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Articles Tagged Microphone

  • Thursday, May 15, 2014
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    PSW Staff 05/15/14 09:01 AM,
    Capturing clean, broadcast quality audio is never something to be taken for granted when doing location work. To avoid any problems when capturing travel documentary sound, the production team of White Nile Media, Inc., rely on Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics. Didrik Johnck is the director of content & production for LA-based White Nile Media, Inc. Johnck has been creating award-winning content for almost two decades. With over 100 productions and 400-plus webisodes under his belt along with numerous… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/29/14 02:03 PM,
    Slovenian accordionist Jure Tori is using DPA Microphones’ d:vote 4099 instrument mics to bring extra energy and quality to the sound he achieves on stage. The internationally acclaimed musician recently bought two d:votes from DPA’s Slovenian distributor, Sonus, and is now using them for all of his live performances. A unique and charismatic musician, Tori has performed on stage all over the world, both as a solo artist and in collaboration with other musicians, such as Austrian double bass player… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Friday, April 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/25/14 02:08 PM,
    Nady recently announced the latest addition to their popular USB Series of large diaphragm condenser microphones—the USB-4B. The USB-4B is a versatile, table-top boundary condenser microphone with unidirectional pickup pattern for full frequency response (50 Hz-18kHz) and unparalleled audio/feedback rejection at any distance. The USB-4B is perfect for meetings, teleconferencing, dictation and ambiance recording.  The beautifully designed, plug-and-play USB-4B needs no PC drivers and is compatible with Mac and PC computers.  The mic is powered by connecting it into your… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductAVManufacturerMicrophone

  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/15/14 01:06 PM,
    The Midas XL48 has quickly become the go-to, add-on microphone preamp for Wigwam Acoustics. Wigwam, part of the SSE Audio Group and based in Lancashire, England, is the first UK rental facility to offer the Midas XL48 8-channel microphone preamp within its rental stock. Wigwam is also a long-time Midas/Klark Teknik user. “Since we bought it, our Midas XL48 has constantly been in use,” says Alex Hadjigeorgiou, Wigwam’s resident digital specialist. “McFly, Steps and Ronan Keating have all toured with… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • 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