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Article Originally posted in BehindTheMixer.com by Chris Huff, updated on JUNE 6, 2013

February 27, 2018

When you’re preparing an AV budget for your event, there’s
a lot more to think about than simply how much money
to allocate for theming, lights, sound and vision.

An event manager now has tools available to them that require thorough pre-production work with their AV p...

April 11, 2017

Best Lavalier Microphone practices for the best possible audio.

March 19, 2017

EQ lets you correct problems and enhance the sound, making your mix cohesive.

February 20, 2017

A famous quote goes, “he who hesitates is lost.”  Expanding on that; he who hesitates misses a mic cue.  The number one place where I see techs hesitating is when they are looking for right mixer channel.  Let’s put a stop to this hesitation.

Benefits of...

February 16, 2017

Analog and digital mixers allow for controlling multiple channels as if they were one.  These controls are commonly known as subgroups…but not really…maybe in the generic sense…but then you might say VCA’s if that’s what your board uses…

because subgroups are different....

February 13, 2017

Many a new bass player starts with thumping out the notes in the chords of a song.  They are mixed then as low-end filler.  As they progress in their skill as a bassist, are you still mixing them as an afterthought?  Check out these eight key frequency ranges you can u...

February 9, 2017

I’m behind the mixer and the pastor starts strumming a familiar sound.  He starts singing and I KNOW I’ve heard the song before.  I can’t place it but I KNOW it’s not a church song.  Then it hits me, he’s re-written the words to “Come on Baby Light my Fire” by The Door...

February 6, 2017

 Use your EQ controls for knocking down those feedback frequencies.

Not all feedback is eliminated in the same way.  Have you ever had people share a microphone and the ringing of feedback only happens with one person?  Have you ever created feedback by altering the EQ...

February 1, 2017

It takes a few attempts.

So there I was, hunkered down in the sound booth with the congregation rioting around me.  Two instruments were vying for the same dominant frequencies and I could hear an elder yell, “MAKE THIS NIGHTMARE END!” Sweat was pouring down my face.  “...

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