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Articles Tagged Dpa Microphones

  • Thursday, January 14, 2016
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    PSW Staff 01/14/16 01:36 PM,
    DPA Microphones expands its line of d:vote instrument microphones with the addition of three new mount options — a clamp mount, a microphone stand mount and an accordion clip. The d:vote line allows one microphone to be utilized across various classifications of instruments, with a simple switch of the mount. The complete d:vote product line will be on display at the 2016 NAMM Show (Hall A, Booth 6013). DPA will also feature microphone demonstrations at its booth throughout the show,… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophone

  • Monday, December 28, 2015
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    PSW Staff 12/28/15 11:10 AM,
    The School of Church Music at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS) continues to turn to DPA Microphones for its annual ‘Keyboards and Carols at Christmas’ event. As with previous years, the production team once again relied on d:vote 4099 Piano Microphones on each of the pianos, this time opting to install three microphones in the grand pianos and two microphones in the baby grand pianos, utilizing 30 microphones in total. The school also selected four d:facto Vocal Microphones with Shure… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, December 22, 2015
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    PSW Staff 12/22/15 10:10 AM,
    DPA Microphones’ d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones played a key role in a highly unusual theater project that marked the centenary of Frank Sinatra’s birth by bringing him back to the stage of the London Palladium. Entitled “Sinatra: The Man & His Music,” this multimedia show took footage of Sinatra’s performances over his entire career and mixed them with a live 24-piece orchestra and cast of dancers. The result, which was described by reviewers as a cross between a tribute and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, December 17, 2015
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    PSW Staff 12/17/15 11:34 AM,
    John Grasso, managing owner of ACIR Professional was tasked with supplying microphones for the adaptation of the musical Ruthless. Due to the Off-Broadway production’s fast-paced costume changes, Grasso, whose company also determines its customers’ rental or installation needs, introduced St. Luke’s theatre to DPA Microphones’ d:screet Necklace Microphone, which he calls a game-changer for the audio industry. Grasso served for more than two decades as an engineer in live and touring applications with the likes of such artists as Liza… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, December 14, 2015
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    PSW Staff 12/14/15 09:36 AM,
    Updating the audio and acoustics at a historical church while trying to keep its 1950s-era sound and traditional sanctuary charm intact is no easy feat. However, that’s exactly what SLR International and Jackson & Ryan Architects (J&R) did at the Westheimer Campus of St. Luke’s Methodist Church in Houston. In order to amplify the speakers and ensure the clearest musical recordings while retaining the original acoustics of the church, SLR, a multi-disciplinary design firm, selected a variety of DPA Microphones’… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsInstallationManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, December 07, 2015
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    PSW Staff 12/07/15 11:19 AM,
    Jeremiah Slovarp, a five-time Emmy-Award winner, began his career in the early 2000s as a location sound engineer on various films and commercials. Today, the active engineer and producer brings that knowledge with him to the classroom at Montana State University, his alma mater, where he teaches students at the School of Music tips and tricks for life in the audio industry. Among Slovarp’s go-to instructional tools is DPA Microphones’ d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphone. “We teach classical musicians to play… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationEngineerManufacturerMeasurementStudio

  • Friday, December 04, 2015
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    PSW Staff 12/04/15 08:18 AM,
    Icelandic band Mezzoforte has been delighting fans on recent tour dates with the sound of their instruments, in particular brass and drums, which have been captured with a selection of DPA Microphones. “People were raving about the overall sound of the band, in particular the drums and sax,” says Joost Bullens, sound engineer for Mezzoforte, who has been working with the band for the past 11 years. “We used DPA’s d:dicate 2011C Twin Diaphragm Cardioid Microphones as overheads and d:vote… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, December 02, 2015
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    PSW Staff 12/02/15 02:09 PM,
    Grammy- Award winning American vocalists Patti Austin and Janis Siegel recently joined forces with Elisa Chan to perform two sold-out concerts in Hong Kong. The concerts, which were organized by promoter Clarence Chang as part of his Jazz World Live Series, took place at the Hong Kong Baptist University in Kowloon Tong. All three ladies were equipped with DPA Microphones’ d:facto Vocal Microphones. “DPA Microphones have become a staple part of Mr. Chang’s Jazz World Live Series concerts because they… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, November 30, 2015
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    PSW Staff 11/30/15 12:52 PM,
    As DPA Microphones continues to grow in popularity, artists across varied musical genres are increasingly taking notice. Among the latest DPA enthusiasts are several female folk artists – Olivia Chaney, Aoife O’Donovan and the band of sisters known as SHEL. For live performances, these artists all share an appreciation for the natural sounds of DPA’s microphones, agreeing that the mics accurately portray the sounds of their musical instruments and/or vocals. A vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Chaney is a touring musician based… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, November 23, 2015
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    PSW Staff 11/23/15 09:25 AM,
    Touted as an “epic biblical adventure, Godspeed: A Rock Opera was presented in a special, limited showing at the El Portal Theatre in Hollywood, featuring a six-piece live, progressive rock band and 16 accompanying singers and dancers. In order to best address the breadth of sound that comes with combining opera and rock music, music composer and Emmy-nominated TV Show Creator Sammy Oriti selected DPA Microphones’ d:fine 88 directional headset microphones for all of his vocalists. Oriti had already started… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless



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