Here are some tips you can follow to spruce up the sound for your next show. Running the board as a Sound Engineer, like a lot of other jobs, can get a little routine and mundane sometimes. That’s not to say that the band aren’t exciting or uneventful, but more rather there are certain elements […]Read more "5 Quick Tips to Creating a Great Sounding Show"
5 simple time saving tips that can help you stand out at your next show With the rise of festivals and touring bands populating clubs and venues around the world, time is becoming ever more precious. As many audio engineers can attest, there’s never truly “enough” time for preparing for a set, but rather just […]Read more "“As an Audio Engineer what can I do to make my next show a better experience?”"
Choosing a microphone should be easy after this quick guide The setup: You’re doing your first live show and the audio engineer you’re helping out asks you to go ahead and start setting out the mics for the starting band. You panic because, while it’s something you’ve done before and had no problem, now you […]Read more "Stuck trying to decide which Microphone to use for a live setup? Let us help!"
A simple guide to compression and how it works To understand compression first we must understand what it means to compress in Audio Engineering. Compression either amplifies quiet sounds or reduces the volume of louder sounds effectively narrowing an audio signal’s dynamic range. For some people this pops up a red flag immediately because they […]Read more "Compression: A Misunderstood “Black Magic” Explained"
A quick guide to understanding why and when it’s necessary to wear ear protection at a live show. Have you ever been to a live concert and after the show your hearing just seems a bit off? Everything seem to be a little bit muted and, not only that, but you have a faint or […]Read more "How Loud is “Too Loud” at a Concert?"