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Make More Money At Your Gigs

Posted by Andrew Martin on June 23, 2014 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (1)

Here's an interesting video on how you might make more money at your live gigs - Building a fan base is one of the biggest messages - but there are other tips in their too - have a look

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Backing Track Machines

Posted by Andrew Martin on May 13, 2014 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Various machines to play your backing tracks on -

Originaly would you believe tape players with tapes were used to replay backing tracks on for gigs - nightmare for having to rewind them ready for your next gig - in the earliest of the days of tracks 8 track players were also utilised.

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Bose pa L1 model 2 pa

Posted by Andrew Martin on November 30, 2011 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (2)

Recently I had the privilege of trying out this relatively new pa system - and to tell you the truth I'm totally sold on it. Easy to use, lighter and less bulky to carry, and the sound quality is absolutely amazing. You can also vary the amount of gear you use for the size of venue. 1 L1 + 2 bass bins to cover small to medium venues and 2 L1s + 4 bass bins to cover larger medium to large venues. The 500 watt amplifiers are actually built into the base o...

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Are your backing tracks levelled?

Posted by Andrew Martin on October 27, 2011 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Are all your backing tracks levelled properly? Do you constantly have to keep going back and for to your mixer to put your levels up and down on your backing tracks during your performance because they aren't all on the same output level? Then Andy can help. Andy can make sure all your tracks are mastered all on the same level, which will improve the quality of your performance.

Tel:- -1443 404446 or e-mail:-

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PA equipment and performance

Posted by Andrew Martin on October 27, 2011 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

As with getting hold of the best quality backing tracks - having a good pa system is also a must. If there is a weakness in any part of your pa system, mic, amplifier, mixer, reverb/delay unit, leads, speakers - then that weakness will glaringly show through in your performance. Try and make sure that there are No weaknesses in any part of your pa system, as these tools of your performance are an extension of you and the performance you put across to your au...

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Quality backing tracks are a must!

Posted by Andrew Martin on October 27, 2011 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (1)

When choosing your backing tracks always remember that the music you choose makes up 50% of the sound of your show. This means that if the quality of the backing tracks you are using are not up to the mark, they will drag your own performance quality down too. So when choosing your backing tracks always strive to get the best quality you can get, this will pay dividends when it comes to performance time, as with a good quality selection of tracks you then have a ...

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