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Gigging Right: Hearing Onstage

What? What!? WHAT?!!! Hearing yourself onstage is no joke when it comes to getting your performance down. Do you know what you need to?Many years ago, I read a story about a Nashville touring band—I’m not exactly sure which one,...

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One Tour – Four Countries

While I adjusted my internal clock to run on American Eastern Standard Time after a 15-day tour in Germany, Scotland, England and Ireland, I looked back at the things that were done right and realized why paying attention to the...

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Chaos Ensemble – Chapter 4

A common form of chaos deals with organizational skills, or the lack of, and the resulting effects.     Without succumbing to going totally global here, I refer to coping with individual projects and how to keep...

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Chaos Ensemble – Chapter 3

Chaos can occur in a multitude of settings. It pops up when a group of players attempt to play together or when a group approaches a craft or new technique from various levels or angles. Everyone learns from different directions...

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The Touring & Concert Business

We understand, EVERYBODY would LOVE to open up for that SUPERSTAR (insert name here) CONCERT coming up! You & ‘what Army’! You need to UNDERSTAND the Concert & Touring business to see where you fit in & what you need...

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Life On The Road

"I have facial tattoos and a methamphetamine problem that makes if difficult to acquire or hold a regular job…. I work as a stage hand a few times a month to make the rent on my trailer then I tell the girls in the...

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  • Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts Chooses L-Acoustics
    Named for local businessman and philanthropist Jerry Scheidegger, the J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts on the campus of St. Charles, Missouri’s Lindenwood University is a $32 million, state-of-the-art educational and performing arts complex. The 138,000-square-foot facility’s main theater, the 1,200-seat Lindenwood Theater, can be a challenging acoustical space, with its high interior and ceiling […]
  • Mackie Unveils New Flagship Loudspeaker Series
    Mackie today announces their all-new flagship DRM Professional Powered Loudspeakers. Packed with up to 2300W of power, cutting-edge DSP, and built-in full color displays, DRM Loudspeakers offer incredible sound quality and reliability for a wide range of applications. Perfect for mobile DJs, bands, install, Houses of Worship, rental systems, and more. Available in the 1600W […]
  • Yamaha Professional Audio Creates Perfect Systems in New Commercial Audio Display at NAMM 2019
    Yamaha Commercial Audio products will exhibit in the ACC North Hall for the first time at NAMM 2019. The booth willfeature RIVAGE PM Digital Audio Consoles, the brand’s superior Dante integration and wireless microphone control on the company’s world-renownedCL and QL digital audio consoles, the latest NEXO speaker systems, Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) product, L2 […]
  • AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio Hands-On Training Academy Events Offer Line Array Loudspeaker Systems and Live Mixing Console Experiences
    This year’s AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio is set to bring the best in practical audio engineering education and insights to attendees at all experience levels. Taking place concurrently with The NAMM Show, January 24 – 27 in Anaheim, CA, this year’s AES@NAMM sessions will offer specialized Line Array Loudspeaker System Academy and […]
  • Orange Amplification Present The Pedal Baby 100 Amp
    Orange Amplification proudly present the Pedal Baby 100. A 100W class A/B power amplifier, designed for the touring musician. Neutral-sounding but still flattering, it’s perfect for guitarists running pedal boards, modellers or digital processors. Light, compact and built for the road; fly dates and changing venues are all taken in its stride. See the product […]