Sound Engineering Lessons

What does the soundman do? Where can you study to be a sound engineer? These and other questions are answered in these lessons on sound engineering.

Nov12
Shure Microphone

Outdoor gigs can be fun. What does it take to put on a show in your very own back yard. Let’s look at some of the crucial and not so obvious points to cover.

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Sep06
Grateful Dead Soundboard

Believe it or not, the world of music can be very dangerous! Particularly to one’s ears. Dan Lasley brings us some important tips on how to be proactive in safeguarding your hearing.

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Dec16

Here’s a simple look at the things you need to do during your soundcheck. While it is not something everyone enjoys, it should never be overlooked.

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Nov26

Let’s look at how you go about putting together talent showcases and bigger jams. It can get pretty crazy if you don’t take care of the proper preparation.

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Oct09

We’re going to review the importance of rehearsals and getting the most from your practice time. Here are some general suggestions you can adapt for your band.

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Jan12

Our sound Q & A continues with ideas for miking drums as well as setting up to play in a church.

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Aug29

Learn about sound compressors, microphones, intentional feedback as well as speakers designed in the ‘disco days’ of the seventies!

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Jul04

A 16 channel sound board can have over 200 knobs, buttons, sliders, and lights. Here’s a beginners look at what you need to know when running the sound.

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