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The Politics of Live Sound Mixing and the Sacrificial Lamb

By Pooch / April 8, 2015

OH yes, the politics.  The dirty little secret of live sound mixing.  I believe that, on any given day, 50% of our job is politics and 50% of our job is actually mixing.   The problem is that MOST times this is out of wack, one way or another. Somtimes our job is 90% politics […]


Sonnet Technologies Echo Express Thunderbolt Chassis

By Pooch / November 3, 2013

Stuff just keeps getting smaller. Not all that long ago, recording a gig meant calling in a totally separate company with their own engineers and a whole truck full of gear. Then it became a rack or two of stuff and maybe one extra guy on the crew. And lately, it is just another hat […]


Pooch Joins MSI—Great Minds Think Alike…

By Bill Evans / September 7, 2012

Maryland Sound was a big force in touring for a really long time. But in the past decade, they’ve focused on other areas of the production biz and have done really well there. Recently we started hearing rumblings that they were looking to increase their touring portfolio. How serious are they? Well, they bought 300 […]