "egg" in Portuguese, is Cirque du Soleil's newest touring venture to thrill Bay Area audiences in San Francisco through January 24 and then in San Jose starting February 4. With system design by Jonathan Deans and equipment supplied by Solotech, Meyer Sound Matrix3 audio show control and M'elodie and M1D line array loudspeakers reinforce a samba-infused score that captivates each of the 2,600 spectators in an intensely colorful and high-spirited world of bugs. Read More »

January, 2010

Meyer Sound Constellation Paves the Path to a Mythical World in Cirque du Soleil's ZED 

Cirque du Soleil®'s ZED™ thrills Tokyo audiences with a soaring, acrobatics-filled musical fantasy about a mythological-comical character who reconciles earth and sky. At Tokyo Disney Resort's purpose-built 2,150-seat theater, the dynamic soundscape created by sound designers François Bergeron and Vikram Kirby helps entice the guests into a world of imagination, giving the show a heightened emotional texture using Meyer Sound's Constellation electroacoustic architecture. Read More »

October, 2009

BW-Bank jazzopen stuttgart 2009 a Success with Versatile Meyer Sound System (Live Sound)

One of Europe's largest festivals for jazz, soul, and pop rock music, BW-Bank jazzopen stuttgart 2009 recently concluded after 11 days of live concerts, featuring Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Sonny Rollins, and a special presentation of Katie Melua with the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra. The largest concerts this year were moved indoors to the new Stuttgart fairgrounds, with Meyer Sound systems providing sound reinforcement for the first time. Read More »

October, 2009

PEEPSHOW Heats Up Las Vegas Strip with Help from Meyer Sound MICA and Matrix3  

PEEPSHOW, now playing at Planet Hollywood's 1,500-seat showroom, is a $12 million budget burlesque spectacle created by Tony Award-winning choreographer and director Jerry Mitchell. Following the odyssey of Little Bo Peep, the show entertains Las Vegas audiences with a rotating celebrity cast, dazzling choreography and live music surging through a Meyer Sound MICA line array loudspeaker system. Read More »

September, 2009
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