February 28, 2014
As any band or musician will tell you, their humble beginnings usually led them to a crossroads when it came time to pick a PA system for practice and gigs. A number of questions begin to surface as to what type of PA system to get. Active or passive? How many watts do we need? How loud can we get? Today there are so many choices when it comes to picking the proper PA system that it can seem overwhelming. The advantage to the growing marketplace is that you now have companies that are making loudspeaker systems more portable and sounding better than ever before. One of those companies is QSC and their latest line of powered speakers, the K-Series.
We asked the band Yip Deceiver out of Athens, GA to come and use the K-Series for a performance to really put these speakers to the test. Yip Deceiver are currently …
January 29, 2014
We’ve seen some pretty awe-inspiring digital mixing consoles over the last few years with a huge range of size, functionality, and affordability. Nearly every level of user experience and price range has some kind of digital mixing console within reach on the marketplace. The really innovative ones are the mixing consoles that are compact, affordable, and still offer a wide range of professional capabilities. A lot of times these consoles are iPad dependent meaning that most of the digital mixing functionality is controlled via an installed app. The QSC TouchMix looks to break the mold a bit with the inclusion of their own touch screen included on the TouchMix 16 and the TouchMix 8.
The TouchMix series of digital mixing consoles have all of the things you need to get a quality mix like graphic EQ, FX controls, filters and limiters, as well as phantom power on all the inputs. …
DJ Scott Mad Flip
May 2, 2012
If you are starting to get serious about your DJing, then inevitably you will start booking gigs, some of which will occur at venues that lack a house sound system. If you don’t already have one, a solid portable PA system is definitely in your future, and it’s a great investment for your DJ career.
There are many options to choose from, but you should first determine your budget and specific needs before making your choice. How often will you be using it? Where will it be used, and how many people will you be playing for? How much power do I need to rock the party? There, there young padawans, we are here to help. Here’s some vital info that will help you in your decision to purchase a portable PA system.
Tabletop, Speaker Boxes, and the Bass below
If you are a DJ, then you probably have some …