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FOH, MON & Studio Mixing – What’s the Difference?

By Robert Caprio / September 16, 2015

BY ROBERT “VOiD” CAPRIO I’m often asked how I transition so easily from mixing at FOH, MON and the in the studio. Well, for me, it’s not that hard at all because I follow my mantra of “Keep It Simple, Stupid!” and simply try to make it sound good no matter where I am or […]


Mixing Live Jazz Shows

By Dave Kuhn / June 18, 2015

There are very few hard and fast rules to mixing any kind of music, but here are some techniques that have worked for me and my colleagues when manning FOH at a jazz performance.   Jazz in 2012 is probably one of the most diverse genres in music to mix. A jazz performance can consist […]


‘Tis the Season To Be Mixing

By Jamie Rio / April 24, 2015

By Jamie Rio As we go through the holiday season I think it is very important to embrace all the positive things that this time of year has to offer and also to try to avoid some of the pitfalls that can come with the additional demands of Christmas.   So, I would like to share […]


2013 and Beyond

By Robert Caprio / April 14, 2015

First of all, Happy New Year everyone.  I hope that 2013 brings us all health, happiness and prosperity.  My resolution is to spend more quality time with the people I love and that love me.  Most importantly my lovely wife Jacki, without whom I’d likely be one miserable SOB.  I was fortunately able to spend […]


Lead Vocal Compression

By Ace Baker / November 14, 2014

Lead Vocal Compression   Let’s face it folks, the lead vocal is the most important part of a live performance, at least as far a pop, rock, R&B, hip-hop or any show with a lead vocalist show goes. Granted if you’re mixing Yo Yo Ma then obviously the cello becomes your lead instrument but for […]

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