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  • Wednesday, December 11, 2013
    PSW Staff 12/11/13 03:04 PM,
    Evergreen Community Church has multiple campuses throughout Washington state, but it is the house of worship’s main campus in Black Lake that hosts the largest Sunday Morning gatherings, with two services in their 1,500-seat auditorium. As more than half of the service is dedicated to the spoken word, Evergreen relies on the precision of DPA Microphones’ d:fine Single-Ear Omnidirectional Headset Microphones, d:fine 4066 Headset Microphones, d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones and d:screet 4061 Miniature Microphones to project the clear, natural sound… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, December 10, 2013
    PSW Staff 12/10/13 02:56 PM,
    Completed in 1824, Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 (also known as “the Choral”), is the final complete symphony of Ludwig van Beethoven. For a new recording featuring the San Francisco Symphony & Chorus—conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas—on the SFS Media label, Beethoven’s 9th is once again in the classical music connoisseur’s spotlight and, to ensure the most pristine vocal performances, ribbon microphones from Burbank, CA-based Royer Labs featured prominently in the recording process. San Francisco-based Jack Vad… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 12/10/13 02:24 PM,
    Richard Gough is the latest in a roster of high-profile audio engineers who are investing in DPA Microphones’ d:facto II Vocal Mic for use with big name recording clients, including Conor Maynard. Supplied by DPA’s UK distributor Sound Network, Gough and Maynard use the mic in the studio for small live recordings as well as in a broadcast setting for live TV performances, including one for SBTV and another for ITV2’s Xtra Factor. “Conor is still quite fresh and new… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 12/10/13 11:35 AM,
    As GraceWay Bible Church gets ready to stage its annual holiday program, Christmas Live!, Masque Sound returns with a custom audio equipment package to support Sound Designer Nathan Schmalbach and Technical Director Kevin Webb’s production. Now in its fifth year, Christmas Live! is an immersive experience transporting visitors back 2,000 years to the very first Christmas. An hour-long guided walking tour, it features 11 interactive scenes with actors and animals located in and around the church grounds. The cast and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalMicrophoneMixerMonitoringProcessorRemoteSignalSound Reinforcement

  • Monday, December 09, 2013
    PSW Staff 12/09/13 08:31 AM,
    TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik has combined the three unique voices of its TEC Award-winning Dynamic Series microphone line and packaged them as the DD4 and DD5 Drum Microphone Sets for studio recording and live performance applications. Each microphone set consists of the M82 for kick drum, the M80-SHB for snare, and the M81-SH for toms. The DD4 and DD5 sets ship in heavy-duty, hard shell FC80 flight cases, and include multiple drum mounts (M782, M784, and M785) and a SGMC-5R five-meter XLR… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Friday, December 06, 2013
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    Chris Huff 12/06/13 05:17 PM,
    This article is provided by Behind The Mixer.   The third installment in this mystery series still has me shaking my head… The sound check began just as it always had, but a few days later, I would be armed with a vacuum cleaner. It seemed like every other sound check, but a few minutes into it, a microphone channel went out. More accurately, I stopped getting a signal from a vocal microphone.  We had one microphone with a plug… View this post
    Filed in: Church SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesInstallationInterconnectMicrophoneMixerSignalSound ReinforcementStage

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    PSW Staff 12/06/13 10:26 AM,
    Masque Sound, which has been working with Broadway and numerous large-scale touring productions for more than 75 years, recently took delivery of a new Sennheiser Digital 9000 wireless system. Masque Sound counts timeless productions such as The Lion King, MAMMA MIA! and The Phantom of the Opera among its clients. “There has been overwhelming demand among key designers and theatrical sound professionals to demo and use the Digital 9000 wireless system from Sennheiser,” notes Scott Kalata of Masque Sound. “We… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVMicrophoneSignalWireless

  • Wednesday, December 04, 2013
    PSW Staff 12/04/13 12:14 PM,
    The 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY awards show, televised on Univision, took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Since the annual Latin GRAMMY telecast debuted entirely in Spanish on Univision in 2005, the Latin GRAMMYs have become one of Univision’s most watched and highest rated shows, delivering strong social media results thanks to its high regard among Hispanics. The award show featured live performances by some of the biggest stars in Latin music including Marc Anthony, Carlos… View this post
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    PSW Staff 12/04/13 11:20 AM,
    Franklin Denham, Minister of Music at Highland Baptist Church in Meridian, Mississippi, has been conducting Singing Christmas Tree performances since 1985. The history of singing trees goes back to the outdoor presentations in 1933 at Belhaven College, Jackson, MS, which is considered the first and oldest outdoor Singing Christmas Tree event in America. At the time, indoor performances were rare, as it required a rather large church to accommodate this type of performance. All of the tree performances at Highland… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, December 03, 2013
    PSW Staff 12/03/13 10:47 AM,
    The new AT5040 Cardioid Condenser Studio Vocal Microphone from Audio-Technica has recently been used on a wide variety of projects from top producers and engineers in the industry. GRAMMY Award-winning producer, mixer and engineer Joe Chiccarelli (whose credits include The Strokes, The Killers, Jason Mraz and others) recently employed the AT5040 for vocals in the studio. “I used the AT5040 on the upcoming album for the Madden Brothers on Capitol Records,” he explains. “I was quite impressed with its clear… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStudio

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