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Signal To Noise Podcast

Keith Clark

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Signal To Noise Podcast
Signal To Noise Podcast

Signal To Noise Podcast

Keith Clark

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The editors of Live Sound International and ProSoundWeb.com host technical conversations with interesting individuals from the audio engineering industry. Sponsored by Shure

Latest Episodes

Ep 13 - Robert Scovill

Welcome to the Signal To Noise (S2N) podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored byShureand hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veteran Kyle Chirnside (the hosts utilizeShure SM7Bmics for the podcasts). Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. To submit comments or questions, email the show atSignal2NoisePodcast@gmail.com. This time out (Episode 13), the hosts check in with noted front of house engineer Robert Scovill for a lively discussion covering a range of topics, including the origins of virtual sound check and key steps along the way in its development, the evolution and improvements in loudspeaker array design, mix strategies and approaches, and much more. Robert Scovill is a 35-year veteran of professional concert sound and recording and has mixed more than 3,500 events in his career for noted musical artists such as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Matchbox Twenty, Jackson Browne, Rush, Def Leppard, Prince, and many others. His body of live sound and recording work has garnered numerous industry accolades including six TEC Awards for technical and creative achievement in sound reinforcement. Additional Link:Robert Scovill On YouTube

61 MIN3 w ago
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Ep 13 - Robert Scovill

Ep 12 - Getting an Audio Education, Landing the First Gig, and More

Welcome to the Signal To Noise (S2N) podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored byShureand hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veteran Kyle Chirnside (the hosts utilizeShure SM7Bmics for the podcasts). Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. This time out (Episode 12), the hosts answer some commonly asked questions about how to get an education in audio, how to land your first gigs, as well as some tips for success on thejob. To submit comments or questions of your own, email the show atSignal2NoisePodcast@gmail.com.

47 MINSEP 10
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Ep 12 - Getting an Audio Education, Landing the First Gig, and More

Ep 11 - Talking With Noted FOH Engineer/Production Manager Bruce Reiter

Welcome to the Signal To Noise (S2N) podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored byShureand hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veteran Kyle Chirnside (the hosts utilizeShure SM7Bmics for the podcasts). Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. This time out (Episode 11), the hosts talk with veteran front of house engineer Bruce Reiter about his career as well as his work with Five Finger Death Punch, who he’s served as FOH and production manager since 2010. With 3-plus decades (and counting) of audio engineering experience, Reiter is noted for providing superb, unvarying sound quality along with an extreme attention to detail for live concert tours. Over that span he’s also developed the organizational skills and industry contacts to manage all aspects of concert production. In addition to working with Five Finger Death Punch, he’s also supported dozens of other noted touring artists over his career, with a resume that includes Dragonforce, Megadeath, Limp Bizkit and numerous others. Additional Link:Bruce Reiter On Facebook

49 MINAUG 29
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Ep 11 - Talking With Noted FOH Engineer/Production Manager Bruce Reiter

Ep 10 - Michael and Kyle Talk Monitors

Welcome to the Signal To Noise (S2N) podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored byShureand hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veteran Kyle Chirnside (the hosts utilizeShure SM7Bmics for the podcasts). Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. This time (Episode 10) Michael and Kyle talk about about several key aspects of touring front of house and monitors, as well as mixing and managing monitors from FOH. In addition to his work with Live Sound and PSW, Michael is an independent front of house engineer and system tech (reach him at precisionaudioservices.com). One aspect of specialization is system tuning and related aspects. Meanwhile, Kylebegan his journey in audio mixing at local venues at the age of 15 before attending Webster University and Missouri State, where his focus was audio, and the business of entertainment production. Since then, he has held titles including house production, system tech, production manager, front of house, monitors, and tour management.

43 MINJUL 23
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Ep 10 - Michael and Kyle Talk Monitors

Ep 9 - Samantha Potter Talking Church Sound

Welcome to the Signal To Noise (S2N) podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored byShureand hosted by Live Sound/PSW editor Keith Clark, technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veteran Kyle Chirnside (the hosts utilizeShure SM7Bmics for the podcasts). Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. This time (Episode 9) we’re joined by Samantha Potter,senior contributing editor and worship tech liaison for Church Sound magazine and ProSoundWeb. She also serves as an IT media supervisor and system design consultant in the house of worship sector, in addition to handling production management and front of house engineering for popular Kansas City-based band Funk Syndicate. Samantha talks about the newChurch Sound Universityprogram she’s co-developing and which kicks off this coming October, as well as addressing many of the common issues that come up in house of worship audio and how to work through them.

51 MINJUL 3
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Ep 9 - Samantha Potter Talking Church Sound

Ep 8 - Audinate's Brad Price talks Dante

Welcome to the Signal To Noise (S2N) podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored byShureand hosted by Live Sound/PSW editor Keith Clark, technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veteran Kyle Chirnside (the hosts utilizeShure SM7Bmics for the podcasts). Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. This time (Episode 8) we’re joined by Audinate senior product manager Brad Price, who also has an extensive background in audio engineering, music performance, and software product development in a career that spans decades. Brad brings us up to speed on the latest with Dante and offers a lot of insights for both beginners and veterans with audio networking.

41 MINJUN 28
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Ep 8 - Audinate's Brad Price talks Dante

Ep 7 - Pro Audio Veteran & New Co-Host Kyle Chirnside

About Our Guest: Based in St. Louis, Kyle’s a live audio professional with more than 30 years of experience. He began his journey in audio mixing at local venues at the age of 15 before attending Webster University and Missouri State, where his focus was audio, and the business of entertainment production. Since then, he has held titles including house production, system tech, production manager, front of house, monitors, and tour management. His credits include two RIAA certified platinum records and three gold records for live engineering along with one platinum and Grammy nomination for producing and engineering “LIVE in PHOENIX” by Fall Out Boy a live album/DVD release. His artist roster for front of house mixer has included Fall Out Boy, Portugal the Man, JET, and UnderOath. He also worked with MUSIC Tribe for several years where he became renowned as “the Midas guy.”

43 MINJUN 8
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Ep 7 - Pro Audio Veteran & New Co-Host Kyle Chirnside

Ep 6 - Talking With James Stoffo About Key RF/Wireless Issues & Much More

Welcome to the Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb, hosted by Live Sound/PSW editor Keith Clark and technical editor Michael Lawrence. Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. In this new segment (Episode 6), we talk with James Stoffo about several key RF/wireless system topics, including: — Best practices whether using 1 or 100 systems— The latest on the RF spectrum in the U.S.— Wireless “war games”— And much more About Our Guest:James Stoffo has worked with wireless systems in professional audio for three-plus decades, including serving as an RF consultant for some of the biggest live events in the business, such as the Super Bowl, the World Cup, major awards shows and many others. Currently he’s the chief technology officer ofRadio Active Designs, a manufacturer of wireless intercom systems and related gear. Find out more about Jameshere.

45 MINFEB 7
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Ep 6 - Talking With James Stoffo About Key RF/Wireless Issues & Much More

Ep 5 - Talking With David Scheirman About AES@NAMM And Much More

Welcome to the Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb, hosted by Live Sound/PSW editor Keith Clark and technical editor Michael Lawrence, and sponsored byBlue Microphones. Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. In this new segment (Episode 5), we talk with David Scheirman, the current president of theAudio Engineering Society (AES), about the upcomingAES@NAMMprogram at the2019 NAMM Showin Anaheim, audio education in general, and much more. About Our Guest:David has worked in professional audio since the early 1970s in a wide range of roles, including as a frequent contributor toLive Sound Internationaland its predecessor,Recording Engineer/Producer(gohereto check out some of his articles.) He’s still going strong in his current role as director, Global Concert & Rental Business forBose Professionalas well as serving as president of the AES. Suffice to say that David highly accomplished in the field of professional audio. In fact, it would take several pages just to list out his fu...

25 MINJAN 3
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Ep 5 - Talking With David Scheirman About AES@NAMM And Much More

Ep 4 - Talking With Chris Mitchell, FOH Engineer For Umphrey’s McGee

Welcome to the Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb, hosted by Live Sound/ProSoundWeb editor Keith Clark and technical editor Michael Lawrence, and sponsored byBlue Microphones. Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. In this new segment (Episode 4) we’re joined by Chris Mitchell, the front of house engineer forUmphrey’s McGee, an intriguing band that’s noted for experimenting with a wide range of musical styles. We cover several topics with him, including expanding on his inaugural article for Live Sound International and ProSoundWeb entitledHow To Disappear Completely, where he details his quest to remove corrective parametric EQ from the input channels of his mix. About Our Guest:Chris, shown in the large image above at the console for Umphrey’s McGee, is a veteran audio professional and mix engineer always on a quest to innovate with his craft.His hobbies include rebuilding vintage motorcycles and mixing consoles. Read more from Chrishere.

43 MIN2018 DEC 20
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Ep 4 - Talking With Chris Mitchell, FOH Engineer For Umphrey’s McGee

Latest Episodes

Ep 13 - Robert Scovill

Welcome to the Signal To Noise (S2N) podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored byShureand hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veteran Kyle Chirnside (the hosts utilizeShure SM7Bmics for the podcasts). Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. To submit comments or questions, email the show atSignal2NoisePodcast@gmail.com. This time out (Episode 13), the hosts check in with noted front of house engineer Robert Scovill for a lively discussion covering a range of topics, including the origins of virtual sound check and key steps along the way in its development, the evolution and improvements in loudspeaker array design, mix strategies and approaches, and much more. Robert Scovill is a 35-year veteran of professional concert sound and recording and has mixed more than 3,500 events in his career for noted musical artists such as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Matchbox Twenty, Jackson Browne, Rush, Def Leppard, Prince, and many others. His body of live sound and recording work has garnered numerous industry accolades including six TEC Awards for technical and creative achievement in sound reinforcement. Additional Link:Robert Scovill On YouTube

61 MIN3 w ago
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Ep 13 - Robert Scovill

Ep 12 - Getting an Audio Education, Landing the First Gig, and More

Welcome to the Signal To Noise (S2N) podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored byShureand hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veteran Kyle Chirnside (the hosts utilizeShure SM7Bmics for the podcasts). Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. This time out (Episode 12), the hosts answer some commonly asked questions about how to get an education in audio, how to land your first gigs, as well as some tips for success on thejob. To submit comments or questions of your own, email the show atSignal2NoisePodcast@gmail.com.

47 MINSEP 10
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Ep 12 - Getting an Audio Education, Landing the First Gig, and More

Ep 11 - Talking With Noted FOH Engineer/Production Manager Bruce Reiter

Welcome to the Signal To Noise (S2N) podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored byShureand hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veteran Kyle Chirnside (the hosts utilizeShure SM7Bmics for the podcasts). Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. This time out (Episode 11), the hosts talk with veteran front of house engineer Bruce Reiter about his career as well as his work with Five Finger Death Punch, who he’s served as FOH and production manager since 2010. With 3-plus decades (and counting) of audio engineering experience, Reiter is noted for providing superb, unvarying sound quality along with an extreme attention to detail for live concert tours. Over that span he’s also developed the organizational skills and industry contacts to manage all aspects of concert production. In addition to working with Five Finger Death Punch, he’s also supported dozens of other noted touring artists over his career, with a resume that includes Dragonforce, Megadeath, Limp Bizkit and numerous others. Additional Link:Bruce Reiter On Facebook

49 MINAUG 29
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Ep 11 - Talking With Noted FOH Engineer/Production Manager Bruce Reiter

Ep 10 - Michael and Kyle Talk Monitors

Welcome to the Signal To Noise (S2N) podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored byShureand hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veteran Kyle Chirnside (the hosts utilizeShure SM7Bmics for the podcasts). Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. This time (Episode 10) Michael and Kyle talk about about several key aspects of touring front of house and monitors, as well as mixing and managing monitors from FOH. In addition to his work with Live Sound and PSW, Michael is an independent front of house engineer and system tech (reach him at precisionaudioservices.com). One aspect of specialization is system tuning and related aspects. Meanwhile, Kylebegan his journey in audio mixing at local venues at the age of 15 before attending Webster University and Missouri State, where his focus was audio, and the business of entertainment production. Since then, he has held titles including house production, system tech, production manager, front of house, monitors, and tour management.

43 MINJUL 23
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Ep 10 - Michael and Kyle Talk Monitors

Ep 9 - Samantha Potter Talking Church Sound

Welcome to the Signal To Noise (S2N) podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored byShureand hosted by Live Sound/PSW editor Keith Clark, technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veteran Kyle Chirnside (the hosts utilizeShure SM7Bmics for the podcasts). Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. This time (Episode 9) we’re joined by Samantha Potter,senior contributing editor and worship tech liaison for Church Sound magazine and ProSoundWeb. She also serves as an IT media supervisor and system design consultant in the house of worship sector, in addition to handling production management and front of house engineering for popular Kansas City-based band Funk Syndicate. Samantha talks about the newChurch Sound Universityprogram she’s co-developing and which kicks off this coming October, as well as addressing many of the common issues that come up in house of worship audio and how to work through them.

51 MINJUL 3
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Ep 9 - Samantha Potter Talking Church Sound

Ep 8 - Audinate's Brad Price talks Dante

Welcome to the Signal To Noise (S2N) podcast series on ProSoundWeb, sponsored byShureand hosted by Live Sound/PSW editor Keith Clark, technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veteran Kyle Chirnside (the hosts utilizeShure SM7Bmics for the podcasts). Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. This time (Episode 8) we’re joined by Audinate senior product manager Brad Price, who also has an extensive background in audio engineering, music performance, and software product development in a career that spans decades. Brad brings us up to speed on the latest with Dante and offers a lot of insights for both beginners and veterans with audio networking.

41 MINJUN 28
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Ep 8 - Audinate's Brad Price talks Dante

Ep 7 - Pro Audio Veteran & New Co-Host Kyle Chirnside

About Our Guest: Based in St. Louis, Kyle’s a live audio professional with more than 30 years of experience. He began his journey in audio mixing at local venues at the age of 15 before attending Webster University and Missouri State, where his focus was audio, and the business of entertainment production. Since then, he has held titles including house production, system tech, production manager, front of house, monitors, and tour management. His credits include two RIAA certified platinum records and three gold records for live engineering along with one platinum and Grammy nomination for producing and engineering “LIVE in PHOENIX” by Fall Out Boy a live album/DVD release. His artist roster for front of house mixer has included Fall Out Boy, Portugal the Man, JET, and UnderOath. He also worked with MUSIC Tribe for several years where he became renowned as “the Midas guy.”

43 MINJUN 8
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Ep 7 - Pro Audio Veteran & New Co-Host Kyle Chirnside

Ep 6 - Talking With James Stoffo About Key RF/Wireless Issues & Much More

Welcome to the Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb, hosted by Live Sound/PSW editor Keith Clark and technical editor Michael Lawrence. Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. In this new segment (Episode 6), we talk with James Stoffo about several key RF/wireless system topics, including: — Best practices whether using 1 or 100 systems— The latest on the RF spectrum in the U.S.— Wireless “war games”— And much more About Our Guest:James Stoffo has worked with wireless systems in professional audio for three-plus decades, including serving as an RF consultant for some of the biggest live events in the business, such as the Super Bowl, the World Cup, major awards shows and many others. Currently he’s the chief technology officer ofRadio Active Designs, a manufacturer of wireless intercom systems and related gear. Find out more about Jameshere.

45 MINFEB 7
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Ep 6 - Talking With James Stoffo About Key RF/Wireless Issues & Much More

Ep 5 - Talking With David Scheirman About AES@NAMM And Much More

Welcome to the Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb, hosted by Live Sound/PSW editor Keith Clark and technical editor Michael Lawrence, and sponsored byBlue Microphones. Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. In this new segment (Episode 5), we talk with David Scheirman, the current president of theAudio Engineering Society (AES), about the upcomingAES@NAMMprogram at the2019 NAMM Showin Anaheim, audio education in general, and much more. About Our Guest:David has worked in professional audio since the early 1970s in a wide range of roles, including as a frequent contributor toLive Sound Internationaland its predecessor,Recording Engineer/Producer(gohereto check out some of his articles.) He’s still going strong in his current role as director, Global Concert & Rental Business forBose Professionalas well as serving as president of the AES. Suffice to say that David highly accomplished in the field of professional audio. In fact, it would take several pages just to list out his fu...

25 MINJAN 3
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Ep 5 - Talking With David Scheirman About AES@NAMM And Much More

Ep 4 - Talking With Chris Mitchell, FOH Engineer For Umphrey’s McGee

Welcome to the Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb, hosted by Live Sound/ProSoundWeb editor Keith Clark and technical editor Michael Lawrence, and sponsored byBlue Microphones. Clickhereto subscribe on iTunes. In this new segment (Episode 4) we’re joined by Chris Mitchell, the front of house engineer forUmphrey’s McGee, an intriguing band that’s noted for experimenting with a wide range of musical styles. We cover several topics with him, including expanding on his inaugural article for Live Sound International and ProSoundWeb entitledHow To Disappear Completely, where he details his quest to remove corrective parametric EQ from the input channels of his mix. About Our Guest:Chris, shown in the large image above at the console for Umphrey’s McGee, is a veteran audio professional and mix engineer always on a quest to innovate with his craft.His hobbies include rebuilding vintage motorcycles and mixing consoles. Read more from Chrishere.

43 MIN2018 DEC 20
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Ep 4 - Talking With Chris Mitchell, FOH Engineer For Umphrey’s McGee