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Review: Audio-Technica BP28

Alistair McGhee tests out this large diaphragm condenser mic from the Japanese manufacturer… — I’ve been using Audio-Technica mics for 25 years now; gun mics mostly but also headworn, handheld, radio and lately dynamic instrument mics, yet I must admit there are still parts of their extensive range that are …

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Review: RØDE Wireless Go

Jerry Ibbotson works out the kinks with this compact wireless microphone system… — This is showing my age, but do you remember Sony’s original Walkman Pro cassette recorder? This little baby was beloved of radio documentary makers in the days before DAT, Minidisc and then solid state. It might not …

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New Horizons: behind the scenes at LEWITT ahead of its 10th anniversary

As part of its 10th anniversary, Austrian manufacturer LEWITT is soon to introduce what it describes as a truly unique, ‘revolutionary’ flagship microphone. Colby Ramsey recently took a trip to the company’s headquarters in the heart of Vienna, Austria, to get an exclusive first listen of the new model, which …

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CEntrance ships MixerFace R4B field recorder

CEntrance has announced that their MixerFace R4B – a high-end recording solution for Mobile Broadcasting – is now shipping. The mobile recording interface comes with a pair of XY stereo microphones, PivotMics PM1, and a built-in 24-bit SD card recorder, creating a completely stand-alone recording device. It has been designed …

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Read the November issue of AMI online now

The November issue of Audio Media International is now available to read online. In this issue, Colby Ramsey visits the HQ of Austrian manufacturer LEWITT to preview its new flagship microphone ahead of the company’s 10th Anniversary. Meanwhile, we hear from award-winning sound designer and re-recording mixer Bernhard Zorzi about …

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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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AES 2019: Sanken to exhibit full professional studio mic range

Sanken is demonstrating the full range of nine unique Sanken Chromatic professional studio microphones at AES, booth #329. The company will feature the CU-51 and CU-55 studio cardioids, the supersonic wide-range CO-100K omni, along with the recently re-released CU-31 and CU-32 high-input, high transient response, compact condenser mics. The CU-51 …

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Sennheiser and Neumann bring ambisonics workshops to AES New York

AES New York is soon to open its doors, with the convention not only presenting the latest in recording technology but also a host of practical workshops. One of the highlights is a hands-on Ambisonics production workshop where Sennheiser will collaborate with experts including Grammy Award winner and former AES …

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“Beyond the Sound” video series to take viewers behind the scenes of a music video

Adorama has announced a new AdoramaTV episodic series called Beyond the Sound. Featuring nine videos released on a weekly basis, Beyond the Sound highlights the behind-the-scenes technical aspects of shooting a high-quality music video. Each episode is dedicated to one particular element of production, such as microphones, cameras, audio mixing, …

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Highlights: Shure’s future of theatre audio panel at PLASA 2019

Theatre sound has evolved significantly over the past 20 years. From the increasing availability of wireless microphones, to the development of discreet lavalier mics designed explicitly for theatre – new technology continues to push the industry forward. In partnership with Curtain Call, Shure put together a panel of industry experts …

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