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Articles Tagged Dpa Microphones

  • Monday, November 30, 2015
    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
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  • Monday, November 23, 2015
    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
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  • Thursday, November 12, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/12/15 09:11 AM,
    BackCountry Jazz is a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging the creative spirit, encouraging self-expression and stimulating academic performance of underserved youth in Bridgeport, Connecticut through high-quality music programs. With a recent push to advance its music education program, the association was looking for a way to provide professional quality microphones to its students. Turning to DPA Microphones, the organization’s founder and internationally renowned tenor saxophonist Bennie Wallace selected the d:vote 4099 instrument microphones for a critical mission - BackCountry Jazz’s… View this story
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  • Monday, November 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/09/15 02:00 PM,
    As the city’s main stage for operetta, opera, musicals and ballet, Vienna’s Volksoper is an incredibly busy theatre with some 300 performances of around 35 different productions staged every year between September and June. Delivering such a high volume of performances requires a great deal of effort from everyone involved, especially the sound department, who turn to DPA Microphones to meet such a strenuous demand. “To cope with such an intense workload, our sound equipment has to be flexible, durable… View this story
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    11/09/15 09:47 AM,
    Sound supervisor Daniel S. McCoy CAS, owner and operator of ToneMesa, a Los Angeles-based location and post-production audio company, was recently asked to lend his ear to mix a new CMT reality show featuring American Idol contestant turned country star Kellie Pickler. He seized the opportunity and integrated DPA Microphones, Sound Devices and Wisycom into the production. The new reality TV show, I Love Kellie Pickler, focuses on Pickler’s personal life with her husband, Nashville songwriter Kyle Jacobs. Produced by… View this story
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  • Friday, October 30, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/30/15 09:00 AM,
    DPA Microphones has introduced the d:screet Slim, a microphone incorporating the company’s omnidirectional capsule element in a flat head, combined with a slender cable and a button-hole mount accessory. The mic’s new button-hole mount, which comes as an enclosed accessory, provides a 90-degree sound input angle, allowing the cable to lay flat against a surface rather than sticking straight out. It is also designed to fit into a space as small as two millimeters. “After speaking with our users and… View this story
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  • Monday, October 26, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/26/15 08:08 AM,
    Drummer Steve Gadd enthralled audiences in Hong Kong recently during his 70 Strong world tour. The key to achieving a great sound at the Hong Kong City Hall venue was the choice of DPA microphones, which were exclusively used to capture the various instruments, especially Gadd’s all-important drum kit. “As this was a very high profile event, concert promoter Mr. Clarence Chang wanted the sound to be absolutely first class,” says Francis Lai, market development manager at DPA’s APAC office.… View this story
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  • Thursday, October 08, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/08/15 10:51 AM,
    LE DIV4S, an Italian ensemble of four female sopranos have switched to DPA‘s d:facto vocal microphone for their live performances. Front of house sound engineer Simone ‘Zeta’ Saccomandi introduced the artists to the microphones during a recent concert organised by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Azerbaijan, which took place at the National Theatre of Baku Philharmonic. “Prior to the concert, LE DIV4S spent several days in my studio rehearsing, so I took the opportunity to compare the d:facto… View this story
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  • Tuesday, October 06, 2015
    PSW Staff 10/06/15 12:40 PM,
    Sound Summit New York will take place just prior to the AES Show on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 3 to 8 p.m. at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. A collaborative presentation from DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics and Sound Devices, this is the fourth in a series of regional events throughout the U.S. Sound Summit events serve as a unique and informal industry thought leadership and mixing discussion featuring best practices for the audio community including a combination… View this story
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  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015
    PSW Staff 09/29/15 09:42 AM,
    Fiorella Mannoia, one of Italy’s most famous female singer and songwriter, has switched to DPA Microphones’ d:facto vocal microphone for all her live performances after being introduced to the microphone by sound engineer Marco Dal Lago. Dal Lago, who has worked with Mannoia for more than eight years, is respected in the Italian music industry and has worked with numerous famous singers and bands including Üstmamò, Litfiba, Negrita, 883, Jovanotti, Francesco Renga, Gianna Nannini, Lucio Dalla and Elisa. As his… View this story
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