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A Day In The Life Of A Sound Engineer

with Jon Burton on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 in Specials

A Day In The Life Of A Sound Engineer with Bombay Bicycle Club at Brixton Academy. Live Sound Engineering by Jon Burton (Soulsound). Timelapse by Davide Roveri Visuals (


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.

An Interview With Darryn de la Soul

with Darryn de la Soul on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Interviews

Darryn tells us about her career path, her influences in the world of Pro Audio and her plans for Soulsound.

The Camden Sound Sessions: Vocal Compression Webinar

Under discussion is Jonathan Espinosa's "Blender" method of using multiple compressors on a single sound source and other vocal compression techniques.

The Answers... With Jon Burton

with Jon Burton on Monday, April 14, 2014 in Q&A

Jon Burton answers your questions about life as a live sound engineer.

An Interview With Bob Heil

with Bob Heil on Monday, April 14, 2014 in Interviews

We meet Bob Heil, CEO/Founder of Heil Sound for a chat at the Music Production Show 2013.

Bob Heil Interview (Part 2)

Bob Heil tells us why he only makes dynamic mics, how the stage is his lab, and why it's OK to have fun with design.

Bob Heil: Talkbox

Bob shares the history of one of the most iconic pieces of kit – the Heil Talk Box - originally developed as a Christmas present for Peter Frampton.

The Answers... With Marcel Van Limbeek

with Marcel van Limbeek on Monday, April 14, 2014 in Q&A

Marcel van Limbeek answers your questions about audio engineering.

Meet The Tutors

Get to know the audio engineers who are eager to share their knowledge with you.