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Articles Tagged Telefunken

  • 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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  • Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    PSW Staff 04/02/14 12:40 PM,
    Top producer/songwriter Mitch Allan—also an engineer and good at multitasking with a variety of artists such as Melissa Etheridge, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, and Selena Gomez—notes that his new microphone of choice is the Telefunken ELA M 251E. Allan acquired the ELA M 251E, handcrafted in America and a re-creation of the time-honored large-diaphragm tube microphone, at Vintage King in Los Angeles. “My first wow microphone was my vintage (AKG) C12,” he recalls. “I explained to Chris Bolitho at Vintage… View this story
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  • Thursday, March 27, 2014
    PSW Staff 03/27/14 02:18 PM,
    Popular rock band Umphrey’s McGee are touring with a wide assortment of Telefunken dynamic microphones for vocals and drums. “Keeping the drum kit out of a drummer’s vocal mic is difficult.,” says FOH mixer Chris Mitchell.  “The M81-SH offers great rejection while still sounding natural and strong.” Originally from South Bend, Indiana, the music of Umphrey’s McGee is often referred to as progressive improvisation or “Improg”. Although the band is part of the jam band scene, with ever-changing setlists, improvisation,… View this story
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  • Thursday, March 06, 2014
    PSW Staff 03/06/14 05:43 PM,
    Telefunken Elektroakustik microphones will be out in force at next week’s South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin. Telefunken has partnered with the Continental Club in Austin, which will have its entire main stage equipped with a variety of Tfunk mics, including the M80, M81 and M82 dynamics, in addition to DD5 dynamic drum sets. Telefunken also hosts its own open SXSW party at the Gallery @ the Continental Club on Thursday, March 13, from 6 pm to 8 pm, with… View this story
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  • Friday, January 17, 2014
    PSW Staff 01/17/14 04:08 PM,
    Telefunken Elektroakustik will be exhibiting at two locations for the first time at the upcoming Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, with the company presenting its entire product line of large diaphragm vacuum tube studio microphones and newly designed dynamic stage microphones. Studio microphones will be shown downstairs at the Anaheim Convention Center in Hall E at booth 1880, displaying the entire line of Diamond & R-F-T tube microphones including the ELA M 251E, C12, U47, AR-51, AK-47mkII, CU-29 and ELA… View this story
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  • Monday, December 09, 2013
    PSW Staff 12/09/13 08:31 AM,
    TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik has combined the three unique voices of its TEC Award-winning Dynamic Series microphone line and packaged them as the DD4 and DD5 Drum Microphone Sets for studio recording and live performance applications. Each microphone set consists of the M82 for kick drum, the M80-SHB for snare, and the M81-SH for toms. The DD4 and DD5 sets ship in heavy-duty, hard shell FC80 flight cases, and include multiple drum mounts (M782, M784, and M785) and a SGMC-5R five-meter XLR… View this story
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