The Ultimate Live Sound Operator's Handbook – 3rd Edition

The Ultimate Live Sound Operator's Handbook – 3rd Edition

Series: Music Pro Guides Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Format: Softcover Media Online Author: Bill Gibson

The third edition of The Ultimate Live Sound Operator's Handbook offers new sections on digital concepts, wireless considerations, digital mixers, modern digital snakes, routing schemes, block diagrams, signal paths, plug-ins for live sound, and more. Any live act must sound great to be well received by today's increasingly demanding audiences. If you're a sound operator, teacher, musician, or even a music fan who is interested in becoming a sound operator, you know that regardless of the musical genre or venue, high-quality audio is mandatory for an artist or band's success. This book shows you how to improve your audio skills, including how to build great sounds that form a professional-sounding mix.

Revised and updated, The Ultimate Live Sound Operator's Handbook, 3rd Edition, focuses on each modern and classic aspects of live sound operation in a way that is straightforward and easy to understand – from system, component, and acoustic considerations to miking, mixing, and recording the live show. Tightly produced online videos clearly demonstrate key concepts presented in the text. These instructional videos, along with hundreds of detailed illustrations and photographs, provide an incredibly powerful and useful learning experience.


• Shaping Instrument and Vocal Sounds

• Creating an Excellent Mix

• Mixer Basics

• Digital Mixers and Snakes

• Volume Issues and Sound Theory

• Digital Theory

• Managing the Signal Path

• Signal Processors and Effects

• Modern Plug-Ins

• Microphone Principles, Techniques, and Design

• Wireless Systems

• In-Ear versus Floor Monitors

• Loudspeakers and Amplifiers

• Acoustic Considerations

• Miking the Group and Sound Check

$53.00 (US) Inventory #HL 00346923 ISBN: 9781538133170 UPC: 840126926187 Width: 8.5" Length: 11.0" 456 pages

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