The best engineers have trained their ears to immediately recognize audio problems that the consumer would likely not hear. The ability to instantly identify frequencies, hear hidden distortions, and instinctively reconcile conflicts in the EQ of instruments, audio elements, vocals and more are traits of those who have mastered the art of audio production.
This DVD is a must-have for anyone entering, or re-entering, the world of live sound. Learn from informative visuals accompanied by expert advice, tips, and tricks from seasoned professionals.
"Live Sound Fundamentals" is aimed specifically at audio beginners and musicians to teach you how to set up and mix a live audio event. Instead of using the frustrating and time-consuming process of trial and error or by watching others, LIVE SOUND FUNDAMENTALS provides the "missing manual" to the art of live sound through helpful pictures & illustrations combined with easy-to-understand techniques.
Live Sound Mixing by Duncan Fry is jam packed with useful information, diagrams, helpful hints and explanations , from the basic principles of how a PA system works through to trouble shooting when it doesn't! Relax...this is NOT a technical book - it's an easy-to-read 'hands on' manual.
The Ultimate Sound Operator's Handbook Book & DVD Set focuses on each aspect of live sound in a way that is straightforward and easy to understand, breaking the process down into principles and practices that assist the modern sound tech in everything from planning and budgeting to mixing and recording the live show.
The Sounds Simple Audio Training System will teach you everything you need to drastically improve your audio skill set. It is the one educational tool every sound engineer should get their hands on.
This comprehensive guide covers P.A. system operation and sound system design concerns commonly encountered in the "real world" and their related theoretical background.
A live sound engineer's world revolves around the venue. Whether you find yourself working in a cozy club or an expansive concert arena, every location has challenges.
In "Sound Reinforcement",
veteran sound engineer Chris Torrey will teach you how to mix a band in
any type of live setting - from small clubs
to large theaters.
This beginner's guide to the basics of live concert sound mixing and mic techniques is written by industry vet Jerry Slone, whose baptism-by-fire road experiences will teach you need-to-know stuff they simply don't teach in school!
concert business is
exploding; hundreds of acts are hitting the road every year, and
whatever style music they play, they need to
How to Mic a Band for Ultimate Live Sound DVD provides complete information on the best ways to mic vocals, guitar, bass, drums, percussion, and horns in live music situations.
From faders to frequencies, microphones to mixing, pink noise to polarity, this is the all-inclusive manual for creating the finest sound for live performances.
Topics include equipment storage and handling, speaker positioning, speaker and amp matching, power distribution, signal processing, handling wireless mics, and other daily operational topics that are important to national touring crew technicians and engineers.
This handy manual for musicians, studio engineers and audio pros contains valuable information on using EQ, speaker specifics, mics, and techniques for recording, live recording, club and concert sound, church sound, theatrical sound and much more, without page-filling formulas or mind-boggling abstractions.
This witty and informative book demonstrates the finer points of live sound mixing from the perspective of an industry veteran with a proven track record.
This compact book covers setting up your PA so that it does not feed back, choosing the right mic for the job, the back line, effects and monitor systems, tuning, basic wiring, miking instruments, DI techniques, radio mics and even performance tips...BASIC LIVE SOUND has the answers you need.
This book provides the foundation necessary to understand and use live audio equipment so that every performance has a professional sound.
Covering all areas of this essential topic, Audio Metering begins with the basics - audio definitions and digital techniques, and works up to hearing and psychoacoustics.
Gain understanding of the terms and techniques involved in live music performance. Learn what the industry use as standard equipment as well as what it does and how to use it effectively from
an industry expert.
This Basics in Live Audio course teaches practical, useful tips and techniques from the ground up with the "ordinary guy/gal" in mind. It covers the technical basics; signal path, microphones, equalization, etc.
This money-saving pack includes the Live Sound Reinforcement book (MX003) and DVD (HL4354) together!
As a commendable follow-up to Yamaha's Sound Reinforcement Handbook (HL028), this new instructional DVD from Yamaha Professional Audio is an excellent resource for beginners and professionals who do live sound.
The Sound Reinforcement Handbook features information on both the audio theory involved and the practical applications of that theory, explaining everything from microphones to loudspeakers.
What's a Signal Processor? is a first-rate introduction to digital and analog signal processors and their uses in recording, mixing and live performance. Including discussions of effects like reverb, delay, chorus, compressor and EQ, as well as advanced topics such as signal paths, software plug-ins and creating your own effects, this is an easy-to-digest guide for any musician who wants to expand the possibilities of recording and performance.
Topics include stories behind the development of innovative applications for consumer products, as well as systems installations for stadiums, tour sound, movie theaters, recording studios, and places of worship.
in Audio is the
definitive career guide for the rapidly growing (and evolving) audio
industry. It details job descriptions and career paths, while providing
suggested entry avenues and growth
opportunities within these paths.
This book interviews 25 of the most famous previous and current audio engineers, including Phil Ramone, Eliot Sheiner, George Massenberg, Al Schmitt, and many more, and explores their use, methodology, and in some cases, invention of classic analog recording hardware.
For anyone - amateur or professional - with a serious interest in audio electronics, production, or the modern music-making process.
Essential details on Set-up and Breakdown of All Digital and Analog Equipment.
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