Yee Ha Audio-Technica

Audio-Technica has provided an extensive selection of vocal and instrument microphones for the 2012 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. The 46th Annual CMA Awards aired live in 5.1 channel surround sound on 1 November 2012 on the ABC Television Network, and featured over 200 Audio-Technica microphones, including an array of hard-wired microphones and Artist Elite 5000 Series UHF wireless systems. The team responsible for the audio at this year’s CMA’s was supervised by audio producers Tom Davis and Paul Sandweiss; ATK/Audiotek provided the sound system with FOH mixers Patrick Baltzell and Rick Shimer; the broadcast music mix was handled by M3’s John Harris and Jay Vicari; while stage monitoring was done by Tom Pesa and Jason Spence.