Join Brent Carpenter for an in-depth discussion in this video The best combination of analog and digital signal paths, part of Live Sound Engineering Techniques: On Tour with Rush.
…The way we run these systems, we are using, AES…digital signal into the amplifiers. So, all the things come off…the stage, go to the console where they get converted to a digital signal.…So they're no longer actual audio, just a whole bunch of ones and zeros.…The longer you can leave things in the digital domain, the more pure the audio…quality is.…
The cleanest signal path you can get is if…you can leave it digital until it leaves the amplifier.…
- Choosing the PA for the venue
- Setting up points, motors and cables, and trusses
- Getting the best use of both analog and digital signal paths
- How Rush gets that Geddy, Alex, and Neil live sound
- Setting up the digital monitor mix console
- Doing the line check and sound check
- Using audience microphones to connect the band to their fans
- Getting even coverage in a large arena
- Working the monitor console and the power of snapshots
- Loading out of the venue
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1. Setting Up the Sound System
2. The Onstage Monitor Mix
3. The Clockwork Angels Stage Tour
4. Front-of-House Sound
5. When the Band Hits the Stage
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