Our purpose is to give the band the best audio environment possible, so they can get on with their job – giving the audience a truly kick-ass performance!
California Women’s Music Festival at X-Fest
Training keeps your senses sharp and out of any ruts. Our hearing is very sensitive and in addition to protecting it, you need to keep it in shape.
This is the one and only week for the entire year when the pressure of events are off and time is more flexible to address issues and try new things. I find this week to be one of our most important as it sets the tone for the year as well as gets everyone back ...
On social media not only do you need to remain professional, but you need to showcase your personality across all platforms.
There’s nothing like fear as a motivator, and if you’re not willing to risk everything, then what’s the point, right?
As shows get bigger, sound systems become ever-more complex. Someone on your team has to make it all work together, and that person is the production engineer.
As a new monitor engineer, it can feel intimidating when the band turns up in front of you for the first time. Here’s a bunch of people who probably all know each other, who might be considerably older than you, and who all seem super-chilled and confident. And here’s you, about to play a major ...
With only a few weeks left until the beginning of the season, we are focusing on desk training. In particular, programming for monitor engineering. This article can be used as a tried and tested teaching aid for those new to monitors.
Julie was the lead sound engineer for the 2016 California Women’s Music Festival. Working from small venues to large festivals, she developed a stellar reputation as a sound engineer and continued working with equal excellence in all aspects of the industry.
Here are a few things to keep in mind when putting a mix together either as a volunteer, or as someone who wants some tips on how to clean up their own mix.
Losing income, especially from a regular gig, can send even the most level-headed freelancer or small business owner into a slump. However, throwing a pity-party isn’t going to make the situation easier to manage.