Bianca Nicholas: Starlight in the making
Bianca Nicholas is an extraordinary talent. The 22-year-old singer, who suffers from cystic fibrosis, has not let her condition get in the way of her dreams, and is already paving her way in the music industry both in the...
Simon Jones: outcome-driven innovation at Line 6
Paul Watson catches up at NAMM with Line 6's vice president of new market development Simon Jones to discuss the manufacturer's expanding digital wireless system and the new potentially game-changing StageScape and StageSource products…
CPS Group acquires Stagecraft
CPS Group has announced the purchase of the Stagecraft brand after the recent voluntarily liquidation of Stagecraft Technical Services Ltd, writes Paul Watson.
Matt Napier: monitoring the trends in pop music
Matt Napier has just returned from a six-month stint with Kylie on her Aphrodite tour. Although he began as a FOH engineer, he fell into monitors and has worked with a string of pop acts including Blue, Madonna, and...
Lake shores up with LM 44 processor
Lake Processing has renewed its credentials as a recognised industry leader in digital audio with the introduction of a brand new, standalone system processor, the LM 44, writes Dave Robinson.
Einstmann: a master at FOH
Marc Dieter Einstmann is a renowned mastering engineer and also works actively in the live environment. Paul Watson talks to him about both sides of his musical career and his current role mixing FOH for German touring act Lotto...
Phaedrus Audio’s classic sounds
In this week's report Jim Evans speaks to Phaedras Audio's Richard Brice about the company's unique outboard products which are inspired by the classic audio values of the 50s and 60s.
APG’s monitors are fit for a King
One of the UK’s leading regional rental companies King Sound Reinforcement has invested in a dozen of APG’s SMX15 monitor speakers ensuring its inventory is right up to date, writes Paul Watson.
High-end Studio 85 for Paris pair
In this week's feature Franck Ernould talks to the two experienced and super-devoted recording engineers that set up Studio 85 in the backyard of an old building in south-west Paris.
Hatt’s off to the monitor engineer
Paul Hatt runs PA hire company CS Audio and has been working monitors since the beginning of his career in music. Paul Watson talks to him about falling back into the industry just after dropping out(!) and the evolution...
Product sound design
In this week's feature The Prof explains why the sound a product makes is becoming just as important as the way it looks
APB: American analogue in Europe
American manufacturer APB finds favour in Europe as high-performance, ergonomically-friendly analogue consoles are still in demand, reports Simon Duff
Andy Huffer: mixing for Royalty
HD Pro Audio's Andy Huffer talks to Paul Watson about his most recent project which saw him mix live sound, record, and mix for broadcast for the BBC's new reality show Goldie's Band: by Royal appointment, which was set...
Markus Dravs sighs no more
This week, Chris Barrett of Music Week talks to MPG and Brit Award-winning producer Markus Dravs about his eclectic career in music production
Engineer/producer Phil Harding talks about working with his partner Ian Curnow in the good old days of PWL
It’s all analogue in Newsham’s Underworld
John Newsham, co-founder of Turbosound and Funktion One, has been mixing Underworld for more than twenty years. He explains to Paul Watson the importance of keeping all things analogue at FOH…
Dickerson’s the real deal at FOH
After accidentally landing a gig whilst making some sandwiches, Richard Dickerson soon discovered he could mix live sound. Thirty years later, Dickerson reveals to Paul Watson why he's still in the game...