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  • Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    PSW Staff 11/28/12 01:20 PM,
    Sabine Kämper had two major projects in mind when she set off to her dream country Namibia during the summer. With a stereo pair of Sennheiser MKH 8040 cardioid microphones and a matching windshield prototype from Ry-cote in her backpack, the journalist and author from Hamburg travelled through Namibia to record ethnic choirs and the sounds of nature. The first result of her 9,000 kilometre trip from the Kalahari to Kaokoveld is now complete: “Chorus and Cuisine“, an unusual mixture… View this post
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    PSW Staff 11/28/12 08:23 AM,
    Holophone is introducing a new line of single-channel stage and studio microphones. Designed for critical live, recording, and broadcast applications, the new Super C handheld supercardioid condenser is the first in a new line of customizable performance mics created by Holophone. Combining ruggedness and low handling noise with ergonomic comfort, the Super C features the same proprietary capsule technology employed in Holophone’s surround microphones, including the H2-PRO, used for productions in Broadcast, Concert Sound, Film, and Music Recording. Holophone’s new… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundProductionNewsProductProductionAudioConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudio

  • Monday, November 26, 2012
    PSW Staff 11/26/12 12:22 PM,
    With top tier production facilities, the Skyline College Theater in San Bruno, California, is a great place for those with an interest in the technical production aspects of theater to learn the ins and outs of the profession. The theater has a full rotation of events. One of its most recent offerings was the production of the Broadway hit musical Cabaret. Microphones frequently assume an important role in contemporary theater, and to ensure the best possible audio performance, Skyline College… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundProductionNewsProductionAudioMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 11/26/12 11:39 AM,
    Richard Galliano, a musician widely regarded as the world’s greatest living accordionist, is currently touring the world with a quintet of musicians to celebrate the life and works of his mentor, Astor Piazolla. In order to deliver the true acoustic feel of Piazolla’s acclaimed tango music, the tour’s sound engineer Rémi Bourcereau has chosen eight DPA d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones, which he is using for Galliano’s accordion and bandoneón and also for the violins, viola, double bass and cello played… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Tuesday, November 20, 2012
    PSW Staff 11/20/12 03:13 PM,
    TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik of South Windsor, CT, has introduced the new TK51D capsule for its popular AR-51 and stereo AR-70 microphones from their affordably priced R-F-T line of large diaphragm tube microphones. This new dual-membrane edge-terminated CK12-like capsule offers a larger surface area than the original TK67 capsule, resulting in a frequency response with an extended low end and a smoother, open high end.  The new TK51D capsule brings the AR-51 and AR-70 sonically closer to the ELA M 251E, C12,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductMicrophoneStudio

  • Monday, November 19, 2012
    PSW Staff 11/19/12 11:42 AM,
    Shure Incorporated today announced the ten university and college institutions that have been randomly selected to move onto the final round of its ninth annual Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition. In its ninth consecutive year, Shure’s recording contest gives students across the country the unique opportunity to have access to the same legendary, high-quality Shure equipment used by professional musicians and engineers. This year’s finalists include the following schools: Anderson University, Anderson, IN Appalachian State University Hayes School of Music, Boone,… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEducationMicrophoneStudioWireless

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2012
    PSW Staff 11/14/12 10:59 AM,
    Sennheiser is offering end-user rebates on evolution Wireless G3, XS Wireless and select wired microphones, valid on all systems purchased from an authorized U.S. Sennheiser dealer between November 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012. During the promotion, customers can take advantage of the following rebates on Sennheiser wireless systems: —XS and G3 LE: $25 rebate—ew 100 (excluding EW 100 ENG): $50 rebate—ew 300 and EW 100 ENG: $75 rebate—ew 500: $100 rebate     Sennheiser is also offering rebates on… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

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    PSW Staff 11/14/12 09:54 AM,
    Shure wireless and personal monitor systems were utilized for a range of live performances by country music’s top artists at the recent 46th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards show held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville and airing live on ABC-TV. This year, monitor engineers Jason Spence and Tom Pesa relied on Shure PSM 1000 personal stereo monitor systems for most of the live performances. “The PSM 1000 system has become one of my cornerstones for providing a solid… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductionAudioAVConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

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    PSW Staff 11/14/12 07:26 AM,
    Denmark’s Fredericia Theatre is using an extensive selection of DPA microphones to capture the audio for a very special musical production of the Disney classic Aladdin. All of the cast members are using DPA d:fine Headset Microphones, which were chosen for their discrete size, comfort and exceptional sound quality. DPA microphones also feature heavily in the orchestra pit, where a combination of DPA d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones, 2011C twin diaphragm cardioid microphones and 4015C wide cardioid microphones are handling the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsProductionAudioMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012
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    PSW Staff 11/13/12 03:33 PM,
    Blue Microphones announces the availability of Spark Digital, a true studio condenser microphone offering both iPad and USB connectivity. The digital version of Blue’s analog Spark microphone, Spark Digital delivers professional-quality audio to iPad or any computer, laptop or tablet with USB input. “We are excited to release the first studio microphone for the iPad. With both USB and iPad connections and a wide range of available recording apps like GarageBand, Spark Digital is the missing link for achieving truly… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductMicrophoneStudio

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