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Articles Tagged Microphones

  • Thursday, November 12, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/12/15 09:11 AM,
    BackCountry Jazz is a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging the creative spirit, encouraging self-expression and stimulating academic performance of underserved youth in Bridgeport, Connecticut through high-quality music programs. With a recent push to advance its music education program, the association was looking for a way to provide professional quality microphones to its students. Turning to DPA Microphones, the organization’s founder and internationally renowned tenor saxophonist Bennie Wallace selected the d:vote 4099 instrument microphones for a critical mission - BackCountry Jazz’s… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/11/15 03:33 PM,
    TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik has partnered with Dysonics for the 8-capsule, 360-degree microphone array for immersive audio and VR capture. Using the Samsung Gear platform, the system features a solution that combine 360° motion-tracked audio with 360° video. Dysonics has produced demos based on captures of various locations around San Francisco and has been called “the future of sound technology” by Gizmodo. In recent months, the San Francisco startup has worked with Virgin America, Delta and major Hollywood studios to bring air… View this story
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    PSW Staff 11/11/15 11:34 AM,
    Shure Incorporated announces that president and chief executive officer Santo (Sandy) LaMantia intends to retire, effective July 1, 2016. As part of a planned succession, he and Mrs. Rose L. Shure, Chairman, will appoint current executive vice president of Global Operations, Marketing, and Sales and chief operating officer Christine (Chris) Schyvinck to succeed him as president and CEO. On Jan. 1, 2016, Schyvinck will take on the added title of president, and will serve in this role until her appointment… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophone

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    M. Erik Matlock 11/11/15 11:13 AM,
    Riley Vasquez has deep roots in the music business and production work. The grandson of Bill Hardin, founder of Bill Hardin Music stores, he grew up in Georgia surrounded by instruments, gear and musicians, and with a foundation in church production, he quickly learned the ropes and discovered a passion for mixing live shows at front of house. After graduating from Middle Tennessee State in 2011, Vasquez quickly established himself as a tour manager and engineer for the likes of… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallBusinessConsolesEducationEngineerMicrophoneProcessorSound Reinforcement

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    Bruce Swedien 11/11/15 07:17 AM,
    This excerpt is the first in a series from Bruce Swedien’s book Make Mine Music by Hal Leonard Microphone Design Technology And Microphone Technique Along with this development of a more live sound and hi-fi in the popular recorded music of the early 1950’s, a great deal of experimentation and improvement in microphone placement and technique was going on at the same time. Much energy and effort were put into the development of innovative microphone design. American microphone design technology… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureProductionAudioAnalogEducationMicrophoneStudio

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015
    Ike Zimbel 11/10/15 11:25 AM,
    It’s 9 am and I’ve just tumbled off the bus into today’s venue, a.k.a., “The Naming Rights Arena,” another stop on the five-month, 59-city Rock This Country tour by Shania Twain that I’m working with VER Tour Sound. The first hour is spent helping the rest of the audio crew as we tip the first of two trailers (mostly PA). About an hour later, the second trailer is empty as well, and I’m able get to focus on my “real”… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConcertEngineerMeasurementMicrophoneSoftwareSound ReinforcementTechnicianWireless

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    PSW Staff 11/10/15 09:16 AM,
    Shure announces that they have named Livella Brand Group as its sales representative for the Central Region of the United States. Livella Brand Group, a new rep firm located in Gardner, KS, will manage sales for the complete Shure line of professional audio products to dealers and systems integrators in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Southern Illinois. “We searched high and low for the best representation in this territory and are very excited to work with this creative and promising… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophone

  • Monday, November 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/09/15 02:33 PM,
    During Pope Francis’s recent visit to the United States, Beltsville, Maryland-based RCI Systems provided sound for the Pope’s midday prayer service, which was telecast from inside St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. on September 23rd. Bob Capotosto, systems design engineer for RCI Systems, was the project manager for providing sound for the midday prayer service. RCI Systems provided the audio feed for NBC, who televised the event, using Earthworks FM500 podium microphones. “For this event we used three Earthworks FM500… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 11/09/15 02:00 PM,
    As the city’s main stage for operetta, opera, musicals and ballet, Vienna’s Volksoper is an incredibly busy theatre with some 300 performances of around 35 different productions staged every year between September and June. Delivering such a high volume of performances requires a great deal of effort from everyone involved, especially the sound department, who turn to DPA Microphones to meet such a strenuous demand. “To cope with such an intense workload, our sound equipment has to be flexible, durable… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAVConcertEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    11/09/15 09:47 AM,
    Sound supervisor Daniel S. McCoy CAS, owner and operator of ToneMesa, a Los Angeles-based location and post-production audio company, was recently asked to lend his ear to mix a new CMT reality show featuring American Idol contestant turned country star Kellie Pickler. He seized the opportunity and integrated DPA Microphones, Sound Devices and Wisycom into the production. The new reality TV show, I Love Kellie Pickler, focuses on Pickler’s personal life with her husband, Nashville songwriter Kyle Jacobs. Produced by… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneMixerMonitoringRemoteWireless