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  • Monday, February 10, 2014
    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 post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Friday, February 07, 2014
    PSW Staff 02/07/14 10:01 AM,
    For the third consecutive year, all of the artists and bands who performed using in-ear monitors during the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards utilized Shure PSM 1000 personal monitor systems. Highlights from the evening at the Staples Center in downtown LA, site of the show, included a number of GRAMMYs presented to Shure endorsers, from Imagine Dragons’ victory in the “Best Rock Performance” category and Kacey Musgraves’ double win for “Best Country Song” and “Best Country Album” to Black Sabbath’s success… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Thursday, February 06, 2014
    PSW Staff 02/06/14 01:19 PM,
    Marytown in Libertyville, IL is the National Shrine of Saint Maximilian Kolbe and is a ministry of the Conventual Franciscans Friars of Saint Bonaventure Province. It’s stunningly beautiful sanctuary is a notable pilgrimage site and operates twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week for Eucharistic Adoration and prayer. In addition, Marytown holds mass twice daily and Liturgy of the Hours four times daily. In short, Marytown is a very serene, yet busy place. When its sound reinforcement system failed,… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsInstallationMicrophoneNetworkingSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/06/14 12:35 PM,
    Once again, music’s biggest event of the year did not disappoint as the 56th GRAMMY Awards featured exquisite performances by P!NK, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Madonna, Beyoncé, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and Queens of the Stone Age – all of whom used Sennheiser microphones and wireless systems. Hosted for the third time by LL Cool J, the spectacular event was telecast live from the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles on January 26, drawing no less than 28.5 million viewers… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Monday, February 03, 2014
    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 post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • Saturday, February 01, 2014
    PSW Staff 02/01/14 01:28 PM,
    Behringer has expanded the ULM Series of wireless systems. The new ULM200MIC pairs a single wireless mic with the ULM200R single-channel receiver, while the new ULM202MIC comes with two handheld wireless mics and a dedicated dual-channel receiver. In addition, the new ULM200LAV package pairs a lavalier mic and belt-pack transmitter with a single-channel receiver, while the new ULM200GTR is designed for guitarists and bassists, made up of a belt-pack transmitter with a dedicated single-channel receiver. All microphones contain transmitters operating… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Friday, January 31, 2014
    PSW Staff 01/31/14 02:44 PM,
    Shure is now shipping the new GLXD6 guitar pedal receiver with integrated tuner, designed to easily integrate with any pedal board and offer “tank-like” durability. The GLXD6 combines the leading-edge technology of LINKFREQ Automatic Frequency Management with intelligent lithium-ion battery rechargeability, and durable construction. Shure GLX-D digital wireless systems debuted at NAMM 2013 with traditional bodypack and handheld configurations, including vocal, headset, and presenter systems. The new pedal-board-mounted guitar receiver has a built-in chromatic instrument tuner with both strobe and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductDigitalMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Thursday, January 30, 2014
    PSW Staff 01/30/14 02:25 PM,
    Presented by Ray of Light Theatre from October 4th - November 2nd at The Victoria Theatre in San Francisco, Carrie The Musical—Based on Stephen King’s best-selling novel—kept its audiences on the edge of their seats. To ensure the utmost clarity for both dialog and the musical performances, Countryman E6i Omnidirectional Earset microphones were deployed. San Francisco-based Sound Productions was contracted to provide sound for the West Coast premiere of Carrie The Musical. For this project, Anton Hedman, owner of San… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneStageWireless

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/29/14 05:03 PM,
    Provided by Sweetwater.   Q: I’ve been recording and mixing a Christian band the past few months and everyone is really happy with the results except for one thing: the kick drum. Is there anything I can do? Or, if there isn’t, what should I know so I don’t have this problem ever again? A: While there are a limited number of solutions to your problem once the instruments has been tracked, lets run through our top six tips for… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallConsolesDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerMicrophoneMixerProcessorSignalStudio

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    PSW Staff 01/28/14 09:10 AM,
    IK Multimedia has announced iRig Mic HD, the first high-quality digital handheld microphone for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac. iRig Mic HD improves on IK’s groundbreaking and highly popular iRig Mic, by offering pristine digital audio quality and multi-platform compatibility for all generations of iOS devices and Macs, in addition to its practical handheld form factor and other convenient features. Thanks to a high-quality electret condenser capsule and a precise gain control, iRig Mic HD is equipped to handle… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalMicrophoneStudio

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