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  • Friday, May 22, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/22/15 11:21 AM,
    Franklin Denham, minster of music at Highland Baptist Church in Meridian, Mississippi says, “Before we started using Earthworks podium microphones, there typically were problems in the congregation hearing the message clearly, especially when the orator spoke at the sides of the microphone, they would be unintelligible. To correct this problem, a few years ago we purchased an Earthworks FMR600 FlexMic podium microphone, which improved the clarity issue, and speaking at the sides of the microphone was no longer a problem.… View this post
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    James Cadwallader 05/22/15 08:02 AM,
    Everyone agrees with the idea that you point the microphone at what you want it to pick up. But there’s another side to the coin: pointing the mic away from what you don’t want. This perspective applies both for using a particular polar pattern to eliminate undesired pickup or miking unconventionally to find a desired sound. Take drum miking. Snare bleed in the hi-hat mic can blur the snare in the mix, especially for those drummers who know how to… View this post
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    PSW Staff 05/22/15 06:29 AM,
    Looking for a great position in pro audio? Seeking the most qualified candidates? It all starts with the ProSoundWeb Jobs Center.   CAD Audio has appointed Terry Dockrill as regional sales manager for the Eastern half of the United States. A 25-year veteran of the music industry, Dockrill has held successful sales positions at St. Louis Music and Korg, among others. Commenting on his appointment, Dockrill says. “I’m excited about the opportunity to be a part of CAD Audio. Their… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsBusinessManufacturerMicrophone

  • Thursday, May 21, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/21/15 07:18 AM,
    For several consecutive years, Audio-Technica has supported the Nashville Engineer Relief Fund (NERF) by serving as a sponsor of the annual AudioMasters Benefit Golf Tournament at Harpeth Hills Golf Course in Nashville. This year’s tournament just took place on May 14-15, with Audio-Technica hosting one of the course holes and competing as a foursome on Day 2, the “Sweetwater AudioMasters Studio Day,” focusing on the Recording Studio community. The yearly event – the primary fund-raiser benefiting NERF – has become… View this post
    Filed in: NewsEngineerManufacturerMicrophone

  • Wednesday, May 20, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/20/15 12:42 PM,
    During the production of the film, El Llano De La Paciencia, the audio crew faced some harsh environmental challenges that arose from shooting in the Atacama Desert. To help them capture dialogue and ambient sounds during the shoot, the team relied on DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4061 omnidirectional, d:dicate 4017B shotgun and d:dicate 4018C compact supercardioid microphones. El Llano De La Paciencia is the story of two old friends who reunite and travel to the Atacama Desert to dig up a… View this post
    Filed in: AVRecordingNewsAVManufacturerMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 05/20/15 09:19 AM,
    AKG by Harman announces a partnership with Guitar Center and their At: Guitar Center video series, giving musicians and fans the best sonic experience as they get an up-close-and-personal look at their favorite artists. Recorded with a variety of AKG microphones, the At: Guitar Center video series features exclusive interviews and intimate live performances from established and up-and-coming artists such as Iron and Wine, J Mascis, Jimmy Cliff, Alabama Shakes and We Are Scientists.  “We’re thrilled to partner with Guitar… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertEducationManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

  • Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/19/15 02:58 PM,
    Clockaudio introduces their latest addition, the C303-RF Tri-Element hanging microphone array. Designed for audio or video conferencing, the C303 offers consultants and designers a new option when specifying hanging microphones. This new product features three cardioid capsules covering a 360 degree pick up pattern. Each independent capsule is RF immune, will capture approximately 120 degrees and is optimized for speech intelligibility. The C303-RF is a non-proprietary microphone array, which makes it easy to install, and also compatible with all popular… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVInstallationManufacturerMicrophoneSystem

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    PSW Staff 05/19/15 02:15 PM,
    Neil Diamond is back on the road and is the first artist to perform with Harman’s new JBL Professional VTX V25-II line array loudspeakers. Sound Image is providing the live sound reinforcement for the tour, which is scheduled to extend through to the end of 2015. Crown I-Tech HD amplifiers are powering the system, while stage microphones come courtesy of AKG. While the system configuration sometimes changes for specific venues, the main system typically consists of 16 VTX V25-II line… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierAVConcertLine ArrayLoudspeakerMicrophonePowerProcessorSound ReinforcementStageSubwoofer

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    PSW Staff 05/19/15 11:50 AM,
    Audio-Technica announces expanded third-party compatibility for its ATND971 Dante-enabled cardioid condenser boundary microphone and the ATND8677 Dante-enabled microphone desk stand. The ATND971 and ATND8677 are now supported by Biamp Systems Tesira v2.3 software and Bose ControlSpace Designer software v4.3, in addition to the previously announced compatibility with Symetrix SymNet Composer v3.0.   Biamp Systems Tesira software v2.3 Biamp’s Tesira SERVER and SERVER-IO allow for networking flexibility through the integration of multiple protocols – AVB, CobraNet, and Dante – all within… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVDigitalEthernetManufacturerMicrophoneNetworkingSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 05/19/15 08:13 AM,
    Currently playing at Broadway’s beautifully restored Lyric Theatre in the heart of Times Square, On the Town tells the story of three wide-eyed sailors on a whirlwind musical tour of the city that never sleeps. To ensure that both vocal and instrumental performances are their very best, On the Town is mixed on an Aurus digital console with signal management handled by Nexus and Nexus Star routers from Berlin, Germany-based Salzbrenner StageTec Mediagroup. Yonkers, NY-based Sound Associates, a design /… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVDigitalEngineerEthernetMicrophoneNetworkingProcessorSound ReinforcementStageWireless