Aim Any Speaker – Webinar

Remember the speaker coverage angle article we published a couple of weeks ago? Well, if you liked that, I’ve got another great free resource from Nathan Lively over at Sound Design Live. It’s a live webinar training called How to Aim Any Speaker.

Exploring Experiments

Technology is always pushed forward through experiments and long conversations – Soulsound provided the perfect platform for both at PLASA London 2016.

Bodge Kits & Buzzes

I have a new addition to my bodge-it tool kit! It was something I didn’t need until I had to solve a problem I had never had before.

I am currently out doing festivals with my trusty analogue mixing desk. As we are doing lots of shows I am using locally-supplied multicores at each festival. This is problematical but we have a nice split system and as long as we take the mains for FOH from the same place as monitors it is not normally an issue.

What is Sound System Tuning? Tuning vs. Toning a Sound System

“Toning a system is the setting of a bank of global equalisation filters at the output of the mix console that drives the sound system. If you want to set it by ear fine. If you want to set it by 10,000 hours of acoustical analysis containing mean/spline/root squared/Boolean averaging then go for it. There is nothing at stake here. Nothing to argue about. The global equaliser is just an extension of the mix console EQ.” – Bob McCarthy

Improving Your Gig

Well, it’s a new month and for me festival season is just round the corner. In the world of global touring this means Australia. I can’t think of a better place to start work for the year than somewhere sunny! Having said that I have witnessed torrential rain, flooding and sleet while over there, so much like our summers then…

Getting a Foot in the Door

Getting a Foot in the Door

How to Make Your Way in the Live Sound Industry
eBook by Darryn de la Soul

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