New sound system at Cervantes' Other Side delivers a crisper and more balanced sound

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Britt Chester
Notice those new speakers hanging from the ceiling? Your ears will

Have you been to Cervantes Other Side recently? If so, you may have noticed a drastic change in the sound coming from the stage. Last night we found some downtime during the Asher Roth show at the Other Side to chat with Shrink, Cervantes' production manager, and he filled us in on the recent sound system upgrade, particularly on how the new system delivers a crisp, more balanced sound throughout the venue.

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"What we originally had for this stage was called 'axis," Shrink noted, describing the previous speaker system. "It was what's called 'point-source.' So, it was two speakers on each side hanging from the ceiling, and what we've moved to now is audio-technic, D&B, which is one of the newer speaker companies on the scene."

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You need not fret if these are on your rider - these are here to stay

"We worked with Ryan Knutson from Brown Note Productions, who helped us get everything together," said Shrink. Compared to the new hanging stacks and subs, the old system hardly matches up, evidently. According to Shrink, the new D&B Audiotechnik system consists of three speakers hanging at each side of the stage, coupled with two D&B J-subs below the stage. The J-subs each house three 18-inch subwoofers, with one pointing backwards to cancel the low-end frequencies from the stage, while the other two point out to blast the bass into the crowd.

The difference is very noticeable, and if you haven't made it out to the Other Side recently, then we recommend getting over there to hear the new sound. "You're hearing frequencies in here now that you could never hear before," Shrink pointed out. "So now we kind of fight to be work this system. It's just amazing." We certainly think so.

What venue in Denver do you think has the best sound?

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Cervantes' Other Side

2637 Welton St., Denver, CO

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The best sound system in Denver? That would be Beta, then NORAD. If I had to choose the best venue with the best two rooms of sound then that award would easily to to NORAD as its custom Turbosound rigs are hard to beat.


I love the new system there! When iTaL TeK and Caspa played a few days ago (11/13), you could hear everything. I've also been to the front many a time and when the subs are really going, it can be mind blowing. Looking forward to seeing Distance, District, and Tunnidge tonight (11/15)

slay this system!

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