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Articles Tagged Dpa Microphones

  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014
    PSW Staff 10/29/14 05:41 PM,
    Earlier this year, His Holiness the Dalai Lama hosted Kalachakra, a religious event that takes place at various locations around the world every few years. With a now 79-year-old religious figure at the helm for the nearly two-week long Kalachakra 2014 prayer meeting, importance was placed on finding a microphone that would project his voice to the nearly 200,000 followers who attended. Reynolds Sound & Lighting Services, the sound company of choice for the Dalai Lama, supported this year’s prayer… View this story
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  • Monday, October 20, 2014
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    PSW Staff 10/20/14 10:01 AM,
    Jazz-funk band Incognito celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, was recently filmed at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire for a live concert DVD. As usual, the band’s percussionist, Joao Caetano, brought his own selection of DPA Microphones, including four d:vote 4099 instrument mics and a stereo pair of d:dicate 4011A cardioid mics used as overheads.  “Normally I use d:dicate 4011A for studio work and rely on the d:vote 4099 for live performance, but on this occasion… View this story
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  • Thursday, October 09, 2014
    PSW Staff 10/09/14 02:21 PM,
    Compass Bible Church in Aliso Viejo, CA, serves an active congregation of 3,000 people with several mid-week and weekend services, utilizing DPA Microphones d:vote 4099 instrument and d:fine headset microphones as a key to its sound reinforcement approach. The goal is to deliver each sermon with exceptional clarity to both the congregation and the extended community, which includes a live online stream through Live Stream as well as listeners to one of the hundreds of Focal Point Radio stations. Supplied… View this story
    Filed in: AVChurch SoundNewsAVMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/23/14 01:06 PM,
    Students at California Baptist University’s (CBU) Collinsworth School of Music are not only taught the art of making music, but the best possible way to enhance the performance aspect of their instrument or voice. That’s why their professors and mentors turn to DPA Microphones for on-stage amplification, which ensures that students gain first-hand experience with world-renowned professional equipment. With an audio locker that features a combination of the company’s d:vote 4099 Instrument Mics, d:fine Directional Headset Mics and a stereo… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/10/14 07:45 PM,
    There’s still time to enter the DPA Microphones “How Do You Wear Yours” competition, offering up to 100 participants with the opportunity to win a d:screet Necklace microphone, which was introduced earlier this year. The competition, running on DPA’s Facebook page and website, asks contestants to come up with an ingenious idea for how and where to use the d:screet Necklace mic. All entries must be submitted by September 28, 2014. Five microphones will be awarded to the five most… View this story
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  • Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/26/14 06:59 AM,
    DPA Microphones has appointed Christopher Spahr, Pedro Rocha and Leonardo Romero as area sales managers for the eastern U.S., western U.S. and southern U.S./Latin America/Canada, respectively. The company has also promoted Shan Siebert to general manager of the Longmont, Colorado-based office. “This announcement comes at a very exciting time for DPA Microphones’ U.S. operations,” says Eric Mayer, president of DPA, Inc., the U.S. branch of DPA Microphones. “Not only does this serve as an example of how our brand recognition… View this story
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  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/20/14 06:36 AM,
    DPA Microphones played an integral role during the Aspen Opera Theater Center (AOTC) program held at the historic Wheeler Opera House during the recent Aspen Music Festival in Colorado. The AOTC relied on the d:dicate 4006C Omnidirectional, 4011A Cardioid and 4015C Wide Cardioid Microphones, as well as the d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphone 10-piece Classic Touring Kit for their pristine recording capabilities. Supplied by DPA, Inc. — the company’s U.S. branch, these mics were used primarily to record and broadcast AOTC’s… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, August 11, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/11/14 12:11 PM,
    Front of house engineer Sjoerd Terpstra relied on DPA Microphones to capture the unique sound of recent concerts by the noted Kyteman Orchestra at the Utrecht Tivoli in Holland. The six concerts, which took the form of elaborate jam sessions, were all multitrack recorded for subsequent mixing and broadcast on the internet using DPA d:vote 4099 instrument, d:dicate 2011A recording and d:screet 4061 miniature microphones. Terpstra, who has been working with Kyteman for the last five years, says he chose… View this story
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  • 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
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  • 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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