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Working With What You Have…

We’ve all been there. Working a show or even attending as a spectator, the house system looks more than adequate but it under-performs. There are many reasons it happens, including broken components, lousy musicians, poor acoustics, operator error, and more. Read More

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Working With What You Have…

We’ve all been there. Working a show or even attending as a spectator, the house system looks more than adequate but it under-performs. There are many reasons it happens, including broken components, lousy musicians, poor acoustics, operator error, and more. Read More

Problems & Solutions

Recently an attendee of one of my workshops e-mailed about problems he’s having in providing a bass guitar mix over a personal monitoring system utilized by a 4-piece band, all of whom wear in-ear monitors. The system has one transmitter… Read More

The Basics & Essentials Of Power Amplifiers

A power amplifier is a device for making a larger, more powerful signal out of a small, weak signal. It was on February 18, 1908 that Lee DeForest was granted U.S. Patent No. 879,532 titled “space telegraphy,” but in actuality,… Read More

The Way Forward On The Front Lines

Career-building and understanding the “biz of the business” is important for everyone working in pro audio, but perhaps even more so for the independent practitioner, a.k.a., Lone Audio Ranger. So let’s step back a bit from the technical side and… Read More

Not Typical: Unusual Microphone Techniques

This article is provided by Bartlett Audio. Getting a little bored with the same old “tried-and-true” microphones and techniques? Let’s have some fun with fresh approaches that are off the beaten… Read More

Understanding Analog & Digital In Terms Of Audio

Analog? Digital? Both? In professional audio, many choices exist, but there’s not enough time to make the wrong ones. We regularly hear claims floating about, often skewed by particular opinions and interests that tend to color underlying simple truths. The… Read More

Learning Mixing For Musicals

This article is provided by SoundGirls.org Wherever you are in your career, I believe there’s always something new you can learn. It’s a bit of a buzz when you encounter a new… Read More