And here’s how it went down on PSW YouTube/Facebook:
On Tuesday, September 15, Front Of The House Fridays (FOTHF) host Russ Long was joined by Miranda Lambert’s audio team – front of house engineer Todd Wines and monitor engineer Josh Hughes – on ProSoundWeb YouTube and Facebook for a live conversation on their work with a top artist, followed by Q&A with the audience.
Todd Wines specializes in front of house mixing and audio systems deployment, and as noted, is currently the FOH engineer for Miranda Lambert, He’s also toured with top artists such as Lauren Daigle, Hunter Hayes, Vince Gill, Olivia Newton-John, Cyndi Lauper, Sugarland, Gretchen Wilson, Big & Rich, Kellie Pickler, and more.
Josh Hughes is a live mix engineer based out of Huntsville, AL, and as noted, is currently the MON Engineer for Miranda Lambert. He attended Blackbird Academy in Nashville and has worked with Clair Global since 2014. In addition, he’s toured with Stevie Nicks, Justin Timberlake, Guns N’ Roses, John Mayer and others.
FOTHF host Russ Long is a top touring and multi-platinum recording and mix engineer who’s worked in professional audio for more than 30 years. Following a decade as Steven Curtis Chapman’s FOH engineer, he has spent over 12 years mixing FOH for Amy Grant, and has also mixed numerous high-profile events such as the KLOVE Music awards, the Challenge America Musical Gala at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and Barbara Bush’s 90th birthday concert featuring Reba McEntire, Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant. In addition, he’s been part of the audio team for numerous broadcast events such as the Grammy Awards, the CMA Awards, ABC’s “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” TV Special, and more. Russ is currently part of Yamaha’s console R&D team.