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Hiding In Plain Sight Is How To Succeed With DPA Lavalier Microphones

For more than 10 years, Production Sound Mixer and Location Sound Recordist David Thirion has been using DPA microphones to capture audio for film and television projects. Their audio quality and natural sound was a key reason for his choice, but equally important was the tiny size of some models, which makes them ideal for situations where they need to ...

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AMS Neve Helps Parasite Deliver Exceptional Sound Quality

South Korean film facility Live Tone Studios is celebrating the success of Parasite, the comedy satire directed by Bong Joon-ho that made Academy Awards® history in February by becoming the first foreign language film to win an Oscar® for Best Picture. Audio post production for this remarkable movie, which also picked up three other Oscars® for Best Director, Best Original ...

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New IP Workflows Take Centre Stage In Eight Different Countries as Axon’s PRE-NABSHOW TOUR 2020 Hits The Road

Off the shelf Neuron IP processing and Cerebrum Control and Monitoring products, which are already being used to deliver real world IP workflows, will form the centerpiece of Axon’s PRE-NABSHOW TOUR 2020 that gets underway in March. A truck equipped with Axon’s powerful technology will visit eight different countries, giving broadcast professionals the opportunity to see the company’s latest developments ...

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Top Sound Designer Matt McCamley Insists on PMC Monitoring For His Studio

Accuracy without colour that isn’t fatiguing – that, says Sound Designer Matt McCamley, is exactly what he was looking for when he was choosing audio monitors for his studio in Australia. To meet that criteria, he opted for a 5.1 surround sound system based on PMC result6 compact nearfield monitors, which were supplied by Interdyn in Melbourne and installed by ...

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Composer Steve Kilpatrick Makes AMS Neve The Centrepiece Of His Manchester Studio

Composer and producer Steve Kilpatrick has made an AMS Neve 8816 16-channel summing mixer a central part of his new studio in Manchester, where he provides bespoke music for film, TV and radio projects. Best known for his compositions for the Resident Evil 6 and Racoon City trailers, as well as the award-winning BBC Radio 4 dramas Amazing Grace and ...

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AMS Neve and Westlake Pro Unveil Exclusive New Demo Suite

AMS Neve and Westlake Pro have partnered to create the first AMS Neve Showroom in the US. Located at Westlake Pro’s headquarters in North Hollywood, the space provides an environment for clients to listen to the entire AMS Neve product portfolio. As the UK manufacturer’s first authorised demo space in the US, Westlake Pro is ideally placed to demonstrate products ...

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White Mark Helps LIPA Build A Hub For Its Creative Technologies and Performance Course

LIPA, the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts that was founded in 1995 by lead patron Sir Paul McCartney and Principal Mark Featherstone-Witty, has converted one of its traditional theatres into a multifunction space that is acting as a hub for its new Creative Technologies and Performance course, which launched this year. Acoustic design consultancy White Mark was tasked with overseeing ...

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Peter Thomas Is Honoured By The Institute of Professional Sound

PMC’s founder and CEO Peter Thomas has been awarded a Fellowship by the Institute of Professional Sound (IPS) in recognition of his contribution to the professional audio industry. As a charitable organisation that champions the highest quality of sound production and sound recording in all forms of broadcast, recorded, and live events, the IPS is widely respected for the support, ...

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Authors and Literary Celebrities Find Their Festival Voice With DPA

Clarity, ease of use and the ability to match the colour of the microphone to different skin tones were all good reasons why Toby Chevis, Director of UK live events company Patch Productions, chose DPA’s 6066 Subminiature Headset Microphones to amplify speakers at the prestigious Cheltenham Literature Festival. During the 10 day event, the company used a total of 40 ...

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NativeWaves Uses the AWS Cloud Portfolio To Deliver A Multiview Experience To Austrian MotoGP Viewers

Fans watching live broadcasts of MotoGP races in Austria have been given an exclusive opportunity to personalise their viewing experience thanks to pioneering broadcast technology developed by Austrian solutions provider NativeWaves GmBH. NativeWaves collaborated with Red Bull Media House to debut this exciting innovation at the Austrian MotoGP in Spielberg. Fans watching broadcast coverage on Austria’s ServusTV have been able ...

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Cloudbass Places Axon Technology At The Heart of Its First Multivendor, Fully UHD IP HDR Outside Broadcast Truck

Driven by growing market demand for 4K production, leading UK Outside Broadcast specialist Cloudbass has become the first company in the world to create a truly end-to-end, multivendor UHD IP HDR Outside Broadcast vehicle based on the ST2110 standard and with Axon’s Neuron signal processing technology at its core. OB9, a 20 camera truck built from the ground up with ...

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DPA’s New 4560 CORE Binaural Headset Microphone Simplifies Immersive Sound Capture

YouTubers, sound designers, podcasters, vloggers and other content creators, incl. film makers who want to capture authentic immersive audio for their projects, can now do so with ease thanks to the launch of the new 4560 CORE Binaural Headset Microphone from Danish manufacturer, DPA Microphones. The new binaural headset delivers the superior sound quality for which DPA products are internationally ...

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Composer Youki Yamamoto Feels Childish Delight in His New PMC Monitors

No matter how old you are, it is always lovely when something excites you enough to feel like a child again – and that, says Youki Yamamoto, is exactly how he felt the first time he heard PMC monitors in his own studio. For nearly two decades the renowned musician and composer and orchestrator has had a long time (15 ...

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Man Made Music Upgrades Its Surround Monitoring With PMC

Man Made Music, a Manhattan-based company that specializes in sound design, sonic branding and music creation, has been working closely with UK loudspeaker manufacturer PMC to upgrade the stereo and surround monitoring in one of its two control rooms. The company has installed a PMC IB2S XBD-A active system for both stereo and 5.1 monitoring and is using PMC Wafer2 ...

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PMC Appoints Vintage Studios As Its Thai Distributor For All Pro Audio Monitors

PMC Speakers is delighted to announce that Vintage Studios has been appointed as its official distributor in Thailand, with responsibility for the company’s entire range of professional monitoring products. Located in the Bang Na district of Bangkok, Vintage Studios was established in 2002 by the Puengrusme family as a commercial music recording, mixing and mastering facility. The Puengrusme family’s passion ...

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London’s Royal Academy of Arts Chooses DPA Microphones For Its Stunning New Lecture Theatre

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 Benjamin West Lecture Theatre in London presents some unusual acoustic challenges. Ensuring high quality sound is obviously a prerequisite for such a prestigious building and it was therefore imperative that the right microphones were chosen – ones ...

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