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Articles Tagged Countryman

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/17/15 11:34 AM,
    Avant garde cellist Rushad Eggleston, also known as the Ambassador of Sneth or the Cello Goblin is an entertainer unlike most cellists; strapping his instrument on and delivering high-energy vocals as he moves around the stage. That’s precisely why he depends on his ISOMAX Headset microphone from Menlo Park, CA-based Countryman Associates. Eggleston was educated at Berklee College of Music and, while there, developed his ‘rootsy,’ energetic style of music that has since become his musical signature. In addition to… View this story
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  • Tuesday, August 04, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/04/15 08:56 AM,
    For location sound engineer Ben Nimkin, there is frequently precious little time to outfit the talent with a microphone capable of faithfully capturing the audio quality necessary for documentary film production.  To minimize the challenges of this process, Nimkin relies extensively on his collection of lavalier microphones from Menlo Park, CA-based Countryman Associates. After completing graduate school for documentary filmmaking, Nimkin began his career as a freelance editor and occasional shooter. He quickly took an interest in the audio aspects… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 21, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/21/15 08:44 AM,
    The community-based environmental action group in Japan, Life Recycled and its members, have worked tirelessly to bring awareness to the subject of coastal pollution and combat the problems it creates. Michael Reid—the group’s founder and an avid expedition kayaker—is documenting his 1000k / 621 mile kayaking expedition up the coast of Japan to raise awareness, using a B3 omnidirectional lavaliere microphone from Menlo Park, CA-based Countryman Associates.  After literally destroying a variety of products he attempted to use for audio… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVManufacturerMicrophoneRemote

  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/07/15 08:50 AM,
    From documentaries and product promotions to wedding videos, Paradigm Video Productions handles a wide range of projects. The B3 omnidirectional lavalier microphone from Menlo Park, CA-based Countryman Associates has become vital to everything Paradigm Video Productions produces. Owner Eric Cosh is a filmmaker, photographer, and musician whose artistic career started with the famous New Christy Minstrels vocal group. In recent years, he has focused his efforts on documentaries. He recently completed Sammy The Journey, the story of one of the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneStudioWireless

  • Wednesday, June 03, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/03/15 08:44 AM,
    At a time when Country music seems to be all over the map stylistically, the McCullough Girls are the real deal. Hailing from Stratford, Ontario, Canada, Deborah— going by the stage name Roni Sommers—and her daughter Callie combine to deliver a compelling blend of bluegrass, folk, and Americana. To help ensure the best possible audio quality during their performances, ISOMAX Headset microphones and Type 10 DI’s from Menlo Park, CA-based Countryman Associates are a regular part of the band’s equipment… View this story
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  • 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
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInterconnectMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • 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
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • 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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