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Articles Tagged Microphones

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/04/16 06:30 AM,
    It might have been at the Consumer Electronics Show or the Detroit Auto show or any of dozens of other key trade events on the calendar every year, but there is a good chance that many have seen and heard AV systems supplied by Live Design Productions (LDP), a leading AV systems vendor to Fortune 500 technology companies and other clients. When they need to communicate a message at an event, it has to be clear and precise, and that’s… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/03/16 08:21 AM,
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) recently opened a new exhibit, The Heavens Are Opened, at its Church History Museum in Salt Lake City. The exhibit includes a seven-minute short film that depicts an integral moment in Mormon history. In an effort to immerse the audience in the recreation of Church founder Joseph Smith’s experience in Palmyra, New York, the production team filmed in the area using 14 strategically placed d:dicate 4006A recording and d:screet 4061 miniature… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVMicrophone

  • Monday, May 02, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/02/16 10:38 AM,
    Front of house engineer Jeff Gilmer has been using a variety of CADLive and other CAD Audio microphones on tour with Canadian group Saint Asonia. Consisting of Adam Gontier (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Mike Mushok (lead guitar), Corey Lowery (bass) and Rich Beddoe (drums), Saint Asonia formed in Toronto in 2014 and released their debut RCA album Saint Ansonia in 2015. Since then, they’ve released several singles and have toured as headliners throughout Canada. Gilmer, who’s worked with Ace Frehley,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, April 29, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/29/16 07:47 AM,
    Audio-Technica announces that it has been named the exclusive microphone and headphone category sponsor for Jam in the Van, an innovative company that packs a solar-powered mobile recording studio facility into a 38-foot-long Winnebago Holiday Rambler RV and takes it to wherever new music is being created. Rock, Americana, jazz, blues, soul — Jam in the Van has done it all, from bands’ back yards to festivals like SXSW, Lollapalooza, Outside Lands and Live on the Green. Founded by two… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/29/16 07:09 AM,
    Point Source Audio (PSA) announces that the US Patent Office has approved its patent submission that covers its modular headset design method of integrating in-earphones into a structure. This design creates a lightweight and modular audio headset that has been said to enhance hearing, and transform communications work flow for some users. The granted patent is U.S. Patent No. 9,271,065. This protects PSA’s audio headset structure where the earphones can be readily separable, removable, and replaceable via wired guided grooves… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVMicrophoneMonitoring

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/26/16 01:49 PM,
    Positioned just a few degrees north of the Equator, Malaysia can present an unforgiving climate for field production sound mixers, with daytime temperatures exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit and average rainfall approaching 100 inches annually. But having used Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless equipment for over a decade, production sound mixer Fauzan Lukman was confident that he could rely on Lectro during a recent project in Borneo’s equatorial rainforest for the Smithsonian Channel. “I was using the Lectrosonics Venue in Ratio Diversity… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalMicrophoneWireless

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    Bruce Bartlett 04/26/16 12:34 PM,
    This article is provided by Bartlett Microphones.   Nothing has more effect on the sound of your recordings than microphone technique. For example, which mic you choose—and where you place it—affect the recorded tone quality. That is, mic technique affects how much bass, midrange, and treble you hear in the monitored sound of a musical instrument. Mic choice and placement also affect how distant the instrument sounds in the recording, and how much background noise you pick up. This guide… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureProductionAudioMicrophoneSignalStudioSystem

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    PSW Staff 04/26/16 11:49 AM,
    From his early work with the likes of Frank Zappa, Poco, and Etta James to more recent projects with The Madden Brothers, Morrissey, and Spoon, multiple Grammy-winner Joe Chiccarelli is known for delivering exceptional quality and fresh, creative music. It’s not surprising, then, that he uses Manley Reference Cardioid tube microphones not only for vocals, but for drum overheads and other instruments, as well. “I have a Manley Gold Reference tube mic and two Reference Cardioid tube mics,” Chiccarelli relates.… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/26/16 08:49 AM,
    Audio Mixer Rick Alexander recently joined the team at Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, a production company based in California, at the Rolex 24, a 24-hour-long endurance sports car race at Daytona International Speedway, for work on a promotional documentary about the new Ford GT. For this project, which is currently in production, director Erich Joiner details life on the American Gran Turismo racing circuit. To ensure clear, crisp capture of dialogue in especially noisy environments, Alexander selected DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4071… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 04/26/16 06:13 AM,
    Podcasts often originate in garages, but the best ones these days are definitely not satisfied with low-rent sound anymore. That’s why the BP40 Large-Diaphragm Dynamic Broadcast Microphone from Audio-Technica has become the choice for leading podcasters who want their programs to go out on the Internet with broadcast-quality audio. These include the GRAMMY-winner Dave Pensado, who along with manager/executive producer and co-host Herb Trawick, produces the popular Pensado’s Place YouTube series and the new The Vocal Booth internet radio show/podcast,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVEngineerMicrophoneStudio



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