With Console Production Back on Track, Yamaha Pro Audio Launches DM3 Series
Yamaha's new DM3 Series desks signal the pro-audio giant's return to pre-pandemic console production levels.
PLASA Report: Live Sound Bounces Back, But Challenges Remain
PLASA has released its “The Live Sector in 2022” Report, based on a survey of more than 1,300 live sound pros in 40-plus countries.
New Report Highlights Live Sound Recovery Concerns
The report breaks down how Covid-19 has affected pros, providers and pro-audio manufacturers in more than 40 countries.
Mix Live Blog: A Sigh of Relief After Mixing on the High Seas
FOH engineer/Mix blogger Steve La Cerra just returned from mixing Blue öyster Cult on Rock Legends Cruise IX, and it was an eye-opening experience.
Genesis Live: Turn It On Again…One Last Time, Part 1
After announcing a farewell tour in March, 2020, Genesis finally hit the U.S. this past fall...and then Covid struck the audio team.
Mix Live Blog: Protecting the Investment on Broadway
With the Delta Variant spiking around the country, tours and venues are quickly changing their pandemic-related entrance requirements, and that includes Broadway, as Mix...
Ghost-Engineering Meek Mill’s ‘Quarantine Pack’ EP
Platinum-selling rapper Meek Mill thrives recording in an in-person setting, but the pandemic made that impossible. His longtime engineer Anthony Cruz shares how they...
What’s It Like to Mix for 4,000 Fans in a Pandemic?
As the U.S. gets vaccinated, concerts are starting to come back—but what’s it like to mix for 4,000 fans during a pandemic?
Grammy Engineering and Production Winners Announced
The Recording Academy announced the winners of the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards in an audience-free show that reflected some of the events of the...
Audio Op-Ed: Live Sound Has Answers for Other Markets
Half-formed hybrid plans due to COVID-19 are everywhere; Live Sound and AV can help make them whole, says Graham Hendry of Renkus-Heinz.
How One College is Holding Real-Time Remote Rehearsals
Moody Bible Institute’s vocal and instrumental programs faced having to rehearse with players remotely separated. Professor David Gauger found a solution.
Providing Socially Distanced Concert Sound in Belgium
The Studio 100 Pop-Up Theatre in Belgium usually hosts 2,000 spectators, but is now holding concerts for 200 spread across the same space.
Scientists Hold Concerts to Determine How to Bring Shows Back
Researchers in Germany recently held three concerts in a single day to investigate how the coronavirus is likely transmitted in group settings. The team...
Music Etc. – Chuck Prophet, ‘The Land That Time Forgot’
Steve Harvey talks with guitarist, singer, producer and raconteur Chuck Prophet about the meandering path that led to the former Green on Red guitarist's...
Live Sound Showcase: Live Sound Livens Up the NBA Bubble
Faced with the threat of an idle summer during the pandemic, tour sound provider Firehouse Productions realized the NBA Bubble would need immersive crowd...
The Gear of Damian Lillard’s Mini-Studio Inside the NBA Bubble; Hear His Tracks
NBA all-star Damian Lillard has been recording as rapper Dame D.O.L.L.A. while in the NBA Bubble, resulting in the appropriately titled mixtape, Live From...