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Articles Tagged Dpa Microphones

  • Friday, July 25, 2014
    PSW Staff 07/25/14 10:39 AM,
    DPA Microphones have turned up in some unusual places, but inside Scarlett Johansson’s t-shirt has to be one of the brand’s more exotic locations. Three of the company’s d:screet 4060 miniature microphones were used to capture Johansson’s performance during the making of Lucy, a new film directed by Luc Besson that was just released on July 25. According to French sound engineer Stéphane Bucher, the d:screet 4060s were absolutely perfect for this role because they offered exceptional audio quality. As… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStageWireless

  • Friday, July 18, 2014
    PSW Staff 07/18/14 11:43 AM,
    When Spanish tenor and conductor Plácido Domingo took to the stage for the concert in Rio, honoring the close of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, television audiences received a crystal clear sound thanks to DPA Microphones’ d:dicate recording microphones. Performing at the HSBC Arena Stage in Rio de Janeiro, Domingo was accompanied by Puerto Rican soprano Ana María Martínez, Chinese pianist Lang Lang and the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra. With the entire world watching, Grammy Award-winner Jesse Lewis, audio producer for… View this story
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  • Monday, June 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/16/14 08:41 AM,
    New York-based cellist Dane Johansen is embarking on The Walk to Fisterra, a 600-mile musical/walking journey along the Camino de Santiago, a popular pilgrimage route through France and Spain. Over the course of his six-week journey, which began in mid-May, Johansen will stop at several of the 36 historic churches along the ancient Roman footpath, where he will perform Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello, while a team of filmmakers and music producers capture content for a stunning documentary about… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneRemoteStudio

  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/11/14 07:39 AM,
    The recently released DPA Microphones d:fine 66 and d:fine 88 miniature headset microphones will be highlighted at the upcoming InfoComm 2014 show in Las Vegas, at booth 11936. With a contemporary look and classic sound, the d:fine 66 and d:fine 88 combine the 4066 omni and 4088 cardioid mic capsules with features of modern d:fine mechanics, such as an advanced mount and flexible ear hooks. They also address a variety of sound handling and size options, depending on the intended… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Friday, June 06, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/06/14 11:24 AM,
    DPA Microphones recently joined cello-rock group Break of Reality as advocates for the importance of music education in schools. In conjunction with its tour schedule supporting its latest album, “TEN,” the group hosted a month-long Music Education Tour, making its way to at 10 school districts across the U.S. At these stops, students attended workshops and performances hosted by the quartet to learn about the art and appreciation of music. In an effort to provide music programs with the opportunity… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundTrainingAVConcertEducationManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, June 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/03/14 09:08 AM,
    DPA Microphones has announced the appointment of Direct Imports as its distributor in New Zealand, signaling the company’s continued commitment toward growth and customer service in the country. From its headquarters in Hastings, Hawkes Bay, Direct Imports will carry a full stock of DPA products for live, recording and broadcast applications. “We are delighted to have been appointed the New Zealand distributor for DPA Microphones and honored to have this outstanding brand join our portfolio and complement our current range… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Monday, May 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/19/14 11:40 AM,
    The West Ocean String Quartet, 2013 winner of The Irish Times Ticket Award for “Trad CD of the Year” for An Indigo Sky, are now using DPA Microphones d:vote 4099 instrument microphones. Supplied by DPA Irish distributor Big Bear Sound, the mics were chosen to capture the quartet’s unique style and for their ability to deliver string sound with clarity. “The assurance of knowing that wherever we play in the world, the warmth and accuracy of the d:vote 4099mics will… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, March 14, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/14/14 08:00 AM,
    DPA Microphones has announced the appointment of GerrAudio as its Canadian distributor. GerrAudio is an established distributor of professional audio equipment for the live performance and broadcast industries across Canada, representing some of the industry’s leading wired and wireless intercom, digital mixing console, signal processing and audio test and measurement equipment brands. “We’re very fortunate to be chosen to represent DPA Microphones in Canada,” says Bob Snelgrove, president of GerrAudio. “The quality and performance of the company’s mics are consistent… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, March 10, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/10/14 10:14 AM,
    At the recent 86th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, DPA Microphones were utilized to meet a demanding application with the piano for the orchestra performing remotely from Capitol Records. Specifically, since the piano was positioned among the noisy percussion instruments, the show’s orchestra mixer and setup coordinator needed a way to isolate its sound, choosing a combination of DPA d:dicate 4011A cardioid microphones and d:vote 4099 instrument mics. A pair of d:dicate 4011E hanging mics were also applied as… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneSignalSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Thursday, March 06, 2014
    Gary Parks 03/06/14 07:18 PM,
    Particularly over the past couple decades, meeting the needs for greater freedom and flexibility in live performance has meant that microphone companies have expended considerable effort designing and building the hardware to deliver the output wirelessly. Virtually every mic manufacturer has its own brand of wireless, and these units make up a significant portion of their microphone sales. Add the ongoing changes in the RF landscape and a voracious demand for spectrum from communications and consumer devices, and the pressure… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogProductMicrophoneProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementWireless