The pros and cons of in ear monitoring

THE PROS AND CONS OF IN EAR MONITORING

Although in ear monitoring invention credits are not  fully established, the name most considered to this achievement is Chris Lindop, the monitor engineer for Stevie Wonder in 1987. In 1987, Stevie Wonder used…

CHRISTMAS PRESENTS OR ANYTIME PRESENTS FOR A LIVE SHOW CREW MEMBER

So, that time of the year where you can hope to spoil yourself a bit is upon us. Christmas is almost here and if you happen to work on live shows we have…

DIY-SNIFFER

THE LIVE SOUND ENGINEER TOOLKIT | DIY PHANTOM POWER SNIFFER

Summer time and festival season already started and from where I stand, all the guys I know in the business are full scheduled for the next couple of months. During this time we…

Recording Hacks screenshot.

MICROPHONES DATABASE ON RECORDING HACKS

A few months ago, I took a look at the ARAPOLARMIC augmented reality software, which compiles the technical information and specifications from a huge microphones database and let’s you visualize the mic’s polar…

XLR-TRS

THE LIVE SOUND ENGINEER TOOLKIT | CONVERTERS AND ADAPTERS

You know how it goes when the multicore doesn’t have enough outputs and you need two or three more sends to the stage. If you’re out of sends, you can always invert the…

Sony MDR-7506

THE LIVE SOUND ENGINEER TOOLKIT | HEADPHONES AND IN-EARS

Some nice reference in ear or headphones, are always welcome when you need a reliable reference (and by reliable, I mean, something you know extremely well and are able to provide you a…

Flashlight

THE LIVE SOUND ENGINEER TOOLKIT | FLASHLIGHTS

You can’t always count on the lighting engineer to shed some light over what you’re doing. A small portable flashlight will help you on dark stages, patching without service light, working on the…