Monthly Archives: July 2013

A handy step by step guide to building and EQing a mix.

Mixing is more than just setting sound levels. [View Full Article]

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Some very useful advice on tracking down those annoying buzzes in your system.

Buzz in an audio system might be the most annoying sound you’ll ever hear. A close second is the first unexplainable rattle emanating from your new car. [View Full Article]

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A valuable insight into the history and utilisation of graphic equalisers.

A couple of years ago marked the 40th anniversary of Altec Lansing’s passive third-octave “continuous” equalizer that began modern sound system equalization. [View Full Article]

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An interesting insight into live mixing and how imbalance can be desirable.

How following one of the traditional ‘golden rules’ of sound engineering, but forgetting the bigger picture, can lead to missing out on the best possible mix. [View Full Article]

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An excellent course for those looking to work in Theatre or just broaden their skill set.

Orbital Sound will host its popular ‘Mixing Musicals’ course again this coming August. [View Full Article]

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A quick reminder of our open day tomorrow at the Dublin Castle, come along and have a go at mixing a band in the world famous venue https://www.facebook.com/events/620549434623904/?ref=22

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Taking a few risks might be a valid way to improve your mixes.

You could mix the same way for years and for the same group of people. You might not even get any complaints. But does that mean you have the best mix? It might mean you are only playing it safe. … Continue reading

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Some useful advice on mixing monitors from Front of House

Many small venues don’t have the budget or space for a separate monitor desk on stage. That saddles the front-of-house engineer with the responsibility of mixing for the band and the audience simultaneously from the FOH console — not an … Continue reading

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