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  • Friday, July 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/25/14 10:39 AM,
    DPA Microphones have turned up in some unusual places, but inside Scarlett Johansson’s t-shirt has to be one of the brand’s more exotic locations. Three of the company’s d:screet 4060 miniature microphones were used to capture Johansson’s performance during the making of Lucy, a new film directed by Luc Besson that was just released on July 25. According to French sound engineer Stéphane Bucher, the d:screet 4060s were absolutely perfect for this role because they offered exceptional audio quality. As… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStageWireless

  • Thursday, July 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/24/14 02:48 PM,
    When the world’s biggest Spanish-speaking celebrities gathered in Miami for the 10th annual Premios Juventud awards show at the BankUnited Center, Professional Wireless Systems (PWS)  was once again backstage with a custom RF entertainment and intercom package to manage frequency coordination for the festivities. Presented by Univision, Premios Juventud (Youth Awards) is an awards show that nominates Spanish-speaking celebrities to celebrate their artistic achievements in 27 unique categories within the areas of film, music, sports, fashion and pop culture. In… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/24/14 02:34 PM,
    Audio-Technica has recognized Los Alamitos, California-based Alliance Audio Visual Group as its Rep of the Year for the 2013/2014 fiscal year. The award was presented to Alliance’s Matthew Jensen, General Manager and Account Executive. Alliance represents Audio-Technica in the region of Southern California and Nevada.  Audio-Technica held the awards ceremony to honor its dedicated force of manufacturer’s representatives during the InfoComm Expo on June 18, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The A-T Rep of the Year recipient was congratulated for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/22/14 02:04 PM,
    GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter and producer Bruno Mars recently performed at the Wireless Festival in Finsbury Park in London using an Audio-Technica Artist Elite 5000 Series wireless system with an AEW-T6100a hypercardioid dynamic handheld microphone/transmitter throughout his performance. The event was part of Mars’ Moonshine Jungle Tour 2014, the ongoing second concert tour by Mars in support of his second studio album, Unorthodox Jukebox.The tour began on June 22, 2013 and will continue through September 6, 2014. Audio-Technica View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertManufacturerMicrophoneStageWireless

  • Friday, July 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/18/14 11:43 AM,
    When Spanish tenor and conductor Plácido Domingo took to the stage for the concert in Rio, honoring the close of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, television audiences received a crystal clear sound thanks to DPA Microphones’ d:dicate recording microphones. Performing at the HSBC Arena Stage in Rio de Janeiro, Domingo was accompanied by Puerto Rican soprano Ana María Martínez, Chinese pianist Lang Lang and the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra. With the entire world watching, Grammy Award-winner Jesse Lewis, audio producer for… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Thursday, July 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/17/14 03:43 PM,
    “Friday Night Tykes” on Esquire—an NBCUniversal network—is a TV show that focuses on the competitive Rookies division in the San Antonio region of the Texas Youth Football Association. The series follows five different teams, both on and off the football field. There’s a lot of action, and Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics helps capture it. Austin, TX-based location sound engineer John McKallip is one of two lead sound mixers on the show, working with Allen Green from San Antonio.… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingNewsAVEngineerMicrophoneRemoteTechnicianWireless

  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/16/14 01:05 PM,
    Shure has hired two new associates to the sales team of the company’s Americas Business Unit. Tim Valley has been named regional sales manager for the Pro Systems Group for the western U.S., and Christos Desalernos has been named senior regional sales manager for the Retail Group for the western U.S. In his new role, Valley is managing installed AV, conference and broadcast customers in the region. He joins Shure from Anew CT, where he served as executive vice president… View this post
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioWireless

  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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    Craig Leerman 07/15/14 12:01 PM,
    When done well, a live recording captures the energy and personality of the performance, along with the ambiance and (if desired) audience response. There are many different ways to record a live show, but regardless of the approach, a good recording starts with the right microphones, correctly placed. By “right” I’m referring to mics that fit the particular application, taking factors such as pickup pattern and SPL handling into account. Mics tend to be categorized as “live” and “studio.” Yet… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogSlideshowStudy HallEngineerMicrophoneMonitoringSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, July 14, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/14/14 10:09 AM,
    Perhaps more than any other pro audio component, microphones are a personal choice, subject to the specific preferences and goals of both users and sound techs/engineers. Manufacturers continue to create new mics in a wide range of formats, sizes, and price points, stemming from a healthy mix of innovative development, refinement of previous technologies, specialization of mics to specific applications, and changes in manufacturing. For decades, dynamic mics were pretty much the exclusive choice for live applications due to their… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogProductSlideshowInterconnectMicrophoneSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Friday, July 11, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/11/14 02:22 PM,
    Listen Technologies announces G3, the third generation of Confidea wireless conferencing systems and a continuation of the company’s ongoing partnership with Televic, distributor of Listen’s multi-band wireless conference products to customers in North America. The G3 system integrates a new wireless engine and offers more available frequencies for improved global communication compared to other wireless conferencing solutions, according to Listen Technologies.   G3 also provides simplified button layout with a more intuitive user interface, improved chairman control, upgraded battery technology… View this post
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