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I'm a Sound Engineer and Designer specializing in live events. Over the last 14 years I have worked in 7 cities across the US and Europe in recording studios, concert venues, theatres, and outdoor festivals.

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A World Without Audio Cables Is Closer than You Think

Subscribe on iTunes, SoundCloud, or Stitcher. In this episode of Sound Design Live, I speak with the president of the Wireless Speaker Association (WiSA), Jim Venable. We discuss the nuts and bolts of the WiSA wireless audio standard that is currently used in home audio, but has obvious future application in pro audio. We also […]

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Conference Room Sound Design

Why isn’t conference room sound design better? I work in a lot of conference rooms and there are some things that have always puzzled me. Luckily, I know someone who does conference room sound design for a living. I interviewed Josh Srago for the Sound Design Live podcast and he’s come back to answer more […]

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The Surprising Benefits of Building a Career in Audio Without Setting Goals

In this episode of Sound Design Live, I speak with writer, educator, and AV integrator Josh Srago. Srago has worked in recording, broadcast, television, concert sound, corporate events, and AV integration. In our interview he claims that having no specific focus was the best career choice he ever made, and walks me through the life […]

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