Livestreaming Platform is Gaining Traction as a Paying Performance Venue Six months into a pandemic, musicians have been some of those hardest hit by the worldwide quarantine. The majority of a musician’s income derives from playing live shows, but if every venue is closed and large gatherings are banned, how can an artist make money […]
Live Sound for the Performing Musician, by Paul White, is a practical guide to equipment and sound for small to medium sized gigs. It covers everything from choosing PA equipment and back line amplification, to selecting the right type of microphone and finding your way around a typical live sound mixer.
Different amps do different things and have different jobs. In this video (the first of 4 parts) amplification technical expert, Scott O’Hara explains various aspects of amplification. Learn a thing or two about high gain versus low gain, distorted tone, clean tone and related insights.
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 […]
Part of the “glamour” of being a musician is when you have to move and carry your equipment around. Dr… amplifiers, cases of gear, instruments, lighting, merch, whatever you do. Kertz offers a few tips in this video on how to lift and move your equipment safely.
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….