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  • Friday, February 17, 2017
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    Old Soundman 02/17/17 04:10 PM,
    Dear Old Soundman— Yes, SPA1! Were your parents named SPA.09? I’ve enjoyed reading your comments for some time now. See, even though you have named yourself after a decadent outdoor love tub, you’re okay! I wonder if you might give us your insight regarding musicians who use earplugs (sometimes very sophisticated earplugs,) but then require ridiculous monitor levels on stage. There was a lack of love in these people’s lives when they were children. I run into more problems with… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogOpinionAnalogEducationEngineerMixerMonitoringSignalSound ReinforcementSystem

  • Thursday, February 16, 2017
    Matthew Weiss 02/16/17 02:47 PM,
    This article is provided by the Pro Audio Files.   If we’re going to do some compression on the drum kit, we really have to start with the most fundamental question in the world, which is why? Why are we going to do this? Because if you’ve followed any of my tutorials, if you’ve listened to anything I’ve said, one thing I repeatedly say is we don’t do stuff just for the sake of doing it. We figure out why… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureVideoStudy HallDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationEngineerProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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    Jackson B. Jackson 02/14/17 08:10 AM,
    To: JBJ First National Bank Dear Sirs: I am just starting into the recording business and need financing to build a studio and buy equipment. Could you please send me information on your financing packages, what your current rates are, and if there points involved? Zero down and 0 percent would be nice. Thanks, Swap Happy P.S. I plan on quitting my job after you lend me the money to make time for running the studio, so could you please… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBusinessEducationEngineerStudio

  • Monday, February 13, 2017
    PSW Staff 02/13/17 02:52 PM,
    The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences (CRAS) and its AES Student Chapter, recently opened its doors at its Gilbert, Arizona. campus to Waves Audio for WavesLive, an in-depth workshop for CRAS students and local audio pros. “The live sound workshop was incredibly informative and insightful for our students,” says Kirt Hamm, CRAS administrator. “Waves designs and produces top-shelf pro audio gear. Having them come in and train our students is real-world knowledge they can take with them into the… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEducationEngineerSoftwareSound Reinforcement

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    PSW Staff 02/13/17 10:10 AM,
    InfoComm International, in partnership with IMCCA, will host a day of emerging trends education on Tuesday, June 13, the day before the InfoComm 2017 show floor opens at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The special day of insight into the future of the AV industry will feature the inaugural class of Emerging Trends Fellows- experts chosen for their knowledge of a cross-section of critical technology areas. Registration for InfoComm 2017 is officially open, taking place June 10-16… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEducationManufacturer

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    Bobby Owsinski 02/13/17 08:26 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   Perhaps the greatest detriment to a session running smoothly is the inability for players to hear themselves comfortably in the headphones. This is one reason why veteran engineers spend so much time and attention on the cue mix and the phones themselves. In fact, a sure sign of an inexperienced engineer is treating the headphone mix as an afterthought instead of spending as much time as required to make them sound great.… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureStudy HallEducationEngineerStudio

  • Friday, February 10, 2017
    Mike Sokol 02/10/17 03:46 PM,
    Provided by Live Sound Advice.   Small – but full-featured – guitar amplifiers can fulfill the mission of cutting the decibel level on stage while still providing the “bells and whistles” to be musically creative and retain feel, presence and tone. That’s the focus in this third installment of the semi-silent stage series, where the mission is offering alternatives that allow musicians and engineers to work together to provide a better mix for the audience. (Previous chapters are here and… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureStudy HallConcertEducationEngineerLoudspeakerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStage

  • Thursday, February 09, 2017
    PSW Staff 02/09/17 12:05 PM,
    The line-up of manufacturers participating in the LSI Loudspeaker Demo at the USITT 2017 Annual Conference & Stage Expo this March in St. Louis has been set.  They’ll be presenting both larger- and smaller-format systems in three full demo sessions each day, along with 30-minute individual demonstration sessions each day. Open and free of charge to all USITT attendees, audio professionals, church sound personnel and other interested parties, the demo is being held at the Ferrara Theatre at show site… View this post
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogTrainingEducationLine ArrayLoudspeakerManufacturerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Wednesday, February 08, 2017
    Bruce A. Miller 02/08/17 02:19 PM,
    This article is provided by   Often, a young engineer will start to position microphones based on what they see done by others or read in a magazine. Sometimes they experiment and move the mics to see if the sound improves, but usually once someone ends up with a mic setup they like they stop trying to improve it. There are certain standard approaches that have been successful, but even these approaches should never be considered “etched in stone.”… View this post
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallEducationEngineerMicrophoneSignalStudio

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    PSW Staff 02/08/17 10:02 AM,
    Adamson Systems Engineering is introducing a comprehensive and standardized Educational Program for 2017 and beyond. The tiered program offers a hybrid of general live sound principles and product-specific training to members of Adamson’s global network and the public, from novice technicians to the world’s top integrators and engineers. “While Adamson has long held training programs at a variety of skill levels, we are now globally standardizing our Education Program to ensure our users can deliver the same level of quality… View this post
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessEducationEngineerInstallationLine ArrayLoudspeakerSound Reinforcement

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