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Give A Little Bit: Remembering Russel Pope

By Robert Scovill / September 7, 2017

BY ROBERT SCOVILL As my flight out of Phoenix climbs to 10,000 feet on my way back to my cushy hotel room, spacious tour bus and high tech sound system while fulfilling my role as concert sound engineer on the Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers 40th Anniversary tour, I find myself sitting here taking stock […]

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Living the Dream

By Robert Scovill / February 25, 2017

BY ROBERT SCOVILL You’re standing in total darkness. Suddenly you hear a huge crowd start cheering wildly. A band starts playing but, oddly, they sound very distant and far away. A spotlight bursts on to you in intense, blinding white light. In an attempt to shelter your eyes you look down only to realize … […]

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“Watson, Can You Hear Me?” 

By Robert Scovill / November 5, 2016

BY ROBERT SCOVILL Okay, I know you’re going to think the following question is totally ridiculous when you read it but, if you’ve been reading my blogs, well, then you know how I roll. So, here it goes. Is there—or should there be—a given “morality” in pro audio manufacturing and the way it is used? See, […]

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“Choose Wisely”

By Robert Scovill / June 27, 2016

BY ROBERT SCOVILL Now, not to get all “Cosmic Johnny” on you here, but I’m going on the record. I’m a dyed in the wool Libra. Yep, the tipping scales … For me, it always has been, and always will be, about striving for and creating balance in my life. There are more examples of […]

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Generation ConteXt

By Robert Scovill / April 24, 2015

One of my favorite jokes of all time is from the bone-dry delivery of comedian Steven Wright. It goes like this; “I was looking out my window the other night and I saw a Martian. So, I say “Hey Martian, why are you so small?” To which he replied, “I’m not small, I’m really far […]

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Welcome to Choice Fatigue

By Robert Scovill / April 22, 2015

By ROBERT SCOVILL It’s a phrase born of the new millennium and I assure you it is most definitely real. We live in a world where the fantasy is to live with no boundaries. It seems like it would be nirvana doesn’t it? A world with no rules, a world with no limits and no […]

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“Paging Dr. Moe, Dr. Curly, Dr. Larry…”

By Robert Scovill / April 8, 2015

 You can judge the maturity of a given industry or field by it’s approach to educating and training the people who want to work in that field and contribute to that industry.   For example, the medical field has been around in one form or another since the dawn of man. As techniques and knowledge […]