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  • Friday, April 24, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/24/15 09:07 AM,
    When ToneMesa was chosen as executive producer for Blue Line, an action heist film written and directed by Jacob Cooney for Switzer Entertainment, the team knew that they would be sending DPA Microphones along for the job.  Using DPA’s d:screet 4061 Miniature, d:dicate 4017A Shotgun and 4018A Microphones, production sound mixer Peter Ølsted was able to capture audio for the fast-paced feature production, which wrapped after a three week production cycle. With both interior and exterior sets throughout the snowy… View this story
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  • Monday, April 06, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/06/15 09:47 AM,
    Paloma Faith’s appearance at the 2015 BRIT Awards was a major achievement - especially for DPA Microphones. After winning the award for Best Female Solo Artist, Faith performed Only Love Can Hurt Like This, using DPA’s d:facto Vocal Microphone, while singing the last verse and chorus in the pouring rain. “We knew the water effect was going to soak her microphone,” Faith’s monitor engineer James Neale explains. “It was definitely more of a downpour than a shower. To minimize the… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVConcertEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Thursday, April 02, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/02/15 02:00 PM,
    For Grammy-nominated Latin American sound engineer Gabriel Pinheiro, capturing the best audio possible is critical to the success of his work. Pinheiro relies on DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4061 Miniature Omnidirectional Microphones. Pinheiro purchased his first two pairs of DPA microphones, the d:screet 4061 miniature omni mics, about three years ago after taking a tour of the DPA factory in Denmark. He has been using them ever since, including a soon-to-be finished feature film on the life of Brazilian musician, Chico… View this story
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  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 11/25/14 10:13 AM,
    Rado Stefanov, sound mixer for Counting Cars, a spin-off of the popular Pawn Stars program, has taken a unique approach to reality show recording and sound mixing. Instead of using a traditional boom technique, he relies on DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4063 Omnidirectional Miniature Microphones for both talent and ambient sound recording. Airing on the History network, Counting Cars chronicles the daily activities of Danny “The Count” Koker and his team at Count’s Kustoms, a car and motorcycle restoration and customization… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/22/14 01:00 PM,
    Oscar-winning production sound mixer Simon Hayes relied on DPA Microphones to record Marvel’s film adaptation of Guardians of the Galaxy, directed by James Gunn. Hayes, who first used DPA lavalier microphones as production sound mixer for the film adaptation of MAMMA MIA! in 2008, has turned to DPA’s d:screet 4061 and 4071 omnidirectional miniature microphones on every film he’s worked on since then, including Les Miserables (for which Hayes picked up the Oscar and BAFTA for Best Sound Mixing) and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

  • Thursday, May 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/22/14 10:57 AM,
    The West Ocean String Quartet, 2013 winner of The Irish Times Ticket Award for Trad CD of the Year for their album An Indigo Sky, are now using DPA Microphones’ d:vote 4099 instrument microphones. Supplied by DPA’s Irish Distributor Big Bear Sound, the mics were chosen to capture the quartet’s unique style and for their ability to deliver a true string sound with exceptional clarity. “The assurance of knowing that wherever we play in the world, the warmth and accuracy… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/29/14 02:03 PM,
    Slovenian accordionist Jure Tori is using DPA Microphones’ d:vote 4099 instrument mics to bring extra energy and quality to the sound he achieves on stage. The internationally acclaimed musician recently bought two d:votes from DPA’s Slovenian distributor, Sonus, and is now using them for all of his live performances. A unique and charismatic musician, Tori has performed on stage all over the world, both as a solo artist and in collaboration with other musicians, such as Austrian double bass player… View this story
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  • Tuesday, April 08, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/08/14 10:29 AM,
    The annual TED Conference is heard by thousands of people through live audiences, simulcasts, webcasts and recordings, and millions more through online video engines. To provide the ultimate in sound quality for presenters and performers at TED2014, technical team from McCune Audio/Video, the symposium’s sound services company, relies on DPA Microphones’  classic 4088 Directional Headset Microphones and d:screet 4060 Omnidirectional Microphone. TED2014 marks the second time that DPA Microphones is part of the audio setup for the conference. The McCune… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/18/14 11:21 AM,
    Fran Healey, the lead singer of U.K. band Travis, and Marti Pellow, the lead singer of Wet Wet Wet, are the latest in the growing list of vocalists to switch to DPA d:facto vocal microphones. In both cases, the artists made the change on the recommendation of their live sound engineer, Tom Wiggans. “I have no problem recommending DPA’s new d:facto microphone because I’m so impressed with the results it has delivered for Fran and Marti – and for Dougie… View this story
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  • Thursday, February 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/27/14 02:08 PM,
    Gloria Estefan’s long-time monitor engineer, Craig Melvin, relies on the precision of DPA Microphones to eliminate noise and capture the natural sound of the live instruments used during Estefan’s orchestra-based performances. To meet these audio requirements, Melvin depends on a combination of DPA 4023 Compact Cardioid Microphones, d:screet 4061 Miniature Omnidirectional Microphones, d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones and d:dicate 4011 Cardioid Microphones. Melvin has employed the d:dicate 4011s for years in a rock music setting, but until recently, had not considered… View this story
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