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Katie Melua DPA Microphones

Katie Melua’s Stunning Sound Perfectly Captured By DPA Mics

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 […]

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Andrea Di Biase recorded with DPA d:vice™

DPA d:vice™ Andrea Di Biase – Double Bass Improvisation

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 […]

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DPA 4060 and adapter just £99 with d:dicate™ 4017

DPA d:screet™ 4060 + Adapter for £99 when you buy d:dicate™ 4017

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. […]

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DPA Microphones on Silk Road Ensemble 1

The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

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 […]

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Philip Samartzis and his DPA d:dicate 4011 Cardioids on Stereo Bar

Philip Samartzis and over 700 People Tell DPA Microphones Story

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’ […]

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DPA d:dicate™ IMK4011G Instrument Mic Kits

Save with New DPA d:dicate™ 4011G Instrument Mic Kits

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. […]

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Miking Drums - DPA Mic University

How to Mic a Drum Kit – DPA Mic Uni [VIDEO]

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 […]

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Lukas Graham and the d:facto™ Linear Vocal Mic

Lukas Graham tour has DPA mics at the heart of its setup

Danish singer Lukas Forchhammer, the frontman of the band Lukas Graham, is delighted with DPA’s new d:facto™ Linear Vocal Microphone, which is helping the band deliver an exceptionally natural sound during its current European tour. Lukas Graham’s production manager and Front of House sound engineer Frank Grønbæk is equally delighted, stating that the microphone has […]

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Rashad Omar uses DPA d:dicate™ 4018ES

DPA Microphones Bring New Meaning to the Phrase ‘In-Car Audio’

Production Sound Mixer and Sound Recordist Rashad Omar has been using DPA d:screet™ and d:dicate™ microphones to record dialogue for a number of high-profile feature films include American Honey, which recently won the 2016 Jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Directed by Andrea Arnold and starring Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf and Riley Keough, the […]

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How to Mic Saxophone

How to Mic a Saxophone – DPA Mic University [VIDEO]

DPA Microphone University presents: How to Mic a Saxophone This video demonstrates how to mic up a saxophone to get the clear, natural sound of the instrument to shine through. The demonstration uses various different DPA mics: the d:vote™ 4099S (Sax) Instrument mic, the d:dicate™ 4011ES Recording Mic with GSM4000 gooseneck mount, the d:screet™ 4061 […]

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How to Mic a Violin DPA Mic University

How to Mic a Violin – DPA Mic University [VIDEO]

DPA Mic University presents: How to Mic a Violin This video demonstrates the best way to mic up a violin, using DPA’s d:vote™ 4099V instrument mic and, d:dicate™ 4011GS – with the new MMP-G Modular Active Cable and GSM4000 Gooseneck Shock Mount, and d:screet™ 4061 Omni mic. The d:vote™ and d:dicate™ are both directional condenser […]

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Classical suspended recording rig with DPA d:dicate™ 2011A mics

DPA Microphones Form The Backbone Of A Unique Classical Recording Rig

A selection of DPA microphones have been incorporated into a unique rig that is designed to bring recording facilities to three Birmingham-based famous musical bodies, including the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Richard Meredith, director of London-based pro audio and live sound specialists The Audio Dept., was charged with the task of specifying the rig, […]

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