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  • Friday, August 28, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/28/15 07:17 AM,
    For the PBS series 11th & Grant with Eric Funk, audio director Jeremiah Slovarp selected DPA Microphones’ d:vote 4099 stereo microphone system for pianos, d:vote 4099 classic touring kit and d:facto vocal microphones. “It’s a very high-end show, especially in terms of production value, so it has to be visually appealing on camera and, because it’s a music television show, it must sound great,” says Slovarp. “I’ve found the d:vote 4099 mics to be particularly camera ready, as they are… View this story
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  • Friday, August 21, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/21/15 01:22 PM,
    Sound Summit Atlanta is taking place on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 479 Headquarters in Atlanta. A collaborative presentation from DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices, this is the third in a series of regional events throughout the U.S. All Sound Summit events serve as an informal industry thought leadership and mixing discussion featuring best practices for the audio community. With the help of local sound… View this story
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  • Thursday, August 13, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/13/15 09:59 AM,
    International Keyboard Odyssiad and Festival (IKOF), an annual competition dedicated to promoting the next generation of pianists, tasked recording engineer and producer Mirko Čanji with recording the intensive five-day event. The engineer recommended the high-resolution, Direct Stream Digital (DSD) in simultaneous 5.0 multichannel and stereo formats, and turned to DPA Microphones. Seeking the most accurate recording of the master classes, evening concerts and semi-final and final rounds of the event, Čanji, who specializes in chamber and orchestral music arranged a… View this story
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  • Monday, August 03, 2015
    PSW Staff 08/03/15 02:42 PM,
    A 30-year industry veteran, Rick Alexander has learned the vital importance of carrying DPA Microphones’ products in his audio kit. As an audio engineer for both broadcast and live events, Alexander trusts the company’s mics to combat any auditory challenges he faces during a project. Whether environmental noise arises while filming on location, or the visibility of a mic is problematic, the company’s d:screet 4071 miniature omnidirectional microphone has always been his go-to ‘secret audio weapon.’ Alexander first discovered DPA… View this story
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  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/22/15 08:28 AM,
    When contemporary Mexican ensemble The Villalobos Brothers headed out on tour, they chose DPA Microphones to capture their acoustic instruments. After purchasing four of the company’s d:vote 4099 instrument microphones, the quartet - comprised of Luis, Ernesto and Alberto Villalobos on violin and Humberto Flores on guitar -  is able to perform its Mexican folk music with modern flair. Additionally supported by Rosa Avila on drums and Leo Sherman on bass, The Villalobos Brothers first discovered the d:votes three years… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 14, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/14/15 01:06 PM,
    Downers Grove North High School recently kicked off its springtime musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. For this and every production, DGN relies on DPA Microphones’ d:fine single-ear directional and single-ear omnidirectional headset microphones to support on-stage talent, favoring the durability and superior audio of the company’s microphones compared to other leading brands.  “Before switching to DPA, our previous microphones would break or crack over the ear, the cords would go bad, or they just didn’t hold… View this story
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  • Friday, July 10, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/10/15 01:16 PM,
    The FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, presented by Fox Sports, drew to a close last weekend, with a total of 26.7 million viewers tuning into the month-long tournament, including Telemundo viewers. Kicking off studio coverage in Vancouver, the network selected DPA Microphones’ d:fine headset microphones to provide sound for broadcasts from the field and remote studios. The tournament began on June 6, with the final match taking place on July 5 at Vancouver’s BC Place Stadium where the United… View this story
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  • Thursday, July 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/09/15 08:07 AM,
    Made in Sud is a primetime cabaret-style show performed by comedians, which is broadcast live every week from the historical RAI Auditorium, a large theatre in Naples. With more than 40 artists playing several characters during a three-hour live television show that included at least 120 costume changes, Giacomo Ramaglia, sound engineer and technical and audio management team in RAI’s production division, knew he would need a very durable microphone to cope with such a punishing regime. Given that the… View this story
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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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