Learn the basics of live sound.
This Basics in Live Audio course teaches practical, useful tips and techniques from the ground up with the beginning sound technician in mind. The tutorial DVD covers the technical basics; signal path, microphones, equalization, etc. Perhaps more importantly, it covers things that are not just technical explanations, but real world topics like the personality differences between musicians and technicians, or the best and most effective way to communicate to the musicians on stage from behind the console.
This instructional DVD covers:
What EVERY button and knob on YOUR console does (and doesn't do) - No more feeling like a deer in the headlights.
Where and why to use certain microphones
Why are the personalities of musicians and technicians so different?
When and when not to use EQ? And if so, which frequencies to adjust?
How to make YOUR system sound better, just by following a few simple set up approaches.
Lesson topics include Signal Path, The Console, Getting Basic Levels, Monitors, Microphones, Equalization, Musicians and Technicians, Practical Applications.
Live Audio Basics includes a FREE BONUS RESOURCE CD-ROM full of vital information to help you reach that 'next level'. Stay organized and inspired with these useful PDF print outs which include input lists, stage plots, signal path diagrams and a whole lot more.
Also included in this package is a FREE CD-ROM GAME "Audio Engineer Challenge" which allows you, the contestant, to answer a series of questions that when answered correctly eventually reaches the golden million point question that gives you the title Audio Engineer.
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Comments about Down 2 Earth Live Audio Basics DVD:
I had hoped this DVD would be good but unfortunately it was not. It wasted huge amounts of time trying to be funny but it wasn't funny and the humor did nothing to reinforce what was being taught. They breezed through Signal Chain Management (a vital concept) at breakneck speeds and then wasted time with a long lame song about the signal chain that is no help at all. I'm glad I wasn't trying to learn from this... just comparing it to my own live training seminar. I have a 12-year-old sound apprentace and even he thought it was lame.