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Signal To Noise, Episode 73: Ike Zimbel Talking “Old School Audio”

Industry veteran of more than three decades shares tales of achieving studio guitar effects in the live realm in 1979, using 5-way PA systems in 1980, employing a tape measure to time-align crossover settings, and more.

In Episode 73, Ike Zimbel returns to join the hosts to talk old school audio. He explains how he achieved Frank Zappa-style studio guitar effects live in 1979 as well as using 5-way PA systems in 1980, time-aligning crossover settings in loudspeakers with a tape measure, and more.

The Signal To Noise podcast is sponsored by Audix.

Ike is currently a wireless frequency coordinator and tech based in Toronto. A 35-plus year veteran of the audio industry, he’s also worked extensively as a live sound engineer, recording studio technician, audio supervisor for TV broadcasts in addition to managing manufacturing and production companies.

Episode Links:
Ike Zimbel On LinkedIn
Ike Zimbel Archives On PSW

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