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Articles from the November 2018 Issue

ProX Cases Take the Heat

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Kevin M. Mitchell •
  • Company 411
  • November 2018
• November 12, 2018
Case Protects Gear from Arson Flames, Fire Truck Hoses Guerrilla Productions out of Ocala, FL, a regional production company founded in 2016, juggles all the concerns similar companies have: bidding right, getting gigs, being consistently good, etc. But one night in August of 2017, co-owner Tim Pigeon faced one of the worst disasters a company […] Read More...

Kick Drum Microphones

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George Petersen •
  • Buyer's Guide
  • November 2018
• November 12, 2018
Capturing a kick drum may appear fairly easy. However, this source is more complex than it seems, with a blend of essential frequencies — the low-end boom and the midrange attack of the beater, which adds snap and transient punch. Meanwhile, there are “flabby” sounding frequencies in the 250 Hz to 600 Hz range that […] Read More...

Allen & Heath SQ-7 Digital Console

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Steve Savanyu •
  • November 2018
  • Road Tests
• November 12, 2018
I cut my teeth mixing on Allen & Heath analog mixers. I liked their ruggedness, versatility and the way they sounded. Today, with the SQ-7 digital console, Allen & Heath is poised to continue that legacy well into the future. ‡‡         The Basics The big brother to the SQ-5 and SQ-6, the SQ-7 weighs just […] Read More...

Hear Technologies Hear Back OCTO Personal Monitor Mix System

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Steve Savanyu •
  • November 2018
  • Road Tests
• November 12, 2018
Originally designed as a “cue-mix” system allowing performers in a recording studio to control what they hear in their headphones, personal monitor mixers have moved out of the studio and onto live stages everywhere. Popular in houses of worship and other performance spaces, personal monitor mixers take the burden off of the FOH engineer by […] Read More...

The Boys on the Bus Would be Nowhere without the Ladies at the Console

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Dan Daley •
  • November 2018
  • The Biz
• November 12, 2018
By now, the math is all too familiar. The percentage of women working on the technical side of music represents a strikingly small fraction of the audio production population — ratios that are similarly reflected on the stages they support. For instance, on this year’s Warped tour, just seven percent of the bands had women […] Read More...

Dispersion: Great Sound from Front to Back

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Vince Lepore •
  • November 2018
  • Sound Sanctuary
• November 12, 2018
Getting great coverage to every seat in your church is no small task, and requires a great deal of time, energy and money to get right. At the end of the day, there simply is no way to have every seat in the house get the exact same mix. Attempting to achieve that is futile, […] Read More...

Genius

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Baker Lee •
  • FOH at Large
  • November 2018
• November 12, 2018
Oct. 2, 2018 marked the passing of audio engineering great Geoff Emerick at the age of 72. I remember when that age seemed old to me, but being that I am now only five years removed from that mark, 72 doesn’t feel quite as decrepit as I once thought it to be. In regards to […] Read More...

BronyPalooza

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FOH Staff •
  • November 2018
  • Showtime
• November 14, 2018
Sound Co
OPAV

Venue
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD Read More...

Drexel Dragonfly 2018

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FOH Staff •
  • November 2018
  • Showtime
• November 14, 2018
Sound Co
Spellcaster Productions LLC

Venue
F-Lot, Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA Read More...

The Fest 2018

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FOH Staff •
  • November 2018
  • Showtime
• November 14, 2018
Sound Co
Hughie's Event Production Services

Venue
Center for Pastoral Leadership
Wickliffe, OH Read More...

Navatri

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FOH Staff •
  • November 2018
  • Showtime
• November 14, 2018
Sound Co
Metro Multimedia

Venue
NJ Convention & Exposition Center
Edison, NJ Read More...

Red Weekend/Red Rocks Church

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FOH Staff •
  • November 2018
  • Showtime
• November 14, 2018
Sound Co
Clearwing Productions

Venue
Magness Arena
Denver, CO Read More...

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