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Waves Plugins On Tour With The Band Perry

Live FOH engineer Jon Garber (The Band Perry, Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, Brian McComas, Julie Roberts) uses DiGiGrid MGO and Waves MultiRack to run Waves plugins on tour with The Band Perry. Garber notes: “In this production I am using a Studer Vista 5SR. In order to use Waves tools in low latency on my console, I’ve incorporated the SoundGrid® technology using a DiGiGrid MGO optical MADI interface, SoundGrid DSP Server One, and a Mac Mini with the MultiRack SoundGrid application to host the plugins.” Describing his use of Waves plugins on The Band Perry tour, Garber comments: “I...

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Dante Expansion Card Now Available DL32R Mixer

Mackie’s DL32R delivers 32-channels of digital mixing with convenient direct-to-drive multi-track recording/playback, new Onyx+ recallable microphone pre-amps, in an ultra-compact 3U rackmount design. The DL32R is controlled wirelessly with the Master Fader control app for iPad, freeing sound engineers to mix from any location in a venue. Now, the DL Dante Expansion Card adds 32×32 channels of network audio I/O, allowing the DL32R to be connected to any Dante-powered AV network. Dante features include: automatic discovery of devices; simple graphical audio routing; incredibly low latency; and flawless interoperation with hundreds of Dante-enabled products. With the flexible IO patching in...

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Kerrie Mondy

For someone who only began working in live sound 2 1/2 years ago, Kerrie Mondy is a very busy woman.  Along with being a FOH Engineer, Kerrie is currently the Resident Engineer/Sound Designer for New Line Theater, a little theater company in St. Louis, MO.  She also works as a stage hand, freelance audio tech, part time at several performing arts centers, and runs sound at St. Louis’ Jazz at the Bistro, which she says “is a blast! I get to see a lot of great music and meet a lot of nice people. I have, at last count,...

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Life In The Bubble

By Quake (Editor’s Note: It’s always great to welcome a new face to the family. Recently we published the first blog on SPL from Toby Francis and we hope it will be the first of many. Now, the emotional fallout from the death of industry legend ML Procise has—in a roundabout way—brought in another new voice in the person of Tim “Quake” Mark. This is not another remembrance of ML, but Pooch’s words and Toby’s–especially about keeping a family while working in a business that can demand every ounce of energy and time that a human can give–hit many...

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