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November 2, 2012

Rob Zombie Live Engineer Joel Lonky Talks Midas Pro 9 and Waves Plugins

Joel Lonky, front of house engineer for Rob Zombie on the Twins of Evil Tour, gave us an exclusive look into how he integrates the extensive set of Waves Multirack Live Sound Host and Plugins when using the Midas Pro 9 Live Audio System. Joel has an extensive pedigree of doing front of house sound for some of the world’s biggest live acts including Rage Against The Machine, Maroon 5, Cypress Hill, and Collective Soul just to name a few. While working with Rob Zombie in 2010 Joel switched over to a Midas Pro 6 console mid tour and has never looked back. The Midas Pro series has been his go to mixing console throughout the touring years and he is currently using their biggest and baddest model, the Midas Pro 9 Live Audio System.

While the system Joel uses is as he says “truly plug and play,” there are a …

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September 7, 2012

Summerfest Sessions: Whiskey of the Damned

Hailing from Milwaukee, WI, Whiskey of the Damned bring an eclectic mix of old Irish Celtic music with a punk influence. Frontman Eoin McCarthy, percussionist Jay Wolf, and bass player Matt Schuetz all double as sound engineers and stage workers when they aren’t performing their brand of alternative folk. With so many influences it’s difficult to lock these guys down into a particular genre but however you describe their sound, it’s clear they like playing music and working with other musicians when they are not performing themselves. These three members of Whiskey of the Damned were running their own stage at Summerfest which had seventy plus artists performing. While it may have been a smaller and more down to earth stage when compared to the bloated arena style stages, it was actually the best place to be during the day with a nice cool breeze coming off of Lake Michigan.…