DPA in mic sessions at AES NY October 17th 2018 - 07:00 AM

Key microphone issues such as specifications, concealment for film and television productions and interference tubes will be discussed during three sessions at AES New York 2018 involving Danish manufacturer DPA. Speakers include academics and working sound engineers with in-depth knowledge of the subjects.

Sennheiser radio mics in place for Eurovision May 2nd 2018 - 09:00 AM

Rehearsals are already underway in Lisbon for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. The competition itself, claimed to be the biggest live music event in the world, will take place in May, with a full broadcast production by Portuguese public broadcaster RTP (Rádio e Televisão de Portugal). Performers will use S…

Monitoring Audio for On-Location Video March 22nd 2018 - 01:00 PM

Today, as video crews get smaller and are often only one-person, audio inevitably suffers. Many times no one even monitors sound on a location shoot. For proof of this, watch any local newscast and listen to the sound. Of course, bad sound is usually preventable if the videographer takes minimum…

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What Makes a Podcast Studio Unique? April 2nd 2019 - 10:00 AM

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