Three Ways to Record Live Shows

Every live performance is a unique event, and there are many reasons why artists, producers and managers may want to record them. Knowing whether the recording will be used to review and refine elements of the show, post on social media, produce a live album or for other purposes dictates the appropriate recording method and
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Helping ‘Hamilton’ Shine on Broadway and Beyond

(Photography:  Joan Marcus) In 2016, the wildly successful musical “Hamilton” became the most-nominated production in Tony Award history, with 16 nominations and 11 wins, including “Best Lighting Design of a Musical.” Six months after first opening the show at The Public Theater, the lighting team began looking for quiet, reliable lighting fixtures for its Broadway
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Design Requirements for Amps and Speakers, Part One: Form Factors and Coverage Patterns

Over the past several months, I have been covering the various parts of the audio, video and lighting (AVL) signal chain and detailing how they affect overall application design. So far, I’ve looked at design considerations for both live and playback sources, covered audio, video and LED video processing, and addressed distribution. Now, we’re moving on to the important design considerations for AVL outputs, starting with
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