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The Live Sound Manual

Getting Great Sound at Every Gig


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The Live Sound Manual by Ben Duncan

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From faders to frequencies microphones to mixing pink noise to polarity this is the all-inclusive manual for creating the finest sound for live performances. It applies to the entire range of stage performers and their equipment a solo acoustic guitar and vocal full-scale band requiring complex amplification or electronica DJ working multiple turntables. Every aspect of live sound is covered including: analyzing venue needs acquiring and managing the ideal sound system setting up and testing equipment understanding and applying the theories of acoustics maintenance trouble-shooting and much more. Also features a 15 000-word technical glossary.

Author Biography

Ben Duncan is internationally renowned for his extensive work in all spheres of high quality sound production, including numerous concert-sound equipment designs, patentable inventions, and prolific writing - more than 7,000 articles, reviews, and papers. Duncan is also author of High Performance Audio Power Amplifiers for Music Performance and Reproduction.
Release date NZ
March 1st, 2002
Country of Publication
United States
Backbeat Books
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