With the first part of the year being a bit mental, I brought a load of new stuff to make it all go smoother. Check out the video for more info!
Category Archives: Beginners Guide
Exciting news! DC Sound Op Contributor status..
Hi all, As many of you know and love DCSoundOp.com already, you may be interested to know that I am now officially a Contributor to the site. You can check the direct link to my page here.. http://www.dcsoundop.com/contributors/danbamber/ What does this mean for DanBamberAudio? Not a great deal will change in terms of content thatContinue reading “Exciting news! DC Sound Op Contributor status..”
A little mini series chatting with different techs about all sorts of real world issues and topics relating to Live Sound.
Quarantine Questions Pt 1
Check out the first part in my new mini series – Quarantine Questions. Exploring several questions with different Freelance Sound Techs that I work with. Many thanks to Connor of CD a Sound for being the Guinea Pig! Check out our conversation below..
LV1 & Primary Source Expander
Heres a short LV1 video of how I use a Primary Source Expander live with LV1.
These are 3 different ways I use to get more level out of your wedges / system. Take a look!
Backline Peli Walkthrough
A little look into the other “Peli” used most for backline gigs. Of you haven’t please check out the 1535 Orange PeliAir walkthrough.. Take a look!!
LV1 DCA and Fx basic Layout and short Overview
Heres how my DCA and Fx’s are laid out on my personal Waves eMotion LV1 64ch desk. Take a look!
An overview of what shoes I take on the road. And how I’ve condensed the amount down.
Welcome to DanBamberAudio (on YouTube)
Hi guys. I thought it was about time to join the masses and setup a YouTube channel. https://bit.ly/32aYlMv From there you will be able to access some of the gig I have done, and some training / information videos that I am putting out. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the new content! Dan
What is a good place to hold a handheld mic?
Hand held microphones, both wired and wireless are the most common for vocals and used for Q&A in a corporate setting. Though they are the most common microphone seen, they rarely get held or used properly.
Getting the most Level out of your system – Beginners Guide to Graphic EQ
So you have a sound rig, and every time you push the volume on the desk, an annoying whistle of feedback scuppers your day. This issue can be made even worse when a microphone is in front of a speaker, or pointed towards it. You may think that theres nothing that can be done toContinue reading “Getting the most Level out of your system – Beginners Guide to Graphic EQ”
What is a good distance to speak into a lectern mic?
This is a question that I get asked all too often. Ideally, you should be standing upright in a comfortable position. With Lectern mics, its best if you don’t wander around, and ideally keep facing forward whilst speaking. The more movement and head turning there is. The less likely you are to have clean audio.Continue reading “What is a good distance to speak into a lectern mic?”
What is a Sting?
A sting is music that allows a speaker / award winner to make their way to stage without the awkward silence while they make their way between chairs. Its usually dropped in at the most recognised part of the song.
Beginners Guide – DI Boxes
Got a hum or buzz?
Check this out!
#BeginnersGuidetoSound – DI Boxes
“DI boxes serve two roles…”
What’s in the Peli?
I carry a pretty comprehensive toolcase with me to most gigs. It has grown significantly over the last few years. When I started out, just carrying Lx tape, Sharpie, Leatherman and Torch shoved in a rucksack got me by. Nowadays, there is a higher expectation on my to have everything and make the gig work,Continue reading “What’s in the Peli?”
Beginners Guide – Cables
Cables! These connect the world together – literally! Want to find out more?
My Current Worship Setup
I have had several questions as to what I use, how it all fits together. As well as the advantages / disadvantages of doing it this way. I shall give a brief overview and then go into detail about the various areas.
Wedges vs InEars
Note to you that this is a long post, with many sections. And while I will aim to cover all the options and keep impartial it may not happen. Also I am writing this post more from my musician side rather than a technical perspective, although they naturally collide, (apologies if you wanted to know whetherContinue reading “Wedges vs InEars”
iPad Apps for Live Sound – Part 3 – iLive Mix Pad
Here comes part 3 of the series… Allen&Heath’s Mix Pad – iLive Series I use iLive desks quite regularly. Although I try not to use the iPad app that often, I have been forced to use it in venues where the desk is up on a balcony / side stage. You will see why by the endContinue reading “iPad Apps for Live Sound – Part 3 – iLive Mix Pad”