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UNVEILING THE LEGACY OF PLUS 4 AUDIO: A JOURNEY OF INNOVATION AND EXCELLENCE

In 2001, Stewart Chaney laid the foundation for Plus 4 Audio in the UK, driven by a passion for delivering compact, high-quality PA and foldback systems tailored for the television and music industries. Fast forward to today, Plus 4 Audio UK has emerged as a leading provider of audio equipment, supplying the Music and Light Entertainment shows on television and live arenas.

EXPANDING HORIZONS IN AUSTRALIA

In 2020, Plus 4 Audio took its expertise across continents by establishing its Australian counterpart. Committed to upholding the same standards of quality that have made it a standout name in the UK, Plus 4 Audio Australia quickly became a major player in the industry.

SYDNEY-BASED, GLOBALLY POSITIONED

Headquartered in Sydney, Plus 4 Audio Australia extends its reach across the continent and the globe. From overseeing audio content on major domestic Free-to-Air channels to collaborating with international streaming giants, the company has become a go-to partner for content creators worldwide. Offering dry hire equipment for Outside Broadcast (OB) companies, event organisers, major record labels and production companies, Plus 4 Audio Australia has become synonymous with reliability and excellence.

Stew Chaney
Managing Director, UK, Australia & NZ

MEET STEW CHANEY: FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR OF PLUS 4 AUDIO

Stew Chaney, the visionary force behind Plus 4 Audio, embarked on his journey in September 2001, transitioning from a highly successful career as an in-house and freelance sound engineer and designer. With over two decades of experience under his belt, Stew decided to leverage his wealth of knowledge to introduce a fresh approach and diverse equipment choices to the live broadcast sector.

THE INCEPTION OF PLUS 4 AUDIO

In the early days, Stew dedicated himself to the arduous but rewarding task of establishing Plus 4 Audio. The initial years were marked by long hours and the challenges inherent in starting a new business. However, Stew's perseverance and commitment paid off as he assembled the right team and forged valuable client relationships. This foundational period laid the groundwork for Plus 4 Audio to become a leading name in the audio industry.

FOCUS ON HIGH-QUALITY SERVICE AND GROWTH

As the Managing Director, Stew Chaney has transitioned from the early days of intense startup efforts to a position where he can concentrate on maintaining the company's reputation for high-quality service. His leadership extends to growing the business and expanding the company's equipment base, ensuring that Plus 4 Audio continues to offer cutting-edge solutions in the dynamic field of live broadcast audio.

STEW CHANEY'S VISION

Stew's vision for Plus 4 Audio revolves around a commitment to excellence, innovation, and client satisfaction. With a foundation built on his extensive experience and a team dedicated to success, Stew continues to steer Plus 4 Audio toward new heights in the world of audio production.

Dan Rossides
Managing Director, Australia & NZ

MEET DAN ROSSIDES: PIONEERING THE SOUNDSCAPE WITH EXPERTISE AND DEDICATION

Dan brings over 30 years of invaluable experience as a highly accomplished audio director and sound engineer. His journey has been marked by success and a commitment to delivering top-tier audio solutions.

PRIOR TO PLUS 4 AUDIO

Before spearheading the Australian division of Plus 4 Audio in 2022, Dan led TheMixBus.net, an audio company renowned for supplying audio technicians and cutting-edge equipment to both the live broadcast sector and studio productions. During this time, he not only amassed extensive experience but also curated a loyal client base who valued his contemporary technical know-how and unwavering commitment to providing exceptional service.

EXPERTISE IN AUDIO DIRECTION AND SOUND ENGINEERING

Dan's expertise spans various facets of the audio landscape. From live broadcasts to studio productions, his versatile skill set has made a lasting impact on the projects he has been involved in. With a career grounded in a passion for sound, Dan has consistently delivered audio solutions that meet and exceed industry standards.  Dan continues to lead Plus 4 Audio Australia with a vision for innovation and a steadfast commitment to delivering unparalleled audio experiences. Under his guidance, the company stands ready to meet the evolving needs of clients in the dynamic world of audio production.

Will King
Managing Director, Australia & NZ
 

INTRODUCING WILL KING: MANAGING DIRECTOR AT PLUS 4 AUDIO AUSTRALIA & NZ

 

Will's journey in the world of audio has been marked by stellar achievements and a seamless transition from the live music industry to television.

LIVE MUSIC EXPERTISE

Prior to his venture down under, Will made a significant impact in the UK live music industry, earning a stellar reputation as a sound mixer for renowned artists such as Prince, Morrissey, and Darren Hayes. His expert knowledge extended to PA systems, consoles, and large-scale RF deployment, establishing him as a respected figure in the dynamic world of live performances.

SEAMLESS TRANSITION TO TELEVISION

Will's extensive experience in live music set the stage for a natural transition into the television industry. The prospect of collaborating with industry veterans Stewart and Dan in setting up Plus 4 Audio Australia presented an exciting opportunity for Will. This move allowed him to seamlessly transfer his expertise in rock and roll efficiency and reliability to the television realm.

A NEW DIMENSION TO BROADCASTING

At Plus 4 Audio Australia, Will has played a pivotal role in adding a new dimension to the Australian broadcast world. His expertise has contributed to the company's ability to maintain the proud tradition of its UK namesake, bringing efficiency, reliability, and a touch of rock and roll flair to the television industry in Australia. Will's journey exemplifies a passion for audio excellence and a commitment to pushing boundaries. As Director at Plus 4 Audio Australia, he continues to shape the company's legacy with his wealth of experience and dedication to delivering top-tier audio solutions.

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