Basic Live Sound

Author: Paul White

Publisher: SMT

ISBN: 0857121820

Category: Music

Page: 208

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Basic Live Sound has the answers for setting up equipment for live performance and DJ techniques. Discover how to work in different spaces with a variety of performance events, and the equipment required to get the sound just right.
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Basic Live Sound Reinforcement

A Practical Guide for Starting Live Audio

Author: Raven Biederman,Penny Pattison

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136126058

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 379

View: 3796

Access and interpret manufacturer spec information, find shortcuts for plotting measure and test equations, and learn how to begin your journey towards becoming a live sound professional. Land and perform your first live sound gigs with this guide that gives you just the right amount of information. Don't get bogged down in details intended for complex and expensive equipment and Madison Square Garden-sized venues. Basic Live Sound Reinforcement is a handbook for audio engineers and live sound enthusiasts performing in small venues from one-mike coffee shops to clubs. With their combined years of teaching and writing experience, the authors provide you with a thorough foundation of the theoretical and the practical, offering more advanced beginners a complete overview of the industry, the gear, and the art of mixing, while making sure to remain accessible to those just starting out.
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Live Sound Reinforcement

A Comprehensive Guide to P.A. and Music Reinforcement Systems and Technology

Author: Scott Hunter Stark

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780918371072

Category: Music

Page: 313

View: 8743

Get ready to learn live sound reinforcement using the best-selling title on the subject available! The simple language, detailed illustrations, and concrete examples in this book are suitable for novice to intermediate-level users. "Live Sound Reinforcement" outlines all aspects of P.A. system operation and commonly encountered sound system design concerns. Topics include microphones, speaker systems, equalizers, mixers, signal processors, amplifiers, system wiring and interfaces, indoor and outdoor sound considerations and psychoacoustics.
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Sound Check For The Performing Musician

Author: Paul White

Publisher: SMT

ISBN: 0857128353

Category: Music

Page: 250

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No matter how talented a performer you are, if the sound out front isn't up to scratch, you won't win over your audience. Even relatively inexpensive equipment can produce exceptionally good results - if only you know how to use it... Sound Check For The Performing Musician is a practical guide to equipment and sound for small to medium-sized gigs. It covers everything from choosing PA equipment and back line amplification, to selecting the right type of microphone and more. Also discussed are stage monitoring, effects and processors, uning, DI techniques, radio mics, basic wiring information, amplifier and loundspeaker principles - and even performance tips. An essential guide to getting a great sound on stage Clear, simple terms give the lowdown on amps, PAs and mics Everything you need to create the best setup for your budget Paul White is one of the UK's most acclaimed and respected authors on music technology. An accomplished musician himself, with a number of albums to his credit, he started out writing for the poular recording magazines Home Studio Recording and Music Technology before moving to the industry's leading monthly, Sound on Sound, of which he is now editor. He also runs his own highly successful studio and has worked with many high-profile musicians.
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Basic Mixers

Author: Paul White

Publisher: SMT

ISBN: 0857121847

Category: Music

Page: 212

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Whether you record using a traditional studio or a computer or you want to produce a decent live sound, you need to know how mixing consoles work. Modern mixers might be analogue, digital or virtual, and at first glance their knobs and faders can appear intimidating, but by following Basic Mixers, you'll soon be confident working in any environment.
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The Basics of Live Sound

Tips, Techniques & Lucky Guesses

Author: Jerry J. Slone

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9780634030284

Category: Music

Page: 64

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(Book). This beginner's guide to the basics of live concert sound mixing and mic techniques is written by industry vet Jerry Slone, whose baptism-by-fire road experiences will teach you need-to-know stuff they simply don't teach in school! It provides easy-to-understand coverage aimed at the novice on topics such as: sound and hearing; microphone models, specs and techniques; mixers; equalization; amplifiers; speakers; the audio chain; schools and universities for continuing education; and much more. Ever since talent show appearances in his pre-teen years, Jerry Slone 's been the guy who got stuck hooking up the PA and trying to tweak it to make it sound better. After graduating from the Recording Industry program at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), he road-managed and mixed house audio for a touring band. Today, he works with acts signed to major labels.
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Audio Signal Processing for Next-Generation Multimedia Communication Systems

Author: Yiteng (Arden) Huang,Jacob Benesty

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402077688

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 374

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Audio Signal Processing for Next-Generation Multimedia Communication Systems presents cutting-edge digital signal processing theory and implementation techniques for problems including speech acquisition and enhancement using microphone arrays, new adaptive filtering algorithms, multichannel acoustic echo cancellation, sound source tracking and separation, audio coding, and realistic sound stage reproduction. This book's focus is almost exclusively on the processing, transmission, and presentation of audio and acoustic signals in multimedia communications for telecollaboration where immersive acoustics will play a great role in the near future.
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Introduction to Live Sound Reinforcement

The Science, the Art, and the Practice

Author: Teddy Boyce

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1460238915

Category: Reference

Page: 320

View: 8829

This book is an invaluable resource for burgeoning audio engineers. With clear writing and comprehensive illustrations, fundamental concepts of acoustics are explained in easy to understand language. The operating principles of the essential components of a sound system, as well as their use in the design and implementation of the system, are covered in detail. Operational aspects of executing a live performance are also given full treatment. By providing practical information surrounding the concepts, implementations, and practices central to live sound reinforcement, this book sets the foundation upon which to build and move forward with confidence.
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The SOS Guide to Live Sound

Optimising Your Band's Live-Performance Audio

Author: Paul White

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1135016429

Category: Music

Page: 304

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If you’ve ever handled live sound, you know the recipe for creating quality live sound requires many steps. Your list of ingredients, shall we say, requires an understanding of sound and how it behaves, the know-how to effectively use a sound system), and the knowledge to choose and use your gear well. Add a dash of miking ability, stir in a pinch of thinking on your feet for when your system starts to hum or the vocals start to feed back, and mix. In practice, there really is no "recipe" for creating a quality performance. Instead, musicians and engineers who effectively use sound systems have a wealth of knowledge that informs their every move before and during a live performance. You can slowly gather that knowledge over years of live performance, or you can speed up the process with The SOS Guide to Live Sound. With these pages, you get practical advice that will allow you to accomplish your live-sound goals in every performance. Learn how to choose, set up, and use a live-performance sound system. Get the basics of live-sound mixing, save money by treating your gear well with a crash course in maintenance, and fix issues as they happen with a section on problem-solving, full of real-world situations. You’ll also get information on stage-monitoring, both conventional and in-ear, along with the fundamentals of radio microphones and wireless mixing solutions. Finally, a comprehensive glossary of terminology rounds out this must-have reference.
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The Design of Everyday Things

Psychologie und Design der alltäglichen Dinge

Author: Norman Don

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800648105

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“
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Live Sound Fundamentals

Author: Bill Evans

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435456033

Category: Music

Page: 191

View: 9039

The music business model has been turned on its ear in the past decade. Where once upon a time acts went on tour only to promote recordings, from which they made a living, today most music is downloaded—much of it free—and live performance is the way most
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Mixing Live Sound

An Application Guide for the Audio Technician

Author: Gregg J. Boonstra

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781494888312

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 36

View: 398

A step by step guide for the every day person mixing or wanting to mix live sound. This is a fact filled guide that gives you the foundation you need to become a great audio engineer.
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Basic Chords for Guitar

Author: David Mead

Publisher: Music Sales Amer

ISBN: 9781860743634

Category: Music

Page: 154

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(Music Sales America). All guitar players, from the Edge to Santana, have one thing in common: they know their chords. In fact, chords form the backbone of nearly all pop music and are an essential part of the guitarist's vocabulary. This handy pocket-sized book is the perfect guide to guitar chords and has plenty of other useful tips for the budding guitarist.
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Laudato si

Die Umwelt-Enzyklika des Papstes

Author: Franziskus (Papst),

Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH

ISBN: 345180736X

Category: Religion

Page: 288

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Mit großer Spannung wurde sie erwartet, auch von Nicht-Katholiken: Die Umwelt-Enzyklika von Papst Franziskus nimmt die heute entscheidenden Themen in den Blick; es geht um die geht um soziale, ökologische und politische Zusammenhänge. Wohl selten war ein päpstliches Schreiben so aktuell und brisant und vor allem relevant für alle Gesellschaftsschichten und Menschen weltweit. Mit "Laudato si" beweist Franziskus, dass die Kirche nach wie vor eine unverzichtbare Stimme im Diskurs zur Gestaltung der modernen Welt ist. Wer verstehen will, wie Papst und Kirche die großen Herausforderungen unserer Zeit bestehen wollen, kommt an diesem Werk nicht vorbei. Ein Muss für jeden, der an den drängenden Fragen unserer Zeit interessiert ist.
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Design and Build Your Own Live - Sound Speakers

Author: Larry Mundy

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1412224268

Category: Music

Page: 118

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Design and Build Your Own Live-Sound Speakers is written for the performing musician, DJ, club or hall owner who wants to build pro-audio speaker cabinets rivaling the best store-bought models for a fraction of the retail price, seeks to unnderstand and improve the performance of an existing cabinet, or wants to create a unique speaker design for a particular purpose. Written for the complete novice, this book explains driver selection, construction techniques and basic sound-reproduction concepts in a simple and friendly way. While several sample projects are included and explained, the emphasis is on giving the beginner knowledge and ability to design and build something that fits her needs and budget. Using common tools and readily available supplies and parts, the reader can create stage cabinets that are attractive, durable, powerful and efficient. Full of explanations, usage tips and shortcuts, this book is a refreshing alternative to other publications that are overly technical, geared toward hi-fi applications, or assume electronic or woodworking experience most performers simply don't possess. Discussions of bi-amping, speaker connection, reconing, and building rack cases supplement the main text with real-world advice for those who haven't forgotten that the point of it all is to make music!
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Basic Home Studio Design

Author: Paul White

Publisher: Music Sales Amer

ISBN: 9781860742729

Category: Music

Page: 175

View: 6540

Further titles in this exciting new pocket sized series, designed to make music technology simple.
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Exploring Sound Design for Interactive Media

Author: Joseph Cancellaro

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781401881023

Category: Design

Page: 257

View: 7677

This timely new book provides an excellent foundation in the techniques of sound design production for the interactive arts. Coverage ranges from basic acoustics and digital audio theory to creating, mixing, and implementing sound and music in such interactive spaces as Web sites, games, and virtual worlds. Readers are introduced to the essentials of recording and reproduction, the key strategies for successful sound design, and the musical and psychological aspects of sound. The practical and theoretical knowledge presented in this book facilitates the important transition from the techniques of linear sound design used in film and video to the non-linear sound design techniques associated with adaptive audio spaces.
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