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Articles Tagged Microphones

  • Tuesday, June 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/09/15 09:50 AM,
    British singer-songwriter Olly Murs, the newly appointed X Factor co-presenter, recently completed a 26-date UK and Ireland arena tour with a Sennheiser microphone package. The tour played multiple nights in Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Dublin, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield, with additional shows in Leeds and Liverpool and a four-night run at London’s O2 Arena. “I’ve used Sennheiser vocal microphones on most things I’ve done over the last five years or so and have always had excellent results,” explains monitor… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, June 08, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/08/15 11:38 AM,
    When Tricorne Audio, was hired to completely renovate the audio systems in North Dakota’s legislative chambers last year, the existing sound system was 17 years old and the microphones in it dated back to the upgrade before that. Tricorne selected the Audio-Technica ES935SC6 cardioid condenser gooseneck microphones for the upgrade. As part of the system re-design, Tricorne needed to choose a new microphone that would be easy for legislators to use, with a user-accessible mute switch; have excellent sound and… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerInstallationManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementSystem

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    PSW Staff 06/08/15 07:40 AM,
    Revolabs announces that it will showcase its complete UC product line and Executive Elite four- and eight-channel wireless microphone system at Interop London 2015. Held at the ExCeL Arena from June 16-18, the tradeshow will provide participants with a wide range of IT innovations, speaking sessions, and educational events. For small environments, the Revolabs FLX UC 500 USB conference phone provides PC communication applications during meetings and online collaboration via tweeter and mid-woofer elements, four microphones, and a wide frequency… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsInstallationManufacturerMicrophoneMonitoringNetworkingSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Friday, June 05, 2015
    Ken Lewis 06/05/15 07:18 AM,
    PSW Top 20 presented by Renkus-Heinz   When it comes to layering guitars, it may be hard to believe, but often times, less is more — really. I frequently receive songs to mix that have quadruple tracked guitars (or more) that don’t sound any bigger than the double tracks, which, incidentally, don’t sound very good to begin with. I’m going to give you some tips on how I build bigger and better guitar parts in my productions through layering. Change… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureNewsStudy HallEducationEngineerMicrophoneProcessorStudio

  • Thursday, June 04, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/04/15 01:44 PM,
    DPA Microphones is showcasing its new TSM4001 tabletop shock mount for its d:screet and d:dicate podium microphones at InfoComm 2015 (Booth 326). In addition to the mounts, the company will also present its d:dicate Series MMP-F Modular Active Boom podium mic solution, along with the d:fine 66 and d:fine 88 miniature headset microphones.  DPA’s new TSM4001 tabletop shock mount complements the existing podium mic products. The mount features vertical softness that absorbs handling vibrations, while horizontal movements are controlled to… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationManufacturerMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

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    Craig Leerman 06/04/15 08:30 AM,
    Many of us spend a lot of time obsessing about the sound of kick drums and guitar amps. We audition different microphones with the lead vocalist during sound check, then spend tons of time getting the mic and effects dialed in for the show. But unfortunately, when it comes to background vocals (BGV), we’re too often content to simply put go-to ball mics on stands, roll off everything under 100 Hz, EQ out anything that starts to squeal, and move… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConcertInterconnectLoudspeakerMicrophoneMonitoringProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, June 03, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/03/15 08:44 AM,
    At a time when Country music seems to be all over the map stylistically, the McCullough Girls are the real deal. Hailing from Stratford, Ontario, Canada, Deborah— going by the stage name Roni Sommers—and her daughter Callie combine to deliver a compelling blend of bluegrass, folk, and Americana. To help ensure the best possible audio quality during their performances, ISOMAX Headset microphones and Type 10 DI’s from Menlo Park, CA-based Countryman Associates are a regular part of the band’s equipment… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerMicrophoneProcessorSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, June 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/02/15 01:31 PM,
    Sight N Sound Design, a Canadian audio visual consulting, design and project management group, has installed seven Lectrosonics ASPEN Series audio processers to manage an extensive voice lift and headphone monitoring system at Ontario’s Provincial Emergency Operations Centre (PEOC). The emergency management command center, located within Toronto’s new $497 million Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex (FSCC), is initially being deployed for the Pan American Games—the world’s third largest international multi-sport competition—in summer 2015. Designed to provide centralized coordination of the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationMicrophoneMonitoringSystem

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    PSW Staff 06/02/15 01:17 PM,
    Recording studio engineer Robert Root has recorded artists like The Killers and their solo albums, Imagine Dragons, Motley Crue, BB King, and Elton John. Since 2008, Root has recorded all of The Killers albums at Battle Born Studios in Las Vegas. Battle Born Studios is equipped with Earthworks ZDT Zero Distortion Technology Preamplifiers, as well as a myriad of Earthworks omni and cardioid microphones, which Root has been recording with since becoming the studio’s chief engineer in 2008. Root explains… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneProcessorStudio

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    PSW Staff 06/02/15 07:06 AM,
    Sábado Gigante is a Spanish-language television program broadcast by Univision and hosted by Chilean TV star, Don Francisco. The show currently filming its final season after 53 years on the air, making it the longest-running variety series in history. To capture the skits, interviews, competitions and live performances of the program’s conclusive season, the sound team has selected DPA microphones’d:screet 4061 omnidirectional miniature, d:fine 4066 omnidirectional headset and d:facto vocal microphones.  “I was introduced to DPA Microphones over 20 years… View this story
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