Mixing to suit musical styles

Mixing to suit musical styles A Chapter from My Book. “Live Engineering in New Zealand" I may be able to teach you to engineer but I would have difficulty teaching you good taste. As I have said earlier you are not there for yourself and you must overcome and forget your personal tastes and prejudices and work for your customer and his audience. One day you will be engineering an...

Playback Rigs

Playback Rigs The era when seriously powerful disco systems were in use was the eighties. Noise control was not a worry and Stage Sound designed and built most of the large playback rigs around Auckland during that 10 year period. In all about 200 systems. (Including many live band PA's as well.) As time went by we learnt a lot from our early mistakes and developed a number of...

Production Advice For Live Bands.

  Production Advice for Live Bands. Having done live sound engineering for bands for over 30 years I have at least some insight into what makes a good performance from the audience’s point of view. Some very good talent is coming through at present and there is little doubt about this. Original bands are becoming more and more popular and the quality of some of the music being...

Purchasing Used Sound Equipment

Buying Sound Equipment Second Hand Buying sound equipment second hand can be a somewhat daunting endeavour for the unwary. Here is an article that may take some of the stress out of the experience and put you in a position from which you will have a good idea of what to look for, what to test  for and hopefully, what to avoid. The first thing to remember is that there is no way you can...

The planar high frequency transducer concept.

The planar high frequency transducer concept. Planar loudspeakers or ribbons (as they are known in the Hi Fi world) are not a new idea but some of the materials that make their construction practical and their performance reliable are. As of now there are very few reasons why planars should not become the high frequency component of choice in the vast majority of modern loudspeaker systems....

System Failures

Dance Floor Sound Systems: Why They Fail and How to Avoid It. By Paul Johansen. Owner Manager Stage Sound End ltd. Est. 1974. During the eighties the author designed, built and installed over 200 sound systems in bars and night clubs right across NZ. The accumulated experience resulted in a very high level of reliability. Virtually all of the equipment used was made in NZ by his own company...

 


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