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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

Live Mixing Plug-In Systems Offer More Power

Live Mixing Plug-In Systems Offer More Power

Ever increasing technology and capabilities of the digital world offers live mixing engineers more power, flexibility and sonic signature than ever before. If the already staggering processing power offered in digital mixers these days isn’t enough for you, most digital consoles also allow for the

Is This Thing On? – Getting the Vocals Over the Band

It’s the first thing that punters will complain about at a gig; “the vocals aren’t loud enough”. Even at large-scale concerts with seasoned professionals in control, this can be a problem. It’s an issue caused by a combination of the human sensitivity to how the

Front of House: With Jon Burton [The Prodigy]

Front of House With Jon Burton [The Prodigy]

In this instalment of our Front of House series of interviews with some of the world’s finest sound engineers, Noisegate was able to catch up with Jon Burton who has been sound engineering since leaving school. As a monitor and front of house engineer, he has

Front of House with Ryan Scoble

Front of House With Ryan Scoble

If you’ve been to a live gig in Melbourne over the last five years or so chances are, Ryan Scoble was mixing it or had his hand in it. Ryan’s wealth of experience, knowledge and in-depth involvement within the Melbourne music community is nothing short

How to Get a Job in Pro Audio in Australia

How to Get a Job in Pro Audio in Australia

If you’re just starting out in your career in pro audio, it’s hard to get your first real paid job. Maybe you’ve been learning your way around a mixer at school, in church, or at gigs for your friend’s band. You’ve probably figured out by