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The Live Sound Manual

Getting Great Sound at Every Gig

By Ben Duncan

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Getting Great Sound at Every Gig. Book. Recording/Music Business. Softcover. 256 pages. Backbeat Books #0879306998. Published by Backbeat Books (HL.330933).

Item Number: HL.330933

ISBN 0879306998. 8.5x11 inches.

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 – 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.

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