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.
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 intermediate and experienced sound engineers, will be held at The Crypt, Christchurch Spitalfields, London.
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 technique can lead to limited possibilities when engineering.