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: 1136126066

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 379

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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: 8009

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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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Introduction to Live Sound Reinforcement

The Science, the Art, and the Practice

Author: Teddy Boyce

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1460238915

Category: Reference

Page: 320

View: 5393

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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

View: 8455

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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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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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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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