Yvonne’s 52 tips to remember, or how to be a badass sound engineer.
Catharine Wood is a professional mix, mastering, and audio post-production engineer. She produces singer-songwriters, composes music for film and television and owns and operates her own Los Angeles-based studio, Planetwood Productions.
Take a minute and go through the following list. Try to think of at least one person from each category that you really dislike, can’t stand, or find really annoying.
A Pantomime is a musical children’s show put on at Christmas. It has a long history that can be traced back hundreds of years. It always based on a children’s story like Jack and the Beanstalk or Cinderella.
Megan Benavente is a freelance engineer based in Los Angeles and is one of the FOH Engineers at the legendary Troubadour, one of the best rock clubs in Los Angeles.
This past week, Pauline Blackwood and I hosted the first Toronto area SoundGirls.Org meet-up. Since becoming a SoundGirls member and blogger, I feel like I’ve become part of an active online group where I can ask questions and get great advice from fellow technicians.
Some times you are introduced to people who have a major effect on the direction you take in life. I was recently introduced to Dani Mari, founder of Female Frequency, a “music collective dedicated to empowering women & girls in the industry through the creation of media that is entirely female generated”.
By: Grace Royse
There’s a new face in the touring world, a west coast favorite now making her way across America. And the best part, I got to tour with her first!
In my position, I spend a majority of my time teaching new students how to run the equipment we own. All the artists know they are coming to a college where learning occurs, and a majority of the audience members know this too. We constantly hear from artists that we have better equipment and are ...
By Kirsty Gillmore
This is the second part in a two-part blog about mentoring. You can read part one here. How to be an Effective Mentor – Part One
I’ve almost reached the end of my time as ...
By; Samantha Potter
I work at the largest Methodist Church in the US, as well as a School of Theology. My job is to produce chapel for the school every week, oversee all audio and visual technology used on campus, and run FOH and Broadcast Audio throughout the week. ...
By April Tucker
I’ve recently seen some websites for sound professionals that made me cringe. Something didn’t add up, and some quick research showed exaggerated accomplishments, job titles, or experience level. There’s an industry saying ...