Few Live Sound Tips for a Better Mixing Experience
Things will surely go wrong during one of your shows, but maybe some of these live sound suggestions will come in handy.
So keep these pointers in mind the next time you’re mixing a live show.
1. Provide a variety of feedback
This is self-explanatory. The sound-tech, as well as the rest of the audience, are not especially fond of feedback. Make sure your system and microphones can take the high volume you’ll be giving them, and don’t overdo the gain knobs to the point of feedback. If you need to turn things up later, you won’t have much headroom.
2. Ensure that the drum sound is correct.
The sound of live drumming coming through the PA system may be incredible. It is, in my opinion, one of the most crucial aspects of sound. The drum sound frequently determines the quality of the remainder of the concert. Please make sure they’re tight and punchy, and you’ll wow both the audience and the performers.
3. Vocals that have been compressed
In a live environment, some people like to over-compress voices. They ensure that the singer can be heard at all times, which is a suitable method in and of itself. It can, however, detract from the vocal’s warmth and natural quality. It all depends on the genre, so make your own decision.
4. Monitor Placement
To eliminate feedback and ensure that the band can hear themselves, proper monitor location is essential. If …