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Articles Tagged Dpa Microphones

  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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    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
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    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
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  • 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
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    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
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    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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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