When you play a live concert you need to sound great. How can you be at the controls for these shows? In Crank it Up Live Sound Secrets by Clive Young, meet 72 of the world’s finest front-of-house and monitor engineers and listen as they reveal what gear they use and how, how they make […]
Do you sometimes struggle to get out the door and listen to live music? After all, it’s easier (and cheaper) to just stick in earbuds or crank up the speakers and listen to familiar, dependable sounds. But listening live is essential if you want to improve as a musician. “Musicians go see bands and hear […]
First announced at the January 2020 NAMM Show, BOSS’s Acoustic Singer Live LT, was the latest addition to the popular Acoustic Singer amplifier series. Acoustic Singer amps deliver vibrant, high-definition tone and integrated creative tools for enhancing live performances. The Acoustic Singer Live LT is ideal for players with basic stage amplification needs, offering guitar […]
Join the worldwide celebration of music on June 21! COVID-19 may still be in our midst, but that does not mean that the annual Make Music Day 2020 will be canceled. The NAMM Foundation‘s annual event is still scheduled to take place on June 21. Make Music Day is a free celebration of music around […]
The microphone cable remains one of the most popular cable types used in audio and video production. This is true for schools and churches as well as for recording studios and live performance production. While wireless microphones have eliminated the need for some mic cables, the growth in the use….
Dave Sanborn, the veteran saxophonist, and six-time Grammy Award winner, has announced he will soon present the first episode of his new music show, Sanborn Sessions. The new series is hosted by Sanborn and features a diverse roster of accomplished artists from a variety of genres and generations. In its initial season, Sanborn welcomes Kandace Springs, […]
If you are like most guitarists, you’re probably on a never ending search to squeeze every last bit of tone you can from your instrument. Pickups are a great way to do this, and can make a huge difference in the sound and response of your guitar.
Hi! I’m George Gleason. I am here to talk about what sound is, how you make good sound, and how you avoid bad sound. I will cover the basics as well as field questions that you, the readers, might have. So with that in mind, let’s start with a simple check list of things you should do when you prepare a sound system for a gig.