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Signal To Noise, Episode 126: Mixer & Audio Educator Kent Margraves

How to overcome audio challenges "in the moment," the advantages of in-ear monitoring, a process for mentoring up-and-coming audio techs and much more.

The hosts are joined by mixer/educator Kent Margraves in Episode 126, and they offer a wide-ranging discussion that includes how to overcome audio challenges “in the moment,” the advantages of in-ear monitoring, a process for mentoring up-and-coming audio techs and much more. This episode is sponsored by Audix and Allen & Heath.

Margraves has been mixing for about 30 years and has made a career of managing the delicate blend of art and science that is front of house sound. He’s worked with a long list of notable artists and venues across the globe in addition to leading hundreds of audio seminars and workshops and authoring trade articles and white papers. Further, he’s worked with leading manufacturers that include Sennheiser and Waves, and on top of all that, he’s continued to mix and coach the audio team at Elevation Church in Charlotte, NC for more than 12 years.

Post-show music: “Don’t Panic” by Niki FM, an electronic artist and producer currently based in Oakland, CA. Listen to her music on Spotify here.

Michelle Pettinato has two courses “Mixing Music Live” and “Listen!” available on . We are giving away free tuition to one of her classes.  Send us an email or post on our social groups as to why you want the course and we will pick a winner.

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The Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb is hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veterans Kyle Chirnside and Chris Leonard.

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