By: Maxx Brunet
It’s been close to five months since I’ve moved to Toronto to work as a monitor tech. From at least partially conquering my fear of digital boards to working on my people skills, here are some of the more important lessons I’ve learned.
Ringing out monitors is a daily job
Running monitors from Front ...
By: Yvonne Gilbert
I knew it was a good show five minutes into the first run through. The LSMT cast was energetic and tight, and the show itself was amazing. Great. There were some alarming moments in the run through; the cast threw themselves around, and there was a bit of singing while lying on the ...
What goes into being a great tech that engineers request or want to work with? The first in a series of articles on system techs and their advice on what it takes to be a great tech.
By Victoria Boyington
The ASCAP Expo is a National songwriting and composing conference founded in 2006 and just held the annual ASCAP Expo. The Expo includes workshops, one-on-one sessions, panels, Q & A’s, demos and classes on topics such as songwriting, composing, producing and the music industry. This year, Northern California Women’s Music Festival Board member ...
By: Chris Van Drie
The National Association of Broadcasters Convention is a yearly gathering in Las Vegas that’s somewhat akin to that childhood moment where you walked into a Toy-R-Us. It’s an astounding amount of stuff that you want to play with, but frustratingly you can’t take all of it home. After getting off the tram ...
Meyer Sound – Fundamentals of System Design, Implementation, and Optimization
Two Days – Portland, OR – Sept 1- 2
I appreciate the organization you have created and it’s an amazing tool for all of us sound girls. – Sylvia Monge
Preparation is the Key
By Maxx Brunet
There seems to be an unwritten rule in audio – when you’re new to a bigger club, you start by doing monitors.
I’d been asking a friend about opportunities for work in Toronto for quite some time. So when she hooked me up with a job interview to be a monitor ...
Andrew Miller lives in Los Angeles, CA, and produces music. He has a project called UUV. He also works in film and televison, as well with as other artists.. Andrew played guitar on the Dum Dum Girl’s first record and now tours as a ...
Claire got her start the same way as hundreds of backline techs do, by playing guitar and realizing the band thing just was not going to work out.