Monthly Archives: June 2014

An interesting video interview with Metallica’s monitor engineers.

Meyer Sound has been busy filming new video interviews with Metallica’s monitor engineers Bob Cowan and Adam Correia… [Full Article]

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Exploring the difference between on the job training and doing a course.

I’m a graduate of The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences in Arizona. Loved it. Learned the foundational stuff… [Full Article]

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Blurring The Line: The Evolution Of Live Recording In The Digital Era.

The changes in the technology and the industry the past 15 years or so have been astounding, and I’m proud to have been at the forefront of those changes, making records and mixing the house with the finest talent and … Continue reading

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Are the roadies of legend a dying breed?

They used to match their bands for debauchery, now they have degrees and drink tea – the billion-dollar live-music business is staffed by techs who would never throw a TV out the window… [Full Article]

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Ken DeLoria offers some perspective on the recent evolution of touring.

A couple of years ago, I got a call to mix front of house for Uriah Heep on a mini-tour of the U.S. I hadn’t mixed a headliner rock band in a long time. Years back, fate took me down … Continue reading

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Some handy advice on getting a job in the audio industry.

I was recently chatting with a colleague who works for one of the UK’s biggest production companies, and we discussed our amazement at the generally poor-quality of applications for vacancies… [Full Article]

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Advice for Artists: 10 Ways to Avoid Sucking Live and Having People Hate You.

I’ve been doing sound professionally for close to a dozen years. I started in clubs and moved onwards from there. Currently, I’m quite comfortable as technical director and FOH mixer for a 600-seat theatre in Ontario, where I have the … Continue reading

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Some useful advice on linking loudspeakers correctly.

Multiple loudspeakers can be connected in series or parallel to the output of the amplifier. In either case, the current drawn from the amplifier is determined by the total impedance of the load as presented to the loudspeaker terminals… [Full … Continue reading

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