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  • Monday, June 29, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/29/15 12:18 PM,
    For the past 34 years, front of house/recording engineer Rick Camp has worked with some of the biggest names in the music business. From Beyoncé, Chris Brown, J. Lo and Mary J. Blige to Madonna and Burt Bacharach, Camp’s diverse portfolio includes his recent efforts with the Forbidden Saints, the Mississippi Orchestra and the Newark Philharmonic. Although his gigs vary, Camp relies on DPA Microphones for his instrumental audio amplification needs. Camp first started using DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4061 miniature… View this story
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  • Tuesday, June 23, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/23/15 09:38 AM,
    DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4071 omnidirectional miniature microphone recently played a big role during the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts (LVA) production of Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida, providing both leads with a comfortable audio solution. During the three-week run of the musical, students learned how to use the company’s miniature microphone, exposing the theatre department to a behind-the-scenes, first-hand lesson in the simplicity of DPA’s products.  At LVA, a publicly funded magnet arts school, the curriculum is designed… View this story
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  • Thursday, June 11, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/11/15 07:19 AM,
    Firehouse Productions once again relies on DPA Microphones for the recent 2015 Tony Awards, held at Radio City Music Hall and broadcast live on CBS.  The audio team used a variety of DPA d:screet 4061 omnidirectional and d:fine 4088 directional headset microphones to capture the vocals of the production’s performers, including co-hosts Kristen Chenoweth and Alan Cumming. In addition, singer Josh Groban’s audio team selected DPA’s d:dicate 4011ES cardioid microphones for his performance, which was accompanied by a piano. For… View this story
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  • Wednesday, June 10, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/10/15 07:58 AM,
    DPA Microphones played a key role in the highly unusual Status Quo tour, which took place recently in the U.K. With the help of DPA’s U.K. distributor, Sound Network, the band’s front of house engineer Andy May selected the company’s d:vote 4099 instrument microphones for strings and percussion as well as d:dicate 4011 cardioid microphones for percussion overheads.  The line-up was completed with three d:facto vocal microphones, which were used by band members Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt and Andrew Bown.… View this story
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  • Thursday, June 04, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/04/15 01:44 PM,
    DPA Microphones is showcasing its new TSM4001 tabletop shock mount for its d:screet and d:dicate podium microphones at InfoComm 2015 (Booth 326). In addition to the mounts, the company will also present its d:dicate Series MMP-F Modular Active Boom podium mic solution, along with the d:fine 66 and d:fine 88 miniature headset microphones.  DPA’s new TSM4001 tabletop shock mount complements the existing podium mic products. The mount features vertical softness that absorbs handling vibrations, while horizontal movements are controlled to… View this story
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  • Tuesday, June 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/02/15 07:06 AM,
    Sábado Gigante is a Spanish-language television program broadcast by Univision and hosted by Chilean TV star, Don Francisco. The show currently filming its final season after 53 years on the air, making it the longest-running variety series in history. To capture the skits, interviews, competitions and live performances of the program’s conclusive season, the sound team has selected DPA microphones’d:screet 4061 omnidirectional miniature, d:fine 4066 omnidirectional headset and d:facto vocal microphones.  “I was introduced to DPA Microphones over 20 years… View this story
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  • Thursday, May 28, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/28/15 08:46 AM,
    Capturing pre-recorded materials for a fast-paced reality production, like the 20th anniversary season of Dancing With the Stars (DWTS), is never short of challenges. When production sound mixer/supervisor Daniel McCoy, CAS, owner of California-based audio production company ToneMesa was given the task, he turned to DPA Microphones. Calling on 28 d:screet 4060 omnidirectional miniature microphones, one of the first applications in the U.S., and his d:dicate 4017B shotgun microphones, McCoy utilized the mics to record the audio amidst the contestants’… View this story
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  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/26/15 11:14 AM,
    After using a competitor brand, FKA twig’s switch to the DPA Microphones d:facto was inspired by her front of house engineer, Andy Carrington, who recommended a wireless version, in conjunction with a Sennheiser 5000 wireless system, to give her maximum flexibility on stage. “DPA’s U.K. distributor Sound Network introduced me to d:facto and, when I first tried it, I was very impressed with its natural response,” Carrington explains. “It was quite a surprise to A/B the capsule with the model… View this story
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  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/20/15 12:42 PM,
    During the production of the film, El Llano De La Paciencia, the audio crew faced some harsh environmental challenges that arose from shooting in the Atacama Desert. To help them capture dialogue and ambient sounds during the shoot, the team relied on DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4061 omnidirectional, d:dicate 4017B shotgun and d:dicate 4018C compact supercardioid microphones. El Llano De La Paciencia is the story of two old friends who reunite and travel to the Atacama Desert to dig up a… View this story
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  • Wednesday, May 13, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/13/15 07:41 AM,
    Al McKay and his band, the Al McKay Allstars, are traveling the world, performing with a collection of DPA Microphones’ d:facto vocal and d:vote 4099 instrument mics. Selected by the group’s longtime front of house engineer, John A. Baker, the mics suit the funky style of music the group performs. A five-time Grammy Award-winner, Al McKay is a guitarist, songwriter and producer. Best known as former lead guitarist for the American funk band Earth, Wind & Fire, McKay has writer… View this story
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