From the SoundProLive Bloggers

Well, a new bunch of fly dates - this time to China.  I am excited about this as I have never been to China. From Seattle the first flight is 12 hrs.  That's a long time in coach, still a long time in Economy Plus or what ever your airline calls it that day.  A quick plane change in Shanghai and I am off to Guangzhou.


What's with the dude who used to be a "big time front of house guy", who has Spinal-Tapped down to a C-level touring act playing clubs being a total shithead? I get it dude, I don't like club gigs either, they are a pain in the ass for all of us; but hey, whatever it takes to make the world be what it do.

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.

Lead Vocal Compression





"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

I've been so focused on being a console snob that I neglected to consider or remember that only about 10 years ago I was mixing on a beat up Crest GT40 with random outboard gear

Gear Reviews

Has it really been more than six months since Winter NAMM? Dang.

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