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  • Friday, June 12, 2015
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    PSW Staff 06/12/15 07:10 AM,
    Sound recordist Ottó Oláh has been in the movie business for more than 30 years, and has worked as a location sound recordist on more than 25 films internationally, including several blockbuster American and European films, as well as several television shows and commercials. He has come to rely upon the Lectrosonics SMb transmitters to help him meet the challenges of location sound work. According to Ottó, the duties of a production sound engineer in Hungary are challenging like everywhere… View this story
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  • Tuesday, June 02, 2015
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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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  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 11/25/14 10:13 AM,
    Rado Stefanov, sound mixer for Counting Cars, a spin-off of the popular Pawn Stars program, has taken a unique approach to reality show recording and sound mixing. Instead of using a traditional boom technique, he relies on DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4063 Omnidirectional Miniature Microphones for both talent and ambient sound recording. Airing on the History network, Counting Cars chronicles the daily activities of Danny “The Count” Koker and his team at Count’s Kustoms, a car and motorcycle restoration and customization… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, June 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/27/14 02:44 PM,
    Emmy Award-winning reality television singing competition The Voice has been a ratings juggernaut for NBC, with Season Six debuting at the end of February 2014 to an audience of nearly 16 million viewers. As the season moved into its final live performance phase in April at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, front-of-house mixer Andrew “Fletch” Fletcher selected the DiGiCo SD7 console as the best choice to optimize broadcast audio quality and manage the show’s large number of inputs and outputs.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/16/14 09:52 AM,
    George - Aris Anastassopoulos, one of the location sound engineers for Back2Back Productions’ Pedal to the Metal, is tasked with capturing the roar of the engine as the car passes the camera—challenging work with little margin for error. In order to accomplish it he relies on Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone technology from Lectrosonics. Anastassopoulos has been working in professional audio for better than fifteen years—starting as a recording engineer for classical and orchestral recordings in addition to handling live sound… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • Thursday, March 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/27/14 01:55 PM,
    Situated at the MediArena in Amsterdam, the new Endemol Sport studios have been equipped with two 42-fader Harman Studer Vista 5 digital mixing consoles as part of an innovative production design, involving three studios and three galleries on the same fiber backbone. The consoles were supplied by Heynen, Studer’s Dutch distributors, and installed by system integrator DutchView. These form the audio control of a sophisticated fit-out initiated by Eredivisie Media & Marketing to mark the start of the 2013-2014 Dutch… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalManufacturerStudio

  • Thursday, January 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/16/14 11:02 AM,
    The Arsenio Hall Show premiered in September 2013 and features a mix of comedy, music and celebrity guests, adding a new perspective to the late-night scene. Hosted by comedian and actor Arsenio Hall, the daily, one-hour nationally syndicated late-night talk show is anchored by the Tribune Broadcasting Station Group and produced by CBS Television Distribution. Peter Baird, the sound system designer as well as the music mixer for The Arsenio Hall Show, along with the production mixer, house and monitor… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, January 13, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/13/14 03:10 PM,
    Knowing “you’re only as good as your last successful project,” the location sound crew behind the scenes of “Oprah’s Next Chapter”—the immensely popular primetime television show on The Oprah Winfrey Network—relies on Digital Hybrid Wireless Technology from Lectrosonics. Chicago-based freelance location sound mixer Matt Vogel is one of the principal sound engineers on the program, and reports that Lectrosonics equipment is used extensively in the production of the show. “We use a lot of Lectrosonics gear to make the show… View this story
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  • Monday, September 16, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/16/13 08:06 AM,
    Housed in the music pavilion at Hilversum’s Media Park, United is a full service company, providing technical and creative support for various broadcast organizations on a national and international basis. Part of the Euro Media Group since 2007, their clients include Endemol Sports and various public broadcasters. Recently the company purchased a compact Harman Studer Vista 1 all-in-one console for use on the daily Koffietijd (Coffee Time) program, broadcast by popular commercial station, RTL4. The new 32-fader desk, which was… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Thursday, August 15, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/15/13 01:27 PM,
    The Danish docudrama “1864” is a docudrama about the war between Denmark and Germany that occurred in 1864. It is currently being filmed at various locations in the Czech Republic and Denmark. The 22m recording of “1864” will be the foundation for both a movie and a TV-series to be released in 2014 to mark the 150th anniversary of the war. Ministi Film and Martin Saabye Andersen (sound mixer) are spearheading the project.  Andersen decided to utilize transmitters and receivers… View this story
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