DENMARK, OCTOBER 11, 2016 – When Frank Grønbæk, front of house technician, and Rasmus Valentin Hansen, monitor engineer, packed up their equipment for the worldwide Lukas Graham tour, both made sure to have their Wisycom devices with them. Tasked with handling all wireless equipment for the tour, both engineers currently rely on Wisycom to ensure that Lukas Graham’s vocals, as well as the bass and horn sections, were transmitted flawlessly.
Lukas Graham is a Danish pop and soul band comprising of lead singer Lukas Forchhammer, drummer Mark Falgren, bassist Magnus Larsson, and keyboardist Morten Ristorp. Their second album was released in 2015 and earned international attention with singles like "Mama Said" and "7 Years," the latter of which peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 list.
“I have been working with all the wireless and in-ear equipment for Lukas Graham since spring of 2012,” says Hansen. “I have been a fan of Wisycom’s devices for a long time and the company’s wideband RF technology makes it very easy to travel all over the world.”
On every tour, Hansen and Grønbæk have Wisycom’s MRK960 Modular Wireless Microphone Receiver System, MTH400 Wireless Handheld Microphone, MTP40S Wideband Bodypack Transmitters and MPR50-IEM Wideband IEM Receivers. Also used with the Wisycom gear is a DiGiCo S21 for fly-in gigs or a DiGiCo SD10 for bigger tours. All the Wisycom products are connected digitally via AES input.
“Wisycom’s MPR50-IEM is the highest quality in-ear system on the market,” continues Hansen. “Wisycom provides better sound quality and better RF transmission than any other device I have used in the past. Everything we bring is hooked up to the Wisycom editor software, which makes frequency coordination a breeze.”
Grønbæk echoes Hansen’s sentiments. “We wanted to have the best sounding equipment for IEM and for vocals. The new MPR50-IEM sounds amazing. We have also been using Wisycom’s MTH400 since it is able to be connected to DPA’s d:facto™ capsule, which is our go-to microphone head. Wisycom’s modular system is an investment in our future work, one we are happy to have made.”
On tour in the United States, Hansen and Grønbæk were locked into a certain radio frequency block due to U.S. law. “Surprisingly, it was the exact block that we needed when we arrived in the U.K.,” says Grønbæk. “The engineers at Wisycom were quick to help us unlock the area on the first day of the tour in England. Our interactions with all the Wisycom staff have been fantastic since the beginning of our relationship!”
Hansen is equally as happy with the service he has received from Wisycom, especially from Torben Aalykke, Managing Director at Nordic Pro Audio ApS and Wisycom Nordic. “Torben has delivered the best service imaginable. He is always available to help us solve any problems that we have. Both myself and Frank look forward to using Wisycom for the rest of Lukas Graham’s tour.”
Wisycom is a designer and builder of the most sophisticated RF solutions for broadcast, film and live production, renowned for their durability, flexibility, reliability, practicality and cost-effective price points. Wisycom’s design process is driven by attention to detail, customer feedback and ultimate quality, from the selection of components to the manufacturing process, which takes place at the company’s Italian plants. The company prides itself on serving as a technical advisor and partner to every customer. From custom design to evaluation and dimensioning of systems, the Wisycom team stands by its customers through every step of the process. For more information, please visit www.wisycom.com.