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Articles Tagged Countryman

  • Friday, February 13, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/13/15 02:57 PM,
    Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, IL, just outside of Chicago, makes ample use of Countryman microphones—B6 lavaliers and E6 earsets in particular—in its documentary productions. Dave Jousma, who serves as coordinator of Audio Visual services at the college, has a background that encompasses documentary production for the television news magazine Primary Focus as well as Terra Nova Films. “We’ve been using Countryman mics for a good 15 years and we consistently achieve excellent audio quality without the visual distraction… View this story
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  • Friday, February 06, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/06/15 01:30 PM,
    For Last Chance Productions, a touring musical theatre company based in Seattle, E6 earset microphones from Countryman Associates are a staple, selected for their ability to deliver quality audio despite a wide range of theatrical sound challenges. Since producer Chance Newman founded Last Chance Productions in 2009, the company has performed a steady stream of musical shows for audiences throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond. He reports that, presently, the company utilizes 12 Countryman E6 earsets in conjunction with AKG… View this story
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  • Friday, January 16, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/16/15 05:58 AM,
    Countryman Associates has introduced the I2 instrument microphone, offering a low profile while being well-suited for a wide range of instrument miking applications, including sound reinforcement of bands and orchestras as well as broadcast. It will be on display at the upcoming 2015 NAMM Show in Anaheim at booth 6691. Every mechanical and electrical component of the new I2 has been engineered from the ground up for smooth frequency response, low noise, and precise polar patterns with deep nulls and… View this story
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  • Monday, December 01, 2014
    PSW Staff 12/01/14 05:36 AM,
    International storydancer Zuleikha Bethami—known professionally as Zuleikha—inspires dynamic creativity and rejuvenation through movement, with the ability to communicate with her audience while dancing to live music enhanced by a Countryman Associates E6i earset microphone. Zuleikha’s performances take place in a wide range of venues, including theaters, schools, auditoriums, conference rooms, and other gathering places. In addition to her dance performances, she also conducts a core wellness program called TAKE A MINUTE for young people and adults in group settings. “My… View this story
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  • Wednesday, November 05, 2014
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
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  • Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    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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