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Stagehand Level C Job NY Area

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY Fox TV StationsFOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as…
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IATSE Leader Demands Oscars Reverse Course on Awards Presented During Commercials

FEBRUARY 13, 2019 8:34am PT by Carolyn Giardina “IATSE members, including cinematographers, editors, and hair and makeup stylists, are the core of any motion picture production,” the group’s president Matthew D. Loeb said. “It is an insult to the hardworking women and men of all below-the-line crafts to push these nominees and winners out of the spotlight.”…
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Driven To Excellence: Inside The World Of Multifaceted Audio Professional Rebecca Wilson

Backstage with a former touring monitor engineer turned head audio engineer for the TED headquarters and TED World Theatre. By Kevin Young • February 15, 2019 If there’s one thing Rebecca Wilson is always up for, it’s a challenge. The 44-year-old audio professional views stretching her comfort zone as a means of living up to her potential, and…
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The History of Microphones

by Mary Bellis  A microphone is a device for converting acoustic power into electric power that has essentially similar wave characteristics. These devices convert sound waves into electrical voltages that are eventually converted back into sound waves that are amplified through speakers. Today, these handy devices are often associated with music and entertainment, but the history…
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Audio Effects: The Beginner’s Guide to Shaping Your Sound

By Leticia Trandafir TOOLS LANDR Build your effects rack with all the knowledge you need. Panning Delay and Echo Reverb Chorus Distortion Equalization (EQ) Compression Tremolo Flanger and Phaser Filters Composers work with notes, melodies and chord progressions to write a song. The music producer’s toolbox is made of another kind of creative tool: audio effects. Of course…
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Basic Mixer And Other Common Audio System Connections

By Bruce Bartlett • January 10, 2019 Clearing up confusion and answering key questions in audio device interconnect, along with implementing effects devices and utilizing key mixer functions Editor’s note: This article focuses primarily on analog mixers and basic sound reinforcement configurations for smaller systems.  Sound systems can be confusing because they’re made up of complex devices that…
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Stagehand (Union) – Jiffy Lube Live

Job Summary: Job Summary: Must be at least 18 years of age High school diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred Previous concert venue experience is a plus Available to work irregular hours including nights, weekends, holidays Must be able to stand/walk frequently during shift Good communication and interpersonal skills Honesty and high moral standards…
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Jerry “Hodgie” Vierna PLSN Interview

by Michael S. Eddy • in 1000 Words With…February 2019 • Created: February 11, 2019 PLSN Magazine Jerry “Hodgie” Vierna is a lighting crew chief for concert touring and large events. He has traveled all over the world with a range of performers, including Poison, the Grateful Dead, Aerosmith, Madonna, Justin Timberlake and Roger Waters.…
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‘Stadiums Become Old Quickly’: Exploring The State Of The International Venues Business

5:19 PM, Wednesday, 2/13/2019 By: Gideon Gottfried Pollstar In his opening remarks on day one of Pollstar Live!, Oak View Group CEO and co-founder Tim Leiweke had already said that music has become the greatest anchor tenant for venues. A panel on day two of the conference talked about how to make sure it remained that way.Moderator:Paul…
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Plug-ins VS Outboard Gear

POSTED BY: THE MIX Which is Better, Plug-In or Outboard Gear? The decision to use plug-ins or outboard gear is one that all engineers must face. Whether they are a home studio hobbyist, or the seasoned professional.  Although in the real world, most people use a combination of either. For the sake of this blog we…
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