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Articles Tagged Telefunken

  • Thursday, December 01, 2016
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    PSW Staff 12/01/16 09:41 AM,
    Telefunken microphones are on Justin Bieber’s “Purpose World Tour” in support of his fourth studio album “Purpose.” “We’re using Telefunken microphones on all of the live instruments,” explains Bieber’s front of house engineer Ken “Pooch” Van Druten. “We have two different drum kits, one that Justin plays, and we use Telefunken dynamic M82’s for the kick drums, and M80’s on all snares top and bottom, and there are three snare drums in the main drum kit. We use Telefunken condenser… View this story
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  • Monday, November 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 11/21/16 10:26 AM,
    Telefunken Elektroakustik, headquartered in Connecticut, is shipping all of its Diamond Series large diaphragm condenser microphones with Sommer Cable especially designed in Germany for tube microphones. Telefunken offers historic recreations of classic microphones in a product line that blends vintage style and sound with the reliability of a modern-day microphone. The Diamond Series microphones offer meticulous reproductions of classic vintage microphones, including the ELA M 251, U47, and C12, recreated to exacting details to the originals. Telefunken’s U47 and U48… View this story
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  • Monday, September 26, 2016
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    PSW Staff 09/26/16 11:33 AM,
    TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik is introducing four new direct boxes at AES, including mono and dual models of both active FET and passive designs. The TELEFUNKEN TDA-1 (mono) and TDA-2 (dual) are newly designed active FET direct boxes that employ discrete Class-A FET circuitry coupled with transformer that provides balance between high headroom performance and saturated tone. The TD-1 (mono) and TD-2 (dual) are new passive transformer direct box designs that combine quality components with a rugged construction to create a reliable… View this story
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  • Tuesday, August 09, 2016
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    PSW Staff 08/09/16 10:50 AM,
    Don Gunn is an enterprising recording/mixing engineer, producer, drummer, and programmer, based in Seattle. With credits that include Soundgarden, Peter Frampton, Death Cab for Cutie, and scores of others, Gunn relies heavily on his dynamic and condenser TELEFUNKEN microphones. “The core of my drum sound starts with an M80 dynamic on the snare, an M82 in the kick drum, and a pair of CU-29 Copperheads for overheads,” Gunn explains. “This gives me the foundation for a larger-than-life sounding drum kit.”… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, July 08, 2016
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    PSW Staff 07/08/16 06:53 AM,
    Ghostlight Records has released the original cast recording of “Bright Star,” the Broadway musical from Grammy and Emmy Award winner Steve Martin and Grammy winning singer/songwriter Edie Brickell. The album was produced by multi-Grammy Award-winning Peter Asher, and recorded by engineer Nathaniel Kunkel at New York’s MSR Studios using microphones from TELEFUNKEN. Inspired by a real event, this “unabashedly romantic” (The New York Times) original musical tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/16/16 03:08 PM,
    13-year-old Juliana Wilson will be performing at this year’s Summer NAMM “She Rocks” showcase. Wilson has been developing her unique musical style for two years with producer Matty Amendola of 825 Records and his TELEFUNKEN AK-47 MkII large diaphragm tube microphone. “In 2014 I was given a song and immediately put in a room and asked to sing into a bunch of different microphones,” Wilson explains. “As nervous as I was, I felt relieved the second I heard my voice… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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    PSW Staff 05/24/16 11:04 AM,
    Songwriter, guitarist, producer, and composer Blake Mills recently acquired a sizeable stash of microphones from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik. The company, with headquarters in South Windsor, CT, has for 15 years been making faithful reproductions of classic microphones from the past. TELEFUNKEN also designs new microphones that combine the best of old technology with recently developed advances in circuitry and microphone components. While on tour with his band, Mills stopped in at the TELEFUNKEN factory and research lab. “It was my first… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

  • Friday, March 25, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/25/16 06:24 AM,
    Indie band Death Cab For Cutie has embraced TELEFUNKEN microphones for both their recordings and their worldwide touring. Death Cab’s North American tour kicked off March 23 in Toronto, Canada. DCFC drummer Jason McGerr commented, “Telefunken is making incredible microphones these days. I’ve been using a pair of M60 FET’s as my overheads, M80-SH on snare, M81-SH on toms, with an M82 on the kick. The live kit has never sounded better to my ears, both behind the drums and… View this story
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  • Monday, March 14, 2016
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    PSW Staff 03/14/16 01:02 PM,
    TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik has expanded its Stage Series line of microphone cables. Alongside the popular microphone line, the new cables are being introduced March 17, 18, and 19 at the SXSW Gear Expo, Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 4, Level 1. Open to all registrants, showcasing artists and the general public, the Expo has become the key destination for musicians, buyers, gear and tech aficionados at SXSW. Three new cable lengths are now available, including 1m, 2m and 5m cables: SGMC-1,… View this story
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  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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    PSW Staff 02/24/16 01:18 PM,
    Producer Jim Kaufman is cranking out the hits, thanks in part to a choice Vintage King gear collection in his SoCal studio. “I love Vintage King,” says Kaufman, “I’m on their website every day, because I’m a total gear nerd. I’ve been working with Chris Bolitho for years and also Navon Weisberg, who I grew up with. We’ve known each other since I was 10 or 11, and he’s the best. I love him as a friend and as my… View this story
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