200 – Communication Series « Taking Charge of the Band Stand ! »
“You were great! It’s a shame we couldn’t really hear you though…”
Basic Mic Technique & Successful Sound Check
The basics of making the most of your microphone use – both handheld and on the mic stand. Fundamentals for an efficient and successful soundcheck so that you are sure to sound your best in any situation.
Practice Session – Mic Technique
Get your body used to the positions and movements required for keeping the microphone in line with your instrument so that it may capture only the best of your sound.
Communicating with Sound Engineers – 1 (live)
Communication is a two-way street. Get tips from working professionals of the sound engineering field to learn what makes for a smoother sound production experience in a live setting.
Practice Session – Live Soundcheck
Have your turn at communicating with the sound engineer to adjust your sound to your mutual liking in an efficient manner in a live concert setting.
Communicating with Sound Engineers– 2 (studio)
Additional tips – direct from the engineer’s mouth – for making your studio sessions as productive and painless as possible – and to achieve the results you’re looking for! Different mics, slightly different techniques, and above all, excellent communication skills!
Practice Session – Studio
Have your turn at communicating with the sound engineer to adjust your sound to your mutual liking in an efficient manner in a studio setting.