Walking the room to check the dispersion and the balance.
See the mixer from Jon’s view as he rustles up a mix of the Gomez track, “Options”, demonstrating the speed with which live engineers have to work.
Jon & Justin investigate the house system in the Plug, Sheffield
Jon and Justin set up the front of house console in The Plug. There are many things that need to be considered when choosing a mix position.
Jon and Justin, as visiting engineers at The Plug in Sheffield, explore their territory and assess the tools at their disposal.
Can you explain a bit about your attitude to working with the house guy in a venue ?
“I have the best job in the world.” Jon Burton tells us why.
Jon Burton answers your questions about life as a live sound engineer.
What is the most radical thing you’ve ever done in order to put on a show?
Get to know the audio engineers who are eager to share their knowledge with you.
The question is a general one about venue acoustics and why many venues make no attempt to address their acoustics.
Jon explains why he still prefers to mix live shows on an analogue desk and why they are better teaching tools.