Interview with touring FOH mixer and system tech Sean Quackenbush about the Brandi Carlile tour.
One thing I do to prepare for every show is to create a sound system tuning checklist and map. That way I know what to do and where to do it. Make a plan. Work the plan. Pat Brown Why? First, it allows you to think through your actions. What system tuning procedures must you […]
At first, using a custom weighting curve in Smaart seems like a brilliant time saver, but it turns a guide into a rule and could make your optimization procedure too rigid. A custom weighting curve is like a filter for your data, similar to a microphone correction curve. Its intention was to add A and […]
Interview with touring FOH mixer and system tech Chase Benedict about the challenges of touring, the benefits of starting out at a sound company, the dangers of relying on a single target EQ curve.
#1 Spectrum sound check mode One of the first steps in the Audio Analyzer Verification Checklist is to verify that Smaart is receiving all inputs. You can do this very quickly by pressing play on all inputs and then pressing the 0 (zero) key. #2 Align all visible traces Shift-click on any magnitude trace to […]