Tag: Live Sound

Allen & Heath Mix Wizard 12M

The Allen and Heath Mix Wizard 12M monitor mixing console provides a lot of capability in rack mount form. Normally I would start with the front side and work to the back panel, but this time the reverse makes sense. Typically,...

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Live Sound 101—Choosing a Mic

  Sound guys wear T-shirts. Usually black ones. And they typically display a line of text that’s a variation on the phrase: “I know what all the knobs and buttons do -— and it took a long time to learn.” That knowledge was...

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Can You Mic The Drum Kit Please?

To keep the drum sound tight, turn off mics not in use in a particular tune, use a noise gate on each drum mic, and/or overdub the drums. What’s the first step in getting a great drum sound? Tuning the drums so they sound...

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Review: Heil Pro-Set 3 Headphones

Stop me if you have heard this before. More than once. IMHO, one of the keys to consistently doing cool stuff—no matter the field of endeavor—is to be open to the project you are working on morphing into something totally...

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Can You Mic Anything With A 57?

Void Caprio, FOH engineer for Cee-Lo Green, talks about micing at the last minute: Let’s face it… we’ve all done it, probably often.  In the heat of battle when a new input has suddenly been brought before...

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  • Waves Now Offering Marc Mozart’s YOUR MIX SUCKS (Waves Edition)
    Waves Audio, the world’s leading developer of professional audio signal processing technologies and leading maker of audio plugins for mixing, music production, mastering, sound design, broadcast, post-production and live sound, is offering the Marc Mozart book, YOUR MIX SUCKS (Waves Edition), integrating Waves plugins throughout 14 chapters of guidance, inspiration and methodology on mixing music. […]
  • The Show Goes On with Allen & Heath
    This summer in Bardstown, Kentucky, the sounds of composer Stephen Foster’s “Oh! Susanna” and “My Old Kentucky Home” are alive again at the J. Dan Talbott Amphitheatre thanks in part to a new audio blueprint featuring an Allen & Heath dLive C3500 control surface and DM64 MixRack. Built in 1958, the amphitheatre has hosted The […]
  • Meyer Sound LEO heads out on China’s festival circuit
    MTA Festival China’s music festival scene has been in full swing this summer, with many gatherings across the nation relying on new Meyer Sound LEO Family systems provided by Stage Arts Groups (S.A.G.), a diversified production and artist management enterprise based in Beijing. One standout event in S.A.G.’s non-stop summer schedule was the MTA (Music […]
  • Tracktion Present Delta-V Audio’s SpaceCraft Granular Synth
    Tracktion Corporation is delighted to announce the latest addition to their ‘Tracktion Present’ program, Mark Watt’s (Delta-V Audio) SpaceCraft Granular Synth. The SpaceCraft granular synth has been a huge success on iOS since its launch a year ago. Now, in collaboration with Tracktion, the latest version is available as a plugin in for Mac and […]
  • The New Era of Product Development: The AES New York 2019 Product Development Track
    Each year the Product Development Track presents four days of themed Workshops during the AES Convention. Building on last year’s theme “Make Audio Matter,” the 2019 Product Development Track is built on the theme “The New Era of Product Development.” The Track’s sessions will dive into next-generation methodologies, practices and technologies involved in developing and […]