THE CRYSTAL CATHEDRAL SOUND SYSTEM CONTROVERSY: THE EARLY RELATIONSHIP OF MEYER, APOGEE, AND MCCUNE SOUND COMPANIES

by Nicholas Voss

CATHERDRAL LOGO GROUP*

3,000 Altec speakers are replaced with 12 Meyer UPAs!

 

Robert Harold Schuller  (September 16, 1926 – April 2, 2015)

Robert Harold Schuller
(September 16, 1926 – April 2, 2015)

Former McCune employee, John Meyer, now on his own, refuses to paint his speakers white or remove handles to accommodate Robert Schuller’s newly built Crystal Cathedral.  Designer Ken DeLoria, also leaves McCune to start rival company, Apogee Sound. The two would be competitors for the next twenty years.

 

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Special thanks to Broadcast Rentals and AV Concepts for their generosity in providing the telephone interface equipment necessary to do this interview.

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Listen to the 23 minute interview with Apogee founder, Ken Deloria:

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