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What Do Pearl Jam, Thievery Corporation, and Ke$ha Have in Common?

Get ready for 40+ years of combined experience on career advice, mixing, and health on tour. Karrie Keyes and Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato are two incredibly generous and experienced women, and they’re opening up their lives for your benefit. Keyes is the monitor engineer for Pearl Jam. Pettinato has been FOH engineer 
for some huge pop tours such as […]


Breakthrough Technology in Wireless Home Theater Sound Systems

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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Why Do Conference Rooms Sound like a Broken Speaker in a Trash Can?

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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