© Steve Jennings: Arcade Fire's Music Man amplifiers.
© Steve Jennings: According to monitor engineer Jon "JonO" Ormesher: "Win [Butler]'s guitar amp is a Music Man 2x12 and we put an SM57 in front of it."
© Steve Jennings: Arcade Fire's audio techs, from left: Mathieu Levesque (wireless and stage tech); Marc-André Théoret (P.A. tech); Yuan Sauvé (monitor tech).
© Steve Jennings: Jeremy Gara's drum kit
© Steve Jennings: Microphones on drummer Jeremy Gara’s kit are: Shure SM91 (inside kick), Beyer M88 (outside); Sennheiser 604 (snare top), Shure Beta 98 (snare bottom), Beyer 201 (side); hi-hats (RØDE M5); Sennheiser 604 (toms); Audio-Technica AT4050 (kit ambience and overheads).
© Steve Jennings: Front-of-house engineer Jim Wareen at the Avid D-Show live sound console.
© Steve Jennings: The Avid D-Show live sound console at front-of-house.
© Steve Jennings: “For wedges I am using a combination of d&b audiotechnik M2s and M4s," says monitor engineer Jon "JonO" Ormesher.
© Steve Jennings: Arcade Fire saxophonists Colin Stetson (left) and Matt Bauder.
© Steve Jennings: Jeremy Gara (drums, guitar, keyboards)
© Steve Jennings: Sarah Neufeld's keyboard rig
© Steve Jennings: Will Butler's keyboard/synth setup
© Steve Jennings: Arcade Fire tours with analog synths
© Steve Jennings
© Steve Jennings: Arcade Fire monitor engineer Jon "JonO" Ormesher
© Steve Jennings: The B-stage, flown in front of the FOH position, is a full circle of 16 L-Acoustics ARCS and subs.
© Steve Jennings: Solotech of Montréal is the P.A. provider, with a main hang of 14 L-Acoustics K1s with three to six KARA downfills per side, depending on the venue. Eight K1 SB subs are flown per side, beside the K1, with an additional 14 K2 per side.
© Steve Jennings: Arcade Fire's percussion setup
Mix magazine presents Steve Jennings' exclusive photo gallery of Arcade Fire's performance at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., in 2014.
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