By: Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato We are in the midst of summer, the height of touring season here in the US, throw some festivals on top of that and there is plenty of work to go around. In previous blogs, I talked about how to prepare for a tour from the technical side of things. For […]
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A love for music, adventure, and traveling led Michelle to a career in live sound. She is a founder of SoundGirls.Org and blogs about life on the road, and what it takes to succeed in live sound.
By: Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato So you’re just starting out in Live Sound. You probably feel a little overwhelmed with the amount of information out there; Amplifiers, System Processing, Consoles, Speakers, Plug-Ins, in-ear monitors, wireless, microphones, technical specs, electronics, power, Ohm’s Law, and more. Where do you start?
By: Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato I recently did a week of Television shows with an artist promoting their new record. I haven’t worked with this artist in several years and was unfamiliar with the songs to be performed. So to prepare for this, the first thing I do is request audio files of the songs. Then […]
By: Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato Continuing from last month’s blog on preparing for your first tour, in this blog I will be talking about how to build a technical spec. The two most important documents that you will need for a very long time are; a very clear and complete stage plot and input list. The […]
By: Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato You’ve finally got your first tour, hurray! Now what? There is a lot of preparation that goes into a tour. Of course the bigger the tour, the more planning needed, but even a small club tour needs some forethought. For this blog, I am going to concentrate on a club/theater tour […]