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  • Friday, June 24, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/24/16 07:12 AM,
    The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences recently hosted Blue Microphones during a training clinic on proper microphone techniques and placement during recording sessions for the school’s students at its Gilbert, Ariz. campus. “We joined a class being led by CRAS instructors Mike Jones and Tony Nunes,” explained Blue Regional Sales manager Ben Thompkins, who has been with Blue for more than seven years. “Specifically, we worked with the students on mic placement and choosing what mics would be good… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationManufacturerMicrophoneStudio

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    Karl Winkler 06/24/16 06:19 AM,
    Our friend Karl Winkler of Lectrosonics came up with these microphone inspired “Twenty Questions” quiz. Click on the box below each question for its respective answer. In addition, we’ve provided all answers at the end of the quiz. Good luck!   1.) Which has more overall rejection: cardioid or figure 8?   A.) Cardioid.   B.) Figure 8.   C.) They’re about the same.   D.) Omni has more rejection.   2.) Why would you choose a cardioid over a… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureProductionAudioMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/22/16 01:01 PM,
    On Tuesday, July 19, 2016, DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics, Sound Devices, and K-Tek, will host The Sound Summit Toronto at The Church on the Queensway in Toronto. This event is part of The Sound Summit series of informal networking and educational presentations for audio professionals. Together they gather, collaborate, and discuss their techniques and tools for capturing high-quality audio. This summit will mark the first international location in the series of events; past cities include New York, Chicago, Atlanta and Orlando.… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEducationManufacturerMicrophoneMixerWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/22/16 11:44 AM,
    A discussion that began in the REP Recording Forum here on ProSoundWeb that’s packed with relevant/useful points and references. Question by kifaru I’ve been brought a song to record that has a part in it that requires a chorus to sing part of it. The performer told me that what he had in mind for the part was a sound like the choral parts in Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen. I’m really not sure how to achieve this sound and the… View this post
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    PSW Staff 06/22/16 07:27 AM,
    When the New York Theatre Workshop’s new production, Hadestown recently opened, Tony Award-winning sound designer Robert Kaplowitz selected a custom audio equipment package from Masque Sound. With Hadestown, singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and two-time Obie Award-winning director Rachel Chavkin transform Mitchell’s concept album into a new work for the stage. This folk opera follows Orpheus’ mythical quest to overcome Hades and regain the favor of his one true love, Eurydice. Together they travel from wide open plains where love and music… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConsolesDigitalLine ArrayLoudspeakerMicrophoneProcessorSoftwareSound ReinforcementSubwooferWireless

  • Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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    PSW Staff 06/21/16 01:27 PM,
    When the City of Beaumont, Texas was looking to upgrade their City Council Chambers for local sound reinforcement, live streaming and recording for archiving, they turned to MSC Systems which recommended Earthworks microphones.. Key requirements for the system upgrade were clarity and off-axis response for instances when council members and citizens didn’t speak directly into the microphone, which was replacing existing gooseneck microphones. The client also wanted the microphones to have an LED light ring that would serve as a… View this post
    Filed in: AVAVInstallationMicrophoneSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 06/21/16 01:10 PM,
    Audio-Technica has recognized Riverdale, New Jersey-based On the Road Marketing with its Samurai Award for the 2015/2016 fiscal year, for its Upstate New York territory. The award was presented to Mark Meding On the Road Marketing principal, and Tim Chamberlain On the Road Marketing senior account manager, Upstate New York, by Philip Cajka, Audio-Technica president & C.E.O., and Andrew Pernetti, Audio-Technica territory manager, Professional Markets. On the Road was recognized for exceptional representation of Audio-Technica’s complete line of professional audio… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 06/21/16 09:19 AM,
    Revolabs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation, announces that its FLX UC 500 USB conference phone is fully integrated and interoperable with Google Chrome devices for meetings, a video conferencing system that lets colleagues connect and collaborate, no matter where they are located. The integrated solution ensures that calling functions such as answer, hang up, volume control, and mute are all synchronized between Chrome OS, Chrome devices for meetings, and the FLX UC 500 conference phone. As a premium… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVLoudspeakerManufacturerMicrophone

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    PSW Staff 06/21/16 06:54 AM,
    Front of house engineer Gabriel Fajardo takes pride in providing his artists with pristine and natural vocal sounds. When Grammy award-winning reggaeton artist Nicky Jam takes the stage to sold-out crowds across the world, Fajardo relies on the d:facto handheld microphone from DPA Microphones. Fajardo’s first experience with DPA Microphones was about four years ago while working on a project with Colombian Airlines. He was working with DPA’s d:fine 88 directional headset microphone, and was impressed with its frequency response… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 06/21/16 06:30 AM,
    Built on the site of a Benedictine monastery founded in 792AD, St Mary’s Church in Hitchin dates back to the 14th and 15th century in its current form. But despite its long history, the building’s sound system is required to perform to modern standards. A recent improvement program (carried out by church audio specialists DM Music) saw Audio-Technica microphones and an Allen & Heath Qu-Pac digital mixer installed in place of an outdated radio mic set-up. From the outset, the… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsAmplifierConsolesDigitalInstallationLoudspeakerMicrophoneMixerSound ReinforcementWireless



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