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  • Thursday, July 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/03/14 09:37 AM,
    Full of Soul—that’s the name of tenor saxophonist Keith Anderson’s band and a fitting description of the man himself. The Texas-based Anderson is a musician’s musician with an enviable high-profile gig—he’s currently playing in the horn section with Prince. Anderson has worked with musical legends like Erykah Badu, Les McCann, Kanye West and many more. He relies on the AKG C519 professional miniature clip-on condenser microphone, having become a convert to its rich sound and ability to deliver on every… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneStage

  • Monday, June 30, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/30/14 01:03 PM,
    Building on almost 70 years of experience in developing world-class microphone technology, Harman’s AKG is adding five new models to its Project Studio line of microphones. The new models are designed for enthusiasts and professionals alike, meeting the needs of makeshift project studios as well as professional environments. The Project Studio line was built on AKG’s heritage of technical excellence and was developed in collaboration with some of the audio industry’s top professionals. The new Project Studio microphones deliver historical… View this story
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  • Thursday, June 12, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/12/14 12:44 PM,
    At Prolight+Sound/Messe in Frankfurt this week, Harman’s AKG has introduced the DMSTetrad digital wireless microphone system, a license-free wireless system offers uncompressed audio transmission, superior RF performance and 128-bit AES standard encryption. The AKG DMSTetrad digital wireless microphone system includes an integrated 4-channel mixer, and an antenna front mount kit. With 24-bit, 48kHz audio coding, it provides uncompressed studio-quality transmission and a linear frequency response, for quality vocal and instrumental performances. The DMSTetrad’s 128-bit AES standard encryption prevents tapping of… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVDigitalMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Thursday, June 05, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/05/14 02:17 PM,
    Recently rated by The Las Vegas Review Journal as Best Musical 2014, “Raiding the Rock Vault” at the LVH Hotel and Casino is utilizing Harman’s AKG microphones to help present a classic rock concert experience. Written by Grammy-winning producer David Kershenbaum and John Payne of Asia, the 2-hour experience weaves an entertaining storyline with some of the greatest rock hits of the ‘70s and ‘80s. The microphone locker for the show includes 12 AKG WMS4500 wireless channels for vocals, with… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Monday, June 02, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/02/14 02:37 PM,
    While Hannes Arch, co-architect of Harman’s AKG AV100 aviation headphones, was the winner of the recent Red Bull Air Race in Rovinj, Croatia, the moderator’s position was also outfitted with AKG wireless microphones, headsets and in-ear monitoring systems that helped facilite flawless communication on and off the racecourse during the commencement and winner ceremonies. The system at the Red Bull Air Race featured AKG DAM+ Series gooseneck microphones, equipped with CK49 capsules for the desks, capturing the sound of live… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/28/14 04:28 PM,
    The Australian Pink Floyd Show (TAPFS), a cover band for the iconic Pink Floyd, is equipped with a diverse range of Harman’s AKG microphones for its band members. Having sold more than four million tickets in 35 countries, The Australian Pink Floyd Show is currently touring the globe over the course of five months. Having tried condenser microphones with larger polar patterns, guitarist/vocalist Steve Mac of TAPFS noticed they picked up the drums in the background, which introduced too much… View this story
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  • Friday, May 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/16/14 05:21 PM,
    Accomplished saxophone player Marcus Anderson, who’s worked with Prince’s band, the New Power Generation, for almost two years and also released his fifth solo album, Style Meets Substance, utilizes a Harman’s AKG C519 miniature condenser microphone in the studio and on stage. “This new album in unique because I didn’t set out to make a typical album—I kind of just created whatever music I felt like,” Anderson says of Style Meets Substance. “There’s some rock, some Bollywood, some jazz and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioWireless

  • Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/14/14 08:25 AM,
    Legendary producer Steve Pageot picked up his first Harman AKG recording microphone at the age of 19, from where he ambitiously combined his engineering skills with a passion for music, leading to an esteemed career in music production. Inspired by electronic engineering magazines, he taught himself how to mix and record songs three years later. Today, he uses several AKG microphones and headphones that have seen him through countless studio sessions. Having worked on multiple high-profile albums with Krayzie Bone,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessMicrophoneStudio

  • Wednesday, May 07, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/07/14 09:34 AM,
    As a recording and touring percussionist, Taku Hirano has collaborated with some of the most successful artists in the world, performing live with legends such as Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige and Usher, and working in the studio with Fleetwood Mac, Dr. Dre, Kanye West and Lionel Richie. Throughout these endeavors, Hirano has utilized Harman’s AKG microphones. “I have always been a fan of AKG microphones for both tour and studio applications,” Hirano says. “Working with AKG has afforded me… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, April 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/25/14 11:52 AM,
    Andrea Taglia, FOH and Studio Engineer for the world-renowned Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, recently added Harman’s AKG K812 headphones to his product lineup. For studio sessions as long as Bocelli’s, Taglia needed headphones that could not only put out consistent and pure sound with the finest sonic details, but could also provide a level of comfort that is tolerable for several hours. After testing the K812 headphones on multiple devices including mobile phones, notebooks, and home stereo systems, Andrea’s expectations… View this story
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