From the SoundProLive Bloggers

Men are a little lower on the food chain. If it weren’t illegal, men would simply throw rocks at men that they don’t like. But we can’t do that. So we give nicknames.

We went into many venues totally blind. There is the time in Tennessee where the contact just could not tell me what exactly was in the club in terms of staging or PA. But he told me “don’t worry.”  Well those words MAKE ME WORRY!

The skill—and rest assured, it IS a skill—of career management has served me very well. And guess what, it would likely serve you very well too, if you would devote even half as much time to it, as you do to getting that elusive kick drum sound. Being labeled a good manager and promoter of your career is not a knock, it’s a compliment.

A few weeks ago I had an experience that’s worth sharing so that (a) you won’t have the same problem and (b) because it reeled in my audio ego and stuffed it back into the confines of my helmet.

Recent events have caused me to start to rethink some of the ways that I approach my mixes.

Yup, that’s me calling a show at an early age. Well not really, but somehow it doesn’t seem all that long ago… I remember my first gig though. I got my start in the biz in the very early 80’s. I was humping PA for a local music store.

Leslie’s list of clients, projects, and accomplishments over the years has been extensive, and she says the diversity has helped her longevity in the business.

Gear Reviews

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.

The guys at VUE Audiotechnik asked us if we would test the phase coherence of the VUE  h15-W against a Meyer CQ. I will gladly oblige because there is nothing subjective about this test. 

As some of you may know (those of you smart enough to be following SoundProLive) H.A.S. has been

I got a phone call that DiGiGrid MGB was ready to ship and I was going to be one of the first people to receive one.  This was exciting as there was a buzz about it and not even our sound provider was able to get them.