Heil Sound Gets Inducted
Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (www.rockhall.com) has added new artifacts from sound company Heil Sound (Fairview Heights, Ill., www.heilsound.com)
With its two main stages and several smaller ones, the Vans Warped Tour 2006 makes for non-stop music. Among the many artists on the...
All Access: Pink Martini
Bringing together the musical sensibilities of Cuban jazz, classical chamber music and film scores, 12-piece Pink Martini is playing mid-sized halls across
FixIt: Brad Madix
For Shakira's current tour, FOH engineer Brad Madix (Def Leppard, Queensryche, Psychedelic Furs, Marilyn Manson, Rush) is using a Digidesign VENUE in
On the Road: James Brown
Todd Harris The godfather of soul, James Brown, was out touring the majority of the summer, playing to mid-sized venues; his tour wrapped up...
On the Road: Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam Flying high on the success of their long-overdue self-titled album, Pearl Jam is on the road, hitting stadiums along the U.S. Mix...
FixIt: Dave Rat
Rat Sound Systems' Dave Rat is working a 32-channel Midas Verona out on the Red Hot Chili Peppers' European TV and radio promotion tour....
Toni Braxton Sound Company: Rat Sound (Oxnard, Calif.) FOH Engineer/Console: to be named/DiGiCo D5 Monitor Engineer/Console: Mike Jones/DiGiCo D5 P.A./Amps:
Foo Fighters Summer Tour 2006
The Foo Fighters played a two-night run at the Berkeley Community Theatre (Berkeley, Calif.; mid-July 2006) for their acoustic tour. Rat Sound is providing
On the Road: John Ward
John Ward One of the year's most successful tours, country superstar couple Faith Hill and Tim McGraw have wowed audiences with Soul 2 Soul...
All Access: Pink
Hot off a stellar new album, I'm Not Dead, and a new marriage, Pink is currently taking her punk rock tinged styling out to...
Mix caught up with Martina McBride when she passed through the Oakland Arena (Oakland, Calif.), in late June. Mixing Martina at front of house...
FixIt: David Morgan
A veteran of many Paul Simon tours, David Morgan (Steely Dan, James Taylor, Bette Midler and countless others) is currently mixing FOH for Simon's...
On the Road: P.O.D.
Danny Hill and Jess Chapman P.O.D. the four-piece, born-again Christian act that melds hip hop with alt rock is currently out on a run...
FixIt: Snake Newton
Since 1999, front-of-house engineer Snake Newton has toured with the Pet Shop Boys, Craig David and Duran Duran. He has also worked on many...
Live From the Gig Launches
Los Angeles based The Gig is taking the concert experience online with the launch of Live From the Gig (www.livefromthegig.com), which streams and archives
Get it Live!
A simple musical performance can change your life. In the summer of '68, I went with a couple of friends to Rome for a...
FixIt: Bryan Cross
Bryan Cross (Tower of Power, Vertical Horizon, Lifehouse, Howie Day) is currently out with the Pussycat Dolls, where he is manning both front-of-house
Audio in the Round
London's Royal Albert Hall recently hosted an opera-in-the-round production of La Bohme, which made use of Out Board's TiMax audio imaging delay matrix
Interview with audio engineers and live sound crew on mixing audio for Leela James' 2006 tour. Tips, techniques and equipment applications from front of...