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Articles Tagged Wireless

  • Monday, March 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/24/14 11:07 AM,
    Justin Timberlake has again selected Montreal’s Solotech as the audio provider for his “20/20 Experience” world tour. To ensure the tour’s success, the sound company has in turn designated Shure as its primary wireless supplier. The 2014 tour, which began in January, is currently in its second leg with dates across North America. Solotech RF Technician Éric Marchand is currently on the road with the band. “I’ve been working as a touring wireless specialist for the last six years,” he… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageTechnicianWireless

  • Friday, March 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/21/14 11:01 AM,
    The Don Juans, loosely based on the opera Don Giovanni, is a comedy about sex and love and infidelity by Oscar-winning Czech director Jiri Menzel. Both location and post production audio was handled by Radim Hladík who relied heavily upon Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless technology. Based in Prague, Radim Hladík is a location sound engineer, sound editor, mixer, and sound designer. He was tasked with a myriad of audio production responsibilities on The Don Juans, including ADR, Foley, sound design,… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/18/14 11:21 AM,
    Fran Healey, the lead singer of U.K. band Travis, and Marti Pellow, the lead singer of Wet Wet Wet, are the latest in the growing list of vocalists to switch to DPA d:facto vocal microphones. In both cases, the artists made the change on the recommendation of their live sound engineer, Tom Wiggans. “I have no problem recommending DPA’s new d:facto microphone because I’m so impressed with the results it has delivered for Fran and Marti – and for Dougie… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/26/14 01:54 PM,
    Lady Antebellum continue to build on their success with seven GRAMMY Awards, platinum-certified sales and their Take Me Downtown Tour, which stops at nearly 80 cities across North America. The Nashville-based trio insists on the best possible audio in all its live performances and officially endorsed Sennheiser since 2008. Most recently, Lady Antebellum has integrated Sennheiser’s Digital 9000 wireless system into their live touring rig, enabling the band to deliver pristine wireless sound to audiences at every performance. Lady Antebellum’s… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Friday, February 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/21/14 07:36 AM,
    The 125th Rose Parade was an unrivaled New Year’s Day celebration, featuring floral floats, spirited marching bands, and high-stepping equestrian units along a five-and-a-half mile route down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, Calif. Once known as a quaint, horse-drawn parade, the Tournament of Roses is now watched by a crowd of 700,000 people in attendance and millions of television viewers across 200 countries. To support this year’s high-profile broadcast, Ron “Elvis” Stephan, technical director for the Rose Parade’s opening and closing… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Monday, February 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/17/14 04:17 PM,
    Directed by Jonathan Glazer, the film Under the Skin is a science fiction thriller starring Scarlett Johansson. Part road movie, part science fiction, it’s a film about seeing our world through alien eyes. While the visuals are certainly haunting, the audio really adds to the suspense— much to the credit of the Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone technology Lectrosonics. Nigel Albermaniche served as the film’s production sound mixer. With over 50 feature films to his credit, Albermaniche certainly knows the ins… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneWireless

  • Friday, February 14, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/14/14 10:57 AM,
    The stars aligned during Super Bowl XLVIII on the evening of February 2 as Bruno Mars delivered an unforgettable halftime performance to a record-breaking broadcast audience of 115.3 million viewers – the largest in Super Bowl history. For the duration of the performance, Bruno Mars sang through his Sennheiser SKM 5200 handheld transmitter, coupled with an MD 5235 dynamic microphone capsule, ensuring crisp and detailed sound for millions of fans around the world. Working alongside veteran production provider ATK Audiotek,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/11/14 02:41 PM,
    To produce more than 1,100 events over the course of a year, Jonathan Sage—who leads the Audio and Event Services area of the Media Technology Services department at Boston College—needs an inventory stocked with professional audio equipment that is easy to move around campus and is extremely versatile. Whether preparing for one of the university’s high-profile speaking engagements—which have featured a wide range of guests including then-Senator Barack Obama, Boston Mayor, Marty Walsh, actress Amy Poehler and poet Maya Angelou,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, February 10, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/10/14 04:16 PM,
    Opened in 1998, The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Center is part of the Park City School District, Park City, Utah. The venue serves as the anchor facility of the renowned Sundance Film Festival and is host to a wide range of student and professional cultural events. With the facility’s diverse program schedule, wireless microphone technology is integral to many of the performances that take place here. Recently the venue invested in Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless technology to ensure… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 02/10/14 12:45 PM,
    DPA Microphones has unveiled new grids with gold and nickel finish for the d:facto vocal microphone. The new grids are available as accessories to existing systems and can be purchased as metal grids only or as total solutions with foam and pop screen. Additionally, the nickel option matches the finish available on the Sennheiser 2000, 5200 and 9000 wireless mic systems and comes complete with corresponding adapters. “We are very excited to present the new gold and nickel d:facto grids… View this story
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