The stage was set. The equipment checked and double-checked. The band was plugged in and ready. Everything was as expected until they played the first song.
it stealthily crept across the sanctuary
They sounded horrible. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying the musicians were horrible. The house mix sounded atrocious. There’s always that “singers need to warm up” and “musicians need to loosen up” sort of first-song-stuff but this was well beyond that.
it moved closer to the booth
I tried rebuilding the mix starting with the lead vocal and the rhythm guitar. It didn’t work.
it leaped upon him, claws out and teeth bared. [click to continue »]