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Signal To Noise, Episode 128: Lady A Front Of House Engineer Brett “Scoop” Blanden

Discusses his work with the Grammy-winning country music group, his progression of consoles, how he manages a 96-input show and more, including the origin of his nickname.

In Episode 128, the hosts are joined by Brett “Scoop” Blanden, who’s served as the front-of-house engineer for Grammy-winning country music group Lady A over the last 11 years. He talks about his progression of consoles with the group and how he manages a 96-input show as well as how he got his start and turning his house into a recording studio and virtual concert/rehearsal space. The hosts also inquire about the origin of his nickname, and it’s a funny story. This episode is sponsored by Audix and Allen & Heath.

Brett “Scoop” Blanden has more than two decades of diverse entertainment industry experience.  He’s a sought-after live event consultant, an accomplished recording engineer, a former studio manager of Ocean Way Nashville, an international touring live engineer for Lady A and Charles Kelley, a partner and founder of the Remote Production Group — and finally — a business developer/owner/entrepreneur of the Brett’s Place Productions conglomerate, which includes Brett’s Place Studio, Brett’s Place Consulting, BrettsPlaceLIVE (Rentals) and the BrettsPlaceLIVE Streaming Destination.

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