Archive for the ‘Live sound’ Category

Mastering gain structure

Posted: 27th February 2012 by Mezzanine Floor Studios in Live sound, Mixing Techniques

Gain structure is at once one of the easiest concepts for people to grasp and one of the hardest for folks to master. At it’s core, it is simple. Proper gain structure is about two inter-related things: Avoiding distortion, crackling, bad sound from overloading a component in the mixer/daw Giving the engineer “headroom” on each [...]

Taking it to eleven: Keys to killer live sound for churches

Posted: 27th February 2012 by Mezzanine Floor Studios in Live sound, Mixing Techniques

Anyone that has run live sound in church knows the inherent challenges all too well. Small churches with little budget for sound equipment often struggle to do an adequate job of supporting the contemporary sound of rock and gospel inspired worship music. Doing a great job is often beyond the expectations of most church staff, [...]