Mixing Stage Monitors: Part 2

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(Photo Courtesy Of Henodus) In part 1 of this article we discussed how to set up, patch, and tune a monitor system. Now we get into the fun stuff, sound check, the show, and some general tips and tricks. Part 2 – Dialing In The Band Once you’ve got all the monitors patched in and have a system EQ curve … Read More

Mixing Stage Monitors: Part 1

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Suicide Toyz On Stage

(Photo Courtesy Of Suicide Toyz) Monitor speakers, also known as foldback speakers or wedges, are an often overlooked part of live concerts. They allow performers to hear themselves and each other, making them critical to a good performance. Monitors sometimes seem like a bit of an afterthought but, to put it bluntly, if the monitor mixes aren’t good, the performance … Read More

Why some find plugin subscriptions ANNOYING.

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There’s a lot of debate about this topic in various forums, and I honestly see both sides of the debate as clear as day. Some stick exclusively to subscription bundles, while others are annoyed at the push toward subscriptions in general. Both have pros and cons. I covered the pros in the last article. In this one, I’ll cover some … Read More