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Articles Tagged Telefunken

  • Wednesday, July 29, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/29/15 01:30 PM,
    Producer, songwriter and studio owner Matty Amendola assembled a diverse collection of TELEFUNKEN microphones for the debut album from Katie Lee. “The AK-47 tube mic and the M80 dynamic were the only vocal mics on the record,” commented Amendola.  “I used the DD5 drum package on my kit, and I also used the AK-47 as a room mic for drums and piano, and on acoustic guitars.” Besides handling all of the production, co-writing, and core instrumentation, Amendola brought in Grammy… View this story
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  • Thursday, April 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/09/15 02:45 PM,
    The new M60 FET (Field Effect Transistor) small diaphragm microphone from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik is making its Prolight + Sound debut at the upcoming show in Frankfurt, hall 5.1, booth E51. Telefunken’s first non-vacuum tube, FET-based solid-state condenser mic, it utilizes a proprietary circuit topology. This re-interpretation of the classic FET mic amplifier produces an exceptional transient response and SPL handling capabilities. Carefully selected and tested components are hand-plugged into gold-plated circuit board traces to provide an clean true Class A… View this story
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  • Friday, February 27, 2015
    PSW Staff 02/27/15 08:52 AM,
    Eclectic New Orleans funk band Galactic utilizes a variety of microphones from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik for stage and studio work. Blending funk and jazz with other genres, Galactic tours widely in support of their albums and often features such guest artists as Corey Glover, lead vocalist for Living Colour. Galactic front of house engineer Ryan Jones states, “Telekunken’s M80 dynamic is an extremely versatile transducer.  It sounds great on anything I put in front of it, but I especially love using… View this story
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  • Monday, January 19, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/19/15 06:28 AM,
    TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik is debuting three new models in its line of Black Diamond Vacuum Tubes at the upcoming 2015 NAMM Show in Anaheim (booths 6721 and 1878). TELEFUNKEN vacuum tubes have been utilized in audio applications, both production and reproduction, for many decades, and this history continues with the introduction of these new production tubes, in partnership with JJ Tubes from the Carpathian Mountains of Cadca in Slovakia. Each tube is measured for all critical parameters of performance, including transconductance,… View this story
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  • Thursday, January 08, 2015
    PSW Staff 01/08/15 01:57 PM,
    Exhibited for the first time at Winter NAMM, the newly designed M60 FET (Field Effect Transistor) small-diaphragm microphone is TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik’s first non-vacuum tube, FET-based solid-state condenser microphone. (NAMM hall E, booth 1878 and hall A, booth 6721.) Utilizing a unique proprietary circuit topology, this re-interpretation of the classic FET mic amplifier produces an exceptional transient response and SPL handling capabilities. Carefully selected and tested components are hand-plugged into gold-plated circuit board traces to provide a clean, true Class A… View this story
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  • Friday, October 31, 2014
    PSW Staff 10/31/14 05:15 AM,
    Brooklyn-based band Rubblebucket has completed its new album “Survival Sounds,” utilizing two large diaphragm tube mics from Telefunken: the AK-47 MkII and the CU-29 Copperhead. Lead singer and saxophonist Kalmia Traver says, “We used the CU-29 and AK-47 for horns and vocals all over our new record. When I first tried the Copperhead I instantly fell in love with how my voice sounded with that hot Telefunken tube—sometimes I just practice and do vocal exercises with it just for the… View this story
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  • Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/13/14 07:25 AM,
    TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik has introduced new THP-29 Extreme Isolation headphones, designed for both studio and live sound environments. The new headphones are designed to protect eardrums from damage while improving the recording, performing and listening experience. They incorporate high-fidelity, high-input 40 mm drivers with proprietary TruSound Tonal Accuracy, joined by 29 dB of natural passive isolation. Suggested applications include live mixers who need to block out monitor loudspeakers, drummers who need to be able to hear the mix without setting their… View this story
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  • Monday, June 16, 2014
    PSW Staff 06/16/14 08:01 AM,
    Telefunken Elektroakustik is introducing the M82 dynamic cardioid microphone at InfoComm 2014, the company’s debut at the show (booth C11445). Following the same design approach as Telefunken’s other popular Dynamic Series microphones, the M82 was created to provide an alternative to familiar large diaphragm dynamic microphones. Hand-assembled and tested in the company facility in Connecticut, the M82 has a large 35 mm diaphragm with very good low frequency capabilities. The M82 is an end-address microphone, meaning that the top portion… View this story
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  • Tuesday, May 06, 2014
    PSW Staff 05/06/14 12:23 PM,
    Hudson Street Sound studio co-owner Noel White is utilizing Telefunken microphones for his recording sessions as well as for live sound reinforcement, where he works as a popular drum tech and in-ear monitor mixer.  White’s mic lineup includes a matched pair of AR-51 large diaphragm condenser mics, four small diaphragm M-260 mics, and an array of dynamic microphones, including the new Telefunken DD5 drum mic package. “In this digital age, we have to deal with a top end that can… View this story
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  • Monday, April 14, 2014
    PSW Staff 04/14/14 10:57 AM,
    New Zealand’s hit alternative rock band The Naked and Famous is touring the world with their Telefunken M81 dynamic microphones.  Following their performance at the Coachella Festival in April, the band tours Australia before returning to the States in May and June. “We discovered the Telefunken M81 while rehearsing at Bedrock Studios in LA,” recalled Aaron Short, who plays keyboards in the band.  “The big challenge on stage is getting the right rejection from the mic. We’re very loud onstage… View this story
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