We lost a couple of bigger than life personalities lately; namely Patrick Stansfield and most recently legendary monitor engineer Davey Bryson—two gentlemen who demanded reverence simply by the mention of their names.
"So to achieve your desired results, you're talking about, say, at lest eighteen inches of water down that trail leading up the hill?" front of house asked monitors with an expansive wave of his arm toward the window...
The art of designing a sound system is really very simple. Does it meet and conform to GODs laws of physics or not. (Uh, oh math). There is no such thing as “Magic Ears”. Feelings do not count. Describing sound through colors does not cut it
In my travels around the globe, both on behalf of Avid Technologies as well as for my touring clients, I have met countless men and women who desire to get into the field of music production. In nearly every one of those encounters there is one undeniable thread that runs through them; the quest for more knowledge on the subject and more “training”.
Over a period of several months, we both used the IEMs in a number of settings. And we chatted about the results. Instead of presenting two separate reviews, we are going to give you a transcript of the conversation. And away we go.