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Taylor

Taylor
December 10, 2012

Aviom Personal Monitor Mixing System Overview

One professional relationship that has been consistently strained throughout the years has been between a band and the engineer controlling their monitor mix. It seems like no matter how many shows I’ve played or how many I’ve been in the audience for, I have always seen the classic point to a microphone, guitar, or monitor with a thumbs up to signal a lack of volume. The drummer will point his stick to the singer and then point it up and then make a stink face about how the mix is still inadequate. Often times the monitor mix is just fine during soundcheck and then once bodies are packed into the venue and the band gets that sudden adrenaline rush, that mix is going to be very different than what was initially dialed in. Unfortunately the brunt of the complaining falls on the shoulders of the engineer who cannot hear the …