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!
A little mini series chatting with different techs about all sorts of real world issues and topics relating to Live Sound.
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..
Heres a short LV1 video of how I use a Primary Source Expander live with LV1.
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
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.
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”
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?”
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.
Carrying on from where my last music blog left off, I have a new selection of tunes for you to check out! Fort Minor – In Stereo Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud Josh Devine & Ollie Green – Jailhouse Michael Jackson – Beat It Alexander Stewart – Human Dave Matthews Band – Ants Marching Gary Go – So So The Lonely IslandContinue reading “More favourite songs.”
Got a hum or buzz?
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#BeginnersGuidetoSound – DI Boxes
“DI boxes serve two roles…”
Some of these artists and songs are new to my collection, while others are old favourites! I do quite a bit of Website maintenance, and other office related work. I’ve very thankful for having these KRK’s in my arsenal, allowing a ‘true’ sound. These songs are the ones which get me through the slog ofContinue reading “Current Favourite Songs”
Cables! These connect the world together – literally! Want to find out more?
DBA now offers Studio Mixing. For a limited time only, you can have your tracks professionally mixed for £180 per track. This includes the use of; Softube & Waves Plugins Two Revisions to the mix At least 5 hours working on your music. All for £180?? Bargain!
Being the Second part of my Beginners Guide, we shall focus at the start of the Signal Chain, and later posts will focus on later items. As stated in the previous post, Microphones and Speakers are both Transducers, converting energy from one form to another. Microphone transfer Kinetic (movement energy) to Electrical energy, where as SpeakersContinue reading “Beginners Guide – Microphones”
This is going to be the first ‘beginners guide’ to sound post. I don’t intend to go into too much detail, as I d often do training sessions with groups, that go into more detail. If your interested in that, get in contact. So short and sweet it is!
Many many songs have been written, many genre’s.. over a large amount of time. As a Sound Engineer / Producer, I get to listen to a wide variety of music, and this blog post will concentrate on some killer bands, songs and hopefully educate some of you in lesser know artists. I don’t really likeContinue reading “Music worth listening to!”