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Analogue, Digital and Hybrid: Audio Mixer Types Explained

Have you noticed manufacturers citing their audio mixers as analogue, digital and now ‘hybrid’? Wondering what that means when it comes to actually using the mixer? Here’s a no nonsense explanation of the differences and some pros n’ cons.   Analogue Mixers are Brainless They are

Bluetooth Buyers Guide to Pro Level Gear

Buyers Guide: From Studio to Stage Bluetooth Goes Pro

When humans made the first tools in the Early Stone Age, one can imagine how quickly the trusty hammerstone would have become obsessed over. Perhaps a modern parallel could be made with our dependence on wireless technology. Since its induction in the late 1800’s, wireless

Checking in on Soundcheck

Checking in on Soundcheck with the FOH Engineer

As musicians, we’ve got far better things to do than rushing to be on time for soundcheck. Choosing an outfit, hairstyle, a few bevs whilst watching the cricket pre-gig are just a few of the distracting “priorities” that can plague a musician. Without the employ

Discover Immersive Audio Using Affordable Spartial Audio Tools

Discover Immersive Audio Using Affordable Spatial Audio Tools

Previously, we looked at how integrated loudspeaker solutions that leverage network connectivity, like Fohhn’s AIREA, can be used to implement affordable immersive audio systems in smaller venues. Part II looks at immersive audio processing options that exist outside of the expensive world of proprietary hardware

Wireless Microphone Systems – Not Just For Musicians

Wireless Microphone Systems – Not Just For Musicians

Our reliance on wireless audio technology is heavier than ever, whether its playing music back via Bluetooth, controlling speaker systems remotely or performing on stage without the physical restrictions of cables. But there are plenty of other applications where wireless systems can reign supreme. From

Our Guide to Using FX to Create Space for a Live Performance

Using FX to Create Space in a Live Performance

Using effects like reverb, delay and modulation is standard practice in the recording studio — you’ve no doubt heard it all over your favourite records. But we’re not here to delve into the intricacies of getting the right effects settings on a recording, but rather

Street to Stage PA

Street to Stage: All-In-One PA Solutions

Being able to take your music or performance anywhere can be a very desirable thing for many musicians and performers alike. If you’re a street performer having something portable and preferably battery powered is desirable. If you want to take your act to another space,