The Vocal Chain that Brings Halsey’s Vocals to Life in Concert
Halsey is known for her genre-hopping, and FOH engineer Simon Thomas ensures her vocals play the part with an SSL Fusion.
Roy Williams, FOH Engineer for Robert Plant/Led Zeppelin, Dead at 73
A veteran of the live concert business, Roy Williams helmed the 2007 Led Zeppelin reunion and multiple Robert Plant tours.
Danny Leake, Legendary Studio/Live Engineer, Dead at 69
In addition to working as Stevie Wonder’s FOH engineer for three decades, Danny Leake also recorded dozens of top artists in the studio, leading to six Grammy nominations for his efforts.
Recording Academy Establishes COVID-19 Relief Fund
The Recording Academy/MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund will help musicians and touring pros whose livelihood has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Legendary Monitor Engineer Brian Hendry Passes at 67
Monitor engineer Brian Hendry spent 40 years mixing top acts, from Tom Petty to Jennifer Hudson.
Live Sound Showcase: The Who Brings Symphony Along on Moving On! Tour
The Who have 50 years of touring under their belts. For their current production, Moving On!, the band is playing with a symphony orchestra at each stop, bringing even more heft and might to their classic rock staples.
Live Sound Showcase: Godsmack Tour Serves Up ‘Legends’ Live
The Boston rockers have been on the road for over a year in support of their latest, tearing up arenas and sheds along the way. We catch up with the crew and find out how they keep the tour...
Live Sound Showcase: Vampire Weekend Goes 360° at MSG
By Larry Jaffee. The New York indie rockers are on the road this fall, and a stop at their hometown arena, Madison Square Garden, was made even more special when they performed in-the-round for the show, providing a set...
Live Sound Showcase: Rhapsodizing On The Road with Queen + Adam Lambert
By Clive Young with Katie Makal. Riding on the success of the Bohemian Rhapsody biopic, Queen has returned to the road with Adam Lambert filling Freddie Mercury’s ample shoes. We talk with the tour's audio team about how they’re...
Veteran Engineer David Turner Killed in Tour Bus Crash
By Clive Young. David Turner, monitor engineer for country artist Josh Turner, was killed Wednesday night when a crew tour bus left Highway 46 East 20 minutes outside of Paso Robles and drove off a 50-foot embankment into a...