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Monitors From FOH

with Justin Grealy on Friday, August 12, 2016 in Masterclass

A Masterclass on Mixing Monitors from Front Of House.

Monitors From FOH - Introduction

Mixing monitors from FOH can be tricky – you’re doing two different jobs at the same time. Justin has some tips and tricks up his sleeve to help you make the best of the situation.

Recording Vocals

with Marcel van Limbeek on Friday, April 24, 2015 in Masterclass

Another truly excellent, information-heavy Masterclass from Marcel. You'll never be the same again.

Recording Acoustic Guitar and Vocals

with Marcel van Limbeek on Monday, December 15, 2014 in Masterclass

Capturing a truthful recording of a performance is the goal for studio engineers – Marcel shares his thought processes and methods for achieving this.

Making a Living from Original Music - TV & Ads

with Martin Smith on Monday, September 1, 2014 in Gear Porn, Masterclass, Studio Tour

Many sound engineers also compose their own music. The trick is to get paid for it. Learn how!

Making Music for TV & Adverts

Martin Smith of Music for Media Training, lifts the lid on this aspect of the music business and how to make a living from it.

Life on the Road

with Justin Grealy on Sunday, August 3, 2014 in Masterclass

A valuable insight into the Rock ‘n’ Roll world, and how the crew grows as a band gains success. There are many more jobs besides mixing FOH!

Stagecraft

with Justin Grealy on Friday, May 9, 2014 in Masterclass

One of the major do’s & don’ts of stage etiquette.

Stagecraft: Stage Orientation

The correct technical terminology is important when talking about the stage and theatrical terms can be confusing. Not any more...

Stagecraft: Connecting Monitors

There’s more to connecting up your wedges than meets the eye! Being methodical and tidy reduces margin for error, and makes a good impression.

Stagecraft: Plugging up the Stage

The beauty of the “grealing” system is that once all is properly labeled, patching up your stage is simple and easy. Top tips on reducing margins for error.

Stagecraft: Microphone Stands

Setting your mics stands up properly prevents embarrassing moments in a show. Justin shows you how to set up bullet-proof stands.

Stagecraft: Coiling Cables

There are many ways to coil a cable, but Justin’s preferred method has the added advantage of being a noise-cancelling coil when the cable is in use.

Mixing Front Of House

with Jon Burton, Justin Grealy on Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Masterclass

How to assess your audio environment, set up your work space and a channel-by-channel look at getting a mix together.

Recording Drums with Marcel van Limbeek

with Marcel van Limbeek on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Masterclass

Marcel shares his brilliant multi-microphone drum recording technique, all based on getting the phase relationships right.

Recording Drums: Placing the Kit

Positioning your kick drum within the live room makes all the difference in getting the best out of the low end. Phase comes into play yet again.

Recording Drums: Kick Drum

EQ for free! Marcel uses four in-phase microphones to achieve a certain amount of tone control without reaching for the EQ knobs.

Recording Drums: Rack Tom

Showing how an accidental setting on a HPF filter can damage the recording, Marcel chooses the best position for the Rack Tom mics.