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A Brief History Of Live

Feature | Topic: Live | Recording Musician, May 1993

Two of the industry's brightest names cast their minds back and reminisce to RM about the birth of the PA system.

Contact Miking Stringed Instruments

Feature | Topic: Live, Microphones, Recording | Home & Studio Recording, Nov 1983

Contact miking stringed instruments.

Cutting Crew

Feature | Topic: Live | Micro Music, Feb 1990

We go behind the scenes to see how the Cutting Crew pull together their live performances

Discotek

Feature | Topic: Live | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1981

Discotek

Feature | Topic: Live | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1982
Monitoring

Discotek

Feature | Topic: Electronics / Build, Live | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1981

Equalisation and metering for disco and stage.

Firepower

Feature | Topic: Live | Music UK, Aug 1982

Lorna Read learns about stage fireworks. We pick up the pieces

Flying Tonight

Feature | Topic: Live | Making Music, Jun 1986
Watch Your Gear

How to look after instruments and gear on the move.

Is it Live, or Is It Art?

Feature | Topic: Live | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1986

Leaving the comforts of the studio behind, the Art of Noise step out into the real world of live music, taking their MIDI technology with them. Chris Meyer lends an ear to see how they fare.

Keyboard Life

Feature | Topic: Live | Sound On Sound, Jun 1990
in Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe

Session player Julian Colbeck tells the tale of how he got the gig as support keyboard player for Rick Wakeman on the recent Anderson, Bruford, Wakeman, Howe world tour, and runs through the instrumentation he and Rick used on stage.

Live Sound - Part 6

Feature | Topic: Live | Recording Musician, Apr 1993
Stage Monitoring

A practical look at on-stage monitoring for small and awkward gigs.

Live Sound - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Live | Recording Musician, Nov 1992
Introduction To PA

This comprehensive series starts by looking at the basic components of a mobile PA system.

Live Sound - Part 4

Feature | Topic: Live | Recording Musician, Feb 1993
Getting The Best From Your Loudspeakers

In part four of our series on small PA systems, we look at the importance of loudspeaker positioning on stage.

Live Sound - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Live | Recording Musician, Dec 1992
Loudspeakers

If loudspeakers and crossovers remain a mystery to you, read on and find enlightenment.

Live Sound - Part 5

Feature | Topic: Live | Recording Musician, Mar 1993
How To Survive Live

This month, we address the practicalities of working in a less than ideal live venue.

Live Sound - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Live | Recording Musician, Jan 1993
Loudspeaker Enclosures

How speaker enclosures work, and how to position them for the best results.

Live Wires

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing | Electronic Soundmaker, Aug 1985
Playing Live

Electronic music live - a special focus

On the Road

Feature | Topic: Live | Music UK, Dec 1982
Music U.K.'S P.A. Test

Carlsbro P.A., EV Mikes & Evans Echo

PA Column

Feature | Topic: Live | International Musician, Feb 1986

Flying Scotsman Stuart Gillan watches UB40 make an exhibition of themselves North of the Border

PA Column

Feature | Topic: Live | International Musician, Feb 1985

Al Jarreau's band itemised and analysed by Jim Betteridge

PA Column

Feature | Topic: Live | International Musician, Apr 1986

Jim Betteridge investigates altered perception, or is it just too much lager?

PA Column

Feature | Topic: Live | International Musician, Nov 1985

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions take the high road to Glasgow; Stuart Gillian gets the lowdown

Playing The Perfect Gig

Feature | Topic: Live | Making Music, May 1986

Start here to avoid disaster and achieve applause. We bring you clues from experienced hands.

Present Yourself

Feature | Topic: Education, Live, Performing | Music Technology, May 1987

Having trouble projecting the right image on-stage? Paul Tingen reports on a unique way of improving your performing confidence, and your outlook on music in general.

Rolling Stones' Mobile Studio

Feature | Topic: Live, Location Sound, Recording Studios | Home & Studio Recording, Sep 1984
Mick McKenna

Engineer Mick McKenna provides an insight into recording with the Rolling Stones Mobile.

 

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