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Articles Tagged Microphone

  • Monday, June 30, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/30/14 01:03 PM,
    Building on almost 70 years of experience in developing world-class microphone technology, Harman’s AKG is adding five new models to its Project Studio line of microphones. The new models are designed for enthusiasts and professionals alike, meeting the needs of makeshift project studios as well as professional environments. The Project Studio line was built on AKG’s heritage of technical excellence and was developed in collaboration with some of the audio industry’s top professionals. The new Project Studio microphones deliver historical… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductLoudspeakerManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, June 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/27/14 12:24 PM,
    Nady recently announced the addition of 2 new models to their SCM Series studio condenser microphones, the SCM-1200 and SCM-700. Both models are versatile, top-of-the-line units, the perfect addition to any pro or home studio tool kit. The SCM-1200 features a classic bell-style design and superb audio.  Designed for numerous instrument and vocal recording applications, the SCM-1200 provides transparency and extended smooth, full-frequency response at the most affordable price available.  Other features include:  High sensitivity and SPL capability; cardioid pattern… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductMicrophoneStudio

  • Thursday, June 26, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/26/14 09:02 AM,
    Miley Cyrus is currently on tour with her fourth and definitely most controversial album to date, Bangerz. On the tour, and for the first time, Cyrus is performing with the new Digital 9000 microphone system from Sennheiser. The album exhibits influences that shift dramatically between pop, hip-hop, funk, country, R&B and dance. The tour is equally eclectic and outrageous, featuring a giant hot dog, a troupe of dancing furry animals and cartoon characters, foam fingers and some very skimpy costumes… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertDigitalMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • 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