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  • Friday, April 17, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/17/15 07:37 AM,
    AKG by Harman announces the introduction of its D112 MKII kick drum microphone, successor to the company’s D112. The D112 MKII improves upon its predecessor with a new integrated flexible mount. “The D112 has earned a well-deserved reputation as one of the best kick drum microphones ever made, for its high SPL capability, punchy EQ and bulletproof construction,” said Erich Gaertner, product line manager, AKG. “However, its rigid mount sometimes made it a little tricky to place in the optimum… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingAVMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015
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    Chris Huff 04/16/15 01:37 PM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   Resolving line check problems can be quick and easy when you use the following three-step approach. It’s simple, it follows a logical flow, and it can be done in a very short period of time. A line check is the process of checking that all instruments and microphones on the stage are sending signals to the sound board. This process happens before a sound check or might be considered part of… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesInterconnectMicrophoneMixerSignalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 04/16/15 09:57 AM,
    AKG by Harman has introduced the C314 dual-diaphragm condenser microphone, designed for studio environments ranging from home to professional studios. “The C214 holds the distinction of being the top-selling recording microphone in the United States, and the C314 is the latest model in this family of microphones,” says Erich Gaertner, product line manager, AKG. “We expect the C314 to achieve even greater success thanks to its affordability, versatility and world-class audio quality.” Other models with the new C314 in the… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductMicrophoneSignalStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/16/15 09:16 AM,
    sE Electronics has announced two new products debuting at the 2015 Musikmesse show in Frankfurt, Germany: the RNT, a large-diaphragm multi-pattern tube microphone designed with Mr. Rupert Neve, and the guitaRF, Reflexion Filter created specifically for double-miking and recording guitar amp cabinets. Over ten years in development, the RNT combines a high-voltage tube circuit within the microphone itself, a floor box with a discrete, class-A amplifier circuit using the same custom op-amps as Rupert Neve Designs’ 5088 analogue mixing console,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

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    PSW Staff 04/16/15 07:17 AM,
    At NAB in Las Vegas, Sennheiser [Booth C2055] is introducing its AVX wireless microphone systems for video cameras. The compact AVX receiver plugs directly into the XLR of a camera, where it automatically pairs with the microphone and switches on when the camera does. The system automatically adjusts the correct audio levels and transmits using a specially protected link in the license-free 1.9 GHz range. “Whether you’re a journalist compiling a show report, a professional videographer filming a documentary or… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVMicrophoneRemoteStudioSystemWireless

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    PSW Staff 04/16/15 06:59 AM,
    Rocking gypsy folk troubadours Caravan of Thieves have a new album, “KISS KISS,” which relied heavily on large diaphragm tube condenser mics from Telefunken Elektroakustik.  “Once we got our hands on the ELA M 251E and the U47,” explained co-founder Fuzz Sangiovanni, “we hooked up an Apogee Mini Me into our Pro Tools rig with a Telefunken V276 mic pre, and wound up getting the best vocal sounds we have ever recorded.” Wife and co-founder Carrie Sangiovanni added, “Both our… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingMicrophoneStageStudio

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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    PSW Staff 04/15/15 09:00 AM,
    Harman’s Soundcraft and Shure announce a new collaboration that enables native monitoring and control of select Shure wireless systems on Soundcraft Vi Series digital consoles. The initial implementation is being showcased at Prolight + Sound, where the new Soundcraft Vi5000 and Vi7000 Digital Mixing Consoles support Shure’s ULX-D and QLX-D Digital Wireless Systems. With the introduction of the Vi5000 and Vi7000 Consoles comes the new extension to the Vi’s VM2 radio microphone status monitoring feature, with Shure’s digital wireless systems… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundAVConsolesDigitalMicrophoneMixerProcessorSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
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    Kevin Young 04/14/15 04:59 PM,
    Twenty years ago, Jazz at the Bistro launched in a former cafeteria in midtown St. Louis, and since then has been lauded by many as one of the premiere live jazz spots in the U.S. The venue is operated by Jazz St. Louis, a not-for-profit organization established after the closing of the Just Jazz program at the Hotel Majestic. The Jazz St. Louis mandate is straightforward: “Present jazz the way it’s meant to be experienced.” In service of that mandate,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogConsolesInstallationLoudspeakerMeasurementProcessorSignalSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 04/14/15 09:23 AM,
    Shure Incorporated unveiled its new BRH50M Premium Dual-Sided Broadcast Headset at the 2015 NAB show. The BRH50M introduces a modern design for on-camera use and sound quality, suitable for broadcast and media production professionals. The Shure BRH50M is constructed to meet the needs of professional users throughout the broadcast industry. “Designing an on-camera product is a bit of a balancing act,” said Matt Engstrom, category director for wired products at Shure. “Although on-camera aesthetic appeal is certainly a critical factor,… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringRemote

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    Jon Tidey 04/14/15 08:13 AM,
    This article is provided by Audio Geek Zine.   One of the challenges we face is creating lifelike music with a realistic three-dimensional soundstage. Recording direct with guitars and synthesizers, there is no interaction with the instrument and the room, the sound comes out of nowhere, and it can be a challenge mixing several of these disembodied performers into something that sounds real. Recorded music is an illusion—you can shape it however you want, and these tips should help. Room… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectMicrophoneProcessorSignalSoftwareStudio