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Articles Tagged Microphone

  • Friday, March 28, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/28/14 08:38 AM,
    Virtual instrument and plug-in developer Rob Papen Soundware is proud to announce availability of BLUE-II — an all-new reworking of its BLUE soft synth for Mac (OS X 10.6 or higher) and PC (Windows Vista, 7, and 8). First released in 2005, the original version of BLUE has stood the test of time remaining a software synthesizer favorite. When it was first released it already reflected Rob Papen’s creative and musical approach towards developing virtual instruments that stand out from… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsSoftwareStudio

  • Monday, March 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/24/14 11:07 AM,
    Justin Timberlake has again selected Montreal’s Solotech as the audio provider for his “20/20 Experience” world tour. To ensure the tour’s success, the sound company has in turn designated Shure as its primary wireless supplier. The 2014 tour, which began in January, is currently in its second leg with dates across North America. Solotech RF Technician Éric Marchand is currently on the road with the band. “I’ve been working as a touring wireless specialist for the last six years,” he… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageTechnicianWireless

  • Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/18/14 11:21 AM,
    Fran Healey, the lead singer of U.K. band Travis, and Marti Pellow, the lead singer of Wet Wet Wet, are the latest in the growing list of vocalists to switch to DPA d:facto vocal microphones. In both cases, the artists made the change on the recommendation of their live sound engineer, Tom Wiggans. “I have no problem recommending DPA’s new d:facto microphone because I’m so impressed with the results it has delivered for Fran and Marti – and for Dougie… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, February 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/17/14 04:17 PM,
    Directed by Jonathan Glazer, the film Under the Skin is a science fiction thriller starring Scarlett Johansson. Part road movie, part science fiction, it’s a film about seeing our world through alien eyes. While the visuals are certainly haunting, the audio really adds to the suspense— much to the credit of the Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone technology Lectrosonics. Nigel Albermaniche served as the film’s production sound mixer. With over 50 feature films to his credit, Albermaniche certainly knows the ins… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneWireless

  • Friday, February 14, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/14/14 12:34 PM,
    To ensure the highest level of speech intelligibility, worship leaders at Brookside Community Church rely on H6 Headset microphones from Countryman Associates. Ft. Wayne-based Ryan “Ryno” Henderson is a live sound engineer who, in addition to providing sound services for the education, concert, and special events markets, also consults with numerous houses of worship in his area. While consulting for Brookside Community Church, he discovered that interim pastor Dr. Tiberius Rata was having difficulty finding a microphone that enabled him… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 02/14/14 10:57 AM,
    The stars aligned during Super Bowl XLVIII on the evening of February 2 as Bruno Mars delivered an unforgettable halftime performance to a record-breaking broadcast audience of 115.3 million viewers – the largest in Super Bowl history. For the duration of the performance, Bruno Mars sang through his Sennheiser SKM 5200 handheld transmitter, coupled with an MD 5235 dynamic microphone capsule, ensuring crisp and detailed sound for millions of fans around the world. Working alongside veteran production provider ATK Audiotek,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/11/14 02:41 PM,
    To produce more than 1,100 events over the course of a year, Jonathan Sage—who leads the Audio and Event Services area of the Media Technology Services department at Boston College—needs an inventory stocked with professional audio equipment that is easy to move around campus and is extremely versatile. Whether preparing for one of the university’s high-profile speaking engagements—which have featured a wide range of guests including then-Senator Barack Obama, Boston Mayor, Marty Walsh, actress Amy Poehler and poet Maya Angelou,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, February 10, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/10/14 04:16 PM,
    Opened in 1998, The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Center is part of the Park City School District, Park City, Utah. The venue serves as the anchor facility of the renowned Sundance Film Festival and is host to a wide range of student and professional cultural events. With the facility’s diverse program schedule, wireless microphone technology is integral to many of the performances that take place here. Recently the venue invested in Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless technology to ensure… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, February 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/03/14 09:37 AM,
    When Atlanta, GA-based Production Sound Mixer Whit Norris, CAS, was tasked with capturing location sound for “Anchorman 2 The Legend Continues” he utilized Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics. With a pedigree that spans twenty-five years, Norris’ background encompasses industrials, documentaries, commercials, independent films, and episodic television in addition to his work on feature films. For Anchorman 2 The Legend Continues, Norris used a sizeable amount of Lectrosonics gear, including six SMQV and four SMa Super-Miniature transmitters, and two UM400… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/28/14 09:10 AM,
    IK Multimedia has announced iRig Mic HD, the first high-quality digital handheld microphone for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac. iRig Mic HD improves on IK’s groundbreaking and highly popular iRig Mic, by offering pristine digital audio quality and multi-platform compatibility for all generations of iOS devices and Macs, in addition to its practical handheld form factor and other convenient features. Thanks to a high-quality electret condenser capsule and a precise gain control, iRig Mic HD is equipped to handle… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalMicrophoneStudio