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Why Do Concerts Sound Bad?

By Bobby Owsinski May 15, 2019

Most every time I go to a concert I come with the same feeling – why did it sound so bad? I’ve posted the following… Read More

Putting The Squeeze On Live Sound

By Duncan Fry April 4, 2019

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on the original Live Sound International website in the late 1990s, and provides a lot of information that’s still… Read More

Tell-All Tech: Repairs? You Need Repairs??

By The Tell-All Tech March 1, 2019

Some would say we’re taken for granted. Others might say we’re misunderstood. Still others occasionally say “thank you.” Who are we? Your humble servants, equipment… Read More

Incarcerated Audio

By M. Erik Matlock December 18, 2018

“Seriously?” That was my response when I was asked to help record a live album inside a prison. It was 1998 and I was only… Read More

Lost In Translation?

By Jonah Altrove October 30, 2018

I first started reading Live Sound International during high school (literally, during school), and I distinctly remember feeling frustrated by the professionals’… Read More

Road Stories: From The Sofa To The Rodeo

By Sully May 29, 2018

Everybody’s been in a small bar when all of the lights go out and the PA and cash registers fall silent… there’s a full two seconds of deathly calm and then… well, “road story” Read More