Special Messages

I have been updating and adding some new content to my Mixer in a Box site. The site has some information about the software that I use for live virtual mixing of sound.

Live Sound Amp Positioning

February 19th, 2010
The best position for your amplification is as close to your speakers as possible. The world seems to be moving to powered cabinets even in the concert world. This is the ideal as far as amp positioning is concerned. In a multiple amp active system it is best to have an amp rack close to each speaker stack. There are losses in any wire. The longer Read The Post [...]

Quick Announcement – No Tip

February 16th, 2010
The post following this is about mixing sound outdoors. I wrote the post and it looked good so I submitted it to Ezine Articles. I have just received word that the article was accepted for publication and can be found at:  Live Sound Mixing Outdoors The article promotes this blog and the main Mixing Live Sound site. If you have a website perhaps you Read The Post [...]

Live Sound Mixing Outdoors

February 13th, 2010
Live Sound Mixing weather it be a small outdoor gig or a major concert has some advantages and disadvantages. The situation is different when you get to the great outdoors. While the reflections that you must deal with are less of a problem more of your sound may need to be reinforced to maintain a proper balance. Some of the problems of live sound Read The Post [...]

Proximity Effect

February 11th, 2010
A microphone has a property called proximity effect. The closer that the mike is to the sound source the more low and low mid frequencies are reproduced. Proximity effect can be enhanced or reduced by the physical engineering of the microphone. Some are designed to minimize the proximity effect and some are designed to include more proximity effect. Read The Post [...]

Live Sound Mixing Tips for You

February 11th, 2010
I am putting up this blog to post mixing tips for live sound technicians. I will try to post a tip at least once a week, so check in often or, better yet, subscribe to the RSS feed for the blog and see new posts in your rss aggregator. I would like to see some comments on these posts. If you have something to add or if you think that the tip is not Read The Post [...]