McIntosh laboratory’s Despacio, the sound system conceived by James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) and Belgian artists TooManyDJs, is now touring. Personally designed by James Murphy and renowned recording engineer John Klett, with help from McIntosh Laboratory and Jordan Acoustics, this sound system can still be heard at the Electric Picnic (Ireland, 4- 6 September) festivals. Despacio (‘slowly’ in Spanish) is a live vinyl-only event played using eight 3.35m McIntosh speaker/amplification towers.
The McIntosh-powered ‘stacks’ each house five amplifiers and a drive unit array in a custom cabinet, each stack providing 5,700W, the entire system totals 77,600W.
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