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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.

Access all areas

Feature | Topic: Live | The Mix, Aug 1994
Glastonbury sound

PA secrets behind one of Britain’s biggest festivals

Animal Magic

Feature | Topic: Live | Music Technology, Oct 1993
Zoo TV

MT goes backstage at U2's multimedia spectacular and discovers the technical realities behind Eno and the band's vision. Engineer Dave Lemmink unveils the system that redefines stadium rock

Blackbushe '78 Revisited

Feature | Topic: Live | Sound International, Sep 1978
Sound at the Blackbushe outdoor festival

Busker Bloodvessel

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing | Making Music, Aug 1986
Going Busking

Should you do it? Can you legally do it? Have you got the right sort of songs to do it?

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

Deaf Defying - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Live | One Two Testing, Dec 1984
Going Deaf?

loud music and the ears


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


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


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

Equalisation and metering for disco and stage.

Environmentally funky

Feature | Topic: Live | The Mix, Sep 1994
Live sound levels

Keeping the law enforcers sweet


Feature | Topic: Live | Music Technology, Feb 1994

Legal raves demand state-of-the-art audio-visual technology, and Fantazia are the experts. Dave Arcari reports from the dance floor


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.

Four soundchecks in one day...

Feature | Topic: Live, Location Sound, Video / Film / Picture | The Mix, Sep 1994
Later with Jools Holland

Behind the scenes at TV’s premier music show

Getting The Best From Your P.A.

Feature | Topic: Live | Music UK, Apr 1983

Sounding good with what you've got

Graveyard rave

Feature | Topic: Live, Music Business | The Mix, Oct 1994
Criminal Justice Bill

Lessons in law for ravers

Hey Mr DJ!

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing | The Mix, Nov 1994
Getting into DJing

How to mix records, what gear to buy, and how to get work

History of PA - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Live | One Two Testing, Aug 1984

the volume closes

History of PA - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Live | One Two Testing, Jul 1984

the birth of loud

How Many Watts?

Feature | Topic: Live | Making Music, Nov 1986

To fill a room. Well, it depends. To find out just what, use those fingers (on those pages).

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.

It takes two to tango

Feature | Topic: Live | The Mix, Dec 1994
Lighting up

Illuminate yourself with our guide to brighter bulbs

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.



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