Synergy: The Mix Engineer And The System Engineer Relationship
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Feeling the Squeeze
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The Politics of Live Sound Mixing and the Sacrificial Lamb
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Stage Collapses–A Player’s Perspective
This was originally posted on SPL's sister site for musicians L2PNet.com--The Live2Play Network. At the reqiest of some of the[...]
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Kevin Madigan On the Crosby/Nash Express
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Polarity Versus Phase
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Competition Versus Cooperation
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Getting the Gig Right Starts Early
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Strangeways Here We Come
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