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Re: Vortex w/ headphones
My experience has been that most of the good gigs have soundpersons
who will gladly place a mic on each speaker, giving you at the very
least a summed mono mix.
Then along come the gig with a stereo PA. From the comments, I
the audience notices. Whether they know what to attribute the *good*
performance to is another story. I've gone out front and listened to
others play through my stereo rig in both situations and I
If there is a PA I would use it mono, stereo or otherwise. Bypassing
the PA is a great way to not be heard in the mix, or to have badly
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Subject: Re: Vortex w/ headphones
Author: firstname.lastname@example.org (Sean T Barrett) at INTERNET
Date: 12/9/97 6:58 AM
>> Now I've got to figure out a way to go stereo on gigs.....
>>of my own. How many of y'all do stereo live? and how?
>just started going stero again - for me it's
Does anyone really know how well the audience can
here this? How much of a difference does it make?
I guess, at least, if nothing else, the musician (you)
will hear it and perhaps be more inspired... but it
seems like a lot of trouble to go to if people can't
Doesn't bypassing PA cause problems for the poor guy
trying to mix the band? Or are you guys playing solo?