Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
25/07/2017

DPA Microphones Speaks Volumes For Wordless Music Orchestra

News Image
When the Wordless Music Orchestra takes the stage for one of its unique and critically acclaimed performances, Production Manager and Audio Engineer Richie R. Clarke uses a selection of mics from DPA Microphones to create an unforgettable sonic experience for those in attendance.

Clarke first started using DPA in the early 1990's while working in recording studios on jazz and classical albums, and film score recordings.

While he turns to various DPA mics, Clarke has a special affinity for DPA's d:dicate 2006C Twin Diaphragm Omnidirectional and d:dicate 4011 Cardioid microphones. Clarke also regularly employs DPA's d:vote Instrument Microphones, d:screet 4061 Miniature Omnidirectional, d:facto Vocal and any other models available when he records. Clarke typically uses anywhere between two and 60 microphones depending on the application.

Clark said: "I continue to choose DPA microphones for their excellent audio quality. DPA microphones sound natural and clear across the entire frequency spectrum; for string instruments, I find there is no substitute. The d:vote 4099 stands out because it sounds great on a variety of instruments."

In addition to his DPA microphones, Clarke uses large format digital consoles for his mixes (Avid VENUE, Yamaha C Series, MIDAS and DiGiCo) as well as state-of-the-art speaker systems from d&b audiotechnik, Meyer Sound, L'Acoustics and JBL.

"DPA mics will always be front and center for all my ongoing and future audio projects," Clarke continued. "I find that some venues don't have it in the budget to get me all of my preferred mics. As a result, I have started to build up my own collection of DPA microphones to travel with, so my desired sound doesn't have to suffer due to budget constraints. This has already proven to be the best decision I could have made!"

Wordless Music Orchestra is the house band of New York's Wordless Music series, which was founded by Ronen Givony in 2006, and has since performed concerts in museums, churches, nightclubs, and outdoors, pairing artists from the sound worlds of so-called classical, electronic and rock music.

Comprising New York's most omnivorous young musicians and members of groups such as Alarm Will Sound, ACME and Ensemble Signal, the orchestra presented its first concerts over two sold-out nights in 2008 under conductor Brad Lubman, with the U.S. premiere of Jonny Greenwood's Popcorn Superhet Receiver, on a program with music by Gavin Bryars and John Adams.

Clarke is currently working on a special live score screening of the ACADEMY AWARD winning film Moonlight. The world premiere took place earlier this year and the company will be presenting it in London this spring. In addition, Clarke will be mixing the upcoming World Premiere of Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon live orchestra performance in New York.

dpamicrophones.com
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

More Broadcast Audio Stories

16/10/2017
Prism Sound's 'Titan' For Gvarjaladze Project
George Gvarjaladze has invested in thee of Prism Sound's Titan audio interfaces for his studio in Tbilisi. Gvarjaladze, or Gvaji as he's better known,
24/08/2017
TSL To Emphasise Ability Of Specialist Audio Products at IBC 2017
TSL Products is to emphasise the ability of its specialist audio products at IBC 2017. The latest developments of the range, include AES-67 compliance
18/08/2017
Intercom Solutions From Vortex, Designed To Work For Everyone
Vortex are always on the lookout to provide the best solutions for numerous situations, this includes low cost intercom applications for those who wan
28/07/2017
RTW & Lawo Announce Grand Audio Production Console
RTW and Lawo have reinforced their partnership with the implementation of RTW's TM9 TouchMonitor into Lawo's fully IP-based mc2 96 Grand Production Co
25/07/2017
DPA Microphones Speaks Volumes For Wordless Music Orchestra
When the Wordless Music Orchestra takes the stage for one of its unique and critically acclaimed performances, Production Manager and Audio Engineer R
19/06/2017
House Of Worship Selects Jünger Audio Solution
Jünger Audio's D*AP4 Digital Audio processors have been selected to control and regulate audio for the Pentecostal Church Filadelfia's television and
26/05/2017
DPA Microphones Deliver Top Quality Sound For FOH Engineer
Over the past 30 years, FOH Engineer Jose Amable Frómeta has worked with some of Latin America's most popular recording artists. With a résumé that in
24/05/2017
DPA Microphones Introduces d:vice Digital Audio Interface
DPA Microphones has announced that it will debut its brand new d:vice MMA-A Digital Audio Interface and DSM6000 Microphone Base at InfoComm 2017. The
22/05/2017
Audio Ltd Introduce The DDX1010
Audio Ltd introduced the dual channel DDX1010 MRC true diversity receiver to the 1010 digital range at NAB 2017. The DDX1010 has four receiver strips
28/04/2017
NUGEN Audio's Halo Upmix for 5.1 Version of 'T2 Trainspotting'
Acclaimed sound designer and re-recording mixer Niv Adiri has chosen NUGEN Audio's Halo Upmix to create surround 5.1 versions of the music and sound e