DPA Microphones is making a big noise in the world of beatboxing by officially partnering with Swissbeatbox, the world’s largest Beatbox platform with over 1.6 million YouTube subscribers. The award-winning d:facto™ Vocal Microphone will now be the official microphone at all Swissbeatbox events including the annual Grand Beatbox Battle, which takes place in Warsaw, Poland […]
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Leo Sayer began using d:facto Vocal Microphones during his last UK and European tour when they formed part of the audio itinerary supplied by Cliff Brothers.
Sound engineer Chris Ekers, who has been working with Richter since 2004, chose a selection of DPA microphones to capture the essence of these pieces.
The clarity and versatility of DPA’s microphone range made them the ideal choice for Front of House sound engineer James Dunkley when he was tasked with amplifying an unusual live concert – one that combined a heavy metal band with a classically trained chamber ensemble. The Norwegian band Satyricon had just completed two weeks 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 […]
Emeli Sandé and FOH Engineer Gerard Albo find DPA’s d:facto™ Vocal Microphone the ideal complement for her stunning voice. The Award-winning singer/songwriter has recently completed an Arena tour in which DPA Microphones featured extensively, not just for her voice and the band, but for recording sound for her live DVD. BRIT Award winning artist and […]
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 […]
Front of House engineer Pete Johnson is loving DPA’s d:facto Linear Vocal Microphone, which he is using on the current Glass Animals tour. “It’s absolutely great,” he says. “At points in the set Dave Bayley (Glass Animals’ vocalist) often sings quite softly while at the same time we want the show to be big, punchy […]
Looking to upgrade your wireless system? Get your hands on these great DPA Microphones and Sony Wireless system bundles to step your sound quality up a notch. These come with all the DPA wireless adapters and clips thrown in for free, or savings on the d:facto™ Vocal mic in various configurations with Sony wireless systems. […]
What is the difference between the DPA d:facto™ Vocal (4018V) and Linear Vocal (4018VL) capsules? They can both take up to 160dB of SPL before distorting. They both have super-cardioid polar patterns, and excellent off-axis attenuation. The answer lies in the frequency response. Looking at the frequency charts below from 20Hz to 20kHz, you can […]