The role of the monitor engineer is not just about the right EQ, it’s also about giving performers confidence.

Simon Lutkin – monitor engineer and stage manager for the 2014 Bombay Bicycle club tour – tells us about the soft skills needed to be an effective and sought–after monitor engineer; the use of IEMs, wedges and sidefills in the show; why he likes his Midas Pro2C for this particular band and how he found his way into the touring industry.

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