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It's Christmas time and our good friends at Bodstock HQ have organized a charity evening to raise money for the Air Ambulance.

The evening was held at the Winscombe social club near Weston Super Mare. And was a complete success selling out weeks in advance.

We were happy to supply full technical support to the event.

On front of house we had the new Behringer X32 Digital Mixing console sending the finished signal down a 16/8 Van Damme Lines system.

The main PA system was a small Turbosound Floodlight PA system driven with Crown Pulse amplifiers.

The talent was mainly of the Acoustic variety. We supplied a mix of microphones from Shure and Sennheiser with Klark Teknik DI 100 DI Boxes.



For the 2013 fireworks night the Jason Ashman and Ollie Gooch from DSS Audio deployed a large amount of Turbosound Floodlight to the local firework display.

The source material varied from phantom of the opera through to Bonfire by Knife Party.

The system was 3 x Floodlight tops with 6 x Flashlight 21" subs below. Amplifiers from Lab Gruppen, Powersoft and Crest. The processing was taken care of by XTA,

Jason and Ollie enjoyed deploying the X32 system driven by an ipad on a wireless network.


We have just received our first X32 Digital mixing console.

We have spent the last week in the warehouse amazed at the power and flexibility of this amazing console.

Available for hire from now onwards.

Another one on its way in the following few months.


DSS Audio supplied a set of Technics SL1210's and a Pioneer DJM800 to a wedding in Taunton Somerset.


We supplied a full disco setup to a wedding in Batcombe Somerset.

The setup was a simple active speakers with pioneer CDJ and Pioneer Mixer set up on the sound. The lighting was simple LED battens attached to a piece of stage deck.


DSS Audio Supplied a full stage system and front of house to The Tobacco Factory for the 2013 FactoberFest Beer Festival.

Jason Ashman and Kit McKenzie took care of Front of House with 3 Country bands playing to an estimated 500 people over the day.

The system was a TurboSound FloodLight 760 setup driven by Powersoft amplifiers.

DSS Audio have a strong relationship with the tobacco factory like many of our other clients.


DSS Audio Supplied a Small floodlight PA system to the small village of Evercreech in the heart of Somersets Village Party.

The set up consisted of a Pair of Pioneer CDJ's with a Pioneer DJ Mixer. The PA was a TurboSound Floodlight 760 system. The lighting was a simple par can Par56 system.


This was our first year supplying sound and lighting to the main stage at the 2013 Hay Day Festival in Gloucestershire.

We supplied a Turbosound Floodlight sound system driven by Powersoft and Crown Pulse Amplifiers. On Stage was a 10 way monitor mix powered by a rack of Crown Amplifiers. 

Lighting was a simple Par can system with 6 LED Battens around the outside of the stage all controlled by a Avolites Pearl.

We are all very much looking forward to next year. 

This was one of the teams favourite festivals of the year. Very relaxed atmosphere with an unbelievable level of talent at such a small festival. Mixed local and national talent.


DSS Audio were delighted to be asked back to run A stage at the popular somerset festival held in between Frome and Shepton Mallet.

This year we found ourselves running the second live stage. A huge variety of musicians and DJ's played through our Turbosound Floodlight system over the weekend.

Front of house was taken care of by Paul Mullens with a Midas Verona and outboard of various types.

The main system was a Turbosound Floodlight system with FlashLight 21" Subs underneath. The Amplifier rack was Powersoft driving the 21's and Lab Gruppen Driving the Floodlight.

Stage Monitors were 8 x Audio Analyst AA12FR's Driven by Crown Amplifiers.

Lighting was 4 x High End System's StudioSpot Moving heads with 12 x Par 64 cans over 12 channels of dimming. All controlled by an Avolites Pearl.


Thursday - (Morning) Wedding Lighting set up  (Afternoon) Wedding sound in Somerset.

Friday - (Morning) Festival set up ready for Saturday and  Sunday. 

(Afternoon) Wedding Sound system set up in Trowbridge.

Saturday - Festival operate.

Sunday  - (Morning) Collect all the wedding jobs (Afternoon) Operate Festival


DSS Audio were delighted to supply full production to the 4th Bodstock Festival in Weston Super Mare.

We have been supplying the production for the past 3 years and have seen the festival grow massively.

The sound system was a TurboSound Floodlight system which was 3 21" subs a side with a single TFL760 top above. A 4 way monitor mix was on stage taking care of the DJ's and MC's

During the day there was several live acts of which were mixed via and Allen And Heath Mix wizard at the side of stage. All microphones were Shure and DI Boxes came from Klark Teknik with various outboard processing from the likes of DBX and XTA.

The lighting included 8 High End Systems moving heads 6 LED Battens. 6 channels of dimming with various Generic fixtures. All controlled via an Avolites Pearl at the front of house position.

The weekend was a great success with DJ's from all over the country. From local friends through to world class DJ's.

We look forward to supporting future events.


DSS Audio Supplied 12 x TurboSound 21" Subs and 6 x TurboSound FloodLight Mid Hi cabinets to the 2013Scout Jamboree Held at Maidstone Show ground in Kent.

The system was powered by Powersoft Amplifiers driven by XTA Processing.


DSS Audio were called in to supply production for a medium sized stage at a wedding in Dorset.

The system was a 4 way Turbosound Floodlight system too cover 200 people. The music was a variety of live acts and DJ's right through till 10am the following day.

DSS Audio also supplied a full lighting system comprising of 6 moving head fixtures and a 12 way dimming rack with various generic lights. All controlled via an Avolites Pearl. The audio was taken care of by a Midas Verona on FOH.


We were delighted to have been asked back to supply the Sound, Lighting and Power to the 2013 firework concert at Taunton School Somerset.

We have been supplying the schools concert with lighting and sound equipment for the past 3 years.

The system was a TurboSound Floodlight system drive with Crown Pulse and Powersoft K series amplifiers. Lighting was a simple par can set up mainly for mood lighting.


We have added a lot of new lighting fixtures to our inventory this week. Including 4 High End Systems Studio Color 250 watt wash lights. 12 Par 64 floor cans and last of all a Martin Magnum 2000 smoke machine with on board DMX. All available for hire.


We have bought a pair of active speakers ideal for those village fete PA hires. Children s disco's, Wedding PA Hire.

They are available from now onwards at £25 each per day.


Over the Weekend we supplied a PA System to a 21st Birthday Party In Iwerne Minster in between Blandford and Shaftsbury Dorset.

The Sound system comprised of a pair of Pioneer CDJ 1000mk3 with a DJM800 as source. The PA System was a Turbosound FloodLight 760HT system. Driven By our Lab Gruppen and Powersoft Amplifiers.

We also provided LED Lighting for the dance floor. And 250watt Disco scanners for a night club feel.


We have just finished unloading the Vans after a very successful Upfest 2013

We supplied a Turbosound Floodlight PA system too the 200 people venue. This was supplemented by a 4 way Audio Anyalist AA12FR 4 way monitor mix system. This was all driver by a Midas Verona Mixing desk and powered by Powersoft and Lab Gruppen amplification.

Upfest is a urban art festival based in Bedminster Bristol. The festival its self is based all over Bedminster, we were based in the heart of the festival "The Tobacco Factory"

We had various live acts and DJ's over the weekend. We supplied all the DJ Equipment to the inside stage and the outdoor stage. We also supplied Power Distribution.



We supplied a small PA system to a 18th birthday party in Bristol.

The PA system was accompanied with a pair of Pioneer CDJ's and a Pioneer DJ Mixer.

The PA system was a Turbosound floodlight 760ht with Turbosound FlashLight 21" bass.


Another weekend of Lighting Hire in Somerset.

We have supplied lighting equipment tot various events across Somerset.

Wedding Lighting Hire and a simple Disco Lighting Hire setup.


We are pleased to announce that we have added a Avolites Pearl to our ever growing lighting stock.

This is available for both production and dry hire events.

Training can be provided at additional cost.


Here at DSS Audio HQ we are planning yet another live event. Including PA Lighting Staging and Power.

The event is going to take place in deep Dorset in the middle of the summer. We will be supplying a TurboSound PA system with a Midas mixing desk and all driven by Lab Gruppen amplifiers.


Check out our new package deals on DJ Kit and lighting and sound equipment.

We can tailor any package to suit anyone's need. Please feel free to get in contact with us about building a package for your needs.


Have a look here https://www.facebook.com/DSSAudio too see what we have been up too on facebook.


Here at DSS Audio we are very exited about the 2013 Glastonbury Festival line up. Some of our favorite acts at one of our favorite festivals to work on the production of.

Remember if you are organizing any stages or areas at the festival DSS Audio is a all in one production company. We can take care or everything, PA hire, Sound system hire, Lighting Hire, Power Distro Hire.


Here at DSS Audio HQ we are getting ready for festival season. Lots of exiting new clients for this year and many repeat customers.

Remember us for all your festival needs. We are based just outside of Glastonbury and operate nationally.


We are pleased to announce that we have just bought a Turbosound Floodlight system ready for the summer festival season.

This system is the ideal solution for any size festival stage, A dance event right through to a live orchestra concert.

Available for dry hire or full production.

Ideally suited to be driven with both our stock of Powersoft or Lab Gruppen Amplifiers.


We have had just supplied a small PA system to a popular bar in Bristol.

2 x Speakers and Amplifiers with a mixing desk for a live band.


Last weekend we supplied 4 moving heads and 8 LED par cans to a wedding in Somerset. The wedding was in a large marquee on farm land. We supplied all the power cabling required and power Distro for the whole site.



Been out in Glastonbury this weekend supplying PA and lighting equipment for a large selection of bands. Glastonbury is always a good gig for us.


Busy week with Pioneer CDJ's out on hire.

Also Technics 1210 seem pretty busy this week too :)


DSS Audio have fitted out The Bath and West Showgrounds Cheese Pavilion for a 1 night Oscars Nightclub. The Nightclub that used to operate in the 90's to the 00's choose Somersets best Sound and Lighting company to transform the empty room in to a party Haven.

We installed 4 stacks of EAW kf850 / SB1000 in to the venue and a full High End Systems lighting show consisting of LED Battens and moving head effects. All controlled Via Chamsys. With Dolby Lake taking control of the Audio system.

DJ Equipment was provided from Pioneer CDJ's and Pioneer DJ Mixers all available for hire from DSS Audio. For short or long term hire. Club installs are one of our many specialty's.


This weekend we are supplying Sound, Staging, Lighting and Power equipment for the 2013 Boxers re-union at the Bath and West Showground in Shepton Mallet Somerset.

This 600 people event sold out a month on advance.


We have just bought in some more High End Systems Studio Spot 250's.

These fantastic lights from HES Lightwave research are some of the best 250watt moving heads on the current market.

We are pleased to be able to offer these for professional hire.