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”
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.
These are 3 different ways I use to get more level out of your wedges / system. Take a look!
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!!
Heres how my DCA and Fx’s are laid out on my personal Waves eMotion LV1 64ch desk. Take a look!
As the Audio world advances technically, its important to stay ahead of the game. For this reason I’ve been working on getting the best training on the best and most useful updates to our industry. Which means that I’m now Dante Level 2 Certified. I look forward to putting this training in to more useContinue reading “Dante Certification Level 2”
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?
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!”