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Mix magazine Primus 2015 Tour Gallery

© Steve Jennings: Les Claypool, bass and vocals

© Steve Jennings: Aaron Harris, drum tech for Danny Carey

© Steve Jennings: Guitar tech Adrian Sanchez

© Steve Jennings: Guitar tech Adrian Sanchez

© Steve Jennings: The Avid D Show Profile console for monitors

© Steve Jennings

© Steve Jennings

© Steve Jennings

© Steve Jennings: Bass tech Ryan Becker handles Les Claypool’s rig, which comprises two API 7600 input modules, a Furman PL-Plus power conditioner and Shure UR4D+ dual wireless receiver. He has two Ampeg PR-410H bass cabinets.

© Steve Jennings: Danny Carey, drums and percussion

© Steve Jennings: Danny Carey, drums and percussion

© Steve Jennings: Danny Carey, drums and percussion

© Steve Jennings: According to monitor engineer Tomasz Gajewski: “Similar to Tim [Alexander]'s set, Danny's kit is miked with a compliment of Shure microphones.”

© Steve Jennings: Guitar tech Adrian Sanchez states that Larry LaLonde “uses three Orange Rockerverb ’50s guitar amps onstage with Shure ribbon KSM313s on the two outer amps and a SM57 for the center amp.”

© Steve Jennings: Guitarist Larry LaLonde’s pedalboard

© Steve Jennings: FOH engineer Jason Mills

© Steve Jennings: A Shure KSM 137 end-address condenser microphone is used on percussion instruments.

© Steve Jennings: Larry LaLonde, guitars

© Steve Jennings: Larry LaLonde, guitars

© Steve Jennings: Larry LaLonde, guitars

© Steve Jennings: Les Claypool, bass and vocals

© Steve Jennings: Les Claypool, bass and vocals

© Steve Jennings: Les Claypool, bass and vocals

© Steve Jennings: Les Claypool, bass and vocals

© Steve Jennings: Les Claypool, bass and vocals

© Steve Jennings: Les Claypool, bass and vocals

© Steve Jennings: Les Claypool, bass and vocals

© Steve Jennings: Les Claypool, bass and vocals

© Steve Jennings: Les Claypool, bass and vocals

© Steve Jennings: According to monitor engineer Tomasz Gajewski, ““We have a package of Shure PSM 1000 that I use for the band and PSM 900 for the entire stage crew.”

© Steve Jennings: Bass tech Ryan Becker handles Les Claypool’s rig.

© Steve Jennings: A Shure SM7 dynamic mic on the batter side of Tim Alexander’s kick drum, pointed at the center of the head “to get as much sustain and a boom factor,” says monitor engineer Gajewski.

© Steve Jennings: Shure SM57s on Tim Alexander’s kick drums

© Steve Jennings: Hi-hats are miked with a Shure M81.

© Steve Jennings: Tim "Herb" Alexander, drums and percussion

© Steve Jennings: Tim "Herb" Alexander, drums and percussion

© Steve Jennings: Tim "Herb" Alexander, drums and percussion

© Steve Jennings: Tim "Herb" Alexander, drums and percussion

© Steve Jennings: Tim "Herb" Alexander, drums and percussion

© Steve Jennings: Tim "Herb" Alexander, drums and percussion

© Steve Jennings: Tim "Herb" Alexander (left) and Danny Carey, drums and percussion

© Steve Jennings: Tim Solyan, drum tech for Tim "Herb" Alexander

© Steve Jennings: Tim Solyan, drum tech for Tim "Herb" Alexander

© Steve Jennings: Tim "Herb" Alexander’s drum set

© Steve Jennings: Tim "Herb" Alexander’s drum set

© Steve Jennings: Monitor engineer Tomasz Gajewski uses Avid PQ controllers for submixing drums.

© Steve Jennings: Monitor engineer Tomasz Gajewski

Mix magazine presents Steve Jennings' exclusive photo gallery of Primus—Les Claypool, bass and vocals; Larry LaLonde, guitars; Tim "Herb" Alexander, drums and percussion; Danny Carey, drums and percussion—at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif., on New Year’s Eve in 2014.

April

2015 NAB Show

Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV, U.S.

Musikmesse 2015

Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany

June