Tag: soundcheck

  • How to Be Every Sound Guy’s Best Friend

    How to Be Every Sound Guy’s Best Friend

    The sound guy/gal: The final piece between the killer show you have been rehearsing for for months, bringing down the house… or going up in smoke. The thing is though, sometimes they’re tired (they often work days and nights), or still irritated about the band last night who got too drunk and spilled beer all over the DI […]

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  • 5 Horrible Truths I Learned About My Bandmates from Soundchecks

    5 Horrible Truths I Learned About My Bandmates from Soundchecks

    In the course of performing with many different artists, over many years, all across the country, I’ve learned what a great equalizer the soundcheck can be. It can beget the onset of screaming matches, the end of friendships, and the refusal to perform as contractually obligated. It can also create a warm, welcoming environment for […]

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