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Articles Tagged Microphone

  • Friday, January 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/24/14 11:12 AM,
    Engineer David Bock has yet again captured the unmistakable tone of a cherished vintage microphone. The newly introduced Bock iFet phantom-powered condenser microphone possesses the sonic signature of a classic fet47 mic plus deeper bass and higher highs. The iFet also features two completely separate amplifier circuits. The first circuit uses one FET and four transformers to beautifully capture high-SPL sources, such as drums and electric guitar. The second circuit uses one FET only and is ideally suited for quieter… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductMicrophoneStudio

  • Thursday, January 23, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/23/14 11:12 AM,
    Apogee Electronics is pleased to introduce MiC 96k, a professional digital microphone for iPad, iPhone and Mac. The MiC 96k can be used to record vocals, voice overs, acoustic guitar, piano, drums or anything in-between. Inspired by the most revered and classic microphones in history, MiC 96k is designed to sound amazing and be easy for anyone to use with their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac. Introduced in 2011, the original MiC has become the mobile microphone of choice… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalMicrophoneStudio

  • Monday, January 13, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/13/14 03:10 PM,
    Knowing “you’re only as good as your last successful project,” the location sound crew behind the scenes of “Oprah’s Next Chapter”—the immensely popular primetime television show on The Oprah Winfrey Network—relies on Digital Hybrid Wireless Technology from Lectrosonics. Chicago-based freelance location sound mixer Matt Vogel is one of the principal sound engineers on the program, and reports that Lectrosonics equipment is used extensively in the production of the show. “We use a lot of Lectrosonics gear to make the show… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneRemoteStageStudioWireless

  • Friday, January 10, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/10/14 12:19 PM,
    Provided by Sweetwater.   Q: I’ve been recording some acoustic guitar lately and have been having some difficulty. The problem is that I just don’t seem to be getting the low-end reproduction I was hoping for. I know I can probably boost this later with EQ, but is there something I can do? Maybe a different mic technique? A: There’s no doubt about it, recording an acoustic guitar can be tricky. There are several ways to bring out more of… View this story
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  • Friday, December 20, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/20/13 02:20 PM,
    The Stereophonics, one of Britain’s most instantly recognizable bands, have just completed a major UK arena tour to promote their new album Graffiti On The Train. The equipment list for the tour included three Royer Labs R-121L ribbon microphones, which were supplied by Royer’s UK distributor Funky Junk. Royer’s R-121 Ribbon Microphone is known for its ability to bring an extremely natural and realistic analog sound to digital recording and live stages. The TEC Award winning R-121L, the ruggedized and… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/18/13 09:11 AM,
    The James Douglas Show, a six-time Grammy considered funk band, consists of James Douglas (lead vocals), Mike Cee (keyboards, vocals), Zach Fowler (bass, vocals), Marco Nunez (drums, vocals), Delmone Taylor (saxophones, EWI, keyboards, vocals), and Jessie Martinez (lead guitar), recently completed production of their new video, Vegas Hot. During the video’s shoot, the producers of SyFy Network’s Naked Vegas TV show crossed paths with the band and were so impressed with what they saw that they asked to incorporate a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, December 04, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/04/13 12:14 PM,
    The 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY awards show, televised on Univision, took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Since the annual Latin GRAMMY telecast debuted entirely in Spanish on Univision in 2005, the Latin GRAMMYs have become one of Univision’s most watched and highest rated shows, delivering strong social media results thanks to its high regard among Hispanics. The award show featured live performances by some of the biggest stars in Latin music including Marc Anthony, Carlos… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, December 03, 2013
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    PSW Staff 12/03/13 10:47 AM,
    The new AT5040 Cardioid Condenser Studio Vocal Microphone from Audio-Technica has recently been used on a wide variety of projects from top producers and engineers in the industry. GRAMMY Award-winning producer, mixer and engineer Joe Chiccarelli (whose credits include The Strokes, The Killers, Jason Mraz and others) recently employed the AT5040 for vocals in the studio. “I used the AT5040 on the upcoming album for the Madden Brothers on Capitol Records,” he explains. “I was quite impressed with its clear… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

  • Thursday, November 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 11/21/13 10:57 AM,
    Founded in 1967 by Arlie Mucks Jr., the Wisconsin Singers has evolved into a professional entertainment company focused on Broadway-caliber productions, hands-on educational opportunities, and community service. Featuring the most talented singers, dancers, and instrumentalists from the University of Wisconsin (UW), the Wisconsin Singers is a financially independent non-profit organization that receives no funding from the university. As a program of the Division of Student Life, it is run almost entirely by the students themselves. Performing in 35+ communities around… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 11/21/13 10:02 AM,
    Due to significant growth in both the retail and system integration markets, Audix is pleased to announce the reinforcement of their sales team with two new sales management positions. Veteran Audix employee Gene Houck will assume the position of Sales Manager of System Integration Markets, and Todd Brushwyler will be the new Sales Manager of Retail Markets. “Our recent products for the contracting and systems integration markets have made a strong impact,” explains Cliff Castle, VP of Sales. “The resulting… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSound Reinforcement