While watching the "Behind the Album" Documentary Harry Styles released on Apple Music, he can be seen using a Sennheiser SKM 5200-II. Also, he can be seen using this while performing on Saturday Night Live, The Late Late Show with James Corden, and most recently, the Victorias Secret Fashion Show. He only uses this microphone during most live performances otherwise, he uses a different one on tour.more
Originally announced as 16 dates - later extended to 27- the Gary Barlow: In Concert tour sold out in minutes raising much needed funds for The Prince's Trust and The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry. Backed by a nine-piece band plus guest appearances, Sennheiser SKM 5200 MkII wireless handheld microphones with MD 5235 heads were used for all vocals, plus EW 572 G3 instrument radio systems for the musicians. “We used the same microphone combination with Gary on the last Take That tour, where we had great results with it,” says front of house engineer Gary Bradshaw. “It’s a very nice hi-fi sounding capsule, it’s extremely robust and it works in all conditions. It also has great rejection, which was really important on a tour like this; we’re mainly playing theatres with a few arena shows and the audience can be really loud, so this was a great choice for all situations.” Monitor engineer Steve Lutley agrees, saying, “The 5235 capsule is amazing for not picking up background noise. Audio quality is very important to Gary - he spends much of his working life in the studio, he knows exactly how everything is supposed to sound and he’s very critical of the sound, which is a good thing. He really cares, as does musical director Mike Stevens.”more
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