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Articles Tagged Countryman

  • Wednesday, November 05, 2014
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    PSW Staff 11/05/14 07:02 AM,
    Stihl’s Reel in the Outdoors with Joe Thomas is a television show that explores America’s fascination with fishing. Those in charge of location sound have to deal with the challenges of working outdoors and a production environment that is literally ‘on the water’. As a result, the audio equipment must be particularly robust while still delivering broadcast quality performance which is why most of the show’s dialog is captured using EMW Omnidirectional Lavalier microphones from Countryman Associates. Stihl’s Reel in… View this story
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  • Friday, October 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/17/14 02:08 PM,
    Iconic comedy group Monty Python recently took to the stage for a run of shows at London’s O2 arena, where Countryman microphones were the choice of Rory Madden, sound designer for the shows and owner of Sonalyst, which also provided the sound equipment for the shows. Specifically, Madden specified the H6 Headset mic, the latest addition to Countryman’s portfolio, as part of his design. He approached Graham Paddon of Amber Sound to supply the H6 mics as Sonalyst’s long standing… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/16/14 09:47 AM,
    Each year, Pryor High School in northeast Oklahoma presents a major musical performance in the Herchel Avra Performing Arts Center, utilizing Countryman microphones to help ensure top-quality audio quality. Specifically, Jim Bryant, Jr, manager of the Avra Performing Arts Center, Bryant routinely relies on a dozen Countryman E6 Earset microphones of both omnidirectional and directional varieties for performances that include Singing in the Rain, Phantom of the Opera, Music Man, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and this year, Oklahoma. “For… View this story
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  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/11/14 09:19 AM,
    For a range of on-campus activities that include concerts, theatrical productions, worship services and more, Fremont Christian School/Harbor Light Church in Fremont, CA, audio director Randy Benitez utilizes a selection of Countryman microphones and direct boxes. Specifically, Benitez depends on a collection of Countryman E6i and E6 Earset microphones, a B6 Omni lavalier mic, plus Type 85 direct boxes, utilized more recently for a production of The Wizard of Oz. “Our presentation of The Wizard of Oz involved students from… View this story
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  • Tuesday, June 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/03/14 01:26 PM,
    Michael DeMartini is a busy musician. As a member of two bands—one, performing dance music of many styles, the other a Polynesian ensemble—he regularly switches among a Taylor 6-string, an Ovation Double neck 12/6 guitar, or a lap steel guitar while also handling vocal responsibilities. By selecting a Countryman E6 Earset microphone for use with a Shure wireless system, he can now change instruments without worrying about getting back to the microphone in time. “Because I’m constantly switching instruments during… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Wednesday, April 09, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/09/14 10:16 AM,
    Cathedral of Faith in San Jose, CA, is relying on an assortment of Countryman H6 Headset and E6 Earset microphones in conjunction with its wireless system inventory. “Cathedral of Faith is a multi-generational, multi-ethnic, contemporary Christian church,” explains Roberta Starr, director of audio at the cathedral. “Our services are contemporary and multi-sensory. We utilize a variety of media, including a live band, worship vocalists and choir, special effect lighting, live drama, dance, engaging props and illustrations, multimedia, and video. “It’s… View this story
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  • Thursday, March 06, 2014
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    Gary Parks 03/06/14 07:18 PM,
    Particularly over the past couple decades, meeting the needs for greater freedom and flexibility in live performance has meant that microphone companies have expended considerable effort designing and building the hardware to deliver the output wirelessly. Virtually every mic manufacturer has its own brand of wireless, and these units make up a significant portion of their microphone sales. Add the ongoing changes in the RF landscape and a voracious demand for spectrum from communications and consumer devices, and the pressure… View this story
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  • Thursday, January 30, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/30/14 02:25 PM,
    Presented by Ray of Light Theatre from October 4th - November 2nd at The Victoria Theatre in San Francisco, Carrie The Musical—Based on Stephen King’s best-selling novel—kept its audiences on the edge of their seats. To ensure the utmost clarity for both dialog and the musical performances, Countryman E6i Omnidirectional Earset microphones were deployed. San Francisco-based Sound Productions was contracted to provide sound for the West Coast premiere of Carrie The Musical. For this project, Anton Hedman, owner of San… View this story
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  • Tuesday, January 07, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/07/14 05:06 PM,
    Now celebrating its sixth anniversary season, the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse in Jonestown is Colorado’s largest, most elegant, and professional dinner theater, presenting theatrical productions and special concert events by national celebrity artists in its Broadway-sized proscenium theater. For both theatrical and concert style performances, the playhouse employs numerous B3 Omnidirectional Lavalier microphones from Countryman Associates. Sound designer/engineer Neal Johnson at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse designs the five musical theater shows presented over the course of each year, and is also… View this story
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  • Thursday, November 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 11/21/13 10:57 AM,
    Founded in 1967 by Arlie Mucks Jr., the Wisconsin Singers has evolved into a professional entertainment company focused on Broadway-caliber productions, hands-on educational opportunities, and community service. Featuring the most talented singers, dancers, and instrumentalists from the University of Wisconsin (UW), the Wisconsin Singers is a financially independent non-profit organization that receives no funding from the university. As a program of the Division of Student Life, it is run almost entirely by the students themselves. Performing in 35+ communities around… View this story
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