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Top 10 tips on lighting up your band or performance

Lighting your band’s show is not only a cool way to add a new dynamic to your shows but also a great way to stand out from the rest! Adding production value to your gigs can make the difference between you getting top billed or being the eternal support act. You can create an impressive effect on a reasonably modest budget. Stage lighting can be as simple as a set of par cans, or .
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Hotseat: Angei Malak (Bassdrop, Chinese Laundry)

Hi Angei! For those who don’t know you please tell us a little about yourself and your promoting career thus far? I’ve always been a person who liked to have parties, ever since I was a teenager really. I come from an Egyptian/Lebanese background where hosting guests and having parties is a very important part of our culture. Hosting parties is something I’ve been brought up around so naturally doing parties of my own .
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The Hotseat: An Interview With FOH Engineer, Zac Ruokari (Part 1)

I had the pleasure of sitting down to have a chat with a veteran FOH engineer, live mixer and musician by the name of Zac Ruokari. We discussed everything from mixing tips, how he got to where he is today, gear-talk, and more. Take heed – this information is absolute gold! Q: For those who don’t know you, tell us a little bit about yourself and your live audio career thus far. I am .
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The Hotseat: An Interview With FOH Engineer, Zac Ruokari (Part 2)

I had the pleasure of sitting down to have a chat with a veteran FOH engineer, live mixer and musician by the name of Zac Ruokari. We discussed everything from mixing tips, how he got to where he is today, gear-talk, and more. Take heed – this information is absolute gold! For part one of this interview, click here. Q: What are some common live mixing pitfalls or ‘rookie errors’ you commonly see interns .
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4 Live Sound Mixing Tips That Separate the Rookies from the Pros

Preparation is key to success, and the live mixing world is no exception. As it never hurts to have a few tricks up your sleeve, we look at 5 quick but effective live sound mixing tips that separate the rookies from the pros. Be prepared for dropouts There’s nothing worse than having a piece of gear fail you at a critical moment, but you have to be prepared for it. Before every gig, assess .