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Articles Tagged Dpa

  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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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  • Thursday, November 07, 2013
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    PSW Staff 11/07/13 12:28 PM,
    The Monterey Jazz Festival is one of the longest consecutively running jazz festivals and has featured some of the most riveting performances in the last 50 years. With the bar set higher every year, show audiences – which have grown to more than 8,000 at the arena stage alone – now expect outstanding performances and higher quality audio each and every year. DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4060 Omnidirectional microphone with its low-profile, natural sound, regularly accommodates Monteray Jazz Festival engineers as… View this story
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  • Monday, October 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/21/13 11:01 AM,
    British indie rock band Tindersticks is marking its 21st Anniversary with a 12 stop European tour that begins in Hérouville-Saint-Clair, France on October 19. Among the key items of equipment at each show will be two DPA Microphones d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones, which are being used on the band’s cello and double bass. Jamie Hickey, Tindersticks monitor engineer since 2008, says he used DPA d:vote 4099 instrument microphones over the summer when the band performed seven shows as a taster… View this story
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  • Thursday, August 22, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/22/13 11:43 AM,
    DPA Microphones played a significant part in the success of this year’s Fortune Global Forum, which was held in June in Chengdu, China. With a series of presentations and a Gala Dinner with entertainment provided by 30 traditional Guzheng players, opera singers, choral and pop singers and a piano performance by Lang Lang, China’s premier classical pianist, several DPA d:facto vocal microphones, d:fine headset microphones and d:vote 4099 instrument microphones were utilized throughout the events. CEOs from some of the… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 16, 2013
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    PSW Staff 07/16/13 01:17 PM,
    As production technology grows more sophisticated, the audio crew members at Coast Hills Community Church are finding themselves increasingly responsible for streaming productions live to the Internet or recording them to DVD. In order to deliver high-quality audio in these scenarios, the church relies on DPA Microphones’ d:fine headset microphones and several DPA 4098H hanging supercardioid microphones. Designed to function much like a traditional performing arts center, Coast Hills Community Church is housed in a nearly square building with seating… View this story
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  • Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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    PSW Staff 06/19/13 03:56 PM,
    Indie-rock stalwarts Suede, which released its sixth album Bloodsports in March 2013, recently recorded a live acoustic session for Absolute Radio at the world-famous Abbey Road studios in London. The equipment line-up for this important gig incorporated three DPA d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones, which were chosen for their clarity and exceptional audio quality. Suede’s Neil Codling, who plays keyboards and rhythm guitar, was instrumental in the choice of microphones, specifying them for his own Martin D28 guitar and also for… View this story
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