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How Did They Make It? Meghan Trainor

You don’t have to be skinny to have a hit… BY: Lisa Popeil   Pop singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor scored her first hit at the age of 20 with “All About That Bass”. Born in Massachusetts in 1993, Trainor began making...

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Christmas Again

Well my friends, we are here again. It’s December and Jesus Christ’s birthday is just around the corner. I know we usually don’t think of Christmas as a birthday party but every year the entire world celebrates the birth of the...

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Tech 21 Bass Boost Fuzz Review

This time around we will be talking about Tech 21’s Bass Boost Fuzz. Again I’m taking a huge amount of razing from the guys in my band about using a fuzz pedal. Most people think you’re the bass player you don’t need any pedals...

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Solo Gigger: Problem Gigs

By now, I trust your solo or duo act is clicking right along, according to your business plan. “What’s that- you DON”T have a business plan?” Then I strongly suggest you go back to my first installment and read up on the...

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How Did Taylor Swift Make It?

Taylor Swift was born in Reading, Pennsylvania and spent her early years on a Christmas tree farm.  Her father is a a financial adviser with the brokerage firm Merrill Lynch.  At the age of 9, Swift became interested in musical...

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But What Am I Listening For?

A major emphasis in training new sound tech recruits is getting them to use their ears. Too listen and design the sound around what they hear. After all, the one who is at the board in the booth is the one responsible for what...

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THE SOLO GIGGER- Booking Agents #2

Last month, we covered booking agents, what they do and how to attract a local one to help secure more gigs. Let’s examine a couple national sites that do the same thing- Gigmasters and Gig Salad.     I moved to Los...

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  • IsoAcoustics’ Introduces Stage 1 Isolators at NAMM 2019
    At this year’s Winter NAMM show, IsoAcoustics (Booth # 17315) is pleased to introduce the STAGE 1 Isolators, the latest in the company’s acclaimed line of isolation solutions for loudspeakers, stage monitors, subwoofers and musical instrument amplifiers, specially designed for touring musicians and bands on any budget. The new STAGE 1 isolators effectively eliminate the […]
  • beyerdynamic FOX and TG 1000 Selected as Finalists for Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards
    beyerdynamic, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and conferencing products, announces the FOX USB-C Studio Microphone and TG 1000 Dual Receiver as honorees in the NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards (TEC). beyerdynamic will showcase the FOX Studio Microphone and TG 1000 Dual Receiver in booth 16104 at the National Association of […]
  • Celestion Announces NAMM 2019 Debut of Axi2050 Axiperiodic Driver
    Celestion, the premier manufacturer of guitar and bass loudspeakers and professional audio drivers for sound reinforcement applications, is pleased to announce the Winter NAMM debut of the Axi2050 wideband axiperiodic compression driver, which will be on display with “The Big Red Horn” at the company’s second booth in the Pro Audio Hall (ACC North, Level […]
  • Renkus-Heinz ICONYX Brings Clarity at Houston’s First Presbyterian
    First Presbyterian Church was born when now-mighty Houston was a dusty, two-year-old town in the Texas Republic, so it is fair to say the city and the church grew up together. Today’s First Presbyterian resides on a sizable campus of a dozen buildings in Houston’s Museum District. Unfortunately, the acoustics of the church’s main sanctuary […]
  • Mackie Celebrates 30 Years Running
    Mackie today announces 30 years since they made their mark on the pro audio industry and are celebrating all their incredible customers that have made it possible. Mackie’s history is full of breakthrough products which have gone on to create and define a number of new categories like the LM-1602 that was originally shown at […]

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