Vintage gear definitely still has a place in the modern studio. Jon Burton discusses his favourite analogue delay – the Roland RE-301 Chorus Echo.
See Jon Burton in action
A Day In The Life Of A Sound Engineer with Bombay Bicycle Club at Brixton Academy. Live Sound Engineering by Jon Burton (Soulsound). Timelapse by Davide Roveri Visuals (vimeo.com/davideroveri).
See the mixer from Jon’s view as he rustles up a mix of the Gomez track, “Options”, demonstrating the speed with which live engineers have to work.
Walking the room to check the dispersion and the balance.
Jon & Justin investigate the house system in the Plug, Sheffield
Jon and Justin set up the front of house console in The Plug. There are many things that need to be considered when choosing a mix position.
Jon and Justin, as visiting engineers at The Plug in Sheffield, explore their territory and assess the tools at their disposal.
How to assess your audio environment, set up your work space and a channel-by-channel look at getting a mix together.
Can you explain a bit about your attitude to working with the house guy in a venue ?
What is the best way to achieve that ‘bass thump in the chest’ with a smaller rig?
Jon gives a comprehensive tour of the Soundcraft Series 5’s master section.
What kind of venues do you prefer working in?