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Re: Top tips for live rigs
      18/05/05 10:39 AM
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Heh depends on who sets up the graphic EQ. Some people I know for instance max everytyhing out and then cut from the max. Still should be within a certain range of everything else though. Usually I dont have to boost or cut much, till I got on the tour I am currently on(Small children's show tour) and found that their system I have to severly cut the midrange and severly boost the low end to get a decent sound. Of course I didnt spec out their system they are renting either;)

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Some graphic equalisers only have cut settings - that makes sense to me because I rarely boost any bands. If someone had maxed out a normal graphic equaliser rather than a cut only equaliser then I'd know instantly that they hadn't a clue and would reset the graphic. You get all kinds of amplitude and phase anomalies with graphic eq's when the controls aren't in the zero position.

There's one venue around here that always has their graphic with everything on full cut. The real problem is that they've got their gain structure completely wrong. I always set it up properly when the band I work with is playing and, to me, that night sounds better than the other nights I go there.

As far as channel assignments go - Jim has got it spot on. For a gig or recording session with real drums that's the way to go.

Cheers.

James.

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* Top tips for live rigs Grim Audière 03/10/04 02:14 PM
. * Re: Top tips for live rigs Nathan   23/05/05 01:09 PM
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. * Re: Top tips for live rigs jimdrake   20/05/05 10:30 PM
. * Re: Top tips for live rigs Michael Harrison   23/05/05 12:16 AM
. * Re: Top tips for live rigs Grim Audière   23/05/05 08:12 AM
. * Re: Top tips for live rigs seablade   23/05/05 09:56 AM
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. * Re: Top tips for live rigs seablade   17/05/05 03:51 AM
. * Re: Top tips for live rigs Michael Harrison   17/05/05 05:56 AM
. * Re: Top tips for live rigs Guy Johnson   16/05/05 06:44 PM
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. * Re: Top tips for live rigs James PerrettModerator   17/05/05 09:54 AM
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