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Hollie Smith On Tour With AKG In-Ear Monitors and D7 Microphone

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Hollie's latest album Water or Gold was recorded using the legendary C12VR Tube microphone and the AKG C314 multi-pattern large diaphragm microphone both of which showcase her powerhouse vocals. After Hollie Smith's album release tour she is now on the road with her Water or Gold Acoustic Tour. Milo Kerrigan, Hollie's FOH engineer, has recently convinced Hollie to ditch the stage monitors and try wireless in-ears. AKG IVM4500 IEM is the only wireless in-ear monitoring system featuring binaural room simulation that provides musicians, vocalists and presenters with a uniquely natural listening experience, great for those who are new to in-ear's....

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AKG by HARMAN Hits All the Right Notes for Passenger Tour

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AKG microphones and wireless system help bring out subtleties in British singer’s soulful, intimate performances   MELBOURNE, Australia—AKG by HARMAN is the microphone brand of choice for British solo artist Passenger. The singer-songwriter best known for his chart-topping 2013 single “Let Her Go” is currently on tour in Australia in support of his newest album, Whispers II, which came out last year. Simon Kemp, front of house (FOH) engineer for the Passenger tour who has worked with Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Lionel Richie and Tom Jones, has used AKG products on tour for many years. Kemp said the goal for...

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AKG Artist NZ: Hollie Smith

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Hollie Smith is one of New Zealand's most predominant & celebrated musicians. After working with numerous bands including Trinity Roots, Fat Freddy’s Drop and Detroit dance legend Recloose, she was approached by NZ songwriting royalty Don McGlashan to perform on a movie soundtrack single ‘Bathe in The River’ that topped the NZ charts & became one of the biggest & iconic singles in NZ history. This set the stage for her debut album ‘Long Player’ released in 2007 which went straight to number one on the NZ charts. This multi platinum selling album was followed with sold out national tours...

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AKG Artist - Bootsy Collins

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Bootsy Collins - Pfunkateer Funk Bassist, Singer, Songwriter, Funk Master Artist Type International Artist Origin Cincinnati, Ohio Genre Funk, psychedelic soul, rhythm and blues Band Members Phelps "Catfish" CollinsFrankie "Kash" WaddyPhilippé Wynne Releases "Tha Funk Capital of the World" "Living on Another Frequency" Worked With Talib KweliHi-Tek Awards Bass Player Magazine Lifetime Achievement If funk could possibly be a lifestyle, then Bootsy Collins has lived it, lived it well and is still living it. The pioneering funk bassist, singer and songwriter, a big fan of AKG mics and headphones, was one of the founding members of the influential “P-Funk” sound...

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