TELEFUNKEN Returns to SXSW Gear Expo and Concert Venues

TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik's microphone lineup - CLICK TO ENLARGE

TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik's microphone lineup
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TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik of South Windsor, CT, will be showing its newest microphone, the M60 FET, and their entire line of microphones this year at Gear Expo, Hall 5 Booth #505, March 19-21 during South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. TELEFUNKEN has partnered with The Continental Club in Austin, which will have their entire main stage equipped with a variety of TELEFUNKEN mics, including the M80, M81 and M82 dynamics, in addition to DD5 Dynamic Drum sets. Jackie Greene will be performing on Thursday, March 19. FOH engineer Charles Twilling commented, "Everything good needs an excellent beginning. As a touring sound engineer, that perfect beginning starts with my Telefunkens."

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Galactic Soars in the Studio and Onstage With TELEFUNKEN

Pictured on tour is Galactic bassist, producer, and vocalist Robert Mercurio with a TELEFUNKEN M81 for vocals and the M82 on his bass cab. - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Pictured on tour is Galactic bassist, producer, and vocalist Robert Mercurio with a TELEFUNKEN M81 for vocals and the M82 on his bass cab.
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Eclectic New Orleans funk band Galactic has embraced a variety of microphones from TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik for their stage and studio work. Blending funk and jazz with other genres, Galactic tours widely in support of their albums and often features such guest artists as Corey Glover, lead vocalist for Living Colour. Galactic FOH engineer Ryan Jones commented, "Telekunken's M80 dynamic is an extremely versatile transducer. It sounds great on anything I put in front of it, but I especially love using it on guitars and vocals."

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TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik Product Overview

TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik is a world-class audio equipment manufacturer located in South Windsor, CT, offering a wide array of products focusing on the highest quality vacuum tube-based condenser microphones and dynamic microphones.

The flagship Diamond Series line offers meticulous reproductions of classic vintage microphones including the ELA M 251, U47, and C12, recreated to exacting details to the originals. The R-F-T Series consists of original circuit designs combining premium components and new old stock vacuum tubes with globally sourced metalwork for cost efficiency, and includes the AR-51, AK-47 MkII, ELA M 260, and CU-29 Copperhead. The Dynamic Series features three unique dynamic microphone designs, the M80, M81, and M82, in a variety of packages to accommodate nearly every need for a dynamic microphone, such as handheld microphones, low-profile versions, and wireless head capsule adapters for use on everything from vocals to drum kits. All of TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik's microphones are hand-assembled in CT, USA.

In addition to the expansive microphone line, TELEFUNKEN offers premium vacuum tubes, vintage restoration microphone parts, high quality XLR cables, guitar picks, and several other after-market parts. The product line continues to grow to provide new markets with the quality that TELEFUNKEN is known for.

TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik microphones are built to a standard, not a price.

Telefunken Quotes:

"It's amazing how same-model microphones have very distinct characteristics, because of the subtleties of the capsules and the choice and condition of the tubes. The new U47 is a very finely crafted mic which fits beautifully into the collection that Frank put together."

– Dweezil Zappa on the U47

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