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Articles Tagged Microphones

  • Wednesday, May 13, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/13/15 07:41 AM,
    Al McKay and his band, the Al McKay Allstars, are traveling the world, performing with a collection of DPA Microphones’ d:facto vocal and d:vote 4099 instrument mics. Selected by the group’s longtime front of house engineer, John A. Baker, the mics suit the funky style of music the group performs. A five-time Grammy Award-winner, Al McKay is a guitarist, songwriter and producer. Best known as former lead guitarist for the American funk band Earth, Wind & Fire, McKay has writer… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, May 08, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/08/15 10:36 AM,
    Kaltman Creations has announced the RF-ResQ (Receiver Enhancement System), an antenna signal processor designed to help with the RF congestion and “spectrum squeeze” issues that have plagued the pro audio industry in recent years.  “We secured the rights and ownership to advanced filtering technology that was previously used in military, nuclear plant and critical data communications,” states Kaltman Creations president Mark L. Kaltman, “and adapted it for the UHF bands used in pro audio wireless.” Housed in a rugged single-rack… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVMicrophoneRemoteSignalSound ReinforcementStageStudioSystemWireless

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    PSW Staff 05/08/15 06:55 AM,
    The musical The Visit made the journey from the Williamstown Theater Festival to the bright lights of Broadway on April 23. Sound Designer Dan Moses Schreier collaborated with Masque Sound, theatrical sound reinforcement, installation and design company. Together, the two worked on a custom audio equipment package that would help the production work at New York’s historic Lyceum Theatre. “There was enormous pressure in Williamstown to make sure the show was seamless, as we knew the potential to move to… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVDigitalLine ArrayLoudspeakerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudioSubwooferWireless

  • Thursday, May 07, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/07/15 12:50 PM,
    Looking for a solution that would allow them to more easily mic pastors and performers of all statures, the audio team at Christian Church of Clarendon Hills (CCCH) recently turned to DPA Microphones’ d:screet necklace microphone. This marks the first known house of worship application for the company’s latest miniature mic, which recently won a TEC Award. In addition to its regular services, the church lends its auditorium to local schools for concerts and events, so the audio team also… View this story
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsAVManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 05/07/15 11:59 AM,
    Lectrosonics caught up with Matt Bacon on the set of the successful Great British Menu TV show, produced by Optomen for the BBC. Since 2005 Matt has been working as a freelance sound supervisor and sound recordist on television dramas, reality shows and documentaries as well as a variety of entertainment productions, including all ten series of Great British Menu. The show is a prime time cooking contest in which the nation’s top chefs compete for the chance of cooking… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneRemoteStudioWireless

  • wireless systems
    Craig Leerman 05/07/15 09:22 AM,
    Wireless systems are a key component in almost every facet of live entertainment production, especially concerts and corporate meetings and events. The demand continues to increase as the supply of available bandwidth is both shrinking and becoming more congested. As a result, pre-planning and wireless frequency coordination are becoming more important, particularly as the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is preparing to sell off more of the UHF spectrum where the majority of wireless microphones and monitoring systems operate (currently 470-698… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallMeasurementMicrophoneSignalSoftwareSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 05/07/15 07:55 AM,
    Looking for a great position in pro audio? Seeking the most qualified candidates? It all starts with the ProSoundWeb Jobs Center.   Mojave Audio, founded by David Royer (known for his work with ribbon microphones) announces the appointment of Kevin Parker to the position director of sales. With a background that encompasses sales management, marketing, strategic market development, artist relations, and retail aspects of professional audio and MI, Parker’s experience makes him an ideal choice for his new position with… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessMicrophone

  • Wednesday, May 06, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/06/15 03:35 PM,
    Audio-Technica has posted the latest videos in its series exploring different aspects of mic technique, mic placement and more. Utilizing some of Audio-Technica’s most popular products – including 40 Series, Artist Elite, 20 Series and others – these videos illustrate various tips and tricks for capturing audio in real-world applications. Specifically, the new installment of 10 videos focuses on microphone recording basics for various instruments including banjo, brass instruments, dobro, mandolin, organ, piano, saxophone, small ensembles, stereo techniques, strings and… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsStudy HallTrainingAVEducationManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/05/15 12:18 PM,
    When veteran sound mixer Christopher Brown finds himself on the edge of steep cliffs, with one chance to capture audio despite harsh elements, he relies on Sound Devices line of mixer/recorders.  With more than 23 years of experience, he has traveled to many remote places such as the jungles of Papua New Guinea, the desert of Timbuktu in Mali, Africa and the Galapagos Islands. For years, his gear bag held a separate 442 field mixer and the 744T four-channel audio… View this story
    Filed in: AVRecordingNewsAVDigitalMicrophoneMixerRemoteTechnicianWireless

  • Monday, May 04, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/04/15 12:26 PM,
    Vaddio announces the release of the AV Bridge MATRIX PRO – a full AV Room solution for USB/IP-based applications. Based on Vaddio’s AV Bridge and EasyUSB Technology, the AV Bridge MATRIX PRO adds audio and video mixing functionality of multiple AV sources directly to your PC for any UC application (Skype, WebEx, etc.). The AV Bridge MATRIX PRO is designed for simplified AV from cabling to control in applications such as a distance education classroom, House of Worship, large meeting… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsInterconnectNetworkingStudio

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