Category: Conversations

The Audio Archives – Vol 2 – Michael Fay

The Audio Archives – Vol 2 – Michael Fay

This episode of the audio archives is a conversation with my friend Michael Fay. Michael has more than 30 years of professional AV and Acoustical systems design, systems engineering, studio and FOH audio mixing, and technical writing. He is also the former editor of Recording Engineer / Producer magazine.     Learn more about Michael …

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The Audio Archives – Vol 1 – Bernie Broderick

The Audio Archives – Vol 1 – Bernie Broderick

There are some truly amazing people at work in the audio industry, and I’m incredibly fortunate to call many of them friends. I was reading Don Davis’s writings about Richard Heyser, and I felt thankful that Richard’s brilliance lived on, preserved in part by Don’s writing. The Audio Archives is my humble attempt to preserve …

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Sound Design Live

Sound Design Live

I was a guest on the Sound Design Live podcast hosted by Nathan Lively. We talked about mixing monitors from FOH, workflow, and how I’ve mostly (but not completely) managed to avoid artists vomiting on my mics.  Check it out here: Fighting Microphone Feedback WITHOUT a Graphic EQ While Mixing Monitors from FOH in a …

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Informed Approach: Talking Shop With Front Of House Engineer Ryan O John

Informed Approach: Talking Shop With Front Of House Engineer Ryan O John

Principal product manager/designer for Avid and part of the development team for the VENUE | S6L mix system discusses intuitive workflows, DSP, and more. I first crossed paths with front of house engineer Ryan O John about six years ago, when he was in town with the Phillip Phillips tour and I happened to be …

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Different But The Same: Talking With Broadcast Mixer Andrew Stoakley About The Craft

Different But The Same: Talking With Broadcast Mixer Andrew Stoakley About The Craft

Looking at the similarities and differences in tools and technique between mixing for broadcast versus front of house. Andrew Stoakley is a television audio production mixer with 25 years of experience in remote mobile work, mixing a wide range of sports broadcasts (MLB, NHL, NBA, NFL, CFL, MLS, curling and many others) along the way. …

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