Music Climate Revolution Launches as Touring Resumes
Reverb, a musician-led environmental nonprofit, has launched Music Climate Revolution, a campaign to help bands shrink the environmental footprint of their tours.
What’s It Like to Mix for 4,000 Fans in a Pandemic?
As the U.S. gets vaccinated, concerts are starting to come back—but what’s it like to mix for 4,000 fans during a pandemic?
Live Nation, Veeps Outfit 60-Plus Venues for Livestreaming
Live Nation Entertainment and Veeps, the livestream platform run by co-founders Joel and Benji Madden of the band Good Charlotte, have started equipping over 60 concert venues across the U.S. to offer turnkey livestreaming.
Barry O’Hare, Legendary Jamaican Engineer, Dead at 56
A mainstay of Jamaica’s recording and live sound scene for decades, engineer Barry O’Hare died from COVID-19 on Saturday, September 19, 2020.
Rolling Stones Exhibition Gets Atmos-Infused PMC Setup
'The Rolling Stones – Unzipped' museum exhibition will feature a PMC speaker system to present immersive concert footage.
d&b audiotechnik to Offer Certified Pre-Owned Systems
German loudspeaker manufacturer d&b audiotechnik is now offering certified pre-owned loudspeaker systems.
Nexo Launches ID14 Point Source Loudspeaker, S108 Subwoofer
Nexo is launching its new ID14 point source speaker and companion S108 subwoofer as part of its ID Series of high-power compact cabinets.
Concert Livestreams Evolve Quickly During COVID-19
As the live music drought continues, artists like Trivium and Underoath, as well as sound companies, are turning to livestreaming to keep working and connect with fans, rapidly evolving the concert livestream in the process.
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.