Hi guys, Great to see you here. As you’ve seen in the video, I use some Apple Scripts for controlling Spotify inside of QLab (being controlled through Companion). If you haven’t seen to video check it here.. To use these scripts you are going to need; QLab – ideally with a Pro License (Daily RentalContinue reading “Spotify Scripts for QLab”
Tag Archives: Beginners Guide
2020 Gear update!
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!
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.
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?
Beginners Guide – Microphones
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”
Beginners Guide – Signal Chain
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!