The Worst Part of Being an Engineer
For me, it is the aggravation of not being able to put on the best show possible or to not[...]
Time is Blowing In the Wind
Stevie Wonder's performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary show was off the hook. And a[...]
Synergy: The Mix Engineer And The System Engineer Relationship
BY MARTIN FREY   As a live FOH mix engineer, I’ve made it my business over the years to learn[...]
Competition Versus Cooperation
The live audio field is historically a very competitive business. Those that get far and have long careers in this[...]
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[...]
'Tis the Season To Be Mixing
By Jamie Rio As we go through the holiday season I think it is very important to embrace all the[...]
Too Loud? It's Complicated
 Oh boy, “how loud is too loud” is one sticky wicket. What seems like such a simple concept is actually[...]
Death By YouTube
Snake Newton on working with Duran Duran and "Death By YouTube."[...]
I Don't Care if It's Black Sabbath Or the Pope
I was fortunate to work several campaign events this year.  At the most recent one there was a heavy emphasis[...]
The Politics of Live Sound Mixing and the Sacrificial Lamb
OH yes, the politics.  The dirty little secret of live sound mixing.  I believe that, on any given day, 50%[...]
I AM An Artist
BY KEITH NACHODSKY   It was about ten minutes until doors. I was the sound engineer for the show. Something[...]
Getting the Gig Right Starts Early
The great thing about teaching is that it helps one organize their thoughts into cohesive ideas. The other day, while[...]

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