Snake Newton, FOH Engineer for Harry Styles relies on DPA Microphones to mic up the entire drum kit for their current world tour production, performing over 20 confirmed dates across Europe before jetting off to Australia. Determined to consistently provide great sound on tour, Snake opted for DPA d:dicate™ 4011A Cardioid Microphones on the snare […]
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Anathema drummer Daniel Cardoso playing “A Simple Mistake”, video provided via his multi-angled drum cameras. Visit his page here. Check out the mic collection on his drum kit: Snare: d:dicate™ 2011C Hi-hat: d:dicate™ 2011C Toms: d:vote™ 4099D Ride: d:vote™ 4099D (And worth mentioning the vocals are on d:facto™ too!)
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 […]
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 […]
We’re very proud to be hosting the first UK DPA Mic University live workshop on the 23rd of June. The event will be on miking drums and will be held at the auspicious Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in Soho, London. This event is now over… Why not check out our events page to see if […]
Photos and audio with notes from the Mic Techniques Workshop held in June 2014, with interesting mic techniques for drums and live instruments.