In this video Justin rants about one of his particular dislikes and makes a valid health and safety point. He explains that the tape discarded from leads, if not removed from the stage, will become an issue later when it gets stuck to the soles of your footwear. Justin learnt this the hard way – slipping on a truck ramp and breaking his nose on a flight case.
An introduction to Stagecraft
Essential kit for a live sound engineer
The correct technical terminology is important when talking about the stage and theatrical terms can be confusing. Not any more...
Justin explores the contents of his cable trunk.
Making sure your information is correct and correlates with reality.
Justin explains how to “greal” a stage, in multicolour glory.
Labelling your inputs clearly and in detail is vital for efficiency on stage.
Justin describes his method for labelling up and positioning your satellite boxes.
A quick and effective way to label your tails. Make your life easy!
How to make sure you can read and understand your labels.
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.
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.
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.
Drooping microphones are not acceptable as it is, in fact, avoidable. Learn how to be more professional and impress your clients.