How can I make my live music sound better?
7 Live Sound Tips for a Better Mixing Experience
- Be Vary of Feedback. This goes without saying.
- Get the Drum Sound Right. Live drums coming over the P.A.
- Over Compressed Vocals. Some like to over-compress vocals in a live setting.
- Monitor Positioning.
- Loud amplifiers.
- Don’t Ride the Faders.
- Some Bands Mix Themselves.
What equipment do I need for an acoustic gig?
You’re excited and ready to get out there and play some live acoustic gigs!…Gear List
- You…lol, duh, right?
- Your acoustic guitar (or someone else’s)
- Mixing board.
- Powered monitor.
- Speaker cable.
- Mic stand.
- XLR cable.
How do you master a live performance?
Your Mastering Tip Sheet:
- Use the same settings for the entire album.
- Stay away from using different EQ or compression from one piece to the next.
- Remember to leave some headroom (-5dB).
- Avoid having digital silences between tracks and opt for a continuous performance sound.
How can I make my acoustic guitar sound better live?
Getting a Great Live Acoustic Guitar Tone
- Have Your Own Direct Box. The DI is how your guitar interfaces with the PA, and like everything else in the signal chain, it has an effect on your sound.
- Bring Your Own Cables.
- Use a Notch Filter.
- Employ a Feedback Eliminator.
- Know Your Effects.
What kind of audio format does gig performer support?
Gig Performer® supports VST and VST3 formats on both OSX and MS Windows, as well as the AU (Audio Unit) format on OSX. Songs let you reuse your rackspaces. For example, a single rackspace containing an acoustic piano sound can be reused to cover 10 songs needing piano. Reusing rackspaces greatly reduces load times and memory needs.
What can I use to control my gig performer?
You can use touch surfaces such as Lemur or TouchOSC to control Gig Performer®, as well as applications such as Max for even more sophisticated control. Gig Performer® supports VST and VST3 formats on both OSX and MS Windows, as well as the AU (Audio Unit) format on OSX.
Do you need audio interface for live performance?
But in a live performance, removing instruments or tolerating high latency isn’t an option. If your audio interface doesn’t have latency below 14ms, your performance will suffer. You also need an audio interface that can accommodate all your instruments. This will vary greatly depending on the kind of music you want to play.
Do You Win or lose as a live sound engineer?
As a live sound engineer you’re always in a lose-lose situation. If the band sounds good, it’s their awesome performance. If a band sounds bad, it’s all your fault. So once I realized this I decided to make sure I could turn this lose-lose scenario into a win-win situation.