There has never been an open marketplace for Project Managers to directly hire AV techs and I think that should change. Key Takeaways For Project Managers: Quickly find and hire top AV specialists you can trust. For AV techs: Get more freelance work with less hassle. Join the list to be one of the first 10 beta users to get access to the site. [maitre uuid="MF17f704a65d"] I have lived in 8 different cities across 3 different countries and every move has been … [Read more...]
Where do clients come from?
I love being a live sound engineer and I love my clients. I just need to find more of them. Great. How are you going to do that? I don't know. Ok. How did you find your last client? I don't know. I knew a guy who knew a guy. If you tell me that you need to find more clients, the first thing I will do is ask you how you found your current clients. If you already have a strategy that works, you just need to do more of that. Let's try that right now. Think about your last gig. Who hired … [Read more...]
Find a Live Sound Engineer Anywhere in the World
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Do you want a job as a touring FOH sound engineer? You need to hear this.
Subscribe on iTunes, SoundCloud, Google Play or Stitcher. Support Sound Design Live on Patreon. In this episode of the Sound Design Live podcast, I talk to Dave Swallow, Merlijn van Veen, Bob McCarthy, Darryn de la Soul, and Michelle Pettinato about their best tips to find a touring FOH sound engineer job. With whom should I build relationships to get international touring gigs? Should I work for free to get my foot in the door? Who are the best people to cold call to find … [Read more...]
Behind the Scenes of the Ringling Brothers Circus Sound System
Subscribe on iTunes, SoundCloud, Google Play or Stitcher. Support Sound Design Live on Patreon. In this episode of the Sound Design Live podcast, I want to share with you an interview that I did with Nate Schneider at AV Shop Talk. We talk about the technical challenges I faced while touring with the Ringling Brothers Circus, how I got my first jobs in the seven different cities I’ve lived in, and the advice I would give to 23 year-old me. Show notes: All music in this episode by Colin … [Read more...]