It doesn't matter how good a monitor engineer you are. If you have severe halitosis you will not be asked back. Things that I learned/re-learned from watching Mixing Monitors from FOH on...
Soulsound's Jon Burton was recently invited to do some teaching in Armenia.
Freelancing can give you great freedom, but also has it's downsides. Jon Burton ponders the question.
Soulsound is teaming up with D.A.S. Audio to deliver a four-day seminar programme that will explore ‘Calibration & Design Techniques for Modern Sound Systems’. The programme, which is aimed at...
Good sound engineers and technicians are skilful with both the tools that they use and the techniques that they employ while using them. A focus on new 'toys' at the expense of developing...
Roadie-world, Pyramid Stage 2015 - Motorhead on stage!
If you've never seen the roadie's-eye-view of the Pyramid stage, check this out! Justin Grealy, monitor engineer for the Libertines, shows us around while Motorhead are on stage.
Libertines at Best Kept Secret Festival
Check out Justin Grealy's work space as monitor engineer for the Libertines at Best Kept Secret Festival in Holland. Featuring Synco wedges, V-Dosc line array and a "splendid stage left...
The Libertines backstage area at Open’er Festival, Gdansk 2015
If you're not familiar with what goes on backstage at big festivals, check out this fantastic backstage area at Open'er Festival in Gdansk, Poland.
Ahmad Tea Music Festival, Moscow - with the Libertines
Backstage at the Ahmad Tea Festival with The Libertines, 2015.
Libertine’s Secret Gig, Glastonbury 2015 - A Roadie’s Eye View
The Libertines filled the "secret" slot on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury 2015.