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Build your career as a sound engineer. The podcast for live audio professionals. Interviews with the leading innovators in concert, theatre, and corporate production.

Build your career as a sound engineer. The podcast for live audio professionals. Interviews with the leading innovators in concert, theatre, and corporate production.
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Oakland, CA

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Build your career as a sound engineer. The podcast for live audio professionals. Interviews with the leading innovators in concert, theatre, and corporate production.

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English


Episodes

Why Touring Sound Engineers Are Getting Paid Less

8/15/2018
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-aF5 In this episode of Sound Design Live, I speak with touring FOH sound engineer, author, and fashion entrepreneur, Dave Swallow, during his stop in Minneapolis on tour with Erasure. We discuss using timecode to trigger scenes on a Venue Profile console, starting a clothing line, why touring sound engineers are working more, but getting paid less, and what to do about it. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1:...

Duration:00:35:25

Mixing Monitors for Tears for Fears

7/27/2018
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-aDX Interview with Chris Leonard on monitors for Tears for Fears, setting up the sound system for the presidential inauguration, and Dante troubleshooting tips. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: https://www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration:00:52:13

Dan Dugan and the Birth of the Automatic Microphone Mixer

7/13/2018
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-aBH In this episode of Sound Design Live, I speak with the inventor of the automatic microphone mixer and CEO at Dan Dugan Sound Design, Dan Dugan. We discuss the origin of the automatic microphone mixer, implementation and best practices, and his favorite locations for soundscape recording. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: https://www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration:00:30:04

Lessons from Module 5 of Pro Audio Workshop: Seeing Sound

6/18/2018
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Video: https://youtu.be/NWJIEgaYEQ8 Course: https://www.proaudioworkshopseeingsound.com/

Duration:00:04:40

Lessons from Module 4 of Pro Audio Workshop: Seeing Sound

6/17/2018
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Video: https://youtu.be/d1pLwsy-584 Course: https://www.proaudioworkshopseeingsound.com/

Duration:00:03:32

Lessons from Module 3 of Pro Audio Workshop: Seeing Sound

6/16/2018
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Video: https://youtu.be/2W9u_wXQFrk Course: https://www.proaudioworkshopseeingsound.com/

Duration:00:06:53

Lessons from Module 2 of Pro Audio Workshop: Seeing Sound

6/15/2018
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Video: https://youtu.be/vIz0506PlWI Pro Audio Workshop: Seeing Sound - https://www.proaudioworkshopseeingsound.com/

Duration:00:05:49

Lessons from Module 1 of Pro Audio Workshop: Seeing Sound

6/13/2018
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See the video: https://youtu.be/zgUR0_mK_qY Learn more about the course: https://www.proaudioworkshopseeingsound.com/

Duration:00:05:31

Is my course right for you? (opening today!)

6/12/2018
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Watch the video: https://youtu.be/MgoOeLyGvyw Learn more about the course: https://www.proaudioworkshopseeingsound.com/

Duration:00:18:30

Simple Ideas to Improve Acoustics in Recording Studios and Concert Halls

5/18/2018
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-asb Interview with acoustical designer Tim Perry about simple and effective ways to improve the acoustics of small recording studios and concert halls. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: https://www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration:00:36:54

FOH Mixing: EQ it till it sounds good

5/2/2018
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-ap1 Interview with FOH mixer Scott Adamson about his approach to EQ, the difference between big sound and loud sound, and the most important mindset that helped his career. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: https://www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration:00:27:54

Smaart is just a tool. You are the analyzer.

4/19/2018
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-alO Interview with Chris Tsanjoures, Product Manager and Smaart Instructor at Rational Acoustics, about sound system tuning time saving techniques, microphone placement for main+sub alignment, and the biggest mistake new Smart users are making. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: https://www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration:00:46:51

5 Pro Drummers Explain How to Make a Drum Kit Quieter on Stage

3/15/2018
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Complete Show Notes: https://sounddesignlive.com/5-pro-drummers-explain-how-to-make-a-drum-kit-quieter-on-stage In this episode of Sound Design Live, I speak with five professional drummers: Go-Go Ray, Jason Willer, Jonathan Ulman, Russ Gold, and Zil. We talk about how live sound engineers and drummers can work together to control the sound level of shows in small rooms and a lot of psychological and technical hacks to make a drum kit quieter on stage. Start supporting Sound Design Live on...

Duration:01:11:34

Get Booked Solid in Pro Audio

2/26/2018
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Sign up: https://nathanlively.appointlet.com/s/16427 During this powerful one-on-one session, we’ll work together to: 1. Identify the key relationships that you need to get the best gigs. 2. Uncover the communication breakdown that is sabotaging your success. 3. Create a next-step action plan.

Duration:00:08:43

This Marketer Will Make You Look at Your Career Totally Differently

2/15/2018
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-adX In this episode of Sound Design Live, I'm joined by the world leader in marketing education for freelancers and consultants, Kai Davis. We discuss the biggest mistakes new freelancers make, how to start your first outreach campaign, a simple process to conduct market research, and the Outreach Blueprint. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: https://www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration:00:42:53

How to Be a Self Starter in the Audio Industry

2/9/2018
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-adz In this episode of the Sound Design Live podcast I talk with film maker and host of Roadie Free Radio, Larry Milburn. We discuss how to be a self starter in the audio industry and the many career paths of a sound engineer. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: https://www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration:00:23:43

Americans Like a Lot of Bass

1/18/2018
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-a9v In this episode of Sound Design Live, I speak with freelance recording engineer and a sound system tuning expert for automotive audio and electrical consumer products, Shelley Uprichard. She walks me through sound system tuning for car (using mostly free tools and listening!) and how she got started in the automotive industry. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: https://www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration:00:18:38

This Is Why You Are Over EQing with Merlijn van Veen

11/5/2017
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-a05 Interview with Merlijn van Veen on how audio analyzers used in sound system tuning can easily be abused for micromanagement and over EQing and your questions on line array vs point source. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: https://www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration:00:50:11

The Amazing Capacity and Limitation of the X32 with Drew Brashler

9/21/2017
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-9VC In this episode of Sound Design Live I talk with Behringer X32 expert Drew Brashler. We answer loads of questions about the X32 and discuss his work with Christ's Church of the Valley. I asked: - What are the biggest mistakes you see people making who are new to working with the X32? - What are the main differences between X32 and M32? - How do you set up the X32 for rock-solid wireless control? - How do you use the X32 as a speaker processor?...

Duration:00:37:43

Make Space for Bass in Your Ableton Live Mixes

9/13/2017
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-9Ty I talk to Ableton Live producer Steve Knots about getting great bass with your Ableton Live mixes. We also discuss: - Going to school in NYC - How to get your clients and colleagues to care about sound system tuning - The most important things he learned at music school - The benefits of education - The nuts and bolts of living and working in Prague as a US expat - Steve's number one tip for travelers - Why getting out of NYC was the best...

Duration:00:33:22