Because the longest-running music tv collection in historical past, Austin Metropolis Limits is ready to rejoice its fiftieth anniversary subsequent 12 months. The PBS Austin manufacturing obtained its begin in 1974, with Willie Nelson acting on the very first episode, and has since helped Austin, Texas set up itself because the “Dwell Music Capital of the World.” One of the notable items of the present’s historical past is its connection to the Austin Metropolis Limits Music Competition, which takes place every October.
In contrast to the pageant, which hosts 1000’s of attendees throughout eight phases over two consecutive weekends, the TV collection presents as much as 20 performances every year from Downtown Austin’s historic, 2,800-seat Moody Theater. Among the many most up-to-date artists to take the stage on the iconic venue was the GRAMMY®-winning duo Rodrigo and Gabrielawho carried out with the Austin Symphony to kick off Season 49 of the present. Main into manufacturing for the brand new season, Audio Supervisor Randy Reynolds determined it was time to modernize the present’s audio options, turning to DPA Microphones to ship a brand new degree of innovation.
With the Rodrigo y Gabriela efficiency, Reynolds chosen DPA 4099 Instrument Microphones for the 26-member symphony and 2011 Twin Diaphragm Cardioid Microphones for percussion. “DPA has high quality, trendy microphones with distinctive sound, which makes an enormous distinction in a manufacturing like ours,” he says. “Austin Metropolis Limits and its performers are very fascinated by offering folks with a singular expertise. I believe we actually did that, and it had lots to do with our partnership with DPA. The microphones are well-made; they maintain up and are the best issues on the earth to arrange. We had no points with any of the microphones and it was a really clean course of for us proper out of the field, which is tremendous rad and appreciated.”
Picture: GRAMMY®-winning duo Rodrigo y Gabriela performing with the
Austin Symphony at Austin Metropolis Limits.
Picture Credit score: Scott Newton for Austin Metropolis Limits and Austin PBS