5 EQ mistakes you had no idea you were making

EQ is probably the most important tool within a sound engineer's arsenal. It glues together the sound and can bring otherwise dull, lifeless elements of a mix to life (naming no names or particular musical instruments, of course…). Unfortunately, it can also destroy a mix if you get it wrong. With that in mind, we've put together what we believe to be the five most common EQ mistakes made by live sound engineers, no matter their level of experience: 1. You're not being [...]

7 questions to ask yourself about your live mix

Self-critiquing your own mix is inherently tricky, because very few of us want to admit that we’ve got something wrong. And that’s a shame, because usually, we have got something wrong. That’s life - none of us are perfect. Live sound demands a significant degree of honesty with oneself if you’re to put together the best possible mix for a gig. With that in mind, we’ve decided to list seven questions you should ask yourself during the soundcheck and the gig [...]