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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

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


110 Questions about Sound System Tuning - Pt. 4

10/23/2017
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Complete Show Notes: https://wp.me/p1sfi8-9Zw Questions from live sound engineers on the topic of verification and placement of speakers in sound system tuning. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: https://www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration: 00:20:28


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


110 Questions about Sound System Tuning - Pt. 3

6/17/2017
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Complete Show Notes: http://wp.me/p1sfi8-9Ko How to design our live sound system for maximum results. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration: 00:10:50


110 Questions about Sound System Tuning - Pt. 2

6/16/2017
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Complete Show Notes: http://wp.me/p1sfi8-9Kg How to prepare for sound system tuning so that we can be more efficient and save time. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration: 00:08:53


Audio Calculators for Sound System Tuning

6/5/2017
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Complete Show Notes: https://www.merlijnvanveen.nl/en/study-hall/130-audio-calculators-for-sound-system-tuning Interview with Bob McCarthy, Mauricio Ramirez, Merlijn Van Veen and Daniel Lundberg about the best audio calculators for sound system design and optimization in the categories of desert island, design work, field work, and education. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1: https://www.patreon.com/sounddesignlive

Duration: 00:48:20


How to Mix Intuitively Using Daily Ear Training Games

5/13/2017
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Complete Show Notes: http://wp.me/p1sfi8-9D3 Enter the giveaway: http://sounddesignlive.com/giveaways/1-year-soundgym-pro-membership-giveaway/ In this episode of the Sound Design Live podcast I talk to Noam Gingold, composer, teacher, and founder of SoundGym. We discuss how Noam transitioned from composer to teacher to entrepreneur, and how ear training games can make you a better artist and sound engineer. Start supporting Sound Design Live on Patreon today for as little as $1:...

Duration: 00:15:59


From the Sound Up ✈️ BONUS: How to speed up your growth

4/2/2017
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Welcome to the bonus lesson! Notes - Most people don't finish online courses, but you did. - Comment below and tell me one thing you would change about the course. - Get an accountability partner. http://sounddesignlive.com/accountability-partner/ - Get a coach or mentor. You can read more about my coaching program here: Success in Sound http://sounddesignlive.com/coaching/ Congratulations on completing the course. Feel free to email me with any questions in the future and I hope you'll...

Duration: 00:01:54


From the Sound Up ✈️ Lesson 14: Turning it all into a system

4/1/2017
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Welcome to Lesson 14! If you missed the previous lessons, please go back to that email or head over to the course page. http://sounddesignlive.com/from-the-sound-up/ Notes - Build your list to 150 contacts. - Schedule time to work on it regularly. - Every 5-6 times that you reach out, ask for a recommendation or referral. Homework 1. Schedule time in the calendar to work on this every day. 2. Add 10 more people to your list. Congratulations on completing lesson 14! -Nathan

Duration: 00:05:07


From the Sound Up ✈️ Lesson 11: How do you make friends as an adult?

3/29/2017
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Welcome to Lesson 11! If you missed the previous lessons, please go back to that email or head over to the course page. http://sounddesignlive.com/from-the-sound-up/ Notes - When you're young, making friends is easy, more natural. But when you are an adult, it's harder. - Here's why this is important: every time I have moved I have been focused on finding work and a place to live. Because I feel like if I can get that taken care of, I'll be set. But the thing that always creeps up on me,...

Duration: 00:03:26


From the Sound Up✈️ Lesson 10: Who should I build relationships with?

3/29/2017
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Welcome to Lesson 10! If you missed the previous lessons, please go back to that email or head over to the course page. http://sounddesignlive.com/from-the-sound-up/ Notes - The audio industry is built on personal referral. - To use the spreadsheet: - - Open this link https://goo.gl/6eJzAk - - File > Make a copy - - Bookmark it - - Open Contacts tab - Put anyone on here that is important to us and the growth of our business who requires regular one-on-one communication. - Start with the...

Duration: 00:08:36


From the Sound Up✈️ Lesson 9: How do you get it?

3/27/2017
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Welcome to Lesson 9! If you missed the previous lessons, please go back to that email or head over to the course page. http://sounddesignlive.com/from-the-sound-up/ Notes - So you've made it through the first half of this course. You've verified your positioning statement with me, you have a solid vision of what you want, and now we're ready to talk about how to get it.​ - You need to know where the money comes from so you can clearly direct your efforts. Who is signing the checks and why?...

Duration: 00:01:59


From the Sound Up✈️ Lesson 8: Why is this important?

3/26/2017
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Welcome to Lesson 8! If you missed the previous lessons, please go back to that email or head over to the course page. http://sounddesignlive.com/from-the-sound-up/ Notes - At this point, you should have scheduled a check-in call with me to verify your position statement and make sure you are on track for the rest of the course. If you haven't done that, yet, please go back to lesson 7 and schedule that call before going any further. - At the beginning of this course, we talked about what...

Duration: 00:03:48


From the Sound Up✈️ Lesson 7: Your positioning statement

3/25/2017
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Welcome to Lesson 7! If you missed the previous lessons, please go back to that email or head over to the course page. http://sounddesignlive.com/from-the-sound-up/ Notes - I help [ideal client] [create valuable outcome or solve primary expensive problem]. Unlike other [job title], [unique]. Homework 1. Schedule a check-in call with me to make sure your positioning statement is solid. https://nathanlively.appointlet.com/s/positioning Congratulations on making it half way through the...

Duration: 00:01:45


From the Sound Up✈️ Lesson 6: What makes you special?

3/25/2017
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Welcome to Lesson 6! If you missed the previous lessons, please go back to that email or head over to the course page. http://sounddesignlive.com/from-the-sound-up/ Notes - Sometimes it can be easier to describe what you do by talking about how you are different. Homework 1. Come up with 5 things that make you unique and memorable. Research this by looking at colleague's LinkedIn pages, websites, and talking to your clients. 2. Who are you? Do you consider yourself a sound engineer, sound...

Duration: 00:01:55


From the Sound Up✈️ Lesson 5: What makes you

3/23/2017
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Welcome to Lesson 5! If you missed the previous lessons, please go back to that email or head over to the course page. http://sounddesignlive.com/from-the-sound-up/ Notes - The better we understand how we fit into our client's business, the easier it will be for us to explain that to potential clients in the future. - This can seem very abstract for sound engineers. Do you create an amazing show? Provide risk mitigation? Bring in new fans? - The best verification would be to have...

Duration: 00:02:57


From the Sound Up✈️ Lesson 4: Who is your ideal client?

3/23/2017
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Welcome to Lesson 4! If you missed the previous lessons, please go back to that email or head over to the course page. http://sounddesignlive.com/from-the-sound-up/ Notes - The more clear you are about what you want, the easier your marketing will be and the easier will be for people to help you. - Your ideal clients are current clients who are receiving the most benefit from working with you, or previous clients who loved working with you -- and you with them. Or they could be friends or...

Duration: 00:05:29


From the Sound Up✈️ Lesson 2: Commit To Your Goals

3/20/2017
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Welcome to Lesson 2! If you missed the first lesson, please go back to that email or head over to the course page. http://sounddesignlive.com/from-the-sound-up/ Notes - Be intentional about what you are creating in your new city. - Don't just tell people that you are looking for work. What kind of work? - Up until now, you may have created a career on accident. That won't work fast enough in your new city. Luck is not a strategy. Homework 1. Look at what you've created in your life. What's...

Duration: 00:05:16


Sound Design Live Episode 71 - Free Business Training: From the Sound Up✈️

3/18/2017
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Sign up here - http://sounddesignlive.com/from-the-sound-up/ In one month I will be arriving in Minneapolis with my wife and a moving truck. I’ll have nothing but my wits and a Leatherman to build a new career, from the ground up. I’ve moved 7 times before, but starting over is never easy. Being a sound engineer is not a portable career and I’ll have to build my network all over again. One thing does get easier, though, and that’s my strategy. At this point, I’ve made enough wrong turns...

Duration: 00:02:24

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