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Articles by Andy Anderson

How The Big Boys Do It: Load-In

June 12, 2007
A short while ago I had the privilege of working with one of the Midwest’s best backline suppliers for concerts. I enjoyed seeing how they did things and quickly realized why they have become so popular with regular tour acts.
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Equalize This!

May 14, 2007
Make sure to balance the system crossover so you have the balance of lows, mids and highs that you want, and then you can start tuning with the EQ.
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To Ear or Not to Ear?

April 12, 2007
We all know that in-ear monitoring units have been out for a few years now, and it seems like the thing to do for band monitoring. There are several positives
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Sound In Small Rooms

March 19, 2007
If you’re a performing artist, you are certainly going to be playing in small rooms for your loyal fans. Small rooms can be tricky in getting good sound for certain
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March 19, 2007
This month''s article covers a bunch of random topics and thoughts that had no home, answers to reader questions and other miscellaneous stuff. Random Stuff Always prepare for the worst
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Playing with the Big Boys

March 16, 2007
 So you did it, you’re there on the same stage as that big national act, being the opening band. It might be your big break! Many bands and players have
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Box of Tools and A Bag Of Tricks

March 15, 2007
This month, let’s take a look at some of the tools and supplies you should carry around with you when you are out doing a show.
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