Mix Blog Live: Newberry Opera House
Eighteen eighty-one, United States. President James Garfield is assassinated. Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell form the Oriental Telephone Company. Billy the Kid escapes...
Mix Blog Live: Cabot Theatre
This past week I visited the Cabot Theatre in Beverly, Mass., which opened on December 8, 1920, as a venue for vaudeville and silent...
Rock in Rio … in Vegas
In the spirit of the many other international “cities” within the city (Paris, New York, Venice, etc.), Rock in Rio has come to Las...
Alcons Audio Opens U.S. Office
Dutch loudspeaker manufacturer Alcons Audio has formed Alcons Audio USA, which will be headed by David Rahn, most recently national sales manager at Renkus...
Mixing With SAC
Composer Michel Legrand was recently honored in a star-studded tribute held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena (Las Vegas). The event was filmed for...
Rat Sound Warms Up With Midas
Preparing for this year’s summer touring season (including five stages at Coachella and several booked arena tours), Rat Sound (Oxnard, Calif.) added some new...
Opera Goes Au Natural
Situated in the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts (New York City), the David H. Koch Theater (which hosts the New York City Ballet and...
Hear Music Through Subs
At the Rochester School for the Deaf (Rochester, N.Y.; rsdeaf.org), Bag End S18E-C subwoofers placed face-down on a vibrating floor help deaf and hard-of-hearing
Whole Lotta Rides
Ever wondered what The Eagles, the Moody Blues, Led Zeppelin and The British Invasion would sound like while diving 155 feet and traversing six...
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...
When iPods Take the Stage
Chicago-based rock band Midstates recently an Apple iPod (with video capability) as the group's sixth member while on tour with Wheatus during the holidays.
FixIt: Daniel Nygaard
Front-of-house engineer Daniel Nygaard is currently on the road with The Perishers, who fill the opening slots for the current Sarah McLachlan, Tracy
The Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts (Melbourne, Fla.; www.kingcenter.com) has reopened following major renovations totaling $1.3 million
FixIt: Brian Bavido
Brian Bavido Monitor engineer Brian Bavido has been out with Dashboard Confessional, Art Garfunkel, Lisa Loeb, Richard Marx and 100 other bands that you've
FixIt: Thomas McNabb
Thomas McNabb, FOH for Mae, is a one-man engineering show for this tour, as there is no monitor engineer. (The band handles monitoring duties.)...