If I gave you a choice between mixing and setting up the stage, I know which you’d pick. However, it’s the work on the stage that gives you everything you need for mixing.
Recently, a discussion came up surrounding the best process for training volunteer sound techs. Many people said they have techs start with stage set-up and eventually progress to mixing. The idea seemed to be, “if you can handle setting up the stage then I’ll you can progress to mixing.”
Might I give a different point-of-view?
Everything you do, on the stage, drives your rate of success behind the mixer. …keep reading »