Over 100 DPA microphones were used this year to amplify the sound of the 1300 musicians and performers who delivered spectacular shows every time, regardless of the weather.
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As the iconic drummer for the legendary rock band Journey; Steve Smith’s drum kit is almost as impressive as his playing skills. With a large number of microphones needed in a small space, the monumental task of capturing the clear, pristine sound of each drum, cymbal and chime is left in the capable hands of […]
DPA microphones, Sony Pro Audio and Quested Monitoring Systems invite you to a day of workshops and masterclasses, dedicated to the techniques and processes involved in producing high-quality audio for both the studio and live environment.
Salisbury-based Major Tom are supporting long-term client Ed Sheeran with a full production package including DPA’s new CORE 4099 mics on his current ‘Divide Tour’, an extraordinary global trek for the singer-songwriter that started in early 2017 and is scheduled to finish some 20 months later in November 2018. The European dates featured opening artist […]
Monitor Engineer Jamie Hickey is using DPA microphones on drums and vocals for all the band’s live concerts and TV promos. ‘Awesome’, ‘clean’ and ‘transparent’ are just some of the superlatives monitor engineer Jamie Hickey uses when describing the effect DPA microphones is having on Snow Patrol’s live drum sound. Hickey, who began working with […]
FOH engineer Bryony October used a selection of DPA microphones to amplify vocals and percussion on Melua’s recent European tour. Katie Melua is renowned for her exquisite vocals and when audiences go to see her live they want to hear every nuance of her amazing singing voice. With this in mind, Front of House engineer […]
Double bassist Andrea Di Biase graced us with his presence and his early 20th century double bass and here is a recording and video made with iPhone 6S using the DPA d:vice™ interface. We used a d:dicate™ 4018G supercardioid mic (like this kit but with the 4018 capsule instead of 4011) with supercar on a […]
Buy a DPA d:dicate™ 4017 this February and get a d:screet™ 4060 or 4060 Slim plus a wireless adapter for just £99 (€119) extra (ex Vat). This means a huge saving of over £270 ex Vat1. Terms & Conditions: This offer is run by Sound Network Ltd, the UK and Ireland distributor for DPA Microphones. […]
Audio Engineer/Designer Jody Elff recently wrapped up a world tour with The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma which formed under the artistic direction of cellist Yo-Yo Ma in 2000. The Silk Road Ensemble gathers distinguished performers and composers from more than 20 countries to explore contemporary multicultural musical crossroads and then embarks on an […]
From recording the sound of Antarctic wind and saving a Gibson True Vintage guitar, to making movie magic in Hollywood and capturing the sound of termites at dawn in Africa – Philip Samartzis these were just some of the 700 plus stories received by DPA Microphones in response to its recent ‘Tell Us Your Story’ […]
Yes, you heard us right: you can now clip a DPA d:dicate™ 4011 directly to your instrument! The new 4011G Instrument Mic kits make use of DPA’s new MMP-GS Active Cable preamp, the GSM4000 Gooseneck Shock Mount and a selection of 4 instrument clips to bring you the best mic placement and recording option available. […]
DPA Microphone University presents: How to mic a drum kit This video by DPA Microphones demonstrates how to effectively mic a drum kit taking into account the ambient sound of the instrument, effective directional mic placement and spill from various parts into the various microphones. For the purposes of this video the mics used are […]