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  • 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
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, February 05, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/05/14 01:45 PM,
    Clear-Com has revamped the wireless setup at New York City’s prestigious Juilliard School. The school installed three Tempest900 digital wireless intercoms in its production department and one additional system in its recording department. The two-channel Tempest systems provide coverage within each of the facility’s three performances spaces, operating independently of one another without signal interference. Previously, only one Julliard theater, the Peter Jay Sharp Theater, had a wireless communications system with wired Clear-Com being used in the other production venues.… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsConcertSound ReinforcementStageTechnicianWireless

  • Monday, February 03, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/03/14 09:37 AM,
    When Atlanta, GA-based Production Sound Mixer Whit Norris, CAS, was tasked with capturing location sound for “Anchorman 2 The Legend Continues” he utilized Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics. With a pedigree that spans twenty-five years, Norris’ background encompasses industrials, documentaries, commercials, independent films, and episodic television in addition to his work on feature films. For Anchorman 2 The Legend Continues, Norris used a sizeable amount of Lectrosonics gear, including six SMQV and four SMa Super-Miniature transmitters, and two UM400… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • 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
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneRemoteStageStudioWireless

  • Monday, January 06, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/06/14 10:13 AM,
    Revolabshas named Midwich as a new UK distributor for the company’s wireless audio systems for unified communications. Through its RW Salt audio division, the Midwich Group will offer Revolabs’ full line of plug-and-play, desktop, and wireless unified communications products to its network of partners in a wide range of vertical markets, including education, corporate, finance, and healthcare. “Partnering with the Midwich Group is an important milestone in our UK distribution strategy. Midwich is perfectly positioned to help us reach new… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsBusinessInstallationMicrophoneWireless