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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Stage Sound Services, one of the UK’s leading equipment suppliers to the Theatre and Corporate Events markets, is so impressed with the new CORE by DPA amplifier technology that it is upgrading its entire stock of DPA Lavalier, Headset and Instrument microphones to CORE technology. Phil Hurley, Managing Director of Stage Sound Services, says: “There […]
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 […]
DPA has launched a new d:vote™ CORE 4099 instrument microphone that boasts CORE by DPA amplifier technology, has a brand new streamlined design and is being rolled out across the entire range of 4099 Instrument Microphone kits. CORE by DPA Amplifier Technology In order to minimise distortion and increase the dynamic range of its miniture […]
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 […]
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 […]
DPA has launched an excellent offer on their d:vote 4099 Touring Kits – both the 4-mic Kit and the 10-mic Kit – which makes it the ideal time to add to your collection of the brilliant d:vote 4099 Instrument Mics. These offers run from Dec 1st until 13th Jan 2017. The DPA d:vote™ 4099 Touring […]
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 […]