Sound consoles are designed to sound best at Unity Gain (Unity means ‘Zero’, or the number of dBs difference from where the console was designed to sound best) However, it is rare that input signals come in at the level needed for unity gain. In order to set the gain properly, we need to Read more
A programmer’s wife tells him: “Run to the store and pick up a loaf of bread, If they have eggs, get a dozen.”
The programmer comes back with 12 loaves of bread.
Q:Why does the sound guy only ever count to 2?
A: At three you have to lift.
Neatness counts, and a well set up stage goes a long way not only towards the aesthetic of your space but also the functionality and reliability of your system. Let’s talk briefly about microphone stands and cable runs on your stage! Read more
You may not know it – pro audio has a secret handshake. The fact that you may not know it is what makes it a secret.
Quite simply, the ability to properly reverse-wrap (or over-under wrap – whatever you want to call it) functions as our pro audio industry’s secret handshake. Read more
It’s 2:30 in the morning, and I’m still at the shop. It’s been a productive evening but the to-do list doesn’t seem any shorter.
In our culture, we often view work as something to be avoided – as a necessary evil or requirement to receive a paycheck. Tonight, not unlike most other nights, that feeling is absent. Although tired, I love my work – work is good and I am thankful for it.