Jonah Altrove

Bang On The Drum All Day

By Jonah Altrove January 10, 2017

My father used to say, “Son, opinions are like drum miking techniques. Everyone has one.” Or something like that… Truthfully, there’s an overwhelming amount of… Read More

Waiting On The World To Change

By Jonah Altrove November 28, 2016

“Any industry founded on a particular technology faces the danger that a new invention will render it obsolete.” – Tom Standage, “The Victorian Internet” When… Read More

Showcase: Magical Mystery Tour

By Jonah Altrove October 27, 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, step right up! I’ll be your guide as we survey signal processing capabilities of modern digital consoles. We’ll focus on several… Read More

Load It Up

By Jonah Altrove August 2, 2016

It may not seem so at first blush, but there are a few concepts as pervasive in live audio as the concept of impedance. Read More

The Right Stuff

By Jonah Altrove July 29, 2016

A few years ago while working as an A1 for a local production company, I took a call from a young married couple who held… Read More

Applying Modular Genius

By Jonah Altrove June 2, 2016

Every time a new audio innovation arises, it’s met by a certain amount of resistance. This is ironic and puzzling to me, seeing as our… Read More

Lost In Translation?

By Jonah Altrove May 27, 2016

I first started reading Live Sound International during high school (literally, during school), and I distinctly remember feeling frustrated by the professionals’ jargon. To… Read More

Charting The Mix

By Jonah Altrove March 2, 2016

As sound engineers, we’re tasked with shaping the sound of the artist’s performance. When we’re running our consoles, we’re literally “putting together the pieces” of… Read More

Why Would You Want To Do That?

By Jonah Altrove February 4, 2016

In the grand scheme of things, audio engineering is a pretty mysterious field, at least for most people. When asked what I do for… Read More