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Merlijn van Veen and Understandable Misunderstandings

  Merlijn van Veen is a sound engineer and system tuning expert in the Netherlands. He has been with Harlekijn Holland, the company of renowned European singer Herman van Veen, for the last 8 years and mixes more than 150 performances a year, both indoor and outdoor. NATHAN LIVELY: What’s your favorite thing to do in […]


11 Lessons I Learned From Ken ‘Pooch’ Van Druten

Subscribe on iTunes, SoundCloud, or Stitcher. In this episode of Sound Design Live I talk with Kenneth ‘Pooch’ Van Druten, the FOH sound engineer for Linkin Park, Alice and Chains, Kid Rock, and System of a Down. We discuss: How Van Druten got his first job in audio. The number one skill that gets him in […]


Sound Girls: Karrie Keyes and Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato

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 […]

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