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Patti Smith: In Shure She Trusts…

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Shure endorser Patti Smith accepts no substitutes for her Shure SM58

NEW YORK, NY, June 3, 2008 — Proto-punk pioneer, spiritual lost child of Rimbaud, Blake, and Burroughs, a woman whose intense poetry and aggressive rock music sent shock waves through the New York underground in the ’70s: After 61 years of memories, loss, triumphs, and wayward adventures, Patti Smith is still a restless cauldron of ideas, and throughout her legendary career onstage and in the studio, she has yet to choose anything else but a Shure SM58 for vocals. more

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Shure Wireless Seminars Go East

SHURE WIRELESS SEMINARS HEAD EAST
Dealer Events Continue To Be Popular

NILES, IL, June 18, 2008 – Shure Incorporated recently staged Advanced Wireless Seminars in four cities in the Southeast. The Company is staging the events in cities around the U.S. for its dealers and technicians from major venues. This leg of the tour included stops in Atlanta, Nashville, Orlando, and Miami. more

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CREATE SENNHEISER’S SOUND – ONLY ONE MONTH LEFT!

sound_logo.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTICUT – JUNE 2008: You hear them and they stick in your memory: sound logos are to the ear, what a visual symbol is to the eye. So what does an ‘audio specialist’ sound like? That’s precisely what Sennheiser wants to find out, with the help of its wide base of creative customers. Through July 17, 2008, Sennheiser is hosting a sound logo competition in which fans all over the globe can submit audio clips that encapsulate their idea of the “Sennheiser sound,” one of which will be chosen as Sennheiser’s official acoustic trademark. The chosen finalist will take home 5,000 euros, as well as an optional 30,000 euros if Sennheiser acquires unlimited rights to use the winning logo. more

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AVLEX INTRODUCES SUPERLUX PRA52 HANGING MICROPHONE

pra52.JPGKansas City, MO – June 2008 … Avlex Corporation, recognized by audio professionals for world-class wireless technology, microphones, and portable PA systems, is pleased to introduce the Superlux PRA52 Hanging Microphone. Available in black or white (PRA52B or PRA52W), the Superlux PRA52 is a professional sound reinforcement solution for theatrical stages, orchestra pits, meeting rooms, audience response, remote monitoring, ambience recording, as well as church choirs and other worship applications. more

AKG Launches New WMS 4500 Wireless Microphone System

810svc_wn_aud_akg.jpgAKG Acoustics introduced its new wireless WMS 4500 microphone system, offering improved audio capabilities flexible enough to handle multiple users and multi-channel applications. Like its predecessor the WMS 4000, the WMS 4500 offers a wide range of available components for operational versatility, but has been modified for more durable use and greater flexibility with wireless applications. more

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AKG Microphones Selected To Enhance New AV System At Lake Grove Missionary Baptist Church

When faced with the daunting task of projecting one preacher, six musicians and 87 choral singers to a congregation of over 1,500 parishioners in Memphis, TN, Sound Hill Technologies turned to AKG microphones.

Sound Hill of Holden, LA is the design and integration firm that was charged with creating an immense new sound system for Memphis-based Lake Grove Missionary Baptist Church. They selected a range of 30 AKG wired mics and wireless systems for their ease-of-use, high quality and reliability. The microphones were brought in to compliment the system of JBL speakers and monitors, Crown amplifiers and Soundcraft mixing consoles, also selected for installation in the church. more

New York’s Highline Ballroom Turns To AKG Microphones to Make a Great Room Sound Even Better

When New York City’s Highline Ballroom opened its doors in April 2007, concert-goers entered what appeared to be a bare-bones, no frills venue—a departure from the high-profile, ambiance-heavy clubs that have sprung up in the city in recent years. This fresh take quickly earned the venue a reputation as one of the hottest new clubs in the city. Boasting a state-of-the-art sound system and a room completely devoid of any obstructed sightlines, it is not hard to see why. more

AKG Launches New D7 Dynamic Vocal Microphone

Today at InfoComm 08, AKG Acoustics announced the release of the new D7 vocal microphone. Like its popular predecessor the D5, the D7 is a dynamic microphone that delivers incredibly clear sound for lead and backing vocals for live sound applications. The D7 additionally features an improved capsule design with a humbucking coil and a high-pass filter along with a sleek new look. more

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AKG Launches New C 214 Microphone in the Tradition of its Legendary C 414

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – June 18, 2008 – AKG’s legendary C 414 microphone needs no introduction. It’s a tool found in most recording studios and has been used on thousands of hit records; it has been onstage with artists across every musical genre and is also used by leading broadcast facilities the world over. Today, AKG announced an important addition to the C 414 family: the new C 214 Recording Microphone. more

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NEUMANN CELEBRATES ITS 80th ANNIVERSARY WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE TLM 67

tlm67_ea87.JPGOLD LYME, CONNECTCUT – JUNE 2008: In the world of studio microphones, the numbers “47″ “67″ and “87″ have associations that inspire enthusiasm among professionals. It is no coincidence that the name of the new TLM 67 contains the number “67″. In many respects, the TLM 67 – which makes its debut at Summer NAMM – is based on the “workhorse” of the 1960s, the legendary U 67. Like the U 67, the TLM 67 incorporates the K 67 capsule. In addition, the special new circuit design closely reproduces the sound characteristics of the classic U 67, without the use of tubes. Similar Neumann circuit technology has already proved very successful in the TLM 49. more

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