. Watch for body language, understand the music, and listen. Do all these things and you will be well on your way to a creative experience mixing monitors. If you’re like me, the creative joy of nailing one person’s mix is way more exciting than mixing FOH for a ten thousand person show.
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As a new monitor engineer, it can feel intimidating when the band turns up in front of you for the first time. Here’s a bunch of people who probably all know each other, who might be considerably older than you, and who all seem super-chilled and confident. And here’s you, about to play a major part in how they experience their gig, probably not knowing any of them and maybe feeling a little nervous.
We are putting together The Girls Guide to Doing Sound, for our summer camp program. We are taking submissions to be included in the guide of tips for mixing live sound. We are looking for the unusual tips, that you only learn as you experience them. Everyone that contributes their tips will be entered into […]
By: Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato Tuning the system and ringing out wedges. There are many different techniques and everyone has their favorite- from simply speaking into the lead vocal microphone to utilizing tools like Smaart. SoundGirls.Org spoke to several engineers to find out what techniques they employ.