Inside the Live Sound of Live Aid, Part 2: Philadelphia
U.S. audio pros took the torch passed by London's Live Aid and ran with it, overcoming show-stopping obstacles to bring an unforgettable concert to the world.
‘Britannia Row was always the standard-setter’: Inside the global audio rental service Britannia Row
Phil Ward meets the team now driving Britannia Row for an exclusive look at its next phase of global operation
On tour with Lizzo: The artist’s audio engineers take us through their set up
FOH engineer Brandon Blackwell and monitor engineer Loreen Bohannon made up the engineer team
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...
Live Sound Showcase: Barbra Streisand Returns to Her NYC Roots
By Linda Romanello. While never one to tour extensively, Barbra Streisand played a trio of dates this summer that included a stop in her old hometown of New York City to play Madison Square Garden. Along for the ride...
The Evil That Men Mix: On The Road with Rob Zombie
By Billy Davis. Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson teamed up this summer for the Twins of Evil tour; now Zombie’s tight-knit crew share how they made bad sound so good.
Live Sound Showcase: Mixing Jack White at Jazz Fest
By Jim Beaugez. On his first tour in four years, Jack White is playing arenas, clubs and festivals. In keeping with his championing of retro audio, which includes his Third Man Records label and vinyl pressing plant, the tour...
Live Sound Showcase: Gimmie A Beat—Inside Janet Jackson’s Tour Sound
By Clive Young. Janet Jackson is still selling out arenas and making them dance, three decades into her career. Helping make that happen every night is FOH engineer Kyle Hamilton and his razor-sharp attention to detail.
Mixing the Holiday A Cappella Sounds of Pentatonix
Mark Woodcock uses a Yamaha RIVAGE PM10 console to handle the house mix for a acappella act Pentatonix.
Digico SD7 mixers create ‘epic’ sound on Bruno Mars’ high-production world tour
Global superstar Bruno Mars’ world tour is being mixed on two Digico SD7 consoles, for a show with ‘epic’ production standards. The Grammy-winning artist has just completed the three-month European leg of the 24K Magic World Tour, with his...