Audio Basics

Harmonic Pursuits

By Chris Huff November 1, 2018

No place is an engineer’s talent more tested than with vocals. A singer’s range, frequency characteristics, and vocal style all contribute to the specific sound… Read More

What Is Equalization?

By Pat Brown November 1, 2018

As I was preparing a recent OptEQ workshop, a few things crystallized for me, the most fundamental being “what is equalization?” If… Read More

Sensitive (Mic) Matters

By Merlijn van Veen October 23, 2018

Many believe that condenser microphones are more sensitive than dynamic microphones (moving coil) and therefore pick up “everything,” e.g., stage wash and noise. Sensitivity, however,… Read More

Backstage Class: Team Effort

By Andy Coules October 18, 2018

For the performing musician there are few things worse than bad sound. If the mix is bad in the PA the audience can’t hear the… Read More