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Live Profile: 40 years of Madness at London’s Kenwood House

This summer, British ska band Madness celebrated 40 years of musical capers with a big anniversary gig at London’s Kenwood House, playing with a full orchestra for the first time. Andy Coules, who was on monitor duties, gives us the lowdown… — It’s hard to believe that it’s been 40 …

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London’s Royal Academy of Arts chooses DPA Microphones for new lecture theatre

A selection of DPA microphones are now being used for events such as lectures, panel discussions, filming, live streaming and podcasts at London’s Royal Academy of Arts. From its unique double-height dimensions to the extensive use of reflective marble surfaces used during its construction, the Royal Academy of Art’s new …

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DPA releases new 2028 Vocal Microphone

DPA Microphones has unveiled a new addition to its microphone line up: the 2028 Vocal Microphone. Designed for everyone from indie artists to international touring singers, the 2028 mic is ideally suited for live stage performances, broadcast and pro AV applications. On a live stage, the 2028 delivers the same …

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Mu-Mu Audio chooses RME Fireface 802 for reverb system ‘Nebula’

Musicians/engineers Matthew Devenish and Paul Jones of Mu-Mu Audio are using an RME Fireface 802 audio interface as part of their artificial reverb system they call ‘Nebula’, which they recently designed in order to enhance the sound of acoustic spaces during live performance. Mu-Mu Audio is a location-based recording and …

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InfoComm 2019: DPA previews d:sign 4097 choir microphone

DPA Microphones showcased a new addition to its lineup – the d:sign 4097 CORE Supercardioid Choir Microphone – at InfoComm 2019 (Booth 6861) this week. Designed for house of worship and choir applications, the 4097 provides the same sonic qualities as the company’s d:vote CORE 4099 Instrument Microphone but was …

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DPA d:facto plays starring role in SIX the Musical

DPA’s d:facto 4018V Vocal Microphone is being used extensively in the staging of SIX the Musical. The look and handheld nature of the microphone conveys the concert-like atmosphere that this hugely popular West End theatre show aims to replicate. “The d:facto 4018V is a vital part of SIX’s visual imagery …

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Post Malone uses DPA d:facto on ‘Beerbongs & Bentleys’ world tour

Joe Hellow, FoH engineer for Post Malone, has been using DPA Microphones’ d:facto 4018VL vocal microphone on the rapper, singer and songwriter’s current world tour. “We built a signal chain that is strong on all fronts, truly bringing the studio to the stage,” said Hellow. “Pre-show efforts begin well before …

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Creating bespoke soundscapes for Love Sonia

Inspired by real life events, Love Sonia is the story of a young girl’s journey to rescue her sister from the dangerous world of international sex trafficking. Here, Oscar-winning Indian film sound designer, sound editor and audio mixer Resul Pookutty explains how he created a number of bespoke soundscapes to …

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DPA Microphones brings extra magic to Harry Potter in Melbourne

Multi-award-winning sound designer Gareth Fry recently found himself opening Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in Melbourne, Australia after its success in London and New York, using an array of DPA Microphones. In 2017, a year after the play opened in London, a second production was established on Broadway. By …

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Sound Insight: Donal Hodgson on using DPA Microphones

Donal Hodgson has been a sound engineer, mixer and Pro Tools expert for more than 25 years, working in recording studios and in live environments. During his career he has participated in numerous high profile projects for artists as diverse as Tina Turner, Duran Duran, Brian Wilson, Richard Ashcroft, Mirwais …

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