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getting bands to turn down their amps
      02/12/04 03:41 AM
I spend quite some time doing sound at the student union at my university for live band nights and things of that nature. we have a lot of very good kit and a pa that is of a suitable power rating for the venue, although the shape of the room is not ideal.

however, we always have problems with loud guitar amps. the height of the stage means that the cabs tend to point straight at the audience's ears. they are rarely quiet enough as to need reinforcement by the pa.

when we ask the bands to turn down their amps we are always told that the sound is different at lower volumes and that they like the sound at higher levels. this is the typical response you get from a guitarist but i have yet to be shown that this is true.

is there anyone out there with more expereince that has found a solution to this problem?

i think it would be best to have a rack full of pod type boxes. we could say to the bands that they cannot use their amps on stage during the gig but they can set them up just to look cool. we can spend as much time as they want tweaking the pods to make it sound as close to their favourite amp as possible. would this persuade the bands with the biggest egos?

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* getting bands to turn down their amps jimdrake 02/12/04 03:41 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Sam Spoons   09/04/14 09:30 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Raphbass   09/04/14 12:22 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps squire   08/04/14 06:10 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Sam Spoons   08/04/14 09:51 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Guy Johnson   07/04/14 06:49 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Raphbass   07/04/14 09:55 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps tacitus   07/04/14 04:06 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps ef37a   07/04/14 04:30 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Sam Spoons   07/04/14 01:00 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps OneEng   07/04/14 03:00 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Raphbass   07/04/14 11:10 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Raphbass   06/04/14 08:19 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Guy Johnson   05/04/14 11:26 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps OneEng   05/04/14 06:44 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Sam Spoons   05/04/14 01:19 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps BJG145   05/04/14 07:09 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps CS70   05/04/14 11:11 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps seablade   05/04/14 06:53 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps tacitus   27/01/13 08:48 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Matt_Moose   27/01/13 09:39 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Nico 3313   27/01/13 07:03 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps robare99   05/04/14 03:12 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Dave Rowles   27/01/13 05:19 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps robare99   24/01/13 03:18 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Sam Spoons   23/01/13 11:38 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps dmills   23/01/13 11:38 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Nico 3313   23/01/13 08:55 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Raphbass   06/04/14 08:02 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps CS70   06/04/14 08:49 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Raphbass   06/04/14 10:52 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps ef37a   23/01/13 10:50 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps dmills   23/01/13 10:16 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps John F   20/01/13 06:04 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps dmills   18/01/13 05:18 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   18/01/13 06:36 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps dmills   19/01/13 07:17 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Hugh RobjohnsAdministrator   19/01/13 08:29 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps TSH-Tim   18/01/13 02:42 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Nico 3313   18/01/13 11:52 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps SecretSam   14/02/12 10:15 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Nathan   17/02/12 08:07 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Raphbass   18/02/12 07:46 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Guy Johnson   12/02/12 10:43 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Dave Gate   12/02/12 07:37 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps ef37a   12/02/12 07:48 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps ef37a   11/02/12 08:04 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Matt_Moose   11/02/12 11:55 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Exalted Wombat   11/02/12 01:41 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps ef37a   11/02/12 12:19 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Matt_Moose   11/02/12 02:16 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps ef37a   11/02/12 02:56 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Mike Stranks   10/02/12 11:35 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Raphbass   11/02/12 01:14 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Exalted Wombat   10/02/12 11:57 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Beat Poet   10/02/12 04:37 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Raphbass   10/02/12 02:47 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps russ123   09/02/12 07:07 PM
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. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Guy Johnson   09/02/12 02:28 PM
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. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Guy Johnson   09/02/12 11:22 AM
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. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Will_m   09/02/12 04:05 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Raphbass   08/02/12 07:04 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Exalted Wombat   08/02/12 07:54 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Beat Poet   05/02/12 03:39 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Guy Johnson   08/02/12 11:47 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Beat Poet   10/02/12 11:26 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Eddy Currents   09/01/12 05:52 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Raphbass   09/01/12 05:09 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps seablade   09/01/12 05:41 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Raphbass   09/01/12 07:48 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Joel Nichols   09/01/12 03:10 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Daniel Davis   09/01/12 02:02 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Daniel Davis   09/01/12 01:58 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Guy Johnson   09/01/12 07:20 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps seablade   09/01/12 04:34 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Mike Stranks   09/01/12 03:01 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Phil Reynolds   09/01/12 12:18 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Guy Johnson   09/01/12 11:53 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps seablade   09/01/12 04:38 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps robare99   09/01/12 09:11 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Guy Johnson   16/01/05 09:38 PM
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. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps James K. Sanford   15/01/05 09:09 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps LawrenceH   13/01/05 11:31 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Octopussy   13/01/05 02:15 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Falconhell   14/02/12 05:14 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Studio Support Gnome   14/01/05 01:10 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Octopussy   14/01/05 06:52 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps LawrenceH   14/01/05 10:53 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps LawrenceH   12/01/05 06:35 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Octopussy   13/01/05 10:53 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps LawrenceH   12/01/05 05:47 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps sfdrummer   11/01/05 11:06 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Thomas Hobbes   15/12/04 07:07 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Q00   09/12/04 10:43 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Nathan   09/12/04 10:31 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps seablade   09/01/12 04:44 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Nathan   03/02/12 12:17 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps seablade   03/02/12 02:37 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps ricknewsom   03/02/12 03:45 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Dave Gate   09/12/04 09:07 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps jimdrake   08/12/04 05:55 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps James PerrettModerator   09/12/04 12:37 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Octopussy   08/12/04 09:27 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Mike C4miles   07/12/04 04:20 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps decktwo   05/12/04 11:44 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Studio Support Gnome   06/12/04 02:14 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps orangefunk   06/12/04 04:04 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps fluffybeastie   06/12/04 06:10 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps pjfoh   06/12/04 11:41 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps orangefunk   06/12/04 01:14 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps orangefunk   05/12/04 12:18 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Guy Johnson   04/12/04 10:56 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps John G   04/12/04 08:02 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Nathan   04/12/04 09:18 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Phil Reynolds   07/04/14 11:07 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Dave Gate   03/12/04 11:44 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps xFasterMikeyH   03/12/04 04:56 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps jimdrake   03/12/04 06:03 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Mr DiBergi   08/12/04 05:18 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Falconhell   14/02/12 05:08 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Studio Support Gnome   04/12/04 12:34 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps John G   03/12/04 04:06 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Octopussy   03/12/04 03:47 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Dave Gate   03/12/04 12:22 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps James PerrettModerator   03/12/04 11:35 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps John G   03/12/04 11:40 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Guy Johnson   02/12/04 11:50 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Octopussy   03/12/04 09:13 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps John G   03/12/04 11:10 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps James PerrettModerator   03/12/04 11:47 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps John G   03/12/04 12:42 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps jimdrake   02/12/04 06:35 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Exalted Wombat   18/01/13 06:34 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Octopussy   02/12/04 09:03 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Guy Johnson   02/12/04 11:01 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Octopussy   02/12/04 04:47 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Falconhell   14/02/12 04:58 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Falconhell   14/02/12 04:52 AM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps Beat Poet   19/02/12 08:08 PM
. * Re: getting bands to turn down their amps alan elliot   02/12/04 04:45 AM

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