Quarantine Questions

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..

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’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?”

Worship on a budget

My last post covered how I run Backing Tracks in a worship setting. But this isn’t the only way to do it, its very effective, allows for expansion. Though its quite complex for the beginner and takes a while to setup. Ideally also takes a car to carry it all around & offers a wide range of flexibility,Continue reading “Worship on a budget”

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”

iPad Apps for Live Sound – Part 1 – Yamaha Stage Mix

I have had quite a bit of experience with the various medium sized digital consoles. and as part of how I work, I use the iPad apps to either run around the room, or set stage levels. I thought that I could leave you with a summary of my favourite features of the apps andContinue reading “iPad Apps for Live Sound – Part 1 – Yamaha Stage Mix”