Classical and Opera notes (part 1)

Classical and Opera notes (part 1)

Most of the upcoming sound engineers I talk to come from a pop, rock, hip-hop or electronic music background and are rather unfamiliar with the world of so-called classical music or opera. Like in many fields, those around you can tell if you are in your place or not...
Patchbay advice (part 2)

Patchbay advice (part 2)

Patchbays are often the source of confusion for the aspiring sound engineer. Some even wonder what the function the patchbay is in a studio. The different types of patchbays available (analog or digital, ordinary ¼ inch, longframe ¼ inch, bantam 3/8 inch…) and their...
Patchbay advice (part 1)

Patchbay advice (part 1)

Patchbays are often the source of some confusion for the up and coming sound engineer. Some even wonder what the patchbay does in a studio. The different types of patchbays available (analog or digital, ordinary ¼ inch, longframe ¼ inch, bantam 3/8 inch…) and their...
Vintech Audio’s x73i preamplifier (part 2)

Vintech Audio’s x73i preamplifier (part 2)

The beginning engineer can be overwhelmed with the number of preamps out on the market, however, understanding the role of the preamp in the signal path is important and so is understanding what one preamp will do (or not do) to your source. Also, a future sound...
Vintech Audio’s x73i preamplifier (part 2)

Vintech Audio’s x73i preamplifier (part 1)

The beginning engineer can be overwhelmed with the number of preamps out on the market, however, understanding the role of the preamp in the signal path is important and so is understanding what one preamp will do or not do to your source. Also, a future sound...