“Everything You Wanted to Know About Subwoofer” series features top authors from ProSoundWeb and Live Sound International providing their insights on the evolution, designs, configurations and more of sub-bass systems for live sound reinforcement.
The series offer six (6) chapters plus a BONUS chapter, all available as free downloads
If you missed any of the previous chapters, they’re also still available and listed below:
- Chapters 1 and 2 (“It’s All About The Bass, And Moving Air,”)
- Chapter 3 (“The Best Place To Put Subwoofers Is…?”)
- Chapter 4 (“The Power Alley”)
- Chapter 5 (“The Aux-Fed Subwoofer Technique)
- Chapter 6 (“Run and Gun” Subwoofer Arraying Techniques)
Polarity and Phase
Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato: A love for music, adventure, and traveling led Michelle to a career in live sound. She is a founder of SoundGirls and blogs about life on the road, and what it takes to succeed in live sound.
About Michelle: Michelle has spent the past 27 years touring full time as FOH Engineer for a variety of artists including Melissa Etheridge, Goo Goo Dolls, Gwen Stefani, Mr. Big, Jewel, Kesha, Indigo Girls, Spin Doctors and more.
Samantha Potter: Samantha is an IT Media Supervisor and Audio Engineer for the largest Methodist Church in the US and a Production Manager for Funk Syndicate located in Kansas City. Working closely with IT, Producers, Coordinators, and Musicians, Samantha oversees audio and other media technology while mentoring and training women in STEM fields. Additionally, Samantha is the Chapter Head of the SoundGirls KC Chapter.
About Samantha: A lover of coffee and R&B music, Samantha is a classically trained musician with a particular interest in technology. While getting her professional career started in studio work, the calling of Live Sound and Event Production was too great to ignore. She can be found with a mug of coffee, a pair of converse, and listening to Jazmine Sullivan during load-in.
Maxx Brunet: Maxx Brunet was introduced to audio at the age of 17. Now in her mid 20s, she has been working in the club scene for years and is just getting started with touring. She will be blogging about her experiences on the road, her club gig, and whatever else comes up.
About Maxx: I’m a freelance sound engineer based in Toronto, Canada currently mixing FOH for Canadian noise rock band KEN mode. I am always looking for new touring opportunities, but when I’m not on the road, I work as a monitor engineer for The Mod Club and can be found writing zines, drinking coffee and volunteering at Rock Camp for Girls.
Kerrie Mondy: A few short years into her new career in audio, Kerrie is constantly learning and constantly busy. She has blogged about her job as FOH Engineer at several St. Louis venues including the New Line Theater and Ferring Jazz Bistro. It took Kerrie a few left turns to end up in audio, but once she landed here, she was hooked. From starting in radio to working as a stagehand, and running sound at her local church, Kerrie quickly filled up her schedule. Kerrie also created a Frequency Training Program for SoundGirls.Org.
SoundGirls Profiles on FOH Engineers